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#597 Ferroseed

official Ferroseed artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Ferroseed
Type GrassSteel
Species Thorn Seed Pokémon
Height 0.6 m (2' 0")
Weight 18.8 kg (41.4 lbs)
Catch rate 255

Ferroseed's description

Ferroseed is a Grass- / Steel-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 5 and has the National Dex number #597. The Pokédex classifies it as the Thorn Seed Pokémon.

Ferroseed's name in

Chinese (T / S) French German Japanese Korean
철시드 (Cheolsideu) Grindur Kastadur テッシード (Tesseed) 種子鐵球 / 种子铁球 (Zhǒngzǐtiěqiú)

Ferroseed's resistances & weaknesses

NormalFireWaterElectricGrassFightingPsychicRockDragonSteelFairy
x ½x 4x ½x ½​x ¼x 2x ½x ½x ½x ½x ½

Ferroseed's rearing

Training

Experience Growth Medium Fast
Base Happiness 50
EV yield 1 Defense

Breeding

Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Grass, Mineral
Egg Cycles 20 (approx. 5120 steps)

Ferroseed's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Iron Barbs - Anticipation

Ferroseed's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 44
104 198 151 292
Attack 50
49 94 112 218
Defense 91
86 168 157 309
Sp. Atk 24
26 47 83 161
Sp. Def 86
81 159 151 298
Speed 10
13 22 68 130
Total 305

Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, 0 IVs, and (if applicable) a hindering nature. Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, 31 IVs, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Ferroseed's evolutions

Level 40

Ferroseed's Pokédex entries

Gen Game Description
5BlackWhen threatened, it attacks by shooting a barrage of spikes, which gives it a chance to escape by rolling away.
5WhiteThey stick their spikes into cave walls and absorb the minerals they find in the rock.
5Black 2, White 2It absorbs the iron it finds in the rock while clinging to the ceiling. It shoots spikes when in danger.
6XWhen threatened, it attacks by shooting a barrage of spikes, which gives it a chance to escape by rolling away.
6YIt absorbs the iron it finds in the rock while clinging to the ceiling. It shoots spikes when in danger.
6Omega RubyWhen threatened, it attacks by shooting a barrage of spikes, which gives it a chance to escape by rolling away.
6Alpha SapphireIt absorbs the iron it finds in the rock while clinging to the ceiling. It shoots spikes when in danger.
8SwordIt defends itself by launching spikes, but its aim isn't very good at first. Only after a lot of practice will it improve.
8ShieldMossy caves are their preferred dwellings. Enzymes contained in mosses help Ferroseed's spikes grow big and strong.