What Is the Evolution of Tepig?


Quick Answer

In the "Pokémon" series, Tepig evolves into Pignite at level 17 and then into Emboar at level 36. Tepig is a pure fire-type Pokémon but gains the secondary fighting type when it evolves.

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Tepig, Snivy and Oshawott are the three starter Pokémon in the Unova region in the Generation V games. Along with Torchic and Chimchar's evolutions, Tepig is the third starter Pokémon in the series with fire/fighting type evolutions. This type combination makes Tepig's evolutions doubly resistant to bug-type moves but vulnerable to flying, ground, water and psychic-type moves.

Tepig has the highest base HP and attack stats of the Unova starter Pokémon, and its final evolution, Emboar, has the highest HP of all fully evolved starter Pokémon in Generations I through VI.

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