Squirtle can shoot powerful sprays of foam from its mouth. After birth, Squirtle’s back swells and hardens into a shell. In “Here Comes the Squirtle Squad,” a group of unruly Squirtle briefly fall under the spell of Team Rocket and they capture Ash and his friends in an attempt to steal Ash’s Pikachu. In a climactic battle, Team Rocket abandons The Squirtle Squad forcing Ash to rush to the aid of Squirtle.

First appearance: Episode 12—”Here Comes the Squirtle Squad”