Escavalier < Foongus > Amoonguss

Species Type
Mushroom Pokémon Grass.pngPoison.png
Number Ability
#590 Effect Spore
Height Weight
0'8" (0.2m) 2.2 lbs. (1kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Amoonguss
Egg Group Catch Rate
Grass 190
Tier EV Yield

Foongus (タマゲタケ) is the 96th Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is a Grass/Poison Type, and it is known as the Mushroom Pokémon.

Foongus has the ability Effect Spore. With this ability, the opponent has 10% chance of being afflicted with either Paralysis, Poisoning, or Sleep when using a physical attack that requires physical contact against this Pokémon. Foongus that come from the Dream World have the Regenerator ability. With this Ability, up to one-third of this Pokémon's maximum HP is restored when switching out of battle.

Foongus gain the opportunity to evolve into Amoonguss starting at level 39.

Foongus is in the Grass Egg Group, and its Egg will take approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Foongus One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Foongus is a mushroom-like Pokémon. Its cap looks quite similar to a Poké Ball, and its white, stem-like body sports stubby, digit-less arms, a large pink mouth, and pinprick-like dark eyes.

[edit] Gender differences

Foongus doesn't have any gender differences to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Foongus can be found at Routes, 6, 7, and 10, some of which disguised as an Item Ball in Black and White, a tactic used by Voltorb and Electrode in past games. In Black 2 and White 2, Foongus appears at Routes 6 and 7, some of which hide themselves as an Item Ball, and can also be found at a Hidden Hollows location on Routes 5, 6, and 13.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Foongus appears at Windmill Way in the Arbor Area in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond. To befriend it you'll have to defeat it in a Tag Race, but you'll have to tackle it first.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Foongus is listed as a Common Card in the Noble Victories and Next Destinies sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Wild Foongus appeared in the episodes Facing Fear With Eyes Wide Open! and The Four Seasons of Sawsbuck!. Other trainers have used Foongus in other episodes as well.

[edit] Movies

Foongus has yet to appear in the Movies as of writing.

[edit] Manga

Foongus's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Foongus is in the NFE tier as a result of being a first stage Pokémon.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Black/White 10% Route 7 (Regular and Double Grass)
Route 10 (Regular Grass)
Black/White 15% Route 6 (Regular and Double Grass)
Black/White N/A (Interact) Route 6
Route 7
Route 10
Black2/White2 5% Route 7 (Regular and Double Grass)
Black2/White2 10% Route 6 (Regular and Double Grass)
Black2/White2 N/A Route 6 (Interact; Hidden Hollow)
Route 5 (Hidden Hollow)
Route 13 (Hidden Hollow

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
V Black It lures people in with its Poké Ball pattern, then releases poison spores. Why it resembles a Poké Ball is unknown.
White For some reason, this Pokémon resembles a Poké Ball. They release poison spores to repel those who try to catch them.
Black 2 It lures Pokémon with its pattern that looks just like a Poké Ball then releases poison spores.
White 2 It lures Pokémon with its pattern that looks just like a Poké Ball then releases poison spores.

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
. 248 342 .
103 115 209 229
85 95 189 207
Sp. Atk
103 115 209 229
Sp. Def
103 115 209 229
31 35 129 141

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Absorb Grass.gif 20 100 Special.png
6 Growth Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
8 Astonish Ghost.gif 30 100 Physical.png
12 Bide Normal.gif ?? N/A Physical.png
15 Mega Drain Grass.gif 40 100 Special.png
18 Ingrain Grass.gif N/A N/A Other.png
20 Faint Attack Dark.gif 60 N/A Physical.png
24 Sweet Scent Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
28 Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
32 Toxic Poison.gif N/A 90 Other.png
35 Synthesis Grass.gif N/A N/A Other.png
39 Clear Smog Poison.gif 50 N/A Special.png
43 Solarbeam Grass.gif 120 100 Special.png
45 Rage Powder Bug.gif N/A N/A Other.png
50 Spore Grass.gif N/A 100 Other.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM09 Venoshock Poison.gif 65 100 Special.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.gif 120 100 Special.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM53 Energy Ball Grass.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM70 Flash Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Gastro Acid Poison.gif -- 100 Other.png
Growth Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Poisonpowder Poison.gif -- 75 Other.png
Stun Spore Grass.gif -- 75 Other.png
Rollout Rock.gif 30 90 Physical.png
Defense Curl Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Endure Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
After You Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Foul Play Dark.gif 95 100 Physical.png
Gastro Acid Poison.gif -- 100 Other.png
Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
Seed Bomb Grass.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Synthesis Grass.gif -- -- Other.png
Worry Seed Grass.gif -- 100 Other.png

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Foongus Amoonguss
Level 39

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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