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

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red
Pokémon Blue
Pokémon Yellow

II Pokémon Gold
II Pokémon Silver
II Pokémon Crystal

III Pokémon Ruby
III Pokémon Sapphire
III Pokémon Emerald
III Pokémon FireRed
III Pokémon LeafGreen

IV Pokémon Diamond
IV Pokémon Pearl
IV Pokémon Platinum
IV Pokémon HeartGold
IV Pokémon SoulSilver

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

VI Pokémon X
VI Pokémon Y
VI Pokémon Omega Ruby
VI Pokémon Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Statistics

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

[edit] Via TM/HM

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

[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Gastro Acid Poison.png -- 100% Status
Growth Normal.png -- --% Status
Poisonpowder Poison.png -- 75% Status
Stun Spore Grass.png -- 75% Status
Rollout Rock.png 30 90% Physical
Defense Curl Normal.png -- --% Status
Endure Normal.png -- --% Status
Body Slam Normal.png 85 100% Physical

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

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

[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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