|1'8" (0.5m)||71.6 lbs (32.5kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NU/RU||2 Speed Points|
Linoone can use one of two Abilities: Pickup, which gives it a 10% chance of this Pokémon finding an item to hold after battle, but this won't work if it is already holding an item, and will also allow for the user of the ability to pick up the item of either its opponent or ally if such an item was used up during battle; or Gluttony, which allows its held Berry to be consumed earlier than usual when its Hit Points are low, an effect that gets cancelled out by the Unnerve ability. Linoone's Hidden Ability is Quick Feet. With the exception of Paralysis, when afflicted by a status condition its Speed Statistic increases by 50%.
Zigzagoon can evolve into Linoone starting at Level 20.
Linoone is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. It takes Linoone One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Linoone resembles a ferret. Its fur has line patterns that run the length of its body, in contrast to the fur patterns seen on its pre-evolved form Zigzagoon.
 Gender Differences
Linoone doesn't have any gender differences to help differentiate between male and female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Linoone can be found in the wild at Routes 118, 119, 120, 121 and 123 in Ruby and Sapphire, but only appears at Routes 118 and 119 in Emerald. Linoone can only be obtained by way of evolving Zigzagoon in Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum.
Linoone appear in Heart Gold and Soul Silver when the Pokégear is playing the Hoenn Sound in various different routes on Wednesdays only, but can be found in the Safari Zone with the right blocks placed in the Peak area.
 Spin-off Games
Linoone appears at Huge Storage 4, Endless Level 36, Forever Level 16 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
In the first Mystery Dungeon game, Linoone can only be obtained by evolving a Zigzagoon. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Linoone can be found at Forest Path 1F-5F and Shimmer Hill 1F-17F. Linoone is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing on the Path to Treasure Mountain B15-B24.
Linoone inhabits Lila Forest in Pokémon Ranger. This would be Linoone's only appearance in the Pokémon Ranger series, as it wasn't in either Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia or Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs.
Linoone can be found at Desolated Ruins Canyon 3-1 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
 Trading Card Game
Linoone appears in four sets, the 6th Movie Halfdeck and the EX Trainer Kit Latios. It is listed as an Uncommon Card in all four sets that it is in: EX Ruby and Sapphire, EX Sandstorm, EX Emerald, and Great Encounters.
 Anime/Manga Information
Wild Linoone have made appearances in Chapters 197 and 231.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Linoone finds itself in the Never-Utilized and Rarely-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling as a result of Statistics that are below average, save its Speed. The best way it can be utilized is using Belly Drum to maximize its Attack, but that's risky in itself due to its low Defenses.
 Area Location
Ruins of Alph: Outside
Mt. Silver: Outside
Hoenn Sound Active on Radio
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||Unknown %||Safari Zone: Peak (5 Plains Objects, 0 Day Wait)|
|PokéWalker||75%||Hoenn Field (>5000 Steps)|
|Black/White||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade|
|Black 2/White 2||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade|
 Pokédex Entries
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Linoone always runs full speed and only in straight lines. If facing an obstacle, it makes a right-angle turn to evade it. This Pokémon is very challenged by gently curving roads.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||When hunting, Linoone will make a beeline straight for the prey at a full run. While this Pokémon is capable of topping 60 MPH, it has to come to a screeching halt before it can turn.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||It is exceeding fast if it only has to run in a straight line. When it spots popnd-dwelling prey underwater, it quickly leaps in and catches it with its sharp claws.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||When running in a straight line, it can top 60 miles per hour. However, it has a tough time with curved roads.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||When running in a straight line, it can top 60 miles per hour. However, it has a tough time with curved roads.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||It charges prey at speeds over 60 mph. However, because it can only run straight, it often fails.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||It charges prey at speeds over 60 mph. However, because it can only run straight, it often fails.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||It charges prey at speeds over 60 mph. However, because it can only run straight, it often fails.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||When running in a straight line, it can easily top 60 miles an hour. It has a tough time with curved roads.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||When running in a straight line, it can easily top 60 miles an hour. It has a tough time with curved roads.|
|V||Pokémon Black||It charges prey at speeds over 60 mph. However, because it can only run straight, it often fails.|
|V||Pokémon White||It charges prey at speeds over 60 mph. However, because it can only run straight, it often fails.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||It charges prey at speeds over 60 mph. However, because it can only run straight, it often fails.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||It charges prey at speeds over 60 mph. However, because it can only run straight, it often fails.|
|VI||Pokémon X||When running in a straight line, it can easily top 60 miles an hour. It has a tough time with curved roads.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||It charges prey at speeds over 60 mph. However, because it can only run straight, it often fails.|
 Pokéathlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Past Moves
 Generation III Move Tutor
 Via TM/HM
- TM03: Water Pulse
- TM34: Shock Wave
- TM43: Secret Power
- TM58: Endure
- TM78: Captivate
- TM83: Natural Gift
- HM05: Whirlpool (Heart Gold/Soul Silver Only)
 Via Move Tutor (Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver)
 Generation V Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
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