|#221|| Oblivious/Snow Cloak|
|3′7″ (1.1m)||123 lbs. (55.8kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NU/RU|| 1 HP Point|
1 Attack Point
Piloswine (Johto Pokédex. It is an Ice/Ground Type, and is known as the Swine Pokémon.) is the 196th Pokémon in the
Piloswine can use one of two Abilities: Oblivious, which prevent it from becoming infatuated with an opposing Pokémon of the opposite gender; or Snow Cloak, which increases its Evasion by one stage during a Hailstorm. A third Ability is available to Piloswine from the Dream World, the Thick Fat Ability. This Ability reduces the damage that it takes from Fire-Type and Ice-Type moves by 50%.
Piloswine is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Mamoswine 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Piloswine's body is completely covered in its brown fur, other than its two husks that are made out of ice. It has a very big hump on it's back, and two floppy ears. Piloswine also has eyes that are, for the most part, hidden by its fur. Also, similar to Swinub, its legs are hidden from view due to its long fur.
 Gender Differences
Male Piloswine have longer tusks than females.
 Game Information
 Original Games
The only way to obtain a Piloswine in Gold, Silver, Crystal, Fire Red, Leaf Green, Diamond, Pearl, Heart Gold and Soul Silver is to evolve a Swinub. Piloswine can be found on Route 217 in Pokémon Platinum by using the PokéRadar.
 Spin-Off Games
Piloswine is a Shadow Pokémon obtainable in Pokémon Colosseum. It can be Snagged at The Under Subway from Bodybuilder Lonia. In Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, a Piloswine can be obtained by Purifying the Shadow Swinub, then leveling it up to evolve.
Piloswine can be found at Secret Storage 6 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
The only way to obtain a Piloswine in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games is to evolve a Swinub. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Piloswine can be found at Blizzard Island 1F-20F, Crevice Cave B1-B10 & DPB1-B4 and Mt. Avalanche B1-B19. Piloswine is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing on the Path to Treasure Valley B20-B24.
Piloswine appears at Panulla Cave and the Sekra Mountain Range in Pokémon Ranger. Piloswine inhabit The Crysta Lake and Hia Valley in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Piloswine appears at Mt. Layuda in the Interior room on the right in the Present, and in the Ice Temple missions "Time, Time, Time!" and "Rush Ahead! Don't Look Back!" by defeating it and obtaining its Slate.
Piloswine can be found at Frozen Tundra Glacier 4-1 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
 Trading Card Game
Piloswine is listed as a Common Card in the Versus set; as an Uncommon Card in the Neo Genesis, Neo Revelation, Skyridge, Legends Awakened, Stormfront and Triumphant sets; and as a Rare Card in the Neo Destiny (Light), Skyridge and EX Team Rocket Returns sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
Pryce would reunite with his Piloswine after being separated from it for a number of years in the episode Cold as Pryce!, then would use it in the episode Nice Pryce Baby in Ash's Gym Battle. It quickly defeated Cyndaquil and put up a heck of a fight against Pikachu, only for Pryce to throw in the towel to protect his long-lost friend, winning the match on a TKO.
Dawn would obtain a Piloswine after it evolved from a Swinub in Sleepless in Pre-Battle, but after evolving it developed a stubborn streak and wouldn't listen to Dawn's commands. Despite this, it would evolve into a Mamoswine in A Breed Stampede.
Piloswine's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Piloswine finds itself as a viable option in the Never-Utilized and Rarely-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. Eviolite gives it more bulk defensively, and its Attack Statistic is strong enough to cause plenty of damage. While its Speed is low, it has Ice Shard to make up for it, and Trick Room support will also help overcome this. Watch out for Water-Type and Fighting Type Pokémon, as their attacks will cause a lot of damage. Fire-Types can also cause a lot of damage, but also have to be wary of Ground and Rock Type moves.
 Area Location
|Fire Red/Leaf Green||None||Evolve Swinub|
|Colosseum||Only One||The Under Subway: Snag from Bodybuilder Lonia|
|XD: Gale of Darkness||None||Evolve Swinub|
|Platinum||12%||Route 217 (Use PokéRadar)|
|Heart Gold/Soul Silver||None||Evolve Swinub|
|Black/White||25%||Giant Chasm: Cave, Plains & Inner Cave|
|Black 2/White 2||25%||Giant Chasm: Cave & Inner Cave|
|Black 2/White 2||30%||Giant Chasm: Plains|
 Pokédex Entries
|I||Pokémon Red||Not in game|
|I||Pokémon Blue||Not in game|
|I||Pokémon Yellow||Not in game|
|II||Pokémon Gold||Because the long hair all over its body obscures its sight, it just keeps charging repeatedly.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||If it charges at an enemy, the hairs on its back stand up straight. It is very sensitive to sound.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||Although its legs are short, its rugged hooves prevent it from slipping, even on icy ground.|
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Piloswine is covered by a thick coat of long hair that enables it to endure the freezing cold. This Pokémon uses its tusks to dig up food that has been buried under ice.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Piloswine is covered by a thick coat of long hair that enables it to endure the freezing cold. This Pokémon uses its tusks to dig up food that has been buried under ice.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||A Piloswine is covered by a thick coat of long hair for enduring freezing cold. It uses its tusks to dig up food that has been buried under ice.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||If it charges at an enemy, the hairs on its back stand up straight. It is very sensitive to sound.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||Because the long hair all over its body obscures its sight, it just keeps charging repeatedly.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||Its shaggy coat makes it unable to see. It checks surroundings with its sensitive nose instead.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||Its shaggy coat makes it unable to see. It checks surroundings with its sensitive nose instead.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||Covered by a shaggy coat, it is strong against the cold. Its tusks of ice thicken when it snows.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||Because the long hair all over its body obscures its sight, it just keeps charging repeatedly.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||If it charges at an enemy, the hairs on its back stand up straight. It is very sensitive to sound.|
|V||Pokémon Black||Covered by a shaggy coat, it is strong against the cold. Its tusks of ice thicken when it snows.|
|V||Pokémon White||Covered by a shaggy coat, it is strong against the cold. Its tusks of ice thicken when it snows.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||With its excellent sense of smell, it's even able to find mushrooms that are buried under frozen ground.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||With its excellent sense of smell, it's even able to find mushrooms that are buried under frozen ground.|
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Black 2/White 2
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Black 2/White 2
 Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor (Heart Gold/Soul Silver)
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
|Type||Attack Advantages||Attack Disadvantages||Defense Advantages||Defense Disadvantages|