|#261|| Run Away / Quick Feet|
|1'8" (0.5m)||30 lbs (13.6kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||1 Attack Point|
Poochyena's lone ability in the Generation III games is Run Away. This ability allows it to flee from any battle against a Wild Pokémon unless it is blocked from fleeing due to a move such as Mean Look or an ability such as Arena Trap. Generation IV added a second ability to Poochyena, called Quick Feet. With the acception of Paralysis, when afflicted by a status condition its Speed Stat increases by 50%.
Generation V continues the tradition of adding a new ability to Poochyena, this one available to Dream World Poochyena: Rattled. This ability increases its Speed Stat by one stage when it gets hit by an attack of either the Bug, Ghost, or Dark Type.
Poochyena can evolve into Mightyena starting at Level 18.
Poochyena is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. It takes Poochyena One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Poochyena takes the appearance of a dark hyena pup.
Poochyena doesn't have any distinguishable characteristics to help differentiate between male and female.
Poochyena appears at Secret Storage 16, Endless Level 33 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
In the original Mystery Dungeon game, Poochyena appears at Thunderwave Cave 1F-3F and Howling Forest 1F-8F. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Poochyena appears at Concealed Ruins B1-B15, World Abyss B1-B15 and Final Maze B1-B48.
Poochyena does not appear in Pokémon Ranger or its sequel Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. Poochyena makes its Ranger debut in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs at Rasp Cavern's Entrance in the Present, along with the Fire Temple Mission "Graveler's Terrible Rocks" by capturing it or the Mightyena, obtaining its slate and finishing the level within the time limit. Poochyena can also be obtained in the Dark Temple Mission "Glowing Roads in the Darkness" by getting an A Rank in the mission.
Poochyena can be found at Seabreeze Trail Meadow 1-2 and Challengers' Ground Meadow 1-4 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
Trading Card Game
Poochyena appears in 13 sets, some multiple times. It is listed as a Common Card in the EX Ruby and Sapphire (3), EX Team Magma VS Team Aqua (4), EX Deoxys, EX Delta Species, EX Holon Phantoms, EX Power Keepers, Legends Awakened, and Platinum sets.
Poochyena have mostly been seen with other trainers. Poochyena debuted in the episode Johto Photo Finish, and appeared in the Hoenn Region Pilot Get The Show On The Road!! in which Professor Birch clumsily angered three Wild Poochyena.
Another trainer utilized a Poochyena in the film Jirachi Wishmaker.
Poochyena's Manga information is unknown as of writing.
Poochyena is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved tier of Competitive Battling as it is a Stage 1 Pokémon.
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
Via Move Tutor (OR/AS)
Via Purification (Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness)
Via Move Tutor
Generation IV Exclusive Moves
Via Move Tutor
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Generation 5: Via Dream World
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