|#220|| Oblivious/Snow Cloak|
|1′4″ (0.4m)||14.3 lbs. (6.5kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||1 Attack Point|
Swinub (Johto Pokédex. It is an Ice/Ground Type, and is known as the Pig Pokémon.) is the 195th Pokémon in the
Swinub can use one of two Abilities: Oblivious, which protects 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 Swinub 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%.
Swinub is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Swinup 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Swinub is covered in thick brown fur with black stripes. It has very small legs that are covered up by its hair. Swinub has a pink nose that is used to dig through mud and snow, and it has eyes that look like they are always closed.
 Gender Differences
Swinub has no gender differences.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Swinub can be found on Route 217 during a Swarm in Diamond and Pearl. Swarms aren't required to find Swinub in Pokémon Platinum, as it appears on Route 217 and the nearby Acuity Lakefront. In addition to reprising their original appearance at Ice Path in Heart Gold and Soul Silver, Swinub can also be found on the Pokéwalker course Icy Mountain Road.
 Spin-Off Games
Swinub can be found at SOL Laboratory 3, Endless Level 34, Forever Level 4 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Swinub can be found at Sinister Woods 1F-3F and Wish Cave 17F-25F in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Swinub appears at Forest Path 1F-5F, Crevice Cave B1-B10 & DPB1-B4, Mt. Avalanche B1-B19 and Final Maze B1-B48. Swinub is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Cheerful Meadow 4F-11F.
Swinub can be found inside Panulla Cave in Pokémon Ranger. Swinub inhabits The Crysta Lake in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Swinub appears on the second floor's Exterior and the Interior of Mt. Layuda in the Present; and in the Ice Temple missiosns "Time, Time, Time!" and "Rush Ahead! Don't Look Back!" by defeating it and obtaining its Slate.
Swinub can be found at Frozen Tundra Glacier 4-1 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
 Trading Card Game
Swinub is listed as a Common Card in the Neo Genesis, Neo Revelation, Neo Destiny, Skyridge (2), EX Team Rocket Returns, Legends Awakened, Stormfront, and Triumphant sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
Dawn's Swinub appears in Giratina and the Sky Warrior and the Pikachu Short "Pikachu's Great Ice Adventure." Wild Swinub make appearances in Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea and Giratina and the Sky Warrior.
Swinub's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Swinub is in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.
 Area Location
|Fire Red/Leaf Green||Common||Icefall Cave: 1F & B1|
|XD: Gale of Darkness||Only One||Phenac Stadium: Snag from Cipher Peon Greck|
|Diamond/Pearl||40%||Route 217 (Swarm)|
|Heart Gold/Soul Silver||40%||Ice Path: 1F-B3|
|Pokéwalker||12.5%+||Icy Mountain Road|
|Black/White||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Breed Piloswine/Mamoswine|
|Black 2/White 2||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Breed Piloswine/Mamoswine|
 Pokédex Entries
|II||Pokémon Gold||It rubs its snout on the ground to find and dig up food. It sometimes discovers hot springs.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||If it smells something enticing, it dashes headlong off to find the source of the aroma.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||It uses the tip of its nose to dig for food. Its nose is so tough that even frozen ground poses no problem.|
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Swinub roots for food by rubbing its snout against the ground. Its favorite food is a mushroom that grows under the cover of dead grass. This Pokémon occasionally roots out hot springs.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Swinub roots for food by rubbing its snout against the ground. Its favorite food is a mushroom that grows under the cover of dead grass. This Pokémon occasionally roots out hot springs.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||It roots for food by rubbing its snout against the ground. Its favorite food is a mushroom that grows under dried grass. It occasionally roots out hot springs.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||If it smells something enticing, it dashes headlong off to find the source of the aroma.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||It rubs its snout on the ground to find and dig up food. It sometimes discovers hot springs.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||It loves eating mushrooms that grow under dead grass. It also finds hot springs while foraging.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||It loves eating mushrooms that grow under dead grass. It also finds hot springs while foraging.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||It has a very sensitive nose. It can locate mushrooms, berries, and even hot springs buried under ice.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||It rubs its snout on the ground to find and dig up food. It sometimes discovers hot springs.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||If it smells something enticing, it dashes headlong off to find the source of the aroma.|
|V||Pokémon Black||It has a very sensitive nose. It can locate mushrooms, berries, and even hot springs buried under ice.|
|V||Pokémon White||It has a very sensitive nose. It can locate mushrooms, berries, and even hot springs buried under ice.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||Rooting the tip of its snouth into the ground, it searches for food. Sometimes, it even digs up a hot spring.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||Rooting the tip of its snouth into the ground, it searches for food. Sometimes, it even digs up a hot spring.|
|VI||Pokémon X||It rubs its snout on the ground to find and dig up food. It sometimes discovers hot springs.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||If it smells something enticing, it dashes off headlong to find the source of the aroma.|
|VI||Pokémon Omega Ruby|
|VI||Pokémon Alpha Sapphire|
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Black 2/White 2
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Generation III Exclusive Moves
 Via Purification (Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness)
 Via Move Tutor
 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|
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