Swinub

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Swinub
ウリムー
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Magcargo < Swinub > Piloswine

Species Type
Pig Pokémon Ice.pngGround.png
Number Ability
#220 Oblivious/Snow Cloak
Thick Fat
Height Weight
1′4″ (0.4m) 14.3 lbs. (6.5kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Piloswine
Egg Group Catch Rate
Field 225
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Attack Point

Swinub (ウリムー) is the 195th Pokémon in the Johto Pokédex. It is an Ice/Ground Type, and is known as the Pig Pokémon.

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 gain the opportunity to evolve into Piloswine starting at Level 33. Starting in Generation IV, a Piloswine can evolve into a Mamoswine if it Levels Up whilst knowing the move Ancientpower.

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.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

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.

[edit] Gender Differences

Swinub has no gender differences.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Swinub can be found on the Ice Path in Gold, Silver and Crystal. In Fire Red and Leaf Green, Swinub inhabit Icefall Cave on Four Island, appearing on the First Floor and First Basement levels.

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.

The only way to obtain a Swinub in Black, White, Black 2 and White 2 is to Breed either a Piloswine or a Mamoswine.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Swinub is a Shadow Pokémon obtainable in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness. It can be Snagged at Phenac Stadium from Cipher Peon Greck.

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.

[edit] 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.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Lucy would appear with a Swinub towards the end of the episode Queen of the Serpentine as its one of the Pokémon that she didn't use in her Battle Frontier matchup against Ash.

Dawn would capture a Swinub in Hungry For the Good Life!. It would have an appetite for Poffins, but would appear to gain an appetite for battle after evolving in the episode Sleepless in Pre-Battle.

[edit] Movies

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.

[edit] Manga

Swinub's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Swinub is in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Gold/Silver/Crystal Common Ice Path
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Trade
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)
Platinum 35% Route 217
Acuity Lakefront
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

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red N/A
Blue N/A
Yellow N/A
II Gold It rubs its snout on the ground to find and dig up food. It sometimes discovers hot springs.
Silver If it smells something enticing, it dashes headlong off to find the source of the aroma.
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 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.
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.
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.
FireRed If it smells something enticing, it dashes headlong off to find the source of the aroma.
LeafGreen It rubs its snout on the ground to find and dig up food. It sometimes discovers hot springs.
IV Diamond It loves eating mushrooms that grow under dead grass. It also finds hot springs while foraging.
Pearl It loves eating mushrooms that grow under dead grass. It also finds hot springs while foraging.
Platinum It has a very sensitive nose. It can locate mushrooms, berries, and even hot springs buried under ice.
HeartGold It rubs its snout on the ground to find and dig up food. It sometimes discovers hot springs.
SoulSilver If it smells something enticing, it dashes headlong off to find the source of the aroma.
V Black It has a very sensitive nose. It can locate mushrooms, berries, and even hot springs buried under ice.
White It has a very sensitive nose. It can locate mushrooms, berries, and even hot springs buried under ice.
Black 2 Rooting the tip of its snouth into the ground, it searches for food. Sometimes, it even digs up a hot spring.
White 2 Rooting the tip of its snouth into the ground, it searches for food. Sometimes, it even digs up a hot spring.
VI X It rubs its snout on the ground to find and dig up food. It sometimes discovers hot springs.
Y If it smells something enticing, it dashes off headlong to find the source of the aroma.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngFull.png
Power
Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.pngEmpty.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.png

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
50
. 210 304 .
Atk
50
94 105 199 218
Def
40
76 85 179 196
Sp. Atk
30
58 65 159 174
Sp. Def
30
58 65 159 174
Speed
50
94 105 199 218

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

[edit] Black/White

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Tackle Normal.gif 50 100 Physical.png
Start Odor Sleuth Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
4 Mud Sport Ground.gif N/A N/A Other.png
8 Powder Snow Ice.gif 40 100 Special.png
13 Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
16 Endure Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
20 Mud Bomb Ground.gif 65 85 Special.png
25 Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
28 Ice Shard Ice.gif 40 100 Physical.png
32 Take Down Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
37 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
40 Mist Ice.gif N/A N/A Other.png
44 Blizzard Ice.gif 120 70 Special.png
49 Amnesia Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png

[edit] Black 2/White 2

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Tackle Normal.gif 50 100 Physical.png
Start Odor Sleuth Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
5 Mud Sport Ground.gif N/A N/A Other.png
8 Powder Snow Ice.gif 40 100 Special.png
11 Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
14 Endure Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
18 Mud Bomb Ground.gif 65 85 Special.png
21 Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
24 Ice Shard Ice.gif 40 100 Physical.png
28 Take Down Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
35 Mist Ice.gif N/A N/A Other.png
37 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
40 Flail Normal.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
44 Blizzard Ice.gif 120 70 Special.png
48 Amnesia Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM05 Roar Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM07 Hail Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM14 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM26 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM33 Reflect Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Take Down Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
Bite Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png
Ancientpower Rock.gif 60 100 Special.png
Mud Shot Ground.gif 55 95 Special.png
Icicle Spear Ice.gif 25 100 Physical.png
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Fissure Ground.gif  ?? 30 Physical.png
Curse Ghost.gif -- -- Other.png
Avalanche Ice.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Stealth Rock Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
Icicle Crash Ice.gif 85 90 Physical.png

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

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Earth Power Ground.gif 90 100 Special.png
Endeavor Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Stealth Rock Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
Superpower Fighting.gif 120 100 Physical.png

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via Purification (Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Charm Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Emerald
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Defense Curl Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
[edit] Fire Red/Leaf Green
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Mimic Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Heart Gold/Soul Silver)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png

[edit] Evolution Line

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Swinub
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Level 33
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level Up
+ Knows Ancient Power


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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