|Cat Ferret Pokémon|
|4'3" (1.3m)||88.8 lbs (40.3kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NU/RU||2 Attack Points|
Zangoose has the Immunity Ability. This Ability prevents it from becoming Poisoned, nullifying the Toxic Spikes entry hazard as well as becoming poisoned from attacks such as Sludge Bomb or Toxic. A second Ability is available to Zangoose from the Dream World, the Toxic Boost Ability. This unique Ability increases Zangoose's Attack by 50% if it gets Poisoned.
Zangoose does not evolve and does not have any pre-evolved forms.
Zangoose is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Zangoose 600,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Zangoose takes on the appearance of a white mongoose with red markings on the left side of its face, its torso and both arms.
 Gender Differences
Zangoose doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Zangoose can be found at Route 114 in Ruby.
Zangoose appears at Route 208 and the North End of Route 210 in Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum with Pokémon Ruby inserted into the Nintendo DS. Zangoose appears in Heart Gold and Soul Silver at the Safari Zone's Plains and Peak areas. The Plains area requires the placement of 15 Peak Objects, whereas the Peak area requires the placement of a dozen Plains Objects.
Zangoose appears at Route 11 and Village Bridge in Black and White. In Black 2 and White 2, Zangoose can be found at Route 7, Route 11, and Village Bridge, along with Hidden Grottoes at Routes 6, 7 and 23.
 Spin-off Games
Zangoose appears at Secret Storage 3, Huge Storage 3, Endless Level 22 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Zangoose appears at Mt. Freeze 7F-12F and Wish Cave 65F-71F in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness & Explorers of Sky, Zangoose appears at Crevice Cave B1-B10 & DPB1-B4 and Mt. Avalanche B1-B19. Zangoose is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Mystery Marsh 1F-12F.
Zangoose has yet to appear in a game in the Pokémon Ranger series.
Zangoose can be found at Everspring Valley Meadow 4-2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
 Trading Card Game
Zangoose appears in a total of 9 sets, Pokémon Organized Play Series 5 as a Common Card, and the Legends Promo. It is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Great Encounters and Platinum sets. Zangoose is listed as a Rare Card in the EX Sandstorm, EX Team Magma VS Team Aqua, EX Emerald, EX Holon Phantoms, EX Power Keepers and Call of Legends sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
Chimchar was attacked by three Wild Zangoose in a flashback shown during the episode Glory Blaze! It repelled the Zangoose in that flashback and joined Paul at that time, only to be released by Paul at the end of that episode. It joined Ash after that, and dealt with its Zangoose fears in the episode Tears for Fears!, in which Chimchar defeated a group of wild Zangoose similar to the ones that had attacked it when it was a Wild Pokémon.
Zangoose has yet to appear in any of the movies as of writing.
Zangoose's Manga info is unknown at this time.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Zangoose finds itself in the Never-Utilized and Rarely-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. While it has a great Attack Statistic that gets boosted even further with Toxic Boost and a good Speed, which would generally be good for sweeping, its Defenses are weak in comparison.
However, activating Toxic Boost also limits the amount of time a Zangoose is in battle. Generally, faster Pokémon with a high Attacking Statistic will be able to dispatch Zangoose without taking too much damage, unless it uses Quick Attack, which will definitely hurt if boosted.
 Area Location
|Darkness||Only One||Cipher Key Lair (Snag from Thug Zook)|
|Diamond/Pearl/Platinum||12% (Ruby Inserted into Nintendo DS)||Route 208|
Route 210: North
|Heart Gold/Soul Silver||Unknown%||Safari Zone: Plains (Place 15 Peak Objects, 0 Day Wait)|
Safari Zone: Peak (Place 12 Plains Objects, 0 Day Wait)
|Black 2/White 2||5%||Route 7|
|Black 2/White 2||10%||Route 11|
|Black 2/White 2||15%||Village Bridge|
|Black 2/White 2||Unknown% (Hidden Grotto)||Route 6|
 Pokédex Entries
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Memories of battling its arch-rival Seviper are etched into every cell of Zangoose's body. This Pokémon adroitly dodges attacks with incredible agility.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Zangoose usually stays on all fours, but when angered, it gets up on its hind legs and extends its claws. This Pokémon shares a bitter rivalry with Seviper that dates back over generations.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||When it battles, it stands on its hind legs and attacks with its sharply clawed forelegs. Its fur bristles if it encounters any Seviper.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||If it comes across a Seviper, its fur bristles and it assumes its battle pose. Its sharp claws are its best weapon.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||If it comes across a Seviper, its fur bristles and it assumes its battle pose. Its sharp claws are its best weapon.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||It has feuded with Seviper for many generations. Its sharp claws are its biggest weapons.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||It has feuded with Seviper for many generations. Its sharp claws are its biggest weapons.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||It has feuded with Seviper for many generations. Its sharp claws are its biggest weapons.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||Its fur would all stand on end if it smelled a Seviper nearby. Its sharp claws tear up its foes.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||Its fur would all stand on end if it smelled a Seviper nearby. Its sharp claws tear up its foes.|
|V||Pokémon Black||It has feuded with Seviper for many generations. Its sharp claws are its biggest weapons.|
|V||Pokémon White||It has feuded with Seviper for many generations. Its sharp claws are its biggest weapons.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||It's Seviper's archrival. To threaten those it encounters, it fans out the claws on its front paws.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||It's Seviper's archrival. To threaten those it encounters, it fans out the claws on its front paws.|
|VI||Pokémon X||It has feuded with Seviper for many generations. Its sharp claws are its biggest weapons.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||Its fur would all stand on end if it smelled a Seviper nearby. Its sharp claws tear up its foes.|
|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 Move Tutor
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
- TM01: Focus Punch
- TM03: Water Pulse
- TM34: Shock Wave
- TM43: Secret Power
- TM58: Endure
- TM78: Captivate
- TM83: Natural Gift
- HM08: Rock Climb
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
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