Zangoose

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Zangoose
ザングース
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Altaria < Zangoose > Seviper

Species Type
Cat Ferret Pokémon Normal.png
Number Ability
#335 Immunity
Toxic Boost
Height Weight
4'3" (1.3m) 88.8 lbs (40.3kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Field 90
Tier EV Yield
NU/RU 2 Attack Points

Zangoose (ザングース) is the 123rd Pokémon in the Hoenn Pokédex. It is a Normal-Type, and it is known as the Cat Ferret Pokémon.

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.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Zangoose takes on the appearance of a white mongoose with red markings on the left side of its face, its torso and both arms.

[edit] Gender Differences

Zangoose doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] 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.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Zangoose is a Shadow Pokémon found in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, obtainable by snagging it from Thug Zook at the Cipher Key Lair.

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.

[edit] 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.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

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.

[edit] Movies

Zangoose has yet to appear in any of the movies as of writing.

[edit] Manga

Zangoose's Manga info is unknown at this time.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] 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.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Ruby Uncommon Route 114
Sapphire/Emerald
FireRed/Leaf Green
None Trade
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/White 10%
15%
Route 11
Village Bridge
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
Route 7
Route 23

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red N/A
Pokémon Blue N/A
Pokémon Yellow N/A



II Pokémon Gold N/A
II Pokémon Silver N/A
II Pokémon Crystal N/A



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
VI Pokémon Y

[edit] Pokéathlon Statistics

Stat
Speed
Power
Technique
Stamina
Jump

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
73
- 256 350 -
Atk
115
211 235 329 361
Def
60
112 125 219 240
Sp. Atk
60
112 125 219 240
Sp. Def
60
112 125 219 240
Spd
90
166 185 279 306

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

[edit] Black/White

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Scratch Normal.png 40 100 Physical
Start Leer Normal.png N/A 100 Status
5 Quick Attack Normal.png 40 100 Physical
9 Swords Dance Normal.png N/A N/A Status
14 Fury Cutter Bug.png 20 95 Physical
18 Slash Normal.png 70 100 Physical
22 Pursuit Dark.png 40 100 Physical
27 Embargo Dark.png N/A 100 Status
31 Crush Claw Normal.png 75 95 Physical
35 Taunt Dark.png N/A 100 Status
40 Detect Fighting.png N/A 100 Status
44 False Swipe Normal.png 40 100 Physical
48 X-Scissor Bug.png 80 100 Physical
53 Close Combat Fighting.png 120 100 Physical

[edit] Black 2/White 2

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Scratch Normal.png 40 100 Physical
Start Leer Normal.png N/A 100 Status
5 Quick Attack Normal.png 40 100 Physical
8 Fury Cutter Bug.png 20 95 Physical
12 Pursuit Dark.png 40 100 Physical
15 Slash Normal.png 70 100 Physical
19 Embargo Dark.png N/A 100 Status
22 Crush Claw Normal.png 75 95 Physical
26 Revenge Fighting.png 60 100 Physical
29 False Swipe Normal.png 40 100 Physical
33 Detect Fighting.png N/A 100 Status
36 X-Scissor Bug.png 80 100 Physical
40 Taunt Dark.png N/A 100 Status
43 Swords Dance Normal.png N/A N/A Status
47 Close Combat Fighting.png 120 100 Physical

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.png -- -- Status
TM05 Roar Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM12 Taunt Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.png 90 100 Special
TM14 Blizzard Ice.png 110 70 Special
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.png 120 100 Special
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.png 90 100 Special
TM25 Thunder Electric.png 110 70 Special
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM28 Dig Ground.png 80 100 Physical
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.png 80 100 Special
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.png 75 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM35 Flamethrower Fire.png 90 100 Special
TM38 Fire Blast Fire.png 110 85 Special
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.png 60 95 Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.png 60 -- Physical
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM46 Thief Dark.png 40 100 Physical
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.png 120 70 Special
TM54 False Swipe Normal.png 40 100 Physical
TM56 Fling Dark.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM59 Incinerate Fire.png 60 100 Special
TM63 Embargo Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.png 70 100 Physical
TM66 Payback Dark.png 50 100 Physical
TM67 Retaliate Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.png -- -- Status
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 Physical
TM81 X-Scissor Bug.png 80 100 Physical
TM83 Infestation Bug.png 20 100 Status
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.png 80 100 Physical
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM94 Rock Smash Fighting.png 40 100 Physical
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical


[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Flail Normal.png  ?? 100% Physical
Double Kick Fighting.png 30 100% Physical
Razor Wind Normal.png 80 100% Special
Counter Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Curse Ghost.png -- --% Status
Fury Swipes Normal.png 18 80% Physical
Night Slash Dark.png 70 100% Physical
Metal Claw Steel.png 50 95% Physical
Double Hit Normal.png 35 90% Physical
Disable Normal.png -- 100% Status
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Final Gambit Fighting.png  ?? 100% Special
Feint Normal.png 30 100% Physical


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

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Endeavor Normal.png  ?? 100% Physical
Fire Punch Fire.png 75 100% Physical
Giga Drain Grass.png 75 100% Special
Ice Punch Ice.png 75 100% Physical
Icy Wind Ice.png 55 95% Special
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Knock Off Dark.png 20 100% Physical
Last Resort Normal.png 140 100% Physical
Low Kick Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Thunderpunch Electric.png 75 100% Physical

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via Purification

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Refresh Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Emerald
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Dynamicpunch Fighting.png 100 50% Physical
Defense Curl Normal.png -- --% Status
[edit] Fire Red/Leaf Green
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Mega Punch Normal.png 80 85% Physical
Mega Kick Normal.png 120 75% Physical
Body Slam Normal.png 85 100% Physical
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Seismic Toss Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Mimic Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Swift Normal.png 60 --% Special
Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100% Special
Rollout Rock.png 30 90% Physical
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Headbutt Normal.png 70 100% Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Zangoose
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[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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N/A
Ghost.png
Rock.png
Steel.png
Ghost.png
Fighting.png

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