Zangoose

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Zangoose
ザングース
Zangoose.png

Mega 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

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red N/A
Blue N/A
Yellow N/A
II Gold N/A
Silver N/A
Crystal N/A
III 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.
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.
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.
FireRed If it comes across a Seviper, its fur bristles and it assumes its battle pose. Its sharp claws are its best weapon.
LeafGreen If it comes across a Seviper, its fur bristles and it assumes its battle pose. Its sharp claws are its best weapon.
IV Diamond It has feuded with Seviper for many generations. Its sharp claws are its biggest weapons.
Pearl It has feuded with Seviper for many generations. Its sharp claws are its biggest weapons.
Platinum It has feuded with Seviper for many generations. Its sharp claws are its biggest weapons.
HeartGold Its fur would all stand on end if it smelled a Seviper nearby. Its sharp claws tear up its foes.
SoulSilver Its fur would all stand on end if it smelled a Seviper nearby. Its sharp claws tear up its foes.
V Black It has feuded with Seviper for many generations. Its sharp claws are its biggest weapons.
White It has feuded with Seviper for many generations. Its sharp claws are its biggest weapons.
Black 2 It's Seviper's archrival. To threaten those it encounters, it fans out the claws on its front paws.
White 2 It's Seviper's archrival. To threaten those it encounters, it fans out the claws on its front paws.
VI X It has feuded with Seviper for many generations. Its sharp claws are its biggest weapons.
Y Its fur would all stand on end if it smelled a Seviper nearby. Its sharp claws tear up its foes.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

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

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
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
Speed
90
166 185 279 306

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

[edit] Black/White

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

[edit] Black 2/White 2

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

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
TM05 Roar Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM12 Taunt Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM14 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.gif 120 100 Special.png
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM25 Thunder Electric.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM35 Flamethrower Fire.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM38 Fire Blast Fire.gif 110 85 Special.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM46 Thief Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.gif 120 70 Special.png
TM54 False Swipe Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM59 Incinerate Fire.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM63 Embargo Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM67 Retaliate Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM81 X-Scissor Bug.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM83 Infestation Bug.gif 20 100 Other.png
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.gif 80 100 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
Flail Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Double Kick Fighting.gif 30 100 Physical.png
Razor Wind Normal.gif 80 100 Special.png
Counter Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Curse Ghost.gif -- -- Other.png
Fury Swipes Normal.gif 18 80 Physical.png
Night Slash Dark.gif 70 100 Physical.png
Metal Claw Steel.gif 50 95 Physical.png
Double Hit Normal.gif 35 90 Physical.png
Disable Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Final Gambit Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
Feint Normal.gif 30 100 Physical.png

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

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

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via Purification

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

[edit] Via Move Tutor

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

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

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

[edit] Evolution Line

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Zangoose


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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