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Swinub
Swinub
National Pokédex
Magcargo - Swinub (#220) - Piloswine
Ability Oblivious
Snow Cloak
Thick Fat (Hidden)
Series Pokémon series
First appearance Pokémon Gold and Silver
Created by Game Freak

Swinub (JP) is a species of Pokémon in the series of the same name. It is a dual-type Ice/Ground Pokémon that made its first appearance in the second generation games Gold and Silver. It evolves into Piloswine starting at level 33.

Physiology and Behavior

Appearances

Main Pokémon games

Other Pokémon games

Super Smash Bros. series

Trophy descriptions

In the anime

Origin and inspiration

In-game information

Pokédex entries

Title Entry
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold It rubs its snout on the ground to find and dig up food. It sometimes discovers hot springs.
Pokémon Silver If it smells something enticing, it dashes headlong off to find the source of the aroma.
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.
Third Pokémon generation
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.
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.
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.
Pokémon FireRed If it smells something enticing, it dashes headlong off to find the source of the aroma.
Pokémon LeafGreen It rubs its snout on the ground to find and dig up food. It sometimes discovers hot springs.
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond It loves eating mushrooms that grow under dead grass. It also finds hot springs while foraging.
Pokémon Pearl It loves eating mushrooms that grow under dead grass. It also finds hot springs while foraging.
Pokémon Platinum It has a very sensitive nose. It can locate mushrooms, berries, and even hot springs buried under ice.
Pokémon HeartGold It rubs its snout on the ground to find and dig up food. It sometimes discovers hot springs.
Pokémon SoulSilver If it smells something enticing, it dashes headlong off to find the source of the aroma.
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black It has a very sensitive nose. It can locate mushrooms, berries, and even hot springs buried under ice.
Pokémon White It has a very sensitive nose. It can locate mushrooms, berries, and even hot springs buried under ice.
Pokémon Black 2 Rooting the tip of its snout into the ground, it searches for food. Sometimes it even digs up a hot spring.
Pokémon White 2 Rooting the tip of its snout into the ground, it searches for food. Sometimes it even digs up a hot spring.
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X It rubs its snout on the ground to find and dig up food. It sometimes discovers hot springs.
Pokémon Y If it smells something enticing, it dashes off headlong to find the source of the aroma.
Pokémon Omega 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.
Pokémon Alpha 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.

Game locations

Title Location(s)
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold
Ice Path
Pokémon Silver
Ice Path
Pokémon Crystal
Ice Path
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby
Trade
Pokémon FireRed
Icefall Cave
Pokémon LeafGreen
Icefall Cave
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond
Route 217 (Swarm)
Pokémon Pearl
Route 217 (Swarm)
Pokémon Platinum
Route 217, Acuity Lakefront
Pokémon HeartGold
Ice Path
Pokémon SoulSilver
Ice Path
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black
Breed Piloswine or Mamoswine
Pokémon White
Breed Piloswine or Mamoswine
Pokémon Black 2
Breed Piloswine or Mamoswine
Pokémon White 2
Breed Piloswine or Mamoswine
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X
Breed Piloswine or Mamoswine
Pokémon Y
Breed Piloswine or Mamoswine
Seventh Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sun
Tapu Village (Island Scan)Mon
Pokémon Moon
Tapu Village (Island Scan)Mon


Evolution

Swinub
Reach level 33.
Piloswine
Level up knowing
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Mamoswine
PKMN220 PKMN221 PKMN473

Base Stats

Base Stats
HP 50
Attack 50
Defense 40
Sp. Attack 30
Sp. Defense 30
Speed 50
Average 250

Moveset

Main article: Swinub/moveset

Gallery

Sprites

Sprites
Gold
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Silver
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Crystal
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Ruby Sapphire
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Emerald
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Fire Leaf
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Diamond Pearl
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Platinum
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Heart Soul
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Black White
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Black 2 White 2
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X Y
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