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Poochyena (Japanese: ポチエナ Pochiena) is a Dark-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III.

Biology

Physiology

Poochyena is a small, quadruped wolf or hyena-like Pokémon. Its scruffy, unkempt fur is mostly gray in color. It has dark gray fur on its face, underbelly, and paws, as well as inside its pointed ears. It has a long snout, a red nose, and red eyes with yellow scleras. It has sharp fangs, which it bears when angered.

Special Abilities

Poochyena has a very acute sense of smell that allows it to track down prey. It is extremely tenacious and relentless when it comes to hunting. It will run away when weakened.

Behavior

Poochyena is an aggressive Pokémon that will bite at anything that moves. It is tenacious and persistent. It will relentlessly chase its prey until the victim becomes exhausted. But if its prey strikes back, Poochyena will display cowardice by running away. It is known to eat anything, being an omnivore and it's categorized as the Bite Pokémon. It intimidates its enemies by bristling its fur.

Evolution

Poochyena evolves into Mightyena at level 18.

Game info

Locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Ruby/Sapphire Routes 101, 102, 103 Uncommon
Emerald Routes 101, 102, 103, 104, 110, 116, 117, 121, 123, Petalburg Woods Common
FireRed/LeafGreen Trade None
Diamond/Pearl Breed Mightyena (Diamond only) None
Platinum Route 214 (Poké Radar) Rare
HeartGold/SoulSilver Route 1 Swarm
Black/White Route 9 Swarm


Side game locations

Locations
Game(s) Area(s)
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 16,
Endless Level 33,
Pair Trozei,
Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Thunderwave Cave (1F-3F)
Howling Forest (1F-8F)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Concealed Ruins (B1F-B15F)
World Abyss (B1F-B15F)
Marowak Dojo Final Maze (B1F-B48F)


Pokédex entries

  • Ruby

    At first sight, Poochyena takes a bite at anything that moves. This Pokémon chases after prey until the victim becomes exhausted. However, it may turn tail if the prey strikes back.

  • Sapphire

    Poochyena is an omnivore - it will eat anything. A distinguishing feature is how large its fangs are compared to its body. This Pokémon tries to intimidate its foes by making the hair on its tail bristle out.

  • FireRed

    It has a very tenacious nature. Its acute sense of smell lets it chase a chosen prey without ever losing track.

  • LeafGreen

    It has a very tenacious nature. Its acute sense of smell lets it chase a chosen prey without ever losing track.

  • Emerald

    It savagely threatens foes with bared fangs. It chases after fleeing targets tenaciously. It turns tail and runs, however, if the foe strikes back.

  • Diamond

    A Pokémon with a persistent nature, it chases its chosen prey until the prey becomes exhausted.

  • Pearl

    A Pokémon with a persistent nature, it chases its chosen prey until the prey becomes exhausted.

  • Platinum

    A Pokémon with a persistent nature, it chases its chosen prey until the prey becomes exhausted.

  • HeartGold

    It chases its prey until the victim becomes exhausted. However, it turns tail if the prey strikes back.

  • SoulSilver

    It chases its prey until the victim becomes exhausted. However, it turns tail if the prey strikes back.

  • Black

    A Pokémon with a persistent nature, it chases its chosen prey until the prey becomes exhausted.

  • White

    A Pokémon with a persistent nature, it chases its chosen prey until the prey becomes exhausted.

  • Black 2

    A Pokémon with a persistent nature, it chases its chosen prey until the prey becomes exhausted.

  • White 2

    A Pokémon with a persistent nature, it chases its chosen prey until the prey becomes exhausted.

  • X

    A Pokémon with a persistent nature, it chases its chosen prey until the prey becomes exhausted.

  • Y

    It has a very tenacious nature. Its acute sense of smell lets it chase a chosen prey without ever losing track.

  • Omega Ruby

    At first sight, Poochyena takes a bite at everything that moves. This Pokémon chases after prey until the victim becomes exhausted. However, it may turn tail if the prey strikes back.

  • Alpha Sapphire

    Poochyena is an omnivore - it will eat anything. A distinguishing feature is how large its fangs are compared to its body. This Pokémon tries to intimidate its foes by making the hair on its tail bristle out.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
35
Attack
55
Defense
35
Sp. Atk
30
Sp. Def
30
Speed
35
Total
220

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Tackle 40 100% 35 Normal Physical
4 Howl —% 40 Normal Status
7 Sand Attack 100% 15 Ground Status
10 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
13 Odor Sleuth —% 40 Normal Status
16 Roar —% 20 Normal Status
19 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
22 Assurance 60 100% 10 Dark Physical
25 Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Status
28 Embargo 100% 15 Dark Status
31 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
34 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical
37 Yawn —% 10 Normal Status
40 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical
43 Sucker Punch 70 100% 5 Dark Physical
46 Play Rough 90 90% 10 Fairy Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1XY
1ORAS
Tackle 50 100% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
5XY
4ORAS
Howl —% 40 Normal Status Type Cool 2 0 ♥
9XY
7ORAS
Sand Attack 100% 15 Ground Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
13XY
10ORAS
Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough 2 3 ♥
17XY
13ORAS
Odor Sleuth —% 40 Normal Status Type Clever 2 0 ♥
21XY
16ORAS
Roar —% 20 Normal Status Type Cool 3 0 ♥
25XY
19ORAS
Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
29XY
22ORAS
Assurance 60 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Clever 1 0 ♥
33XY
25ORAS
Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 3 0 ♥
41XY
28ORAS
Embargo 100% 15 Dark Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
37XY
31ORAS
Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status Type Clever 2 1 ♥
45XY
34ORAS
Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 6 0 ♥
53XY
37ORAS
Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical Type Tough 1 4 ♥
49XY
40ORAS
Sucker Punch 80 100% 5 Dark Physical Type Clever 3 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Tackle 50 100% 35 Normal Physical
5 Howl —% 40 Normal Status
9 Sand-Attack 100% 15 Ground Status
13 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
17 Odor Sleuth —% 40 Normal Status
21 Roar 100% 20 Normal Status
25 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
29 Assurance 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
33 Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Status
37 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
41 Embargo 100% 15 Dark Status
45 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical
49 Sucker Punch 80 100% 5 Dark Physical
53 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration IV
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
1 Tackle 35 95% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
5 Howl —% 40 Normal Status Type Cool 0
9 Sand-Attack 100% 15 Ground Status Type Cute 2
13 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough 3
17 Odor Sleuth —% 40 Normal Status Type Smart 1
21 Roar 100% 20 Normal Status Type Cool 2
25 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
29 Assurance 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Beauty 2
33 Scary Face 90% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 2
37 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status Type Smart 0
41 Embargo 100% 20 Dark Status Type Cute 2
45 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
49 Sucker Punch 80 100% 5 Dark Physical Type Smart 2
53 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical Type Tough 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration III
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Tackle 35 95% 35 Normal Type Tough 4 0 ♥
5 Howl —% 40 Normal Type Cool 1 0 ♥
9 Sand-Attack 100% 15 Ground Type Cute 2 1 ♥
13 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Type Tough 1 3 ♥
17 Odor Sleuth —% 40 Normal Type Smart 3 0 ♥
21 Roar 100% 20 Normal Type Cool 3 0 ♥
25 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
29 Scary Face 90% 10 Normal Type Tough 2 1 ♥
33 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Type Tough 6 0 ♥
37 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Type Smart 2 0 ♥
41 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Type Tough 1 4 ♥
45 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Type Tough 1 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM05 Roar —% 20 Normal Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM41 Torment 100% 15 Dark Status
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM63 Embargo 100% 15 Dark Status
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM95 Snarl 55 95% 15 Dark Special
TM97 Dark Pulse 80 100% 15 Dark Special
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM05 Roar —% 20 Normal Status Type Cool 3 0 ♥
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status Type Clever 2 1 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 3 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 4 0 ♥
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special Type Clever 4 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM41 Torment 100% 15 Dark Status Type Tough 2 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough 1 0 ♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM59 Incinerate 60 100% 15 Fire Special Type Tough 3 0 ♥
TM63 Embargo 100% 15 Dark Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
TM67 Retaliate 70 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Cool 3 0 ♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM94 Rock SmashXY 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 1 0 ♥
TM95 Snarl 55 95% 15 Dark Special Type Tough 4 0 ♥
TM97 Dark Pulse 80 100% 15 Dark Special Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
HM06 Rock SmashORAS 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM05 Roar 100% 20 Normal Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM41 Torment 100% 15 Dark Status
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM59 Incinerate 30 100% 15 Fire Special
TM63 Embargo 100% 15 Dark Status
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM67 Retaliate 70 100% 5 Normal Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical
TM95 Snarl 55 95% 15 Dark Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation IV
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
TM05 Roar 100% 20 Normal Status Type Cool 2
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Type Smart 2
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Type Smart 1
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beauty 2
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status Type Smart 0
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Tough 2
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM23 Iron Tail 100 75% 15 Steel Physical Type Cool 2
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Smart 1
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special Type Smart 2
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 2
TM41 Torment 100% 15 Dark Status Type Tough 0
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Smart 2
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 0
TM49 Snatch —% 10 Dark Status Type Smart 0
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 2
TM63 Embargo 100% 15 Dark Status Type Cute 2
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Cool 1
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty 2
TM79 Dark Pulse 80 100% 15 Dark Special Type Cool 2
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 3
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool 2
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart 1
HM06 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation III
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM05 Roar 100% 20 Normal Type Cool 3 0 ♥
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Type Beauty 1 0 ♥
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Type Smart 2 0 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Type Tough 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM23 Iron Tail 100 75% 15 Steel Type Cool 1 4 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM28 Dig 60 100% 10 Ground Type Smart 1 0 ♥
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM41 Torment 100% 15 Dark Type Tough 2 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Type Smart 1 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Type Tough 1 0 ♥
TM49 Snatch —% 10 Dark Type Smart 2 1 ♥
HM06 Rock Smash 20 100% 15 Fighting Type Tough 1 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Breeding

Breeding Generation VII
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Astonish Diglett, Diglett, Dugtrio, Dugtrio, Aipom, Girafarig, Stantler, Whismur, Loudred, Exploud, Mawile, Wailmer, Wailord, Kecleon, Ambipom 30 100% 15 Ghost Physical
Covet Mankey, Eevee, Teddiursa, Ursaring, Zigzagoon, Linoone, Slakoth, Slaking, Skitty, Espurr, Meowstic 60 100% 25 Normal Physical
Fire Fang Arbok, Growlithe, Arcanine, Flareon, Snubbull, Granbull, Houndour, Houndoom, Donphan, Mightyena, Exploud, Manectric, Hippowdon, Stoutland, Darumaka, Darmanitan, Litleo, Pyroar, Litten, Torracat, Incineroar 65 95% 15 Fire Physical
Ice Fang Arbok, Snubbull, Granbull, Piloswine, Mightyena, Exploud, Walrein, Floatzel, Hippowdon, Glaceon, Mamoswine, Stoutland 65 95% 15 Ice Physical
Leer Ekans, Arbok, Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Mankey, Primeape, Growlithe, Farfetch'd, Cyndaquil, Quilava, Typhlosion, Sneasel, Weavile, Ursaring, Houndour, Houndoom, Stantler, Electrike, Manectric, Zangoose, Absol, Chimchar, Monferno, Infernape, Shinx, Luxio, Luxray, Snivy, Servine, Serperior, Patrat, Watchog, Lillipup, Herdier, Stoutland, Pansage, Simisage, Pansear, Simisear, Panpour, Simipour, Sandile, Krokorok, Krookodile, Scraggy, Scrafty, Zorua, Zoroark, Bouffalant, Bunnelby, Diggersby, Litleo, Pyroar, Pancham, Pangoro, Espurr, Meowstic, Litten, Torracat, Incineroar, Yungoos, Gumshoos, Rockruff, Lycanroc, Lycanroc, Stufful, Bewear, Passimian 100% 30 Normal Status
Me First Golduck, Sentret, Furret, Stantler, Absol, Lucario —% 20 Normal Status
Play Rough Persian, Persian, Snubbull, Granbull, Mightyena, Linoone, Slakoth, Skitty, Mawile, Glameow, Lillipup, Herdier, Stoutland, Purrloin, Liepard, Dedenne 90 90% 10 Fairy Physical
Poison Fang Seviper 50 100% 15 Poison Physical
Sleep Talk Whismur, Loudred, Exploud —% 10 Normal Status
Snatch Sneasel, Weavile, Purrloin, Liepard, Heatmor —% 10 Dark Status
Sucker Punch Rattata, Rattata, Raticate, Raticate, Diglett, Diglett, Dugtrio, Dugtrio, Sentret, Furret, Mightyena, Mawile, Spinda, Kecleon, Absol, Glameow, Stunky, Skuntank, Purrloin, Liepard, Furfrou, Meowstic, Komala 70 100% 5 Dark Physical
Thunder Fang Arbok, Arcanine, Jolteon, Snubbull, Granbull, Houndoom, Donphan, Mightyena, Exploud, Electrike, Manectric, Shinx, Luxio, Luxray, Hippowdon, Stoutland 65 95% 15 Electric Physical
Yawn Wooper, Quagsire, Dunsparce, Mightyena, Slakoth, Slaking, Numel, Camerupt, Bidoof, Bibarel, Hippopotas, Hippowdon, Pansear, Munna, Yungoos, Gumshoos, Komala —% 10 Normal Status

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation VI
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Astonish Diglett, Dugtrio, Aipom, Ambipom, Girafarig, Stantler, Whismur, Loudred, Exploud, Mawile, Wailmer, Wailord, Kecleon 30 100% 15 Ghost Physical Type Cute 2 3 ♥
Covet Mankey, Eevee, Teddiursa, Ursaring, Zigzagoon, Linoone, Slakoth, Slaking, Skitty, Espurr, Meowstic 60 100% 25 Normal Physical Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Fire Fang Arbok, Growlithe, Arcanine, Flareon, Snubbull, Granbull, Houndour, Houndoom, Donphan, Exploud, Manectric, Hippowdon, Stoutland, Darumaka, Darmanitan, Litleo, Pyroar 65 95% 15 Fire Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
Ice Fang Arbok, Snubbull, Granbull, Piloswine, Mamoswine, Exploud, Walrein, Floatzel, Hippowdon, Glaceon, Stoutland 65 95% 15 Ice Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
Leer Ekans, Arbok, Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Mankey, Primeape, Growlithe, Farfetch'd, Cyndaquil, Quilava, Typhlosion, Sneasel, Weavile, Teddiursa, Ursaring, Houndour, Houndoom, Stantler, Electrike, Manectric, Zangoose, Absol, Chimchar, Monferno, Infernape, Shinx, Luxio, Luxray, Snivy, Servine, Serperior, Patrat, Watchog, Lillipup, Herdier, Stoutland, Pansage, Simisage, Pansear, Simisear, Panpour, Simipour, Sandile, Krokorok, Krookodile, Scraggy, Scrafty, Zorua, Zoroark, Bouffalant, Bunnelby, Diggersby, Litleo, Pyroar, Pancham, Pangoro, Espurr, Meowstic 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 2 1 ♥
Me First Sentret, Furret, Stantler, Absol, Lucario —% 20 Normal Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
Play Rough Persian, Snubbull, Granbull, Linoone, Skitty, Mawile, Lillipup, Herdier, Stoutland, Purrloin, Liepard, Dedenne 90 90% 10 Fairy Physical Type Cute 3 0 ♥
Poison Fang Seviper 50 100% 15 Poison Physical Type Clever 4 0 ♥
Sleep Talk Whismur, Loudred, Exploud —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Snatch Sneasel, Weavile, Purrloin, Liepard, Heatmor —% 10 Dark Status Type Clever 1 0 ♥
Sucker Punch Rattata, Raticate, Diglett, Dugtrio, Sentret, Furret, Poochyena, Mightyena, Mawile, Spinda, Kecleon, Absol, Glameow, Purrloin, Liepard, Furfrou, Meowstic 80 100% 5 Dark Physical Type Clever 3 0 ♥
Thunder Fang Arbok, Arcanine, Jolteon, Snubbull, Granbull, Houndoom, Donphan, Exploud, Electrike, Manectric, Shinx, Luxio, Luxray, Hippowdon, Stoutland 65 95% 15 Electric Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
Yawn Wooper, Quagsire, Dunsparce, Slakoth, Slaking, Bidoof, Bibarel, Hippopotas, Hippowdon, Pansear, Munna —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation V
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Astonish Diglett, Dugtrio, Aipom, Ambipom, Girafarig, Stantler, Whismur, Loudred, Exploud, Mawile, Wailmer, Wailord, Kecleon 30 100% 15 Ghost Physical
Covet Mankey, Eevee, Teddiursa, Ursaring, Zigzagoon, Linoone, Slakoth, Slaking, Skitty 60 100% 40 Normal Physical
Fire Fang Arbok, Growlithe, Arcanine, Flareon, Snubbull, Granbull, Houndour, Houndoom, Donphan, Exploud, Manectric, Hippowdon, Stoutland, Darumaka, Darmanitan 65 95% 15 Fire Physical
Ice Fang Arbok, Piloswine, Mamoswine, Snubbull, Granbull, Exploud, Walrein, Floatzel, Hippowdon, Glaceon, Stoutland 65 95% 15 Ice Physical
Leer Ekans, Arbok, Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Mankey, Primeape, Growlithe, Farfetch'd, Cyndaquil, Quilava, Typhlosion, Sneasel, Weavile, Teddiursa, Ursaring, Houndour, Houndoom, Stantler, Electrike, Manectric, Zangoose, Absol, Chimchar, Monferno, Infernape, Shinx, Luxio, Luxray, Snivy, Servine, Serperior, Patrat, Watchog, Lillipup, Herdier, Stoutland, Pansage, Simisage, Pansear, Simisear, Panpour, Simipour, Sandile, Krokorok, Krookodile, Scraggy, Scrafty, Zorua, Zoroark, Bouffalant 100% 30 Normal Status
Me First Sentret, Furret, Stantler, Absol, Lucario —% 20 Normal Status
Poison Fang Seviper 50 100% 15 Poison Physical
Sleep Talk Whismur, Loudred, Exploud —% 10 Normal Status
Snatch Purrloin, Liepard, Heatmor —% 10 Dark Status
Sucker Punch Rattata, Raticate, Diglett, Dugtrio, Sentret, Furret, Poochyena, Mightyena, Mawile, Spinda, Kecleon, Absol, Glameow, Purrloin, Liepard 80 100% 5 Dark Physical
Thunder Fang Arbok, Arcanine, Jolteon, Snubbull, Granbull, Houndoom, Donphan, Exploud, Electrike, Manectric, Shinx, Luxio, Luxray, Hippowdon, Stoutland 65 95% 15 Electric Physical
Yawn Wooper, Quagsire, Dunsparce, Slakoth, Slaking, Bidoof, Bibarel, Hippopotas, Hippowdon, Pansear, Munna —% 10 Normal Status

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation IV
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
Astonish Diglett, Dugtrio, Aipom, Ambipom, Girafarig, Stantler, Whismur, Loudred, Exploud, Mawile, Wailmer, Wailord, Kecleon 30 100% 15 Ghost Physical Type Smart 3
Covet Mankey, Primeape, Teddiursa, Ursaring, Zigzagoon, Linoone, Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking, Skitty, Delcatty 40 100% 40 Normal Physical Type Cute 0
Fire Fang Arbok, Growlithe, Arcanine, Flareon, Snubbull, Granbull, Houndour, Houndoom, Donphan, Exploud, Manectric, Hippowdon 65 95% 15 Fire Physical Type Beauty 3
Ice Fang Snubbull, Granbull, Arbok, Piloswine, Mamoswine, Snorunt, Glalie, Walrein, Exploud, Floatzel, Hippowdon, Glaceon 65 95% 15 Ice Physical Type Cool 3
Leer Ekans, Arbok, Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking, Mankey, Primeape, Growlithe, Arcanine, Farfetch'd, Cyndaquil, Quilava, Typhlosion, Sneasel, Weavile, Teddiursa, Ursaring, Houndour, Houndoom, Stantler, Electrike, Manectric, Zangoose, Absol, Chimchar, Monferno, Infernape, Shinx, Luxio, Luxray 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 2
Me First Sentret, Furret, Stantler, Absol, Lucario —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 2
Poison Fang Seviper 50 100% 15 Poison Physical Type Smart 2
Sucker Punch Rattata, Raticate, Diglett, Dugtrio, Sentret, Furret, Spinda, Kecleon, Poochyena, Mightyena, Mawile, Glameow, Purugly, Absol 80 100% 5 Dark Physical Type Smart 2
Thunder Fang Arbok, Arcanine, Jolteon, Snubbull, Granbull, Houndoom, Donphan, Electrike, Manectric, Shinx, Luxio, Luxray, Exploud, Hippowdon 65 95% 15 Electric Physical Type Smart 3
Yawn Wooper, Quagsire, Dunsparce, Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking, Bidoof, Bibarel, Hippopotas, Hippowdon —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation III
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
Astonish Aipom, Girafarig, Stantler, Whismur, Loudred, Exploud, Mawile, Wailmer, Wailord, Kecleon 30 100% 15 Ghost Type Smart 2 3 ♥
Covet Zigzagoon, Linoone, Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking, Skitty, Delcatty 40 100% 40 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Leer Ekans, Arbok, Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking, Mankey, Primeape, Growlithe, Arcanine, Farfetch'd, Cyndaquil, Quilava, Typhlosion, Sneasel, Teddiursa, Ursaring, Houndour, Houndoom, Stantler, Electrike, Manectric, Zangoose, Absol 100% 30 Normal Type Cool 3 0 ♥
Poison Fang Seviper 50 100% 15 Poison Type Smart 3 0 ♥
Yawn Wooper, Quagsire, Dunsparce, Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking —% 10 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Tutoring

Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Covet USUM 60 100% 25 Normal Physical
Foul Play USUM 95 100% 15 Dark Physical
Hyper Voice USUM 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Iron Tail USUM 100 75% 15 Steel Physical
Snatch USUM —% 10 Dark Status
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Spite USUM 100% 10 Ghost Status
Super Fang USUM 90% 10 Normal Physical
Uproar USUM 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation VI
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Covet ORAS 60 100% 25 Normal Physical Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Foul Play ORAS 95 100% 15 Dark Physical Type Clever 1 0 ♥
Hyper Voice ORAS 90 100% 10 Normal Special Type Cool 2 2 ♥
Iron Tail ORAS 100 75% 15 Steel Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
Snatch ORAS —% 10 Dark Status Type Clever 1 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Spite ORAS 100% 10 Ghost Status Type Tough 2 1 ♥
Super Fang ORAS 90% 10 Normal Physical Type Tough 2 1 ♥
Uproar ORAS 90 100% 10 Normal Special Type Cute 2 1 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation V
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Covet B2W2 60 100% 40 Normal Physical
Dark Pulse B2W2 80 100% 15 Dark Special
Foul Play B2W2 95 100% 15 Dark Physical
Hyper Voice B2W2 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Iron Tail B2W2 100 75% 15 Steel Physical
Sleep Talk B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Snatch B2W2 —% 10 Dark Status
Snore B2W2 40 100% 15 Normal Special
Spite B2W2 100% 10 Ghost Status
Super Fang B2W2 90% 10 Normal Physical
Uproar B2W2 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation IV
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
Headbutt HGSS 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
Mud-Slap HGSSPt 20 100% 10 Ground Special Type Cute 3
Snore HGSSPt 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 3
Spite HGSSPt 100% 10 Ghost Status Type Tough 2
Sucker Punch HGSSPt 80 100% 5 Dark Physical Type Smart 2
Super Fang HGSS 90% 10 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
Uproar HGSSPt 50 100% 10 Normal Special Type Cute 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation III
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
Body Slam FRLGEXD 85 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 1 4 ♥
Counter FRLGE 100% 20 Fighting Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Double-Edge FRLGEXD 120 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 6 0 ♥
Endure E —% 10 Normal Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Mimic FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Mud-Slap E 20 100% 10 Ground Type Cute 2 1 ♥
Psych Up E —% 10 Normal Type Smart 2 0 ♥
Sleep Talk E —% 10 Normal Type Cute 3 0 ♥
Snore E 40 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Substitute FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Type Smart 2 0 ♥
Swagger EXD 90% 15 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 261 front E 261 front RS 261 front Poochyena Back GenIII
Poochyena Shiny GenIII Poochyena Shiny E Poochyena Shiny GenIII Poochyena Back Shiny GenIII
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 261 front DP 261 front DP 261 front Poochyena Back GenIV
Poochyena Shiny GenIV Poochyena Shiny GenIV Poochyena Shiny GenIV Poochyena Back Shiny GenIV
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Poochyena BW Poochyena BW Poochyena Back BW
Poochyena Shiny BW Poochyena Shiny BW Poochyena Back Shiny BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire GO Back
Poochyena XY Poochyena XY Poochyena Back XY
Poochyena Shiny XY Poochyena Shiny XY Poochyena Back Shiny XY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee! Back
Sword Shield Back

Trivia

Origin

Poochyena is based on a wolf or a hyena; it possesses dog-like traits as well. And its tenacious nature and sharp fangs are similar to a Tasmanian devil or the extinct thylacine.

Etymology

The name Poochyena is most likely a combination of the words "Pooch" and "Hyena".

Gallery

See also

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