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Zigzagoon (Japanese: ジグザグマ Jiguzaguma) is a Normal-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III and Dark/Normal-type Pokémon introduced in Generation VIII.

Biology

Physiology

Zigzagoon is a small quadrupedal raccoon-like Pokémon. It has a brown and tan zigzag pattern lining its shaggy fur that grows in segmented patches along its body. Its front paws are white, and its back legs are brown. Much like a raccoon, Zigzagoon has a black mask marking surrounding its beady black eyes. It has short brown ears and a round black nose. Its tail is striped, ending in a thick fuzzy bush.

Behavior

Zigzagoon are very curious creatures, always checking things out with their noses running back and forth in a zigzag pattern. They rub their bristly back hair against trees to mark their individual territories, and they play dead to fool their opponents in battle as a means to fend themselves from predators.

The Galarian form of Zigzagoon are more provocative, restless and fierce, never wanting to settle down. Having a strong adaptability, they lurk in different residences, ranging from rural to urban areas. They always prefer charging at people and other Pokemon just to provoke a fight, but this strategy is futile outside battles, since most humans tend to mistake their provocation as affection, much to their frustration.

Evolution

Zigzagoon evolves into Linoone at level 20.

Game info

Statistics

Pokédex entries

  • Ruby

    Zigzagoon restlessly wanders everywhere at all times. This Pokémon does so because it is very curious. It becomes interested in anything that it happens to see.

  • Sapphire

    The hair on Zigzagoon's back is bristly. It rubs the hard back hair against trees to leave its territorial markings. This Pokémon may play dead to fool foes in battle.

  • FireRed

    A Pokémon with abundant curiosity. It shows an interest in everything, so it always zigs and zags.

  • LeafGreen

    A Pokémon with abundant curiosity. It shows an interest in everything, so it always zigs and zags.

  • Emerald

    Rubbing its nose against the ground, it always wanders about back and forth in search of something. It is distinguished by the zigzag footprints it leaves.

  • Diamond

    It walks in zigzag fashion. It is good at finding items in the grass and even in the ground.

  • Pearl

    It walks in zigzag fashion. It is good at finding items in the grass and even in the ground.

  • Platinum

    It walks in zigzag fashion. It is good at finding items in the grass and even in the ground.

  • HeartGold

    It gets interested in everything, which is why it zigs and zags. It is good at finding items.

  • SoulSilver

    It gets interested in everything, which is why it zigs and zags. It is good at finding items.

  • Black

    It walks in zigzag fashion. It is good at finding items in the grass and even in the ground.

  • White

    It walks in zigzag fashion. It is good at finding items in the grass and even in the ground.

  • Black 2

    It walks in zigzag fashion. It is good at finding items in the grass and even in the ground.

  • White 2

    It walks in zigzag fashion. It is good at finding items in the grass and even in the ground.

  • X

    It walks in zigzag fashion. It's good at finding items in the grass and even in the ground.

  • Y

    A Pokémon with abundant curiosity. It shows an interest in everything, so it always zigzags.

  • Omega Ruby

    Zigzagoon restlessly wanders everywhere at all times. This Pokémon does so because it is very curious. It becomes interested in anything that it happens to see.

  • Alpha Sapphire

    The hair on Zigzagoon's back is bristly. It rubs the hard back hair against trees to leave its territorial markings. This Pokémon may play dead to fool foes in battle.


Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Ruby/Sapphire Routes 101, 102, 103, 104, 110, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 123, Petalburg Woods Common
Emerald Routes 101, 102, 103, 118, and 119 Uncommon
FireRed/LeafGreen Trade None
Diamond/Pearl Route 202 Swarm
Platinum Route 202 Swarm
HeartGold/SoulSilver Sprout Tower, Tin Tower, Burnt Tower (Hoenn Sound), Safari Zone Rare
Black/White Trade None


Side game locations

Locations
Game(s) Area(s)
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 12
Endless Level 25
Trozei Battle
Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Mt. Steel (1F-5F)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Foggy Forest (1F-11F)
Pokémon Ranger Lyra Forest


Stats

Base Stats
HP
38
Attack
30
Defense
41
Sp. Atk
30
Sp. Def
41
Speed
60
Total
240

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Tackle 40 100% 35 Normal Physical
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status
5 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status
7 Sand Attack 100% 15 Ground Status
11 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical
12 Baby-Doll Eyes 100% 30 Fairy Status
13 Odor Sleuth —% 40 Normal Status
17 Mud Sport —% 15 Ground Status
19 Pin Missile 25 95% 20 Bug Physical
23 Covet 60 100% 25 Normal Physical
25 Bestow —% 15 Normal Status
29 Flail 100% 15 Normal Physical
31 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical
35 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
37 Belly Drum —% 10 Normal Status
41 Fling 100% 10 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 VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1XY
1ORAS
Tackle 50 100% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
1XY
1ORAS
Growl 100% 40 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
5XY
5ORAS
Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
13XY
7ORAS
Sand-Attack 100% 15 Ground Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
9XY
11ORAS
Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
11XY
12ORAS
Baby-Doll Eyes 100% 30 Fairy Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
17XY
13ORAS
Odor Sleuth —% 40 Normal Status Type Clever 2 0 ♥
21XY
17ORAS
Mud Sport —% 15 Ground Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
25XY
19ORAS
Pin Missile 25 95% 20 Bug Physical Type Cool 1 0 ♥
29XY
23ORAS
Covet 60 100% 25 Normal Physical Type Cute 1 0 ♥
33XY
25ORAS
Bestow —% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
37XY
29ORAS
Flail 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cute 1 0 ♥
N/AXY
31ORAS
Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 6 0 ♥
41XY
35ORAS
Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
45XY
37ORAS
Belly Drum —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 6 0 ♥
49XY
41ORAS
Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Cute 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
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status
5 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status
9 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical
13 Sand-Attack 100% 15 Ground Status
17 Odor Sleuth —% 40 Normal Status
21 Mud Sport —% 15 Ground Status
25 Pin Missile 14 85% 20 Bug Physical
29 Covet 60 100% 40 Normal Physical
33 Bestow —% 15 Normal Status
37 Flail 100% 15 Normal Physical
41 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
45 Belly Drum —% 10 Normal Status
49 Fling 100% 10 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
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status Type Cute 2
5 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cute 2
9 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
13 Sand-Attack 100% 15 Ground Status Type Cute 2
17 Odor Sleuth —% 40 Normal Status Type Smart 1
21 Mud Sport —% 15 Ground Status Type Cute 2
25 Pin Missile 14 85% 20 Bug Physical Type Cool 2
29 Covet 40 100% 40 Normal Physical Type Cute 0
33 Flail 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
37 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
41 Belly Drum —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
45 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 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.

LevelingGeneration III
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Tackle 35 95% 35 Normal Type Tough 4 0 ♥
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
5 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
9 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 2 3 ♥
13 Sand-Attack 100% 15 Ground Type Cute 2 1 ♥
17 Odor Sleuth 100% 40 Normal Type Smart 3 0 ♥
21 Mud Sport —% 15 Ground Type Cute 4 0 ♥
25 Pin Missile 14 85% 20 Bug Type Cool 2 1 ♥
29 Covet 40 100% 40 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
33 Flail 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
37 Rest —% 10 Psychic Type Cute 2 0 ♥
41 Belly Drum —% 10 Normal Type Cute 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.
TM01 Work Up —% 30 Normal Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM24 Thunderbolt 90 100% 15 Electric Special
TM25 Thunder 110 70% 10 Electric Special
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal 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
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM57 Charge Beam 50 90% 10 Electric Special
TM73 Thunder Wave 90% 20 Electric Status
TM86 Grass Knot 100% 20 Grass Special
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Surf 90 100% 15 Water 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
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status Type Cute 1 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 ♥
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beautiful 1 4 ♥
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special Type Beautiful 1 3 ♥
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 ♥
TM24 Thunderbolt 90 100% 15 Electric Special Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM25 Thunder 110 70% 10 Electric Special Type Cool 1 0 ♥
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 ♥
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 ♥
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Cute 3 0 ♥
TM57 Charge Beam 50 90% 10 Electric Special Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM67 Retaliate 70 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Cool 3 0 ♥
TM73 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Status Type Cool 1 3 ♥
TM86 Grass Knot 100% 20 Grass Special Type Cute 1 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 ♥
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
HM03 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special Type Beautiful 2 2 ♥
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.
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM24 Thunderbolt 95 100% 15 Electric Special
TM25 Thunder 120 70% 10 Electric Special
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
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
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM57 Charge Beam 50 90% 10 Electric Special
TM67 Retaliate 70 100% 5 Normal Physical
TM73 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Status
TM83 Work Up —% 30 Normal Status
TM86 Grass Knot 100% 20 Grass Special
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water 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
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beauty 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
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beauty 2
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special Type Beauty 2
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
TM24 Thunderbolt 95 100% 15 Electric Special Type Cool 2
TM25 Thunder 120 70% 10 Electric Special 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
TM34 Shock Wave 60 —% 20 Electric Special Type Cool 2
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
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 1
TM57 Charge Beam 50 90% 10 Electric Special Type Beauty 2
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 2
TM73 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Status Type Cool 2
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty 2
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 3
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool 2
TM86 Grass Knot 100% 20 Grass Special Type Smart 2
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart 1
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 3
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special Type Beauty 2
HM05HGSS Whirlpool 15 70% 15 Water Special Type Beauty 0
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
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Type Beauty 2 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 ♥
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Type Beauty 2 1 ♥
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Type Beauty 4 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 ♥
TM24 Thunderbolt 95 100% 15 Electric Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM25 Thunder 120 70% 10 Electric Type Cool 2 2 ♥
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 ♥
TM34 Shock Wave 60 —% 20 Electric Type Cool 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 ♥
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Type Cool 2 1 ♥
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Type Beauty 3 0 ♥
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
Charm Eevee, Snubbull, Granbull, Teddiursa, Phanpy, Skitty, Pachirisu, Buneary, Lopunny, Glameow, Purugly, Minccino, Deerling, Sawsbuck, Cubchoo, Furfrou, Meowstic, Dedenne 100% 20 Fairy Status
Extreme SpeedUSUM Arcanine, Lucario 80 100% 5 Normal Physical
Helping Hand Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Growlithe, Eevee, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Sentret, Furret, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon, Lillipup, Herdier, Stoutland, Minccino, Cinccino, Meowstic, Sylveon —% 20 Normal Status
Mud-Slap Diglett, Diglett, Dugtrio, Dugtrio, Dunsparce, Swinub, Piloswine, Mamoswine, Drilbur, Excadrill, Sandile, Krokorok, Krookodile, Bunnelby, Diggersby, Yungoos, Gumshoos, Mudbray, Mudsdale 20 100% 10 Ground Special
Pursuit Rattata, Rattata, Raticate, Raticate, Mankey, Primeape, Tauros, Umbreon, Dunsparce, Zangoose, Absol, Buizel, Floatzel, Purrloin, Liepard, Blitzle, Zebstrika, Zorua, Zoroark, Emolga, Bouffalant, Yungoos, Gumshoos 40 100% 20 Dark Physical
Rock Climb Scraggy, Scrafty, Rockruff, Lycanroc, Lycanroc 90 85% 20 Normal Physical
Simple Beam * Psyduck, Farfetch'd, Skitty, Spoink 100% 15 Normal Status
Sleep Talk Whismur, Loudred, Exploud —% 10 Normal Status
Tickle Aipom, Ambipom, Minccino, Cinccino 100% 20 Normal Status
Trick * Sentret, Spoink, Spinda, Kecleon, Espurr 100% 10 Psychic 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
Charm Pikachu, Eevee, Snubbull, Granbull, Teddiursa, Phanpy, Skitty, Pachirisu, Buneary, Lopunny, Glameow, Purugly, Minccino, Deerling, Sawsbuck, Cubchoo, Furfrou, Meowstic, Dedenne 100% 20 Fairy Status Type Cute 2 1 ♥
Helping Hand Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Growlithe, Eevee, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon, Sylveon, Sentret, Furret, Lillipup, Herdier, Stoutland, Minccino, Cinccino, Meowstic —% 20 Normal Status Type Clever 4 0 ♥
Mud-Slap Diglett, Dugtrio, Swinub, Piloswine, Mamoswine, Drilbur, Excadrill, Sandile, Krokorok, Krookodile, Bunnelby, Diggersby 20 100% 10 Ground Special Type Cute 3 0 ♥
Pursuit Rattata, Raticate, Tauros, Umbreon, Dunsparce, Zangoose, Absol, Buizel, Floatzel, Purrloin, Liepard, Blitzle, Zebstrika, Zorua, Zoroark, Emolga, Bouffalant 40 100% 20 Dark Physical Type Clever 2 1 ♥
Rock Climb Scraggy, Scrafty 90 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 3 0 ♥
Simple Beam * Skitty 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
Sleep Talk Whismur, Loudred, Exploud —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Tickle Aipom, Ambipom, Minccino, Cinccino 100% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
Trick * Spinda 100% 10 Psychic Status Type Clever 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.
* 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
Charm Pikachu, Eevee, Snubbull, Granbull, Teddiursa, Phanpy, Skitty, Pachirisu, Buneary, Lopunny, Glameow, Purugly, Minccino, Deerling, Sawsbuck, Cubchoo 100% 20 Normal Status
Helping Hand Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Growlithe, Eevee, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon, Sentret, Furret, Lillipup, Herdier, Stoutland, Minccino, Cinccino —% 20 Normal Status
Mud-Slap Diglett, Dugtrio, Swinub, Piloswine, Mamoswine, Drilbur, Excadrill, Sandile, Krokorok, Krookodile 20 100% 10 Ground Special
Pursuit Rattata, Raticate, Tauros, Umbreon, Dunsparce, Zangoose, Absol, Buizel, Absol, Purrloin, Liepard, Blitzle, Zebstrika, Zorua, Zoroark, Emolga, Bouffalant 40 100% 20 Dark Physical
Rock Climb Scraggy, Scrafty 90 85% 20 Normal Physical
Simple Beam * Skitty 100% 15 Normal Status
Sleep Talk Whismur, Loudred, Exploud —% 10 Normal Status
Tickle Aipom, Ambipom, Minccino, Cinccino 100% 10 Normal Status
Trick * Spinda 100% 10 Psychic 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
Charm Pikachu, Snubbull, Granbull, Teddiursa, Phanpy, Skitty, Pachirisu, Buneary, Lopunny, Glameow, Purugly 100% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 2
Helping Hand Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Growlithe, Eevee, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon, Sentret, Furret —% 20 Normal Status Type Smart 1
Mud-Slap Diglett, Dugtrio, Swinub, Piloswine, Mamoswine 20 100% 10 Ground Special Type Cute 3
Pursuit Rattata, Raticate, Tauros, Umbreon, Dunsparce, Zangoose, Absol, Buizel, Floatzel 40 100% 20 Dark Physical Type Smart 1
Substitute Kecleon —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart 1
Tickle Aipom, Ambipom 100% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 2
Trick * Spinda 100% 10 Psychic Status Type Smart 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 III
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
Charm Pikachu, Snubbull, Granbull, Skitty 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 2 1 ♥
Pursuit Rattata, Raticate, Tauros, Umbreon, Dunsparce, Zangoose 40 100% 20 Dark Type Smart 2 1 ♥
Substitute Kecleon —% 10 Normal Type Smart 2 0 ♥
Tickle Aipom 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 3 0 ♥
Trick * Spinda 100% 10 Psychic Type Smart 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
Gunk Shot USUM 120 80% 5 Poison Physical
Helping Hand USUM —% 20 Normal Status
Hyper Voice USUM 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Icy Wind USUM 55 95% 15 Ice Special
Iron Tail USUM 100 75% 15 Steel Physical
Last Resort USUM 140 100% 5 Normal Physical
Seed Bomb USUM 80 100% 15 Grass Physical
Shock Wave USUM 60 —% 20 Electric Special
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Super Fang USUM 90% 10 Normal Physical
Trick USUM 100% 10 Psychic Status
Water Pulse USUM 60 100% 20 Water 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 ♥
Gunk Shot ORAS 120 80% 5 Poison Physical Type Tough 2 1 ♥
Helping Hand ORAS —% 20 Normal Status Type Clever 4 0 ♥
Hyper Voice ORAS 90 100% 10 Normal Special Type Cool 2 2 ♥
Icy Wind ORAS 55 95% 15 Ice Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Iron Tail ORAS 100 75% 15 Steel Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
Last Resort ORAS 140 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Seed Bomb ORAS 80 100% 15 Grass Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
Shock Wave ORAS 60 —% 20 Electric Special Type Cool 2 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Super Fang ORAS 90% 10 Normal Physical Type Tough 2 1 ♥
Trick ORAS 100% 10 Psychic Status Type Clever 2 1 ♥
Water Pulse ORAS 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beautiful 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.

Tutoring Generation V
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Covet B2W2 60 100% 40 Normal Physical
Gunk Shot B2W2 120 70% 5 Poison Physical
Helping Hand B2W2 —% 20 Normal Status
Hyper Voice B2W2 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Icy Wind B2W2 55 95% 15 Ice Special
Iron Tail B2W2 100 75% 15 Steel Physical
Last Resort B2W2 140 100% 5 Normal Physical
Seed Bomb B2W2 80 100% 15 Grass Physical
Sleep Talk B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Snore B2W2 40 100% 15 Normal Special
Super Fang B2W2 90% 10 Normal Physical
Trick B2W2 100% 10 Psychic 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.

Tutoring Generation IV
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
Fury Cutter HGSSPt 10 95% 20 Bug Physical Type Cool 2
Gunk Shot HGSSPt 120 70% 5 Poison Physical Type Cool 3
Helping Hand HGSSPt —% 20 Normal Status Type Smart 1
Headbutt HGSS 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
Icy Wind HGSSPt 55 95% 15 Ice Special Type Beauty 2
Last Resort HGSSPt 130 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Cute 0
Mud-Slap HGSSPt 20 100% 10 Ground Special Type Cute 3
Rollout HGSSPt 30 90% 20 Rock Physical Type Tough 2
Seed Bomb HGSSPt 80 100% 15 Grass Physical Type Smart 3
Snore HGSSPt 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 3
Super Fang HGSS 90% 10 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
Swift HGSSPt 60 —% 20 Normal Special Type Cool 2
Trick HGSSPt 100% 10 Psychic Status Type Smart 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.

Tutoring Generation III
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
Body Slam FRLGEXD 85 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 1 4 ♥
Defense Curl E —% 40 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
Double-Edge FRLGEXD 120 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 6 0 ♥
Endure E —% 10 Normal Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Fury Cutter E 10 95% 20 Bug Type Cool 3 0 ♥
Icy Wind EXD 55 95% 15 Ice Type Beauty 1 3 ♥
Mimic FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Mud-Slap E 20 100% 10 Ground Type Cute 2 1 ♥
Rollout E 30 90% 20 Rock Type Tough 3 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 ♥
Swift E 60 —% 20 Normal Type Cool 2 0 ♥
Thunder Wave FRLGEXD 100% 20 Electric Type Cool 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.

Sprites

Version
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 263 front E 263 front RS 263 front Zigzagoon Back GenIII
Zigzagoon Shiny GenIII Zigzagoon Shiny E Zigzagoon Shiny GenIII Zigzagoon Back Shiny GenIII
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 263 front DP 263 front DP 263 front Zigzagoon Back GenIV
Zigzagoon Shiny GenIV Zigzagoon Shiny GenIV Zigzagoon Shiny GenIV Zigzagoon Back Shiny GenIV
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Zigzagoon BW Zigzagoon BW Zigzagoon Back BW
Zigzagoon Shiny BW Zigzagoon Shiny BW Zigzagoon Back Shiny BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire GO Back
Zigzagoon XY Zigzagoon XY Zigzagoon Back XY
Zigzagoon Shiny XY Zigzagoon Shiny XY Zigzagoon Back Shiny XY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee! Back
Sword Shield Back

Appearances

Anime

Trivia

  • On the report of the discovery in Galar, the Galarian Zigzagoon is the oldest branch of all Zigzagoon. In other quarters, the previously discovered normal form Zigzagoon are all branched non-native species of their regions.
    • The other regions' Zigzagoon (for example, Hoenn and Kalos) might be Glaraian forms which had arrived in these said regions and then adapted into the less hostile environment, hence losing the Dark-type.

Origin

Zigzagoon's name and category suggest it is based on a raccoon. It also resembles the Japanese raccoon dog. The Galarian form's coloration has taken inspiration from the band Kiss as well as European badgers.

Etymology

Zigzagoon's name is a portmanteau of the words "zigzag", referring to both the pattern on its fur and its habit of walking in zigzags, and "raccoon".

Jiguzaguma is a combination of a corruption of zigzag, and suffix Guma (kuma) used for animals that resemble bears. Also, anaguma (badger) and araiguma (raccoon).

Whilst some languages maintain the same word as the English, French is slightly different; Zigzaton. raton means raccoon. The German word, Zigzachs is not only a corruption of 'zigzag', but also includes 'dachs', badger. Korea's Jigujaeguri is from Zigzag and neoguri, again a word for raccoon. The Chinese name, Shéwénxióng, literally means 'a snake patterned bear', based of its appearance and its zigzag pattern somewhat like a snake.

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See also

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