Poochyena

Poochyena is a Dark type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Bite Pokémon.

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
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
Pearl
Platinum
A Pokémon with a persistent nature, it chases its chosen prey until the prey becomes exhausted.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It chases its prey until the victim becomes exhausted. However, it turns tail if the prey strikes back.
Black
White
Black 2
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.

Evolution chart

Poochyena
#261
Poochyena
Dark

(Level 18)
Mightyena
#262
Mightyena
Dark

Name origin

pooch
slang for ‘dog’
hyena
dog-like African mammal

Moves learned by Poochyena

Poochyena sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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Where to find Poochyena

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 101, 102, 103
Emerald Route 101, 102, 103, 104, 110, 116, 117, 120, 121, 123, Petalburg Woods
Platinum Route 214
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 1
Black
White
Route 9
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 101, 102, 103

Answers to Poochyena questions