Swinub

Swinub is an Ice/Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Pig Pokémon.

Pokédex descriptions

Gold
LeafGreen
HeartGold
It rubs its snout on the ground to find and dig up food. It sometimes discovers hot springs.
Silver If it smells something enticing, it dashes headlong off to find the source of the aroma.
Crystal It uses the tip of its nose to dig for food. Its nose is so tough that even frozen ground poses no problem.
Ruby
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.
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.
FireRed
SoulSilver
If it smells something enticing, it dashes off headlong to find the source of the aroma.
Diamond
Pearl
It loves eating mushrooms that grow under dead grass. It also finds hot springs while foraging.
Platinum
Black
White
It has a very sensitive nose. It can locate mushrooms, berries, and even hot springs buried under ice.
Black 2
White 2
Rooting the tip of its snout into the ground, it searches for food. Sometimes it even digs up a hot spring.

Evolution chart

Swinub
#220
Swinub
Ice · Ground

(Level 33)
Piloswine
#221
Piloswine
Ice · Ground

(after AncientPower
learned)
Mamoswine
#473
Mamoswine
Ice · Ground

Name origin

swine
of or relating to pigs
nub
lump/knob (referring to its nose)

Moves learned by Swinub

Swinub sprites

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

Gold
Silver
Ice Path
FireRed
LeafGreen
Icefall Cave
Diamond
Pearl
Route 217
Platinum Route 217, Acuity Lakefront
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Ice Path

Answers to Swinub questions