Zangoose

Zangoose is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Cat Ferret Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Ruby Memories of battling its arch-rival SEVIPER are etched into every cell of ZANGOOSE’s body. This POKéMON adroitly dodges attacks with incredible agility.
Sapphire ZANGOOSE usually stays on all fours, but when angered, it gets up on its hind legs and extends its claws. This POKéMON shares a bitter rivalry with SEVIPER that dates back over generations.
FireRed
LeafGreen
If it comes across a SEVIPER, its fur bristles and it assumes its battle pose. Its sharp claws are its best weapon.
Emerald When it battles, it stands on its hind legs and attacks with its sharply clawed forelegs. Its fur bristles if it encounters any SEVIPER.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It has feuded with SEVIPER for many generations. Its sharp claws are its biggest weapons.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Its fur would all stand on end if it smelled a SEVIPER nearby. Its sharp claws tear up its foes.
Black
White
It has feuded with Seviper for many generations. Its sharp claws are its biggest weapons.
Black 2
White 2
It’s Seviper’s archrival. To threaten those it encounters, it fans out the claws on its front paws.
X It has feuded with Seviper for many generations. Its sharp claws are its biggest weapons.
Y Its fur would all stand on end if it smelled a Seviper nearby. Its sharp claws tear up its foes.

Evolution chart

  • Zangoose does not evolve.

Name origin

san
Japanese for ‘cut down’
mongoose
a weasel-like mammal

Moves learned by Zangoose

Zangoose sprites

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

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 114
Diamond
Pearl
Route 208, 210
Platinum Route 208, 210
Black
White
Route 11, Village Bridge
Black 2
White 2
Route 7, 11, Village Bridge
X
Y
Route 8 (Muraille Coast)