Amoonguss

Amoonguss is a Grass/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Mushroom Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 591
Type Grass Poison
Species Mushroom Pokémon
Height 0.6 m (2′00″)
Weight 10.5 kg (23.1 lbs)
Abilities 1. Effect Spore
Regenerator (hidden ability)
Local № 097 (Black/White)
162 (Black 2/White 2)
054 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
078 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 2 HP
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 162
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Grass
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 114
338 432
Attack 85
157 295
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 85
157 295
Sp. Def 80
148 284
Speed 30
58 174
Total 464 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Amoonguss.

Evolution chart

(Level 39)

Amoonguss changes

Pokédex entries

Black It lures prey close by dancing and waving its arm caps, which resemble Poké Balls, in a swaying motion.
White They show off their Poké Ball caps to lure prey, but very few Pokémon are fooled by this.
Black 2
White 2
It moves the caps on both arms and does a dance to lure prey. It prefers damp places.
X
Omega Ruby
They show off their Poké Ball caps to lure prey, but very few Pokémon are fooled by this.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It lures prey close by dancing and waving its arm caps, which resemble Poké Balls, in a swaying motion.
Sword This Pokémon puffs poisonous spores at its foes. If the spores aren’t washed off quickly, they’ll grow into mushrooms wherever they land.
Shield Amoonguss generally doesn’t move much. It tends to stand still near Poké Balls that have been dropped on the ground.

Moves learned by Amoonguss

Moves learnt by level up

Amoonguss learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1GrowthNormalStatus
1Stun SporeGrassStatus 75
12Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100
16SynthesisGrassStatus
20Clear SmogPoisonSpecial 50
24Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100
28Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
32IngrainGrassStatus
36ToxicPoisonStatus 90
42Rage PowderBugStatus
48Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100
54SporeGrassStatus 100

Egg moves

Amoonguss learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Amoonguss egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Defense CurlNormalStatus
Poison PowderPoisonStatus 75
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

Amoonguss is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Amoonguss is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

TR
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
20SubstituteNormalStatus
22Sludge BombPoisonSpecial 90 100
26EndureNormalStatus
27Sleep TalkNormalStatus
59Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
65Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
77Grass KnotGrassSpecial 100
81Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
96Pollen PuffBugSpecial 90 100

Moves learnt by level up

Amoonguss learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1BideNormalPhysical
1GrowthNormalStatus
6GrowthNormalStatus
8AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
12BideNormalPhysical
15Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100
18IngrainGrassStatus
20Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
24Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100
28Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
32ToxicPoisonStatus 90
35SynthesisGrassStatus
43Clear SmogPoisonSpecial 50
49Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100
54Rage PowderBugStatus
62SporeGrassStatus 100

Egg moves

Amoonguss learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Amoonguss egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
Defense CurlNormalStatus
EndureNormalStatus
Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
GrowthNormalStatus
Poison PowderPoisonStatus 75
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
Stun SporeGrassStatus 75

Move Tutor moves

Amoonguss can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormalStatus
Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical 75 100
SynthesisGrassStatus
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

Amoonguss is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

Transfer-only moves

Amoonguss can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Amoonguss sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Amoonguss  sprite from Black & White Amoonguss  sprite from X & Y Amoonguss  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Amoonguss Shiny sprite from Black & White Amoonguss Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Amoonguss

Black
White
Route 10, 11
Black 2
White 2
Route 11, 22, 23
X
Y
Route 20, Pokémon Village
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Evolve Foongus

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Amoonguss
Japanese モロバレル (Morobareru)
German Hutsassa
French Gaulet

Name origin

among us
from the phrase ‘a fungus among us’