Foongus

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

Pokédex data

National № 590
Type Grass Poison
Species Mushroom Pokémon
Height 0.2 m (0′08″)
Weight 1.0 kg (2.2 lbs)
Abilities 1. Effect Spore
Regenerator (hidden ability)
Local № 096 (Black/White)
161 (Black 2/White 2)
053 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
205 (Scarlet/Violet)
077 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 1 HP
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 59
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 69
248 342
Attack 55
103 229
Defense 45
85 207
Sp. Atk 55
103 229
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 15
31 141
Total 294 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 Foongus.

Evolution chart

(Level 39)

Foongus changes

Pokédex entries

Black It lures people in with its Poké Ball pattern, then releases poison spores. Why it resembles a Poké Ball is unknown.
White For some reason, this Pokémon resembles a Poké Ball. They release poison spores to repel those who try to catch them.
Black 2
White 2
It lures Pokémon with its pattern that looks just like a Poké Ball then releases poison spores.
X
Omega Ruby
It lures people in with its Poké Ball pattern, then releases poison spores. Why it resembles a Poké Ball is unknown.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It lures Pokémon with its pattern that looks just like a Poké Ball, then releases poison spores.
Sword No one knows what the Poké Ball–like pattern on Foongus means or why Foongus has it.
Shield The spores released from this Pokémon’s hands are highly poisonous, but when thoroughly dried, the spores can be used as stomach medicine.
Scarlet There is a theory that the developer of the modern-day Poké Ball really liked Foongus, but this has not been confirmed.
Violet This Pokémon prefers damp places. It spurts out poison spores to repel approaching enemies.

Moves learned by Foongus

Moves learnt by level up

Foongus learns the following moves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
4GrowthNormalStatus
8Stun SporeGrassStatus 75
12Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100
16SynthesisGrassStatus
20Clear SmogPoisonSpecial 50
24Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100
28Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
32IngrainGrassStatus
36ToxicPoisonStatus 90
40Rage PowderBugStatus
44Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100
48SporeGrassStatus 100

Egg moves

Foongus learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Foongus gen 9 learnset page.

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

Moves learnt by TM

Foongus is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
4GrowthNormalStatus
8Stun SporeGrassStatus 75
12Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100
16SynthesisGrassStatus
20Clear SmogPoisonSpecial 50
24Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100
28Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
32IngrainGrassStatus
36ToxicPoisonStatus 90
40Rage PowderBugStatus
44Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100
48SporeGrassStatus 100

Egg moves

Foongus learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Foongus gen 8 learnset page.

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
11Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100
21RestPsychicStatus
24SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
25ProtectNormalStatus
28Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
31AttractNormalStatus 100
33Rain DanceWaterStatus
34Sunny DayFireStatus
39FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
57PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
74VenoshockPoisonSpecial 65 100
76RoundNormalSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TR

Foongus 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

Foongus sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Foongus  sprite from Black & White Foongus  sprite from X & Y Foongus  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Foongus Shiny sprite from Black & White Foongus Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Foongus

Black
White
Route 6, 7, 10
Black 2
White 2
Route 6, 7
X
Y
Route 15, 16, 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
Forest of Focus
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Legends: Arceus
Not available in this game
Scarlet
Violet
North Province (Area One), North Province (Area Two), East Province (Area One), East Province (Area Two), South Province (Area One), South Province (Area Two), South Province (Area Four), West Province (Area Three), Casseroya Lake, Tagtree Thicket

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Foongus
Japanese タマゲタケ (Tamagetake)
German Tarnpignon
French Trompignon

Name origin

fungus
cell-based plants