Nosepass

Nosepass is a Rock type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Compass Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Ruby NOSEPASS’s magnetic nose is always pointed to the north. If two of these POKéMON meet, they cannot turn their faces to each other when they are close because their magnetic noses repel one another.
Sapphire NOSEPASS had been said to be completely unmoving, with its magnetic nose pointed due north. However, close observation has revealed that the POKéMON actually moves by a little over 3/8 of an inch every year.
FireRed
LeafGreen
Its magnetic nose consistently faces north. Travelers check NOSEPASS to get their bearings.
Emerald Its body emits a powerful magnetism. It feeds on prey that is pulled in by the force. Its magnetism is stronger in cold seasons.
Diamond
Pearl
Its nose is a magnet. As a result, this Pokémon always keeps its face pointing north.
Platinum When endangered, it may protect itself by raising its magnetism and drawing iron objects to its body.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
If two of these meet, they cannot get too close because their noses repel each other.
Black
White
When endangered, it may protect itself by raising its magnetism and drawing iron objects to its body.
Black 2
White 2
Its magnetic nose always faces north and draws iron objects to its body to protect itself better.
X Its magnetic nose always faces north and draws iron objects to its body to protect itself better.
Y Its magnetic nose consistently faces north. Travelers check Nosepass to get their bearings.
Omega Ruby Nosepass’s magnetic nose is always pointed to the north. If two of these Pokémon meet, they cannot turn their faces to each other when they are close because their magnetic noses repel one another.
Alpha Sapphire Nosepass had been said to be completely unmoving, with its magnetic nose pointed due north. However, close observation has revealed that the Pokémon actually moves by a little over 3/8 of an inch every year.
Sun The magnet in Nosepass’s nose provides an unerring compass, making it an excellent partner for Trainers going on a journey.
Moon It uses powerful magnetism to drag its prey toward it. It’s also been known to pull in metal, which it collects and uses to protect itself.

Evolution chart

Nosepass
#299
Nosepass
Rock

(in a Magnetic Field area)
Probopass
#476
Probopass
Rock · Steel

Name origin

nose
facial feature
compass
instrument that determines direction

Moves learned by Nosepass

Nosepass sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Nosepass  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Nosepass  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Nosepass  sprite from Black & White Nosepass  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Nosepass Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Nosepass Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Nosepass Shiny sprite from Black & White Nosepass Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Nosepass

Ruby
Sapphire
Granite Cave
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Granite Cave
Diamond
Pearl
Route 206
Platinum Mt. Coronet
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Trade/migrate from another game
Black 2
White 2
Chargestone Cave, Clay Tunnel, Underground Ruins
X
Y
Route 10
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Granite Cave
Sun
Moon
Akala Outskirts