Obstagoon

Obstagoon is a Dark/Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 8. It is known as the Blocking Pokémon.

Obstagoon is an evolution of Linoone found in the Galar region.

The Linoone of the Galar region live in harsh conditions compared to those found in other regions, with fierce competition against others of their species. Their survival instincts have been honed as a result, leading to their evolution into Obstagoon.

Pokédex data

National № 862
Type Dark Normal
Species Blocking Pokémon
Height 1.6 m (5′03″)
Weight 46.0 kg (101.4 lbs)
Abilities 1. Reckless
2. Guts
Defiant (hidden ability)
Local № 033 (Sword/Shield)
073 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 3 Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 260
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 93
296 390
Attack 90
166 306
Defense 101
186 331
Sp. Atk 60
112 240
Sp. Def 81
150 287
Speed 95
175 317
Total 520 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 Obstagoon.

Evolution chart

(Level 20)
#263
Zigzagoon
Galarian Zigzagoon
Dark · Normal
(Level 20)
#264
Linoone
Galarian Linoone
Dark · Normal
(Level 35, Nighttime)

Pokédex entries

Sword Its voice is staggering in volume. Obstagoon has a tendency to take on a threatening posture and shout—this move is known as Obstruct.
Shield It evolved after experiencing numerous fights. While crossing its arms, it lets out a shout that would make any opponent flinch.

Moves learned by Obstagoon

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Baby-Doll EyesFairyStatus 100
1Cross ChopFightingPhysical 100 80
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1LickGhostPhysical 30 100
1Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
1ObstructDarkStatus 100
1Pin MissileBugPhysical 25 95
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1SubmissionFightingPhysical 80 80
1SwitcherooDarkStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
9SnarlDarkSpecial 55 95
12HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
15Hone ClawsDarkStatus
18Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
23RestPsychicStatus
28Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
35Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
42CounterFightingPhysical 100
49TauntDarkStatus 100
56Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Obstagoon learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sword & Shield (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
ObstructDarkStatus 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Parting ShotDarkStatus 100
Quick GuardFightingStatus

Move Tutor moves

Obstagoon can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Lash OutDarkPhysical 75 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Obstagoon sprites

Type Generation 8
Normal Obstagoon  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny

Where to find Obstagoon

Sword
Shield
Lake of Outrage
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Obstagoon
Japanese タチフサグマ (Tachifusaguma)
German Barrikadax
French Ixon

Name origin

obstacle
something that blocks or hinders progress
raccoon
a small nocturnal carnivore