Piloswine

Piloswine is an Ice/Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Swine Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 221
Type Ice Ground
Species Swine Pokémon
Height 3′07″ (1.1 m)
Weight 123.0 lbs (55.8 kg)
Abilities Oblivious
Snow Cloak
Thick Fat (hidden ability)
Local № 192 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
204 (Platinum)
196 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
259 (Black 2/White 2)
077 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 HP, 1 Attack
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 158
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 100
310 404
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 80
148 284
Sp. Atk 60
112 240
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 50
94 218
Total 450 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.

Evolution chart

(Level 33) (after Ancient Power learned)

Piloswine changes

Pokédex entries

Gold Because the long hair all over its body obscures its sight, it just keeps charging repeatedly.
Silver If it charges at an enemy, the hairs on its back stand up straight. It is very sensitive to sound.
Crystal Although its legs are short, its rugged hooves prevent it from slipping, even on icy ground.
Ruby
Sapphire
PILOSWINE is covered by a thick coat of long hair that enables it to endure the freezing cold. This POKéMON uses its tusks to dig up food that has been buried under ice.
FireRed If it charges at an enemy, the hairs on its back stand up straight. It is very sensitive to sound.
LeafGreen Because the long hair all over its body obscures its sight, it just keeps charging repeatedly.
Emerald A PILOSWINE is covered by a thick coat of long hair for enduring freezing cold. It uses its tusks to dig up food that has been buried under ice.
Diamond
Pearl
Its shaggy coat makes it unable to see. It checks surroundings with its sensitive nose instead.
Platinum Covered by a shaggy coat, it is strong against the cold. Its tusks of ice thicken when it snows.
HeartGold Because the long hair all over its body obscures its sight, it just keeps charging repeatedly.
SoulSilver If it charges at an enemy, the hairs on its back stand up straight. It is very sensitive to sound.
Black
White
Covered by a shaggy coat, it is strong against the cold. Its tusks of ice thicken when it snows.
Black 2
White 2
With its excellent sense of smell, it’s even able to find mushrooms that are buried under frozen ground.
X Although its legs are short, its rugged hooves prevent it from slipping, even on icy ground.
Y Because the long hair all over its body obscures its sight, it just keeps charging repeatedly.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Piloswine is covered by a thick coat of long hair that enables it to endure the freezing cold. This Pokémon uses its tusks to dig up food that has been buried under ice.

Moves learned by Piloswine

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Ancient PowerRock 60 100
1Fury AttackNormal 15 85
1Mud SportGround
1Odor SleuthNormal
1PeckFlying 35 100
1Powder SnowIce 40 100
5Mud SportGround
8Powder SnowIce 40 100
11Mud-SlapGround 20 100
14EndureNormal
18Mud BombGround 65 85
21Icy WindIce 55 95
24Ice FangIce 65 95
28Take DownNormal 90 85
37MistIce
41ThrashNormal 120 100
46EarthquakeGround 100 100
52BlizzardIce 110 70
58AmnesiaPsychic

Moves learnt on evolution

Piloswine learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fury AttackNormal 15 85

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
AvalancheIce 60 100
BiteDark 60 100
Body SlamNormal 85 100
CurseGhost
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
FissureGround
Freeze-DryIce 70 100
Icicle CrashIce 85 90
Icicle SpearIce 25 100
Mud ShotGround 55 95
Stealth RockRock
Take DownNormal 90 85

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Earth PowerGround 90 100
EndeavorNormal 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stealth RockRock
Stomping TantrumGround 75 100
SuperpowerFighting 120 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Piloswine. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FlailNormal 100 Level up
Ice ShardIce 40 100 Level up
TackleNormal 40 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Piloswine 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Horn AttackNormal 65 100 Generation 3 — Level up
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Ancient PowerRock 60 100
1Fury AttackNormal 15 85
1Mud SportGround
1Odor SleuthNormal
1PeckFlying 35 100
1Powder SnowIce 40 100
5Mud SportGround
8Powder SnowIce 40 100
11Mud-SlapGround 20 100
14EndureNormal
18Mud BombGround 65 85
21Icy WindIce 55 95
24Ice FangIce 65 95
28Take DownNormal 90 85
37MistIce
41ThrashNormal 120 100
46EarthquakeGround 100 100
52BlizzardIce 110 70
58AmnesiaPsychic

Moves learnt on evolution

Piloswine learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fury AttackNormal 15 85

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
AvalancheIce 60 100
BiteDark 60 100
Body SlamNormal 85 100
CurseGhost
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
FissureGround
Freeze-DryIce 70 100
Icicle CrashIce 85 90
Icicle SpearIce 25 100
Mud ShotGround 55 95
Stealth RockRock
Take DownNormal 90 85

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Sun & Moon by a previous evolution of Piloswine. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FlailNormal 100 Level up
Ice ShardIce 40 100 Level up
TackleNormal 40 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Piloswine can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Horn AttackNormal 65 100 Generation 3 — Level up
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Piloswine sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Piloswine  sprite from Silver Piloswine  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Piloswine  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Piloswine  sprite from Black & White Piloswine  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Piloswine Shiny sprite from Silver Piloswine Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Piloswine Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Piloswine Shiny sprite from Black & White Piloswine Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Piloswine

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Evolve Swinub
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Icefall Cave
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Evolve Swinub
Platinum Route 217
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Swinub
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Giant Chasm
X
Y
Frost Cavern
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Swinub

Other languages

English Piloswine
Japanese イノムー (Inomoo)
German Keifel
French Cochignon

Name origin

pilose
covered with hair
swine
of or relating to pigs