Zigzagoon

Zigzagoon is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the TinyRaccoon Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 263
Type Normal
Species TinyRaccoon Pokémon
Height 0.4 m (1′04″)
Weight 17.5 kg (38.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pickup
2. Gluttony
Quick Feet (hidden ability)
Local № 012 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
012 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
012 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
031 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 56
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 38
186 280
Attack 30
58 174
Defense 41
78 199
Sp. Atk 30
58 174
Sp. Def 41
78 199
Speed 60
112 240
Total 240 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 Zigzagoon.

Pokédex data

National № 263
Type Dark Normal
Species Tiny Raccoon Pokémon
Height 0.4 m (1′04″)
Weight 17.5 kg (38.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pickup
2. Gluttony
Quick Feet (hidden ability)
Local № 012 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
012 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
012 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
031 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate
Base Friendship
Base Exp.
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 38
186 280
Attack 30
58 174
Defense 41
78 199
Sp. Atk 30
58 174
Sp. Def 41
78 199
Speed 60
112 240
Total 240 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 Zigzagoon.

Evolution chart

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

Zigzagoon changes

Pokédex entries

Zigzagoon

Ruby ZIGZAGOON restlessly wanders everywhere at all times. This POKéMON does so because it is very curious. It becomes interested in anything that it happens to see.
Sapphire The hair on ZIGZAGOON’s back is bristly. It rubs the hard back hair against trees to leave its territorial markings. This POKéMON may play dead to fool foes in battle.
FireRed
LeafGreen
A POKéMON with abundant curiosity. It shows an interest in everything, so it always zigs and zags.
Emerald Rubbing its nose against the ground, it always wanders about back and forth in search of something. It is distinguished by the zigzag footprints it leaves.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It walks in zigzag fashion. It is good at finding items in the grass and even in the ground.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It gets interested in everything, which is why it zigs and zags. It is good at finding items.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It walks in zigzag fashion. It is good at finding items in the grass and even in the ground.
X It walks in zigzag fashion. It’s good at finding items in the grass and even in the ground.
Y A Pokémon with abundant curiosity. It shows an interest in everything, so it always zigzags.
Omega Ruby Zigzagoon restlessly wanders everywhere at all times. This Pokémon does so because it is very curious. It becomes interested in anything that it happens to see.
Alpha Sapphire The hair on Zigzagoon’s back is bristly. It rubs the hard back hair against trees to leave its territorial markings. This Pokémon may play dead to fool foes in battle.
Sword It marks its territory by rubbing its bristly fur on trees. This variety of Zigzagoon is friendlier and calmer than the kind native to Galar.
Shield Zigzagoon that adapted to regions outside Galar acquired this appearance. If you’ve lost something, this Pokémon can likely find it.

Galarian Zigzagoon

Sword Its restlessness has it constantly running around. If it sees another Pokémon, it will purposely run into them in order to start a fight.
Shield Thought to be the oldest form of Zigzagoon, it moves in zigzags and wreaks havoc upon its surroundings.

Moves learned by Zigzagoon

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
3Sand AttackGround 100
6Tail WhipNormal 100
9CovetNormal 60 100
12HeadbuttNormal 70 100
15Baby-Doll EyesFairy 100
18Pin MissileBug 25 95
21RestPsychic
24Take DownNormal 90 85
27FlingDark 100
30FlailNormal 100
33Belly DrumNormal
36Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
3Sand AttackGround 100
6LickGhost 30 100
9SnarlDark 55 95
12HeadbuttNormal 70 100
15Baby-Doll EyesFairy 100
18Pin MissileBug 25 95
21RestPsychic
24Take DownNormal 90 85
27Scary FaceNormal 100
30CounterFighting 100
33TauntDark 100
36Double-EdgeNormal 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Extreme SpeedNormal 80 100
Simple BeamNormal 100
TickleNormal 100
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Knock OffDark 65 100
Parting ShotDark 100
Quick GuardFighting

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
5Tail WhipNormal 100
7Sand AttackGround 100
11HeadbuttNormal 70 100
12Baby-Doll EyesFairy 100
13Odor SleuthNormal
17Mud SportGround
19Pin MissileBug 25 95
23CovetNormal 60 100
25BestowNormal
29FlailNormal 100
31Take DownNormal 90 85
35RestPsychic
37Belly DrumNormal
41FlingDark 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CharmFairy 100
Extreme SpeedNormal 80 100
Helping HandNormal
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
Simple BeamNormal 100
Sleep TalkNormal
TickleNormal 100
TrickPsychic 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormal 60 100
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Helping HandNormal
Hyper VoiceNormal 90 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Last ResortNormal 140 100
Seed BombGrass 80 100
Shock WaveElectric 60
SnoreNormal 50 100
Super FangNormal 90
TrickPsychic 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Zigzagoon 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
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Zigzagoon sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Zigzagoon  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Zigzagoon  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Zigzagoon  sprite from Black & White Zigzagoon  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Zigzagoon Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Zigzagoon Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Zigzagoon Shiny sprite from Black & White Zigzagoon Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Zigzagoon

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 101, 102, 103, 104, 110, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 123, Petalburg Woods
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 101, 102, 103, 118, 119
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 202
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Bell Tower, Burned Tower, Sprout Tower
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 2
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 101, 102, 103, 104, 110, 116, 117, Petalburg Woods
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Trade/migrate from another game
Sword
Shield
Route 2, 3, Bridge Field, Giant's Cap, Stony Wilderness

Other languages

English Zigzagoon
Japanese ジグザグマ (Jiguzaguma)
German Zigzachs
French Zigzaton

Name origin

zigzag
line that sharply weaves back and forth
raccoon
a small nocturnal carnivore