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Zangoose Stats

Zangoose highest IV stat is Attack (115) and the lowest being Def (60).

Rank Value Stat
F
73
HP
S
115
Atk
E
60
Def
D
60
Sp.Atk
E
60
Sp.Def
D
90
Speed
C
458
Total

Zangoose Guide

Zangoose has a 2 Attack EV Yield, which means the best nature to have with Zangoose is a Lonely nature due to the highest IV stat being Attack.

Zangoose Detail
Wild Held ItemNone
Wild Material Drops
Best Nature
Lonely
+10% Attack
-10% Defense
Weak To
2x
Resistance To
0
Catch Rate90 (11.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
EV Yield2 Attack

How To Evolve Zangoose in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

We are currently working on our Zangoose Evolutions Guide. Meanwhile, you can view all Pokemon evolutions by visiting our Evolution Chart guide.

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Where To Find Zangoose Locations in Pokemon SV

Zangoose Locations

Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Tera Raid Spawn
Zangoose
Lv. 35
Tera Raid Spawn
Zangoose
Lv. 45

Zangoose Raid Rewards in Pokemon SV

Pokemon SV Zangoose has 2 Tera Raids. There are multiple Zangoose Tera Raids, first being a Lv.35 3-Star Raid and the second is a Lv.45 4-Star Raid.

Raid Rewards Raid Moves
Lv. 35
14%
5.81%
12.35%
9.86%
10.94%
21.05%
55.56%
Crush Claw
Leer
Night Slash
Quick Attack
Lv. 45
15%
4.71%
12.35%
9.86%
10.94%
17.54%
31.91%
15.63%
Crush Claw
Night Slash
Quick Attack
Power Trip
Other Moves
Swords Dance

Pokemon SV Zangoose Weakness

Zangoose is a Normal Type pokemon. This will cause Zangoose to take More Damage from Fighting type moves, and Less Damage from Ghost type moves.

Zangoose Type Weakness Chart
Damage Taken Types
+400%
Damage From
+200%
Damage From
Fighting
2x
-50%
Less Damage From
-75%
Less Damage From
Immune
to Damage From
Ghost
0

What pokemon is Zangoose Weak Against?
Increased Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
A
+200%
B
+200%
B
+200%

What pokemon is Zangoose Resistant Against?
Reduced Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
Immune
S
Immune
A
Immune
A
Immune
B
Immune
B
Immune
B
Immune
C
Immune
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Best Moves for Zangoose in Scarlet and Violet

Zangoose Best Moves to use when choosing a Moveset, includes leveling moves such as Slash and TM Moves like Blizzard, and Body Slam.

Unlock Move Description
Giga Impact
Normal
Tier:
S Tier
Power:
150
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user can't move on the next turn.
Hyper Beam
Normal
Tier:
S Tier
Power:
150
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with a powerful beam. The user can't move on the next turn.
Blizzard
Ice
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
110
Acc:
70
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
A howling blizzard is summoned to strike opposing Pokemon. This may also leave the opposing Pokemon frozen.
Body Slam
Normal
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
85
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks by dropping onto the target with its full body weight. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Close Combat
Fighting
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user fights the target up close, inflicting damage without guarding itself. This also lowers the user's Defense and Sp. Def stats.

List of Zangoose Moves in

Zangoose can learn 16 Moves from Leveling Up and 54 TM Moves. Moves like Swords Dance which, Zangoose will learn by reaching level 47. You can also learn TM tutor moves such as Blizzard, Body Slam and Close Combat.

Zangoose Level Up Moves

List of the 16 Moves Zangoose can learn from leveling up.

Lv Move Description
Lv.1
Leer
Normal
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
30
Status
Effect:
The user gives opposing Pokemon an intimidating leer that lowers their Defense stats.
Lv.1
Scratch
Normal
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
35
Physical
Effect:
Hard, pointed, sharp claws rake the target to inflict damage.
Lv.5
Quick Attack
Normal
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
30
Physical
Effect:
The user lunges at the target to inflict damage, moving at blinding speed. This move always goes first.
Lv.8
Fury Cutter
Bug
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
95
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks by slashing the target with scythes, claws, or the like. This attack becomes more powerful if it hits in succession.
Lv.12
Metal Claw
Steel
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
50
Acc:
95
PP:
35
Physical
Effect:
The target is raked with steel claws. This may also boost the user's Attack stat.
Lv.15
Hone Claws
Dark
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
15
Status
Effect:
The user sharpens its claws to boost its Attack stat and accuracy.
Lv.19
Slash
Normal
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
70
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
The target is attacked with a slash of claws, scythes, or the like. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
Lv.22
Power Trip
Dark
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
20
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Physical
Effect:
The user boasts its strength and attacks the target. The more the user's stats are boosted, the greater the move's power.
Lv.26
Crush Claw
Normal
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
75
Acc:
95
PP:
10
Physical
Effect:
The user slashes the target with hard and sharp claws. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.
Lv.29
False Swipe
Normal
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
40
Physical
Effect:
A restrained attack that prevents the target from fainting. The target is left with at least 1 HP.
Lv.33
Switcheroo
Dark
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
The user trades held items with the target faster than the eye can follow.
Lv.36
Detect
Fighting
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
5
Status
Effect:
This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Lv.40
X-Scissor
Bug
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes, claws, or the like as if they were a pair of scissors.
Lv.43
Taunt
Dark
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.
Lv.47
Swords Dance
Normal
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
A frenetic dance to uplift the fighting spirit. This sharply boosts the user's Attack stat.
Lv.50
Close Combat
Fighting
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user fights the target up close, inflicting damage without guarding itself. This also lowers the user's Defense and Sp. Def stats.