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Zangoose is a Normal-type region-exclusive Pokémon from Hoenn region. It does not evolve into nor from any other Pokémon.

Pokédex description

Zangoose - Cat Ferret Pokémon
Memories of battling its archrival Seviper are etched into every cell of Zangoose's body. This Pokémon adroitly dodges attacks with incredible agility.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Bug 3 (8)
Icon Ghost 9 (13)

Charged attacks

Icon Fighting
100 (43)
Icon Ground
100 (21)
Icon Dark
50 (23)

Evolution family

Zangoose is the part of a one-member family.

169. Zangoose
#335 Zangoose



  • Zangoose was released with the main release of Hoenn-region Pokémon on December 8th, 2017.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Zangoose is 2,072, however it can reach 2,245, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between September 26th and October 1st, 2019, Zangoose's spawn rate was significantly higher during the World Tourism Day.
  • Since September 26th, 2019, Zangoose can be hatched from native 5-km Eggs with a 1,381 of maximal CP.
  • In the Western Hemisphere, Zangoose was available in field research: "Trade Pokémon caught 10,000 KM apart." during World Tourism Day with a maximum capture CP of 1,036.
  • Shiny form of Zangoose was released with the beginning of the World Tourism Day on September 26th, 2019.
  • Zangoose is currently a region-exclusive Pokémon of the Eastern Hemisphere (including Europe, Asia and Australia).
    • Zangoose was originally region-exclusive Pokémon of the Western Hemisphere (including the Americas and Africa).
    • Zangoose and Seviper swapped regions on January 5th, 2018.[1]
    • Zangoose and Seviper share status of region-exlusive Pokémon as they are well known for their ongoing feud against each other from other games and media of Pokémon franchise.


  1. Seviper/Zangoose Rotation or Lost Regional Status. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2018-01-25.

External links

  • Zangoose page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Zangoose article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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