Swinub • Generation VIII Pokédex

Swinub
Pokédex Page for Swinub

This is the Marriland Pokédex page for Swinub, showing its information and moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield as well as Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

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Swinub

Swinub
Sprite of Swinub in Pokémon HOME

Swinub's Type

ICE
GROUND

Swinub's Pokédex #s

National #
220
Galar #
75
Armor #
--
Crown #
7

Swinub's Base Stats

HP:
50
Attack:
50
Defense:
40
Sp. Atk:
30
Sp. Def:
30
Speed:
50
Total:
250

Misc. Info

Height:
1'4" (0.4m)
Weight:
14.3 lbs. (6.5 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Field
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,250,000
EV Yield:
1 Attack
Base EXP:
50
Catch Rate:
225
Base Happiness:
70

Swinub's Abilities

Here are what abilities Swinub can possibly have, along with their effects.
Oblivious
Swinub cannot become infatuated and is not affected by Captivate or Taunt.
Snow Cloak
Raises Swinub's base evasion by 25% while the weather is hail.
Thick Fat
Reduces the damage Swinub takes from Fire- and Ice-type moves by 50%.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Swinub's weakness and resistance is to various types.
FIRE
WATER
GRASS
FIGHTING
STEEL
½
POISON
immune
ELECTRIC

Swinub's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Swinub evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Swinub
Swinub
starting form
Piloswine
Piloswine
at level 33
Mamoswine
Mamoswine
level up w/ Ancient Power known

Swinub's Moves in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

Below is a list of all of the moves that Swinub can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM or TR number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Swinub learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
1
Tackle
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
1
Mud-Slap
100% chance of lowering the target's Accuracy by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
20 100% 10 One Target
5
Powder Snow
Has a 10% chance to freeze all nearby enemies.
ICE
SPECIAL
40 100% 25 Nearby Enemies
10
Flail
Does more damage when Swinub's HP is low.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
15
Ice Shard
Has higher priority.
ICE
PHYSICAL
40 100% 30 One Target
20
Mist
Prevents stats from being lowered for 5 turns.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 30 User's Field
25
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
30
Icy Wind
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Speed by one stage.
ICE
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies
35
Amnesia
Raises Swinub's Special Defense by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
40
Take Down
Swinub takes 25% of Take Down's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
90 85% 20 One Target
45
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
50
Blizzard
Has a 10% chance to freeze all nearby enemies. 100% accuracy while it is hailing.
ICE
SPECIAL
110 70% 5 Nearby Enemies

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Swinub can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught an unlimited number of times once the TM is obtained.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM15
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM17
Light Screen
Reduces damage from Special-based moves for 5 turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User's Field
TM18
Reflect
Reduces damage from Physical-based moves for 5 turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User's Field
TM21
Rest
Swinub restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM22
Rock Slide
Has a 30% chance of causing all nearby enemies to flinch.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
75 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
TM24
Snore
Can only be used while asleep. 30% chance of making the target flinch.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 15 One Target
TM25
Protect
Protects Swinub from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM26
Scary Face
Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
TM27
Icy Wind
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Speed by one stage.
ICE
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM32
Sandstorm
Changes the weather to a sandstorm for 5 turns.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM33
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM35
Hail
Changes the weather to hail for 5 turns.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Swinub is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM48
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 15 One Target
TM49
Sand Tomb
Traps the target for 4–5 turns, preventing them from switching or fleeing and also doing 1/8 max HP after every turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
35 85% 15 One Target
TM51
Icicle Spear
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
ICE
PHYSICAL
25 100% 30 One Target
TM53
Mud Shot
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 One Target
TM64
Avalanche
Attacks last; if damaged this turn, hits for double damage.
ICE
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM76
Round
Deals double damage if Round has already been used and causes any other Pokémon using Round to use it immediately afterward.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 100% 15 One Target
TM81
Bulldoze
100% chance of lowering all nearby Pokémon's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Swinub can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area and other locations.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR01
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
TR05
Ice Beam
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
ICE
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR06
Blizzard
Has a 10% chance to freeze all nearby enemies. 100% accuracy while it is hailing.
ICE
SPECIAL
110 70% 5 Nearby Enemies
TR10
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
TR17
Amnesia
Raises Swinub's Special Defense by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Swinub's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR26
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR27
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Swinub's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR39
Superpower
Lowers Swinub's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
TR67
Earth Power
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR76
Stealth Rock
Sets floating rocks on the enemy's field. Does 1/8 max HP to enemies that switch in. Weakness/resistance to Rock affects this damage.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 20 Enemy Field

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Swinub can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Swinub.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Bite
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
EGG
Ancient Power
Has a 10% chance of raising Swinub's Attack, Defense, Sp. Atk, Sp. Def, and Speed by one stage.
ROCK
SPECIAL
60 100% 5 One Target
EGG
Double-Edge
Swinub takes 33% of Double-Edge's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Fissure
Knocks out the target. Fails against higher-level Pokémon.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
varies 30% 5 One Target
EGG
Curse
Raises Swinub's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 10 Counter
EGG
Icicle Crash
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
ICE
PHYSICAL
85 90% 10 One Target
EGG
Freeze-Dry
Is considered super-effective against Water-type targets.
ICE
SPECIAL
70 100% 20 One Target

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Swinub learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
1
Tackle
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
1
Mud-Slap
100% chance of lowering the target's Accuracy by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
20 100% 10 One Target
5
Powder Snow
Has a 10% chance to freeze all nearby enemies.
ICE
SPECIAL
40 100% 25 Nearby Enemies
10
Flail
Does more damage when Swinub's HP is low.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
15
Ice Shard
Has higher priority.
ICE
PHYSICAL
40 100% 30 One Target
20
Mist
Prevents stats from being lowered for 5 turns.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 30 User's Field
25
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
30
Icy Wind
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Speed by one stage.
ICE
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies
35
Amnesia
Raises Swinub's Special Defense by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
40
Take Down
Swinub takes 25% of Take Down's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
90 85% 20 One Target
45
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
50
Blizzard
Has a 10% chance to freeze all nearby enemies. 100% accuracy while it is hailing.
ICE
SPECIAL
110 70% 5 Nearby Enemies

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Swinub can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught once per use of the TM.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM05
Roar
Forces the foe to switch out, or ends wild battles.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 One Target
TM07
Hail
Changes the weather to hail for 5 turns.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM13
Ice Beam
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
ICE
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TM14
Blizzard
Has a 10% chance to freeze all nearby enemies. 100% accuracy while it is hailing.
ICE
SPECIAL
110 70% 5 Nearby Enemies
TM16
Light Screen
Reduces damage from Special-based moves for 5 turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User's Field
TM17
Protect
Protects Swinub from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM18
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM26
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
TM28
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM32
Double Team
Raises Swinub's Evasion by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
TM33
Reflect
Reduces damage from Physical-based moves for 5 turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User's Field
TM37
Sandstorm
Changes the weather to a sandstorm for 5 turns.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM39
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 15 One Target
TM42
Facade
Does double damage if Swinub is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM44
Rest
Swinub restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM45
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM58
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM72
Avalanche
Attacks last; if damaged this turn, hits for double damage.
ICE
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM76
Stealth Rock
Sets floating rocks on the enemy's field. Does 1/8 max HP to enemies that switch in. Weakness/resistance to Rock affects this damage.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 20 Enemy Field
TM80
Rock Slide
Has a 30% chance of causing all nearby enemies to flinch.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
75 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
TM82
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Swinub's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM83
Bulldoze
100% chance of lowering all nearby Pokémon's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self
TM87
Swagger
Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses it.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 15 One Target
TM90
Substitute
Costs 25% of Swinub's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM96
Strength
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TM98
Rock Smash
50% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
40 100% 15 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Swinub can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Swinub.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Bite
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
EGG
Ancient Power
Has a 10% chance of raising Swinub's Attack, Defense, Sp. Atk, Sp. Def, and Speed by one stage.
ROCK
SPECIAL
60 100% 5 One Target
EGG
Double-Edge
Swinub takes 33% of Double-Edge's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Fissure
Knocks out the target. Fails against higher-level Pokémon.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
varies 30% 5 One Target
EGG
Curse
Raises Swinub's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 10 Counter
EGG
Icicle Crash
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
ICE
PHYSICAL
85 90% 10 One Target
EGG
Freeze-Dry
Is considered super-effective against Water-type targets.
ICE
SPECIAL
70 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Take Down
Swinub takes 25% of Take Down's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
90 85% 20 One Target
EGG
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Mud Shot
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 One Target
EGG
Icicle Spear
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
ICE
PHYSICAL
25 100% 30 One Target
EGG
Mud Shot
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 One Target

Swinub's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Swinub's calculated stats, which are the stats that you actually see displayed in game. These are affected by a variety of things, such as level, Effort Values (EVs), Individual Values (IVs), and Swinub's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Swinub is level 100: its stats with 0 EVs, 252+ (max) EVs, 0 IVs, and 31 (max) IVs. Nature is not shown by default, so its maximum is 10% higher than shown here, and minium 10% lower.
Stats at
level 100
0 EVs 252+ EVs Base Stat
Min Max Min Max
HP
210 241 273 304 50
Attack
105 136 168 199 50
Defense
85 116 148 179 40
Sp. Atk
65 96 128 159 30
Sp. Def
65 96 128 159 30
Speed
105 136 168 199 50
Total
250

Where to Find Swinub in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

If you're looking for where to find Swinub, you'll find the various methods listed down below, along with any notes or special locations. This should help you figure out how to get Swinub in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently this does not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Swinub in the Wild

Rolling Fields

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- 35% 40% -- --
Lv. 7-9 Lv. 7-9

Giant's Seat

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- 15% 15% -- --
Lv. 30-35 Lv. 30-35

Dusty Bowl

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- --
Shield
35%
-- --
Lv. 42-47

Giant's Mirror

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- 30% 30% -- --
Lv. 26-28 Lv. 26-28

Hammerlocke Hills

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- 40% -- -- --
Lv. 28-30

Slippery Slope

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
20% 20% -- -- 16% 25% 25% -- 16%
Lv. 60-65 Lv. 60-65 Lv. 60-65 Lv. 60-65 Lv. 60-65 Lv. 60-65
Location information on where to find Swinub in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl will be coming to the Marriland Pokédex in a future update! Thank you for your patience!

Pokédex Entries for Swinub

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Sword
It rubs its snout on the ground to find and dig up food. It sometimes discovers hot springs.
Shield
If it smells something enticing, it dashes off headlong to find the source of the aroma.

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

X
It rubs its snout on the ground to find and dig up food. It sometimes discovers hot springs.
Y
If it smells something enticing, it dashes off headlong to find the source of the aroma.
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Swinub roots for food by rubbing its snout against the ground. Its favorite food is a mushroom that grows under the cover of dead grass. This Pokémon occasionally roots out hot springs.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Black White
It has a very sensitive nose. It can locate mushrooms, berries, and even hot springs buried under ice.
Black 2 White 2
Rooting the tip of its snout into the ground, it searches for food. Sometimes it even digs up a hot spring.

Generation 4 Pokédex Entries

Diamond Pearl
It loves eating mushrooms that grow under dead grass. It also finds hot springs while foraging.
Platinum
It has a very sensitive nose. It can locate mushrooms, berries, and even hot springs buried under ice.
HeartGold
It rubs its snout on the ground to find and dig up food. It sometimes discovers hot springs.
SoulSilver
If it smells something enticing, it dashes off headlong to find the source of the aroma.

Generation 3 Pokédex Entries

Ruby Sapphire
SWINUB roots for food by rubbing its snout against the ground. Its favorite food is a mushroom that grows under the cover of dead grass. This POKéMON occasionally roots out hot springs.
Emerald
It roots for food by rubbing its snout against the ground. Its favorite food is a mushroom that grows under dried grass. It occasionally roots out hot springs.
FireRed
If it smells something enticing, it dashes off headlong to find the source of the aroma.
LeafGreen
It rubs its snout on the ground to find and dig up food. It sometimes discovers hot springs.

Generation 2 Pokédex Entries

Gold
It rubs its snout on the ground to find and dig up food. It sometimes discovers hot springs.
Silver
If it smells some­thing enticing, it dashes headlong off to find the source of the aroma.
Crystal
It uses the tip of its nose to dig for food. Its nose is so tough that even frozen ground poses no problem.
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