Tanucoon and the rest of its family are based on the Tanuki which have unusually large testicles. For the sake of good taste and to keep the game as kid-friendly possible, parts of this Pokémon have been censored by a leaf as per Japanese custom.
Drawing by Aonik
Ability Overgrow
Type Icon TypeGrass Icon TypeGhost
Species Guardian Pokémon
Weight 66.6 lb 30.21 kg
Height 4'01" 1.24 m
Color Green
Habitat Forest
Experience 1,059,860 at Lv. 100
Gender 12.5% 87.5%
EV Yield 2 Speed
Egg Group Ground Plant

Botanuki is a dual-type Grass/Ghost Pokémon.

It evolves from Botanuki at Level 18. It evolves into Azebark at Level 30.



Gender DifferencesEdit


Special AbilitiesEdit

It has now become more in tuned with its spiritual abilities. It can pass through hard surfaces and communicate directly with the spirits of the forest.


Despite calming down after evolution, it still has a knack for playing tricks on others. It has begun to realize its role as a guardian of the forest and takes its duties very seriously.


Though rare in the wild, Botanuki lives the canopies of tall trees.

Game DataEdit

Pokédex EntryEdit

It builds massive homes in the canopies of forests. It moves at lightning fast speeds that confound its opponent.


Sp. Atk
Sp. Def
Total 405

In-Game SpriteEdit



By Level-UpEdit

Level Move Type
-- Pound Icon TypeNormal
04 Leer Icon TypeNormal
08 Razor Leaf Icon TypeGrass
13 Transform Icon TypeNormal
20 Trick Icon TypePsychic
24 Shadow Sneak Icon TypeGhost
28 Taunt Icon TypeDark
32 Take Down Icon TypeNormal
37 Follow Me Icon TypeNormal
42 Leaf Blade Icon TypeGrass
45 Sucker Punch Icon TypeDark
49 Shadow Ball Icon TypeGhost

By TMEdit

TM Move Type
01 Focus Punch Icon TypeFighting
05 Roar Icon TypeNormal
06 Toxic Icon TypePoison
09 Bullet Seed Icon TypeGrass
10 Hidden Power Icon TypeNormal
11 Sunny Day Icon TypeFire
12 Taunt Icon TypeDark
17 Protect Icon TypeNormal
19 Giga Drain Icon TypeGrass
21 Frustration Icon TypeNormal
22 Solarbeam Icon TypeGrass
27 Return Icon TypeNormal
28 Dig Icon TypeGround
29 Psychic Icon TypePsychic
30 Shadow Ball Icon TypeGhost
31 Brick Break Icon TypeFighting
32 Double Team Icon TypeNormal
40 Aerial Ace Icon TypeFlying
41 Torment Icon TypeDark
42 Facade Icon TypeNormal
43 Secret Power Icon TypeNormal
44 Rest Icon TypePsychic
45 Attract Icon TypeNormal
46 Thief Icon TypeDark
49 Snatch Icon TypeDark
53 Energy Ball Icon TypeGrass
56 Fling Icon TypeDark
58 Endure Icon TypeNormal
60 Drain Punch Icon TypeFighting
63 Embargo Icon TypeDark
65 Shadow Claw Icon TypeGhost
70 Flash Icon TypeNormal
75 Swords Dance Icon TypeNormal
77 Psych Up Icon TypeNormal
78 Captivate Icon TypeNormal
81 X-Scissor Icon TypeBug
82 Sleep Talk Icon TypeNormal
83 Natural Gift Icon TypeNormal
86 Grass Knot Icon TypeGrass
87 Swagger Icon TypeNormal
89 U-Turn Icon TypeBug
90 Substitute Icon TypeNormal

By Move TutorEdit

Move Type
Encore Icon TypeNormal
Switcheroo Icon TypeDark
Fake Tears Icon TypeDark
ThunderPunch Icon TypeElectric
Meditate Icon TypePsychic
Seismic Toss Icon TypeFighting
Sucker Punch Icon TypeDark
Double-Edge Icon TypeNormal
Swift Icon TypeNormal
Weather Ball Icon TypeNormal
Metronome Icon TypeNormal
Signal Beam Icon TypeBug
Extremespeed Icon TypeNormal
Seed Bomb Icon TypeGrass
Headbutt Icon TypeNormal
Zen Headbutt Icon TypePsychic
Frenzy Plant Icon TypeGrass
Seed Flare Icon TypeGrass
Shadow Force Icon TypeGhost
Consult Move Tutor page for more info.

By Egg MovesEdit

Move Type
Growth Icon TypeGrass
Baton Pass Icon TypeNormal
Uproar Icon TypeNormal
Sand-Attack Icon TypeGround
Revenge Icon TypeFighting
Lucky Chant Icon TypeNormal
Belly Drum Icon TypeNormal
Extrasensory Icon TypePsychic
Leaf Storm Icon TypeGrass
Pay Day Icon TypeNormal