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Revision as of 02:50, 25 March 2011

Patrat #504: Patrat
Pokémon
#506: Lillipup Lillipup
Watchog
ミルホッグ Miruhog
#505
505Watchog.png
Art by Ken Sugimori from Black and White
Type
Normal Unknown
Category
Lookout Pokémon
Abilities
Illuminate or Keen Eye Analytic
Hidden Ability
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,000,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Unova
#011
Regional Browser numbers
Height
3'07"
Imperial
1.1 m
Metric
Weight
59.5 lbs.
Imperial
27 kg
Metric
Dex color
Brown
Catch rate
255 (33.3%)
Body style
Body06.png
Footprint
 F505.png 
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Breeding
Ground group 21 cycles
(5355 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
2
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 147 Battle Exp.: 1471*

Watchog (Japanese: ミルホッグ Miruhog) is a Template:Type2 Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

It evolves from Patrat starting at level 20.

Biology

Physiology

Watchog is an upright, meerkat-like Pokémon with large cheeks and a single, pointed incisor sticking out of its mouth. It is mainly a shade of reddish brown, with its cheeks and neck beige, and a pattern of yellow striping on its chest and tail. Its hands, feet and tail tip are white-colored. Its eyes have an unusual pattern surrounding a small black pupil, with two red ring-like stripes separated by a third, yellow stripe. Black markings accentuate the eyes at their outer ends.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Its cheeks can hold a large amounts of seeds, which it collects. Watchog possess night vision and can view its surroundings in the darkness.

Behavior

It collects, and attacks, with the seeds it collects in its cheek sacks. When it spots an enemy it stands with its tail erect and will intimidate enemies by shining its body patterns at them.

Habitat

Diet

In the anime

Watchog in the anime

Major appearances

Lenora's Watchog debuted in BW014 where it used its Illuminate to reveal Yamask's presence. It battled Ash in BW015 and defeated his Oshawott with Thunderbolt. It appeared again in BW016, where it was defeated by Oshawott's Aqua Jet.

Minor appearances

In the manga

In the TCG

Main article: Watchog (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby {{{rubydex}}}
Sapphire {{{sapphiredex}}}
Emerald {{{emeralddex}}}
FireRed {{{firereddex}}}
LeafGreen {{{leafgreendex}}}
Generation IV
Diamond {{{diamonddex}}}
Pearl {{{pearldex}}}
Platinum {{{platinumdex}}}
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
Generation V
Black When they see an enemy, their tails stand high, and they spit the seeds of berries stored in their cheek pouches.
White They make the patterns on their bodies shine in order to threaten predators. Keen eyesight lets them see in the dark.
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
None Trade
Crystal
None Trade
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Trade
Platinum
None Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
None
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
Unknown Routes 1, 7, 15, 18, Dreamyard, P2 Laboratory
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Held items

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 60
120 - 167 230 - 324
Attack: 85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Defense: 69
66 - 133 128 - 260
Sp.Atk: 60
58 - 123 112 - 240
Sp.Def: 69
66 - 133 128 - 260
Speed: 77
73 - 141 143 - 278
Total: 420   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation V, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Tackle Normal Physical 05050 100100% 35
00Start Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
00Start Bite Dark Physical 06060 100100% 25
00Start Low Kick Fighting Physical 0000 100100% 20
033 Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
066 Bite Dark Physical 06060 100100% 25
088 Bide Normal Physical 0000 —% 10
1111 Detect Fighting Status 0000 —% 5
1313 Sand-Attack Ground Status 0000 100100% 15
1616 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100100% 15
1818 Hypnosis Psychic Status 0000 06060% 20
2020 Confuse Ray Ghost Status 0000 100100% 10
2222 Super Fang Normal Physical 0000 09090% 10
2525 After You Normal Status 0000 —% 15
2929 Psych Up Normal Status 0000 —% 10
3232 Hyper Fang Normal Physical 08080 09090% 15
3636 Mean Look Normal Status 0000 —% 5
3939 Baton Pass Normal Status 0000 —% 40
4343 Slam Normal Physical 08080 07575% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Watchog
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Watchog
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM16 Light Screen Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 30
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM24 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09595 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM25 Thunder Electric Special 120120 070}}70% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Ghost Sprite.png TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM35 Flamethrower Fire Special 09595 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM52 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM67 Retaliate Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM70 Flash Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM73 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM77 Psych Up Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM83 Work Up Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM85 Dream Eater Psychic Special 100100 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM86 Grass Knot Grass Special 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Watchog
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Watchog

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
RattataRaticateMeowthPersianMankeyPrimeape
UmbreonGirafarigDonphanPoochyenaMightyenaWeavile
TepigPigniteEmboarPurrloinLiepardWoobat
SwoobatSandileKrokorokKrookodile
Assurance Dark Physical 50 100% 10
SentretFurretSkittyDelcattyBunearyLopunny
Lucario
Foresight Normal Status —% 40
DunsparcePhanpyDonphanZigzagoonLinooneSlakoth
VigorothSlakingTorkoalSpindaCubchooBeartic
Flail Normal Physical 100% 15
EkansArbokNidoran♂NidorinoNidokingMeowth
PersianGrowlitheArcanineSeelDewgongRhydon
RhyperiorMareepFlaaffyAmpharosZangooseSeviper
PachirisuStunkySkuntankSnivyServineSerperior
EmolgaMinccinoCinccino
Iron Tail* Steel Physical 100 75% 15
RattataRaticateTaurosUmbreonDunsparceZangoose
AbsolBuizelFloatzelPurrloinLiepardBlitzle
ZebstrikaZoruaZoroarkEmolgaBouffalant
Pursuit Dark Physical 40 100% 20
WeavileOshawottDewottSamurottBouffalant Revenge Fighting Physical 60 100% 10
EkansArbokMeowthPersianMankeyPrimeape
AipomAmbipomUmbreonDunsparceSneaselWeavile
WhismurLoudredExploudSeviperKecleonStunky
Skuntank
Screech Normal Status 85% 40
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Watchog in Generation V
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Watchog in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Watchog
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Watchog

By tutoring

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Watchog can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Watchog cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Watchog
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Watchog

By a prior evolution

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon has no moves exclusive to prior evolutions.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Watchog
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Watchog
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Special moves

TCG-only moves

Side game data

Evolution

Patrat
Unevolved
Patrat
 Normal 
Rare Candy
Level 20


Watchog
First evolution
Watchog
 Normal 

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation I.
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation II.
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation III.
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation IV.
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 505.png Spr 5b 505.png Spr b 5b 505.png
Spr 5b 505 s.png Spr 5b 505 s.png Spr b 5b 505 s.png
Watchog For other sprites and images, please see Watchog images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Despite the Pokédex claiming it attacks with seeds, Watchog cannot learn any seed-based moves (Bullet Seed, Leech Seed, Worry Seed, Seed Bomb).
  • Unlike most other Pokémon, Watchog do not close their eyes when inflicted with the Sleep status.

Origin

Watchog is based on a groundhog and possibly a meerkat. Its design is based on a road worker, with the body resembling a protective suit and the yellow stripes forming a safety vest.

Name origin

Watchog originates from watch and groundhog. It may also be a pun on watchdogs, dogs used to guard. Miruhog seems to come from 見る miru, to observe, meerkat and groundhog.

In other languages

Language Name Name Origin
French Miradar From mirador and radar
German Kukmarda From Marder


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