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Weezing (Pokémon)

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Koffing #109: Koffing
Pokémon
#111: Rhyhorn Rhyhorn
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Weezing (disambiguation).
Weezing
Poison Gas Pokémon
マタドガス
Matadogas
#110
Weezing

Weezing

Weezing

Weezing
Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Poison Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Blue-Striped
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Ability
Levitate Cacophony
Cacophony

Hidden Ability

Hidden Ability

Mega Weezing

Mega Weezing Y
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
60 (7.8%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Amorphous
Hatch time
5355 - 5609 steps
Height
3'11" 1.2 m
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Weight
20.9 lbs. 9.5 kg
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Mega Stone
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Regional numbers
Pokédex
#110
Kanto
#116
Johto
#109
Hoenn
#000
Sinnoh
#047
Unova
#000
Kalos
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-000
Fiore
R-188
Almia
R-046/N-114
Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
173
Gen. I-IV
Unknown
IV
172
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 2
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HP
0
Atk
2
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Body11.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
F110.png None.png
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Pokédex color
Purple
Base friendship
70
External Links

Weezing (Japanese: マタドガス Matadogas) is a Poison-type Pokémon.

It evolves from Koffing starting at level 35.

Biology

Weezing is a purple Pokémon consisting of two spherical heads connected by a thin tube with another sphere in the center. The heads have differing sizes and features. The left head is larger, and has prominent eyebrows, pointed teeth protruding from its lower jaw, and two flat teeth in its upper jaw. The smaller, right head simply has two pointed teeth, one at each corner of its mouth. The larger head has a cream-colored skull-and-crossbones marking below its face, while the smaller head has a light yellow circle instead. It is covered with many crater-like protrusions, which usually expel yellowish gases. Weezing is said to form when poisonous gases pool and two Koffing fuse over many years. Very rarely, two Koffing can become a Weezing in a short timespan because of a sudden mutation. Triplet Weezing have been discovered, although it is extremely rare.

Each of Weezing's heads contains a different toxin. It mixes its gases by inflating one head and deflating the other. When its gases mix, Weezing becomes more toxic and putrid. Weezing can hover in midair, presumably due to gases lighter than air, as is the case for Koffing. Despite their stench and poison, Weezing's gases can be used to make top-grade perfume by diluting them to the highest level.

Weezing lives in urban areas. It seeks a dirty, unkempt house and nests there. At night, when the people in the house are asleep, it will go through the trash. Weezing feeds on the dust, microorganisms, and especially gases emitted by garbage and toxic waste. Weezing's body expands and it starts smelling worse upon inhaling poisonous gases.

In the anime

Weezing in the anime

Major appearances

James's Weezing

James's Koffing evolved into Weezing during Dig Those Diglett!. In A Poached Ego, it left them with Jessie's Arbok to protect a group of Koffing and Ekans that were freed from the captivity of Pokémon poacher Rico.

Other

Ash used a Weezing in a Pokémon League entrance exam in The Ultimate Test. It defeated the instructor's Flareon with its Smog, SmokeScreen, and Tackle attacks. Later on, Ash commanded it to use Explosion against Team Rocket, causing them to blast off.

In the manga

In The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga

James's Weezing makes an appearance in the manga The Electric Tale of Pikachu. It first appears as a Koffing in Pikachu's Excellent Adventure. All of its subsequent appearances, beginning in You Gotta Have Friends, are as a Weezing.

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Both Koga and his daughter, Janine, have Weezing as a part of their arsenals. Besides these, many Weezing have been shown in the wild, most notably in the Rocket-altered ecosystem of Viridian Forest, or sometimes simply under Rocket command.

In the Pokémon Zensho manga

Koga's only known Pokémon is Weezing. It battled against Satoshi's Ditto and lost.

In the TCG

Main article: Weezing (TCG)

In the TFG

One Weezing figure has been released.

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros. Melee

When released from a Poké Ball, Weezing will hover in place and emit Poison Gas that juggles any opponent who comes near it, essentially serving the function of its pre-evolution, Koffing, from Super Smash Bros.

Weezing is also a float in the Poké Float stage. It appears as Chikorita leaves. Once Slowpoke appears, it will slowly deflate and move to the top of the screen.

Trophy information

The evolved form of Koffing, Weezing is basically a pair of Koffing fused together. They tend to float in the air and emit gas or noxious smoke from the outgrowths that cover their bodies. As strange as it may seem, diluting Weezing emissions as much as possible creates one of the most exquisite perfumes known to man.

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Red Where two kinds of poison gases meet, two Koffings can fuse into a Weezing over many years.
Blue
Yellow It lives and grows by absorbing dust, germs, and poison gases that are contained in toxic waste and garbage.
Stadium A twinned Koffing that forms on rare occasions where poisonous gases pool. Its two toxic gases appear to be different.
Generation II
Gold If one of the twin Koffing inflates, the other one deflates. It constantly mixes its poisonous gases.
Silver Top-grade perfume is made using its internal poison gases by diluting them to the highest level.
Crystal When it inhales poisonous gases from garbage, its body expands, and its insides smell much worse.
Stadium 2 If one of the twin Koffing inflates, the other one deflates. It constantly mixes its poisonous gases.
Generation III
Ruby Weezing loves the gases given off by rotted kitchen garbage. This Pokémon will find a dirty, unkept house and make it its home. At night, when the people in the house are asleep, it will go through the trash.
Sapphire Weezing alternately shrinks and inflates its twin bodies to mix together toxic gases inside. The more the gases are mixed, the more powerful the toxins become. The Pokémon also becomes more putrid.
Emerald By diluting its toxic gases with a special process, the highest grade of perfume can be extracted. To Weezing, gases emanating from garbage are the ultimate feast.
FireRed Very rarely, a sudden mutation can result in two small Koffing twins becoming conjoined as a Weezing.
LeafGreen Where two kinds of poison gases meet, two Koffings can fuse into a Weezing over many years.
Generation IV
Diamond It grows by feeding on gases released by garbage. Though very rare, triplets have been found.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold If one of the twin Koffing inflates, the other one deflates. It constantly mixes its poisonous gases.
SoulSilver Top-grade perfume is made using its internal poison gases by diluting them to the highest level.
Generation V
Black It grows by feeding on gases released by garbage. Though very rare, triplets have been found.
White
Black 2 Inhaling toxic fumes from trash and mixing them inside its body lets it spread an even fouler stench.
White 2
Generation VI
X If one of the twin Koffing inflates, the other one deflates. It constantly mixes its poisonous gases.
Y Very rarely, a sudden mutation can result in two small Koffing twins becoming conjoined as a Weezing.

Game locations

Generation I
Red Blue
Pokémon Mansion
Blue (Japan)
Pokémon Mansion
Yellow
Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
Evolve Koffing
Crystal
Burned Tower B1F
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Evolve Koffing
Emerald
Evolve Koffing
FireRed
Pokémon Mansion
LeafGreen
Evolve Koffing
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Route 227, Stark Mountain
Platinum
Stark Mountain
HeartGold SoulSilver
Safari Zone
Pal Park
Mountain
Generation V
Black White
Trade
Black 2 White 2
P2 Laboratory
Generation VI
X Y
Poké Transporter

In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Channel Ruins of Truth
Pokémon Pinball Evolve Koffing
Pokémon Pinball:
Ruby & Sapphire
Evolve Koffing
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 19
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Evolve Koffing
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Concealed Ruins (B1-B29)
World Abyss (B1-B29)
Pokémon Ranger:
Shadows of Almia
Almia Castle
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Faldera Island
Ice Temple
Pokémon Rumble Eternal Tower
Pokémon Rumble Blast Cave: Everspring Valley (post ending)

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Red* Blue* Silver Leaf (100%)
Yellow*
Diamond Pearl Smoke Ball Smoke Ball (5%)
Platinum
HeartGold SoulSilver Smoke Ball Smoke Ball (5%)
Black 2 White 2 Smoke Ball Smoke Ball (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 65
125 - 172 240 - 334
Attack: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Defense: 120
112 - 189 220 - 372
Sp.Atk: 85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Sp.Def: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Speed: 60
58 - 123 112 - 240
Total: 490   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.
  • This Pokémon's  Special  base stat in Generation I was 85.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
2/2 ★★
Power
3/4 ★★★
Skill
2/3 ★★
Stamina
4/4 ★★★★
Jump
2/3 ★★
Total
13/16 ★★

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VI, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VI
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Poison Gas Poison Status 0000 09090% 40
00Start Tackle Normal Physical 05050 100100% 35
00Start Smog Poison Special 03030 07070% 20
00Start Smokescreen Normal Status 0000 100100% 20
044 Smog Poison Special 03030 07070% 20
077 Smokescreen Normal Status 0000 100100% 20
1212 Assurance Dark Physical 06060 100100% 10
1515 Clear Smog Poison Special 05050 —% 15
1818 Sludge Poison Special 06565 100100% 20
2323 Self-Destruct Normal Physical 200200 100100% 5
2626 Haze Ice Status 0000 —% 30
2929 Double Hit Normal Physical 03535 09090% 10
3434 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 09090 100100% 10
4040 Explosion Normal Physical 250250 100100% 5
4646 Destiny Bond Ghost Status 0000 —% 5
5050 Belch Poison Special 120120 09090% 10
5454 Memento Dark Status 0000 100100% 10
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Weezing obtained at level 1 in Generation VI
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Weezing
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Weezing
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation VI
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM09 Venoshock Poison Special 06565 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM12 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
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 09090 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM25 Thunder Electric Special 110110 070}}70% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
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 09090 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 09090 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM38 Fire Blast Fire Special 110110 085}}85% 5
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM41 Torment Dark Status 0000 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 Dark Sprite.png TM46 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM59 Incinerate Fire Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire Status 0000 085}}85% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM64 Explosion Normal Physical 250250 100}}100% 5
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
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 Steel Sprite.png TM74 Gyro Ball Steel Physical 0000 100}}100% 5
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM83 Infestation Bug Special 02020 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM97 Dark Pulse Dark Special 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Weezing
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Weezing
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
GastlyHaunterGengarShuppetBanetteDuskull
DusclopsDusknoirSpiritombYamaskCofagrigusLitwick
LampentPhantumpTrevenant
Curse Ghost Status —% 10
GastlyHaunterGengarKoffingWeezingWobbuffet
YamaskCofagrigusPhantumpTrevenant
Destiny Bond Ghost Status —% 5
MisdreavusShuppetBanetteYamaskCofagrigus Grudge Ghost Status —% 5
MisdreavusSolosisDuosionReuniclusLitwickLampent
ChandelurePumpkabooGourgeist
Pain Split Normal Status —% 20
Misdreavus Psybeam Psychic Special 65 100% 20
MisdreavusMismagiusChimechoSolosisDuosionReuniclus Psywave Psychic Special 100% 15
GrimerMukShuppetBanette Screech Normal Status 85% 40
GastlyHaunterGengarMisdreavusMismagiusShuppet
BanetteSpiritomb
Spite Ghost Status 100% 10
GulpinSwalotDrifloonDrifblim Spit Up Normal Special 100% 10
GulpinSwalotDrifloonDrifblim Stockpile Normal Status —% 20
GulpinSwalotDrifloonDrifblim Swallow Normal Status —% 10
Yamask Toxic Spikes* Poison Status —% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Weezing in Generation VI
  • 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 Weezing in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Weezing
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Weezing
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VI
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Weezing can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Weezing cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Weezing
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Weezing
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation VI
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V
 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 Weezing
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Weezing
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 Pin110.png 
Acquisition: Evolve
Pokémon Pinball RS
 PinRS110.png 
Acquisition: Evolve
Pokémon Trozei!
 Trozeiani110.gif 
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
MDP110.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: Evolve
Friend Area: Poison Swamp
Phrases
51%-100% HP Peeeuuw! You smell awful! Seriously, you reek!
26%-50% HP I need serious help. Look, half my HP's been used up!
1%-25% HP Uh-oh... My gases are about to blow up...
Level up I leveled up! My aroma will grow more pungent!
Partner phrases
51%-100% HP <name>, my HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP <name>, my HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP <name>, my HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up I leveled up! My aroma will grow more pungent!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP110.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -12%
IQ group: E
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Loops: 0 Min. exp.: 0 Max. exp.: 0
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Poison  Poké Assist: Poison PA.png
( Poison )
Field move: Tackle 2 field move.png
(Tackle ×2)
Browser entry  
It attacks by scattering poison gas and spitting up pools of poison.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Poison  Poison Assist.png
( Poison )
Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
Crush 2 field move.png
(Crush ×2)
Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
It attacks by scattering poison gas around itself that makes Pokémon Tired.
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●●●
Speed ●●●
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●●●
Speed ●●●
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
None.png PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
None.png Strong: {{{Park2strong}}} Weak: {{{Park2weak}}}
PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
None.png HP: Move: {{{ConquestMove}}}
Attack: Ability 1: {{{ConquestAbility1}}}
Defense: Ability 2: {{{ConquestAbility2}}}
Speed: Ability 3: {{{ConquestAbility3}}}
Does not evolve.
Range: 0 Perfect Links: {{{ConquestLink}}}

Evolution

109Koffing.png
Unevolved
Koffing
 Poison 
Rare Candy
Level 35
110Weezing.png
First evolution
Weezing
 Poison 

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
Spr 1b 110.png Spr 1y 110.png Spr 1g 110.png Spr b g1 110.png
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
Spr 2g 110.png Spr 2s 110.png Spr 2c 110.gif Spr b 2g 110.png
Spr 2g 110 s.png Spr 2s 110 s.png Spr 2c 110 s.gif Spr b 2g 110 s.png
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 110.png Spr 3e 110.gif Spr 3f 110.png Spr b 3r 110.png
Spr 3r 110 s.png Spr 3e 110 s.gif Spr 3f 110 s.png Spr b 3r 110 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 110.png Spr 4d 110.png Spr 4h 110.png Spr b 4d 110.png
Spr 4d 110 s.png Spr 4d 110 s.png Spr 4h 110 s.png Spr b 4d 110 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 110.png Spr 5b 110.png Spr b 5b 110.png
Spr 5b 110 s.png Spr 5b 110 s.png Spr b 5b 110 s.png
Weezing For other sprites and images, please see Weezing images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • In the Pokémon Red and Blue beta, Weezing was originally known as "La", representing Los Angeles' polluted air.
  • Weezing and Koffing are the only pure Poison-type Pokémon immune to Ground-type attacks, due to their in-game Ability, Levitate.
  • In certain instances in the games, such as summary pages and Pokémon Contests, a Pokémon's sprite will be horizontally flipped, unless its body is asymmetrical. For some reason, Weezing's sprite will get flipped in all instances despite its asymmetrical body. However, it may be explained by the twin bodies alternately inflating and deflating, as mentioned in the Pokédex, although this wouldn't necessarily explain why the body patterns switch places.
  • In Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum Pokédex entries for Weezing state that triplet forms have been discovered; however, this variant has not been shown in any Pokémon media.
  • Weezing shares similar traits to Muk and Garbodor. All three Pokémon are pure Poison types with a single pre-evolution, roughly the same base stat totals and evolution levels, and appear to be based on a different kind of pollution; Weezing being air pollution.

Origin

Considering its looks, its ability to float, and its tendency to explode, it may have been based upon a floating naval mine or living meteorite. It is also based on smog and other forms of air pollution. Weezing may also be based on the imagined fear that heavy pollution, caused by the leakage and/or improper disposal of toxic/radioactive waste, may result in the creation of new and undesirable life.

Name origin

Weezing is a corruption of wheezing, which means "producing a whistling sound while breathing with difficulty".

Matadogas may come from 又 mata (again), 獰 (bad) or 毒 doku (poisonous), and gas. Essentially, it is a doubling of Koffing's Japanese name Dogars, and thus a doubling of Koffing–which is exactly what Weezing is. It may also be a corruption of マスタードガス masutādogasu (mustard gas).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese マタドガス Matadogas From mata, or doku and gas
France Flag.png French Smogogo Doubling of Koffing's French name
Spain Flag.png Spanish Weezing Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Smogmog From Smog
Italy Flag.png Italian Weezing Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 또도가스 Ddodogaseu From tto and 독가스 Doggaseu



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Notes


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