Shroomish (Pokémon)

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Pokémon
#286: Breloom Breloom
Shroomish
Mushroom Pokémon
キノココ
Kinococo
#285
Shroomish



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Grass Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Effect Spore or Poison Heal Cacophony
Cacophony
Quick Feet
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
255 (43.9%)
Breeding
Egg Groups
Fairy and Grass
Hatch time
3855 - 4111 steps
Height
1'04" 0.4 m
Shroomish
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Weight
9.9 lbs. 4.5 kg
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
65
Gen. III-IV
Unknown
IV
59
V+
Leveling rate
Fluctuating
EV yield
Total: 1
Shroomish
1
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
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Sp.Def
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Atk
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Sp.Def
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Speed
Shape
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Footprint
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Pokédex color
Brown
Base friendship
70
External Links

Shroomish (Japanese: キノココ Kinococo) is a Grass-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III.

It evolves into Breloom starting at level 23.

Biology

Shroomish is a small Pokémon similar to a mushroom. It has beady black eyes and a half-triangle-shaped mouth. Its upper body is beige with frilled segments along the bottom and a small opening at the top. There are green spots marking its upper body, while its lower body is completely green. It has small, round feet and no visible arms or hands. When it senses danger, it shakes its body and scatters toxic spores from the top of its head. These spores can make trees and weeds wilt and cause whole-body pain if inhaled. Shroomish lives in tropical forests. During the day, it hides under fallen leaves in the shade. It eats composted soil in forests, which is made up of fallen, rotten leaves.

In the anime

Main series

Shroomish in the anime

Major appearances

In Taming of the Shroomish, Ash and his friends saved a group of Shroomish from having the abandoned mansion they called home from being destroyed, with the help of Alex, the grandson of the mansion's owner.

In Cheer Pressure, a Shroomish was part of Sheridan's cheering squad along with a Roselia, Vileplume, and Makuhita. He later assigned it to heal James's Cacnea and Jessie's Seviper with Helping Hand.

In A Shroomish Skirmish, multiple Shroomish evolved into Breloom after Team Rocket angered them.

In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Team Go-Getters Out of the Gate!, Team Go-Getters tried to sneak past multiple Shroomish while they were sleeping, but Squirtle bumped into one and thus awoke all of them. As a result, the Shroomish used Poison Powder on them and pursued them before being scared away by Charmander's Ember and Flamethrower.

In Promoting Healthy Tangrowth!, a Shroomish assisted Tangrowth and other Pokémon during several attempts to restore a damaged 1,000-year-old tree back to health.

Minor appearances

Four Shroomish debuted in Johto Photo Finish, where they were seen in Harrison's explanation of the Hoenn region.

Multiple Shroomish appeared in A Bite to Remember.

A Shroomish appeared in A Corphish Out of Water.

A Shroomish appeared in A Meditite Fight.

A Coordinator's Shroomish appeared in Now That's Flower Power!.

A Shroomish appeared in the opening sequence of Jirachi: Wish Maker.

In Win, Lose or Drew!, a Coordinator's Shroomish competed in the Slateport Contest.

A Shroomish appeared in Take the Lombre Home.

In A Double Dilemma, a Shroomish was living at North Petalburg.

A Shroomish appeared in Hokey Poké Balls!.

A Shroomish appeared in A Fan with a Plan.

A Coordinator's Shroomish appeared in Cruisin' for a Losin'.

Multiple Shroomish appeared in Destiny Deoxys.

A Shroomish appeared in PK13.

In Lights, Camerupt, Action!, a Shroomish was an actor in one of Elijah's movies.

A Shroomish appeared in Clamperl of Wisdom, under the ownership of Madeleine.

A Coordinator's Shroomish appeared in Mean With Envy.

In The Ribbon Cup Caper, two Shroomish were at the S.S. St. Flower's Pokémon Center.

In Saved by the Beldum, a Trainer's Shroomish was at the Ever Grande Conference.

A Shroomish appeared in a fantasy in The Right Place and the Right Mime.

A Shroomish appeared in Weekend Warrior.

A Trainer's Shroomish appeared in Curbing the Crimson Tide!.

A Shroomish appeared in Pokémon Ranger - Deoxys' Crisis! (Part 2).

In Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea, a Shroomish helped Pokémon Ranger Jack Walker when he was a young boy lost in a blizzard.

In Some Enchanted Sweetening!, a Shroomish was lured in by the Honey that Cheryl had slathered onto a tree. Multiple other Shroomish were featured in a boss fantasy that was cut from the dub due to it containing suggestive material.

Three Shroomish appeared in An Angry Combeenation!.

In Playing the Performance Encore!, a Coordinator's Shroomish and Slakoth competed in the Battle Stage of the Daybreak Contest.

In Keeping In Top Forme!, Pikachu and Piplup scared a Shroomish, which subsequently released a Poison Powder.

Multiple Shroomish appeared in Giratina and the Sky Warrior.

In Coming Full-Festival Circle!, a Shroomish listened to Nando play his music.

In Zoroark: Master of Illusions, multiple Shroomish were living in Crown City. A few of them worked together with the other Pokémon in surrounding Zorua in the park with the intention of attacking him in retribution for what Zoroark did to the city. Before a fight could break out, the Shroomish, along with the other Pokémon, were calmed down by Celebi.

A Shroomish appeared in Mewtwo — Prologue to Awakening.

In Genesect and the Legend Awakened, multiple Shroomish were living in Pokémon Hills.

A Trainer's Shroomish appeared in Goodbye, Friend!.

In A Little Rocket R & R!, a Trainer's Shroomish was seen at a market before being captured by the Matori Matrix. It was later freed by Ash and his friends.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
AG009 Shroomish Ash's Pokédex Shroomish, the Mushroom Pokémon. Shroomish is mild-tempered and inhabits piles of rotting leaves inside of forests.

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer

In the Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer, a Shroomish surrounded May and her Torchic, only for Torchic to scare it away with a Fire-type attack.

Pokémon Generations

In The Cavern, a wild Shroomish fled from a storm that a Primal Kyogre was creating.

In the manga

Ash & Pikachu

A Shroomish appears in a flashback in A Pokémon Battle Against An Entire Family?!, under the ownership of the Winstrate family.

Pokémon Adventures

Shroomish debuted in Making Mirth with Mightyena.

A Trainer's Shroomish appeared in Always Keep Whiscash on You for Emergencies.

Pokémon Battle Frontier

Mitsuki owns a Shroomish, which first appeared in Enta Arrives at the Battle Frontier!.

In the TCG

Main article: Shroomish (TCG)

In the TFG

One Shroomish figure has been released.

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III Hoenn
#034
Kanto
#—
Ruby Shroomish live in damp soil in the dark depths of forests. They are often found keeping still under fallen leaves. This Pokémon feeds on compost that is made up of fallen, rotted leaves.
Sapphire If Shroomish senses danger, it shakes its body and scatters spores from the top of its head. This Pokémon's spores are so toxic, they make trees and weeds wilt.
Emerald It loves to eat damp, composted soil in forests. If you enter a forest after a long rain, you can see many Shroomish feasting on composted soil.
FireRed It prefers damp places. By day it remains still in the forest shade. It releases toxic powder from its head.
LeafGreen
Generation IV Sinnoh
#—
Johto
#—
Diamond It spouts poison spores from the top of its head. These spores cause pain all over if inhaled.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold If it senses danger, it scatters spores from the top of its head to protect itself.
SoulSilver
Generation V Unova
#—
Black It spouts poison spores from the top of its head. These spores cause pain all over if inhaled.
White
Black 2 It spouts poison spores from the top of its head. These spores cause pain all over if inhaled.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#035
X It prefers damp places. By day it remains still in the forest shade. It releases toxic powder from its head.
Y It spouts poison spores from the top of its head. These spores cause pain all over if inhaled.
Omega Ruby Shroomish live in damp soil in the dark depths of forests. They are often found keeping still under fallen leaves. This Pokémon feeds on compost that is made up of fallen, rotted leaves.
Alpha Sapphire If Shroomish senses danger, it shakes its body and scatters spores from the top of its head. This Pokémon's spores are so toxic, they make trees and weeds wilt.
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VII.
Generation VIII Galar
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VIII.


Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Petalburg Woods
Emerald
Petalburg Woods
FireRed LeafGreen
Trade
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Cipher Lab (Shadow)
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Great Marsh (after obtaining National Pokédex)
Platinum
Great Marsh (after obtaining National Pokédex)
HeartGold SoulSilver
Viridian Forest (Headbutt trees)
Safari Zone
Pal Park
Forest
Generation V
Black
Route 11 (Swarm)
White
Trade
Black 2 White 2
Breed Breloom
Dream World
Dream Park
Generation VI
X Y
Breed Breloom
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Petalburg Woods
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Pokémon Bank
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Pokémon Bank
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Unobtainable


In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Pinball: R&S
Hatch from Egg
Trozei!
SOL Laboratory 2, Secret Storage 17, Huge Storage 2, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Sinister Woods (6F-12F), Joyous Tower (21F-25F)
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Mt. Horn (1F-6F), Final Maze (B1F-B48F)
MD Sky
Mt. Horn (1F-6F), Final Maze (B1F-B48F)
Ranch
Hayley's trades
PokéPark Wii
Meadow Zone
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Forest: Echo Valley, Misty Edgewater
PokéPark 2
Arbor Area
Rumble U
Adventure Area: Unexpected Land, Verdant Plaza: Four Seasons in the Forest
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Distortion Island: Stage 2
Shuffle
Graucus Hall: Stage 486
Rumble World
Diamond Crater: Thorny Heath (All Areas)
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Snorlax Sea, Rayquaza Sea, Celebi SeaFinal


Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Diamond Pearl Kebia Berry Kebia Berry (5%)
Platinum
HeartGold SoulSilver Kebia Berry Kebia Berry (5%)
Black White Kebia Berry Kebia Berry (5%)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Tiny Mushroom Tiny Mushroom (50%) Big Mushroom Big Mushroom (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
60
120 - 167 230 - 324
40
40 - 101 76 - 196
60
58 - 123 112 - 240
40
40 - 101 76 - 196
60
58 - 123 112 - 240
35
36 - 95 67 - 185
Total:
295
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
2/3 ★★
Power
2/3 ★★
Skill
2/2 ★★
Stamina
4/5 ★★★★
Jump
2/3 ★★
Total
12/16 ★★


Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

Generation VIII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII
This Pokémon is unavailable within Generation VIII.
Click on the generation numbers above to see Shroomish's learnsets from other generations.


TCG-only moves

Move Card
Sleep Powder Shroomish (EX Ruby & Sapphire 69)

Side game data

Pokémon Trozei!
Trozeiani285.png
Rarity: Common
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 7.7%
Friend Area: Mushroom Forest
Phrases
51%-100% HP I like it where it's dark and damp.
26%-50% HP My HP has dropped to about half.
1%-25% HP I can't keep this up... I'm almost out of poison powders...
Level up That's my level up! My poison powders turned more toxic!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 285.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 6.4%
IQ group: C
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack
Defense ●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush285Body.png Walking Speed: 1.97 seconds Base HP: 51
Base Attack: 67 Base Defense: 51 Base Speed: 60
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
PPW285.png PokéPark Pad entry:
Shroomish came out of the crate in the Meadow Zone! Her favorite Attraction is Bulbasaur's Daring Dash.
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Grass
Attack Power: ★★★★

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Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Grass
None.png Attack Power: 40 - 90 Raise Max Level.png 5

#614
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Paralysis Combo
Increases damage done by combos if the foe is paralyzed.


Pokémon GO
GO285.png Base Stamina: 155 Base Attack: 74 Base Defense: 110
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: Shroomish Candy 50
Fast Attacks: Tackle, Bullet Seed
Charged Attacks: Seed Bomb, Grass Knot, Energy Ball
New Pokémon Snap
NPS285.png
Photodex entry #215
Shroomish live quiet lives, preferring to make their homes in damp, shady places. But watch out! They spout toxic spores from their head when they’re startled.

Evolution

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Unevolved
Shroomish
 Grass 
Rare Candy
Level 23
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First evolution
Breloom
 Grass  Fighting 


Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 285.png Spr b 3r 285.png Spr 3e 285.png Spr b 3r 285.png Spr 3r 285.png Spr b 3r 285.png
Spr 3r 285 s.png Spr b 3r 285 s.png Spr 3e 285 s.png Spr b 3r 285 s.png Spr 3r 285 s.png Spr b 3r 285 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
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Spr 4d 285 s.png Spr b 4d 285 s.png Spr 4d 285 s.png Spr b 4p 285 s.png Spr 4d 285 s.png Spr b 4p 285 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
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Spr 5b 285 s.png Spr b 5b 285 s.png Spr 5b 285 s.png Spr b 5b 285 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 285.png Spr b 6x 285.png Spr 6x 285.png Spr b 6x 285.png
Spr 6x 285 s.png Spr b 6x 285 s.png Spr 6x 285 s.png Spr b 6x 285 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 285.png Spr b 7s 285.png Spr 7s 285.png Spr b 7s 285.png
Spr 7s 285 s.png Spr b 7s 285 s.png Spr 7s 285 s.png Spr b 7s 285 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VIII
HOME
HOME285.png HOME285 s.png
285MS6.png For other sprites and images, please see Shroomish images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Trivia

Origin

Shroomish seems to be based on a mushroom, particularly a puffball or an earth star. It may also be based on a dinosaur egg due to its round shape, its color scheme matching that of a Pokémon Egg, and its evolved form Breloom's resemblance to certain dinosaurs.

Name origin

Shroomish may be derived from mushroom and the suffix -ish (almost like) or skirmish (a fight or battle; alluding to its Fighting-type evolved form).

Kinococo may be a combination of 茸 kinoko (mushrooms) and 子 ko (child).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese キノココ Kinococo From kinoko and ko
France Flag.png French Balignon From baluchon and champignon
Spain Flag.png Spanish Shroomish Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Knilz From Knolle or Knirps and Pilz
Italy Flag.png Italian Shroomish Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 버섯꼬 Bosotkko From 버섯 beoseot and 꼬마 kkoma
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 蘑蘑菇 Mómógū From 蘑菇 mógū with the first character repeated


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