Piloswine, The Swine Pokémon. Because of the long hair all over it's body, it's sight is obscured. It keeps charging repeatedly to overcome this. When it charges towards a foe, it's hairs on it's back stand up straight. It's sensitive to sound. It's legs are short, but it's feet are rugged hooves that allow it to stop itself from Slipping. It's coat of long hair helps it endure the freezing cold. It uses it's tusks to dig food under the ice

Battle Moveset

A Good Moveset for Piloswine would have to be this:


Ancient Power

Items Attached:


Preferred Nature:


Strategy Using Piloswine

Alot can be said about Piloswine, it has both high attack, high HP and the rest of its stats are alright, with some being below average, but they can easily be upped with stat raising moves.
Amnesia boosts Piloswine's special defense to allow for a wall to be built between most moves that maybe used against it. Leftovers will recover any damage recieved from your opponent.
Being part Ice type, Pilowswine really doesn't allow much to be resisted, and is in fact, weak to grass, water and fire types. Reflect should cut any physical attacks in half.
However, the problem that Reflect might encounter are pokemon with brick break, and since its weak to fighting types, this will do quite a bit of damage.
Earthquake, with STAB and used along with Piloswine's high attack, it will deal quite a bit of damage to its enemies. However, since Earthquake is limited and doesn't effect flying types, another move is needed to cover those. Hence the reason Ancient power is included here. Ancientpower has higher accuracy than rock slide, but not as strong. However, as a plus, AP has a 10% chance of boosting all stats.
With Piloswine holding Leftovers, and with a gradually boost in defenses, it could survive most non super effective hits, but its type allignment really does leave it open for quite a bit of weaknesses.

EV Corner:

Max out the EVs in HP & Defense for Piloswine with any remaining in Special Defense

Strategy Against Piloswine

Piloswine' Defenses are about Average but it's Special is lower so a Special Volley should work.

Contest Moveset

A good Contest Moveset for Piloswine would have to be this for the Tough Contest best with Impish, Lax, Relaxed or Bold Nature:


Take Down
Rock Slide

Items Attached:

Yellow Scarf

Strategy Using Piloswine

If you do the attacks in this following order you should have very few problems; 1st - Amnesia, 2nd - Take down, 3rd - Amnesia, 4th - Take down, 5th - Earthquake/Rock slide

Locations in Games


Trade from C/FR/LG


Snatched From Bodybuilder Lonia in The Under City

Fire Red/Leaf Green

Evolve Swinub

Animé Appearences

Piloswine has had a few Animé Appearences. First it was owned by Pryce and ended up getting frozen Pryce later with Ash's help found Piloswine and used it in his Gym Battle with Ash. The Rest are Cameos

Episode 239: As Cold As Pryce!
Episode 240: Nice Pryce Baby!
Episode 257: Why? Wynaut!
Pichu Bros. In Party Panic!

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