AppearanceDustox is a moth like Pokémon. Its body is purple while its wings are green with red circles in them. Its eyes are yellow with black dots in them. On its abdomen there are four little "arms" that are red.
In the anime
A Dustox was owned by the Team Rocket member Jessie. It was caught as a Wurmple during her travels in Hoenn. Dustox was often used in Pokémon Contests in Hoenn, Kanto and Sinnoh regions. During Jessie's travels in Sinnoh her Dustox met a male, shiny Dustox and it fell in love with it. Then Jessie released it so to experience love.
|Diamond/Pearl||Routes 224, 230 and Eterna Forest (Pearl only)||Common|
|Platinum||Routes 205, 224, 229, and Eterna Forest||Rare|
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||Bug-Catching Contest (After obtaining National Pokédex)||uncommon|
|Black/White||Evolve Cascoon (White only)||None|
Side game locations
|Pokémon Trozei!|| Secret Storage 9|
Endless Level 6
Forever Level 6
Mr. Who's Den
|Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team||Evolve Cascoon|
|Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness||Landslide Cave (B1F-B12F)|
31 Light Screen
34 Silver Wind
41 Bug Buzz
- Despite being able to fly, it isn't flying type.
- Dustox and Venomoth have many simarlarities.
- Both are Poison Moth Pokémon.
- They have the same typing ( / )
- Both can have the ability Shield Dust.
- Although Dustox must have it while Venomoth doesn't have to.
- It is said in the Pokédex entries, When flapping its wings, it will scatter a poison dust, But it can not learn PoisonPowder.
- Dustox can learn Psybeam, But it can not learn Signal Beam.
- Dustox is the only -type Pokémon that has a pre-evolution that isn't .
- Pokémon.com Pokédex
- Serebii.net Pokédex data
- Legendary Pokémon data
- The Pokémon Database
- Pokémon Dream Pokédex data
- Psypokes Psydex data