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Type
Bug  Poison
Species Poison Moth Pokémon
Abilities Shield Dust
Compoundeyes (DW)
Pokédex
Cascoon ← 269 → Lotad
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From Cascoon
Evolves Into None
Dustox
269
ドクケイル Dokukeiru
269Dustox
Generation III
Evolutionary Line
No evolution line
Gender
50% ♂ / 50% ♀
Weight Height
69.7 lbs 31.6kg 3'11" 1.2 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Green
Body Style Footprint
F269
Cry

Dustox (Japanese: ドクケイル Dokukeiru) is a Bug/Poison-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III. It is known to fill the forest with dust that works as a sleeping powder.

Biology

Physiology

Dustox 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.

Evolution

Dustox evolves from Cascoon at level 10 which is an evolved form of Wurmple.

Game info

Game locations

Dustox Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Ruby/ Sapphire Evolve Cascoon None
Emerald Evolve Cascoon None
FireRed/ LeafGreen Trade None
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

Shiny-dustox

A shiny Dustox.

Dustox Locations
Game(s) Location
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)


Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Ruby
Dustox is instinctively drawn to light. Swarms of this Pokémon are attracted by the bright light of cities, where they wreak havoc by stripping the leaves off roadside trees for food.
Sapphire
When Dustox flaps its wings, a fine dust is scattered all over. This dust is actually a powerful poison that will even make a pro wrestler sick. This Pokémon searches for food using its antennae like radar.
Emerald
It is a nocturnal Pokémon that flies from fields and mountains to the attraction of streetlights at night. It looses highly toxic powder from its wings.
FireRed
It scatters horribly toxic dust when it senses danger. They tend to gather in the glow of streetlamps at night.
LeafGreen
It scatters horribly toxic dust when it senses danger. They tend to gather in the glow of streetlamps at night.
Diamond
A nocturnal Pokémon. Drawn by streetlights, they messily eat the leaves of trees lining boulevards.
Pearl
It violently flutters its wings to scatter toxic dust when attacked. It becomes active after sunset.
Platinum
Toxic powder is scattered with each flap. At night, it is known to strip leaves off trees lining boulevards.
HeartGold
It scatters its fine dust all over when it is attacked. It is a nocturnal Pokémon.
SoulSilver
It scatters its fine dust all over when it is attacked. It is a nocturnal Pokémon.
Black
Toxic powder is scattered with each flap. At night, it is known to strip leaves off trees lining boulevards.
White
Toxic powder is scattered with each flap. At night, it is known to strip leaves off trees lining boulevards.
Black 2
Toxic powder is scattered with each flap. At night, it is known to strip leaves off trees lining boulevards.
White 2
Toxic powder is scattered with each flap. At night, it is known to strip leaves off trees lining boulevards.
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Learnset

By Levels

Basic Confusion

10: Confusion

13 Gust

17 Protect

20 Moonlight

24 Psybeam

27 Whirlwind

31 Light Screen

34 Silver Wind

38 Toxic

41 Bug Buzz

Appearances

Anime

Jessie's Dustox

Jessie's Dustox flying

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.

Trivia

  • 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 (Bug/Poison)
    • 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 cannot learn PoisonPowder.
  • Dustox is the only Poison-type Pokémon that has a pre-evolution that isn't Poison.

References


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