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Type(s)
Normal  
Species Big Eater Pokémon
Abilities Pickup
Thick Fat
Gluttony (DW)
Pokédex
Garchomp ← 446 → Riolu
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh 112
Unova N/A Central Kalos 138
Evolves From None
Evolves Into Snorlax
Munchlax
446
ゴンベ Gonbe
446Munchlax
Generation IV
Evolutionary Line
446143
Gender
87.5% ♂ / 12.5 % ♀
Weight Height
231.5 lbs. 105.0 kg 2'00" 0.6 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Black
Body Style Footprint
Body12
F446
Cry

Munchlax (Japanese: ゴンベ Gonbe) is a Normal-type Baby Pokémon introduced in Generation IV. It is known for its very high appetite and eats anything edible except Pokémon and humans.

Biology

Physiology

Munchlax has a teal-colored body with a cream-colored spot on its chest. Its round head is teal in the top half and cream on the bottom half. It has big, round eyes and large pointy ears. It has five-fingered hands and cream-colored feet with three clawed toes.

Special abilities

Munchlax has the same abilities as Snorlax, only it is much weaker. It can learn many different moves with TMs such as SolarBeam, Thunder, Focus Punch, and Brick Break.

Evolution

Munchlax evolves into Snorlax with a high friendship level.

Game Info

In Pokémon Black and White Version in Driftveil City a man will trade you a Munchlax for a Cinccino. You can also breed Snorlax with Full Incense attached.

Locations

Munchlax Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Diamond/ Pearl Honey trees Very Rare
Platinum Honey trees Very Rare
HeartGold/SoulSilver Breed Snorlax, Transfer using Pokéwalker None
Black/White Poké Transfer, Dream World or Undella Town, summer only. None
X/Y Breed Snorlax None


Side Game Locations

Munchlax Locations
Game(s) Location
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Starter Pokémon, Mystifying Forest(B1-B13), Mystery Jungle (B1-B29)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Vientown Beach or Chicole Village
Pokémon Rumble Silent Forest
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure Meadow Zone
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs Curl Bay, Fire Temple


Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
Diamond
It wolfs down its weight in food once a day, swallowing food whole with almost no chewing.
Pearl
It hides food under its long body hair. However, it forgets it has hidden the food.
Platinum
In its desperation to gulp down food, it forgets about the food it has hidden under its fur.
HeartGold
It conceals food under the long fur on its body. It carts around this food stash and swallows it without chewing.
SoulSilver
It conceals food under the long fur on its body. It carts around this food stash and swallows it without chewing.
Black
In its desperation to gulp down food, it forgets about the food it has hidden under its fur.
White
In its desperation to gulp down food, it forgets about the food it has hidden under its fur.
Black 2
In its desperation to gulp down food, it forgets about the food it has hidden under its fur.
White 2
In its desperation to gulp down food, it forgets about the food it has hidden under its fur.
X
It hides food under its long body hair. However, it forgets it has hidden the food.
Y
It conceals food under the long fur on its body. It carts around this food stash and swallows it without chewing.

Side Game Data

Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
No. Pokémon Group Field Move Poké Assist
R-027 PR Munchlax Sprite Munchlax Normal SOA None None SOA Normal Normal
Capture Points* On Sight**
? Partner Pokémon (special reaction)
Browser Entry
It thrashes around to attack.
* - This is the amount of points required to capture the Pokémon (excluding boss Pokémon).
** - This is the reaction of the Pokémon when players approach it.


Sprites

Version
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
X Y Back

Appearances

In the anime

May Munchlax

May's Munchlax

Main article: May's Munchlax

In the anime, Munchlax first appeared in Destiny Deoxys, where it evolved into a Snorlax to stay afloat in the Block Bot flood, making it the first Generation IV Pokémon to appear in the anime. May currently owns a Munchlax, which she captured in Berry, Berry Interesting. A trainer named Kylie owns a Munchlax, which was seen in A Full Course Tag Battle!.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga, Diamond owns a Munchlax, which was his first Pokémon and is often seen eating with him. In Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!, a Collector, Ruin Maniac, Psychic and Galactic Grunt are all searching for a Munchlax, which is said to be very rare. Its Pickup ability takes Hareta's Pokédex but Munchlax returns it later

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