|Base Stats||Biological Details|
|Special Atk:||50||Weight:||10.1 kg|
|Special Def:||37||Abilities:|| Limber|
Prankster (Dream World)
|Stat Total:||281||Gender:||50% ♀/50% ♂|
Purrloin looks similar to Glameow from Generation IV. However, its evolution, Liepard, looks nothing like Purugly. Purrloin looks like a purple cat, with long pink eyelids that stretch up to the edge of its ears. It also has white patches on its fur.
|Black/White||Route 2, 3, Dreamyard||Common|
|Purrloin did not appear during the Generation I games.|
|Purrloin did not appear during the Generation II games.|
|Purrloin did not appear during the Generation III games.|
|Purrloin did not appear during the Generation IV games.|
|They steal from people for fun, but their victims can't help but forgive them. Their deceptively cute act is perfect.|
|Its cute act is a ruse. When victims let down their guard, they find their items taken. It attacks with sharp claws.|
| Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.|
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
|Purrloin did not appear in Generation I|
|Purrloin did not appear in Generation II|
|Purrloin did not appear in Generation III|
|Purrloin did not appear in Generation IV|
|Black||White||Black 2||White 2||Back|
- Purrloin was shown on September 6, 2010 in a trailer for the Pokémon BW Special due for airing September 16. It was officially revealed on the October issue of Coro Coro on September 11, 2010.
- The last part of its Japanese name, neko, is fitting because neko is the Japanese word for cat.
- Purrloin is based on "purloin," a term used to describe a theft of any kind.
- Despite being based on a cat, neither Purrloin or its evolution are able to learn Bite or Crunch.
- Purrloin is one of only ten pure dark types. The others are Umbreon, Poochyena, Mightyena, Absol, Darkrai, Liepard, Zorua and Zoroark.
- In Pokémon BW046, Purrloin was seen standing and walking on its back legs, and is one of the few feline Pokémon to do so along with Meowth.
- In BW046, it was shown that Cilan was afraid of Purrloin since the day a Purrloin did something horrible.
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