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[[File:Type Normal.gif|link=Normal type]]  
Species Tiger Cat Pokémon
Abilities Thick Fat
Own Tempo
Defiant (Dream World)
None ← 432 → None
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From [[Glameow]]
Evolves Into None
(プニャット Punyatto)
[[Generation IV]]
Evolutionary Line
No evolution line
Weight Height
Pokédex Color Egg Group
<font color=Grey>Grey</font>
Shape Footprint

Purugly (Japanese: プニャット Punyatto) is a Normal type Pokémon.


Purugly is a large gray and white cat Pokémon. It has a angry appearance, and is known for sleeping wherever it wants, even if it has to fight a wild Pokémon to sleep in its territory. They are called the 'Tiger Cat' Pokémon, reffering to it's tiger-like stripes.

A shiny Purugly has pink fur instead of gray, and blue "eye-shadow" instead of purple. A shiny Purugly has blue at the end of its ears instead of dark purple.


In "For The Love of Meowth!", Meowth falls in love with a Glameow. She later evolves into a Purugly, bringing the budding romance to an abrupt end.


Purugly is the evolved form of Glameow. Glameow can evolve into Purugly starting at level 38.

Game Info


Purugly Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Diamond/Pearl Routes 222 and 229 (Pearl Only) Uncommon
Platinum Trade None
HeartGold/SoulSilver Trade None
Black/White Trade None

Side Game Locations

Purugly Locations
Game(s) Location
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Evolve Glameow
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Cargo Ship

Pokédex Entries


Side Game Data

Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
No. Pokémon Group Field Move Poké Assist
R-040 PR Purugly Sprite Purugly Normal SOA Tackle 2 Tackle 2 PA Normal SofA Normal
Capture Points* On Sight**
2300 Chases player.
Browser Entry
It attacks with shock waves.
* - 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.


  • Despite the fact that it only evolves from Glameow from Level 38 onwards, a Level 16 Purugly is seen in Commander Mars ' team when first encountered in the Valley Windworks in the Diamond, Platinum and Pearl games.
  • The names of this Pokémon and that of its pre-evolution would appear to contradict each other, as Glameow is thought to come from the words "glamourous" and "meow" while Purugly contains the word "ugly".


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