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}}'''Tepig''' (Japanese: '''ポカブ''' ''Pokabu'') is a [[Generation V]] {{type|Fire}}-[[Types|type]] [[Starter Pokémon]], along with [[Oshawott]] and [[Snivy]]. It is classified as the ''Fire Pig'' Pokémon. It has the ability [[Blaze]], like previous Fire-type starters. Tepig can learn three moves that were introduced in Generation V: [[Flame Charge]], [[Fire Pledge]] and [[Heat Crash]].
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'''Tepig''' (Japanese: '''ポカブ''' ''Pokabu'') is a [[Generation V]] {{type|Fire}}-[[Types|type]] [[Starter Pokémon]], along with [[Oshawott]] and [[Snivy]]. It is classified as the ''Fire Pig'' Pokémon. It has the ability [[Blaze]], like previous Fire-type starters. Tepig can learn all three moves that were introduced in Generation V: [[Flame Charge]], [[Fire Pledge]] and [[Heat Crash]].
   
 
==In the Anime==
 
==In the Anime==
[[File:Ash Tepig.png|thumb|Ash's Tepig]]Tepig made its first appearance in [[BW001]].
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[[File:Ash Tepig.png|thumb|Ash's Tepig]]
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Tepig made its first appearance in [[BW001: In The Shadow of Zekrom!|BW001]]. She was voiced by Wasabi Mizuta in the Japanese version of the anime Pokémon series and Pokémon video games and Marc Thompson in the English version of the anime Pokémon series.
   
 
===Ash's Tepig===
 
===Ash's Tepig===
''See the main page:[[Ash's Tepig]]''
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{{Main|Ash's Pignite}}
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Ash's Tepig evolved into Pignite during the battle against his former trainer, [[Shamus]].
   
 
==In the Manga==
 
==In the Manga==
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==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
'''Tepig''' evolves into [[Pignite]], a {{Type|Fire}}/{{Type|Fighting}}, at level 17. Pignite [[Evolution|evolves]] into [[Emboar]] at level 36.
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'''Tepig''' evolves into [[Pignite]], a {{Type|Fire}}/{{Type|Fighting}}-type, at level 17. Pignite [[Evolution|evolves]] into [[Emboar]] at level 36.
   
 
==Game Info==
 
==Game Info==
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===Learnset===
 
===Learnset===
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==Trainers with a Tepig==
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*[[Ash Ketchum|Ash]]
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*[[Nanette]]
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
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*Tepig's body design is most likely based on a baby Japanese wild boar.
 
*Tepig's Japanese name is derived from ぽかぽか ''pokapoka'', warmth circulating through one's body, combined with 豚 ''buta'', pig; or ブー ''bū'', "oink". Its English name comes from "'''tepi'''d" and "'''pig'''".
 
*Tepig's Japanese name is derived from ぽかぽか ''pokapoka'', warmth circulating through one's body, combined with 豚 ''buta'', pig; or ブー ''bū'', "oink". Its English name comes from "'''tepi'''d" and "'''pig'''".
 
*Tepig is the third starter Pokémon to be a mammalian, with the first two being [[Cyndaquil]] and [[Chimchar]]. It is also the third {{Type|Fire}}-type Pokémon to be mammalian, continuing the trail, though it is broken by the {{Type|Water}}-typed Otter Pokémon [[Oshawott]], both in the same region.
 
*Tepig is the third starter Pokémon to be a mammalian, with the first two being [[Cyndaquil]] and [[Chimchar]]. It is also the third {{Type|Fire}}-type Pokémon to be mammalian, continuing the trail, though it is broken by the {{Type|Water}}-typed Otter Pokémon [[Oshawott]], both in the same region.
*A silhouette of Tepig, [[Snivy]], and [[Oshawott]] was released on May 9, 2010 during an episode of Pokémon Sunday. An actual photo of the three starters was shown in an issue of Cocoro magazine on May 12. It was shown again on November 22 for the official English names.
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*A silhouette of Tepig, [[Snivy]], and [[Oshawott]] was released on May 9, 2010 during an episode of Pokémon Sunday. An actual photo of the three starters was shown in an issue of CoroCoro magazine on May 12. It was shown again on November 22 for the official English names.
*Tepig is the only [[Unova]] region starter to be quadrapeded, being that [[Oshawott]] and [[Snivy]] both walk on two legs. When it evolves into Pignite and Emboar it walks around on two legs as well.
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*Tepig is the only [[Unova]] region starter to be a quadruped, being that [[Oshawott]] and [[Snivy]] both walk on two legs. When it evolves into Pignite and Emboar, it walks around on two legs as well.
 
*Tepig is the only Unova Starter to gain a second type as it evolves.
 
*Tepig is the only Unova Starter to gain a second type as it evolves.
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*Tepig is one of the playable characters in ''[[PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond]]'', where he wishes to participate in the Battle Tournament. He seeks to prove that he can be as brave and strong as his mentor, Emboar.
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==Gallery==
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File:498Tepig BW.png|Tepig smiles.
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Latest revision as of 21:18, July 6, 2014

Type
Fire  
Species Fire Pig Pokémon
Abilities Blaze
Thick Fat (DW)
Pokédex
Serperior ← 498 → Pignite
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova 004 Kalos N/A
Evolves From None
Evolves Into Pignite
Tepig
ポカブ Pokabu
Generation V
Evolutionary Line
498 499 500
Gender
87.5% ♂ / 12.5% ♀
Weight Height
21.8 lbs 9.9 kg 1'08" 0.5 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Red Field
Body Style Footprint
Cry
498

Tepig (Japanese: ポカブ Pokabu) is a Generation V Fire-type Starter Pokémon, along with Oshawott and Snivy. It is classified as the Fire Pig Pokémon. It has the ability Blaze, like previous Fire-type starters. Tepig can learn all three moves that were introduced in Generation V: Flame Charge, Fire Pledge and Heat Crash.

In the AnimeEdit

Ash Tepig

Ash's Tepig

Tepig made its first appearance in BW001. She was voiced by Wasabi Mizuta in the Japanese version of the anime Pokémon series and Pokémon video games and Marc Thompson in the English version of the anime Pokémon series.

Ash's TepigEdit

Main article: Ash's Pignite

Ash's Tepig evolved into Pignite during the battle against his former trainer, Shamus.

In the MangaEdit

Pokemon AdventuresEdit

Black's poka

Black's Tepig in the Pokémon Adventures Manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga, Black owns a Tepig.

EvolutionEdit

Tepig evolves into Pignite, a Fire/Fighting-type, at level 17. Pignite evolves into Emboar at level 36.

Game InfoEdit

Game LocationsEdit

Tepig Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Black/White Starter Pokémon from Professor Juniper in Nuvema Town. One
Black 2/White 2 Starter Pokémon from Bianca in Aspertia City. One
X/Y Transfer None


Pokédex EntriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Black
It can deftly dodge foe's attacks while shooting fireballs from its nose. It roasts berries before it eats them.
White
It blows fire through its nose. When it catches a cold, the fire becomes pitch-black smoke instead.
Black 2
It loves to eat roasted berries, but sometimes it gets too excited and burns them to a crisp.
White 2
It loves to eat roasted berries, but sometimes it gets too excited and burns them to a crisp.
X
It can deftly dodge its foe's attacks while shooting fireballs from its nose. It roasts berries before it eats them.
Y
It loves to eat roasted berries, but sometimes it gets too excited and burns them to a crisp.


LearnsetEdit

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Tackle 50 100% 35 Normal [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

3 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal [[Move#Status Status

]]

7 Ember 40 100% 25 Fire [[Move#Special Special

]]

9 Odor Sleuth - -% 40 Normal [[Move#Status Status

]]

13 Defense Curl - -% 40 Normal [[Move#Status Status

]]

15 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

19 Smog 20 70% 20 Poison [[Move#Special Special

]]

21 Rollout 30 90% 20 Rock [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

25 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

27 Heat Crash - 100% 10 Fire [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

31 Assurance 50 100% 10 Dark [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

33 Flamethrower 95 100% 15 Fire [[Move#Special Special

]]

37 Head Smash 150 80% 5 Rock [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

39 Roar - 100% 20 Normal [[Move#Status Status

]]

43 Flare Blitz 120 100% 15 Fire [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

SpritesEdit

Version
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
X Y Back
Tepig XY


Trainers with a TepigEdit

TriviaEdit

  • Tepig's body design is most likely based on a baby Japanese wild boar.
  • Tepig's Japanese name is derived from ぽかぽか pokapoka, warmth circulating through one's body, combined with 豚 buta, pig; or ブー , "oink". Its English name comes from "tepid" and "pig".
  • Tepig is the third starter Pokémon to be a mammalian, with the first two being Cyndaquil and Chimchar. It is also the third Fire-type Pokémon to be mammalian, continuing the trail, though it is broken by the Water-typed Otter Pokémon Oshawott, both in the same region.
  • A silhouette of Tepig, Snivy, and Oshawott was released on May 9, 2010 during an episode of Pokémon Sunday. An actual photo of the three starters was shown in an issue of CoroCoro magazine on May 12. It was shown again on November 22 for the official English names.
  • Tepig is the only Unova region starter to be a quadruped, being that Oshawott and Snivy both walk on two legs. When it evolves into Pignite and Emboar, it walks around on two legs as well.
  • Tepig is the only Unova Starter to gain a second type as it evolves.
  • Tepig is one of the playable characters in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, where he wishes to participate in the Battle Tournament. He seeks to prove that he can be as brave and strong as his mentor, Emboar.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit


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