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Type
Dark/Ice  
Species Sharp Claw Pokémon
Abilities Pressure
Pokédex
None ← 461 → None
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From [[Sneasel]]
Evolves Into None
'Weavile'
(マニューラ Manyuura)
[[Generation IV]]
Evolutionary Line
No evolution line
Gender
Genderless
Weight Height
Pokédex Color Egg Group
<font color=Black>Black</font>
Body Style Footprint
Cry
461

Weavile (Japanese: マニューラ Manyuura) is a Dark/Ice-type Pokémon.

Appearance

Weavile are bipedal cat or weasel-like Pokémon. The majority of their body is black, with red ear-feathers and two red tail-feathers on their backsides. Additionally, they have a crown-like appendage on their heads, and a red collar around their necks. On their forehead, they possess a yellow gem. Their eyes are red with slitted cat-like pupils, and lined with dark eyelashes.

"Shiny" Weaviles' bodies are mostly pink, with yellow feathers and accents. Their forehead gem appears light blue in the game sprites.

Special Abilities

Weaviles attack their foes with deadly accuracy, targeting the vital points using their three razor sharp, retractable claws which they sport on their hands and feet.

In the Anime

Weavile's debut appearance was in "Duels of the Jungle", where there were many Weavile.

Paul owns a Weavile.

A Weavile also has made an appearance in MS008.

Evolution

Weavile is the evolved form of Sneasel by leveling up Sneasel when holding it holds Razor Claw at night.

Game Info

Locations

Weavile Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Diamond/ Pearl Evolve Sneasel None
Platinum Evolve Sneasel None
HeartGold/SoulSilver Evolve Sneasel None
Black/White Evolve Sneasel None


Side Game Locations

Weavile Locations
Game(s) Location
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Crevice Cave (B1F-B10F)
Lower Crevice Cave (B1F-B4F)
Mt. Avalanche (1F-19F)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Almia Castle


Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
Diamond
They live in cold regions, forming groups of four or five that hunt prey with impressive coordination.
Pearl
It sends signals to others by carving odd patterns in frost-covered trees and ice.
Platinum
Evolution made it even more devious. It communicates by clawing signs in boulders.
HeartGold
It lives in snowy regions. It carves patterns in trees with its claws as a signal to others.
SoulSilver
It lives in snowy regions. It carves patterns in trees with its claws as a signal to others.
Black
Evolution made it even more devious. It communicates by clawing signs in boulders.
White
Evolution made it even more devious. It communicates by clawing signs in boulders.
Black 2
White 2
X
Y


Learnset

Generation IV

Main article: Weavile/Learnset Generation IV


Sprites

Version
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Weavile(DP)MaleSprite Weavile(P)Sprite Weavile(P)Sprite Weavile Back IV
Weavile Shiny DP Weavile Shiny PtHGSS Weavile Shiny PtHGSS Weavile Shiny Back IV
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Weavile BW File:Weavile Back V.gif
Shiny Weavile BW File:Weavile Shiny Back V.gif
X Y Back

Gallery

Origin

It's English name is derived from the words Weasel and Vile.

Trivia

  • Weavile and Sneasel may have some inspiration from the Japanese myth of the Kamaitachi: weasels with bladed claws who appear in a whirlwind, traveling in packs of three.
  • They may also be based on cat demons such as the Bakeneko that are renowned for their deceptive nature and claws used to maim or kill humans.
  • In Japan, both Sneasel and Weavile are considered cats and are referred to as felines throughout the anime and other media. The Japanese name is likely a play on "魔" (demon), "野良猫" (stray), and "ニャー" (meow).
  • Weavile is tied with Darkrai for the highest base Speed stat out of all Dark-type Pokémon.

References


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