|First Appearance||Pokémon Metal & Wood|
|Ability||Intimidate, Speed Boost|
|Hidden Ability||Tough Claws|
|Egg Group||Monster, Mineral|
Bonychus (Japanese: Ounonikusu, オウノ二クス) is a dual Rock and Dark-type Pokémon. It is resurrected at the Science Park from a Talon Fossil.
It is a tall Pokémon with a lithe body frame. It has light-brown with a reddish tiny scales with an pale yellow underbelly. On it's head a skull-like helmet composed entirely of bone with large eye sockets for it's reptilian yellow eyes. There is also a hole for its nostrils. It has two black hair appendages attached to its head. Running the length of its back, as well as its hands, and legs are pieces of bone. The ones on his arm and leg resembles a single strip of bone while the ones running along its spine resembles a spinal cord. It sports long, sharp black claws and talons on its hands and feet.
It was able to leap long distances and scratch furiously with its impressively sharp talons. It sported very sharp teeth that it used for maw its prey. It was able to achieve very fast speeds as well. It used its tail for balance while running and jumping. It was said to be extremely smart.
It used its supposed intelligence to outwit its prey and work together with its pack. Some theorize that if humans didn't evolve the way they did, the Bonychus would of been the highest on the food chain.
Bonychus is exclusively a meat eater; preferring its prey, the Armortonia.
It was most likely found in plains and grasslands.
|Metal||Researches suggest this Pokémon was highly intelligent and capable of working together with others in its pack to outwit prey. It used its sharp talons and teeth to attack.|
|Wood||They often hunted Armortonia in the vast prehistoric grasslands. They worked together in packs to ambush and bring down their preferred prey.|
|Metal||Revive Talon Fossil at the Science Park|
|Wood||Revive Talon Fossil at the Science Park|
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Bonychus is based of a Deinonychus.
Bonychus is based off from boney and Deinonychus.
オウノ二クス is based off from 追う ou (to pursue) as well as 王 ou (king) and デイノニクス deinonikusu (Deinonychus).