#024 Shifoo
Shifoo's artwork for Pokémon Metal & Wood.
Category Protector
Natdex 746
Regdex 083
Gen 7
Color Grey
First Appearance Pokémon Metal & Wood
Type Rock
Ability Friend Guard, Justified
Hidden Ability Last Standing
Height 4'00"
Weight 321.05 lbs
Egg Group Field
Body Style Body08

Shifoo (Japanese: Shifuu, シフウ) is a pure Rock-type Pokémon. It evolves into Shishion after completing in 30 online Doubles matches with a registered friend.


Shifoo has a medium sized Rock Pokémon that resembles a mix between a dog and a lion. It has a wide mouth with fangs. It's texture is rough and hard with a grey or greyish-brown coloration. The lips on the Pokémon is a tan color as well as the ears. While it resembles hair, it is rock hard and doesn't move on its own. It is light grey in color and is located on top of the head, the eyebrows, and the tail. It has circular eyes with large black irises.


It is fiercely loyal to its trainer or anyone it considers a friend. Wild Shifoo will even go out of their way to protect wary travelers from dangers. Many travelers seek their blessings and carry charms to protect them from harm. There rock hard bodies allow them to deliver powerful tackling and biting attacks or use their bodies as protection.


As mentioned before, they are fiercely loyal to their friends and even strangers. They will instantly rush into any situation if someone is at risk of being hurt. They are social Pokémon and enjoy the company of others. When alone, it has been known to sit in one place for days, months, and even years while waiting for someone to pass by. It is often mistaken as a statue.


Shifuu feeds mostly on minerals, rocks, and plants. It doesn't eat meat.


It can be found in rugged terrain and mountain passes.


Version Description
Metal It is fiercely loyal to its friends and even strangers and will lend a helping hand whenever it can. It will use its rock hard body to protect others from harm.
Wood It uses its wide mouth for powerful bite attacks that can chomp through steel. It will often wait by the side of the road for someone to pass by so it can join them.

Game Locations

Version Location
Metal Routes 10, 15, 14
Wood Routes 10, 15, 14


Base Stats
Sp. Attack
Sp. Defense
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Shishion aafter 30 online Doubles battles with a registered friend



Shifuu is based on a dog-lion from Japanese and Chinese mythology.

Name Origin

Shifuu is based off from the Chinese word of shi and Foo Dogs what they are sometimes called in the West.

シフウis based off from the same name in Japanese.

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