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#498 Tepig
Tepig's artwork for Pokémon Black and White.
Category Fire Pig Pokémon
Original Region Unova
National Dex Nr. #498
Unova Dex Nr. #004
Generation 5
Pokémon Color Red
First Appearance Pokémon Black and White
Latest Appearance Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
Type(s) Fire
Ability/ies Blaze
(Hidden: Thick Fat)
Average Height 1'08"
Average Weight 21.8 lbs.
Evolves From N/A
Evolves Into pignite
Tepig (Japanese: Pokabu) is a Fire-type Generation V Pokémon species that resembles a pig. Tepig along with Oshawott and Snivy, will be one of the Starter Pokémon if the Unova region. It evolves into Pignite and later Emboar. Tepig are orange pigs with the bottom part of their bodies black, with a twisted tail and big eyes and small legs. There name is a pun of the temperature tepid, with pig on the end instead.



National Pokédex
← #497: Serperior
#498: Tepig
#499: Pignite →

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