Phanpy is a Ground type Pokemon introduced in Generation II. It evolves into Donphan starting at level 25. Take a look below for 23 awesome and interesting facts about Phanpy.
1. Phanpy is a small, blue elephant like Pokemon.
2. It has large, floppy ears, which it uses as fans to cool itself.
3. There are two red pads on each ear and another on the bridge of its short trunk.
4. This small trunk is sensitive, yet strong.
5. It can send a person flying with an affectionate, playful bump of its snout.
6. Additionally, this little Pokémon is easily capable of carrying an adult human on its back.
7. Phanpy has a single nail on each of its four feet, and a short tail.
8. Phanpy is found in rocky terrain.
9. To make its nest, it digs a vertical pit near the edge of a river.
10. It displays ownership of this area by marking it with its trunk.
11. In the deserted morning hours, Phanpy uses its trunk to shower in the river.
12. Sometimes, groups of this Pokémon form and soak each other thoroughly.
13. Afterwards, it can be seen drying its body near the edge of the river.
14. Phanpy can be seen as a parallel to Teddiursa: their evolution lines are exclusive to opposite versions of Pokémon Gold and Silver and Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver (and are the only Pokémon to swap version-exclusive status between localizations), they each have one evolved form, and they both have Pickup as an Ability and lose it upon evolution.
15. Phanpy is based on an elephant calf.
16. Phanpy is derived from elephant. Py may be a diminutive added to reflect its small size and infantile appearance.
17. Phanpy made its main series debut in Hatching a Plan. It hatched from an Egg that Ash obtained in Extreme Pokémon. It evolved into Donphan in Reversing the Charges.
18. Phanpy debuted in Spell of the Unown: Entei as one of the illusory Pokémon that Molly Hale was able to create thanks to the power of the Unown. Phanpy was Molly’s final Pokémon in her battle against Brock, where it was able to defeat Onix with only one Rollout attack.
19. Two Phanpy appeared in Beg, Burrow and Steal.
20. A Coordinator’s Phanpy appeared in Mean With Envy.
21. A Coordinator’s Phanpy appeared in The Saffron Con.
22. A Trainer’s Phanpy appeared in Off the Unbeaten Path, where it was participating in the Pokémon Orienteering competition.
23. A Trainer’s Phanpy appeared in Curbing the Crimson Tide!.