Woobat is a dual type Psychic and Flying Pokemon introduced in Generation V. It evolves into Swoobat when leveled up with high friendship. Take a look below for 25 awesome and fun facts about Woobat.
1. Woobat is a blue, spherical Pokemon, resembling a Honduran White Bat.
2. It is covered in shaggy fur and has a large, piggish nose with a heart-shaped nostril.
3. Two tufts of shaggy fur hide its eyes, and its mouth has a single fang in the center of its upper jaw.
4. There are two relatively small, black wings on either side of its body.
5. Woobat’s nose serves various purposes: It uses ultrasonic waves from its nostrils for echolocation, and it can also be used to grip walls as Woobat sleeps, which leaves heart-shaped marks on the walls of caves.
6. A Woobat’s heart-shaped mark is said to give good fortune to whoever its leaves its mark on.
7. Woobat preys on bug Pokémon.
8. Woobat are known to live in caves and dark forests.
9. Woobat and its evolved form Swoobat are the only known Pokémon capable of learning Simple Beam.
11. Karl, a character in Zoroark: Master of Illusions, wears a baseball cap with a Woobat depicted on it. As Woobat’s official reveal was four days before the movie’s release in Japan, the reveal of Karl’s design was the first time Woobat’s existence was hinted at.
12. Woobat’s evolutionary line seems to have a connection with Zubat’s family. All the members of both lines are Bat Pokémon species (excluding Swoobat), live in caves or other dark places, and have no visible eyes at their respective unevolved states; furthermore, members of both lines reach their respective fully-evolved forms by friendship, and both have similar Shiny forms (with green main bodies). Also, Woobat and Zubat have somewhat similar English names, both having rhyming prefixes and bat as a suffix.
14. Woobat is the only unevolved Pokémon that received an increase to its base stats in Generation VII.
15. Woobat appears to be based on the Honduran white bat (a white species of fruit bat) and a literal interpretation of a heart-nosed bat.
16. Woobat may be a combination of woo and bat. It may also involve wool from its woolly appearance.
17. In Enter Iris and Axew!, Jessie caught a Woobat while in a cave with James and Meowth. She used him to battle Ash and Iris. He managed to defeat Ash’s newly caught Pidove, but was defeated by Oshawott’s Water Gun. Jessie had to give Woobat to Giovanni as a sign that they accomplished something in Unova.
18. Two wild Woobat appeared in Sewaddle and Burgh in Pinwheel Forest!, where they attacked Ash and his Sewaddle. They were then scared off thanks to the teamwork between Sewaddle and Pikachu.
19. Multiple Woobat debuted alongside Jessie’s in Enter Iris and Axew!.
20. Multiple Woobat appeared in Dancing With the Ducklett Trio!, where they scared Sandile.
21. Multiple Woobat appeared in White—Victini and Zekrom and Black—Victini and Reshiram.
22. Two Woobat appeared in A Maractus Musical!, with one appearing in a flashback.
23. A Trainer’s Woobat made a cameo appearance in Cilan Takes Flight.
24. A Trainer’s Woobat made a cameo appearance in Climbing the Tower of Success!.
25. Multiple Woobat appeared in Expedition to Onix Island! as residents of a deserted island.