Purrloin is a Dark type Pokemon introduced in Generation V. It evolves into Liepard starting at level 20. Take a look below for 25 fascinating and fun facts about Purrloin.
1. Purrloin is a primarily purple, feline Pokemon.
2. Its head has tufted fur on its ears and cheeks.
3. There are long, tapered violet markings above its green, eyes.
4. It has a diminutive black nose on its creamy muzzle, and a small, oval, cream-colored marking above each eye.
5. Its neck, shoulders, back, and hind paws are also cream-colored.
6. The tip of its tail has a curved, vaguely scythe-like extension.
7. Purrloin is a quadruped Pokémon, but it can stand and walk on its hind legs as well.
8. Purrloin is a mischievous Pokémon that likes to steal from people.
9. Purrlion feels amusement from the frustration of those it steals from.
10. It will put on a cute act in order to get its victims to let its guard down.
11. Should this succeed, the victim is left with stinging scratches and broken pride from its laughter. However, it is often forgiven even if it is caught stealing due to its charm.
12. When angered, it fights back with its claws.
13. In Galar, Purrloin has a fierce rivalry with Nickit.
14. Purrloin was seen first in the Pokémon Sunday special episode preview on September 6, 2010. It was later removed from the same preview, much like the revelation of Zekrom’s secondary type earlier.
15. Purrloin is the only Pokémon with a base stat total of 281.
16. Purrloin shares its category with Morgrem. They are both known as the Devious Pokémon.
17. Purrloin appears to be based on a tuxedo cat. Its fur pattern, behavior, and feline influence suggest that it may also be based on a female thief, commonly known as a cat burglar.
18. Purrloin is a combination of purr (a sound a cat makes) and purloin (to steal).
19. Purrloin made its main series debut in Purrloin: Sweet or Sneaky?, under the ownership of Misha. Oshawott and Meowth both fell in love with Purrloin, but Misha later revealed it was actually a boy and had been tricking them with feminine behavior.
20. A Purrloin appeared in Clash of the Connoisseurs!, under the ownership of Ricard Nouveau. It was used in a battle against Cilan, where it battled Crustle; it was eventually defeated by a combination of Shell Smash and Rock Wrecker. Purrloin reappeared in a flashback in Survival of the Striaton Gym!.
21. A Purrloin appeared in Cilan and the Case of the Purrloin Witness!, under the ownership of Mrs. Ripple. Having witnessed the theft of the Eye of Liepard, it tried to help Cilan’s investigation, but Cilan was scared of Purrloin. However, it eventually revealed Teaque as the culprit of the theft.
22. Purrloin debuted in White—Victini and Zekrom and Black—Victini and Reshiram.
23. A Trainer’s Purrloin appeared in Climbing the Tower of Success!.
24. A Purrloin appeared in Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice during the Swords of Justice legend.
25. A Purrloin appeared in a flashback in Ash and N: A Clash of Ideals!.