Bagon is a Dragon type Pokemon introduced in Generation III. It evolves into Shelgon starting at level 30, which evolves into Salamence starting at level 50. Take a look below for 25 fun and interesting facts about Bagon.
1. Bagon is a bipedal, blue, reptilian Pokemon vaguely resembling Pachycephalosaurus.
2. It possesses a large, round snout, triangular eyes, yellow, circular ears similar to reptiles, and a yellow lower jaw with two teeth protruding upwards.
3. Three thick, gray ridges cover the top of its head, and continue downwards to cover its neck as well.
4. There is a triangular patch of yellow on its underside.
5. It has stubby, digit-less arms and short legs with two toes on each foot.
6. Bagon lives in rough terrains with cliffs and rocks.
7. It longs to fly and jumps off cliffs trying to be able to do so.
8. Frustrated at its inability to fly, it leaps off cliffs and smashes its head against large rocks.
9. This process of continually bashing its head causes it to become as hard as steel.
10. Well-developed neck muscles support its hard head. This, combined with its powerful body, allows it to shatter rocks with its head.
11. Bagon is tied with Dreepy for the lowest base Special Defense of all Dragon-type Pokémon.
12. Bagon is based on a dragon, but possibly draws some aspects from Pachycephalosaurus, a species of two-legged dinosaur known for their domed heads.
13. Bagon may be a combination of baby and dragon.
14. Bagon debuted in Let Bagons be Bagons, under the ownership of Michelle. Throughout the episode, it tried to learn how to fly. It eventually evolved into a Shelgon.
15. A Bagon appeared in Pinch Healing. It was being babysat by a Poké-Sitter named Matt. When it saw some Butterfree and a Fearow, it wanted to fly, much like the above Bagon. Ash and Matt were left to go find it when it wandered off while trying to learn how to fly. It eventually fell into a stream, where it was attacked by a school of Carvanha. After being rescued, Bagon was found to have a fever and was sent to the Pokémon Center, where it eventually healed.
16. A Bagon appeared in Tag! We’re It…!, where it participated in the Hearthome City Tag Battle Competition. It fought alongside a Yanma against Brock’s Sudowoodo and Holly’s Wingull, but they were defeated.
17. A Bagon appeared in A Fashionable Battle!, under the ownership of Sawyer. It was first used in a Gym battle against Valerie, where it took on Spritzee but was defeated. Bagon reappeared in Rivals: Today and Tomorrow!, where it was used in a battle against Ash and was defeated by Hawlucha. It evolved into Shelgon sometime before A Meeting of Two Journeys!, and then into Salamence sometime before Analysis Versus Passion!.
18. A Bagon appeared in the opening sequence of Destiny Deoxys.
19. A Coordinator’s Bagon appeared in Deceit and Assist.
20. A Bagon appeared in New Plot, Odd Lot!, under the ownership of a Coordinator competing in the Mulberry Contest.
21. A Bagon appeared in Not on MY Watch Ya Don’t!. It was among the many Pokémon that were hypnotized and kidnapped by Team Rocket.
22. A Coordinator’s Bagon appeared in Settling a Not-So-Old Score!.
23. A Trainer’s Bagon appeared in Tag! We’re It…! as a participant in the Hearthome City Tag Battle Competition.
24. A Bagon appeared in The Keystone Pops!.
25. A Bagon appeared at the Pokémon Summer Academy in Camping It Up!.