Minun is an Electric type Pokemon introduced in Generation III. While it is not known to evolve into or from any Pokemon, it does seem to be related to Plusle. Take a look below for 27 amazing and interesting facts about Minun.
1. Minun is a cream colored bipedal Pokemon with blue markings.
2. It has a dot-like nose, and a cream-colored minus sign in the middle of its circular blue cheeks.
3. It has long, flat ears that are mostly blue.
4. Its limbs are stubby and digitless, and it has blue front paws.
5. Its short tail is tipped with a blue minus sign.
6. Minun cares more for its teammates than itself, sending off showers of sparks when it cheers for them.
7. When its partner is in trouble, it gives off increasing amounts of sparks.
8. It can create electric pom-poms for cheering.
9. Its electrical current promotes blood circulation and energizes its target.
10. It lives in grasslands and savannas. However, it will hide under the eaves of houses when it rains due to its dislike of water.
11. Minun shares its category with its partner Plusle. They are both known as the Cheering Pokémon.
12. Minun and Plusle have the same base stats, although the stat distribution is different with Minun being more defense-oriented and Plusle being more offense-oriented.
13. Minun has never appeared in the anime without a Plusle alongside it, unlike Plusle who has appeared alone a few times as Solana’s Partner Pokémon.
14. Minun’s first major appearance in the anime was in episode 312, the same number as its position in the National Pokédex.
15. Unused text in Pokémon Colosseum suggests that a Shadow Minun was going to appear in the game.
16. In Super Smash Bros. Brawl, there are several files for unused playable characters. One of these files is named “Pra_Mai”, leading some players to speculate that Plusle and Minun were considered to appear as a tag team, like Ice Climbers.
17. Minun appears to be based on a cheerleading mouse, chipmunk, or rabbit. It could also be the incarnation of a negative electric charge.
18. Minun is derived from minus, referring to something with a negative electrical charge.
19. Minun debuted alongside Plusle in A Different Kind of Misty!. Both Pokémon were owned by Thatcher, who was responsible for protecting a lighthouse. The two reappeared in Cheer Pressure, where Thatcher was training them to be cheerleaders. Both were often seen outside of their Poké Balls.
20. A Minun and Plusle appeared in Lights, Camerupt, Action!, under the ownership of Elijah. They were among his actors. The plot of the movie was that Pikachu, Minun, and Plusle were setting out to rescue Princess Kirlia from an evil Exploud.
21. A Minun and Plusle appeared in Destiny Deoxys, where they served as the movie’s comic relief. The pair helped Tory Lund to overcome his fear of Pokémon. Both briefly reappeared in a montage in The Rise of Darkrai, which chronicled the preceding nine movies.
22. A Minun and Plusle appeared in Yes in Dee Dee, It’s Dawn! and Playing the Performance Encore!, under the ownership of Ursula. Also, in the former episode, one appeared along with a Plusle in Dawn’s flashback when she confessed that, as a child, she had a fear of both of them. Minun briefly reappeared in Last Call — First Round!, where it and Plusle tried to embarrass Dawn before an interview with Rhonda but failed. It then had a brief cameo appearance alongside Plusle and their Trainer in the ending credits of Zoroark: Master of Illusions.
23. A Minun appeared in PK13.
24. A Minun had a cameo appearance alongside Plusle in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Team Go-Getters Out of the Gate!, where they were rescued by Team A.C.T.
25. A Minun appeared in Meloetta’s Moonlight Serenade as one of the Pokémon watching Meloetta’s concert.
26. Multiple Minun appeared in The Future Is Now, Thanks to Determination!, where they were among the Electric-type Pokémon being controlled by Team Rocket.
27. A Minun appeared in Performing with Fiery Charm! alongside Plusle, under the ownership of a Pokémon Performer participating in the Dendemille Town Pokémon Showcase. It reappeared in A Performance Pop Quiz! alongside Plusle and its Trainer, where they participated in the Anistar City Showcase; and again in Master Class is in Session!, where it was used in the Master Class Showcase in Gloire City.