Exeggutor is a dual type Grass and Psychic Pokemon introduced in Generation I. It evolves from Exeggcute when exposed to a Leaf Stone. In Alola, Exeggutor has a Grass and Dragon type regional form. It evolves from Exeggcute when exposed to a Leaf Stone. All Exeggcute in Alola evolves into this form regardless of their origin. Take a look below for 27 fascinating and interesting facts about Exeggutor.
1. Exeggutor is a tall, bipedal Pokemon that resembles a palm tree.
2. Its body and legs are light brown with thin black rings and its legs are thick with two-toed feet.
3. There light yellow paw pad on each foot’s underside.
4. It has thin, green leaves sprouting from the top of its body.
5. Exeggutor has three to six round, light yellow heads that resemble coconuts, each with differing facial expressions.
6. Each head thinks independently of the others, so it makes a lot of noise as each head speaks its mind.
7. If all the heads want to go in a different direction, its body is unable to move.
8. They are able to communicate telepathically as well and sometimes use it to come to a joint decision.
9. It uses psychic powers to fight, and since all three heads are capable its power is tripled.
10. If one of these heads grows too large, it falls off and groups back together to become an Exeggcute.
11. In the anime, Exeggutor also has been seen in groups of its own kind, meaning that it is not a solitary Pokémon.
13. Due to the abundance of sunlight in the Alola region, Exeggutor grows over five times taller than in other regions. Its neck is thinner and much longer, causing it to more resemble a palm tree.
14. This variant of Exeggutor has a long, tapering tail with two leaves, and a fourth light green head on the tip. This extra head can act on its own and defend the rear.
15. Its long neck can be used like a whip to attack enemies with its hard head. However, its neck can also be a weak point as it will become dizzy swinging it around.
16. Its increased height reduced its need for a psychic defense and has instead awakened draconic powers.
17. The people of Alola claim that Alolan Exeggutor is this Pokémon’s true form.
18. Ancient carvings and murals depict this Pokémon.
19. Its extra height makes it the tallest Grass-type and Dragon-type, as well as the heaviest Grass-type.
20. Exeggutor and its pre-evolved form are the only known Pokémon that can learn Barrage.
21. Alolan Exeggutor is also the only known Pokémon that can learn Dragon Hammer.
22. Two of Ash’s Pokémon in the anime have evolved after fighting and defeating Exeggutor. Ash’s Charmander evolved into Charmeleon after defeating several Exeggutor, with some help from Melvin’s fire power. Later on, Ash’s Krabby evolved into Kingler after defeating Mandi’s Exeggutor in the first round of the Indigo Plateau Conference.
23. Exeggutor is Tsunekazu Ishihara’s favorite Pokémon. He used it all throughout the debugging and testing of Pokémon Red and Green.
24. Alolan Exeggutor was created by Ken Sugimori.
25. The artwork for the Japanese Jungle (TCG) booster box depicts Exeggutor with an elongated body and no visible legs.
26. Aside from special badges, Alolan Exeggutor’s is the only mega badge in the Nintendo Badge Arcade.
27. Exeggutor appears to be based on a coconut tree and possibly the Japanese monster Jinmenju, a tree that grows human heads (that are always smiling). It might also be inspired by a sandbox tree.