Weavile is a dual type Dark and Ice Pokemon introduced in Generation IV. It evolves from Sneasel when leveled up at night while holding a Razor Claw. Take a look below for 28 fun and interesting facts about Weavile.
1. Weavile is a bipedal, weasel-like Pokemon with a pale, gray body that has several feathery areas.
2. It has a bright red crown and collar made of wide feathers, and a single, thinner feather on each ear.
3. The ear feathers are smaller on a female Weavile.
4. Weavile has two tail feathers and three claws on each paw.
5. There is a yellow, oval marking in the center of its forehead.
6. Its eyes are red with three eyelashes, and four fangs protrude from its upper jaw.
7. Weavile is devious and intelligent.
8. It usually lives in cold, icy areas where it forms small packs of four or five members.
9. A pack of Weavile uses teamwork to take down its prey.
11. It can communicate in the form of carving patterns on trees, ice, and boulders.
12. In Galar, Weaville hunts the Mamoswine together in order to bring the prey down.
13. Weavile is famed for its speed and agility; being a popular choice for Pokémon battles.
14. A scratch from Weavile’s claws can leave behind traces of frostbite.
15. Weavile weighs as much as Dawn. It shares this similarity with Porygon-Z and Alolan Marowak.
16. No other Pokémon has the same type combination as Weavile and its pre-evolved form.
17. Weavile can be seen as a parallel to Gliscor. Both of them are dual-types, have the same base stat total, have double weaknesses (Gliscor to Ice, Weavile to Fighting), evolve from Pokémon that were introduced in Generation II, and do so by leveling up at night while holding items that contain the word “razor” (Sneasel evolves with Razor Claw, whereas Gligar evolves with Razor Fang).
18. Weavile may be based on the kamaitachi, a type of yōkai often represented as weasel demons with sickles on their front legs and sometimes understood as the cause of mysterious cuts on the skin, especially in cold weather. It also shares some traits with cats and weasels. Its appearance may be based on old Egyptian fashion, as it includes what resemble a headdress, collar, and earrings similar to what Egyptian deities wear. Its “eyeshadow” also resembles Egyptian makeup.
19. Weavile may be a combination of weasel, weave, evil, and vile.
20. Two Weavile appeared in Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, under the ownership of Kidd Summers. One of them was used in a battle against Ash and took on Pikachu, but it was defeated with Pikachu’s Thunderbolt. Both were later used in an attempt to place a tracking device on Mew. Later on, they were let out by Kidd, who was protecting them as she was being sucked in by the Tree of Beginning’s immune system.
21. Multiple Weavile appeared in Duels of the Jungle. Two of them were fighting over which one would rule a group of fellow Weavile and Sneasel.
22. A Weavile debuted in Top-Down Training!, under the ownership of Paul. It was used in a battle against Cynthia, but it was soon defeated by her Garchomp. Weavile later helped its Trainer catch Gliscor during Riding the Winds of Change!. It then had a sparring match with Torterra in Aiding the Enemy!. Weavile was later used in the Full Battle against Ash in Pedal to the Mettle!, but it was defeated by Staraptor.
24. A Weavile debuted in The Legend of the Ninja Hero!, under the ownership of Kagetomo. It reappeared in the next episode. Weavile was used to create a diversion to capture Hanzo, and then to battle Ippei’s Greninja.
25. A Weavile debuted in An Explosive Operation!, under the ownership of Mable. She used it to attack Zygarde alongside Aliana’s Druddigon. Weavile reappeared in The Right Hero for the Right Job!, where it attacked the helicopter that Serena, Team Rocket, Mairin, and Professor Sycamore were using to approach Lysandre Labs. After the arrival of Steven, Weavile and several Team Grunt’s Pokémon battled Steven’s Metagross, but were presumably defeated. Weavile appeared again in the next episode, where it aided Celosia’s Drapion in its battle against Team Rocket.
26. A Weavile appeared in Finals Not for the Faint-Hearted!, under the ownership of Alain. It was used in the final round of the Lumiose Conference against Ash. Weavile managed to defeat Noivern, but it was defeated soon after by Hawlucha.
27. A Weavile made a brief cameo as a thief in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Darkness and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky – Beyond Time & Darkness.
28. A Weavile appeared in Another One Gabites the Dust!, under the ownership of a Coordinator competing in the Chocovine Contest.