734MS #734: Yungoos Gumshoos #736: Grubbin 736MS
This page refers to the species as a whole. For notable Gumshoos, see Category:Gumshoos.

#735 735MS Gumshoos
デカグース Dekagūsu
Stakeout Pokémon
Abilities Stakeout or Strong Jaw
Pokédex Colour Brown
Egg Groups Field Egg Group

Gumshoos (Japanese: デカグース Dekagūsu) is a  Normal -type Pokémon.

It evolves from Yungoos when leveled up in the day starting at level 20.

Biology Edit

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 Gumshoos’s method of targeting prey is the exact opposite of Yungoos’s strategy. While Yungoos prowls around, Gumshoos stakes out its prey’s usual routes and waits patiently for it to come by. Gumshoos has a tenacious personality, which is why it targets one prey for so long without wavering. But when the sun goes down, it runs low on stamina, falling asleep right on the spot. Gumshoos can withstand a great deal of hunger. It’s able to stay perfectly still while waiting for its prey, keeping watch without eating a thing.  

Gumshoos is a long-bodied Pokémon similar to a mongoose. Most of its coat is brown with a yellow underside that extends over the top of its tail. It has an additional yellow stripe that starts on its forehead and ends between its shoulders. There are tufts of fur near its shoulders, hips, and around the base of its tail. These tufts in combination with its yellow underside create the impression of an open trenchcoat. Its ears are rounded with a small notch, and are located on the sides of its head. It has a short snout with a pink nose, a large mouth full of pointed teeth, eyes nearly hidden under its yellow stripe, and tufts of yellow fur on its chin. There are three black claws on each of its four short legs. Despite its length, Gumshoos is thick bodied and has a wide, flat tail with longer fur on the tip.

Gumshoos hunts by waiting along its prey's known travel routes. Due to its tenacious personality and ability to withstand intense hunger, it is able to wait for its prey for long periods without eating. Once the sun sets, this Pokémon's stamina is depleted and it will fall asleep where it stands.

Evolution Edit

Canon Edit

in generation VII
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Level 20 during the day

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