Tepig #498

Biology

Tepig is a quadrupedal, orange-colored pig-like Pokémon. It features oval eyes, a red nose, and a strong yellow snout stripe. It has dark brown hair on top of its head and long, pointed ears that are close together. Tepig has small legs and dark brown front feet. A dark brown band wraps over its lower back and tail. It has a curled tail with a fiery crimson spherical at the tip.

Tepig is a quick Pokémon with the ability to spew fire from its snout. Heat Crash was its trademark move before to Generation VIII. The term “flames” refers to the color of a flame. Tepig will roast berries before eating them, although he may sometimes overheat and burn them.

Evolution family

Tepig is part of a three-member family.

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Tepig_shiny  Tepig
#498 Tepig

25 Tepig_candy
Pignite_shiny Pignite
#499 Pignite
100 Tepig_candy
Emboar Emboar_shiny
#500 Emboar

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
928
1,005

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2019 Sep 16Increased spawns in:
December 2021 Community Day: Dec 18 – 19
5th Anniversary: 2021 Jul 6 – 15
July 2021 Community Day: Jul 3
Lunar New Year 2021: Feb 9 – 14
Unova Celebration Event: 2021 Jan 5 – 10
Unova Week: 2020 Aug 14 – 21
Pokémon GO Fest 2020: Jul 25 – 26
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Eggs
618 Increased chance/Previously in:
2-km – 2019 Dec 16 – 2021 Mar 1
5-km – Lunar New Year 2021: Feb 9 – 14
5-km – 2019 Sep 16 – Dec 16
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Raid Battles
618
773

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 3,184Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance
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Research tasks
464 Field Research:
Make 6 Curveball Throws: 6th Anniversary
Send 5 Gifts to friends: 5th Anniversary
Catch 3 Tepig: July 2021 Community Day
Catch 9 Pokémon with Weather Boost: 2021 Feb
Catch 5 Pokémon: Unova Celebration Event
Catch 3 Fire-type Pokémon: 2020 Dec
Special Research/Timed Research:
December Community Day 2021 – 3rd part: Transfer 10 Pokémon
Roasted Berries – 1st part: Catch 15 Tepig, completing 1st & 2nd part, 4th part: Claim Reward
Lunar New Year – 3rd part: Catch 15 Fire-type Pokémon
Throwback Challenge Champion 2020 – 3rd part: Battle another Trainer 15 times
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GO Snapshot
928 Obtainable during:
July 2021 Community Day: Jul 3
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GO Battle League
618 Obtainable starting from rank:
1 (Preseason – Season 2)

 

Best moveset for Tepig

When fighting Pokémon in Gyms, Tepig’s greatest attacks are Ember and Flamethrower. This moveset has the most overall DPS and is also the finest for PVP encounters.

Offense 

  Ember 12 dps
  Flamethrower 38.2 dps

Defense 

  Ember 12 dps
  Flame Charge 22.1 dps

 

 All moves

Quick move Damage EPS DPS
  Ember 10 10 12
  Tackle 5 10 10
Main move Damage EPS DPS
  Flamethrower 70 -22.7 38.2
  Flame Charge 70 -8.7 22.1
  Body Slam 50 -17.4 26.3

The moves indicated in green benefit from the Same Type Attack Bonus and deliver 20% more damage.