Toxicroak (Pokémon)

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Croagunk #453: Croagunk
Pokémon
#455: Carnivine Carnivine
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Toxicroak (disambiguation).
Toxicroak
Toxic Mouth Pokémon
ドクロッグ
Dokurog
#454
Toxicroak



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Poison Fighting
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Anticipation or Dry Skin Cacophony
Cacophony
Poison Touch
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
75 (9.8%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Human-Like
Hatch time
2827 - 3083 steps
Height
4'03" 1.3 m
Toxicroak
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Weight
97.9 lbs. 44.4 kg
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Mega Stone
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#454
Kanto
#000
Johto
#000
Hoenn
#130
Sinnoh
#291
Unova
Central
#126
Kalos
#000
Alola
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-000
Fiore
R-081
Almia
R-039/N-106
Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
181
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
172
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 2
Toxicroak
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HP
2
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
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Speed
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Sp.Atk
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Sp.Def
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HP
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Atk
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Sp.Atk
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Sp.Def
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Speed
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HP
0
Atk
0
Def
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Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
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Body style
Body12.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
F454.png None.png
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Pokédex color
Blue
Base friendship
70
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Toxicroak (Japanese: ドクロッグ Dokurog) is a dual-type Poison/Fighting Pokémon introduced in Generation IV.

It evolves from Croagunk starting at level 37.

Biology

Toxicroak is a dark blue and teal, bipedal Pokémon resembling a poison dart frog. Its head bears a gently-upward curling spike which seems to be a part of the skull. Its eyes are bright yellow, sinister and intimidating, with a small snake-like pupil. Its mouth gives an appearance of a mouth-guard, with its red upper lip curling upward at the ends in a very intimidating manner. Underneath its chin is a bulbous red vocal sac, which is smaller on a female Toxicroak. It has three fingers and one large red claw on the back of each hand. These claws on the backs of their hands can channel poison. Its forearms have two black rings encircling them. Its legs are muscular and seem to be adapted for speedy attacks. It has three toes on its feet, with a red middle toe on each foot, and a sharp spike which juts out of its heels. Underneath the pelvic area are two white horizontal lines. Thick black lines run down the sides of its body and surrounding its limbs, making them seem as if the limbs are detachable. The black lines go up into its face and surround the eyes before meeting in the middle of its snout, just above the upper lip.

By croaking, Toxicroak churns the poison stored in the poison sac on their throat for more potency. Toxicroak gives off poison with stings, though it can poison when touched. It can be cruel and fearsome, or it can be quite laid-back, relaxing on rocks and in marshes, studying the views around it. Toxicroak lives in moist areas around bodies of water.

In the anime

Toxicroak in the anime

Major appearances

Saturn's Toxicroak

Toxicroak made its debut appearance in Enter Galactic! as a Pokémon belonging to Saturn. Saturn's Toxicroak made several later appearances with Team Galactic.

Other

Multiple Toxicroak appeared in A Cellular Connection!.

Minor appearances

In Arriving in Style!, a Toxicroak was used in the Hearthome Collection by a Pokémon Stylist.

Toxicroak made a brief cameo in the opening of Giratina and the Sky Warrior.

A Coordinator's Toxicroak made a brief appearance in the Sinnoh Grand Festival in Last Call — First Round!, performing alongside a Skuntank.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP069 Toxicroak Ash's Pokédex Toxicroak, the Toxic Mouth Pokémon and the evolved form of Croagunk. The poison produced in its sacks is carried through tubes in its arms to its knuckle claws.
This concludes the entries from the Diamond & Pearl series.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
XY103 Toxicroak Serena's Pokédex Toxicroak. The Toxic Mouth Pokémon, and the evolved form of Croagunk. Toxicroak's throat has a poison sac, and its poison stirs and becomes even more potent when it croaks.
This concludes the entries from the XY series.

In the manga

Toxicroak in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga

Main article: Saturn's Toxicroak

Toxicroak first appeared with Jupiter, where she used it alongside her Golbat against Mitsumi and her Infernape and Leafeon. It was defeated by a Sunny Day-boosted Fire Spin.

Like in the games and anime, Toxicroak is Saturn's main Pokémon. Saturn used it to stop Hareta from stealing Azelf. Its poison left Hareta weak, but Azelf helped by boosting Hareta's willpower, which, in turn, activated Toxicroak's Anticipation.

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Main article: Saturn's Toxicroak

Like in many other canons, Saturn is known to own a Toxicroak. She evolved from his Croagunk somewhere before The Final Dimensional Duel VI.

In the TCG

Main article: Toxicroak (TCG)

Game data

NPC appearances

201 Spoiler warning: this article may contain major plot or ending details. 201

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity: Toxicroak is the second-in-command of a gang that was enlisted by Kyurem to help eliminate any humans that came to the Pokémon world to stop the Bittercold. It is seen throughout the game impeding progress of the player and partner Pokémon as well as frequently reporting to its commanding officer.

201 Spoilers end here. 201

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Its knuckle claws secrete a toxin so vile that even a scratch could prove fatal.
Pearl The toxin made in its poison sacs is pumped to the knuckle claws through tubes down its arms.
Platinum It has a poison sac at its throat. When it croaks, the stored poison is churned for more potency.
HeartGold Swaying and dodging the attacks of its foes, it weaves its flexible body in close, then lunges out with its poisonous claws.
SoulSilver
Generation V
Black It has a poison sac at its throat. When it croaks, the stored poison is churned for more potency.
White
Black 2 The croaking that Toxicroak produces before a battle is for churning the poison it has stored in its poison sac.
White 2
Generation VI
X It has a poison sac at its throat. When it croaks, the stored poison is churned for greater potency.
Y Its knuckle claws secrete a toxin so vile that even a scratch could prove fatal.
Omega Ruby It has a poison sac at its throat. When it croaks, the stored poison is churned for greater potency.
Alpha Sapphire Its knuckle claws secrete a toxin so vile that even a scratch could prove fatal.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Great Marsh
Platinum
Great Marsh
HeartGold SoulSilver
Evolve Croagunk
Generation V
Black White
Evolve Croagunk
Black 2 White 2
Pinwheel Forest
Generation VI
X Y
Friend Safari (Poison)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Trade
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Pokémon Bank

In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Spacial Rift (B7-B15, Deep Spacial Rift B1-B9)
MD Sky
Spacial Rift (B7-B15, Deep Spacial Rift B1-B9)
Ranger: SoA
Pueltown (during mission), Capture Arena
Rumble
Rocky Cave
Ranger: GS
Sky Fortress, Fire Temple
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Lake: Everspring Valley
Conquest
Evolve Croagunk
MD GTI
Worldcore (1F-13F), Silent Tundra (Golden Chamber), Dreamy Island (Golden Chamber), Moonlit Forest (1F-28F), Rusty Mountain (Mapless Street), Cape at the Edge (B1-B29), high difficulty Magnagate dungeons
Rumble U
Melodious Woodland: A Lively Concert, Sealed Door: The Place to Return To
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Safari Jungle: Stage 3Fr
Shuffle
Jungle Verde: Stage 146
Rumble World
Pearl Marsh: Pearl Lake (Center Boss, Back, Special)

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Diamond Pearl Black Sludge Black Sludge (5%)
Platinum
Black 2 White 2 Black Sludge Black Sludge (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 83
143 - 190 276 - 370
Attack: 106
99 - 173 195 - 342
Defense: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Sp.Atk: 86
81 - 151 159 - 298
Sp.Def: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Speed: 85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Total: 490   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
3/4 ★★★
Power
3/4 ★★★
Skill
4/5 ★★★★
Stamina
3/4 ★★★
Jump
3/4 ★★★
Total
16/21 ★★★

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VII, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Astonish Ghost Physical 03030 100100% 15
011 Mud-Slap Ground Special 02020 100100% 10
011 Poison Sting Poison Physical 01515 100100% 35
033 Mud-Slap Ground Special 02020 100100% 10
088 Poison Sting Poison Physical 01515 100100% 35
1010 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100100% 20
1515 Pursuit Dark Physical 04040 100100% 20
1717 Feint Attack Dark Physical 06060 —% 20
2222 Revenge Fighting Physical 06060 100100% 10
2424 Swagger Normal Status 0000 08585% 15
2929 Mud Bomb Ground Special 06565 08585% 10
3131 Sucker Punch Dark Physical 07070 100100% 5
3636 Venoshock Poison Special 06565 100100% 10
4141 Nasty Plot Dark Status 0000 —% 20
4949 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100100% 20
5454 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 09090 100100% 10
5858 Belch Poison Special 120120 09090% 10
6262 Flatter Dark Status 0000 100100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Toxicroak
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Toxicroak
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation VII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM01Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM01 Work Up Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
TM06Bag TM Poison VI Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
TM08Bag TM Fighting VI Sprite.png TM08 Bulk Up Fighting Status 0000 —}}—% 20
TM09Bag TM Poison VI Sprite.png TM09 Venoshock Poison Special 06565 100}}100% 10
TM10Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM11Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
TM12Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM12 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TM15Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM17Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM18Bag TM Water VI Sprite.png TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 —}}—% 5
TM21Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TM26Bag TM Ground VI Sprite.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TM27Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TM30Bag TM Ghost VI Sprite.png TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TM31Bag TM Fighting VI Sprite.png TM31 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM32Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
TM34Bag TM Poison VI Sprite.png TM34 Sludge Wave Poison Special 09595 100}}100% 10
TM36Bag TM Poison VI Sprite.png TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM39Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM41Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM41 Torment Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM42Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM44Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM45Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM46Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM46 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TM47Bag TM Fighting VI Sprite.png TM47 Low Sweep Fighting Physical 06565 100}}100% 20
TM48Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM52Bag TM Fighting VI Sprite.png TM52 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
TM56Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM63Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM63 Embargo Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM66Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
TM68Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM71Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM71 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
TM75Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
TM78Bag TM Ground VI Sprite.png TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM80Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM81Bag TM Bug VI Sprite.png TM81 X-Scissor Bug Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM84Bag TM Poison VI Sprite.png TM84 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
TM87Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 085}}85% 15
TM88Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM90Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM97Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM97 Dark Pulse Dark Special 08080 100}}100% 15
XTM100Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Toxicroak
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Toxicroak
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
MedititeMedicham Acupressure Normal Status —% 30
HitmonchanPangoro Bullet Punch Steel Physical 40 100% 30
HitmonchanHitmontopLucarioSawk Counter Fighting Physical 100% 20
MachopMachokeMachamp Cross Chop Fighting Physical 100 80% 5
MienfooMienshao Drain Punch Fighting Physical 75 100% 10
MachopMachokeMachampTimburrGurdurrConkeldurr Dynamic Punch Fighting Physical 100 50% 5
MakuhitaHariyamaSableyeMienfooMienshao Fake Out Normal Physical 40 100% 10
HitmonleeHitmonchanHitmontopMedititeMedichamMonferno
InfernapeLucario
Feint Normal Physical 30 100% 10
DrowzeeHypnoElgyemBeheeyem Headbutt Normal Physical 70 100% 15
Lucario Me First Normal Status —% 20
DrowzeeHypnoHitmonleeMr. MimeMedititeMedicham
MienfooMienshao
Meditate Psychic Status —% 40
HitmonchanHitmontopMr. MimeLucarioSawkMienfoo Quick Guard Fighting Status —% 15
MakuhitaHariyama Smelling Salts Normal Physical 70 100% 10
Hitmonchan Vacuum Wave Fighting Special 40 100% 30
MachopMachokeMachampMakuhitaHariyamaTimburr
GurdurrConkeldurr
Wake-Up Slap Fighting Physical 70 100% 10
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Toxicroak in Generation VII
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Toxicroak in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Toxicroak
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Toxicroak
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Toxicroak can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Toxicroak cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Toxicroak
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Toxicroak
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation VII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon has no moves exclusive to prior evolutions.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Toxicroak
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Toxicroak
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

TCG-only moves

Move Card
Slash Toxicroak (Majestic Dawn 31)

Side game data

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP454.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -12%
IQ group: F
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Poison
Poké Assist: Poison PA.png
Poison
Field move: Crush 2 field move.png
(Crush ×2)
Browser entry
It lets loose a poison gas and a poisonous fluid from its mouth to attack.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Poison
Poké Assist:
(present)
Poison Assist.png
Poison
Field move:
(present)
Crush 4 field move.png
(Crush ×4)
Poké Assist:
(past)
Poison Assist.png
Poison
Field move:
(past)
Crush 1 field move.png
(Crush ×1)
Browser entry
It releases poison that makes Pokémon Tired.
Pokémon Rumble
Attack ●●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Conquest
PCP454.png HP: ★★★★ Move: Sludge Bomb
Attack: ★★★ Ability 1: Dodge
Ability 2: Melee
Ability 3: Hero
Defense: ★★
Speed: ★★★
Evolves from Croagunk when its Attack is 81 or higher
Range: 3 Perfect Links: Kanemori, Morikiyo, and Tadamoto
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Poison
Attack Power: ★★★★★

BT454.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Poison
None.png Attack Power: 60 - 105 Raise Max Level.png 5

#088
Shuffle454.png

Prank
Occasionally changes when a foe will next disrupt your play.
Skill Swapper: Poison

Evolution

453Croagunk.png
Unevolved
Croagunk
 Poison  Fighting 
Rare Candy
Level 37
454Toxicroak.png
First evolution
Toxicroak
 Poison  Fighting 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Male Male Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back
454MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Toxicroak images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • No other Pokémon has the same type combination as Toxicroak and its pre-evolution, Croagunk.
    • Toxicroak, along with its pre-evolution, are also the only Pokémon with a double weakness to the Psychic type, due to this unique typing.

Origin

Toxicroak may have been based on the poison dart frog. The claws on its hands may be inspired by the hairy frog, which defends itself by breaking its own toes and projecting sharpened bones from its skin.

Name origin

Toxicroak is a combination of toxic and croak.

Dokurog is a combination of 毒 doku (poison) and frog.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ドクロッグ Dokurog From 毒 doku (poison) and frog
France Flag.png French Coatox From coassement and toxine
Spain Flag.png Spanish Toxicroak Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Toxiquak From toxisch and quaken
Italy Flag.png Italian Toxicroak Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 독개굴 Dokgaegul From dok and 개굴 gaegul or just 독개구리 deokgaeguri
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 毒骷蛙 Dú Kū Wā 毒骷 may be a transliteration of "doku" in its Japanese name. 毒 also means poison. The last character means frog. Literally "Poison skeleton frog".


Related articles

External links


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