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Stunfisk (Pokémon)

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Stunfisk's very tough skin keeps them unharmed if stepped on, even by sumo wrestlers. To exploit this, it buries itself in mud of the seashore and waits for prey to pass by. Whenever unsuspecting prey touch a Stunfisk's body, it is zapped. Stunfisk smiles when electrocuting its foes. If it cannot paralyze its foe, it contorts itself with unexpected speed and flops away.
 
Galarian Stunfisk is grayish-brown, with three green markings similar to footprints on its body. It cannot generate electricity, but the high iron content of the mud it lives in has strengthened its fins, which have been adapted into an apparatus akin to a bear trap. Galarian Stunfisk leaves its red and white lipsmouth, which look similar to a Pokéball, visible to lure in prey, and then slams its fins shut on them so they cannot escape. It is the [[Signature move|only known Pokémon]] capable of using the move {{m|Snap Trap}}.
 
==In the anime==
==In the TCG==
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Stunfisk first appeared in the {{TCG|Noble Victories}} TCG expansion. The two types it could have were either Lightning or Fighting. Galarian Stunfisk appears as a Metal type in the {{TCG|Sword}} TCG Expansion.
 
==Game data==
Stunfisk appears to be based on a {{wp|flatfish}}, such as a {{wp|flounder}}, combined with an {{wp|electric ray}}. It may also be based on the {{wp|stargazer (fish)|stargazer}}, another fish that spends most of its time buried in the sea bottom and can make electric discharges when it's disturbed. It also may be based on the {{wp|goosefish}}.
 
Galarian Stunfisk may be based on a {{wp|trapping#Foothold traps|foothold trap}}. Its mouth resembles a [[Poké Ball]], making it similar to the {{p|Voltorb}} and {{p|Foongus}} families.
 
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