Kusshisu is a Normal-type Pokémon native to the Ongan Region
It evolves into Mekugesshi at Lv. 18.
Kusshisu has mostly light lavender-light purple hair. Its head has two sharp buck-teeth a black noise and brown-purple eyes. It has two small ears. The top of its head is dark grey in color and trails off in the back much like dreadlocks. It has a long, slender yet baggy body. Under its chin is a white streak of fur that looks much like an apron. It has medium length arms with dark claws on each paw. It has a stout tail with a black stripe that starts at the head and ends at the tip of the tail. It has white feet. It can both stand up on two feet and crawl on all fours.
The female Kusshisu has longer appendages on the back of its head.
While its eyesight is not the best, it can sense vibrations in the air due to its sensitive hair. Also, the apendages on the back of its head can sense vibrations from over 130 ft away. It can tunnel in the ground effortlessly.
Kusshisu moves very quickly and cautiously. Before it leaves its burrow, it will poke its head from its tunnel and sense the air for vinrations. It lives in colonies of 10-30.
Kusshisu lives in vast burrows underground.
Kusshisu lives in vast colonies delved far under the earth. Sometimes, there tunnels can cause houses to cave in leading to extensive property damage.
|Route 49, 50, 52, etc|
|Kusshisu ---> Lv. 18||Mekugesshi|
Kusshisu is based on aground squirrel or a groundhog.
Kusshisu's name comes from 掘進 (kusshin) リス (risu). Kusshin means excavation and risu means squirrel.