Mekugesshi is a Normal/Ground-type Pokémon native to the Ongan Region
It evolves from Kusshisu at Lv. 18.
Mekugesshi is usually standing on its hind feet. It has mostly light purple fur with white hair on its belly. On th elower portion of its stomach, it has a purple paw-print design. It has whit ehindpaws. It has a longer, skinnier tail then its pre-evolution. There is a black stripe that runs along its back to its tail. It has a longer and larger neck and a longer snout with puffy cheeks. It has two long front teeth. From its nose to the back of its head is a black, leathery cover that covers its eyes. From this "cover" come 6 or 7 dreadlock-type appendages.
The female Mekugesshi has longer appendages on the back of its head.
Since it lives mostly in the ground; it has lost the need for sight. However, it has an excellent sense of smell and hearing. As well, it can sense vibrations around it by the appendages on its head and its hair. It can sense vibrations from another pokemon breathing 200 feet away.
Mekugesshi ususally live in large colonies of 10-25 individuals. These vast colonies can sometimes be miles in length.
Mekugesshi lives in vast burrows underground.
It can burrow miles under the surface in elaborate burrows. Due to this, it cannot see. It has a developed an excellent sense of hearing, smell, and touch.
|Kusshisu ---> Lv. 18||Mekugesshi|
- No other Pokémon has the same type combination as Mekugesshi.
- Despite not having eyes, it can still learn Leer.
Mekugesshi is based on a ground hof or a prarie dog. Also, its lack of sight resembles a mole or a naked mole rat.
Mekugesshi's name comes from 目蔵 (mekura) and げっし (geshi). Mekura means "blind" and geshi means "rodent".