Tapire is a Pokémon based on a tapir. Its body is mainly white; it has four short white legs with no toes, a short white tail, two white eyes with yellow irises and pupils with an angry expression, a white elephant-like nose and orange-red spots on its back. There are also a few short white hairs growing on its back.
The spots on Tapire's back are where they store their energy. When engaged in a fierce battle, smoke would come out of the spots.
Tapire's energy is stored in its spots. Smoke is expelled from these spots during a fierce battle.
Wild Tapire are found in the grass in the Tropic Jungle and on Route 6.
Shiny Coloration Differences
For Shiny Tapire, the white gains some hot pink saturation, the spots turn hot pink and the irises turn blue.
The spots on Tapire's back are where they store their energy. When engaged in a fierce battle, smoke would come out from the spots.