Odor Sleuth (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 40  (max. 64)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Resets opponent's Evasiveness, Normal-type and Fighting-type attacks can now hit Ghosts, and Ghost-type attacks hit Normal.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Negates the foe’s efforts to heighten evasiveness.
FireRed/LeafGreen Completely negates the foe’s efforts to heighten its ability to evade.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
Enables the user to hit a Ghost type with any type of move. It also enables the user to hit an evasive foe.
Black/White Enables a Ghost-type target to be hit with Normal- and Fighting-type attacks. It also enables an evasive target to be hit.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Odor Sleuth at the level specified. The level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Growlithe
#058 / Fire
Level 10
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Level 1
Girafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Level 5
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Level 1
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Level 1
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Level 20
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Level 20
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Level 1
Poochyena
#261 / Dark
Level 17
Mightyena
#262 / Dark
Level 17
Zigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Level 17
Linoone
#264 / Normal
Level 17
Electrike
#309 / Electric
Level 25
Manectric
#310 / Electric
Level 25
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Level 10
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Level 10
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 1
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Level 1
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Level 9
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Level 1
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Level 9
Lillipup
#506 / Normal
Level 5
Herdier
#507 / Normal
Level 5
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 5
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Level 4
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Level 4
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Level 6
Bunnelby
#659 / Normal
Level 25
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Level 26
Furfrou
#676 / Normal
Level 27
Spritzee
#682 / Fairy
Level 8
Aromatisse
#683 / Fairy
Level 8

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Odor Sleuth as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Meowth
#052 / Normal
Field
Persian
#053 / Normal
Field
Mareep
#179 / Electric
Monster, Field
Flaaffy
#180 / Electric
Monster, Field
Ampharos
#181 / Electric
Monster, Field
Bidoof
#399 / Normal
Water 1, Field
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Water 1, Field
Buizel
#418 / Water
Water 1, Field
Floatzel
#419 / Water
Water 1, Field
Deerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
Field
Sawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
Field