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
Black 2/White 2
Enables a Ghost-type target to be hit with Normal- and Fighting-type attacks. It also enables an evasive target to be hit.
X/Y Enables a Ghost-type target to be hit by Normal- and Fighting-type attacks. This also enables an evasive target to be hit.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Odor Sleuth at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages 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 1
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
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Level 9
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Level 1
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Level 9
Lillipup
#506 / Normal
Level 5
Herdier
#507 / Normal
Level 1
Herdier
#507 / Normal
Level 5
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 1
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 5
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Level 4
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Level 1
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
Field, Monster
Flaaffy
#180 / Electric
Field, Monster
Ampharos
#181 / Electric
Field, Monster
Bidoof
#399 / Normal
Field, Water 1
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Field, Water 1
Buizel
#418 / Water
Field, Water 1
Floatzel
#419 / Water
Field, Water 1
Deerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
Field
Sawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
Field