Sweet Scent (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 2

Technical/Hidden Machine

Gold/Silver
Crystal
TM12

Effects

Sweet Scent lowers the target's Evasion by one stage.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Outside of battle

While standing in grass, Sweet Scent will make a Pokémon automatically appear.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Sweet Scent turns into Z-Sweet Scent and raises Accuracy one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent foes.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Reduces the foe's evasiveness.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Allures the foe to reduce evasiveness.
FireRed/LeafGreen Allures the foe to reduce evasiveness. It also attracts wild POKéMON.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A sweet scent that lowers the foe’s evasiveness. It also lures wild Pokémon if used in grass, etc.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
A sweet scent that lowers the opposing team’s evasiveness. It also lures wild Pokémon if used in grass, etc.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
A sweet scent that harshly lowers opposing Pokémon’s evasiveness. This also lures wild Pokémon if used in places such as tall grass.
Sun/Moon A sweet scent that harshly lowers opposing Pokémon’s evasiveness.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Sweet Scent at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

BulbasaurBulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Level 21
IvysaurIvysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Level 23
VenusaurVenusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Level 23
OddishOddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Level 5
GloomGloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
GloomGloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Level 5
BellsproutBellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Level 29
WeepinbellWeepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Level 29
VictreebelVictreebel
#071 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
ChikoritaChikorita
#152 / Grass
Level 28
BayleefBayleef
#153 / Grass
Level 32
MeganiumMeganium
#154 / Grass
Level 34
BellossomBellossom
#182 / Grass
Level 1
TeddiursaTeddiursa
#216 / Normal
Level 22
UrsaringUrsaring
#217 / Normal
Level 22
SurskitSurskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Level 9
MasquerainMasquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
MasquerainMasquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 9
MawileMawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Level 13
IllumiseIllumise
#314 / Bug
Level 5
RoseliaRoselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Level 31
TropiusTropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Level 6
RoseradeRoserade
#407 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
CombeeCombee
#415 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
VespiquenVespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
CarnivineCarnivine
#455 / Grass
Level 17
Shaymin (Land Forme)Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Level 37
Shaymin (Sky Forme)Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Level 37
MaractusMaractus
#556 / Grass
Level 3
FoongusFoongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Level 24
AmoongussAmoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
Level 24
SpritzeeSpritzee
#682 / Fairy
Level 1
AromatisseAromatisse
#683 / Fairy
Level 1
SwirlixSwirlix
#684 / Fairy
Level 1
SlurpuffSlurpuff
#685 / Fairy
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

ParasParas
#046 / Bug · Grass
Bug, Grass
ParasectParasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Bug, Grass
SunkernSunkern
#191 / Grass
Grass
SunfloraSunflora
#192 / Grass
Grass
ShuckleShuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Bug
LotadLotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Grass, Water 1
LombreLombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Grass, Water 1
LudicoloLudicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Grass, Water 1
CherubiCherubi
#420 / Grass
Fairy, Grass
CherrimCherrim
#421 / Grass
Fairy, Grass
SnivySnivy
#495 / Grass
Field, Grass
ServineServine
#496 / Grass
Field, Grass
SerperiorSerperior
#497 / Grass
Field, Grass
PetililPetilil
#548 / Grass
Grass
LilligantLilligant
#549 / Grass
Grass