Sweet Scent (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status 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.

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 A sweet scent that harshly lowers opposing Pokémon’s evasiveness. This also lures wild Pokémon if used in places such as tall grass.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Sweet Scent 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.

Bulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Level 21
Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Level 23
Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Level 23
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Level 5
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Level 5
Bellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Level 29
Weepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Level 29
Victreebel
#071 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Chikorita
#152 / Grass
Level 28
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Level 32
Meganium
#154 / Grass
Level 34
Bellossom
#182 / Grass
Level 1
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Level 22
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Level 22
Surskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Level 13
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 13
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Level 16
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Level 5
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Level 31
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Level 21
Roserade
#407 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Combee
#415 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Carnivine
#455 / Grass
Level 17
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Level 37
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Level 37
Maractus
#556 / Grass
Level 3
Foongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Level 24
Amoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
Level 24
Spritzee
#682 / Fairy
Level 1
Aromatisse
#683 / Fairy
Level 1
Swirlix
#684 / Fairy
Level 1
Slurpuff
#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.

Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Bug, Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Bug, Grass
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Grass
Sunflora
#192 / Grass
Grass
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Bug
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Grass, Water 1
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Grass, Water 1
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Grass, Water 1
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Fairy, Grass
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Fairy, Grass
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Field, Grass
Servine
#496 / Grass
Field, Grass
Serperior
#497 / Grass
Field, Grass
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Grass
Lilligant
#549 / Grass
Grass