Ditto

Ditto is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Transform Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Capable of copying an enemy's genetic code to instantly transform itself into a duplicate of the enemy.
Yellow When it spots an enemy, its body transfigures into an almost perfect copy of its opponent.
Gold It can transform into anything. When it sleeps, it changes into a stone to avoid being attacked.
Silver Its transformation ability is perfect. However, if made to laugh, it can't maintain its disguise.
Crystal When it encounters another DITTO, it will move faster than normal to duplicate that opponent exactly.
Ruby
Sapphire
DITTO rearranges its cell structure to transform itself into other shapes. However, if it tries to transform itself into something by relying on its memory, this POKéMON manages to get details wrong.
FireRed It can freely recombine its own cellular structure to transform into other life-forms.
LeafGreen Capable of copying an opponent’s genetic code to instantly transform itself into a duplicate of the enemy.
Emerald A DITTO rearranges its cell structure to transform itself. However, if it tries to change based on its memory, it will get details wrong.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It has the ability to reconstitute its entire cellular structure to transform into whatever it sees.
HeartGold It can transform into anything. When it sleeps, it changes into a stone to avoid being attacked.
SoulSilver Its transformation ability is perfect. However, if made to laugh, it can’t maintain its disguise.
Black
White
It has the ability to reconstitute its entire cellular structure to transform into whatever it sees.
Black 2
White 2
It can reconstitute its entire cellular structure to change into what it sees, but it returns to normal when it relaxes.
X It has the ability to reconstitute its entire cellular structure to transform into whatever it sees.
Y It can freely recombine its own cellular structure to transform into other life-forms.

Evolution chart

  • Ditto does not evolve.

Name origin

ditto
a duplicate or copy

Moves learned by Ditto

Ditto sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
Ditto normal sprite Ditto shiny sprite Ditto normal sprite Ditto shiny sprite

See all Ditto sprites

Where to find Ditto

Red
Blue
Route 13, 14, 15, 23
Gold
Silver
Route 34, 35
Crystal Route 34, 35
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 13, 14, 15, Cerulean Cave
Emerald Desert Underpass
Diamond
Pearl
Route 218
Platinum Trophy Garden
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 34, 35, 47, Cerulean Cave
Black
White
Giant Chasm
Black 2
White 2
Giant Chasm
X
Y
Pokemon Village