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.
Omega Ruby
Alpha 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.
Sun It can reorganize its cells to make itself into a duplicate of anything it sees. The quality of the duplicate depends on the individual.
Moon With its astonishing capacity for metamorphosis, it can get along with anything. It does not get along well with its fellow Ditto.

Evolution chart

  • Ditto does not evolve.

Name origin

ditto
a duplicate or copy

Moves learned by Ditto

Ditto sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Ditto  sprite from Red & Blue Ditto  sprite from Silver Ditto  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Ditto  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Ditto  sprite from Black & White Ditto  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Ditto Shiny sprite from Silver Ditto Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Ditto Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Ditto Shiny sprite from Black & White Ditto Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Ditto

Red
Blue
Route 13, 14, 15, 23
Yellow Trade/migrate from another game
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Route 34, 35
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
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
Black 2
White 2
Giant Chasm
X
Y
Pokemon Village
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Mirage Spots
Sun
Moon
Mount Hokulani