Meowth

Meowth is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Scratch Cat Pokémon.

Pokédex descriptions

Red
Blue
Adores circular objects. Wanders the streets on a nightly basis to look for dropped loose change.
Yellow Appears to be more active at night. It loves round and shiny things. It can’t stop from picking them up.
Gold
HeartGold
It is fascinated by round objects. It can’t stop playing with them until it tires and falls asleep.
Silver
SoulSilver
It loves anything that shines. It especially adores coins that it picks up and secretly hoards.
Crystal It loves things that sparkle. When it sees a shiny object, the gold coin on its head shines too.
Ruby
Sapphire
MEOWTH withdraws its sharp claws into its paws to slinkily sneak about without making any incriminating footsteps. For some reason, this POKéMON loves shiny coins that glitter with light.
Emerald MEOWTH withdraw their sharp claws into their paws to silently sneak about. For some reason, this POKéMON loves shiny coins that glitter with light.
FireRed All it does is sleep during the daytime. At night, it patrols its territory with its eyes aglow.
LeafGreen Adores round objects. It wanders the streets on a nightly basis to look for dropped loose change.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It is nocturnal in nature. If it spots something shiny, its eyes glitter brightly.

Evolution chart

Meowth
#052
Meowth
Normal

(Level 28)
Persian
#053
Persian
Normal

Name origin

meow
the sound a cat makes

Moves learned by Meowth

Meowth sprites

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

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Where to find Meowth

Red
Blue
Route 5, 6, 7, 8
Gold
Silver
Route 5, 6, 7, 8, 38, 39
Crystal Route 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 38, 39
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 5, 6, 7, 8, Bond Bridge, Canyon Entrance, Cape Brink, Five Isle Meadow, Kindle Road, Ruin Valley, Seavault Canyon, Treasure Beach, Water Path
Diamond
Pearl
Trophy Garden
Platinum Trophy Garden
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 5, 6, 7, 8, 38, 39