Meowth

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

Meowth has a new Alolan form introduced in Pokémon Sun/Moon.

Pokédex entries

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 It is fascinated by round objects. It can't stop playing with them until it tires and falls asleep.
Silver 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.
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.
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.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It is nocturnal in nature. If it spots something shiny, its eyes glitter brightly.
HeartGold It is fascinated by round objects. It can’t stop playing with them until it tires and falls asleep.
SoulSilver It loves anything that shines. It especially adores coins that it picks up and secretly hoards.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It is nocturnal in nature. If it spots something shiny, its eyes glitter brightly.
X It is nocturnal in nature. If it spots something shiny, its eyes glitter brightly.
Y Adores round objects. It wanders the streets on a nightly basis to look for dropped loose change.
Omega Ruby
Alpha 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.
Sun It lies around all day, becoming active near dusk. At night, it wanders the city in search of loose change.
Moon It loves shiny things. It often fights with Murkrow over prey they’re both trying to catch.

Evolution chart

Meowth
#052
Meowth
Normal

(Level 28)
Persian
#053
Persian
Normal
Alolan Meowth
#052
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
Dark

(Happiness, in Alola)
Alolan Persian
#053
Persian
Alolan Persian
Dark

Name origin

meow
the sound a cat makes

Moves learned by Meowth

Meowth sprites

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

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Where to find Meowth

Red Trade/migrate from another game
Blue Route 5, 6, 7, 8
Yellow Trade/migrate from another game
Gold Trade/migrate from another game
Silver Route 5, 6, 7, 8, 38, 39
Crystal Route 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 38, 39
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
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
Emerald Battle Tower
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trophy Garden
HeartGold Trade/migrate from another game
SoulSilver Route 5, 6, 7, 8, 38, 39
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Breed Persian
Sun
Moon
Route 1, 2, Hau'oli City, Malie Garden