Persian

Persian is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Classy Cat Pokémon.

Pokédex descriptions

Red
Blue
LeafGreen
Although its fur has many admirers, it is tough to raise as a pet because of its fickle meanness.
Yellow The gem in its forehead glows on its own! It walks with all the grace and elegance of a proud queen.
Gold
HeartGold
Many adore it for its sophisticated air. However, it will lash out and scratch for little reason.
Silver
SoulSilver
Its lithe muscles allow it to walk without making a sound. It attacks in an instant.
Crystal Behind its lithe, elegant appearance lies a barbaric side. It will tear apart its prey on a mere whim.
Ruby
Sapphire
PERSIAN has six bold whiskers that give it a look of toughness. The whiskers sense air movements to determine what is in the POKéMON’s surrounding vicinity. It becomes docile if grabbed by the whiskers.
Emerald A PERSIAN’s six bold whiskers sense air movements to determine what is in its vicinity. It becomes docile if grabbed by the whiskers.
FireRed Has a vicious temperament. Beware if it raises its tail straight up. It is a signal that it is about to pounce and bite.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
A very haughty Pokémon. Among fans, the size of the jewel in its forehead is a topic of much talk.

Evolution chart

Meowth
#052
Meowth
Normal

(Level 28)
Persian
#053
Persian
Normal

Name origin

persian
a long-haired breed of cat

Moves learned by Persian

Persian sprites

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

See all Persian sprites

Where to find Persian

Gold
Silver
Route 7
Crystal Route 7
FireRed
LeafGreen
Bond Bridge, Canyon Entrance, Cape Brink, Five Isle Meadow, Kindle Road, Ruin Valley, Seavault Canyon, Treasure Beach, Water Path
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 7, Cerulean Cave