Rattata

Rattata is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Mouse Pokémon.

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

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Bites anything when it attacks. Small and very quick, it is a common sight in many places.
Yellow Will chew on anything with its fangs. If you see one, it is certain that 40 more live in the area.
Gold It eats anything. Wherever food is available, it will settle down and produce offspring continuously.
Silver Living wherever there is food available, it ceaselessly scavenges for edibles the entire day.
Crystal This POKéMON's impressive vitality allows it to live anywhere. It also multiplies very quickly.
Ruby
Sapphire
RATTATA is cautious in the extreme. Even while it is asleep, it constantly listens by moving its ears around. It is not picky about where it lives - it will make its nest anywhere.
FireRed Its fangs are long and very sharp. They grow continuously, so it gnaws on hard things to whittle them down.
LeafGreen Bites anything when it attacks. Small and very quick, it is a common sight in many places.
Emerald A RATTATA is cautious in the extreme. Even while it is asleep, it constantly moves its ears and listens for danger. It will make its nest anywhere.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Cautious in the extreme, its hardy vitality lets it live in any kind of environment.
HeartGold It eats anything. Wherever food is available, it will settle down and produce offspring continuously.
SoulSilver Living wherever there is food available, it ceaselessly scavenges for edibles the entire day.
Black
White
Cautious in the extreme, its hardy vitality lets it live in any kind of environment.
Black 2
White 2
It searches for food all day. It gnaws on hard objects to wear down its fangs, which grow constantly during its lifetime.
X Living wherever there is food available, it ceaselessly scavenges for edibles the entire day.
Y Its fangs are long and very sharp. They grow continuously, so it gnaws on hard things to whittle them down.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Rattata is cautious in the extreme. Even while it is asleep, it constantly listens by moving its ears around. It is not picky about where it lives—it will make its nest anywhere.
Sun Its incisors continue growing until its death. If its Trainer doesn’t offer it a file to gnaw on, it will gnaw on door frames, table legs, and so on.
Moon With their strong capacity for survival, they can live in dirty places without concern. Left unchecked, their numbers multiply rapidly.

Evolution chart

Rattata
#019
Rattata
Normal

(Level 20)
Raticate
#020
Raticate
Normal
Alolan Rattata
#019
Rattata
Alolan Rattata
Dark · Normal

(Level 20, Nighttime, in Alola)
Alolan Raticate
#020
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
Dark · Normal

Name origin

rat
a rodent mammal
rat-a-tat-tat
repeated fast knocking sound

Moves learned by Rattata

Rattata sprites

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

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Where to find Rattata

Red
Blue
Route 1, 2, 4, 9, 16, 21, 22
Yellow Route 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 16, 18, 21, 22
Gold Route 1, 3, 4, 7, 9, 11, 22, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 38, 39, 46, Burned Tower, Mt. Mortar, Sprout Tower, Tin Tower, Tohjo Falls, Union Cave
Silver Route 1, 3, 4, 7, 9, 11, 22, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 46, Burned Tower, Mt. Mortar, Sprout Tower, Tin Tower, Tohjo Falls, Union Cave
Crystal Route 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 21, 22, 29, 32, 33, 34, 38, 39, 42, 46, Tohjo Falls
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 1, 2, 4, 9, 16, 17, 18, 22
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 225, 226
HeartGold Route 1, 3, 4, 7, 9, 11, 22, 29, 31, 32, 33, 34, 38, 39, 46, Bell Tower, Burned Tower, Mt. Mortar, Sprout Tower, Tohjo Falls, Union Cave
SoulSilver Route 1, 3, 4, 7, 9, 11, 22, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 46, Bell Tower, Burned Tower, Mt. Mortar, Sprout Tower, Tohjo Falls, Union Cave
Black
White
Breed Raticate
Black 2
White 2
Castelia City, Castelia Sewers, Relic Passage
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 117
Sun
Moon
Route 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, Kala'e Bay, Hau'oli City, Verdant Cavern