Scyther

Scyther is a Bug/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Mantis Pokémon.

Pokédex descriptions

Red
Blue
With ninja-like agility and speed, it can create the illusion that there is more than one.
Yellow Leaps out of tall grass and slices prey with its scythes. The movement looks like that of a ninja.
Gold
HeartGold
It slashes through grass with its sharp scythes, moving too fast for the human eye to track.
Silver When it moves, it leaves only a blur. If it hides in grass, its protective colors make it invisible.
Crystal It’s very proud of its speed. It moves so fast that its opponent does not even know what knocked it down.
Ruby
Sapphire
SCYTHER is blindingly fast. Its blazing speed enhances the effectiveness of the twin scythes on its forearms. This POKéMON’s scythes are so effective, they can slice through thick logs in one wicked stroke.
Emerald Its blindingly fast speed adds to the sharpness of its twin forearm scythes. The scythes can slice through thick logs in one wicked stroke.
FireRed It tears and shreds prey with its wickedly sharp scythes. It very rarely spreads its wings to fly.
LeafGreen With ninja-like agility and speed, it can create the illusion that there is more than one of itself.
Diamond
Pearl
It is nearly impossible to parry its attacking scythes. Its movements are like a ninja’s.
Platinum
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
The sharp scythes on its forearms become increasingly sharp by cutting through hard objects.
SoulSilver When it moves, it leaves only a blur. If it hides in grass, its protective coloration makes it invisible.

Evolution chart

Scyther
#123
Scyther
Bug · Flying

(trade holding
Metal Coat)
Scizor
#212
Scizor
Bug · Steel

Name origin

scythe
sword-like implement

Moves learned by Scyther

Scyther sprites

Normal
Black/White
Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
Scyther normal sprite
Female
Scyther normal sprite
Male
Scyther shiny sprite
Female
Scyther shiny sprite
Male
Scyther normal sprite
Female
Scyther normal sprite
Male
Scyther shiny sprite
Female
Scyther shiny sprite
Male

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Where to find Scyther

Gold
Silver
National Park
Diamond
Pearl
Route 229
Platinum Route 210, 215
HeartGold
SoulSilver
National Park
X
Y
Route 21 (Dernière Way)