Sudowoodo

Sudowoodo is a Rock type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Imitation Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Gold Although it always pretends to be a tree, its composition appears to be closer to a rock than a plant.
Silver It disguises itself as a tree to avoid attack. It hates water, so it will disappear if it starts raining.
Crystal If a tree branch shakes when there is no wind, it's a SUDOWOODO, not a tree. It hides from the rain.
Ruby
Sapphire
SUDOWOODO camouflages itself as a tree to avoid being attacked by enemies. However, because the forelegs remain green throughout the year, the POKéMON is easily identified as a fake during the winter.
FireRed It disguises itself as a tree to avoid attack. It hates water, so it will disappear if it starts raining.
LeafGreen Although it always pretends to be a tree, its composition appears to be closer to a rock than a plant.
Emerald It mimics a tree to avoid being attacked by enemies. But since its forelegs remain green throughout the year, it is easily identified as a fake in the winter.
Diamond Despite appearing to be a tree, its body is closer to rocks and stones. It is very weak to water.
Pearl It stands along paths pretending to be a tree. If it starts raining, it seems to disappear.
Platinum To avoid being attacked, it does nothing but mimic a tree. It hates water and flees from rain.
HeartGold Although it always pretends to be a tree, its composition appears more similar to rock than to vegetation.
SoulSilver It disguises itself as a tree to avoid attack. It hates water, so it will disappear if it starts raining.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
To avoid being attacked, it does nothing but mimic a tree. It hates water and flees from rain.
X Although it always pretends to be a tree, its composition appears more similar to rock than to vegetation.
Y It disguises itself as a tree to avoid attack. It hates water, so it will disappear if it starts raining.

Evolution chart

Bonsly
#438
Bonsly
Rock

(after Mimic
learned)
Sudowoodo
#185
Sudowoodo
Rock

Name origin

pseudo-
prefix meaning ‘false’ (Sudowoodo is based on petrified wood)
wood
matter that trees are made of

Moves learned by Sudowoodo

Sudowoodo 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
Sudowoodo normal sprite
Female
Sudowoodo normal sprite
Male
Sudowoodo shiny sprite
Female
Sudowoodo shiny sprite
Male
Sudowoodo normal sprite
Female
Sudowoodo normal sprite
Male
Sudowoodo shiny sprite
Female
Sudowoodo shiny sprite
Male

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Where to find Sudowoodo

Gold
Silver
Route 36
Crystal Route 36
Diamond
Pearl
Route 214, 221
Platinum Route 221
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 36
X
Y
Route 20 (Winding Woods)