Odor Sleuth (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status  Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 40  (max. 64)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Resets opponent's Evasiveness, Normal-type and Fighting-type attacks can now hit Ghosts, and Ghost-type attacks hit Normal.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Odor Sleuth turns into Z-Odor Sleuth and raises Attack one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Negates the foe’s efforts to heighten evasiveness.
FireRed/LeafGreen Completely negates the foe’s efforts to heighten its ability to evade.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
Enables the user to hit a Ghost type with any type of move. It also enables the user to hit an evasive foe.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
Enables a Ghost-type target to be hit with Normal- and Fighting-type attacks. It also enables an evasive target to be hit.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
Enables a Ghost-type target to be hit by Normal- and Fighting-type attacks. This also enables an evasive target to be hit.
Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
Enables a Ghost-type target to be hit by Normal- and Fighting-type attacks. This also enables an evasive target to be hit.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Odor Sleuth at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

GrowlitheGrowlithe
#058 / Fire
Level 10
ArcanineArcanine
#059 / Fire
Level 1
GirafarigGirafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Level 5
SwinubSwinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Level 1
PiloswinePiloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Level 1
HoundourHoundour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Level 20
HoundoomHoundoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Level 20
PhanpyPhanpy
#231 / Ground
Level 1
PoochyenaPoochyena
#261 / Dark
Level 13
MightyenaMightyena
#262 / Dark
Level 13
ZigzagoonZigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Level 13
LinooneLinoone
#264 / Normal
Level 13
ElectrikeElectrike
#309 / Electric
Level 16
ManectricManectric
#310 / Electric
Level 16
SpoinkSpoink
#325 / Psychic
Level 10
GrumpigGrumpig
#326 / Psychic
Level 1
GrumpigGrumpig
#326 / Psychic
Level 10
MunchlaxMunchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 1
MamoswineMamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Level 1
TepigTepig
#498 / Fire
Level 9
PignitePignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Level 1
PignitePignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Level 9
EmboarEmboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Level 1
EmboarEmboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Level 9
LillipupLillipup
#506 / Normal
Level 5
HerdierHerdier
#507 / Normal
Level 1
HerdierHerdier
#507 / Normal
Level 5
StoutlandStoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 1
StoutlandStoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 5
WoobatWoobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Level 4
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Level 1
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Level 4
HeatmorHeatmor
#631 / Fire
Level 6
BunnelbyBunnelby
#659 / Normal
Level 25
DiggersbyDiggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Level 27
FurfrouFurfrou
#676 / Normal
Level 27
SpritzeeSpritzee
#682 / Fairy
Level 8
AromatisseAromatisse
#683 / Fairy
Level 1
AromatisseAromatisse
#683 / Fairy
Level 8
YungoosYungoos
#734 / Normal
Level 13
GumshoosGumshoos
#735 / Normal
Level 13
RockruffRockruff
#744 / Rock
Level 18
Lycanroc (Midday Form)Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Level 18
Lycanroc (Midnight Form)Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Level 18

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Odor Sleuth as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

MeowthMeowth
#052 / Normal
Field
PersianPersian
#053 / Normal
Field
MareepMareep
#179 / Electric
Field, Monster
FlaaffyFlaaffy
#180 / Electric
Field, Monster
AmpharosAmpharos
#181 / Electric
Field, Monster
BidoofBidoof
#399 / Normal
Field, Water 1
BibarelBibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Field, Water 1
BuizelBuizel
#418 / Water
Field, Water 1
FloatzelFloatzel
#419 / Water
Field, Water 1
DeerlingDeerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
Field
SawsbuckSawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
Field