Bidoof

Bidoof is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Plump Mouse Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 399
Type Normal
Species Plump Mouse Pokémon
Height 0.5 m (1′08″)
Weight 20.0 kg (44.1 lbs)
Abilities 1. Simple
2. Unaware
Moody (hidden ability)
Local № 013 (Diamond/Pearl)
013 (Platinum)
038 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
013 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
010 (Legends: Arceus)

Training

EV yield 1 HP
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 50
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Water 1
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 59
228 322
Attack 45
85 207
Defense 40
76 196
Sp. Atk 35
67 185
Sp. Def 40
76 196
Speed 31
60 177
Total 250 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Bidoof.

Evolution chart

(Level 15)

Bidoof changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond With nerves of steel, nothing can perturb it. It is more agile and active than it appears.
Pearl It constantly gnaws on logs and rocks to whittle down its front teeth. It nests alongside water.
Platinum A comparison revealed that BIDOOF’s front teeth grow at the same rate as RATTATA’s.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It lives in groups by the water. It chews up boulders and trees around its nest with its incisors.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
A comparison revealed that Bidoof’s front teeth grow at the same rate as Rattata’s.
X
Omega Ruby
With nerves of steel, nothing can perturb it. It is more agile and active than it appears.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It constantly gnaws on logs and rocks to whittle down its front teeth. It nests alongside water.
Brilliant Diamond With nerves of steel, nothing can perturb it. It is more agile and active than it appears.
Shining Pearl It constantly gnaws on logs and rocks to whittle down its front teeth. It nests alongside water.
Legends: Arceus Bidoof has an unsophisticated face and is rarely flustered by anything. There have been incidents involving Bidoof sauntering into villages and gnawing on the houses without a single care.

Moves learned by Bidoof

Moves learnt by level up

Bidoof learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5Defense CurlNormalStatus
9RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
13HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
17TauntDarkStatus 100
21YawnNormalStatus
25CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
29Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
33Super FangNormalPhysical 90
37Swords DanceNormalStatus
41AmnesiaPsychicStatus
45SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
49CurseGhostStatus

Egg moves

Bidoof learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Bidoof egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
Defense CurlNormalStatus
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100

Moves learnt by TM

Bidoof is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by level up

Bidoof learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
5TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
10BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
16RestPsychicStatus
23CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
31Swords DanceNormalStatus
40Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100

Move Tutor moves

Bidoof can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
Charge BeamElectricSpecial 50 90
Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
RestPsychicStatus
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
Stealth RockRockStatus
SwiftNormalSpecial 60
ThunderboltElectricSpecial 90 100

Bidoof sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Bidoof  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Bidoof  sprite from Black & White Bidoof  sprite from X & Y Bidoof  sprite from Legends: Arceus
Shiny Bidoof Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Bidoof Shiny sprite from Black & White Bidoof Shiny sprite from X & Y Bidoof Shiny sprite from Legends: Arceus

Where to find Bidoof

Diamond
Pearl
Route 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 208, 211, Great Marsh, Lake Verity, Valley Windworks
Platinum Route 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 208, 211, Eterna Forest, Lake Verity
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 4, 6, 9, 10, 13, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 42, 43, 44, 45, 47, Mt. Silver, Ruins of Alph
Black
White
Breed Bibarel
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 3, 22
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Route 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 208, 211, Great Marsh, Lake Verity, Valley Windworks, Spacious Cave, Grassland Cave, Fountainspring Cave, Riverbank Cave, Still-Water Cavern, Sunlit Cavern
Legends: Arceus Aspiration Hill, Horseshoe Plains, Tidewater Dam, Droning Meadow, Gapejaw Bog, Ursa's Ring

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Bidoof
Japanese ビッパ (Bippa)
German Bidiza
French Keunotor

Name origin

biber
German for ‘beaver’, a rodent
tooth
hard object in the mouth for biting/chewing food