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)

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.

Moves learned by Bidoof

Moves learnt by level up

Bidoof learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5Defense CurlNormalStatus
9RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
13HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
17Hyper FangNormalPhysical 80 90
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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Bidoof egg moves page.

Move Tutor moves

Bidoof can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
Shock WaveElectricSpecial 60
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stealth RockRockStatus
Super FangNormalPhysical 90
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100

Moves learnt by TM

Bidoof is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

Transfer-only moves

Bidoof can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
PluckFlyingPhysical 60 100 Generation 5 — TM
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Bidoof learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5Defense CurlNormalStatus
9RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
13HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
17Hyper FangNormalPhysical 80 90
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 Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Bidoof egg moves page.

Moves learnt by TM

Bidoof is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

Transfer-only moves

Bidoof can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
PluckFlyingPhysical 60 100 Generation 5 — TM
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

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
Shiny Bidoof Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Bidoof Shiny sprite from Black & White Bidoof Shiny sprite from X & Y

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

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