Doduo

Doduo is a Normal/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Twin Bird Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 084
Type Normal Flying
Species Twin Bird Pokémon
Height 1.4 m (4′07″)
Weight 39.2 kg (86.4 lbs)
Abilities 1. Run Away
2. Early Bird
Tangled Feet (hidden ability)
Local № 084 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
199 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
092 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
084 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
204 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
094 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
095 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
084 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 62
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Flying
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 35
180 274
Attack 85
157 295
Defense 45
85 207
Sp. Atk 35
67 185
Sp. Def 35
67 185
Speed 75
139 273
Total 310 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 Doduo.

Evolution chart

(Level 31)

Doduo changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
A bird that makes up for its poor flying with its fast foot speed. Leaves giant footprints.
Yellow Its short wings make flying difficult. Instead, this POKéMON runs at high speed on developed legs.
Gold By alternately raising and lowering its two heads, it balances itself to be more stable while running.
Silver It races through grassy plains with powerful strides, leaving footprints up to four inches deep.
Crystal It lives on a grassy plain where it can see a long way. If it sees an enemy, it runs away at 60 mph.
Ruby DODUO’s two heads never sleep at the same time. Its two heads take turns sleeping, so one head can always keep watch for enemies while the other one sleeps.
Sapphire DODUO’s two heads contain completely identical brains. A scientific study reported that on rare occasions, there will be examples of this POKéMON possessing different sets of brains.
FireRed A two-headed POKéMON that was discovered as a sudden mutation. It runs at a pace of over 60 miles per hour.
LeafGreen A bird that makes up for its poor flying with its fast foot speed. Leaves giant footprints.
Emerald Even while eating or sleeping, one of the heads remains always vigilant for any sign of danger. When threatened, it flees at over 60 miles per hour.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
The brains in its two heads appear to communicate emotions to each other with a telepathic power.
HeartGold By alternately raising and lowering its two heads, it balances itself to be more stable while running.
SoulSilver It races through grassy plains with powerful strides, leaving footprints up to four inches deep.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
The brains in its two heads appear to communicate emotions to each other with a telepathic power.
X A two-headed Pokémon that was discovered as a sudden mutation. It runs at a pace of over 60 miles per hour.
Y The brains in its two heads appear to communicate emotions to each other with a telepathic power.
Omega Ruby Doduo’s two heads never sleep at the same time. Its two heads take turns sleeping, so one head can always keep watch for enemies while the other one sleeps.
Alpha Sapphire Doduo’s two heads contain completely identical brains. A scientific study reported that on rare occasions, there will be examples of this Pokémon possessing different sets of brains.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Its short wings make flying difficult. Instead, this Pokémon runs at high speed on developed legs.

Moves learned by Doduo

Moves learnt by level up

Doduo learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
5Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
10RageNormalPhysical 20 100
16Fury AttackNormalPhysical 15 85
22AgilityPsychicStatus
27Drill PeckFlyingPhysical 80 100
32Swords DanceNormalStatus
38Jump KickFightingPhysical 100 95
44ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100

Moves learnt by TM

Doduo is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
05RestPsychicStatus
07ProtectNormalStatus
08SubstituteNormalStatus
09ReflectPsychicStatus
12FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
14FlyFlyingPhysical 90 95
27ToxicPoisonStatus 90
50RoostFlyingStatus

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
5Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
8RageNormalPhysical 20 100
12Fury AttackNormalPhysical 15 85
15PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
19PluckFlyingPhysical 60 100
22Double HitNormalPhysical 35 90
26AgilityPsychicStatus
29UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
33AcupressureNormalStatus
36Swords DanceNormalStatus
40Jump KickFightingPhysical 100 95
43Drill PeckFlyingPhysical 80 100
47EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
50ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

Doduo learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Doduo egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
Brave BirdFlyingPhysical 120 100
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
FlailNormalPhysical 100
HazeIceStatus
Mirror MoveFlyingStatus
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
SupersonicNormalStatus 55

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Doduo 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormalPhysical Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychicStatus Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
Sky AttackFlyingPhysical 140 90 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
WhirlwindNormalStatus Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
Tri AttackNormalSpecial 80 100 Generation 3 — Level up
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Doduo sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Doduo  sprite from Red & Blue Doduo  sprite from Silver Doduo  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Doduo  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Doduo  sprite from Black & White Doduo  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Doduo Shiny sprite from Silver Doduo Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Doduo Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Doduo Shiny sprite from Black & White Doduo Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Doduo

Red
Blue
Route 16, 17, 18, Safari Zone
Yellow Route 16, 17, 18
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Route 22, 26, 27, 28, Mt. Silver
Ruby
Sapphire
Safari Zone
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 16, 17, 18, Safari Zone
Emerald Safari Zone
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 201
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 22, 26, 27, 28, Mt. Silver
Black
White
Route 12
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 5
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Safari Zone
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Route 16, 17, 18
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Doduo
Japanese ドードー (Dodo)
German Dodu
French Doduo

Name origin

dodo
extinct bird
duo
group of two