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 4′07″ (1.4 m)
Weight 86.4 lbs (39.2 kg)
Abilities Early Bird
Run Away
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)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 62
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Flying
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 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.

Moves learned by Doduo

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.
1GrowlNormal 100
1PeckFlying 35 100
5Quick AttackNormal 40 100
8RageNormal 20 100
12Fury AttackNormal 15 85
15PursuitDark 40 100
19PluckFlying 60 100
22Double HitNormal 35 90
26AgilityPsychic
29UproarNormal 90 100
33AcupressureNormal
36Swords DanceNormal
40Jump KickFighting 100 95
43Drill PeckFlying 80 100
47EndeavorNormal 100
50ThrashNormal 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.
AssuranceDark 60 100
Brave BirdFlying 120 100
EndeavorNormal 100
Feint AttackDark 60
FlailNormal 100
HazeIce
Mirror MoveFlying
Natural GiftNormal 100
Quick AttackNormal 40 100
SupersonicNormal 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.
EndeavorNormal 100
Knock OffDark 65 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
UproarNormal 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
51Steel WingSteel 70 90
75Swords DanceNormal
76FlyFlying 90 95
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

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
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
Sky AttackFlying 140 90 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
WhirlwindNormal Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Tri AttackNormal 80 100 Generation 3 — Level up
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1PeckFlying 35 100
5Quick AttackNormal 40 100
8RageNormal 20 100
12Fury AttackNormal 15 85
15PursuitDark 40 100
19PluckFlying 60 100
22Double HitNormal 35 90
26AgilityPsychic
29UproarNormal 90 100
33AcupressureNormal
36Swords DanceNormal
40Jump KickFighting 100 95
43Drill PeckFlying 80 100
47EndeavorNormal 100
50ThrashNormal 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AssuranceDark 60 100
Brave BirdFlying 120 100
EndeavorNormal 100
Feint AttackDark 60
FlailNormal 100
HazeIce
Mirror MoveFlying
Natural GiftNormal 100
Quick AttackNormal 40 100
SupersonicNormal 55

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
51Steel WingSteel 70 90
75Swords DanceNormal
76FlyFlying 90 95
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
Sky AttackFlying 140 90 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
WhirlwindNormal Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Tri AttackNormal 80 100 Generation 3 — Level up
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Doduo sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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

Other languages

English Doduo
Japanese ドードー (Dodo)
German Dodu
French Doduo

Name origin

dodo
extinct bird
duo
group of two