Mew

Mew is a Psychic type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the New Species Pokémon.

Mew

Pokédex data

National № 151
Type Psychic
Species New Species Pokémon
Height 1′04″ (0.4 m)
Weight 8.8 lbs (4.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Synchronize
Local № 151 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
250 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
151 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
255 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
151 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 3 HP
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 100 (higher than normal)
Base Exp. 270
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 100
310 404
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 100
184 328
Sp. Def 100
184 328
Speed 100
184 328
Total 600 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 Mew.

Evolution chart

Mew changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
So rare that it is still said to be a mirage by many experts. Only a few people have seen it worldwide.
Yellow When viewed through a microscope, this POKéMON's short, fine, delicate hair can be seen.
Gold Apparently, it appears only to those people who are pure of heart and have a strong desire to see it.
Silver Its DNA is said to contain the genetic codes of all POKéMON, so it can use all kinds of techniques.
Crystal Because it can learn any move, some people began research to see if it is the ancestor of all POKéMON.
Ruby
Sapphire
MEW is said to possess the genetic composition of all POKéMON. It is capable of making itself invisible at will, so it entirely avoids notice even if it approaches people.
FireRed A POKéMON of South America that was thought to have been extinct. It is very intelligent and learns any move.
LeafGreen So rare that it is still said to be a mirage by many experts. Only a few people have seen it worldwide.
Emerald A MEW is said to possess the genes of all POKéMON. It is capable of making itself invisible at will, so it entirely avoids notice even if it approaches people.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Because it can use all kinds of moves, many scientists believe MEW to be the ancestor of Pokémon.
HeartGold Apparently, it appears only to those people who are pure of heart and have a strong desire to see it.
SoulSilver Its DNA is said to contain the genetic codes of all Pokémon, so it can use all kinds of techniques.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Because it can use all kinds of moves, many scientists believe Mew to be the ancestor of Pokémon.
X Because it can use all kinds of moves, many scientists believe Mew to be the ancestor of Pokémon.
Y Its DNA is said to contain the genetic codes of all Pokémon, so it can use all kinds of techniques.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Mew is said to possess the genetic composition of all Pokémon. It is capable of making itself invisible at will, so it entirely avoids notice even if it approaches people.

Moves learned by Mew

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PoundNormal 40 100
1Reflect TypeNormal
1TransformNormal
10Mega PunchNormal 80 85
20MetronomeNormal
30PsychicPsychic 90 100
40BarrierPsychic
50Ancient PowerRock 60 100
60AmnesiaPsychic
70Me FirstNormal
80Baton PassNormal
90Nasty PlotDark
100Aura SphereFighting 80

Egg moves

Mew does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormal
Ally SwitchPsychic
Aqua TailWater 90 90
BindNormal 15 85
BlockNormal
BounceFlying 85 85
Bug BiteBug 60 100
CovetNormal 60 100
DefogFlying
Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
Drain PunchFighting 75 100
Drill RunGround 80 95
Dual ChopDragon 40 90
Earth PowerGround 90 100
ElectrowebElectric 55 95
EndeavorNormal 100
Fire PunchFire 75 100
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Gastro AcidPoison 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
GravityPsychic
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Heal BellNormal
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Helping HandNormal
Hyper VoiceNormal 90 100
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
Iron DefenseSteel
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Knock OffDark 65 100
Laser FocusNormal
Last ResortNormal 140 100
LiquidationWater 85 100
Low KickFighting 100
Magic CoatPsychic
Magic RoomPsychic
Magnet RiseElectric
OutrageDragon 120 100
Pain SplitNormal
RecycleNormal
Role PlayPsychic
Seed BombGrass 80 100
Shock WaveElectric 60
Signal BeamBug 75 100
Skill SwapPsychic
Sky AttackFlying 140 90
SnatchDark
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100
Stealth RockRock
Stomping TantrumGround 75 100
Super FangNormal 90
SuperpowerFighting 120 100
SynthesisGrass
TailwindFlying
TelekinesisPsychic
Throat ChopDark 80 100
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
TrickPsychic 100
UproarNormal 90 100
Water PulseWater 60 100
Wonder RoomPsychic
Worry SeedGrass 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
3PsyshockPsychic 80 100
4Calm MindPsychic
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
8Bulk UpFighting
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19RoostFlying
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28Leech LifeBug 80 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
51Steel WingSteel 70 90
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
58Sky DropFlying 60 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
60QuashDark 100
61Will-O-WispFire 85
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
63EmbargoDark 100
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
67Smart StrikeSteel 70
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
69Rock PolishRock
70Aurora VeilIce
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
72Volt SwitchElectric 70 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
74Gyro BallSteel 100
75Swords DanceNormal
76FlyFlying 90 95
77Psych UpNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
79Frost BreathIce 60 90
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
83InfestationBug 20 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
92Trick RoomPsychic
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
94SurfWater 90 100
95SnarlDark 55 95
96Nature PowerNormal
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Mew 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
Bubble BeamWater 65 100 Generation 1 — TM
Dragon RageDragon 100 Generation 1 — TM
Egg BombNormal 100 75 Generation 1 — TM
FissureGround Generation 1 — TM
Horn DrillNormal Generation 1 — TM
Mega DrainGrass 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
Pay DayNormal 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
PsywavePsychic 80 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Razor WindNormal 80 100 Generation 1 — TM
Self-DestructNormal 200 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFighting 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
TeleportPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Tri AttackNormal 80 100 Generation 1 — TM
Water GunWater 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
WhirlwindNormal Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Dragon BreathDragon 60 100 Generation 2 — TM
NightmareGhost 100 Generation 2 — TM
Sweet ScentNormal Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectric 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Soft-BoiledNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
BrineWater 65 100 Generation 4 — TM
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Silver WindBug 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDark 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragon 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Vacuum WaveFighting 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
PluckFlying 60 100 Generation 5 — TM
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
1MimicNormal
1PoundNormal 40 100
11SwiftNormal 60
22AmnesiaPsychic
33PsywavePsychic 80
44BarrierPsychic
55Mega PunchNormal 80 85
66MetronomeNormal
77PsychicPsychic 90 100
88Nasty PlotDark
99TransformNormal

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HeadbuttNormal 70 100
2TauntDark 100
3Helping HandNormal
4TeleportPsychic
5RestPsychic
6Light ScreenPsychic
7ProtectNormal
8SubstituteNormal
9ReflectPsychic
10DigGround 80 100
11Will-O-WispFire 85
12FacadeNormal 70 100
13Brick BreakFighting 75 100
14FlyFlying 90 95
15Seismic TossFighting 100
16Thunder WaveElectric 90
17Dragon TailDragon 60 90
18U-turnBug 70 100
19Iron TailSteel 100 75
20Dark PulseDark 80 100
21Foul PlayDark 95 100
22Rock SlideRock 75 90
23Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
24X-ScissorBug 80 100
25WaterfallWater 80 100
26Poison JabPoison 80 100
27ToxicPoison 90
28Tri AttackNormal 80 100
29ScaldWater 80 100
30Bulk UpFighting
31Fire PunchFire 75 100
32Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
33Calm MindPsychic
34Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
35Ice PunchIce 75 100
36ThunderboltElectric 90 100
37FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38ThunderElectric 110 70
39OutrageDragon 120 100
40PsychicPsychic 90 100
41EarthquakeGround 100 100
42Self-DestructNormal 200 100
43Shadow BallGhost 80 100
44Play RoughFairy 90 90
45Solar BeamGrass 120 100
46Fire BlastFire 110 85
47SurfWater 90 100
48Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
49SuperpowerFighting 120 100
50RoostFlying
51BlizzardIce 110 70
52Sludge BombPoison 90 100
53Mega DrainGrass 40 100
54Flash CannonSteel 80 100
55Ice BeamIce 90 100
56Stealth RockRock
57Pay DayNormal 40 100
58Drill RunGround 80 95
59Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
60MegahornBug 120 85

Mew sprites

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

Where to find Mew

Red
Blue
Yellow
Trade/migrate from another game
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Faraway Island
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
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
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Mew
Japanese ミュウ (Mew)
German Mew
French Mew

Name origin

mew
cat sound