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 0.4 m (1′04″)
Weight 4.0 kg (8.8 lbs)
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.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
When viewed through a microscope, this Pokémon’s short, fine, delicate hair can be seen.
Sword It’s very intelligent and can use an incredible variety of moves. Many believe that all other Pokémon are descendants of this one.
Shield This mythical Pokémon is said to be extinct, but sightings of it are still being reported to this day.

Moves learned by Mew

Moves learnt by level up

Mew learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PoundNormalPhysical 40 100
1Reflect TypeNormalStatus
10AmnesiaPsychicStatus
20Baton PassNormalStatus
30Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
40Life DewWaterStatus
50Nasty PlotDarkStatus
60MetronomeNormalStatus
70ImprisonPsychicStatus
80TransformNormalStatus
90Aura SphereFightingSpecial 80
100PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100

Egg moves

Mew does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Move Tutor moves

Mew can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Moves learnt by TM

Mew is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
00Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85
01Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75
02Pay DayNormalPhysical 40 100
03Fire PunchFirePhysical 75 100
04Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
05Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
06FlyFlyingPhysical 90 95
07Pin MissileBugPhysical 25 95
08Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
09Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90
10Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
11Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100
12Solar BladeGrassPhysical 125 100
13Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85
14Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
15DigGroundPhysical 80 100
16ScreechNormalStatus 85
17Light ScreenPsychicStatus
18ReflectPsychicStatus
19SafeguardNormalStatus
20Self-DestructNormalPhysical 200 100
21RestPsychicStatus
22Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
23ThiefDarkPhysical 60 100
24SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
25ProtectNormalStatus
26Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
27Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
28Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
29CharmFairyStatus 100
30Steel WingSteelPhysical 70 90
31AttractNormalStatus 100
32SandstormRockStatus
33Rain DanceWaterStatus
34Sunny DayFireStatus
35HailIceStatus
36WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85
37Beat UpDarkPhysical 100
38Will-O-WispFireStatus 85
39FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
40SwiftNormalSpecial 60
41Helping HandNormalStatus
42RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
43Brick BreakFightingPhysical 75 100
44ImprisonPsychicStatus
45DiveWaterPhysical 80 100
46Weather BallNormalSpecial 50 100
47Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
48Rock TombRockPhysical 60 95
49Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85
50Bullet SeedGrassPhysical 25 100
51Icicle SpearIcePhysical 25 100
52BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
53Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
54Rock BlastRockPhysical 25 90
55BrineWaterSpecial 65 100
56U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
57PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
58AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
59FlingDarkPhysical 100
60Power SwapPsychicStatus
61Guard SwapPsychicStatus
62Speed SwapPsychicStatus
63Drain PunchFightingPhysical 75 100
64AvalancheIcePhysical 60 100
65Shadow ClawGhostPhysical 70 100
66Thunder FangElectricPhysical 65 95
67Ice FangIcePhysical 65 95
68Fire FangFirePhysical 65 95
69Psycho CutPsychicPhysical 70 100
70Trick RoomPsychicStatus
71Wonder RoomPsychicStatus
72Magic RoomPsychicStatus
73Cross PoisonPoisonPhysical 70 100
74VenoshockPoisonSpecial 65 100
75Low SweepFightingPhysical 65 100
76RoundNormalSpecial 60 100
77HexGhostSpecial 65 100
78AcrobaticsFlyingPhysical 55 100
79RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100
80Volt SwitchElectricSpecial 70 100
81BulldozeGroundPhysical 60 100
82ElectrowebElectricSpecial 55 95
83Razor ShellWaterPhysical 75 95
84Tail SlapNormalPhysical 25 85
85SnarlDarkSpecial 55 95
86Phantom ForceGhostPhysical 90 100
87Draining KissFairySpecial 50 100
88Grassy TerrainGrassStatus
89Misty TerrainFairyStatus
90Electric TerrainElectricStatus
91Psychic TerrainPsychicStatus
92Mystical FireFireSpecial 75 100
93Eerie ImpulseElectricStatus 100
94False SwipeNormalPhysical 40 100
95Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
96Smart StrikeSteelPhysical 70
97Brutal SwingDarkPhysical 60 100
98Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical 75 100
99Breaking SwipeDragonPhysical 60 100

Moves learnt by TR

Mew is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

TR
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
00Swords DanceNormalStatus
01Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
02FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
03Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
04SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
05Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
06BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
07Low KickFightingPhysical 100
08ThunderboltElectricSpecial 90 100
09ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70
10EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
11PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
12AgilityPsychicStatus
13Focus EnergyNormalStatus
14MetronomeNormalStatus
15Fire BlastFireSpecial 110 85
16WaterfallWaterPhysical 80 100
17AmnesiaPsychicStatus
18Leech LifeBugPhysical 80 100
19Tri AttackNormalSpecial 80 100
20SubstituteNormalStatus
21ReversalFightingPhysical 100
22Sludge BombPoisonSpecial 90 100
23SpikesGroundStatus
24OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
25PsyshockPsychicSpecial 80 100
26EndureNormalStatus
27Sleep TalkNormalStatus
28MegahornBugPhysical 120 85
29Baton PassNormalStatus
30EncoreNormalStatus 100
31Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
32CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
33Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
34Future SightPsychicSpecial 120 100
35UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
36Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
37TauntDarkStatus 100
38TrickPsychicStatus 100
39SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
40Skill SwapPsychicStatus
41Blaze KickFirePhysical 85 90
42Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
43OverheatFireSpecial 130 90
44Cosmic PowerPsychicStatus
45Muddy WaterWaterSpecial 90 85
46Iron DefenseSteelStatus
47Dragon ClawDragonPhysical 80 100
48Bulk UpFightingStatus
49Calm MindPsychicStatus
50Leaf BladeGrassPhysical 90 100
51Dragon DanceDragonStatus
52Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100
53Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
54Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus
55Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100
56Aura SphereFightingSpecial 80
57Poison JabPoisonPhysical 80 100
58Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
59Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
60X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
61Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
62Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
63Power GemRockSpecial 80 100
64Focus BlastFightingSpecial 120 70
65Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
66Brave BirdFlyingPhysical 120 100
67Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
68Nasty PlotDarkStatus
69Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90
70Flash CannonSteelSpecial 80 100
71Leaf StormGrassSpecial 130 90
72Power WhipGrassPhysical 120 85
73Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 120 80
74Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100
75Stone EdgeRockPhysical 100 80
76Stealth RockRockStatus
77Grass KnotGrassSpecial 100
78Sludge WavePoisonSpecial 95 100
79Heavy SlamSteelPhysical 100
80Electro BallElectricSpecial 100
81Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
82Stored PowerPsychicSpecial 20 100
83Ally SwitchPsychicStatus
84ScaldWaterSpecial 80 100
85Work UpNormalStatus
86Wild ChargeElectricPhysical 90 100
87Drill RunGroundPhysical 80 95
88Heat CrashFirePhysical 100
89HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70
90Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90
91Venom DrenchPoisonStatus 100
92Dazzling GleamFairySpecial 80 100
93Darkest LariatDarkPhysical 85 100
94High HorsepowerGroundPhysical 95 95
95Throat ChopDarkPhysical 80 100
96Pollen PuffBugSpecial 90 100
97Psychic FangsPsychicPhysical 85 100
98LiquidationWaterPhysical 85 100
99Body PressFightingPhysical 80 100

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.
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1MimicNormalStatus
1PoundNormalPhysical 40 100
11SwiftNormalSpecial 60
22AmnesiaPsychicStatus
33PsywavePsychicSpecial 100
44BarrierPsychicStatus
55Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85
66MetronomeNormalStatus
77PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
88Nasty PlotDarkStatus
99TransformNormalStatus

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.
01HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
02TauntDarkStatus 100
03Helping HandNormalStatus
04TeleportPsychicStatus
05RestPsychicStatus
06Light ScreenPsychicStatus
07ProtectNormalStatus
08SubstituteNormalStatus
09ReflectPsychicStatus
10DigGroundPhysical 80 100
11Will-O-WispFireStatus 85
12FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
13Brick BreakFightingPhysical 75 100
14FlyFlyingPhysical 90 95
15Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100
16Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
17Dragon TailDragonPhysical 60 90
18U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
19Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
20Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
21Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
22Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
23Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
24X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
25WaterfallWaterPhysical 80 100
26Poison JabPoisonPhysical 80 100
27ToxicPoisonStatus 90
28Tri AttackNormalSpecial 80 100
29ScaldWaterSpecial 80 100
30Bulk UpFightingStatus
31Fire PunchFirePhysical 75 100
32Dazzling GleamFairySpecial 80 100
33Calm MindPsychicStatus
34Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
35Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
36ThunderboltElectricSpecial 90 100
37FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
38ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70
39OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
40PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
41EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
42Self-DestructNormalPhysical 200 100
43Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
44Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90
45Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100
46Fire BlastFireSpecial 110 85
47SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
48Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
49SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
50RoostFlyingStatus
51BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
52Sludge BombPoisonSpecial 90 100
53Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100
54Flash CannonSteelSpecial 80 100
55Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
56Stealth RockRockStatus
57Pay DayNormalPhysical 40 100
58Drill RunGroundPhysical 80 95
59Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100
60MegahornBugPhysical 120 85

Mew sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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 Mew  sprite from Sword & Shield
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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Trade/migrate from another game
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Mew
Japanese ミュウ (Mew)
German Mew
French Mew

Name origin

mew
cat sound