Oddish

Oddish is a Grass/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Weed Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 043
Type Grass Poison
Species Weed Pokémon
Height 1′08″ (0.5 m)
Weight 11.9 lbs (5.4 kg)
Abilities 1. Chlorophyll
Run Away (hidden ability)
Local № 043 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
083 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
088 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
043 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
083 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
105 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
091 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 64
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Grass
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 45
200 294
Attack 50
94 218
Defense 55
103 229
Sp. Atk 75
139 273
Sp. Def 65
121 251
Speed 30
58 174
Total 320 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 Oddish.

Evolution chart

(Level 21)

Oddish changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
During the day, it keeps its face buried in the ground. At night, it wanders around sowing its seeds.
Yellow It may be mistaken for a clump of weeds. If you try to yank it out of the ground, it shrieks horribly.
Gold Awakened by moonlight, it roams actively at night. In the day, it stays quietly underground.
Silver If exposed to moonlight, it starts to move. It roams far and wide at night to scatter its seeds.
Crystal During the day, it stays in the cold underground to avoid the sun. It grows by bathing in moonlight.
Ruby During the daytime, ODDISH buries itself in soil to absorb nutrients from the ground using its entire body. The more fertile the soil, the glossier its leaves become.
Sapphire ODDISH searches for fertile, nutrient-rich soil, then plants itself. During the daytime, while it is planted, this POKéMON’s feet are thought to change shape and become similar to the roots of trees.
FireRed Its scientific name is “Oddium Wanderus.” At night, it is said to walk nearly 1,000 feet on its two roots.
LeafGreen During the day, it keeps its face buried in the ground. At night, it wanders around sowing its seeds.
Emerald This POKéMON grows by absorbing moonlight. During the daytime, it buries itself in the ground, leaving only its leaves exposed to avoid detection by its enemies.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It often plants its root feet in the ground during the day and sows seeds as it walks about at night.
HeartGold Awakened by moonlight, it roams actively at night. In the day, it stays quietly underground.
SoulSilver If exposed to moonlight, it starts to move. It roams far and wide at night to scatter its seeds.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It often plants its root feet in the ground during the day and sows seeds as it walks about at night.
X During the day, it stays in the cold underground to avoid the sun. It grows by bathing in moonlight.
Y Its scientific name is “Oddium Wanderus.” At night, it is said to walk nearly 1,000 feet on its two roots.
Omega Ruby During the daytime, Oddish buries itself in soil to absorb nutrients from the ground using its entire body. The more fertile the soil, the glossier its leaves become.
Alpha Sapphire Oddish searches for fertile, nutrient-rich soil, then plants itself. During the daytime, while it is planted, this Pokémon’s feet are thought to change shape and become similar to the roots of trees.

Moves learned by Oddish

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrass 20 100
1GrowthNormal
5Sweet ScentNormal
9AcidPoison 40 100
13Poison PowderPoison 75
14Stun SporeGrass 75
15Sleep PowderGrass 75
19Mega DrainGrass 40 100
23Lucky ChantNormal
27MoonlightFairy
31Giga DrainGrass 75 100
35ToxicPoison 90
39Natural GiftNormal 100
43MoonblastFairy 95 100
47Grassy TerrainGrass
51Petal DanceGrass 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormal
CharmFairy 100
FlailNormal 100
IngrainGrass
Nature PowerNormal
Razor LeafGrass 55 95
Secret PowerNormal 70 100
Strength SapGrass 100
SynthesisGrass
Teeter DanceNormal 100
TickleNormal 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormal
Gastro AcidPoison 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SynthesisGrass
Worry SeedGrass 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
75Swords DanceNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
96Nature PowerNormal
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Oddish 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
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrass 20 100
1GrowthNormal
5Sweet ScentNormal
9AcidPoison 40 100
13Poison PowderPoison 75
14Stun SporeGrass 75
15Sleep PowderGrass 75
19Mega DrainGrass 40 100
23Lucky ChantNormal
27MoonlightFairy
31Giga DrainGrass 75 100
35ToxicPoison 90
39Natural GiftNormal 100
43MoonblastFairy 95 100
47Grassy TerrainGrass
51Petal DanceGrass 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormal
CharmFairy 100
FlailNormal 100
IngrainGrass
Nature PowerNormal
Razor LeafGrass 55 95
Secret PowerNormal 70 100
SynthesisGrass
Teeter DanceNormal 100
TickleNormal 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
75Swords DanceNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
96Nature PowerNormal
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Oddish 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
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Oddish sprites

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

Where to find Oddish

Red Route 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 24, 25
Blue Trade/migrate from another game
Yellow Route 12, 13, 14, 15, 24, 25
Gold
Silver
Route 5, 6, 24, 25, Ilex Forest
Crystal Route 24, 25, Ilex Forest
Ruby
Sapphire
Route 110, 117, 119, 120, 121, 123, Safari Zone
FireRed Route 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 24, 25, Berry Forest, Bond Bridge, Cape Brink, Water Path
LeafGreen Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 110, 117, 119, 120, 121, 123, Safari Zone
Diamond
Pearl
Route 229, 230
Platinum Route 224, 230
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 5, 6, 24, 25, Ilex Forest
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White White Forest
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 6
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 110, 117, 119, 120, Safari Zone
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English Oddish
Japanese ナゾノクサ (Nazonokusa)
German Myrapla
French Mystherbe

Name origin

Odd
Strange or weird
radish
vegetable