Pidgeot

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

Pidgeot has a Mega Evolution, available from Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire onwards.

Pokédex data

National № 018
Type Normal Flying
Species Bird Pokémon
Height 1.5 m (4′11″)
Weight 39.5 kg (87.1 lbs)
Abilities 1. Keen Eye
2. Tangled Feet
Big Pecks (hidden ability)
Local № 018 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
012 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
018 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
012 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
019 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
018 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 3 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 216
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Flying
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 83
276 370
Attack 80
148 284
Defense 75
139 273
Sp. Atk 70
130 262
Sp. Def 70
130 262
Speed 101
186 331
Total 479 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 Pidgeot.

Pokédex data

National № 018
Type Normal Flying
Species Bird Pokémon
Height 2.2 m (7′03″)
Weight 50.5 kg (111.3 lbs)
Abilities 1. No Guard
Local № 018 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
012 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
018 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
012 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
019 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
018 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 3 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 261
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Flying
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 83
276 370
Attack 80
148 284
Defense 80
148 284
Sp. Atk 135
247 405
Sp. Def 80
148 284
Speed 121
222 375
Total 579 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 Pidgeot.

Evolution chart

(Level 18) (Level 36)

Pidgeot changes

Pokédex entries

Pidgeot

Red
Blue
When hunting, it skims the surface of water at high speed to pick off unwary prey such as MAGIKARP.
Yellow This POKéMON flies at Mach 2 speed, seeking prey. Its large talons are feared as wicked weapons.
Gold Its well-developed chest muscles make it strong enough to whip up a gusty windstorm with just a few flaps.
Silver It spreads its beautiful wings wide to frighten its enemies. It can fly at Mach 2 speed.
Crystal Its outstanding vision allows it to spot splashing MAGIKARP, even while flying at 3300 feet.
Ruby
Sapphire
This POKéMON has a dazzling plumage of beautifully glossy feathers. Many TRAINERS are captivated by the striking beauty of the feathers on its head, compelling them to choose PIDGEOT as their POKéMON.
FireRed It spreads its gorgeous wings widely to intimidate enemies. It races through the skies at Mach-2 speed.
LeafGreen When hunting, it skims the surface of water at high speed to pick off unwary prey such as MAGIKARP.
Emerald This POKéMON has gorgeous, glossy feathers. Many TRAINERS are so captivated by the beautiful feathers on its head that they choose PIDGEOT as their POKéMON.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
By flapping its wings with all its might, PIDGEOT can make a gust of wind capable of bending tall trees.
HeartGold Its well-developed chest muscles make it strong enough to whip up a gusty windstorm with just a few flaps.
SoulSilver It spreads its beautiful wings wide to frighten its enemies. It can fly at Mach 2 speed.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
By flapping its wings with all its might, Pidgeot can make a gust of wind capable of bending tall trees.
X When hunting, it skims the surface of water at high speed to pick off unwary prey such as Magikarp.
Y It spreads its gorgeous wings widely to intimidate enemies. It races through the skies at Mach-2 speed.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
This Pokémon has a dazzling plumage of beautifully glossy feathers. Many Trainers are captivated by the striking beauty of the feathers on its head, compelling them to choose Pidgeot as their Pokémon.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
This Pokémon flies at Mach 2 speed, seeking prey. Its large talons are feared as wicked weapons.

Mega Pidgeot

Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
With its muscular strength now greatly increased, it can fly continuously for two weeks without resting.

Moves learned by Pidgeot

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
1Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1Sky AttackFlyingPhysical 140 90
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
3Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
5GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
9Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
11Mirror MoveFlyingStatus
15Wing AttackFlyingPhysical 60 100
17RoostFlyingStatus
25WhirlwindNormalStatus
31AgilityPsychicStatus
43Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
53Razor WindNormalSpecial 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Pidgeot 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
18U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
27ToxicPoisonStatus 90
48Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
50RoostFlyingStatus

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
1HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
9GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
13Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
17WhirlwindNormalStatus
22TwisterDragonSpecial 40 100
27Feather DanceFlyingStatus 100
32AgilityPsychicStatus
38Wing AttackFlyingPhysical 60 100
44RoostFlyingStatus
50TailwindFlyingStatus
56Mirror MoveFlyingStatus
62Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
68HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95
Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
Brave BirdFlyingPhysical 120 100
DefogFlyingStatus
Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
ForesightNormalStatus
PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
Steel WingSteelPhysical 70 90
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DefogFlyingStatus
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
Laser FocusNormalStatus
Sky AttackFlyingPhysical 140 90
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
TailwindFlyingStatus
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Pidgeot 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
RageNormalPhysical 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Razor WindNormalSpecial 80 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychicStatus Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
DetectFightingStatus Generation 2 — TM
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
PluckFlyingPhysical 60 100 Generation 5 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Pidgeot sprites

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

Where to find Pidgeot

Red
Blue
Yellow
Evolve Pidgey/Pidgeotto
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Evolve Pidgey/Pidgeotto
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Evolve Pidgey/Pidgeotto
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Pidgey/Pidgeotto
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Pidgey/Pidgeotto
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Pidgey/Pidgeotto
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 10
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Route 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, Cerulean City, Cinnabar Island, Fuchsia City, Lavender Town, Pallet Town, Pewter City, Vermilion City, Viridian City
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Pidgeot
Japanese ピジョット (Pigeot)
German Tauboss
French Roucarnage

Name origin

pigeon
a species of bird