Pidgeotto

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

Pokédex data

National № 017
Type Normal Flying
Species Bird Pokémon
Height 3′07″ (1.1 m)
Weight 66.1 lbs (30.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Keen Eye
2. Tangled Feet
Big Pecks (hidden ability)
Local № 017 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
011 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
017 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
011 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
018 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 122
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Flying
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (base 3,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 63
236 330
Attack 60
112 240
Defense 55
103 229
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 50
94 218
Speed 71
132 265
Total 349 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 Pidgeotto.

Evolution chart

(Level 18) (Level 36)

Pidgeotto changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Very protective of its sprawling territorial area, this POKéMON will fiercely peck at any intruder.
Yellow This POKéMON is full of vitality. It constantly flies around its large territory in search of prey.
Gold It has outstanding vision. However high it flies, it is able to distinguish the movements of its prey.
Silver It immobilizes its prey using well-developed claws, then carries the prey more than 60 miles to its nest.
Crystal It slowly flies in a circular pattern, all the while keeping a sharp lookout for prey.
Ruby
Sapphire
PIDGEOTTO claims a large area as its own territory. This POKéMON flies around, patrolling its living space. If its territory is violated, it shows no mercy in thoroughly punishing the foe with its sharp claws.
FireRed The claws on its feet are well developed. It can carry prey such as an EXEGGCUTE to its nest over 60 miles away.
LeafGreen Very protective of its sprawling territorial area, this POKéMON will fiercely peck at any intruder.
Emerald This POKéMON flies around, patrolling its large territory. If its living space is violated, it shows no mercy in thoroughly punishing the foe with its sharp claws.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It flies over its wide territory in search of prey, downing it with its highly developed claws.
HeartGold It has outstanding vision. However high it flies, it is able to distinguish the movements of its prey.
SoulSilver It renders its prey immobile using well-developed claws, then carries the prey more than 60 miles to its nest.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It flies over its wide territory in search of prey, downing it with its highly developed claws.
X The claws on its feet are well developed. It can carry prey such as an Exeggcute to its nest over 60 miles away.
Y Very protective of its sprawling territorial area, this Pokémon will fiercely peck at any intruder.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Pidgeotto claims a large area as its own territory. This Pokémon flies around, patrolling its living space. If its territory is violated, it shows no mercy in thoroughly punishing the foe with its sharp claws.

Moves learned by Pidgeotto

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GustFlying 40 100
1Sand AttackGround 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
5Sand AttackGround 100
9GustFlying 40 100
13Quick AttackNormal 40 100
17WhirlwindNormal
22TwisterDragon 40 100
27Feather DanceFlying 100
32AgilityPsychic
37Wing AttackFlying 60 100
42RoostFlying
47TailwindFlying
52Mirror MoveFlying
57Air SlashFlying 75 95
62HurricaneFlying 110 70

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Air CutterFlying 60 95
Air SlashFlying 75 95
Brave BirdFlying 120 100
DefogFlying
Feint AttackDark 60
ForesightNormal
PursuitDark 40 100
Steel WingSteel 70 90
UproarNormal 90 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DefogFlying
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Sky AttackFlying 140 90
SnoreNormal 50 100
TailwindFlying
UproarNormal 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

Pidgeotto 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
18Rain DanceWater
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
51Steel WingSteel 70 90
76FlyFlying 90 95
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Pidgeotto 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
Razor WindNormal 80 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
PluckFlying 60 100 Generation 5 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GustFlying 40 100
1Sand AttackGround 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
5Sand AttackGround 100
9GustFlying 40 100
13Quick AttackNormal 40 100
17WhirlwindNormal
22TwisterDragon 40 100
27Feather DanceFlying 100
32AgilityPsychic
37Wing AttackFlying 60 100
42RoostFlying
47TailwindFlying
52Mirror MoveFlying
57Air SlashFlying 75 95
62HurricaneFlying 110 70

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Air CutterFlying 60 95
Air SlashFlying 75 95
Brave BirdFlying 120 100
DefogFlying
Feint AttackDark 60
ForesightNormal
PursuitDark 40 100
Steel WingSteel 70 90
UproarNormal 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

Pidgeotto 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
18Rain DanceWater
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
51Steel WingSteel 70 90
76FlyFlying 90 95
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Pidgeotto 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
Razor WindNormal 80 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
PluckFlying 60 100 Generation 5 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Pidgeotto sprites

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

Where to find Pidgeotto

Red
Blue
Route 14, 15, 21
Yellow Route 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 21, 24, 25, Viridian Forest
Gold
Silver
Route 2, 8, 13, 14, 15, 25, 37, 43
Crystal Route 2, 5, 8, 11, 13, 14, 15, 25, 37, 38, 39, 43
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 13, 14, 15, Berry Forest, Bond Bridge, Five Isle Meadow
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Evolve Pidgey
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 2, 8, 13, 14, 15, 25, 37, 43, Viridian Forest
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Pidgey
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Evolve Pidgey
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Safari Zone
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Pidgey

Other languages

English Pidgeotto
Japanese ピジョン (Pigeon)
German Tauboga
French Roucoups

Name origin

pigeon
a species of bird