Pidove

Pidove is a Normal/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Tiny Pigeon Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 519
Type Normal Flying
Species Tiny Pigeon Pokémon
Height 0.3 m (1′00″)
Weight 2.1 kg (4.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Big Pecks
2. Super Luck
Rivalry (hidden ability)
Local № 025 (Black/White)
014 (Black 2/White 2)
026 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 53
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 50
210 304
Attack 55
103 229
Defense 50
94 218
Sp. Atk 36
69 188
Sp. Def 30
58 174
Speed 43
81 203
Total 264 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 Pidove.

Evolution chart

(Level 21) (Level 32)

Pidove changes

Pokédex entries

Black Each follows its Trainer’s orders as best it can, but they sometimes fail to understand complicated commands.
White These Pokémon live in cities. They are accustomed to people. Flocks often gather in parks and plazas.
Black 2
White 2
This very forgetful Pokémon will wait for a new order from its Trainer even though it already has one.
X
Omega Ruby
This very forgetful Pokémon will wait for a new order from its Trainer even though it already has one.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
These Pokémon live in cities. They are accustomed to people. Flocks often gather in parks and plazas.
Sword Where people go, these Pokémon follow. If you’re scattering food for them, be careful— several hundred of them can gather at once.
Shield It’s forgetful and not very bright, but many Trainers love it anyway for its friendliness and sincerity.

Moves learned by Pidove

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
4LeerNormalStatus 100
8Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
12TauntDarkStatus 100
16Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95
20SwaggerNormalStatus 85
24Feather DanceFlyingStatus 100
28DetectFightingStatus
32Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
36RoostFlyingStatus
40TailwindFlyingStatus
44Sky AttackFlyingPhysical 140 90

Egg moves

Pidove learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Pidove egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DefogFlyingStatus
HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
Morning SunNormalStatus
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
WishNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual WingbeatFlyingPhysical 40 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
06FlyFlyingPhysical 90 95
21RestPsychicStatus
24SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
25ProtectNormalStatus
30Steel WingSteelPhysical 70 90
31AttractNormalStatus 100
33Rain DanceWaterStatus
34Sunny DayFireStatus
39FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
40SwiftNormalSpecial 60
56U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
76RoundNormalSpecial 60 100
95Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95

Moves learnt by TR

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

TR
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
12AgilityPsychicStatus
13Focus EnergyNormalStatus
20SubstituteNormalStatus
26EndureNormalStatus
27Sleep TalkNormalStatus
35UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
36Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
37TauntDarkStatus 100
85Work UpNormalStatus

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
4GrowlNormalStatus 100
8LeerNormalStatus 100
11Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
15Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95
18RoostFlyingStatus
22DetectFightingStatus
25TauntDarkStatus 100
29Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
32Razor WindNormalSpecial 80 100
36Feather DanceFlyingStatus 100
39SwaggerNormalStatus 85
43FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
46TailwindFlyingStatus
50Sky AttackFlyingPhysical 140 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BestowNormalStatus
HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
Lucky ChantNormalStatus
Morning SunNormalStatus
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
Steel WingSteelPhysical 70 90
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
WishNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

Pidove 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
Sky AttackFlyingPhysical 140 90
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
TailwindFlyingStatus
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Pidove 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
PluckFlyingPhysical 60 100 Generation 5 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Pidove sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Pidove  sprite from Black & White Pidove  sprite from X & Y Pidove  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Pidove Shiny sprite from Black & White Pidove Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Pidove

Black
White
Route 3, Pinwheel Forest
Black 2
White 2
Route 20, Castelia City, Virbank Complex, Floccesy Ranch
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 104, 115, 116
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Rolling Fields, East Lake Axewell, North Lake Miloch, Watchtower Ruins
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Pidove
Japanese マメパト (Mamepato)
German Dusselgurr
French Poichigeon

Name origin

pigeon
a species of bird
dove
a species of bird