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 70 (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)

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.
1GrowlNormal 100
1GustFlying 40 100
4LeerNormal 100
8Quick AttackNormal 40 100
12TauntDark 100
16Air CutterFlying 60 95
20SwaggerNormal 85
24Feather DanceFlying 100
28DetectFighting
32Air SlashFlying 75 95
36RoostFlying
40TailwindFlying
44Sky AttackFlying 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.
DefogFlying
HypnosisPsychic 60
Morning SunNormal
Night SlashDark 70 100
WishNormal

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
06FlyFlying 90 95
21RestPsychic
24SnoreNormal 50 100
25ProtectNormal
30Steel WingSteel 70 90
31AttractNormal 100
33Rain DanceWater
34Sunny DayFire
39FacadeNormal 70 100
40SwiftNormal 60
56U-turnBug 70 100
76RoundNormal 60 100
95Air SlashFlying 75 95

Moves learnt by TR

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

TR
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
12AgilityPsychic
13Focus EnergyNormal
20SubstituteNormal
26EndureNormal
27Sleep TalkNormal
35UproarNormal 90 100
36Heat WaveFire 95 90
37TauntDark 100
85Work UpNormal

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.
1GustFlying 40 100
4GrowlNormal 100
8LeerNormal 100
11Quick AttackNormal 40 100
15Air CutterFlying 60 95
18RoostFlying
22DetectFighting
25TauntDark 100
29Air SlashFlying 75 95
32Razor WindNormal 80 100
36Feather DanceFlying 100
39SwaggerNormal 85
43FacadeNormal 70 100
46TailwindFlying
50Sky AttackFlying 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.
BestowNormal
HypnosisPsychic 60
Lucky ChantNormal
Morning SunNormal
Night SlashDark 70 100
Steel WingSteel 70 90
UproarNormal 90 100
WishNormal

Move Tutor moves

Pidove 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

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
PluckFlying 60 100 Generation 5 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 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
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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Trade/migrate from another game
Sword
Shield
Rolling Fields, East Lake Axewell, North Lake Miloch, Watchtower Ruins

Other languages

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

Name origin

pigeon
a species of bird
dove
a species of bird