Skitty

Skitty is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Kitten Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 300
Type Normal
Species Kitten Pokémon
Height 0.6 m (2′00″)
Weight 11.0 kg (24.3 lbs)
Abilities 1. Cute Charm
2. Normalize
Wonder Skin (hidden ability)
Local № 061 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
078 (Black 2/White 2)
078 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
063 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 52
Growth Rate Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Fairy, Field
Gender 25% male, 75% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 50
210 304
Attack 45
85 207
Defense 45
85 207
Sp. Atk 35
67 185
Sp. Def 35
67 185
Speed 50
94 218
Total 260 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 Skitty.

Evolution chart

(use Moon Stone)

Skitty changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby SKITTY has the habit of becoming fascinated by moving objects and chasing them around. This POKéMON is known to chase after its own tail and become dizzy.
Sapphire SKITTY is known to chase around playfully after its own tail. In the wild, this POKéMON lives in holes in the trees of forests. It is very popular as a pet because of its adorable looks.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It is said to be difficult to earn its trust. However, it is extremely popular for its cute looks and behavior.
Emerald A SKITTY’s adorably cute behavior makes it highly popular. In battle, it makes its tail puff out. It threatens foes with a sharp growl.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It can’t stop itself from chasing moving things, and it runs in a circle, chasing its own tail.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It’s adorable when it chases its own tail. It’s difficult to earn its trust.
Black
White
It can’t stop itself from chasing moving things, and it runs in a circle, chasing its own tail.
Black 2
White 2
It shows its cute side by chasing its own tail until it gets dizzy.
X It can’t stop itself from chasing moving things, and it runs in a circle, chasing its own tail.
Y It shows its cute side by chasing its own tail until it gets dizzy.
Omega Ruby Skitty has the habit of becoming fascinated by moving objects and chasing them around. This Pokémon is known to chase after its own tail and become dizzy.
Alpha Sapphire Skitty is known to chase around playfully after its own tail. In the wild, this Pokémon lives in holes in the trees of forests. It is very popular as a pet because of its adorable looks.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
It can’t stop itself from chasing moving things, and it runs in circles, chasing its own tail.

Moves learned by Skitty

Moves learnt by level up

Skitty learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Fake OutNormalPhysical 40 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
4TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
7SingNormalStatus 55
10AttractNormalStatus 100
13Disarming VoiceFairySpecial 40
16Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
19CopycatNormalStatus
22PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
25CharmFairyStatus 100
31FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
34CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
37Heal BellNormalStatus
40Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
43Baby-Doll EyesFairyStatus 100
46Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90

Egg moves

Skitty learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Skitty egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Baton PassNormalStatus
Cosmic PowerPsychicStatus
Fake OutNormalPhysical 40 100
Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
Helping HandNormalStatus
Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
Simple BeamNormalStatus 100
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
TickleNormalStatus 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
WishNormalStatus
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90

Moves learnt by TM

Skitty is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by TR

Skitty cannot be taught any TR moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Fake OutNormalPhysical 40 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
4ForesightNormalStatus
7SingNormalStatus 55
10AttractNormalStatus 100
13Disarming VoiceFairySpecial 40
16Double SlapNormalPhysical 15 85
19CopycatNormalStatus
22Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
25CharmFairyStatus 100
28Wake-Up SlapFightingPhysical 70 100
31AssistNormalStatus
34CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
37Heal BellNormalStatus
40Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
43CaptivateNormalStatus 100
46Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Baton PassNormalStatus
CaptivateNormalStatus 100
Cosmic PowerPsychicStatus
Fake OutNormalPhysical 40 100
Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
Helping HandNormalStatus
Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
Mud BombGroundSpecial 65 85
Simple BeamNormalStatus 100
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
TickleNormalStatus 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
WishNormalStatus
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
Heal BellNormalStatus
Helping HandNormalStatus
Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
Shock WaveElectricSpecial 60
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Skitty 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
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Skitty sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Skitty  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Skitty  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Skitty  sprite from Black & White Skitty  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Skitty Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Skitty Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Skitty Shiny sprite from Black & White Skitty Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Skitty

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 116, Fortree City
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 116
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 222
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
Trade/migrate from another game
White 2 Castelia City
X
Y
Route 4
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 116, Fortree City
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
Not available in this game
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Route 222, Spacious Cave

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Skitty
Japanese エネコ (Eneco)
German Eneco
French Skitty

Name origin

skitty
absent-minded
kitty
a young cat