Smeargle

Smeargle is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Painter Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Gold A special fluid oozes from the tip of its tail. It paints the fluid everywhere to mark its territory.
Silver Once it becomes an adult, it has a tendency to let its comrades plant footprints on its back.
Crystal The color of the mysterious fluid secreted from its tail is predetermined for each SMEARGLE.
Ruby
Sapphire
SMEARGLE marks the boundaries of its territory using a body fluid that leaks out from the tip of its tail. Over 5,000 different marks left by this POKéMON have been found.
FireRed Once it becomes an adult, it has a tendency to let its comrades plant footprints on its back.
LeafGreen A special fluid oozes from the tip of its tail. It paints the fluid everywhere to mark its territory.
Emerald A SMEARGLE marks its territory using a fluid that leaks out from the tip of its tail. About 5,000 different marks left by this POKéMON have been found.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It marks its territory by using its tail like a paintbrush. There are more than 5,000 different marks.
HeartGold A special fluid oozes from the tip of its tail. It paints the fluid everywhere to mark its territory.
SoulSilver Once it becomes an adult, it has a tendency to let its comrades plant footprints on its back.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It marks its territory by using its tail like a paintbrush. There are more than 5,000 different marks.
X It marks its territory by using its tail like a paintbrush. There are more than 5,000 different marks.
Y Once it becomes an adult, it has a tendency to let its comrades plant footprints on its back.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Smeargle marks the boundaries of its territory using a body fluid that leaks out from the tip of its tail. Over 5,000 different marks left by this Pokémon have been found.
Sun The unique creations produced by each Smeargle are painted using the fluid that oozes from its tail. This is how it marks its territory.
Moon It draws symbols all over the place to mark its territory. In towns with many Smeargle, the walls are covered in graffiti.

Evolution chart

  • Smeargle does not evolve.

Name origin

smear
smudge (e.g. ink, paint)
beagle
a breed of dog

Moves learned by Smeargle

Smeargle sprites

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

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Where to find Smeargle

Gold
Silver
Ruins of Alph
Crystal Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Altering Cave, Artisan Cave
Diamond
Pearl
Route 212
Platinum Route 208, 212
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Ruins of Alph
Black
White
Route 5
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 7
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Route 2