Smeargle

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

Pokédex data

National № 235
Type Normal
Species Painter Pokémon
Height 3′11″ (1.2 m)
Weight 127.9 lbs (58.0 kg)
Abilities Own Tempo
Technician
Moody (hidden ability)
Local № 157 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
159 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
124 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
058 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
070 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 88
Growth Rate Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 55
220 314
Attack 20
40 152
Defense 35
67 185
Sp. Atk 20
40 152
Sp. Def 45
85 207
Speed 75
139 273
Total 250 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 Smeargle.

Evolution chart

Smeargle changes

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.
Ultra Sun The fluid of Smeargle’s tail secretions changes in the intensity of its hue as the Pokémon’s emotions change.
Ultra Moon It draws symbols with the fluid that oozes from the tip of its tail. Depending on the symbol, Smeargle fanatics will pay big money for them.

Moves learned by Smeargle

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1SketchNormal
11SketchNormal
21SketchNormal
31SketchNormal
41SketchNormal
51SketchNormal
61SketchNormal
71SketchNormal
81SketchNormal
91SketchNormal

Egg moves

Smeargle does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Moves learnt by TM

Smeargle does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1SketchNormal
11SketchNormal
21SketchNormal
31SketchNormal
41SketchNormal
51SketchNormal
61SketchNormal
71SketchNormal
81SketchNormal
91SketchNormal

Egg moves

Smeargle does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Moves learnt by TM

Smeargle does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Sun & Moon.

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

Where to find Smeargle

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Ruins of Alph
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
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 2

Other languages

English Smeargle
Japanese ドーブル (Doble)
German Farbeagle
French Queulorior

Name origin

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