#052 Meowth
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Name Jp. Name No. Gender Ratio Type
Meowth Nyasu
ニャース
National: #052
Johto: #138
Male :50%
Female :50%
Ability: Pickup & Technician
Pickup: Has a 10% chance of finding and holding an item after battle. Will not work if this Pokémon is already holding an item. In Black & White, it allows for the user to pick up the item of its opponent or ally if they used up the item in battle.
Technician: Moves with a base power of 60 or less raise to 1.5 times.
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Scratch Cat Pokémon 1'04" 9.3lbs 255 5,120
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned Colour Safari Zone Flee Rate
1,000,000 Points
Medium Fast
70 1 Speed Point(s)
Yellow 0
Damage Taken
*1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *2 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *0 *1 *1 *1
Wild Hold Item Egg Groups

Quick Claw
- 5%
Ground
Evolutionary Chain
Flavour Text
Diamond It is nocturnal in nature. If it spots something shiny, its eyes glitter brightly.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold It is fascinated by round objects. It can't stop playing with them until it tires and falls asleep.
SoulSilver It loves anything that shines. It especially adores coins that it picks up and secretly hoards.

Location (In-Depth Details)
Game Location
Ruby Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen/Emerald/XD
Sapphire Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen/Emerald/XD
Emerald Trade for Skitty in Battle Frontier
FireRed Routes 5, 6, 7 & 8, Bond Bridge, Canyon Entrance, Cape Brink, Five Isle Meadow, Kindle Road, Ruin Valley, Seavault Canyon, Treasure Beach, Water Path
LeafGreen Routes 5, 6, 7 & 8, Bond Bridge, Canyon Entrance, Cape Brink, Five Isle Meadow, Kindle Road, Ruin Valley, Seavault Canyon, Treasure Beach, Water Path
Colosseum Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen/Emerald/XD
XD Snagged from Cipher Peon Fostin in Phenac Training School
Diamond Trophy Garden Details
Pearl Trophy Garden Details
Platinum Trophy Garden (Daily Pokémon) Details
HeartGold Trade from DPtSS
SoulSilver Route 5, Route 6, Route 7, Route 8, Route 38, Route 39 Details
PokéWalker Sightseeing Details
Trainer Locations  Details

Diamond/Pearl Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Scratch4010035--
Hard, pointed, and sharp claws rake the foe to inflict damage.
Growl--10040--
The user growls in an endearing way, making the foe less wary. The target's Attack stat is lowered.
6Bite601002530
The foe is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. It may make the target flinch.
9Fake Out4010010100
An attack that hits first and makes the target flinch. It only works the first turn the user is in battle.
14Fury Swipes188015--
The foe is raked with sharp claws or scythes for two to five times in quick succession.
17Screech--8540--
An earsplitting screech is emitted to sharply reduce the foe's Defense stat.
22Faint Attack60--20--
The user draws up to the foe disarmingly, then throws a sucker punch. It hits without fail.
25Taunt--10020--
The foe is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for two to four turns.
30Pay Day4010020--
Numerous coins are hurled at the foe to inflict damage. Money is earned after battle.
33Slash7010020--
The foe is attacked with a slash of claws, etc. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
38Nasty Plot----20--
The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. It sharply raises the user's Sp. Atk.
41Assurance5010010--
If the foe has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack's power is doubled.
46Captivate--10020--
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the foe is charmed into sharply lowering its Sp. Atk stat.
49Night Slash7010015--
The user slashes the foe the instant an opportunity arises. It has a high critical-hit ratio.

Platinum/HeartGold/SoulSilver Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Scratch4010035--
Hard, pointed, and sharp claws rake the foe to inflict damage.
Growl--10040--
The user growls in an endearing way, making the foe less wary. The target's Attack stat is lowered.
6Bite601002530
The foe is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. It may make the target flinch.
9Fake Out4010010100
An attack that hits first and makes the target flinch. It only works the first turn the user is in battle.
14Fury Swipes188015--
The foe is raked with sharp claws or scythes for two to five times in quick succession.
17Screech--8540--
An earsplitting screech is emitted to sharply reduce the foe's Defense stat.
22Faint Attack60--20--
The user draws up to the foe disarmingly, then throws a sucker punch. It hits without fail.
25Taunt--10020--
The foe is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for two to four turns.
30Pay Day4010020--
Numerous coins are hurled at the foe to inflict damage. Money is earned after battle.
33Slash7010020--
The foe is attacked with a slash of claws, etc. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
38Nasty Plot----20--
The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. It sharply raises the user's Sp. Atk.
41Assurance5010010--
If the foe has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack's power is doubled.
46Captivate--10020--
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the foe is charmed into sharply lowering its Sp. Atk stat.
49Night Slash7010015--
The user slashes the foe the instant an opportunity arises. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
54Feint5010010--
An attack that hits a foe using Protect or Detect. It also lifts the effects of those moves.

TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100 20 20
The user attacks the foe with a pulsing blast of water. It may also confuse the foe.
TM06 Toxic -- 85 10 --
A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
TM10 Hidden Power ?? 100 15 --
A unique attack that varies in type and intensity depending on the Pokémon using it.
TM11 Sunny Day -- -- 5 --
The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves.
TM12 Taunt -- 100 20 --
The foe is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for two to four turns.
TM17 Protect -- -- 10 --
It enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM18 Rain Dance -- -- 5 --
The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water- type moves.
TM21 Frustration ?? 100 20 --
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.
TM23 Iron Tail 100 75 15 30
The foe is slammed with a steel-hard tail. It may also lower the target's Defense stat.
TM24 Thunderbolt 95 100 15 10
A strong electric blast is loosed at the foe. It may also leave the foe paralyzed.
TM25 Thunder 120 70 10 30
A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the foe to inflict damage. It may also leave the target paralyzed.
TM27 Return ?? 100 20 --
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the more the user likes its Trainer.
TM28 Dig 80 100 10 --
The user burrows, then attacks on the second turn. It can also be used to exit dungeons.
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100 15 20
The user hurls a shadowy blob at the foe. It may also lower the foe's Sp. Def stat.
TM32 Double Team -- -- 15 --
By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
TM34 Shock Wave 60 -- 20 --
The user strikes the foe with a quick jolt of electricity. This attack cannot be evaded.
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 -- 20 --
The user confounds the foe with speed, then slashes. The attack lands without fail.
TM41 Torment -- 100 15 --
The user torments and enrages the foe, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
TM42 Facade 70 100 20 --
An attack move that doubles its power if the user is poisoned, paralyzed, or has a burn.
TM43 Secret Power 70 100 20 30
The user attacks with a secret power. Its added effects vary depending on the user's environment.
TM44 Rest -- -- 10 --
The user goes to sleep for two turns. It fully restores the user's HP and heals any status problem.
TM45 Attract -- 100 15 --
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the foe becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
TM46 Thief 40 100 10 --
The user attacks and steals the foe's held item simultaneously. It can't steal if the user holds an item.
TM49 Snatch -- -- 10 --
The user steals the effects of any healing or stat- changing move the foe attempts to use.
TM58 Endure -- -- 10 --
The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM65 Shadow Claw 70 100 15 --
The user slashes with a sharp claw made from shadows. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
TM66 Payback 50 100 10 --
If the user can use this attack after the foe attacks, its power is doubled.
TM70 Flash -- 100 20 --
The user flashes a light that cuts the foe's accuracy. It can also be used to illuminate caves.
TM77 Psych Up -- -- 10 --
The user hypnotizes itself into copying any stat change made by the foe.
TM78 Captivate -- 100 20 --
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the foe is charmed into sharply lowering its Sp. Atk stat.
TM79 Dark Pulse 80 100 15 20
The user releases a horrible aura imbued with dark thoughts. It may also make the target flinch.
TM82 Sleep Talk -- -- 10 --
While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
TM83 Natural Gift ?? 100 15 --
The user draws power to attack by using its held Berry. The Berry determines its type and power.
TM85 Dream Eater 100 100 15 --
An attack that works only on a sleeping foe. It absorbs half the damage caused to heal the user's HP.
TM87 Swagger -- 90 15 --
The user enrages the foe into confusion. However, it also sharply raises the foe's Attack stat.
TM89 U-turn 70 100 20 --
After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
TM90 Substitute -- -- 10 --
The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user's decoy.
HM01 Cut 50 95 30 --
The foe is cut with a scythe or a claw. It can also be used to cut down thin trees.
Platinum/HeartGold/SoulSilver Move Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Icy Wind 55 95 15 100
The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. It also lowers the target's Speed stat.
Knock Off 20 100 20 --
The user slaps down the foe's held item, preventing the item from being used during the battle.
Last Resort 130 100 5 --
This move can be used only after the user has used all the other moves it knows in the battle.
Snore 40 100 15 30
An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the foe flinch.
Spite -- 100 10 --
The user looses its grudge on the move last used by the foe by cutting 4 PP from it.
Swift 60 -- 20 --
Star-shaped rays are shot at the foe. This attack never misses.
Uproar 50 100 10 --
The user attacks in an uproar for two to five turns. Over that time, no one can fall asleep.
Gunk Shot 120 70 5 30
The user shoots filthy garbage at the foe to attack. It may also poison the target.
Mud-slap 20 100 10 100
The user hurls mud in the foe's face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.
Seed Bomb 80 100 15 --
The user slams a barrage of hard- shelled seeds down on the foe from above.

HeartGold/SoulSilver Move Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Headbutt 70 100 15 30
The user attacks with its head. It may make the foe flinch. To find Pokémon, hit trees.

Egg Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %  
Spite--10010--Details
The user looses its grudge on the move last used by the foe by cutting 4 PP from it.
Charm--10020--Details
The user charmingly stares at the foe, making it less wary. The target's Attack is sharply lowered.
Hypnosis--7020--Details
The user employs hypnotic suggestion to make the target fall into a deep sleep.
Amnesia----20--Details
The user temporarily empties its mind to forget its concerns. It sharply raises the user's Sp. Def stat.
Psych Up----10--Details
The user hypnotizes itself into copying any stat change made by the foe.
Assist----20--Details
The user hurriedly and randomly uses a move among those known by other Pokémon in the party.
Odor Sleuth----40--Details
Enables the user to hit a Ghost type with any type of move. It also enables the user to hit an evasive foe.
Flail??10015--Details
The user flails about aimlessly to attack. It becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.
Last Resort1301005--Details
This move can be used only after the user has used all the other moves it knows in the battle.
Punishment??1005--Details
This attack's power increases the more the foe has powered up with stat changes.
Tail Whip - HGSS Only--10030--Details
The user wags its tail cutely, making the foe less wary. The target's Defense stat is lowered.

3rd Gen Only Moves
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect % Means
Swagger--9015--
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The user enrages the foe into confusion. However, it also sharply raises the foe's Attack stat.

Base/Max Pokéathlon Stats
SpeedPowerSkillStaminaJump

Stats
  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats 40 45 35 40 40 90
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
Lv. 50 100 - 147 45 - 87 36 - 78 40 - 82 40 - 82 85 - 127
Lv. 100 190 - 284 85 - 170 67 - 152 76 - 161 76 - 161 166 - 251
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
Lv. 50 100 - 147 50 - 97 40 - 87 45 - 92 45 - 92 95 - 142
Lv. 100 190 - 284 95 - 189 75 - 169 85 - 179 85 - 179 185 - 279
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
Lv. 50 100 - 147 55 - 106 44 - 95 49 - 101 49 - 101 104 - 156
Lv. 100 190 - 284 104 - 207 82 - 185 93 - 196 93 - 196 203 - 306

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