Meowth

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Meowth
ニャース
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Dugtrio < Meowth > Persian

Species Type
Scratch Cat Pokémon Normal.png
Number Ability
#52 Pickup/Technician
Unnerve
Height Weight
1′4″ (0.4m) 9.3 lbs. (4.2kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Persian
Egg Group Catch Rate
Field 255
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Speed Point

Meowth (ニャース) is the 52nd Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Normal-Type, and is known as the Scratch Cat Pokémon.

Meowth can use one of two Abilities: Pickup, which gives it a 10% chance of picking up an item after battle and holding onto it, provided it isn't already holding an item; or Technician, which gives a 50% power increase to moves with a base power less than or equal to 60. A third Ability is available to Meowth from the Dream World, the Unnerve Ability, which prevents opposing Pokémon from consuming their held Berry whilst in battle.

Meowth gain the opportunity to evolve into a Persian starting at Level 28.

Meowth is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Meowth One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Meowth has mostly cat-like features, such as having whiskers on their face and the ability to retract its claws and have have them out again. Meowth has a cream coloured fur coat with some brown markings at the tip of its back feet and tail that is slightly spiraled at the end. Some Meowth can stand on their hind legs and walk on them whilst other Meowth can not. They have black pointed ears. Meowth has a gold coin or charm placing on their forehead.

[edit] Gender Differences

Meowth has no gender differences.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Meowth can be found at Routes 5-8 in Pokémon Blue. In Silver and Crystal Meowth can be found at Routes 5-8, 38 & 39; in Crystal Meowth can also appear at Route 11. The only way to obtain a Meowth in Red, Yellow and Gold is to trade for one.

A Meowth can be obtained in Pokémon Emerald at the Battle Frontier by trading with a Trainer that is requesting a Skitty in exchange. In Fire Red and Leaf Green, in addition to reprising its original appearances at Routes 5-8, Meowth can also be found at Bond Bridge, Treasure Beach, Kindle Road, Cape Brink, Five Isle Meadow, Canyon Entrance, Seavault Canyon, Ruin Valley and Water Path.

Meowth can be found at the Trophy Garden as one of the Daily Pokémon in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum. In Soul Silver, Meowth can be found at Routes 5-8, 38, and 39. The only way to obtain one in Heart Gold is to trade for one or utilize Pal Park.

Meowth can be traded for with Yancy at Nimbasa City in Black 2 and White 2, but this only applies to Male trainers. Female trainers would have these trades go through Curtis and the first trade in that sequence would be for a Mankey--in this case trading or Dream World would be required to obtain one.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Meowth is a Shadow Pokémon in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, obtainable by Snagging it from Cipher Peon Fostin at the Phenac Training School.

Meowth makes appearances at Secret Storage 9 & 18, Endless Level 22 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Meowth is a Starter Pokémon in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games, and can also be found at Western Cave 3F-6F. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Meowth can be found at The Nightmare B1-B17, Marine Resort B1-B19 and Happy Outlook B1-B19. All three areas can have Meowth appear at random, and Happy Outlook is known as Joy Cape in Explorers of Sky. Meowth is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Light Summit 1F-10F and Final Cave 3F-6F.

Meowth can be found at Fall City in Pokémon Ranger. This is the only game in the Pokémon Ranger series that Meowth has appeared in as of writing.

Meowth can be found at the Meeting Place, Cavern Zone or Haunted Zone in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure. Complete a quiz at either of those three locations to obtain it. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Meowth can be befriended at multiple locations by purchasing an item. Those locations include Cove Town and Sea Song Beach in the Cove Area; Windmill Way and Verdant Court in the Arbor Area; Arcane Area's Lakeshore; Rockridge Fort and the Colosseum in the Crag Area; and the Train Depot and Unawarehouse in the Tech Area.

Meowth can be found at Aurora and Terrera in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Meowth is listed in 16 different sets, along with the Wizards Promos (2), a Nintendo Promo, Pokémon Organized Play Series 5 as a Common Card, the 2009 Movie Premiere Pack and the Black/White Promo (3) sets. Meowth is listed as a Common Card in the Jungle, Team Rocket, Gym Challenge, Expedition, Skyridge, EX Team Magma VS Team Aqua, EX FireRed and LeafGreen, EX Delta Species, EX Holon Phantoms (Delta Species), Legends Awakened, Supreme Victors, HeartGold/SoulSilver, Next Destines and Boundaries Crossed sets. It is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Gym Challenge and EX Team Rocket Returns sets; and as a Hidden Rare card in the Noble Victories set.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

The vast majority of Meowth's appearances has been as a member of Team Rocket since the second episode in the series Pokémon Emergency! This Meowth is able to walk and speak like a human. The only other notable trainer to use a Meowth was Tyson, who used one in the Hoenn League.

In episode Once More With Reeling, Meowth, together with Jessie and James, uses a net cannon and captures Pikachu and other Pokémon during Pokémon Contest break. But when Blaziken jumped, Meowth, by James's command, fired a net to capture Blaziken but, instead of capturing, Blaziken just cut down the net and used Blaze Kick. Meowth was exceptionally panicky (his first word that he said after Blaziken cut down the net was "Yikes").

[edit] Movies

Team Rocket's Meowth has appeared in all Pokémon films and Pikachu shorts released to date. This Meowth would get cloned by Mewtwo in Mewtwo Strikes Back, and made a subsequent appearance in Mewtwo Returns, but the clone did not retain Meowth's speech capabilities.

[edit] Manga

Red would set a Meowth free from Professor Oak's lab by accident in Chapter 2, but was successful in recapturing the Scratch Cat Pokémon.

A trainer named Sham would own a Meowth prior to its evolution into one of her Persians, making a flashback appearance in Chapter 268 and a subsequent photo appearance in Chapter 297.

A group of Meowth under the command of Team Galactic would be on guard in Chapter 403.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Meowth is listed in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.

[edit] Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Red/Yellow None Trade
Blue Common Routes 5-8
Gold None Trade
Silver Common Routes 5-8, 38, and 39
Crystal Common Routes 5-8, 11, 38, and 39 (Night)
Ruby/Sapphire None Trade
Emerald Only One Trade Skitty
Fire Red/Leaf Green Common Routes 5-8, Bond Bridge, Canyon Entrance, Cape Brink, Five Isle Meadow, Kindle Road, Ruin Valley, Sevault Canyon, Treasure Beach, and Water Path
XD: Gale of Darkness Only One Phenac City: Snag from Cipher Peon Fostin
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 5% Trophy Garden (Daily Pokémon)
Heart Gold None Pal Park or Trade
Soul Silver 20% (Morning/Day) Route 5
Route 6
Soul Silver 30% Route 5 (Night)
Route 6 (Night)
Route 7
Route 8
Route 38 (Morning/Day)
Route 39 (Morning/Day)
Soul Silver 40% (Night) Route 38
Route 39
Black/White None Poké Transfer, Dream World or Trade
Black 2/White 2 Only One Nimbasa City: Trade with Yancy

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red Adores circular objects. Wanders the street on a nightly basis to look for dropped loose change.
Pokémon Blue Adores circular objects. Wanders the street on a nightly basis to look for dropped loose change.
Pokémon Yellow Appears to be more active at night. It loves round and shiny things. It can't stop from picking them up.



II Pokémon Gold It is fascinated by round objects. It can't stop playing with them until it tires and falls asleep.
II Pokémon Silver It loves anything that shines. It especially adores coins that it picks up and secretly hoards.
II Pokémon Crystal It loves things that sparkle. When it sees a shiny object, the gold coin on its head shines too.



III Pokémon Ruby Meowth withdraws its sharp claws into its paws to slinkily sneak about without making any incriminating footsteps. For some reason, this Pokémon loves shiny coins that glitter with light.
III Pokémon Sapphire Meowth withdraws its sharp claws into its paws to slinkily sneak about without making any incriminating footsteps. For some reason, this Pokémon loves shiny coins that glitter with light.
III Pokémon Emerald Meowth withdraw their sharp claws into their paws to silently sneak about. For some reason, this Pokémon loves shiny coins that glitter with light.
III Pokémon FireRed All it does is sleep during the daytime. At night, it patrols its territory with its eyes aglow.
III Pokémon LeafGreen Adores round objects. It wanders the streets on a nightly basis to look for dropped loose change.



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



V Pokémon Black It is nocturnal in nature. If it spots something shiny, its eyes glitter brightly.
V Pokémon White It is nocturnal in nature. If it spots something shiny, its eyes glitter brightly.
V Pokémon Black 2 It is nocturnal in nature. If it spots something shiny, its eyes glitter brightly.
V Pokémon White 2 It is nocturnal in nature. If it spots something shiny, its eyes glitter brightly.



VI Pokémon X It is nocturnal in nature. If it spots something shiny, its eyes glitter brightly.
VI Pokémon Y Adores round objects. It wanders the streets on a nightly basis to look for dropped loose change.

[edit] Pokéathlon Statistics

Stat
Speed Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Power Full.pngEmpty.png
Technique Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Stamina Full.png
Jump Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
40
- 190 284 -
Atk
45
85 95 189 207
Def
35
67 75 169 185
Sp. Atk
40
76 85 179 196
Sp. Def
40
76 85 179 196
Spd
90
166 185 279 306

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Scratch Normal.png 40 100 Physical
Start Growl Normal.png N/A 100 Status
6 Bite Dark.png 60 100 Physical
9 Fake Out Normal.png 40 100 Physical
14 Fury Swipes Normal.png 18 80 Physical
17 Screech Normal.png N/A 85 Status
22 Faint Attack Dark.png 60 N/A Physical
25 Taunt Dark.png N/A 100 Status
30 Pay Day Normal.png 40 100 Physical
33 Slash Normal.png 70 100 Physical
38 Nasty Plot Dark.png N/A N/A Status
41 Assurance Dark.png 50 100 Physical
46 Captivate Normal.png N/A 100 Status
49 Night Slash Dark.png 70 100 Physical
54 Feint Normal.png 30 100 Physical

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.png -- -- Status
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM12 Taunt Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.png 90 100 Special
TM25 Thunder Electric.png 110 70 Special
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM28 Dig Ground.png 80 100 Physical
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.png 80 100 Special
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.png 60 -- Physical
TM41 Torment Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM46 Thief Dark.png 40 100 Physical
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.png 40 100 Special
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.png 70 100 Physical
TM66 Payback Dark.png 50 100 Physical
TM67 Retaliate Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM70 Flash Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM77 Psych Up Normal.png -- -- Status
TM83 Infestation Bug.png 20 100 Status
TM85 Dream Eater Psychic.png 100 100 Special
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM89 U-turn Bug.png 70 100 Physical
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
HM01 Cut Normal.png 50 95 Physical


[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Spite Ghost.png -- 100% Status
Charm Normal.png -- 100% Status
Hypnosis Psychic.png -- 60% Status
Amnesia Psychic.png -- --% Status
Assist Normal.png -- --% Status
Odor Sleuth Normal.png -- --% Status
Flail Normal.png  ?? 100% Physical
Last Resort Normal.png 140 100% Physical
Punishment Dark.png  ?? 100% Physical
Tail Whip Normal.png -- 100% Status
Snatch Dark.png -- --% Status
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Foul Play Dark.png 95 100% Physical


[edit] Via Dream World

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Secret Power Normal.png 60 100% Physical

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Covet Normal.png 60 100% Physical
Dark Pulse Dark.png 80 100% Special
Foul Play Dark.png 95 100% Physical
Gunk Shot Poison.png 120 70% Physical
Hyper Voice Normal.png 90 100% Special
Icy Wind Ice.png 55 95% Special
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Knock Off Dark.png 20 100% Physical
Last Resort Normal.png 140 100% Physical
Seed Bomb Grass.png 80 100% Physical
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snatch Dark.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Spite Ghost.png -- 100% Status
Uproar Normal.png 90 100% Special

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via Purification

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Sing Normal.png -- 55% Status

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Nightmare Ghost.png -- 100% Status
[edit] Emerald
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Defense Curl Normal.png -- --% Status
[edit] Fire Red/Leaf Green
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Body Slam Normal.png 85 100% Physical
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Mimic Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Swift Normal.png 60 --% Special
Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100% Special
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Headbutt Normal.png 70 100% Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Meowth Persian
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Level 28

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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N/A
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