Oddish uses the Chlorophyll Ability, which doubles its Speed during periods of strong sunlight, but not on the same turn in which the weather changes to Clear Skies. Its Hidden Ability is Run Away, which allows it to always run away from battles against Wild Pokémon unless the opponent uses a move or Ability to trap it.
Oddish gain the opportunity to evolve into Gloom starting at Level 21. It can evolve a second time into Vileplume by using a Leaf Stone on it, or-starting with Generation II-into a Bellossom by using a Sun Stone instead.
Oddish is in the Grass Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Oddish, 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Oddish is a small plant-like Pokémon which is known to resemble a mandrake. Its round bulb-like body is blue. It has two stumpy feet and it has two small red eyes. Oddish has five green leaves that grow from the top of its head.
Oddish has no gender differences.
Oddish can be found on Routes 5, 24 and 25 in Pokémon Red, and Routes 12-15, 24 & 25 in Pokémon Yellow. In Gold and Silver, Oddish can be found on Routes 5, 6, 24, 25 and Ilex Forest at night, while Oddish appears on Routes 24, 25 and Ilex Forest at night in Crystal.
Oddish can be found on Routes 110, 117, 119-121, 123 and the Safari Zone in Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald. In Pokémon Fire Red, Oddish can be found on Routes 5-7, 12-15, 24, 25 Berry Forest, Bond Bridge, Cape Brink and Water Path.
Oddish can be found on Routes 229 & 230 in Diamond and Pearl, and Routes 224 & 230 in Platinum. In Heart Gold and Soul Silver, Oddish can be found at Routes 5, 6 24, 25, Ilex Forest and the Safari Zone's Marshland, all at night.
In Pokémon X and Y, Oddish can be caught in the wild at Route 6, and in the Friend Safari. In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, it can be caught at Route 110, Route 117, Route 119, Route 120 and the Safari Zone.
Oddish makes appearances at Phobos Train, Endless Level 34, Trozei Battle and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Oddish can be found at Sinister Woods 1F-4F and Wyvern Hill 13F-20F in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Oddish can be found at Apple Woods 1F-6F, Oran Forest 1F-4F and Happy Outlook B1-B19, the last of which is known as Joy Cape in Explorers of Sky. Oddish is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Stream Forest B1-B6 and Final Island 1F-3F.
Oddish can be found at Olive Jungle in Pokémon Ranger, but the Field Assist Gust is required to find it. Oddish appears on Union Road in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, but the Field Assist Slam Lv1 is required to wake it up. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Oddish can be found at Hinder Cape on Renbow Island in the Present, and can be obtained in the Forest Temple mission "A Pokémon Forest in the Way" in the Past by defeating it and obtaining its Slate.
Oddish makes an appearance within the Meadow Zone in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure. To obtain it complete a Hide & Seek event. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Oddish can be found on Windmill Way in the Arbor Area. First, spray it with water, then answer a quiz to befriend it.
Oddish can be found at Echo Valley Forest 1-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
Trading Card Game
Oddish appears 14 times in various sets, along with a McDonalds Promo set. Oddish is listed as a Common Card in the Jungle, Team Rocket, Gym Heroes, Gym Challenge, Neo Genesis, Expedition, Aquapolis, EX Hidden Legends, EX Unseen Forces, EX Holon Phantoms (Delta Species card), Legends Awakened (2), Undaunted and Boundaries Crossed sets. A second Oddish is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Gym Heroes set.
Oddish have also appeared several times in the Wild, most notably in Bulbasaur and the Hidden Village, in which Misty was having a nice conversation with a wild Oddish only to get tackled from behind by Bulbasaur.
Another trainer makes an appearance with an Oddish in Arceus and the Jewel of Life. Wild Oddish make appearances in Celebi: Voice of the Forest, Heroes: Latios and Latias and Zoroark: Master of Illusions, along with the Pikachu Shorts "Pikachu's Vacation," "Pikachu's Rescue Adventure," "Pikachu & Pichu," "Pikachu's Pikaboo" and "Pikachu's Summer Festival."
Gold grew up with an Oddish, which remains at home but makes appearances in Chapters 91-93, 95 & 96. Gold would compete against a tough Pokéathlete at the Pokéathlon that used an Oddish in Chapter 442.
Wild Oddish also make appearances in Chapters 63 and 227.
Oddish is listed in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.
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