Persian

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Persian
ペルシアン
Persian.png

Meowth < Persian > Psyduck

Species Type
Classy Cat Pokémon Normal.png
Number Ability
#53 Limber/Technician
Unnerve
Height Weight
3′3″ (1m) 70.5 lbs. (32kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Meowth None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Field 90
Tier EV Yield
NU 2 Speed Points

Persian (ペルシアン) is the 53rd Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Normal-Type, and is known as the Classy Cat Pokémon.

Persian can use one of two Abilities: Limber, which prevents it from becoming afflicted with Paralysis; or Technician, which gives a 50% power increase to moves that have a base power less than or equal to 60. A third Ability is available to Persian from the Dream World, the Unnerve Ability, which prevents opposing Pokémon from consuming their held Berry whilst it is in battle.

Meowth can evolve into a Persian at Level 28.

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

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Persian represents big cats, unlike Meowth who represented domestic cats. Persian has a cream coloured fur coat, with some black tips on its round-ish ears. It has three long whiskers on both check areas. Persian has a red jewel feature on its forehead that Psychic Pokemon commonly have however, Persian has no obvious Psychic abilities. It has four long strong legs and a tail which is like Meowth's but longer and has no brown tip.

[edit] Gender Differences

Persian has no gender differences.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Persian can be found on Route 7 in Silver and Crystal. In the Generation IV remake Soul Silver, Persian can be found at Route 7 and within Cerulean Cave.

Persian can be found at Bond Bridge, Canyon Entrance, Cape Brink, Five Isle Meadow, Kindle Road, Ruin Valley, Seavault Canyon, Treasure Beach, and Water Path in Fire Red and Leaf Green.

The only way to obtain a Persian in Blue, Emerald, Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, Black 2 and White 2 is to evolve a Meowth, while trading is required to obtain on in Red, Yellow, Gold, Ruby, Sapphire, Heart Gold, Black and White.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

A Persian can be obtained in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness by catching the Shadow Meowth, purifying it so it can gain Experience Points by winning battles, then evolving it.

Persian can be found at Secret Storage 19 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

The only way to obtain a Persian in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games is to evolve Meowth. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Persian can be found at The Nightmare B1-B17, Marine Resort B1-B19 and Happy Outlook B1-B19. All three locations have randomized appearances, and Happy Outlook is known as Joy Cape in Explorers of Sky.

Persian is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Light Summit 21-29F, Final Cave 28F-29F, and Legendary Mountains on the following floors: 27, 29-32, 35-41, 44, 46 & 47 and 49.

Persian has yet to make an appearance in the Pokémon Ranger series as of writing.

Persian can be found at Aurora in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Persian is listed in 12 sets and the Wizard's Promos set. Persian is listed as a Common Card in the Versus set; as an Uncommon Card in the Jungle, Team Rocket, Skyridge, EX FireRed and LeafGreen, EX Delta Species, EX Holon Phantoms (Delta Species) and Legends Awakened sets; and as a Rare Card in the Gym Challenge, EX Unseen Forces (EX Card), HeartGold/SoulSilver and Next Destinies sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Persian has made some Anime appearances, mostly the Persian owned by Giovanni, the kingpin of Team Rocket, starting with the episode Battle Aboard the St. Anne. Team Rocket's Meowth battled a Wild Persian that it used to be in the same gang with in the episode Go West, Young Meowth.

A trainer named Vivica would use a Persian against Tyson's Meowth in Saved by the Beldum, a battle that Tyson's Meowth would win.

[edit] Movies

Giovanni's Persian makes appearances in Mewtwo Strikes Back and the Pikachu Short "Gotta Dance." Wild Persian make an appearance in Extreme Speed Genesect: Mewtwo's Reawakening.

[edit] Manga

Super Nerd Miles would use a Persian in Chapters 47, 48, 76 and 15.

A trainer named Saque would use a Female Persian in Chapters 277, 278, 280, 281, 286, 296-298, 412 & 414. She uses the Limber Ability.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Persian finds itself in the Never-Utilized Tier of Competitive Battling. The Classy Cat Pokémon has a high Speed, which gives it a great chance of hitting first bar any priority moves that come into play. Add Nasty Plot to that and Persian can be a tough special sweeper to outpace.

However, Persian's Speed is the only superb Statistic that it has--everything else is considerably lower. Special walls won't have much to fear from a Nasty Plot set, and its other use is as a scout with the Fake Out/U-Turn combination--Pursuit users will put a stop to that.

[edit] Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Red/Yellow None Trade
Blue None Evolve Meowth
Gold None Trade
Silver Rare Route 7
Crystal Rare Route 7 (Night)
Ruby/Sapphire None Trade
Emerald None Evolve Meowth
Fire Red/Leaf Green Rare Bond Bridge, Canyon Entrance, Cape Brink, Five Isle Meadow, Kindle Road, Ruin Valley, Sevault Canyon, Treasure Beach, Water Path
XD: Gale of Darkness None Evolve Meowth
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Evolve Meowth
Heart Gold None Trade
Soul Silver 4% Cerulean Cave: 1F (Night)
Soul Silver 5% Route 7
Soul Silver 14% Cerulean Cave: 1F (Morning/Day)
Black/White None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Evolve Meowth

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red Although its fur has many admirers, it is tough to raise as a pet because of its fickle meanness.
Blue Although its fur has many admirers, it is tough to raise as a pet because of its fickle meanness.
Yellow The gem in its forehead glows on its own! It walks with all the grace and elegance of a proud queen.
II Gold Many adore it for its sophisticated air. However, it will lash out and scratch for little reason.
Silver Its lithe muscles allow it to walk without making a sound. It attacks in an instant.
Crystal Behind its lithe, elegant appearance lies a barbaric side. It will tear apart its prey on a mere whim.
III Ruby Persian has six bold whiskers that give it a look of toughness. The whiskers sense air movements to determine what is in the Pokémon's surrounding vicinity. It becomes docile if grabbed by the whiskers.
Sapphire Persian has six bold whiskers that give it a look of toughness. The whiskers sense air movements to determine what is in the Pokémon's surrounding vicinity. It becomes docile if grabbed by the whiskers.
Emerald A Persian's six bold whiskers sense air movements to determine what is in its vicinity. It becomes docile if grabbed by the whiskers.
FireRed Has a vicious temperament. Beware if it raises its tail straight up. It is a signal that it is about to pounce and bite.
LeafGreen Although its fur has many admirers, it is tough to raise as a pet because of its fickle meanness.
IV Diamond A very haughty Pokémon. Among fans, the size of the jewel in its forehead is a topic of much talk.
Pearl A very haughty Pokémon. Among fans, the size of the jewel in its forehead is a topic of much talk.
Platinum A very haughty Pokémon. Among fans, the size of the jewel in its forehead is a topic of much talk.
HeartGold Many adore it for its sophisticated air. However, it will lash out and scratch for little reason.
SoulSilver Its lithe muscles allow it to walk without making a sound. It attacks in an instant.
V Black A very haughty Pokémon. Among fans, the size of the jewel in its forehead is a topic of much talk.
White A very haughty Pokémon. Among fans, the size of the jewel in its forehead is a topic of much talk.
Black 2 A very haughty Pokémon. Among fans, the size of the jewel in its forehead is a topic of much talk.
White 2 A very haughty Pokémon. Among fans, the size of the jewel in its forehead is a topic of much talk.
VI X Although its fur has many admirers, it is tough to raise as a pet because of its fickle meanness.
Y Its lithe muscles allow it to walk without making a sound. It attacks in an instant.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéathlon Statistics

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


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
65
. 240 334 .
Atk
70
130 145 239 262
Def
60
112 125 219 240
Sp. Atk
65
121 135 229 251
Sp. Def
65
121 135 229 251
Speed
115
211 235 329 361

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

[edit] Black/White

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Switcheroo Dark.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Start Scratch Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Growl Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Start
6
Bite Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Start
9
Fake Out Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
14 Fury Swipes Normal.gif 18 80 Physical.png
17 Screech Normal.gif N/A 85 Other.png
22 Faint Attack Dark.gif 60 N/A Physical.png
25 Taunt Dark.gif N/A 100 Other.png
32 Power Gem Rock.gif 70 100 Special.png
37 Slash Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
44 Nasty Plot Dark.gif N/A N/A Other.png
49 Assurance Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
56 Captivate Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
61 Night Slash Dark.gif 70 100 Physical.png
68 Feint Normal.gif 30 100 Physical.png

[edit] Black 2/White 2

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Switcheroo Dark.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Start Scratch Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Growl Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Start
6
Bite Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Start
9
Fake Out Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
14 Fury Swipes Normal.gif 18 80 Physical.png
17 Screech Normal.gif N/A 85 Other.png
22 Faint Attack Dark.gif 60 N/A Physical.png
25 Taunt Dark.gif N/A 100 Other.png
28 Swift Normal.gif 60 N/A Special.png
32 Power Gem Rock.gif 70 100 Special.png
37 Slash Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
44 Nasty Plot Dark.gif N/A N/A Other.png
49 Assurance Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
56 Captivate Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
61 Night Slash Dark.gif 70 100 Physical.png
68 Feint Normal.gif 30 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
TM05 Roar Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM12 Taunt Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM25 Thunder Electric.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
TM41 Torment Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM46 Thief Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
TM63 Embargo Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM67 Retaliate Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM70 Flash Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM77 Psych Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM83 Infestation Bug.gif 20 100 Other.png
TM85 Dream Eater Psychic.gif 100 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM89 U-turn Bug.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
HM01 Cut Normal.gif 50 95 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

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

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

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

[edit] Meowth Exclusive Moves

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
30 Pay Day Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via Purifying Meowth

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Sing Normal.gif -- 55 Other.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor

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

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

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

[edit] Evolution Line

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Level 28
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Persian


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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