Pidgeotto (Pokédex. It is a Normal/Flying Type, and is known as the Bird Pokémon.) is the 17th Pokémon in the
Pidgeotto can use one of two Abilities: Keen Eye, which prevents opposing Pokémon from lowering its Accuracy, or Tangled Feet, which increases its Evasion by one level in the event it becomes Confused. Pidgeotto's Hidden Ability is the Big Pecks Ability, an Ability that prevents opposing Pokémon from reducing its Defense Statistic.
Pidgeotto is in the Flying Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. It takes Pidgeotto 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Pidgeotto is a bird Pokémon that is designed like the birds of prey, mostly focused on the Osprey. Compared to its pre-evolution, Pidgeotto is quite colourful. It has a long red crest, that flips backwards. Its tail is yellow and red. Its plumage colouration is basically the same as Pidgey's, but somewhat brighter. Pidgeotto has two pink feet, with two toes at the front and one at the back. It has very sharp talons, as it is known to be a bird of prey. Pidgeotto has two layers of flight feathers on each wing. It has black markings around its eyes.
Pidgeotto doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.
Pidgeotto can be found on Routes 14, 15 and 21 in Pokémon Red and Blue. Pidgeotto appear in more areas in Pokémon Yellow, appearing at Viridian Forest and Routes 5-8, 11, 12, 24 and 25. In the Generation III remakes Fire Red and Leaf Green, Pidgeotto can be found at Routes 13-15, Bond Bridge, Berry Forest and Five Isle Meadow.
Pidgeotto can be found at Routes 2, 8, 13-15, 25, 37 and 43 in Gold, Silver and Crystal. Additionally, Pidgeotto make appearances at Routes 5, 11, 38 & 39 in Crystal. In the Generation IV remakes Heart Gold and Soul Silver, Pidgeotto can be found at Routes 2, 8, 13-15, 25, 37 & 43, along with Viridian Forest.
The only way to obtain a Pidgeotto in Generation V is to evolve a Pidgey in Pokémon White or to trade for one. Evolution is also the only way to obtain a Pidgeotto in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, as Pidgeotto doesn't appear in the wild. Wild Pidgeotto can be found throughout the Safari Zone in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire whilst using the DexNav.
Pidgeotto makes appearances at Secret Storage 11 & 17, Endless Level 21 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Pidgeotto can be found at Mt. Thunder 2F-5F, Rock Hole B1-B4, Mt. Blaze 1F-3F and Oddity Cave B5 in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Pidgeotto makes appearances at Concealed Ruins B10-B20, World Abyss B1-B20 and Mt. Mistral 1F-9F; Mt. Mistral is known as Mt. Wind in Explorers of Sky but the floor range isn't any different.
Pidgeotto can be found flying the skies of the Oblivia Region in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs during the Present, and can be obtained in the past at the Forest Temple missions "A Pokémon Forest In The Way" by defeating one of the other members of its evolution line and obtaining its Slate, and in the Forest Temple mission "Pidgeotto and the Switch Path" by finishing the mission with an S Rank.
Pidgeotto can be found at Challengers' Ground Meadow 1-4 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
Trading Card Game
Pidgeotto is listed in 8 sets and the 5th Movie Halfdeck. It is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Expedition, EX FireRed and LeafGreen, EX Holon Phantoms (Delta Species Card), Secret Wonders, Triumphant and Call of Legends sets. Pidgeotto is listed as a Rare Card in the Base and Gym Challenge sets.
Ash would capture a Pidgeotto in Ash Catches a Pokémon despite starting the battle with his Caterpie. Pikachu took over, using Thundershock before Ash threw a Poké Ball. His Pidgeotto would be a major asset to Ash, winning a number of battles before evolving in Pallet Party Panic.
Ash's Pidgeotto makes an appearance in the first Pikachu Short Pikachu's Adventure. Wild Pidgeotto make appearances in The Power of One, Celebi: Voice of the Forest, The Rise of Darkrai, Giratina and the Sky Warrior and Zoroark: Master of Illusions, along with the Pikachu Short Pikachu's Rescue Adventure.
Falkner appears with a Pidgeotto in Chapters 99 and 105. Wild Pidgeotto make appearances in Chapters 54 and 174.
Pidgeotto is listed in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it hasn't reached its final evolution.
Via Move Tutor (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
Via Move Tutor (Fire Red/Leaf Green)
Via Move Tutor (Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver)
Generation V TM/HM Moves
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