|#17||Keen Eye/Tangled Feet/Big Pecks|
|3'7" (1.1m)||66.1 lbs. (30kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||2 Speed Points|
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.
 Gender Differences
Pidgeotto doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
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.
 Spin-Off Games
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.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Pidgeotto is listed in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it hasn't reached its final evolution.
 Area Locations
|Gold||5%||Route 2 (Morning & Day)|
|Gold||65%||Route 8 (Morning & Day)|
|Silver||35%||Route 8 (Morning & Day)|
|Crystal||5%||Route 37 (Morning & Day)|
|Crystal||10%||Route 38 (Morning & Day)|
Route 39 (Morning & Day)
|Crystal||20%||Route 25 (Morning & Day)|
|Crystal||30%||Route 8 (Morning & Day)|
|Gold/Silver||5%||Route 37 (Day)|
|Route 43 (Day)|
Route 43 (Morning)
|Silver/Crystal||5%||Route 2 (Day)|
|Gold/Silver||5%||Route 25 (Morning & Day)|
|Gold/Silver/Crystal||20%||Route 13 (Morning & Day)|
Route 14 (Morning & Day)
Route 15 (Morning & Day)
Five Isle Meadow
|XD: Gale of Darkness||Only One||Cipher Key Lair: Snag from Cipher Peon Lok|
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||4%||Viridian Forest (Morning)|
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||5%||Route 2 (Morning)|
Route 25 (Morning & Day)
Route 37 (Day)
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||9%||Viridian Forest (Day)|
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||20%||Route 13 (Morning & Day)|
Route 14 (Morning & Day)
Route 15 (Morning & Day)
Route 43 (Day)
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||25%||Route 43 (Morning)|
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||30%||Route 25 (Morning & Day)|
Route 31 (Morning & Day)
|HeartGold||9%||Route 2 (Day)|
|HeartGold||65%||Route 8 (Day)|
|SoulSilver||35%||Route 8 (Morning & Day)|
|Black||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade|
|White||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Evolve Pidgey|
|Black 2/White 2||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade|
|I||Pokémon Red||Very protective of its sprawling territory, this Pokémon will fiercely peck at any intruder.|
|I||Pokémon Blue||Very protective of its sprawling territory, this Pokémon will fiercely peck at any intruder.|
|I||Pokémon Yellow||This Pokémon is full of vitality. It constantly flies around its large territory in search of prey.|
|II||Pokémon Gold||It has outstanding vision. However high it flies, it is able to distinguish the movements of its prey.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||It immobilizes its prey using well-developed claws, then carries the prey more then 60 miles to its nest.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||It slowly flies in a circular pattern, all the while keeping a sharp lookout for prey.|
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Pidgeotto claims a large area as its own territory. This Pokémon flies around, patrolling its living space. If its territory is violated, it shows no mercy in thoroughly punishing the foe with its sharp claws.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Pidgeotto claims a large area as its own territory. This Pokémon flies around, patrolling its living space. If its territory is violated, it shows no mercy in thoroughly punishing the foe with its sharp claws.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||This Pokémon flies around, patrolling its large territory. If its living space is violated, it shows no mercy in thoroughly punishing the foe with its sharp claws.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||The claws on its feet are well developed. It can carry prey such as an Exeggcute to its nest over 60 miles away.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||Very protective of its sprawling territorial area, this Pokémon will fiercely peck at any intruder.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||It flies over its wide territory in search of prey, downing it with its highly developed claws.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||It flies over its wide territory in search of prey, downing it with its highly developed claws.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||It flies over its wide territory in search of prey, downing it with its highly developed claws.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||It has outstanding vision. However high it flies, it is able to distinguish the movements of its prey.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||It renders its prey immobile using well-developed claws, then carries the prey more then 60 miles to its nest.|
|V||Pokémon Black||It flies over its wide territory in search of prey, downing it with its highly developed claws.|
|V||Pokémon White||It flies over its wide territory in search of prey, downing it with its highly developed claws.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||It flies over its wide territory in search of prey, downing it with its highly developed claws.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||It flies over its wide territory in search of prey, downing it with its highly developed claws.|
|VI||Pokémon X||The claws on its feet are well developed. It can carry prey such as an Exeggcute to its nest over 60 miles away.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||Very protective of its sprawling territorial area, this Pokémon will fiercely peck at any intruder.|
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Past Moves
 Via Move Tutor (Fire Red/Leaf Green)
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor (Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver)
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
|Type||Attack Advantages||Attack Disadvantages||Defense Advantages||Defense Disadvantages|
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