Pidgey

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Pidgey
ポッポ
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Beedrill < Pidgey > Pidgeotto

Species Type
Tiny Bird Pokémon Flying.pngNormal.png
Number Ability
#16 Keen Eye/Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
Height Weight
1' (0.3m) 4 lbs. (1.8kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Pidgeotto
Egg Group Catch Rate
Flying 255
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Speed Point

Pidgey (ポッポ) is the 16th Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Normal/Flying Type, and is known as the Tiny Bird Pokémon.

Pidgey 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 whenever it gets Confused. Pidgey's Hidden Ability is the Big Pecks Ability, an Ability that prevents its Defense from being lowered.

Pidgey gain the opportunity to evolve into Pidgeotto at Level 18 and can evolve a second time into Pidgeot starting at Level 36.

Pidgey is in the Flying Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. It takes Pidgey 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Though Pidgey's name would say its a Pigeon, the idea of its design was not from a Pigeon but from the birds the Sparrow and the Finch. Pidgey is a small bird that is quite plump. Its plumage is brown on its head, back, wings and its three short tail feathers. The plumage on its underbelly and under-wing area is a cream-ish colour, some feathers above its eyes and the tips of its wings are also has the colouring of its underbelly area. Pidgey has a black marking by its eyes. It has a small pink-ish beak that is somewhat sharp, its legs and feet are the same colour. Pidgey has three toes at the front part of its foot and one at the back. Each foot has sharp white claws.

[edit] Gender Differences

Pidgey doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Pidgey is a very common sight in the Generation I games, appearing on most land-based overworld routes. Pidgey are also commonplace in Generation II, appearing on Routes 1, 2, 5, 6, 29-32, 35-37 and the National Park during the Daytime in Gold, Silver and Crystal, and at the Ilex Forest at night in Crystal.

Pidgey can be found on Routes 1-3, 5-8, 12-15 & 25, along with Viridian Forest, Bond Bridge, Berry Forest and Five Isle Meadow in Fire Red and Leaf Green.

Pidgey appear at Route 229 during a Swarm in Diamond and Pearl; in Platinum Pidgey will appear at Route 229 without requiring a Swarm. In Heart Gold and Soul Silver, Pidgey can be found at Routes 1, 2, 5, 6, 25, 29-31, 35-37, National Park, Viridian Forest and the Safari Zone's Forest Areas during the Morning and Day hours. Pidgey also appear on the Pokéwalker course Refreshing Field.

Pidgey can be found at White Forest in Pokémon White, and appear at the Dream World location Windswept Sky.

Pidgey can be found at Routes 2 and 3 in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Pidgey makes appearances at Endless Levels 14 & 33, Forever Level 14 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Pidgey can be found at Howling Forest 9F-13F in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Pidgey can be found at Concealed Ruins B1-B9 and World Abyss B1-B15. Pidgey is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Dubious Valley 1F-6F.

Pidgey can be found flying the skies of the Oblivia Region in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs in the Present, and in the Forest Temple mission A Hoard of Tresure Chests by finishing the mission with an S Rank.

Pidgey can be found at Challenger's Ground Meadow 1-4 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Pidgey is listed in eight sets and Pokémon Organized Play Series 4 as a Common Card. Pidgey is listed as a Common Card in the Base, Gym Challenge, Expedition, EX FireRed and LeafGreen, EX Holon Phantoms, Secret Wonders, Triumphant and Call of Legends sets. A second Pidgey is also listed in the Gym Challenge set as an Uncommon Card.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Ash would try to catch a Wild Pidgey in the pilot episode Pokémon! I Choose You! by immediately throwing a Poké Ball, only for Pidgey to break out of it. Ash would proceed to try and catch it by himself, only to fail, getting hit with Gust and Sand-Attack for his troubles, much to the delight of his Pikachu.

A trainer named Wilbur would teach his Pidgey how to fly in Fly Me To The Moon, and by flying to the upper atmosphere, it would inspire the other Pidgeys on Pudgey Pidgey Island--who were overweight due to a lack of desire to fly--to try and fly themselves.

Other trainers have also used Pidgey throughout the anime, including Casey and Professor Oak, just to name a few.

[edit] Movies

Wild Pidgey make appearances in The Power of One, Celebi: Voice of the Forest, Heroes: Latios & Latias, Destiny Deoxys, The Rise of Darkrai and Arceus and the Jewel of Life, along with the Pikachu Shorts Pikachu's Vacation and Pikachu's Rescue Adventure.

[edit] Manga

Some Pidgeys were accidentally freed from Professor Oak's Laboratory in Chapter 2, but Red was able to track them down and recapture them.

The Safari Zone in Kanto utilize a number of Mecha-Pidgeys that serve as tour guides, which appear in Chapters 21, 22 and 298. Wild Pidgeys make a cameo appearance in Chapter 54 in the vicinity of the Rock Tunnel.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

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

[edit] Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Red/Blue/Yellow Common Route 1
Route 2
Route 3
Route 5
Route 6
Route 7
Route 8
Route 12
Route 13
Route 14
Route 15
Route 21
Route 24
Route 25
Yellow Common Viridian Forest
Gold/Silver/Crystal Common (Day) Route 1
Route 2
Route5
Route 6
Route 25
Route 29
Route 30
Route 31
Route 32
Route 35
Route 36
Route 37
National Park
Crystal Common Ilex Forest (Night)
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Trade
FireRed/LeafGreen Common Route 1
Route 2
Route 3
Route 5
Route6
Route 7
Route 8
Route 12
Route 13
Route 14
Route 15
Route 25
Viridian Forest
Bond Bridge
Berry Forest
Five Isle Meadow
Diamond/Pearl 40% Route 229 (Swarm)
Platinum 5%
25%
Route 229 (Morning & Night)
Route 229 (Day)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 5% Route 35 (Morning & Day)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 10% Viridian Forest (Morning)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 15% National Park (Day)
Viridian Forest (Day)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 20% Route 36 (Day)
National Park (Day)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 25% Route 36 (Morning)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 30% Route 25 (Morning & Day)
Route 31 (Morning & Day)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 40% Route 2 (Day)
Route 30 (Morning & Night)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 50% Route 30 (Day)
Route 37 (Day)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 55% Route 29 (Morning & Day)
HeartGold 60% Route 37 (Morning)
Route 5 (Morning & Day)
Route 6 (Morning & Day)
SoulSilver 20% Route 2 (Morning)
Route 37 (Morning)
SoulSilver 30% Route 6 (Morning & Day)
SoulSilver 40% Route 5 (Morning & Day)
Pokéwalker Varying% Refreshing Field
Black None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
White Unknown% White Forest
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
X/Y Uncommon Route 2
X/Y Rare Route 3

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red A common sight in forests and woods. It flaps its wings at ground level to kick up blinding sand.
Pokémon Blue A common sight in forests and woods. It flaps its wings at ground level to kick up blinding sand.
Pokémon Yellow Very docile. If attacked, it will often kick up sand to protect itself rather than fight back.



II Pokémon Gold It usually hides in tall grass. Because it dislikes fighting, it protects itself by kicking up sand.
II Pokémon Silver Common in grassy areas and forests, it is very docile and will chase off enemies by flapping up sand.
II Pokémon Crystal It rapidly flaps its wings in the grass, stirring up a dust cloud that drives insect prey out into the open.



III Pokémon Ruby Pidgey has an extremely sharp sense of direction. It is capable of unerringly returning home to its nest, however far it may be removed from its familiar surroundings.
III Pokémon Sapphire Pidgey has an extremely sharp sense of direction. It is capable of unerringly returning home to its nest, however far it may be removed from its familiar surroundings.
III Pokémon Emerald It has an extremely sharp sense of direction. It can unerringly return home to its nest, however far it may be removed from its familiar surroundings.
III Pokémon FireRed Does not like to fight. It hides in tall grass and so on, foraging for food such as small bugs.
III Pokémon LeafGreen A common sight in forests and woods. It flaps its wings and ground level to kick up blinding sand.



IV Pokémon Diamond It is docile and prefers to avoid conflict. If disturbed, however, it can ferociously strike back.
IV Pokémon Pearl It is docile and prefers to avoid conflict. If disturbed, however, it can ferociously strike back.
IV Pokémon Platinum It is docile and prefers to avoid conflict. If disturbed, however, it can ferociously strike back.
IV Pokémon HeartGold It usually hides in tall grass. Because it dislikes fighting, it protects itself by kicking up sand.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver Common in grassy areas and forests, it is very docile and will chase off enemies by flapping up sand.



V Pokémon Black It is docile and prefers to avoid conflict. If disturbed, however, it can ferociously strike back.
V Pokémon White It is docile and prefers to avoid conflict. If disturbed, however, it can ferociously strike back.
V Pokémon Black 2 It is docile and prefers to avoid conflict. If disturbed, however, it can ferociously strike back.
V Pokémon White 2 It is docile and prefers to avoid conflict. If disturbed, however, it can ferociously strike back.



VI Pokémon X A common sight in forests and woods. It flaps its wings at ground level to kick up blinding sand.
VI Pokémon Y It is docile and prefers to avoid conflict. If disturbed, however, it can ferociously strike back.

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

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


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
40
- 190 284 -
Atk
45
85 95 189 207
Def
40
76 85 179 196
Sp. Atk
35
67 75 169 185
Sp. Def
35
67 75 169 185
Spd
56
105 117 211 232

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Tackle Normal.png 50 100 Physical
5 Sand-Attack Ground.png N/A 100 Status
9 Gust Flying.png 40 100 Special
13 Quick Attack Normal.png 40 100 Physical
17 Whirlwind Normal.png N/A 100 Status
21 Twister Dragon.png 40 100 Special
25 Featherdance Flying.png N/A N/A Status
29 Agility Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
33 Wing Attack Flying.png 60 100 Physical
37 Roost Flying.png N/A N/A Status
41 Tailwind Flying.png N/A N/A Status
45 Mirror Move Flying.png N/A N/A Status
49 Air Slash Flying.png 75 95 Special
53 Hurricane Flying.png 110 70 Special

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM19 Roost Flying.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.png 60 -- Physical
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
TM51 Steel Wing Steel.png 70 90 Status
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.png -- -- Status
TM89 U-turn Bug.png 70 100 Physical
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM100 Confide Normal.png -- -- Status
HM02 Fly Flying.png 90 95 Physical


[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Air Cutter Flying.png 55 95% Special
Air Slash Flying.png 75 95% Special
Brave Bird Flying.png 120 100% Physical
Defog Flying.png -- --% Status
Faint Attack Dark.png 60 --% Physical
Foresight Normal.png -- --% Status
Pursuit Dark.png 40 100% Physical
Steel Wing Steel.png 70 90% Physical
Uproar Normal.png 90 100% Special


[edit] Past Moves

[edit] Generation III Move Tutor (Fire Red/Leaf Green)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Mimic Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Generation IV

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Ominous Wind Ghost.png 60 100% Special
Swift Normal.png 60 --% Special
Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100% Special

[edit] Generation V

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Dream World

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Secret Power Normal.png 70 100% Physical

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

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Heat Wave Fire.png 100 90% Special
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Pidgey Pidgeotto Pidgeot
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Level 18 -- Level 36

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Ghost.png
Rock.png
Steel.png
Ghost.png
Bug.png
Grass.png
Ground.png
Electric.png
Ice.png
Rock.png

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