Spearow

Spearow
オニスズメ
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Raticate < Spearow > Fearow
Species
Type
Tiny Bird Pokémon
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Number
Ability
#21
Height
Weight
1' (0.3m)
4.4 lbs. (2kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
None
Egg Group
Catch Rate
255
Tier
EV Yield
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Spearow (オニスズメ) is the 21st Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Normal/Flying type, and is known as the Tiny Bird Pokémon.

Spearow uses the Keen Eye Ability, which prevents its Accuracy from being lowered. Its Hidden Ability is Sniper, which triples the power of attacks that land a Critical Hit.

Spearow gain the opportunity to evolve into Fearow starting at Level 20.

Spearow is in the Flying Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. It takes Spearow One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Spearow takes on the appearance of a small sparrow.

Gender Differences

Spearow doesn't have any gender differences.

Game Information

Original Games

Spearow can appear at Routes 3, 4, 16, 17, 18, and 22 in Red, Blue, and Yellow. In the Generation II games Gold, Silver and Crystal, Spearow can be found at Routes 3, 4, 7, 9, 10, 22, 33, 42, 46, and the Headbutt Trees.

Spearow appears at Routes 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 17, 18, 22, 23, Treasure Beach, Kindle Road, Mt. Ember, Cape Brink, Water Path, Ruin Valley, and Canyon Entrance in Fire Red and Leaf Green. In Diamond and Pearl, Spearow appears at Routes 225 & 226, but only Route 225 in Platinum.

The only way to obtain a Spearow in Black, White, Black 2 and White 2 is to Breed a Fearow.

In Pokémon X and Y, Spearow can be caught in the Friend Safari, otherwise the only way to obtain it is to breed a Fearow. In Pokémon Sun and Moon, it can be caught in the wild at Route 2 and Route 3.

Spin-off Games

Spearow is a Shadow Pokémon in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, obtainable by Snagging it from Cipher Peon Ezin at Phenac Stadium.

Spearow appears at Endless Levels 49 & 80, Forever Level 8 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Spearow can be found at Mt. Steel 1F-4F, Pitfall Valley 4F-9F and Remains Island B9-B13 in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Spearow can be found at Mystery Jungle B1-B29 and Mystifying Forest B1-B13; in Explorers of Sky the dungeon is known as Mystic Forest but the floor range remains the same. Spearow is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Cheerful Meadow 1F-8F.

Spearow can be obtained at Kisara Plains during the Plains Capture Challenge in Ranger. In Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Spearow can be found at Union Road and Peril Cliff.

Spearow can be found at Seabreeze Trail Meadow 1-2 and Everspring Valley Meadow 4-2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

Trading Card Game

Spearow appears in nine different sets. Spearow is listed in the Jungle, Expedition, EX Sandstorm, EX FireRed and Leaf Green, EX Crystal Guardians, Majestic Dawn and Unleashed Sets as a Common card. Spearow has two listings in the Gym Heroes set: one as a Common card and the other as an Uncommon card, the lone occurrence in which Spearow is listed as an Uncommon card.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

Spearow made its first appearance in the pilot episode, when Ash dubiously hit one in the head with a rock. This enraged the Spearow, who went on the attack, first Ash, then Pikachu, who had been up in a tree branch minding its business. Pikachu fended it off with a Thundershock, but the Spearow called for its flock, which nearly finished Ash & Pikachu off, only for Pikachu to repulse the flock with a massive Thundershock.

The majority of Spearow's appearances are in the wild, and several of those involve the Pokémon attacking either another Pokémon, a human, or both.

Movies

Another trainer used a Spearow in the film Mewtwo Strikes Back, and Wild Spearow make an appearance in The Power of One.

Manga

Professor Oak uses a Spearow to battle against Green in the Kanto Pokémon League tournament in Chapter 39. It is here in which Green's fear of birds is exposed, along with her past in which she was abducted by a giant bird Pokémon at the age of five.

Professor Oak's Spearow makes a second appearance in Chapter 42.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

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

Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Red/Blue/Yellow Many Routes 3, 4, 16, 17, 18, 22
Gold/Silver/Crystal Many Routes 3, 4, 7, 9, 10, 22, 33, 42, 46, Headbutt Trees
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Trade
FireRed/LeafGreen Common Routes 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 17, 18, 22, 23, Treasure Beach, Kindle Road, Mt. Ember, Cape Brink, Water Path, Ruin Valley, Canyon Entrance
XD: Gale of Darkness Only One Phenac Stadium (Snag from Cipher Peon Ezin)
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 5% Route 225
Diamond/Pearl 5% Route 226
HeartGold/SoulSilver 5% Route 47
HeartGold/SoulSilver 20% Routes 9 & 33 (Morning & Day)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 30% Routes 7 & 10 (Morning & Day); Route 42 (All Times of Day)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 35% Route 46 (Morning & Day)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 50% Route 22 (Morning & Day)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 55% Route 4 (Morning & Day)
HeartGold/SoulSilver Unknown% Safari Zone: Wetland (Morning & Day)
Black/White None Breed Fearow
Black 2/White 2 None Breed Fearow
Dream World Unknown Windswept Sky
X/Y -- Friend Safari
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire None Transfer or Trade
Sun/Moon 40% Route 2 (Specific Patches), Route 3 (Specific Patches)
Sun/Moon 49% Route 3 (Specific Patches)
Sun/Moon 70% Route 3 (Flying Shadows)

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red Eats bugs in grassy areas. It has to flap its short wings at high speed to stay airborne.
Blue Eats bugs in grassy areas. It has to flap its short wings at high speed to stay airborne.
Yellow Inept at flying high. However, it can fly around very fast to protect its territory.
II Gold It flaps its short wings to flush out insects from tall grass. It then plucks them with its stubby beak.
Silver Very protective of its territory, it flaps its short wings busily to dart around at high speed.
Crystal To protect its territory, it flies around ceaselessly, making high-pitched cries.
III Ruby Spearow has a very loud cry that can be heard over half a mile away. If its high, keening cry is heard echoing all around, it is a sign that they are warning each other of danger.
Sapphire Spearow has a very loud cry that can be heard over half a mile away. If its high, keening cry is heard echoing all around, it is a sign that they are warning each other of danger.
Emerald Its loud cry can be heard over half a mile away. If its high, keening cry is heard echoing all around, it is a sign that they are warning each other of danger.
FireRed It busily flits around here and there. Even if it is frail, it can be a tough foe that uses Mirror Move.
LeafGreen Eats bugs in grassy areas. It has to flap its short wings at high speed to stay airborne.
IV Diamond It flaps its small wings busily to fly. Using its beak, it searches in grass for prey.
Pearl It flaps its small wings busily to fly. Using its beak, it searches in grass for prey.
Platinum It flaps its small wings busily to fly. Using its beak, it searches in grass for prey.
HeartGold It flaps its short wings to flush out insects from tall grass. It then plucks them with its stubby beak.
SoulSilver Very protective of its territory, it flaps its short wings busily to dart around at high speed.
V Black It flaps its small wings busily to fly. Using its beak, it searches in grass for prey.
White It flaps its small wings busily to fly. Using its beak, it searches in grass for prey.
Black 2 It flaps its small wings busily to fly. Using its beak, it searches in grass for prey.
White 2 It flaps its small wings busily to fly. Using its beak, it searches in grass for prey.
VI X Very protective of its territory, it flaps its short wings busily to dart around at high speed.
Y Eats bugs in grassy areas. It has to flap its short wings at high speed to stay airborne.
Omega Ruby Spearow has a very loud cry that can be heard over half a mile away. If its high, keening cry is heard echoing all around, it is a sign that they are warning each other of danger.
Alpha Sapphire Spearow has a very loud cry that can be heard over half a mile away. If its high, keening cry is heard echoing all around, it is a sign that they are warning each other of danger.
VII Sun Its short wings make it inept at flying. It moves about hurriedly and pecks at Bug-type Pokémon in the tall grass.
Moon Farmers whose fields are troubled by bug Pokémon appreciate Spearow for its vigorous appetite and look after it.
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon

Pokéthlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
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Power
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Technique
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Stamina
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Jump
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Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
40
. 190 284 .
Atk
60
112 125 219 240
Def
30
58 65 159 174
Sp. Atk
31
60 67 161 177
Sp. Def
31
60 67 161 177
Speed
70
130 145 239 262

Moves

For learnsets from previous generations, see here

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Peck Flying.gif 35 100 Physical.png
Start Growl Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
4 Leer Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
8 Pursuit Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
11 Fury Attack Normal.gif 15 85 Physical.png
15 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
18 Mirror Move Flying.gif -- -- Other.png
22 Assurance Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
25 Agility Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
29 Focus Energy Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
32 Roost Flying.gif -- -- Other.png
36 Drill Peck Flying.gif 80 100 Physical.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 7
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Work Up Normal.gif -- -- 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
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM19 Roost Flying.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.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
TM51 Steel Wing Steel.gif 70 90 Other.png
TM54 False Swipe Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM76 Fly Flying.gif 90 95 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM89 U-turn Bug.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Astonish Ghost.gif 30 100 Physical.png
Feather Dance Flying.gif -- 100 Other.png
Feint Attack Dark.gif 60 -- Physical.png
Quick Attack Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Razor Wind Normal.gif 80 100 Special.png
Scary Face Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Sky Attack Flying.gif 140 90 Physical.png
Steel Wing Steel.gif 70 90 Physical.png
Tri Attack Normal.gif 80 100 Special.png
Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png
Whirlwind Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 160*/175* -- Physical.png Special.png
Supersonic Skystrike Flying.gif 200 -- Physical.png
Savage Spin-Out Bug.gif 140 -- Physical.png
Never-Ending Nightmare Ghost.gif 100 -- Physical.png
Corkscrew Crash Steel.gif 140 -- Physical.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 120 -- Physical.png

Transfer Only Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Supersonic Skystrike Flying.gif 120 -- Special.png
Tectonic Rage Ground.gif 160*/100* -- Physical.png Special.png
Never-Ending Nightmare Ghost.gif 120 -- Special.png
Inferno Overdrive Fire.gif 175 -- Special.png
Devastating Drake Dragon.gif 100 -- Special.png

Evolution Line

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Spearow
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 20

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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