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Ash's Pidove
サトシのマメパト Satoshi's Mamepato
Poké Ball
Ash Pidove.png
Ash's Pidove
Debuts in Enter Iris and Axew!
Caught at Route 1
Gender Female
Ability Super Luck*
Current location With Juniper
Pidove
This Pokémon has not evolved.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Pidove Chinami Nishimura N/A

Ash's Pidove (Japanese: サトシのマメパト Satoshi's Mamepato) is the first Pokémon that Ash Ketchum caught in the Unova region.

History

Ash and Pidove

As he has done in every other region he has traveled, Ash usually catches a Template:Type2 Pokémon early in his journey. Pidove was caught soon after Ash's arrival in Unova. In Enter Iris and Axew!, shortly after a flock of Pidove had escaped when Ash had failed to capture one of them, he noticed her pecking at the ground, and engaged her in a battle. She managed to put up a good fight against Ash's Pikachu, until the Electric Mouse Pokémon finally used Thunderbolt, and caused her to faint. Ash threw a Poké Ball and successfully caught her.

Later on, for the first time, Pidove was sent out in an effort to save Pikachu and Iris's Axew from Team Rocket's capture. However, as she was still weak from her last battle, she was quickly defeated by Jessie's Woobat. She was later healed at the Pokémon Center.

Pidove was occasionally used by Ash to find and track certain Pokémon. She helped Ash find two Darumakka in BW008 and a wild Snivy in BW007, playing a dominant role in the Grass Pokémon's capture. At that time, Pidove had followed Snivy throughout from the time she escaped using Leaf Storm. As she witnessed all of Ash's other Pokémon (Oshawott and Tepig) fall to the Grass Snake Pokémon's Attract, she volunteers to battle Snivy. When Snivy attempted to use Attract on Pidove, Pidove was unaffected as she was female (a fact of which Ash had been completely unaware of, despite Iris and Dent's assumptions that it was his strategy). After a hard-fought battle, Pidove weakened Snivy just enough for her to be captured by Ash.

In BW010 she was used by Ash in a 5-on-5 battle against Shooti's Pururiru. She tried her best but was taken by surprise by his Water Pulse, and got knocked out in the process.

Moves used

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Using Quick Attack
Move First Used In
Gust Enter Iris and Axew!
Quick Attack Enter Iris and Axew!
Air Cutter Enter Iris and Axew!
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.

In the games

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A Japanese event randomly distributed an egg that contained an in-game representation of Ash's Pidove, Iris's Axew, or Dent's Pansage via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. Like the anime counterpart, the Pidove is always female, and knows Gust, Quick Attack, and Air Cutter. This event started on December 17th, 2010, and ended on January 11, 2011.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Battle Moves Ribbons
Poké Ball マメパト Dex No. 519 Hardy nature. Flying Gust no Ribbon
Lv. 1 Type Dec. 17, 2010 Normal Quick Attack
Spr 5b 519.png Normal Flying Pokémon Event Flying Air Cutter
OT (Hatcher's) Egg received. -- --
ID No. (Hatcher's) Dec. 17, 2010 This Pokémon was available in Japan
from December 17, 2010 to January 11, 2011.
Item Ability (Place hatched)
None None Super Luck Egg hatched.
The date this Pokémon was received is determined by the date on the DS when it was hatched by its original Trainer.
This may differ for every Pokémon.
This Pokémon is English in origin.
Can be obtained with: D P Pt HG SS
Obtained from: PBR Ranch Ra SoA GS Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

In the TCG

Pidove was featured in the TCG. The following is a list of cards featuring Ash's Pidove.

Name Type Set Set no.
Pidove Colorless BW-P Promotional cards 002/BW-P
005/BW-P

Trivia

Related articles

For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Pidove.


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