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Pidgeot (Pokémon)

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Pidgeotto #017: Pidgeotto
Pokémon
#019: Rattata Rattata
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Pidgeot (disambiguation).
Pidgeot
Bird Pokémon
ピジョット
Pigeot
#018
Pidgeot

Pidgeot

Pidgeot

Pidgeot
Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Normal Flying
Unknown Unknown
Blue-Striped
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Keen Eye or Tangled Feet Cacophony
Cacophony
Big Pecks
Hidden Ability

Hidden Ability

Mega Pidgeot

Mega Pidgeot Y
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Flying
Hatch time
4080 - 4334 steps
Height
4'11" 1.5 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
87.1 lbs. 39.5 kg
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Mega Stone
{{{mega}}} {{{mega2}}}
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#018
Kanto
#012
Johto
#220
Hoenn
#000
Sinnoh

Unova
Central
#019
Kalos
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-000
Fiore
R-000
Almia
N-009
Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
172
Gen. I-IV
Unknown
IV
211
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 3
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
3
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Body09.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
F018.png None.png
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Pokédex color
Brown
Base friendship
70
External Links

Pidgeot (Japanese: ピジョット Pigeot) is a dual-type Normal/Flying Pokémon.

It evolves from Pidgeotto starting at level 36. It is the final form of Pidgey.

Biology

Pidgeot is a large, avian Pokémon. Its glossy plumage is brown with a cream underbelly. On its head, there is a red and yellow crest that is nearly as long as its body. Its fan-like tail feathers are red. Its beak and legs are pink, and it has black markings around its eyes.

Its powerful wings are capable of stirring up windstorms in just a few flaps, and it may spread its wings to intimidate enemies. This Pokémon is capable of flying faster than the speed of sound. Its plumage is often described as beautiful, making it a popular choice for skilled Trainers. Pidgeot typically dwells in forests with thick growth and large trees. It is known to prey on Magikarp, which it can spot from great heights.

In the anime

Pidgeot in the anime

Major appearances

Ash's Pidgeot

Ash Ketchum had a Pidgeot that he captured as a Pidgeotto early in his journey during Ash Catches a Pokémon. In Pallet Party Panic!, the same Spearow Ash had thrown a rock at in the first episode returned with its flock, but it had evolved into a Fearow. The flock attacked Ash, so Pidgeotto evolved into Pidgeot to battle Fearow. After Pidgeot defeated Fearow, Pidgeot left Ash's party to watch over a local flock of Pidgey and Pidgeotto. Ash promised to return for it someday, but so far he has not kept that promise.

Other

In Mewtwo Strikes Back, a Pidgeot owned by Corey was one of the Pokémon captured and cloned by Mewtwo. It was referred to as a Pidgeotto due to a dubbing error. The Pidgeot clone was seen again in Mewtwo Returns.

In Bound for Trouble, wild Pidgeot that were twice their normal size appeared. Their size was due to there being excessive quantities of food on one of the Orange Islands. One of these oversized Pidgeot snatches up Meowth and Pikachu when they got tethered together.

Falkner of the Violet City Gym owns a Pidgeot as his main Pokémon. He uses it in his Gym battle against Ash in Fighting Flyer with Fire, but it was defeated by his Charizard, giving Ash the Zephyr Badge.

Pidgeot is also owned by the Coordinator Solidad, and helped her defeat May in the Kanto Grand Festival.

A Pidgeot was owned by Sir Aaron in Lucario and the Mystery of Mew. Also, Mew transformed into a Pidgeot in the movie.

One is used by Ben in Pokémon Ranger: Heatran Rescue!.

Minor appearances

Pidgeot made its first appearance briefly in a fantasy in The School of Hard Knocks.

A Pidgeot belonging to Rudy appeared in Misty Meets Her Match.

Multiple Pidgeot also appeared in The Power of One.

A Pidgeot appeared in Beauty and the Breeder where it participated in a Pokémon breeding competition.

Two Pidgeot made a brief appearance in The Legend of Thunder!.

In Hoenn Alone, an Officer Jenny used a Pidgeot to help locate Ash's Pikachu after it was stolen by Team Rocket.

Multiple Pidgeot made a brief cameo in Destiny Deoxys and Giratina and the Sky Warrior.

In A Staravia is Born!, a wild Pidgeot helps Ash and his friends to rescue some Flying-type Pokémon from Team Rocket.

In Riding the Winds of Change, Officer Jenny and Nurse Joy use many Pokémon, including a Pidgeot, to blow the Gligar away from the city.

Pidgeot made a cameo in Arceus and the Jewel of Life.

Multiple Pidgeot made a cameo appearance at the beginning of Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP081 Pidgeot Ash's Pokédex Pidgeot, the Bird Pokémon. The evolved form of Pidgeotto, it can fly at twice the speed of sound at an altitude of nearly one mile.
This concludes the entries from the original series.

In the manga

Pidgeot in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Blue owns a Pidgeot that was one of the earliest members of his team. In the Yellow chapter, it delivered mail from Blue to Professor Oak and vice-versa. It now resides in the Viridian Gym as one of its defenders in case of challengers appearing while he is away, or otherwise.

Professor Oak, in his disguise as "Dr. O," also is seen with a Pidgeot; however, it has yet to be confirmed whether it is the same Pokémon.

In the Pokémon Zensho manga

Shigeru had a Pidgeot he used to attack Satoshi while he was flying on his Charizard.

In The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga

Gary has a Pidgeot which was sent out along with his other Pokémon to battle the giant Slowpoke in Ash vs. Gary.

In the Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys manga

Falkner has a Pidgeot which debuted in Falkner The Bird Keeper's Challenge!!. It went up against Gold's Totodile and lost.

In the TCG

Main article: Pidgeot (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Red When hunting, it skims the surface of water at high speed to pick off unwary prey such as Magikarp.
Blue
Yellow This Pokémon flies at Mach 2 speed, seeking prey. Its large talons are feared as wicked weapons.
Stadium Capable of flying incredibly quickly. In full flight, by the time its flapping is heard, it is long gone.
Generation II
Gold Its well-developed chest muscles make it strong enough to whip up a gusty windstorm with just a few flaps.
Silver It spreads its beautiful wings wide to frighten its enemies. It can fly at Mach 2 speed.
Crystal Its outstanding vision allows it to spot splashing Magikarp, even while flying at 3,300 feet.
Stadium 2 Its well-developed chest muscles make it strong enough to whip up a gusty windstorm with just a few flaps.
Generation III
Ruby This Pokémon has a dazzling plumage of beautifully glossy feathers. Many Trainers are captivated by the striking beauty of the feathers on its head, compelling them to choose Pidgeot as their Pokémon.
Sapphire
Emerald This Pokémon has gorgeous, glossy feathers. Many trainers are so captivated by the beautiful feathers on its head that they choose Pidgeot as their Pokémon.
FireRed It spreads its gorgeous wings widely to intimidate enemies. It races through the skies at Mach-2 speed.
LeafGreen When hunting, it skims the surface of water at high speed to pick off unwary prey such as Magikarp.
Generation IV
Diamond By flapping its wings with all its might, Pidgeot can make a gust of wind capable of bending tall trees.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold Its well-developed chest muscles make it strong enough to whip up a gusty windstorm with just a few flaps.
SoulSilver It spreads its beautiful wings wide to frighten its enemies. It can fly at Mach 2 speed.
Generation V
Black By flapping its wings with all its might, Pidgeot can make a gust of wind capable of bending tall trees.
White
Black 2 By flapping its wings with all its might, Pidgeot can make a gust of wind capable of bending tall trees.
White 2
Generation VI
X When hunting, it skims the surface of water at high speed to pick off unwary prey such as Magikarp.
Y It spreads its gorgeous wings widely to intimidate enemies. It races through the skies at Mach-2 speed.

Game locations

Generation I
Red Blue
Evolve Pidgeotto
Blue (Japan)
Evolve Pidgeotto
Yellow
Evolve Pidgeotto
Generation II
Gold Silver
Evolve Pidgeotto
Crystal
Evolve Pidgeotto
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade
Emerald
Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
Evolve Pidgeotto
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Evolve Pidgeotto
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Evolve Pidgeotto
Platinum
Evolve Pidgeotto
HeartGold SoulSilver
Evolve Pidgeotto
Pal Park
Field
Generation V
Black
Trade
White
Evolve Pidgeotto
Black 2 White 2
Trade
Generation VI
X Y
Evolve Pidgeotto

In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Pinball Evolve Pidgeotto
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 51
Endless Level 72
Forever Level 1
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Evolve Pidgeotto
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Concealed Ruins (B21-B29)
World Abyss (B21-B27)
Mt. Mistral (1F-19F)
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Sky
Forest Temple
Pokémon Rumble Windy Prairie‎ Normal Mode B, A & S
Pokémon Rumble Blast Meadow: Challenger's Ground (post ending)

In events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
BWB2W2 Pokémon Game Show Blue's Pidgeot Japanese Japan 61 August 17 to 18, 2013

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Red* Blue* Bitter Berry (100%)
Yellow*

Stats

Base stats

Generation I-V
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 83
143 - 190 276 - 370
Attack: 80
76 - 145 148 - 284
Defense: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Sp.Atk: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Sp.Def: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Speed: 91
86 - 157 168 - 309
Total: 469   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.
  • This Pokémon's  Special  base stat in Generation I was 70.


Generation VI
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 83
143 - 190 276 - 370
Attack: 80
76 - 145 148 - 284
Defense: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Sp.Atk: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Sp.Def: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Speed: 101
95 - 168 186 - 331
Total: 479   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
3/4 ★★★
Power
3/5 ★★★☆☆
Skill
2/3 ★★
Stamina
3/4 ★★★
Jump
5/5 ★★★★★
Total
16/21 ★★★

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VI, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VI
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Hurricane Flying Special 110110 07070% 10
00Start Tackle Normal Physical 05050 100100% 35
00Start Sand-Attack Ground Status 0000 100100% 15
00Start Gust Flying Special 04040 100100% 35
00Start Quick Attack Normal Physical 04040 100100% 30
055 Sand-Attack Ground Status 0000 100100% 15
099 Gust Flying Special 04040 100100% 35
1313 Quick Attack Normal Physical 04040 100100% 30
1717 Whirlwind Normal Status 0000 —% 20
2222 Twister Dragon Special 04040 100100% 20
2727 Feather Dance Flying Status 0000 100100% 15
3232 Agility Psychic Status 0000 —% 30
3838 Wing Attack Flying Physical 06060 100100% 35
4444 Roost Flying Status 0000 —% 10
5050 Tailwind Flying Status 0000 —% 30
5656 Mirror Move Flying Status 0000 —% 20
6262 Air Slash Flying Special 07575 09595% 20
6868 Hurricane Flying Special 110110 07070% 10
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Pidgeot obtained at level 1 in Generation VI
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Pidgeot
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Pidgeot
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation VI
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM19 Roost Flying Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM40 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM46 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Steel Sprite.png TM51 Steel Wing Steel Physical 07070 090}}90% 25
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM89 U-turn Bug Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag HM Flying Sprite.png HM02 Fly Flying Physical 09090 095}}95% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Pidgeot
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Pidgeot
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
ZubatGolbatCrobatFarfetch'dSkarmoryPidove
TranquillUnfezantWoobatSwoobatSigilyph
Air Cutter Flying Special 55 95% 25
PidgeyPidgeottoPidgeotZubatGolbatCrobat
Farfetch'dHoothootNoctowlSkarmoryTaillowSwellow
WingullPelipperTogekissPidoveTranquillUnfezant
WoobatSwoobatSigilyphDucklettSwannaRufflet
Braviary
Air Slash Flying Special 75 95% 20
Farfetch'dStarlyStaraviaStaraptorDucklettSwanna
RuffletBraviary
Brave Bird Flying Physical 120 100% 15
DucklettSwannaRuffletBraviary Defog Flying Status —% 15
MurkrowHonchkrow Faint Attack Dark Physical 60 —% 20
HoothootNoctowl Foresight Normal Status —% 40
SpearowFearowDoduoDodrioMurkrowHonchkrow
WingullPelipper
Pursuit Dark Physical 40 100% 20
Skarmory Steel Wing Steel Physical 70 90% 25
DoduoDodrioHoothootNoctowlChatot Uproar Normal Special 90 100% 10
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Pidgeot in Generation V
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Pidgeot in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Pidgeot
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Pidgeot
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Pidgeot can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Pidgeot cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Pidgeot
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Pidgeot
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation V
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - VI
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
016 Secret Power Normal Physical 70 100% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Pidgeot
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Pidgeot
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 Pin018.png 
Acquisition: Evolve
Pokémon Pinball RS
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Trozei!
 Trozeiani018.gif 
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
MDP018.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 0%
Friend Area: Flyaway Forest
Phrases
51%-100% HP Let my mach-2 speed set the pace!
26%-50% HP My HP's been shaved to half.
1%-25% HP I'm suffering... I can't hit my usual speeds...
Level up That's it! I leveled! My momentum will knock foes down!
Partner phrases
51%-100% HP <name>, my HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP <name>, my HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP <name>, my HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up That's it! I leveled! My momentum will knock foes down!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP018.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -10%
IQ group: D
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Loops: 0 Min. exp.: 0 Max. exp.: 0
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Flying  Flying Assist.png
( Flying )
Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
Cut 3 field move.png
(Cut ×3)
Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
It launches twisters.
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
None.png PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
None.png Strong: {{{Park2strong}}} Weak: {{{Park2weak}}}
PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
None.png HP: Move: {{{ConquestMove}}}
Attack: Ability 1: {{{ConquestAbility1}}}
Defense: Ability 2: {{{ConquestAbility2}}}
Speed: Ability 3: {{{ConquestAbility3}}}
Does not evolve.
Range: 0 Perfect Links: {{{ConquestLink}}}

Evolution

016Pidgey.png
Unevolved
Pidgey
 Normal  Flying 
Rare Candy
Level 18
017Pidgeotto.png
First evolution
Pidgeotto
 Normal  Flying 
Rare Candy
Level 36
018Pidgeot.png
Second evolution
Pidgeot
 Normal  Flying 

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
Spr 1b 018.png Spr 1y 018.png Spr 1g 018.png Spr b g1 018.png
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
Spr 2g 018.png Spr 2s 018.png Spr 2c 018.gif Spr b 2g 018.png
Spr 2g 018 s.png Spr 2s 018 s.png Spr 2c 018 s.gif Spr b 2g 018 s.png
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 018.png Spr 3e 018.gif Spr 3f 018.png Spr b 3r 018.png
Spr 3r 018 s.png Spr 3e 018 s.gif Spr 3f 018 s.png Spr b 3r 018 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 018.png Spr 4d 018.png Spr 4h 018.png Spr b 4d 018.png
Spr 4d 018 s.png Spr 4d 018 s.png Spr 4h 018 s.png Spr b 4d 018 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 018.png Spr 5b 018.png Spr b 5b 018.png
Spr 5b 018 s.png Spr 5b 018 s.png Spr b 5b 018 s.png
Pidgeot For other sprites and images, please see Pidgeot images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Other sprites

Spr b 2c 018.png Spr b 3f 018.pngSpr b 3f 018 s.png Spr b 4p 018.png Spr b 4h 018 s.png
Crystal back FireRed/LeafGreen back Platinum/HeartGold/
SoulSilver back
HeartGold/SoulSilver back

Trivia

  • Prior to Generation IV, Pidgeot and its pre-evolutions were the only Pokémon capable of learning Feather Dance by leveling up.
  • Pidgeot originally had an extra "t" in its name, but it was dropped.
  • Pidgeot is depicted with red and yellow tail feathers in its official Generation I artwork, while the Generation III artwork depicts red ones only. This discrepancy is expressed in numerous ways in Pidgeot's in-game sprites and anime depictions.
  • When rebattling Gym Leaders in HeartGold and SoulSilver, both Falkner and Blue have a Pidgeot as their highest-leveled Pokémon.
    • Coincidentally, Falkner is the first Gym Leader while Blue is the last.
  • In the Pokémon Metal Taz, Pidgeot is mistakenly named Pidgeotto, the name of its pre-evolution.

Origin

Despite its name, its appearance and behavior do not resemble a pigeon so much as that of a bird of prey, particularly an eagle, osprey, or a falcon. In particular, its Shiny coloration resembles a Golden Eagle. Its eye markings strongly resemble the Sun/Sky gods of Egyptian mythology; Ra and Horus.

Name origin

Pidgeot and Pigeot are combinations of pigeon and jet (referring to its great speeds).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ピジョット Pigeot From pigeon and jet
France Flag.png French Roucarnage From roucoule and carnage
Spain Flag.png Spanish Pidgeot Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Tauboss From Taube and Boss
Italy Flag.png Italian Pidgeot Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 피죤투 Pijyontu Corruption of Japanese name


Related articles

External links

Notes



Pidgeotto #017: Pidgeotto
Pokémon
#019: Rattata Rattata


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