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Sweet Scent (Japanese: あまいかおり Sweet Scent) is a non-damaging Normal-type move introduced in Generation II. It was TM12 in Generation II.
Sweet Scent lowers the target's evasion by one stage.
Generations III and IV
In a Double Battle, Sweet Scent hits both opponents.
In a Triple Battle, Sweet Scent will only hit opposing adjacent Pokémon.
Sweet Scent now lowers the target's evasion by two stages.
Outside of battle
Generations II and III
Sweet Scent causes wild Pokémon to appear when used as a field move, provided the player is standing in an area where wild Pokémon would normally appear. Sweet Scent will cause a wild encounter even if Repel is in effect.
Generations IV and V
Sweet Scent can only be used under clear weather conditions.
Sweet Scent will initiate a Horde Encounter if Horde Encounters can take place in the location it is used. Otherwise, a normal wild encounter will be triggered.
In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Sweet Scent is unaffected by the weather.
|| A pleasant aroma that distracts the target, making the opponent easier to hit.
|| Reduces the foe's evasiveness.
|| Allures the foe to reduce evasiveness.
|| Allures the foe to reduce evasiveness. It also attracts wild Pokémon.
|| Lowers the Evasion of foes in the same room by one level.
|| A sweet scent that lowers the foe's evasiveness. It also lures wild Pokémon if used in grass, etc.
|| A sweet scent that lowers the opposing team's evasiveness. It also lures wild Pokémon if used in grass, etc.
|| A sweet scent that harshly lowers opposing Pokémon's evasiveness. This also lures wild Pokémon if used in places such as tall grass.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
| The user releases a powder that makes the opponent relax and groggy.
|| First Chapter Used In
|| Venusaur releases a powder from the inside of its flower that makes the opponent groggy and relax.
| Red's Saur
|| Victim of Venusaur
|| Parasect releases balls of powder into the air from the mushroom on its back, luring in any nearby Pokémon.
| Crys's Parasee
|| Jumping Jumpluff
In other generations
Outside of battle
- Using Sweet Scent (or Honey) inside a shop or Poké Mart in Pokémon Diamond and Pearl may activate a glitch causing the descriptive text of purchasable items to vanish until the player leaves the shop, known as the honey shop glitch.
- Despite its name, it will still attract Pokémon who do not like sweet flavors.
In other languages