was caught in the episode, Ash Catches a Pokémon as
in the Viridian Forest
. Then when he was heading to Orange Island to bring the GS Ball
back to Professor Oak
as requested on the way, there a bunch of Pidgey
did not get along with some Spearows
and a Fearow
leading them then it appeared that the Fearow
was the Spearow
threw a stone at the start of his journey. Then Ash
asked his Pidgeotto
to convince the Pidgey
that he wants to help them. When Ash
was fighting against the Fearow
was hurt he suddenly evolved into a Pidgeot
. When the Fearow
was weak, Ash
tried to catch it, but failed to do so. So with the help of Ash's Pikachu
, they were able to chase the Fearow
away. Then Ash
released his Pidgeot
to protect the Pidgeotto
promising to come back for it after he delivered the GS Ball, a promise he hasn't yet fulfilled. Ash will not see Pidget ever again.
Note: Season 1 means Generation 1 as well. This is before some moves went through Type changes.
- Pidgeot is the first one of Ash's Pokémon that learned all of its moves in the evolution stage that he caught it in, and evolved later, the other one is Glalie.
- Pidgeot is Ash's first Bird-type caught at the beginning of his journey.
- Megumi Hayashibara who plays Team Rocket's Jessie in the Japanese-language version voices Pidgetto and Pidgeot in both the Japanese and English versions of the anime.