Chatot is Parrot-like Pokémon that has a head similar to an eighth note as well as a tail like a metronome. It mimics human speech due to its tongue being just like a human's. It is brightly colored with blue wings, a yellow "bib" and a green stomach. Chatot also possess a white collar similar to a ruff. Its body is covered with many multicolored feathers giving it a resemblance to a black masked lovebird.
Chatot have the Keen Eye and Tangled Feet abilities. Keen Eye allows Chatot's accuracy to never be lowered. Tangled Feet allows Chatot's Speed to increase if it is confused. Additionally, Chatot are unique in being able to learn, or at least mimic, human speech. According to the Pokédex, when a number of Chatot gather together, they all learn the same phrase.
Chatot does not evolve.
In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Explorers of Time and Darkness, as well as Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Explorers of Sky, Chatot is a supporting character in the game as the Guild-Master's assistant and taskmaster. He is displayed as hardheaded, stubborn, and rash. Although he has a somewhat minor role, Chatot plays a big role in the anime series.
In the anime, Chatot was first seen in Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea as The Phantom's pet. In the anime, a Chatot was the previous year's champion of a Pokémon Cosplay Convention by singing like a Jigglypuff then a Lapras. Chatot was Wigglytuff's assistant for his guild in the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness special. A Chatot also appeared as a partner of an Officer Jenny who calls herself Wild Jenny in "Stealing a Conversation".