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'''Pidgey''' (Japanese: '''ポッポ''' ''Poppo'') is a {{type|Normal}}/{{type|Flying}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
 
'''Pidgey''' (Japanese: '''ポッポ''' ''Poppo'') is a {{type|Normal}}/{{type|Flying}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
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== Evolution ==
 
== Evolution ==
 
Pidgey [[Evolution|evolves]] into [[Pidgeotto]] at level 18, Then it evolves into [[Pidgeot]] at level 36.
 
Pidgey [[Evolution|evolves]] into [[Pidgeotto]] at level 18, Then it evolves into [[Pidgeot]] at level 36.
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== Game info ==
 
== Game info ==
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Revision as of 16:30, August 28, 2013

Type(s)
[[File:Type Normal/Flying.gif|link=Normal/Flying type]]  
Species Tiny Bird Pokémon
Abilities Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks (Dream World)
Pokédex
None ← 016 → None
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From None
Evolves Into [[Pidgeotto]]
Pidgey
016
(ポッポ Poppo)
016Pidgey
[[Generation I]]
Evolutionary Line
No evolution line
Gender
Genderless
Weight Height
Pokédex Color Egg Group
<font color=Brown>Brown</font>
Body Style Footprint
F016
Cry

Pidgey (Japanese: ポッポ Poppo) is a Normal/Flying-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

Appearance

Oak's Pidgey

A Pidgey with Professor Oak.

Pidgey resembles a small, plump-bodied bird. It is a brown color, with a lighter colored throat and belly. The tips of its wings share this cream color. Both its feet and beak are a pinkish-gray color. Its plumage is fairly nondescript, particularly compared to its evolutions, Pidgeotto and Pidgeot. It has black markings around its eyes and a small crest of brown and cream feathers above its eyes. It resembles other small flying-type Pokémon, such as Starly, Taillow, and Spearow. However, due to the fact that these Pokémon tend to be unique to a region, with the exception of Spearow, it is likely that they are a result of convergent evolution. Pidgey's feet allow it to walk on the ground for a while, but can also reach out and safely land on perches.

Special abilities

When on the ground, Pidgey flaps its wings to kick up sand and dust that blinds its opponents. It has an excellent sense of direction and homing instincts. It can locate its nest even when far removed from familiar surroundings. These skills enable to be easily trained to deliver messages.

In the anime

File:Casey's pidgey.jpg

Pidgeys often appear in the anime series. They debuted in the first episode, Pokémon - I Choose You!, where Ash Ketchum had attempted to catch one without Pikachu's help. He later mistook a Spearow for a Pidgey, which caused a flock of Spearow to chase him.

Pidgey later appeared as the main Pokémon in Fly Me to the Moon, where Ash and friends find an island of fat Pidgey that could not fly.

Evolution

Pidgey evolves into Pidgeotto at level 18, Then it evolves into Pidgeot at level 36.

Game info

Locations

Pidgey Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Routes 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 21, 24, 25 Common
Yellow Routes 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 21, 24, 25, Viridian Forest Common
Gold/Silver Routes 1, 2, 5, 25, 29, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 36, 37, National Park Common
Crystal Routes 1, 2, 5, 25, 29, 30, 31, 35, 36, 37, National Park, Ilex Forest Common
Ruby/Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/LeafGreen Routes 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 21, 24, 25, Viridian Forest, Bond Bridge, Berry Forest, Five Isle Meadow Common
Diamond/Pearl Route 229 Swarm
Platinum Route 229 Uncommon
HeartGold/SoulSilver Routes 1, 2, 5, 6, 25, 29, 30, 31, 35, 36, 37, National Park, Viridian Forest Common
Black/White White Forest (White only) Common


Spin-off game locations

Pidgey Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Snap Beach
Pokémon Channel Viridian Forest
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 14, Endless Level 33, Forever Level 14, Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Tiny Woods (1F-3F), Howling Forest (9F-13F)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Concealed Ruins (B1F-B9F), World Abyss (B1F-B15F)
Pokémon Rumble Cold Meadow


Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
A common sight in forests and woods. It flaps its wings at ground level to kick up blinding sand.
Yellow
Very docile. If attacked, it will often kick up sand to protect itself rather than fight back.
Gold
It usually hides in tall grass. Because it dislikes fighting, it protects itself by kicking up sand.
Silver
Common in grassy areas and forests, it is very docile and will chase off enemies by flapping up sand.
Crystal
It rapidly flaps its wings in the grass, stirring up a dust cloud that drives insect prey out into the open.
Ruby
Pidgey has an extremely sharp sense of direction. It is capable of unerringly returning home to its nest, however far it may be removed from its familiar surroundings.
Sapphire
Pidgey has an extremely sharp sense of direction. It is capable of unerringly return home to its nest, however far it may be removed from its familiar surroundings.
Emerald
It has an extremely sharp sense of direction. It can unerringly return home to its nest, however far it may be removed from its familiar surroundings.
FireRed
Does not like to fight. It hides in tall grass and so on, foraging for food such as small bugs.
LeafGreen
A common sight in forests and woods. It flaps its wings and ground level to kick up blinding sand.
Diamond
It is docile and prefers to avoid conflict. If disturbed, however, it can ferociously strike back.
Pearl
It is docile and prefers to avoid conflict. If disturbed, however, it can ferociously strike back.
Platinum
It is docile and prefers to avoid conflict. If disturbed, however, it can ferociously strike back.
HeartGold
It usually hides in tall grass. Because it dislikes fighting, it protects itself by kicking up sand.
SoulSilver
Common in grassy areas and forests, it is very docile and will chase off enemies by flapping up sand.
Black
It is docile and prefers to avoid conflict. If disturbed, however, it can ferociously strike back.
White
It is docile and prefers to avoid conflict. If disturbed, however, it can ferociously strike back.
Black 2
It is docile and prefers to avoid conflict. If disturbed, however, it can ferociously strike back.
White 2
It is docile and prefers to avoid conflict. If disturbed, however, it can ferociously strike back.
X
Y


Learnset

Generation I

Main article: Pidgey/Learnset Generation I


Generation II

Main article: Pidgey/Learnset Generation II


Generation III

Main article: Pidgey/Learnset Generation III


Generation IV

Main article: Pidgey/Learnset Generation IV


Generation V

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Tackle 50 100% 35 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Physical Physical

]]


5 Sand-attack - 100% 15 [[Ground type|Ground]] [[Move#Status Status

]]


9 Gust 40 100% 35 [[Flying type|Flying]] [[Move#Special Special

]]


13 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Physical Physical

]]


17 Whirlwind - 100% 20 [[Flying type|Flying]] [[Move#Status Status

]]


21 Twister 40 100% 20 [[Dragon type|Dragon]] [[Move#Special Special

]]


25 FeatherDance - 100% 15 [[Flying type|Flying]] [[Move#Status Status

]]


29 Agility - -% 30 [[Psychic type|Psychic]] [[Move#Status Status

]]


33 Wing Attack 60 100% 35 [[Flying type|Flying]] [[Move#Physical Physical

]]


37 Roost - -% 10 [[Flying type|Flying]] [[Move#Status Status

]]


41 Tailwind - -% 30 [[Flying type|Flying]] [[Move#Status Status

]]


45 Mirror Move - -% 20 [[Flying type|Flying]] [[Move#Status Status

]]


49 Air Slash 75 95% 20 [[Flying type|Flying]] [[Move#Special Special

]]


53 Hurricane 120 70% 10 [[Flying type|Flying]] [[Move#Special Special

]]


Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Origins

Pidgey appears to be based off a pigeon.

Name origins

  • Japanese: ポッポ (Poppo in Romaji) from the Japanese onomatopoeic word poppo (ぽっぽ) which means coo.
  • English: The name "Pidgey" is a play on the word "pigeon", the name of a common bird.
  • French: "Roucool" is a pun using the words "roucouler" (to coo) and "cool" (cool).

Trivia

  • Pidgey are often seen flying in small flocks in the anime.
  • Pidgey is the first Pokémon in the National Pokédex order to have 2 abilities.
  • Pidgey is the first normal-type Pokémon in the National Pokédex.
  • Pidgey was officially going to be named "Pidge".
  • Pidgey has the same cry as Jigglypuff except Pidgey's cry is a little lower.

Sources


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