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Type(s)
Type Normal  
Species Mouse Pokémon
Abilities Run Away
Guts
Hustle (DW)
Pokédex
Rattata ← 020 → Spearow
Kanto 020 Johto 018
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova 060 Kalos N/A
Evolves From Rattata
Evolves Into None
Raticate
020
ラッタ Ratta
020Raticate
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
019020
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
40.8 lbs. 18.5 kg 2'04" 0.7 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Brown Field
Body Style Footprint
Body08
F020
Cry

Raticate (Japanese: ラッタ Ratta) is a Normal-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

Biology

Physiology

Compared to Rattata, Raticate is far more of a predator, and the majority of its features are adapted for this purpose. Its most notable feature are its large teeth; like most rodents, Raticate's teeth grow continuously throughout its life, and must be constantly worn down by gnawing. It is also known that Raticate's fangs are tough enough to break concrete. It has long whiskers and a long tail. Raticate looks like a rat, just like Rattata. Raticate tends to stand on its hind legs, as opposed to its pre-evolution.

Special abilities

Raticate's webbed feet allow it to swim well when it hunts.

Evolution

Raticate is the evolved form of Rattata as of level 20.

Game info

Game locations

Raticate Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Routes 16, 17, 18, 21 Common
Yellow Routes 9, 10, 11, 16, 18, 21, Pokémon Mansion Common
Gold/Silver Routes 7, 9, 10, 26, 27, 38, 39, Union Cave, Burned Tower Uncommon
Crystal Routes 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 26, 27, 38, 39, 42, 43, Mt. Mortar, Union Cave, Tohjo Falls, Brass Tower Uncommon
Ruby/Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/LeafGreen Routes 16, 17, 18, Pokémon Mansion Uncommon
Diamond/Pearl Route 225, 226 Common
Platinum 225, 226 Uncommon
HeartGold/SoulSilver Routes 7, 9, 10, 26, 27, 38, 39, 47, Mt. Mortar, Union Cave, Brass Tower, Tohjo Falls Common
Black/White Dreamyard Uncommon
X/Y Transfer None


Side game locations

Raticate Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 16, Endless Level 42, Forever Level 1, Mr. Who's Den
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Mystifying Forest (B1F-B13F), Mystery Jungle (B1F-B29F), Midnight Forest (B1F-B21F)
Pokémon Ranger Underground Waterways
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Pueltown
Pokémon Rumble Cold Meadow


Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
It uses its whiskers to maintain its balance and will slow down if they are cut off.
Yellow
Its hind feet are webbed. They act as flippers, so it can swim in rivers and hunt for prey.
Gold
Gnaws on anything with its tough fangs. It can even topple concrete buildings by gnawing on them.
Silver
Its whiskers help it to maintain balance. Its fangs never stop growing, so it gnaws to pare them down.
Crystal
The webs on its hind legs enable it to cross rivers. It searches wide areas for food.
Ruby
Raticate's sturdy fangs grow steadily. To keep them ground down, it gnaws on rocks and logs. It may even chew on the walls of houses.
Sapphire
Raticate's sturdy fangs grow steadily. To keep them ground down, it gnaws on rocks and logs. It may even chew on the walls of houses.
Emerald
A Raticate's sturdy fangs grow steadily. To keep them ground down, it gnaws on rocks and logs. It may even chew on the walls of houses.
FireRed
Its rear feet have three toes each. They are webbed, enabling it to swim across rivers.
LeafGreen
It uses its whiskers to maintain its balance. It apparently slows down if they are cut off.
Diamond
It whittles its constantly growing fangs by gnawing on hard things. It can chew apart cinder walls.
Pearl
It whittles its constantly growing fangs by gnawing on hard things. It can chew apart cinder walls.
Platinum
It whittles its constantly growing fangs by gnawing on hard things. It can chew apart cinder walls.
HeartGold
Gnaws on anything with its tough fangs. It can even topple concrete buildings by gnawing on them.
SoulSilver
Its whiskers help it to maintain balance. Its fangs never stop growing, so it gnaws to pare them down.
Black
It whittles its constantly growing fangs by gnawing on hard things. It can chew apart cinder walls.
White
It whittles its constantly growing fangs by gnawing on hard things. It can chew apart cinder walls.
Black 2
With its long fangs, this surprisingly violent Pokémon can gnaw away even thick concrete with ease.
White 2
With its long fangs, this surprisingly violent Pokémon can gnaw away even thick concrete with ease.
X
It whittles its constantly growing fangs by gnawing on hard things. It can chew apart cinder walls.
Y
The webs on its hind legs enable it to cross rivers. It searches wide areas for food.
Omega Ruby
Raticate’s sturdy fangs grow steadily. To keep them ground down, it gnaws on rocks and logs. It may even chew on the walls of houses.
Alpha Sapphire
Raticate’s sturdy fangs grow steadily. To keep them ground down, it gnaws on rocks and logs. It may even chew on the walls of houses.


Learnset

Leveling

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
Swords Dance —% 30 Normal Status Type Beautiful 0
Tackle 50 100% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
Tail Whip 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 0
10 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough ♥♥ ♥♥♥
13 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical Type Clever ♥♥
16 Hyper Fang 80 90% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
19 Sucker Punch 80 100% 5 Dark Physical Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
20 Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Status Type Tough ♥♥♥ 0
24 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥
29 Assurance 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Clever 0
34 Super Fang 90% 10 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥
39 Double Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥♥♥ 0
44 Endeavor 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥ 0

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

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Swords Dance —% 30 Normal Status
Tackle 50 100% 35 Normal Physical
Tail Whip 100% 15 Normal Status
Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical
Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status
10 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
13 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical
16 Hyper Fang 80 90% 15 Normal Physical
19 Sucker Punch 80 100% 5 Dark Physical
20 Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Status
24 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical
29 Assurance 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
34 Super Fang 90% 10 Normal Physical
39 Double Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical
44 Endeavor 100% 5 Normal Physical

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

Leveling Generation IV
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Cat. Appeal
Swords Dance —% 30 Normal Status Type Beauty 0
Tackle 35 100% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
Tail Whip 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 0
4 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥
10 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
13 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical Type Smart
16 Hyper Fang 80 90% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥
19 Sucker Punch 80 100% 5 Dark Physical Type Smart ♥♥
20 Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Status Type Tough ♥♥
24 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical Type Tough ♥♥
29 Assurance 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Beauty ♥♥
34 Super Fang 90% 10 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
39 Double Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 0
44 Endeavor 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥

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

Leveling Generation III
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
Tackle 35 100% 35 Normal Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
Tail Whip 100% 15 Normal Type Cute ♥♥ 0
7 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
13 Hyper Fang 80 90% 15 Normal Type Cool ♥♥♥♥
20 Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Type Tough ♥♥
30 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Type Smart ♥♥
40 Super Fang 90% 10 Normal Type Tough ♥♥
50 Endeavor 100% 5 Normal Type Tough ♥♥ 0

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

Leveling Generation II
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
Tackle 35 100% 35 Normal
Tail Whip 100% 15 Normal
Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal
13 Hyper Fang 80 90% 15 Normal
20 Scary Face 100% 10 Normal
30 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark
40 Super Fang 90% 10 Normal

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

Leveling Generation I
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
Tackle 35 100% 35 Normal
Tail Whip 100% 15 Normal
Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal
14 Hyper Fang 80 90% 15 Normal
27 Focus Energy —% 30 Normal
41 Super Fang 90% 10 Normal

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

Sprites

Version
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
RB 020 front Y 020 front G 020 front Raticate RGBY Sprite
Gold Silver Crystal Back
G 020 front S 020 front C 020 front Raticate GSC Sprite
Raticate Gold Shiny Sprite Raticate Silver Shiny Sprite Raticate Crystal Shiny Sprite Raticate GSC Shiny Sprite
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 020 front E 020 front FRLG 020 front Raticate RSE FRLG Back Sprite
Raticate Ruby Sapphire Shiny Sprite Raticate Emerald Shiny Sprite Raticate FireRed LeafGreen Shiny Sprite Raticate RSE FRLG Shiny Back Sprite
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Raticate DPP Male Sprite Raticate DPP Male Sprite Raticate HeartGold SoulSilver Female Sprite Raticate DPPHGSS Male Back Sprite
Raticate DPP Female Sprite Raticate DPP Female Sprite Raticate HeartGold SoulSilver Male Sprite Raticate DPPHGSS Female Back Sprite
Raticate DPP Shiny Male Sprite Raticate DPP Shiny Male Sprite Raticate HeartGold SoulSilver Male Shiny Sprite Raticate DPPHGSS Male Shiny Back Sprite
Raticate DPP Shiny Female Sprite Raticate DPP Shiny Female Sprite Raticate HeartGold SoulSilver Female Shiny Sprite Raticate DPPHGSS Female Shiny Back
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Raticate BW Raticate BW Female Back Sprite
Raticate BW Female Sprite Raticate BW Male Back Sprite
Raticate BW Male Shiny Sprite Raticate BW Male Shiny Back Sprite
Raticate BW Female Shiny Sprite Raticate BW Female Shiny Back Sprite
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Raticate XY Raticate XY Back Sprite
Raticate XY Female Sprite
Raticate XY Shiny Male Sprite Raticate XY Shiny Back Sprite
Raticate XY Shiny Female Sprite

Appearances

Anime

Cassidy's Raticate

Cassidy/Butch's Raticate

Anime

Origins

It seems to be based on the nutria, or coypu. Whilst Raticate's name comes from rat and eradicate.

Trivia

  • It is mentioned in several Pokédex entries that Raticate swims for prey, however, it can not learn Surf.
  • There once was an overlook in the anime where Rattata was standing next to Raticate. Raticate was actually as small as Rattata, which shouldn't normally happen considering Raticate are larger.
  • There is a popular theory that claims that in the original Japanese Red/Green games, the Raticate that your Rival used in battles before Lavender Town died, due to your Rival's lines, the fact you meet him outside of the Pokémon cemetery and the fact that his Raticate doesn't make any other appearances over the course of game.

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