Essentials

Sweet Scent

Normal status

Generation 2

Summary

Lowers the target's evasion by one stage.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 0
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock ½
  • Steel ½
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
— (no damage)
Accuracy
100%
PP
20, up to 32 with PP Up PP Up
Target
All opponents
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 2
TM12
Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Lowers the target's evasion by one stage.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Reduces the foe's evasiveness.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Allures the foe to reduce evasiveness.

FireRed, LeafGreen

Allures the foe to reduce evasiveness. It also attracts wild POKéMON.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

A sweet scent that lowers the foe’s evasiveness. It also lures wild Pokémon if used in grass, etc.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

A sweet scent that lowers the opposing team’s evasiveness. It also lures wild Pokémon if used in grass, etc.

Generation 6
X, Y

A sweet scent that harshly lowers opposing Pokémon’s evasiveness. This also lures wild Pokémon if used in places such as tall grass.

Foreign Names

Japanese
あまいかおり (amaikaori)
Korean
달콤한향기
French
Doux Parfum
German
Lockduft
Spanish
Dulce Aroma
Italian
Profumino
Czech
Sladká vůně

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Cute
Appeal
Jam
♥♥♥
Flavor text
Badly startles those that have made appeals.
Use after
None
Use before

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cute
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Sweet Scent.

Pokémon

Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
25 25 25 21 21 21 21 Bulbasaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
45 49 49 65 65 45 318
29 29 29 23 23 23 23 Ivysaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
60 62 63 80 80 60 405
29 29 29 23 23 23 23 Venusaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 82 83 100 100 80 525
23 Mega Venusaur Mega Venusaur Grass Poison Thick Fat ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 100 123 122 120 80 625
7 7 7 5 5 5 5 Oddish Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Run Away
½ male, ½ female Grass 45 50 55 75 65 30 320
Gloom Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Stench
½ male, ½ female Grass 60 65 70 85 75 40 395
Vileplume Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Effect Spore
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 80 85 110 90 50 490
Bellossom Grass Chlorophyll
Healer
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 80 95 90 100 50 490
30 30 30 29 29 29 29 Bellsprout Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 50 75 35 70 30 40 300
33 33 33 29 29 29 29 Weepinbell Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 65 90 50 85 45 55 390
Victreebel Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 80 105 65 100 70 70 490
28 28 28 28 Chikorita Grass Overgrow
Leaf Guard
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
45 49 65 49 65 45 318
32 32 32 32 Bayleef Grass Overgrow
Leaf Guard
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
60 62 80 63 80 60 405
34 34 34 34 Meganium Grass Overgrow
Leaf Guard
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 82 100 83 100 80 525
22 22 22 22 Teddiursa Normal Pickup
Quick Feet
Honey Gather
½ male, ½ female Field 60 80 50 50 50 40 330
22 22 22 22 Ursaring Normal Guts
Quick Feet
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 90 130 75 75 75 55 500
13 13 13 13 13 Surskit Bug Water Swift Swim
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Bug
40 30 32 50 52 65 269
Masquerain Bug Flying Intimidate
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Bug
70 60 62 80 82 60 414
16 16 16 16 16 Mawile Steel Fairy Hyper Cutter
Intimidate
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
50 85 85 55 55 50 380
16 Mega Mawile Mega Mawile Steel Fairy Huge Power ½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
50 105 125 55 95 50 480
5 5 5 5 5 Illumise Bug Oblivious
Tinted Lens
Prankster
always female Bug
Human-Like
65 47 55 73 75 85 400
37 31 31 31 31 Roselia Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Leaf Guard
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
50 60 45 100 80 65 400
Roserade Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Technician
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
60 70 65 125 105 90 515
21 21 21 21 21 Tropius Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Monster
Grass
99 68 83 72 87 51 460
Combee Bug Flying Honey Gather
Hustle
⅞ male, ⅛ female Bug 30 30 42 30 42 70 244
Vespiquen Bug Flying Pressure
Unnerve
always female Bug 70 80 102 80 102 40 474
17 17 17 17 Carnivine Grass Levitate ½ male, ½ female Grass 74 100 72 90 72 46 454
37 37 37 37 Land Shaymin Grass Natural Cure genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
37 37 37 Sky Shaymin Sky Shaymin Grass Flying Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 103 75 120 75 127 600
3 3 Maractus Grass Water Absorb
Chlorophyll
Storm Drain
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 86 67 106 67 60 461
24 24 Foongus Grass Poison Effect Spore
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 69 55 45 55 55 15 294
24 24 Amoonguss Grass Poison Effect Spore
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 114 85 70 85 80 30 464
Spritzee Fairy Healer
Aroma Veil
½ male, ½ female Fairy 78 52 60 63 65 23 341
Aromatisse Fairy Healer
Aroma Veil
½ male, ½ female Fairy 101 72 72 99 89 29 462
Swirlix Fairy Sweet Veil
Unburden
½ male, ½ female Fairy 62 48 66 59 57 49 341
Slurpuff Fairy Sweet Veil
Unburden
½ male, ½ female Fairy 82 80 86 85 75 72 480
Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • • • • • Paras Bug Grass Effect Spore
Dry Skin
Damp
½ male, ½ female Bug
Grass
35 70 55 45 55 25 285
• • • • Sunkern Grass Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Early Bird
½ male, ½ female Grass 30 30 30 30 30 30 180
• • • • • • • Shuckle Bug Rock Sturdy
Gluttony
Contrary
½ male, ½ female Bug 20 10 230 10 230 5 505
• • • • • Lotad Water Grass Swift Swim
Rain Dish
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Grass
40 30 30 40 50 30 220
• • • • Cherubi Grass Chlorophyll ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
45 35 45 62 53 35 275
• • Snivy Grass Overgrow
Contrary
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Grass
45 45 55 45 55 63 308
• • Petilil Grass Chlorophyll
Own Tempo
Leaf Guard
always female Grass 45 35 50 70 50 30 280
Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
12 12 Bulbasaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
45 49 49 65 65 45 318
12 12 Ivysaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
60 62 63 80 80 60 405
12 12 Venusaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 82 83 100 100 80 525
12 12 Butterfree Bug Flying Compound Eyes
Tinted Lens
½ male, ½ female Bug 60 45 50 90 80 70 395
12 12 Beedrill Bug Poison Swarm
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 90 40 45 80 75 395
12 12 Oddish Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Run Away
½ male, ½ female Grass 45 50 55 75 65 30 320
12 12 Gloom Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Stench
½ male, ½ female Grass 60 65 70 85 75 40 395
12 12 Vileplume Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Effect Spore
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 80 85 110 90 50 490
12 12 Bellossom Grass Chlorophyll
Healer
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 80 95 90 100 50 490
12 12 Paras Bug Grass Effect Spore
Dry Skin
Damp
½ male, ½ female Bug
Grass
35 70 55 45 55 25 285
12 12 Parasect Bug Grass Effect Spore
Dry Skin
Damp
½ male, ½ female Bug
Grass
60 95 80 60 80 30 405
12 12 Venonat Bug Poison Compound Eyes
Tinted Lens
Run Away
½ male, ½ female Bug 60 55 50 40 55 45 305
12 12 Venomoth Bug Poison Shield Dust
Tinted Lens
Wonder Skin
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 65 60 90 75 90 450
12 12 Bellsprout Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 50 75 35 70 30 40 300
12 12 Weepinbell Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 65 90 50 85 45 55 390
12 12 Victreebel Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 80 105 65 100 70 70 490
12 12 Tangela Grass Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 65 55 115 100 40 60 435
12 12 Smoochum Ice Psychic Oblivious
Forewarn
Hydration
always female Undiscovered 45 30 15 85 65 65 305
12 12 Jynx Ice Psychic Oblivious
Forewarn
Dry Skin
always female Human-Like 65 50 35 115 95 95 455
12 12 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
12 12 Chikorita Grass Overgrow
Leaf Guard
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
45 49 65 49 65 45 318
12 12 Bayleef Grass Overgrow
Leaf Guard
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
60 62 80 63 80 60 405
12 12 Meganium Grass Overgrow
Leaf Guard
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 82 100 83 100 80 525
12 12 Ledyba Bug Flying Swarm
Early Bird
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Bug 40 20 30 40 80 55 265
12 12 Ledian Bug Flying Swarm
Early Bird
Iron Fist
½ male, ½ female Bug 55 35 50 55 110 85 390
12 12 Hoppip Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
35 35 40 35 55 50 250
12 12 Skiploom Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
55 45 50 45 65 80 340
12 12 Jumpluff Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
75 55 70 55 95 110 460
12 12 Sunkern Grass Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Early Bird
½ male, ½ female Grass 30 30 30 30 30 30 180
12 12 Sunflora Grass Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Early Bird
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 75 55 105 85 30 425
12 12 Pineco Bug Sturdy
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 50 65 90 35 35 15 290
12 12 Forretress Bug Steel Sturdy
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 75 90 140 60 60 40 465
12 12 Miltank Normal Thick Fat
Scrappy
Sap Sipper
always female Field 95 80 105 40 70 100 490
12 12 Celebi Psychic Grass Natural Cure genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600

62 Pokémon

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