Essentials

Oddish

The Weed Pokémon

Oddish

Grass Poison

Abilities

Chlorophyll

Doubles Speed during strong sunlight.

Hidden Ability

Run Away

Ensures success fleeing from wild battles.

Damage Taken

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric ½
  • Fairy ½
  • Fighting ½
  • Fire 2
  • Flying 2
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass ¼
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 2
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 2
  • Rock 1
  • Steel 1
  • Water ½

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 1
National
43
Kanto
43 Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed, LeafGreen
Original Johto
83 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Hoenn
88 Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
Updated Johto
83 HeartGold, SoulSilver
Central Kalos
105 X, Y

Names

Japanese
ナゾノクサ (nazonokusa)
Official roomaji
Nazonokusa
Korean
뚜벅쵸
Chinese
走路草
French
Mystherbe
German
Myrapla
Spanish
Oddish
Italian
Oddish

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Grass
Hatch counter
20 Search:
Steps to hatch
5355 / 2805

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
64 Search:
Effort points
  • 1 Special Attack
Capture rate
255 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium slow Search:

Wild held items

Generation 3 nothing
Generation 4 nothing
Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Oddish Gloom Level up, starting at level 21 Vileplume Use a Leaf Stone
Bellossom Use a Sun Stone

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
45
15.4 263 294
Attack
50
19.3 168 199
Defense
55
30.5 178 209
Special Attack
75
60.1 218 249
Special Defense
65
46.4 198 229
Speed
30
8.5 128 159
Total
320
22.8

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯✯☆☆
Power
★☆☆
Skill
★✯☆
Stamina
★✯✯✯
Jump
★★✯
Total
6/13/18

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

It often plants its root feet in the ground during the day and sows seeds as it walks about at night.

Generation 6
X

During the day, it stays in the cold underground to avoid the sun. It grows by bathing in moonlight.

Y

Its scientific name is “Oddium Wanderus.” At night, it is said to walk nearly 1,000 feet on its two roots.

Sprites

Oddish Oddish Oddish Oddish

Miscellany

Species
Weed Search:
Color
Blue Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
grassland Search:
Footprint
Oddish
Shape
Crural Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Oddish
5

1'7.7"
0.5 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Oddish
54

11.9 lb
5.4 kg

Locations

Red Red
Yellow Yellow
Ruby Ruby
Sapphire Sapphire
Emerald Emerald
FireRed FireRed
Diamond Diamond
Pearl Pearl
Platinum Platinum
HeartGold HeartGold
SoulSilver SoulSilver

Pal Park

Area
Forest
Score
30
Rate
50

Moves

Grass and Poison moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Special moves better suit Oddish's higher Special Attack, and have their class highlighted in green.

Generation 1 Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Absorb Grass special 25 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

7 7 7 5 5 5 5 Sweet Scent Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's evasion by one stage.

9 9 9 9 Acid Poison special 30 40 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

15 14 14 14 13 13 13 13 Poison Powder Poison status 35 75%

Poisons the target.

17 16 16 16 15 15 15 15 Stun Spore Grass status 30 75%

Paralyzes the target.

19 18 18 18 17 17 17 17 Sleep Powder Grass status 15 75%

Puts the target to sleep.

24 23 23 23 Acid Poison special 30 40 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

21 21 21 21 Mega Drain Grass special 15 40 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

25 25 25 25 Lucky Chant Normal status 30

Prevents the target from scoring critical hits for five turns.

29 29 29 29 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

32 32 32 33 33 33 33 Moonlight Fairy status 5

Heals the user by half its max HP. Affected by weather.

37 37 37 37 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

33 39 39 39 41 41 41 41 Petal Dance Grass special 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

46 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

45 Grassy Terrain Grass status 10

For five turns, heals all Pokémon on the ground for 1/16 max HP each turn and strengthens their Grass moves to 1.5× their power.

Generation 1 Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • After You Normal status 15

Makes the target act next this turn.

• • • • • • Charm Fairy status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.

• • • • • • • Flail Normal physical 15 * 100%

Inflicts more damage when the user has less HP remaining, with a maximum of 200 power.

• • • • • Ingrain Grass status 20

Prevents the user from leaving battle. User regains 1/16 of its max HP every turn.

• • Nature Power Normal status 20

Uses a move which depends upon the terrain.

• • • • • • • Razor Leaf Grass physical 25 55 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

• • Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

• • • • • Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

• • • • • • • Synthesis Grass status 5

Heals the user by half its max HP. Affected by weather.

• • • Teeter Dance Normal status 20 100%

Confuses the target.

• • • • Tickle Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Attack and Defense by one stage.

Generation 1 Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 After You Normal status 15

Makes the target act next this turn.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Gastro Acid Poison status 10 100%

Nullifies target's ability until it leaves battle.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Seed Bomb Grass physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Synthesis Grass status 5

Heals the user by half its max HP. Affected by weather.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Worry Seed Grass status 10 100%

Changes the target's ability to Insomnia.

Generation 1 Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
03 03 Curse Ghost status 10

Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.

03 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

06 06 06 06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

09 09 Venoshock Poison special 10 65 100%

Inflicts double damage if the target is Poisoned.

09 09 09 Bullet Seed Grass physical 30 25 100%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

09 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

10 10 10 10 10 10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

11 11 11 11 11 11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

12 12 Sweet Scent Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's evasion by one stage.

13 13 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

17 17 17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

19 19 19 19 19 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

20 20 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

21 21 21 21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

10 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

20 Rage Normal physical 20 20 100%

If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.

21 Mega Drain Grass special 15 40 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

31 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

27 27 27 27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

34 34 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

35 35 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

36 36 36 36 36 36 36 Sludge Bomb Poison special 10 90 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

42 42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

34 Bide Normal physical 10 * 1

User waits for two turns, then hits back for twice the damage it took.

44 44 44 44 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 45 45 45 45 45 Attract Normal status 15 100%

Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

53 53 53 53 Energy Ball Grass special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

70 70 70 70 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

75 75 75 75 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

83 Infestation Bug special 20 20 100%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.

82 82 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

83 83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

86 86 86 86 Grass Knot Grass special 20 * 100%

Inflicts more damage to heavier targets, with a maximum of 120 power.

87 87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

50 90 90 90 90 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

96 Nature Power Normal status 20

Uses a move which depends upon the terrain.

99 Dazzling Gleam Fairy special 10 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 Cut Normal physical 30 50 95%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H5 H5 H5 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

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