Essentials

Persian

Persian

Normal

Abilities

Limber

Prevents paralysis.

Technician

Strengthens moves of 60 base power or less to 1.5× their power.

Hidden Ability

Unnerve

Prevents opposing Pokémon from eating held Berries.

Damage Taken

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 2
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 0
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 1
  • Steel 1
  • Water 1

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 1
National
53
Kanto
53 Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed, LeafGreen
Original Johto
137 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Updated Johto
139 HeartGold, SoulSilver

Names

Japanese
ペルシアン (perushian)
Official roomaji
Persian
Korean
페르시온
Chinese
貓老大
French
Persian
German
Snobilikat
Spanish
Persian
Italian
Persian

Breeding

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

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
154 Search:
Effort points
  • 2 Speed
Capture rate
90 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium Search:

Wild held items

Generation 3 nothing
Generation 4 5% Quick Claw Quick Claw
Generation 5 5% Quick Claw Quick Claw
Generation 6 5% Quick Claw Quick Claw

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Meowth Persian Level up, starting at level 28

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
65
48.7 303 334
Attack
70
44.7 208 239
Defense
60
37.1 188 219
Special Attack
65
49.5 198 229
Special Defense
65
46.7 198 229
Speed
115
95.3 298 329
Total
440
50.2

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★★✯✯☆
Power
★✯☆
Skill
★✯✯☆☆
Stamina
★
Jump
★★★✯
Total
8/14/18

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

A very haughty Pokémon. Among fans, the size of the jewel in its forehead is a topic of much talk.

Generation 6
X

Although its fur has many admirers, it is tough to raise as a pet because of its fickle meanness.

Y

Its lithe muscles allow it to walk without making a sound. It attacks in an instant.

Sprites

Persian Persian Persian Persian

Miscellany

Species
Classy Cat Search:
Color
Yellow Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
urban Search:
Footprint
Persian
Shape
Mensal Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Persian
10

3'3.4"
1.0 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Persian
320

70.5 lb
32.0 kg

Locations

FireRed FireRed
LeafGreen LeafGreen
SoulSilver SoulSilver

Pal Park

Area
Field
Score
70
Rate
20

Moves

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

Generation 1 Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Play Rough Fairy physical 10 90 90%

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

Switcheroo Dark status 10 100%

User and target swap items.

Scratch Normal physical 35 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Growl Normal status 40 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by one stage.

Bite Dark physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Fake Out Normal physical 10 40 100% 3

Can only be used as the first move after the user enters battle. Causes the target to flinch.

11 11 10 6 6 6 6 6 6 Bite Dark physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

9 9 9 9 9 9 Fake Out Normal physical 10 40 100% 3

Can only be used as the first move after the user enters battle. Causes the target to flinch.

14 14 14 14 14 14 Fury Swipes Normal physical 15 18 80%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

17 17 17 17 17 17 Screech Normal status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.

22 22 22 22 22 22 Feint Attack Dark physical 20 60

Never misses.

25 25 25 25 25 25 Taunt Dark status 20 100%

For the next few turns, the target can only use damaging moves.

28 28 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

12 Bite Dark physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

32 32 32 32 32 32 Power Gem Rock special 20 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

37 37 37 37 37 37 Slash Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

44 44 44 44 44 44 Nasty Plot Dark status 20

Raises the user's Special Attack by two stages.

49 49 49 49 49 49 Assurance Dark physical 10 60 100%

Power is doubled if the target has already received damage this turn.

56 56 56 56 56 56 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

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

61 61 61 61 61 61 Night Slash Dark physical 15 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

68 68 68 68 65 Feint Normal physical 10 30 100% 2

Hits through Protect and Detect.

17 20 20 18 Pay Day Normal physical 20 40 100%

Scatters money on the ground worth five times the user's level.

29 29 25 Feint Attack Dark physical 20 60

Never misses.

24 38 38 34 Screech Normal status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.

37 46 46 42 Fury Swipes Normal physical 15 18 80%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

51 53 53 49 Slash Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

59 55 Fake Out Normal physical 10 40 100% 3

Can only be used as the first move after the user enters battle. Causes the target to flinch.

61 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

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

Level up, learned by Meowth but not Persian
30 30 30 30 30 30 Pay Day Normal physical 20 40 100%

Scatters money on the ground worth five times the user's level.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
Egg, learned by Meowth but not Persian
• • • • • • • • • Amnesia Psychic status 20

Raises the user's Special Defense by two stages.

• • • • • • • • Assist Normal status 20

Randomly selects and uses one of the trainer's other Pokémon's moves.

• • • • • • • • • 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.

• • • Foul Play Dark physical 15 95 100%

Calculates damage with the target's attacking stat.

• • • • • • • • • Hypnosis Psychic status 20 60%

Puts the target to sleep.

• • • Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

• • • • • • Last Resort Normal physical 5 140 100%

Can only be used after all of the user's other moves have been used.

• • • • • • Odor Sleuth Normal status 40

Forces the target to have no Evade, and allows it to be hit by Normal and Fighting moves even if it's a Ghost.

• • • • • Psych Up Normal status 10

Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.

• • • • • • Punishment Dark physical 5 * 100%

Power increases against targets with more raised stats, up to a maximum of 200.

• • • Snatch Dark status 10 4

Steals the target's move, if it's self-targeted.

• • • • • • • • • Spite Ghost status 10 100%

Lowers the PP of the target's last used move by 4.

• • • • Tail Whip Normal status 30 100%

Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Emerald
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Covet Normal physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Defense Curl Normal status 40

Raises user's Defense by one stage.

Crystal 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.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dream Eater Psychic special 15 100 100%

Only works on sleeping Pokémon. Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Crystal 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.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Foul Play Dark physical 15 95 100%

Calculates damage with the target's attacking stat.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Gunk Shot Poison physical 5 120 80%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Hyper Voice Normal special 10 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Icy Wind Ice special 15 55 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Knock Off Dark physical 20 65 100%

Target drops its held item.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Last Resort Normal physical 5 140 100%

Can only be used after all of the user's other moves have been used.

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

Copies the target's last used move.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Nightmare Ghost status 15 100%

Target loses 1/4 its max HP every turn as long as it's asleep.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Psych Up Normal status 10

Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snatch Dark status 10 4

Steals the target's move, if it's self-targeted.

Crystal 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.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Spite Ghost status 10 100%

Lowers the PP of the target's last used move by 4.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Thunderbolt Electric special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Uproar Normal special 10 90 100%

Forced to use this move for several turns. Pokémon cannot fall asleep in that time.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 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 03 03 03 Water Pulse Water special 20 60 100%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

02 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

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.

01 01 01 Hone Claws Dark status 15

Raises the user's Attack and accuracy by one stage.

05 05 05 05 05 05 05 05 05 Roar Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

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

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

08 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

09 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

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

10 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

11 Bubble Beam Water special 20 65 100%

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

12 Water Gun Water special 25 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

07 Zap Cannon Electric special 5 120 50%

Has a 100% chance to paralyze the target.

09 Psych Up Normal status 10

Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.

10 10 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 11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

13 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

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

12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 Taunt Dark status 20 100%

For the next few turns, the target can only use damaging moves.

15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

16 Icy Wind Ice special 15 55 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

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

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

20 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

16 Pay Day Normal physical 20 40 100%

Scatters money on the ground worth five times the user's level.

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

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

23 23 23 23 23 23 Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

20 Rage Normal physical 20 20 100%

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

24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 Thunderbolt Electric special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 Thunder Electric special 10 110 70%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

31 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

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

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

28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 Dig Ground physical 10 80 100%

User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 Shadow Ball Ghost special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

31 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

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

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

34 34 34 34 34 Shock Wave Electric special 20 60

Never misses.

40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

41 41 41 41 41 41 41 41 Torment Dark status 15 100%

Prevents the target from using the same move twice in a row.

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

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

43 43 43 43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

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

34 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

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

35 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

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

34 Bide Normal physical 10 * 1

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

39 39 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

40 Defense Curl Normal status 40

Raises user's Defense by one stage.

42 Dream Eater Psychic special 15 100 100%

Only works on sleeping Pokémon. Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

43 Detect Fighting status 5 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

40 Skull Bash Normal physical 10 130 100%

Raises the user's Defense by one stage. User charges for one turn before attacking.

44 44 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 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.

46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

50 Nightmare Ghost status 15 100%

Target loses 1/4 its max HP every turn as long as it's asleep.

49 49 49 49 49 Snatch Dark status 10 4

Steals the target's move, if it's self-targeted.

58 58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

48 48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

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

49 49 49 Echoed Voice Normal special 15 40 100%

Power increases by 100% for each consecutive use by any friendly Pokémon, to a maximum of 200.

63 63 63 63 63 63 Embargo Dark status 15 100%

Target cannot use held items.

65 65 65 65 65 65 Shadow Claw Ghost physical 15 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

66 66 66 66 66 66 Payback Dark physical 10 50 100%

Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.

67 67 67 Retaliate Normal physical 5 70 100%

Has double power if a friendly Pokémon fainted last turn.

68 68 68 68 68 68 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

70 70 70 70 70 70 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

77 77 77 77 77 77 Psych Up Normal status 10

Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.

83 83 Work Up Normal status 30

Raises the user's Attack and Special Attack by one stage each.

78 78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

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

79 79 79 Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

82 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 83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

85 85 85 85 85 85 Dream Eater Psychic special 15 100 100%

Only works on sleeping Pokémon. Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

87 87 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.

89 89 89 89 89 89 U-turn Bug physical 20 70 100%

User must switch out after attacking.

50 90 90 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.

97 Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

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 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

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