Essentials

Spearow

Spearow

Normal Flying

Abilities

Keen Eye

Prevents accuracy from being lowered.

Hidden Ability

Sniper

Strengthens critical hits to inflict 3× damage rather than 2×.

Damage Taken

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 2
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 0
  • Grass ½
  • Ground 0
  • Ice 2
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 2
  • Steel 1
  • Water 1

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 1
National
21
Kanto
21 Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed, LeafGreen
Original Johto
13 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Updated Johto
13 HeartGold, SoulSilver
Mountain Kalos
109 X, Y

Names

Japanese
オニスズメ (onisuzume)
Official roomaji
Onisuzume
Korean
깨비참
Chinese
烈雀
French
Piafabec
German
Habitak
Spanish
Spearow
Italian
Spearow

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Flying
Hatch counter
15 Search:
Steps to hatch
4080 / 2295

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
52 Search:
Effort points
  • 1 Speed
Capture rate
255 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium Search:

Wild held items

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

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Spearow Fearow Level up, starting at level 20

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
40
8.9 253 284
Attack
60
31.2 188 219
Defense
30
2.8 128 159
Special Attack
31
7.1 130 161
Special Defense
31
4.9 130 161
Speed
70
56.4 208 239
Total
262
6.4

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★★✯☆☆
Power
★✯☆☆
Skill
★☆☆
Stamina
★☆☆
Jump
★★★☆☆
Total
8/10/20

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

It flaps its small wings busily to fly. Using its beak, it searches in grass for prey.

Generation 6
X

Very protective of its territory, it flaps its short wings busily to dart around at high speed.

Y

Eats bugs in grassy areas. It has to flap its short wings at high speed to stay airborne.

Sprites

Spearow Spearow Spearow Spearow

Miscellany

Species
Tiny Bird Search:
Color
Brown Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
rough terrain Search:
Footprint
Spearow
Shape
Alar Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Spearow
3

0'11.8"
0.3 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Spearow
20

4.4 lb
2.0 kg

Locations

Red Red
Blue Blue
Yellow Yellow
FireRed FireRed
LeafGreen LeafGreen
Diamond Diamond
Pearl Pearl
Platinum Platinum
HeartGold HeartGold
SoulSilver SoulSilver

Pal Park

Area
Field
Score
30
Rate
50

Moves

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

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

Generation 1 Generation 2 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.
Peck Flying physical 35 35 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Growl Normal status 40 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by one stage.

9 7 7 5 5 5 5 Leer Normal status 30 100%

Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.

15 13 13 9 9 9 9 Fury Attack Normal physical 20 15 85%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

25 19 13 13 13 13 Pursuit Dark physical 20 40 100%

Has double power against, and can hit, Pokémon attempting to switch out.

25 17 17 17 17 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

22 31 31 21 21 21 21 Mirror Move Flying status 20

Uses the target's last used move.

29 37 37 Drill Peck Flying physical 20 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

36 43 43 25 25 25 25 Agility Psychic status 30

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

29 29 29 29 Assurance Dark physical 10 60 100%

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

33 33 33 33 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

37 37 37 37 Drill Peck Flying physical 20 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Generation 1 Generation 2 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.
• • • • • Astonish Ghost physical 15 30 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

• • • • False Swipe Normal physical 40 40 100%

Cannot lower the target's HP below 1.

• • • Feather Dance Flying status 15 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.

• • • • • • Feint Attack Dark physical 20 60

Never misses.

• • • • • • Quick Attack Normal physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

• • Razor Wind Normal special 10 80 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

• • • • • • Scary Face Normal status 10 100%

Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.

• • • • • Sky Attack Flying physical 5 140 90%

User charges for one turn before attacking. Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

• • Steel Wing Steel physical 25 70 90%

Has a 10% chance to raise the user's Defense by one stage.

• • • • • • Tri Attack Normal special 10 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to burn, freeze, or paralyze the target.

• • • • Uproar Normal special 10 90 100%

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

• • • • Whirlwind Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

Generation 1 Generation 2 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 Air Cutter Flying special 25 60 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

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 Drill Run Ground physical 10 80 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

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 Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

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 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ominous Wind Ghost special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sky Attack Flying physical 5 140 90%

User charges for one turn before attacking. Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

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 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tailwind Flying status 15

For three turns, friendly Pokémon have doubled Speed.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Twister Dragon special 20 40 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

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 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 Curse Ghost status 10

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

02 Razor Wind Normal special 10 80 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

04 Whirlwind Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

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

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

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 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.

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 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

19 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

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

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

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

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

31 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

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

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.

20 Rage Normal physical 20 20 100%

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

31 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

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

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

40 40 40 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

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.

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.

43 Detect Fighting status 5 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

43 Sky Attack Flying physical 5 140 90%

User charges for one turn before attacking. Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

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 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 Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

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

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.

47 47 47 47 51 Steel Wing Steel physical 25 70 90%

Has a 10% chance to raise the user's Defense by one stage.

51 51 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

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.

54 54 False Swipe Normal physical 40 40 100%

Cannot lower the target's HP below 1.

83 Work Up Normal status 30

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

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.

88 88 88 Pluck Flying physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

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

User must switch out after attacking.

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.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H2 H2 H2 H2 H2 H2 H2 Fly Flying physical 15 90 95%

User flies high into the air, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

H5 Defog Flying status 15

Lowers the target's evasion by one stage. Removes field effects from the enemy field.

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