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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Meowth

Meowth
Scratch Cat Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Meowth is a Normal Type Scratch Cat Pokémon, with a 33.3% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Meowth can be found with Pickup, Technician and Unnerve as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 1 Speed EV Yield. We recommend the Hasty Nature, based on 290 combined Base Stats.

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Meowth Stats and Abilities

Based on Meowth Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Meowth Highest IV Stat is Speed 90 and the Lowest being Defense 35.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP40190284
F
Attack4585207
F
Defense3567185
F
Special Attack4076196
F
Special Defense4076196
D
Speed90166306
F
Total290
Meowth Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Hasty
+10% Speed
-10% Defense
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sweet
Dislikes: Sour
EV Yield1 Speed
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsField
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Pickup
Ability 1
When another Pokémon on the field uses a single-use held item, a Pokémon with Pickup will obtain the used item (if they are not already holding anything) and it can be used again.
Technician
Ability 2
Technician increases the power of moves - that are usually base power 60 or below - by 50%.
Unnerve
Hidden Ability
Makes the foe nervous and unable to eat Berries.

How To Evolve Meowth in BDSP

Meowth requires (Level 28) to evolve into Persian.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Meowth
Level 28
Persian

Where To Find Meowth in BDSP

Meowth has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-18 Meowth, within the Trophy Garden location using the Walking method.

Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Trophy Garden
100 - 20%
Meowth
Lv. 16-18

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Meowth Weakness

Meowth is a Normal Type pokemon. This will cause Meowth to take More Damage from Fighting Type Moves, and Less Damage from Ghost Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Fighting
0.5x
Less Damage
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Ghost

What pokemon is Meowth Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
A
Infernape
A
Blaziken
B
Lucario
B
Gallade
B
Poliwrath

What pokemon is Meowth Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
B
Dusknoir
B
Gengar
C
Drifblim
C
Mismagius
C
Spiritomb
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Best Moves Meowth in BDSP

Best Moveset for Meowth Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
44
Play Rough
Physical
90
90 10 May lower opponent's Attack.
36
Slash
Physical
105
100 20 High critical hit ratio.
24
Assurance
Physical
60
100 10 Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.
16
Bite
Physical
60
100 25 May cause flinching.

Best Moveset for Meowth TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM25
Thunder
Special
110
70 10 May paralyze opponent.
TM85
Dream Eater
Special
100
100 15 User recovers half the HP inflicted on a sleeping opponent.
TM23
Iron Tail
Physical
100
75 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
TM24
Thunderbolt
Special
90
100 15 May paralyze opponent.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
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Meowth Level Up Moves

List of Moves Meowth can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Fake Out
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks first, foe flinches. Only usable on first turn.
1
Growl
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Status

Lowers opponent's Attack.
4
Feint
Power:
45
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Only hits if opponent uses Protect or Detect in the same turn.
8
Scratch
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

12
Pay Day
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

A small amount of money is gained after the battle resolves.
16
Bite
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
20
Taunt
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can only use moves that attack.
24
Assurance
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.
29
Fury Swipes
Power:
27
Acc: 80
PP: 15
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
32
Screech
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
36
Slash
Power:
105
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
40
Nasty Plot
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
44
Play Rough
Power: 90
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May lower opponent's Attack.
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Meowth TM Moves

List of Moves Meowth can learn using (TMs) Technical Machine Items.

TM Move Desc
TM03
Water Pulse
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
TM10
Work Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM12
Taunt
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can only use moves that attack.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM18
Rain Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM24
Thunderbolt
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM25
Thunder
Power: 110
Acc: 70
PP: 10
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM28
Dig
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM30
Shadow Ball
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM34
Shock Wave
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM41
Torment
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Opponent cannot use the same move in a row.
TM42
Facade
Power:
105
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM44
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM45
Attract
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM46
Thief
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Also steals opponent's held item.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM63
Nasty Plot
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
TM65
Shadow Claw
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM66
Payback
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM70
Flash
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
TM77
Psych Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Copies the opponent's stat changes.
TM79
Dark Pulse
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May cause flinching.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM85
Dream Eater
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on a sleeping opponent.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM89
U-turn
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

User switches out immediately after attacking.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM93
Cut
Power:
75
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

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Meowth Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Meowth can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Spite
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

The opponent's last move loses 2-5 PP.
Hypnosis
Power: —
Acc: 60
PP: 20
Status

Puts opponent to sleep.
Last Resort
Power:
210
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Can only be used after all other moves are used.
Flail
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
Tail Whip
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
Covet
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Opponent's item is stolen by the user.
Charm
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Attack.
Amnesia
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Special Defense.
Foul Play
Power: 95
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Uses the opponent's Attack stat.
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