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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Pidgey

Pidgey
Tiny Bird Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Pidgey is a Normal and Flying Type Tiny Bird Pokémon, with a 33.3% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Pidgey can be found with Keen Eye, Tangled Feet and Big Pecks as an Ability and has a Medium Slow growth rate with a 1 Speed EV Yield. We recommend the Jolly Nature, based on 251 combined Base Stats.

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Pidgey Stats and Abilities

Based on Pidgey Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Pidgey Highest IV Stat is Speed 56 and the Lowest being Special Attack 35.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP40190284
F
Attack4585207
F
Defense4076196
F
Special Attack3567185
F
Special Defense3567185
F
Speed56105232
F
Total251
Pidgey Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Jolly
+10% Speed
-10% Special Attack
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sweet
Dislikes: Dry
EV Yield1 Speed
Growth RateMedium Slow
Catch Rate255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsFlying
Egg Cycles15 (3,599–3,855 steps)
Abilities Description
Keen Eye
Ability 1
Keen Eye prevents the Pokémon from losing accuracy, for example from moves like Sand-Attack.
Tangled Feet
Ability 2
Raises evasion if the Pokémon is confused.
Big Pecks
Hidden Ability
Big Pecks prevents the ability-bearer's Defense stat from being lowered, for example via Tail Whip.

How To Evolve Pidgey in BDSP

Pidgey requires (Level 18) to evolve into Pidgeotto and then (Level 36) to evolve into Pidgeot.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Pidgey
Level 18
Pidgeotto
Level 36
Pidgeot

Where To Find Pidgey in BDSP

Pidgey has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 51 Pidgey, within the Route 229 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
Route 229
5 - 1%
Pidgey
Lv. 51

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Pidgey Weakness

Pidgey is a Normal and Flying Type pokemon. This will cause Pidgey to take More Damage from Rock, Electric, Ice Type Moves, and Less Damage from Bug, Grass, Ghost, Ground Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Rock
Electric
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Bug
Grass
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Ghost
Ground

What pokemon is Pidgey Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Tyranitar
S
Articuno
S
Zapdos
S
Raikou
S
Regirock

What pokemon is Pidgey Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Groudon
S
Celebi
S
Garchomp
A
Swampert
A
Tangrowth
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Best Moves Pidgey in BDSP

Best Moveset for Pidgey Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
53
Hurricane
Special
165
70 10 May confuse opponent.
49
Air Slash
Special
112.5
95 20 May cause flinching.
45
Aerial Ace
Physical
90
20 Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
33
Wing Attack
Physical
90
100 35

Best Moveset for Pidgey TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM94
Fly
Physical
135
95 15 Flies up on first turn, attacks on second turn.
TM42
Facade
Physical
105
100 20 Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM47
Steel Wing
Physical
70
90 25 May raise user's Defense.
TM89
U-turn
Physical
70
100 20 User switches out immediately after attacking.
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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Pidgey Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Tackle
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
5
Sand Attack
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
9
Gust
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Special

Hits Pokémon using Fly/Bounce with double power.
13
Quick Attack
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
17
Whirlwind
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
21
Twister
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May cause flinching. Hits Pokémon using Fly/Bounce with double power.
25
Feather Dance
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Attack.
29
Agility
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
33
Wing Attack
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

37
Roost
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User recovers half of its max HP and loses the Flying type temporarily.
41
Tailwind
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Doubles Speed for 4 turns.
45
Aerial Ace
Power:
90
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
49
Air Slash
Power:
112.5
Acc: 95
PP: 20
Special

May cause flinching.
53
Hurricane
Power:
165
Acc: 70
PP: 10
Special

May confuse opponent.
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Pidgey TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
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.
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.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power:
90
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
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.
TM47
Steel Wing
Power: 70
Acc: 90
PP: 25
Physical

May raise user's Defense.
TM51
Roost
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User recovers half of its max HP and loses the Flying type temporarily.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM88
Pluck
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

If the opponent is holding a berry, its effect is stolen by user.
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.
TM94
Fly
Power:
135
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Flies up on first turn, attacks on second turn.
TM97
Defog
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Lowers opponent's Evasiveness and clears fog.
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Pidgey Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Pidgey can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Air Cutter
Power:
90
Acc: 95
PP: 25
Special

High critical hit ratio.
Air Slash
Power:
112.5
Acc: 95
PP: 20
Special

May cause flinching.
Brave Bird
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
Uproar
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User attacks for 3 turns and prevents sleep.
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