Regular
Shiny
Meowth
Normal Type
Scratch Cat Pokémon
National Pokedex: #052

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Meowth is a Normal Type Scratch Cat Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 1 Speed EV Yield. Meowth can be found with Pickup, Technician and Unnerve as an Ability; we recommend the Hasty Nature, based on 290 total combined Base Stats in Pokemon SV.

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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).

Meowth Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
40
F
Attack
45
F
Defense
35
F
Special Attack
40
F
Special Defense
40
D
Speed
90
F
Total
290
Meowth Details
Meowth Detail
Best Nature
Hasty
+10% Speed
-10% Defense
Nature Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sweet
Dislikes: Sour
Liked Foods
Catch Rate255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Field
EV Yield1 Speed
Growth RateMedium Fast
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Meowth Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Pickup
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.
Ability 2
Technician
Technician increases the power of moves - that are usually base power 60 or below - by 50%.
Hidden Ability
Unnerve
Makes the foe nervous and unable to eat Berries.

How To Evolve Meowth in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Meowth requires (Level 28) to evolve into Persian.

Meowth Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Meowth
Normal Type
Level 28
Persian
Normal Type
Meowth Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Meowth
290
40
45
40
35
40
90
Stat Change
+150
+25
+25
+25
+25
+25
+25
Persian
440
65
70
65
60
65
115

Where To Find Meowth Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

List of Locations where you can find and catch Meowth in Pokemon SV.

Pokemon SV 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.

Meowth Type Weakness
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?

Meowth Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
B
Lucario
Fighting Type
Steel Type

What pokemon is Meowth Strong Against?

Meowth Strong Against
Tier Pokemon

Best Meowth Moves in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

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 Bold
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Pokemon similar to Meowth based on Normal Type
Similar Normal Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
A
Blissey-Pokemon-Image
Blissey
NORMAL-Type 540 255 10 75 10 135 55
C
Staraptor-Pokemon-Image
Staraptor
NORMAL-Type FLYING-Type 485 85 120 50 70 60 100
C
Chansey-Pokemon-Image
Chansey
NORMAL-Type 450 250 5 35 5 105 50
D
Persian-Pokemon-Image
Persian
NORMAL-Type 440 65 70 65 60 65 115
E
Staravia-Pokemon-Image
Staravia
NORMAL-Type FLYING-Type 340 55 75 40 50 40 80
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