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Pokemon Sword and Shield Meowth

Pokemon Sword and Shield Meowth is a Normal Type Scratch Cat Pokémon, which makes it weak against Fighting type moves. You can find and catch Meowth in Route 4 with a 23% chance to appear during All Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Meowth are 40 HP, 45 Attack, 40 SP Attack, 35 Defense, 40 SP Defense, and 90 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Meowth
Regular
Shiny
Meowth Galar Pokedex ID: 182

List of Meowth Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

StatAmountBar Graph
Total290
HP40
Attack45
Defense35
Special Attack40
Special Defense40
Speed90

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Meowth to have is Hasty, this will increase it's Speed and decrease it's Defense stats.

Meowth Abilities

Ability Type Effect
PickupNormal
TechnicianNormal
UnnerveHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

It loves to collect shiny things. If it's in a good mood, it might even let its Trainer have a look at its hoard of treasures.

Shield Pokedex Entry

It washes its face regularly to keep the coin on its forehead spotless. It doesn't get along with Galarian Meowth.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gigantamax Meowth

Gigantamax Meowth

Gigantamax Sword Pokedex Entry

The pattern that has appeared on its giant coin is thought to be the key to unlocking the secrets of the Dynamax phenomenon.

Gigantamax Shield Pokedex Entry

Its body has grown incredibly long and the coin on its forehead has grown incredibly large all thanks to Gigantamax power.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Meowth Evolutions

How do i evolve Meowth in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Meowth evolves into Persian when you reach Level 28.

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Level 28
Persian
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd
Meowth
290453540404090
Persian
4407060656565115

Meowth Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Meowth?

A popular spawn location you can find Meowth is in the Route 4 area with a 23% chance to spawn during All weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Route 4
23%14 - 16

Non Overworld Spawns (NOT Visible - Randomly found in tall grass)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Route 4
35%13 - 15
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Pokemon Sword and Shield Meowth Raids

Where do i find Meowth Raids?

This pokemon does not spawn as a raid.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Meowth Weakness

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

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

What pokemon is Meowth Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Meowth Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP
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Pokemon SW and SH Meowth Moves List

What moves can Meowth learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Meowth can learn the fairy type move Play Rough at level 44. This Physical move May lower opponent's Attack. Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Normal type +50% STAB damage.

Meowth Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01Fake OutPhysical6010010User attacks first, foe flinches. Only usable on first turn.
01GrowlStatus10040Lowers opponent's Attack.
04FeintPhysical4510010Only hits if opponent uses Protect or Detect in the same turn.
08ScratchPhysical6010035
12Pay DayPhysical6010020A small amount of money is gained after the battle resolves.
16BitePhysical6010025May cause flinching.
20TauntStatus10020Opponent can only use moves that attack.
24AssurancePhysical6010010Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.
29Fury SwipesPhysical278015Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
32ScreechStatus8540Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
36SlashPhysical10510020High critical hit ratio.
40Nasty PlotStatus20Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
44Play RoughPhysical909010May lower opponent's Attack.

TM Moves Meowth can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM02Pay DayPhysical6010020A small amount of money is gained after the battle resolves.
TM15DigPhysical8010010Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM16ScreechStatus8540Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM23ThiefPhysical6010025Also steals opponent's held item.
TM24SnoreSpecial7510015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM27Icy WindSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM29CharmStatus10020Sharply lowers opponent's Attack.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM34Sunny DayStatus5Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical10510020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM40SwiftSpecial9020Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM56U-turnPhysical7010020User switches out immediately after attacking.
TM57PaybackPhysical5010010Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM58AssurancePhysical6010010Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.
TM65Shadow ClawPhysical7010015High critical hit ratio.
TM76RoundSpecial9010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM79RetaliatePhysical1051005Inflicts double damage if a teammate fainted on the last turn.

Meowth TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR01Body SlamPhysical127.510015May paralyze opponent.
TR08ThunderboltSpecial9010015May paralyze opponent.
TR09ThunderSpecial1107010May paralyze opponent.
TR17AmnesiaStatus20Sharply raises user's Special Defense.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR31Iron TailPhysical1007515May lower opponent's Defense.
TR33Shadow BallSpecial8010015May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR35UproarSpecial13510010User attacks for 3 turns and prevents sleep.
TR37TauntStatus10020Opponent can only use moves that attack.
TR42Hyper VoiceSpecial13510010
TR58Dark PulseSpecial8010015May cause flinching.
TR59Seed BombPhysical8010015
TR68Nasty PlotStatus20Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
TR73Gunk ShotPhysical120805May poison opponent.
TR81Foul PlayPhysical9510015Uses the opponent's Attack stat.
TR85Work UpStatus30Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
TR90Play RoughPhysical909010May lower opponent's Attack.
TR95Throat ChopPhysical8010015Prevents use of sound moves for two turns.

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