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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
Meowth Galar Pokedex ID: 182

List of Meowth Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 290
HP 40
Attack 45
Defense 35
Special Attack 40
Special Defense 40
Speed 90

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

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.

Level 28
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd

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

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
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Meowth Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Meowth Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Meowth Moves List

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

Meowth can learn the type move at level . This move 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
01[] Fake Out
01[] Growl
04[] Feint
08[] Scratch
12[] Pay Day
16[] Bite
20[] Taunt
24[] Assurance
29[] Fury Swipes
32[] Screech
36[] Slash
40[] Nasty Plot
44[] Play Rough

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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