018 Pidgeot

Performance

Status

  • Ranking Score:
    81.5
  • Main moves:
    Gust*, Feather Dance, Brave Bird
  • Type
    NORMAL
    FLYING
  • Level:
    24.5-29
  • Rank:
    Lvl 27 0/14/14CP 1498
  • Buddy Distance:
    1km
  • Charged Move Cost:
    10,000 Stardust
  • Attack:
    117.1
  • Defense:
    113.7
  • Stamina:
    143
  • Overall:
    1906

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Traits

Moves

Properties

Registeel has the following traits and playstyles:
  • + Fast Move Pressure
    Deals heavy Fast Move damage. It can pressure switches and work around shields.
  • + Shield Pressure
    Pressures opponents to shield its strong or rapid attacks.
  • - Clumsy
    Uses long animations, is stuck while attacking and may not reliably fire Charged Moves.
  • - Inflexible
    May struggle to hit multiple types.
  • - Technical
    Uses complex moves that may have a high learning curve.
  • - Inconsistent
    May depend on baits and performs inconsistently.
Move stats include same type and Shadow attack bonuses.
Recommended Move:
*Event or Elite TM exclusive *Unobtainable via TM
No. Move Types Move Accuracy Power Damage Average Fast MoveCount Remark
1 Fast Gust* 3 4.8 4 Multipurpose
2 Fast Wing Attack* 3.5 3 2 Fast Charge
3 Fast Air Slash 3 3.6 3 General
4 Fast Steel Wing 2.5 3.5 2 Heavy Damage
5 Charged Brave Bird 100% chance -3 Def self 55 156 2.84 5 - 5 - 4 Self-Debuff Nuke
6 Charged Aerial Ace 45 66 1.47 4 - 4 - 4 General
7 Charged Hurricane 65 132 2.03 6 - 5 - 6 Nuke
8 Charged Feather Dance 100% chance -2 Atk opponent 50 42 0.84 5 - 4 - 4 Debuff
9 Charged Air Cutter* 55 72 1.31 5 - 5 - 4 High Energy
Weaknesses
electric
x1.6
ice
x1.6
rock
x1.6
Resistances
ground
x0.39
ghost
x0.39
grass
x0.625
bug
x0.625

Character Introduction

Summary

Pidgeot is a Normal & Flying Pokémon which evolves from Pidgeotto. It is vulnerable to Rock, Electric and Ice moves. Pidgeot's strongest moveset is Gust & Brave Bird and it has a Max CP of 2,129.

About

"This Pokémon has a dazzling plumage of beautifully glossy feathers. Many Trainers are captivated by the striking beauty of the feathers on its head, compelling them to choose Pidgeot as their Pokémon."

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PVP Mode Explanatory Notes

PvP Moveset Explanation
Gust* or Wing Attack* + Brave Bird and Feather Dance

Gust is the most ideal for Pidgeot, sporting the strongest damage output while still returning respectable energy gains. Wing Attack is generally inferior, but offers slightly superior energy generation, resulting in quicker access to charge moves. Air Slash is weaker to Gust, and should only be chosen if you lack Elite TMs.  

Brave Bird is the most efficient and powerful charge move available, though it's also risky with its significant self-debuff. Hurricane costs the most energy and is not worth the cost, while Air Cutter is just a horrible move overall. Feather Dance has pathetic damage output, its debuff utility makes it considerably more worthwhile compared to Aerial Ace, which is just a poor move overall. 

PvP Rating Explanation
Great League: 4 / 5

The update with Feather Dance is a significant improvement for Pidgeot, ensuring a guaranteed -2 ATK debuff per use. The strong damage output of Gust combined with a significant ATK debuff on the opponent enables Pidgeot to win a very surprising amount of matchups that aren't heavily skewed by typing advantages/disadvantages. If you don't have a Pidgeot with Gust, this might be the most value you can get for an Elite Fast TM. 

Ultra League: 4 / 5

Feather Dance's powerful and consistent utility is what carries Pidgeot to the top of the meta, in both open UL and Premier formats. With access to XL candy, Pidgeot can reach 2436 CP with Best Buddy effects, making this Pokemon somewhat costly for Ultra League, but not totally inaccessible due to Pidgeot requiring only 1km to walk per candy reward. Likewise in Great League, Pidgeot does well against many Pokemon, but typing matchups will largely determine which ones to fight and which ones to switch from. 

Master League: 0 / 5

Ever hear of killing two birds with one stone? Well, you can faint 3 Pidgeot in the Master League using 1 of just about anything viable in the tier.

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