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#123 Scyther

official Scyther artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Scyther
Type BugFlying
Species Mantis Pokémon
Height 1.5 m (4' 11")
Weight 56 kg (123.5 lbs)
Catch rate 45

Scyther's description

Scyther is a Bug- / Flying-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 1 and has the National Dex number #123. The Pokédex classifies it as the Mantis Pokémon.

Scyther's name in

Chinese (T / S) French German Japanese Korean
스라크 (Seurakeu) Insécateur Sichlor ストライク (Strike) 飛天螳螂 / 飞天螳螂 (Fēitiāntángláng)

Scyther's resistances & weaknesses

FireElectricGrassIceFightingFylingBugRock
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Scyther's rearing

Training

Experience Growth Medium Fast
Base Happiness 70
EV yield 1 Attack

Breeding

Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Bug
Egg Cycles 25 (approx. 6400 steps)

Scyther's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Swarm Technician Steadfast

Scyther's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 70
130 250 177 344
Attack 110
103 202 178 350
Defense 80
76 148 145 284
Sp. Atk 55
54 103 117 229
Sp. Def 80
76 148 145 284
Speed 105
99 193 172 339
Total 500

Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, 0 IVs, and (if applicable) a hindering nature. Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, 31 IVs, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Scyther's evolutions

Scizor artwork by Ken Sugimori #212
Scizor
Bug / Steel

trade while holding a Metal Coat

Scyther's Pokédex entries

Gen Game Description
1Red, BlueWith ninja-like agility and speed, it can create the illusion that there is more than one.
1YellowLeaps out of tall grass and slices prey with its scythes. The movement looks like that of a ninja.
1StadiumMoves incredibly quickly and shreds its enemy with its razor-sharp scythes. On rare occasions, it flies with its wings.
2GoldIt slashes through grass with its sharp scythes, moving too fast for the human eye to track.
2SilverWhen it moves, it leaves only a blur. If it hides in grass, its protective colors make it invisible.
2CrystalIt's very proud of its speed. It moves so fast that its opponent does not even know what knocked it down.
2Stadium 2It slashes through grass with its sharp scythes, moving too fast for the human eye to track.
3Ruby, SapphireScyther is blindingly fast. Its blazing speed enhances the effectiveness of the twin scythes on its forearms. This Pokémon's scythes are so effective, they can slice through thick logs in one wicked stroke.
3EmeraldIts blindingly fast speed adds to the sharpness of its twin forearm scythes. The scythes can slice through thick logs in one wicked stroke.
3FireRedIt tears and shreds prey with its wickedly sharp scythes. It very rarely spreads its wings to fly.
3LeafGreenWith ninja-like agility and speed, it can create the illusion that there is more than one.
4Diamond, PearlIt is nearly impossible to parry its attacking scythes. Its movements are like a ninja's.
4PlatinumThe sharp scythes on its forearms become increasingly sharp by cutting through hard objects.
4HeartGoldIt slashes through grass with its sharp scythes, moving too fast for the human eye to track.
4SoulSilverWhen it moves, it leaves only a blur. If it hides in grass, its protective coloration makes it invisible.
5Black, White, Black 2, White 2The sharp scythes on its forearms become increasingly sharp by cutting through hard objects.
6XIt tears and shreds prey with its wickedly sharp scythes. It very rarely spreads its wings to fly.
6YIt slashes through grass with its sharp scythes, moving too fast for the human eye to track.
6Omega Ruby, Alpha SapphireScyther is blindingly fast. Its blazing speed enhances the effectiveness of the twin scythes on its forearms. This Pokémon's scythes are so effective, they can slice through thick logs in one wicked stroke.
7SunIt confuses its prey with its quick, ninja-like movements. Then, in an instant, it cleaves them with its scythes.
7MoonWhile young, they live together deep in the mountains, training themselves in how to fight with their scythes and move at high speeds.
7Ultra SunIts two sharp scythes are more than just weapons. It uses them with dexterity to dress its prey before eating.
7Ultra MoonSome call it a ninja. Its movements— imperceptibly quick—are sufficient to cleave the air in two. It's very popular in Alola.
7Let's Go, Pikachu!, Let's Go, Eevee!Leaps out of tall grass and slices prey with its scythes. The movement looks like that of a ninja.