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Scyther
Scyther
National Pokédex
Mr. Mime - Scyther (#123) - Jynx
Ability Swarm
Technician
Steadfast (hidden)
Series Pokémon series
First appearance Pokémon Red and Blue
Created by Game Freak

Scyther (JP) is a species of Pokémon in the series of the same name. It is a dual-type Bug/Flying Pokémon that made its first appearance in the first generation games Red and Blue. It evolves into Scizor when traded holding a Metal Coat.

Physiology and Behaviour

Appearances

Main Pokémon games

Other Pokémon games

Super Smash Bros. series

Trophy descriptions

In the anime

Origin and inspiration

In-game information

Pokédex entries

Title Entry
First Pokémon generation
Pokémon Red and Blue With ninja-like agility and speed, it can create the illusion that there is more than one.
Pokémon Yellow Leaps out of tall grass and slices prey with its scythes. The movement looks like that of a ninja.
Pokémon Stadium Moves incredibly quickly and shreds its enemy with its razor-sharp scythes. On rare occasions, it flies with its wings.
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold It slashes through grass with its sharp scythes, moving too fast for the human eye to track.
Pokémon Silver When it moves, it leaves only a blur. If it hides in grass, its protective colors make it invisible.
Pokémon Crystal It's very proud of its speed. It moves so fast that its opponent does not even know what knocked it down.
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby Scyther 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.
Pokémon Sapphire Scyther 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.
Pokémon Emerald Its blindingly fast speed adds to the sharpness of its twin forearm scythes. The scythes can slice through thick logs in one wicked stroke.
Pokémon FireRed It tears and shreds prey with its wickedly sharp scythes. It very rarely spreads its wings to fly.
Pokémon LeafGreen With ninja-like agility and speed, it can create the illusion that there is more than one.
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond It is nearly impossible to parry its attacking scythes. Its movements are like a ninja's.
Pokémon Pearl It is nearly impossible to parry its attacking scythes. Its movements are like a ninja's.
Pokémon Platinum The sharp scythes on its forearms become increasingly sharp by cutting through hard objects.
Pokémon HeartGold It slashes through grass with its sharp scythes, moving too fast for the human eye to track.
Pokémon SoulSilver When it moves, it leaves only a blur. If it hides in grass, its protective coloration makes it invisible.
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black The sharp scythes on its forearms become increasingly sharp by cutting through hard objects.
Pokémon White The sharp scythes on its forearms become increasingly sharp by cutting through hard objects.
Pokémon Black 2 The sharp scythes on its forearms become increasingly sharp by cutting through hard objects.
Pokémon White 2 The sharp scythes on its forearms become increasingly sharp by cutting through hard objects.
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X It tears and shreds prey with its wickedly sharp scythes. It very rarely spreads its wings to fly.
Pokémon Y It slashes through grass with its sharp scythes, moving too fast for the human eye to track.
Pokémon Omega Ruby Scyther 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.
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Scyther 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.
Seventh Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sun It confuses its prey with its quick, ninja-like movements. Then, in an instant, it cleaves them with its scythes.
Pokémon Moon While young, they live together deep in the mountains, training themselves in how to fight with their scythes and move at high speeds.


Game locations

Title Location(s)
First Pokémon generation
Pokémon Red
Safari Zone
Rocket Game Corner
Pokémon Yellow
Safari Zone
Rocket Game Corner
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)
Pokémon Silver
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)
Pokémon Crystal
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby
Trade
Pokémon FireRed
Safari Zone
Rocket Game Corner
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond
Route 229
Pokémon Platinum
Routes 210 and 215
Pokémon HeartGold
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)
Pokémon SoulSilver
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X
Route 21
Pokémon Y
Route 21
Seventh Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sun
Poni Plains
Pokémon Moon
Poni Plains


Evolution

Scyther
Trade holding Metal Coat.
Scizor
PKMN123 PKMN212

Base Stats

Base Stats
HP 70
Attack 110
Defense 80
Sp. Attack 55
Sp. Defense 80
Speed 105
Average 500

Moveset

Main article: Scyther/moveset

Gallery

Sprites

Sprites
Red Green
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Red Blue
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Yellow
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Gold
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Silver
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Crystal
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Ruby Sapphire
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Emerald
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Fire Leaf
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Diamond Pearl
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Platinum
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Heart Soul
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Black White
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Black 2 White 2
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X Y
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