Galarian Meowth • Generation VIII Pokédex

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Pokédex Page for Galarian Meowth

This is the Marriland Pokédex page for Galarian Meowth, showing its information and moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Galarian Meowth is not available in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond or Shining Pearl and cannot be used in or sent to those versions.

Galarian Meowth

Galarian-meowth
Sprite of Galarian Meowth in Pokémon HOME

Galarian Meowth's Type

STEEL

Meowth's Pokédex #s

National #
52
Galar #
182
Armor #
--
Crown #
--

Galarian Meowth's Base Stats

HP:
50
Attack:
65
Defense:
55
Sp. Atk:
40
Sp. Def:
40
Speed:
40
Total:
290

Misc. Info

Height:
1'4" (0.4m)
Weight:
16.5 lbs. (7.5 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Field
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
1 Attack
Base EXP:
58
Catch Rate:
255
Base Happiness:
50

Galarian Meowth's Abilities

Here are what abilities Galarian Meowth can possibly have, along with their effects.
Pickup
Picks up held items or items thrown with Flung in battle. Picks up useful items after battles outside of battle based on level.
Tough Claws
Raises the power of Meowth's contact moves by 33%.
Unnerve
No opposing Pokémon can consume any Berries while Meowth is on the field.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Meowth's weakness and resistance is to various types.
FIRE
FIGHTING
GROUND
½
NORMAL
GRASS
ICE
FLYING
PSYCHIC
BUG
ROCK
DRAGON
STEEL
FAIRY
immune
POISON

Meowth's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Meowth evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Galarian-meowth
Galarian Meowth
starting form
Perrserker
Perrserker
at level 28

Meowth's Alternate Forms

Base Form

Cosmetic Forms

Gigantamax Meowth
Gigantamax Meowth
Gigantamax

Galarian Meowth's Moves in Sword & Shield

Below is a list of all of the moves that Galarian Meowth can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM or TR number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Galarian Meowth learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
1
Fake Out
+3 priority. 100% chance of making the target flinch. Fails unless used on the first turn Meowth is sent out.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 10 One Target
1
Growl
Lowers all nearby enemies' Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 40 Nearby Enemies
4
Hone Claws
Raises Meowth's Attack and accuracy by one stage.
DARK
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
8
Scratch
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
12
Pay Day
Scatters coins after the fight. $5 times Meowth's level.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 20 One Target
16
Metal Claw
Has a 10% chance of raising Meowth's Attack by one stage.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
50 95% 35 One Target
20
Taunt
Prevents the target from using Status moves for the next few turns.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
24
Swagger
Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses it.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 15 One Target
29
Fury Swipes
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
18 80% 15 One Target
32
Screech
Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 40 One Target
36
Slash
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
40
Metal Sound
Lowers the target's Special Defense by two stages.
STEEL
STATUS
-- 85% 40 One Target
44
Thrash
Confuses Meowth after 2–3 turns.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 10 Random Enemy

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Galarian Meowth can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught an unlimited number of times once the TM is obtained.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM02
Pay Day
Scatters coins after the fight. $5 times Meowth's level.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 20 One Target
TM15
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM16
Screech
Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 40 One Target
TM21
Rest
Meowth restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM23
Thief
Damages the target and steals its held item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
TM24
Snore
Can only be used while asleep. 30% chance of making the target flinch.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 15 One Target
TM25
Protect
Protects Meowth from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM33
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM34
Sunny Day
Changes the weather to sunny for 5 turns.
FIRE
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Meowth is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM56
U-turn
Forces Meowth to switch out after dealing damage.
BUG
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM57
Payback
Does double damage if Meowth attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM58
Assurance
Does double damage if the target was already damaged this turn.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM65
Shadow Claw
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
GHOST
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
TM76
Round
Deals double damage if Round has already been used and causes any other Pokémon using Round to use it immediately afterward.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 100% 15 One Target
TM79
Retaliate
Damage is doubled if one of your Pokémon fainted during the previous turn.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 5 One Target

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Galarian Meowth can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area and other locations.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR00
Swords Dance
Raises Meowth's Attack by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR01
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
TR08
Thunderbolt
Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 One Target
TR09
Thunder
30% chance of paralyzing the target. 100% accuracy in the rain and 50% accuracy in sunny weather.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
110 70% 10 One Target
TR17
Amnesia
Raises Meowth's Special Defense by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Meowth's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR26
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR27
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Meowth's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR31
Iron Tail
30% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
100 75% 15 One Target
TR32
Crunch
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR33
Shadow Ball
20% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GHOST
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR35
Uproar
Lose control for up to 5 turns. While the Uproar is active, no Pokémon can be asleep.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 Random Enemy
TR37
Taunt
Prevents the target from using Status moves for the next few turns.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TR42
Hyper Voice
Damages all nearby enemies.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 Nearby Enemies
TR46
Iron Defense
Raises Meowth's Defense by two stages.
STEEL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
TR52
Gyro Ball
Does more damage based on how much lower Meowth's Speed is compared to the target's.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 5 One Target
TR58
Dark Pulse
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR59
Seed Bomb
Damages the target.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR68
Nasty Plot
Raises Meowth's Special Attack by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR73
Gunk Shot
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
PHYSICAL
120 80% 5 One Target
TR74
Iron Head
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR81
Foul Play
Foul Play uses the target's Attack stat instead of Meowth's to calculate damage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
95 100% 15 One Target
TR85
Work Up
Raises Meowth's Attack and Special Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TR90
Play Rough
10% chance of lowering the target's Attack by one stage.
FAIRY
PHYSICAL
90 90% 10 One Target
TR95
Throat Chop
Prevents the target from using any sound-based moves for the next two turns.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Galarian Meowth can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Galarian Meowth.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Spite
Lowers the target's PP of its last used move.
GHOST
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Double-Edge
Meowth takes 33% of Double-Edge's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Curse
Raises Meowth's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 10 Counter
EGG
Flail
Does more damage when Meowth's HP is low.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Night Slash
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
DARK
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Covet
Damages the target and steals its held item.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Galarian Meowth can learn from Move Tutors. Most of these require the Expansion Pass and can be found in the Isle of Armor's Dojo, costing some Armorite Ore to teach. However, there are a few moves that can be taught aside from this.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TUTOR
Lash Out
If Meowth's stats were lowered this turn, Lash Out's power is doubled.
DARK
PHYSICAL
75 100% 5 One Target

Galarian Meowth's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Galarian Meowth's calculated stats, which are the stats that you actually see displayed in game. These are affected by a variety of things, such as level, Effort Values (EVs), Individual Values (IVs), and Meowth's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Meowth is level 100: its stats with 0 EVs, 252+ (max) EVs, 0 IVs, and 31 (max) IVs. Nature is not shown by default, so its maximum is 10% higher than shown here, and minium 10% lower.
Stats at
level 100
0 EVs 252+ EVs Base Stat
Min Max Min Max
HP
210 241 273 304 50
Attack
135 166 198 229 65
Defense
115 146 178 209 55
Sp. Atk
85 116 148 179 40
Sp. Def
85 116 148 179 40
Speed
85 116 148 179 40
Total
290

Where to Find Galarian Meowth in Sword & Shield

If you're looking for where to find Galarian Meowth, you'll find the various methods listed down below, along with any notes or special locations. This should help you figure out how to get Meowth in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently this does not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Galarian Meowth in the Wild

Galar Route 4

Overworld Encounters
Any Weather
23% Lv. 14-16
Random Encounters
Any Weather
35% Lv. 13-15

Pokédex Entries for Meowth

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Sword
Living with a savage, seafaring people has toughened this Pokémon's body so much that parts of it have turned to iron.
Shield
These daring Pokémon have coins on their foreheads. Darker coins are harder, and harder coins garner more respect among Meowth.
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