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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 1
Species Mantis Pokémon
Type Bug Flying
Height 1.5m
Weight 56kg
Catch Rate 45
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 50% Female / 50% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 飛天螳螂
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 飞天螳螂
English Scyther
French Insécateur
German Sichlor
Italian Scyther
Japanese ストライク
Japanese (Romanized) Strike
Japanese (Trademark) Strike
Korean 스라크
Spanish Scyther

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #123
Kanto #123
Johto (G/S) #110
Johto (HG/SS) #111
Sinnoh (Plt) #195
Kalos (Mountain) #136
Alola #275

Abilities

  • Swarm: Powers up Bug-type moves when the Pokémon’s HP is low.
  • Technician: Powers up the Pokémon’s weaker moves.
  • Steadfast: The Pokémon’s determination boosts the Speed stat each time the Pokémon flinches. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Trade
Pokemon

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Bug 0.5x
Electric 2x
Fighting 0.25x
Fire 2x
Flying 2x
Grass 0.25x
Ground 0x
Ice 2x
Rock 4x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Bug Flying 70
110
80
55
80
105
500
7 Bug Flying 70
110
80
55
80
105
500
6 Bug Flying 70
110
80
55
80
105
500

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Stadium2 It slashes through grass with its sharp scythes, moving too fast for the human eye to track.
United States Pokémon Red With ninja-like agility and speed, in can create the illusion that there is more than one.
United States Pokémon Blue With ninja-like agility and speed, in can create the illusion that there is more than one.
Japan Pokémon Stadium ものすごい はやさで うごき するどい カマで あいてを きりさく。ごくまれに ハネを つかって とぶことも ある。
United States Pokémon Stadium Moves incredibly quickly and shreds its enemy with its razor-sharp scythes. On rare occasions, it flies with its wings.
United States Pokémon Yellow Leaps out of tall grass and slices prey with its scythes. The movement looks like that of a ninja.
United States Pokémon Gold It slashes through grass with its sharp scythes, moving too fast for the human eye to track.
United States Pokémon Silver When it moves, it leaves only a blur. If it hides in grass, its protective colors make it invisible.
United States Pokémon Ruby Scyther is blindingly fast. Its blazing speed enhances the effectiveness of the twin scythes on its forearms. This Pokemon's scythes are so effective, they can slice through thick logs in one wicked stroke.
United States Pokémon Sapphire SCYTHER is blindingly fast. Its blazing speed enhances the effectiveness of the twin scythes on its forearms. This POKeMON's scythes are so effective, they can slice through thick logs in one wicked stroke.
United States 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.
United States Pokémon FireRed It tears and shreds prey with its wickedly sharp scythes. It very rarely spreads its wings to fly.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen With ninja-like agility and speed, it can create the illusion that there is more than one of itself.
United States Pokémon Pearl It is nearly impossible to parry its attacking scythes. Its movements are like a ninja's.
United States Pokémon Diamond It is nearly impossible to parry its attacking scythes. Its movements are like a ninja's.
United States Pokémon Platinum The sharp scythes on its forearms become increasingly sharp by cutting through hard objects.
United States Pokémon HeartGold It slashes through grass with its sharp scythes, moving too fast for the human eye to track.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver When it moves, it leaves only a blur. If it hides in grass, its protective coloration makes it invisible.
United States Pokémon White The sharp scythes on its forearms become increasingly sharp by cutting through hard objects.
Japan Pokémon White りょうての するどい カマは かたいものを きればきるほど さらに きれあじを ましていく。
United States Pokémon Black The sharp scythes on its forearms become increasingly sharp by cutting through hard objects.
Japan Pokémon Black りょうての するどい カマは かたいものを きればきるほど さらに きれあじを ましていく。
United States Pokémon Black 2 The sharp scythes on its forearms become increasingly sharp by cutting through hard objects.
Japan Pokémon Black 2 りょうての するどい カマは かたいものを きればきるほど さらに きれあじを ましていく。
United States Pokémon White 2 The sharp scythes on its forearms become increasingly sharp by cutting through hard objects.
Japan Pokémon White 2 りょうての するどい カマは かたいものを きればきるほど さらに きれあじを ましていく。
South Korea Pokémon Y 잘 드는 예리한 낫을 써서 풀숲을 베고 지나간다. 매우 빠른 움직임에 눈이 따라가지 못한다.
Italy Pokémon Y Si fa strada tra l’erba grazie alle lame affilate, muovendosi troppo velocemente per l’occhio umano.
Spain Pokémon Y Avanza por la hierba con sus afiladas guadañas, más rápido de lo que el ojo humano pueda percibir.
France Pokémon X Il déchiquette ses proies à l’aide de ses bras tranchants comme des faux. Il n’utilise ses ailes pour voler que très rarement.
France Pokémon Y Il fauche les herbes avec ses lames acérées. Il bouge si vite qu’on ne peut le voir à l’œil nu.
Germany Pokémon Y Es bewegt sich mit seinen Sensen so schnell durch das Gras, dass es kein Mensch sehen kann.
Japan Pokémon Y きれあじ するどい カマをつかって くさむらを きりすすむ。あまりに はやい うごきで めがおいつかない。
South Korea Pokémon X 날카로운 낫으로 먹이를 베고 숨통을 끊는다. 매우 드물게 날개를 사용해서 난다.
Italy Pokémon X Fa a pezzi le prede con gli artigli spaventosamente affilati. Solo raramente spiega le ali per alzarsi in volo.
Spain Pokémon X Destroza a su presa con las guadañas que tiene. No es común que use las alas para volar.
Germany Pokémon X Es zerreißt und zerkleinert seine Beute mit seinen unglaublich scharfen Sicheln. Selten breitet es seine Flügel aus, um zu fliegen.
Japan Pokémon X するどいカマで えものを きりさき いきのねを とめる。ごくまれに ハネをつかって とぶ。
United States Pokémon X It tears and shreds prey with its wickedly sharp scythes. It very rarely spreads its wings to fly.
United States Pokémon Y It slashes through grass with its sharp scythes, moving too fast for the human eye to track.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Scyther è veloce come una saetta. La sua rapidità migliora l’efficacia delle due falci sulle zampe anteriori. Infatti riesce a tranciare con un colpo secco persino un tronco secolare.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 눈에 보이지 않는 빠른 스피드가 양팔에 달린 낫의 날카로움을 한층 높여준다. 한 번 휘두르면 큰 나무도 두 동강 난다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Scyther è veloce come una saetta. La sua rapidità migliora l’efficacia delle due falci sulle zampe anteriori. Infatti riesce a tranciare con un colpo secco persino un tronco secolare.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Es espectacular ver lo rápido que es Scyther. Su increíble velocidad refuerza el efecto del par de guadañas que tiene en los brazos, que ya son de por sí contundentes; rebanan gruesos troncos de un tajo.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Insécateur est incroyablement rapide. Sa vitesse fulgurante améliore l’efficacité des deux lames situées sur ses avant-bras. Elles sont si coupantes qu’elles peuvent trancher un énorme tronc d’arbre en un coup.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Sichlor ist unheimlich schnell. Dadurch werden die beiden Sensen an seinen Unterarmen noch effektiver. Dieses Pokémon kann mit seinen Sensen in Sekundenschnelle Baumstämme zerteilen.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire めにも とまらぬ スピードが りょううでの カマの きれあじを さらに するどく するのだ。 ひとふり すれば たいぼくも まっぷたつだ。
United States 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.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 눈에 보이지 않는 빠른 스피드가 양팔에 달린 낫의 날카로움을 한층 높여준다. 한 번 휘두르면 큰 나무도 두 동강 난다.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Es espectacular ver lo rápido que es Scyther. Su increíble velocidad refuerza el efecto del par de guadañas que tiene en los brazos, que ya son de por sí contundentes; rebanan gruesos troncos de un tajo.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Insécateur est incroyablement rapide. Sa vitesse fulgurante améliore l’efficacité des deux lames situées sur ses avant-bras. Elles sont si coupantes qu’elles peuvent trancher un énorme tronc d’arbre en un coup.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Sichlor ist unheimlich schnell. Dadurch werden die beiden Sensen an seinen Unterarmen noch effektiver. Dieses Pokémon kann mit seinen Sensen in Sekundenschnelle Baumstämme zerteilen.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby めにも とまらぬ スピードが りょううでの カマの きれあじを さらに するどく するのだ。 ひとふり すれば たいぼくも まっぷたつだ。
United States 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.
United States Pokémon Sun It confuses its prey with its quick, ninja-like movements. Then, in an instant, it cleaves them with its scythes.
United States 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.
United States Pokémon Sword
United States Pokémon Shield

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
First Generation
Red and Green (Japan) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Red and Blue (US) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Yellow Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Second Generation
Gold Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Silver Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Crystal Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Third Generation
Ruby/Sapphire Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Emerald Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Fire Red / Leaf Green Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Fourth Generation
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Fifth Generation
Black/White anim anim
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Character Appearances

Character Thumbnail
  • United States Yas' Scyther
  • Japan ヤスのストライク
  • Japan Yas no Strike
  • Japan Yas' Strike
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Jeanette Fisher's Scyther
  • Japan カオルコのストライク
  • Japan Kaoruko no Strike
  • Japan Kaoruko's Strike
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Danny's Scyther
  • Japan ダンのストライク
  • Japan Dan no Strike
  • Japan Dan's Strike
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Tracey's Scyther
  • Japan ケンジのストライク
  • Japan Kenji no Strike
  • Japan Kenji's Strike
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Corey's Scyther
  • Japan ソラオのストライク
  • Japan Sorao no Strike
  • Japan Sorao's Strike
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Mewtwo's Scyther
  • Japan ミュウツーのストライク
  • Japan Mewtwo no Strike
  • Japan Mewtwo's Strike
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Bugsy's Scyther
  • Japan ツクシのストライク
  • Japan Tsukushi no Strike
  • Japan Tsukushi's Strike
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Goh's Scyther
  • Japan ゴウのストライク
  • Japan Go no Strike
  • Japan Go's Strike
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Scyther (Team Razor Wind)
  • Japan ストライク (チームかまいたち)
  • Japan Strike (Team Kamaitachi)
  • Japan Strike (Team Razor Wind)
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Celebi Poacher's Scyther
  • Japan 密猟者のストライク
  • Japan Mitsuryōsha no Strike
  • Japan Poacher's Strike

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
SL 42
SL 75
SL 79
SL 80
OI 8
OI 13
OI 17
OI 18
OI 26
OI 31
OI 36
GS 24
GS 28
GS 30
GS 45
GS 48
GS 60
GS 107
GS 109
GS 112
GS 139
GS 149
AG 15
AG 127
AG 129
AG 155
PC 12
DP 50
Movie 1
Movie 2
Movie 5
SPH 12
SPH 23
Movie 15
Movie 20
SM 28
SM 85
Movie 22
PM2019 6
PM2019 8
PM2019 9
PM2019 7
PM2019 11
PM2019 14
PM2019 15
PM2019 20
PM2019 23
PM2019 29
PM2019 32
PM2019 35
PM2019 53
PM2019 56
PM2019 60
PM2019 121

TCG Cards

#45: Scyther
Rarity
Promo
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
Resistance
Type
-30
Retreat Cost
Energy
#10: Scyther
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
Resistance
Type
-30
#26: Scyther
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
Resistance
Type
-30
#13: Rocket's Scyther
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
Resistance
Type
-30
Retreat Cost
Energy
#46: Scyther
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
Resistance
Type
-30
Retreat Cost
Energy
#55: Scyther
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
Resistance
Type
-30
Retreat Cost
Energy
#57: Scyther
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#106: Scyther
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Resistance
Type
-30
Retreat Cost
Energy
#102: Scyther ex
Rarity
Rare Holo
Type
Type
HP
80
Weakness
Type
Resistance
Type
-30
Retreat Cost
Energy
#29: Scyther
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#102: Rocket's Scyther ex
Rarity
Rare Holo
Type
Type
HP
80
Weakness
Type
Resistance
Type
-30
Retreat Cost
Energy
#46: Scyther
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#46: Scyther
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
+20
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy
#49: Scyther
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
+10
Resistance
Type
-20
#130: Scyther
Rarity
Rare Holo
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
x2
Resistance
Type
-20
#36: Scyther
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy
#65: Scyther
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy
#4: Scyther
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
80
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy
#3: ストライク
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy
#7: Scyther
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy
#4: Scyther
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy
#4: Scyther
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
90
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy
#5: Scyther
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
80
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy

Event Pokemon

Title
Pokémon XD - Michael's Scyther
Country: United States
Pokémon: Thumbanil Scyther
Started: 2005-10-03
Ended: 0000-00-00
Trade for Evolution - Strike
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Scyther
Started: 2010-10-10
Ended: 2010-11-28
Pokémon Center: Catch 'Em All Event #3 - Strike
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Scyther
Started: 2006-01-14
Ended: 2006-01-29
Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Quick Attack Type Icon Physical 30 40 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Vacuum Wave Type Icon Special 30 40 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Leer Type Icon Status 30 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 17 17
Focus Energy Type Icon Status 30 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 20 20
Pursuit Type Icon Physical 20 40 100 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 11 11 11 12 12
False Swipe Type Icon Physical 40 40 100 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 16 16 16 18 18
Agility Type Icon Status 30 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 21 21 21 24 24 42 42
Wing Attack
Type Icon Physical 35 60 100 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 26 26 26 30 30 50
Double Team Type Icon Status 15 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 41 41 41 48 48 24 24
Fury Cutter
Type Icon Physical 20 40 95 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 46 46 46
Slash Type Icon Physical 20 70 100 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 31 31 31 36 36 29 29
Razor Wind Type Icon Special 10 80 100 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33
Swords Dance Type Icon Status 20 57 57 57 57 57 57 57 57 57 36 36 36 42 42 35 35
X-Scissor
Type Icon Physical 15 80 100 41 41 41 41 41 41 41 41 41
Night Slash Type Icon Physical 15 70 100 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45
Double Hit Type Icon Physical 10 35 90 49 49 49 49 49 49 49 49 49
Air Slash
Type Icon Special 15 75 95 50 50 50 50 53 53 53 53 53
Feint Type Icon Physical 10 30 100 61 61 61 61 61 61 61 61

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Roost
Type Icon Status 10
Sunny Day Type Icon Status 5
Rain Dance Type Icon Status 5
Safeguard Type Icon Status 25
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Attract Type Icon Status 15 100
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Protect Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Rest Type Icon Status 10
Light Screen Type Icon Status 30
Double Team Type Icon Status 15
Toxic Type Icon Status 10 90
Swords Dance Type Icon Status 20
Captivate Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Defog
Type Icon Status 15
Detect Type Icon Status 5
Curse Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Brutal Swing Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Giga Impact Type Icon Physical 5 150 90
X-Scissor
Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
U-turn
Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Aerial Ace
Type Icon Physical 20 60
Brick Break Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
Steel Wing Type Icon Physical 25 70 90
False Swipe Type Icon Physical 40 40 100
Thief Type Icon Physical 25 60 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Rock Smash Type Icon Physical 15 40 100
Cut Type Icon Physical 30 50 95
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Fury Cutter
Type Icon Physical 20 40 95
Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Skull Bash Type Icon Physical 10 130 100
Bide Type Icon Physical 10
Rage Type Icon Physical 20 20 100
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Take Down Type Icon Physical 20 90 85
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Hyper Beam Type Icon Special 5 150 90
Struggle Bug
Type Icon Special 20 50 100
Silver Wind
Type Icon Special 5 60 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Swift Type Icon Special 20 60

Egg Moves

Quick Guard Type Icon Status 15
Defog
Type Icon Status 15
Baton Pass Type Icon Status 40
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Safeguard Type Icon Status 25
Light Screen Type Icon Status 30
Night Slash Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Steel Wing Type Icon Physical 25 70 90
Reversal Type Icon Physical 15 100
Counter Type Icon Physical 20 100
Bug Buzz
Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Silver Wind
Type Icon Special 5 60 100
Razor Wind Type Icon Special 10 80 100

Move Tutors

Tailwind
Type Icon Status 15
Roost
Type Icon Status 10
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Swords Dance Type Icon Status 20
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Bug Bite
Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Knock Off Type Icon Physical 20 65 100
Fury Cutter
Type Icon Physical 20 40 95
Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Counter Type Icon Physical 20 100
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Ominous Wind Type Icon Special 5 60 100
Swift Type Icon Special 20 60