Pidgeotto is a dual type Normal and Flying Pokemon introduced in Generation I. It evolves from Pidgey starting at level 18 and evolves into Pidgeot starting at level 36. Take a look below for 25 awesome and interesting facts about Pidgeotto.
1. Pidgeotto is a raptor-like avian Pokemon.
2. It is covered with brown feathers, and has a cream-colored face, underside, and flight feathers.
3. It has a crest of pinkish-red feathers on its head and black, angular markings behind its eyes.
4. The plumage of its tail has alternating red and yellow feathers with ragged tips.
5. Its beak and legs are pink.
6. Two of its toes point forward, while one points backward. Additionally, it has powerful, sharp talons that it uses to grasp prey.
7. Pidgeotto is a powerful flier capable of carrying prey several miles to its nest.
8. It has amazing vision, which helps it locate preferred prey Pokémon such as Exeggcute and Magikarp.
9. The anime has also shown it preying on Caterpie.
10. Pidgeotto claims a sprawling territory of more than 60 miles (100 kilometers), which it defends fiercely.
11. Its nest is usually in the center of its territory and it circles its territory throughout the day, looking out for food and intruders.
12. It is most often found in temperate forests.
13. Gust and Feather Dance are its former signature moves.
14. Pidgeotto is the only Pokémon with a base stat total of 349.
15. Pidgeotto’s early English name was the same as its evolved form Pidgeot.
16. Despite its name, Pidgeotto’s design appears to be less inspired by a pigeon and more by an osprey or other bird of prey.
17. Pidgeotto may be a combination of the corruptions of pigeon and diciotto, which is Italian for 18, the level Pidgey evolves into Pidgeotto.
18. Its name may also refer to Otto Lilienthal, a pioneer of unpowered heavier-than-air flight.
19. Ash caught a Pidgeotto in Ash Catches a Pokémon, which also marked the species’ debut. Since then, it played a role as one of Ash’s main Pokémon. It participated in the Gym battles against Team Rocket, Brock, and Misty, and was frequently used for breaking Team Rocket’s Meowth-shaped balloon. However, it was the only one of Ash’s Pokémon at the time, save some of his numerous Tauros, that did not participate in the Indigo Plateau Conference. It eventually evolved into Pidgeot and left Ash’s party to guard other Pidgey and Pidgeotto.
20. Six Pidgeotto appeared in Pallet Party Panic, where they were attacked by a flock of Spearow and a Fearow. The flock reappeared in a flashback in Fighting Flyer with Fire.
21. A Pidgeotto appeared in Mountain Time, under the ownership of Benji’s father. It is part of his patrol, helping people stranded in the mountains. It also helped train Benji’s Ledian for its role in the patrol.
22. A Pidgeotto appeared in Pokéblock, Stock and Berry, under the ownership of Vladimir. It knows Aerial Ace, and as a result, he uses it to demonstrate to other Trainers, like Ash and his Swellow, how to use the Flying-type attack.
23. A Pidgeotto briefly appeared in a fantasy in The School of Hard Knocks.
24. Multiple Pidgeotto appeared in Battle Aboard the St. Anne as some of the Pokémon seen aboard the St. Anne.
25. A Pidgeotto appeared in Pokémon Fashion Flash as one of the Pokémon seen on Scissor Street.