Pokémon Cheats: Guide to Doduo (Pokémon #84)

Stats, appearances, locations, and more about the Doduo pokémon

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Doduo, also known as #84 in the National Pokédex, first appeared in the original Pokémon for Game Boy. This flying-type pokémon is easily identifiable because of its two heads.

Information in this article applies broadly to a species in Nintendo's Pokémon franchise. Doduo's appearance, features, and abilities may vary from game to game.

Doduo's Alternate Names and Pokédex Numbers

Doduo goes by a different name in different parts of the world:

  • English: Doduo
  • Japanese: Dodo
  • German: Dodu
  • French: Doduo

Doduo is represented by the following numbers in the various Pokedexes:

  • National: 84
  • Hoenn: 92
  • Johto: 199

Locations: Where to Find the Doduo Pokémon

Doduo can be captured in the following locations in each game.

Game Locations
Pokémon Red and Blue Route 16, 17, 18, Safari Zone
Pokémon Yellow Route 16, 17, 18
Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal Route 22, 26, 27, 28, Mt. Silver
Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire Safari Zone
Pokémon Leaf Green and Fire Red Route 16, 17, 18, Safari Zone
Pokémon Emerald Safari Zone
Pokémon Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum Route 201
Pokémon Heart Gold and Soul Silver Route 22, 26, 27, 28, Mt. Silver
Pokémon Black and White Route 12
Pokémon X and Y Route 5
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Safari Zone
Let's Go Eevee and Pikachu Route 16, 17, 18

Doduo Base Stats

These are the starting stats for Doduo in most Pokémon games:

  • HP: 35 (ranked 70)
  • Attack: 85 (ranked 28)
  • Defense: 45 (ranked 62)
  • Special Attack: 35 (ranked 65)
  • Special Defense: 35 (ranked 65)
  • Speed: 75 (ranked 30)
  • Total Base Stats: 310

Doduo Pokémon Type, Egg Group, Height, Weight, Gender, etc.

The official Pokédex entry for Doduo describes the species:

  • Pokemon Type: Normal / Flying
  • Egg Type: Flying
  • Height: 1.4 m / 4' 07"
  • Weight: 39.2 kg / 86.4 lbs.
  • Male: 50%
  • Female: 50%
  • Species: Twin Bird Pokemon
  • Steps to hatch: 5,120
  • Color: Brown
  • Catch Rate: 190
  • Base Tameness: 70
  • Wild Item: Sharp Beak (5%)
  • Growth Group: Medium Fast, 1,000,000 exp. points to Lv100

Doduo's Evolutionary Path

At level 31, Doduo evolves into its ultimate form, a powerful flying-type pokémon named Dodrio.

Doduo's Run Away Ability

Doduo's Run Away ability usually ensures an easy getaway from wild Pokémon. Except for trainer battles, Doduo can run from any conflict. However, it cannot run under certain conditions such as Mean Look, Block, or when the opponent is trapping with the Arena Trap, Magnet Pull, or Shadow Tag ability.

Doduo Strengths and Weaknesses

Doduo has the following strengths and weaknesses:

Skill Type Damage Taken
Ground, Ghost 0%
Bug, Grass 50%
Rock, Electric, Ice 200%

Pal Park Location

The Pal Park is a special area in the fourth generation of Pokémon titles (Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, and SoulSilver) where species from the different games are encountered. Doduos always appear in the Field area of Pal Park.

Doduo in the Pokémon Games

These are the in-game descriptions for Doduo in various Pokémon titles.

Pokémon Red and Blue

A bird that makes up for its poor flying with its fast foot speed. It leaves giant footprints.

Pokémon Yellow

Its short wings make flying difficult. Instead, this pokémon runs at high speed on developed legs.

Pokémon Gold

By alternately raising and lowering its two heads, Doduo balances itself to be more stable while running.

Pokémon Silver

It races through grassy plains with powerful strides, leaving footprints up to 4 inches deep.

Pokémon Crystal

It lives on a grassy plain where it can see a long way. If it sees an enemy, it runs away at 60 miles per hour.

Pokémon Ruby

Doduo's two heads never sleep at the same time. The two heads take turns sleeping, so one head can always keep watch for enemies while the other one sleeps.

Pokémon Sapphire

Doduo's two heads contain completely identical brains. A scientific study reported that on rare occasions, there are examples of this pokémon possessing different sets of brains.

Pokémon Emerald

One of the heads remains always vigilant for any sign of danger even while the other head eats or sleeps. When threatened, it flees at over 60 miles per hour.

Pokémon Fire Red

The two-headed Doduo pokémon was described as a sudden mutation. 

Pokémon Leaf Green

A bird that makes up for its poor flying with its fast foot speed. It leaves giant footprints.

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl

The brains in its two heads appear to communicate emotions to each other with a telepathic power.