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Scyther is a Bug, Flying-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It evolves into Scizor when fed 50 candies and Metal Coat is used.

Pokédex description

Scyther - Mantis Pokémon
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.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Flying 14 (12)
Icon Bug 3 (8)
Icon Steel 11 (14) (Legacy move)

Charged attacks

Icon Flying
55 (23)
Icon Dark
50 (23)
Icon Bug
45 (28)
Icon Bug
90 (24) (Legacy move)

Evolution family

Scyther is the part of a two-member family.

57. Scyther
#123 Scyther
50 Scyther candy + Metal Coat
#212 Scizor



  • Scyther was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Scyther is 2,320, however it can reach 2,513, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between April 2nd and April 9th, 2019, Scyther's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Bug Out.
  • Since February 9th, 2017, Scyther can be hatched from 5-km Eggs with a 1,546 of maximal CP.
    • From July 6th, 2016 to February 9th, 2017, Scyther used to be a possible hatchling from 10-km Eggs.
    • Between April 13th and April 20th, 2017, Scyther was temporarily possible 2-km egg hatchling during the Eggstravaganza 2017.
    • Scyther was hatching more often from 5-km eggs, during the result of Legendary Week from March 5th to March 16th, 2018.
    • Between March 22nd and April 2nd, 2018, Scyther was temporarily possible 2-km egg hatchling during the Eggstravaganza 2018.
  • As a former 3rd tier Raid Boss, Scyther's CP was 19,014. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 1,546 and 1,933 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • Scyther was available in field research: "Make 3 Excellent throws" during Johto Festival 2018 with a maximum capture CP of 1,160.
  • Scyther was also available in field research: "Evolve 2 Anorith" during Let's Go Celebration 2018.
  • Scyther was also available in field research: "Catch 10 Bug-type Pokémon" during Bug Out 2019.
  • Scyther was also available in field research: "Make 2 Great Curveball throws in a row, Win 3 Gym Battles, Win a Raid, Hatch an Egg, or Evolve 3 Pokémon" during Dortmund Pokémon GO Fest 2019.
  • Scyther is also available in field research: "Use 10 Nanab Berries to help catch Pokémon." since September, 2019.
  • Shiny form of Scyther was released with the beginning of the Bug Out on April 2nd, 2019.

External links

  • Scyther page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Scyther article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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