Body Type Cat
Abilities Limber, Technician, Unnerve (Hidden)
Episode First Shown in Battle Aboard the St. Anne
First Known Owner Giovanni
First Game Appeared in
Type Normal
National Dex Number 053
Persian is the Classy Cat Pokemon. It is the evolved form of Meowth.


Persian slightly resembles a mountain lion. Persian has pale tan fur, except for the ends of its ears. Persian has a long tail with a curl at the end. Persian has a small, red jewel on the middle of its forehead, three whiskers on each side of the head, a small black nose, and white eyes with the slit pupils of a cat.


Adventures In KantoEdit

Giovanni's Persian appeared in Rocket Reunion.

Flare InsigniaEdit

Claws, a Persian, first appeared in Amnesia.

Another Persian appeared in Claws and Laws.

Zach's Kanto JourneyEdit

Giovanni's Persian first appeared in Scott & Zach: Trainers Together.

Pokémon TalesEdit

Mioo, Dorost Ast! Edit

  • Giovanni's Persian roams around in an alternate reality as a human being;
    • As do a few other Persians that appeared in the original show.
  • Giovanni is a Persian himself.

The Legend of Spinarak-Man Edit


  • Switcheroo
  • Scratch
  • Growl
  • Bite
  • Fake Out
  • Fake Tears
  • Fury Swipes
  • Screech
  • Faint Attack
  • Taunt
  • Swift
  • Power Gem
  • Slash
  • Nasty Plot
  • Assurance
  • Captivate
  • Night Slash
  • Feint