In JN015, Goh used Scyther alongside some of his other Bug Pokémon to find the bone of a wild Cubone, which he later caught.
Personality and characteristics
Scyther is a fast and powerful Pokémon, thus giving Goh the most trouble to capture out of all the Kanto-native Bug types he went after. It is enthusiastic about battling and staying active. In JN007, it followed Mimey's kung-fu exercises alongside its Trainer, Scorbunny, the Professor, and Chloe. It was later shadow-boxing as an effort to get Goh 's attention to bring it to the Battle Frontier Flute Cup. Scyther is also shown to have a quick temper, as seen in JN015; when a group of Geodude threw snowballs at it, hitting it in the face, Scyther started chasing them. These behaviors contrast with Goh's Pinsir, who tried to avoid being selected for the Flute Cup, and has been seen getting along with Goh's smaller Pokémon like Caterpie. However, despite its rough demeanor, Scyther enjoys a hug, as seen in JN011, when it accepted one from Ash's Dragonite.
After its capture, Scyther quickly became one of Goh's most used Pokémon, next to Raboot. Despite its strength and confidence, however, Goh and Scyther are not as in sync with each other compared to Raboot, and Goh's cautious strategy in the first round of the Flute Cup led to Scyther's quick defeat. Scyther didn't appear too upset by the loss, returning from the Pokémon Center for another battle. Like Scorbunny, it seemed more concerned with how hard Goh was taking his first defeat.