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'''Scyther''' ([[List of Japanese Pokémon names|Japanese]]: '''ストライク''' ''Strike'') is a dual-type {{2t|Bug|Flying}} {{OBP|Pokémon|species}} introduced in [[Generation I]].
 
It [[Evolution|evolves]] into {{p|Scizor}} when {{DL|Trade|Pokémon that evolve when traded|traded}} while holding a [[Metal Coat]]. In the [[Hisui]] region, it evolves into {{p|Kleavor}}.
 
In the [[Hisui]] region, it evolves into {{p|Kleavor}}.
 
==Biology==
Scyther is a bipedal, insectoid {{OBP|Pokémon|species}}. ItIts body is primarily green withand has thin, cream-colored sections both between itsthe head, thorax, and abdomen. The abdomensections of aits femalebody will(e.g. bebetween slightlyits largerhead thanand thatthorax). ofIts areptilian male. Ithead has two narrow, triangular eyes and three pointsblunt onhorns theextending back offrom its somewhat reptilian headforehead. Its forearmsarms consistend ofin large, white scythes, which it uses for both hunting as well asand fighting. On its thighs are spikes of fur, and it has three clawed toes on its large feet. Two pairs of cream-colored wings extend from its back. While these wings do allow Scyther to fly, it rarely does so. Scyther's thighs have large, upward-pointing spikes. Its feet are tall (extending almost to its thighs), rounded, and conical; each foot ends in three small, white claws on its front side. its Female Scyther have larger abdomens than male Scyther.
 
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==In the anime==
====Major appearances====
=====[[Tracey's Scyther]]=====
In ''[[EP097|Tracey Gets Bugged]]'', {{Tracey}} {{pkmn2|caught}} an elderly Scyther after it resolved its conflict with athe horde of Scyther it once led. Even in its old age, it is very aggressive, but for theand sameas reasonssuch, Tracey tries not to use it.
 
=====[[Bugsy's Scyther]]=====
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