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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 1
Species Fossil Pokémon
Type Rock Flying
Height 1.8m
Weight 59kg
Catch Rate 45
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 12.5% Female/ 87.5% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 化石翼龍
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 化石翼龙
English Aerodactyl
French Ptéra
German Aerodactyl
Italian Aerodactyl
Japanese プテラ
Japanese (Romanized) Ptera
Japanese (Trademark) Ptera
Korean 프테라
Spanish Aerodactyl

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #142
Kanto #142
Johto (G/S) #224
Johto (HG/SS) #229
Kalos (Coastal) #68
Alola #284

Abilities

  • Rock Head: Protects the Pokémon from recoil damage.
  • Pressure: By putting pressure on the opposing Pokémon, it raises their PP usage.
  • Unnerve: Unnerves opposing Pokémon and makes them unable to eat Berries. [Hidden Ability]
  • * Tough Claws: Powers up moves that make direct contact.

Evolutionary Chain

Does not evolve/is not evolved into.

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Bug 0.5x
Electric 2x
Fire 0.5x
Flying 0.5x
Ground 0x
Ice 2x
Normal 0.5x
Poison 0.5x
Rock 2x
Steel 2x
Water 2x

Alternate Forms

Mega
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Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Rock Flying 80
105
65
60
75
130
515
7 Rock Flying 80
105
65
60
75
130
515
6 Rock Flying 80
105
65
60
75
130
515

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Stadium2 A vicious Pokémon from the distant past. It appears to have flown by spreading its wings and gliding.
United States Pokémon Red A ferocious, prehistoric Pokemon that goes for the enemy's throat with its serrated saw-like fangs.
United States Pokémon Blue A ferocious, prehistoric Pokemon that goes for the enemy's throat with its serrated saw-like fangs.
Japan Pokémon Stadium こだいの きょうりゅうの いでんしから  よみがえらせた ポケモン。 キバが するどく かなり きょうぼう。
United States Pokémon Stadium A Pokémon that was resurrected from the genes of an ancient dinosaur. With sharp fangs, it is very vicious.
United States Pokémon Yellow A savage Pokemon that died out in ancient times. It was resurrected using DNA taken from amber.
United States Pokémon Gold A vicious Pokemon from the distant past, it appears to have flown by spreading its wings and gliding.
United States Pokémon Silver This vicious Pokemon is said to have flown in ancient skies while shrieking high-pitched cries.
United States Pokémon Ruby Aerodactyl is a Pokemon from the age of dinosaurs. It was regenerated from genetic material extracted from amber. It is imagined to have been the king of the skies in ancient times.
United States Pokémon Sapphire AERODACTYL is a POKeMON from the age of dinosaurs. It was regenerated from genetic material extracted from amber. It is imagined to have been the king of the skies in ancient times.
United States Pokémon Emerald AERODACTYL is a POKeMON from the age of dinosaurs. It was regenerated from DNA extracted from amber. It is imagined to have been the king of the skies.
United States Pokémon FireRed It was regenerated from a dinosaur's genetic matter that was found in amber. It flies with high-pitched cries.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen A ferocious, prehistoric POKeMON that goes for the enemy's throat with its serrated, sawlike fangs.
United States Pokémon Pearl A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
United States Pokémon Diamond A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
United States Pokémon Platinum A Pokemon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
United States Pokémon HeartGold A vicious Pokémon from the distant past, it appears to have flown by spreading its wings and gliding.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver This vicious Pokémon is said to have flown in ancient skies while shrieking high-pitched cries.
United States Pokémon White A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
Japan Pokémon White きょうりゅうじだいの おおぞらを とびまわっていた ポケモン。 のこぎりのような キバを もつ。
United States Pokémon Black A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
Japan Pokémon Black きょうりゅうじだいの おおぞらを とびまわっていた ポケモン。 のこぎりのような キバを もつ。
United States Pokémon Black 2 A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
Japan Pokémon Black 2 きょうりゅうじだいの おおぞらを とびまわっていた ポケモン。 のこぎりのような キバを もつ。
United States Pokémon White 2 A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
Japan Pokémon White 2 きょうりゅうじだいの おおぞらを とびまわっていた ポケモン。 のこぎりのような キバを もつ。
South Korea Pokémon Y 날카로운 목소리로 울부짖으며 고대의 넓은 하늘을 날아다녔다고 여겨지는 거칠고 사나운 포켓몬이다.
Italy Pokémon Y Si dice che questo feroce Pokémon volasse nei cieli dell’antichità lanciando versi acuti.
Spain Pokémon Y Dicen que este malvado Pokémon volaba por los antiguos cielos profiriendo sus agudos gritos.
France Pokémon X Ce Pokémon a été reconstitué à partir d’une cellule de dinosaure trouvée dans un morceau d’ambre. Il vole très haut en poussant des cris très aigus.
France Pokémon Y Ce terrible Pokémon a dominé les cieux d’une autre époque, terrorisant ses ennemis.
Germany Pokémon Y Dieses grausame, antike Pokémon flog durch die Luft und stieß sehr hohe und laute Schreie aus.
Japan Pokémon Y かんだかい こえで さけびながら こだいの おおぞらを とんでいたと される どうもうな ポケモン。
South Korea Pokémon X 호박에 남아 있던 공룡의 유전자에서 부활시켰다. 높은 소리로 울며 난다.
Italy Pokémon X Rigenerato dal materiale organico di un dinosauro ritrovato nell’ambra. Emette versi acuti mentre vola.
Spain Pokémon X Se regeneró a partir de material genético de un dinosaurio encontrado en ámbar. Cuando vuela emite escandalosos alaridos.
Germany Pokémon X In Bernstein eingeschlossenes genetisches Material eines Dinosauriers war der Ursprung dieses Pokémon. Beim Fliegen schreit es schrill.
Japan Pokémon X こはくに のこされた きょうりゅうの いでんしから ふっかつさせた。 たかいこえで なきながら とぶ。
United States Pokémon X It was regenerated from a dinosaur’s genetic matter that was found in amber. It flies with high-pitched cries.
United States Pokémon Y This vicious Pokémon is said to have flown in ancient skies while shrieking high-pitched cries.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Aerodactyl risale all’epoca dei dinosauri. È stato rigenerato da materiale genetico estratto dall’ambra. Si suppone che in tempi antichi fosse considerato il signore dei cieli.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 호박에서 추출한 유전자를 재생하여 부활한 공룡시대의 포켓몬이다. 하늘의 왕이었다고 상상된다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Aerodactyl risale all’epoca dei dinosauri. È stato rigenerato da materiale genetico estratto dall’ambra. Si suppone che in tempi antichi fosse considerato il signore dei cieli.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Los orígenes de Aerodactyl datan de la era de los dinosaurios. Se regeneró a partir de material genético contenido en ámbar. Se supone que fue el amo de los cielos en épocas pasadas.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Ptéra est un Pokémon de l’ère des dinosaures. Il fut ressuscité à partir de cellules extraites d’un morceau d’ambre. On pense qu’il était le roi des cieux à l’époque préhistorique.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Aerodactyl ist ein Pokémon aus dem Zeitalter der Dinosaurier. Es wurde aus genetischem Material reproduziert, das aus Bernstein gewonnen wurde. Man geht davon aus, dass es in grauer Vorzeit der König der Lüfte war.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire コハクから とりだした いでんしを さいせいして ふっかつした きょうりゅう じだいの ポケモン。 そらの おうじゃだったと そうぞうされている。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Aerodactyl is a Pokémon from the age of dinosaurs. It was regenerated from genetic material extracted from amber. It is imagined to have been the king of the skies in ancient times.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 호박에서 추출한 유전자를 재생하여 부활한 공룡시대의 포켓몬이다. 하늘의 왕이었다고 상상된다.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Los orígenes de Aerodactyl datan de la era de los dinosaurios. Se regeneró a partir de material genético contenido en ámbar. Se supone que fue el amo de los cielos en épocas pasadas.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Ptéra est un Pokémon de l’ère des dinosaures. Il fut ressuscité à partir de cellules extraites d’un morceau d’ambre. On pense qu’il était le roi des cieux à l’époque préhistorique.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Aerodactyl ist ein Pokémon aus dem Zeitalter der Dinosaurier. Es wurde aus genetischem Material reproduziert, das aus Bernstein gewonnen wurde. Man geht davon aus, dass es in grauer Vorzeit der König der Lüfte war.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby コハクから とりだした いでんしを さいせいして ふっかつした きょうりゅう じだいの ポケモン。 そらの おうじゃだったと そうぞうされている。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby Aerodactyl is a Pokémon from the age of dinosaurs. It was regenerated from genetic material extracted from amber. It is imagined to have been the king of the skies in ancient times.
United States Pokémon Sun A Pokémon from the age of the dinosaurs. It used its sawlike fangs to shred its prey before eating them.
United States Pokémon Moon In ancient times, it ruled the skies. A widely accepted theory is that it went extinct due to a large meteor impact.
United States Pokémon Sword
United States Pokémon Shield

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
First Generation
Red and Green (Japan) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Red and Blue (US) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Yellow Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Second Generation
Gold Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Silver Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Crystal Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Third Generation
Ruby/Sapphire Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Emerald Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Fire Red / Leaf Green Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Fourth Generation
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Fifth Generation
Black/White anim anim
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Character Appearances

Character Thumbnail
  • United States Goh's Aerodactyl
  • Japan ゴウのプテラ
  • Japan Go no Ptera
  • Japan Go's Ptera
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Trevor's Aerodactyl
  • Japan トロバのプテラ
  • Japan Trova no Ptera
  • Japan Trova's Ptera

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
SL 46
SL 50
GS 47
AG 2
AG 103
DP 16
DP 17
DP 18
PC 15
Movie 5
Movie 8
SP 5
Movie 13
Movie 15
BWS2N 8
MES 1
XY 87
Movie 20
PM2019 38
PM2019 50
PM2019 54
PM2019 71
PM2019 90
PM2019 94
PM2019 133

TCG Cards

#16: Aerodactyl
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
Resistance:
Type
-30
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#1: Aerodactyl
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
Resistance:
Type
-30
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#15: Aerodactyl
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
Resistance:
Type
-30
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#1: Aerodactyl
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#94: Aerodactyl ex
Rarity:
Rare Holo
Type:
Type
HP:
100
Weakness:
Type
Resistance:
Type
-30
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#1: Aerodactyl
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
Resistance:
Type
-30
#35: Aerodactyl (Delta Species)
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
Resistance:
Type
-30
#15: Aerodactyl
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
+20
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#55: Aerodactyl GL
Rarity:
Common
#13: Aerodactyl
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
+20
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#53: Aerodactyl
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#76: Aerodactyl
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
120
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
#92: Aerodactyl V
Rarity:
V
Type:
Type
HP:
210
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#93: Aerodactyl VSTAR
Rarity:
VS
Type:
Type
HP:
260
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#179: Aerodactyl V
Rarity:
V
Type:
Type
HP:
210
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#180: Aerodactyl V
Rarity:
V
Type:
Type
HP:
210
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#199: Aerodactyl VSTAR
Rarity:
Rare Rainbow
Type:
Type
HP:
260
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy

Event Pokemon

Title
Hayley's Aerodactyl
Country: United States
Pokémon: Thumbanil Aerodactyl
Started: 2008-06-09
Ended:
Yukari's Ptera
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Aerodactyl
Started: 2008-03-25
Ended: 0000-00-00
Eulalie's Ptera
Country: France
Pokémon: Thumbanil Aerodactyl
Started: 2008-07-04
Ended: 0000-00-00
Giulia's Aerodactyl
Country: Italy
Pokémon: Thumbanil Aerodactyl
Started: 2008-07-04
Ended: 0000-00-00
Eulalia's Aerodactyl
Country: Spain
Pokémon: Thumbanil Aerodactyl
Started: 2008-07-04
Ended: 0000-00-00
Eukalia's Aerodactyl
Country: Germany
Pokémon: Thumbanil Aerodactyl
Started: 2008-07-04
Ended: 0000-00-00
Pokémon Adventure Camp 2012 - Nagashima Spa Land - Ptera
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Aerodactyl
Started: 2012-07-21
Ended: 2012-07-21

Images

Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Wing Attack
Type Icon Physical 35 60 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Iron Head Type Icon Physical 15 80 100 57 57 57 57 57 57 49 49 49
Ice Fang Type Icon Physical 15 65 95 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Agility Type Icon Status 30 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 8 8 8 8 8 1 1
Fire Fang Type Icon Physical 15 65 95 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Thunder Fang Type Icon Physical 15 65 95 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Supersonic Type Icon Status 20 55 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 22 22 22 22 22 33 33
Bite Type Icon Physical 25 60 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15 15 15 15 15 38 38
Scary Face Type Icon Status 10 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 36 36 36 36 36
Roar Type Icon Status 20 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
Ancient Power
Type Icon Special 5 60 100 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 29 29 29 29 29
Crunch Type Icon Physical 15 80 100 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33
Take Down Type Icon Physical 20 90 85 41 41 41 41 41 41 41 41 41 43 43 43 43 43 45 45
Sky Drop
Type Icon Physical 10 60 100 49 49 49 49 49 49
Hyper Beam Type Icon Special 5 150 90 65 65 65 65 65 65 57 57 57 50 50 50 50 50 54 54
Rock Slide
Type Icon Physical 10 75 90 73 73 73 73 73 73 65 65 65
Giga Impact Type Icon Physical 5 150 90 81 81 81 81 81 81 73 73 73

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Rock Polish
Type Icon Status 20
Roost
Type Icon Status 10
Taunt Type Icon Status 20 100
Torment Type Icon Status 15 100
Sunny Day Type Icon Status 5
Rain Dance Type Icon Status 5
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Attract Type Icon Status 15 100
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Sandstorm
Type Icon Status 10
Protect Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Rest Type Icon Status 10
Double Team Type Icon Status 15
Toxic Type Icon Status 10 90
Roar Type Icon Status 20
Hone Claws Type Icon Status 15
Stealth Rock
Type Icon Status 20
Captivate Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Defog
Type Icon Status 15
Detect Type Icon Status 5
Curse Type Icon Status 10
Reflect Type Icon Status 20
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Whirlwind Type Icon Status 20
Brutal Swing Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Bulldoze Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Sky Drop
Type Icon Physical 10 60 100
Smack Down
Type Icon Physical 15 50 100
Stone Edge
Type Icon Physical 5 100 80
Giga Impact Type Icon Physical 5 150 90
Payback Type Icon Physical 10 50 100
Dragon Claw Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Aerial Ace
Type Icon Physical 20 60
Rock Tomb
Type Icon Physical 15 60 95
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
Steel Wing Type Icon Physical 25 70 90
Thief Type Icon Physical 25 60 100
Rock Slide
Type Icon Physical 10 75 90
Earthquake Type Icon Physical 10 100 100
Fly
Type Icon Physical 15 90 95
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Rock Smash Type Icon Physical 15 40 100
Strength Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Iron Tail Type Icon Physical 15 100 75
Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Sky Attack
Type Icon Physical 5 140 90
Bide Type Icon Physical 10
Rage Type Icon Physical 20 20 100
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Take Down Type Icon Physical 20 90 85
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Fire Blast Type Icon Special 5 110 85
Hyper Beam Type Icon Special 5 150 90
Flamethrower Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Incinerate Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Dragon Pulse Type Icon Special 10 85 100
Dragon Breath Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Swift Type Icon Special 20 60
Dragon Rage Type Icon Special 10 100
Razor Wind Type Icon Special 10 80 100

Egg Moves

Wide Guard
Type Icon Status 10
Tailwind
Type Icon Status 15
Roost
Type Icon Status 10
Foresight Type Icon Status 40
Curse Type Icon Status 10
Whirlwind Type Icon Status 20
Assurance Type Icon Physical 10 60 100
Pursuit Type Icon Physical 20 40 100
Steel Wing Type Icon Physical 25 70 90
Dragon Breath Type Icon Special 20 60 100

Move Tutors

Stealth Rock
Type Icon Status 20
Tailwind
Type Icon Status 15
Roost
Type Icon Status 10
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Iron Head Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Aqua Tail Type Icon Physical 10 90 90
Iron Tail Type Icon Physical 15 100 75
Sky Attack
Type Icon Physical 5 140 90
Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Rock Slide
Type Icon Physical 10 75 90
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Earth Power Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Dragon Pulse Type Icon Special 10 85 100
Heat Wave Type Icon Special 10 95 90
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Ominous Wind Type Icon Special 5 60 100
Air Cutter
Type Icon Special 25 60 95
Ancient Power
Type Icon Special 5 60 100
Twister Type Icon Special 20 40 100
Swift Type Icon Special 20 60
Flamethrower Type Icon Special 15 90 100