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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 3
Species Swallow Pokémon
Type Normal Flying
Height 0.7m
Weight 19.8kg
Catch Rate 45
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 50% Female / 50% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 大王燕
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 大王燕
English Swellow
French Hélédelle
German Schwalboss
Italian Swellow
Japanese オオスバメ
Japanese (Romanized) Osubame
Japanese (Trademark) Ohsubame
Korean 스왈로
Spanish (Iberian) Swellow

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #277
Hoenn #26
Kalos (Coastal) #20
Hoenn (ORAS) #26

Abilities

  • Guts: It’s so gutsy that having a status condition boosts the Pokémon’s Attack stat.
  • Scrappy: The Pokémon can hit Ghost-type Pokémon with Normal- and Fighting-type moves. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Level 22
Pokemon

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Bug 0.5x
Electric 2x
Ghost 0x
Grass 0.5x
Ground 0x
Ice 2x
Rock 2x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Normal Flying 60
85
60
75
50
125
455
7 Normal Flying 60
85
60
75
50
125
455
6 Normal Flying 60
85
60
50
50
125
430

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Ruby Swellow flies high above our heads, making graceful arcs in the sky. This Pokemon dives at a steep angle as soon as it spots its prey. The hapless prey is tightly grasped by Swellow's clawed feet, preventing escape.
United States Pokémon Sapphire SWELLOW is very conscientious about the upkeep of its glossy wings. Once two SWELLOW are gathered, they diligently take care of cleaning each other's wings.
United States Pokémon Emerald A SWELLOW dives upon prey from far above. It never misses its targets. It takes to the skies in search of lands with a warm climate.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen If its two tail feathers are standing at attention, it is proof of good health. It soars elegantly in the sky.
United States Pokémon FireRed If its two tail feathers are standing at attention, it is proof of good health. It soars elegantly in the sky.
United States Pokémon Pearl It circles the sky in search of prey. When it spots one, it dives steeply to catch the prey.
United States Pokémon Diamond It circles the sky in search of prey. When it spots one, it dives steeply to catch the prey.
United States Pokémon Platinum It circles the sky in search of prey. When it spots one, it dives steeply to catch the prey.
United States Pokémon HeartGold It dives at a steep angle as soon as it spots its prey. It catches its prey with sharp claws.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver It dives at a steep angle as soon as it spots its prey. It catches its prey with sharp claws.
United States Pokémon White It circles the sky in search of prey. When it spots one, it dives steeply to catch the prey.
Japan Pokémon White じょうくうを せんかいしながら えものを さがし まっさかさまに きゅうこうかして つかまえる。
United States Pokémon Black It circles the sky in search of prey. When it spots one, it dives steeply to catch the prey.
Japan Pokémon Black じょうくうを せんかいしながら えものを さがし まっさかさまに きゅうこうかして つかまえる。
Japan Pokémon Black 2 じょうくうを せんかいしながら えものを さがし まっさかさまに きゅうこうかして つかまえる。
Japan Pokémon White 2 じょうくうを せんかいしながら えものを さがし まっさかさまに きゅうこうかして つかまえる。
United States Pokémon White 2 It circles the sky in search of prey. When it spots one, it dives steeply to catch the prey.
United States Pokémon Black 2 It circles the sky in search of prey. When it spots one, it dives steeply to catch the prey.
South Korea Pokémon Y 숲에 사는 먹이를 찾으면 상공에서 급강하해서 예리한 발톱으로 잡는다.
Italy Pokémon Y Trova nella foresta le sue prede, vi si scaglia sopra in picchiata e le afferra con i suoi artigli affilati.
Spain Pokémon Y Vive en los bosques. Si encuentra una presa, se lanza en picado y la atrapa con sus afiladas garras.
France Pokémon Y Une fois sa proie repérée, il fond sur elle en un éclair et la capture avec ses griffes acérées.
Germany Pokémon Y Findet es Beute, stürzt es sich aus großer Höhe darauf und packt sie mit seinen spitzen Krallen.
Japan Pokémon Y もりに すむ えものを みつけると じょうくうから きゅうこうか。 するどい ツメで つかまえる。
South Korea Pokémon X 2개의 꼬리날개가 꼿꼿하게 서 있으면 건강하다는 증거다. 우아하게 넓은 하늘을 날아다닌다.
Italy Pokémon X Se le due penne sulla coda sono ritte, significa che è in buona salute. Si libra elegantemente nel cielo.
Spain Pokémon X Cuando se encuentra bien, pone firmes las plumas de la cola doble que tiene. Remonta el vuelo de forma muy elegante.
France Pokémon X Si les plumes de ses deux queues restent bien droites, cela signifie qu’Hélédelle est en bonne santé. Son élégance est sans pareille.
Germany Pokémon X Wenn seine beiden Schwanzfedern aufrecht stehen, zeigt das, dass es bei bester Gesundheit ist. Es fliegt elegant in den Himmel empor.
Japan Pokémon X 2ほんの おばねが ピンと たって いれば けんこうな しょうこ。 ゆうがに おおぞらを とびまわる。
United States Pokémon X If its two tail feathers are standing at attention, it is proof of good health. It soars elegantly in the sky.
United States Pokémon Y It dives at a steep angle as soon as it spots its prey. It catches its prey with sharp claws.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Swellow se preocupa a conciencia del mantenimiento de sus lustrosas alas. Cuando hay dos juntos, el uno se ocupa de limpiarle las alas al otro.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 높은 상공을 원을 그리듯 날아다니다 먹이를 발견하면 급강하한다. 발톱으로 단단히 잡고 놓치지 않는다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Swellow vola alto sopra le nostre teste disegnando armoniosi archi in cielo. Appena scova una preda si lancia su di essa in picchiata. Swellow cattura poi la sventurata preda con le sue zampe artigliate impedendole la fuga.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Swellow vuela muy alto dibujando elegantes arcos en el cielo. Este Pokémon se sumerge en el agua con rapidez y eficacia en cuanto detecta una presa. Con las garras, atrapa a la desdichada víctima y no la deja huir.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Hélédelle vole dans les cieux en dessinant de grands arcs. Ce Pokémon plonge en piqué dès qu’il repère sa proie. Il attrape fermement la malheureuse cible dans ses serres, empêchant toute fuite.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Dieses Pokémon taucht in einem steilen Winkel ab, sobald es Beute wahrgenommen hat. Es packt seine Beute mit seinen Krallen und lässt sie nicht mehr entkommen.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire はるか じょうくうを えんを えがく ように とびまわり えものを みつけると きゅうこうか。 あしの ツメで がっしり つかんで にがさない。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Swellow flies high above our heads, making graceful arcs in the sky. This Pokémon dives at a steep angle as soon as it spots its prey. The hapless prey is tightly grasped by Swellow’s clawed feet, preventing escape.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 윤이 나는 깃털의 손질을 게을리하지 않는다. 스왈로 두 마리가 모이면 반드시 서로의 깃털을 깨끗이 손질한다.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Swellow è molto attento a mantenere le proprie ali sempre lucide e splendenti. Spesso si incontra coi propri simili e questi Pokémon in gruppo si lisciano vicendevolmente le piume.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Hélédelle fait attention à bien entretenir ses ailes brillantes. Lorsque deux Hélédelle se rencontrent, ils se nettoient mutuellement les ailes avec attention.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Schwalboss ist sehr gewissenhaft bei der Pflege seiner glänzenden Flügel. Wenn zwei Schwalboss zusammen sind, putzen sie sich ihre Flügel gegenseitig.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby ツヤの ある はねの ていれは おこたらない。 オオスバメが 2ひき あつまると かならず おたがいの はねを きれいに ていれするぞ。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby Swellow is very conscientious about the upkeep of its glossy wings. Once two Swellow are gathered, they diligently take care of cleaning each other’s wings.
United States Pokémon Sword
United States Pokémon Shield

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
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
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 Ash's Swellow
  • Japan サトシのオオスバメ
  • Japan Satoshi no Osubame
  • Japan Satoshi's Osubame
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Vito's Swellow
  • Japan リョウヘイのオオスバメ
  • Japan Ryōhei no Osubame
  • Japan Ryohei's Osubame
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Winona's Swellow
  • Japan ナギのオオスバメ
  • Japan Nagi no Osubame
  • Japan Nagi's Osubame

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
AG 46 Candid Cameruptかちぬきファミリー!4VS4!!The Kachinuki Family! 4 VS 4!!
AG 80 First Try! Pokéringer, the Competition in the Sky!!/That's Just Swellow/初挑戦!空中競技・ポケリンガ!!
AG 81 カゲボウズの館!/Kagebouzu's Mansion!/Take This House and Shuppet
AG 82 森の格闘王!?ワカシャモVSキノガッサ!/The Fighting King of the Forest!? Wakashamo VS Kinogassa!/A Shroomish Skirmish
AG 84 ヒワマキシティのフェザーカーニバル!!/The Feather Carnival in Hiwamaki City!!/Who's Flying Now?
AG 85 Hiwamaki Gym! A Battle in the Skies!!/ヒワマキジム!大空の戦い!!/Sky High Gym Battle!
AG 87 A Grand Mystery! A Pokémon from Space!?/神秘!宇宙から来たポケモン!?/Crazy as a Lunatone
AG 89 Pikachu Joins the Rocket Gang!?/ピカチュウ、ロケット団に入る!?/A Scare to Remember!
AG 90 ミナモシティ到着!ポロックとつばめがえし!/Pokeblock, Stock, and Berry!/Arrival in Minamo City! Polocks and Aerial Ace!
AG 91 Pokémon Contest! The Minamo Tournament!!/ポケモンコンテスト!ミナモ大会!!/Lessons in Lilycove!
AG 92 Judgement Day!/あの三匹登場!審判学校の島!/Those Three Appear! The Referee School Island!
AG 93 Clamperl of Wisdom!/Pearlulu and Baneboo! Search for the Pearl!/パールルとバネブー!しんじゅをさがせ!
AG 100 Tokusane Gym! Solrock and Lunatone!/Solid as a Solrock/トクサネジム!ソルロックとルナトーン!
AG 105 Seal the Giant Nendoll!!/Claydol Big and Tall/巨大ネンドールを封印せよ!!
AG 108 アブソル!忍び寄るわざわいの影/Absol! The Shadow of Looming Disaster/Absol-ute Disaster
AG 109 Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snorunt!/Catch Yukiwarashi!/ユキワラシをつかまえろ!
AG 112 ルネジム!水のアーティスト・アダン!(後編)/Rune Gym! Water Artist Adan! (Part 2)/Eight Ain't Enough
AG 114 The Sohnano of Mirage Island!/まぼろし島のソーナノ!/Who, What, When, Where, Wynaut?
AG 118 Berry, Berry, Interestingハルカデリシャスで、ゴンベGETかも!!I'm Getting Gonbe with Haruka Delicious, no?
AG 119 ライバル登場!マサムネとダンバル!!/Enter the Rival! Masamune and Dumbel!!/Less Is Morrison!
AG 125 サバイバルでいこう!/Island Time/Let's Survive!
AG 127 Saved by the Beldum/予備選スタート!マサムネ登場!!/The Preliminaries Start! Enter Masamune!!
AG 129 Shocks and Bonds決勝トーナメントへ!熱き戦いの日々!To the Tournament Finals! Feverish Battles Every Day!
AG 130 And then... We Continue the Battles We Cannot Lose!!/A Judgment Brawl/そして…負けられない戦いは続く!!
AG 131 ライバル対決!VSマサムネ!/Choose It or Lose It/Rival Showdown! VS Masamune!
AG 132 最後の激闘!優勝への道!!/The Final Fight! The Road to Victory!!/At the End of the Fray
AG 134 The Okido Laboratories! Everyone Gathers!!/オーキド研究所!全員集合!!/The Right Place at the Right Mime
AG 135 Moon-Viewing Mountain! With Py, Pippi, and Pixy!/おつきみやま!ピィとピッピとピクシーと!/A Real Cleffa-Hanger
AG 138 イワークの王国!!/The Iwark Kingdom!!/Hooked on Onyx
AG 139 Rough, Tough Jigglypuff/プリンの歌、パパの歌!/Purin's Song, Papa's Song!
AG 154 バトルドーム!炎と水のフュージョン!!/Tactics Theatrics!/The Battle Dome! A Fusion of Fire and Water!!
AG 160 Who Has The Championship In Hand!? Pokemon Orienteering/優勝は誰の手に!?ポケモンオリエンテーリング!!/Off the Unbeaten Path!
AG 162 Juptile VS Tropius! Grassland Duel!!/Odd Pokémon Out/ジュプトルVSトロピウス!草原の決闘!!
AG 164 ジュカイン!復活の夜明け!!/Jukain! Dawn of Revival!!/Cutting the Ties That Bind!
AG 165 Fierce Fighting! Jungle Battle at the Battle Palace!!/激闘!バトルパレスでジャングルバトル!!/Ka Boom With a View!
AG 166 Usohachi King and Manene Queen!?/King and Queen for a Day!/ウソハチキングとマネネクイーン!?
AG 169 Muchul and the Three Rougela Sisters!!/ムチュールとルージュラ三姉妹!!/Three Jynx and a Baby!
AG 172 Pokemon Ranger! Deoxys Crisis!! Part 1/Pokemon Ranger! Deoxys Crisis!! Part 1/ポケモンレンジャー!デオキシス・クライシス!!
AG 173 Pokemon Ranger! Deoxys Crisis!! Part 2/ポケモンレンジャー!デオキシス・クライシス!!/Pokemon Ranger! Deoxys Crisis!! Part 2
AG 177 The Rocket Gang Disbands!? Respective Roads!/ロケット団解散!?それぞれの道!/The Ole' Berate and Switch
AG 180 Marvel! Mountain of the Giant Kekking!!/驚異! 巨大ケッキングの山!!/Slaking Kong
AG 183 Haruka VS Shuu! The Final Battle!!/Channeling the Battle Zone/ハルカVSシュウ!最後の戦い!!
AG 184 Eipam and the King!/Aipom and Circumstance/エイパムと王様!
AG 185 Strategy Tomorrow - Comedy Tonight!/Perap and the Pokémon Comedian!/ペラップとポケモン漫才!
AG 193 旅の終わり、そして旅のはじまり!/Home is Where the Start Is/The End of a Journey, The Start of a Journey!
DP 13 Mukkuru Stands Firm!/ムックルがんばる!/A Staravia Is Born
Movie 7 Pokémon: Destiny Deoxys裂空の訪問者 デオキシスThe Sky-Rending Visitor Deoxys
Movie 8 Mew and the Hero of the Wave - Lucario/ミュウと波導の勇者 ルカリオ/Pokémon Lucario and the Mystery of Mew
Movie 11 Giratina and the Sky Warrior/ギラティナと氷空の花束 シェイミ/Giratina and the Sky's Bouquet: Shaymin
Short 7 Pikachu's Summer FestivalピカチュウのなつまつりPikachu's Summer Festival
AG 121 サトシとハルカ!ホウエンでの熱きバトル!!/Satoshi and Haruka! The Hot Battles of Houen!!
DP 118 Pursuing a Lofty Goal!/PokéRinger! Decisive Sky Battle!!/ポケリンガ ! 天空大決戦!!
DP 189 The Semi-Final Frontier!シンオウリーグ準決勝!ダークライ登場!!Sinnoh League Semifinal! Darkrai Appears!!
Movie 15 Kyurem vs. The Sword of Justice キュレムVS聖剣士ケルディオ Kyurem VS the Sacred Swordsman Keldeo
BWS2DA 20 Dream Continues!オレの夢、ポケモンマスター!!My Dream: Pokémon Master!!
HSRA 1 Hoopa's Surprise Ring Adventures: Flying in the Air/フーパのおでまし大作戦/Hoopa's Appear! Operations - Fly
XY 75 Rivals: Today and Tomorrow!ライバルバトル3本勝負! 明日に向かって!!A Three-Round Rival Battle! Aim Towards Tomorrow!!
PM2019 114 炎の特訓バトル!サトシ対シンジ!!/Fire Training Battle! Satoshi VS Shinji!!

TCG Cards

#46: Swellow
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
Resistance
Type
-30
#45: Swellow
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
Resistance
Type
-30
#15: Swellow
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
Resistance
Type
-30
Retreat Cost
Energy
#49: Swellow
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
Resistance
Type
-30
#41: Swellow
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
Resistance
Type
-30
#32: Swellow
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
Resistance
Type
-30
#40: Swellow (Delta Species)
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
Resistance
Type
-30
#73: Swellow
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
80
Weakness
Type
+20
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy
#103: Swellow
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
90
Weakness
Type
x2
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy
#71: Swellow
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
90
Weakness
Type
x2
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy
#72: Swellow
Rarity
Rare Holo
#104: Swellow
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
90
Weakness
Type
x2
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy

Event Pokemon

Title
Pokémon XD - Michael's Swellow
Country: United States
Pokémon: Thumbanil Swellow
Started: 2005-10-03
Ended: 0000-00-00

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

Brave Bird
Type Icon Physical 15 120 100 51 51 51
Pluck
Type Icon Physical 20 60 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Peck
Type Icon Physical 35 35 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Air Slash
Type Icon Special 15 75 95 39 39 45 61 61 61 61 61 61
Growl
Type Icon Status 40 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Focus Energy
Type Icon Status 30 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Quick Attack
Type Icon Physical 30 40 100 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
Wing Attack
Type Icon Physical 35 60 100 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13
Double Team
Type Icon Status 15 17 17 17 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19
Aerial Ace
Type Icon Physical 20 60 21 21 21 38 38 38 38 38 38 38 38 38
Quick Guard Type Icon Status 15 27 27 27
Endeavor
Type Icon Physical 5 100 45 45 39 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28
Agility Type Icon Status 30 33 33 33 49 49 49 49 49 49 49 49 49
Reversal Type Icon Physical 15 100 57 57

TM/HM Moves

Confide
Type Icon Status 20
Work Up
Type Icon Status 30
Roost
Type Icon Status 10
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
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
Captivate
Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure
Type Icon Status 10
Defog
Type Icon Status 15
Giga Impact
Type Icon Physical 5 150 90
U-turn Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Aerial Ace
Type Icon Physical 20 60
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
Fly
Type Icon Physical 15 90 95
Secret Power
Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Pluck
Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Natural Gift
Type Icon Physical 15 100
Echoed Voice
Type Icon Special 15 40 100
Round
Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Hidden Power
Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Hyper Beam
Type Icon Special 5 150 90

Egg Moves

No egg moves found

Move Tutors

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
Endeavor
Type Icon Physical 5 100
Sky Attack
Type Icon Physical 5 140 90
Counter Type Icon Physical 20 100
Double-Edge
Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
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
Twister Type Icon Special 20 40 100
Mud-Slap Type Icon Special 10 20 100
Swift
Type Icon Special 20 60