Essentials

Starly

The Starling Pokémon

Starly

Normal Flying

Abilities

Keen Eye

Prevents accuracy from being lowered.

Hidden Ability

Reckless

Strengthens recoil moves to 1.2× their power.

Damage Taken

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 2
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 0
  • Grass ½
  • Ground 0
  • Ice 2
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 2
  • Steel 1
  • Water 1

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 4
National
396
Original Sinnoh
10 Diamond, Pearl
Extended Sinnoh
10 Platinum
Coastal Kalos
99 X, Y

Names

Japanese
ムックル (mukkuru)
Official roomaji
Mukkuru
Korean
찌르꼬
Chinese
姆克兒
French
Étourmi
German
Staralili
Spanish
Starly
Italian
Starly

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Flying
Hatch counter
15 Search:
Steps to hatch
4080 / 2295

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
49 Search:
Effort points
  • 1 Speed
Capture rate
255 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium slow Search:

Wild held items

Generation 4 5% Yache Berry Yache Berry
Generation 5 5% Yache Berry Yache Berry
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Starly Staravia Level up, starting at level 14 Staraptor Level up, starting at level 34

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
40
8.8 253 284
Attack
55
25.5 178 209
Defense
30
2.8 128 159
Special Attack
30
5.5 128 159
Special Defense
30
3.6 128 159
Speed
60
43.0 188 219
Total
245
4.3

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯✯☆
Power
★✯☆
Skill
★✯
Stamina
★✯☆
Jump
★★★✯☆
Total
7/13/17

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

Because they are weak individually, they form groups. However, they bicker if the group grows too big.

Generation 6
X

They flock in great numbers. Though small, they flap their wings with great power.

Y

They flock around mountains and fields, chasing after bug Pokémon. Their singing is noisy and annoying.

Sprites

Starly Starly Starly Starly
Starly Starly Starly Starly

Miscellany

Species
Starling Search:
Color
Brown Search:
Cry
Footprint
Starly
Shape
Alar Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Starly
3

0'11.8"
0.3 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Starly
20

4.4 lb
2.0 kg

Locations

Diamond Diamond
Pearl Pearl
Platinum Platinum

Pal Park

Area
Field
Score
30
Rate
50

Moves

Normal and Flying moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Physical moves better suit Starly's higher Attack, and have their class highlighted in green.

Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Tackle Normal physical 35 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Growl Normal status 40 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by one stage.

5 5 5 5 Quick Attack Normal physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

9 9 9 9 Wing Attack Flying physical 35 60 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

13 13 13 13 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

17 17 17 17 Endeavor Normal physical 5 * 100%

Lowers the target's HP to equal the user's.

21 21 21 21 Whirlwind Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

25 25 25 25 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

29 29 29 29 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

33 33 33 33 Agility Psychic status 30

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

37 37 37 37 Brave Bird Flying physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

41 41 Final Gambit Fighting special 5 * 100%

Inflicts damage equal to the user's remaining HP. User faints.

Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • • • Astonish Ghost physical 15 30 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

• • Detect Fighting status 5 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

• • • • Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

• • • • Feather Dance Flying status 15 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.

• • • • Foresight Normal status 40

Forces the target to have no Evade, and allows it to be hit by Normal and Fighting moves even if it's a Ghost.

• • • • Fury Attack Normal physical 20 15 85%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

• Mirror Move Flying status 20

Uses the target's last used move.

• • • • Pursuit Dark physical 20 40 100%

Has double power against, and can hit, Pokémon attempting to switch out.

• • Revenge Fighting physical 10 60 100% -4

Inflicts double damage if the user takes damage before attacking this turn.

• • Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

• • • • Sand Attack Ground status 15 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

• • Steel Wing Steel physical 25 70 90%

Has a 10% chance to raise the user's Defense by one stage.

• • Uproar Normal special 10 90 100%

Forced to use this move for several turns. Pokémon cannot fall asleep in that time.

Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Air Cutter Flying special 25 60 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endeavor Normal physical 5 * 100%

Lowers the target's HP to equal the user's.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ominous Wind Ghost special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tailwind Flying status 15

For three turns, friendly Pokémon have doubled Speed.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Twister Dragon special 20 40 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

10 10 10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

11 11 11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

18 18 18 18 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

19 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

40 40 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 45 45 Attract Normal status 15 100%

Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.

46 46 46 46 Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

49 49 Echoed Voice Normal special 15 40 100%

Power increases by 100% for each consecutive use by any friendly Pokémon, to a maximum of 200.

83 Work Up Normal status 30

Raises the user's Attack and Special Attack by one stage each.

47 47 51 Steel Wing Steel physical 25 70 90%

Has a 10% chance to raise the user's Defense by one stage.

51 51 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.

82 82 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

83 83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

87 87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

88 88 88 Pluck Flying physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

89 89 89 89 U-turn Bug physical 20 70 100%

User must switch out after attacking.

90 90 90 90 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H2 H2 H2 H2 Fly Flying physical 15 90 95%

User flies high into the air, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

H5 Defog Flying status 15

Lowers the target's evasion by one stage. Removes field effects from the enemy field.

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