Essentials

Taillow

The Tiny Swallow Pokémon

Taillow

Normal Flying

Abilities

Guts

Increases Attack to 1.5× with a major status ailment.

Hidden Ability

Scrappy

Lets the Pokémon's Normal and Fighting moves hit Ghost Pokémon.

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 3
National
276
Hoenn
25 Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
Coastal Kalos
19 X, Y

Names

Japanese
スバメ (subame)
Official roomaji
Subame
Korean
테일로
Chinese
傲骨燕
French
Nirondelle
German
Schwalbini
Spanish
Taillow
Italian
Taillow

Breeding

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

Compatibility

Training

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

Wild held items

Generation 3 nothing
Generation 4 5% Charti Berry Charti Berry
Generation 5 5% Charti Berry Charti Berry
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Taillow Swellow Level up, starting at level 22

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
85
71.0 238 269
Total
270
7.5

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯✯☆
Power
★✯☆☆
Skill
★✯☆
Stamina
★★✯✯
Jump
★★★✯☆
Total
8/15/20

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

It has a gutsy spirit that makes it bravely take on tough foes. It flies in search of warm climates.

Generation 6
X

It has a gutsy spirit that makes it bravely take on tough foes. It flies in search of warm climates.

Y

It dislikes cold seasons. They migrate to other lands in search of warmth, flying over 180 miles a day.

Sprites

Taillow Taillow Taillow Taillow

Miscellany

Species
Tiny Swallow Search:
Color
Blue Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
grassland Search:
Footprint
Taillow
Shape
Alar Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Taillow
3

0'11.8"
0.3 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Taillow
23

5.1 lb
2.3 kg

Locations

Ruby Ruby
Sapphire Sapphire
Emerald Emerald

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 Taillow's higher Attack, and have their class highlighted in green.

Generation 3 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.
Peck Flying physical 35 35 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Growl Normal status 40 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by one stage.

4 4 4 4 4 Focus Energy Normal status 30

Increases the user's chance to score a critical hit.

8 8 8 8 7 Quick Attack Normal physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

13 13 13 13 13 Wing Attack Flying physical 35 60 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

19 19 19 19 19 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

26 26 26 26 26 Endeavor Normal physical 5 * 100%

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

34 34 34 34 34 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

43 43 43 43 43 Agility Psychic status 30

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

53 53 53 53 Air Slash Flying special 15 75 95%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Generation 3 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.
• Boomburst Normal special 10 140 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

• • Defog Flying status 15

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

• • • • • 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.

• • • • • Rage Normal physical 20 20 100%

If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.

• • • • • Refresh Normal status 20

Cleanses the user of a burn, paralysis, or poison.

• • Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

• • • • • Sky Attack Flying physical 5 140 90%

User charges for one turn before attacking. Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

• • Steel Wing Steel physical 25 70 90%

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

• • • • • Supersonic Normal status 20 55%

Confuses the target.

• • • • Whirlwind Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

Generation 3 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.
Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Air Cutter Flying special 25 60 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Counter Fighting physical 20 * 100% -5

Inflicts twice the damage the user received from the last physical hit it took.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endeavor Normal physical 5 * 100%

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen 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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen 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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sky Attack Flying physical 5 140 90%

User charges for one turn before attacking. Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen 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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen 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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tailwind Flying status 15

For three turns, friendly Pokémon have doubled Speed.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Twister Dragon special 20 40 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Generation 3 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 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

10 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 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

18 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 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

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

27 27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

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

32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

40 40 40 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

42 42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

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

43 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 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 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 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 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 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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