|#334|| Natural Cure|
|3'7" (1.1m)||45.5 lbs (20.6kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NU/RU||2 Special Defense Points|
Altaria has the Natural Cure Ability. This Ability heals a Status condition that is has been afflicted with upon being withdrawn from battle; those Status conditions being Burn, Paralysis, Sleep, Poison, and Freeze. A second Ability is available to Altaria from the Dream World, the Cloud Nine Ability. This Ability negates any and all weather effects while the Pokémon that has this Ability is in battle.
Altaria takes on the appearance of a blue bird with wings that resemble Cumulus Clouds.
 Gender Differences
Altaria doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Altaria doesn't appear in the wild again until Generation V. In Black and White, Altaria can be found at Route 14. In addition to Route 14 in Black 2 and White 2, Altaria can also be found at Abundant Shrine, Victory Road and the Nature Preserve.
 Spin-off Games
Altaria can be obtained by evolving a Swablu in Pokémon Colosseum. Altaria is a Shadow Pokémon found in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, obtainable by snagging it from Cipher Admin Lovrina in Citadark Isle.
Altaria appears at Endless Level 64, Forever Level 64 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Altaria can only be obtained by evolving Swablu in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness & Explorers of Sky, Altaria appears at Crevice Cave B1-B10 & DPB1-B4 and Mt. Avalanche B1-B19. Altaria is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Weird Rockland 13F-23F.
Altaria can be found at Firebreathing Mountain Tower 3-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast after completing the game.
 Trading Card Game
Altaria appears in a total of 11 sets, the 6th Movie Halfdeck and the Black/White Promo set. Its lone appearance as an Uncommon Card is in the Supreme Victors set (Cynthia's Altaria). Altaria appears as a Rare Card in the EX Dragon, EX Deoxys, EX Emerald (EX Card), EX Dragon Frontiers (EX Delta Species Card), EX Power Keepers, Great Encounters, Platinum, Triumphant and Boundaries Crossed sets. Altaria is also listed in the Boundaries Crossed set as a Secret Ultra Rare card.
 Anime/Manga Information
Another trainer would use an Altaria to help Ash teach his Gible the Dragon-Type attack Draco Meteor in the episode A Meteoric Experience!. Nando also used an Altaria in the episodes Last Call, First Round! and Opposites Interact!, which was during the Sinnoh Grand Festival.
Altaria's Manga info is unknown at this time.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
In the Sixth Generation, Altaria finds itself in the OverUsed (OU) tier and is one of the most prominent Pokemon in the metagame largely in part due to its Mega Evolution. Mega Altaria's unique Dragon/Fairy typing gives it many useful resistances which allows it to check Pokemon like Keldeo and Mega Sableye. With solid offensive stats and Pixilate giving it strong Fairy STAB, Mega Altaria can take a physical or special attacking route. Mega Altaria is best used as an offensive Dragon Dance sweeper which patches up Mega Altaria's mediocre speed and makes it a threatening sweeper. Mega Altaria can also choose to go a more defensive route to take advantage of its great typing and Heal Bell as a supporting move. Mega Altaria is also a great special attacking threat with its strong Pixilate boosted Hyper Voice doing great damage to anything that does not resist it. It can take a defensive approach in sweeping with Dragon Dance and invest in bulk to check threats with more reliability and still have the potential to sweep. Altaria's only major downfall is its speed, which leaves it to be outsped by many offensive Pokemon in the tier, but that can be remedied by Dragon Dance boosts.
 Area Location
 Pokédex Entries
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Black 2/White 2
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor
 All Generation 5 Games
 Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves
 Generation III Exclusive Moves
 Via Move Tutor (Fire Red/Leaf Green)
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor (Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
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