Braviary can have one of two Abilities: Keen Eye, which prevents its Accuracy from getting lowered by the attacks of its opponents; or Sheer Force, which increases the power of its moves that have a secondary effect by 33%, but those secondary effects are lost as a result. Its Hidden Ability is Defiant, which increases its Attack by two stages when an opponents' attacks reduce any of its Statistics.
Rufflet can evolve into Braviary at Level 54.
Braviary is in the Flying Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Braviary 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Braviary is based on an Eagle.
Braviary are always Male.
Braviary can be found on Route 11 and Village Bridge in Pokémon White. In Pokémon White 2, Braviary appear behind a house on Route 4 every Thursday. This Braviary has its Hidden Ability, Defiant. The only way to obtain a Braviary in Pokémon Black and Pokémon Black 2 is to trade for one.
In Pokémon X and Y, Braviary can be obtained by evolving a Rufflet. In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, it can be caught in the wild by soaring in the sky with either Mega Latias or Mega Latios.
Braviary can only be obtained by evolving Rufflet in Pokémon Conquest.
Trading Card Game
Braviary is listed in the Black/White Promo set, and is listed as a Rare Card in the Emerging Powers set.
Braviary has not made an appearance in the Anime.
Wild Braviary make an appearance in the White version of Pokémon Movie 14.
Braviary's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
Braviary is in the Rarelyused (RU) tier of competitive battling. With solid neutral coverage, decent bulk, and a good base 123 Attack stat, Braviary is capable of functioning as a very well-rounded threat. Its ability Defiant allows for it to punish Defog users by getting an Attack boost while benefiting from Intimidate users as well. Its best set is a Substitute + Bulk Up set that invests a decent chunk in Special Defense to allow for it to set up on weaker walls and become an effective stallbreaker as a result. A physical attacker set with either a Choice Band or Sharp Beak is another option that allows for Braviary to take advantage of its powerful attacks in Brave Bird and Return while having coverage in Superpower to blast Rock and Steel-types. Lastly, a Choice Scarf set acts as a decent revenge killer and pivot with U-turn. Braviary's biggest flaw is its Speed stat, which is less than stellar and falls short of the likes of Mega Glalie, Meloetta, and Rotom-C. It also can struggle to get by Rock and Steel-types without Superpower and bulky defensive walls like Alomomola can give it problems if using the offensive set. It also has a weakness to Stealth Rock and not very many resistances to work with, making it hard for it to fit in on teams at times.
Braviary cannot learn any moves by way of Breeding.
Transfer Only Z-Moves
Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
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