|#275|| Chlorophyll / Early Bird|
|4'3" (1.3m)||131.4 lbs (59.6kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|Field / Grass||45|
|NU/RU/UU/OU/Uber||3 Attack Points|
Shiftry can have one of three abilities: Chlorophyll, which doubles its Speed when it is sunny, but not on the same turn in which the weather becomes sunny; or Early Bird, which cuts the number of turns afflicted with the Sleep condition in half, rounded down to the nearest full number. Shiftry from the Dream World have the Pickpocket ability, an Ability allows the Pokémon to steal the opponent's held item when the opponent uses an attack that requires physical contact against it.
Shiftry takes the appearance of a bipedal forest monster. Its arms have leaves in the place of hands, has a long nose, and light-colored hair that grows longer than its body.
 Gender Differences
The leaves that grow at the end of a Male Shiftry's arms are slightly longer than the leaves that grow at the end of the Female's arms.
 Game Information
 Original Games
The only game in which Shifty can be found in the wild is Black 2 and White 2; in these games Shiftry can be found at the Nature Preserve. In all other games prior to the Generation 5 Sequels, Shiftry does not appear in the wild; the only way to obtain one is by evolving a Nuzleaf.
 Spin-off Games
Shiftry appears at Endless Level 7, Forever Level 56 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Shiftry appears at the Western Cave 12F-20F and Buried Relic 68F-74F in the first Mystery Dungeon game. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Shiftry appears at Lost Wilderness B1-B17. Shiftry is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Weird Rockland 1F-12F.
Shiftry can be found at Firebreathing Mountain Autumnwood 3-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
 Trading Card Game
Shiftry appears in ten different sets. It is listed as a Rare Card in the following sets: EX Sandstorm (2), EX Hidden Legends, EX Deoxys, EX Legend Maker, EX Crystal Guardians (EX Pokémon Card), EX Power Keepers (EX Pokémon Card), Diamond and Pearl, Rising Rivals and Next Destinies.
 Anime/Manga Information
A trainer named Tyson utilized a Shiftry during his run in the Hoenn League. It was defeated by Ash's Torkoal.
Most recently, another trainer utilized a Shiftry in the episode To Thine Own Pokémon Be True!, the Pokémon PingPong Competition episode.
A trainer named Brendan used a Shiftry in the movie Jirachi Wishmaker, the lone movie appearance for Shiftry as of writing.
Shiftry's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Shiftry is a Five-Tier Pokémon, as it can appear in any tier ranging from Never-Utilized to Uber. While its Statistics are mediocre outside of its Attack and Special Attack, it has plenty of methods of boosting those Statistics, making it a very dangerous threat offensively, especially with a deep offensive movepool. Plus, if paired up with a Pokémon that has the Drought Ability, it's Speed will double if it's using the Chlorophyll Ability.
While Shiftry needs to turn to its teammates for assistance in order to sweep the opposing team, when played correctly it can look real good. Shiftry shines brightest in the sun; taking away this Weather Condition makes it easier to defeat.
Regardless the weather, attacks with priority will cut through Shiftry's low Defenses like a hot knife through butter.
 Area Location
 Pokédex Entries
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Pre-Evolution Exclusive Moves
 Via Level-Up
 Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
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