Taillow

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Taillow
スバメ
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Shiftry < Taillow > Swellow

Species Type
Tiny Swallow Pokémon Flying.pngNormal.png
Number Ability
#276 Guts
Scrappy
Height Weight
1' (0.3m) 5.1 lbs. (2.3kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
N/A Swellow
Egg Group Catch Rate
Flying 200
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Speed Point

Taillow (スバメ) is the 25th Pokémon in the Hoenn Pokédex. It is a Normal/Flying Type, and is classified as the TinySwallow Pokémon.

Taillow uses the Guts Ability. This ability increases its attack by 50% when this Pokémon is afflicted by one of the five status conditions, and the side-effect of a Burn decreasing its Attack stat does not get applied. A second Ability is available to Taillow from the Dream World, the Scrappy Ability. This ability allows the Pokémon to strike a Ghost-Type opponent with a Normal-Type attacks without having to use Foresight or Odor Sleuth.

Taillow gain the opportunity to evolve into a Swellow starting at Level 22.

Taillow is in the Flying Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. It takes Taillow 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Taillow takes on the appearance of a small swallow.

[edit] Gender Differences

Taillow doesn't have any distinguishable characteristics to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Taillow appears at Routes 104, 115, 116, and Petalburg Woods in Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald. Taillow does not appear in Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum but can still be obtained by breeding a Swellow.

In Heart Gold and Soul Silver, Taillow can be found by using Headbutt on a tree in Cherrygrove City. However, the specific tree in which Taillow appears can only be accessed by using both Surf and Rock Climb in the Northwest portion of the area. The specific tree is the bottom-left tree after using Rock Climb.

Just like in Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum, Taillow can be obtained by breeding a Swellow in Black, White, Black 2 and White 2. Additionally, the Pokémon can be found in the Dream World areas Pleasant Forest and Windswept Sky.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Taillow appears at Secret Storage 3, Endless Level 19, Forever Level 19 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Taillow appears at Joyous Tower 2F-4F in the first Mystery Dungeon game. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Taillow appears at the Concealed Ruins B1-B15 and World Abyss B1-B8. Taillow is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Shady Rockland B1-B15.

Taillow appears at the Lila Forest and East Road in Pokémon Ranger. Taillow appears in four locations in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia: the Ranger School, School Path, Vientown, and Vien Forest. Taillow does not appear in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs.

Taillow can be found at Challengers' Ground Forest 1-4 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Taillow appears in seven different sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the EX Ruby and Sapphire, EX Dragon, EX Deoxys, EX Emerald, EX Delta Species, EX Dragon Frontiers, Legends Awakened and Boundaries Crossed sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Ash captured a Taillow at the Petalburg Woods in the episode You Can Never Taillow!, which was also the episode in which Brock made his debut in the Hoenn Region. Taillow would be one of Ash's best Pokémon, never backing down from a challenge put in front of it, including participation in a PokéRinger competition that saw it evolve into a Swellow. That occurred in the episode That's Just Swellow.

Not to be outdone, Richie would also utilize a Taillow in the Pokémon Chronicles episodes Oak-Napped and Celebi & Joy!. He nicknamed his Taillow "Rose."

[edit] Movies

Ash's Taillow appeared in the film Jirachi Wishmaker, and a Wild Taillow appeared in the film Giratina and the Sky Warrior.

[edit] Manga

Taillow's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Taillow is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald Common Route 104
Route 115
Route 116
Petalburg Woods
FireRed/LeafGreen None Trade
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Breed Swellow
HeartGold/SoulSilver Unknown% Cherrygrove City (Use Headbutt on a Special Tree)
Black/White None PokéTransfer, Dream World, Trade or Breed Swellow
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World, Trade or Breed Swellow
Dream World Uncertain% Pleasant Forest
Windswept Sky

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red N/A
Pokémon Blue N/A
Pokémon Yellow N/A



II Pokémon Gold N/A
II Pokémon Silver N/A
II Pokémon Crystal N/A



III Pokémon Ruby Taillow courageously stands its ground against foes, however strong they may be. This gutsy Pokémon will remain defiant even after a loss. On the other hand, it cries loudly if it becomes hungry.
III Pokémon Sapphire Taillow is young--it has only just left its nest. As a result, it sometimes becomes lonesome and cries at night. This Pokémon feeds on Wurmple that live in forests.
III Pokémon Emerald Although it is small, it is very courageous. It will take on a larger Skarmory on an equal footing. However, its will weakens if it becomes hungry.
III Pokémon FireRed It dislikes cold seasons. They migrate to other lands in search of warmth, flying over 180 miles a day.
III Pokémon LeafGreen It dislikes cold seasons. They migrate to other lands in search of warmth, flying over 180 miles a day.



IV Pokémon Diamond It has a gutsy spirit that makes it bravely take on tough foes. It flies in search of warm climates.
IV Pokémon Pearl It has a gutsy spirit that makes it bravely take on tough foes. It flies in search of warm climates.
IV Pokémon Platinum It has a gutsy spirit that makes it bravely take on tough foes. It flies in search of warm climates.
IV Pokémon HeartGold When it gets cold, they migrate, flying over 180 miles a day. It hunts for tasty prey.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver When it gets cold, they migrate, flying over 180 miles a day. It hunts for tasty prey.



V Pokémon Black It has a gutsy spirit that makes it bravely take on tough foes. It flies in search of warm climates.
V Pokémon White It has a gutsy spirit that makes it bravely take on tough foes. It flies in search of warm climates.
V Pokémon Black 2 It has a gutsy spirit that makes it bravely take on tough foes. It flies in search of warm climates.
V Pokémon White 2 It has a gutsy spirit that makes it bravely take on tough foes. It flies in search of warm climates.



VI Pokémon X Unknown Entry
VI Pokémon Y Unknown Entry

[edit] Pokéathlon Statistics

Stat
Speed
Power
Technique
Stamina
Jump

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
40
- 190 284 -
Atk
55
103 115 209 229
Def
30
58 65 159 174
Sp. Atk
30
58 65 159 174
Sp. Def
30
58 65 159 174
Spd
85
157 175 269 295

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Peck Flying.png 35 100 Physical
Start Growl Normal.png N/A 100 Status
4 Focus Energy Normal.png N/A N/A Status
8 Quick Attack Normal.png 40 100 Physical
13 Wing Attack Flying.png 60 100 Physical
19 Double Team Normal.png N/A N/A Status
26 Endeavor Normal.png ?? 100 Physical
34 Aerial Ace Normal.png 60 N/A Physical
43 Agility Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
53 Air Slash Flying.png 75 95 Special

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.png 60 -- Physical
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM46 Thief Dark.png 40 100 Physical
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.png 40 100 Special
TM83 Infestation Bug.png 20 100 Status
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.png -- -- Status
TM89 U-turn Bug.png 70 100 Physical
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
HM02 Fly Flying.png 90 95 Physical


[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Pursuit Dark.png 40 100% Physical
Supersonic Normal.png -- 55% Status
Refresh Normal.png -- --% Status
Mirror Move Flying.png  ?? ??% Status
Rage Normal.png 20 100% Physical
Sky Attack Flying.png 140 90% Physical
Whirlwind Normal.png -- 100% Status
Brave Bird Flying.png 120 100% Physical
Roost Flying.png -- --% Status
Steel Wing Steel.png 70 90% Physical
Defog Flying.png -- --% Status


[edit] Via Dream World

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Endure Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Endeavor Normal.png  ?? 100% Physical
Heat Wave Fire.png 100 90% Special
Roost Flying.png -- --% Status
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Tailwind Flying.png -- --% Status

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves (Fire Red/Leaf Green)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Counter Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Mimic Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Air Cutter Ice.png 55 95% Special
Ominous Wind Ghost.png 60 100% Special
Swift Normal.png 60 --% Special
Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100% Special
Twister Dragon.png 40 100% Special

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Taillow Swellow
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Level 22

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Fighting.png
Grass.png
Ghost.png
Rock.png
Steel.png
Ghost.png
Bug.png
Grass.png
Ground.png
Electric.png
Ice.png
Rock.png

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