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

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red N/A
Blue N/A
Yellow N/A
II Gold N/A
Silver N/A
Crystal N/A
III 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.
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.
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.
FireRed It dislikes cold seasons. They migrate to other lands in search of warmth, flying over 180 miles a day.
LeafGreen It dislikes cold seasons. They migrate to other lands in search of warmth, flying over 180 miles a day.
IV Diamond It has a gutsy spirit that makes it bravely take on tough foes. It flies in search of warm climates.
Pearl It has a gutsy spirit that makes it bravely take on tough foes. It flies in search of warm climates.
Platinum It has a gutsy spirit that makes it bravely take on tough foes. It flies in search of warm climates.
HeartGold When it gets cold, they migrate, flying over 180 miles a day. It hunts for tasty prey.
SoulSilver When it gets cold, they migrate, flying over 180 miles a day. It hunts for tasty prey.
V Black It has a gutsy spirit that makes it bravely take on tough foes. It flies in search of warm climates.
White It has a gutsy spirit that makes it bravely take on tough foes. It flies in search of warm climates.
Black 2 It has a gutsy spirit that makes it bravely take on tough foes. It flies in search of warm climates.
White 2 It has a gutsy spirit that makes it bravely take on tough foes. It flies in search of warm climates.
VI 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.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Power
Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.pngEmpty.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
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
Speed
85
157 175 269 295

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

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

[edit] Via TM/HM

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

[edit] Via Breeding

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

[edit] Via Dream World

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Endure Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

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

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

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

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Counter Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Mimic Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

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

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

[edit] Evolution Line

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Taillow
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Level 22


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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