Yveltal (Kalos Mountain Pokédex. It is a Dark/Flying-Type, and is known as the Destruction Pokémon.) is the 149th Pokémon in the
Yveltal uses the Dark Aura Ability, which increases the power of Dark-Type moves used by all Pokémon in battle by 33.3%.
Yveltal doesn't evolve and doesn't have a pre-evolved form.
Yveltal takes on the appearance of a wyvern crossed with an albatross. The majority of its body is red, save for some dark patterns on its body, wings and tail. The tip of Yveltal's wings and tail are also dark in appearance.
Yveltal is a Genderless Pokémon species.
Yveltal can be found in the depths of Team Flare's Lab in Pokémon Y.
Yveltal has yet to appear in a Spin-Off Game as of writing.
Trading Card Game
Yveltal is listed three times in the XY Set as a Rare Card or higher; two of the cards are Rare EX Cards.
Yveltal has yet to appear in the Anime as of writing.
Yveltal is set to appear in the upcoming film The Cocoon of Destruction and Diancie.
Yveltal has yet to appear in the Manga as of writing.
Yveltal resides in the Uber tier of competitive battling. With great overall stats and a good offensive typing, Yveltal is a versatile threat that can dish out heavy damage. Dark Aura is a fantastic ability that boosts Yveltal's already strong Dark-type STAB attacks. Yveltal is best used as a Choice Band attacker that gives it ruthless wallbreaking power thanks to Dark Aura and a strong STAB in Knock Off while acting as a solid pivot thanks to U-turn. Yveltal can pull off a Life Orb set with great success due to great overall coverage and access to Oblivion Wing, a reasonably strong Flying STAB that mitigates the problem of Life Orb recoil immensely. Yveltal also has access to among the strongest priority attacks in the tier with a Dark Aura boosted Sucker Punch, making it an effective mixed attacker. Thanks to its typing, bulk, and access to recovery, Yveltal acts as a good check to Primal Groudon and among the best checks to Ghost Arceus with its physically defensive set that neuters physical threats with Dark Aura boosted Foul Play. One can opt for a Choice Scarf set that acts as a revenge killer to take care of speedier threats and potential cleaner. While a great Pokémon overall, Yveltal is not flawless, as its typing leaves it weak to Fairy and Rock attacks, both of which are extremely prevalent in the Ubers metagame. While Yveltal is not horribly slow, it is still outsped by a fair share of Pokémon in Ubers.
Yveltal cannot learn any moves by way of Breeding.
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