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#277 Swellow

official Swellow artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Swellow
Type NormalFlying
Species Swallow Pokémon
Height 0.7 m (2' 4")
Weight 19.8 kg (43.7 lbs)
Catch rate 45

Swellow's description

Swellow is a Normal- / Flying-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 3 and has the National Dex number #277. The Pokédex classifies it as the Swallow Pokémon.

Swellow's name in

Chinese (T / S) French German Japanese Korean
스왈로 (Seuwallo) Hélédelle Schwalboss オオスバメ (Ohsubame) 大王燕 / 大王燕 (Dàwángyàn)

Swellow's resistances & weaknesses

ElectricGrassIceGroundBugRockGhost
x 2x ½x 2x 0x ½x 2x 0

Swellow's rearing

Training

Experience Growth Medium Slow
Base Happiness 70
EV yield 2 Speed

Breeding

Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Flying
Egg Cycles 15 (approx. 3840 steps)

Swellow's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Guts - Scrappy

Swellow's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 60
120 230 167 324
Attack 85
81 157 150 295
Defense 60
58 112 123 240
Sp. Atk 75
72 139 139 273
Sp. Def 50
49 94 112 218
Speed 125
117 229 194 383
Total 455

Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, 0 IVs, and (if applicable) a hindering nature. Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, 31 IVs, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Swellow's evolutions

Level 22

Swellow's Pokédex entries

Gen Game Description
3RubySwellow flies high above our heads, making graceful arcs in the sky. This Pokémon dives at a steep angle as soon as it spots its prey. The hapless prey is tightly grasped by Swellow's clawed feet, preventing escape.
3SapphireSwellow is very conscientious about the upkeep of its glossy wings. Once two Swellow are gathered, they diligently take care of cleaning each other's wings.
3EmeraldA Swellow dives upon prey from far above. It never misses its targets. It takes to the skies in search of lands with a warm climate.
3FireRed, LeafGreenIf its two tail feathers are standing at attention, it is proof of good health. It soars elegantly in the sky.
4Diamond, Pearl, PlatinumIt circles the sky in search of prey. When it spots one, it dives steeply to catch the prey.
4HeartGold, SoulSilverIt dives at a steep angle as soon as it spots its prey. It catches its prey with sharp claws.
5Black, White, Black 2, White 2It circles the sky in search of prey. When it spots one, it dives steeply to catch the prey.
6XIf its two tail feathers are standing at attention, it is proof of good health. It soars elegantly in the sky.
6YIt dives at a steep angle as soon as it spots its prey. It catches its prey with sharp claws.
6Omega RubySwellow flies high above our heads, making graceful arcs in the sky. This Pokémon dives at a steep angle as soon as it spots its prey. The hapless prey is tightly grasped by Swellow’s clawed feet, preventing escape.
6Alpha SapphireSwellow is very conscientious about the upkeep of its glossy wings. Once two Swellow are gathered, they diligently take care of cleaning each other’s wings.