Altaria

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Dragon
Flying
Altaria
(チルタリス Chirutarisu)
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Humming Pokémon Pokémon
Pokédex
National
334
Hoenn
Sinnoh
Unova
Kalos
Alola
Ability Gender
Natural Cure
Cloud Nine (Dream World)
50% ♀/50% ♂
Pokédex color Egg groups
Blue Unknown
Weight Height
45.4 lbs. ??? 3'07" ???
Body style Footprint
BodyUnknown.png F334.png
Cry
Azurilland Pokédex
HP Attack Defense
75 70 90
Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
70 105 80
Total
490

[[Category:Blue Pokémon]]


Altaria (Japanese: チルタリス Chirutarisu) is a Dragon/Flying type Pokémon.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

In the anime[edit | edit source]

Drake's Altaria.jpg

Altaria first appears in Sky High Gym Battle as one of Winona's Pokémon that she uses in battle against Ash Ketchum. Another Altaria owned by Drake appears in Vanity Affair where it battles against Ash's Grovyle. In Last Call, First Round!, one appeared where it was owned by Nando.

It makes minor appearances in Jirachi: Wish Maker where it is seen as one of the Pokémon that lives in Forina. A Swablu was injured and belonged to a flock of Altaria in True Blue Swablu. It appeared minorly again in Lucario and the Mystery of Mew in a flock with many Swablus. In Pokémon Ranger - Deoxys Crisis, a flock a Altaria appeared and the Altarias went mad and Solana caught one to snap the mad Altarias out of their haywireness. An Altaria was seen in A Meteoric Rise to Excellence! where Wilma was training it.

Evolution[edit | edit source]

Altaria evolves from Swablu starting at level 35.

Winnona's Altaria

Game info[edit | edit source]

Game locations[edit | edit source]

Version(s) Location Rarity
Ruby/ Sapphire Sky Pillar Rare
Emerald Sky Pillar Rare
FireRed/ LeafGreen Trade None
Diamond/ Pearl Evolve Swablu None
Platinum Evolve Swablu None
HeartGold/SoulSilver Evolve Swablu None
Black/White Route 14 Rare

Pokédex entries[edit | edit source]

Generations I - II
Altaria did not appear during the Generation I - II games.
Ruby
Altaria dances and wheels through the sky among billowing, cotton-like clouds. By singing melodies in its crystal-clear voice, this Pokémon makes its listeners experience dreamy wonderment.
Sapphire
Altaria sings in a gorgeous soprano. Its wings are like cotton clouds. This Pokémon catches updrafts with its buoyant wings and soars way up into the wild blue yonder.
Emerald
It hums in a beautiful soprano voice. It flies among white clouds in the blue sky. It launches intensely hot fireballs from its mouth.
FireRed
If you hear a beautiful melody trilling deep among mountains far from people, it is Altaria's humming.
LeafGreen
If you hear a beautiful melody trilling deep among mountains far from people, it is Altaria's humming.
Diamond
It looks like a fluffy cloud when it is in flight. It hums with its soprano voice.
Pearl
It looks like a fluffy cloud when it is in flight. It hums with its soprano voice.
Platinum
If it bonds with a person, it will gently envelop the friend with its soft wings, then hum.
HeartGold
It flies gracefully through the sky. Its melodic humming makes you feel like you're in a dream.
SoulSilver
It flies gracefully through the sky. Its melodic humming makes you feel like you're in a dream.
Black
If it bonds with a person, it will gently envelop the friend with its soft wings, then hum.
White
If it bonds with a person, it will gently envelop the friend with its soft wings, then hum.
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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Altaria is the only Dragon/Flying type Pokémon that isn't a Legendary Pokémon.
  • Altaria is also the only Dragon type Pokémon that is part of a two-stage evolutionary line.
  • Altaria and Steelix are the only two Pokémon who change their Primary type when they evolve.
  • Swablu evolves at level 32 to be an Altaria.
  • Altaria is possibly based on a cockatrice (a dragon/rooster hybrid from mythology)
  • Although its Emerald Pokédex entry states that it launches fireballs from its mouth, Altaria can't learn any Fire type moves via level up.
  • Altaria is the only Dragon type Pokémon that can learn Sky Attack.
  • Altaria is the only Dragon type Pokemon to evolve from a Normal type.

Origins[edit | edit source]

Its name is a mix between alto, meaning high, and aria, which is a song or part of a song that is written for only one singer. It may also come from Altair, a star whose name means "The one who flies"

References[edit source]