Skarmory

Skarmory

Official artwork by Ken Sugimori

Classification

The Armor Bird Pokémon

Steel Flying

Damage Taken*

×4: N/A
×2: Electric Fire
×1: Dark Fighting Ghost Ice Rock Water
×0.5: Dragon Fairy Flying Normal Psychic Steel
×0.25: Bug Grass
×0: Ground Poison

Abilities

Keen Eye
Prevents other Pokémon from lowering accuracy.
Sturdy
It cannot be knocked out with one hit.
Weak Armor hidden ability
Physical attacks to the Pokémon lower its Defense stat but sharply raise its Speed stat.

Base Stats (465 total)

HP: 65
65
Attack: 80
80
Defense: 140
140
Sp. Atk: 40
40
Sp. Def: 70
70
Speed: 70
70

Size

  • Height: 5'7" / 1.7 m
  • Weight: 111.3 lbs / 50.5 kg

Breeding Info

Gender Ratio

50% male
50% female

50% male / 50% female

Egg Groups

Flying

Tags

Basic, Single-stage, Fully evolved

Evolutionary Family

Skarmory
Skarmory
Does not evolve

Flavor Info

Pokédex Entries

A Pokémon that has a body and wings of steel. People in the past used feathers fallen from Skarmory to make swords and knives.


Skarmory's steel wings become tattered and bashed in from repeated battles. Once a year, the battered wings grow back completely, restoring the cutting edges to their pristine state.

Misc Data

  • Catch Rate: 25
  • Base Happiness: 70

Pokédex Categories

Color

Gray

Body Shape

Single pair of wings Single pair of wings

Locations

Level-Up Moves

Level Move Type Class Power Acc PP Summary
1 Leer Normal Other 100% 30 The user gives opposing Pokémon an intimidating leer that lowers the Defense stat.
1 Peck Flying Physical 35 100% 35 The target is jabbed with a sharply pointed beak or horn.
6 Sand Attack Ground Other 100% 15 Sand is hurled in the target’s face, reducing the target’s accuracy.
9 Metal Claw Steel Physical 50 95% 35 The target is raked with steel claws. This may also raise the user’s Attack stat.
12 Air Cutter Flying Special 60 95% 25 The user launches razor-like wind to slash the opposing Pokémon. Critical hits land more easily.
17 Fury Attack Normal Physical 15 85% 20 The target is jabbed repeatedly with a horn or beak two to five times in a row.
20 Feint Normal Physical 30 100% 10 An attack that hits a target using Protect or Detect. This also lifts the effects of those moves.
23 Swift Normal Special 60 —% 20 Star-shaped rays are shot at the opposing Pokémon. This attack never misses.
28 Spikes Ground Other —% 20 The user lays a trap of spikes at the opposing team’s feet. The trap hurts Pokémon that switch into battle.
31 Agility Psychic Other —% 30 The user relaxes and lightens its body to move faster. This sharply raises the Speed stat.
34 Steel Wing Steel Physical 70 90% 25 The target is hit with wings of steel. This may also raise the user’s Defense stat.
39 Slash Normal Physical 70 100% 20 The target is attacked with a slash of claws or blades. Critical hits land more easily.
42 Metal Sound Steel Other 85% 40 A horrible sound like scraping metal harshly lowers the target’s Sp. Def stat.
45 Air Slash Flying Special 75 95% 15 The user attacks with a blade of air that slices even the sky. This may also make the target flinch.
50 Autotomize Steel Other —% 15 The user sheds part of its body to make itself lighter and sharply raise its Speed stat.
53 Night Slash Dark Physical 70 100% 15 The user slashes the target the instant an opportunity arises. Critical hits land more easily.

TM/HM Moves

# Move Type Class Power Acc PP Summary
005 Roar Normal Other —% 20 The target is scared off, and a different Pokémon is dragged out. In the wild, this ends a battle against a single Pokémon.
006 Toxic Poison Other 90% 10 A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
010 Hidden Power Normal Special 60 100% 15 A unique attack that varies in type depending on the Pokémon using it.
011 Sunny Day Fire Other —% 5 The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves.
012 Taunt Dark Other 100% 20 The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.
017 Protect Normal Other —% 10 Enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
019 Roost Flying Other —% 10 The user lands and rests its body. It restores the user’s HP by up to half of its max HP.
021 Frustration Normal Physical * 100% 20 A full-power attack that grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.
027 Return Normal Physical * 100% 20 A full-power attack that grows more powerful the more the user likes its Trainer.
032 Double Team Normal Other —% 15 By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
037 Sandstorm Rock Other —% 10 A five-turn sandstorm is summoned to hurt all combatants except the Rock, Ground, and Steel types.
039 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 60 95% 15 Boulders are hurled at the target. This also lowers the target’s Speed stat by preventing its movement.
040 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 60 —% 20 The user confounds the target with speed, then slashes. This attack never misses.
041 Torment Dark Other 100% 15 The user torments and enrages the target, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
042 Facade Normal Physical 70 100% 20 An attack move that doubles its power if the user is poisoned, burned, or has paralysis.
044 Rest Psychic Other —% 10 The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user’s HP and heals any status conditions.
045 Attract Normal Other 100% 15 If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
046 Thief Dark Physical 60 100% 25 The user attacks and steals the target’s held item simultaneously. The user can’t steal anything if it already holds an item.
048 Round Normal Special 60 100% 15 The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round and make the attack do greater damage.
051 Steel Wing Steel Physical 70 90% 25 The target is hit with wings of steel. This may also raise the user’s Defense stat.
058 Sky Drop Flying Physical 60 100% 10 The user takes the target into the sky, then drops it during the next turn. The target cannot attack while in the sky.
066 Payback Dark Physical 50 100% 10 The user stores power, then attacks. If the user moves after the target, this attack’s power will be doubled.
070 Flash Normal Other 100% 20 The user flashes a bright light that cuts the target’s accuracy.
075 Swords Dance Normal Other —% 20 A frenetic dance to uplift the fighting spirit. This sharply raises the user’s Attack stat.
080 Rock Slide Rock Physical 75 90% 10 Large boulders are hurled at the opposing Pokémon to inflict damage. This may also make the opposing Pokémon flinch.
081 X-Scissor Bug Physical 80 100% 15 The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors.
087 Swagger Normal Other 85% 15 The user enrages and confuses the target. However, this also sharply raises the target’s Attack stat.
088 Sleep Talk Normal Other —% 10 While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
090 Substitute Normal Other —% 10 The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user’s decoy.
091 Flash Cannon Steel Special 80 100% 10 The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.
094 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 40 100% 15 The user attacks with a punch. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat. This move can also shatter rocks in the field.
097 Dark Pulse Dark Special 80 100% 15 The user releases a horrible aura imbued with dark thoughts. This may also make the target flinch.
100 Confide Normal Other —% 20 The user tells the target a secret, and the target loses its ability to concentrate. This lowers the target’s Sp. Atk stat.
H01 Cut Steel Physical 65 95% 20 The target is cut with a scythe or a claw. Critical hits land more easily. It can also be used to cut down some obstacles.
H02 Fly Flying Physical 90 95% 15 The user soars and then strikes its target on the next turn. This can also be used to fly to any familiar town.
ZC06 Diamond Claw Rock Physical 50 90% 10 The user attacks with diamond-hard claws. The user may use any remaining tough minerals to raise its Attack stat.
ZC07 Windstorm Flying Special 110 85% 10 The user generates a fearsome gale that bowls over the opposing team.
ZC28 High-Speed Dive Flying Physical * 80% 10 The user soars up and builds up Speed in the first turn, then dives at the target on the next turn. The heavier the user, the greater the move's power.
ZC44 Turbulence Flying Other 85% 15 The user whips up a choppy wind that buffets the opposing team's held items out of their grips, and those items can't be used in that battle.
ZC52 Berry Share Normal Other —% 10 The user shares its held Berry with the target. The target is placated by the gift and may be easier to catch.
ZC53 Hidden Gift Normal Other —% 10 A unique attack that varies in effect depending on the Pokémon using it.
ZC54 Clear Sky Normal Other —% 5 The user clears the skies and calms the wind, returning the weather to normal.

Tutor Moves

Move Type Class Power Acc PP Summary
Air Cutter Flying Special 60 95% 25 The user launches razor-like wind to slash the opposing Pokémon. Critical hits land more easily.
Amaze Normal Physical * 100% 15 The user amazes the foe with its coolness and then attacks. It grows in power the cooler the user is.
Captivate Normal Other 100% 20 If any opposing Pokémon is the opposite gender of the user, it is charmed, which harshly lowers its Sp. Atk stat.
Confound Normal Special * 100% 15 The user confounds the foe with its cleverness and then attacks. It grows in power the cleverer the user is.
Dazzle Normal Special * 100% 15 The user dazzles the foe with its cuteness and then attacks. It grows in power the cuter the user is.
Defog Flying Other —% 15 A strong wind blows away the target’s barriers such as Reflect or Light Screen. This also lowers the target’s evasiveness.
Demolish Normal Physical * 100% 15 The user frightens the foe with its toughness and then attacks. It grows in power the tougher the user is.
Eagle Eye Flying Other —% 10 The user focuses its keen vision on its targets, drastically raising its accuracy.
Endure Normal Other —% 10 The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Enthrall Normal Special * 100% 15 The user enchants the foe with its beauty and then attacks. It grows in power the more beautiful the user is.
Fury Cutter Bug Physical 40 95% 20 The target is slashed with scythes or claws. This attack becomes more powerful if it hits in succession.
Icy Wind Ice Special 55 95% 15 The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. This also lowers the opposing Pokémon’s Speed stats.
Iron Defense Steel Other —% 15 The user hardens its body’s surface like iron, sharply raising its Defense stat.
Iron Head Steel Physical 80 100% 15 The user slams the target with its steel-hard head. This may also make the target flinch.
Natural Gift Normal Physical * 100% 15 The user draws power to attack by using its held Berry. The Berry determines the move’s type and power.
Ominous Wind Ghost Special 60 100% 5 The user blasts the target with a gust of repulsive wind. This may also raise all the user’s stats at once.
Pluck Flying Physical 60 100% 20 The user pecks the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.
Secret Power Normal Physical 70 100% 20 The user attacks the target with a secret power. Its additional effects vary depending on the user’s environment.
Sky Attack Flying Physical 140 90% 5 A second-turn attack move where critical hits land more easily. This may also make the target flinch.
Snore Normal Special 50 100% 15 An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.
Stealth Rock Rock Other —% 20 The user lays a trap of levitating stones around the opposing team. The trap hurts opposing Pokémon that switch into battle.
Swift Normal Special 60 —% 20 Star-shaped rays are shot at the opposing Pokémon. This attack never misses.
Tailwind Flying Other —% 15 The user whips up a turbulent whirlwind that ups the Speed stat of the user and its allies for four turns.
Twister Dragon Special 40 100% 20 The user whips up a vicious tornado to tear at the opposing Pokémon. This may also make them flinch.

Egg Moves

Move Type Class Power Acc PP Summary
Assurance Dark Physical 60 100% 10 If the target has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack’s power is doubled.
Brave Bird Flying Physical 120 100% 15 The user tucks in its wings and charges from a low altitude. This also damages the user quite a lot.
Curse Ghost Other —% 10 A move that works differently for the Ghost type than for all other types.
Drill Peck Flying Physical 80 100% 20 A corkscrewing attack with a sharp beak acting as a drill.
Guard Swap Psychic Other —% 10 The user employs its psychic power to switch changes to its Defense and Sp. Def stats with the target.
Pursuit Dark Physical 40 100% 20 An attack move that inflicts double damage if used on a target that is switching out of battle.
Whirlwind Normal Other —% 20 The target is blown away, and a different Pokémon is dragged out. In the wild, this ends a battle against a single Pokémon.