Archen

Archen is a Rock/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the First Bird Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Black Said to be an ancestor of bird Pokémon, they were unable to fly and moved about by hopping from one branch to another.
White Revived from a fossil, this Pokémon is thought to be the ancestor of all bird Pokémon.
Black 2
White 2
It was revived from an ancient fossil. Not able to fly, it lived in treetops and hopped from one branch to another.
X
Omega Ruby
Revived from a fossil, this Pokémon is thought to be the ancestor of all bird Pokémon.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Said to be an ancestor of bird Pokémon, they were unable to fly and moved about by hopping from one branch to another.
Sun It is the ancestor of all bird Pokémon. Archen itself could not actually fly but moved by hopping from treetop to treetop.
Moon To all appearances flightless, it was able to glide down from tall treetops to snag its prey.

Evolution chart

Archen
#566
Archen
Rock · Flying

(Level 37)
Archeops
#567
Archeops
Rock · Flying

Name origin

archaeopteryx
a reptile-like fossil bird
chicken
a species of bird

Moves learned by Archen

Archen sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Archen  sprite from Black & White Archen  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Archen Shiny sprite from Black & White Archen Shiny sprite from X & Y

See all Archen sprites

Where to find Archen

Black
White
Nacrene City
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Ambrette Town
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game