Pelipper

Pelipper is a Water/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Water Bird Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Ruby PELIPPER is a flying transporter that carries small POKéMON and eggs inside its massive bill. This POKéMON builds its nest on steep cliffs facing the sea.
Sapphire PELIPPER searches for food while in flight by skimming the wave tops. This POKéMON dips its large bill in the sea to scoop up food, then swallows everything in one big gulp.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It is a flying transporter that carries small POKéMON in its beak. It bobs on the waves to rest its wings.
Emerald It skims the tops of waves as it flies. When it spots prey, it uses its large beak to scoop up the victim with water. It protects its eggs in its beak.
Diamond It dips its large bill in the sea, then scoops up numerous prey along with water.
Pearl It acts as a delivery service by carrying small Pokémon in its bill. It bobs on the waves to rest.
Platinum It is a messenger of the skies, carrying small Pokémon and eggs to safety in its bill.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It protects its young in its beak. It bobs on waves, resting on them on days when the waters are calm.
Black
White
It is a messenger of the skies, carrying small Pokémon and eggs to safety in its bill.
Black 2
White 2
Skimming the water’s surface, it dips its large bill in the sea, scoops up food and water, and carries it.
X It dips its large bill in the sea, then scoops up numerous prey along with water.
Y It is a messenger of the skies, carrying small Pokémon and eggs to safety in its bill.
Omega Ruby Pelipper is a flying transporter that carries small Pokémon and eggs inside its massive bill. This Pokémon builds its nest on steep cliffs facing the sea.
Alpha Sapphire Pelipper searches for food while in flight by skimming the wave tops. This Pokémon dips its large bill in the sea to scoop up food, then swallows everything in one big gulp.
Sun Its spacious beak is large enough for a small child to fit right inside.
Moon Gathering food is the work of young males. They store food in their capacious beaks and carry it back to others waiting in the nest.

Evolution chart

Wingull
#278
Wingull
Water · Flying

(Level 25)
Pelipper
#279
Pelipper
Water · Flying

Name origin

pelican
a species of bird
flipper
referring to its wings

Moves learned by Pelipper

Pelipper sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Pelipper  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Pelipper  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Pelipper  sprite from Black & White Pelipper  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Pelipper Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Pelipper Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Pelipper Shiny sprite from Black & White Pelipper Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Pelipper

Ruby Route 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 115, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, Ever Grande City, Mossdeep City, Pacifidlog Town, Slateport City
Sapphire Route 103, 104, 105, 107, 108, 109, 110, 115, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, Ever Grande City, Mossdeep City, Pacifidlog Town, Slateport City
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 115, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, Ever Grande City, Mossdeep City, Pacifidlog Town, Slateport City
Diamond
Pearl
Route 205, 213, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 226, 229, 230, Canalave City, Fuego Ironworks, Iron Island, Pastoria City, Pokemon League, Sunyshore City, Valley Windworks
Platinum Route 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 226, 230, Iron Island, Pokemon League, Sunyshore City
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Wingull
Black
White
Route 13, Undella Bay, Undella Town
Black 2
White 2
Route 13, 22, Giant Chasm
X
Y
Evolve Wingull
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 115, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, Dewford Town, Ever Grande City, Mossdeep City, Pacifidlog Town, Slateport City, Lilycove City, Battle Resort, Sea Mauville
Sun
Moon
Route 14, 15, 16, Secluded Shore, Tapu Village, Poni Wilds, Ancient Poni Path, Poni Plains, Poni Gauntlet, Exeggutor Island