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.

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

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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