Swellow

Swellow is a Normal/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Swallow Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Ruby SWELLOW flies high above our heads, making graceful arcs in the sky. This POKéMON dives at a steep angle as soon as it spots its prey. The hapless prey is tightly grasped by SWELLOW’s clawed feet, preventing escape.
Sapphire SWELLOW is very conscientious about the upkeep of its glossy wings. Once two SWELLOW are gathered, they diligently take care of cleaning each other’s wings.
FireRed
LeafGreen
If its two tail feathers are standing at attention, it is proof of good health. It soars elegantly in the sky.
Emerald A SWELLOW dives upon prey from far above. It never misses its targets. It takes to the skies in search of lands with a warm climate.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It circles the sky in search of prey. When it spots one, it dives steeply to catch the prey.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It dives at a steep angle as soon as it spots its prey. It catches its prey with sharp claws.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It circles the sky in search of prey. When it spots one, it dives steeply to catch the prey.
X If its two tail feathers are standing at attention, it is proof of good health. It soars elegantly in the sky.
Y It dives at a steep angle as soon as it spots its prey. It catches its prey with sharp claws.

Evolution chart

Taillow
#276
Taillow
Normal · Flying

(Level 22)
Swellow
#277
Swellow
Normal · Flying

Name origin

swell
expand
swallow
a species of bird

Moves learned by Swellow

Swellow sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
Swellow normal sprite Swellow shiny sprite Swellow normal sprite Swellow shiny sprite

See all Swellow sprites

Where to find Swellow

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 115
Emerald Route 115
Diamond
Pearl
Route 213
Platinum Route 213
Black
White
Route 13, Giant Chasm