Brave Bird (move)

Move data

Type Flying
Category   Physical
Power 120
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 4

Machine/Record

Sword​/​Shield TR66

Effects

Brave Bird deals damage, but the user receives 13 of the damage it inflicted in recoil. In other words, if the attack does 90 HP damage to the opponent, the user will lose 30 HP.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Flyinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Brave Bird turns into Supersonic Skystrike and has base power 190.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets any single Pokémon on the field including non-adjacent ones.

Other languages

English Brave Bird
Japanese ブレイブバード (Brave Bird)
German Sturzflug
French Rapace
Italian Baldeali
Spanish Pájaro Osado

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user tucks in its wings and charges from a low altitude. The user also takes serious damage.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user tucks in its wings and charges from a low altitude. The user also takes serious damage.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user tucks in its wings and charges from a low altitude. This also damages the user quite a lot.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user tucks in its wings and charges from a low altitude. This also damages the user quite a lot.
Sword​/​Shield The user tucks in its wings and charges from a low altitude. This also damages the user quite a lot.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Brave Bird at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Level 65
Farfetch'd
Galarian Farfetch'd
#083 / Fighting
Level 65
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Level 52
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Level 72
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 80
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Level 72
Mandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Level 80
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Level 83
Rowlet
#722 / Grass · Flying
Level 36
Dartrix
#723 / Grass · Flying
Level 50
Decidueye
#724 / Grass · Ghost
Level 58
Rookidee
#821 / Flying
Level 36
Corvisquire
#822 / Flying
Level 46
Corviknight
#823 / Flying · Steel
Level 50
Sirfetch'd
#865 / Fighting
Level 65

Learnt by TR

Farfetch'd
Galarian Farfetch'd
#083 / Fighting
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Rowlet
#722 / Grass · Flying
Dartrix
#723 / Grass · Flying