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There are so many options but I don't know which one to choose.

So I would like to know what is the best to use on my team.
(please choose an easier flyer to get)

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This is only for gen 5.... So why did you close?

The previous title of the question was what is a good Pokémon to use as a fly user in B2W2, and it was closed 12 hours ago, the title was edited 3 hours later, so technically, this question shouldn’t have been closed
I've reopened it, due to the titles being edited to be more different from each other.

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The fully evolved Pokemon in Black 2 that can learn Fly are: Unfezant, Crobat, Swoobat, Braviary, Mandibuzz, Sigilyph, Flygon, Archeops, Swanna, Volcarona, Tornadus, Thundurus, Landorus, Skarmory, Drifblim, Pelipper, Altaria, Delibird, Golurk, Hydreigon, Tropius, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, and Genesect.

You'll probably want it to have STAB, so this leaves us with: Unfezant, Crobat, Swoobat, Braviary, Mandibuzz, Sigilyph, Archeops, Swanna, Tornadus, Thundurus, Landorus, Skarmory, Drifblim, Pelipper, Altaria, Delibird, and Tropius.

Of these, many are not convenient to get, due to their location or their method of evolution. Eliminating those leaves us with: Unfezant, Sigilyph, and Swanna. Let's weight them against each other.


- Unfezant is available extremely early, with Pidove being accessible on the first few routes, and Tranquill practically everywhere else.
- It's quite fast and has a solid Attack stat, meaning it's a solid pick for Fly.
- It can learn things like U-turn, Quick Attack, and Return for its other moves.

- It doesn't have a very good level up pool, and the TMs it gets are pretty mediocre most of the time.
- It's rather frail, so it won't be surviving a lot of hits.


- It's found at a decent point in the game, just after the third Gym.
- Wonder Skin and Magic Guard are both very solid Abilities.
- Quite fast and has a nice Special Attack.
- Learns other moves like Ice Beam, Shadow Ball, Psychic, Energy Ball, Air Slash, Reflect... the list goes on.

- It's really a far better special attacker, with a higher base stat and better special attacks.
- Quite frail.
- Absolutely pitiful Attack stat will leave it missing out on the KO if you use Fly in battle.


- Ducklett is found just before the Ground type leader, meaning that with a bit of grinding, you can bring in a powerful Swanna to combat him.
- Quite fast.
- Ducklett has a 100% encounter rate on Driftveil Drawbridge.
- Swanna can also learn Surf and Dive, making it a great HM slave.

- Swanna isn't that great in battle, due to below average stats in everything except Speed.
- It has a terrible movepool.
- The amount of grinding you would need to have one before Clay is a bit tedious.

Overall, I would say either Unfezant or Swanna. Unfezant is available early and uses Fly very well, while Swanna also gets Surf, which allows it to function as a reliable HM slave.

Hope I helped!

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Thanks! I'm going to unfezant myself, since I have a samurott for surf and maybe dive.
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