Altaria

Altaria is a Dragon/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Humming Pokémon.

Altaria has a Mega Evolution, available from Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire onwards.

Pokédex data

National № 334
Type Dragon Flying
Species Humming Pokémon
Height 1.1 m (3′07″)
Weight 20.6 kg (45.4 lbs)
Abilities 1. Natural Cure
Cloud Nine (hidden ability)
Local № 122 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
172 (Platinum)
247 (Black 2/White 2)
140 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
127 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
036 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 172
Growth Rate Erratic

Breeding

Egg Groups Dragon, Flying
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 75
260 354
Attack 70
130 262
Defense 90
166 306
Sp. Atk 70
130 262
Sp. Def 105
193 339
Speed 80
148 284
Total 490 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Altaria.

Pokédex data

National № 334
Type Dragon Fairy
Species Humming Pokémon
Height 1.5 m (4′11″)
Weight 20.6 kg (45.4 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pixilate
Local № 122 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
172 (Platinum)
247 (Black 2/White 2)
140 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
127 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
036 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 207
Growth Rate Erratic

Breeding

Egg Groups Dragon, Flying
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 75
260 354
Attack 110
202 350
Defense 110
202 350
Sp. Atk 110
202 350
Sp. Def 105
193 339
Speed 80
148 284
Total 590 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Altaria.

Evolution chart

(Level 35)

Altaria changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby ALTARIA dances and wheels through the sky among billowing, cotton-like clouds. By singing melodies in its crystal-clear voice, this POKéMON makes its listeners experience dreamy wonderment.
Sapphire ALTARIA sings in a gorgeous soprano. Its wings are like cotton clouds. This POKéMON catches updrafts with its buoyant wings and soars way up into the wild blue yonder.
FireRed
LeafGreen
If you hear a beautiful melody trilling deep among mountains far from people, it is ALTARIA’s humming.
Emerald It hums in a beautiful soprano voice. It flies among white clouds in the blue sky. It launches intensely hot fireballs from its mouth.
Diamond
Pearl
It looks like a fluffy cloud when it is in flight. It hums with its soprano voice.
Platinum If it bonds with a person, it will gently envelop the friend with its soft wings, then hum.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It flies gracefully through the sky. Its melodic humming makes you feel like you’re in a dream.
Black
White
If it bonds with a person, it will gently envelop the friend with its soft wings, then hum.
Black 2
White 2
On sunny days, it flies freely through the sky and blends into the clouds. It sings in a beautiful soprano.
X It flies gracefully through the sky. Its melodic humming makes you feel like you’re in a dream.
Y On sunny days, it flies freely through the sky and blends into the clouds. It sings in a beautiful soprano.
Omega Ruby Altaria dances and wheels through the sky among billowing, cotton-like clouds. By singing melodies in its crystal-clear voice, this Pokémon makes its listeners experience dreamy wonderment.
Alpha Sapphire Altaria sings in a gorgeous soprano. Its wings are like cotton clouds. This Pokémon catches updrafts with its buoyant wings and soars way up into the wild blue yonder.
Sword As it flies in a calm and relaxed manner, Altaria performs a humming song that would enrapture any audience.
Shield This Pokémon has a kind disposition, but if it’s provoked, it will threaten opponents with shrill cries before attacking them without mercy.

Moves learned by Altaria

Moves learnt by level up

Altaria learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Disarming VoiceFairySpecial 40
1Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1MistIceStatus
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1PluckFlyingPhysical 60 100
12Fury AttackNormalPhysical 15 85
16RoundNormalSpecial 60 100
20Dragon BreathDragonSpecial 60 100
24SafeguardNormalStatus
28SingNormalStatus 55
32Cotton GuardGrassStatus
38Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
44MoonblastFairySpecial 95 100
50Perish SongNormalStatus
56Sky AttackFlyingPhysical 140 90

Moves learnt on evolution

Altaria learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sword & Shield (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100

Egg moves

Altaria does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Move Tutor moves

Altaria can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual WingbeatFlyingPhysical 40 90

Moves learnt by TM

Altaria is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Altaria is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

Altaria learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1Dragon BreathDragonSpecial 60 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1PluckFlyingPhysical 60 100
1SingNormalStatus 55
1Sky AttackFlyingPhysical 140 90
3AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
5SingNormalStatus 55
7Fury AttackNormalPhysical 15 85
9SafeguardNormalStatus
11Disarming VoiceFairySpecial 40
14MistIceStatus
17RoundNormalSpecial 60 100
20Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
23Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
26RefreshNormalStatus
30Dragon DanceDragonStatus
34Cotton GuardGrassStatus
40Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
46Perish SongNormalStatus
52MoonblastFairySpecial 95 100
59Sky AttackFlyingPhysical 140 90

Moves learnt on evolution

Altaria learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dragon BreathDragonSpecial 60 100

Egg moves

Altaria learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Altaria egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychicStatus
Dragon RushDragonPhysical 100 75
Feather DanceFlyingStatus 100
HazeIceStatus
Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90
Power SwapPsychicStatus
PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
RageNormalPhysical 20 100
RoostFlyingStatus
Steel WingSteelPhysical 70 90

Move Tutor moves

Altaria can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DefogFlyingStatus
Draco MeteorDragonSpecial 130 90
Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
Heal BellNormalStatus
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
Sky AttackFlyingPhysical 140 90
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
TailwindFlyingStatus
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
Wonder RoomPsychicStatus

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Altaria. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Mirror MoveFlyingStatus Level up

Moves learnt by TM

Altaria is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

Transfer-only moves

Altaria can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragonSpecial 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Altaria sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Altaria  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Altaria  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Altaria  sprite from Black & White Altaria  sprite from X & Y Altaria  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Altaria Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Altaria Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Altaria Shiny sprite from Black & White Altaria Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Altaria

Ruby
Sapphire
Sky Pillar
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Sky Pillar
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Swablu
Black
White
Route 14
Black 2
White 2
Route 14, Abundant Shrine, Victory Road, Nature Sanctuary, Nature Preserve
X
Y
Route 21
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Swablu
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ultra Space Wilds
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Evolve Swablu

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Altaria
Japanese チルタリス (Tyltalis)
German Altaria
French Altaria

Name origin

alto
high-pitched vocal sound
aria
an air or melody