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 3′07″ (1.1 m)
Weight 45.4 lbs (20.6 kg)
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)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 172
Growth Rate Erratic

Breeding

Egg Groups Dragon, Flying
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 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 4′11″ (1.5 m)
Weight 45.4 lbs (20.6 kg)
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)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 207
Growth Rate Erratic

Breeding

Egg Groups Dragon, Flying
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 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.

Moves learned by Altaria

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.
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1Dragon BreathDragon 60 100
1GrowlNormal 100
1PeckFlying 35 100
1PluckFlying 60 100
1SingNormal 55
1Sky AttackFlying 140 90
3AstonishGhost 30 100
5SingNormal 55
7Fury AttackNormal 15 85
9SafeguardNormal
11Disarming VoiceFairy 40
14MistIce
17RoundNormal 60 100
20Natural GiftNormal 100
23Take DownNormal 90 85
26RefreshNormal
30Dragon DanceDragon
34Cotton GuardGrass
40Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
46Perish SongNormal
52MoonblastFairy 95 100
59Sky AttackFlying 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 BreathDragon 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.
AgilityPsychic
Dragon RushDragon 100 75
Feather DanceFlying 100
HazeIce
Hyper VoiceNormal 90 100
Play RoughFairy 90 90
Power SwapPsychic
PursuitDark 40 100
RageNormal 20 100
RoostFlying
Steel WingSteel 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.
DefogFlying
Draco MeteorDragon 130 90
Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
Heal BellNormal
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Hyper VoiceNormal 90 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
OutrageDragon 120 100
Sky AttackFlying 140 90
SnoreNormal 50 100
TailwindFlying
UproarNormal 90 100
Wonder RoomPsychic

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 MoveFlying Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19RoostFlying
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
51Steel WingSteel 70 90
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
76FlyFlying 90 95
77Psych UpNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

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 SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragon 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1Dragon BreathDragon 60 100
1GrowlNormal 100
1PeckFlying 35 100
1PluckFlying 60 100
1SingNormal 55
1Sky AttackFlying 140 90
3AstonishGhost 30 100
5SingNormal 55
7Fury AttackNormal 15 85
9SafeguardNormal
11Disarming VoiceFairy 40
14MistIce
17RoundNormal 60 100
20Natural GiftNormal 100
23Take DownNormal 90 85
26RefreshNormal
30Dragon DanceDragon
34Cotton GuardGrass
40Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
46Perish SongNormal
52MoonblastFairy 95 100
59Sky AttackFlying 140 90

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dragon BreathDragon 60 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychic
Dragon RushDragon 100 75
Feather DanceFlying 100
HazeIce
Hyper VoiceNormal 90 100
Power SwapPsychic
PursuitDark 40 100
RageNormal 20 100
RoostFlying
Steel WingSteel 70 90

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Draco MeteorDragon 130 90

Pre-evolution moves

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

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19RoostFlying
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
51Steel WingSteel 70 90
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
76FlyFlying 90 95
77Psych UpNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

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 Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragon 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Altaria sprites

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

Other languages

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

Name origin

alto
high-pitched vocal sound
aria
an air or melody