Delibird

Delibird is an Ice/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Delivery Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 225
Type Ice Flying
Species Delivery Pokémon
Height 2′11″ (0.9 m)
Weight 35.3 lbs (16.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Vital Spirit
2. Hustle
Insomnia (hidden ability)
Local № 190 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
194 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
254 (Black 2/White 2)
090 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
081 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
095 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 116
Growth Rate Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Water 1
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 45
200 294
Attack 55
103 229
Defense 45
85 207
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 45
85 207
Speed 75
139 273
Total 330 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 Delibird.

Evolution chart

Delibird changes

Pokédex entries

Gold It carries food all day long. There are tales about lost people who were saved by the food it had.
Silver It nests at the edge of sharp cliffs. It spends all day carrying food to its awaiting chicks.
Crystal It always carries its food with it, wherever it goes. If attacked, it throws its food at the opponent.
Ruby
Sapphire
DELIBIRD carries its food bundled up in its tail. There once was a famous explorer who managed to reach the peak of Mt. Everest thanks to one of these POKéMON sharing its food.
FireRed It nests at the edge of sharp cliffs. It spends all day carrying food to its awaiting chicks.
LeafGreen It carries food all day long. There are tales about lost people who were saved by the food it had.
Emerald It carries food bundled up in its tail. There was a famous explorer who managed to scale Mt. Everest thanks to a DELIBIRD sharing its food.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It carries food rolled up in its tail. It has the habit of sharing food with people lost in mountains.
HeartGold It carries food all day long. There are tales about lost people who were saved by its stored food.
SoulSilver It nests at the edge of sharp cliffs. It spends all day carrying food to its awaiting chicks.
Black
White
It carries food rolled up in its tail. It has the habit of sharing food with people lost in mountains.
Black 2
White 2
It carries food all day long. When someone is lost in the mountains, it shares that food.
X It carries food rolled up in its tail. It has the habit of sharing food with people lost in mountains.
Y It carries food all day long. When someone is lost in the mountains, it shares that food.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Delibird carries its food bundled up in its tail. There once was a famous explorer who managed to reach the peak of the world’s highest mountain, thanks to one of these Pokémon sharing its food.
Sun Although it naturally prefers colder locales, Delibird in Alola seem able to withstand the heat to a certain extent.
Moon It has a generous habit of sharing its food with people and Pokémon, so it’s always scrounging around for more food.
Ultra Sun It shares its food with people who are stranded. Because Delibird is omnivorous, sometimes it gives those people bug Pokémon.
Ultra Moon It wraps food in its tail to carry it around. The Delibird with the biggest tail is the boss of the flock!

Moves learned by Delibird

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PresentNormal 90
25Drill PeckFlying 80 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aurora BeamIce 65 100
BestowNormal
CounterFighting 100
Destiny BondGhost
Fake OutNormal 40 100
Freeze-DryIce 70 100
Future SightPsychic 120 100
Ice BallIce 30 90
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Ice ShardIce 40 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
Quick AttackNormal 40 100
Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
SpikesGround
SplashNormal

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BounceFlying 85 85
DefogFlying
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
RecycleNormal
Seed BombGrass 80 100
Signal BeamBug 75 100
Sky AttackFlying 140 90
SnoreNormal 50 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
56FlingDark 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
70Aurora VeilIce
76FlyFlying 90 95
79Frost BreathIce 60 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Delibird 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
PluckFlying 60 100 Generation 5 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

Delibird does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Delibird does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Delibird sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Delibird  sprite from Silver Delibird  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Delibird  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Delibird  sprite from Black & White Delibird  sprite from X & Y Delibird  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Delibird Shiny sprite from Silver Delibird Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Delibird Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Delibird Shiny sprite from Black & White Delibird Shiny sprite from X & Y Delibird Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Delibird

Gold Trade/migrate from another game
Silver
Crystal
Ice Path
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed Icefall Cave
LeafGreen
Emerald
Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Route 216
Platinum Route 217
HeartGold Trade/migrate from another game
SoulSilver Ice Path
Black
White
Giant Chasm
Black 2
White 2
Route 22, Giant Chasm
X
Y
Route 17
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Shoal Cave
Sun
Moon
Route 3
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Seaward Cave
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Delibird
Japanese デリバード (Delibird)
German Botogel
French Cadoizo

Name origin

deliver
transport an item to the recipient
Adélie
a species of penguin
bird
winged animal