Pelipper

Pelipper is a Water/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Water Bird Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 279
Type Water Flying
Species Water Bird Pokémon
Height 3′11″ (1.2 m)
Weight 61.7 lbs (28.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Keen Eye
2. Drizzle
Rain Dish (hidden ability)
Local № 028 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
120 (Diamond/Pearl)
120 (Platinum)
213 (Black 2/White 2)
018 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
028 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
041 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
048 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 154
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 50
94 218
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 95
175 317
Sp. Def 70
130 262
Speed 65
121 251
Total 440 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 Pelipper.

Evolution chart

(Level 25)

Pelipper changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby PELIPPER is a flying transporter that carries small POKéMON and eggs inside its massive bill. This POKéMON builds its nest on steep cliffs facing the sea.
Sapphire PELIPPER searches for food while in flight by skimming the wave tops. This POKéMON dips its large bill in the sea to scoop up food, then swallows everything in one big gulp.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It is a flying transporter that carries small POKéMON in its beak. It bobs on the waves to rest its wings.
Emerald It skims the tops of waves as it flies. When it spots prey, it uses its large beak to scoop up the victim with water. It protects its eggs in its beak.
Diamond It dips its large bill in the sea, then scoops up numerous prey along with water.
Pearl It acts as a delivery service by carrying small Pokémon in its bill. It bobs on the waves to rest.
Platinum It is a messenger of the skies, carrying small Pokémon and eggs to safety in its bill.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It protects its young in its beak. It bobs on waves, resting on them on days when the waters are calm.
Black
White
It is a messenger of the skies, carrying small Pokémon and eggs to safety in its bill.
Black 2
White 2
Skimming the water’s surface, it dips its large bill in the sea, scoops up food and water, and carries it.
X It dips its large bill in the sea, then scoops up numerous prey along with water.
Y It is a messenger of the skies, carrying small Pokémon and eggs to safety in its bill.
Omega Ruby Pelipper is a flying transporter that carries small Pokémon and eggs inside its massive bill. This Pokémon builds its nest on steep cliffs facing the sea.
Alpha Sapphire Pelipper searches for food while in flight by skimming the wave tops. This Pokémon dips its large bill in the sea to scoop up food, then swallows everything in one big gulp.
Sun Its spacious beak is large enough for a small child to fit right inside.
Moon Gathering food is the work of young males. They store food in their capacious beaks and carry it back to others waiting in the nest.
Ultra Sun It places small Pokémon into its spacious beak and carries them around. No one knows where it’s taking them.
Ultra Moon It scoops up Wishiwashi in its huge beak and swallows them whole. It can devour more than 30 at one go!

Moves learned by Pelipper

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1HurricaneFlying 110 70
1Hydro PumpWater 110 80
1ProtectNormal
1SoakWater 100
1TailwindFlying
1Water GunWater 40 100
1Water SportWater
1Wing AttackFlying 60 100
5SupersonicNormal 55
8Wing AttackFlying 60 100
12MistIce
15Water PulseWater 60 100
19PaybackDark 50 100
22BrineWater 65 100
28FlingDark 100
33Spit UpNormal 100
33StockpileNormal
33SwallowNormal
39RoostFlying
44TailwindFlying
50Hydro PumpWater 110 80
55HurricaneFlying 110 70

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
ProtectNormal

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychic
Aqua RingWater
BrineWater 65 100
GustFlying 40 100
Knock OffDark 65 100
MistIce
RoostFlying
SoakWater 100
TwisterDragon 40 100
Water SportWater
Wide GuardRock

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DefogFlying
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Icy WindIce 55 95
Knock OffDark 65 100
LiquidationWater 85 100
Seed BombGrass 80 100
Shock WaveElectric 60
Sky AttackFlying 140 90
SnoreNormal 50 100
TailwindFlying
UproarNormal 90 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Aerial AceFlying 60 Level up
AgilityPsychic Level up
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Level up
Air SlashFlying 75 95 Level up
PursuitDark 40 100 Level up
Quick AttackNormal 40 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

Pelipper 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
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
51Steel WingSteel 70 90
55ScaldWater 80 100
56FlingDark 100
58Sky DropFlying 60 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
76FlyFlying 90 95
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Pelipper 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
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
PluckFlying 60 100 Generation 5 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Pelipper sprites

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

Where to find Pelipper

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 115, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, Ever Grande City, Mossdeep City, Pacifidlog Town, Slateport City, Lilycove City
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 115, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, Ever Grande City, Mossdeep City, Pacifidlog Town, Slateport City, Lilycove City
Diamond
Pearl
Route 205, 213, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 226, 229, 230, Canalave City, Fuego Ironworks, Iron Island, Pastoria City, Pokémon League, Sunyshore City, Valley Windworks
Platinum Route 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 226, 230, Iron Island, Pokémon League, Sunyshore City
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Wingull
Black
White
Route 13, Undella Bay, Undella Town
Black 2
White 2
Route 13, 22, Giant Chasm
X
Y
Evolve Wingull
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 115, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, Dewford Town, Ever Grande City, Mossdeep City, Pacifidlog Town, Slateport City, Lilycove City, Battle Resort, Sea Mauville
Sun
Moon
Route 14, 15, 16, Secluded Shore, Tapu Village, Poni Wilds, Ancient Poni Path, Poni Plains, Poni Gauntlet, Exeggutor Island
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 14, 15, 16, Tapu Village, Poni Wilds, Ancient Poni Path, Poni Breaker Coast, Poni Plains, Poni Gauntlet, Exeggutor Island
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Pelipper
Japanese ペリッパー (Pelipper)
German Pelipper
French Bekipan

Name origin

pelican
a species of bird
flipper
referring to its wings