Rookidee

Rookidee is a Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 8. It is known as the Tiny Bird Pokémon.

Jumping nimbly about, this small-bodied Pokemon takes advantage of even the slightest opportunity to disorient larger opponents.

Evolves into Corvisquire.

Rookidee artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 821
Type Flying
Species Tiny Bird Pokémon
Height 0.2 m (0′08″)
Weight 1.8 kg (4.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Keen Eye
2. Unnerve
Big Pecks (hidden ability)
Local № 021 (Sword/Shield)
163 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 49
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Flying
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 38
186 280
Attack 47
89 212
Defense 35
67 185
Sp. Atk 33
63 181
Sp. Def 35
67 185
Speed 57
107 234
Total 245 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 Rookidee.

Evolution chart

(Level 18) (Level 38)

Pokédex entries

Sword It will bravely challenge any opponent, no matter how powerful. This Pokémon benefits from every battle—even a defeat increases its strength a bit.
Shield Jumping nimbly about, this small-bodied Pokémon takes advantage of even the slightest opportunity to disorient larger opponents.

Moves learned by Rookidee

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
4Power TripDarkPhysical 20 100
8Hone ClawsDarkStatus
12Fury AttackNormalPhysical 15 85
16PluckFlyingPhysical 60 100
20TauntDarkStatus 100
24Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
28Drill PeckFlyingPhysical 80 100
32SwaggerNormalStatus 85
36Brave BirdFlyingPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

Rookidee learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Rookidee egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DefogFlyingStatus
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
RoostFlyingStatus
Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
Sky AttackFlyingPhysical 140 90
SpiteGhostStatus 100
TailwindFlyingStatus

Move Tutor moves

Rookidee 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

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
06FlyFlyingPhysical 90 95
21RestPsychicStatus
23ThiefDarkPhysical 60 100
24SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
25ProtectNormalStatus
26Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
31AttractNormalStatus 100
39FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
40SwiftNormalSpecial 60
42RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
47Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
56U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
57PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
58AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
76RoundNormalSpecial 60 100
79RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100
95Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95

Moves learnt by TR

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

TR
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
12AgilityPsychicStatus
13Focus EnergyNormalStatus
20SubstituteNormalStatus
21ReversalFightingPhysical 100
26EndureNormalStatus
27Sleep TalkNormalStatus
37TauntDarkStatus 100
66Brave BirdFlyingPhysical 120 100
68Nasty PlotDarkStatus
85Work UpNormalStatus

Rookidee sprites

Type Generation 8
Normal Rookidee  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny

Where to find Rookidee

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Rookidee
Japanese ココガラ (Kokogara)
German Meikro
French Minisange

Name origin

rookie
chickidee