Skarmory

Skarmory is a Steel/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Armor Bird Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Gold Its sturdy wings look heavy, but they are actually hollow and light, allowing it to fly freely in the sky.
Silver After nesting in bramble bushes, the wings of its chicks grow hard from scratches by thorns.
Crystal The feathers that it sheds are very sharp. It is said that people once used the feathers as swords.
Ruby SKARMORY is entirely encased in hard, protective armor. This POKéMON flies at close to 190 mph. It slashes foes with its wings that possess swordlike cutting edges.
Sapphire SKARMORY’s steel wings become tattered and bashed in from repeated battles. Once a year, the battered wings grow back completely, restoring the cutting edges to their pristine state.
FireRed After nesting in bramble bushes, the wings of its chicks grow hard from scratches by thorns.
LeafGreen Its sturdy wings look heavy, but its bones are hollow and light, allowing it to fly freely in the sky.
Emerald A POKéMON that has a body and wings of steel. People in the past used feathers fallen from SKARMORY to make swords and knives.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Despite being clad entirely in iron-hard armor, it flies at speeds over 180 mph.
HeartGold Its sturdy wings look heavy, but they are actually hollow and light, allowing it to fly freely in the sky.
SoulSilver After nesting in bramble bushes, the wings of its chicks grow hard from scratches by thorns.
Black
White
Despite being clad entirely in iron-hard armor, it flies at speeds over 180 mph.
Black 2
White 2
Its heavy-looking iron body is actually thin and light, so it can fly at speeds over 180 mph.
X After nesting in bramble bushes, the wings of its chicks grow hard from scratches by thorns.
Y Despite being clad entirely in iron-hard armor, it flies at speeds over 180 mph.
Omega Ruby Skarmory is entirely encased in hard, protective armor. This Pokémon flies at close to 190 mph. It slashes foes with its wings that possess swordlike cutting edges.
Alpha Sapphire Skarmory’s steel wings become tattered and bashed in from repeated battles. Once a year, the battered wings grow back completely, restoring the cutting edges to their pristine state.
Sun Its feathers, which fall off as it grows, are thin and sharp. In times long past, warriors used them as swords.
Moon Its metal body is sturdy, but it does rust rather easily. So on rainy days, this Pokémon prefers to stay put in its nest.

Evolution chart

  • Skarmory does not evolve.

Name origin

sky
the air, where birds fly
armory
storage unit for weapons

Moves learned by Skarmory

Skarmory sprites

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

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Where to find Skarmory

Gold Trade/migrate from another game
Silver
Crystal
Route 45
Ruby
Sapphire
Route 113
FireRed Seavault Canyon
LeafGreen Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 113
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 227, Stark Mountain
HeartGold Trade/migrate from another game
SoulSilver Route 45
Black
White
Trade/migrate from another game
Black 2
White 2
Reversal Mountain
X
Y
Victory Road
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 113
Sun
Moon
Route 10, 17, Mount Hokulani, Vast Poni Canyon