Staraptor

Staraptor is a Normal/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Predator Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 398
Type Normal Flying
Species Predator Pokémon
Height 3′11″ (1.2 m)
Weight 54.9 lbs (24.9 kg)
Abilities 1. Intimidate
Reckless (hidden ability)
Local № 012 (Diamond/Pearl)
012 (Platinum)
101 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 218
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 85
280 374
Attack 120
220 372
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 100
184 328
Total 485 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 Staraptor.

Evolution chart

(Level 14) (Level 34)

Staraptor changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond It has a savage nature. It will courageously challenge foes that are much larger.
Pearl The muscles in its wings and legs are strong. It can easily fly while gripping a small Pokémon.
Platinum It never stops attacking even if it is injured. It fusses over the shape of its comb.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
When STARAVIA evolve into STARAPTOR, they leave the flock to live alone. They have sturdy wings.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It never stops attacking even if it is injured. It fusses over the shape of its comb.
X
Omega Ruby
The muscles in its wings and legs are strong. It can easily fly while gripping a small Pokémon.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
When Staravia evolve into Staraptor, they leave the flock to live alone. They have sturdy wings.

Moves learned by Staraptor

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Close CombatFighting 120 100
1GrowlNormal 100
1Quick AttackNormal 40 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Wing AttackFlying 60 100
5Quick AttackNormal 40 100
9Wing AttackFlying 60 100
13Double TeamNormal
18EndeavorNormal 100
23WhirlwindNormal
28Aerial AceFlying 60
33Take DownNormal 90 85
41AgilityPsychic
49Brave BirdFlying 120 100
57Final GambitFighting 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Close CombatFighting 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AstonishGhost 30 100
DetectFighting
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
Feather DanceFlying 100
ForesightNormal
Fury AttackNormal 15 85
Mirror MoveFlying
PursuitDark 40 100
RevengeFighting 60 100
RoostFlying
Sand AttackGround 100
Steel WingSteel 70 90
UproarNormal 90 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DefogFlying
EndeavorNormal 100
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Laser FocusNormal
Sky AttackFlying 140 90
SnoreNormal 50 100
TailwindFlying
UproarNormal 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
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
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
76FlyFlying 90 95
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Staraptor 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
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 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
PluckFlying 60 100 Generation 5 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Staraptor sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Staraptor  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Staraptor  sprite from Black & White Staraptor  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Staraptor Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Staraptor Shiny sprite from Black & White Staraptor Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Staraptor

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Starly/Staravia
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Starly/Staravia
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Evolve Starly/Staravia
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Evolve Starly/Staravia
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Staraptor
Japanese ムクホーク (Mukuhawk)
German Staraptor
French Étouraptor

Name origin

starling
a species of bird
raptor
a voracious bird