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 1.2 m (3′11″)
Weight 24.9 kg (54.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Intimidate
Reckless (hidden ability)
Local № 012 (Diamond/Pearl)
012 (Platinum)
101 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
012 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
014 (Legends: Arceus)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (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.
Brilliant Diamond It has a savage nature. It will courageously challenge foes that are much larger than itself.
Shining Pearl The muscles in its wings and legs are strong. It can easily fly while gripping a small Pokémon.
Legends: Arceus It has left the flock, having gained strength enough to survive on its own. The astounding force with which Staraptor flies through the air allows it to carry away large, burly targets.

Moves learned by Staraptor

Moves learnt by level up

Staraptor learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Wing AttackFlyingPhysical 60 100
5Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
9Wing AttackFlyingPhysical 60 100
13Double TeamNormalStatus
18EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
23WhirlwindNormalStatus
28Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
33Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
41AgilityPsychicStatus
49Brave BirdFlyingPhysical 120 100
57Final GambitFightingSpecial 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Staraptor learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

Staraptor learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Staraptor egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
DetectFightingStatus
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
Feather DanceFlyingStatus 100
Fury AttackNormalPhysical 15 85
RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

Staraptor is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by level up

Staraptor learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
?Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
1GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
5Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
9Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
15Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
21RoostFlyingStatus
29Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
37Brave BirdFlyingPhysical 120 100
47Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90

Move Tutor moves

Staraptor can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
Focus EnergyNormalStatus
Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90
Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100
RestPsychicStatus
SwiftNormalSpecial 60

Staraptor sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Evolve Starly/Staravia
Legends: Arceus Nature’s Pantry

Other languages

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

Name origin

starling
a species of bird
raptor
a voracious bird