Starly

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

Pokédex data

National № 396
Type Normal Flying
Species Starling Pokémon
Height 0.3 m (1′00″)
Weight 2.0 kg (4.4 lbs)
Abilities 1. Keen Eye
Reckless (hidden ability)
Local № 010 (Diamond/Pearl)
010 (Platinum)
099 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
010 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
012 (Legends: Arceus)
097 (Scarlet/Violet)

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 40
190 284
Attack 55
103 229
Defense 30
58 174
Sp. Atk 30
58 174
Sp. Def 30
58 174
Speed 60
112 240
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 Starly.

Evolution chart

(Level 14) (Level 34)

Starly changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond They flock in great numbers. Though small, they flap their wings with great power.
Pearl Usually with a large flock, it is barely noticeable when alone. Its cries are very strident.
Platinum Because they are weak individually, they form groups. However, they bicker if the group grows too big.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
They flock around mountains and fields, chasing after bug Pokémon. Their singing is noisy and annoying.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Because they are weak individually, they form groups. However, they bicker if the group grows too big.
X
Omega Ruby
They flock in great numbers. Though small, they flap their wings with great power.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
They flock around mountains and fields, chasing after bug Pokémon. Their singing is noisy and annoying.
Brilliant Diamond They flock in great numbers. Though small, they flap their wings with great power.
Shining Pearl Usually with a large flock, it is barely noticeable when alone. Its cries are very strident.
Legends: Arceus They live in the fields and mountains, gathering in large flocks. Their cries are quite obnoxious. Though small, their wings are strong—a strike from them leaves pain that persists for a week.
Scarlet They flock around mountains and fields, chasing after bug Pokémon. Their singing is noisy and annoying.
Violet Because they are weak individually, they form groups. However, they bicker if the group grows too big.

Moves learned by Starly

Moves learnt by level up

Starly learns the following moves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
9Wing AttackFlyingPhysical 60 100
13Double TeamNormalStatus
17EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
21WhirlwindNormalStatus
25Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
29Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
33AgilityPsychicStatus
37Brave BirdFlyingPhysical 120 100
41Final GambitFightingSpecial 100

Egg moves

Starly learns the following moves via breeding or picnics in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Starly gen 9 learnset page.

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

Moves learnt by TM

Starly is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
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

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

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

Starly sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Starly  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Starly  sprite from Black & White Starly  sprite from X & Y Starly  sprite from Legends: Arceus Starly  sprite from Scarlet & Violet
Shiny Starly Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Starly Shiny sprite from Black & White Starly Shiny sprite from X & Y Starly Shiny sprite from Legends: Arceus

Where to find Starly

Diamond
Pearl
Route 201, 202, 203, 204, 209, 212, Great Marsh, Lake Verity
Platinum Route 201, 202, 203, 204, Lake Verity
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Pewter City
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White White Forest
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 11
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Breed Staravia/Staraptor
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
Route 201, 202, 203, 204, 209, 212, Great Marsh, Lake Verity
Legends: Arceus Aspiration Hill, Horseshoe Plains, Tidewater Dam, Deadwood Haunt, Ginkgo Landing, Windswept Run
Scarlet
Violet
Asado Desert, Casseroya Lake, North Province (Area Three), East Province (Area One), East Province (Area Two), East Province (Area Three), South Province (Area One), South Province (Area Two), South Province (Area Three), South Province (Area Four), South Province (Area Five), West Province (Area One), West Province (Area Two), West Province (Area Three), The Pokémon League

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Starly
Japanese ムックル (Mukkuru)
German Staralili
French Étourmi

Name origin

starling
a species of bird