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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* {{p|Blaziken}} is the only Pokémon to learn Brave Bird that is not of the {{type|Flying}}, while the {{p|Zubat}} [[evolution]] family are the only Pokémon to learn it that aren't based on birds.
 
 
* {{m|Sky Attack}} and Brave Bird share similar in-game animations; the only major difference is that where the former has a blue aura, the latter's is red. This is reversed in the anime.
 
* {{m|Sky Attack}} and Brave Bird share similar in-game animations; the only major difference is that where the former has a blue aura, the latter's is red. This is reversed in the anime.
* In the anime and [[Pokémon Adventures]], Pokémon are shown with their wings spread out when Brave Bird connects, but the in-game description says their wings are tucked in.
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* In the anime and [[Pokémon Adventures]], Pokémon are shown with their wings spread out when Brave Bird connects, but the in-game descriptions state that the user tucks in its wings.
   
 
==In other languages==
 
==In other languages==

Revision as of 14:39, 28 March 2013

Brave Bird
ブレイブバード Brave Bird
Brave Bird.png
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Type  Flying
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  120
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
+2 if last to appeal
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Brave Bird (Japanese: ブレイブバード Brave Bird) is a damage-dealing Flying-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Generation IV

Brave Bird inflicts damage, and the user receives recoil damage equal to ⅓ of the damage done to the target.

Generation V

Brave Bird can hit non-adjacent opponents in Triple Battles.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSBWB2W2 The user tucks in its wings and charges from a low altitude. The user also takes serious damage.
Conq The user tucks in its wings and charges from a low altitude. The user is weakened for one turn.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd Normal Flying   55 ''''
250 Ho-Oh Ho-Oh Fire Flying   15 15 ''''
257 Blaziken Blaziken Fire Fighting 49 49 '
396 Starly Starly Normal Flying 37 37 ''''
397 Staravia Staravia Normal Flying 43 43 ''''
398 Staraptor Staraptor Normal Flying 49 49 ''''
580 Ducklett Ducklett Water Flying   41 ''''
581 Swanna Swanna Water Flying   47 ''''
627 Rufflet Rufflet Normal Flying   59 ''''
628 Braviary Braviary Normal Flying   63 ''''
629 Vullaby Vullaby Dark Flying   59 ''''
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz Dark Flying   63 ''''
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Type Father
II III IV V VI
016 Pidgey Pidgey Normal Flying StarlyStaraviaStaraptor Farfetch'dStarlyStaraviaStaraptorDucklettSwannaRuffletBraviary
041 Zubat Zubat Poison Flying StarlyStaraviaStaraptor Farfetch'dStarlyStaraviaStaraptorDucklettSwannaRuffletBraviary
084 Doduo Doduo Normal Flying StarlyStaraviaStaraptor Farfetch'dStarlyStaraviaStaraptorDucklettSwannaRuffletBraviary
198 Murkrow Murkrow Dark Flying   StarlyStaraviaStaraptor Farfetch'dStarlyStaraviaStaraptorDucklettSwannaRuffletBraviary
227 Skarmory Skarmory Steel Flying StarlyStaraviaStaraptor Farfetch'dStarlyStaraviaStaraptorDucklettSwannaRuffletBraviary
276 Taillow Taillow Normal Flying StarlyStaraviaStaraptor Farfetch'dStarlyStaraviaStaraptorDucklettSwannaRuffletBraviary
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
276 276 Taillow Normal Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In the anime

Katharine Mandibuzz Brave Bird.png Ash Staravia Brave Bird.png Ash Staraptor Brave Bird.png Skyla Swanna Brave Bird.png
Mandibuzz Staravia Staraptor Swanna
The Pokémon flies up, closes its wings as it flies, bursts into flames, and dives down on the foe. The fire then disappears and the user is covered by a blue aura. Then, the user strikes the foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
398 Staraptor Staraptor pulls in its wings and dives down at the opponent like a missile, its body bursting into flames. Then, it pulls out its wings, its body becomes surrounded by a blue aura, and it slams into the opponent. When the glow fades, light blue sparks run up Staraptor's wings as it takes recoil damage.
Reggie's Staraptor Lost Leader Strategy! Debut
Ash's Staraptor Pursuing a Lofty Goal! None
397 Staravia Staravia flies into the air and flies down at the opponent like a missile, its body bursting into flames. Then, it opens up its wings and its body becomes surrounded in a blue aura, and it slams into the opponent.
Ash's Staravia A Triple Fighting Chance! None
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz flies straight into the air and its body becomes surrounded in red fire. It then flies straight at the opponent and the fire around its body turns into a light blue aura, and it slams into the opponent at full force. After the attack, its body briefly becomes surrounded in light blue static as it takes recoil damage.
Katharine's Mandibuzz Scraggy and the Demanding Gothita! None
581 Swanna Swanna flies into the air and flies down at the opponent like a missile, its body bursting into flames. Then, its body becomes surrounded in a blue aura, and it slams into the opponent. When the glow fades, light blue sparks run up Swanna's body as it takes recoil damage.
Skyla's Swanna Cilan Takes Flight! None
628 Braviary Braviary flies straight into the air and its body becomes surrounded in red fire. It then flies straight at the opponent and the fire around its body turns into a light blue aura, and it slams into the opponent at full force.
Soren's Braviary A Surface to Air Tag Battle Team! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Brave Bird IV.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Trivia

  • Sky Attack and Brave Bird share similar in-game animations; the only major difference is that where the former has a blue aura, the latter's is red. This is reversed in the anime.
  • In the anime and Pokémon Adventures, Pokémon are shown with their wings spread out when Brave Bird connects, but the in-game descriptions state that the user tucks in its wings.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 神鳥特攻 Shénniǎo Tègōng
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Lefvogel
France Flag.png French Rapace
Germany Flag.png German Sturzflug
Greece Flag.png Greek Ριψοκίνδυνη Πτήση
India Flag.png Hindi जलता परिंदा Jalta Parinda
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Burung Pemberani
Italy Flag.png Italian Baldeali
South Korea Flag.png Korean 브레이브버드 Brave Bird
Poland Flag.png Polish Dzielny Ptak
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Fúria dos Pássaros
Romania Flag.png Romanian Pasăre Curajoasă
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Ave Brava (DP Battle Dimension and Galactic Battles)
Ave Salvaje (DP Sinnoh League Victors - present)
Spain Flag.png Spain Pájaro Osado



Variations of the move Double-Edge
Physical Double-EdgeVolt TackleBrave BirdFlare BlitzWood Hammer


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