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Skarmory (Pokémon)

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Pokémon
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Skarmory
エアームド Airmd
#227
227Skarmory.png
Art by Ken Sugimori from HeartGold and SoulSilver
Type
Steel Flying
Category
Armor Bird Pokémon
Abilities
Keen Eye or Sturdy Weak Armor
Hidden Ability
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,250,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Johto
#203
Hoenn
#115
Unova
#203
Regional Browser numbers
Fiore
R-045
Almia
R-189
Oblivia
R-231 N-162
Height
5'07"
Imperial
1.7 m
Metric
Weight
111.3 lbs.
Imperial
50.5 kg
Metric
Dex color
Gray
Catch rate
25 (3.3%)
Body style
Body09.png
Footprint
 F227.png 
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Breeding
Flying group 26 cycles
(6630 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
2
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 168 Battle Exp.: 1681*

Skarmory (Japanese: エアームド Airmd) is a dual-type Steel/Flying Pokémon.

It is not known to evolve into or from any other Pokémon.

Biology

Physiology

Skarmory are tall birds with long necks and long legs. They have red feathers under sheaths that cover their very sharp wings. Their skin and feathers are hard because they live and are raised in very harsh conditions. Their nests are usually found in thorn bushes, where continual scratching of their skin will eventually harden it into an iron-like state. Skarmory, like most Steel-type Pokémon, are silver-gray except for their red feathers, yellow eyes, and metallic-blue neck, talons, and tail. Their feet both have three toes on them, two in front and one in back, and their tail has hooked ends. Skarmory also possesses a pointed, triangular crest on its head, and, although Skarmory are otherwise birdlike, several teeth in its lower jaw. Their wings are actually hollow, despite their appearance, allowing them to travel up to 190 mph (300 km/h). These wings can also be moved in separate instances, as demonstrated in Black and White sprite.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Despite being covered in extremely durable armor, they are also surprisingly swift in flight, and its feathers are sharp enough to be used as swords and knives.

Behavior

Skarmory are highly territorial and will attack anyone who threatens them. They also choose to build their nests out of sharp brambles. Skarmory's steel wings become tattered and bashed in from repeated battles, but once a year the battered wings grow back completely, restoring the cutting edges to a pristine state.

Habitat

Skarmory like to live in tough terrain, often near volcanic areas in Hoenn, Sinnoh and Unova and mountains in Johto. There have also been sightings of this Pokémon in the deserts of Orre. They always build their nests in thorns and brambles. This ensures their offspring's safety, as no other Pokémon can get near and their offspring's skin will be scratched until it is hard like its parents'.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

Skarmory in the anime

Major appearances

Skarmory made its anime debut in Hot Matches! It belonged to a Trainer named Miki, who was looking to battle any Fire-type Pokémon. She used it to battle Brock's Vulpix and Ash's Cyndaquil.

Meowth and Wobbuffet had their food stolen by a Skarmory in Camp Pikachu.

A Skarmory kidnapped May and dumped her in a Forbidden Forest in Grass Hysteria!.

Winona's Skarmory was in Who's Flying Now?. She was letting people take rides on it during the Feather Festival.

A Skarmory kidnapped an Azumarill in Pikachu's Summer Festival. It later battled May's Combusken.

In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Team Go-Getters out of the Gate!, a Skarmory kidnapped Pikachu and Pichu. Team Go-Getters battled it and eventually managed to save the two Electric rodents. After the battle, the Skarmory claims to have no memory of the event, although why it is has not been known. Charmander guessed that, "Maybe Skarmory bumped its head."

Barry owns a Skarmory, which he used in his battle against Paul in Casting a Paul on Barry! at the Lily of the Valley Conference. It was able to use Spikes, but was easily defeated by Paul's Magmortar.

Minor appearances

A Skarmory appeared in Around the Whirlpool as part of Brock's example.

Attila owned a Skarmory in The Legend of Thunder!.

Skarmory was one of the Steel-type Pokémon that were picking on a wild Torkoal in All Torkoal, No Play.

Multiple Skarmory appeared in Lucario and the Mystery of Mew as part of the feuding armies. Three of them attacked Sir Aaron and his Pidgeot.

May's Squirtle defeated a Skarmory during the Mulberry Contest in Going for Choke!.

Several Skarmory appeared in Steeling Peace of Mind! and Saving the World From Ruins!.

Taylor's Skarmory appeared in Pursuing a Lofty Goal! as one of the participants of the PokéRinger competition.

Several Skarmory appeared in Pillars of Friendship!, under the command of J's henchmen.

A Skarmory appeared in the opening scenes of Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP152 Skarmory Ash's Pokédex Skarmory, the Armor Bird Pokémon. Because Skarmory nests in briers and is constantly scratched by thorns, its wings become razor sharp.
This concludes the entries from the original series.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP184 Skarmory Dawn's Pokédex Skarmory, the Armor Bird Pokémon. Skarmory's body is covered with a steel-like armor, and can fly at speeds of over 100 mph.
This concludes the entries from the Diamond & Pearl series.

In the manga

Falkner's Skarmory as it appears in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Gold helped Falkner capture a Skarmory. Falkner then passed the Gym Leader test using it, becoming the new Gym Leader of Violet City.

Winona is later seen with a Skarmory, which she uses to battle Team Aqua.

Carr uses a Skarmory to escape from Team Rocket's airship in the FireRed & LeafGreen chapter.

Pokédex entries

Manga Chapter Entry
Pokémon Adventures PS138 Feathers from its wings are thin and hard. They can also be used as blades or knives.*

In the TCG

Main article: Skarmory (TCG)

In the TFG

One Skarmory figure has been released.

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

In the Pokémon Stadium 2, a Skarmory can be seen flying on the Flying Terrain. Other guest Pokémon found in the Flying Terrain include a Drifloon and a Hoppip drifting in the distance.

Trophy Information

"An Armor Bird Pokémon with a steel-hard body and wings. It flies at speeds up to 186 miles per hour and slices enemies with sharp steel wings that grow dull over time. It grows new wings once a year, which regain their original sharpness. It's said that people used to use fallen wings for swords and knives. It can fly so quickly and freely because it has light, hollow bones."

Game data

NPC appearances

  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Skarmory resides at the top of Mt. Steel where it does not like being disturbed. Skarmory holds a Diglett captive and attacks the player. After being defeated, it flies away and doesn't return. However, the player can have a Skarmory join their team after beating the game in the following dungeons: Western Cave 40F-49F; Wish Cave 18F-19F.
  • Pokémon Ranger: Skarmory is Elita's partner Pokémon. The player also sees it at the Grassland Challenge.

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
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.
Stadium 2 Its sturdy wings look heavy, but they are actually hollow and light, allowing it to fly freely in the sky.
Generation III
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.
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.
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.
Generation IV
Diamond Despite being clad entirely in iron-hard armor, it flies at speed of over 180 mph.
Pearl
Platinum
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.
Generation V
Black Despite being clad entirely in iron-hard armor, it flies at speed of over 180 mph.
White
Black 2 Its heavy-looking iron body is actually thin and light, so it can fly at speeds over 180 mph.
White 2
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
Rare Route 45 (Silver only)
Crystal
Rare Route 45
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Rare Route 113
Emerald
Rare Route 113
FireRed LeafGreen
Rare Sevault Canyon (FireRed only)
Colosseum
One Realgam Tower (Shadow)
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Rare Route 227, Stark Mountain
Platinum
Rare Route 227, Stark Mountain
HeartGold SoulSilver
Rare Route 45  (SoulSilver only)
Pal Park
Mountain
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
None Trade
Black 2 White 2
Unknown Reversal Mountain
Dream World
Windswept Sky
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Pinball:
Ruby & Sapphire
Volcano (Ruby Field)
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 5
Trozei Battle
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Western Cave (40F-49F)
Wish Cave (18F-19F)
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Sky Stairway (1F-49F)
Pokémon Ranger Kisara Plains
Pokémon Ranger:
Shadows of Almia
Chroma Highlands
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Sky
Thunder Temple
Pokémon Rumble Blast Factory: Sunny Seashore
Tower: All*

In events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
List of Nintendo event Pokémon in 2001#Skarmory Gotta Catch 'Em All Station! United States 2001 5 Never

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Colosseum Sharp Beak Sharp Beak (100%)
FireRed LeafGreen Sharp Beak Sharp Beak (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 65
125 - 172 240 - 334
Attack: 80
76 - 145 148 - 284
Defense: 140
130 - 211 256 - 416
Sp.Atk: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Sp.Def: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Speed: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Total: 465   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
4/5 ★★★★
Power
3/3 ★★★
Skill
1/2
Stamina
2/4 ★★☆☆
Jump
5/5 ★★★★★
Total
15/19 ★★★

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation V, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost ½×
Steel ½×
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic ½×
Ice
Dragon ½×
Dark ½×
None
Weak to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost ½×
Steel ½×
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic ½×
Ice
Dragon ½×
Dark ½×
None
Immune to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost ½×
Steel ½×
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic ½×
Ice
Dragon ½×
Dark ½×
None
Resistant to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost ½×
Steel ½×
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic ½×
Ice
Dragon ½×
Dark ½×
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV - VI
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
00Start Peck Flying Physical 03535 100100% 35
066 Sand-Attack Ground Status 0000 100100% 15
099 Swift Normal Special 06060 —% 20
1212 Agility Psychic Status 0000 —% 30
1717 Fury Attack Normal Physical 01515 08585% 20
2020 Feint Normal Physical 03030 100100% 10
2323 Air Cutter Flying Special 05555 09595% 25
2828 Spikes Ground Status 0000 —% 20
3131 Metal Sound Steel Status 0000 08585% 40
3434 Steel Wing Steel Physical 07070 09090% 25
3939 Autotomize Steel Status 0000 —% 15
4242 Air Slash Flying Special 07575 09595% 20
4545 Slash Normal Physical 07070 100100% 20
5050 Night Slash Dark Physical 07070 100100% 15
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Skarmory obtained at level 1 in Generation V
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Skarmory
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Skarmory
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV - VI
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM05 Roar Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM12 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM37 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 05050 080}}80% 10
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM40 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM41 Torment Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM46 Thief Dark Physical 04040 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM58 Sky Drop Flying Physical 06060 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM70 Flash Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM81 X-Scissor Bug Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM88 Pluck Flying Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Steel Sprite.png TM91 Flash Cannon Steel Special 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
Bag HM Flying Sprite.png HM02 Fly Flying Physical 09090 095}}95% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Skarmory
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Skarmory
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV - VI
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
SpearowFearowMurkrowHonchkrowWoobatSwoobat Assurance Dark Physical 50 100% 10
Farfetch'dStarlyStaraviaStaraptorDucklettSwanna
RuffletBraviary
Brave Bird Flying Physical 120 100% 15
ZubatGolbatCrobatFarfetch'dAerodactyl Curse* Ghost Status —% 10
SpearowFearowDoduoDodrio Drill Peck Flying Physical 80 100% 20
PidgeyPidgeottoPidgeotSpearowFearowZubat
GolbatCrobatFarfetch'dDoduoDodrioAerodactyl
HoothootNoctowlTogeticTogekissNatuXatu
MurkrowHonchkrowSkarmoryTaillowSwellowWingull
PelipperSwabluAltariaStarlyStaraviaStaraptor
Chatot
Endure Normal Status —% 10
NatuXatu Guard Swap Psychic Status —% 10
SpearowFearowDoduoDodrioMurkrowHonchkrow
WingullPelipper
Pursuit Dark Physical 40 100% 20
NoctowlAltariaTogekissPidoveTranquillUnfezant
Sigilyph
Sky Attack Flying Physical 140 90% 5
AerodactylSkarmory Stealth Rock Rock Status —% 20
PidgeyPidgeottoPidgeotStarlyStaraviaStaraptor
SigilyphRuffletBraviary
Whirlwind Normal Status 100% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Skarmory in Generation V
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Skarmory in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Skarmory
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Skarmory
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV - VI
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
B W B2 W2 Dark Pulse Dark Special 80 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Icy Wind Ice Special 55 95% 15
B W B2 W2 Iron Defense Steel Status —% 15
B W B2 W2 Iron Head Steel Physical 80 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Roost Flying Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Sky Attack Flying Physical 140 90% 5
B W B2 W2 Sleep Talk Normal Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Snore Normal Special 40 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Stealth Rock Rock Status —% 20
B W B2 W2 Tailwind Flying Status —% 30
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Skarmory can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Skarmory cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Skarmory
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Skarmory
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

Dream World moves

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV
 Event   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Windswept Sky Drill Peck Flying Physical 80 100% 20
Windswept Sky Roost Flying Status —% 10
  • A superscript level indicates that Skarmory can learn this move normally in Generation V at that level
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Skarmory
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Skarmory
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see event moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Pinball RS
 PinRS227.png PinRS227.gif 
Acquisition: Catch
Pokémon Trozei!
 Trozeiani227.gif 
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
MDP227.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 6.8%
Friend Area: Ravaged Field
Phrases
51%-100% HP These wings are quite light, actually.
26%-50% HP I don't like this. What remains of my health is half.
1%-25% HP This is terrible... I haven't any power left...
Level up Ah, leveled up! My wings feel lighter than ever!
Partner phrases
51%-100% HP <name>, my HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP <name>, my HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP <name>, my HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up Ah, leveled up! My wings feel lighter than ever!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP227.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: C
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Steel  Poké Assist: Flying PA.png
( Flying )
Field move: None
Loops: 3 Min. exp.: N/A Max. exp.: N/A
Browser entry  
Skarmory is capable of freely flying high and low through the skies.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Steel  Poké Assist: Steel PA.png
( Steel )
Field move: Demist - field move.png
(Demist ×-)
Browser entry  
It whips up gusts with its large wings. It also uses its ironclad body to attack.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Steel  Flying Assist.png
( Flying )
Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
Tackle 3 field move.png
(Tackle ×3)
Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
It attacks with gusts of luminous wind.
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●●●●
Speed ●●●
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
None.png PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
None.png Strong: {{{Park2strong}}} Weak: {{{Park2weak}}}
PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
None.png HP: Move: {{{ConquestMove}}}
Attack: Ability 1: {{{ConquestAbility1}}}
Defense: Ability 2: {{{ConquestAbility2}}}
Speed: Ability 3: {{{ConquestAbility3}}}
Does not evolve.
Range: 0 Perfect Links: {{{ConquestLink}}}

Evolution

Skarmory
Does not evolve
Skarmory
 Steel  Flying 

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation I.
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
Spr 2g 227.png Spr 2s 227.png Spr 2c 227.gif Spr b 2g 227.png
Spr 2g 227 s.png Spr 2s 227 s.png Spr 2c 227 s.gif Spr b 2g 227 s.png
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 227.png Spr 3e 227.png Spr 3r 227.png Spr b 3r 227.png
Spr 3r 227 s.png Spr 3e 227 s.png Spr 3r 227 s.png Spr b 3r 227 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 227.png Spr 4d 227.png Spr 4h 227.png Spr b 4d 227.png
Spr 4d 227 s.png Spr 4d 227 s.png Spr 4h 227 s.png Spr b 4d 227 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 227.png Spr 5b 227.png Spr b 5b 227.png
Spr 5b 227 s.png Spr 5b 227 s.png Spr b 5b 227 s.png
Skarmory For other sprites and images, please see Skarmory images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

Skarmory has much in common with the Andean Condor and also shares characteristics of pteranodons, and cranes, birds which are held in high esteem in Japan. It is also similar to many mythological, metallic birds such as the Stymphalian Birds, the Gagana, and the Alicanto. Skarmory is also believed to be based on an armored knight.

Name origin

Skarmory is a combination of sky and armory or armor. It may also include scar, given how its sharp body could easily wound its prey and even leave them with scars; scar may also refer to Skarmory's own skin, being cut repeatedly in brambles when it is young and building up the harder, callused or scar-like tissue which makes up its steely hide as an adult.

Airmd may be based on air or a pun on armed or armored.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese エアームド Airmd From air, armed, and armored
France Flag.png French Airmure From air and armure
Spain Flag.png Spanish Skarmory Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Panzaeron From Panzer and aero
Italy Flag.png Italian Skarmory Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 무장조 Mujangjo


External links

Mantine #226: Mantine
Pokémon
#228: Houndour Houndour


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