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Staravia (Pokémon)

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#398: Staraptor Staraptor
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Staravia (disambiguation).
Staravia
ムクバード Mukubird
#397
397Staravia.png
Art by Ken Sugimori from Diamond and Pearl
Type
Normal Flying
Category
Starling Pokémon
Abilities
Intimidate Reckless
Hidden Ability
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,059,860
Regional Pokédex numbers
Sinnoh
#011
Regional Browser numbers
Almia
R-024
Oblivia
R-229 N-171
Height
2'00"
Imperial
0.6 m
Metric
Weight
34.2 lbs.
Imperial
15.5 kg
Metric
Dex color
Brown
Catch rate
120 (15.7%)
Body style
Body09.png
Footprint
 F397.png 
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Breeding
Flying group 16 cycles
(4080 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
2
Base Exp.: 113 Battle Exp.: 1131*

Staravia (Japanese: ムクバード Mukubird) is a dual-type Normal/Flying Pokémon.

It evolves from Starly starting at level 14 and evolves into Staraptor starting at level 34.

Biology

Physiology

Staravia has a small M-shaped pattern on its chest, likely for its Japanese name of Mukubird. Staravia has a gray-colored spot on its forehead, and a spiky pattern of white on its face. The nails of Staravia’s claws are now black in coloration. They also have a crest on top of its head.

Gender differences

The gray spot on a female's forehead is smaller.

Special abilities

Staravia is capable of learning speed-based moves such as Quick Attack, Aerial Ace, and Agility.

Behavior

Recognizing their own weakness, they tend to live in large flocks with other Staravia. Squabbles over territory may occur when flocks collide. When alone, a Staravia cries noisily.

Habitat

Staravia live in forests or fields.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

Staravia mainly eat Bug-type Pokémon.

In the anime

Staravia in the anime

Major appearances

Ash's Staravia

Ash's Starly evolved into a Staravia in A Staravia is Born!. It then evolved into a Staraptor in Pursuing a Lofty Goal!.

Minor appearances

Staravia made its debut in Following A Maiden's Voyage!.

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

A photo of a Staravia appeared in The Four Seasons of Sawsbuck!.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP013 Staravia Dawn's Pokédex Staravia, the Starling Pokémon. Staravia flies over forests and fields, and travels in large flocks.
This concludes the entries from the Diamond & Pearl series.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Staravia appears in Pokémon Adventures, in the Diamond & Pearl chapter and Platinum encounters it.

Team Galactic's Grunts used several Staravia to battle Paka and Uji in Veilstone City so that they can find their client, Platinum, and use her for a ransom. They were defeated by the combined efforts of Paka, Uji, Diamond, and Pearl. They were next seen being used to capture Mesprit at Lake Verity.

In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga

Jun from the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga owns a Staravia that evolved into a Staraptor.

In the TCG

Main article: Staravia (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby {{{rubydex}}}
Sapphire {{{sapphiredex}}}
Emerald {{{emeralddex}}}
FireRed {{{firereddex}}}
LeafGreen {{{leafgreendex}}}
Generation IV
Diamond It flies around forests and fields in search of bug Pokémon. It stays within a huge flock.
Pearl It lives in forests and fields. Squabbles over territory occur when flocks collide.
Platinum Recognizing their own weakness, they always live in a group. When alone, a Staravia cries noisily.
HeartGold They maintain huge flocks, although fierce scuffles break out between various flocks.
SoulSilver
Generation V
Black Recognizing their own weakness, they always live in a group. When alone, a Staravia cries noisily.
White
Black 2 Recognizing their own weakness, they always live in a group. When alone, a Staravia cries noisily.
White 2
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
None Trade
Crystal
None Trade
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Common Routes 209 and 212, Lake Verity, Lake Valor,
Trophy Garden, Sendoff Spring, Great Marsh
Platinum
Common Routes 209, 210, 212, and 215, Trophy Garden, Lake Valor
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Evolve Starly
Pal Park
None
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
None Evolve Starly (White only)
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
Windswept Sky
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Final Maze (B1-B48)
Pokémon Ranger:
Shadows of Almia
Peril Cliffs
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Sky
Thunder Temple
My Pokémon Ranch Random trade with Hayley *
Pokémon Rumble Windy Prairie‎
Pokémon Rumble Blast Meadow: Everspring Valley
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure Beach Zone, Iceberg Zone
Pokémon Conquest Avia

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Diamond Pearl Yache Berry Yache Berry (5%)
Platinum
Ranch Yache Berry Yache Berry (100%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 55
115 - 162 220 - 314
Attack: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Defense: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Sp.Atk: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Sp.Def: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Speed: 80
76 - 145 148 - 284
Total: 340   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
3/4 ★★★
Power
3/3 ★★★
Skill
2/3 ★★
Stamina
3/4 ★★★
Jump
5/5 ★★★★★
Total
16/19 ★★★

Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation V
Other generations:
IV - VI
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Tackle Normal Physical 05050 100100% 35
00Start Growl Normal Status 0000 100100% 40
00Start Quick Attack Normal Physical 04040 100100% 30
055 Quick Attack Normal Physical 04040 100100% 30
099 Wing Attack Flying Physical 06060 100100% 35
1313 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —% 15
1818 Endeavor Normal Physical 0000 100100% 5
2323 Whirlwind Normal Status 0000 100100% 20
2828 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 —% 20
3333 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 08585% 20
3838 Agility Psychic Status 0000 —% 30
4343 Brave Bird Flying Physical 120120 100100% 15
4848 Final Gambit Fighting Special 0000 100100% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Staravia obtained at level 1 in Generation V
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Staravia
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Staravia
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation V
Other generations:
IV - VI
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
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 Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 —}}—% 5
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 Flying Sprite.png TM40 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 —}}—% 20
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 Normal Sprite.png TM49 Echoed Voice Normal Special 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM67 Retaliate Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM83 Work Up Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
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 Bug Sprite.png TM89 U-turn Bug Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag HM Flying Sprite.png HM02 Fly Flying Physical 09090 095}}95% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Staravia
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Staravia
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
IV - VI
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
ZubatGolbatCrobatMurkrowHonchkrowSwablu
Altaria
Astonish Ghost Physical 30 10% 15
PidoveTranquillUnfezant Detect Fighting Status —% 5
TogeticTogekiss Double-Edge Normal Physical 120 100% 15
PidgeyPidgeottoPidgeotChatotPidoveTranquill
UnfezantDucklettSwanna
FeatherDance Flying Status 100% 15
HoothootNoctowl Foresight Normal Status —% 40
SpearowFearowFarfetch'dDoduoDodrioSkarmory
SwabluAltariaChatotRuffletBraviary
Fury Attack Normal Physical 15 85% 20
SpearowFearowDoduoDodrioWingullPelipper
MurkrowHonchkrow
Pursuit Dark Physical 40 100% 20
Farfetch'd Revenge* Fighting Physical 60 100% 10
PidgeyPidgeottoPidgeotSpearowFearowHoothoot
NoctowlWingullPelipperChatotPidoveTranquill
UnfezantDucklettSwanna
Roost Flying Status —% 10
PidgeyPidgeottoPidgeotFarfetch'dSkarmory Sand-Attack Ground Status 100% 15
Skarmory Steel Wing Steel Physical 70 90% 25
DoduoDodrioHoothootNoctowlChatot Uproar Normal Special 90 100% 10
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Staravia 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 Staravia in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Staravia
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Staravia
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation V
Other generations:
IV - VI
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
B W B2 W2 Endeavor Normal Physical 100% 5
B W B2 W2 Heat Wave Fire Special 100 90% 10
B W B2 W2 Roost Flying Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Sleep Talk Normal Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Snore Normal Special 40 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Tailwind Flying Status —% 30
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Staravia can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Staravia cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Staravia
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Staravia
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation V
Other generations:
IV - VI
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon has no moves exclusive to prior evolutions.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Staravia
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Staravia
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Dream World moves

Generation V
Other generations:
IV
 Event   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Windswept Sky FeatherDance Flying Status 100% 15
Windswept Sky Tailwind Flying Status —% 30
  • A superscript level indicates that Staravia can learn this move normally in Generation V at that level
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Staravia
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Staravia
  • 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
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Trozei!
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 0%
Friend Area: Beau Plains
Phrases
51%-100% HP My HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP My HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP My HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up I leveled up.
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 I leveled up.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP397.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: D
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Loops: 0 Min. exp.: 0 Max. exp.: 0
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Flying  Poké Assist: Flying PA.png
( Flying )
Field move: Cut 2 field move.png
(Cut ×2)
Browser entry  
It sends out twisters. It also rams to attack.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Flying  Flying Assist.png
( Flying )
Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
Cut 3 field move.png
(Cut ×3)
Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
It launches twisters.
Attack ●●
Defense
Speed ●●●
Attack 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
PPW397.png PokéPark Pad entry:
Staravia came to the Beach Zone to play. His favorite Attraction is Pelipper's Circle Circuit.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
None.png Strong: {{{Park2strong}}} Weak: {{{Park2weak}}}
PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
PCP397.png HP: ★★ Move: Wing Attack
Attack: ★★ Ability 1: Intimidate
Defense: Ability 2: Hero
Speed: ★★★ Ability 3: Celebrate
Evolves from Starly when its Speed is 48 or higher

Evolves into Staraptor when its Attack is 92 or higher

Range: 4 Perfect Links: Muneshige and Munezane

Evolution

Starly
Unevolved
Starly
 Normal  Flying 
Rare Candy
Level 14


Staravia
First evolution
Staravia
 Normal  Flying 
Rare Candy
Level 34


Staraptor
Second evolution
Staraptor
 Normal  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
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation II.
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation III.
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 397 m.png Spr 4p 397 m.png Spr 4p 397 m.png Spr b 4d 397 m.png
Spr 4d 397 f.png Spr 4p 397 f.png Spr 4p 397 f.png Spr b 4d 397 f.png
Spr 4d 397 m s.png Spr 4p 397 m s.png Spr 4p 397 m s.png Spr b 4d 397 m s.png
Spr 4d 397 f s.png Spr 4p 397 f s.png Spr 4p 397 f s.png Spr b 4d 397 f s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 397 m.png Spr 5b2 397 m.png Spr b 5b 397 m.png
Spr 5b 397 f.png Spr 5b 397 f.png Spr b 5b 397 f.png
Spr 5b 397 m s.png Spr 5b2 397 m s.png Spr b 5b 397 m s.png
Spr 5b 397 f s.png Spr 5b 397 f s.png Spr b 5b 397 f s.png
Staravia For other sprites and images, please see Staravia images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

Staravia is based on an adult starling. However, its features seem to be based more on an adult Northern lapwing.

Name origin

Staravia is a combination of starling and avian (pertaining to birds).

Mukubird is a combination of 椋鳥 mukudori (gray starling) and bird.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ムクバード Mukubird From 椋鳥 mukudori (gray starling) and bird
France Flag.png French Etourvol From étourneau and vol
Spain Flag.png Spanish Staravia Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Staravia Same as English name
Italy Flag.png Italian Staravia Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 찌르버드 Jjireubird From 찌르레기 Jjireuraeggi and bird


Related articles

External links

Starly #396: Starly
Pokémon
#398: Staraptor Staraptor


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