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Natu (Pokémon)

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Togetic #176: Togetic
Pokémon
#178: Xatu Xatu
Natu
Tiny Bird Pokémon
ネイティ
Naty
#177
Natu

Natu

Natu

Natu
Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Psychic Flying
Unknown Unknown
Blue-Striped
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Synchronize or Early Bird Cacophony
Cacophony
Magic Bounce
Hidden Ability

Hidden Ability

Mega Natu

Mega Natu Y
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
190 (24.8%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Flying
Hatch time
5355 - 5609 steps
Height
0'08" 0.2 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
4.4 lbs. 2.0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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Mega Stone
{{{mega}}} {{{mega2}}}
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#177
Kanto
#161
Johto
#162
Hoenn
#000
Sinnoh

Unova
#000
Kalos
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-000
Fiore
R-000
Almia
R-175/N-158
Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
73
Gen. II-IV
Unknown
IV
64
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 1
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
1
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Body09.png BodyUnknown.png
{{{forme2}}}
Footprint
F177.png None.png
{{{forme2}}}
Pokédex color
Green
Base friendship
70
External Links

Natu (Japanese: ネイティ Naty) is a dual-type Psychic/Flying Pokémon.

It evolves into Xatu starting at level 25.

Biology

Natu is a tiny, mostly green bird Pokémon with a nearly spherical body, and accents of red, yellow and black. It possesses brightly colored, yellow-and-red wings with thick black stripes. The wings are small and not fully-grown, thus making it unable to fly. However, it can hop and climb tree trunks. Natu has a red crest on the top of its head, and its three-toed feet and three tail feathers are red as well. Natu also has almond-shaped eyes and a yellow beak.

Natu is believed to be native to South America, although it can be found near ruins and in forests in other areas of the world. Natu usually forages for food on the ground. However, on rare occasions, it will hop onto branches to peck at the tree's new shoots. It also picks food from cactus plants, easily avoiding the buds and spines. Due to its prophetic abilities, Natu is a very cautious Pokémon that is easily spooked. It has the quirky behavior of staring at something until the thing moves.

In the anime

Natu in the anime

Major appearances

Natu's debut appearance was in Doin' What Comes Natu-rally!.

A Natu, along with its evolved form, appeared in Historical Mystery Tour!.

Minor appearances

A baby Natu appeared at Mr. Shellby's house in Extreme Pokémon!.

A Natu was also seen starring in an outer-space version of the movie Titanic in Lights, Camerupt, Action!.

Three Natu, along with a Xatu, were used to signal the start of a Water Pokémon race in the movie Pokémon Heroes.

A Natu appeared in the opening of Lucario and the Mystery of Mew.

A colony of Natu appeared in A Staravia is Born!.

A Natu made a very brief appearance in League Unleashed!.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP201 Natu Ash's Pokédex Natu, the Tiny Bird Pokémon. The Natu moves around by hopping and always seems to be staring at something.
This concludes the entries from the original series.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP140 Natu Dawn's Pokédex Natu, the Little Bird Pokémon. Natu evolves into Xatu and skillfully picks food from cactus plants, avoiding bugs and spines. It appears to skip about to move.
This concludes the entries from the Diamond & Pearl series.

In the manga

Natu in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Crystal owns a Natu, whose Psychic attacks allow it to hold its own despite its size. Crystal also uses Natu to provide flight transport over short distances. Sometime between the GSC and Emerald arcs, it evolved into a Xatu, and with it came increased speed and flight stamina, though it isn't seen battling much.

In Volume 22, Will is seen to have a Natu during Silver's flashback of his escape from the Masked Man, probably a pre-evolution of the Xatu he used many volumes earlier.

In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga

A Natu appeared in The Gym Challenges Begin!! where Falkner used it to battle Clefairy.

In the TCG

Main article: Natu (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold Because its wings aren't yet fully grown, it has to hop to get around. It is always staring at something.
Silver It usually forages for food on the ground but may, on rare occasions, hop onto branches to peck at shoots.
Crystal It is extremely good at climbing tree trunks and likes to eat the new sprouts on the trees.
Stadium 2 Because its wings aren't yet fully grown, it has to hop to get around. It is always staring at something.
Generation III
Ruby Natu cannot fly because its wings are not yet fully grown. If your eyes meet with this Pokémon's eyes, it will stare back intently at you. But if you move even slightly, it will hop away to safety.
Sapphire Natu has a highly developed jumping ability. The Pokémon flaps and leaps onto tree branches that are taller than grown-up people to pick at the tree's new shoots.
Emerald It runs up short trees that grow on the savanna to peck at new shoots. A Natu's eyes look as if they are always observing something.
FireRed It usually forages for food on the ground but may, on rare occasions, hop onto branches to peck at shoots.
LeafGreen Because its wings aren't yet fully grown, it has to hop to get around. It is always staring at something.
Generation IV
Diamond It picks food from cactus plants, deftly avoiding buds and spines. It seems to skip about to move.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold Because its wings aren't yet fully grown, it has to hop to get around. It is always staring at something.
SoulSilver It usually forages for food on the ground but may, on rare occasions, hop onto branches to peck at shoots.
Generation V
Black It picks food from cactus plants, deftly avoiding buds and spines. It seems to skip about to move.
White
Black 2 It picks food from cactus plants, deftly avoiding buds and spines. It seems to skip about to move.
White 2
Generation VI
X Because its wings aren't yet fully grown, it has to hop to get around. It is always staring at something.
Y It usually forages for food on the ground but may, on rare occasions, hop onto branches to peck at shoots.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver
Ruins of Alph
Crystal
Ruins of Alph
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Safari Zone
Emerald
Safari Zone
FireRed LeafGreen
Ruin Valley
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Phenac City (Shadow)
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Route 224 (Swarm)
Platinum
Route 224 (Swarm)
HeartGold SoulSilver
Ruins of Alph, Route 28, Mt. Silver (Headbutt)
Pal Park
Forest
Pokéwalker
Scary Cave
Generation V
Black White
Trade
Black 2 White 2
Route 5 (Swarm)
Dream World
Pleasant Forest
Generation VI
X Y
Breed Xatu

In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Pinball:
Ruby & Sapphire
Hatch from Egg
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 1
Huge Storage 2
Endless Level 3
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Wish Cave (13F-17F)
Solar Cave (1F-5F)
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Mt. Horn (1F-7F)
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Daybreak Ruins
Thunder Temple
Pokémon Rumble Blast Tower: Firebreathing Mountain

In events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
GSC Gotta Catch 'Em All Station! Safeguard Natu English United States 5 August 30 to September 26, 2002;
November 29 to December 5, 2002

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 40
100 - 147 190 - 284
Attack: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Defense: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Sp.Atk: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Sp.Def: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Speed: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Total: 320   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
2/3 ★★
Skill
2/2 ★★
Stamina
3/4 ★★★
Jump
3/4 ★★★
Total
13/17 ★★

Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Peck Flying Physical 03535 100100% 35
00Start Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
066 Night Shade Ghost Special 0000 100100% 15
099 Teleport Psychic Status 0000 —% 20
1212 Lucky Chant Normal Status 0000 —% 30
1717 Miracle Eye Psychic Status 0000 —% 40
2020 Me First Normal Status 0000 —% 20
2323 Confuse Ray Ghost Status 0000 100100% 10
2828 Wish Normal Status 0000 —% 10
3333 Psycho Shift Psychic Status 0000 100100% 10
3636 Future Sight Psychic Special 120120 100100% 10
3939 Stored Power Psychic Special 02020 100100% 10
4444 Ominous Wind Ghost Special 06060 100100% 5
4747 Power Swap Psychic Status 0000 —% 10
4747 Guard Swap Psychic Status 0000 —% 10
5050 Psychic Psychic Special 09090 100100% 10
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Natu obtained at level 1 in Generation VI
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Natu
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Natu
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM03 Psyshock Psychic Special 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM04 Calm Mind Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM16 Light Screen Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 30
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 Flying Sprite.png TM19 Roost Flying Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM22 SolarBeam Grass Special 120120 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM29 Psychic Psychic Special 09090 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Ghost Sprite.png TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM33 Reflect Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 20
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 Steel Sprite.png TM51 Steel Wing Steel Physical 07070 090}}90% 25
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM70 Flash Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM73 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM77 Psych Up Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM85 Dream Eater Psychic Special 100100 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM86 Grass Knot Grass Special 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
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 TM Psychic Sprite.png TM92 Trick Room Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Fairy Sprite.png TM99 Dazzling Gleam Fairy Special 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Natu
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Natu
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
NatuXatu Ally Switch Psychic Status —% 10
SpearowFearowDoduoDodrio Drill Peck Flying Physical 80 100% 20
PidgeyPidgeottoPidgeotChatotPidoveTranquill
UnfezantDucklettSwanna
Feather Dance Flying Status 100% 15
Murkrow Feint Attack Dark Physical 60 —% 20
ZubatGolbatCrobatMurkrowHonchkrow Haze Ice Status —% 30
PidgeyPidgeottoPidgeotDoduoDodrioTaillow
SwellowWingullPelipperStarlyStaraviaStaraptor
PidoveTranquillUnfezantArchenArcheopsFletchling
FletchinderTalonflame
Quick Attack Normal Physical 40 100% 30
SwabluAltaria Refresh Normal Status —% 20
PidgeyPidgeottoPidgeotSpearowFearowHoothoot
NoctowlWingullPelipperChatotPidoveTranquill
UnfezantDucklettSwannaFletchlingFletchinderTalonflame
NoibatNoivern
Roost Flying Status —% 10
Farfetch'd Simple Beam* Normal Status 100% 15
NatuXatuWoobatSwoobatSigilyph Skill Swap Psychic Status —% 10
SkarmoryFletchlingFletchinderTalonflame Steel Wing Steel Physical 70 90% 25
Murkrow Sucker Punch Dark Physical 80 100% 5
HoothootNoctowlChatotSigilyph Synchronoise Psychic Special 120 100% 15
HoothootNoctowl Zen Headbutt Psychic Physical 80 90% 15
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Natu in Generation VI
  • 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 Natu in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Natu
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Natu
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Natu can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Natu cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Natu
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Natu
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

TCG-only moves

Move Card
Glare Natu (McDonald Pack 15)
Hyper Beam Natu (Skyridge 80)
Mirror Coat Natu (EX Deoxys 66)
Razor Wind Natu (EX Deoxys 66)

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Pinball RS
 PinRS177.png PinRS177.gif 
Acquisition: Hatch
Pokémon Trozei!
 Trozeiani177.gif 
Rarity: Common
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
MDP177.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 9.4%
Friend Area: Flyaway Forest
Phrases
51%-100% HP What is captured within my affixed stare?
26%-50% HP This won't do... I've only half my HP left.
1%-25% HP I feel faint... My eyes grow weary and dim...
Level up Leveled up! I see the future with better clarity!
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 Leveled up! I see the future with better clarity!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP177.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: F
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:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Psychic  Psychic Assist.png
( Psychic )
Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
Psy Power 1 field move.png
(Psy Power ×1)
Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
It lets loose psychic orbs that make Pokémon Paused.
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

177Natu.png
Unevolved
Natu
 Psychic  Flying 
Rare Candy
Level 25
178Xatu.png
First evolution
Xatu
 Psychic  Flying 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver Crystal
Spr 2g 177.png Spr b 2g 177.png Spr 2s 177.png Spr b 2g 177.png Spr 2c 177.gif Spr b 2c 177.png
Spr 2g 177 s.png Spr b 2g 177 s.png Spr 2s 177 s.png Spr b 2g 177 s.png Spr 2c 177 s.gif Spr b 2c 177 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 177.png Spr b 3r 177.png Spr 3e 177.gif Spr b 3r 177.png Spr 3r 177.png Spr b 3r 177.png
Spr 3r 177 s.png Spr b 3r 177 s.png Spr 3e 177 s.gif Spr b 3r 177 s.png Spr 3r 177 s.png Spr b 3r 177 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 177.png Spr b 4d 177.png Spr 4p 177.png Spr b 4p 177.png Spr 4h 177.png Spr b 4h 177.png
Spr 4d 177 s.png Spr b 4d 177 s.png Spr 4p 177 s.png Spr b 4p 177 s.png Spr 4h 177 s.png Spr b 4p 177 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 177.png Spr b 5b 177.png Spr 5b 177.png Spr b 5b 177.png
Spr 5b 177 s.png Spr b 5b 177 s.png Spr 5b 177 s.png Spr b 5b 177 s.png
Front Back Front Back
177MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Natu images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Natu shares its species name with Pidgey and Spearow. They are all known as the Tiny Bird Pokémon (though Natu was known as the Little Bird Pokémon in Generation II).

Origin

Natu appears to be based on a parrot. It also resembles a quail.

Name origin

Natu may be derived from native and Atu (the first man of Samoan mythology). Natu is also Latin for birth.

Naty may be a shortening of native.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ネイティ Naty Possibly a shortening of native
France Flag.png French Natu Same as English name
Spain Flag.png Spanish Natu Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Natu Same as English name
Italy Flag.png Italian Natu Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 네이티 Neiti Transliteration of its Japanese name


External links

Togetic #176: Togetic
Pokémon
#178: Xatu Xatu


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