Delibird (Pokémon)

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Delibird
Delivery Pokémon
デリバード
Delibird
#225
Delibird



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Ice Flying
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Vital Spirit or Hustle Cacophony
Cacophony
Insomnia
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
45 (11.9%)
Breeding
Egg Groups
Water 1 and Field
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
2'11″ 0.9 m
Delibird
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
35.3 lbs. 16.0 kg
Delibird
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
183
Gen. II-IV
Unknown
IV
116
V+
Leveling rate
Fast
EV yield
Total: 1
Delibird
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
1
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
Shape
Body09.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
F225.png None.png
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Pokédex color
Red
Base friendship
70
External Links

Delibird (Japanese: デリバード Delibird) is a dual-type Ice/Flying Pokémon introduced in Generation II.

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

Biology

Delibird is a red, penguin-like Pokémon with a white, hollow tail. Its face and chest are covered in white feathers with two, three-pointed crests above its eyes. Black markings surround its circular eyes, and it has a light yellow beak and feet. There is a single white spot on its stomach. Its feet have two digits each.

Delibird is omnivorous. It carries food bundled up in its tail. It normally gives stored food to its chicks, but has been known to share its food with humans stranded on icy mountains. Delibird's signature move, Present, allows it to carry special items in its tail that may cause damage or heal its opponent. In a flock, the Delibird with the largest tail is its leader. Delibird tends to live in mountainous regions, making its nests over sharp cliffs; one notable area of the world is around Mt. Everest.

In the anime

Delibird in the anime

Major appearances

Delibird (Team Rocket)

Delibird made its main series debut in Dues and Don'ts, under the ownership of an elderly talent scout from Team Rocket. Since that episode, the Delivery Pokémon kept following Jessie, James, and Meowth to collect money that the three of them owe. Fortunately for the Team Rocket trio, Delibird was no longer able to tail them since they moved to the Hoenn region. Delibird has also appeared in Grating Spaces, The Thief That Keeps On Thieving, and Memories are Made of Bliss!.

Other

Delibird debuted in Delibird's Dilemma, under the ownership of Santa Claus. Ash's Totodile shot a Delibird that was delivering presents clear out of the sky with a Water Gun-propelled snowball. As a result, Pikachu and his friends had to help the Delivery Pokémon find the five presents before midnight.

Minor appearances

A Coordinator's Delibird appeared in Battling The Generation Gap!, where it was seen competing in the Celestic Contest.

Multiple Delibird appeared in Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction.

Three Trainers' Delibird appeared in The Power of Us.

A Trainer's Delibird appeared in Battling on the Wing!, where it was watching the battles during the Manalo Conference.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP231 Delibird Ash's Pokédex Delibird, the Delivery Pokémon. Delibird's most unique attack is giving presents. However, some of these presents have been known to explode. Sometimes, Delibird's presents can actually restore energy to its opponents.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Delibird debuted in You Ain't Nothin' but a Houndour under the ownership of the Masked Man, where it, along with his other Pokémon, attacked Gold. It is one of his most commonly used Pokémon. It appears to be the same Pokémon used by him in his alias, and was strong enough that it allowed him to capture Ho-Oh. However, Gold was able to knock it out with Polibo's Perish Song attack.

Delibird appears as one of the Pokémon used by Pryce. It first appeared with him in his Gym in Irked Igglybuff and Curmudgeonly Cleffa. It is likely to be the same Delibird used by his alias.

In Striking Out Snover, a wild Delibird is shown near Snowpoint City, being cared for by Candice.

In the Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All manga

A Delibird appeared in GDZ67, under the ownership of a monk.

In the TCG

Main article: Delibird (TCG)

Game data

NPC appearances

  • Pokémon Stadium 2: Delibird stars in its own mini-game called "Delibird's Delivery." In this game, players collect presents from one side of the field to the other. The player must avoid Swinub that scurry around or they will trip the Delibird and cause the player to lose the present they were carrying.
  • Pokémon Channel: Delibird is the delivery boy for the "Shop 'n Squirtle."

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II Johto
#190
Gold It carries food all day long. There are tales about lost people who were saved by the food it had.
Silver It nests at the edge of sharp cliffs. It spends all day carrying food to its awaiting chicks.
Crystal It always carries its food with it, wherever it goes. If attacked, it throws its food at the opponent.
Stadium 2 It carries food all day long. There are tales about lost people who were saved by the food it had.
Generation III Hoenn
#—
Kanto
#—
Ruby Delibird carries its food bundled up in its tail. There once was a famous explorer who managed to reach the peak of Mt. Everest thanks to one of these Pokémon sharing its food.
Sapphire
Emerald It carries food bundled up in its tail. There was a famous explorer who managed to scale Mt. Everest thanks to a Delibird sharing its food.
FireRed It nests at the edge of sharp cliffs. It spends all day carrying food to its awaiting chicks.
LeafGreen It carries food all day long. There are tales about lost people who were saved by the food it had.
Generation IV Sinnoh
#—
Johto
#194
Diamond It carries food rolled up in its tail. It has the habit of sharing food with people lost in mountains.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold It carries food all day long. There are tales about lost people who were saved by the food it had.
SoulSilver It nests at the edge of sharp cliffs. It spends all day carrying food to its awaiting chicks.
Generation V Unova
B2W2: #254
Black It carries food rolled up in its tail. It has the habit of sharing food with people lost in mountains.
White
Black 2 It carries food all day long. When someone is lost in the mountains, it shares that food.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
Mountain #090
Hoenn
#—
X It carries food rolled up in its tail. It has the habit of sharing food with people lost in mountains.
Y It carries food all day long. When someone is lost in the mountains, it shares that food.
Omega Ruby Delibird carries its food bundled up in its tail. There once was a famous explorer who managed to reach the peak of the world's highest mountain, thanks to one of these Pokémon sharing its food.
Alpha Sapphire
Generation VII Alola
SM: #081
Alola
USUM: #095
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!‎.
Sun Although it naturally prefers colder locales, Delibird in Alola seem able to withstand the heat to a certain extent.
Moon It has a generous habit of sharing its food with people and Pokémon, so it's always scrounging around for more food.
Ultra Sun It shares its food with people who are stranded. Because Delibird is omnivorous, sometimes it gives those people bug Pokémon.
Ultra Moon It wraps food in its tail to carry it around. The Delibird with the biggest tail is the boss of the flock!
Generation VIII Galar
#078
Sword It carries food all day long. There are tales about lost people who were saved by the food it had.
Shield It has a generous habit of sharing its food with people and Pokémon, so it's always scrounging around for more food.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold
Trade, Event
Silver
Ice Path
Crystal
Ice PathNight
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade, Event
Emerald
Trade, Event
FireRed
Icefall Cave
LeafGreen
Trade, Event
Colosseum
Realgam Tower (Shadow)
XD
Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Route 216 (Swarm)
Platinum
Route 217 (Swarm)
HeartGold
Trade
SoulSilver
Ice Path
Pal Park
Mountain
Generation V
Black White
Giant Chasm
Black 2 White 2
Route 22 and Giant Chasm
Dream World
Windswept Sky
Generation VI
X Y
Route 17, Friend Safari (Ice)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Shoal Cave (hidden Pokémon*)
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Route 3
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Seaward Cave
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Route 8, Rolling Fields, Dappled Grove, West Lake Axewell, Axew's Eye, Watchtower Ruins, North Lake Miloch, South Lake Miloch, Giant's Seat, Giant's Mirror, Giant's Cap, Dusty Bowl, Hammerlocke Hills

In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
This Pokémon is unavailable in Generation II side games.
Generation III
Channel
Upgrade binder
Trozei!
Secret Storage 19, Endless Level 30, Forever Level 5, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Northwind Field (17F-25F)
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Blizzard Island (1F-20F), Crevice Cave (B1F-B10F, Lower Crevice Cave B1F-B4F), Mt. Avalanche (1F-19F)
MD Sky
Blizzard Island (1F-20F), Crevice Cave (B1F-B10F, Lower Crevice Cave B1F-B4F), Mt. Avalanche (1F-19F)
Ranger: SoA
Hia Valley
PokéPark Wii
Iceberg Zone
Ranger: GS
Mt. Sorbet, Forest Temple, Fire Temple, Ice Temple, Thunder Temple, Dark Temple, Light Temple
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Glacier: Frozen Tundra
PokéPark 2
Crag Area
Rumble U
Verdant Plaza: Four Seasons in the Forest
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Safari Jungle: Stage 3Fr
Shuffle
Mt. Vinter: Stage 106
Event: Rake In Some Items!
Event: A Great Chance a Day! (Holiday)
Rumble World
Pearl Marsh: Aurora Ice Field (All Areas)
Generation VII
Masters
Sync Pair Scout (Holiday 2019 Rosa's)

In events

Games Event Language/Region Location Level Distribution period
GSC Gotta Catch 'Em All Station! Pay Day Delibird English United States 5 December 21 to 27, 2001
GSC Gotta Catch 'Em All Station! Spikes Delibird English United States 5 December 20 to 26, 2002
RSEFRLG Gather More Pokémon! Third Campaign Delibird Japanese Japan 10 January 14 to 29, 2006
ORAS PGL Delibird Japanese region Online 10 December 25, 2015 to February 29, 2016
ORAS PGL Delibird American region Online 10 December 25, 2015 to February 29, 2016
ORAS PGL Delibird PAL region Online 10 December 25, 2015 to February 29, 2016
ORAS PGL Delibird Korean region Online 10 December 25, 2015 to February 29, 2016
ORAS PGL Delibird Taiwanese region Online 10 December 25, 2015 to February 29, 2016

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Colosseum NeverMeltIce NeverMeltIce (100%)
Events* Relic Gold Relic Gold (100%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
45
105 - 152 200 - 294
55
54 - 117 103 - 229
45
45 - 106 85 - 207
65
63 - 128 121 - 251
45
45 - 106 85 - 207
75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Total:
330
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Pokéathlon stats

Speed
3/3 ★★★
Power
3/3 ★★★
Skill
3/4 ★★★
Stamina
4/5 ★★★★
Jump
3/3 ★★★
Total
16/18 ★★★

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VIII, 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
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VIII
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Present Normal Physical 0000 09090% 15
2525 Drill Peck Flying Physical 08080 100100% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Delibird
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Delibird
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/TR

Generation VIII
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM00Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM00 Mega Punch Normal Physical 08080 085}}85% 20
TM01Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM01 Mega Kick Normal Physical 120120 075}}75% 5
TM04Bag TM Ice VI Sprite.png TM04 Ice Punch Ice Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM06Bag TM Flying VI Sprite.png TM06 Fly Flying Physical 09090 095}}95% 15
TM21Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM21 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM23Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM23 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TM24Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM24 Snore Normal Special 05050 100}}100% 15
TM25Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM25 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM27Bag TM Ice VI Sprite.png TM27 Icy Wind Ice Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM30Bag TM Steel VI Sprite.png TM30 Steel Wing Steel Physical 07070 090}}90% 25
TM31Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM31 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM33Bag TM Water VI Sprite.png TM33 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM35Bag TM Ice VI Sprite.png TM35 Hail Ice Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM39Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM39 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM40Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM40 Swift Normal Special 06060 00—}}—% 20
TM41Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM41 Helping Hand Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM43Bag TM Fighting VI Sprite.png TM43 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM46Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM46 Weather Ball Normal Special 05050 100}}100% 10
TM51Bag TM Ice VI Sprite.png TM51 Icicle Spear Ice Physical 02525 100}}100% 30
TM52Bag TM Flying VI Sprite.png TM52 Bounce Flying Physical 08585 085}}85% 5
TM58Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM58 Assurance Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 10
TM59Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM59 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM64Bag TM Ice VI Sprite.png TM64 Avalanche Ice Physical 06060 100}}100% 10
TM76Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM76 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM97Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM97 Brutal Swing Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TR01Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR01 Body Slam Normal Physical 08585 100}}100% 15
TR05Bag TR Ice Sprite.png TR05 Ice Beam Ice Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TR06Bag TR Ice Sprite.png TR06 Blizzard Ice Special 110110 070}}70% 5
TR12Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR12 Agility Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
TR20Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR20 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR23Bag TR Ground Sprite.png TR23 Spikes Ground Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TR26Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR26 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR27Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR27 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR29Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR29 Baton Pass Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 40
TR34Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR34 Future Sight Psychic Special 120120 100}}100% 10
TR59Bag TR Grass Sprite.png TR59 Seed Bomb Grass Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TR66Bag TR Flying Sprite.png TR66 Brave Bird Flying Physical 120120 100}}100% 15
TR73Bag TR Poison Sprite.png TR73 Gunk Shot Poison Physical 120120 080}}80% 5
TR87Bag TR Ground Sprite.png TR87 Drill Run Ground Physical 08080 095}}95% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Delibird
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Delibird
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VIII
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
VulpixNinetalesVaporeonRemoraidOctillery Aurora Beam Ice Special 65 100% 20
VulpixNinetalesEiscue Aurora Veil Ice Status —% 20
ZigzagoonLinooneObstagoonMudbrayMudsdalePyukumuku
ScorbunnyRabootCinderaceSkwovetGreedentChewtle
Drednaw
Counter Fighting Physical 100% 20
CorsolaInkay Destiny Bond* Ghost Status —% 5
MeowthPersianMeowthPersianMeowthPerrserker
LombreLudicoloNuzleafShiftryPurrloinLiepard
EspurrMeowstic
Fake Out Normal Physical 40 100% 10
GlaceonEiscue Freeze-Dry Ice Special 70 100% 20
VulpixNinetalesLaprasSwinubPiloswineMamoswine
WeavileGlaceon
Ice Shard Ice Physical 40 100% 30
ShellosGastrodonStunkySkuntankPyukumuku Memento Dark Status 100% 10
PikachuRaichuRaichuVulpixNinetalesRapidash
RapidashEeveeVaporeonJolteonFlareonEspeon
UmbreonLeafeonGlaceonSylveonSneaselWeavile
WingullPelipperElectrikeManectricLucarioBunnelby
DiggersbyScorbunnyRabootCinderaceNickitThievul
Morpeko
Quick Attack Normal Physical 40 100% 30
SquirtleWartortleBlastoiseTorkoalDrilburExcadrill Rapid Spin Normal Physical 50 100% 40
WailmerWailordFeebasMilotic Splash Normal Status —% 40
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Delibird in Generation VIII
  • 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 Delibird in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Delibird
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Delibird
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VIII
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Delibird
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Delibird
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Trozei!
Trozeiani225.png
Rarity: Common
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.8%
Friend Area: Frigid Cavern
Phrases
51%-100% HP If you need anything delivered, I'm at your service!
26%-50% HP Wait a second... Only half my HP is left!
1%-25% HP I'm finished... I have no energy left at all...
Level up Oh, yippee! I leveled up! That makes me happy!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 225.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: B
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Ice
Poké Assist: Ice PA.png
Ice
Field move: Crush 1 field move.png
(Crush ×1)
Browser entry R-209
It hurls hunks of ice to attack.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Ice
Poké Assist:
(present)
Ice Assist.png
Ice
Field move:
(present)
Crush 3 field move.png
(Crush ×3)
Poké Assist:
(past)
Ice Assist.png
Ice
Field move:
(past)
Crush 1 field move.png
(Crush ×1)
Browser entry R-256/N-032
It causes blizzards around itself that make Pokémon Stopped.
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●
Defense
Speed ●●●
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
PPW225.png PokéPark Pad entry:
Delibird gave you the Ice Tree decorations as presents. His favorite Attraction is Empoleon's Snow Slide.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
PP2225.png
PokéPark Pad entry:
Maybe because his tail is like a bag, but he is often asked to deliver things to other Pokémon. He can't say no, because he really likes to have others rely on him.
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Ice
Attack Power: ★★★★

BT225.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Ice
None.png Attack Power: 50 - 100 Raise Max Level.png 5

#144
Shuffle225.png

Chill
Delays your opponent's disruptions.


Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Ice
None.png Attack Power: 50 - 100 Raise Max Level.png 5

#144
Shuffle225Holiday.png

Stabilize++
Sometimes erases five of the foe's disruptions on the board.


Pokémon GO
GO225.png Base Stamina: 128 Base Attack: 128 Base Defense: 90
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 5 km Evolution Requirement: N/A
Fast Attacks: Present
Charged Attacks: Ice Punch, Icy Wind, Aerial Ace, Frustration, Return

Evolution

225Delibird.png
Unevolved
Delibird
 Ice  Flying 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver Crystal
Spr 2g 225.png Spr b 2g 225.png Spr 2s 225.png Spr b 2g 225.png Spr 2c 225.png Spr b 2g 225.png
Spr 2g 225 s.png Spr b 2g 225 s.png Spr 2s 225 s.png Spr b 2g 225 s.png Spr 2c 225 s.png Spr b 2g 225 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 225.png Spr b 3r 225.png Spr 3e 225.png Spr b 3r 225.png Spr 3r 225.png Spr b 3r 225.png
Spr 3r 225 s.png Spr b 3r 225 s.png Spr 3e 225 s.png Spr b 3r 225 s.png Spr 3r 225 s.png Spr b 3r 225 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 225.png Spr b 4d 225.png Spr 4d 225.png Spr b 4p 225.png Spr 4h 225.png Spr b 4h 225.png
Spr 4d 225 s.png Spr b 4d 225 s.png Spr 4d 225 s.png Spr b 4p 225 s.png Spr 4h 225 s.png Spr b 4h 225 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 225.png Spr b 5b 225.png Spr 5b 225.png Spr b 5b 225.png
Spr 5b 225 s.png Spr b 5b 225 s.png Spr 5b 225 s.png Spr b 5b 225 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 225.png Spr b 6x 225.png Spr 6x 225.png Spr b 6x 225.png
Spr 6x 225 s.png Spr b 6x 225 s.png Spr 6x 225 s.png Spr b 6x 225 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 225.png Spr b 7s 225.png Spr 7s 225.png Spr b 7s 225.png
Spr 7s 225 s.png Spr b 7s 225 s.png Spr 7s 225 s.png Spr b 7s 225 s.png
Front Back Front Back
225MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Delibird images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

Aspects of Delibird's appearance appear to come from the rockhopper penguin. However, its red-and-white color scheme, its ability to give presents, and the appearance of carrying its sack-like tail is likely to have been derived from Santa Claus and possibly the white stork. Delibird may have also been inspired by puffins, which are penguin-like birds that still have the ability to fly.

Name origin

Delibird is a combination of delivery and bird. Deli may have derived from the Adélie penguin. Pronouncing Delibird with the same inflection as delivered yields a very similar sound, with the "b" and "v" being the only variation between the two words.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese デリバード Delibird From deliver and bird
France Flag.png French Cadoizo From cadeau and oiseau
Spain Flag.png Spanish Delibird Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Botogel From Bote and Vogel
Italy Flag.png Italian Delibird Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 딜리버드 Delibird Transliteration of its English name
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 信使鳥 / 信使鸟 Xìnshǐniǎo Literally "Messenger bird"


Related articles

External links


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#226: Mantine Mantine
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