Natu (Pokémon)

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



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Psychic Flying
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Synchronize or Early Bird Cacophony
Cacophony
Magic Bounce
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
190 (35.2%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Flying
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
0'08" 0.2 m
Natu
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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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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
73
Gen. II-IV
Unknown
IV
64
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 1
Natu
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
Shape
Body09.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
F177.png None.png
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Pokédex color
Green
Base friendship
70
External Links

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

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 reside in South America, although it can be found near ruins and in temperate and tropical 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 debuted in Doin' What Comes Natu-rally!, one each under the ownership of McKenzie and his father. Both Natu told people's fortunes using Future Sight, but McKenzie's Natu, nicknamed "Naughty", was not as successful because McKenzie suffered from stage fright.

A Natu lured Ash and his friends through Xatu Forest in Historical Mystery Tour!, and when it burst into light, they found themselves out.

Minor appearances

A baby Natu was being cared for by Mr. Shellby in Extreme Pokémon!.

A Natu starred in a Titanic-inspired film May reminisces about in Lights, Camerupt, Action!.

Three Natu were used to signal the start of the Tour de Alto Mare in Pokémon Heroes: Latios & Latias.

A Coordinator's Natu appeared in Pros and Con Artists.

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

Multiple Natu were captured by Team Rocket in A Staravia is Born!.

A young man's Natu briefly appeared in League Unleashed!.

A Natu briefly appeared in Tasting the Bitter with the Sweet!.

A Natu appeared in a fantasy in Got Meltan?.

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.
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 buds and spines. It appears to skip about to move.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Crystal owns a female Natu, which first appeared in Slugging It Out With Slugma. Her Psychic attacks allow her to hold her own despite her size. Crystal also uses Natu to provide flight transport over short distances. In Lively Larvitar, the origin of Crystal's Natu is revealed: she, along with Crystal's Parasect, Hitmonchan, and Cubone, were wild Pokémon living in Mt. Mortar and had fought with a local Arcanine that had gone berserk from a severe eye injury. After the ordeal, Natu used her telepathy to detect if enemies were in the area. Sometime between the Gold, Silver & Crystal chapter and Emerald chapter arcs, she evolved into a Xatu, and with that came increased speed and flight stamina, though she isn't seen battling much.

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

The Battle Tower rented a Natu, which was stolen by Guile Hideout in The Final Battle VII.

In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga

Falkner used a Natu in The Gym Challenges Begin!! to battle Clefairy.

In the TCG

Main article: Natu (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II Johto
#159
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 Hoenn
#162
Kanto
#—
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 Sinnoh
#—
Johto
#161
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 Unova
#—
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 Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#169
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.
Omega 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.
Alpha 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.
Generation VII Alola
USUM: #252
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Sun, Moon, Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!‎.
Ultra Sun Although it still can't fly, its jumping power is outstanding. It jumps way up into trees and plucks the buds from the branches.
Ultra Moon The look in its eyes gives the impression that it's carefully observing you. If you approach it, Natu will hop away.
Generation VIII Galar
#092
Sword It is extremely good at climbing tree trunks and likes to eat the new sprouts on the trees.
Shield Because its wings aren't yet fully grown, it has to hop to get around. It is always staring at something.

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 trees)
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
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Breed Xatu
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Trade
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Akala OutskirtsDay
Poké Pelago*
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Rolling Fields, Axew's Eye, North Lake Miloch, South Lake Miloch, Giant's Seat, Giant's Mirror

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
Cobalt Coast
Pinball: R&S
Hatch from Egg
Trozei!
Secret Storage 1, Huge Storage 2, Endless Level 3, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Wish Cave (13F-17F), Solar Cave (1F-5F)
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Mt. Horn (1F-7F)
MD Sky
Mt. Horn (1F-7F)
MD Stormy
Dubious Hill (1F-6F)
Ranger: GS
Daybreak Ruins, Thunder Temple
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Tower: Firebreathing Mountain
Rumble U
Toy Collection: Launch to Victory!
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Mysterious Fountain: Stage 3
Shuffle
Violeta Palace: Stage 363
Rumble World
Silver Isles: Fragrant Tree (All Areas)

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
40
100 - 147 190 - 284
50
49 - 112 94 - 218
45
45 - 106 85 - 207
70
67 - 134 130 - 262
45
45 - 106 85 - 207
70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Total:
320
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
3/4 ★★★
Power
2/3 ★★
Skill
2/2 ★★
Stamina
3/4 ★★★
Jump
3/4 ★★★
Total
13/17 ★★

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VIII, 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 VIII
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Peck Flying Physical 03535 100100% 35
011 Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
055 Stored Power Psychic Special 02020 100100% 10
1010 Teleport Psychic Status 0000 00——% 20
1515 Confuse Ray Ghost Status 0000 100100% 10
2020 Night Shade Ghost Special 0000 100100% 15
2626 Psycho Shift Psychic Status 0000 100100% 10
3030 Power Swap Psychic Status 0000 00——% 10
3535 Guard Swap Psychic Status 0000 00——% 10
3535 Psychic Psychic Special 09090 100100% 10
4040 Wish Normal Status 0000 00——% 10
4545 Future Sight Psychic Special 120120 100100% 10
  • 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/TR

Generation VIII
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM11Bag TM Grass VI Sprite.png TM11 Solar Beam Grass Special 120120 100}}100% 10
TM14Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM14 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 090}}90% 20
TM17Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM17 Light Screen Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
TM18Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM18 Reflect Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
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
TM28Bag TM Grass VI Sprite.png TM28 Giga Drain Grass Special 07575 100}}100% 10
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
TM34Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM34 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
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
TM44Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM44 Imprison Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM56Bag TM Bug VI Sprite.png TM56 U-turn Bug Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM60Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM60 Power Swap Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM61Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM61 Guard Swap Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM70Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM70 Trick Room Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM72Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM72 Magic Room Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM76Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM76 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM95Bag TM Flying VI Sprite.png TM95 Air Slash Flying Special 07575 095}}95% 15
TR11Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR11 Psychic Psychic Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TR20Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR20 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR25Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR25 Psyshock Psychic Special 08080 100}}100% 10
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
TR33Bag TR Ghost Sprite.png TR33 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TR34Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR34 Future Sight Psychic Special 120120 100}}100% 10
TR36Bag TR Fire Sprite.png TR36 Heat Wave Fire Special 09595 090}}90% 10
TR38Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR38 Trick Psychic Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TR40Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR40 Skill Swap Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR44Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR44 Cosmic Power Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TR49Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR49 Calm Mind Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TR69Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR69 Zen Headbutt Psychic Physical 08080 090}}90% 15
TR77Bag TR Grass Sprite.png TR77 Grass Knot Grass Special 0000 100}}100% 20
TR82Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR82 Stored Power Psychic Special 02020 100}}100% 10
TR83Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR83 Ally Switch Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TR92Bag TR Fairy Sprite.png TR92 Dazzling Gleam Fairy Special 08080 100}}100% 10
  • 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 VIII
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
RookideeCorvisquireCorviknightCramorant Drill Peck Flying Physical 80 100% 20
PidoveTranquillUnfezantHawluchaRowletDartrix
Decidueye
Feather Dance Flying Status 100% 15
WingullPelipperPidoveTranquillUnfezant Quick Attack Normal Physical 40 100% 30
HoothootNoctowlWingullPelipperPidoveTranquill
UnfezantHawluchaNoibatNoivern
Roost Flying Status —% 10
Farfetch'dWoobatSwoobat Simple Beam Normal Status 100% 15
RowletDartrixDecidueye Sucker Punch Dark Physical 70 100% 5
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Natu 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 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 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 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 RS
PinRS177.png PinRSani177.png
Acquisition: Hatch
Pokémon Trozei!
Trozeiani177.png
Rarity: Common
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
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!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 177.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: F
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Psychic
Poké Assist:
(present)
Psychic Assist.png
Psychic
Field move:
(present)
Psy Power 1 field move.png
(Psy Power ×1)
Poké Assist:
(past)
Psychic Assist.png
Psychic
Field move:
(past)
Psy Power 1 field move.png
(Psy Power ×1)
Browser entry R-175/N-158
It lets loose psychic orbs that make Pokémon Paused.
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●
Defense
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Psychic
Attack Power: ★★★★

BT177.png

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

#523
Shuffle177.png

Astonish
Delays your opponent's disruptions.


Pokémon GO
GO177.png Base Stamina: 120 Base Attack: 134 Base Defense: 89
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: Natu Candy 50
Fast Attacks: Peck, Quick Attack
Charged Attacks: Night Shade, Psyshock, Drill Peck

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.png 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.png 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.png 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.png 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
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 177.png Spr b 6x 177.png Spr 6x 177.png Spr b 6x 177.png
Spr 6x 177 s.png Spr b 6x 177 s.png Spr 6x 177 s.png Spr b 6x 177 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 177.png Spr b 7s 177.png Spr 7s 177.png Spr b 7s 177.png
Spr 7s 177 s.png Spr b 7s 177 s.png Spr 7s 177 s.png Spr b 7s 177 s.png
Front Back Front Back
177MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Natu images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

Natu appears to be based on a parrot, possibly the kakapo. It also resembles a quail.

Name origin

As revealed in a Penny Arcade Staff Podcast by Jeff Kalles, who assisted in the naming of many Generation II Pokémon, the word Natu is short for nature.[citation needed]

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
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 天然雀 Tiānránquè Literally "Natural sparrow".


External links

Togetic #176: Togetic
Pokémon
#178: Xatu Xatu


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