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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Altaria

Altaria
Humming Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Altaria is a Dragon and Flying Type Humming Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Altaria can be found with Natural Cure as an Ability and has a Erratic growth rate with a 2 Special Defense EV Yield. We recommend the Calm Nature, based on 490 combined Base Stats.

Altaria Stats and Abilities

Based on Altaria Base IVs we consider this pokemon C-Tier choice. Altaria Highest IV Stat is Special Defense 105 and the Lowest being Attack 70.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP75260354
E
Attack70130262
E
Defense90166306
D
Special Attack70130262
D
Special Defense105193339
D
Speed80148284
C
Total490
Altaria Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Calm
+10% Special Defense
-10% Attack
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Bitter
Dislikes: Spicy
EV Yield2 Special Defense
Growth RateErratic
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsDragon, Flying
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Natural Cure
Ability 1
All status problems heal when it switches out.
Cloud Nine
Hidden Ability
Cloud Nine suppresses all effects brought on by weather, including move power increases, end-of-turn damage, accuracy changes, relevant abilities and so on.

How To Evolve Altaria in BDSP

Swablu requires (Level 35) to evolve into Altaria.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Swablu
Level 35
Altaria

Where To Find Altaria in BDSP

Altaria has 6 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Swablu, within the Fountainspring Cave location using the Walking method.

Underground Pokemon Spawns
After you reach Check Points in the game progression NEW Pokemon will begin to spawn in the Grand Underground.
Start = Default spawns in the Grand Underground
Strength = After obtaining the TM96 Strength
Defog = After obtaining the TM97 Defog
7th Badge = After obtaining the Icicle Badge from Candice
Waterfall = After obtaining the TM99 Waterfall
National = After obtaining the National Pokedex.
World Pokemon Spawns
Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Route 211
20 - 5%
Swablu
Lv. 27-28
Whiteout Cave
Start
Swablu
Lv. 16-63
Spacious Cave
Start
Swablu
Lv. 16-63
Icy Cave
Start
Swablu
Lv. 16-63
Glacial Cavern
Start
Swablu
Lv. 16-63
Fountainspring Cave
Start
Swablu
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Altaria Weakness

Altaria is a Dragon and Flying Type pokemon. This will cause Altaria to take More Damage from Dragon, Fairy, Rock, Ice Type Moves, and Less Damage from Fire, Water, Fighting, Bug, Ground, Grass Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Ice
2.0x
More Damage
Dragon
Fairy
Rock
0.5x
Less Damage
Fire
Water
Fighting
Bug
0.25x
Less Damage
Grass
Immune to Damage
Ground

What pokemon is Altaria Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Rayquaza
S
Dialga
S
Palkia
S
Dragonite
S
Tyranitar

What pokemon is Altaria Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Ho-Oh
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Groudon
S
Celebi
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Best Moves Altaria in BDSP

Best Moveset for Altaria Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
56
Sky Attack
Physical
210
90 5 Charges on first turn, attacks on second. May cause flinching.
1
Hurricane
Special
165
70 10 May confuse opponent.
44
Moonblast
Special
95
100 15 May lower opponent's Special Attack.
38
Take Down
Physical
90
85 20 User receives recoil damage.

Best Moveset for Altaria TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM68
Giga Impact
Physical
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM22
Solar Beam
Special
120
100 10 Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM38
Fire Blast
Special
110
85 5 May burn opponent.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
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Altaria Level Up Moves

List of Moves Altaria can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Dragon Pulse
Power:
127.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth. This attack never misses.
1
Hurricane
Power:
165
Acc: 70
PP: 10
Special

May confuse opponent.
1
Pluck
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

If the opponent is holding a berry, its effect is stolen by user.
1
Peck
Power:
52.5
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

1
Growl
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Status

Lowers opponent's Attack.
1
Disarming Voice
Power: 40
Acc: —
PP: 15
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
1
Mist
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

User's stats cannot be changed for a period of time.
12
Fury Attack
Power: 15
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
16
Round
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
20
Dragon Breath
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May paralyze opponent.
24
Safeguard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 25
Status

The user's party is protected from status conditions.
28
Sing
Power: —
Acc: 55
PP: 15
Status

Puts opponent to sleep.
32
Cotton Guard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Drastically raises user's Defense.
38
Take Down
Power: 90
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
44
Moonblast
Power: 95
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Attack.
50
Perish Song
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Any Pokémon in play when this attack is used faints in 3 turns.
56
Sky Attack
Power:
210
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

Charges on first turn, attacks on second. May cause flinching.
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Altaria TM Moves

List of Moves Altaria can learn using (TMs) Technical Machine Items.

TM Move Desc
TM02
Dragon Claw
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
TM05
Roar
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM13
Ice Beam
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM18
Rain Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM20
Safeguard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 25
Status

The user's party is protected from status conditions.
TM21
Dazzling Gleam
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Hits all adjacent opponents.
TM22
Solar Beam
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM26
Earthquake
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM35
Flamethrower
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
TM38
Fire Blast
Power: 110
Acc: 85
PP: 5
Special

May burn opponent.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power:
90
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM42
Facade
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM44
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM45
Attract
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM46
Thief
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Also steals opponent's held item.
TM47
Steel Wing
Power: 70
Acc: 90
PP: 25
Physical

May raise user's Defense.
TM51
Roost
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User recovers half of its max HP and loses the Flying type temporarily.
TM54
False Swipe
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Physical

Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM59
Dragon Pulse
Power:
127.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth. This attack never misses.
TM68
Giga Impact
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
TM77
Psych Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Copies the opponent's stat changes.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM83
Bulldoze
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM85
Dream Eater
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on a sleeping opponent.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM88
Pluck
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

If the opponent is holding a berry, its effect is stolen by user.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM94
Fly
Power:
135
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Flies up on first turn, attacks on second turn.
TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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Altaria Tutor Moves

List of Tutor Moves Altaria can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Draco Meteor
Power:
195
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
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