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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Swablu

Swablu
Cotton Bird Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Swablu is a Normal and Flying Type Cotton Bird Pokémon, with a 33.3% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Swablu can be found with Natural Cure as an Ability and has a Erratic growth rate with a 1 Special Defense EV Yield. We recommend the Calm Nature, based on 310 combined Base Stats.

Swablu Stats and Abilities

Based on Swablu Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Swablu Highest IV Stat is Special Defense 75 and the Lowest being Attack 40.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP45200294
F
Attack4076196
F
Defense60112240
F
Special Attack4076196
E
Special Defense75139273
F
Speed5094218
F
Total310
Swablu 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 Yield1 Special Defense
Growth RateErratic
Catch Rate255 (33.3% 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 Swablu in BDSP

Swablu requires (Level 35) to evolve into Altaria.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Swablu
Level 35
Altaria

Where To Find Swablu in BDSP

Swablu 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 Swablu Weakness

Swablu is a Normal and Flying Type pokemon. This will cause Swablu to take More Damage from Rock, Electric, Ice Type Moves, and Less Damage from Bug, Grass, Ghost, Ground Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Rock
Electric
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Bug
Grass
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Ghost
Ground

What pokemon is Swablu Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Tyranitar
S
Articuno
S
Zapdos
S
Raikou
S
Regirock

What pokemon is Swablu Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Groudon
S
Celebi
S
Garchomp
A
Swampert
A
Tangrowth
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Best Moves Swablu in BDSP

Best Moveset for Swablu Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
40
Moonblast
Special
95
100 15 May lower opponent's Special Attack.
36
Take Down
Physical
135
85 20 User receives recoil damage.
20
Dragon Breath
Special
60
100 20 May paralyze opponent.
16
Round
Special
90
100 15 Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.

Best Moveset for Swablu TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM22
Solar Beam
Special
120
100 10 Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM85
Dream Eater
Special
100
100 15 User recovers half the HP inflicted on a sleeping opponent.
TM94
Fly
Physical
135
95 15 Flies up on first turn, attacks on second turn.
TM13
Ice Beam
Special
90
100 10 May freeze 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
.

Swablu Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Peck
Power:
52.5
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

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

Lowers opponent's Attack.
4
Disarming Voice
Power: 40
Acc: —
PP: 15
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
8
Mist
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

User's stats cannot be changed for a period of time.
12
Fury Attack
Power:
22.5
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
16
Round
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
20
Dragon Breath
Power: 60
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.
36
Take Down
Power:
135
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
40
Moonblast
Power: 95
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Attack.
44
Perish Song
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Any Pokémon in play when this attack is used faints in 3 turns.
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Swablu TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
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.
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.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power:
90
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM42
Facade
Power:
105
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:
60
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: 85
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth. This attack never misses.
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.
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.
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Swablu Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Swablu can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Dragon Rush
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
Feather Dance
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Attack.
Haze
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Resets all stat changes.
Tailwind
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Doubles Speed for 4 turns.
Astonish
Power: 30
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
Agility
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
Power Swap
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User and opponent swap Attack and Special Attack.
Hyper Voice
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Play Rough
Power: 90
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May lower opponent's Attack.
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