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Pokemon Sword and Shield Rufflet

Pokemon Sword and Shield Rufflet is a Normal and Flying Type Eaglet Pokémon, which makes it weak against Rock, Electric, Ice type moves. You can find and catch Rufflet in Route 8 with a 10% chance to appear during All Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Rufflet are 70 HP, 83 Attack, 37 SP Attack, 50 Defense, 50 SP Defense, and 60 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Rufflet
Regular
Shiny
Rufflet Galar Pokedex ID: 281

List of Rufflet Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

StatAmountBar Graph
Total350
HP70
Attack83
Defense50
Special Attack37
Special Defense50
Speed60

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Rufflet to have is Adamant, this will increase it's Attack and decrease it's Sp. Atk stats.

Rufflet Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Keen EyeNormal
Sheer ForceNormal
HustleHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

If it spies a strong Pokémon, Rufflet can’t resist challenging it to a battle. But if Rufflet loses, it starts bawling.

Shield Pokedex Entry

A combative Pokémon, it’s ready to pick a fight with anyone. It has talons that can crush hard berries.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Rufflet Evolutions

How do i evolve Rufflet in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Rufflet evolves into Braviary when you reach Level 54.

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Level 54
Braviary
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd
Rufflet
350835037507060
Braviary
51012375577510080

Rufflet Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Rufflet?

A popular spawn location you can find Rufflet is in the Route 8 area with a 10% chance to spawn during All weather.

Rufflet is a Pokemon Sword Exclusive Pokemon and can only be found within the Sword Version of the game.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Route 8
10%39 - 41
Stony Wilderness - Area 2
5%28 - 30
Stony Wilderness - Area 2
5%28 - 30
Stony Wilderness - Area 2
5%28 - 30
Stony Wilderness - Area 2
5%28 - 30
Stony Wilderness - Area 2
5%28 - 30
Stony Wilderness - Area 2
5%28 - 30
Stony Wilderness - Area 2
5%28 - 30
Stony Wilderness - Area 2
5%28 - 30
Stony Wilderness - Area 2
5%28 - 30
Potbottom Desert
5%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
5%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
5%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
5%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
5%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
5%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
5%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
5%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
5%19 - 24
Dusty Bowl
100%54 - 54
Dusty Bowl
100%54 - 54
Dusty Bowl
100%54 - 54
Dusty Bowl
100%54 - 54
Dusty Bowl
100%54 - 54
Dusty Bowl
100%54 - 54
Dusty Bowl
100%54 - 54
Dusty Bowl
100%54 - 54
Dusty Bowl
98%54 - 54
Lake of Outrage
25%55 - 58

Non Overworld Spawns (NOT Visible - Randomly found in tall grass)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Bridge Field
25%26 - 28
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Pokemon Sword and Shield Rufflet Raids

Where do i find Rufflet Raids?

You can find Rufflet raids in the following locations: East Lake Axewell, Rolling Fields.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Rufflet Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Rufflet Raid is exclusive and can only be found within the Pokemon Sword Version of the game.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Rufflet Weakness

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

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

What pokemon is Rufflet Weak Against?

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What pokemon is Rufflet Strong Against?

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Pokemon SW and SH Rufflet Moves List

What moves can Rufflet learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Rufflet can learn the flying type move Brave Bird at level 72. This Physical move User receives recoil damage. Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Normal and Flying type +50% STAB damage.

Rufflet Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01PeckPhysical52.510035
01LeerStatus10030Lowers opponent's Defense.
06Hone ClawsStatus15Raises user's Attack and Accuracy.
12Wing AttackPhysical9010035
18TailwindStatus30Doubles Speed for 4 turns.
24Scary FaceStatus10010Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
30Aerial AcePhysical9020Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
36SlashPhysical10510020High critical hit ratio.
42WhirlwindStatus20In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
48Crush ClawPhysical112.59510May lower opponent's Defense.
55Air SlashSpecial112.59520May cause flinching.
60DefogStatus15Lowers opponent's Evasiveness and clears fog.
66ThrashPhysical18010010User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
72Brave BirdPhysical18010015User receives recoil damage.

TM Moves Rufflet can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM06FlyPhysical1359515Flies up on first turn, attacks on second turn.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM22Rock SlidePhysical759010May cause flinching.
TM24SnoreSpecial7510015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM26Scary FaceStatus10010Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
TM30Steel WingPhysical709025May raise user's Defense.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM34Sunny DayStatus5Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical10510020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM40SwiftSpecial9020Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM48Rock TombPhysical609515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM56U-turnPhysical7010020User switches out immediately after attacking.
TM58AssurancePhysical6010010Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.
TM65Shadow ClawPhysical7010015High critical hit ratio.
TM76RoundSpecial9010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM79RetaliatePhysical1051005Inflicts double damage if a teammate fainted on the last turn.
TM95Air SlashSpecial112.59520May cause flinching.

Rufflet TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR12AgilityStatus30Sharply raises user's Speed.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR36Heat WaveSpecial959010May burn opponent.
TR39SuperpowerPhysical1201005Lowers user's Attack and Defense.
TR48Bulk UpStatus20Raises user's Attack and Defense.
TR53Close CombatPhysical1201005Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
TR66Brave BirdPhysical18010015User receives recoil damage.
TR69Zen HeadbuttPhysical809015May cause flinching.
TR85Work UpStatus30Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
TR89HurricaneSpecial1657010May confuse opponent.

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