Swablu is a Normal, Flying-type Pokémon from the Hoenn region. It evolves into Altaria when fed 400 candies.

Pokédex description

Cotton Bird Pokémon
Swablu has light and fluffy wings that are like cottony clouds. This Pokémon is not frightened of people. It lands on the heads of people and sits there like a cotton-fluff hat.
- Swablu's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Ghost 8 (7)
Icon Flying 10 (10)

Charged attacks

Icon Flying
55 (23)
Icon Fairy
70 (18)
Icon Ice
90 (27)

Evolution family

Swablu is part of a two-member family.

168. Swablu
#333 Swablu
400 Swablu candy
#334 Altaria


Method Maximum CP Details
RT-Icon Encounter

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2018 Feb 9

Increased spawns in:
4th Anniversary: 2020 Jul 3 - 8

Pokémon Eggs
470 2-km Eggs since 2018 Feb 9

Increased chance/Previously in:
5-km - 4th Anniversary: 2020 Jul 3 - 8
2-km - Legendary Week: 2018 Mar 5 - 16

Emblem Raid
Raid Battles

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 2,702

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

RT-Icon Special-Stamp-1
Research tasks
353 Field Research:
Hatch an Egg: 4th Anniversary
Make 2 Great Curveball throws in a row;
Win 3 Gym Battles;
Win a Raid;
Hatch an Egg;
Evolve 3 Pokémon: Yokohama Pokémon GO Fest 2019
Earn a candy walking a Buddy: 2018 May



  • Along with Magikarp, Wailmer and Meltan, Swablu is the Pokémon in the game that needs 400 candies to evolve which is the largest amount of candies to evolve in the game.

External links

  • Swablu page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Swablu article, on the Pokémon Wiki

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