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

Pokédex description

Swablu - 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.
Pokémon cry:
Swablu 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 the part of a two-member family.

168. Swablu
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400 Swablu candy
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  • Swablu was released with the release of sky-theme, Hoenn-region Pokémon on February 9th, 2018.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Swablu is 706, however it can reach 765, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
  • Since February 9th, 2018, Swablu can be hatched from 2-km Eggs with a 470 of maximal CP.
    • Swablu was hatching more often from 2-km eggs, during the result of Legendary Week from March 5th to March 16th, 2018.
  • As a former 1st tier Raid Boss, Swablu's CP was 2,702. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 470 and 588 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • Swablu was available in field research: "Earn a candy walking a Buddy." during May, 2018 with a maximum capture CP of 353.
  • Swablu was also available in field research: "Make 2 Great Curveball throws in a row, Win 3 Gym Battles, Win a Raid, Hatch an Egg, or Evolve 3 Pokémon" during Yokohama Pokémon GO Fest 2019.
  • Shiny form of Swablu was released with the release of Hoenn-region Pokémon on February 9th, 2018.
  • 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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