Swellow (Japanese: オオスバメ Ohsubame) is a Normal/Flying-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III.


Swellow evolves from Taillow at level 22.

Game info

Game locations

Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Ruby and Sapphire Route 115 Rare
FireRed and LeafGreen Trade None
Emerald Route 115 Rare
Diamond and Pearl Route 213 (Poké Radar) Uncommon
Platinum Route 213 (Poké Radar) Uncommon
HeartGold and SoulSilver Trade None
Black and White Route 13, Giant Chasm Uncommon
Black 2 and White 2 Outbreak at Route 13 None

Side game locations

Game(s) Area(s)
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 4,
Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Evolve Taillow
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Concealed Ruins (B16F-B29F)
World Abyss (B9F-B29F)
Mt. Mistral (1F-19F)
Pokémon Ranger Lyra Forest
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Union Road

Pokédex entries


Side game data

Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
No. Pokémon Group Field Move Poké Assist
R-007 PR Swellow Sprite Swellow Flying SOA Cut 2 Cut 2 PA Flying SofA Flying
Capture Points* On Sight**
600 No reaction.
Browser Entry
It whips up gusts with its wings to attack. It also rams targets.
* - This is the amount of points required to capture the Pokémon (excluding boss Pokémon).
** - This is the reaction of the Pokémon when players approach it.





File:Ash's Swellow.jpg
Main article: Ash's Swellow

Ash had a Taillow which evolved into Swellow in Poke-Ring Tournament. A shiny Swellow appeared in the episode Sky High Gym Battle!, belonging to the Fortree City gym leader Winona. Ash also possesses a Swellow.


See also

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