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Vullaby
629
バルチャイ Baruchai
629Vullaby
Generation V
Evolutionary line
629630
Type(s)
Type Dark  Type Flying
Species Diapered Pokémon
Abilities Big Pecks
Overcoat
Weak Armor (DW)
Pokédex
Braviary ← 629 → Mandibuzz
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova 135/111 Kalos N/A
Alola 077/091
Evolves from None
Evolves into Mandibuzz
Gender
0% ♂ / 100 % ♀
Weight Height
19.8 lbs. 9.0 kg 1'08" 0.5 m
Pokédex color Egg group
Brown Flying
Shape Footprint
Shape09
F629
Cry

Vullaby (Japanese: バルチャイ Baruchai) is a Dark/Flying-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V. It is Rufflet's female counterpart.

Biology

Physiology

Vullaby is a short, stubby, vulture based Pokémon. It has a skull covering her lower body like a diaper and it has short stubby wings to fly with. It has a small pink head along with a ponytail at the top tied off with a bone.

Vullaby is a female-only species of Pokémon.

Evolution

Vullaby evolves into Mandibuzz at level 54.

Game Info

Game Locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Black/White Route 10, 11, Victory Road, Village Bridge (Black only) Uncommon
X/Y Trade None


Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
Black
Its wings are too tiny to allow it to fly. As the time approaches for it to evolve, it discards the bones it was wearing.
White
They tend to guard their posteriors with suitable bones they have found. They pursue weak Pokémon.
Black 2
Their wings are too tiny to allow them to fly. They guard their posteriors with bones that were gathered by Mandibuzz.
White 2
Their wings are too tiny to allow them to fly. They guard their posteriors with bones that were gathered by Mandibuzz.
X
Its wings are too tiny to allow it to fly. As the time approaches for it to evolve, it discards the bones it was wearing.
Y
Their wings are too tiny to allow them to fly. They guard their posteriors with bones that were gathered by Mandibuzz.
Omega Ruby
Its wings are too tiny to allow it to fly. As the time approaches for it to evolve, it discards the bones it was wearing.
Alpha Sapphire
Their wings are too tiny to allow them to fly. They guard their posteriors with bones that were gathered by Mandibuzz.
Sun
It protects its plump posterior with the bones of prey it has consumed. As it grows, it replaces the bones.
Moon
It can't fly yet and must wait until its wings have developed more. Since it's still at a playful age, it hops around friskily.
Ultra Sun
Mandibuzz gives it the bones it wears. Vullaby’s wings are short, so it can’t fly yet, but it jumps around, dreaming of wide open skies.
Ultra Moon
Its healthy appetite leads to visible growth spurts. It often has to replace the bones it wears as its size increases.
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Stats

Base Stats
HP
70
Attack
55
Defense
75
Sp. Atk
45
Sp. Def
65
Speed
60
Total
370

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Gust 40 100% 35 Flying Special
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status
5 Fury Attack 15 85% 20 Normal Physical
10 Pluck 60 100% 20 Flying Physical
14 Nasty Plot —% 20 Dark Status
19 Flatter 100% 15 Dark Status
23 Feint Attack 60 —% 20 Dark Physical
28 Punishment 100% 5 Dark Physical
32 Defog —% 15 Flying Status
37 Tailwind —% 15 Flying Status
41 Air Slash 75 95% 15 Flying Special
46 Dark Pulse 80 100% 15 Dark Special
50 Embargo 100% 15 Dark Status
55 Whirlwind —% 20 Normal Status
59 Brave Bird 120 100% 15 Flying Physical
64 Mirror Move —% 20 Flying Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Gust 40 100% 35 Flying Special Type Clever ♥♥ ♥♥♥
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cool ♥♥
5 Fury Attack 15 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Cool 0
10 Pluck 60 100% 20 Flying Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
14 Nasty Plot —% 20 Dark Status Type Clever 0
19 Flatter 100% 15 Dark Status Type Clever ♥♥ 0
23 Feint Attack 60 —% 20 Dark Physical Type Clever ♥♥ 0
28 Punishment 100% 5 Dark Physical Type Cool ♥♥
32 Defog —% 15 Flying Status Type Cool ♥♥ 0
37 Tailwind —% 30 Flying Status Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
41 Air Slash 75 95% 15 Flying Special Type Cool ♥♥♥♥
46 Dark Pulse 80 100% 15 Dark Special Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
50 Embargo 100% 15 Dark Status Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
55 Whirlwind —% 20 Normal Status Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
59 Brave Bird 120 100% 15 Flying Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥
♥♥♥
0
64 Mirror Move —% 20 Flying Status Type Clever 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Gust 40 100% 35 Flying Special
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status
5 Fury Attack 15 85% 20 Normal Physical
10 Pluck 60 100% 20 Flying Physical
14 Nasty Plot —% 20 Dark Status
19 Flatter 100% 15 Dark Status
23 Faint Attack 60 —% 20 Dark Physical
28 Punishment 100% 5 Dark Physical
32 Defog —% 15 Flying Status
37 Tailwind —% 30 Flying Status
41 Air Slash 75 95% 20 Flying Special
46 Dark Pulse 80 100% 15 Dark Special
50 Embargo 100% 15 Dark Status
55 Whirlwind 100% 20 Normal Status
59 Brave Bird 120 100% 15 Flying Physical
64 Mirror Move —% 20 Flying Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM19 Roost —% 10 Flying Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical
TM41 Torment 100% 15 Dark Status
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM51 Steel Wing 70 90% 25 Steel Physical
TM63 Embargo 100% 15 Dark Status
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM76 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical
TM77 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM89 U-turn 70 100% 20 Bug Physical
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM95 Snarl 55 95% 15 Dark Special
TM97 Dark Pulse 80 100% 15 Dark Special
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beautiful 0
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status Type Clever ♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Beautiful 0
TM19 Roost —% 10 Flying Status Type Clever ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ ♥♥♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special Type Clever ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 0
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical Type Cool ♥♥ 0
TM41 Torment 100% 15 Dark Status Type Tough ♥♥ 0
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough 0
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ 0
TM51 Steel Wing 70 90% 25 Steel Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
TM59 Incinerate 60 100% 15 Fire Special Type Tough ♥♥♥ 0
TM63 Embargo 100% 15 Dark Status Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough ♥♥ 0
TM67 Retaliate 70 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
TM77 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status Type Clever ♥♥ 0
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM89 U-turn 70 100% 20 Bug Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM94 Rock SmashXY 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 0
TM95 Snarl 55 95% 15 Dark Special Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM97 Dark Pulse 80 100% 15 Dark Special Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
HM02 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical Type Clever ♥♥ 0
HM06 Rock SmashORAS 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical
TM41 Torment 100% 15 Dark Status
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM59 Incinerate 30 100% 15 Fire Special
TM63 Embargo 100% 15 Dark Status
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM67 Retaliate 70 100% 5 Normal Physical
TM77 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Pluck 60 100% 20 Flying Physical
TM89 U-turn 70 100% 20 Bug Physical
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical
TM95 Snarl 55 95% 15 Dark Special
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical
HM02 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Breeding

Breeding Generation VII
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Fake Tears * Woobat 100% 20 Dark Status
Foul Play Murkrow, Honchkrow 95 100% 15 Dark Physical
Knock Off Farfetch'd 65 100% 20 Dark Physical
Mean Look Zubat, Golbat, Crobat, Murkrow —% 5 Normal Status
Roost Pidgey, Pidgeotto, Pidgeot, Spearow, Fearow, Hoothoot, Noctowl, Wingull, Pelipper, Chatot, Pidove, Tranquill, Unfezant, Ducklett, Swanna, Fletchling, Fletchinder, Talonflame, Noibat, Noivern, Pikipek, Trumbeak, Toucannon, Oricorio —% 10 Flying Status
Scary Face Aerodactyl, Archen, Archeops, Rufflet, Braviary 100% 10 Normal Status
Steel Wing Skarmory, Fletchling, Fletchinder, Talonflame 70 90% 25 Steel Physical

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation VI
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Fake Tears * Woobat 100% 20 Dark Status Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
Foul Play Murkrow, Honchkrow 95 100% 15 Dark Physical Type Clever 0
Knock Off Farfetch'd 65 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Clever ♥♥ ♥♥♥
Mean Look Zubat, Golbat, Crobat, Murkrow —% 5 Normal Status Type Beautiful ♥♥ 0
Roost Pidgey, Pidgeotto, Pidgeot, Spearow, Fearow, Hoothoot, Noctowl, Wingull, Pelipper, Chatot, Pidove, Tranquill, Unfezant, Ducklett, Swanna, Fletchling, Fletchinder, Talonflame, Noibat, Noivern —% 10 Flying Status Type Clever ♥♥♥♥ 0
Scary Face Aerodactyl, Archen, Archeops, Rufflet, Braviary 100% 10 Normal Status Type Tough ♥♥♥ 0
Steel Wing Skarmory, Fletchling, Fletchinder, Talonflame 70 90% 25 Steel Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation V
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Fake Tears * Woobat 100% 20 Dark Status
Knock Off Farfetch'd 20 100% 20 Dark Physical
Mean Look Zubat, Golbat, Crobat, Murkrow —% 5 Normal Status
Roost Pidgey, Pidgeotto, Pidgeot, Spearow, Fearow, Hoothoot, Noctowl, Wingull, Pelipper, Chatot, Pidove, Tranquill, Unfezant, Ducklett, Swanna —% 10 Flying Status
Scary Face Aerodactyl, Archen, Archeops, Rufflet, Braviary 100% 10 Normal Status
Steel Wing Skarmory 70 90% 25 Steel Physical

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Tutoring

Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Block USUM —% 5 Normal Status
Defog USUM —% 15 Flying Status
Foul Play USUM 95 100% 15 Dark Physical
Heat Wave USUM 95 90% 10 Fire Special
Knock Off USUM 65 100% 20 Dark Physical
Snatch USUM —% 10 Dark Status
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Tailwind USUM —% 15 Flying Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation VI
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Block ORAS —% 5 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
Foul Play ORAS 95 100% 15 Dark Physical Type Clever 0
Heat Wave ORAS 95 90% 10 Fire Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ ♥♥
Knock Off ORAS 65 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Clever ♥♥ ♥♥♥
Snatch ORAS —% 10 Dark Status Type Clever 0
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
Tailwind ORAS —% 15 Flying Status Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation V
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Block B2W2 —% 5 Normal Status
Dark Pulse B2W2 80 100% 15 Dark Special
Foul Play B2W2 95 100% 15 Dark Physical
Heat Wave B2W2 100 90% 10 Fire Special
Iron Defense B2W2 —% 15 Steel Status
Knock Off B2W2 20 100% 20 Dark Physical
Roost B2W2 —% 10 Flying Status
Sleep Talk B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Snatch B2W2 —% 10 Dark Status
Snore B2W2 40 100% 15 Normal Special
Tailwind B2W2 —% 30 Flying Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Vullaby BW Vullaby BW VullabyBackBW
Shiny Vullaby BW Shiny Vullaby BW VullabyBackShinyBW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Vullaby XY Vullaby XY VullabyBackXY
VullabyShinyXY VullabyShinyXY VullabyBackShinyXY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Back

Trivia

  • It is impossible to get a seen Pokédex entry for Vullaby or Mandibuzz in Pokémon White without trading with another player. In Pokémon White 2, it is also impossible to get a seen Pokédex entry for Vullaby only.
  • Despite Pokédex stating that Vullaby is incapable of flight, it can learn Fly.
  • Vullaby and its evolution, Mandibuzz, are the only Dark-type Pokémon with a 100% female gender ratio.

Origin

Vullaby is based on a vulture chick.

Etymology

Her English name come from Vulture and Lullaby.

Gallery

See also