Vullaby • Generation VIII Pokédex

Vullaby
Pokédex Page for Vullaby

This is the Marriland Pokédex page for Vullaby, showing its information and moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Vullaby is not available in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond or Shining Pearl and cannot be used in or sent to those versions.

Vullaby

Vullaby
Sprite of Vullaby in Pokémon HOME

Vullaby's Type

DARK
FLYING

Vullaby's Pokédex #s

National #
629
Galar #
283
Armor #
181
Crown #
--

Vullaby's Base Stats

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

Misc. Info

Height:
1'8" (0.5m)
Weight:
19.8 lbs. (9 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Flying
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,250,000
EV Yield:
1 Defense
Base EXP:
74
Catch Rate:
190
Base Happiness:
35

Vullaby's Abilities

Here are what abilities Vullaby can possibly have, along with their effects.
Big Pecks
Protects Vullaby from having its Defense lowered by other Pokémon.
Overcoat
Vullaby does not take damage from weather.
Weak Armor
Raises Vullaby's Speed and lowers its Defense by one stage whenever it is hit by a Physical-based move.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Vullaby's weakness and resistance is to various types.
ELECTRIC
ICE
ROCK
FAIRY
½
GRASS
GHOST
DARK
immune
GROUND
PSYCHIC

Vullaby's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Vullaby evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Vullaby
Vullaby
starting form
Mandibuzz
Mandibuzz
at level 54

Vullaby's Moves in Sword & Shield

Below is a list of all of the moves that Vullaby can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM or TR number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Vullaby learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
1
Gust
Does double damage against targets using Bounce, Fly, or Sky Drop.
FLYING
SPECIAL
40 100% 35 One Target
1
Leer
Lowers all nearby enemies' Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 30 Nearby Enemies
6
Flatter
Raises the target's Special Attack by one stage and confuses it.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
12
Pluck
Does double damage if the target has a Berry and then Vullaby consumes that Berry immediately.
FLYING
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 One Target
18
Tailwind
Doubles your whole team's Speed for the next 3 turns.
FLYING
STATUS
-- -- 15 User's Field
24
Knock Off
Double damage if the target has a held item and knocks it off.
DARK
PHYSICAL
65 100% 20 One Target
30
Iron Defense
Raises Vullaby's Defense by two stages.
STEEL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
36
Whirlwind
Forces the foe to switch out, or ends wild battles.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 One Target
42
Air Slash
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
FLYING
SPECIAL
75 95% 15 One Target
48
Dark Pulse
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
54
Nasty Plot
Raises Vullaby's Special Attack by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
60
Defog
Lowers the target's evasion by one stage. Removes effects on the enemy's field such as Light Screen, Reflect, etc.
FLYING
STATUS
-- -- 15 One Target
66
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
72
Brave Bird
Vullaby takes 33% of Brave Bird's damage as recoil damage.
FLYING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 15 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Vullaby can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught an unlimited number of times once the TM is obtained.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM06
Fly
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
FLYING
PHYSICAL
90 95% 15 One Target
TM21
Rest
Vullaby restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM23
Thief
Damages the target and steals its held item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
TM24
Snore
Can only be used while asleep. 30% chance of making the target flinch.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 15 One Target
TM25
Protect
Protects Vullaby from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM26
Scary Face
Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
TM30
Steel Wing
Has a 10% chance of raising Vullaby's Defense by one stage.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
70 90% 25 One Target
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM33
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM34
Sunny Day
Changes the weather to sunny for 5 turns.
FIRE
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Vullaby is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM40
Swift
Doesn't miss all nearby enemies.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 -- 20 Nearby Enemies
TM47
Fake Tears
Lowers the target's Special Defense by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TM48
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 15 One Target
TM56
U-turn
Forces Vullaby to switch out after dealing damage.
BUG
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM57
Payback
Does double damage if Vullaby attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM58
Assurance
Does double damage if the target was already damaged this turn.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM76
Round
Deals double damage if Round has already been used and causes any other Pokémon using Round to use it immediately afterward.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 100% 15 One Target
TM79
Retaliate
Damage is doubled if one of your Pokémon fainted during the previous turn.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 5 One Target
TM85
Snarl
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Sp. Atk by one stage.
DARK
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies
TM95
Air Slash
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
FLYING
SPECIAL
75 95% 15 One Target

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Vullaby can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area and other locations.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Vullaby's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR26
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR27
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Vullaby's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR33
Shadow Ball
20% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GHOST
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR36
Heat Wave
Has a 10% chance to burn all nearby enemies.
FIRE
SPECIAL
95 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
TR37
Taunt
Prevents the target from using Status moves for the next few turns.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TR46
Iron Defense
Raises Vullaby's Defense by two stages.
STEEL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
TR58
Dark Pulse
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR66
Brave Bird
Vullaby takes 33% of Brave Bird's damage as recoil damage.
FLYING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 15 One Target
TR68
Nasty Plot
Raises Vullaby's Special Attack by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR81
Foul Play
Foul Play uses the target's Attack stat instead of Vullaby's to calculate damage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
95 100% 15 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Vullaby can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Vullaby.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Mean Look
Prevents the target from fleeing or switching out.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 5 One Target
EGG
Roost
Heals Vullaby's HP by 50% and removes its Flying-type for the rest of the turn.
FLYING
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
EGG
Toxic
Badly poisons the target. 100% accuracy if used by a Poison-type Pokémon.
POISON
STATUS
-- 90% 10 One Target

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Vullaby can learn from Move Tutors. Most of these require the Expansion Pass and can be found in the Isle of Armor's Dojo, costing some Armorite Ore to teach. However, there are a few moves that can be taught aside from this.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TUTOR
Dual Wingbeat
Hits the target two times in a row.
FLYING
PHYSICAL
40 90% 10 One Target
TUTOR
Lash Out
If Vullaby's stats were lowered this turn, Lash Out's power is doubled.
DARK
PHYSICAL
75 100% 5 One Target

Vullaby's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Vullaby's calculated stats, which are the stats that you actually see displayed in game. These are affected by a variety of things, such as level, Effort Values (EVs), Individual Values (IVs), and Vullaby's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Vullaby is level 100: its stats with 0 EVs, 252+ (max) EVs, 0 IVs, and 31 (max) IVs. Nature is not shown by default, so its maximum is 10% higher than shown here, and minium 10% lower.
Stats at
level 100
0 EVs 252+ EVs Base Stat
Min Max Min Max
HP
250 281 313 344 70
Attack
115 146 178 209 55
Defense
155 186 218 249 75
Sp. Atk
95 126 158 189 45
Sp. Def
135 166 198 229 65
Speed
125 156 188 219 60
Total
370

Where to Find Vullaby in Sword & Shield

If you're looking for where to find Vullaby, you'll find the various methods listed down below, along with any notes or special locations. This should help you figure out how to get Vullaby in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently this does not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)
Exclusive to Pokémon Shield

Vullaby is exclusive to Pokémon Shield, so if you are playing Pokémon Sword, you will need to trade with someone playing Pokémon Shield in order to obtain it for your Pokédex.

Vullaby in the Wild

Galar Route 8

Overworld Encounters
Any Weather
Shield
10%
Lv. 39-41

Bridge Field

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- -- --
Shield
25%
--
Lv. 26-28

Stony Wilderness (Brown Grass)

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
Shield
5%
Shield
5%
Shield
5%
Shield
5%
Shield
5%
Shield
5%
Shield
5%
Shield
5%
Shield
5%
Lv. 28-30 Lv. 28-30 Lv. 28-30 Lv. 28-30 Lv. 28-30 Lv. 28-30 Lv. 28-30 Lv. 28-30 Lv. 28-30

Potbottom Desert

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
Shield
5%
Shield
5%
Shield
5%
Shield
5%
Shield
5%
Shield
5%
Shield
5%
Shield
5%
Shield
5%
Lv. 19-24 Lv. 19-24 Lv. 19-24 Lv. 19-24 Lv. 19-24 Lv. 19-24 Lv. 19-24 Lv. 19-24 Lv. 19-24

Pokédex Entries for Vullaby

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Sword
It wears a bone to protect its rear. It often squabbles with others of its kind over particularly comfy bones.
Shield
Vullaby grow quickly. Bones that have gotten too small for older Vullaby to wear often get passed down to younger ones in the nest.

Generation 7 Pokédex Entries

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.

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

X 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.
Y Alpha Sapphire
Their wings are too tiny to allow them to fly. They guard their posteriors with bones that were gathered by Mandibuzz.

Generation 5 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 White 2
Their wings are too tiny to allow them to fly. They guard their posteriors with bones that were gathered by Mandibuzz.
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