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#566 Archen

Archen ken sugimori artwork Normal SpritesNormal Backsprites
Archen sprite
Archen backsprite
Shiny SpritesShiny Backsprites
Shiny Archen sprite
Shiny Archen backsprite

Gender Ratio

Gender pie chart

Archen - First Bird Pokémon

Flavor Text
BlackSaid to be an ancestor of bird Pokémon, they were unable to fly and moved about by hopping from one branch to another.
WhiteRevived from a fossil, this Pokémon is thought to be the ancestor of all bird Pokémon.

Type:   RockFlying
Resistance to Moves:
Attacking Type: Normal Fighting Flying Poison Ground Rock Bug Ghost Steel Fire Water Grass Electric Psychic Ice Dragon Dark
Damage Received: ×12



-- Level 37 -->


Defeatist Lowers stats when HP becomes half or less.


bw male trainer height

Male Trainer: 4'11"

bw Archen height

Archen: 2'8"


bw Archen wdight
bw female trainer weight

Archen: 21 lbs.   Female Trainer: 88 lbs.

Catching/ Experience Data

Items Catch Rate Run Chance Experience Won Experience Rate Total Experience
None 45 0 71 Medium Fast 1,000,000


Level Name Power Accuracy Effect
Type Category Power Points Description
1 Quick Attack 40 100 Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
Normal Physical 30 The user lunges at the target at a speed that makes it almost invisible. It is sure to strike first.
1 Leer 0 100 Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.
Normal Other 30 The opposing team gains an intimidating leer with sharp eyes. The opposing team's Defense stats are reduced.
1 Wing Attack 60 100 Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
Flying Physical 35 The target is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide to inflict damage.
5 Rock Throw 50 90 Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
Rock Physical 15 The user picks up and throws a small rock at the target to attack.
8 Double Team 0 -- Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
Normal Other 15 By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
11 Scary Face 0 100 Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
Normal Other 10 The user frightens the target with a scary face to harshly reduce its Speed stat.
15 Pluck 60 100 If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.
Flying Physical 20 The user pecks the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.
18 AncientPower 60 100 Has a 0% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.
Rock Special 5 The user attacks with a prehistoric power. It may also raise all the user's stats at once.
21 Agility 0 -- Raises the user's Speed by two stages.
Psychic Other 30 The user relaxes and lightens its body to move faster. It sharply boosts the Speed stat.
25 Quick Guard 0 -- Prevents any priority moves from hitting friendly Pokémon this turn.
Fighting Other 15 The user protects itself and its allies from priority moves. If used in succession, its chance of failing rises.
28 Acrobatics 55 100 Has double power if the user has no held item.
Flying Physical 15 The user nimbly strikes the target. If the user is not holding an item, this attack inflicts massive damage.
31 DragonBreath 60 100 Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
Dragon Special 20 The user exhales a mighty gust that inflicts damage. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
35 Crunch 80 100 Has a 0% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.
Dark Physical 15 The user crunches up the target with sharp fangs. It may also lower the target's Defense stat.
38 Endeavor 1 100 Lowers the target's HP to equal the user's.
Normal Physical 5 An attack move that cuts down the target's HP to equal the user's HP.
41 U-turn 70 100 User must switch out after attacking.
Bug Physical 20 After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
45 Rock Slide 75 90 Has a 0% chance to make the target flinch.
Rock Physical 10 Large boulders are hurled at the opposing team to inflict damage. It may also make the targets flinch.
48 Dragon Claw 80 100 Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
Dragon Physical 15 The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws.
51 Thrash 120 100 Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.
Normal Physical 10 The user rampages and attacks for two to three turns. It then becomes confused, however.
Hit Points (HP) Attack (ATK) Defense (DEF) Speed (SPD) Special Attack (SPATK) Special Defense (SPDEF)
EV Gain +0 +1 +0 +0 +0 +0
Base 55 112 45 70 74 45
Hit Points (HP) Attack (ATK) Defense (DEF) Speed (SPD) Special Attack (SPATK) Special Defense (SPDEF)
463649 76649 544649 283649 253649 546649