Top Ten Best Flying Type Pokemon


The Top Ten

1 Staraptor Staraptor

1st his name has raptor in it. Second I consider this bird the true brawler of all the birds. He learns close combat! And his attack is ridiculous. Tops all

Plus he gets Reckless as a hidden ability, so Brave Bird has another +20% power. That's 120 +40%(20% STAB 20% Reckless). 40% of 120 is 48, so a Staraptor with Reckless can deal 168 damage in one move.

Staraptor is an amazing Pokemon because 1. It's move set is amazing with having close combat in it. 2. It's stats are really good. 3. IT LOOKS LIKE A BADASS!

Staraptor is an awesome Pokemon. Even though it is a flying type it still learns Close Combat. That's very impressive!

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2 Salamence Salamence

My Salamence too op.

Mega Salamence changes normal type moves like double edge into a flying type move.

Aerodactyl you just can not defeat Salamence. My Salamence know aqua tail. It will make you soaking wet.

Salamence is a flying type and also a dragon type so electric attacks won't work and it can learn water moves giving advantage against rock type

Not to mention Salamence can learn Iron Tail, which eliminates the problem of fairy types. You'd need a Togekiss to deal with this guy's raw offensive power.

Well Salamence first of all already pretty good stats. Mega salamence sweeps. And just it's so OP.

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3 Crobat Crobat

Almost guaranteed first strike. Confuse ray + poison fang until badly poisoned. Then switch with a resistant Pokemon and the match is yours. Give him a kings rock to make the opponent flinch and you got a winning formula.

Having played loads of pokemon I only started using crobat recently and man confuse ray, mean look and poison fang can destroy pokemon especially if you swap out to a tank. Plus it has god like speed

Really? I mean crobat has flying type attacks and you can even mix it with poison type attacks, and he is 8th in the list, what? Not saying that he owns superb speed which render all his of his enemy up.

It's da best doo

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4 Dragonite Dragonite Dragonite is a character from the Pokémon franchise by Nintendo. It is a dragon and flying type Pokémon created in the first generation of Pokémon. It is a Pseudo Legendary Pokémon.

This Pokemon is the strongest Pokemon in my list. It was superb Pokemon in the world. I love this Pokemon because it speed is more than a bullet train

When I went through Pokemon Silver/Soul Silver I used him. And he was just a wall, nothing destroyed it except for ice types. But if u just teach it FlameThrower it knocks them out easily

Why is he 5th? This pokemon beat two of trainer Reds pokemon (level 80+) when I used him, just at level 50. In the anime it destroyed most of ash's pokemon!

With multiscale and roost this beast never dies.

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5 Gliscor Gliscor

Not to mention poison heal + toxic orb access to roost and facade boosted by status effects in this case poisoned. Also substitute compatible. Unless you re OHKO'd then you'll be stalling however long you want. I wouldn't go into battle without one.

What a Pokemon all the people that comment on other Pokemon are mad

Put on roost and a toxic orb and this thing destroys

Gliscor and Gligar shouldn't have had the Ground-Flying shamed upon them with Landorus.

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6 Talonflame Talonflame

The best bird Pokemon in my opinion. Gale Wings is just so awesome, allowing it to outspeed ANY non priority move and also it gets priority with Brave Bird and even Roost! Only flaw I see is the lack of bulk and a 4x Rock weakness.

Talonflame rocks! With Gale wings, he makes an excellent sweeper. Just be careful with rock types and quick guard, though.

Talonflame's design is awesome he is great in competitive battle and over all is just an awesome Pokemon to have on your team. Mine in Pokemon x sweeper almost everything.

Talonflame is a beast against grass type's

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7 Togekiss Togekiss

It was already a good Pokemon, and the fairy type addition only made it better! And metronome works me wonders

It is so cute best flying type plus evolution of togepi

He's awesome first. Second he has serene grace and his move set is so diverse.

UNLIKE THE OTHERS, it is really relaxing to watch this graceful pokemon!

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8 Charizard Charizard Charizard, known in Japan as Lizardon, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Somebody said"who doesn't like fire and flying combo? ", u shouldn't, because it loses half of its health when switching into stealth rock

Fire flying combo sucks because of stealth rock, people think it is good just because it looks the coolest

Because it is fire type it can defeat grass bugs easily because it is flying type it can defeat fighting types easily. You should keep charizard in your team

Charizard more stronger than rayquaza with "he is a fire type pokemon can learn freeze shock or outrage"

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9 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl

@person who said "why is it number 1...", I can prove why Aerodactyl is so good. This thing is fast. Even though it's weak to rock, steel, water, electric, and ice, with Earthquake, Iron Head, Thunder Fang, and Rock Slide, it'll crush almost all resistance. Among the other rock types, I think only Rhyperior can knock this guy down (and I say Rhyperior only because of its Solid Rock ability).

Why is it number1..the comments say"he's just awesome", please that is not a reason, "it's got mega evolution, is sort of resistance to rock and electric attacks and it is very awesome", it is not the only Pokemon who can mega evolve and some non mega evolved Pokemon are better than the ones that mega evolved, it is weak to rock and electric and you need to prove it is awesome.

Aerodactyl is awesome I mean it with its mega evolution in x and y its even better it can also learn a couple dragon moves and best of all you don't have to reach the post game to get the mega stone. So you fan show off your mega aerodactyl fairly early.

Best flying pokemon

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10 Gyarados Gyarados Gyarados is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. It evolves from one of the weakest Pokemon, Magikarp. But Gyarados has a high attack power (as of gen VII, mega Gyarados is ranking #19 for highest attack stat & would rank #10 if legendary Pokemon aren't included), and more.

It's the best man. This powerful type is domination of the seas

Too bad about the quadruple weakness to Electric.

Holy moly its ment to be number one! 11

Too cool.

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The Contenders

11 Noivern Noivern

Noivern is without a doubt one of my most favourite pokemon. Not only can it use boomburst which is extremely powerful it can also use supersonic to detect things or help people not to get lost in places

Noivern is really strong

As fast as Crobat, but with a much better moveset

One of my favourite because it can use roost whick can heal as well as has an high emount of envasion

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12 Drifblim Drifblim

Ok, so his design is maybe a little weird, but don't let that distract from just how good a tank he can be. Couple that with Calm Mind, and sir, you got yo self a killer.

Now let me explain why having Drifblim instead of staraptor is abetter choice for your team. First of all Staraptor may have speed but his move pool takes forever to consistantly be good. It's also hard for staraptor to face the Elite four which is an even greater pitt fall. Drifblim though has a pretty good mach up with any other pokemon trainer and gym leader out there.

Why does everyone keep forgetting this one? It's just so cool! A unique Ghost/Flying typing, stats that, while not tournament worthy, can still get the job done and a great concept. Drifblim deserves more attention.

His moves are powerful

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13 Scyther Scyther

He should be number one because he can eventually evolve into scizor, ad also because he has false swipe.

If good iv's it makes a great pokemon

This thing has sythes for arms that makes it the best

I love him

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14 Hawlucha Hawlucha

Hawlucha can just sweep with Unburden and swords dance. - CycloneFang

He is the coolest

This is my number one his speed is op he's most likely to dodge half of the targets moves

He is obviously the best, flying press=K.O. not to mention high jump kick is boss, and sky attack is awesome. Sum it up Hawlucha=best flying type

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15 Pidgeot Pidgeot

It's a flying type, so it should be in the top five. There weren't too many good bird pokemon (excluding legendary birds) in the first generation to choose from other than Pidgey-Pidgeotto-Pidgeot. I'm sure 8/10 used Pidgeot as their flying-type pokemon: I most-certainly did. Has good moves too. Excellent attack and speed stats. Looks really cool too.

Pidgeot is best flying Pokemon for me forever

Out of all the flying types I've used, this one is the most powerful

Pidgeot is awesome. He looks epic and he’s my favourite flying pokemon. He’s flying and normal type so he’s immune to ghost. Also, he has a mega evolution. I have no idea why Ash released this Pokemon.

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16 Rayquaza Rayquaza Rayquaza is a Legendary Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. It lives in the ozone layer, and frequently stops battles with Kyogre and Groudon, two other Legendaries.

This guy has to stop fights between legendary Pokemon. You gotta be pretty OP to do that

He's beast. But a mega evolution... That's OP ti the max.

This is crazy Rayquaza is actually the most powerful Pokemon why is staraptor first? Plus Rayquaza is part dragon type with a mega evolution Rayquaza seems like the best Pokemon EVER

Should be on the first place impossible! ranking position is wrong I will kick the person who created this list!

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17 Zapdos Zapdos

He is the coolest Pokemon ever and the strongest it's like pikachu's father bird

He was my first shiny and I didn't even try to get him shiny because he's godly as it is

This guy can live an ice type attack and it has like 100 speed. - CycloneFang

Zapdos is over 9000 he's amazing

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18 Braviary Braviary

How this Pokemon didn't get higher I don't know. With Tailwind, Roost Brave Bird and Air Slash and a Weakness policy if it doesn't have Defiant, this Pokemon OWNS almost anything in the skies!

This Pokemon can crush any one. Brave bird and your opponent is out of the game. He should be 1 place easily

Literally wins in every stat except speed against staraptor! Easily should be first

Braviary is super powerful very fast and super good at defending

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19 Altaria Altaria Altaria (known as Tyltalis in Japan) is a dual-type Dragon/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire. It is labeled as the "Humming Pokémon". It evolves from Swablu upon reaching Level 35, and can mega evolve to have the types Draon/Fairy.

Altaria is my all time favourite Pokemon it has awesome mega great move set and has been with me for all my journeys

Reason it's Dragon/Flying because it's based on the Chinese legendary creature - PokemonGOSucks

I used it on my team on my team and with its mega it could wreck every dragon type

I vote for Altaria because it's one of my pokemon and it's really strong! From altaria, heliolisk, Starmie, and Scizor, I think Starmie and Altaria is one of my strongest pokemons

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20 Pelipper Pelipper

Great water/flying combo with strong moves and high stats. Weak to electric types though.

Maybe number 60

It's just a pelican... with a fat beak. - PokemonGOSucks

High HP and can be a HM Sweeper.

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2. Noivern
3. Salamence
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2. Staraptor
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