Taillow #276


To use combat moves, touch the screen while in battle, and the pokemon will release their attacks as quickly as they can. Attacks that are repeated will fill the bars on their specific meter. When any or all of the bars are full, press and hold the screen for a few seconds to unleash a special move.
Possible Attack Moves
Name Type Damage
Quick Attack Normal 8
Peck Flying 8
Possible Special Moves
Name Type Damage Number of Special Bars
Aerial Ace Flying 55 3
  • Hatches From: 2km Egg
  • Evolves Into: Swellow

Generation 3 Pokémon Tailow Pokemon 276 in the Pokedex… He is of the normal and flying types and resides in the Hoenn area. Pokémon Taillow develops into Pokemon Swellow after consuming 50 sweets.

How to find and catch Pokémon Tailow?

Taillow may be found throughout the countryside, in squares and woodlands, in fields and meadows.

Pokemon Taillow occurs often on the map and is easy to locate.


Taillow is a little blue-feathered bird Pokémon. A red marking with sharp points runs from its breast to its brow, with a white underbelly. It has short yellow beak and tiny brown eyes. It has black feet with yellow talons and extended wingtips. Each foot has three forward-facing toes and one backward-facing toe. Its tail is made up of two strongly pointed feathers.

Taillow has a lot of courage and will not back down in the face of formidable opponents. During the winter season, this Pokémon will fly more than 180 miles (300 kilometers) each day in quest of warm regions. It usually hunts Wurmple, although flocks have been seen in the anime devouring crops. When it gets hungry, it will become feeble and scream out loudly.

Evolution family

Taillow is part of a two-member family.



#276 Taillow

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#277 Swellow



#276 Taillow

50 Taillow_candy
#277 Swellow


  • Taillow was released at the start of Hoenn Celebration 2018 on February 9th, 2018.Shiny_Pokemon_icon
  • Shiny form of Taillow was released at the start of Hoenn Celebration 2019 on January 15th, 2019.
Method Maximum CP Details

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2018 Feb 9Increased spawns in:
Festival of Colors 2022: Mar 15 – 20
Weather Week: 2021 Mar 27 – 29
Hoenn Celebration Event: 2021 Jan 19 – 24
Pokémon Spotlight Hour: 2020 Jul 7
437 Increased chance/Previously in:
5-km – 4th Anniversary: 2020 Jul 3 – 8
2-km – 2018 Feb 9 – Dec 18
2-km – Legendary Week: 2018 Mar 5 – 16
Raid Battles

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 2,583Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance
Research tasks
328 Field Research:
Use 4 Berries to help catch Pokémon: 4th Anniversary
Make 2 Great Curveball Throws in a row;
Win 3 Gym battles;
Win a raid;
Hatch an Egg;
Evolve 3 Pokémon: Pokémon GO Fest 2019 Yokohama

Best moveset for Taillow

When fighting Pokémon in Gyms, Taillow’s greatest moves are Quick Attack and Aerial Ace. This moveset has the most overall DPS and is also the finest for PVP encounters.


  Quick Attack 12 dps
  Aerial Ace 27.5 dps


  Peck 12 dps
  Aerial Ace 27.5 dps


 All moves

Quick move Damage EPS DPS
  Peck 10 10 12
  Quick Attack 8 12.5 12
Main move Damage EPS DPS
  Aerial Ace 55 -13.8 27.5

The green moves benefit from the Same Type Attack Bonus and deliver 20% more damage.