Staravia is a dual type Normal and Flying Pokemon introduced in Generation IV. It evolves from Starly starting at level 14 and evolves into Staraptor starting at level 34. Take a look below for 22 fascinating and fun facts about Staravia.
1. Staravia is a grayish brown, avian Pokemon with black and white markings.
2. Its head and upper body are primarily black with an “M”-shaped pattern over its white chest.
3. On its forehead is a grayish-brown spot, which is smaller on the female.
4. On its face is a white, mask-like marking with a pattern of spikes along the lower edge.
5. It has small, black eyes with white pupils and a long, orange beak with a black tip.
6. On the back of its head is a long tuft of feathers, which curves forward.
7. The lower halves of its wings are black, and it has black tail feathers with a single white feather in the center.
8. Its orange, anisodactyl feet have black talons.
9. Staravia lives near forests and fields, where it hunts for Bug Pokémon.
10. Aware of its own weakness, it forms flocks of its own kind and cries noisily if left on its own. However, these flocks can be extremely territorial.
11. When two different groups meet, they will fight fiercely.
12. Staravia is based on an adult starling. However, its features seem to be based more on an adult northern lapwing.
13. Staravia is a combination of starling and avian (pertaining to birds).
14. Ash’s Starly evolved into a Staravia in A Staravia is Born!. It then evolved into a Staraptor in Pursuing a Lofty Goal!, during the Squallville PokéRinger competition.
15. Staravia debuted in Following A Maiden’s Voyage!, where it was being examined at Professor Rowan’s lab alongside a Starly. It escaped during a fight between a Piplup and a Chimchar, two of Rowan’s starter Pokémon, but it later returned with Chimchar in tow.
16. A Staravia appeared in A Relay in the Sky!, under the ownership of Orson. It was seen participating in the Pokémon Sky Relay alongside the other members of its evolution family, Starly and Staraptor.
17. Multiple Staravia appeared in the Hoopa’s Surprise Ring Adventures short Flying in the Air. They were among the immense Flying-type Pokémon summoned by Hoopa to create wind for Ash and Pikachu, but their combined Gust was too much for them and sent them blasting off.
18. A Staravia appeared in the opening sequence of Zoroark: Master of Illusions.
19. A Staravia appeared in a flashback or a fantasy in The Forest Champion!.
20. A Staravia appeared in Battles in the Sky!, under the ownership of a Sky Trainer.
21. Three Staravia appeared in A Full-Strength Battle Surprise!, where they fled from Team Flare as they conducted an experiment.
22. A Trainer’s Staravia appeared in Till We Compete Again!.