Delibird is a dual type Ice and Flying Pokemon introduced in Generation II. It is not known to evolve into or from any other Pokemon. Take a look below for 25 awesome and interesting facts about Delibird.
1. Delibird is a red, penguin like Pokemon with a white, hollow tail.
2. Its face and chest are covered in white feathers with two, three-pointed crests above its eyes.
3. Black markings surround its circular eyes, and it has a light yellow beak and feet.
4. There is a single white spot on its stomach. Its feet have two digits each.
5. Delibird is omnivorous.
6. It carries food bundled up in its tail.
7. It normally gives stored food to its chicks, but has been known to share its food with humans stranded on icy mountains.
8. Delibird’s signature move, Present, allows it to carry special items in its tail that may cause damage or heal its opponent.
9. In a flock, the Delibird with the largest tail is its leader.
10. Delibird tends to live in mountainous regions, making its nests over sharp cliffs; one notable area of the world is around Mt. Everest.
11. Delibird is one of the few Pokémon who can learn TM moves when it learns fewer than four moves by leveling up.
12. The Pokémon Ultimate Handbook incorrectly states that Delibird is a Legendary Pokémon.
13. Delibird has Insomnia as its Hidden Ability although it already has access to Vital Spirit, another Ability with exactly the same in-battle effect.
14. Aspects of Delibird’s appearance appear to come from the rockhopper penguin. However, its red-and-white color scheme, its ability to give presents, and the appearance of carrying its sack-like tail is likely to have been derived from Santa Claus and possibly the white stork.
15. Delibird may have also been inspired by puffins, which are penguin-like birds that still have the ability to fly.
16. Delibird is a combination of delivery and bird. Deli may have derived from the Adélie penguin. Pronouncing Delibird with the same inflection as delivered yields a very similar sound, with the “b” and “v” being the only variation between the two words.
17. Delibird made its main series debut in Dues and Don’ts, under the ownership of an elderly talent scout from Team Rocket. Since that episode, the Delivery Pokémon kept following Jessie, James, and Meowth to collect money that the three of them owe. Fortunately for the Team Rocket trio, Delibird was no longer able to tail them since they moved to the Hoenn region. Delibird has also appeared in Grating Spaces, The Thief That Keeps On Thieving, and Memories are Made of Bliss!.
18. Delibird debuted in Delibird’s Dilemma, under the ownership of Santa Claus. Ash’s Totodile shot a Delibird that was delivering presents clear out of the sky with a Water Gun-propelled snowball. As a result, Pikachu and his friends had to help the Delivery Pokémon find the five presents before midnight.
19. A Coordinator’s Delibird appeared in Battling The Generation Gap!, where it was seen competing in the Celestic Contest.
20. Multiple Delibird appeared in Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction.
21. Three Trainers’ Delibird appeared in The Power of Us.
22. A Trainer’s Delibird appeared in Battling on the Wing!, where it was watching the battles during the Manalo Conference.
23. Delibird debuted in You Ain’t Nothin’ but a Houndour under the ownership of the Masked Man, where it, along with his other Pokémon, attacked Gold. It is one of his most commonly used Pokémon. It appears to be the same Pokémon used by him in his alias, and was strong enough that it allowed him to capture Ho-Oh. However, Gold was able to knock it out with Polibo’s Perish Song attack.
24. Delibird appears as one of the Pokémon used by Pryce. It first appeared with him in his Gym in Irked Igglybuff and Curmudgeonly Cleffa. It is likely to be the same Delibird used by his alias.
25. In Striking Out Snover, a wild Delibird is shown near Snowpoint City, being cared for by Candice.