Pelipper is a dual type Water and Flying Pokemon introduced in Generation III. It evolves from Wingull starting at level 25. Take a look below for 26 fun and fascinating facts about Pelipper.
1. Pelipper is a pelican-like Pokemon whose head and bill make up the majority of its body.
2. It has white feathers with a short, blue crest on top of its head.
3. There are three blue digits on each of its wide wings, and it has blue feet with three webbed digits.
4. Each eye is made of two black semicircles with a horizontal white line between them.
5. Its large yellow bill appears to extend along its underside.
6. Inside Pelipper’s bill is a throat pouch that it uses to carry eggs and small Pokémon, and is large enough to fit a small child in.
7. Skimming across the top of waves, it scoops food from the sea and swallows it in one gulp.
8. It can swallow up to 30 Wishiwashi in one go.
9. It builds its nest on steep cliffs facing the sea.
10. Young male Pelipper are in charge of gathering food and bringing it back to others at its nest.
11. It can also be seen bobbing in the ocean while resting its wings.
12. It loves to eat abandoned Luvdisc that are too despondent to be wary near the sea surface.
13. Pelipper shares its category with Ducklett. They are both known as the Water Bird Pokémon.
14. Pelipper resembles a pelican.
15. Pelipper may be a combination of pelican and skipper (a rank of sailor) or flipper (referring to its webbed feet). It may also be a combination of pelican and propeller.
16. A Pelipper appeared in You Said a Mouthful!, under the ownership of Anthony. He used it to challenge other Trainers to battle in an unofficial Gym. Anthony was exposed as a cheater because he stuffed several Poké Balls containing smaller Pokémon into Pelipper’s bill.
17. A Pelipper appeared in A Date With Delcatty, under the ownership of Georgio. He used it to send a letter to Misty and chase Butch and Cassidy.
18. A Pelipper appeared in Sky High Gym Battle!, under the ownership of Winona. She used it against Ash during his Gym battle with her. This Pelipper had a unique way handling its weakness to Electric attacks, with Winona having it strike the ground with Steel Wing and pass the electricity harmlessly into it. Despite this clever tactic, it was defeated by Pikachu, who was knocked out at the same time.
19. A Pelipper appeared in The Great Eight Fate!, under the ownership of Juan. It was one of his Pokémon used in the Sootopolis City Water Exhibit. It and Juan’s other Pokémon were captured by Team Rocket, but they all worked together to escape.
20. A Pelipper appeared in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Team Go-Getters Out of the Gate! as a mail deliverer. It reappeared in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Darkness and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky – Beyond Time & Darkness.
21. A Pelipper appeared in the Hoopa’s Surprise Ring Adventures short Flying in the Air. It was 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.
22. A Poké Ride Pelipper appeared in Young Kiawe Had a Farm!. Ash rode it to join Kiawe and his Ride Charizard.
23. A Pelipper appeared in SS003, under the ownership of Team Rocket. It delivered the Rocket Gachat to the Team Rocket trio. It reappeared in SS008 and SS010, where it fulfilled the same role.
24. Pelipper debuted in Hoenn Alone!, where it was seen flying above the ship that took Ash to Hoenn.
25. A Pelipper appeared in That’s Just Swellow as one of the participants of the Crossgate PokéRinger competition.
26. A Pelipper appeared in Who’s Flying Now? as one of the Pokémon featured in the Fortree City Feather Festival.