Fearow, The Beak Pokémon. Its huge and magnificent wings can keep it aloft in the sky. It can remain flying a whole day without landing. With its huge and magnificent wings, it can keep aloft without ever having to land for rest. It dates back many years. If it senses danger, it flies high and away, instantly. It uses its broad wings to adroitly catch the wind to soar elegantly into the sky. It shoots itself suddenly high into the sky, then plummets down in one fell swoop to strike its prey. It cleverly uses its thin, long beak to pluck and eat small insects that hide under the ground. It uses its long beak to attack. It has a surprisingly long reach, so it must be treated with caution. It is recognized by its long neck and elongated beak. They are conveniently shaped for catching prey in soil or water. It deftly moves its long and skinny beak to pluck prey.

Battle Moveset

A Good Moveset for Fearow would have to be this:


Return OR Tri Attack
Drill Peck
Hidden Power Ghost/Fighting/Ground OR Steel Wing
Quick Attack

Items Attached:

Salac Berry

Preferred Nature:


Strategy Using Fearow

This pokemon is very much like Swellow and Pidgeot, in terms of type allignment and below average stats in defenses. Though they do have speed on their side, and usually have mediocre attack strength, it has a poor movepool which limits what it can do.
Return is more powerful than Tri attack, both of which will get stab from its normal type allignment.
However, Tri attack's 10% of Burning, 10% of Paralysing and 10% of Freezing could prove to be useful.
With the limited movepool, Hidden power is needed, unless you want to use the inaccurate Steel wing move. There is three types of Hidden Power that I would suggest - Ghost, Fighting or Ground. HP Fighting will take care of rock and ice types, two types of which Fearow is weak to. HP Ground in case of Electric types and HP Ghost to use against other ghosts.
Quick attack makes an appearance on this moveset again, the reason why has been stated plenty of times before. Fearow can deal alot of damage if you're not quick enough to take this pokemon down, though it may hit trouble against almost any physical wall, like Skarmory.

EV Corner:

Max out the EVs in Attack or HP & Speed for Fearow with any remaining in Defense

Strategy Against Fearow

Fearow holds some of the worst stats in the advanced generation, however it does have the ability to hit hard and fast, if not able to take a hit.
- A simple Thunderbolt, Rock Slide or Ice beam coming from STAB or a decent stat will more than likely KO Fearow, but it would be better to use the attack with a Pokémon who holds good defence, since Fearow could hurt you with its Quick Attack (especially if it's holding a Choice Band).

Contest Moveset

A good Contest Moveset for Fearow would have to be this for the Cool Contest best with Lonely, Adament, Naughty or Brave Nature:


Aerial Ace
Hyper Beam

Items Attached:

Red Scarf

Strategy Using Fearow

If you do the attacks in this following order you should have very few problems; 1st - Agility, 2nd - Aerial ace, 3rd - Agility, 4th - Aerial ace, 5th - Hyperbeam

Locations in Games


Trade from FR/LG


Trade from FR/LG

Fire Red/Leaf Green

Route 23, Route 17. Route 18, Treasure Beach, Kindle Road, Mt. Ember, Cape Brink, Water Path, Ruin Valley, Canyon Entrance, Sevault Canyon

Animé Appearences

Fearow has had a fair few Animé Appearences though most are cameos, and most of the ones that arent have one attacking some weaker Pokémon. Exceptions to that include Skyler having one in the Balloon Race, a Team Rocket Member having one at the Lake Of Rage and a Pokemon Hunter having one

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