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'''Aerodactyl''' (Japanese: '''プテラ''' ''Putera'') is a {{Type|Rock}}/{{Type|Flying}}-[[Types|type]] [[Fossil Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]] that is resurrected from an [[Old Amber]].
|backcolor = {{Rock}}
 
|border = {{Flying}}
 
|name = '''Aerodactyl'''
 
|jname = (プテラ ''Putera'')
 
|image = Aerodactyl.png
 
|ndex = 142
 
|evofrom = None
 
|evointo = None
 
|gen = [[Generation I]]
 
|pronun = <math>air-uh-DAK-tul</math>
 
|hp = 80
 
|atk = 105
 
|def = 65
 
|satk = 60
 
|sdef = 75
 
|spd = 130
 
|total = 515
 
|species = Fossil Pokémon
 
|type = {{Type|Rock}}/{{Type|Flying}}
 
|height = <span class="explain" title="1.8 m">5'11"</span>
 
|weight = <span class="explain" title="59.0kg">130.1 lbs</span>
 
|ability = [[Rock Head]]<br>[[Pressure]]<br>[[Unnerve]] (Dream World)
 
|color = <span style="color:purple;">'''Purple'''</span>
 
|gender = <span class="female">12.5% ♀</span>/<span class="male">87.5% ♂</span>
 
}}
 
'''Aerodactyl''' (Japanese: '''プテラ''' ''Putera'') is a {{Type|Rock}}/{{Type|Flying}}-[[Types|type]] [[Fossil Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]] only obtainable by resurrecting it from an [[Old Amber]]. In [[Pokémon Gold and Silver|Gold, Silver, and Crystal]], the player can receive an Aerodactyl from a person on [[Route 14]] by trading a [[Chansey]] with them.
 
   
==Appearance==
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==Biology==
[[File:Aerodactyl 2.jpg|thumb|Aerodactyl in the anime]]
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===Physiology===
Aerodactyl is from the prehistoric age, and because of this its name and physical characteristics are based on that of a [[wikipedia:pterodactyl|pterodactyl.
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Aerodactyl is from the prehistoric age, and because of this its name and physical characteristics are based on that of a [[wikipedia:pterodactyl|pterodactyl]].
   
 
==Game info==
 
==Game info==
==Leveling==
 
{{Movessettop|backcolor={{Rock}}}}
 
{{Movessetmid|1|[[Ice Fang]]|65|95|15|{{type|Ice}}}}
 
{{Movessetmid|1|[[Fire Fang]]|65|95|15|{{type|Fire}}}}
 
{{Movessetmid|1|[[Thunder Fang]]|65|95|15|{{type|electric}}}}
 
{{Movessetend|backcolor={{Flying}}}}
 
 
 
===Game locations===
 
===Game locations===
{{Game Locations|
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{{Game Locations
backcolor={{Rock}}|
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|backcolor={{Rock}}
pokemon=Aerodactyl|
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|border={{Flying}}
redblue=Revive [[Old Amber]]|
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|redblue=Revive [[Old Amber]]
rbrarity=One|
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|rbrarity=One
yellow=Revive [[Old Amber]]|
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|yellow=Revive [[Old Amber]]
yrarity=One|
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|yrarity=One
goldsilver=[[Trade]] [[Chansey]] on [[Route 14]]|
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|goldsilver=[[Trade]] [[Chansey]] on [[Route 14]]
gsrarity=One|
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|gsrarity=One
crystal=[[Trade]] [[Chansey]] on [[Route 14]]|
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|crystal=[[Trade]] [[Chansey]] on [[Route 14]]
crarity=One|
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|crarity=One
rubysapphire=[[Trade]]|
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|rubysapphire=[[Trade]]
rsrarity=None|
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|rsrarity=None
emerald=[[Trade]]|
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|emerald=[[Trade]]
erarity=None
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|erarity=None
 
|fireredleafgreen=Revive [[Old Amber]]
 
|fireredleafgreen=Revive [[Old Amber]]
|frlgrarity=Fossil|
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|frlgrarity=Fossil
diamondpearl=Revive [[Old Amber]]|
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|diamondpearl=Revive [[Old Amber]]
dprarity=Fossil|
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|dprarity=Fossil
platinum=Revive [[Old Amber]]|
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|platinum=Revive [[Old Amber]]
ptrarity=Fossil|
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|ptrarity=Fossil
heartgoldsoulsilver=Revive [[Old Amber]]|
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|heartgoldsoulsilver=Revive [[Old Amber]]
hgssrarity=Fossil|
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|hgssrarity=Fossil
blackwhite=Revive [[Old Amber]]|
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|blackwhite=Revive [[Old Amber]]
bwrarity=Fossil|
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|bwrarity=Fossil
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|xy=Revive [[Old Amber]]
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|xyrarity=Fossil
 
}}
 
}}
   
 
====Side game locations====
 
====Side game locations====
{{Side Game Locations|
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{{Side Game Locations
backcolor={{Rock}}|
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|backcolor={{Rock}}
Pokemon=Aerodactyl|
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|border={{Flying}}
RS Pinball=Randomly on the Ruby Field|
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|RS Pinball=Randomly on the Ruby Field
Trozei=Endless Level 4<br>Forever Level 53<br>Pair Trozei<br>Mr. Who's Den|
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|Trozei=Endless Level 4<br />Forever Level 53<br />Pair Trozei<br />Mr. Who's Den
PMD1=[[Sky Tower]] (21F-25F)<br>[[Sky Tower|Sky Tower Summit]] (1F-8F)<br>[[Pitfall Valley]] (15F-25F)<br>[[Joyous Tower]] (90F-99F)|
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|PMD1=[[Sky Tower]] (21F-25F)<br />[[Sky Tower|Sky Tower Summit]] (1F-8F)<br />[[Pitfall Valley]] (15F-25F)<br />[[Joyous Tower]] (90F-99F)
PMD2=[[Mt. Horn]] (8F-14F)<br>[[Mt. Mistral]] (1F-19F)|
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|PMD2=[[Mt. Horn]] (8F-14F)<br />[[Mt. Mistral]] (1F-19F)
Ranger1=[[Fiore Temple]]|
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|Ranger1=[[Fiore Temple]]
Ranger2=[[Peril Cliffs]]|
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|Ranger2=[[Peril Cliffs]]
Rumble=Windy Prairie‎|
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|Rumble=Windy Prairie‎
 
}}
 
}}
   
 
===Pokédex entries===
 
===Pokédex entries===
{{GenIPokédex|
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{{Pokédexentries
backcolor={{Rock}}|
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|backcolor={{Rock}}
redblue=A ferocious, prehistoric Pokémon that goes for the enemy's throat with its serrated saw-like fangs. |
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|border={{Flying}}
yellow=A savage Pokémon that died out in ancient times. It was resurrected using DNA taken from amber. |
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|gen=I
gold=A vicious Pokémon from the distant past, it appears to have flown by spreading its wings and gliding. |
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|redblue=A ferocious, prehistoric Pokémon that goes for the enemy's throat with its serrated saw-like fangs.
silver=This vicious Pokémon is said to have flown in ancient skies while shrieking high-pitched cries. |
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|yellow=A savage Pokémon that died out in ancient times. It was resurrected using DNA taken from amber.
crystal=In prehistoric times, this Pokémon flew freely and fearlessly through the skies. |
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|gold=A vicious Pokémon from the distant past, it appears to have flown by spreading its wings and gliding.
ruby=Aerodactyl is a Pokémon from the age of dinosaurs. It was regenerated from genetic material extracted from amber. It is imagined to have been the king of the skies in ancient times. |
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|silver=This vicious Pokémon is said to have flown in ancient skies while shrieking high-pitched cries.
sapphire=Aerodactyl is a Pokémon from the age of dinosaurs. It was regenerated from genetic material extracted from amber. It is imagined to have been the king of the skies in ancient times. |
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|crystal=In prehistoric times, this Pokémon flew freely and fearlessly through the skies.
emerald=Aerodactyl is a Pokémon from the age of dinosaurs. It was regenerated from DNA extracted from amber. It is imagined to have been the king of the skies. |
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|ruby=Aerodactyl is a Pokémon from the age of dinosaurs. It was regenerated from genetic material extracted from amber. It is imagined to have been the king of the skies in ancient times.
firered=It was regenerated from a dinosaur's genetic matter that was found in amber. It flies with high-pitched cries. |
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|sapphire=Aerodactyl is a Pokémon from the age of dinosaurs. It was regenerated from genetic material extracted from amber. It is imagined to have been the king of the skies in ancient times.
leafgreen=A ferocious, prehistoric Pokémon that goes for the enemy's throat with its serrated, sawlike fangs. |
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|emerald=Aerodactyl is a Pokémon from the age of dinosaurs. It was regenerated from DNA extracted from amber. It is imagined to have been the king of the skies.
diamond=A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades. |
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|firered=It was regenerated from a dinosaur's genetic matter that was found in amber. It flies with high-pitched cries.
pearl=A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades. |
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|leafgreen=A ferocious, prehistoric Pokémon that goes for the enemy's throat with its serrated, sawlike fangs.
platinum=A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades. |
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|diamond=A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
heartgold= A vicious Pokémon from the distant past, it appears to have flown by speading its wings and gliding.|
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|pearl=A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
soulsilver=This vicious Pokémon is said to have flown in ancient skies while shrieking high-pitched cries.|
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|platinum=A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
black=A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.|
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|heartgold= A vicious Pokémon from the distant past, it appears to have flown by speading its wings and gliding.
white=A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.|
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|soulsilver=This vicious Pokémon is said to have flown in ancient skies while shrieking high-pitched cries.
black 2=A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.|
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|black=A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
white 2=A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.|
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|white=A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
}}
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|black 2=A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
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|white 2=A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
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|x=It was regenerated from a dinosaur's genetic matter that was found in amber. It flies with high-pitched cries.
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|y=This vicious Pokémon is said to have flown in ancient skies while shrieking high-pitched cries.}}
   
==Origins==
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===Leveling===
===Name Origin===
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{{Movessettop|type=Rock|type2=Flying}}
Its name is composed of two parts; "aero", meaning related to the atmosphere, and "dactyl", the second part of the name Pterodactyl.
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{{Movessetmid|1|[[Ice Fang]]|65|95|15|Ice|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|1|[[Fire Fang]]|65|95|15|Fire|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|1|[[Thunder Fang]]|65|95|15|Electric|Physical}}
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{{Movessetend|type=Rock}}
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===Sprites===
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{{GenIPokéSprites
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|bgcolor={{Rock}}
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|border={{Flying}}
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|}}
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==Appearances==
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===In the anime===
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[[File:Oakley's_Aerodactyl.png|thumb|Oakley's Aerodactyl in the anime. ]]
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Aerodactyl made its anime debut in ''[[IL046: Attack of the Prehistoric Pokémon|Attack of the Prehistoric Pokémon]]'' where it took away [[Ash Ketchum]].
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===In the movie===
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A large, fossilized [[Aerodactyl (MS005)|Aerodactyl ]] was resurrected with the power of [[Soul Dew]] by [[Annie]] and [[Oakley]] along with a large [[Kabutops (MS005)|Kabutops]] in ''[[MS005: Pokémon - Heroes: Latios and Latias|Pokemon Heroes]]'', using [[Hyper Beam]] to attack Ash and [[Latias (MS005)|Latias]].
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*[[Aerodactyl (MS005)]]
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*[[Aerodactyl (anime)]]
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*[[Dr. Kenzo's Aerodactyl]]
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*[[Mirage Aerodactyl]]
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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142Aerodactyl_OS_anime.png
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142Aerodactyl_OS_anime_2.png
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142Aerodactyl_AG_anime.png
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142Aerodactyl_Dream.png
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142Aerodactyl_Mega_Dream.png
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142Aerodactyl_Pokemon_Stadium.png
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142Aerodactyl_Pokemon_PokéPark.jpg
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</gallery>
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
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*Aerodactyl is one of [[Archen|only]] [[Archeops|3]] Rock/Flying types. Coincidentally, they are all fossil Pokémon.
 
*Aerodactyl is one of [[Archen|only]] [[Archeops|3]] Rock/Flying types. Coincidentally, they are all fossil Pokémon.
 
*In the games, it is one of the three Pokémon [[Lance]] has that is not a {{type|Dragon}}-type, the others being [[Gyarados]] and [[Charizard]].
 
*In the games, it is one of the three Pokémon [[Lance]] has that is not a {{type|Dragon}}-type, the others being [[Gyarados]] and [[Charizard]].
**Strangely, they are all {{Type|Flying}}-types.
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**Strangely, they are all {{Type|Flying}}-type Pokémon.
**Of them, Aerodactyl is the only that isn't a main [[Starter Pokémon|Starter]] type.
 
***This is due to the fact that Aerodactyl is a [[Fossil Pokémon]] and all [[Fossil Pokémon]] are {{Type|Rock}}-types.
 
 
**Aerodactyl is the only one that is weak against {{Type|Steel}}-type moves.
 
**Aerodactyl is the only one that is weak against {{Type|Steel}}-type moves.
 
*Aerodactyl is the only {{Type|Rock}}-type Generation 1 Pokémon that doesn't take 4 times the amount of damage from a {{Type|Grass}}-type attack.
 
*Aerodactyl is the only {{Type|Rock}}-type Generation 1 Pokémon that doesn't take 4 times the amount of damage from a {{Type|Grass}}-type attack.
*Aerodactyl's cry is the same as [[Vileplume]]'s.
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*According to the Official Pokemon X and Y website, researchers believe Mega Aerodactyl may be the true form of Aerodactyl.
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===Origins===
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Its name is composed of two parts; "aero", meaning related to the atmosphere, and "dactyl", the second part of the name Pterodactyl.
   
 
{{References|aerodactyl|142}}
 
{{References|aerodactyl|142}}
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[[Category:Flying Pokémon]]
 
 
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Latest revision as of 02:21, September 15, 2014

Type(s)
Rock  Flying
Species Fossil Pokémon
Abilities Rock Head
Pressure
Unnerve (DW)
Pokédex
Kabutops ← 142 → Snorlax
Kanto 142 Johto 224/229
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Coastal Kalos 068
Evolves From None
Evolves Into None
Aerodactyl
142
プテラ Putera
142Aerodactyl
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
No evolution line
Gender
87.5% ♂ / 12.5 % ♀
Weight Height
130.1 lbs. 59.0 kg 5'11" 1.8 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Purple Flying
Body Style Footprint
Body09
F142
Cry

Type(s)
Rock  Flying
Species Fossil Pokémon
Abilities Tough Claws
Pokédex
Kabutops ← 142M → Snorlax
Kanto 142 Johto 224/229
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Coastal Kalos 068
Evolves From None
Evolves Into None
Mega Aerodactyl
142M
メガプテラ Mega Putera
142MAerodactyl
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
No evolution line
Gender
87.5% ♂ / 12.5 % ♀
Weight Height
174.2 lbs. 79.0 kg 6'11" 2.1 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Purple Flying
Body Style Footprint
Body09
F142M
Cry

Aerodactyl (Japanese: プテラ Putera) is a Rock/Flying-type Fossil Pokémon introduced in Generation I that is resurrected from an Old Amber.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Aerodactyl is from the prehistoric age, and because of this its name and physical characteristics are based on that of a pterodactyl.

Game infoEdit

Game locationsEdit

Aerodactyl Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Revive Old Amber One
Yellow Revive Old Amber One
Gold/Silver Trade Chansey on Route 14 One
Crystal Trade Chansey on Route 14 One
Ruby/ Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/ LeafGreen Revive Old Amber Fossil
Diamond/ Pearl Revive Old Amber Fossil
Platinum Revive Old Amber Fossil
HeartGold/SoulSilver Revive Old Amber Fossil
Black/White Revive Old Amber Fossil
X/Y Revive Old Amber Fossil


Side game locationsEdit

Aerodactyl Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 4
Forever Level 53
Pair Trozei
Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Sky Tower (21F-25F)
Sky Tower Summit (1F-8F)
Pitfall Valley (15F-25F)
Joyous Tower (90F-99F)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Mt. Horn (8F-14F)
Mt. Mistral (1F-19F)
Pokémon Ranger Fiore Temple
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Peril Cliffs
Pokémon Rumble Windy Prairie‎


Pokédex entriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
A ferocious, prehistoric Pokémon that goes for the enemy's throat with its serrated saw-like fangs.
Yellow
A savage Pokémon that died out in ancient times. It was resurrected using DNA taken from amber.
Gold
A vicious Pokémon from the distant past, it appears to have flown by spreading its wings and gliding.
Silver
This vicious Pokémon is said to have flown in ancient skies while shrieking high-pitched cries.
Crystal
In prehistoric times, this Pokémon flew freely and fearlessly through the skies.
Ruby
Aerodactyl is a Pokémon from the age of dinosaurs. It was regenerated from genetic material extracted from amber. It is imagined to have been the king of the skies in ancient times.
Sapphire
Aerodactyl is a Pokémon from the age of dinosaurs. It was regenerated from genetic material extracted from amber. It is imagined to have been the king of the skies in ancient times.
Emerald
Aerodactyl is a Pokémon from the age of dinosaurs. It was regenerated from DNA extracted from amber. It is imagined to have been the king of the skies.
FireRed
It was regenerated from a dinosaur's genetic matter that was found in amber. It flies with high-pitched cries.
LeafGreen
A ferocious, prehistoric Pokémon that goes for the enemy's throat with its serrated, sawlike fangs.
Diamond
A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
Pearl
A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
Platinum
A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
HeartGold
A vicious Pokémon from the distant past, it appears to have flown by speading its wings and gliding.
SoulSilver
This vicious Pokémon is said to have flown in ancient skies while shrieking high-pitched cries.
Black
A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
White
A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
Black 2
A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
White 2
A Pokémon that roamed the skies in the dinosaur era. Its teeth are like saw blades.
X
It was regenerated from a dinosaur's genetic matter that was found in amber. It flies with high-pitched cries.
Y
This vicious Pokémon is said to have flown in ancient skies while shrieking high-pitched cries.

LevelingEdit

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Ice Fang 65 95% 15 Ice Physical
1 Fire Fang 65 95% 15 Fire Physical
1 Thunder Fang 65 95% 15 Electric Physical

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

SpritesEdit

Version
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
Gold Silver Crystal Back
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
X Y Back

AppearancesEdit

In the animeEdit

Oakley's Aerodactyl

Oakley's Aerodactyl in the anime.

Aerodactyl made its anime debut in Attack of the Prehistoric Pokémon where it took away Ash Ketchum.

In the movieEdit

A large, fossilized Aerodactyl was resurrected with the power of Soul Dew by Annie and Oakley along with a large Kabutops in Pokemon Heroes, using Hyper Beam to attack Ash and Latias.

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • It is the only fossilized Pokémon that does not have any evolutions.
  • Aerodactyl is one of only 3 Rock/Flying types. Coincidentally, they are all fossil Pokémon.
  • In the games, it is one of the three Pokémon Lance has that is not a Dragon-type, the others being Gyarados and Charizard.
    • Strangely, they are all Flying-type Pokémon.
    • Aerodactyl is the only one that is weak against Steel-type moves.
  • Aerodactyl is the only Rock-type Generation 1 Pokémon that doesn't take 4 times the amount of damage from a Grass-type attack.
  • According to the Official Pokemon X and Y website, researchers believe Mega Aerodactyl may be the true form of Aerodactyl.

OriginsEdit

Its name is composed of two parts; "aero", meaning related to the atmosphere, and "dactyl", the second part of the name Pterodactyl.

SourcesEdit


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