Aerodactyl (Japanese: プテラ Putera) is a type Fossil Pokémon introduced in Generation I only obtainable by resurrecting it from an Old Amber. In Gold, Silver, and Crystal, the player can receive an Aerodactyl from a person on Route 14 by trading a Chansey with them./ -
Aerodactyl is from the prehistoric age, and because of this its name and physical characteristics are based on that of a pterodactyl.
|Leveling Generation VI|
| Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.|
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
|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|
|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|
Side game locations
|Pokémon Trozei!|| Endless Level 4|
Forever Level 53
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|
Its name is composed of two parts; "aero", meaning related to the atmosphere, and "dactyl", the second part of the name Pterodactyl.
- 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 -type, the others being Gyarados and Charizard.
- Aerodactyl is the only -type Generation 1 Pokémon that doesn't take 4 times the amount of damage from a -type attack.
- Aerodactyl's cry is the same as Vileplume's.
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- The Pokémon Database
- Pokémon Dream Pokédex data
- Psypokes Psydex data