' (ワシボン Washibon)'
[[ Generation V]]
No evolution line
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Rufflet (Japanese: ワシボン Washibon) is a / Normal - Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation V that is exclusive to Pokémon White. Its evolved form is Braviary, which it evolves into it at level 54. Rufflet is modeled after a baby eagle, and is always male.
Rufflet is a small shaggy bird. He has quite a big head size than his body. The head has shaggy creamy coloured outer fur. His inner part of the head is blue, with a red spike at the top. He has sharp, black eyes, with white pupils. His neck fur is like a creamy, wooly scarf and his wing and its little body are a lovely blue. He has fairly big size feet, like any other bird.
They crush berries with their talons. They bravely stand up to any opponent, no matter how strong it is.
They will challenge anything, even strong opponents, without fear. Their frequent fights help them become stronger.
Its Japanese name 'Washibon' is possibly derived from 'Washi' meaning eagle in Japanese, or the Filipino word 'ibon' meaning bird. In addition it sounds phonetically similar to 'Washington'.
Rufflet shares simlarites to Growlithe. They both stand up to strong opponents without fear and they also have 350 stat total.