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Rufflet (Pokémon)

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Minor appearances
 
==Biology==
Rufflet is a small avian Pokémon with a blue body. A large white plume of feathers covers its head and three tail feathers extend from its lower back. The feathery ruff extends down past its neck, covering the upper third of its body. Its face is blue with five pointed tips, resembling a mask and crown in contrast to the white feathers surrounding it. Extending from its forehead is a large feather, which is red on the lower half and white on the upper half. The split between the two colors on the feather resembles a zigzag pattern. Rufflet's beak is short and wide, with large eyes on either side. Each eye has a thick black iris with a small white pupil. Its yellow legs and feet are large in comparison to the body. Each foot has four digits: one backwards, and three forwards.
 
The thick, black talons on its feet are strong enough to break even the hardest of berries, and crack {{p|Shellder}} to consume their insides. Rufflet is extremely aggressive from birth and knowingly provokes opponents larger and more powerful than itself, including its own parent to gain acceptance. It sees this as a means of quickly getting stronger.
[[File:Rufflet anime.png|thumb|left|250px|Rufflet in the {{pkmn|anime}}]]
===Major appearances===
Rufflet made his main series debut in ''[[BW095|Unrest at the Nursery!]]'', where he was a Pokémon residing in the daycare belonging to {{OBP|Layla|BW095}}. He usually got into a fight with {{p|Vullaby}}, a fellow resident. During a crisis with severala trio of {{p|Amoonguss}}, he managed to save Vullaby from them after she was hit by the Amoonguss' {{m|Sludge Bomb}}, thus ending their feud.
 
===Minor appearances===
Two Rufflet appeared in ''[[SM046|Deceiving Appearances!]]'', where they were among the Pokémon seen at [[Aether Paradise]].
 
Six Trainers' Rufflet appeared in ''[[SM090|Securing the Future!]]'', where they joined the rest of [[Alola]] in showering {{DL|RecurringLight wild Pokémon in thetrio (anime)|Necrozma}} with light so it could return to its {{DL|List of Pokémon with form differences|Necrozma|true form}}.
 
A Trainer's Rufflet appeared in ''[[SM115|The Dealer of Destruction!]]''.
 
===Pokédex entries===
==Other appearances==
===''{{mov|Detective Pikachu}}''===
ATwo Rufflet will appearappeared in ''{{mov|Detective Pikachu}}''.
 
==Game data==
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{{Dex/Gen/2|gen=VI|reg1=Kalos|reg2=Hoenn}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=X|t=FFF|entry=They crush berries with their talons. They bravely stand up to any opponent, no matter how strong it is.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Y|entry=They will challenge anything, even strong opponents, without fear. Their frequent fights help them become stronger.}}
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{{Dex/Gen/23|gen=VII|reg1=Alola|num1=075|label1={{gameabbrev7|SM}}:|reg2=Alola|num2=089|label2={{gameabbrev7|USUM}}:|reg3=Kanto}}
{{Dex/NE|[[Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!|Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!]]‎}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Sun|entry=They pick fights indiscriminately. They grow stronger and more powerful each time they faint or are injured.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Moon|entry=With its sharp claws, this Pokémon pierces its prey, and then it pecks at them. Although it also consumes berries, it's a carnivore at heart.}}
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