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Name: Gyrfalcon
Peckédex Number: 362
Type: Water type, Murderbird type
Weakness: Fire type
Evolves From: Souvlakite

Description:
This icy raptor of the high arctic is a stone cold killer, either as an independent agent or a murderbird-for-hire in falconry. Nesting in the same chilly crevasses for centuries, if not millennia, the Gyrfalcon’s dedication to its craft is sure to make one’s head spin.

Attacks:
Icy Spin – The Gyrfalcon dives and spins at its foe, delivering piercing water-type damage.

Gyrfalcon Punch – The Gyrfalcon rakes enemies with its claws for hefty non-elemental damage.

Cliff Drop – Calling on its young nesting high above, the Gyrfalcon pelts enemies with rocks. The longer the Gyrfalcons have nested in that spot, the harder the rocks, and the more likely they are to inflict status effects.

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Name: Shiny American Robin
Peckédex Number: 011a
Type: Fire type, Thrush type
Weakness: Water type
Evolves From: Scruffy Spotbreast

Description:
The shiny version of the American Robin doubles down on its fiery temperament, dawn punctuality, and appetite for annelids. The result is a worm-seeking missile that is not to be underestimated, heralding a spring for the ages backed up by a badass brood.

Attacks:
Earliest Bird – The Shiny American Robin takes two turns in a row at the cost of its next turn.

Annelid Annihilation – This upgraded Wormstrike adds fire-type damage to the move with a chance to stun enemies and instantly defeat water-type foes.

Firebreast Storm – The Shiny American Robin’s breast grows red-hot, causing all melee attacks for the next three turns to inflict fire-type damage on any foes.

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Name: Red-Crested Turaco
Peckédex Number: 314
Type: Earth type, Jungle type
Weakness: Air type
Evolves From: Pink-Crested Loerie

Description:
The Angolan national bird proudly wears the red of his nation’s flag on his head. This lofty loerie from Luanda is always ready to lift your spirits!

Attacks:
Hooooah Khaaar-Khaaar – The Red-Crested Turaco picks a ripe fruit off the ground and drops it on a foe for earth-type damage.

Crest in Show – The Red-Crested Turaco slashes at its foe with its crest, dealing light non-elemental damage.

Loerie Lift – The Red-Crested Turaco lifts its foe up and drops it for earth-type damage. The larger the foe, the greater the chance of failure.

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Name: Chestnut-Sided Warbler
Peckédex Number: 289
Type: Wood type, Warbler type
Weakness: Metal type
Evolves From: Pecan-Sided Wibbler

Description:
A warbler of the Canadian borderlands and the Riviera Maya, this brunette-sided bounding bug-muncher is sure to impress.

Attacks:
Pleased to MEECHA! – The Chestnut-Sided Warbler sings an aggressive greeting for wood-type damage and a change of stunning its enemy.

Grand Moth Horkin – The Chestnut-Sided Warbler horks up a large moth, which flies at its foe and attempts to damage it. There is a chance that a caterpillar will be horked up instead, which will deal no damage but will heal the warbler.

Cancun Migration – The Chestnut-Sided Warbler undertakes its migration, escaping from battle with a high chance of success.

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Name: Wood Duck
Peckédex Number: 142
Type: Wood type, Waterfowl type
Weakness: Metal type
Evolves From: Twig Duckling

Description:
A dashing duck of woodlands wild with proud pompadour streaming o’er the lake! With precocious youth and a dab hand at dabbling, no one will ever say that they can’t quack it!

Attacks:
Claws for Perching – The Wood Duck perches on its foe, digging in its claws for non-elemental damage.

Duckling Drop – A random number of ducklings will emerge from a cavity nest and fall on the Wood Duck’s foe for wood-type damage. There is a chance per duckling that it will remain during the Wood Duck’s next turn, either absorbing damage or adding to the number of ducklings in the next drop.

Stick It To Me – The Wood Duck pulls up a sodden tree branch and throws it at its foe for wood-type damage. The branch can be a twig, branch, bough, or rarely a trunk.

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Name: Lahore Pigeon
Peckédex Number: 85a
Type: Quiet type, Pigeon type
Weakness: Noisy type
Evolves From: LaSquab

Description:
The chonkiest of fancy pigeon breeds, the Lahore Pigeon has transcended its poultry origin to become a favored pidge pet! From its gentle nature to its swingin’ bell bottoms, the Lahore is one groovy pidge!

Attacks:
Bell-Bottomed Shush – The Lahore Pigeon sweeps up a zone of absolute quiet with its bell bottoms, giving all attacks with a vocal component a chance to fail. Noise-type attacks can still pierce the silence at a high rate.

Coo Coo Bombadier – The Lahore Pigeon rises up and swoops down to coo for quiet-type damage. Noisy-type enemies are immune.

Perch! – The Lahore Pigeon perches on its foe and crushes it for non-elemental damage.

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Name: Roseate Spoonbill
Peckédex Number: 224
Type: Fire type, Shorebird type
Weakness: Water type
Evolves From: Roseate Forkbill

Description:
A pink powerhouse that dabbles with brilliance, the Roseate Spoonbill has evolved to fit the bill for its aquatic habitat to perfection. Watch it go to work and have a bowl!

Attacks:
Knifey-Spoony – The Roseate Spoonbill stabs with its beak for non-elemental damage.

Spoony Bard – The Roseate Spoonbill croaks its “song,” causing fire-type damage over time. Water types receive extra damage; fire types are immune.

Loving Spoonful – The Roseate Spoonbill dabbles a random item with its bill and hurls it at its enemy, with a variety of random effects.

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A DALL-E Mini AI-generated image of an Azure TitName: Azure Tit
Peckédex Number: 336
Type: Water type, Tit type
Weakness: Fire type
Evolves From: Baby Blue B-Cup

Description:
A brilliant blue bird of Bukhara, the Azure Tit carries the banner of its kind deep into Central Asia with a wide range and a piercing icy stare!

Attacks:
Tsi-Tsi-Tsunami – The Azure Tit blasts its foe with a wave of water-type damage.

Hit a Snag – The Azure Tit retrieves an infertile egg from its snag nest and drops it on a foe for non-elemental damage.

Ice Shield – The Azure Tit condenses moisture in the local air into an icy shield, which prevents it from moving, or taking damage, during its next turn and its foe’s next turn. Fire-type damage and piercing damage will shatter the shield.

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Name: Adélie Penguin
Peckédex Number: 676
Type: Dark type, Penguin type
Weakness: Light type
Evolves From: Marie Byrd Penguin

Description:
The feistiest penguin found on Antarctic shores, the Adélie makes up in fearlessness what it lacks in size. These killer krillers have so far resisted the ravages of climate change while expanding their range, but who knows what the future has in store for the bird named after the wife of a French botanist.

Attacks:
Pebble Pelt – The Adélie Penguin blasts a pebble from its stockpile at its foe. If it does not have a pebble in its stockpile, it attempts to steal a pebble from its enemy instead.

Antarctic Night – Between May 24 and July 18, the Adélie Penguin can blast its opponent with a dark-type attack that also inflicts blindness on non-penguin type enemies.

Antarctic Day – Between July 19 and May 23, the Adélie Penguin can peck its opponent for minor non-elemental damage.

Sk8 – The Adélie Penguin skates forward on its belly, beak-first, dealing piercing dark-type damage to a foe.

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Name: I’iwi
Peckédex Number: 421
Type: Sweet type, Sickle type
Weakness: Sour type
Evolves From: I’iwifruit

Description:
Scythe-billed with a major sweet tooth, this Hawaiian honeycreeper is a symbol of the island but also a rare survivor of an avian holocaust that has seen many of its fellow honeycreepers disappear forever.

Attacks:
Scythe Bill – The I’iwi stabs with its sickle beak. If the enemy is Sweet-type, the attack will do extra damage and restore some health.

Nectar Blast – The I’iwi bathes itself in sweet, sweet nectar, healing it.

Ghosts of Honeycreepers Past – This attack does damage based on how many battles its opponent has won. The more battles, the more damage, up to a certain level-dependent limit. If the opponent has never won a battle, it does 0 damage.

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