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Noctowl
164
ヨルノズク Yorunozuku
164Noctowl
Generation II
Evolutionary line
163164
Type(s)
Type Normal  Type Flying
Species Owl Pokémon
Abilities Insomnia
Keen Eye
Tinted Lens (DW)
Pokédex
Hoothoot ← 164 → Ledyba
Kanto N/A Johto 016
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh 107
Unova N/A Mountain Kalos 118
Evolves from Hoothoot
Evolves into None
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
89.9 lbs 40.8 kg 5'03" 1.6 m
Pokédex color Egg group
Brown Flying
Shape Footprint
Shape09
F164
Cry

Noctowl (Japanese: ヨルノズク Yorunozuku) is a Normal/Flying-type Pokémon introduced in Generation II. It is the evolved form of Hoothoot.

Biology

Physiology

Noctowl appears to be based on an owl. Noctowl appears to have 6 dark brown, upside down triangles on its body. Its wings and wedge-shaped tail are dark brown. It has cream-colored horns that look like eyebrows.

Evolution

Noctowl evolves from Hoothoot starting at level 20.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Gold/Silver Routes 2, 8, 12, 13, 14, and 43 (night) Uncommon
Crystal Routes 2, 5, 8, 11, 13, 14, 15, 25, 26, 27, 37, 38, 39, and 43 (night) Uncommon
Ruby/Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Evolve Hoothoot None
FireRed/LeafGreen Trade None
Diamond/Pearl Routes 210, 211, 216, and 217, Lake Acuity, Mt. Coronet, Great Marsh, Lake Valor, Sendoff Spring (night) Common
Platinum Route 211, Great Marsh (night) Uncommon
HeartGold/SoulSilver Ilex Forest, Viridian Forest Rare
Black/White Abundant Shrine Rare
X/Y Route 20, Pokémon Village Common
OR/AS Trade None
Sun/Moon Transfer None


Side game locations

Locations
Game(s) Area(s)
Pokémon Trozei! Phobos Jet,
Endless Level 44,
Forever Level 10,
Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Evolve Hoothoot
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Foggy Forest (6F-11F)


Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Gold
Its eyes are specially adapted. They concentrate even faint light and enable it to see in the dark.
Silver
When it needs to think, it rotates its head 180 degrees to sharpen its intellectual power.
Crystal
Its extremely soft feathers make no sound in flight. It silently sneaks up on prey without being detected.
Ruby
Noctowl never fails at catching prey in darkness. This Pokémon owes its success to its superior vision that allows it to see in minimal light, and to its soft, supple wings that make no sound in flight.
Sapphire
Noctowl never fails at catching prey in darkness. This Pokémon owes its success to its superior vision that allows it to see in minimal light, and to its soft, supple wings that make no sound in flight.
Emerald
It unfailingly catches prey in darkness. Noctowl owe their success to superior vision that allows them to see in minimal light, and to their supple and silent wings.
FireRed
When it needs to think, it rotates its head 180 degrees to sharpen its intellectual power.
LeafGreen
Its eyes are specially adapted. They concentrate even faint light and enable it to see in the dark.
Diamond
Its eyes are special. They can pick out objects as long as there is the tiniest amount of light.
Pearl
If it flips its head upside down, it's a sign that it is engaged in very complex thinking.
Platinum
Its eyes are specially developed to enable it to see clearly even in murky darkness and minimal light.
HeartGold
Its eyes are specially adapted. They concentrate even faint light and enable to see in the dark.
SoulSilver
When it needs to think, it rotates its head 180 degrees to sharpen its intellectual power.
Black
Its eyes are specially developed to enable it to see clearly even in murky darkness and minimal light.
White
Its eyes are specially developed to enable it to see clearly even in murky darkness and minimal light.
Black 2
Its eyes are specially developed to enable it to see clearly even in murky darkness and minimal light.
White 2
Its eyes are specially developed to enable it to see clearly even in murky darkness and minimal light.
X
Its eyes are specially adapted. They concentrate even faint light and enable it to see in the dark.
Y
When it needs to think, it rotates its head 180 degrees to sharpen its intellectual power.
Omega Ruby
Noctowl never fails at catching prey in darkness. This Pokémon owes its success to its superior vision that allows it to see in minimal light, and to its soft, supple wings that make no sound in flight.
Alpha Sapphire
Noctowl never fails at catching prey in darkness. This Pokémon owes its success to its superior vision that allows it to see in minimal light, and to its soft, supple wings that make no sound in flight.
Sun
Moon


Stats

Base Stats
HP
100
Attack
50
Defense
50
Sp. Atk
76
Sp. Def
96
Speed
70
Total
442

Learnset

Leveling

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
1 Sky Attack 140 90% 5 Flying Physical
1 Tackle 50 100% 35 Normal Physical
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status
1 Foresight —% 40 Normal Status
1 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Status
5 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Status
9 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Physical
13 Uproar 90 100% 10 Normal Special
17 Reflect —% 20 Psychic Status
22 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic Special
27 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
32 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical
37 Air Slash 75 95% 20 Flying Special
42 Zen Headbutt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical
47 Synchronoise 70 100% 15 Psychic Special
52 Extrasensory 80 100% 30 Psychic Special
57 Psycho Shift 90% 10 Psychic Status
62 Roost —% 10 Flying Status
67 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Gold Silver Crystal Back
G 164 front S 164 front C 164 front Noctowl Back II
Noctowl Shiny G Noctowl Shiny S Noctowl Shiny C Noctowl Back Shiny II
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 164 front E 164 front RS 164 front Noctowl Back III
Noctowl Shiny RSFRLG Noctowl Shiny E Noctowl Shiny RSFRLG Noctowl Back Shiny III
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 164 front Pt 164 front HGSS 164 front Noctowl Back IV
Noctowl Shiny DP Noctowl Shiny Pt Noctowl Shiny HGSS Noctowl Back Shiny IV
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Noctowl BW Noctowl BW Noctowl Back BW
Noctowl Shiny BW Noctowl Shiny BW Noctowl Back Shiny BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Noctowl XY Noctowl XY Noctowl Back XY
Noctowl Shiny XY Noctowl Shiny XY Noctowl Back Shiny XY
Sun Moon Back
Noctowl XY
Noctowl Shiny XY

Appearances

Anime

Ash's shiny noctowl
Main article: Ash's Noctowl

Ash owns a shiny Noctowl he caught during his travels through Johto.

Trainers With A Noctowl

Etymology

Its name is likely to be a combination of the words nocturnal and owl.

Gallery

Sources

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