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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
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon Lush Jungle (Night), Evolve Hoothoot Common


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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Ultra Sun

    With eyes that can see in pitch-darkness, it never lets its prey escape. Some even call it "the emperor of dark nights."

  • Ultra Moon

    When it turns its head entirely upside down, you know it’s troubled by something. If you don’t leave it be, it will peck you.

  • Sword

    Its eyes are specially developed to enable it to see clearly even in murky darkness and minimal light.

  • Shield

    When it needs to think, it rotates its head 180 degrees to sharpen its intellectual power.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
100
Attack
50
Defense
50
Sp. Atk
86
Sp. Def
96
Speed
70
Total
452

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

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic Special
1 Sky Attack 140 90% 5 Flying Physical
1 Tackle 40 100% 35 Normal Physical
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status
1 Foresight —% 40 Normal Status
1 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Status
4 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Status
7 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Physical
10 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic Special
13 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
16 Zen Headbutt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical
19 Psycho Shift 100% 10 Psychic Status
23 Extrasensory 80 100% 20 Psychic Special
27 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical
31 Reflect —% 20 Psychic Status
35 Air Slash 75 95% 15 Flying Special
39 Uproar 90 100% 10 Normal Special
43 Roost —% 10 Flying Status
47 Moonblast 95 100% 15 Fairy Special
51 Synchronoise 120 100% 10 Psychic Special
55 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.

LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic Special Type Clever 2 0 ♥
1 Sky Attack 140 90% 5 Flying Physical Type Cool 3 0 ♥
1 Tackle 50 100% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
1 Foresight —% 40 Normal Status Type Clever 2 1 ♥
1 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Status Type Clever 1 3 ♥
5 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Status Type Clever 1 3 ♥
9 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
13 Uproar 90 100% 10 Normal Special Type Cute 2 1 ♥
17 Reflect —% 20 Psychic Status Type Clever 2 0 ♥
22 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic Special Type Clever 4 0 ♥
27 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
32 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 6 0 ♥
37 Air Slash 75 95% 15 Flying Special Type Cool 1 4 ♥
42 Zen Headbutt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical Type Clever 4 0 ♥
47 Synchronoise 120 100% 15 Psychic Special Type Clever 2 0 ♥
52 Extrasensory 80 100% 20 Psychic Special Type Cool 2 1 ♥
57 Psycho Shift 100% 10 Psychic Status Type Clever 2 0 ♥
62 Roost —% 10 Flying Status Type Clever 4 0 ♥
67 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic Special Type Clever 2 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
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.

LevelingGeneration IV
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
1 Sky Attack 140 90% 5 Flying Physical Type Cool 1
1 Tackle 35 95% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status Type Cute 2
5DP
1HGSSPt
Foresight —% 40 Normal Status Type Smart 1
9DP
5HGSSPt
Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Status Type Smart 2
13DP
9HGSSPt
Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Physical Type Cool 3
13HGSSPt Uproar 50 100% 10 Normal Special Type Cute 2
17 Reflect —% 20 Psychic Status Type Smart 2
22 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic Special Type Smart 3
27 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
32 Air Slash 75 95% 20 Flying Special Type Cool 2
37 Zen Headbutt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical Type Beauty 2
42 Extrasensory 80 100% 30 Psychic Special Type Cool 2
47 Psycho Shift 90% 10 Psychic Status Type Cool 0
52 Roost —% 10 Flying Status Type Cool 0
57 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic Special Type Smart 1
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration III
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Tackle 35 95% 35 Normal Type Tough 4 0 ♥
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
1 Foresight 100% 40 Normal Type Smart 3 0 ♥
1 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Type Cool 4 0 ♥
6 Foresight 100% 40 Normal Type Smart 3 0 ♥
11 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Type Cool 4 0 ♥
16 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Type Smart 1 3 ♥
25 Reflect —% 20 Psychic Type Smart 1 0 ♥
33 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Type Tough 6 0 ♥
41 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic Type Smart 2 3 ♥
57 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic Type Smart 2 2 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration II
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Tackle 35 95% 35 Normal
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal
1 Foresight 100% 40 Normal
1 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying
6 Foresight 100% 40 Normal
11 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying
16 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic
25 Reflect —% 20 Psychic
33 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal
41 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic
57 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM01 Work Up —% 30 Normal Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM19 Roost —% 10 Flying Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM33 Reflect —% 20 Psychic Status
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
TM51 Steel Wing 70 90% 25 Steel Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM76 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical
TM77 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status
TM85 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic Special
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM11 Sunny Day —% 10 Fire Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool 4 4 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 5 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 10 Water Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM19 Roost —% 10 Flying Status Type Clever 4 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 3 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 4 0 ♥
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special Type Clever 4 0 ♥
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special Type Clever 4 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM33 Reflect —% 20 Psychic Status Type Clever 2 0 ♥
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough 1 0 ♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
TM51 Steel Wing 70 90% 25 Steel Physical Type Cool 3 0 ♥
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 4 ♥
TM77 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status Type Clever 2 0 ♥
TM85 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic Special Type Clever 2 0 ♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 1 0 ♥
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
HM02 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical Type Clever 2 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM33 Reflect —% 20 Psychic Status
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM77 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status
TM83 Work Up —% 30 Normal Status
TM85 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic Special
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Pluck 60 100% 20 Flying Physical
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
HM02 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation IV
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Type Smart 2
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Type Smart 1
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beauty 2
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool 2
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Tough 2
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special Type Smart 2
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special Type Smart 2
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 2
TM33 Reflect —% 20 Psychic Status Type Smart 2
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical Type Cool 2
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Smart 2
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 0
TM47 Steel Wing 70 90% 25 Steel Physical Type Cool 3
TM51 Roost —% 10 Flying Status Type Cool 0
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 2
TM62 Silver Wind 60 100% 5 Bug Special Type Beauty 2
TM67 Recycle —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart 0
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Beauty 2
TM77 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart 0
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty 2
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 3
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool 2
TM85 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic Special Type Smart 1
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM88 Pluck 60 100% 20 Flying Physical Type Cute 0
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart 1
HM02 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical Type Smart 1
HM05DPPt Defog —% 15 Flying Status Type Beauty 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation III
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Type Beauty 1 0 ♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Type Cool 4 4 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Type Tough 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Type Smart 1 3 ♥
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM33 Reflect —% 20 Psychic Type Smart 1 0 ♥
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Type Smart 1 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Type Tough 1 0 ♥
TM47 Steel Wing 70 90% 25 Steel Type Cool 2 0 ♥
HM02 Fly 70 95% 15 Flying Type Smart 1 0 ♥
HM05 Flash 70% 20 Normal Type Beauty 3 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation II
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type
TM03 Curse —% 10 ???
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire
TM13 Snore 40 100% 15 Normal
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal
TM20 Endure —% 10 Normal
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal
TM31 Mud-Slap 20 100% 10 Ground
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal
TM34 Swagger 90% 15 Normal
TM35 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal
TM39 Swift 60 —% 20 Normal
TM42 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic
TM43 Detect —% 5 Fighting
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark
TM47 Steel Wing 70 90% 25 Steel
TM50 Nightmare 100% 15 Ghost
HM02 Fly 70 95% 15 Flying
HM05 Flash 70% 20 Normal
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Breeding

To see the Egg Moves that Noctowl can learn, refer to Hoothoot.


Tutoring

Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Defog USUM —% 15 Flying Status
Heat Wave USUM 95 90% 10 Fire Special
Hyper Voice USUM 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Laser Focus USUM —% 30 Normal Status
Magic Coat USUM —% 15 Psychic Status
Recycle USUM —% 10 Normal Status
Sky Attack USUM 140 90% 5 Flying Physical
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Tailwind USUM —% 15 Flying Status
Uproar USUM 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Zen Headbutt USUM 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation VI
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Heat Wave ORAS 95 90% 10 Fire Special Type Beautiful 2 2 ♥
Hyper Voice ORAS 90 100% 10 Normal Special Type Cool 2 2 ♥
Magic Coat ORAS —% 15 Psychic Status Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
Recycle ORAS —% 10 Normal Status Type Clever 1 0 ♥
Sky Attack ORAS 140 90% 5 Flying Physical Type Cool 3 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Tailwind ORAS —% 15 Flying Status Type Cool 3 0 ♥
Uproar ORAS 90 100% 10 Normal Special Type Cute 2 1 ♥
Zen Headbutt ORAS 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical Type Clever 4 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation V
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Heat Wave B2W2 100 90% 10 Fire Special
Hyper Voice B2W2 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Magic Coat B2W2 —% 15 Psychic Status
Recycle B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Roost B2W2 —% 10 Flying Status
Sky Attack B2W2 140 90% 5 Flying Physical
Sleep Talk B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Tailwind B2W2 —% 30 Flying Status
Uproar B2W2 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Zen Headbutt B2W2 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation IV
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
Air Cutter HGSSPt 55 95% 25 Flying Special Type Cool 3
Heat Wave HGSSPt 100 90% 10 Fire Special Type Beauty 2
Magic Coat HGSS —% 15 Psychic Status Type Beauty 2
Mud-Slap HGSSPt 20 100% 10 Ground Special Type Cute 3
Ominous Wind HGSSPt 60 100% 5 Ghost Special Type Smart 0
Sky Attack HGSS 140 90% 5 Flying Physical Type Cool 1
Swift HGSSPt 60 —% 20 Normal Special Type Cool 2
Twister HGSSPt 40 100% 20 Dragon Special Type Cool 3
Uproar HGSSPt 50 100% 10 Normal Special Type Cute 2
Zen Headbutt HGSSPt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical Type Beauty 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation III
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
Double-Edge FRLGEXD 120 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 6 0 ♥
Dream Eater FRLGEXD 100 100% 15 Psychic Type Smart 2 2 ♥
Endure E —% 10 Normal Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Mimic FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Mud-Slap E 20 100% 10 Ground Type Cute 2 1 ♥
Nightmare XD 100% 15 Ghost Type Smart 1 3 ♥
Sky Attack XD 140 90% 5 Flying Type Cool 3 0 ♥
Sleep Talk E —% 10 Normal Type Cute 3 0 ♥
Snore E 40 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Substitute FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Type Smart 2 0 ♥
Swagger EXD 90% 15 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
Swift E 60 —% 20 Normal Type Cool 2 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

This Pokémon learns no moves by Tutoring.
Tutoring Generation II
Move Power Accuracy PP Type
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 GO Back
Noctowl XY Noctowl XY Noctowl Back XY
Noctowl Shiny XY Noctowl Shiny XY Noctowl Back Shiny XY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee! Back
Noctowl XY
Noctowl Shiny XY
Sword Shield Back

Appearances

Anime

Main article: Ash's Noctowl

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

Petting Spots

  • Favored Spot: The eyebrows.
  • Disfavored Spot: The feet.

Trivia

Origin

Noctowl's appearance is based on that of Horned owls.

Etymology

  • Its name is likely to be a combination of the words nocturnal and owl.
  • Yorunozuku is a combination of 夜 yoru (night) and 木菟 mimizuku (horned owl).

Gallery

Trivia

  • Noctowl is the largest of the fully evolved regional birds.

See also

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