Howl (move)

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Howl
とおぼえ Howl
Howl.png
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Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  40 (max. 64)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Cool
Appeal  1
Jam  0  
Ups the user's condition. Helps prevent nervousness.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Earn double the score in the next turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  0  
Works great if the user goes last this turn.

Howl (Japanese: とおぼえ Howl) is a non-damaging Normal-type move introduced in Generation III.

Effect

Howl raises the user's Attack stat by one stage.

If powered up by a Normalium Z into Z-Howl, the user's Attack stat raises another stage.

Description

Games Description
RSEColo.XD Howls to raise the spirit and boosts Attack.
FRLG The user howls to raise its spirit and boost its Attack stat.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
The user howls loudly to raise its spirit, boosting its Attack stat.
XYORAS
SM Demo
The user howls loudly to raise its spirit, which raises its Attack stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
228 Houndour Houndour
Field Field 7 4 4 4 4
229 Houndoom Houndoom
Field Field 1, 7 1, 4 1, 4 1, 4 1, 4
261 Poochyena Poochyena
Field Field 5 5 5 5XY
4ORAS
4
262 Mightyena Mightyena
Field Field 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5XY
1, 4ORAS
1, 4
293 Whismur Whismur
Monster Field 15 15 15 15XY
11ORAS
11
294 Loudred Loudred
Monster Field 1, 15 1, 15 1, 15 1, 15XY
1, 11ORAS
1, 11
295 Exploud Exploud
Monster Field 1, 15 1, 15 1, 15 1, 15XY
1, 11ORAS
1, 11
309 Electrike Electrike
Field Field 12 12 12 12XY
7ORAS
7
310 Manectric Manectric
Field Field 1, 12 1, 12 1, 12 1, 12XY
1, 7ORAS
1, 7
653 Fennekin Fennekin
Field Field 11 11
654 Braixen Braixen
Field Field 11 11
655 Delphox Delphox
Field Field 11 1, 11
744 Rockruff Rockruff
Field Field 12
745 Lycanroc Lycanroc
Midday Form
Field Field 12
745 Lycanroc Lycanroc
Midnight Form
Field Field 12
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Egg Groups Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Field Field
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Field Field
058 Growlithe Growlithe
Field Field
155 Cyndaquil Cyndaquil
Field Field
322 Numel Numel
Field Field
403 Shinx Shinx
Field Field
506 Lillipup Lillipup
Field Field
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation IV

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
004 Charmander Charmander
Monster Dragon Birthday Events
244 Entei Entei
Undiscovered Undiscovered 13th Movie Event
GameStop Event
English Winter 2011
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Description

Games Description
MDRB Boosts the user's Attack by one level.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Howl III.png Howl IV.png Howl V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Howl PMD RB.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Howl Colo.png Howl XD.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 長嚎 Chángháo *
嚎叫 Háojiào *
France Flag.png French Grondement
Germany Flag.png German Jauler
Greece Flag.png Greek Ουρλιατό
Italy Flag.png Italian Gridodilotta
South Korea Flag.png Korean 멀리짖음 Meolli Jit'eum
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Uivo
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Urlik
Spain Flag.png Spanish Aullido


Variations of the move Defense Curl
Status Defense CurlHowlMeditateWithdraw


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