Essentials

Articuno

Articuno

Ice Flying

Abilities

Pressure

Increases the PP cost of moves targetting the Pokémon by one.

Hidden Ability

Snow Cloak

Increases evasion to 1.25× during hail. Protects against hail damage.

Damage Taken

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 2
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 2
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass ½
  • Ground 0
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 4
  • Steel 2
  • Water 1

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 1
National
144
Kanto
144 Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed, LeafGreen
Original Johto
235 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Updated Johto
240 HeartGold, SoulSilver
Coastal Kalos
151 X, Y

Names

French
Artikodin
Korean
프리져
Italian
Articuno
Spanish
Articuno
Chinese
急凍鳥
German
Arktos
Japanese
フリーザー (furiizaa)
Official roomaji
Freezer

Breeding

Gender
genderless Search:
Egg groups
  • Undiscovered
Hatch counter
80 Search:
Steps to hatch
20655 / 10455

Compatibility

Articuno cannot breed.

Training

Base EXP
261 Search:
Effort points
  • 3 Special Defense
Capture rate
3 Search:
Base happiness
35 Search:
Growth rate
slow Search:

Wild held items

Generation 3 nothing
Generation 4 nothing
Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Articuno

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
90
82.3 353 384
Attack
85
63.3 238 269
Defense
100
83.8 268 299
Special Attack
95
77.4 258 289
Special Defense
125
96.3 318 349
Speed
85
71.2 238 269
Total
580
89.3

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯✯☆
Power
★✯✯☆
Skill
★✯✯✯✯
Stamina
★✯✯
Jump
★★★★✯
Total
8/19/21

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

A legendary bird Pokémon. It can create blizzards by freezing moisture in the air.

Sprites

Articuno Articuno Articuno Articuno

Miscellany

Species
Freeze Search:
Color
Blue Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
rare Search:
Footprint
Articuno
Shape
Alar Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Articuno
17

5'6.9"
1.7 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Articuno
554

122.1 lb
55.4 kg

Locations

Pal Park

Area
Mountain
Score
90
Rate
3

Moves

Ice and Flying moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Special moves better suit Articuno's higher Special Attack, and have their class highlighted in green.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Hurricane Flying special 10 110 70%

Has a 30% chance to confuse the target.

Freeze-Dry Ice special 20 70 100%

Super-effective against Water.

Tailwind Flying status 15

For three turns, friendly Pokémon have doubled Speed.

Sheer Cold Ice special 5 * 30%

Causes a one-hit KO.

Gust Flying special 35 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Pokémon in the air.

Powder Snow Ice special 25 40 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

13 13 8 8 8 8 Mist Ice status 30

Protects the user's stats from being changed by enemy moves.

15 15 15 15 Ice Shard Ice physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

22 22 22 22 Mind Reader Normal status 5

Ensures that the user's next move will hit the target.

29 29 29 29 Ancient Power Rock special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

25 25 36 36 36 36 Agility Psychic status 30

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

37 37 Mind Reader Normal status 5

Ensures that the user's next move will hit the target.

Peck Flying physical 35 35 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

49 49 43 43 43 43 Ice Beam Ice special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

51 Blizzard Ice special 5 110 70%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

55 Agility Psychic status 30

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

60 Mist Ice status 30

Protects the user's stats from being changed by enemy moves.

61 61 50 50 50 50 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

57 57 57 57 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

64 64 64 64 Tailwind Flying status 15

For three turns, friendly Pokémon have doubled Speed.

Hail Ice status 10

Changes the weather to a hailstorm for five turns.

73 73 71 71 71 71 71 Blizzard Ice special 5 110 70%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

85 78 78 78 78 78 Sheer Cold Ice special 5 * 30%

Causes a one-hit KO.

85 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

85 85 85 85 Hail Ice status 10

Changes the weather to a hailstorm for five turns.

92 92 Hurricane Flying special 10 110 70%

Has a 30% chance to confuse the target.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Air Cutter Flying special 25 60 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ancient Power Rock special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ice Beam Ice special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Icy Wind Ice special 15 55 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ominous Wind Ghost special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Signal Beam Bug special 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sky Attack Flying physical 5 140 90%

User charges for one turn before attacking. Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tailwind Flying status 15

For three turns, friendly Pokémon have doubled Speed.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Twister Dragon special 20 40 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
03 03 03 Water Pulse Water special 20 60 100%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

03 Curse Ghost status 10

Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.

05 05 05 05 05 05 05 Roar Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

02 Razor Wind Normal special 10 80 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

04 Whirlwind Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

06 06 06 06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

09 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

10 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

11 Bubble Beam Water special 20 65 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

12 Water Gun Water special 25 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

08 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

07 07 07 07 07 07 Hail Ice status 10

Changes the weather to a hailstorm for five turns.

10 10 10 10 10 10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

11 11 11 11 11 11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

13 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

13 13 13 13 13 13 13 Ice Beam Ice special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 Blizzard Ice special 5 110 70%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

20 Rage Normal physical 20 20 100%

If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.

31 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

16 Icy Wind Ice special 15 55 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

17 17 17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

18 18 18 18 18 18 18 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

20 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

19 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

21 21 21 21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

27 27 27 27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

31 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

34 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

35 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

33 33 33 33 33 33 33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

34 Bide Normal physical 10 * 1

User waits for two turns, then hits back for twice the damage it took.

37 37 37 37 37 37 37 Sandstorm Rock status 10

Changes the weather to a sandstorm for five turns.

40 40 40 40 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

42 42 42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

39 39 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

43 Detect Fighting status 5 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

43 Sky Attack Flying physical 5 140 90%

User charges for one turn before attacking. Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

44 44 44 44 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

48 48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

47 47 47 47 51 Steel Wing Steel physical 25 70 90%

Has a 10% chance to raise the user's Defense by one stage.

51 51 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

58 58 58 Sky Drop Flying physical 10 60 100%

Carries the target high into the air, dodging all attacks against either, and drops it next turn.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

68 68 68 68 68 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

79 79 79 Frost Breath Ice special 10 60 90%

Always scores a critical hit.

72 72 Avalanche Ice physical 10 60 100% -4

Inflicts double damage if the user takes damage before attacking this turn.

82 82 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

83 83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

87 87 87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

88 88 88 88 Pluck Flying physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

89 89 89 89 89 U-turn Bug physical 20 70 100%

User must switch out after attacking.

50 90 90 90 90 90 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

94 94 94 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H2 H2 H2 H2 H2 H2 H2 H2 Fly Flying physical 15 90 95%

User flies high into the air, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

H5 Defog Flying status 15

Lowers the target's evasion by one stage. Removes field effects from the enemy field.

H6 H6 H6 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

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