Essentials

Honchkrow

Honchkrow

Dark Flying

Abilities

Insomnia

Prevents sleep.

Super Luck

Raises moves' critical hit rates one stage.

Hidden Ability

Moxie

Raises Attack one stage upon KOing a Pokémon.

Damage Taken

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

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 4
National
430
Original Sinnoh
75 Diamond, Pearl
Extended Sinnoh
75 Platinum
Mountain Kalos
52 X, Y

Names

Spanish
Honchkrow
French
Corboss
Korean
돈크로우
German
Kramshef
Italian
Honchkrow
Chinese
烏鴉頭頭
Japanese
ドンカラス (donkarasu)
Official roomaji
Donkarasu

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Flying
Hatch counter
20 Search:
Steps to hatch
5355 / 2805

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
177 Search:
Effort points
  • 2 Attack
Capture rate
30 Search:
Base happiness
35 Search:
Growth rate
medium slow Search:

Wild held items

Generation 4 nothing
Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Murkrow Honchkrow Use a Dusk Stone

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
100
89.8 373 404
Attack
125
92.1 318 349
Defense
52
27.5 172 203
Special Attack
105
85.3 278 309
Special Defense
52
27.3 172 203
Speed
71
59.2 210 241
Total
505
74.6

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯☆
Power
★✯✯☆
Skill
★✯☆
Stamina
★★★✯☆
Jump
★★★★✯
Total
10/16/20

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

If one utters a deep cry, many Murkrow gather quickly. For this, it is called “Summoner of Night.”

Generation 6
X

If one utters a deep cry, many Murkrow gather quickly. For this, it is called “Summoner of Night.”

Y

Becoming active at night, it is known to swarm with numerous Murkrow in tow.

Sprites

Honchkrow Honchkrow Honchkrow Honchkrow

Miscellany

Species
Big Boss Search:
Color
Black Search:
Cry
Footprint
Honchkrow
Shape
Alar Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Honchkrow
9

2'11.4"
0.9 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Honchkrow
273

60.2 lb
27.3 kg

Locations

Black Black

Pal Park

Area
Forest
Score
80
Rate
10

Moves

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

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

Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Night Slash Dark physical 15 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Sucker Punch Dark physical 5 80 100% 1

Only works if the target is about to use a damaging move.

Astonish Ghost physical 15 30 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Pursuit Dark physical 20 40 100%

Has double power against, and can hit, Pokémon attempting to switch out.

Haze Ice status 30

Resets all Pokémon's stats, accuracy, and evasion.

Wing Attack Flying physical 35 60 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

25 25 25 25 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

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

35 35 35 35 Nasty Plot Dark status 20

Raises the user's Special Attack by two stages.

45 45 Foul Play Dark physical 15 95 100%

Calculates damage with the target's attacking stat.

45 45 55 55 Night Slash Dark physical 15 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

65 65 Quash Dark status 15 100%

Makes the target act last this turn.

55 55 75 75 Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Level up, learned by Murkrow but not Honchkrow
Peck Flying physical 35 35 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

21 21 21 21 Night Shade Ghost special 15 * 100%

Inflicts damage equal to the user's level.

25 25 25 25 Assurance Dark physical 10 60 100%

Power is doubled if the target has already received damage this turn.

31 31 31 31 Taunt Dark status 20 100%

For the next few turns, the target can only use damaging moves.

35 35 35 35 Feint Attack Dark physical 20 60

Never misses.

41 41 41 41 Mean Look Normal status 5

Prevents the target from leaving battle.

51 50 Tailwind Flying status 15

For three turns, friendly Pokémon have doubled Speed.

45 45 55 Sucker Punch Dark physical 5 80 100% 1

Only works if the target is about to use a damaging move.

61 61 Torment Dark status 15 100%

Prevents the target from using the same move twice in a row.

Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
Egg, learned by Murkrow but not Honchkrow
• • Assurance Dark physical 10 60 100%

Power is doubled if the target has already received damage this turn.

• • • Brave Bird Flying physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

• • • • Confuse Ray Ghost status 10 100%

Confuses the target.

• • • • Drill Peck Flying physical 20 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

• • • • Feather Dance Flying status 15 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.

• • • • Feint Attack Dark physical 20 60

Never misses.

• Flatter Dark status 15 100%

Raises the target's Special Attack by one stage and confuses the target.

• • • • Mirror Move Flying status 20

Uses the target's last used move.

• • • • Perish Song Normal status 5

User and target both faint after three turns.

• • • • Psycho Shift Psychic status 10 100%

Transfers the user's major status effect to the target.

• • Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

• • • • Screech Normal status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.

• • • • Sky Attack Flying physical 5 140 90%

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

• • • • Whirlwind Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

• • • • Wing Attack Flying physical 35 60 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Air Cutter Flying special 25 60 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Foul Play Dark physical 15 95 100%

Calculates damage with the target's attacking stat.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

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.

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.

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.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

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.

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.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snatch Dark status 10 4

Steals the target's move, if it's self-targeted.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Spite Ghost status 10 100%

Lowers the PP of the target's last used move by 4.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sucker Punch Dark physical 5 80 100% 1

Only works if the target is about to use a damaging move.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Superpower Fighting physical 5 120 100%

Lowers the user's Attack and Defense by one stage after inflicting damage.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tailwind Flying status 15

For three turns, friendly Pokémon have doubled Speed.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Twister Dragon special 20 40 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Uproar Normal special 10 90 100%

Forced to use this move for several turns. Pokémon cannot fall asleep in that time.

Tutor, learned by Murkrow but not Honchkrow
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.

Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
04 04 04 04 Calm Mind Psychic status 20

Raises the user's Special Attack and Special Defense by one stage.

06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

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 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

12 12 12 12 Taunt Dark status 20 100%

For the next few turns, the target can only use damaging moves.

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

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

18 18 18 18 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

19 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

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

27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

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

29 29 29 29 Psychic Psychic special 10 90 100%

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

30 30 30 30 Shadow Ball Ghost special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

40 40 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

41 41 41 41 Torment Dark status 15 100%

Prevents the target from using the same move twice in a row.

42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

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

43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

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

44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 45 45 Attract Normal status 15 100%

Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.

46 46 46 46 Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

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

47 47 51 Steel Wing Steel physical 25 70 90%

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

49 49 Snatch Dark status 10 4

Steals the target's move, if it's self-targeted.

59 59 Incinerate Fire special 15 60 100%

Destroys the target's held berry.

60 60 Quash Dark status 15 100%

Makes the target act last this turn.

51 51 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

63 63 63 63 Embargo Dark status 15 100%

Target cannot use held items.

66 66 66 66 Payback Dark physical 10 50 100%

Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.

67 67 Retaliate Normal physical 5 70 100%

Has double power if a friendly Pokémon fainted last turn.

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

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

73 73 73 73 Thunder Wave Electric status 20 100%

Paralyzes the target.

77 77 77 77 Psych Up Normal status 10

Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.

78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.

79 79 Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

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.

85 85 85 85 Dream Eater Psychic special 15 100 100%

Only works on sleeping Pokémon. Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

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 Pluck Flying physical 20 60 100%

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

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.

95 95 Snarl Dark special 15 55 95%

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

97 Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

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.

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