Essentials

Hoothoot

Hoothoot

Normal Flying

Abilities

Insomnia

Prevents sleep.

Keen Eye

Prevents accuracy from being lowered.

Hidden Ability

Tinted Lens

Doubles damage inflicted with not-very-effective moves.

Damage Taken

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

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 2
National
163
Original Johto
15 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Original Sinnoh
106 Diamond, Pearl
Extended Sinnoh
106 Platinum
Updated Johto
15 HeartGold, SoulSilver
Mountain Kalos
117 X, Y

Names

Italian
Hoothoot
German
Hoothoot
French
Hoothoot
Chinese
咕咕
Korean
부우부
Spanish
Hoothoot
Japanese
ホーホー (hoohoo)
Official roomaji
Hoho

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Flying
Hatch counter
15 Search:
Steps to hatch
4080 / 2295

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
52 Search:
Effort points
  • 1 HP
Capture rate
255 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium Search:

Wild held items

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

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Hoothoot Noctowl Level up, starting at level 20

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
60
39.0 293 324
Attack
30
4.6 128 159
Defense
30
2.8 128 159
Special Attack
36
11.4 140 171
Special Defense
56
34.9 180 211
Speed
50
30.2 168 199
Total
262
6.4

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯☆
Power
★✯☆
Skill
★✯✯☆☆
Stamina
★✯☆
Jump
★★✯✯
Total
6/13/18

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

It marks time precisely. Some countries consider it to be a wise friend, versed in the world’s ways.

Generation 6
X

It has a perfect sense of time. Whatever happens, it keeps rhythm by precisely tilting its head in time.

Y

It always stands on one foot. It changes feet so fast, the movement can rarely be seen.

Sprites

Hoothoot Hoothoot Hoothoot Hoothoot

Miscellany

Species
Owl Search:
Color
Brown Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
forest Search:
Footprint
Hoothoot
Shape
Alar Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Hoothoot
7

2'3.6"
0.7 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Hoothoot
212

46.7 lb
21.2 kg

Locations

Emerald Emerald
Diamond Diamond
Pearl Pearl
Platinum Platinum
HeartGold HeartGold
SoulSilver SoulSilver

Pal Park

Area
Forest
Score
30
Rate
50

Moves

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

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

Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 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.
Tackle Normal physical 35 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Growl Normal status 40 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by one stage.

6 6 6 5 Foresight Normal status 40

Forces the target to have no Evade, and allows it to be hit by Normal and Fighting moves even if it's a Ghost.

9 5 5 5 5 Hypnosis Psychic status 20 60%

Puts the target to sleep.

11 11 11 13 9 9 9 9 Peck Flying physical 35 35 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

16 16 16 Hypnosis Psychic status 20 60%

Puts the target to sleep.

13 13 13 13 Uproar Normal special 10 90 100%

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

22 22 22 17 17 17 17 17 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

21 21 21 21 21 Confusion Psychic special 25 50 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

28 28 28 25 25 25 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

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

34 34 34 Confusion Psychic special 25 50 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

29 29 29 Air Slash Flying special 15 75 95%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

33 33 33 Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

37 37 37 Extrasensory Psychic special 20 80 100%

Has a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

41 41 41 Psycho Shift Psychic status 10 100%

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

45 45 45 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

25 25 Echoed Voice Normal special 15 40 100%

Power increases by 100% for each consecutive use by any friendly Pokémon, to a maximum of 200.

29 29 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

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

33 33 Air Slash Flying special 15 75 95%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

37 37 Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

41 41 Synchronoise Psychic special 15 120 100%

Hits any Pokémon that shares a type with the user.

45 45 Extrasensory Psychic special 20 80 100%

Has a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

49 49 Psycho Shift Psychic status 10 100%

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

53 53 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

48 48 48 49 49 49 57 57 Dream Eater Psychic special 15 100 100%

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

Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 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.
• • • • • Agility Psychic status 30

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

• • Defog Flying status 15

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

• • • • • • Feather Dance Flying status 15 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.

• • • • • • • • Feint Attack Dark physical 20 60

Never misses.

• • • • • • • • Mirror Move Flying status 20

Uses the target's last used move.

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

Inflicts damage equal to the user's level.

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

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

• • • • • • • • Supersonic Normal status 20 55%

Confuses the target.

• • • • • • • • 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.

Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 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.
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.

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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dream Eater Psychic special 15 100 100%

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

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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Hyper Voice Normal special 10 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Magic Coat Psychic status 15 4

Reflects back the first effect move used on the user this turn.

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

Copies the target's last used move.

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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Nightmare Ghost status 15 100%

Target loses 1/4 its max HP every turn as long as it's asleep.

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.

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

User recovers the item it last used up.

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

Heals the user by half its max HP.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Never misses.

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

For three turns, friendly Pokémon have doubled Speed.

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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen 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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 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.
03 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.

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

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

10 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 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

13 13 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

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

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

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

20 20 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

18 18 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 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 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

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

31 31 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

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

29 29 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 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 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

34 34 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

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

35 35 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

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

39 39 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

42 42 Dream Eater Psychic special 15 100 100%

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

43 43 Detect Fighting status 5 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

33 33 33 33 33 33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

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 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 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 45 45 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 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.

49 49 Echoed Voice Normal special 15 40 100%

Power increases by 100% for each consecutive use by any friendly Pokémon, to a maximum of 200.

47 47 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 51 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

58 58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

62 62 62 Silver Wind Bug special 5 60 100%

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

67 67 67 Recycle Normal status 10

User recovers the item it last used up.

77 77 77 77 77 Psych Up Normal status 10

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

83 Work Up Normal status 30

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

78 78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

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

82 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 83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

85 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 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.

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.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

50 50 Nightmare Ghost status 15 100%

Target loses 1/4 its max HP every turn as long as it's asleep.

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 H5 Defog Flying status 15

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

H5 H5 H5 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

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