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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  0  
Jamming  0  

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.

Description

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Games Description
RSEXD Howls to raise the spirit and boosts Attack.
FRLG The user howls to raise its spirit and boost its Attack stat.
DPPtHGSSBWB2W2 The user howls loudly to raise its spirit, boosting its Attack stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
228 Houndour Houndour Dark Fire 7 4 4 '
229 Houndoom Houndoom Dark Fire --, 7 --, 4 --, 4 '
261 Poochyena Poochyena Dark Dark 5 5 5 '
262 Mightyena Mightyena Dark Dark --, 5 --, 5 --, 5 '
293 Whismur Whismur Normal Normal 15 15 15 '
294 Loudred Loudred Normal Normal --, 15 --, 15 --, 15 '
295 Exploud Exploud Normal Normal --, 15 --, 15 --, 15 '
309 Electrike Electrike Electric Electric 12 12 12 '
310 Manectric Manectric Electric Electric --, 12 --, 12 --, 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 Type Father
II III IV V VI
037 Vulpix Vulpix Fire Fire HoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaWhismurLoudredExploudElectrikeManectric HoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaWhismurLoudredExploudElectrikeManectric HoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaWhismurLoudredExploudElectrikeManectric
058 Growlithe Growlithe Fire Fire HoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaWhismurLoudredExploudElectrikeManectric HoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaWhismurLoudredExploudElectrikeManectric HoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaWhismurLoudredExploudElectrikeManectric
155 Cyndaquil Cyndaquil Fire Fire HoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaWhismurLoudredExploudElectrikeManectric HoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaWhismurLoudredExploudElectrikeManectric HoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaWhismurLoudredExploudElectrikeManectric
322 Numel Numel Fire Ground HoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaWhismurLoudredExploudElectrikeManectric HoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaWhismurLoudredExploudElectrikeManectric HoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaWhismurLoudredExploudElectrikeManectric
403 Shinx Shinx Electric Electric   HoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaWhismurLoudredExploudElectrikeManectric HoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaWhismurLoudredExploudElectrikeManectric
506 Lillipup Lillipup Normal Normal     HoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaWhismurLoudredExploudElectrikeManectric
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 Type Obtained with
004 004 Charmander Fire Birthday Events
244 244 Entei Fire 13th Movie Event
GameStop Event
English Winter 2011
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Howl III.png Howl IV.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)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
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

Trivia

  • Howl and Charge are the only Generation III moves that raise an individual stat by one stage.
    • However, Charge's stat-raising effect was not present in Generation III, being added in Generation IV.
  • The only non-Generation III Pokémon able to learn Howl by leveling up are Houndour and Houndoom.

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
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Urlik
Spain Flag.png Spanish Aullido


Variations of the move Defense Curl
Status Defense CurlHowlMeditateWithdraw


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