Howl (move)

From Bulbapedia, the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia.
Jump to: navigation, search
Howl
とおぼえ Howl
Howl VIII.png
[[File:|300px|center]]
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 Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
  • Is a sound-based move
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user and all allies
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

Generations III to VII

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 rises another stage.

Generation VIII

Howl raises the user and its allies' Attack stats by one stage.

Howl is now blocked by Soundproof.

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.
DPPtHGSSPBR
BWB2W2
The user howls loudly to raise its spirit, boosting its Attack stat.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
The user howls loudly to raise its spirit, which raises its Attack stat.
SwSh The user howls loudly to raise the spirit of itself and allies. This raises their Attack stats.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
058 Growlithe Growlithe
FireIC Big.png Field Field 4
059 Arcanine Arcanine
FireIC Big.png Field Field 1
228 Houndour Houndour
DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field 7 4 4 4 4
229 Houndoom Houndoom
DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field 1, 7 1, 4 1, 4 1, 4 1, 4
243 Raikou Raikou
ElectricIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 36
261 Poochyena Poochyena
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 5 5 5 5XY
4ORAS
4
262 Mightyena Mightyena
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5XY
1, 4ORAS
1, 4
293 Whismur Whismur
NormalIC Big.png Monster Field 15 15 15 15XY
11ORAS
11 10
294 Loudred Loudred
NormalIC Big.png Monster Field 1, 15 1, 15 1, 15 1, 15XY
1, 11ORAS
1, 11 1
295 Exploud Exploud
NormalIC Big.png Monster Field 1, 15 1, 15 1, 15 1, 15XY
1, 11ORAS
1, 11 1
309 Electrike Electrike
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 12 12 12 12XY
7ORAS
7 8
310 Manectric Manectric
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 1, 12 1, 12 1, 12 1, 12XY
1, 7ORAS
1, 7 1
653 Fennekin Fennekin
FireIC Big.png Field Field 11 11
654 Braixen Braixen
FireIC Big.png Field Field 11 11
655 Delphox Delphox
FireIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field 11 1, 11
744 Rockruff Rockruff
RockIC Big.png Field Field 12 16
745 Lycanroc Lycanroc
Midday Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field 12 16
745 Lycanroc Lycanroc
Midnight Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field 12 16
745 Lycanroc Lycanroc
Dusk Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field 12USUM 16
888 Zacian Zacian
FairyIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 1
889 Zamazenta Zamazenta
FightingIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 1
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 Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
037 Vulpix Vulpix
FireIC Big.png Field Field
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png Field Field
058 Growlithe Growlithe
FireIC Big.png Field Field
155 Cyndaquil Cyndaquil
FireIC Big.png Field Field
322 Numel Numel
FireIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Field Field
403 Shinx Shinx
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
447 Riolu Riolu
FightingIC Big.png Field Human-Like
506 Lillipup Lillipup
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
827 Nickit Nickit
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
835 Yamper Yamper
ElectricIC Big.png 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 Types Egg Groups Obtained with
004 Charmander Charmander
FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon 2007 Birthday Charmander
2008 Birthday Charmander
2009 Birthday Charmander
2010 Birthday Charmander
244 Entei Entei
FireIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered Shiny Crown Entei
Shinsegae Entei
Korean Crown Entei
GameStop Entei
Winter 2011 Entei
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

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team and Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Howl is a move with 27PP. The user raises its Attack by one stage. This move is affected by Snatch, Taunt and the Muzzled status condition.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Boosts the user's Attack by one level.
MDTDS Boosts the user's Attack by 1 level.
BSL じぶんの こうげきを 1だんかいあげる
MDGtI IconKanji2MD.pngUNUSED
SMD It boosts your Attack. The stat returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a IconTileSMD.pngWonder Tile.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 長嚎 Chèuhnghòuh
Mandarin 長嚎 / 长嚎 Chángháo *
嚎叫 Háojiào *
France Flag.png French Grondement
Germany Flag.png German Jauler
Greece Flag.png Greek Ουρλιατό Ourliató
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
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Tru


Variations of the move Defense Curl
Status Defense CurlHardenHowlMeditateSharpenWithdraw


Project Moves and Abilities logo.png This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.

ADVERTISEMENT