Noctowl

Noctowl is a Normal/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Owl Pokémon.

Pokédex descriptions

Gold
LeafGreen
HeartGold
Its eyes are specially adapted. They concentrate even faint light and enable it to see in the dark.
Silver
FireRed
SoulSilver
When it needs to think, it rotates its head 180 degrees to sharpen its intellectual power.
Crystal Its extremely soft feathers make no sound in flight. It silently sneaks up on prey without being detected.
Ruby
Sapphire
NOCTOWL never fails at catching prey in darkness. This POKéMON owes its success to its superior vision that allows it to see in minimal light, and to its soft, supple wings that make no sound in flight.
Emerald It unfailingly catches prey in darkness. NOCTOWL owe their success to superior vision that allows them to see in minimal light, and to their supple and silent wings.
Diamond Its eyes are special. They can pick out objects as long as there is the tiniest amount of light.
Pearl If it flips its head upside down, it’s a sign that it is engaged in very complex thinking.
Platinum
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Its eyes are specially developed to enable it to see clearly even in murky darkness and minimal light.

Evolution chart

Hoothoot
#163
Hoothoot
Normal · Flying

(Level 20)
Noctowl
#164
Noctowl
Normal · Flying

Name origin

nocturnal
active at night
owl
a species of bird

Moves learned by Noctowl

Noctowl sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
Noctowl normal sprite Noctowl shiny sprite Noctowl normal sprite Noctowl shiny sprite

See all Noctowl sprites

Where to find Noctowl

Gold
Silver
Route 2, 8, 13, 14, 15, 35, 43
Crystal Route 2, 5, 8, 11, 13, 14, 15, 25, 26, 27, 35, 37, 38, 39, 43, 45, 46, Ilex Forest
Diamond
Pearl
Route 210, 211, 216, 217, Acuity Lakefront, Great Marsh, Lake Acuity, Lake Valor, Mt. Coronet, Sendoff Spring
Platinum Route 210, 211, Great Marsh, Mt. Coronet
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 2, 8, 13, 14, 15, 43, 47, Ilex Forest, Viridian Forest
Black
White
Abundant Shrine
Black 2
White 2
Nature Sanctuary
X
Y
Pokemon Village, 20 (Winding Woods)