Hoothoot

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

Pokédex data

National № 163
Type Normal Flying
Species Owl Pokémon
Height 2′04″ (0.7 m)
Weight 46.7 lbs (21.2 kg)
Abilities 1. Insomnia
2. Keen Eye
Tinted Lens (hidden ability)
Local № 015 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
106 (Diamond/Pearl)
106 (Platinum)
015 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
117 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
212 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 1 HP
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 52
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Flying
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 30
58 174
Defense 30
58 174
Sp. Atk 36
69 188
Sp. Def 56
105 232
Speed 50
94 218
Total 262 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Hoothoot.

Evolution chart

(Level 20)

Hoothoot changes

Pokédex entries

Gold It always stands on one foot. It changes feet so fast, the movement can rarely be seen.
Silver It has a perfect sense of time. Whatever happens, it keeps rhythm by precisely tilting its head in time.
Crystal It begins to hoot at the same time every day. Some trainers use them in place of clocks.
Ruby
Sapphire
HOOTHOOT has an internal organ that senses and tracks the earth’s rotation. Using this special organ, this POKéMON begins hooting at precisely the same time every day.
FireRed It has a perfect sense of time. Whatever happens, it keeps rhythm by precisely tilting its head in time.
LeafGreen It always stands on one foot. It changes feet so fast, the movement can rarely be seen.
Emerald It has an internal organ that senses the earth’s rotation. Using this special organ, a HOOTHOOT begins hooting at precisely the same time every day.
Diamond It always stands on one foot. Even when attacked, it does not brace itself using both feet.
Pearl It switches its standing foot so quickly, it can’t be seen. It cries at the same time every day.
Platinum It marks time precisely. Some countries consider it to be a wise friend, versed in the world’s ways.
HeartGold It always stands on one foot. It changes feet so fast, the movement can rarely be seen.
SoulSilver It has a perfect sense of time. Whatever happens, it keeps rhythm by precisely tilting its head in time.
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.
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.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Hoothoot has an internal organ that senses and tracks the earth’s rotation. Using this special organ, this Pokémon begins hooting at precisely the same time every day.
Ultra Sun Every day, it tilts its head in the same rhythm. A long time ago, people raised these Pokémon to serve as clocks.
Ultra Moon It cries out at the same time every day. A long time ago, people cherished it and considered it a divine messenger sent to tell the time.

Moves learned by Hoothoot

Moves learnt by level up

Hoothoot learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ForesightNormal
1GrowlNormal 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
4HypnosisPsychic 60
7PeckFlying 35 100
10ConfusionPsychic 50 100
13Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
16Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
19Psycho ShiftPsychic 90
22ExtrasensoryPsychic 80 100
25Take DownNormal 90 85
28ReflectPsychic
31Air SlashFlying 75 95
34UproarNormal 90 100
37RoostFlying
40MoonblastFairy 95 100
43SynchronoisePsychic 120 100
46Dream EaterPsychic 100 100

Egg moves

Hoothoot learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Hoothoot egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychic
DefogFlying
Feather DanceFlying 100
Feint AttackDark 60
HurricaneFlying 110 70
Mean LookNormal
Mirror MoveFlying
Night ShadeGhost 100
Sky AttackFlying 140 90
SupersonicNormal 55
WhirlwindNormal
Wing AttackFlying 60 100

Move Tutor moves

Hoothoot can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DefogFlying
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Hyper VoiceNormal 90 100
Magic CoatPsychic
RecycleNormal
Sky AttackFlying 140 90
SnoreNormal 50 100
TailwindFlying
UproarNormal 90 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90

Moves learnt by TM

Hoothoot is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
51Steel WingSteel 70 90
76FlyFlying 90 95
77Psych UpNormal
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Hoothoot can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
NightmareGhost 100 Generation 2 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 2 — HM
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Silver WindBug 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragon 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
PluckFlying 60 100 Generation 5 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

Hoothoot does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Hoothoot does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Hoothoot sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Hoothoot  sprite from Silver Hoothoot  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Hoothoot  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Hoothoot  sprite from Black & White Hoothoot  sprite from X & Y Hoothoot  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Hoothoot Shiny sprite from Silver Hoothoot Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Hoothoot Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Hoothoot Shiny sprite from Black & White Hoothoot Shiny sprite from X & Y Hoothoot Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Hoothoot

Gold
Silver
Route 1, 2, 29, 30, 31, 35, 36, 37, National Park
Crystal Route 1, 2, 5, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 43, Ilex Forest, Lake of Rage, National Park
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Safari Zone
Diamond
Pearl
Route 210, 211, Great Marsh
Platinum Route 205, 210, Eterna Forest, Great Marsh
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 43, 47, 48, Cerulean City, Cherrygrove City, Fuchsia City, Ilex Forest, Lake of Rage, National Park, New Bark Town, Pallet Town, Pewter City, Safari Zone Gate, Violet City, Viridian City, Viridian Forest
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Breed Noctowl
X
Y
Breed Noctowl
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Lush Jungle, Poké Pelago
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Hoothoot
Japanese ホーホー (Hoho)
German Hoothoot
French Hoothoot

Name origin

hoot
a sound that owls make