Murkrow

Murkrow is a Dark/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Darkness Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Gold Feared and loathed by many, it is believed to bring misfortune to all those who see it at night.
Silver It is said that when chased, it lures its attacker onto dark mountain trails where the foe will get lost.
Crystal It hides any shiny object it finds in a secret location. MURKROW and MEOWTH loot one another's stashes.
Ruby
Sapphire
MURKROW was feared and loathed as the alleged bearer of ill fortune. This POKéMON shows strong interest in anything that sparkles or glitters. It will even try to steal rings from women.
FireRed It is said that when chased, it lures its attacker onto dark mountain trails where the foe will get lost.
LeafGreen Feared and loathed by many, it is believed to bring misfortune to all those who see it at night.
Emerald MURKROW were feared as the alleged bearers of ill fortune. It shows strong interest in anything that sparkles. It will even try to steal rings from women.
Diamond It is believed that seeing this Pokémon at night will bring about ominous occurrences.
Pearl It appears near travelers to lure them into deep forests. It is said to carry misfortune.
Platinum If spotted, it will lure an unwary person into chasing it, then lose the pursuer on mountain trails.
HeartGold Feared and loathed by many, it is believed to bring misfortune to all those who see it at night.
SoulSilver It is said that when chased, it lures its attacker onto dark mountain trails where the foe will get lost.
Black
White
If spotted, it will lure an unwary person into chasing it, then lose the pursuer on mountain trails.
Black 2
White 2
If spotted, it will lure an unwary person into chasing it then lose the pursuer on mountain trails.
X It hides any shiny object it finds in a secret location. Murkrow and Meowth loot one another’s stashes.
Y Feared and loathed by many, it is believed to bring misfortune to all those who see it at night.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Murkrow was feared and loathed as the alleged bearer of ill fortune. This Pokémon shows strong interest in anything that sparkles or glitters. It will even try to steal rings from women.
Sun They awaken at dusk and take wing in the twilight, leading to the expression, “Get home before the Murkrow fly.”
Moon Seen as a symbol of bad luck, it’s generally disliked. Yet it gives presents—objects that sparkle or shine—to Trainers it’s close to.

Evolution chart

Murkrow
#198
Murkrow
Dark · Flying

(use Dusk Stone)
Honchkrow
#430
Honchkrow
Dark · Flying

Name origin

murky
dark, gloomy
crow
a species of bird
murder
a group of crows

Moves learned by Murkrow

Murkrow sprites

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

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Where to find Murkrow

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Route 7, 16, 18
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed Lost Cave
LeafGreen
Emerald
Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond Eterna Forest, Lost Tower
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 7, 16
Black Abundant Shrine
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 15, 16
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Vast Poni Canyon