#144 Articuno
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Name Jp. Name No. Gender Ratio Type
Articuno Freezer
フリーザー
National: #144
Johto: #240
Articuno is Genderless
Ability: Pressure
Pressure: When this Pokémon is hit by a move, the opponent’s PP lowers by 2 rather than 1.
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Freeze Pokémon 5'07" 122.1lbs 3 20,480
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned Colour Safari Zone Flee Rate
1,250,000 Points
Slow
35 3 Sp. Defense Point(s)
Blue 0
Damage Taken
*1 *2 *1 *2 *0.5 *1 *1 *1 *0 *1 *1 *0.5 *4 *1 *1 *1 *2
Wild Hold Item Egg Groups
No Hold Item Articuno cannot breed
Evolutionary Chain
Flavour Text
Diamond A legendary bird Pokémon. It can create blizzards by freezing moisture in the air.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold The magnificent, seemingly translucent wings of this legendary bird Pokémon are said to be made of ice.
SoulSilver One of the legendary bird Pokémon, it chills moisture in the atmosphere to create snow while flying.

Location (In-Depth Details)
Game Location
Ruby Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen/XD
Sapphire Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen/XD
Emerald Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen/XD
FireRed Seafoam Islands Floor 4
LeafGreen Seafoam Islands Floor 4
Colosseum Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen/XD
XD Snagged from Cipher Boss Greevil in Citadark Isle
Diamond Transfer from GBA via Pal Park
Pearl Transfer from GBA via Pal Park
Platinum Roaming Sinnoh (post National Dex) Details
HeartGold Seafoam Islands Details
SoulSilver Seafoam Islands Details

Diamond/Pearl/Platinum/HeartGold/SoulSilver Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Gust4010035--
A gust of wind is whipped up by wings and launched at the foe to inflict damage.
Powder Snow401002510
The user attacks with a chilling gust of powdery snow. It may also freeze the target.
8Mist----30--
The user cloaks its body with a white mist that prevents any of its stats from being cut for five turns.
15Ice Shard4010030--
The user flash freezes chunks of ice and hurls them. This move always goes first.
22Mind Reader----5--
The user senses the foe's movements with its mind to ensure its next attack does not miss.
29Ancientpower60100510
The user attacks with a prehistoric power. It may also raise all the user's stats at once.
36Agility----30--
The user relaxes and lightens its body to move faster. It sharply boosts the Speed stat.
43Ice Beam951001010
The foe is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. It may also freeze the target solid.
50Reflect----20--
A wondrous wall of light is put up to suppress damage from physical attacks for five turns.
57Roost----10--
The user lands and rests its body. It restores the user's HP by up to half of its max HP.
64Tailwind----30--
The user whips up a turbulent whirlwind that ups the Speed of all party Pokémon for three turns.
71Blizzard12070510
A howling blizzard is summoned to strike the foe. It may also freeze the target solid.
78Sheer Cold??305--
The foe is attacked with a blast of absolute-zero cold. The foe instantly faints if it hits.
85Hail----10--
The user summons a hailstorm lasting five turns. It damages all Pokémon except the Ice type.

TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100 20 20
The user attacks the foe with a pulsing blast of water. It may also confuse the foe.
TM05 Roar -- 100 20 --
The foe is scared off, to be replaced by another Pokémon in its party. In the wild, the battle ends.
TM06 Toxic -- 85 10 --
A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
TM07 Hail -- -- 10 --
The user summons a hailstorm lasting five turns. It damages all Pokémon except the Ice type.
TM10 Hidden Power ?? 100 15 --
A unique attack that varies in type and intensity depending on the Pokémon using it.
TM11 Sunny Day -- -- 5 --
The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves.
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100 10 10
The foe is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. It may also freeze the target solid.
TM14 Blizzard 120 70 5 10
A howling blizzard is summoned to strike the foe. It may also freeze the target solid.
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90 5 --
The foe is attacked with a powerful beam. The user must rest on the next turn to regain its energy.
TM17 Protect -- -- 10 --
It enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM18 Rain Dance -- -- 5 --
The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water- type moves.
TM21 Frustration ?? 100 20 --
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.
TM27 Return ?? 100 20 --
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the more the user likes its Trainer.
TM32 Double Team -- -- 15 --
By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
TM33 Reflect -- -- 20 --
A wondrous wall of light is put up to suppress damage from physical attacks for five turns.
TM37 Sandstorm -- -- 10 --
A five-turn sand- storm is summoned to hurt all combatant types except Rock, Ground, and Steel.
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 -- 20 --
The user confounds the foe with speed, then slashes. The attack lands without fail.
TM42 Facade 70 100 20 --
An attack move that doubles its power if the user is poisoned, paralyzed, or has a burn.
TM43 Secret Power 70 100 20 30
The user attacks with a secret power. Its added effects vary depending on the user's environment.
TM44 Rest -- -- 10 --
The user goes to sleep for two turns. It fully restores the user's HP and heals any status problem.
TM47 Steel Wing 70 90 25 10
The foe is hit with wings of steel. It may also raise the user's Defense stat.
TM51 Roost -- -- 10 --
The user lands and rests its body. It restores the user's HP by up to half of its max HP.
TM58 Endure -- -- 10 --
The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90 5 --
The user charges at the foe using every bit of its power. The user must rest on the next turn.
TM72 Avalanche 60 100 10 --
An attack move that inflicts double the damage if the user has been hurt by the foe in the same turn.
TM82 Sleep Talk -- -- 10 --
While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
TM83 Natural Gift ?? 100 15 --
The user draws power to attack by using its held Berry. The Berry determines its type and power.
TM87 Swagger -- 90 15 --
The user enrages the foe into confusion. However, it also sharply raises the foe's Attack stat.
TM88 Pluck 60 100 20 --
The user pecks the foe. If the foe is holding a Berry, the user plucks it and gains its effect.
TM89 U-turn 70 100 20 --
After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
TM90 Substitute -- -- 10 --
The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user's decoy.
HM02 Fly 90 95 15 --
The user soars, then strikes on the second turn. It can also be used for flying to any familiar town.
HM05 DPt Defog -- -- 15 --
It reduces the foe's evasion stat. It also removes spikes, light screens, etc.
HM06 Rock Smash 40 100 15 50
The user hits with a punch that may lower the target's Defense. It can also smash cracked boulders.
Platinum/HeartGold/SoulSilver Move Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Air Cutter 55 95 25 --
The user launches razorlike wind to slash the foe. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
Icy Wind 55 95 15 100
The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. It also lowers the target's Speed stat.
Ominous Wind 60 100 5 10
The user creates a gust of repulsive wind. It may also raise all the user's stats at once.
Snore 40 100 15 30
An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the foe flinch.
Swift 60 -- 20 --
Star-shaped rays are shot at the foe. This attack never misses.
Ancientpower 60 100 5 10
The user attacks with a prehistoric power. It may also raise all the user's stats at once.
Mud-slap 20 100 10 100
The user hurls mud in the foe's face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.
Signal Beam 75 100 15 10
The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. It may also confuse the target.
Twister 40 100 20 20
The user whips up a vicious tornado to tear at the foe. It may also make the foe flinch.

HeartGold/SoulSilver Move Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Tailwind -- -- 30 --
The user whips up a turbulent whirlwind that ups the Speed of all party Pokémon for three turns.
Sky Attack 140 90 5 30
A second-turn attack move with a high critical-hit ratio. It may also make the target flinch.

Base/Max Pokéathlon Stats
SpeedPowerSkillStaminaJump

Stats
  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats 90 85 100 95 125 85
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
Lv. 50 150 - 197 81 - 123 94 - 136 90 - 132 117 - 159 81 - 123
Lv. 100 290 - 384 157 - 242 184 - 269 175 - 260 229 - 314 157 - 242
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
Lv. 50 150 - 197 90 - 137 105 - 152 100 - 147 130 - 177 90 - 137
Lv. 100 290 - 384 175 - 269 205 - 299 195 - 289 255 - 349 175 - 269
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
Lv. 50 150 - 197 99 - 150 115 - 167 110 - 161 143 - 194 99 - 150
Lv. 100 290 - 384 192 - 295 225 - 328 214 - 317 280 - 383 192 - 295

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