Noctowl Raid Guide

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Noctowl is a Normal and Flying type Tier 3 Raid Boss. Optimal raid counters include powerful Electric, Ice, and Rock types. Noctowl is a highly coveted PvP Pokémon that is a well-known core breaker in the Great League.

High-level trainers can easily solo it while in general, 2 trainers would suffice in taking down Noctowl in a raid.

Noctowl Counters

Since Shadow Pokémon are extremely expensive to power up and require specific events to remove Frustration with a Charge TM, they will NOT be listed as raid counters in this article. That being said, if you have the shadow form of a listed raid counter Pokémon powered up and TMed, use it.

Let’s check out the top raid counters for Noctowl

# Pokémon Fast Move Charge Move Time to win Deaths
1. Manectric (Mega) Thunder Fang Electric Wild Charge
77.25s 1.50
2. Aerodactyl (Mega) Rock Throw
Rock Slide
81.30s 1.13
3. Ampharos (Mega) Volt Switch
Zap Cannon
85.75s 1.38
4. Xurkitree Thunder Shock
98.29s 2.38
5. Abomasnow (Mega) Powder Snow Ice Weather Ball Ice 98.72s 2.38
6. Zekrom Charge Beam
Fusion Bolt
103.86s 1.50
7. Alakazam (Mega) Psycho Cut Psychic Psychic Psychic 100.49s 2.63
8. Charizard (Mega Y) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 106.80s 1.75
9. Blaziken (Mega) Counter Fighting Blast Burn Fire 101.53s 3.13
10. Latios (Mega) Dragon Breath Dragon Psychic Psychic 110.39s 2.00
11. Thundurus (Therian) Volt Switch Electric Thunderbolt Electric 108.34s 2.50
12. Rampardos Smack Down Rock Rock Slide Rock 106.42s 3.00
13. Swampert (Mega) Water Gun Water Hydro Cannon  Water 113.50s 1.75
14. Salamence (Mega) Dragon Tail Dragon Draco Meteor Dragon 113.42s 1.75
15. Gardevoir (Mega) Confusion Psychic Psychic Psychic 112.78s 2.25
16. Electivire Thunder Shock
Wild Charge Electric 114.48s 2.50
17. Darmanitan (Galarian) Ice Fang Ice Avalanche
113.13s 3.13
18. Rhyperior Smack Down Rock Rock Wrecker Rock 120.14s 1.63
19. Raikou Thunder Shock
Wild Charge Electric 119.33s 1.88
20. Tyrantrum Rock Throw Rock Meteor Beam Rock 118.40s 2.38
21. Magnezone Spark Electric Wild Charge Electric 120.55s 1.88
22. Pidgeot (Mega) Gust Flying Brave Bird
122.90s 1.67
23. Aggron (Mega) Smack Down Rock Meteor Beam Rock 124.60s 1.25
24. Gigalith Smack Down Rock Meteor Beam Rock 121.66s 2.13
25. Absol (Mega) Snarl
119.75s 2.33
26. Zapdos Thunder Shock
Thunderbolt Electric 120.90s 2.50
27. Gengar (Mega) Sucker Punch Dark Sludge Bomb
118.64s 4.00
28. Luxray Spark Electric Wild Charge
126.25s 2.00
29. Golem (Alola) Rollout Rock Wild Charge
129.95s 1.00
30. Tapu Koko Volt Switch Electric Thunderbolt Electric 125.10s 2.00
31. Tyranitar Smack Down Rock Stone Edge Rock 128.78s 1.00
32. Lopunny (Mega) Pound Normal Hyper Beam Normal 126.69s 1.00
33. Blastoise (Mega) Water Gun Water Hydro Cannon Water 124.53s 2.00
34. Deoxys Charge Beam Electric Thunderbolt Electric 117.57s 3.50

Catchable CP range

Noctowl can be caught with the following CP values:

  • 1092 – 1156 CP at level 20, no weather boost
  • 1365 – 1446 CP at level 25 with Partly Cloudy or Windy weather boost

Noctowl Stats

Noctowl has the following stats in Pokémon GO:

Noctowl NormalFlying
Max CP at lvl 40 2024 | Max CP at lvl 50 2288
ATK 145 DEF 156 HP 155
Weak to Strong Against
Electric Ice Rock Bug Fighting Grass


Noctowl Moveset

Fast Moves Charge Moves
  • Extrasensory Psychic
  • Wing Attack Flying
  • Sky Attack Flying
  • Psychic Psychic
  • Shadow Ball Ghost
  • Night Shade Ghost

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