Absol is a Dark-type Pokémon from the Hoenn region. It does not evolve into or from any other Pokémon.

Pokédex description

Disaster Pokémon
Every time Absol appears before people, it is followed by a disaster such as an earthquake or a tidal wave. As a result, it came to be known as the disaster Pokémon.
- Absol's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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5 (8)
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12 (11)

Charged attacks

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80 (27)
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110 (50)
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100 (42)

Evolution family

Absol is part of a one-member family.

#359 Absol


Method Maximum CP Details
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(weather boosted)
Not in wild normally

Increased spawns in:
Team GO Rocket Event: 2020 Jul 10 - 15
Team GO Rocket Global Take-over: 2020 Mar 6 - 9
Global Challenge, Global Hatches: 2019 Sep 9 - 16

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1,443 10&12-km Eggs since 2020 Oct 12

Increased chance/Previously in:
10-km - 2019 Feb 13 - 2020 Oct 12
5-km - Team GO Rocket Event: 2020 Jul 10 - 15
7-km - Hoenn Celebration 2019: Jan 15 - 29

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Raid Battles

(weather boosted)
Tier 3 CP 18,195

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

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Research tasks
1,083 Field Research:
Win 3 Raids: Extraordinary Raid Week
Make an Excellent Curveball throw: 2018 Jun
Special Research:
GO Fest Weekly Challenge: Battle - Completing 3rd part
Throwback Challenge 2020: Hoenn - 6th part: Battle another trainer



  • Absol is a tier 3 Raid Boss most recently. However, it used to be a tier 4 before.
  • Along with Mawile, Absol used to be the only non-Legendary Pokémon to be available to obtain only in Bonus Challenge of Raid Battle at its release.

External links

  • Absol page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Absol article, on the Bulbapedia
  • Absol article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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