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Absol is a Dark-type Pokemon from the Hoenn region. It does not evolve into or from any other Pokémon. It can Mega Evolve into Mega Absol initially after being given 200 Mega Energy.

Pokédex description

Disaster Pokémon
Standard Pokédex description
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
Mega Absol Pokédex description
Normally, it dislikes fighting, so it really hates changing to this form for battles.
- Mega Absol's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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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 (45)
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100 (42)

Attack availability

Evolution family

Absol is part of a one-member family.

#359 Absol
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Mega Absol

#359 Absol
200 Absol mega energy.pngArrow Bothways Dark.png
Mega Absol



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

Increased spawns in:
Pokémon GO Fest 2021: Jul 17 - 18 (ticket only)
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 12-km Eggs since 2020 Oct 19

Increased chance/Previously in:
5-km - Halloween 2020: Oct 23 - Nov 3
10&12-km - 2020 Oct 12 - 19
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:
Defeat a Team GO Rocket Leader: 2021 Jul
Win 3 Raids: Extraordinary Raid Week
Make an Excellent Curveball throw: 2018 Jun
Special Research/Timed Research:
Mountains of Power - Completing 1st part
Misunderstood Mischief - Completing 15th part
Luminous Legends Y - Completing 6th part
Pokémon HOME Event - Completing 3rd part
GO Fest Weekly Challenge: Battle - Completing 3rd part
Throwback Challenge 2020: Hoenn - 6th part: Battle another trainer
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GO Battle League
1,443 Obtainable starting from rank:
16 (Season 11)

Mega Absol

Absol mega energy.png Mega Energy required:
Initial Base Mega Level.png High Mega Level.png Mega Level.png Max Mega Level.png Mega Level.png Mega Level.png
200 40 20 10

Energy Sources Details
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Mega Raid Battles
Obtain Mega Energy from Mega Raid Battle
Boss CP 37,583

Catch CP 1,443/1,805 (weather boosted)
2021 Oct 22 - Nov 5

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Research tasks
Field Research:
25× - Power up Pokémon 5 times;
70× - Power up Pokémon 10 times: A Mega Moment



  • Absol is a tier 3 Raid Boss most recently. However, it used to be a tier 4 before.
  • Along with Mawile, Pancham and Espurr, Absol used to be the only non-Legendary Pokémon to be available to obtain only in Bonus Challenge of Raid Battle at its release.
  • Before the release of Mega Levels, Absol could Mega Evolve into Mega Absol initially after being given 200 Mega Energy, and 40 afterwards.

External links

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