Articuno is an Ice, Flying-type Legendary Pokémon from the Kanto region. It does not evolve into or from any other Pokémon. Along with Zapdos and Moltres, it is a member of the Legendary Birds.

Pokédex description

Freeze Pokémon
Articuno is a Legendary Pokémon that can control ice. The flapping of its wings chills the air. As a result, it is said that when this Pokémon flies, snow will fall.
- Articuno's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Ice 10 (11)
Icon Ice 12 (10)

Charged attacks

Icon Rock
70 (20)
Icon Ice
130 (42)
Icon Ice
90 (27)
Icon Ice
60 (18)
Icon Flying
110 (41) (Only caught on Japan Articuno Day or Ultra Bonus Event)

Evolution family

Articuno is part of a one-member family.

72. Articuno
#144 Articuno


Method Maximum CP Details
Emblem Raid
Raid Battles

(weather boosted)
Tier 5 CP 40,165

Ultra Bonus Event 2018: Sep 13 - 20[1]
2017 Aug 12 - 31[2]
2017 Jul 22 - 30[3][4]
Special Raid Challenge:
2018 Jul 7[5]

RT-Icon Special-Stamp-1
Research tasks
1,308 Research Breakthrough:
2019 Nov - Dec
2018 Dec - 2019 Feb
2018 Jun



  • Articuno is the mascot Pokémon of Team Mystic.
  • Before its official release, Articuno had been given to a trainer in Ohio, but Niantic removed it the day after.[6]


  1. Professor Willow’s Global Research Challenge Ends with a Power-Packed Ultra Bonus Event!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2018-09-14.
  2. PokemonGoApp. (2017, August 14). Legendary Pokémon Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres, and Lugia have been spotted in Raid Battles around the world until August 31!. Twitter. Retrieved on 2018-01-31.
  3. Legendary Pokémon are here!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2018-01-31.
  4. PokemonGoApp. (2017, July 22). Legendary Pokémon Articuno and Lugia are here!. Twitter. Retrieved on 2018-01-31.
  5. Unlock Articuno Day during Professor Willow’s Global Challenge!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2018-07-02.
  6. Legendary Articuno 'Appears' In Ohio, Tears Pokémon Go Community Apart. Kotaku. Retrieved on 2017-02-23.

External links

  • Articuno page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Articuno article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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