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

Moltres is the mascot Pokémon of Team Valor.

Pokédex description

Flame Pokémon
Moltres is a Legendary Pokémon that has the ability to control fire. If this Pokémon is injured, it is said to dip its body in the molten magma of a volcano to burn and heal itself.
- Moltres's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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14 (13)

Charged attacks

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140 (33)
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95 (32)
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160 (40)

Attack availability

Evolution family

Moltres is part of a one-member family.

#146 Moltres

#146 Moltres


Method Maximum CP Details
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Raid Battles

(weather boosted)
Tier 5 CP 45,609

Mischief Unbound: 2021 Nov 26
Pokémon GO Fest 2021: Jul 18
2021 Feb 20 - Mar 1[1]
2020 Oct 2 - 9[2]
Ultra Bonus Event 2018: Sep 13 - 20[3]
2017 Aug 12 - 31[4]
2017 Jul 31 - Aug 7[5]
Special Raid Challenge:
2021 Feb 28[6]
2018 Sep 8[7]

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Research tasks
1,485 Special Research/Timed Research:
GO Fest 2020: Rocket Straight to Victory - 3rd part: Defeat Team GO Rocket Leader Arlo (Shadow)
Research Breakthrough:
2019 Nov - Dec
2018 Dec - 2019 Feb
2018 Apr
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GO Battle League
1,980 Obtainable starting from rank:
20 (2021 Feb 20 - Mar 1)



  • Moltres was originally planned to learn Ember and Flamethrower, but they were removed before Moltres was released.


  1. Feel the love with Pokémon GO’s February events!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2021-02-02.
  2. Pokémon GO October—Halloween, a fashion-themed event, and more!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-09-24.
  3. Professor Willow’s Global Research Challenge Ends with a Power-Packed Ultra Bonus Event!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2018-09-14.
  4. 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.
  5. PokemonGoApp. (2017, July 31). The Legendary Pokémon Moltres has been spotted in Pokémon GO!. Twitter. Retrieved on 2018-01-31.
  6. Close out the Pokémon Day weekend with a Kanto-themed Raid Day!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2021-02-18.
  7. Unlock Moltres Day during Professor Willow’s Global Challenge!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2018-09-08.

External links

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