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)
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8 (10)

Charged attacks

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70 (20)
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140 (33)
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95 (32)
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160 (40)
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80 (40)
(Only caught on Moltres Day, Ultra Bonus Event 2018 and Oct 2020)

Evolution family

Moltres is part of a one-member family.

#146 Moltres


Method Maximum CP Details
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Raid Battles

(weather boosted)
Tier 5 CP 45,609

2020 Oct 2 - 9[1]
Ultra Bonus Event 2018: Sep 13 - 20[2]
2017 Aug 12 - 31[3]
2017 Jul 31 - Aug 7[4]
Special Raid Challenge:
2018 Sep 8[5]

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Research tasks
1,485 Special 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



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


External links

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