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Articuno is an Ice, Flying-type Legendary Pokémon from Kanto region. It doesn't evolve into or from any other Pokémon. It used to be available for capture when defeated as a Raid Boss.

Pokédex description

Articuno - Freeze Pokémon
Articuno is a legendary bird 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.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Ice
10 (11)

Charged attacks

Icon Ice
130 (42)
Icon Ice
90 (27)
Icon Ice
60 (18)

Evolution family

Articuno is the part of a one-member family.

72. Articuno
#144 Articuno


  • Articuno was originally available as a Raid Boss from July 22nd, 2017 until July30th, 2017.[1][2]
  • Articuno was available from Raid Battles again from August 12th, 2017 to August 31st, 2017.[3]
  • As a former 5th tier level Raid Boss, Articuno's CP was 37,603. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 1,676.
  • Along with Moltres and Zapdos, Articuno is a member of Legendary Bird Trio.
  • Articuno is the mascot Pokémon of Team Mystic.
  • Articuno had been given to a trainer in Ohio, but Niantic removed it the day after.[4]


  1. Legendary Pokémon are here!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2018-01-31.
  2. PokemonGoApp. (2017, July 22). Legendary Pokémon Articuno and Lugia are here!. Twitter. Retrieved on 2018-01-31.
  3. 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.
  4. 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