#198 Murkrow
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Name Jp. Name No. Gender Ratio Type
Murkrow Yamikarasu
ヤミカラス
National: #198
Sinnoh: #074
Johto: #213
Male :50%
Female :50%
Ability: Insomnia & Super Luck
Insomnia: The Pokémon cannot be under the SLEEP condition while having this ability.
Super Luck: Raises the critical-hit ratio of moves.
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Darkness Pokémon 1'08" 4.6lbs 30 5,120
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned Colour Safari Zone Flee Rate
1,059,860 Points
Medium Slow
35 1 Speed Point(s)
Black 120
Damage Taken
*1 *1 *1 *2 *0.5 *2 *1 *1 *0 *1 *0 *1 *2 *0.5 *1 *0.5 *1
Wild Hold Item Egg Groups
No Hold Item
Flying
Evolutionary Chain
Flavour Text
Diamond It is believed that seeing this Pokémon at night will bring about ominous occurrences.
Pearl It appears near travelers to lure them into deep forests. It is said to carry misfortune.
Platinum If spotted, it will lure an unwary person into chasing it, then lose the pursuer on mountain trails.
HeartGold Feared and loathed by many, it is believed to bring misfortune to all those who see it at night.
SoulSilver It is said that when chased, it lures its attacker onto dark mountain trails where the foe will get lost.

Location (In-Depth Details)
Game Location
Ruby Trade from FireRed/Colosseum
Sapphire Trade from FireRed/Colosseum
Emerald Trade from FireRed/Colosseum
FireRed Lost Cave
LeafGreen Trade from FireRed/Colosseum
Colosseum Snagged from Cipher Peon Lare in Cipher Lab
XD Trade from FireRed/Colosseum
Diamond Eterna Forest, Lost Tower (Night) Details
Pearl Transfer from GBA Games, Trade with Diamond
Platinum Trade from D/P
HeartGold Route 7, Route 16
Safari Zone
Details
SoulSilver Route 7, Route 16
Safari Zone
Details
PokéWalker Suburban Area Details
Trainer Locations  Details

Diamond/Pearl/Platinum/HeartGold/SoulSilver Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Peck3510035--
The foe is jabbed with a sharply pointed beak or horn.
Astonish301001530
The user attacks the foe while shouting in a startling fashion. It may also make the target flinch.
5Pursuit4010020--
An attack move that inflicts double damage if used on a foe that is switching out of battle.
11Haze----30--
The user creates a haze that eliminates every stat change among all the Pokémon engaged in battle.
15Wing Attack6010035--
The foe is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide to inflict damage.
21Night Shade??10015--
The user makes the foe see a mirage. It inflicts damage matching the user's level.
25Assurance5010010--
If the foe has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack's power is doubled.
31Taunt--10020--
The foe is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for two to four turns.
35Faint Attack60--20--
The user draws up to the foe disarmingly, then throws a sucker punch. It hits without fail.
41Mean Look----5--
The user affixes the foe with a dark, arresting look. The target becomes unable to flee.
45Sucker Punch801005--
This move enables the user to attack first. It fails if the foe is not readying an attack, however.

TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TM04 Calm Mind -- -- 20 --
The user quietly focuses its mind and calms its spirit to raise its Sp. Atk and Sp. Def stats.
TM06 Toxic -- 85 10 --
A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
TM10 Hidden Power ?? 100 15 --
A unique attack that varies in type and intensity depending on the Pokémon using it.
TM11 Sunny Day -- -- 5 --
The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves.
TM12 Taunt -- 100 20 --
The foe is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for two to four turns.
TM17 Protect -- -- 10 --
It enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM18 Rain Dance -- -- 5 --
The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water- type moves.
TM21 Frustration ?? 100 20 --
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.
TM27 Return ?? 100 20 --
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the more the user likes its Trainer.
TM29 Psychic 90 100 10 10
The foe is hit by a strong telekinetic force. It may also reduce the foe's Sp. Def stat.
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100 15 20
The user hurls a shadowy blob at the foe. It may also lower the foe's Sp. Def stat.
TM32 Double Team -- -- 15 --
By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 -- 20 --
The user confounds the foe with speed, then slashes. The attack lands without fail.
TM41 Torment -- 100 15 --
The user torments and enrages the foe, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
TM42 Facade 70 100 20 --
An attack move that doubles its power if the user is poisoned, paralyzed, or has a burn.
TM43 Secret Power 70 100 20 30
The user attacks with a secret power. Its added effects vary depending on the user's environment.
TM44 Rest -- -- 10 --
The user goes to sleep for two turns. It fully restores the user's HP and heals any status problem.
TM45 Attract -- 100 15 --
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the foe becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
TM46 Thief 40 100 10 --
The user attacks and steals the foe's held item simultaneously. It can't steal if the user holds an item.
TM47 Steel Wing 70 90 25 10
The foe is hit with wings of steel. It may also raise the user's Defense stat.
TM49 Snatch -- -- 10 --
The user steals the effects of any healing or stat- changing move the foe attempts to use.
TM51 Roost -- -- 10 --
The user lands and rests its body. It restores the user's HP by up to half of its max HP.
TM58 Endure -- -- 10 --
The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM63 Embargo -- 100 15 --
It prevents the foe from using its held item. Its Trainer is also prevented from using items on it.
TM66 Payback 50 100 10 --
If the user can use this attack after the foe attacks, its power is doubled.
TM73 Thunder Wave -- 100 20 --
A weak electric charge is launched at the foe. It causes paralysis if it hits.
TM77 Psych Up -- -- 10 --
The user hypnotizes itself into copying any stat change made by the foe.
TM78 Captivate -- 100 20 --
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the foe is charmed into sharply lowering its Sp. Atk stat.
TM79 Dark Pulse 80 100 15 20
The user releases a horrible aura imbued with dark thoughts. It may also make the target flinch.
TM82 Sleep Talk -- -- 10 --
While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
TM83 Natural Gift ?? 100 15 --
The user draws power to attack by using its held Berry. The Berry determines its type and power.
TM85 Dream Eater 100 100 15 --
An attack that works only on a sleeping foe. It absorbs half the damage caused to heal the user's HP.
TM87 Swagger -- 90 15 --
The user enrages the foe into confusion. However, it also sharply raises the foe's Attack stat.
TM88 Pluck 60 100 20 --
The user pecks the foe. If the foe is holding a Berry, the user plucks it and gains its effect.
TM90 Substitute -- -- 10 --
The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user's decoy.
HM02 Fly 90 95 15 --
The user soars, then strikes on the second turn. It can also be used for flying to any familiar town.
HM05 DPt Defog -- -- 15 --
It reduces the foe's evasion stat. It also removes spikes, light screens, etc.
Platinum/HeartGold/SoulSilver Move Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Air Cutter 55 95 25 --
The user launches razorlike wind to slash the foe. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
Icy Wind 55 95 15 100
The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. It also lowers the target's Speed stat.
Ominous Wind 60 100 5 10
The user creates a gust of repulsive wind. It may also raise all the user's stats at once.
Sucker Punch 80 100 5 --
This move enables the user to attack first. It fails if the foe is not readying an attack, however.
Spite -- 100 10 --
The user looses its grudge on the move last used by the foe by cutting 4 PP from it.
Swift 60 -- 20 --
Star-shaped rays are shot at the foe. This attack never misses.
Uproar 50 100 10 --
The user attacks in an uproar for two to five turns. Over that time, no one can fall asleep.
Heat Wave 100 90 10 10
The user exhales a heated breath on the foe to attack. It may also leave the target with a burn.
Mud-slap 20 100 10 100
The user hurls mud in the foe's face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.
Twister 40 100 20 20
The user whips up a vicious tornado to tear at the foe. It may also make the foe flinch.

HeartGold/SoulSilver Move Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Tailwind -- -- 30 --
The user whips up a turbulent whirlwind that ups the Speed of all party Pokémon for three turns.

Egg Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %  
Whirlwind--10020--Details
The foe is blown away, to be replaced by another Pokémon in its party. In the wild, the battle ends.
Drill Peck8010020--Details
A corkscrewing attack with the sharp beak acting as a drill.
Mirror Move----20--Details
The user counters the foe by mimicking the move last used by the foe.
Wing Attack6010035--Details
The foe is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide to inflict damage.
Sky Attack14090530Details
A second-turn attack move with a high critical-hit ratio. It may also make the target flinch.
Confuse Ray--10010--Details
The foe is exposed to a sinister ray that triggers confusion.
Featherdance--10015--Details
The user covers the foe with a mass of down that sharply lowers the Attack stat.
Perish Song----5--Details
Any Pokémon that hears this song faints in three turns, unless it switches out of battle.
Psycho Shift--9010--Details
Using its psychic power of suggestion, the user transfers its status problems to the target.
Screech--8540--Details
An earsplitting screech is emitted to sharply reduce the foe's Defense stat.
Faint Attack60--20--Details
The user draws up to the foe disarmingly, then throws a sucker punch. It hits without fail.
Brave Bird - HGSS Only12010015--Details
The user tucks in its wings and charges from a low altitude. The user also takes serious damage.

Base/Max Pokéathlon Stats
SpeedPowerSkillStaminaJump

Stats
  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats 60 85 42 85 42 91
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
Lv. 50 120 - 167 81 - 123 42 - 84 81 - 123 42 - 84 86 - 128
Lv. 100 230 - 324 157 - 242 80 - 164 157 - 242 80 - 164 168 - 252
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
Lv. 50 120 - 167 90 - 137 47 - 94 90 - 137 47 - 94 96 - 143
Lv. 100 230 - 324 175 - 269 89 - 183 175 - 269 89 - 183 187 - 281
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
Lv. 50 120 - 167 99 - 150 51 - 103 99 - 150 51 - 103 105 - 157
Lv. 100 230 - 324 192 - 295 97 - 201 192 - 295 97 - 201 205 - 309

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