Rowlet(JP) is a Grass/Flying Pokémon of the franchise of the same name. It is one of the 3 starter Pokémon in seventh generation games, Pokémon Sun and Moon. It evolves into Dartrix, starting at level 17, and then into Decidueye.

Physiology and Behavior

Rowlet is a small round brown owl. It has a white plume around its face and on its lower body. The light brown down covers most of the upper body including the wings. It has a pair of leaves on its chest that resemble a bowtie. There are also leaves on the inside of its wings and as its tail. In the center of its face is a large beak with the upper part being white and bigger and the lower small part being orange. It has large black eyes with white pupils. It has two orange two-toed feet.

Rowlet is capable of rotating its head 180° horizontally and vertically. It also able to fly silently capable of attacking prey without them noticing and unleashing a flurry of kicks and razor-sharp leaves. It is capable of seeing in the dark and has a habit of turning its head in battle to receive instructions.


Main Pokémon games

In the anime

Ash caught a Rowlet in First Catch in Alola, Ketchum-style!.

Origin & Inspiration

In-game Information

Pokédex Entries

Title Entry
Pokémon Sun This wary Pokémon uses photosynthesis to store up energy during the day, while becoming active at night.
Pokémon Moon Silently it glides, drawing near its targets. Before they even notice it, it begins to pelt them with vicious kicks.

Game Locations

Title Location(s)
Seventh Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sun
Starter Pokémon
Pokémon Moon
Starter Pokémon


Reach Level 17
Reach Level 34

Base Stats

Base Stats
HP 68
Attack 55
Defense 55
Sp. Attack 50
Sp. Defense 50
Speed 42
Total 320


Main article: Rowlet/moveset


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