Essentials

Ally Switch

Psychic status

Generation 5

Summary

User switches places with the friendly Pokémon opposite it.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 0
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 2
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 2
  • Psychic ½
  • Rock 1
  • Steel ½
  • Water 1

Effect

User switches position on the field with the friendly Pokémon opposite it. If the user is in the middle position in a triple battle, or there are no other friendly Pokémon, this move will fail.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user teleports using a strange power and switches its place with one of its allies.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user teleports using a strange power and switches places with one of its allies.

Foreign Names

Japanese
サイドチェンジ (saidochenji)
Korean
사이드체인지
French
Interversion
German
Seitentausch
Spanish
Cambio Banda
Italian
Cambiaposto

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Ally Switch.

Pokémon

Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
24 24 Kadabra Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 40 35 30 120 70 105 400
24 24 Alakazam Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 55 50 45 135 95 120 500
24 Alakazam Mega Alakazam Psychic Trace ¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 55 50 65 175 95 150 590
Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• Abra Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 25 20 15 105 55 90 310
• Ponyta Fire Run Away
Flash Fire
Flame Body
½ male, ½ female Field 50 85 55 65 65 90 410
• Krabby Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Water 3 30 105 90 25 25 50 325
• Tyrogue Fighting Guts
Steadfast
Vital Spirit
always male Undiscovered 35 35 35 35 35 35 210
• Natu Psychic Flying Synchronize
Early Bird
Magic Bounce
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 50 45 70 45 70 320
• Ralts Psychic Fairy Synchronize
Trace
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 28 25 25 45 35 40 198
• Yamask Ghost Mummy ½ male, ½ female Mineral
Amorphous
38 30 85 55 65 30 303
• Archen Rock Flying Defeatist ⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying
Water 3
55 112 45 74 45 70 401
• Elgyem Psychic Telepathy
Synchronize
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 55 55 55 85 55 30 335
• Mienfoo Fighting Inner Focus
Regenerator
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
45 85 50 55 50 65 350
• Hawlucha Fighting Flying Limber
Unburden
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 78 92 75 74 63 118 500
Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
51 Abra Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 25 20 15 105 55 90 310
51 Kadabra Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 40 35 30 120 70 105 400
51 Alakazam Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 55 50 45 135 95 120 500
51 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
51 Natu Psychic Flying Synchronize
Early Bird
Magic Bounce
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 50 45 70 45 70 320
51 Xatu Psychic Flying Synchronize
Early Bird
Magic Bounce
½ male, ½ female Flying 65 75 70 95 70 95 470
51 Ralts Psychic Fairy Synchronize
Trace
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 28 25 25 45 35 40 198
51 Kirlia Psychic Fairy Synchronize
Trace
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 38 35 35 65 55 50 278
51 Gardevoir Psychic Fairy Synchronize
Trace
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 68 65 65 125 115 80 518
51 Gallade Psychic Fighting Steadfast
Justified
always male Amorphous 68 125 65 65 115 80 518
51 Baltoy Ground Psychic Levitate genderless Mineral 40 40 55 40 70 55 300
51 Claydol Ground Psychic Levitate genderless Mineral 60 70 105 70 120 75 500
51 Normal Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 150 50 150 50 150 600
51 Deoxys Attack Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 180 20 180 20 150 600
51 Deoxys Defense Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 70 160 70 160 90 600
51 Deoxys Speed Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 95 90 95 90 180 600
51 Elgyem Psychic Telepathy
Synchronize
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 55 55 55 85 55 30 335
51 Beheeyem Psychic Telepathy
Synchronize
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 75 75 75 125 95 40 485

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