Essentials

Astonish

Ghost physical

Generation 3

Summary

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
30; percentile 8.8
Accuracy
100%
PP
15, up to 24 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
30
Priority
0 (normal)

Flags

Machines

Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

An attack that may shock the foe into flinching.

FireRed, LeafGreen

An attack using a startling shout. It also may make the foe flinch.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user attacks the foe while shouting in a startling fashion. It may also make the target flinch.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user attacks the target while shouting in a startling fashion. It may also make the target flinch.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user attacks the target while shouting in a startling fashion. This may also make the target flinch.

Foreign Names

French
Étonnement
Czech
Vyděšení
German
Erstauner
Spanish
Impresionar
Italian
Sgomento
Japanese
おどろかす (odorokasu)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
♡♡
Jam
♥♥♥
Flavor text
Startles the Pokémon that appealed before the user.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
♡♡♡
Flavor text
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Astonish.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Rolling Kick Fighting physical 15 60 85%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Bite Dark physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Bone Club Ground physical 20 65 85%

Has a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

Waterfall Water physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Hyper Fang Normal physical 15 80 90%

Has a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

Needle Arm Grass physical 15 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Extrasensory Psychic special 20 80 100%

Has a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Air Slash Flying special 15 75 95%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Dragon Rush Dragon physical 10 100 75%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Iron Head Steel physical 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Heart Stamp Psychic physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Icicle Crash Ice physical 10 85 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Pokémon

Ghost Pokémon get STAB, and have their types highlighted in green.

Pokémon with higher Attack are more suited to Astonish's physical damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Black, White Black 2, White 2 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.
11 6 9 9 9 8 8 Zubat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 45 35 30 40 55 245
Golbat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 75 80 70 65 75 90 455
Crobat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 85 90 80 70 80 130 535
7 7 7 7 7 Diglett Ground Sand Veil
Arena Trap
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Field 10 55 25 35 45 95 265
7 7 7 7 7 Dugtrio Ground Sand Veil
Arena Trap
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Field 35 80 50 50 70 120 405
13 13 8 8 8 8 8 Aipom Normal Run Away
Pickup
Skill Link
½ male, ½ female Field 55 70 55 40 55 85 360
Ambipom Normal Technician
Pickup
Skill Link
½ male, ½ female Field 75 100 66 60 66 115 482
9 9 Murkrow Dark Flying Insomnia
Super Luck
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 85 42 85 42 91 405
Honchkrow Dark Flying Insomnia
Super Luck
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Flying 100 125 52 105 52 71 505
11 11 10 10 10 10 10 Misdreavus Ghost Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 60 60 85 85 85 435
Mismagius Ghost Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 60 60 105 105 105 495
7 7 Girafarig Normal Psychic Inner Focus
Early Bird
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Field 70 80 65 90 65 85 455
13 11 7 7 7 7 7 Stantler Normal Intimidate
Frisk
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Field 73 95 62 85 65 85 465
Lotad Water Grass Swift Swim
Rain Dish
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Grass
40 30 30 40 50 30 220
Lombre Water Grass Swift Swim
Rain Dish
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Grass
60 50 50 60 70 50 340
Ludicolo Water Grass Swift Swim
Rain Dish
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Grass
80 70 70 90 100 70 480
11 11 11 11 11 11 11 Whismur Normal Soundproof
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
64 51 23 51 23 28 240
Loudred Normal Soundproof
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
84 71 43 71 43 48 360
Exploud Normal Soundproof
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
104 91 63 91 73 68 490
13 13 11 11 11 11 11 Sableye Dark Ghost Keen Eye
Stall
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 50 75 75 65 65 50 380
Mawile Steel Fairy Hyper Cutter
Intimidate
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
50 85 85 55 55 50 380
Mawile Mega Mawile Steel Fairy Huge Power ½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
50 105 125 55 95 50 480
23 23 17 17 17 17 17 Wailmer Water Water Veil
Oblivious
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Field
Water 2
130 70 35 70 35 60 400
23 23 17 17 17 17 17 Wailord Water Water Veil
Oblivious
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Field
Water 2
170 90 45 90 45 60 500
8 8 5 5 5 4 4 Swablu Normal Flying Natural Cure
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Flying
Dragon
45 40 60 40 75 50 310
Altaria Dragon Flying Natural Cure
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Flying
Dragon
75 70 90 70 105 80 490
Lileep Rock Grass Suction Cups
Storm Drain
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 66 41 77 61 87 23 355
Cradily Rock Grass Suction Cups
Storm Drain
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 86 81 97 81 107 43 495
Kecleon Normal Color Change
Protean
½ male, ½ female Field 60 90 70 60 120 40 440
16 16 14 14 14 14 14 Duskull Ghost Levitate
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 20 40 90 30 90 25 295
16 16 14 14 14 14 14 Dusclops Ghost Pressure
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 40 70 130 60 130 25 455
14 14 14 14 14 Dusknoir Ghost Pressure
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 100 135 65 135 45 525
9 9 9 9 9 Chingling Psychic Levitate ½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 45 30 50 65 50 45 285
9 9 9 9 9 9 9 Chimecho Psychic Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 50 70 95 80 65 425
Froslass Ice Ghost Snow Cloak
Cursed Body
always female Fairy
Mineral
70 80 70 80 70 110 480
6 6 6 4 4 Drifloon Ghost Flying Aftermath
Unburden
Flare Boost
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 90 50 34 60 44 70 348
Drifblim Ghost Flying Aftermath
Unburden
Flare Boost
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 150 80 44 90 54 80 498
Croagunk Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 48 61 40 61 40 50 300
Toxicroak Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 83 106 65 86 65 85 490
Rotom Electric Ghost Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 50 77 95 77 91 440
Rotom Heat Rotom Electric Fire Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
Rotom Wash Rotom Electric Water Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
Rotom Frost Rotom Electric Ice Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
Rotom Fan Rotom Electric Flying Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
Rotom Mow Rotom Electric Grass Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
Yamask Ghost Mummy ½ male, ½ female Mineral
Amorphous
38 30 85 55 65 30 303
Cofagrigus Ghost Mummy ½ male, ½ female Mineral
Amorphous
58 50 145 95 105 30 483
7 7 7 Vanillite Ice Ice Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Mineral 36 50 50 65 60 44 305
Vanillish Ice Ice Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Mineral 51 65 65 80 75 59 395
Vanilluxe Ice Ice Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Mineral 71 95 85 110 95 79 535
8 8 8 Foongus Grass Poison Effect Spore
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 69 55 45 55 55 15 294
Amoonguss Grass Poison Effect Spore
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 114 85 70 85 80 30 464
Litwick Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 30 55 65 55 20 275
Lampent Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 40 60 95 60 55 370
Golett Ground Ghost Iron Fist
Klutz
No Guard
genderless Mineral 59 74 50 35 50 35 303
Golurk Ground Ghost Iron Fist
Klutz
No Guard
genderless Mineral 89 124 80 55 80 55 483
Incarnate Tornadus Flying Prankster
Defiant
always male Undiscovered 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
Tornadus Therian Tornadus Flying Regenerator always male Undiscovered 79 100 80 110 90 121 580
Incarnate Thundurus Electric Flying Prankster
Defiant
always male Undiscovered 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
Thundurus Therian Thundurus Electric Flying Volt Absorb always male Undiscovered 79 105 70 145 80 101 580
8 Klefki Steel Fairy Prankster
Magician
½ male, ½ female Mineral 57 80 91 80 87 75 470
5 Phantump Ghost Grass Natural Cure
Frisk
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Grass
Amorphous
43 70 48 50 60 38 309
5 Trevenant Ghost Grass Natural Cure
Frisk
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Grass
Amorphous
85 110 76 65 82 56 474
Pumpkaboo Small Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 44 66 70 44 55 56 335
Average Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 49 66 70 44 55 51 335
Pumpkaboo Large Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 54 66 70 44 55 46 335
Pumpkaboo Super Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 59 66 70 44 55 41 335
Gourgeist Small Gourgeist Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 55 85 122 58 75 99 494
Average Gourgeist Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 90 122 58 75 84 494
Gourgeist Large Gourgeist Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 75 95 122 58 75 69 494
Gourgeist Super Gourgeist Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 85 100 122 58 75 54 494
Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Black, White Black 2, White 2 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.
• • • • • • • Spearow Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 60 30 31 31 70 262
• • • • • Diglett Ground Sand Veil
Arena Trap
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Field 10 55 25 35 45 95 265
• • • • • • • Gastly Ghost Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 30 35 30 100 35 80 310
• • • • • • • Dunsparce Normal Serene Grace
Run Away
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Field 100 70 70 65 65 45 415
• • • • • • • Qwilfish Water Poison Poison Point
Swift Swim
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Water 2 65 95 75 55 55 85 430
• • • • • • • Poochyena Dark Run Away
Quick Feet
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Field 35 55 35 30 30 35 220
• • • • • • • Shuppet Ghost Insomnia
Frisk
Cursed Body
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 44 75 35 63 33 45 295
• • • • • Starly Normal Flying Keen Eye
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 55 30 30 30 60 245
• • • • • Stunky Poison Dark Stench
Aftermath
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Field 63 63 47 41 41 74 329
• • • Pansage Grass Gluttony
Overgrow
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
• • • Pansear Fire Gluttony
Blaze
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
• • • Panpour Water Gluttony
Torrent
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
• • • Solosis Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 30 40 105 50 20 290
• • • Emolga Electric Flying Static
Motor Drive
½ male, ½ female Field 55 75 60 75 60 103 428
• • • Elgyem Psychic Telepathy
Synchronize
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 55 55 55 85 55 30 335
• • • Stunfisk Ground Electric Static
Limber
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
109 66 84 81 99 32 471
• • • Deino Dark Dragon Hustle ½ male, ½ female Dragon 52 65 50 45 50 38 300

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