Essentials

Entrainment

Normal status

Generation 5

Summary

Copies the user's ability onto the target.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
— (no damage)
Accuracy
100%
PP
15, up to 24 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Changes the target's ability to match the user's. This effect ends when the target leaves battle.

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 dances with an odd rhythm that compels the target to mimic it, making the target’s Ability the same as the user’s.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user dances with an odd rhythm that compels the target to mimic it, making the target’s Ability the same as the user’s.

Foreign Names

Japanese
なかまづくり (nakamadzukuri)
Korean
동료만들기
French
Ten-danse
German
Zwango
Spanish
Danza Amiga
Italian
Saltamicizia

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Entrainment.

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.
63 Plusle Electric Plus
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Fairy 60 50 40 85 75 95 405
63 Minun Electric Minus
Volt Absorb
½ male, ½ female Fairy 60 40 50 75 85 95 405
25 25 Chingling Psychic Levitate ½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 45 30 50 65 50 45 285
53 50 Buneary Normal Run Away
Klutz
Limber
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
55 66 44 44 56 85 350
53 53 Lopunny Normal Cute Charm
Klutz
Limber
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
65 76 84 54 96 105 480
25 25 Audino Normal Healer
Regenerator
Klutz
½ male, ½ female Fairy 103 60 86 60 86 50 445
43 43 Leavanny Bug Grass Swarm
Chlorophyll
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 75 103 80 70 80 92 500
37 37 Petilil Grass Chlorophyll
Own Tempo
Leaf Guard
always female Grass 45 35 50 70 50 30 280
46 46 Durant Bug Steel Swarm
Hustle
Truant
½ male, ½ female Bug 58 109 112 48 48 109 484
42 Pancham Fighting Iron Fist
Mold Breaker
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
67 82 62 46 48 43 348
Pangoro Fighting Dark Iron Fist
Mold Breaker
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
95 124 78 69 71 58 495
39 Dedenne Electric Fairy Cheek Pouch
Pickup
Plus
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
67 58 57 81 67 101 431
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.
• Seel Water Thick Fat
Hydration
Ice Body
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
65 45 55 45 70 45 325
• Remoraid Water Hustle
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
35 65 35 65 35 65 300
• Luvdisc Water Swift Swim
Hydration
¼ male, ¾ female Water 2 43 30 55 40 65 97 330
• Litleo Fire Normal Rivalry
Unnerve
Moxie
⅛ male, ⅞ female Field 62 50 58 73 54 72 369
• Clauncher Water Mega Launcher ½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
50 53 62 58 63 44 330
• Hawlucha Fighting Flying Limber
Unburden
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 78 92 75 74 63 118 500

18 Pokémon

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