Essentials

Focus Energy

Normal status

Generation 1

Summary

Increases the user's chance to score a critical hit.

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
— (cannot miss)
PP
30, up to 48 with PP Up PP Up
Target
User
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 1
Not a TM
Generation 2
Not a TM
Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

User's critical hit rate is two levels higher until it leaves the field. If the user has already used Focus Energy since entering the field, this move will fail.

This effect is passed on by Baton Pass.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Raises the critical hit ratio.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Focuses power to raise the critical-hit ratio.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The user takes a deep breath and focuses to raise its critical-hit ratio.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user takes a deep breath and focuses to raise the critical-hit ratio of its attacks.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user takes a deep breath and focuses so that critical hits land more easily.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user takes a deep breath and focuses so that critical hits land more easily.

Foreign Names

Spanish
Foco Energía
Italian
Focalenergia
German
Energiefokus
French
Puissance
Czech
Soustředění
Japanese
きあいだめ (kiaidame)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
Jam
♥♥♥
Flavor text
Badly startles those that have made appeals.
Use after
None
Use before

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
Flavor text
Earn double the score in the next turn.
Use after
None
Use before

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Focus Energy.

Pokémon

Red, Blue Yellow Gold, Silver Crystal Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Generation 4 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.
16 16 15 15 15 15 13 13 13 13 Beedrill Bug Poison Swarm
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 90 40 45 80 75 395
23 23 20 20 20 20 7 7 7 7 Rattata Normal Run Away
Guts
Hustle
½ male, ½ female Field 30 56 35 25 35 72 253
27 27 Raticate Normal Run Away
Guts
Hustle
½ male, ½ female Field 55 81 60 50 70 97 413
21 23 23 23 8 8 7 7 7 7 Nidoran♂ Poison Poison Point
Rivalry
Hustle
always male Monster
Field
46 57 40 40 40 50 273
23 27 27 27 8 8 7 7 7 7 Nidorino Poison Poison Point
Rivalry
Hustle
always male Monster
Field
61 72 57 55 55 65 365
Nidoking Poison Ground Poison Point
Rivalry
Sheer Force
always male Monster
Field
81 102 77 85 75 85 505
27 27 27 27 27 21 Mankey Fighting Vital Spirit
Anger Point
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Field 40 80 35 35 45 70 305
27 27 27 27 27 21 Primeape Fighting Vital Spirit
Anger Point
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Field 65 105 60 60 70 95 455
32 32 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 Machop Fighting Guts
No Guard
Steadfast
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 70 80 50 35 35 35 305
36 36 Machoke Fighting Guts
No Guard
Steadfast
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 80 100 70 50 60 45 405
36 36 Machamp Fighting Guts
No Guard
Steadfast
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 90 130 80 65 85 55 505
31 31 21 21 21 21 17 17 17 17 Cubone Ground Rock Head
Lightning Rod
Battle Armor
½ male, ½ female Monster 50 50 95 40 50 35 320
33 21 21 21 21 17 17 17 17 Marowak Ground Rock Head
Lightning Rod
Battle Armor
½ male, ½ female Monster 60 80 110 50 80 45 425
43 43 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 Hitmonlee Fighting Limber
Reckless
Unburden
always male Human-Like 50 120 53 35 110 87 455
7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 Hitmontop Fighting Intimidate
Technician
Steadfast
always male Human-Like 50 95 95 35 110 70 455
14 14 14 14 Horsea Water Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
30 40 70 70 25 60 295
14 14 14 14 Seadra Water Poison Point
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
55 65 95 95 45 85 440
14 14 14 14 Kingdra Water Dragon Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
75 95 95 95 95 85 540
20 20 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 Scyther Bug Flying Swarm
Technician
Steadfast
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 110 80 55 80 105 500
6 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 Scizor Bug Steel Swarm
Technician
Light Metal
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 130 100 55 80 65 500
5 Scizor Mega Scizor Bug Steel Technician ½ male, ½ female Bug 70 150 140 65 100 75 600
36 36 7 7 Pinsir Bug Hyper Cutter
Mold Breaker
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 125 100 55 70 85 500
Pinsir Mega Pinsir Bug Flying Aerilate ½ male, ½ female Bug 65 155 120 65 90 105 600
36 36 Eevee Normal Run Away
Adaptability
Anticipation
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 55 55 50 45 65 55 325
33 33 33 33 23 23 22 22 Remoraid Water Hustle
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
35 65 35 65 35 65 300
38 38 38 38 23 23 22 22 Octillery Water Suction Cups
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
75 105 75 105 75 45 480
7 7 7 7 7 7 Torchic Fire Blaze
Speed Boost
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 45 60 40 70 50 45 310
7 Combusken Fire Fighting Blaze
Speed Boost
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 60 85 60 85 60 55 405
7 Blaziken Fire Fighting Blaze
Speed Boost
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 80 120 70 110 70 80 530
7 Blaziken Mega Blaziken Fire Fighting Speed Boost ⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 80 160 80 130 80 100 630
4 4 4 4 4 4 Taillow Normal Flying Guts
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 55 30 30 30 85 270
Swellow Normal Flying Guts
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 85 60 50 50 125 430
Vigoroth Normal Vital Spirit ½ male, ½ female Field 80 80 80 55 55 90 440
Makuhita Fighting Thick Fat
Guts
Sheer Force
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 72 60 30 20 30 25 237
Hariyama Fighting Thick Fat
Guts
Sheer Force
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 144 120 60 40 60 50 474
13 13 8 8 8 8 Carvanha Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 45 90 20 65 20 65 305
Sharpedo Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 70 120 40 95 40 95 460
25 25 15 15 12 12 Numel Fire Ground Oblivious
Simple
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Field 60 60 40 65 45 35 305
25 25 15 15 12 12 Camerupt Fire Ground Magma Armor
Solid Rock
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 70 100 70 105 75 40 460
21 21 20 20 20 20 Bagon Dragon Rock Head
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Dragon 45 75 60 40 30 50 300
21 21 20 20 20 20 Shelgon Dragon Rock Head
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Dragon 65 95 100 60 50 50 420
21 21 20 20 20 20 Salamence Dragon Flying Intimidate
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Dragon 95 135 80 110 80 100 600
22 22 22 22 Kricketune Bug Swarm
Technician
½ male, ½ female Bug 77 85 51 55 51 65 384
6 6 6 6 Cranidos Rock Mold Breaker
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 67 125 40 30 30 58 350
6 6 6 6 Rampardos Rock Mold Breaker
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 97 165 60 65 50 58 495
14 14 13 13 Drifloon Ghost Flying Aftermath
Unburden
Flare Boost
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 90 50 34 60 44 70 348
14 14 13 13 Drifblim Ghost Flying Aftermath
Unburden
Flare Boost
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 150 80 44 90 54 80 498
Stunky Poison Dark Stench
Aftermath
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Field 63 63 47 41 41 74 329
Skuntank Poison Dark Stench
Aftermath
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Field 103 93 67 71 61 84 479
Victini Psychic Fire Victory Star genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
13 13 13 Oshawott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 55 55 45 63 45 45 308
13 13 13 Dewott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 75 75 60 83 60 60 413
13 13 13 Samurott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 95 100 85 108 70 70 528
4 4 4 Timburr Fighting Guts
Sheer Force
Iron Fist
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 75 80 55 25 35 35 305
Gurdurr Fighting Guts
Sheer Force
Iron Fist
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 85 105 85 40 50 40 405
Conkeldurr Fighting Guts
Sheer Force
Iron Fist
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 105 140 95 55 65 45 505
9 9 9 Throh Fighting Guts
Inner Focus
Mold Breaker
always male Human-Like 120 100 85 30 85 45 465
9 9 9 Sawk Fighting Sturdy
Inner Focus
Mold Breaker
always male Human-Like 75 125 75 30 75 85 465
36 36 36 Bouffalant Normal Reckless
Sap Sipper
Soundproof
½ male, ½ female Field 95 110 95 40 95 55 490
4 4 4 Deino Dark Dragon Hustle ½ male, ½ female Dragon 52 65 50 45 50 38 300
Zweilous Dark Dragon Hustle ½ male, ½ female Dragon 72 85 70 65 70 58 420
Hydreigon Dark Dragon Levitate ½ male, ½ female Dragon 92 105 90 125 90 98 600
Red, Blue Yellow Gold, Silver Crystal Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
FireRed, LeafGreen Generation 4 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.
• • • • • • • • Nidoran♀ Poison Poison Point
Rivalry
Hustle
always female Monster
Field
55 47 52 40 40 41 275
• • • • • • • • Kangaskhan Normal Early Bird
Scrappy
Inner Focus
always female Monster 105 95 80 40 80 90 490
• Kangaskhan Mega Kangaskhan Normal Parental Bond always female Monster 105 125 100 60 100 100 590
• • • Magby Fire Flame Body
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Undiscovered 45 75 37 70 55 83 365
• • • • • • • • Sentret Normal Run Away
Keen Eye
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Field 35 46 34 35 45 20 215
• • Teddiursa Normal Pickup
Quick Feet
Honey Gather
½ male, ½ female Field 60 80 50 50 50 40 330
• • • • • • • • Phanpy Ground Pickup
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Field 90 60 60 40 40 40 330
• • • • • • • • Larvitar Rock Ground Guts
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Monster 50 64 50 45 50 41 300
• • • • • • Trapinch Ground Hyper Cutter
Arena Trap
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Bug 45 100 45 45 45 10 290
• • • • Chimchar Fire Blaze
Iron Fist
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
44 58 44 58 44 61 309
• • • • Shieldon Rock Steel Sturdy
Soundproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 30 42 118 42 88 30 350
• • • Sandile Ground Dark Intimidate
Moxie
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 50 72 35 35 35 65 292
• • • Darumaka Fire Hustle
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Field 70 90 45 15 45 50 315
• • • Axew Dragon Rivalry
Mold Breaker
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
46 87 60 30 40 57 320

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