Essentials

Kinesis

Psychic status

Generation 1

Summary

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

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

Stats

Power
— (no damage)
Accuracy
80%
PP
15, up to 24 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
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

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Reduces the foe's accuracy.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Distracts the foe. May lower accuracy.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The user distracts the foe by bending a spoon. It may lower accuracy.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user distracts the foe by bending a spoon. It may lower the target’s accuracy.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user distracts the target by bending a spoon. It lowers the target’s accuracy.

Foreign Names

French
Télékinésie
Spanish
Kinético
German
Psykraft
Italian
Cinèsi
Czech
Kineze
Japanese
スプーンまげ (supuunmage)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
♡♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
Temporarily stops the crowd from getting excited.
Use after
Use before

Generation 4 Super Contest

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

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Kinesis.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Sand Attack Ground status 15 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

Smokescreen Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

Pokémon

Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 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.
Kadabra Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 40 35 30 120 70 105 400
Alakazam Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 55 50 45 135 95 120 500
Alakazam Mega Alakazam Psychic Trace ¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 55 50 65 175 95 150 590

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