Essentials

Magnitude

Ground physical

Generation 2

Summary

Power varies randomly from 10 to 150.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
* (no fixed power)
Accuracy
100%
PP
30, up to 48 with PP Up PP Up
Target
All other Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

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

Inflicts regular damage. Power is selected at random between 10 and 150, with an average of 71:

Magnitude Power Chance
4 10 5%
5 30 10%
6 50 20%
7 70 30%
8 90 20%
9 110 10%
10 150 5%

This move has double power against Pokémon currently underground due to Dig.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

A ground attack with random power.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

A ground-shaking attack of random intensity.

FireRed, LeafGreen

A ground-shaking attack against all standing POKéMON. Its power varies.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user looses a ground-shaking quake affecting everyone in battle. Its power varies.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user looses a ground-shaking quake affecting everyone around the user. Its power varies.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user attacks everything around it with a ground-shaking quake. Its power varies.

Foreign Names

Japanese
マグニチュード (magunichuudo)
Korean
매그니튜드
French
Ampleur
German
Intensität
Spanish
Magnitud
Italian
Magnitudo
Czech
Magnituda

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
Jam
Flavor text
The appeal works best the more the crowd is excited.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Magnitude.

Pokémon

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

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

Generation 2 Generation 3 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.
17 17 Sandshrew Ground Sand Veil
Sand Rush
½ male, ½ female Field 50 75 85 20 30 40 300
17 17 Sandslash Ground Sand Veil
Sand Rush
½ male, ½ female Field 75 100 110 45 55 65 450
9 9 12 15 15 15 Diglett Ground Sand Veil
Arena Trap
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Field 10 55 25 35 45 95 265
9 12 15 15 15 Dugtrio Ground Sand Veil
Arena Trap
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Field 35 80 50 50 70 120 405
16 16 15 15 15 15 Geodude Rock Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Mineral 40 80 100 30 30 20 300
16 16 15 15 15 15 Graveler Rock Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Mineral 55 95 115 45 45 35 390
16 15 15 15 15 Golem Rock Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Mineral 80 120 130 55 65 45 495
19 19 19 19 Donphan Ground Sturdy
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Field 90 120 120 60 60 50 500
19 11 11 8 8 Numel Fire Ground Oblivious
Simple
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Field 60 60 40 65 45 35 305
Camerupt Fire Ground Magma Armor
Solid Rock
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 70 100 70 105 75 40 460
16 26 26 26 26 Barboach Water Ground Oblivious
Anticipation
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 2 50 48 43 46 41 60 288
16 26 26 26 26 Whiscash Water Ground Oblivious
Anticipation
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 2 110 78 73 76 71 60 468
25 25 25 Golett Ground Ghost Iron Fist
Klutz
No Guard
genderless Mineral 59 74 50 35 50 35 303
25 25 25 Golurk Ground Ghost Iron Fist
Klutz
No Guard
genderless Mineral 89 124 80 55 80 55 483
Generation 2 Generation 3 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.
• • • • • • Lickitung Normal Own Tempo
Oblivious
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Monster 90 55 75 60 75 30 385
• • • • • • Rhyhorn Ground Rock Lightning Rod
Rock Head
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
80 85 95 30 30 25 345
• • • • • Nosepass Rock Sturdy
Magnet Pull
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 30 45 135 45 90 30 375
• • • • • Relicanth Water Rock Swift Swim
Rock Head
Sturdy
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 2
100 90 130 45 65 55 485
• • • Tepig Fire Blaze
Thick Fat
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 63 45 45 45 45 308
• • • Roggenrola Rock Sturdy
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 55 75 85 25 25 15 280

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