Essentials

Power Swap

Psychic status

Generation 4

Summary

User swaps Attack and Special Attack changes with the target.

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
— (cannot miss)
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

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

Effect

User swaps its Attack and Special Attack stat modifiers modifiers with the target.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user employs its psychic power to switch changes to its Attack and Sp. Atk with the foe.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user employs its psychic power to switch changes to its Attack and Sp. Atk with the target.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user employs its psychic power to switch changes to its Attack and Sp. Atk stats with the target.

Foreign Names

French
Permuforce
Spanish
Cambia Fue.
German
Krafttausch
Italian
Barattoforza
Czech
Výměna síly
Japanese
パワースワップ (pawaasuwappu)

Contests

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
Flavor text
Raises the score if the Voltage is low.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Power Swap.

Pokémon

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.
Mr. Mime Psychic Fairy Soundproof
Filter
Technician
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 40 45 65 100 120 90 460
78 78 78 45 45 Espeon Psychic Synchronize
Magic Bounce
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 65 60 130 95 110 525
64 64 64 57 57 43 Mewtwo Psychic Pressure
Unnerve
genderless Undiscovered 106 110 90 154 90 130 680
43 Mewtwo Mega Mewtwo X Psychic Fighting Steadfast genderless Undiscovered 106 190 100 154 100 130 780
43 Mewtwo Mega Mewtwo Y Psychic Insomnia genderless Undiscovered 106 150 70 194 120 140 780
44 44 44 47 47 47 Natu Psychic Flying Synchronize
Early Bird
Magic Bounce
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 50 45 70 45 70 320
54 54 54 54 54 54 Xatu Psychic Flying Synchronize
Early Bird
Magic Bounce
½ male, ½ female Flying 65 75 70 95 70 95 470
Girafarig Normal Psychic Inner Focus
Early Bird
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Field 70 80 65 90 65 85 455
52 52 Accelgor Bug Hydration
Sticky Hold
Unburden
½ male, ½ female Bug 80 70 40 100 60 145 495
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.
• • • • Vulpix Fire Flash Fire
Drought
¼ male, ¾ female Field 38 41 40 50 65 65 299
• • • • Exeggcute Grass Psychic Chlorophyll
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Grass 60 40 80 60 45 40 325
• • • • Tangela Grass Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 65 55 115 100 40 60 435
• Magby Fire Flame Body
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Undiscovered 45 75 37 70 55 83 365
• • • • Seedot Grass Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
40 40 50 30 30 30 220
• • • • • • Meditite Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 30 40 55 40 55 60 280
• • • • Swablu Normal Flying Natural Cure
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Flying
Dragon
45 40 60 40 75 50 310
• • • Elgyem Psychic Telepathy
Synchronize
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 55 55 55 85 55 30 335

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