Essentials

Amnesia

Psychic status

Generation 1

Summary

Raises the user's Special Defense by two stages.

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
20, up to 32 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

Raises the user's Special Defense by two stages.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Sharply raises the user's SPCL.DEF.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, FireRed, LeafGreen

Forgets about something and sharply raises SP. DEF.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user temporarily empties its mind to forget its concerns. It sharply raises the user’s Sp. Def stat.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user temporarily empties its mind to forget its concerns. It sharply raises the user’s Sp. Def stat.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user temporarily empties its mind to forget its concerns. This sharply raises the user’s Sp. Def stat.

Foreign Names

German
Amnesie
Spanish
Amnesia
Czech
Amnézie
French
Amnésie
Italian
Amnesia
Japanese
ドわすれ (dowasure)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Cute
Appeal
Jam
Flavor text
Ups the user's condition. Helps prevent nervousness.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

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

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Amnesia.

Pokémon

Generation 1 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.
44 48 43 43 Psyduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
50 52 48 65 50 55 320
50 56 49 49 Golduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
80 82 78 95 80 85 500
38 Poliwag Water Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 40 50 40 40 40 90 300
41 Poliwhirl Water Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 65 65 65 50 50 90 385
40 43 43 43 36 43 41 41 41 Slowpoke Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
90 65 65 40 40 15 315
44 46 46 46 36 47 43 43 43 Slowbro Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 110 100 80 30 490
9 9 9 9 Munchlax Normal Pickup
Thick Fat
Gluttony
⅞ male, ⅛ female Undiscovered 135 85 40 40 85 5 390
8 8 6 5 9 9 9 9 Snorlax Normal Immunity
Thick Fat
Gluttony
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 160 110 65 65 110 30 540
81 77 77 77 99 57 50 50 79 Mewtwo Psychic Pressure
Unnerve
genderless Undiscovered 106 110 90 154 90 130 680
79 Mewtwo Mega Mewtwo X Psychic Fighting Steadfast genderless Undiscovered 106 190 100 154 100 130 780
79 Mewtwo Mega Mewtwo Y Psychic Insomnia genderless Undiscovered 106 150 70 194 120 140 780
60 60 60 60 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
41 41 49 49 36 36 36 36 Sentret Normal Run Away
Keen Eye
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Field 35 46 34 35 45 20 215
48 48 59 59 42 42 42 42 Furret Normal Run Away
Keen Eye
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Field 85 76 64 45 55 90 415
21 21 21 21 23 23 23 23 Wooper Water Ground Damp
Water Absorb
Unaware
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
55 45 45 25 25 15 210
23 23 23 23 24 24 24 24 Quagsire Water Ground Damp
Water Absorb
Unaware
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
95 85 85 65 65 35 430
29 29 29 29 31 32 32 32 Slugma Fire Magma Armor
Flame Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 40 40 40 70 40 20 250
29 29 29 29 31 32 32 32 Magcargo Fire Rock Magma Armor
Flame Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 50 120 80 80 30 410
55 55 55 49 49 48 48 Swinub Ice Ground Oblivious
Snow Cloak
Thick Fat
½ male, ½ female Field 50 50 40 30 30 50 250
70 70 70 65 65 58 58 Piloswine Ice Ground Oblivious
Snow Cloak
Thick Fat
½ male, ½ female Field 100 100 80 60 60 50 450
25 25 25 25 25 25 Slakoth Normal Truant ½ male, ½ female Field 60 60 60 35 35 30 280
25 25 25 25 25 25 Slaking Normal Truant ½ male, ½ female Field 150 160 100 95 65 100 670
17 17 17 17 17 17 Gulpin Poison Liquid Ooze
Sticky Hold
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 70 43 53 43 53 40 302
17 17 17 17 17 17 Swalot Poison Liquid Ooze
Sticky Hold
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 100 73 83 73 83 55 467
46 46 37 37 37 37 Wailmer Water Water Veil
Oblivious
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Field
Water 2
130 70 35 70 35 60 400
52 52 37 37 37 37 Wailord Water Water Veil
Oblivious
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Field
Water 2
170 90 45 90 45 60 500
31 31 25 31 19 19 Numel Fire Ground Oblivious
Simple
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Field 60 60 40 65 45 35 305
31 31 25 31 19 19 Camerupt Fire Ground Magma Armor
Solid Rock
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 70 100 70 105 75 40 460
40 40 49 49 49 49 Torkoal Fire White Smoke
Shell Armor
½ male, ½ female Field 70 85 140 85 70 20 470
21 21 18 18 18 18 Barboach Water Ground Oblivious
Anticipation
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 2 50 48 43 46 41 60 288
21 21 18 18 18 18 Whiscash Water Ground Oblivious
Anticipation
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 2 110 78 73 76 71 60 468
36 36 29 29 29 29 Lileep Rock Grass Suction Cups
Storm Drain
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 66 41 77 61 87 23 355
36 36 29 29 29 29 Cradily Rock Grass Suction Cups
Storm Drain
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 86 81 97 81 107 43 495
29 29 19 19 19 19 Gorebyss Water Swift Swim
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 1 55 84 105 114 75 52 485
41 41 41 41 41 41 Regice Ice Clear Body
Ice Body
genderless Undiscovered 80 50 100 100 200 50 580
41 41 41 41 41 41 Registeel Steel Clear Body
Light Metal
genderless Undiscovered 80 75 150 75 150 50 580
35 73 73 73 73 Deoxys Defense Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 70 160 70 160 90 600
29 29 29 29 Bidoof Normal Simple
Unaware
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
59 45 40 35 40 31 250
33 33 33 33 Bibarel Normal Water Simple
Unaware
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
79 85 60 55 60 71 410
40 40 Drifloon Ghost Flying Aftermath
Unburden
Flare Boost
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 90 50 34 60 44 70 348
46 46 Drifblim Ghost Flying Aftermath
Unburden
Flare Boost
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 150 80 44 90 54 80 498
46 46 46 46 Uxie Psychic Levitate genderless Undiscovered 75 75 130 75 130 95 580
25 25 25 Pansear Fire Gluttony
Blaze
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
29 29 29 Woobat Psychic Flying Unaware
Klutz
Simple
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
55 45 43 55 43 72 313
29 29 29 Swoobat Psychic Flying Unaware
Klutz
Simple
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
67 57 55 77 55 114 425
40 40 40 Trubbish Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Aftermath
½ male, ½ female Mineral 50 50 62 40 62 65 329
46 46 46 Garbodor Poison Stench
Weak Armor
Aftermath
½ male, ½ female Mineral 80 95 82 60 82 75 474
46 46 44 Heatmor Fire Gluttony
Flash Fire
White Smoke
½ male, ½ female Field 85 97 66 105 66 65 484
80 80 80 Larvesta Bug Fire Flame Body
Swarm
½ male, ½ female Bug 55 85 55 50 55 60 360
Volcarona Bug Fire Flame Body
Swarm
½ male, ½ female Bug 85 60 65 135 105 100 550
Generation 1 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.
• • • • Bulbasaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
45 49 49 65 65 45 318
• • • • • • • • Nidoran♂ Poison Poison Point
Rivalry
Hustle
always male Monster
Field
46 57 40 40 40 50 273
• • • • • • • • Cleffa Fairy Cute Charm
Magic Guard
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Undiscovered 50 25 28 45 55 15 218
• • • • • • • • Meowth Normal Pickup
Technician
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 40 45 35 40 40 90 290
• • • • • • • • Krabby Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Water 3 30 105 90 25 25 50 325
• • • • Lickitung Normal Own Tempo
Oblivious
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Monster 90 55 75 60 75 30 385
• • • • • • • • Tangela Grass Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 65 55 115 100 40 60 435
• • • • • • Chinchou Water Electric Volt Absorb
Illuminate
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 2 75 38 38 56 56 67 330
• • • • • • • • Marill Water Fairy Thick Fat
Huge Power
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Fairy
70 20 50 20 50 40 250
• • • • • • • • Hoppip Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
35 35 40 35 55 50 250
• • • • • • • • Girafarig Normal Psychic Inner Focus
Early Bird
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Field 70 80 65 90 65 85 455
• • • • • • • • Corsola Water Rock Hustle
Natural Cure
Regenerator
¼ male, ¾ female Water 1
Water 3
55 55 85 65 85 35 380
• • • Mantyke Water Flying Swift Swim
Water Absorb
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 45 20 50 60 120 50 345
• • • Mantine Water Flying Swift Swim
Water Absorb
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1 65 40 70 80 140 70 465
• • • • • • Seedot Grass Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
40 40 50 30 30 30 220
• • • • Spoink Psychic Thick Fat
Own Tempo
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Field 60 25 35 70 80 60 330
• • • • Castform Normal Forecast ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Amorphous
70 70 70 70 70 70 420
• • • • Castform Sunny Castform Fire Forecast ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Amorphous
70 70 70 70 70 70 420
• • • • Castform Rainy Castform Water Forecast ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Amorphous
70 70 70 70 70 70 420
• • • • Castform Snowy Castform Ice Forecast ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Amorphous
70 70 70 70 70 70 420
• • • • • • Relicanth Water Rock Swift Swim
Rock Head
Sturdy
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 2
100 90 130 45 65 55 485
• • • • Turtwig Grass Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
55 68 64 45 55 31 318
• • • • Shellos Water Sticky Hold
Storm Drain
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
76 48 48 57 62 34 325
• • • Audino Normal Healer
Regenerator
Klutz
½ male, ½ female Fairy 103 60 86 60 86 50 445
• • • Scraggy Dark Fighting Shed Skin
Moxie
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
50 75 70 35 70 48 348
• • • Bouffalant Normal Reckless
Sap Sipper
Soundproof
½ male, ½ female Field 95 110 95 40 95 55 490

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