Essentials

Sing

Normal status

Generation 1

Summary

Puts the target to sleep.

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
55%
PP
15, up to 24 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Flags

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

Puts the target to sleep.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

May cause the foe to fall asleep.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

A soothing song lulls the foe into a deep slumber.

FireRed, LeafGreen

A soothing song in a calming voice lulls the foe into a deep slumber.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

A soothing lullaby is sung in a calming voice that puts the foe into a deep slumber.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

A soothing lullaby is sung in a calming voice that puts the target into a deep slumber.

Generation 6
X, Y

A soothing lullaby is sung in a calming voice that puts the target into a deep slumber.

Foreign Names

Italian
Canto
Spanish
Canto
Czech
Zpěv
German
Gesang
French
Berceuse
Japanese
うたう (utau)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Cute
Appeal
♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
Makes all Pokémon after the user nervous.
Use after
None
Use before

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cute
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Sing.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Sleep Powder Grass status 15 75%

Puts the target to sleep.

Hypnosis Psychic status 20 60%

Puts the target to sleep.

Lovely Kiss Normal status 10 75%

Puts the target to sleep.

Spore Grass status 15 100%

Puts the target to sleep.

Grass Whistle Grass status 15 55%

Puts the target to sleep.

Dark Void Dark status 10 80%

Puts the target to sleep.

Pokémon

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 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.
8 8 7 7 7 7 7 Cleffa Fairy Cute Charm
Magic Guard
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Undiscovered 50 25 28 45 55 15 218
13 8 9 7 7 7 7 7 Clefairy Fairy Cute Charm
Magic Guard
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 70 45 48 60 65 35 323
Clefable Fairy Cute Charm
Magic Guard
Unaware
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 95 70 73 95 90 60 483
Igglybuff Normal Fairy Cute Charm
Competitive
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Undiscovered 90 30 15 40 20 15 210
Jigglypuff Normal Fairy Cute Charm
Competitive
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 115 45 20 45 25 20 270
Wigglytuff Normal Fairy Cute Charm
Competitive
Frisk
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 140 70 45 85 50 45 435
24 29 29 23 23 31 31 31 Chansey Normal Natural Cure
Serene Grace
Healer
always female Fairy 250 5 5 35 105 50 450
23 23 23 23 31 31 31 Blissey Normal Natural Cure
Serene Grace
Healer
always female Fairy 255 10 10 75 135 55 540
25 25 18 18 18 18 18 Smoochum Ice Psychic Oblivious
Forewarn
Hydration
always female Undiscovered 45 30 15 85 65 65 305
16 Lapras Water Ice Water Absorb
Shell Armor
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
130 85 80 85 95 60 535
13 8 11 11 11 11 Skitty Normal Cute Charm
Normalize
Wonder Skin
¼ male, ¾ female Field
Fairy
50 45 45 35 35 50 260
Delcatty Normal Cute Charm
Normalize
Wonder Skin
¼ male, ¾ female Field
Fairy
70 65 65 55 55 70 380
11 9 9 9 8 8 Swablu Normal Flying Natural Cure
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Flying
Dragon
45 40 60 40 75 50 310
Altaria Dragon Flying Natural Cure
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Flying
Dragon
75 70 90 70 105 80 490
18 18 18 18 18 Kricketune Bug Swarm
Technician
½ male, ½ female Bug 77 85 51 55 51 65 384
13 13 13 13 13 Chatot Normal Flying Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
½ male, ½ female Flying 76 65 45 92 42 91 411
21 21 21 Minccino Normal Cute Charm
Technician
Skill Link
¼ male, ¾ female Field 55 50 40 40 40 75 300
Cinccino Normal Cute Charm
Technician
Skill Link
¼ male, ¾ female Field 75 95 60 65 60 115 470
16 16 16 Aria Meloetta Normal Psychic Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 77 77 128 128 90 600
16 16 16 Meloetta Pirouette Meloetta Normal Fighting Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 128 90 77 77 128 600
Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 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.
• • • • • • Azurill Normal Fairy Thick Fat
Huge Power
Sap Sipper
¼ male, ¾ female Undiscovered 50 20 40 20 40 20 190
• • • • • Plusle Electric Plus
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Fairy 60 50 40 85 75 95 405
• • • • • Minun Electric Minus
Volt Absorb
½ male, ½ female Fairy 60 40 50 75 85 95 405

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