Essentials

Genesect

The Paleozoic Pokémon

Genesect

Bug Steel

Abilities

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Raises the attack stat corresponding to the opponents' weaker defense one stage upon entering battle.

Damage Taken

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon ½
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy ½
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 4
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass ¼
  • Ground 1
  • Ice ½
  • Normal ½
  • Poison 0
  • Psychic ½
  • Rock 1
  • Steel ½
  • Water 1

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 5
National
649
Original Unova
155 Black, White
Updated Unova
300 Black 2, White 2

Names

Japanese
ゲノセクト (genosekuto)
Korean
게노세크트
French
Genesect
German
Genesect
Spanish
Genesect
Italian
Genesect

Breeding

Gender
genderless Search:
Egg groups
  • Undiscovered
Hatch counter
120 Search:
Steps to hatch
30855 / 15555

Compatibility

Genesect cannot breed.

Training

Base EXP
270 Search:
Effort points
  • 1 Attack
  • 1 Special Attack
  • 1 Speed
Capture rate
3 Search:
Base happiness
0 Search:
Growth rate
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Wild held items

Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
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Genesect Forms

  • Genesect
  • Burn Genesect
  • Chill Genesect
  • Douse Genesect
  • Shock Genesect

Form changes to match Genesect's held Drive. The only differences are the color of its weapon and Techno Blast's type.

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
71
60.8 315 346
Attack
120
89.2 308 339
Defense
95
79.8 258 289
Special Attack
120
91.3 308 339
Special Defense
95
81.9 258 289
Speed
99
83.7 266 297
Total
600
92.9

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black

Over 300 million years ago, it was feared as the strongest of hunters. It has been modified by Team Plasma.

White

This ancient bug Pokémon was altered by Team Plasma. They upgraded the cannon on its back.

Black 2, White 2

This Pokémon existed 300 million years ago. Team Plasma altered it and attached a cannon to its back.

Generation 6
X

This ancient bug Pokémon was altered by Team Plasma. They upgraded the cannon on its back.

Y

This Pokémon existed 300 million years ago. Team Plasma altered it and attached a cannon to its back.

Sprites

Genesect Genesect Genesect Genesect

Miscellany

Species
Paleozoic Search:
Color
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Cry
Footprint
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Shape
Anthropomorphic Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Genesect
15

4'11.1"
1.5 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Genesect
825

181.9 lb
82.5 kg

Locations

Moves

Bug and Steel moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Fell Stinger Bug physical 25 30 100%

Raises the user's Attack by two stages if it KOs the target.

Techno Blast Normal special 5 120 100%

If the user is holding a appropriate plate or drive, the damage inflicted will match it.

Quick Attack Normal physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Magnet Rise Electric status 10

User is immune to Ground moves and effects for five turns.

Metal Claw Steel physical 35 50 95%

Has a 10% chance to raise the user's Attack by one stage.

Screech Normal status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.

7 7 Fury Cutter Bug physical 20 40 95%

Power doubles every turn this move is used in succession after the first, maxing out after five turns.

11 11 Lock-On Normal status 5

Ensures that the user's next move will hit the target.

18 18 Flame Charge Fire physical 20 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage. Raises the user's Speed by one stage.

22 22 Magnet Bomb Steel physical 20 60

Never misses.

29 29 Slash Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

33 33 Metal Sound Steel status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Special Defense by two stages.

40 40 Signal Beam Bug special 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

44 44 Tri Attack Normal special 10 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to burn, freeze, or paralyze the target.

51 51 X-Scissor Bug physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

55 55 Bug Buzz Bug special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

62 62 Simple Beam Normal status 15 100%

Changes the target's ability to Simple.

66 66 Zap Cannon Electric special 5 120 50%

Has a 100% chance to paralyze the target.

73 73 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

77 77 Self-Destruct Normal physical 5 200 100%

User faints.

Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Black 2, White 2 Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

Black 2, White 2 Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Black 2, White 2 Electroweb Electric special 15 55 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Black 2, White 2 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Black 2, White 2 Gravity Psychic status 5

Disables moves and immunities that involve flying or levitating for five turns.

Black 2, White 2 Gunk Shot Poison physical 5 120 80%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

Black 2, White 2 Iron Defense Steel status 15

Raises the user's Defense by two stages.

Black 2, White 2 Iron Head Steel physical 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Black 2, White 2 Last Resort Normal physical 5 140 100%

Can only be used after all of the user's other moves have been used.

Black 2, White 2 Magic Coat Psychic status 15 4

Reflects back the first effect move used on the user this turn.

Black 2, White 2 Magnet Rise Electric status 10

User is immune to Ground moves and effects for five turns.

Black 2, White 2 Recycle Normal status 10

User recovers the item it last used up.

Black 2, White 2 Signal Beam Bug special 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

Black 2, White 2 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Black 2, White 2 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Black 2, White 2 Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
01 01 Hone Claws Dark status 15

Raises the user's Attack and accuracy by one stage.

06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

13 13 Ice Beam Ice special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

14 14 Blizzard Ice special 5 110 70%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

15 15 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

16 16 Light Screen Psychic status 30

Reduces damage from special attacks by 50% for five turns.

17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

22 22 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

24 24 Thunderbolt Electric special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

25 25 Thunder Electric special 10 110 70%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

29 29 Psychic Psychic special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

33 33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

35 35 Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 Flame Charge Fire physical 20 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage. Raises the user's Speed by one stage.

44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

53 53 Energy Ball Grass special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

57 57 Charge Beam Electric special 10 50 90%

Has a 70% chance to raise the user's Special Attack by one stage.

64 64 Explosion Normal physical 5 250 100%

User faints.

65 65 Shadow Claw Ghost physical 15 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

68 68 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

69 69 Rock Polish Rock status 20

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

70 70 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

73 73 Thunder Wave Electric status 20 100%

Paralyzes the target.

76 76 Struggle Bug Bug special 20 50 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

81 81 X-Scissor Bug physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

83 Infestation Bug special 20 20 100%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

89 89 U-turn Bug physical 20 70 100%

User must switch out after attacking.

90 90 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

91 91 Flash Cannon Steel special 10 80 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

97 Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H2 H2 Fly Flying physical 15 90 95%

User flies high into the air, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

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