Ally Switch (move)

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Move data

Type Psychic
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 15  (max. 24)
Priority +1
Introduced Generation 5

Technical/Hidden Machine

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM51

Effects

In a triple battle, if the user is on either the left or right of the team (not in the middle), Ally Switch switches with the Pokemon on the other end of the team.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user teleports using a strange power and switches its place with one of its allies.
X/Y The user teleports using a strange power and switches places with one of its allies.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Ally Switch at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Level 24
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Level 24
Hoopa
#721 / Psychic · Ghost
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Ally Switch as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Abra
#063 / Psychic
Human-Like
Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Human-Like
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Human-Like
Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Field
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Field
Krabby
#098 / Water
Water 3
Kingler
#099 / Water
Water 3
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Human-Like
Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Human-Like
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
Tyrogue
#236 / Fighting
Undiscovered
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Human-Like
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Amorphous
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Amorphous, Mineral
Cofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Amorphous, Mineral
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Flying, Water 3
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Flying, Water 3
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Human-Like
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Human-Like
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Field, Human-Like
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Field, Human-Like
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Human-Like

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Ally Switch in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 5 — TM
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Gen 5 — TM
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Gen 5 — TM
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 5 — TM
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 5 — TM
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 5 — TM
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 5 — TM