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 level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Level 24
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Level 24

Learnt by Machine

Abra
#063 / Psychic
Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic

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
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
Tyrogue
#236 / Fighting
Undiscovered
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Mineral, Amorphous
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Flying, Water 3
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Human-Like
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Field, Human-Like
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Field, Human-Like
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Human-Like