Amnesia (move)

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Move data

Type Psychic
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Amnesia raises the user's Special Defense by two stages.

Stats can be raised to a maximum of +6 stages each.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Sharply raises the user's SPCL.DEF.
Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
Forgets about something and sharply raises SP. DEF.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user temporarily empties its mind to forget its concerns. It sharply raises the user’s Sp. Def stat.
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.
X/Y The user temporarily empties its mind to forget its concerns. This sharply raises the user’s Sp. Def stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Amnesia 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.

Psyduck
#054 / Water
Level 43
Golduck
#055 / Water
Level 49
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Level 41
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Level 43
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Level 9
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Level 79
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Level 60
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Level 36
Furret
#162 / Normal
Level 42
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Level 23
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Level 24
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Level 32
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Level 32
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Level 48
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Level 58
Slakoth
#287 / Normal
Level 25
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Level 25
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Level 17
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Level 17
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Level 37
Wailord
#321 / Water
Level 37
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Level 19
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Level 19
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Level 49
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 18
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 18
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Level 29
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Level 29
Gorebyss
#368 / Water
Level 19
Regice
#378 / Ice
Level 41
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Level 41
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 73
Bidoof
#399 / Normal
Level 29
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Level 33
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Level 40
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Level 46
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 9
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Level 46
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Level 25
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Level 29
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Level 29
Trubbish
#568 / Poison
Level 40
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Level 46
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Level 44
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Level 80
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

Bulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Grass, Monster
Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Grass, Monster
Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Grass, Monster
Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
Field, Monster
Nidorino
#033 / Poison
Field, Monster
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Field, Monster
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Fairy
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Fairy
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Field
Persian
#053 / Normal
Field
Krabby
#098 / Water
Water 3
Kingler
#099 / Water
Water 3
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Monster
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Grass
Chinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
Water 2
Lanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Water 2
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Undiscovered
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Fairy, Water 1
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Fairy, Water 1
Hoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Fairy, Grass
Skiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Fairy, Grass
Jumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Fairy, Grass
Girafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Field
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Water 1, Water 3
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Water 1
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Field, Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Field, Grass
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Field, Grass
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Field
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Field
Castform
#351 / Normal
Amorphous, Fairy
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Water 1, Water 2
Turtwig
#387 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Grass, Monster
Shellos
#422 / Water
Amorphous, Water 1
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Amorphous, Water 1
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Undiscovered
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Monster
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Grass
Audino
#531 / Normal
Fairy
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Dragon, Field
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Dragon, Field
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Field