Lock-On (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

The next move the user uses is guaranteed to hit.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Ensures the next attack will hit.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Locks on to the foe to ensure the next move hits.
FireRed/LeafGreen The user locks on to the foe, making the next move sure to hit.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user takes sure aim at the foe. It ensures the next attack does not fail to hit the target.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user takes sure aim at the target. It ensures the next attack does not fail to hit the target.
X/Y The user takes sure aim at the target. This ensures the next attack does not miss the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Lock-On 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.

Magnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
Level 46
Magneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Level 56
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Level 45
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Level 6
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Level 45
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Level 50
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Level 1
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Level 57
Regice
#378 / Ice
Level 1
Regice
#378 / Ice
Level 57
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Level 1
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Level 57
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Level 56
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Level 45
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Level 50
Klink
#599 / Steel
Level 50
Klang
#600 / Steel
Level 56
Klinklang
#601 / Steel
Level 60
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Level 11

Learnt by breeding

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

Roggenrola
#524 / Rock
Mineral
Boldore
#525 / Rock
Mineral
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Mineral
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Mineral