Magic Coat (move)

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Move data

Type Psychic
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 15  (max. 24)
Priority +4
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Any special move is reflected back to the attacker.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Reflects special effects back to the attacker.
FireRed/LeafGreen Reflects back the foe’s LEECH SEED and any status- damaging move.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A barrier reflects back to the foe moves like Leech Seed and moves that damage status.
Black/White A barrier reflects back to the target moves like Leech Seed and moves that damage status.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Magic Coat 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.

Porygon
#137 / Normal
Level 56
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Level 1
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Level 21
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Level 21
Lopunny
#428 / Normal
Level 1
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Level 56

Learnt by breeding

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

Girafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Field
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Field
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Field
Absol
#359 / Dark
Field
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Field
Musharna
#518 / Psychic
Field
Fennekin
#653 / Fire
Field
Braixen
#654 / Fire
Field
Delphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Field

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Magic Coat by the various move tutors in the games.

Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Magnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
Magneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Voltorb
#100 / Electric
Electrode
#101 / Electric
Staryu
#120 / Water
Starmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Chikorita
#152 / Grass
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Meganium
#154 / Grass
Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Igglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Misdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Girafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Milotic
#350 / Water
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
Absol
#359 / Dark
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Buneary
#427 / Normal
Lopunny
#428 / Normal
Mismagius
#429 / Ghost
Chingling
#433 / Psychic
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Mesprit
#481 / Psychic
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Musharna
#518 / Psychic
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Audino
#531 / Normal
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Sigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Cofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Alomomola
#594 / Water
Klink
#599 / Steel
Klang
#600 / Steel
Klinklang
#601 / Steel
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel

Learnt by Move Tutor (Generation 4)

Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Magnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
Magneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Voltorb
#100 / Electric
Electrode
#101 / Electric
Staryu
#120 / Water
Starmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Chikorita
#152 / Grass
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Meganium
#154 / Grass
Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Igglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Misdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Girafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Milotic
#350 / Water
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
Absol
#359 / Dark
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Buneary
#427 / Normal
Lopunny
#428 / Normal
Mismagius
#429 / Ghost
Chingling
#433 / Psychic
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Mesprit
#481 / Psychic
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Arceus
#493 / Normal