Magnitude (move)

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Move data

Type Ground
Category Physical Physical
Power -
Accuracy 100
PP 30  (max. 48)
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

Magnitude Probability Power
4 5% 10
5 10% 30
6 20% 50
7 30% 70
8 20% 90
9 10% 110
10 5% 150

The base power of Magnitude is one of 7 random values, as per the table to the right.

Magnitude will hit with double power if the opponent is underground due to the move Dig.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
A ground attack with random power.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A ground-shaking attack of random intensity.
FireRed/LeafGreen A ground-shaking attack against all standing POKéMON. Its power varies.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user looses a ground-shaking quake affecting everyone in battle. Its power varies.
Black/White The user looses a ground-shaking quake affecting everyone around the user. Its power varies.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Magnitude 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.

Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Level 17
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Level 17
Diglett
#050 / Ground
Level 15
Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Level 15
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Level 15
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Level 15
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Level 15
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Level 19
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Level 8
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Level 8
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 26
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 26
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Level 25
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Level 25

Learnt by breeding

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

Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Monster
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Monster, Field
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Monster, Field
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Mineral
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Water 1, Water 2
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Monster
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Monster, Field
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Mineral
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Field
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Field
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Field
Roggenrola
#524 / Rock
Mineral
Boldore
#525 / Rock
Mineral
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Mineral