Mind Reader (move)

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Move data

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

Effects

User's next attack 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
Senses the foe’s action to ensure the next move’s hit.
FireRed/LeafGreen The user predicts the foe’s action to ensure its next attack hits.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user senses the foe’s movements with its mind to ensure its next attack does not miss.
Black/White The user senses the target’s movements with its mind to ensure its next attack does not miss the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Mind Reader 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.

Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Level 43
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Level 33
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Level 22
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Level 37
Nincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Level 19
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Level 19
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Level 19
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 18
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 18

Learnt by breeding

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

Poliwag
#060 / Water
Water 1
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Water 1
Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Water 1
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Human-Like
Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Human-Like
Politoed
#186 / Water
Water 1
Tyrogue
#236 / Fighting
Undiscovered
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Human-Like
Surskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Water 1, Bug
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Water 1, Bug
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Fairy, Grass
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Undiscovered
Roserade
#407 / Grass · Poison
Fairy, Grass
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Undiscovered
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Field, Human-Like
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Bug
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Bug
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Bug
Shelmet
#616 / Bug
Bug
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Bug
Froakie
#656 / Water
Water 1
Frogadier
#657 / Water
Water 1
Greninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Water 1