Moonlight (move)

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Move data

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

Effects

The user restores its own HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather.

Changes

Prior to Generation 6, Moonlight was Normal type.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Restores HP (varies by time).
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Restores HP. The amount varies with the weather.
FireRed/LeafGreen Restores the user’s HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user restores its own HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user restores its own HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather.
X/Y The user restores its own HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Moonlight 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.

Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Level 43
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Level 33
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Level 41
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Level 33
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Level 20
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Level 13
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Level 13
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Level 1
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Level 57
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Level 17
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

Exeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
Grass
Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Grass
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Human-Like