Power Swap (move)

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Move data

Type Psychic
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

User and opponent swap Attack and Special Attack.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user employs its psychic power to switch changes to its Attack and Sp. Atk with the foe.
Black/White The user employs its psychic power to switch changes to its Attack and Sp. Atk with the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Power Swap 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.

Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 1
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Level 43
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Level 47
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Level 54
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Level 78
Girafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Level 1
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 52

Learnt by breeding

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

Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Field
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Field
Exeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
Grass
Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Grass
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Grass
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Human-Like
Magby
#240 / Fire
Undiscovered
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Field, Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Field, Grass
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Field, Grass
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Human-Like
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Human-Like
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Flying, Dragon
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Flying, Dragon
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Grass
Magmortar
#467 / Fire
Human-Like
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Human-Like
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Human-Like