Zen Headbutt (move)

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Move data

Type Psychic
Category Physical Physical
Power 80
Accuracy 90
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Zen Headbutt deals damage and has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch (if the target has not yet moved).

Pokémon with the ability Inner Focus or those behind a Substitute cannot be made to flinch.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user focuses its willpower to its head and rams the foe. It may also make the target flinch.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user focuses its willpower to its head and attacks the target. It may also make the target flinch.
X/Y The user focuses its willpower to its head and attacks the target. This may also make the target flinch.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Zen Headbutt at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Venonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Level 37
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Level 41
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Level 32
Golduck
#055 / Water
Level 25
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Level 32
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Level 32
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Level 41
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Level 41
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Level 35
Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Level 37
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Level 42
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Level 32
Girafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Level 32
Stantler
#234 / Normal
Level 38
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Level 29
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Level 33
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Level 40
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Level 34
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 1
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Level 33
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Level 33
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Level 26
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Level 26
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 30
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Level 34
Shelgon
#372 / Dragon
Level 35
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Level 35
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Level 32
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Level 32
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 41
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 41
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Level 35
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 49
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 49
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 49
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 49
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Level 37
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Level 43
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Level 50
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Level 49
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Level 23
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Level 32
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Level 32
Zekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Level 43
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Level 46

Learnt by breeding

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

Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Flying
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Flying
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Monster, Water 1
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Monster, Water 1
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Monster
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Monster
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Monster, Water 1
Stantler
#234 / Normal
Field
Skitty
#300 / Normal
Fairy, Field
Delcatty
#301 / Normal
Fairy, Field
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Field, Water 2
Wailord
#321 / Water
Field, Water 2
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Field
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Field
Absol
#359 / Dark
Field
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Water 1, Water 2
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Undiscovered
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Monster
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Dragon, Field
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Dragon, Field
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Bug
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Bug

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Zen Headbutt by the various move tutors in the games.

Squirtle
#007 / Water
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Rattata
#019 / Normal
Raticate
#020 / Normal
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Venonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Golduck
#055 / Water
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Girafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Stantler
#234 / Normal
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Whismur
#293 / Normal
Loudred
#294 / Normal
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Skitty
#300 / Normal
Delcatty
#301 / Normal
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Carvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Wailord
#321 / Water
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
Absol
#359 / Dark
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Shelgon
#372 / Dragon
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Beldum
#374 / Steel · Psychic
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
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
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Chingling
#433 / Psychic
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Happiny
#440 / Normal
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Mesprit
#481 / Psychic
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Patrat
#504 / Normal
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Musharna
#518 / Psychic
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Audino
#531 / Normal
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Basculin
#550 / Water
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Sigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Cofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Zekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Quilladin
#651 / Grass
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Braixen
#654 / Fire
Delphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Skiddo
#672 / Grass
Gogoat
#673 / Grass
Pancham
#674 / Fighting
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Furfrou
#676 / Normal
Espurr
#677 / Psychic
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Tyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Zygarde
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark