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 level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Venonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Level 37
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Level 41
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Level 44
Golduck
#055 / Water
Level 29
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 41
Stantler
#234 / Normal
Level 38
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Level 29
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Level 31
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Level 31
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Level 53
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 1
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Level 37
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Level 37
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Level 26
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Level 26
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Level 35
Shelgon
#372 / Dragon
Level 37
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Level 37
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Level 52
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Level 29
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 40
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 40
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Level 35
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 65
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 65
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 65
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 65
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

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
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
Field, Fairy
Delcatty
#301 / Normal
Field, Fairy
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
Field, Dragon
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Field, Dragon
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
Patrat
#504 / Normal
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Musharna
#518 / Psychic
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Audino
#531 / Normal
Basculin
#550 / Water
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Sigilyph
#561 / Psychic · 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
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
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel

Learnt by Move Tutor (Generation 4)

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
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
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