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 X & Y 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 29
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 1
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 29
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
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