Ally Switch (move)

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Move data

Type Psychic
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 15  (max. 24)
Priority +1
Introduced Generation 5

Technical/Hidden Machine

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM51

Effects

In a triple battle, if the user is on either the left or right of the team (not in the middle), Ally Switch switches with the Pokemon on the other end of the team.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Psychium Z and uses its Z-Power, Ally Switch turns into Z-Ally Switch and raises Speed two stages, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user teleports using a strange power and switches its place with one of its allies.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user teleports using a strange power and switches places with one of its allies.
Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
The user teleports using a strange power and switches places with one of its allies.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Ally Switch at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

KadabraKadabra
#064 / Psychic
Level 36
AlakazamAlakazam
#065 / Psychic
Level 36
Hoopa (Hoopa Confined)Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Level 1
Hoopa (Hoopa Unbound)Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

AbraAbra
#063 / Psychic
Human-Like
KadabraKadabra
#064 / Psychic
Human-Like
AlakazamAlakazam
#065 / Psychic
Human-Like
PonytaPonyta
#077 / Fire
Field
RapidashRapidash
#078 / Fire
Field
KrabbyKrabby
#098 / Water
Water 3
KinglerKingler
#099 / Water
Water 3
NatuNatu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
XatuXatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
RaltsRalts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
KirliaKirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
GardevoirGardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Amorphous
YamaskYamask
#562 / Ghost
Amorphous, Mineral
CofagrigusCofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Amorphous, Mineral
ArchenArchen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Flying, Water 3
ArcheopsArcheops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Flying, Water 3
ElgyemElgyem
#605 / Psychic
Human-Like
BeheeyemBeheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Human-Like
MienfooMienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Field, Human-Like
MienshaoMienshao
#620 / Fighting
Field, Human-Like
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Human-Like