Amnesia (move)

Move data

Type Psychic
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 20  (max. 32)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 1

Machine/Record

Sword​/​Shield TR17

Effects

Amnesia raises the user's Special Defense by two stages.

Stats can be raised to a maximum of +6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Psychium Z and uses its Z-Power, Amnesia turns into Z-Amnesia and eliminates any stat drops applied to the user, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Other languages

English Amnesia
Japanese ドわすれ (Dowasure)
German Amnesie
French Amnésie
Italian Amnesia
Spanish Amnesia

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Sharply raises the user’s SPCL.DEF.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
FireRed​/​LeafGreen
Emerald
Forgets about something and sharply raises SP. DEF.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user temporarily empties its mind to forget its concerns. It sharply raises the user’s Sp. Def stat.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user temporarily empties its mind to forget its concerns. It sharply raises the user’s Sp. Def stat.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user temporarily empties its mind to forget its concerns. This sharply raises the user’s Sp. Def stat.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The user temporarily empties its mind to forget its concerns. This sharply raises the user’s Sp. Def stat.
Sword​/​Shield The user temporarily empties its mind to forget its concerns. This sharply raises the user’s Sp. Def stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Amnesia at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Psyduck
#054 / Water
Level 34
Golduck
#055 / Water
Level 36
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Level 27
Slowpoke
Galarian Slowpoke
#079 / Psychic
Level 27
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Level 27
Slowbro
Galarian Slowbro
#080 / Poison · Psychic
Level 27
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Level 36
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Level 32
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Level 10
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Level 32
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Level 40
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Level 27
Wobbuffet
#202 / Psychic
Level 1
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Level 35
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Level 37
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Level 42
Wailord
#321 / Water
Level 44
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Level 52
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 18
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 18
Wynaut
#360 / Psychic
Level 1
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 36
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Level 37
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Level 30
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Level 30
Trubbish
#568 / Poison
Level 9
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Level 9
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Level 45
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Level 54
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Level 54
Cramorant
#845 / Flying · Water
Level 42
Eiscue
Ice Face
#875 / Ice
Level 30

Learnt by TR

Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Meowth
Galarian Meowth
#052 / Steel
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Golduck
#055 / Water
Slowpoke
Galarian Slowpoke
#079 / Psychic
Slowbro
Galarian Slowbro
#080 / Poison · Psychic
Krabby
#098 / Water
Kingler
#099 / Water
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Corsola
Galarian Corsola
#222 / Ghost
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Wailord
#321 / Water
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Shellos
#422 / Water
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Swirlix
#684 / Fairy
Popplio
#728 / Water
Brionne
#729 / Water
Morelull
#755 / Grass · Fairy
Comfey
#764 / Fairy
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Cursola
#864 / Ghost
Eiscue
Ice Face
#875 / Ice