Astonish (move)

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Move data

Type Ghost
Category Physical  Physical
Power 30
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Astonish deals damage and has a 30% 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.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Ghostium Z and uses its Z-Power, Astonish turns into Never-Ending Nightmare and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
An attack that may shock the foe into flinching.
FireRed/LeafGreen An attack using a startling shout. It also may make the foe flinch.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user attacks the foe while shouting in a startling fashion. It may also make the target flinch.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user attacks the target while shouting in a startling fashion. It may also make the target flinch.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user attacks the target while shouting in a startling fashion. This may also make the target flinch.
Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
The user attacks the target while shouting in a startling fashion. This may also make the target flinch.

Learnt by level up

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

ZubatZubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Level 7
GolbatGolbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Level 1
GolbatGolbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Level 7
DiglettDiglett
#050 / Ground
Level 7
Alolan DiglettDiglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Level 7
DugtrioDugtrio
#051 / Ground
Level 7
Alolan DugtrioDugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Level 7
CrobatCrobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Level 1
CrobatCrobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Level 7
AipomAipom
#190 / Normal
Level 8
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Level 1
MisdreavusMisdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Level 10
GirafarigGirafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Level 1
StantlerStantler
#234 / Normal
Level 7
LotadLotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Level 1
LombreLombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Level 1
LudicoloLudicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Level 1
WhismurWhismur
#293 / Normal
Level 8
LoudredLoudred
#294 / Normal
Level 1
LoudredLoudred
#294 / Normal
Level 9
ExploudExploud
#295 / Normal
Level 1
ExploudExploud
#295 / Normal
Level 9
SableyeSableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Level 9
MawileMawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Level 1
WailmerWailmer
#320 / Water
Level 16
WailordWailord
#321 / Water
Level 16
SwabluSwablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Level 3
AltariaAltaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Level 1
AltariaAltaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Level 3
LileepLileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Level 1
CradilyCradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Level 1
KecleonKecleon
#352 / Normal
Level 1
DuskullDuskull
#355 / Ghost
Level 9
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
Level 1
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
Level 9
ChimechoChimecho
#358 / Psychic
Level 1
ChimechoChimecho
#358 / Psychic
Level 7
AmbipomAmbipom
#424 / Normal
Level 1
AmbipomAmbipom
#424 / Normal
Level 8
DrifloonDrifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Level 4
DrifblimDrifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Level 1
DrifblimDrifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Level 4
MismagiusMismagius
#429 / Ghost
Level 1
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Level 1
ChinglingChingling
#433 / Psychic
Level 7
CroagunkCroagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Level 1
ToxicroakToxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Level 1
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Level 1
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Level 9
FroslassFroslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Level 19
RotomRotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Level 1
Rotom (Heat Rotom)Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Level 1
Rotom (Wash Rotom)Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Level 1
Rotom (Frost Rotom)Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Level 1
Rotom (Fan Rotom)Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Level 1
Rotom (Mow Rotom)Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Level 1
YamaskYamask
#562 / Ghost
Level 1
CofagrigusCofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Level 1
VanilliteVanillite
#582 / Ice
Level 7
VanillishVanillish
#583 / Ice
Level 1
VanillishVanillish
#583 / Ice
Level 7
VanilluxeVanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Level 1
VanilluxeVanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Level 7
FoongusFoongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Level 8
AmoongussAmoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
AmoongussAmoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
Level 8
LitwickLitwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Level 1
LampentLampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Level 1
GolettGolett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Level 1
GolurkGolurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Level 1
Tornadus (Incarnate Forme)Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Level 1
Tornadus (Therian Forme)Tornadus
Therian Forme
#641 / Flying
Level 1
Thundurus (Incarnate Forme)Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Level 1
Thundurus (Therian Forme)Thundurus
Therian Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Level 1
KlefkiKlefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Level 8
PhantumpPhantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Level 5
TrevenantTrevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Level 1
TrevenantTrevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Level 5
Pumpkaboo (Average Size)Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Level 1
Gourgeist (Average Size)Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Level 1
Hoopa (Hoopa Confined)Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Level 6
Hoopa (Hoopa Unbound)Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark
Level 6
RowletRowlet
#722 / Grass · Flying
Level 11
DartrixDartrix
#723 / Grass · Flying
Level 11
DecidueyeDecidueye
#724 / Grass · Ghost
Level 11
MorelullMorelull
#755 / Grass · Fairy
Level 4
ShiinoticShiinotic
#756 / Grass · Fairy
Level 1
ShiinoticShiinotic
#756 / Grass · Fairy
Level 4
SandygastSandygast
#769 / Ghost · Ground
Level 5
PalossandPalossand
#770 / Ghost · Ground
Level 1
PalossandPalossand
#770 / Ghost · Ground
Level 5
MimikyuMimikyu
#778 / Ghost · Fairy
Level 1
BruxishBruxish
#779 / Water · Psychic
Level 4
DhelmiseDhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Level 1
Tapu LeleTapu Lele
#786 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 1
BlacephalonBlacephalon
#806 / Fire · Ghost
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

SpearowSpearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Flying
FearowFearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Flying
DiglettDiglett
#050 / Ground
Field
DugtrioDugtrio
#051 / Ground
Field
GastlyGastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Amorphous
HaunterHaunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Amorphous
GengarGengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Amorphous
DunsparceDunsparce
#206 / Normal
Field
QwilfishQwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Water 2
PoochyenaPoochyena
#261 / Dark
Field
MightyenaMightyena
#262 / Dark
Field
ShuppetShuppet
#353 / Ghost
Amorphous
BanetteBanette
#354 / Ghost
Amorphous
StarlyStarly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Flying
StaraviaStaravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Flying
StaraptorStaraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Flying
StunkyStunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Field
SkuntankSkuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Field
PansagePansage
#511 / Grass
Field
SimisageSimisage
#512 / Grass
Field
PansearPansear
#513 / Fire
Field
SimisearSimisear
#514 / Fire
Field
PanpourPanpour
#515 / Water
Field
SimipourSimipour
#516 / Water
Field
SolosisSolosis
#577 / Psychic
Amorphous
DuosionDuosion
#578 / Psychic
Amorphous
ReuniclusReuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Amorphous
EmolgaEmolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Field
ElgyemElgyem
#605 / Psychic
Human-Like
BeheeyemBeheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Human-Like
StunfiskStunfisk
#618 / Ground · Electric
Amorphous, Water 1
DeinoDeino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon
ZweilousZweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon