Entrainment (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 5

Effects

Entrainment makes the target's ability the same as the user's.

It does not work on Pokémon with the abilities Truant, Multitype or Zen Mode.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Entrainment turns into Z-Entrainment and raises Special Defense one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user dances with an odd rhythm that compels the target to mimic it, making the target’s Ability the same as the user’s.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user dances with an odd rhythm that compels the target to mimic it, making the target’s Ability the same as the user’s.
Sun/Moon The user dances with an odd rhythm that compels the target to mimic it, making the target’s Ability the same as the user’s.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Entrainment 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.

PluslePlusle
#311 / Electric
Level 49
MinunMinun
#312 / Electric
Level 49
BunearyBuneary
#427 / Normal
Level 50
LopunnyLopunny
#428 / Normal
Level 53
ChinglingChingling
#433 / Psychic
Level 19
AudinoAudino
#531 / Normal
Level 29
LeavannyLeavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Level 43
PetililPetilil
#548 / Grass
Level 37
DurantDurant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Level 36
PanchamPancham
#674 / Fighting
Level 42
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Level 1
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Level 45
DedenneDedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
Level 39
DewpiderDewpider
#751 / Water · Bug
Level 48
AraquanidAraquanid
#752 / Water · Bug
Level 62

Learnt by breeding

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

SeelSeel
#086 / Water
Field, Water 1
DewgongDewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Field, Water 1
RemoraidRemoraid
#223 / Water
Water 1, Water 2
OctilleryOctillery
#224 / Water
Water 1, Water 2
LuvdiscLuvdisc
#370 / Water
Water 2
LitleoLitleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Field
PyroarPyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Field
ClauncherClauncher
#692 / Water
Water 1, Water 3
ClawitzerClawitzer
#693 / Water
Water 1, Water 3
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Human-Like