Focus Energy (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 30  (max. 48)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Increases critical hit ratio.

Z-Move effects

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

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Raises the critical hit ratio.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Focuses power to raise the critical-hit ratio.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The user takes a deep breath and focuses to raise its critical-hit ratio.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user takes a deep breath and focuses to raise the critical-hit ratio of its attacks.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user takes a deep breath and focuses so that critical hits land more easily.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user takes a deep breath and focuses so that critical hits land more easily.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user takes a deep breath and focuses so that critical hits land more easily.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Focus Energy 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.

Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Level 20
Rattata
#019 / Normal
Level 7
Rattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Level 7
Raticate
#020 / Normal
Level 1
Raticate
#020 / Normal
Level 7
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Level 1
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Level 7
Spearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Level 29
Fearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Level 32
Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
Level 7
Nidorino
#033 / Poison
Level 7
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Level 1
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Level 1
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Level 1
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Level 3
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Level 1
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Level 3
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Level 1
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Level 3
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Level 17
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Level 17
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Level 21
Horsea
#116 / Water
Level 26
Seadra
#117 / Water
Level 26
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Level 5
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Level 1
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Level 1
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Level 5
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Level 22
Octillery
#224 / Water
Level 22
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Level 26
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Level 1
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Level 6
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Level 32
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Level 36
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Level 37
Taillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Level 5
Swellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
Swellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 5
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Level 1
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Level 1
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Level 1
Carvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Level 8
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Level 1
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Level 8
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Level 8
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Level 1
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Level 8
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Level 21
Shelgon
#372 / Dragon
Level 21
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Level 21
Kricketune
#402 / Bug
Level 22
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Level 6
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Level 1
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Level 6
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Level 13
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Level 13
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Level 1
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Level 1
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Level 1
Oshawott
#501 / Water
Level 13
Dewott
#502 / Water
Level 13
Samurott
#503 / Water
Level 13
Patrat
#504 / Normal
Level 26
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Level 29
Timburr
#532 / Fighting
Level 4
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Level 1
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Level 4
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Level 1
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Level 4
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Level 1
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Level 1
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Level 36
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Level 4
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Level 1
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Level 4
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Level 1
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Level 4
Passimian
#766 / Fighting
Level 11
Buzzwole
#794 / Bug · Fighting
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Field

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Focus Energy in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Eevee
#133 / Normal
Gen 1 — Level up
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Gen 1 — Pre-evolution
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Gen 1 — Pre-evolution
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Gen 1 — Pre-evolution
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Gen 2 — Pre-evolution
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Gen 2 — Pre-evolution
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Gen 2 — Breeding
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Gen 2 — Breeding