Instruct (move)

Move data

Type Psychic
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 7

Effects

Instruct tells the user's teammate in a double/triple battle to use its most recent move instead of them. In other words, it allows a teammate to attack twice instead of the two Pokémon attacking once each.

Z-Move effects

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

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Instruct
Japanese さいはい (Saihai)
German Kommando
French Sommation
Italian Imposizione
Spanish Mandato

Game descriptions

Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user instructs the target to use the target’s last move again.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Instruct 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.

Oranguru
#765 / Normal · Psychic
Level 32