Kinesis (move)

Move data

Type Psychic
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy 80
PP 15  (max. 24)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Kinesis lowers the target's Accuracy by one stage.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each. Pokémon with the abilities Keen Eye, Clear Body or White Smoke cannot have their accuracy reduced.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Psychium Z and uses its Z-Power, Kinesis turns into Z-Kinesis and raises Evasiveness 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 Kinesis
Japanese スプーンまげ (Spoon Mage)
German Psykraft
French Télékinésie
Italian Cinèsi
Spanish Kinético

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Reduces the foe’s accuracy.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Distracts the foe. May lower accuracy.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The user distracts the foe by bending a spoon. It may lower accuracy.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user distracts the foe by bending a spoon. It may lower the target’s accuracy.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user distracts the target by bending a spoon. It lowers the target’s accuracy.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user distracts the target by bending a spoon. This lowers the target’s accuracy.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The user distracts the target by bending a spoon. This lowers the target’s accuracy.
Sword​/​Shield This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Kinesis 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.

Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Level 1
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Level 1