Kinesis (move)

Move data

Type Psychic
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy 80
PP 15  (max. 24)
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
The user distracts the target by bending a spoon. This lowers the target’s accuracy.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Kinesis 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.

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