Kinesis (move)

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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 Pokemon.

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 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 Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

KadabraKadabra
#064 / Psychic
Level 1
AlakazamAlakazam
#065 / Psychic
Level 1