Lock-On (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 5  (max. 8)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

User's next attack is guaranteed to hit.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Lock-On turns into Z-Lock-On and raises Speed 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 Lock-On
Japanese ロックオン (Lock On)
German Zielschuss
French Verrouillage
Italian Localizza
Spanish Fijar Blanco

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Ensures the next attack will hit.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Locks on to the foe to ensure the next move hits.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The user locks on to the foe, making the next move sure to hit.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user takes sure aim at the foe. It ensures the next attack does not fail to hit the target.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user takes sure aim at the target. It ensures the next attack does not fail to hit the target.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user takes sure aim at the target. This ensures the next attack does not miss the target.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user takes sure aim at the target. This ensures the next attack does not miss the target.
Sword​/​Shield The user takes sure aim at the target. This ensures the next attack does not miss the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Lock-On 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.

Magnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
Level 48
Magneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Level 58
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Level 55
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Level 24
Octillery
#224 / Water
Level 24
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Level 55
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Level 58
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Level 55
Klink
#599 / Steel
Level 36
Klang
#600 / Steel
Level 36
Klinklang
#601 / Steel
Level 36
Drakloak
#886 / Dragon · Ghost
Level 6
Dragapult
#887 / Dragon · Ghost
Level 6