Magnitude (move)

Move data

Type Ground
Category   Physical
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 30  (max. 48)
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

MagnitudeProb.Power
45%10
510%30
620%50
730%70
820%90
910%110
105%150

The base power of Magnitude is one of 7 random values, with varying probability, as shown in the table.

Magnitude will hit with double power if the opponent is underground due to the move Dig.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Groundium Z and uses its Z-Power, Magnitude turns into Tectonic Rage and has base power 140.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Magnitude
Japanese マグニチュード (Magnitude)
German Intensität
French Ampleur
Italian Magnitudo
Spanish Magnitud

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
A ground attack with random power.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
A ground-shaking attack of random intensity.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen A ground-shaking attack against all standing POKéMON. Its power varies.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user looses a ground-shaking quake affecting everyone in battle. Its power varies.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user looses a ground-shaking quake affecting everyone around the user. Its power varies.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user attacks everything around it with a ground-shaking quake. Its power varies.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user attacks everything around it with a ground-shaking quake. Its power varies.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Magnitude 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.

Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Level 14
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Level 14
Diglett
#050 / Ground
Level 14
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Level 14
Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Level 14
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Level 14
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Level 12
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Level 12
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Level 12
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Level 30
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Level 12
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Level 12
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 20
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 20
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Level 30
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Level 30

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Magnitude as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.