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 Pokemon.

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.