Magnitude (move)

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Move data

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

Effects

Magnitude Prob. Power
4 5% 10
5 10% 30
6 20% 50
7 30% 70
8 20% 90
9 10% 110
10 5% 150

The base power of Magnitude is one of 7 random values, with varying probability, as per the table to the right.

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 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 Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

SandshrewSandshrew
#027 / Ground
Level 14
SandslashSandslash
#028 / Ground
Level 14
DiglettDiglett
#050 / Ground
Level 15
DugtrioDugtrio
#051 / Ground
Level 15
GeodudeGeodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Level 12
GravelerGraveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Level 12
GolemGolem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Level 12
DonphanDonphan
#232 / Ground
Level 30
NumelNumel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Level 12
CameruptCamerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Level 12
BarboachBarboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 20
WhiscashWhiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 20
GolettGolett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Level 25
GolurkGolurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Level 25

Learnt by breeding

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

LickitungLickitung
#108 / Normal
Monster
RhyhornRhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Field, Monster
RhydonRhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Field, Monster
NosepassNosepass
#299 / Rock
Mineral
RelicanthRelicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Water 1, Water 2
LickilickyLickilicky
#463 / Normal
Monster
RhyperiorRhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Field, Monster
ProbopassProbopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Mineral
TepigTepig
#498 / Fire
Field
PignitePignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Field
EmboarEmboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Field
RoggenrolaRoggenrola
#524 / Rock
Mineral
BoldoreBoldore
#525 / Rock
Mineral
GigalithGigalith
#526 / Rock
Mineral