Mean Look (move)

Facebook Twitter Google+ Email

Move data

Type Normal
Category Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

Opponent cannot flee or switch.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Mean Look turns into Z-Mean Look and raises Special Defense 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
Prevents fleeing or switching.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Fixes the foe with a mean look that prevents escape.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is fixed with a mean look that prevents it from escaping.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user affixes the foe with a dark, arresting look. The target becomes unable to flee.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user pins the target with a dark, arresting look. The target becomes unable to flee.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user pins the target with a dark, arresting look. The target becomes unable to flee.
Sun/Moon The user pins the target with a dark, arresting look. The target becomes unable to flee.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Mean Look 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.

ZubatZubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Level 29
GolbatGolbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Level 32
GastlyGastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Level 8
HaunterHaunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Level 8
GengarGengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Level 8
JynxJynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Level 25
CrobatCrobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Level 32
UmbreonUmbreon
#197 / Dark
Level 37
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Level 41
MisdreavusMisdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Level 19
SmoochumSmoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Level 25
SableyeSableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Level 46
DuskullDuskull
#355 / Ghost
Level 46
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
Level 52
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Level 52
PatratPatrat
#504 / Normal
Level 36
WatchogWatchog
#505 / Normal
Level 43
YamaskYamask
#562 / Ghost
Level 45
CofagrigusCofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Level 51
Meowstic (Male)Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Level 1
Tapu KokoTapu Koko
#785 / Electric · Fairy
Level 1
Tapu LeleTapu Lele
#786 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 1
Tapu BuluTapu Bulu
#787 / Grass · Fairy
Level 1
Tapu FiniTapu Fini
#788 / Water · Fairy
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

GrimerGrimer
#088 / Poison
Amorphous
Alolan GrimerGrimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Amorphous
MukMuk
#089 / Poison
Amorphous
Alolan MukMuk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Amorphous
GirafarigGirafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Field
RaltsRalts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
KirliaKirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
GardevoirGardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
SableyeSableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Human-Like
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
Field
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Amorphous
SnivySnivy
#495 / Grass
Field, Grass
ServineServine
#496 / Grass
Field, Grass
SerperiorSerperior
#497 / Grass
Field, Grass
SandileSandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Field
KrokorokKrokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Field
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Field
GothitaGothita
#574 / Psychic
Human-Like
GothoritaGothorita
#575 / Psychic
Human-Like
GothitelleGothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Human-Like
PawniardPawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Human-Like
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Human-Like
VullabyVullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Flying
MandibuzzMandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Flying