Memento (move)

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Move data

Type Dark
Category Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

User faints, sharply lowers opponent's Attack and Special Attack.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Darkinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Memento turns into Z-Memento and fully restores the HP of the Pokémon switching in, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
The user faints and lowers the foe’s abilities.
FireRed/LeafGreen The user faints, but sharply lowers the foe’s ATTACK and SP. ATK.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user faints upon using this move. In return, it sharply lowers the target’s Attack and Sp. Atk.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user faints when using this move. In return, it harshly lowers the target’s Attack and Sp. Atk.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user faints when using this move. In return, this harshly lowers the target’s Attack and Sp. Atk stats.
Sun/Moon The user faints when using this move. In return, this harshly lowers the target’s Attack and Sp. Atk stats.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Memento 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.

GrimerGrimer
#088 / Poison
Level 48
Alolan GrimerGrimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Level 48
MukMuk
#089 / Poison
Level 57
Alolan MukMuk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Level 57
KoffingKoffing
#109 / Poison
Level 45
WeezingWeezing
#110 / Poison
Level 57
HoppipHoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Level 49
SkiploomSkiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Level 60
JumpluffJumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Level 69
LatiosLatios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 1
LatiosLatios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 61
StunkyStunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Level 33
SkuntankSkuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Level 33
SpiritombSpiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Level 43
UxieUxie
#480 / Psychic
Level 1
UxieUxie
#480 / Psychic
Level 76
LitwickLitwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Level 33
LampentLampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Level 33
PyukumukuPyukumuku
#771 / Water
Level 49

Learnt by breeding

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

DiglettDiglett
#050 / Ground
Field
Alolan DiglettDiglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Field
DugtrioDugtrio
#051 / Ground
Field
Alolan DugtrioDugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Field
MisdreavusMisdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Amorphous
SlugmaSlugma
#218 / Fire
Amorphous
MagcargoMagcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Amorphous
RaltsRalts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
KirliaKirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
GardevoirGardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
DuskullDuskull
#355 / Ghost
Amorphous
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
Amorphous
ShellosShellos
#422 / Water
Amorphous, Water 1
GastrodonGastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Amorphous, Water 1
DrifloonDrifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Amorphous
DrifblimDrifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Amorphous
MismagiusMismagius
#429 / Ghost
Amorphous
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Amorphous
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Amorphous
CottoneeCottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Fairy, Grass
WhimsicottWhimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Fairy, Grass
YamaskYamask
#562 / Ghost
Amorphous, Mineral
CofagrigusCofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Amorphous, Mineral
ZoruaZorua
#570 / Dark
Field
ZoroarkZoroark
#571 / Dark
Field