Memento (move)

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
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra 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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Grimer
#088 / Poison
Level 48
Grimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Level 48
Muk
#089 / Poison
Level 57
Muk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Level 57
Koffing
#109 / Poison
Level 45
Weezing
#110 / Poison
Level 57
Hoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Level 49
Skiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Level 60
Jumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Level 69
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 1
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 61
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Level 33
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Level 33
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Level 43
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Level 1
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Level 76
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Level 33
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Level 33
Pyukumuku
#771 / Water
Level 49

Learnt by breeding

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

Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Field
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Field