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 Pokémon.

Other languages

English Memento
Japanese おきみやげ (Okimiyage)
German Memento-Mori
French Souvenir
Italian Memento
Spanish Legado

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.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Koffing
#109 / Poison
Level 48
Weezing
#110 / Poison
Level 56
Weezing
Galarian Weezing
#110 / Poison · Fairy
Level 56
Shellos
#422 / Water
Level 45
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Level 53
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Level 33
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Level 33
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Level 1
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Level 56
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Level 64
Chandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
Level 1
Pyukumuku
#771 / Water
Level 60
Sinistea
#854 / Ghost
Level 54
Polteageist
#855 / Ghost
Level 54

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
Yamask
Galarian Yamask
#562 / Ground · Ghost
Amorphous, Mineral