Power Swap (move)

Move data

Type Psychic
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 4

Machine/Record

Sword​/​Shield TM60

Effects

User and opponent swap Attack and Special Attack.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Psychium Z and uses its Z-Power, Power Swap turns into Z-Power Swap and raises Speed one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Power Swap
Japanese パワースワップ (Power Swap)
German Krafttausch
French Permuforce
Italian Barattoforza
Spanish Cambia Fuerza

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user employs its psychic power to switch changes to its Attack and Sp. Atk with the foe.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user employs its psychic power to switch changes to its Attack and Sp. Atk with the target.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user employs its psychic power to switch changes to its Attack and Sp. Atk stats with the target.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user employs its psychic power to switch changes to its Attack and Sp. Atk stats with the target.
Sword​/​Shield The user employs its psychic power to switch changes to its Attack and Sp. Atk stats with the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Power Swap 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.

Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 1
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Level 56
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Level 30
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Level 34
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Level 35
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 32
Tapu Koko
#785 / Electric · Fairy
Level 70

Learnt by TM

Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Mr. Mime
Galarian Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Ice
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Articuno
Galarian Articuno
#144 / Psychic · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Magby
#240 / Fire
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Magearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
Dottler
#825 / Bug · Psychic
Orbeetle
#826 / Bug · Psychic
Mr. Rime
#866 / Psychic · Ice
Indeedee
Male
#876 / Psychic · Normal
Zamazenta
Crowned Shield
#889 / Fighting · Steel
Calyrex
Ice Rider
#898 / Psychic · Ice
Calyrex
Shadow Rider
#898 / Psychic · Ghost