Power Swap (move)

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Move data

Type Psychic
Category Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

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 Pokemon.

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

Mr. MimeMr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 1
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Level 43
NatuNatu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Level 47
XatuXatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Level 53
EspeonEspeon
#196 / Psychic
Level 45
GirafarigGirafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Level 1
AccelgorAccelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 1
AccelgorAccelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 52
Tapu KokoTapu Koko
#785 / Electric · Fairy
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

VulpixVulpix
#037 / Fire
Field
Alolan VulpixVulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Field
NinetalesNinetales
#038 / Fire
Field
Alolan NinetalesNinetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Field
ExeggcuteExeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
Grass
ExeggutorExeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Grass
Alolan ExeggutorExeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Grass
TangelaTangela
#114 / Grass
Grass
MagmarMagmar
#126 / Fire
Human-Like
MagbyMagby
#240 / Fire
Undiscovered
SeedotSeedot
#273 / Grass
Field, Grass
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Field, Grass
ShiftryShiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Field, Grass
MedititeMeditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Human-Like
MedichamMedicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Human-Like
SwabluSwablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Dragon, Flying
AltariaAltaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Dragon, Flying
TangrowthTangrowth
#465 / Grass
Grass
MagmortarMagmortar
#467 / Fire
Human-Like
ElgyemElgyem
#605 / Psychic
Human-Like
BeheeyemBeheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Human-Like