Power Trick (move)

Move data

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

Effects

User's own Attack and Defense switch.

Z-Move effects

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

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Other languages

English Power Trick
Japanese パワートリック (Power Trick)
German Krafttrick
French Astuce Force
Italian Ingannoforza
Spanish Truco Fuerza

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user employs its psychic power to switch its Attack with its Defense stat.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user employs its psychic power to switch its Attack with its Defense stat.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user employs its psychic power to switch its Attack with its Defense stat.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user employs its psychic power to switch its Attack stat with its Defense stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Power Trick 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.

Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Level 31
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 36
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 36
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Level 25
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Level 25
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Level 39
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Level 41
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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