Sing (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy 55
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Sing puts the target to sleep, if it hits. Sleeping Pokémon cannot move (with some exceptions such as Snore). Sleep lasts for 1-3 turns.

Pokémon with the abilities Insomnia or Vital Spirit, or those behind a Substitute cannot be put to sleep.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Sing turns into Z-Sing 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 Sing
Japanese うたう (Utau)
German Gesang
French Berceuse
Italian Canto
Spanish Canto

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
May cause the foe to fall asleep.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
A soothing song lulls the foe into a deep slumber.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen A soothing song in a calming voice lulls the foe into a deep slumber.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
A soothing lullaby is sung in a calming voice that puts the foe into a deep slumber.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
A soothing lullaby is sung in a calming voice that puts the target into a deep slumber.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
A soothing lullaby is sung in a calming voice that puts the target into a deep slumber.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
A soothing lullaby is sung in a calming voice that puts the target into a deep slumber.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Sing 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.

Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Level 7
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Level 1
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Level 1
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Level 1
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Level 31
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Level 1
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Level 7
Igglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Level 1
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Level 18
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Level 31
Skitty
#300 / Normal
Level 7
Delcatty
#301 / Normal
Level 1
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Level 5
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Level 1
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Level 5
Kricketune
#402 / Bug
Level 18
Chatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Level 13
Minccino
#572 / Normal
Level 21
Cinccino
#573 / Normal
Level 1
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Level 1
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Level 16
Popplio
#728 / Water
Level 25
Brionne
#729 / Water
Level 28
Primarina
#730 / Water · Fairy
Level 28

Learnt by breeding

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