Spotlight (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 15  (max. 24)
Priority +3
Introduced Generation 7

Effects

The user shines a spotlight on the target so that only the target will be attacked during the turn.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Spotlight turns into Z-Spotlight and raises Special Defense 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

Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user shines a spotlight on the target so that only the target will be attacked during the turn.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Spotlight 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 1
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Level 1
Starmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Level 1
Lanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Level 1
Morelull
#755 / Grass · Fairy
Level 46
Shiinotic
#756 / Grass · Fairy
Level 53

Learnt by breeding

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