Zen Headbutt (move)

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Move data

Type Psychic
Category Physical  Physical
Power 80
Accuracy 90
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Zen Headbutt deals damage and has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch (if the target has not yet moved).

Pokémon with the ability Inner Focus or those behind a Substitute cannot be made to flinch.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Psychium Z and uses its Z-Power, Zen Headbutt turns into Shattered Psyche and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user focuses its willpower to its head and rams the foe. It may also make the target flinch.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user focuses its willpower to its head and attacks the target. It may also make the target flinch.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user focuses its willpower to its head and attacks the target. This may also make the target flinch.
Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
The user focuses its willpower to its head and attacks the target. This may also make the target flinch.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Zen Headbutt 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.

VenonatVenonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Level 37
VenomothVenomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Level 41
PsyduckPsyduck
#054 / Water
Level 25
GolduckGolduck
#055 / Water
Level 25
SlowpokeSlowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Level 32
SlowbroSlowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Level 32
DrowzeeDrowzee
#096 / Psychic
Level 41
HypnoHypno
#097 / Psychic
Level 41
TaurosTauros
#128 / Normal
Level 41
HoothootHoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Level 16
NoctowlNoctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Level 16
SlowkingSlowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Level 32
GirafarigGirafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Level 32
StantlerStantler
#234 / Normal
Level 38
MiltankMiltank
#241 / Normal
Level 29
LotadLotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Level 33
LombreLombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Level 40
SableyeSableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Level 34
MedichamMedicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 1
VolbeatVolbeat
#313 / Bug
Level 33
IllumiseIllumise
#314 / Bug
Level 33
SpoinkSpoink
#325 / Psychic
Level 26
GrumpigGrumpig
#326 / Psychic
Level 26
WhiscashWhiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 1
BagonBagon
#371 / Dragon
Level 34
ShelgonShelgon
#372 / Dragon
Level 35
SalamenceSalamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Level 35
MetangMetang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Level 32
MetagrossMetagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Level 32
LatiasLatias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 41
LatiosLatios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 41
JirachiJirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Level 35
Deoxys (Normal Forme)Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 49
Deoxys (Attack Forme)Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 49
Deoxys (Defense Forme)Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 49
Deoxys (Speed Forme)Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 49
CranidosCranidos
#408 / Rock
Level 37
RampardosRampardos
#409 / Rock
Level 43
RegigigasRegigigas
#486 / Normal
Level 50
VictiniVictini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Level 49
MunnaMunna
#517 / Psychic
Level 23
ElgyemElgyem
#605 / Psychic
Level 32
BeheeyemBeheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Level 32
ZekromZekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Level 43
Hoopa (Hoopa Confined)Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Level 46
OranguruOranguru
#765 / Normal · Psychic
Level 29
Tapu BuluTapu Bulu
#787 / Grass · Fairy
Level 48
SolgaleoSolgaleo
#791 / Psychic · Steel
Level 19

Learnt by breeding

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

ZubatZubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Flying
GolbatGolbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Flying
SlowpokeSlowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Monster, Water 1
SlowbroSlowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Monster, Water 1
LickitungLickitung
#108 / Normal
Monster
CrobatCrobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Flying
NatuNatu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
XatuXatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
SlowkingSlowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Monster, Water 1
StantlerStantler
#234 / Normal
Field
SkittySkitty
#300 / Normal
Fairy, Field
DelcattyDelcatty
#301 / Normal
Fairy, Field
WailmerWailmer
#320 / Water
Field, Water 2
WailordWailord
#321 / Water
Field, Water 2
SpoinkSpoink
#325 / Psychic
Field
GrumpigGrumpig
#326 / Psychic
Field
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
Field
RelicanthRelicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Water 1, Water 2
MunchlaxMunchlax
#446 / Normal
Undiscovered
LickilickyLickilicky
#463 / Normal
Monster
ScraggyScraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Dragon, Field
ScraftyScrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Dragon, Field
LarvestaLarvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Bug
VolcaronaVolcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Bug

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Zen Headbutt by the various move tutors in the games.

SquirtleSquirtle
#007 / Water
WartortleWartortle
#008 / Water
BlastoiseBlastoise
#009 / Water
RattataRattata
#019 / Normal
Alolan RattataRattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
RaticateRaticate
#020 / Normal
Alolan RaticateRaticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
ClefairyClefairy
#035 / Fairy
ClefableClefable
#036 / Fairy
VulpixVulpix
#037 / Fire
Alolan VulpixVulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
NinetalesNinetales
#038 / Fire
Alolan NinetalesNinetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
ZubatZubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
GolbatGolbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
VenonatVenonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
VenomothVenomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
PsyduckPsyduck
#054 / Water
GolduckGolduck
#055 / Water
AbraAbra
#063 / Psychic
KadabraKadabra
#064 / Psychic
AlakazamAlakazam
#065 / Psychic
SlowpokeSlowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
SlowbroSlowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
DrowzeeDrowzee
#096 / Psychic
HypnoHypno
#097 / Psychic
ExeggutorExeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Alolan ExeggutorExeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
LickitungLickitung
#108 / Normal
ChanseyChansey
#113 / Normal
Mr. MimeMr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
JynxJynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
TaurosTauros
#128 / Normal
LaprasLapras
#131 / Water · Ice
PorygonPorygon
#137 / Normal
SnorlaxSnorlax
#143 / Normal
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
HoothootHoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
NoctowlNoctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
CrobatCrobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
CleffaCleffa
#173 / Fairy
TogepiTogepi
#175 / Fairy
TogeticTogetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
NatuNatu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
XatuXatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
EspeonEspeon
#196 / Psychic
SlowkingSlowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
GirafarigGirafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
DunsparceDunsparce
#206 / Normal
Porygon2Porygon2
#233 / Normal
StantlerStantler
#234 / Normal
SmoochumSmoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
MiltankMiltank
#241 / Normal
BlisseyBlissey
#242 / Normal
LugiaLugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-ohHo-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
CelebiCelebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
LotadLotad
#270 / Water · Grass
LombreLombre
#271 / Water · Grass
LudicoloLudicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
RaltsRalts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
KirliaKirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
GardevoirGardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
WhismurWhismur
#293 / Normal
LoudredLoudred
#294 / Normal
ExploudExploud
#295 / Normal
SkittySkitty
#300 / Normal
DelcattyDelcatty
#301 / Normal
SableyeSableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
MedititeMeditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
MedichamMedicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
VolbeatVolbeat
#313 / Bug
IllumiseIllumise
#314 / Bug
CarvanhaCarvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
SharpedoSharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
WailmerWailmer
#320 / Water
WailordWailord
#321 / Water
SpoinkSpoink
#325 / Psychic
GrumpigGrumpig
#326 / Psychic
SpindaSpinda
#327 / Normal
LunatoneLunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
SolrockSolrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
WhiscashWhiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
BaltoyBaltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
ClaydolClaydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
ChimechoChimecho
#358 / Psychic
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
RelicanthRelicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
BagonBagon
#371 / Dragon
ShelgonShelgon
#372 / Dragon
SalamenceSalamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
BeldumBeldum
#374 / Steel · Psychic
MetangMetang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
MetagrossMetagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
LatiasLatias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
LatiosLatios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
JirachiJirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Deoxys (Normal Forme)Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Attack Forme)Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Defense Forme)Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Speed Forme)Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
CranidosCranidos
#408 / Rock
RampardosRampardos
#409 / Rock
ChinglingChingling
#433 / Psychic
BronzongBronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
HappinyHappiny
#440 / Normal
MunchlaxMunchlax
#446 / Normal
RioluRiolu
#447 / Fighting
LucarioLucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
LickilickyLickilicky
#463 / Normal
TogekissTogekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Porygon-ZPorygon-Z
#474 / Normal
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
UxieUxie
#480 / Psychic
MespritMesprit
#481 / Psychic
AzelfAzelf
#482 / Psychic
RegigigasRegigigas
#486 / Normal
CresseliaCresselia
#488 / Psychic
Shaymin (Land Forme)Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin (Sky Forme)Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
VictiniVictini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
TepigTepig
#498 / Fire
PignitePignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
EmboarEmboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
PatratPatrat
#504 / Normal
WatchogWatchog
#505 / Normal
MunnaMunna
#517 / Psychic
MusharnaMusharna
#518 / Psychic
WoobatWoobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
AudinoAudino
#531 / Normal
ThrohThroh
#538 / Fighting
SawkSawk
#539 / Fighting
BasculinBasculin
#550 / Water
DarumakaDarumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan (Standard Mode)Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
ScraggyScraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
ScraftyScrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
SigilyphSigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
YamaskYamask
#562 / Ghost
CofagrigusCofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
TirtougaTirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
CarracostaCarracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
ArchenArchen
#566 / Rock · Flying
ArcheopsArcheops
#567 / Rock · Flying
GothitaGothita
#574 / Psychic
GothoritaGothorita
#575 / Psychic
GothitelleGothitelle
#576 / Psychic
SolosisSolosis
#577 / Psychic
DuosionDuosion
#578 / Psychic
ReuniclusReuniclus
#579 / Psychic
ElgyemElgyem
#605 / Psychic
BeheeyemBeheeyem
#606 / Psychic
GolurkGolurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
BouffalantBouffalant
#626 / Normal
BraviaryBraviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
DeinoDeino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
ZweilousZweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
LarvestaLarvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
VolcaronaVolcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
CobalionCobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
TerrakionTerrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
VirizionVirizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
ReshiramReshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
ZekromZekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
KyuremKyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (Black Kyurem)Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (White Kyurem)Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Meloetta (Aria Forme)Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
GenesectGenesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
ChespinChespin
#650 / Grass
QuilladinQuilladin
#651 / Grass
ChesnaughtChesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
BraixenBraixen
#654 / Fire
DelphoxDelphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
SkiddoSkiddo
#672 / Grass
GogoatGogoat
#673 / Grass
PanchamPancham
#674 / Fighting
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
FurfrouFurfrou
#676 / Normal
EspurrEspurr
#677 / Psychic
Meowstic (Male)Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic (Female)Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
TyruntTyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
TyrantrumTyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
AmauraAmaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
AurorusAurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
XerneasXerneas
#716 / Fairy
YveltalYveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Zygarde (50% Forme)Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Hoopa (Hoopa Confined)Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa (Hoopa Unbound)Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark
GumshoosGumshoos
#735 / Normal
CrabrawlerCrabrawler
#739 / Fighting
CrabominableCrabominable
#740 / Fighting · Ice
RockruffRockruff
#744 / Rock
Lycanroc (Midday Form)Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc (Midnight Form)Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc (Dusk Form)Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
StuffulStufful
#759 / Normal · Fighting
BewearBewear
#760 / Normal · Fighting
BounsweetBounsweet
#761 / Grass
SteeneeSteenee
#762 / Grass
TsareenaTsareena
#763 / Grass
OranguruOranguru
#765 / Normal · Psychic
SilvallySilvally
#773 / Normal
Minior (Meteor Form)Minior
Meteor Form
#774 / Rock · Flying
KomalaKomala
#775 / Normal
TogedemaruTogedemaru
#777 / Electric · Steel
Tapu BuluTapu Bulu
#787 / Grass · Fairy
SolgaleoSolgaleo
#791 / Psychic · Steel
NihilegoNihilego
#793 / Rock · Poison
CelesteelaCelesteela
#797 / Steel · Flying
MagearnaMagearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
MarshadowMarshadow
#802 / Fighting · Ghost
StakatakaStakataka
#805 / Rock · Steel