Zen Headbutt (move)

Move data

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

Machine/Record

Sword​/​Shield TR69

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 Pokémon.

Other languages

English Zen Headbutt
Japanese しねんのずつき (Shinen no Zutsuki)
German Zen-Kopfstoß
French Psykoud'Boul
Italian Cozzata Zen
Spanish Cabezazo Zen

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.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Psyduck
#054 / Water
Level 18
Golduck
#055 / Water
Level 18
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Level 24
Slowpoke
Galarian Slowpoke
#079 / Psychic
Level 24
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Level 24
Slowbro
Galarian Slowbro
#080 / Poison · Psychic
Level 24
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Level 30
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Level 24
Slowking
Galarian Slowking
#199 / Poison · Psychic
Level 24
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Level 30
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Level 38
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Level 50
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Level 1
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Level 42
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Level 20
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Level 35
Shelgon
#372 / Dragon
Level 39
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Level 39
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Level 6
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Level 6
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 40
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 40
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Level 28
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Level 54
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Level 42
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Level 24
Musharna
#518 / Psychic
Level 1
Audino
#531 / Normal
Level 20
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Level 36
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Level 36
Zekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Level 24
Oranguru
#765 / Normal · Psychic
Level 35
Tapu Bulu
#787 / Grass · Fairy
Level 45
Solgaleo
#791 / Psychic · Steel
Level 21

Learnt by TR

Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Golduck
#055 / Water
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Ponyta
Galarian Ponyta
#077 / Psychic
Rapidash
Galarian Rapidash
#078 / Psychic · Fairy
Slowpoke
Galarian Slowpoke
#079 / Psychic
Slowbro
Galarian Slowbro
#080 / Poison · Psychic
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Mr. Mime
Galarian Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Ice
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Slowking
Galarian Slowking
#199 / Poison · Psychic
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Carvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Wailord
#321 / Water
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Absol
#359 / Dark
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Beldum
#374 / Steel · Psychic
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Audino
#531 / Normal
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darumaka
Galarian Darumaka
#554 / Ice
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Darmanitan
Galarian Standard Mode
#555 / Ice
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Yamask
Galarian Yamask
#562 / Ground · Ghost
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Rockruff
#744 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Steenee
#762 / Grass
Nihilego
#793 / Rock · Poison
Magearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
Stakataka
#805 / Rock · Steel
Dottler
#825 / Bug · Psychic
Orbeetle
#826 / Bug · Psychic
Mr. Rime
#866 / Psychic · Ice
Eiscue
Ice Face
#875 / Ice
Indeedee
Male
#876 / Psychic · Normal
Indeedee
Female
#876 / Psychic · Normal
Cufant
#878 / Steel
Arctovish
#883 / Water · Ice
Urshifu
Single Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Dark
Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Water
Calyrex
Ice Rider
#898 / Psychic · Ice
Calyrex
Shadow Rider
#898 / Psychic · Ghost