Zen Headbutt (move)

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Move data

Type Psychic
Category 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 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 Sun & 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 35
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
SnorlaxSnorlax
#143 / 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