Abra

Abra is a Psychic type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Psi Pokémon.

Abra artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 063
Type Psychic
Species Psi Pokémon
Height 2′11″ (0.9 m)
Weight 43.0 lbs (19.5 kg)
Abilities Inner Focus
Synchronize
Magic Guard (hidden ability)
Local № 063 (Red/Blue)
089 (Gold/Silver)
039 (Ruby/Sapphire)
063 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
020 (Diamond/Pearl)
020 (Platinum)
089 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
102 (X/Y)
040 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
042 (Sun/Moon)
049 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
049 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
Japanese Kesyi

Training

EV yield 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 200 (26.1% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base EXP 75
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Human-Like
Gender 75% male, 25% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 25
160 254
Attack 20
40 152
Defense 15
31 141
Sp. Atk 105
193 339
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 90
166 306
Total 310 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Abra.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Using its ability to read minds, it will identify impending danger and TELEPORT to safety.
Yellow Sleeps 18 hours a day. If it senses danger, it will teleport itself to safety even as it sleeps.
Gold It senses impending attacks and TELEPORTS away to safety before the actual attacks can strike.
Silver If it decides to TELEPORT randomly, it creates the illusion that it has created copies of itself.
Crystal It hypnotizes itself so that it can teleport away when it senses danger, even if it is asleep.
Ruby ABRA sleeps for eighteen hours a day. However, it can sense the presence of foes even while it is sleeping. In such a situation, this POKéMON immediately teleports to safety.
Sapphire ABRA needs to sleep for eighteen hours a day. If it doesn’t, this POKéMON loses its ability to use telekinetic powers. If it is attacked, ABRA escapes using TELEPORT while it is still sleeping.
FireRed It sleeps for 18 hours a day. It uses a variety of extrasensory powers even while asleep.
LeafGreen Using its ability to read minds, it will sense impending danger and TELEPORT to safety.
Emerald A POKéMON that sleeps 18 hours a day. Observation revealed that it uses TELEPORT to change its location once every hour.
Diamond It sleeps for 18 hours a day. Even when awake, it teleports itself while remaining seated.
Pearl Even while asleep, it maintains a telepathic radar. It teleports when it is threatened.
Platinum Using its psychic power is such a strain on its brain that it needs to sleep for 18 hours a day.
HeartGold It senses impending attacks and teleports away to safety before the actual attacks can strike.
SoulSilver If it decides to teleport randomly, it evokes the illusion that it has created copies of itself.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Using its psychic power is such a strain on its brain that it needs to sleep for 18 hours a day.
X It sleeps for 18 hours a day. It uses a variety of extrasensory powers even while asleep.
Y It senses impending attacks and teleports away to safety before the actual attacks can strike.
Omega Ruby Abra sleeps for eighteen hours a day. However, it can sense the presence of foes even while it is sleeping. In such a situation, this Pokémon immediately teleports to safety.
Alpha Sapphire Abra needs to sleep for eighteen hours a day. If it doesn’t, this Pokémon loses its ability to use telekinetic powers. If it is attacked, Abra escapes using Teleport while it is still sleeping.
Sun It sleeps 18 hours a day. Even while sleeping, it will teleport itself to treetops and pick and eat berries there.
Moon It can teleport itself to safety while it’s asleep, but when it wakes, it doesn’t know where it is, so it panics.
Ultra Sun It uses various psychic powers even while it’s sleeping, so you can’t tell whether or not it’s awake.
Ultra Moon It can read others’ minds and will teleport away when danger approaches. You must clear your mind if you want to catch it.

Evolution chart

(Level 16) (Trade)

Name origin

abracadabra
magical word, sometimes used with ‘alakazam’

Moves learned by Abra

Moves learnt by level up

Abra learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TeleportPsychic

Egg moves

Abra learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Abra egg moves page.

Move Tutor moves

Abra can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Moves learnt by TM

Abra is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3PsyshockPsychic 80 100
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
63EmbargoDark 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
77Psych UpNormal
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Abra can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
PsywavePsychic 80 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFighting 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
Tri AttackNormal 80 100 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
NightmareGhost 100 Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectric 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

Abra learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TeleportPsychic

Egg moves

Abra learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Abra egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychic
BarrierPsychic
EncoreNormal 100
Fire PunchFire 75 100
Guard SplitPsychic
Guard SwapPsychic
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Knock OffDark 65 100
Power TrickPsychic
Psycho ShiftPsychic 90
Skill SwapPsychic
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100

Moves learnt by TM

Abra is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3PsyshockPsychic 80 100
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
63EmbargoDark 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
77Psych UpNormal
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Abra can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
PsywavePsychic 80 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFighting 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
Tri AttackNormal 80 100 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
NightmareGhost 100 Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectric 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Abra sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Abra  sprite from Red & Blue Abra  sprite from Silver Abra  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Abra  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Abra  sprite from Black & White Abra  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Abra Shiny sprite from Silver Abra Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Abra Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Abra Shiny sprite from Black & White Abra Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Abra

Red
Blue
Route 24, 25, Celadon City
Yellow Route 5, 6, 7, 8, Celadon City
Gold
Silver
Route 5, 6, 8, 24, 25, 34, 35, Goldenrod City
Crystal Route 5, 7, 8, 24, 34, 35, Goldenrod City
Ruby
Sapphire
Granite Cave
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 24, 25, Celadon City
Emerald Route 116, Granite Cave
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 203, 215, Oreburgh City
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 5, 6, 8, 24, 25, 34, 35, Goldenrod City
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White White Forest
Black 2
White 2
Breed Kadabra/Alakazam
X
Y
Route 5
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Granite Cave
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 2, Hau'oli City