Hypno

Hypno is a Psychic type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Hypnosis Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 097
Type Psychic
Species Hypnosis Pokémon
Height 5′03″ (1.6 m)
Weight 166.7 lbs (75.6 kg)
Abilities 1. Insomnia
2. Forewarn
Inner Focus (hidden ability)
Local № 097 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
088 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
097 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
088 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
055 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
067 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
097 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Defense
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 169
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Human-Like
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 85
280 374
Attack 73
135 269
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 73
135 269
Sp. Def 115
211 361
Speed 67
125 256
Total 483 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 Hypno.

Evolution chart

(Level 26)

Hypno changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
When it locks eyes with an enemy, it will use a mix of PSI moves such as HYPNOSIS and CONFUSION.
Yellow Avoid eye contact if you come across one. It will try to put you to sleep by using its pendulum.
Gold When it is very hungry, it puts humans it meets to sleep, then it feasts on their dreams.
Silver Always holding a pendulum that it rocks at a steady rhythm, it causes drowsiness in anyone nearby.
Crystal The longer it swings its pendulum, the longer the effects of its hypnosis last.
Ruby
Sapphire
HYPNO holds a pendulum in its hand. The arcing movement and glitter of the pendulum lull the foe into a deep state of hypnosis. While this POKéMON searches for prey, it polishes the pendulum.
FireRed It carries a pendulum-like device. There once was an incident in which it took away a child it hypnotized.
LeafGreen When it locks eyes with an enemy, it will use a mix of PSI moves such as HYPNOSIS and CONFUSION.
Emerald The arcing movement and glitter of the pendulum in a HYPNO’s hand lull the foe into deep hypnosis. While searching for prey, it polishes the pendulum.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Seeing its swinging pendulum can induce sleep in three seconds, even in someone who just woke up.
HeartGold When it is very hungry, it puts humans it meets to sleep, then it feasts on their dreams.
SoulSilver Always holding a pendulum that it swings at a steady rhythm, it causes drowsiness in anyone nearby.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Seeing its swinging pendulum can induce sleep in three seconds, even in someone who just woke up.
X It carries a pendulum-like device. There once was an incident in which it took away a child it hypnotized.
Y Seeing its swinging pendulum can induce sleep in three seconds, even in someone who just woke up.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Hypno holds a pendulum in its hand. The arcing movement and glitter of the pendulum lull the foe into a deep state of hypnosis. While this Pokémon searches for prey, it polishes the pendulum.
Sun While it is an extremely dangerous Pokémon, people who are in need of a good, sound sleep call it their savior.
Moon As a matter of course, it makes anyone it meets fall asleep and has a taste of their dreams. Anyone having a good dream, it carries off.
Ultra Sun In Alola, Komala is Hypno’s main target. It rarely harms people.
Ultra Moon There are some Hypno that assist doctors with patients who can’t sleep at night in hospitals.

Moves learned by Hypno

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
1DisableNormal 100
1Future SightPsychic 120 100
1HypnosisPsychic 60
1Nasty PlotDark
1NightmareGhost 100
1PoundNormal 40 100
1SwitcherooDark 100
5DisableNormal 100
9ConfusionPsychic 50 100
13HeadbuttNormal 70 100
17Poison GasPoison 90
21MeditatePsychic
25PsybeamPsychic 65 100
29Wake-Up SlapFighting 70 100
33Psych UpNormal
37SynchronoisePsychic 120 100
41Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
45SwaggerNormal 85
49PsychicPsychic 90 100
53Nasty PlotDark
57PsyshockPsychic 80 100
61Future SightPsychic 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

Hypno 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
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
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

Hypno 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
TeleportPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Tri AttackNormal 80 100 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost 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
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

Hypno learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BarrierPsychic
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
1DisableNormal 100
1HypnosisPsychic 60
1PoundNormal 40 100
4DisableNormal 100
9ConfusionPsychic 50 100
13Poison GasPoison 90
18MeditatePsychic
22PsybeamPsychic 65 100
27HeadbuttNormal 70 100
36PsychicPsychic 90 100
46Nasty PlotDark
55Dream EaterPsychic 100 100

Moves learnt by TM

Hypno is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HeadbuttNormal 70 100
2TauntDark 100
4TeleportPsychic
5RestPsychic
6Light ScreenPsychic
7ProtectNormal
8SubstituteNormal
9ReflectPsychic
12FacadeNormal 70 100
13Brick BreakFighting 75 100
15Seismic TossFighting 100
16Thunder WaveElectric 90
21Foul PlayDark 95 100
23Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
27ToxicPoison 90
28Tri AttackNormal 80 100
31Fire PunchFire 75 100
32Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
33Calm MindPsychic
35Ice PunchIce 75 100
40PsychicPsychic 90 100
43Shadow BallGhost 80 100
48Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
59Dream EaterPsychic 100 100

Hypno sprites

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

Where to find Hypno

Red
Blue
Cerulean Cave
Yellow Evolve Drowzee
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Route 11
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Berry Forest
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Evolve Drowzee
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 11
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 121
Sun
Moon
Poni Plains
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Hau'oli City, Poni Plains
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Evolve Drowzee

Other languages

English Hypno
Japanese スリーパー (Sleeper)
German Hypno
French Hypnomade

Name origin

hypnosis
a trance or sleep