Mewtwo

Mewtwo is a Psychic type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Genetic Pokémon.

Mewtwo has two Mega Evolutions, available from X & Y onwards. They can be activated in battle when holding the Mega Stones, Mewtwonite X and Mewtwonite Y respectively.

Pokédex data

National № 150
Type Psychic
Species Genetic Pokémon
Height 2.0 m (6′07″)
Weight 122.0 kg (269.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pressure
Unnerve (hidden ability)
Local № 150 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
249 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
150 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
254 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
151 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
150 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 340
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 106
322 416
Attack 110
202 350
Defense 90
166 306
Sp. Atk 154
281 447
Sp. Def 90
166 306
Speed 130
238 394
Total 680 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 Mewtwo.

Pokédex data

National № 150
Type Psychic Fighting
Species Genetic Pokémon
Height 2.3 m (7′07″)
Weight 127.0 kg (280.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Steadfast
Local № 150 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
249 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
150 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
254 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
151 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
150 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 351
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 106
322 416
Attack 190
346 526
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 154
281 447
Sp. Def 100
184 328
Speed 130
238 394
Total 780 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 Mewtwo.

Pokédex data

National № 150
Type Psychic
Species Genetic Pokémon
Height 1.5 m (4′11″)
Weight 33.0 kg (72.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. Insomnia
Local № 150 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
249 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
150 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
254 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
151 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
150 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 351
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 106
322 416
Attack 150
274 438
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 194
353 535
Sp. Def 120
220 372
Speed 140
256 416
Total 780 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 Mewtwo.

Evolution chart

Mewtwo changes

Pokédex entries

Mewtwo

Red
Blue
It was created by a scientist after years of horrific gene splicing and DNA engineering experiments.
Yellow Its DNA is almost the same as MEW’s. However, its size and disposition are vastly different.
Gold Because its battle abilities were raised to the ultimate level, it thinks only of defeating its foes.
Silver It usually remains motionless to conserve energy, so that it may unleash its full power in battle.
Crystal Said to rest quietly in an undiscovered cave, this POKéMON was created solely for battling.
Ruby
Sapphire
MEWTWO is a POKéMON that was created by genetic manipulation. However, even though the scientific power of humans created this POKéMON’s body, they failed to endow MEWTWO with a compassionate heart.
FireRed A POKéMON whose genetic code was repeatedly recombined for research. It turned vicious as a result.
LeafGreen It was created by a scientist after years of horrific gene-splicing and DNA-engineering experiments.
Emerald A POKéMON that was created by genetic manipulation. However, even though the scientific power of humans made its body, they failed to give it a warm heart.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
A Pokémon created by recombining MEW’s genes. It’s said to have the most savage heart among Pokémon.
HeartGold Because its battle abilities were raised to the ultimate level, it thinks only of defeating its foes.
SoulSilver It usually remains motionless to conserve energy, so that it may unleash its full power in battle.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
A Pokémon created by recombining Mew’s genes. It’s said to have the most savage heart among Pokémon.
X It was created by a scientist after years of horrific gene-splicing and DNA-engineering experiments.
Y A Pokémon created by recombining Mew’s genes. It’s said to have the most savage heart among Pokémon.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Mewtwo is a Pokémon that was created by genetic manipulation. However, even though the scientific power of humans created this Pokémon’s body, they failed to endow Mewtwo with a compassionate heart.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Its DNA is almost the same as Mew’s. However, its size and disposition are vastly different.
Sword Created from the DNA of Mew, this Pokémon is a dangerous combination of overwhelming power and a savage heart.
Shield The research efforts of a certain scientist ultimately resulted in this Pokémon. Its powers are dedicated to battling.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Mewtwo was created by recombining Mew’s genes. It’s said to have the most savage heart among Pokémon.

Mega Mewtwo X

Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Psychic power has augmented its muscles. It has a grip strength of one ton and can sprint a hundred meters in two seconds flat!

Mega Mewtwo Y

Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Despite its diminished size, its mental power has grown phenomenally. With a mere thought, it can smash a skyscraper to smithereens.

Moves learned by Mewtwo

Moves learnt by level up

Mewtwo learns the following moves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1DisableNormalStatus 100
1Life DewWaterStatus
1SwiftNormalSpecial 60
8Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
16Psycho CutPsychicPhysical 70 100
24SafeguardNormalStatus
32AmnesiaPsychicStatus
40Aura SphereFightingSpecial 80
48PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
56Guard SwapPsychicStatus
56Power SwapPsychicStatus
64MistIceStatus
72PsystrikePsychicSpecial 100 100
80RecoverNormalStatus
88Future SightPsychicSpecial 120 100

Egg moves

Mewtwo does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet.

Moves learnt by TM

Mewtwo is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
04AgilityPsychicStatus
06Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
07ProtectNormalStatus
12Low KickFightingPhysical 100
16PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
17Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
20TrailblazeGrassPhysical 50 100
22Chilling WaterWaterSpecial 50 100
25FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
28BulldozeGroundPhysical 60 100
29HexGhostSpecial 65 100
32SwiftNormalSpecial 60
34Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
36Rock TombRockPhysical 60 95
39Low SweepFightingPhysical 65 100
41Stored PowerPsychicSpecial 20 100
42Night ShadeGhostSpecial 100
43FlingDarkPhysical 100
46AvalancheIcePhysical 60 100
47EndureNormalStatus
49Sunny DayFireStatus
50Rain DanceWaterStatus
51SandstormRockStatus
54PsyshockPsychicSpecial 80 100
58Brick BreakFightingPhysical 75 100
59Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90
62Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
64Bulk UpFightingStatus
66Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
67Fire PunchFirePhysical 75 100
68Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
69Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
70Sleep TalkNormalStatus
72Electro BallElectricSpecial 100
73Drain PunchFightingPhysical 75 100
74ReflectPsychicStatus
75Light ScreenPsychicStatus
80MetronomeNormalStatus
81Grass KnotGrassSpecial 100
82Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
83Poison JabPoisonPhysical 80 100
84Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical 75 100
85RestPsychicStatus
86Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
87TauntDarkStatus 100
92ImprisonPsychicStatus
94Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
98Skill SwapPsychicStatus
101Power GemRockSpecial 80 100
103SubstituteNormalStatus
107Will-O-WispFireStatus 85
109TrickPsychicStatus 100
112Aura SphereFightingSpecial 80
114Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
119Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
120PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
125FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
126ThunderboltElectricSpecial 90 100
128AmnesiaPsychicStatus
129Calm MindPsychicStatus
130Helping HandNormalStatus
133Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
134ReversalFightingPhysical 100
135Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
138Psychic TerrainPsychicStatus
140Nasty PlotDarkStatus
141Fire BlastFireSpecial 110 85
143BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
149EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
150Stone EdgeRockPhysical 100 80
152Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90
158Focus BlastFightingSpecial 120 70
160HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70
161Trick RoomPsychicStatus
163Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
166ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70
168Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100
171Tera BlastNormalSpecial 80 100

Moves learnt by level up

Mewtwo learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1DisableNormalStatus 100
1Laser FocusNormalStatus
1Life DewWaterStatus
1SwiftNormalSpecial 60
8Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
16Psycho CutPsychicPhysical 70 100
24SafeguardNormalStatus
32AmnesiaPsychicStatus
40Aura SphereFightingSpecial 80
48PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
56Guard SwapPsychicStatus
56Power SwapPsychicStatus
64MistIceStatus
72PsystrikePsychicSpecial 100 100
80RecoverNormalStatus
88Future SightPsychicSpecial 120 100

Egg moves

Mewtwo does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

Moves learnt by TM

Mewtwo is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100
03Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
04Calm MindPsychicStatus
07HailIceStatus
08Bulk UpFightingStatus
11Sunny DayFireStatus
12TauntDarkStatus 100
13Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
14BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychicStatus
17ProtectNormalStatus
18Rain DanceWaterStatus
20SafeguardNormalStatus
22Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100
23Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
24ThunderboltElectricSpecial 90 100
25ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70
26EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
27Low SweepFightingPhysical 65 100
29PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
30Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
31Brick BreakFightingPhysical 75 100
32Double TeamNormalStatus
33ReflectPsychicStatus
34Shock WaveElectricSpecial 60
35FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
37SandstormRockStatus
38Fire BlastFireSpecial 110 85
39Rock TombRockPhysical 60 95
40Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
41TormentDarkStatus 100
42FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
44RestPsychicStatus
48Skill SwapPsychicStatus
52Focus BlastFightingSpecial 120 70
53Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
56FlingDarkPhysical 100
57Charge BeamElectricSpecial 50 90
58EndureNormalStatus
60Drain PunchFightingPhysical 75 100
61Will-O-WispFireStatus 85
63Nasty PlotDarkStatus
67RecycleNormalStatus
68Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90
70FlashNormalStatus 100
71Stone EdgeRockPhysical 100 80
72AvalancheIcePhysical 60 100
73Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
77Psych UpNormalStatus
80Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
82Sleep TalkNormalStatus
83BulldozeGroundPhysical 60 100
84Poison JabPoisonPhysical 80 100
85Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100
86Grass KnotGrassSpecial 100
87SwaggerNormalStatus 85
90SubstituteNormalStatus
92Trick RoomPsychicStatus
96StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
98Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
100Rock ClimbNormalPhysical 90 85

Mewtwo sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Mewtwo  sprite from Red & Blue Mewtwo  sprite from Silver Mewtwo  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Mewtwo  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Mewtwo  sprite from Black & White Mewtwo  sprite from X & Y Mewtwo  sprite from Sword & Shield Mewtwo  sprite from Scarlet & Violet
Shiny Mewtwo Shiny sprite from Silver Mewtwo Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Mewtwo Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Mewtwo Shiny sprite from Black & White Mewtwo Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Mewtwo

Red
Blue
Yellow
Cerulean Cave
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Cerulean Cave
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Cerulean Cave
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Unknown Dungeon
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ultra Space Wilds
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Cerulean Cave
Sword
Shield
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Trade/migrate from another game
Legends: Arceus Not available in this game
Scarlet
Violet
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Mewtwo
Japanese ミュウツー (Mewtwo)
German Mewtu
French Mewtwo

Name origin

mew
cat sound
two
the second iteration of Mew