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. 306
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.

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 Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Confuse RayGhost 100
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
1DisableNormal 100
1PsywavePsychic 80
1TeleportPsychic
11MistIce
22PsybeamPsychic 65 100
33SwiftNormal 60
44AmnesiaPsychic
55RecoverNormal
66PsychicPsychic 90 100
77BarrierPsychic
88AgilityPsychic
99Calm MindPsychic

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by level up

Mewtwo 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
1Laser FocusNormal
1PsywavePsychic 80
1SafeguardNormal
8SwiftNormal 60
15Future SightPsychic 120 100
22Psych UpNormal
29Miracle EyePsychic
36Psycho CutPsychic 70 100
43Guard SwapPsychic
43Power SwapPsychic
50RecoverNormal
57PsychicPsychic 90 100
64BarrierPsychic
70Aura SphereFighting 80
79AmnesiaPsychic
86MistIce
93Me FirstNormal
100PsystrikePsychic 100 100

Egg moves

Mewtwo does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Mewtwo 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
Bubble BeamWater 65 100 Generation 1 — TM
Pay DayNormal 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Self-DestructNormal 200 100 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
Water GunWater 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting 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
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Electro BallElectric 100 Generation 5 — Special
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Mewtwo sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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
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

Other languages

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

Name origin

mew
cat sound
two
the second iteration of Mew