Mienfoo

Mienfoo is a Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Martial Arts Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 619
Type Fighting
Species Martial Arts Pokémon
Height 0.9 m (2′11″)
Weight 20.0 kg (44.1 lbs)
Abilities 1. Inner Focus
2. Regenerator
Reckless (hidden ability)
Local № 125 (Black/White)
219 (Black 2/White 2)
003 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
359 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
163 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack
Catch rate 180 (23.5% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 70
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Human-Like
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 25 (6,169–6,425 steps)

Base stats

HP 45
200 294
Attack 85
157 295
Defense 50
94 218
Sp. Atk 55
103 229
Sp. Def 50
94 218
Speed 65
121 251
Total 350 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 Mienfoo.

Evolution chart

(Level 50)

Mienfoo changes

Pokédex entries

Black In fights, they dominate with onslaughts of flowing, continuous attacks. With their sharp claws, they cut enemies.
White They have mastered elegant combos. As they concentrate, their battle moves become swifter and more precise.
Black 2
White 2
It takes pride in the speed at which it can use moves. What it loses in power, it makes up for in quantity.
X
Omega Ruby
It takes pride in the speed at which it can use moves. What it loses in power, it makes up for in quantity.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
In fights, they dominate with onslaughts of flowing, continuous attacks. With their sharp claws, they cut enemies.
Ultra Sun They can often be seen in packs in the morning, slowly moving their bodies through a series of poses.
Ultra Moon They seclude themselves in the mountains and devote themselves to training. The form of their kicks and chops differs from pack to pack.
Sword In one minute, a well-trained Mienfoo can chop with its arms more than 100 times.
Shield Though small, Mienfoo’s temperament is fierce. Any creature that approaches Mienfoo carelessly will be greeted with a flurry of graceful attacks.

Moves learned by Mienfoo

Moves learnt by level up

Mienfoo learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1DetectFightingStatus
1PoundNormalPhysical 40 100
5Fake OutNormalPhysical 40 100
10ReversalFightingPhysical 100
15Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
20Quick GuardFightingStatus
25Force PalmFightingPhysical 60 100
30U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
35Drain PunchFightingPhysical 75 100
40Hone ClawsDarkStatus
45Aura SphereFightingSpecial 80
51BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
55Calm MindPsychicStatus
60High Jump KickFightingPhysical 130 90

Egg moves

Mienfoo learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Mienfoo egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Vital ThrowFightingPhysical 70

Move Tutor moves

Mienfoo can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CoachingFightingStatus

Moves learnt by TM

Mienfoo is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Mienfoo is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PoundNormalPhysical 40 100
5MeditatePsychicStatus
9DetectFightingStatus
13Fake OutNormalPhysical 40 100
17Double SlapNormalPhysical 15 85
21SwiftNormalSpecial 60
25Calm MindPsychicStatus
29Force PalmFightingPhysical 60 100
33Drain PunchFightingPhysical 75 100
37Jump KickFightingPhysical 100 95
41U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
45Quick GuardFightingStatus
49BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
50High Jump KickFightingPhysical 130 90
57ReversalFightingPhysical 100
61Aura SphereFightingSpecial 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychicStatus
Baton PassNormalStatus
EndureNormalStatus
FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
Me FirstNormalStatus
Smelling SaltsNormalPhysical 70 100
Vital ThrowFightingPhysical 70

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychicStatus
BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
Drain PunchFightingPhysical 75 100
Dual ChopDragonPhysical 40 90
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100
Helping HandNormalStatus
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
Role PlayPsychicStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Mienfoo 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Mienfoo sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Mienfoo  sprite from Black & White Mienfoo  sprite from X & Y Mienfoo  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Mienfoo  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Mienfoo Shiny sprite from Black & White Mienfoo Shiny sprite from X & Y Mienfoo Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Mienfoo

Black
White
Route 14, Dragonspiral Tower, Victory Road
Black 2
White 2
Route 14, 22, 23, Dragonspiral Tower
X
Y
Route 8
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Vast Poni Canyon
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Challenge Road

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Mienfoo
Japanese コジョフー (Kojofu)
German Lin-Fu
French Kungfouine

Name origin

mien
dignified manner
kung fu
Chinese martial art