Mienshao

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

Pokédex data

National № 620
Type Fighting
Species Martial Arts Pokémon
Height 4′07″ (1.4 m)
Weight 78.3 lbs (35.5 kg)
Abilities Inner Focus
Regenerator
Reckless (hidden ability)
Local № 126 (Black/White)
220 (Black 2/White 2)
004 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
360 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
Japanese Kojondo

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 179
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Human-Like
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 25 (base 6,400 steps)

Base stats

HP 65
240 334
Attack 125
229 383
Defense 60
112 240
Sp. Atk 95
175 317
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 105
193 339
Total 510 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 Mienshao.

Evolution chart

(Level 50)

Name origin

mien
dignified manner
shaolin
Chinese martial art

Pokédex entries

Black It wields the fur on its arms like a whip. Its arm attacks come with such rapidity that they cannot even be seen.
White They use the long fur on their arms as a whip to strike their opponents.
Black 2
White 2
Using the long fur on its arms like whips, it launches into combo attacks that, once started, no one can stop.
X
Omega Ruby
It wields the fur on its arms like a whip. Its arm attacks come with such rapidity that they cannot even be seen.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Using the long fur on its arms like whips, it launches into combo attacks that, once started, no one can stop.
Ultra Sun It overwhelms its opponents with continuous attacks and then slowly stores up power before delivering the finishing blow.
Ultra Moon When Mienshao lets out a bizarre wail, you’re in danger. A flurry of kicks and chops too fast to see is about to be unleashed!

Moves learned by Mienshao

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Aura SphereFighting 80
1DetectFighting
1Fake OutNormal 40 100
1MeditatePsychic
1PoundNormal 40 100
1ReversalFighting 100
5MeditatePsychic
9DetectFighting
13Fake OutNormal 40 100
17Double SlapNormal 15 85
21SwiftNormal 60
25Calm MindPsychic
29Force PalmFighting 60 100
33Drain PunchFighting 75 100
37Jump KickFighting 100 95
41U-turnBug 70 100
45Wide GuardRock
49BounceFlying 85 85
56High Jump KickFighting 130 90
63ReversalFighting 100
70Aura SphereFighting 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychic
Baton PassNormal
EndureNormal
FeintNormal 30 100
Knock OffDark 65 100
Low KickFighting 100
Me FirstNormal
Smelling SaltsNormal 70 100
Vital ThrowFighting 70

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychic
BounceFlying 85 85
Drain PunchFighting 75 100
Dual ChopDragon 40 90
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Helping HandNormal
Knock OffDark 65 100
Laser FocusNormal
Low KickFighting 100
Role PlayPsychic
SnoreNormal 50 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Mienshao. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Quick GuardFighting Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
75Swords DanceNormal
77Psych UpNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Mienshao 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
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Aura SphereFighting 80
1DetectFighting
1Fake OutNormal 40 100
1MeditatePsychic
1PoundNormal 40 100
1ReversalFighting 100
5MeditatePsychic
9DetectFighting
13Fake OutNormal 40 100
17Double SlapNormal 15 85
21SwiftNormal 60
25Calm MindPsychic
29Force PalmFighting 60 100
33Drain PunchFighting 75 100
37Jump KickFighting 100 95
41U-turnBug 70 100
45Wide GuardRock
49BounceFlying 85 85
56High Jump KickFighting 130 90
63ReversalFighting 100
70Aura SphereFighting 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychic
Baton PassNormal
EndureNormal
FeintNormal 30 100
Knock OffDark 65 100
Low KickFighting 100
Me FirstNormal
Smelling SaltsNormal 70 100
Vital ThrowFighting 70

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Sun & Moon by a previous evolution of Mienshao. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Quick GuardFighting Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
75Swords DanceNormal
77Psych UpNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Mienshao 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Mienshao sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Mienshao  sprite from Black & White Mienshao  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Mienshao Shiny sprite from Black & White Mienshao Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Mienshao

Black
White
Route 14
Black 2
White 2
Route 23, Dragonspiral Tower
X
Y
Evolve Mienfoo
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Mienfoo