Minun

Minun is an Electric type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Cheering Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 312
Type Electric
Species Cheering Pokémon
Height 0.4 m (1′04″)
Weight 4.2 kg (9.3 lbs)
Abilities 1. Minus
Volt Absorb (hidden ability)
Local № 081 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
097 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
083 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 200 (26.1% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 142
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 40
76 196
Defense 50
94 218
Sp. Atk 75
139 273
Sp. Def 85
157 295
Speed 95
175 317
Total 405 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.

Evolution chart

Minun changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby MINUN is more concerned about cheering on its partners than its own safety. It shorts out the electricity in its body to create brilliant showers of sparks to cheer on its teammates.
Sapphire MINUN loves to cheer on its partner in battle. It gives off sparks from its body while it is doing so. If its partner is in trouble, this POKéMON gives off increasing amounts of sparks.
FireRed
LeafGreen
Its dislike of water makes it take shelter under the eaves of houses in rain. It uses pom-poms made of sparks for cheering.
Emerald At a meeting of POKéMON academics, it was announced that simultaneous exposure to electricity from a PLUSLE and MINUN will promote circulation and boost vitality.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It cheers on friends. If its friends are losing, its body lets off more and more sparks.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Exposure to electricity from MINUN and PLUSLE promotes blood circulation and relaxes muscles.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It cheers on friends. If its friends are losing, its body lets off more and more sparks.
X Exposure to electricity from Minun and Plusle promotes blood circulation and relaxes muscles.
Y It cheers on friends. If its friends are losing, its body lets off more and more sparks.
Omega Ruby Minun is more concerned about cheering on its partners than its own safety. It shorts out the electricity in its body to create brilliant showers of sparks to cheer on its teammates.
Alpha Sapphire Minun loves to cheer on its partner in battle. It gives off sparks from its body while it is doing so. If its partner is in trouble, this Pokémon gives off increasing amounts of sparks.

Moves learned by Minun

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1NuzzleElectricPhysical 20 100
1Play NiceNormalStatus
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
4Helping HandNormalStatus
7SparkElectricPhysical 65 100
10EncoreNormalStatus 100
13SwitcherooDarkStatus 100
16SwiftNormalSpecial 60
19Electro BallElectricSpecial 100
22CopycatNormalStatus
25Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
28ChargeElectricStatus
31DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
34Baton PassNormalStatus
37AgilityPsychicStatus
40Trump CardNormalSpecial
43ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70
46Nasty PlotDarkStatus
49EntrainmentNormalStatus 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CharmFairyStatus 100
DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
Lucky ChantNormalStatus
SingNormalStatus 55
Sweet KissFairyStatus 75
Tearful LookNormalStatus
WishNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
ElectrowebElectricSpecial 55 95
Helping HandNormalStatus
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
Magnet RiseElectricStatus
Shock WaveElectricSpecial 60
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Minun 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
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1NuzzleElectricPhysical 20 100
1Play NiceNormalStatus
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
4Helping HandNormalStatus
7SparkElectricPhysical 65 100
10EncoreNormalStatus 100
13SwitcherooDarkStatus 100
16SwiftNormalSpecial 60
19Electro BallElectricSpecial 100
22CopycatNormalStatus
25Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
28ChargeElectricStatus
31DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
34Baton PassNormalStatus
37AgilityPsychicStatus
40Trump CardNormalSpecial
43ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70
46Nasty PlotDarkStatus
49EntrainmentNormalStatus 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CharmFairyStatus 100
DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
Lucky ChantNormalStatus
SingNormalStatus 55
Sweet KissFairyStatus 75
WishNormalStatus

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Minun 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
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Minun sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Minun  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Minun  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Minun  sprite from Black & White Minun  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Minun Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Minun Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Minun Shiny sprite from Black & White Minun Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Minun

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 110
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 110
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trophy Garden
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 29, 33, 36, 37, 38, 39, 46, 48, National Park
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Route 6
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 5
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 110
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Minun
Japanese マイナン (Minun)
German Minun
French Négapi

Name origin

minus
a negative charge