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 1′04″ (0.4 m)
Weight 9.3 lbs (4.2 kg)
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 70 (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.
1GrowlNormal 100
1NuzzleElectric 20 100
1Play NiceNormal
1Quick AttackNormal 40 100
1Thunder WaveElectric 90
4Helping HandNormal
7SparkElectric 65 100
10EncoreNormal 100
13SwitcherooDark 100
16SwiftNormal 60
19Electro BallElectric 100
22CopycatNormal
25Fake TearsDark 100
28ChargeElectric
31DischargeElectric 80 100
34Baton PassNormal
37AgilityPsychic
40Trump CardNormal
43ThunderElectric 110 70
46Nasty PlotDark
49EntrainmentNormal 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.
CharmFairy 100
DischargeElectric 80 100
Fake TearsDark 100
Lucky ChantNormal
SingNormal 55
Sweet KissFairy 75
Tearful LookNormal
WishNormal

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormal 60 100
ElectrowebElectric 55 95
Helping HandNormal
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Last ResortNormal 140 100
Magnet RiseElectric
Shock WaveElectric 60
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
UproarNormal 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
72Volt SwitchElectric 70 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
100ConfideNormal

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 SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal 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
CaptivateNormal 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
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 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.
1GrowlNormal 100
1NuzzleElectric 20 100
1Play NiceNormal
1Quick AttackNormal 40 100
1Thunder WaveElectric 90
4Helping HandNormal
7SparkElectric 65 100
10EncoreNormal 100
13SwitcherooDark 100
16SwiftNormal 60
19Electro BallElectric 100
22CopycatNormal
25Fake TearsDark 100
28ChargeElectric
31DischargeElectric 80 100
34Baton PassNormal
37AgilityPsychic
40Trump CardNormal
43ThunderElectric 110 70
46Nasty PlotDark
49EntrainmentNormal 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.
CharmFairy 100
DischargeElectric 80 100
Fake TearsDark 100
Lucky ChantNormal
SingNormal 55
Sweet KissFairy 75
WishNormal

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
72Volt SwitchElectric 70 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
100ConfideNormal

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 SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal 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
CaptivateNormal 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
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Minun sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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

Other languages

English Minun
Japanese マイナン (Minun)
German Minun
French Négapi

Name origin

minus
a negative charge