Hypnosis (move)

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Hypnosis
さいみんじゅつ Hypnosis
Hypnosis.png
Hypnosis 2.png
Type  Psychic
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  60%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Smart
Appeal  1
Jam  3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles those that have made appeals.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.
Condition  Clever
Appeal  1
Jamming  3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles all of the Pokémon to act before the user.

Hypnosis (Japanese: さいみんじゅつ Hypnosis) is a non-damaging Psychic-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Generations I to III

Hypnosis puts the target to sleep.

Hypnosis cannot affect a target that already has a major status ailment.

In Stadium, Hypnosis cannot affect a target that has a substitute.

Hypnosis has an accuracy of 60%.

Generation IV onward

In Diamond and Pearl, Hypnosis's accuracy was changed to 70%. In Platinum, it was changed back to 60%. In link battles between Diamond and Pearl and other versions, the accuracy is set to 60%.

If powered up by a Psychium Z into Z-Hypnosis, the user's Speed stat raises one stage.

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 A special Psychic-type move. The target is hypnotized into a deep sleep.
GSC May put the foe to sleep.
RSEColo.XD A hypnotizing move that may induce sleep.
FRLG Hypnotic suggestion is used to make the foe fall into a deep sleep.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SM
The user employs hypnotic suggestion to make the target fall into a deep sleep.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
060 Poliwag Poliwag
Water 1 Water 1 16 7 7 8 8 8 8
061 Poliwhirl Poliwhirl
Water 1 Water 1 1, 16 1, 7 1, 7 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
062 Poliwrath Poliwrath
Water 1 Water 1 1, 16 1, 7 1, 7 1, 8 1 1 1
092 Gastly Gastly
Amorphous Amorphous 27 1 1 1 1 1 1
093 Haunter Haunter
Amorphous Amorphous 29 1 1 1 1 1 1
094 Gengar Gengar
Amorphous Amorphous 29 1 1 1 1 1 1
096 Drowzee Drowzee
Human-Like Human-Like 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
097 Hypno Hypno
Human-Like Human-Like 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
102 Exeggcute Exeggcute
Grass Grass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
103 Exeggutor Exeggutor
Grass Grass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
103 Exeggutor Exeggutor
Alola Form
Grass Grass 1
163 Hoothoot Hoothoot
Flying Flying 16 16 5DP
9PtHGSS
5 5 4
164 Noctowl Noctowl
Flying Flying 16 16 1, 5DP
1, 9PtHGSS
1, 5 1, 5 1, 4
186 Politoed Politoed
Water 1 Water 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
193 Yanma Yanma
Bug Bug 23FRLG 38 38 38 38
234 Stantler Stantler
Field Field 15 19RSE
17FRLG
10 10 10 10
280 Ralts Ralts
Amorphous Amorphous 41 43 45 45XY
37ORAS
37
281 Kirlia Kirlia
Amorphous Amorphous 47 50 53 53XY
44ORAS
44
282 Gardevoir Gardevoir
Amorphous Amorphous 51 60 65 65XY
49ORAS
49
327 Spinda Spinda
Field Human-Like 23 23 23 23XY
19ORAS
19
337 Lunatone Lunatone
Mineral Mineral 19 12 12BW
9B2W2
9XY
5ORAS
5
431 Glameow Glameow
Field Field 13 13 13 13
432 Purugly Purugly
Field Field 13 13 13 13
436 Bronzor Bronzor
Mineral Mineral 7 7BW
5B2W2
5 5
437 Bronzong Bronzong
Mineral Mineral 1, 7 1, 7BW
1, 5B2W2
1, 5 1, 5
442 Spiritomb Spiritomb
Amorphous Amorphous 13 13 13 13
491 Darkrai Darkrai
Undiscovered Undiscovered 20 20 20 20
504 Patrat Patrat
Field Field 18 18 18
505 Watchog Watchog
Field Field 18 18 18
517 Munna Munna
Field Field 19 19 19
518 Musharna Musharna
Field Field 1 1 1
561 Sigilyph Sigilyph
Flying Flying 4 4 4
686 Inkay Inkay
Water 1 Water 2 18 18
687 Malamar Malamar
Water 1 Water 2 18 18
769 Sandygast Sandygast
Amorphous Amorphous 27
770 Palossand Palossand
Amorphous Amorphous 27
792 Lunala Lunala
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1
796 Xurkitree Xurkitree
Undiscovered Undiscovered 43
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Egg Groups Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Field Field
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Alola Form
Field Field
041 Zubat Zubat
Flying Flying
052 Meowth Meowth
Field Field
052 Meowth Meowth
Alola Form
Field Field
054 Psyduck Psyduck
Water 1 Field
077 Ponyta Ponyta
Field Field
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime
Human-Like Human-Like
349 Feebas Feebas
Water 1 Dragon
358 Chimecho Chimecho
Amorphous Amorphous
425 Drifloon Drifloon
Amorphous Amorphous
433 Chingling Chingling
Undiscovered Undiscovered
439 Mime Jr. Mime Jr.
Undiscovered Undiscovered
519 Pidove Pidove
Flying Flying
653 Fennekin Fennekin
Field Field
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Egg Groups Game
FRLG E XD
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation IV

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered My Pokémon Ranch
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
041 Zubat Zubat
Flying Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
052 Meowth Meowth
Field Field Dream World - Spooky Manor
358 Chimecho Chimecho
Amorphous Amorphous Dream World - Spooky Manor
425 Drifloon Drifloon
Amorphous Amorphous Dream World - XY
519 Pidove Pidove
Flying Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
561 Sigilyph Sigilyph
Flying Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation II

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus
Amorphous Amorphous New York City Pokémon Center
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VI

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
686 Inkay InkayLv. 10
Water 1 Water 2 Pokémon Center Tokyo Bay Inkay
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Table assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.
Power = N/A | Accuracy = 60% | Effect = Puts each target to sleep.
Used by : Munna

Description

Games Description
MDRB Makes the target go to sleep, causing it to be incapable of action.
Conq. The user employs hypnotic suggestion to make the target fall into a deep sleep.

In the anime


In the manga

In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga


In the How I Became a Pokémon Card manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In the Pokémon Gold and Silver: The Golden Boys manga


In the Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All manga


In the Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!! manga


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga


In the Pokémon Try Adventure manga


In other generations

Hypnosis I.png Hypnosis II.png Hypnosis III.png Hypnosis IV.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Hypnosis V.png Hypnosis PMD RB.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Hypnosis Stad.png Hypnosis Stad2.png Hypnosis Colo.png Hypnosis XD.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Trivia

  • Hypnosis is the only move whose accuracy changed between games of the same generation.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 催眠術 Cuīmiánshù
Denmark Flag.png Danish Hypnose
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Hypnose
Finland Flag.png Finnish Hypnoosi
France Flag.png French Hypnose
Germany Flag.png German Hypnose
Greece Flag.png Greek Ύπνωση Ýpnosi
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Hipnotis
Italy Flag.png Italian Ipnosi
South Korea Flag.png Korean 최면술 Choemyeon Sul
Poland Flag.png Polish Hipnoza
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Hipnose
Romania Flag.png Romanian Hipnoză
Russia Flag.png Russian Гипноз Gipnoz
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Hipnoza
Spain Flag.png Spanish Hipnosis
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Hypnos
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Thuật Thôi Miên


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