Astonish (move)

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Astonish
おどろかす Astonish
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Type  Ghost
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  30
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  3 ♥♥♥
Startles the Pokémon that appealed before the user.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  3 ♥♥♥
Startles the last Pokémon to act before the user.

Astonish (Japanese: おどろかす Astonish) is a damage-dealing Ghost-type move introduced in Generation III.

Effect

Astonish inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch if the user attacks before the target.

Generation III

Astonish will deal double the damage if its target had previously used Minimize.

Generation IV onward

Astonish will now deal regular damage if its target had previously used Minimize.

Description

Games Description
RSE An attack that may shock the foe into flinching.
FRLG An attack using a startling shout. It also may make the foe flinch.
Colo.XD An attack that may shock the target into flinching.
DPPtHGSS The user attacks the foe while shouting in a startling fashion. It may also make the target flinch.
BWB2W2 The user attacks the target while shouting in a startling fashion. It may also make the target flinch.
XYORAS
SM
The user attacks the target while shouting in a startling fashion. This may also make the target flinch.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
041 Zubat Zubat
Flying Flying 11RSE
6FRLG
9 9BW
8B2W2
8XY
7ORAS
7
042 Golbat Golbat
Flying Flying 1, 11RSE
1, 6FRLG
1, 9 1, 9BW
1, 8B2W2
1, 8XY
1, 7ORAS
1, 7
050 Diglett Diglett
Field Field 7 7 7 7
050 Diglett Diglett
Alola Form
Field Field 7
051 Dugtrio Dugtrio
Field Field 7 7 7 7
051 Dugtrio Dugtrio
Alola Form
Field Field 7
169 Crobat Crobat
Flying Flying 1, 11RSE
1, 6FRLG
1, 9 1, 9BW
1, 8B2W2
1, 8XY
1, 7ORAS
1, 7
190 Aipom Aipom
Field Field 13 8 8 8 8
198 Murkrow Murkrow
Flying Flying 9 1 1 1 1
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus
Amorphous Amorphous 11 10 10 10 10
203 Girafarig Girafarig
Field Field 7 1 1 1 1
234 Stantler Stantler
Field Field 13RSE
11FRLG
7 7 7 7
270 Lotad Lotad
Water 1 Grass 1 1 1 1 1
271 Lombre Lombre
Water 1 Grass 1 1 1 1 1
272 Ludicolo Ludicolo
Water 1 Grass 1 1 1 1 1
293 Whismur Whismur
Monster Field 11 11 11 11XY
8ORAS
8
294 Loudred Loudred
Monster Field 1, 11 1, 11 1, 11 1, 11XY
1, 9ORAS
1, 9
295 Exploud Exploud
Monster Field 1, 11 1, 11 1, 11 1, 11XY
1, 9ORAS
1, 9
302 Sableye Sableye
Human-Like Human-Like 13 11 11 11XY
9ORAS
9
303 Mawile Mawile
Field Fairy 1 1 1 1 1
320 Wailmer Wailmer
Field Water 2 23 17 17 17XY
16ORAS
16
321 Wailord Wailord
Field Water 2 23 17 17 17XY
16ORAS
16
333 Swablu Swablu
Flying Dragon 8 5 5BW
4B2W2
4XY
3ORAS
3
334 Altaria Altaria
Flying Dragon 1, 8 1, 5 1, 5BW
1, 4B2W2
1, 4XY
1, 3ORAS
1, 3
345 Lileep Lileep
Water 3 Water 3 1 1 1 1 1
346 Cradily Cradily
Water 3 Water 3 1 1 1 1 1
352 Kecleon Kecleon
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1
355 Duskull Duskull
Amorphous Amorphous 16 14 14 14XY
9ORAS
9
356 Dusclops Dusclops
Amorphous Amorphous 16 14 14 14XY
1, 9ORAS
1, 9
358 Chimecho Chimecho
Amorphous Amorphous 9 9 9 9XY
1, 7ORAS
1, 7
424 Ambipom Ambipom
Field Field 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
425 Drifloon Drifloon
Amorphous Amorphous 6 6BW
4B2W2
4 4
426 Drifblim Drifblim
Amorphous Amorphous 1, 6 1, 6BW
1, 4B2W2
1, 4 1, 4
429 Mismagius Mismagius
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 1
430 Honchkrow Honchkrow
Flying Flying 1 1 1 1
433 Chingling Chingling
Undiscovered Undiscovered 9 9 9XY
7ORAS
7
453 Croagunk Croagunk
Human-Like Human-Like 1 1 1 1
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak
Human-Like Human-Like 1 1 1 1
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir
Amorphous Amorphous 14 14 14XY
1, 9ORAS
1, 9
478 Froslass Froslass
Fairy Mineral 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10XY
19ORAS
19
479 Rotom Rotom
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 1
562 Yamask Yamask
Mineral Amorphous 1 1 1
563 Cofagrigus Cofagrigus
Mineral Amorphous 1 1 1
582 Vanillite Vanillite
Mineral Mineral 7 7 7
583 Vanillish Vanillish
Mineral Mineral 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7
584 Vanilluxe Vanilluxe
Mineral Mineral 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7
590 Foongus Foongus
Grass Grass 8 8 8
591 Amoonguss Amoonguss
Grass Grass 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
607 Litwick Litwick
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1
608 Lampent Lampent
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1
622 Golett Golett
Mineral Mineral 1 1 1
623 Golurk Golurk
Mineral Mineral 1 1 1
641 Tornadus Tornadus
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1
642 Thundurus Thundurus
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1
707 Klefki Klefki
Mineral Mineral 8 8
708 Phantump Phantump
Grass Amorphous 5 5
709 Trevenant Trevenant
Grass Amorphous 5 1, 5
710 Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1
711 Gourgeist Gourgeist
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Confined
Undiscovered Undiscovered 6 6
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Unbound
Undiscovered Undiscovered 6 6
722 Rowlet Rowlet
Flying Flying 11
723 Dartrix Dartrix
Flying Flying 11
724 Decidueye Decidueye
Flying Flying 11
755 Morelull Morelull
Grass Grass 4
756 Shiinotic Shiinotic
Grass Grass 1, 4
769 Sandygast Sandygast
Amorphous Amorphous 5
770 Palossand Palossand
Amorphous Amorphous 1, 5
778 Mimikyu Mimikyu
Amorphous Amorphous 1
779 Bruxish Bruxish
Water 2 Water 2 4
781 Dhelmise Dhelmise
Mineral Mineral 1
786 Tapu Lele Tapu Lele
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1
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
021 Spearow Spearow
Flying Flying
050 Diglett Diglett
Field Field
092 Gastly Gastly
Amorphous Amorphous
206 Dunsparce Dunsparce
Field Field
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish
Water 2 Water 2
261 Poochyena Poochyena
Field Field
353 Shuppet Shuppet
Amorphous Amorphous
396 Starly Starly
Flying Flying
434 Stunky Stunky
Field Field
511 Pansage Pansage
Field Field
513 Pansear Pansear
Field Field
515 Panpour Panpour
Field Field
577 Solosis Solosis
Amorphous Amorphous
587 Emolga Emolga
Field Field
605 Elgyem Elgyem
Human-Like Human-Like
618 Stunfisk Stunfisk
Water 1 Amorphous
633 Deino Deino
Dragon Dragon
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By events

Generation VI

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
094 Gengar Gengar
Amorphous Amorphous Halloween Gengar
October 2014 Gengar
Pre-ordering player Gengar
XY Gengar
Pokémon Center Hiroshima Gengar
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 = 20 | Accuracy = 100% | Effect = Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
Used by : Shieldon  Duskull  Drifloon

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It may also cause the target to cringe, making it incapable of action.
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also afflict the target with a Cringe status condition, making its actions fail.
Conq. The user attacks the target while shouting in a startling fashion. It may also make the target flinch.

In the anime

James Chimecho Astonish 1.png PSA Gastly Gengar Haunter Astonish.png PSA Shuppet Duskull.png Brycen Vanillish Astonish.png
Chimecho Gastly, Gengar and Haunter Shuppet and Duskull Vanillish
The user attacks the foe while shouting in a startling fashion.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
358 Chimecho Chimecho makes a horrible noise from its mouth and releases multiple red waves of energy from its mouth that hurts the opponent's ears, or Chimecho makes a frightening face and sticks out its tongue. A shadow also appears on Chimecho's face, frightening the opponent.
James's Chimecho Lessons in Lilycove Debut
092 Gastly Gastly appears out of nowhere, makes a horrifying face, and shadows appear around its face, frightening the opponent.
A wild Gastly Ghoul Daze! None
093 Haunter Haunter appears out of nowhere, raises its hands, makes a scary face and shadows appear on its body and around its face, frightening the opponent.
A wild Haunter Ghoul Daze! None
094 Gengar Gengar appears out of nowhere, raises its arms, makes a scary face and shadows appear on its body and around its face, frightening the opponent.
A wild Gengar Ghoul Daze! None
354 Banette Banette raises its arms, makes a frightening face and shadows appear around its body and face, frightening the opponent.
A wild Banette Ghoul Daze! None
353 Shuppet Shuppet makes a frightening face, sticks its tongue out and shadows appear around its body and face, frightening the opponent.
A wild Shuppet Ghoul Daze! None
355 Duskull Duskull raises its arms in the air, makes a frightening face and shadows appear around its body, frightening the opponent.
A wild Duskull Ghoul Daze! None
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus comes out of nowhere and makes a chilling face that frightens the opponent.
A wild Misdreavus Ghoul Daze! None
583 Vanillish Vanillish spins into the air while making a black ghost face appear with pink glowing eyes, a smile, and a red aura surrounding it to scare the opponent.
Brycen's Vanillish Caution: Icy Battle Conditions! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~ manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga


In other generations

Astonish III.png Astonish IV.png Astonish V.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
Astonish Colo.png Astonish 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
Astonish PMD RB.png Astonish PMD TDS.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

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 驚嚇 Gīnghaak
Mandarin 驚嚇 / 惊吓 Jīngxià
Denmark Flag.png Danish Forbløffe
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Verbijstering
Finland Flag.png Finnish Hämmästys
France Flag.png French Étonnement
Germany Flag.png German Erstauner
Greece Flag.png Greek Κατάπληξη
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Terkejut
Italy Flag.png Italian Sgomento
South Korea Flag.png Korean 놀래키기 Nollaekigi
Poland Flag.png Polish Zdumienie
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Assustar
Abismar (TCG)
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Zastrašivanje
Spain Flag.png Spanish Impresionar
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Şaşırtma
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Làm giật mình


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