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Follow Me (move)

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Follow Me
このゆびとまれ Stay With This Finger
Follow Me V.png
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Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  +2*
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Cute
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Temporarily stops the crowd from growing excited.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Makes the order of contestants random in the next turn.

Follow Me (Japanese: このゆびとまれ Stay With This Finger) is a non-damaging Normal-type move introduced in Generation III.

Effect

Generation III to IV

Follow Me makes the user the center of attention, forcing opposing Pokémon to use its move on the user rather than the intended target (even if it was a friendly target, unless the move was Acupressure or Helping Hand) for the rest of the turn during Double Battles. It does not affect allies.

Follow Me cannot draw multi-turn moves like Fly.

Follow Me draws Electric- and Water-type moves even if a Pokémon with Lightningrod or Storm Drain is on the field. If another Pokémon on the same team is already the center of attention, the first user takes priority; if the first user is switched or faints, the attack will be drawn to the next center of attention.

Due to only having a priority of +3, Follow Me cannot divert Snatch or Pursuit (when used on a switching ally). Follow Me has no effect on moves which hit multiple Pokémon in a battle.

Generation V

Follow Me now also works in Triple Battles.

In Triple Battles, Follow Me will draw the attacks of all adjacent opponents in the field; it will only draw attacks from non-adjacent opponents if they use a move which is able to strike non-adjacent targets. If the center of attention is taken into the air by Sky Drop, it no longer draws moves, even moves that can hit it while in the air.

Due to now being in the same priority bracket, Follow Me can only divert Fake Out if the user of Follow Me would move before the user of Fake Out. Follow Me can divert Snatch if the user has Prankster and would move before the Pokémon using Snatch.

Generation VI

Follow Me now has +2 priority.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

Follow Me turns the user into a decoy.

Description

Games Description
RSE Draws attention to make foes attack only the user.
FRLG The user draws attention to itself, making foes attack only the user.
Colo.XD Draws attention to make foes attack only the user.
DPPtHGSS The user draws attention to itself, making all foes take aim only at the user.
BWB2W2
XY
The user draws attention to itself, making all targets take aim only at the user.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
035 Clefairy Clefairy Fairy Fairy 17 16 16 16
161 Sentret Sentret Normal Normal 31 19 19 19
162 Furret Furret Normal Normal 37 21 21 21
175 Togepi Togepi Fairy Fairy 26 25 24 21 21
176 Togetic Togetic Fairy Flying 26 25 24 21 21
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 Type Father
II III IV V VI
417 Pachirisu Pachirisu Electric Electric     ClefairySentretFurretTogetic ClefairySentretFurretTogetic
447 Riolu Riolu Fighting Fighting     SentretFurret SentretFurret SentretFurret
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 III

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
122 122 Mr. Mime Psychic Purified in XD: Gale of Darkness
125 125 Electabuzz Electric Purified in XD: Gale of Darkness
126 126 Magmar Fire Purified in XD: Gale of Darkness
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By event

Generation III

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
172 172 Pichu Electric PokéPark Eggs
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
007 007 Squirtle Water Sticker Promotional Kanto Starter Eggs
385 385 Jirachi Steel Psychic 2013 Tanabata Jirachi
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga


In other generations

Follow Me III.png Follow Me 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)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
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
Follow Me 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)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
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

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 跟我來 Gēn wǒ lái
France Flag.png French Par Ici
Germany Flag.png German Spotlight
Greece Flag.png Greek Επίκεντρο
Italy Flag.png Italian Sonoqui
South Korea Flag.png Korean 날따름 Nalttareum
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Siga-me
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Traženje Pažnje
Spain Flag.png Spanish Señuelo



Variations of the move Follow Me
Status Follow MeRage Powder


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Last modified on 1 August 2014, at 08:43