Amnesia (move)

Amnesia
ドわすれ Memory Lapse
Amnesia VIII.png
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Type  Psychic
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Cute
Appeal  1
Jam  0  
Ups the user's condition. Helps prevent nervousness.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Earn double the score in the next turn.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Prevents the user from being startled until the turn ends.

Amnesia (Japanese: ドわすれ Memory Lapse) is a non-damaging Psychic-type move introduced in Generation I. It is TR17 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Generation I

Amnesia increases the user's Special by two stages.

Generation II onwards

Amnesia now raises the user's Special Defense by two stages instead.

Amnesia is a part of Contest Spectacular combination and using it will cause Baton Pass and Stored Power to give an extra three appeal points if used in the next turn.

If powered up by a Psychium Z into Z-Amnesia, all of the user's lowered stats are reset.

Description

Games Description
Stad Sharply raises the user's Special stat. Also increases protection against special attacks.
Stad2 A move that increases the user's Spcl.Def. stat. It is normally used up to three times.
GSC Sharply raises the user's Spcl.Def.
RSEFRLGColo.XD Forgets about something and sharply raises Sp. Def.
DPPtHGSSPBR
BWB2W2
The user temporarily empties its mind to forget its concerns. It sharply raises the user's Sp. Def stat.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwSh
The user temporarily empties its mind to forget its concerns. This sharply raises the user's Sp. Def stat.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
003   Venusaur
 
 
Monster Grass 1PE
035   Clefairy
  Fairy Fairy 16PE
053   Persian
  Field Field 1PE
053   Persian
Alolan Form
  Field Field 1PE
054   Psyduck
  Water 1 Field 44 48BW
43B2W2
43 37SMUSUM
41PE
34
055   Golduck
  Water 1 Field 50 56BW
49B2W2
49 41SMUSUM
53PE
36
060   Poliwag
  Water 1 Water 1 38
061   Poliwhirl
  Water 1 Water 1 41
079   Slowpoke
 
 
Monster Water 1 40 43 43RSE
36FRLG
43 41 41 41SMUSUM
48PE
27
079   Slowpoke
Galarian Form
  Monster Water 1 27
080   Slowbro
 
 
Monster Water 1 44 46 46RSE
36FRLG
47 43 43 43SMUSUM
62PE
27
080   Slowbro
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1 27
099   Kingler
  Water 3 Water 3 1PE
114   Tangela
  Grass Grass 49PE
143   Snorlax
  Monster Monster 1 8 6RSE
5FRLG
9 9 9 9SMUSUM
45PE
36
150   Mewtwo
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 81 77 77RSE
99FRLG
57 50 79 79SMUSUM
44PE
32
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 60 60 60 60SMUSUM
22PE
10
161   Sentret
  Field Field 41 49 36 36 36 36
162   Furret
  Field Field 48 59 42 42 42 42
194   Wooper
 
 
Water 1 Field 21 21 23 23 23 23 32
195   Quagsire
 
 
Water 1 Field 23 23 24 24 24 24 40
199   Slowking
 
 
Monster Water 1 27
199   Slowking
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1 27
202   Wobbuffet
  Amorphous Amorphous 1
218   Slugma
  Amorphous Amorphous 29 29 31 32 32XY
36ORAS
36
219   Magcargo
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 29 29 31 32 32XY
36ORAS
36
220   Swinub
 
 
Field Field 55C 55 49 49BW
48B2W2
48 48 35
221   Piloswine
 
 
Field Field 70C 70 65 65BW
58B2W2
58 58 37
258   Mudkip
  Monster Water 1 27
259   Marshtomp
 
 
Monster Water 1 35
260   Swampert
 
 
Monster Water 1 35
287   Slakoth
  Field Field 25 25 25 25XY
17ORAS
17
289   Slaking
  Field Field 25 25 25 25XY
17ORAS
17
316   Gulpin
  Amorphous Amorphous 17 17 17 17XY
12ORAS
12
317   Swalot
  Amorphous Amorphous 17 17 17 17XY
12ORAS
12
320   Wailmer
  Field Water 2 46 37 37 37 37 42
321   Wailord
  Field Water 2 52 37 37 37 37 44
322   Numel
 
 
Field Field 31 25 31BW
19B2W2
19 19
323   Camerupt
 
 
Field Field 31 25 31BW
19B2W2
19 19
324   Torkoal
  Field Field 40 49 49 49XY
40ORAS
40 52
339   Barboach
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 21 18 18 18XY
15ORAS
15 18
340   Whiscash
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 21 18 18 18XY
15ORAS
15 18
345   Lileep
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 36 29 29 29XY
36ORAS
36 28
346   Cradily
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 36 29 29 29XY
36ORAS
36 28
360   Wynaut
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 1
368   Gorebyss
  Water 1 Water 1 29 19 19 19XY
16ORAS
16
378   Regice
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 41 41 41 41XY
37ORAS
37 36
379   Registeel
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 41 41 41 41XY
37ORAS
37 36
386   Deoxys
Defense Forme
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 35 73 73 73XY
55ORAS
55
399   Bidoof
  Water 1 Field 29 29 29 41
400   Bibarel
 
 
Water 1 Field 33 33 33 48
425   Drifloon
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 40B2W2 40 40
426   Drifblim
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 46B2W2 46 46
446   Munchlax
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 9 9 9 9 36
473   Mamoswine
 
 
Field Field 37
480   Uxie
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 46 46 46 46 42
513   Pansear
  Field Field 25 25 25
527   Woobat
 
 
Field Flying 29 29 29 30
528   Swoobat
 
 
Field Flying 29 29 29 30
568   Trubbish
  Mineral Mineral 40 40 40 9
569   Garbodor
  Mineral Mineral 46 46 46 9
631   Heatmor
  Field Field 46 44 47 45
636   Larvesta
 
 
Bug Bug 80 80 80 54
637   Volcarona
 
 
Bug Bug 1 1 54
845   Cramorant
 
 
Water 1 Flying 42
875   Eiscue
  Water 1 Field 30
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TR

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TR17
001   Bulbasaur
 
 
Monster Grass
002   Ivysaur
 
 
Monster Grass
003   Venusaur
 
 
Monster Grass
027   Sandshrew
  Field Field
027   Sandshrew
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
028   Sandslash
  Field Field
028   Sandslash
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
032   Nidoran♂
  Monster Field
033   Nidorino
  Monster Field
034   Nidoking
 
 
Monster Field
035   Clefairy
  Fairy Fairy
036   Clefable
  Fairy Fairy
052   Meowth
  Field Field
052   Meowth
Alolan Form
  Field Field
052   Meowth
Galarian Form
  Field Field
053   Persian
  Field Field
053   Persian
Alolan Form
  Field Field
054   Psyduck
  Water 1 Field
055   Golduck
  Water 1 Field
079   Slowpoke
 
 
Monster Water 1
079   Slowpoke
Galarian Form
  Monster Water 1
080   Slowbro
 
 
Monster Water 1
080   Slowbro
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1
098   Krabby
  Water 3 Water 3
099   Kingler
  Water 3 Water 3
108   Lickitung
  Monster Monster
114   Tangela
  Grass Grass
143   Snorlax
  Monster Monster
150   Mewtwo
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
163   Hoothoot
 
 
Flying Flying
164   Noctowl
 
 
Flying Flying
170   Chinchou
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
171   Lanturn
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
173   Cleffa
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
183   Marill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy
184   Azumarill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy
194   Wooper
 
 
Water 1 Field
195   Quagsire
 
 
Water 1 Field
199   Slowking
 
 
Monster Water 1
199   Slowking
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1
202   Wobbuffet
  Amorphous Amorphous
206   Dunsparce
  Field Field
220   Swinub
 
 
Field Field
221   Piloswine
 
 
Field Field
222   Corsola
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
222   Corsola
Galarian Form
  Water 1 Water 3
226   Mantine
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
258   Mudkip
  Monster Water 1
259   Marshtomp
 
 
Monster Water 1
260   Swampert
 
 
Monster Water 1
272   Ludicolo
 
 
Water 1 Grass
273   Seedot
  Field Grass
274   Nuzleaf
 
 
Field Grass
275   Shiftry
 
 
Field Grass
320   Wailmer
  Field Water 2
321   Wailord
  Field Water 2
324   Torkoal
  Field Field
339   Barboach
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
340   Whiscash
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
345   Lileep
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
346   Cradily
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
360   Wynaut
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
369   Relicanth
 
 
Water 1 Water 2
378   Regice
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
379   Registeel
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
385   Jirachi
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
422   Shellos
  Water 1 Amorphous
423   Gastrodon
 
 
Water 1 Amorphous
425   Drifloon
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
426   Drifblim
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
446   Munchlax
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
449   Hippopotas
  Field Field
450   Hippowdon
  Field Field
458   Mantyke
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
463   Lickilicky
  Monster Monster
465   Tangrowth
  Grass Grass
468   Togekiss
 
 
Flying Fairy
473   Mamoswine
 
 
Field Field
480   Uxie
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
517   Munna
  Field Field
518   Musharna
  Field Field
527   Woobat
 
 
Field Flying
528   Swoobat
 
 
Field Flying
531   Audino
  Fairy Fairy
559   Scraggy
 
 
Field Dragon
560   Scrafty
 
 
Field Dragon
568   Trubbish
  Mineral Mineral
569   Garbodor
  Mineral Mineral
631   Heatmor
  Field Field
636   Larvesta
 
 
Bug Bug
637   Volcarona
 
 
Bug Bug
684   Swirlix
  Fairy Fairy
685   Slurpuff
  Fairy Fairy
719   Diancie
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
728   Popplio
  Water 1 Field
729   Brionne
  Water 1 Field
730   Primarina
 
 
Water 1 Field
755   Morelull
 
 
Grass Grass
756   Shiinotic
 
 
Grass Grass
764   Comfey
  Grass Grass
769   Sandygast
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
770   Palossand
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
780   Drampa
 
 
Monster Dragon
799   Guzzlord
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
819   Skwovet
  Field Field
820   Greedent
  Field Field
842   Appletun
 
 
Grass Dragon
845   Cramorant
 
 
Water 1 Flying
863   Perrserker
  Field Field
864   Cursola
  Water 1 Water 3
867   Runerigus
 
 
Mineral Amorphous
875   Eiscue
  Water 1 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 breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
001   Bulbasaur
 
 
Monster Grass
027   Sandshrew
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
032   Nidoran♂
  Monster Field
052   Meowth
  Field Field
052   Meowth
Alolan Form
  Field Field
098   Krabby
  Water 3 Water 3
108   Lickitung
  Monster Monster
114   Tangela
  Grass Grass
170   Chinchou
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
173   Cleffa
  Fairy Fairy
183   Marill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy
187   Hoppip
 
 
Fairy Grass
203   Girafarig
 
 
Field Field
222   Corsola
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
226   Mantine
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
273   Seedot
  Field Grass
325   Spoink
  Field Field
351   Castform
  Fairy Amorphous
369   Relicanth
 
 
Water 1 Water 2
387   Turtwig
  Monster Grass
422   Shellos
  Water 1 Amorphous
458   Mantyke
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
531   Audino
  Fairy Fairy
559   Scraggy
 
 
Field Dragon
626   Bouffalant
  Field Field
728   Popplio
  Water 1 Field
739   Crabrawler
  Water 3 Water 3
755   Morelull
 
 
Grass Grass
764   Comfey
  Grass Grass
769   Sandygast
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
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 I

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
054   Psyduck
  Water 1 Field Amnesia PsyduckStad
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 Types Egg Groups Obtained with
098   Krabby
  Water 3 Water 3 Dream World - Sparkling Sea
170   Chinchou
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 Dream World - Sparkling Sea
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 Types Egg Groups Obtained with
096   Drowzee
  Human-Like Human-Like New York Pokémon Center
223   Remoraid
  Water 1 Water 2 New York 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 IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
151   MewLv. 50
  Undiscovered Undiscovered Sapporo PalCity Mew
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 Types Egg Groups Obtained with
054   PsyduckLv. 20
  Water 1 Field Junichi Masuda's Psyduck
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 Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team and Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Amnesia is a move with 22PP. The user raises its Special Defense by two stages. This move is affected by Snatch and Taunt.

Pokémon Rumble Blast

The user's Defense rises.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Boosts the user's Special Defense by two levels.
MDTDS Boosts the user's Special Defense by 2 levels.
BSL じぶんの とくぼうを 2だんかいあげる
MDGtI It sharply boosts your Special Defense. (The stat change returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a  Wonder Tile.)
SMD It sharply boosts your Sp. Def. The stat returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a  Wonder Tile.


In the anime

       
Slowbro
The user makes the foe or itself forget how to use a move.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Slowbro Slowbro temporarily forgets how to use a move.
Professor Westwood V's Slowbro The Evolution Solution Debut


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 瞬間失憶 Seungāan Sātyīk *
突然失憶 Dahtyìhn Sātyīk *
Mandarin 瞬間失憶 / 瞬间失忆 Shùnjiān Shīyì
  Czech Amnézie
  Danish Hukommelsestab
  Dutch Amnesie
  Finnish Muistinmenetys
  French Amnésie
  German Amnesie
  Greek Αμνησία Amnisía
  Italian Amnesia
  Korean 망각술 Manggaksul
  Norwegian Amnesi
Hukommelsestap
  Polish Amnezja
  Portuguese Amnésia
  Russian Амнезия Amneziya
  Serbian Amnezija
  Spanish Amnesia
  Swedish Minnesförlust
  Turkish Unutkanlık
  Vietnamese Mất Trí




Variations of the move Acid Armor
  Acid ArmorAmnesiaAutotomizeBarrierIron DefenseNasty PlotRock PolishSwords Dance
Formerly a variation
  Minimize


Generation VIII TMs
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75767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899
Generation VIII TRs
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25262728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849
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