Lucky Chant (move)

Lucky Chant
おまじない Good Luck Charm
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Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  30 (max. 48)
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 and all allies
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Following Pokémon can not raise any voltage in that turn
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going up in the same turn.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Gets the Pokémon pumped up. Helps prevent nervousness, too.

Lucky Chant (Japanese: おまじない Good Luck Charm) is a Normal-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Generation IV

Lucky Chant prevents opponents from landing critical hits on the user's party for five turns, even if the move would always result in a critical hit (e.g. Frost Breath).

Generations V to VII

Lucky Chant can now be stolen by Snatch.

If powered up by a Normalium Z into Z-Lucky Chant, the user's evasiveness is raised by one stage.

Generation VIII

Lucky Chant cannot be selected in a battle.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The user chants an incantation toward the sky, preventing the foe from landing critical hits.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
The user chants an incantation toward the sky, preventing opposing Pokémon from landing critical hits.
SMUSUMPE The user chants an incantation toward the sky, preventing opposing Pokémon from landing critical hits for five turns.
SwShBDSPLA This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
035   Clefairy
  Fairy Fairy 28 31BW
37B2W2
37 37SMUSUM
043   Oddish
 
 
Grass Grass 25 25 25XY
23ORAS
23SMUSUM
044   Gloom
 
 
Grass Grass 29 29 29XY
24ORAS
24SMUSUM
177   Natu
 
 
Flying Flying 12 12 12 12
178   Xatu
 
 
Flying Flying 12 12 12 12
222   Corsola
 
 
Water 1 Water 3 28 28BW
23B2W2
23 23
238   Smoochum
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 28 31 31 31
280   Ralts
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous 17 17 17XY
14ORAS
14
281   Kirlia
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous 17 17 17XY
14ORAS
14
370   Luvdisc
  Water 2 Water 2 17 17 17XY
14ORAS
13
385   Jirachi
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 30USUM
420   Cherubi
  Fairy Grass 40 40 40 40
421   Cherrim
  Fairy Grass 48 48 48 48
429   Mismagius
  Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 1
481   Mesprit
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 31 31 31 31
492   Shaymin
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 91DP
517   Munna
  Field Field 5 5 5
518   Musharna
  Field Field 1 1 1
653   Fennekin
  Field Field 25 25
654   Braixen
  Field Field 27 28
655   Delphox
 
 
Field Field 27 28
669   Flabébé
  Fairy Fairy 10 10
670   Floette
  Fairy Fairy 10 10
670   Floette
Eternal Flower
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 10 10
671   Florges
  Fairy Fairy 1 1
801   Magearna
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 9
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
102   Exeggcute
 
 
Grass Grass
172   Pichu
  Field Fairy
175   Togepi
  Flying Fairy
311   Plusle
  Fairy Fairy
312   Minun
  Fairy Fairy
325   Spoink
  Field Field
351   Castform
  Fairy Amorphous
519   Pidove
 
 
Flying Flying
531   Audino
  Fairy Fairy
580   Ducklett
 
 
Water 1 Flying
764   Comfey
  Grass Grass
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 V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
175   Togepi
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Dream World - Dream Park
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 Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Lucky Chant is a move with 22PP that ignores accuracy and evasion checks. It targets all team members in the same room giving them Lucky Chant status condition for 8-15 turns, preventing critical hits from landing on them. In hallways, this move targets Pokémon up two tiles away (or one in one-tile darkness). This move is affected by Taunt and Snatch.

Description

Games Description
MDTD Gives the user and team members in the room with a Lucky Chant status, which blocks the Pokémon from taking critical hits.
MDS Gives the user and team members in the room a Lucky Chant status, which blocks the Pokémon from taking critical hits.
BSL おなじへやの なかまポケモンと じぶんを おまじないじょうたいにかえる こうげきが きゅうしょに あたらなくなる
MDGtI You and your teammates in the same room will get the Lucky Chant status, which blocks you from taking critical hits.
SMD You and your teammates in the same room will get the Lucky Chant status condition, which blocks you from taking critical hits.
MDRTDX You and your teammates in the same room will get the Lucky Chant status condition, which protects you from taking critical hits.


In the anime

       
Preparing Gems glowing Mismagius
The user chants an incantation, creating tentacles that prevent opposing Pokémon from landing any hits with their attacks.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Mismagius Mismagius raises to its forehead one of the extensions hanging from its body and chants repeatedly. Then, the gems on Mismagius's body start to glow pink. Magical crimson tentacles emerge from them, with which Mismagius strikes the opponent.
Zoey's Mismagius Coming Full-Festival Circle! Debut


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

 
Lucky Chant ending in Battle Revolution.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 幸運咒語 Hahngwahn Jauyúh
Mandarin 幸運咒語 / 幸运咒语 Xìngyùn Zhòuyǔ
  Dutch Bezwering
  French Air Veinard
  German Beschwörung
  Greek Ψαλμός Καλοτυχίας Psalmós Kalotychías
  Indonesian Mantra
  Italian Fortuncanto
  Korean 주술 Jusul
  Polish Pieśń Szczęścia
Portuguese   Brazil Golpe de Sorte
  Portugal Cântico da Sorte
  Russian Песня Счастья Pesnya Schast'ya
  Spanish Conjuro
  Vietnamese Bùa May Mắn



Variations of the move Safeguard
  Lucky ChantMistSafeguard


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