Meditate (move)

Meditate
ヨガのポーズ Yoga Pose
Meditate PE.png
Type  Psychic
Category  Status
PP  40 (max. 64)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  0
  • 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
Range
Opponent Opponent Opponent
Self Ally Ally
Self: Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  1
Jam  0  
Ups the user's condition. Helps prevent nervousness.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  0  
Earn double the score in the next turn.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Gets the Pokémon pumped up. Helps prevent nervousness, too.

Meditate (Japanese: ヨガのポーズ Yoga Pose) is a non-damaging Psychic-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Generation I to VII

Meditate increases the user's Attack by one stage.

Meditate can be used as the second move of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining 1 bonus appeal point if Calm Mind was used in the previous turn.

If powered up by a Psychium Z into Z-Meditate, the user's Attack stat rises another stage.

Generation VIII onwards

Meditate cannot be selected in a battle.

Description

Games Description
Stad A special technique that boosts the user's Attack power. Can normally be used up to six times.
Stad2 A special move that boosts the user's Attack power. Can normally be used up to six times.
GSC Raises the user's Attack.
RSEColoXD Meditates in a peaceful fashion to raise Attack.
FRLG The user meditates to awaken its power and raise its Attack stat.
DPPtHGSSPBR
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
The user meditates to awaken the power deep within its body and raise its Attack stat.
SwShBDSPLA
SV
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
0096     Human-Like Human-Like 37 36 36RSE
27FRLG
21 21 21 21 18
0097     Human-Like Human-Like 43 40 40RSE
29FRLG
21 21 21 21 18
0106     Human-Like Human-Like 1 6 6 5 5 5 1, 5 5
0122    
 
Human-Like Human-Like 39 16 13RSE
12FRLG
8 8 8 8 6
0307    
 
Human-Like Human-Like 4 4 4 4 4
0308    
 
Human-Like Human-Like 1,4 1, 4 1, 4 1, 4 1, 4
0439    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 8 8 8 8
0619     Field Human-Like 5 5 5
0620     Field Human-Like 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Egg Move
0056     Field Field
0066     Human-Like Human-Like
0238    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0239     Human-Like Human-Like
0453    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Meditate raises the user's Attack by one stage.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDRB - - 22 - —% - User User -
MDTDS - - 22 - —% - User User -
BSL - - 22 - —% - User User -
MDGtI - - 17 50 —% - User User -
SMD - - 17 40 —% - User User -
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon Rumble Rush

In Pokémon Rumble Rush, all status moves including Meditate could only be used by opposing Pokémon and could not be obtained on any caught Pokémon. Meditate could be seen as a move used by Boss Meditite.

  Meditate
Charge time 2.1 seconds
Range type Circular (self)
Target Self
Additional effect Raises the user's Attack

Description

Games Description
MDRB Boosts the user's Attack by one level.
MDTDS Boosts the user's Attack by 1 level.
BSL じぶんの こうげきを 1だんかいあげる
MDGtI It boosts your Attack. (The stat change returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a  Wonder Tile.)
SMD It boosts your Attack. The stat change returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a  Wonder Tile.


In the anime

 
Medicham
 
Medicham controlling objects
 
Meditite
The user meditates to awaken the power deep within its body and enhance its attack power.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Meditite sits on the ground and meditates, enhancing its attack power. Sometimes, its body becomes surrounded by a white aura. When its power is maxed out, its body remains surrounded by a white aura.
Shauna's Meditite A Meditite Fight! Debut
Maylene's Meditite A Triple Fighting Chance! None
  Medicham floats into the air and meditates. Sometimes, its body becomes surrounded by a blue aura, allowing it to control nearby objects with its mind.
Grace's Medicham Pros and Con Artists! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 瑜伽姿勢 Yùhgā Jīsai *
瑜珈姿勢 Yùhgā Jīsai *
Mandarin 瑜伽姿勢 / 瑜伽姿势 Yújiā Zīshì *
瑜珈姿勢 Yújiā Zīshì *
  Czech Meditace
  Danish Meditere
  Dutch Mediteer
  Finnish Meditaatio
  French Yoga
  German Meditation
  Greek Διαλογισμός
  Hindi ध्यान लगाओ Dhyan Lagao
  Italian Meditazione
  Korean 요가포즈 Yogapojeu
  Polish Medytacja
Portuguese   Brazil Meditação (anime, TCG, manga, The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Meditar (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
  Portugal Meditar
  Serbian Meditacija
  Spanish Meditación
  Vietnamese Thiền Định

References



Variations of the move Defense Curl
  Defense CurlHardenMeditateSharpenWithdraw
Formerly a variation
  Howl


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