Meditate (move)

Meditate
ヨガのポーズ Yoga Pose
Meditate VII.png
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Type  Psychic
Category  Status
PP  40 (max. 64)
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  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

Generations 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

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.
RSEColo.XD 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 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
096   Drowzee
  Human-Like Human-Like 37 36 36RSE
27FRLG
21 21 21 21SMUSUM
18PE
097   Hypno
  Human-Like Human-Like 43 40 40RSE
29FRLG
21 21 21 21SMUSUM
18PE
106   Hitmonlee
  Human-Like Human-Like 1 6 6 5 5 5 1, 5SMUSUM
5PE
122   Mr. Mime
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 39 16 13RSE
12FRLG
8 8 8 8SMUSUM
6PE
307   Meditite
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 4 4 4 4 4
308   Medicham
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 1,4 1, 4 1, 4 1, 4 1, 4
439   Mime Jr.
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 8 8 8 8
619   Mienfoo
  Field Human-Like 5 5 5
620   Mienshao
  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.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
056   Mankey
  Field Field
066   Machop
  Human-Like Human-Like
238   Smoochum
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
239   Elekid
  Human-Like Human-Like
453   Croagunk
 
 
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.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team, Blue Rescue Team, Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Meditate is a move with 22PP. The user raises its Attack by one stage. This move is affected by Snatch and Taunt.

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

       
Meditite Medicham Medicham controlling things
The user meditates to awaken the power deep within its body and raise its Attack stat.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Meditite Meditite sits on the ground and meditates. Sometimes, its body becomes outlined in white. When its power is maxed out, its body becomes surrounded by a white aura.
Shauna's Meditite A Meditite Fight! Debut
Maylene's Meditite A Triple Fighting Chance! None
  Medicham Medicham floats into the air and meditates. Sometimes it gets outlined in a blue aura and can control nearby objects.
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

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*
Meditate*
Portuguese   Brazil Meditação (anime, TCG, manga, The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Meditar (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
  Portugal Meditar
  Serbian Meditacija
  Spanish Meditación
  Vietnamese Thiền Định




Variations of the move Defense Curl
  Defense CurlHardenHowlMeditateSharpenWithdraw


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