Misty Terrain (move)

Misty Terrain
ミストフィールド Mist Field
Misty Terrain VIII.png
Misty Terrain VIII 2.png
Type  Fairy
Category  Status
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  0
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all Pokémon on the field
Availability
Introduced  Generation VI
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  0  
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Excites the audience a lot if used first.

Misty Terrain (Japanese: ミストフィールド Mist Field) is a non-damaging Fairy-type move introduced in Generation VI. It is TM89 in Pokémon Sword and Shield.

Effect

Generation VI

Misty Terrain creates terrain that envelops the field and replaces the background environment and any other terrain that is already in effect. The terrain fades after five turns.

This terrain has the following effects on Pokémon that are on the ground and not in the semi-invulnerable turn of a move.

Natural objects disappear and cannot be destroyed while Misty Terrain is in effect. Misty Terrain does not prevent Pokémon from being confused.

Generation VII

Pokémon affected by Misty Terrain can no longer become confused.

When a Pokémon with the Ability Misty Surge enters battle, Misty Terrain is automatically created.

If a Pokémon is holding a Misty Seed while the field is Misty Terrain, it consumes the Misty Seed and its Special Defense is increased by one stage (even if it is not otherwise affected by the terrain). If a Terrain Extender is held when Misty Terrain is used, the terrain will last 8 turns instead of 5.

If powered up by a Fairium Z into Z-Misty Terrain, the user's Special Defense stat rises by one stage.

Generation VIII

Misty Terrain now:

Misty Terrain is automatically created when Max Starfall is used.

Description

Games Description
XYORAS The user covers the ground under everyone's feet with mist for five turns. This protects Pokémon on the ground from status conditions.
SMUSUM
SwShBDSPLA
This protects Pokémon on the ground from status conditions and halves damage from Dragon-type moves for five turns.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
110   Weezing
Galarian Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 68
122   Mr. Mime
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 1 1
122   Mr. Mime
Galarian Form
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 1
282   Gardevoir
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous 1 1 1
531   Audino
  Fairy Fairy 1ORAS 1 56
669   Flabébé
  Fairy Fairy 37 37
670   Floette
  Fairy Fairy 43 43
670   Floette
Eternal Flower
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 43 43
671   Florges
  Fairy Fairy 1 1
678   Meowstic
Male
  Field Field 50 50 59
682   Spritzee
  Fairy Fairy 42 42 24
683   Aromatisse
  Fairy Fairy 42 42 24
700   Sylveon
  Field Field 29 29 35
716   Xerneas
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 63 63 40
728   Popplio
  Water 1 Field 46 27
729   Brionne
  Water 1 Field 55 35
730   Primarina
 
 
Water 1 Field 60 37
788   Tapu Fini
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 75
866   Mr. Rime
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 1
868   Milcery
  Fairy Amorphous 45
869   Alcremie
  Fairy Amorphous 45
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TM89
035   Clefairy
  Fairy Fairy SwSh
036   Clefable
  Fairy Fairy SwSh
038   Ninetales
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field SwSh
039   Jigglypuff
 
 
Fairy Fairy SwSh
040   Wigglytuff
 
 
Fairy Fairy SwSh
078   Rapidash
Galarian Form
 
 
Field Field SwSh
110   Weezing
Galarian Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous SwSh
122   Mr. Mime
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like SwSh
122   Mr. Mime
Galarian Form
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like SwSh
151   Mew
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
173   Cleffa
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
174   Igglybuff
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
183   Marill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy SwSh
184   Azumarill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy SwSh
280   Ralts
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous SwSh
281   Kirlia
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous SwSh
282   Gardevoir
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous SwSh
303   Mawile
 
 
Field Fairy SwSh
439   Mime Jr.
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
475   Gallade
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous SwSh
531   Audino
  Fairy Fairy SwSh
546   Cottonee
 
 
Grass Fairy SwSh
547   Whimsicott
 
 
Grass Fairy SwSh
678   Meowstic
Male
  Field Field SwSh
682   Spritzee
  Fairy Fairy SwSh
683   Aromatisse
  Fairy Fairy SwSh
700   Sylveon
  Field Field SwSh
707   Klefki
 
 
Mineral Mineral SwSh
716   Xerneas
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
721   Volcanion
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
728   Popplio
  Water 1 Field SwSh
729   Brionne
  Water 1 Field SwSh
730   Primarina
 
 
Water 1 Field SwSh
788   Tapu Fini
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
866   Mr. Rime
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like SwSh
868   Milcery
  Fairy Amorphous SwSh
869   Alcremie
  Fairy Amorphous SwSh
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
173   Cleffa
  Fairy Fairy BDSP
174   Igglybuff
 
 
Fairy Fairy BDSP
280   Ralts
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous BDSP
303   Mawile
 
 
Field Fairy BDSP
546   Cottonee
 
 
Grass Fairy USUM
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 VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
280   Ralts
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous Island Scan - Route 6USUM
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

Description

Games Description
SMD It reduces damage from Dragon-type moves. It also protects from bad status conditions.*
It changes the floor to the Misty Terrain condition. In the Misty Terrain condition, damage caused by Dragon-type moves will be reduced. It also prevents bad status conditions, but it has no effect on Pokémon in the air.*


In the anime

       
Sylveon Tapu Fini
The user creates a misty terrain.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Sylveon Sylveon releases a thick light blue mist from its body, covering the surrounding area with it.
A wild Sylveon Eevee & Friends Debut
  Tapu Fini Tapu Fini creates a dome of pink energy that surrounds it and its opponent.
Tapu Fini (anime) Revealing the Stuff of Legend! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

  • Misty Terrain is the only terrain that does not boost the power of moves of its own type.
    • Instead, it reduces the power of Dragon-type moves used against grounded Pokémon.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 薄霧場地 Bohkmouh Chèuhngdeih
Mandarin 薄霧場地 / 薄雾场地 Bówù Chǎngdì
  French Champ Brumeux
  German Nebelfeld
  Italian Campo Nebbioso
  Korean 미스트필드 Mist Field
  European Portuguese Campo Enevoado
  Russian Туманное Поле Tumannoye Pole
  Spanish Campo de Niebla



Moves that change terrain
  Electric TerrainGrassy TerrainMisty TerrainPsychic Terrain


Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
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