The Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions concert tour is coming to Philadelphia on September 19th. Seats are limited, so be sure to book your tickets quick!
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are coming this November! Check BNN and Bulbanews for up-to-date Pokémon news and discuss it on the forums or in our IRC channel.

Amnesia (move)

From Bulbapedia, the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia.
Jump to: navigation, search
Amnesia
ドわすれ Memory Lapse
Amnesia.png
[[File:|center]]
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.

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

Effect

Generation I

Amnesia increases the user's Special by two stages.

Generation II and on

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

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.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
The user temporarily empties its mind to forget its concerns. It sharply raises the user's Sp. Def stat.
XY The user temporarily empties its mind to forget its concerns. This sharply raises the user's Sp. Def stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
054 Psyduck Psyduck Water Water       44 48 43 43
055 Golduck Golduck Water Water       50 56 49 49
060 Poliwag Poliwag Water Water 38         '
061 Poliwhirl Poliwhirl Water Water 41         '
079 Slowpoke Slowpoke Water Psychic 40 43 43 36 43 41 41
080 Slowbro Slowbro Water Psychic 44 46 46 36 47 43 43
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal -- 8 6 5 9 9 9
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo Psychic Psychic 81 77 77 99 57 50 79
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic       60 60 60
161 Sentret Sentret Normal Normal   41 49 36 36 36
162 Furret Furret Normal Normal   48 59 42 42 42
194 Wooper Wooper Water Ground   21 21 23 23 23
195 Quagsire Quagsire Water Ground   23 23 24 24 24
218 Slugma Slugma Fire Fire   29 29 31 32 32
219 Magcargo Magcargo Fire Rock   29 29 31 32 32
220 Swinub Swinub Ice Ground     55 55 49 49 48 48
221 Piloswine Piloswine Ice Ground     70 70 65 65 58 58
287 Slakoth Slakoth Normal Normal     25 25 25 25
289 Slaking Slaking Normal Normal     25 25 25 25
316 Gulpin Gulpin Poison Poison     17 17 17 17
317 Swalot Swalot Poison Poison     17 17 17 17
320 Wailmer Wailmer Water Water     46 37 37 37
321 Wailord Wailord Water Water     52 37 37 37
322 Numel Numel Fire Ground     31 25 31 19 19
323 Camerupt Camerupt Fire Ground     31 25 31 19 19
324 Torkoal Torkoal Fire Fire     40 49 49 49
339 Barboach Barboach Water Ground     21 18 18 18
340 Whiscash Whiscash Water Ground     21 18 18 18
345 Lileep Lileep Rock Grass     36 29 29 29
346 Cradily Cradily Rock Grass     36 29 29 29
368 Gorebyss Gorebyss Water Water     26 19 19 19
378 Regice Regice Ice Ice     41 41 41 41
379 Registeel Registeel Steel Steel     41 41 41 41
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Defense Forme
Psychic Psychic     35 73 73 73
399 Bidoof Bidoof Normal Normal       29 29 29
400 Bibarel Bibarel Normal Water       33 33 33
425 Drifloon Drifloon Ghost Flying           40 40
426 Drifblim Drifblim Ghost Flying           46 46
446 Munchlax Munchlax Normal Normal       9 9 9
480 Uxie Uxie Psychic Psychic       46 46 46
513 Pansear Pansear Fire Fire         25 25
527 Woobat Woobat Psychic Flying         29 29
528 Swoobat Swoobat Psychic Flying         29 29
568 Trubbish Trubbish Poison Poison         40 40
569 Garbodor Garbodor Poison Poison         46 46
631 Heatmor Heatmor Fire Fire         46 44
636 Larvesta Larvesta Bug Fire         80 80
637 Volcarona Volcarona Bug Fire           --
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 Type Father
II III IV V VI
001 Bulbasaur Bulbasaur Grass Poison     SlowpokeSlowbroSnorlax SlowpokeSlowbroSnorlax SlowpokeSlowbroSnorlax
032 Nidoran♂ Nidoran♂ Poison Poison SlowpokeSlowbroSnorlaxSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswine SlowpokeSlowbroSnorlaxSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoal PsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSnorlaxSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarel PsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSnorlaxSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarelPansearWoobatSwoobatHeatmor PsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSnorlaxSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarelPansearWoobatSwoobatHeatmor
052 Meowth Meowth Normal Normal SentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswine SentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoal PsyduckGolduckSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarel PsyduckGolduckSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarelPansearWoobatSwoobatHeatmor PsyduckGolduckSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarelPansearWoobatSwoobatHeatmor
098 Krabby Krabby* Water Water Corsola LileepCradily LileepCradily LileepCradily LileepCradily
108 Lickitung Lickitung Normal Normal     SlowpokeSlowbroSnorlax SlowpokeSlowbroSnorlax SlowpokeSlowbroSnorlax
114 Tangela Tangela* Grass Grass Hoppip Seedot BulbasaurSeedotTurtwig BulbasaurSeedotTurtwig BulbasaurSeedotTurtwig
170 Chinchou Chinchou Water Electric   WailmerWailordBarboachWhiscash WailmerWailordBarboachWhiscash WailmerWailordBarboachWhiscash WailmerWailordBarboachWhiscash
173 Cleffa Cleffa* Fairy Fairy Marill MarillCastform MarillCastform MarillCastform MarillCastform
183 Marill Marill Water Fairy SlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsire SlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsireGorebyss PsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsireGorebyssBidoofBibarel PsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsireGorebyssBidoofBibarel PsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsireGorebyssBidoofBibarel
187 Hoppip Hoppip* Grass Flying Marill MarillSeedotCastform BulbasaurMarillSeedotCastformTurtwig BulbasaurMarillSeedotCastformTurtwig BulbasaurMarillSeedotCastformTurtwig
203 Girafarig Girafarig Normal Psychic WooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswine WooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoal WooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarel PsyduckGolduckSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarelPansearWoobatSwoobatHeatmor PsyduckGolduckSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarelPansearWoobatSwoobatHeatmor
222 Corsola Corsola Water Rock WooperQuagsireSlowpokeSlowbro SlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsireBarboachWhiscashGorebyss PsyduckGolduckWooperQuagsireSlowpokeSlowbroGorebyssBidoofBibarel PsyduckGolduckWooperQuagsireSlowpokeSlowbroGorebyssBidoofBibarel PsyduckGolduckWooperQuagsireSlowpokeSlowbroGorebyssBidoofBibarel
226 Mantine Mantine Water Flying       PsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsireBarboachWhiscashGorebyssBidoofBibarel PsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsireBarboachWhiscashGorebyssBidoofBibarel
273 Seedot Seedot Grass Grass   SentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoal PsyduckGolduckSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarel PsyduckGolduckSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarelPansearWoobatSwoobatHeatmor PsyduckGolduckSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarelPansearWoobatSwoobatHeatmor
325 Spoink Spoink Psychic Psychic     PsyduckGolduckSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarel PsyduckGolduckSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarelPansearWoobatSwoobatHeatmor PsyduckGolduckSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarelPansearWoobatSwoobatHeatmor
351 Castform Castform Normal Normal     SlugmaMagcargoGulpinSwalot SlugmaMagcargoGulpinSwalot SlugmaMagcargoGulpinSwalotDrifloonDrifblim SlugmaMagcargoGulpinSwalotDrifloonDrifblim
369 Relicanth Relicanth Water Rock   SlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsireWailmerWailordBarboachWhiscashGorebyss PsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsireWailmerWailordBarboachWhiscashGorebyssBidoofBibarel PsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsireWailmerWailordBarboachWhiscashGorebyssBidoofBibarel PsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsireWailmerWailordBarboachWhiscashGorebyssBidoofBibarel
387 Turtwig Turtwig Grass Grass     SlowpokeSlowbroSnorlax SlowpokeSlowbroSnorlax SlowpokeSlowbroSnorlax
422 Shellos Shellos Water Water     PsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsireSlugmaMagcargoGulpinSwalotGorebyssBidoofBibarel PsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsireSlugmaMagcargoGulpinSwalotGorebyssBidoofBibarel PsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsireSlugmaMagcargoGulpinSwalotGorebyssBidoofBibarelDrifloonDrifblim PsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsireSlugmaMagcargoGulpinSwalotGorebyssBidoofBibarelDrifloonDrifblim
458 Mantyke Mantyke Water Flying       PsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsireBarboachWhiscashGorebyssBidoofBibarel PsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsireBarboachWhiscashGorebyssBidoofBibarel
531 Audino Audino* Normal Normal       MarillCastform MarillCastform
559 Scraggy Scraggy Dark Fighting       PsyduckGolduckSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarelPansearWoobatSwoobatHeatmor PsyduckGolduckSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarelPansearWoobatSwoobatHeatmor
626 Bouffalant Bouffalant Normal Normal       PsyduckGolduckSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarelPansearWoobatSwoobatHeatmor PsyduckGolduckSentretFurretWooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineSlakothSlakingWailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarelPansearWoobatSwoobatHeatmor
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 Type Obtained with
054 054 Psyduck Water Pokémon Stadium (English)
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
098 098 Krabby Water Dream World - Sparkling Sea
170 170 Chinchou Water Electric Dream World - Sparkling Sea
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By event

Generation II

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
096 096 Drowzee Psychic New York Pokémon Center
223 223 Remoraid Water New York Pokémon Center
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation IV

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
151 151 MewLv.50 Psychic Sapporo PalCity Mew
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In other games

Pokémon Rumble Blast

The user's Defense rises.

In the anime

None.png Westwood Slowbro Amnesia.png None.png None.png
Slowbro
The user makes the foe or itself forget how to use a move.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
080 Slowbro Slowbro temporarily forgets how to use a move.
Professor Westwood V's Slowbro The Evolution Solution Debut

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Amnesia I.png Amnesia II.png Amnesia III.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Amnesia IV.png Amnesia V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Amnesia Stad.png Amnesia Stad2.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Amnesia PMD RB.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 瞬間失憶 Shùnjiān Shīyì
Denmark Flag.png Danish Hukommelsestab
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Geheugenverlies
Finland Flag.png Finnish Muistinmenetys
France Flag.png French Amnésie
Germany Flag.png German Amnesie
Greece Flag.png Greek Αμνησία
Italy Flag.png Italian Amnesia
South Korea Flag.png Korean 망각술 Manggaksul
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Amnesi/Hukommelsestap
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Amnésia
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Amnezija
Spain Flag.png Spanish Amnesia



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


Project Moves and Abilities logo.png This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.