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Hypnosis (move)

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Hypnosis
さいみんじゅつ Hypnosis
Hypnosis.png
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Type  Psychic
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  60%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Smart
Appeal  1
Jam  3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles those that have made appeals.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.

Hypnosis (Japanese: さいみんじゅつ Hypnosis) is a non-damaging Psychic-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Generations I-III

Hypnosis puts the target to sleep.

Hypnosis can't affect a target that already has a major status ailment.

In Stadium, Hypnosis can't affect a target that has a substitute.

Hypnosis has an accuracy of 60%.

Generation IV and on

In Diamond and Pearl, accuracy was improved to 70%. In Platinum, it was changed back to 60%. In link battles between Diamond and Pearl and other versions, the accuracy is set to 60%.

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 A special Psychic-type move. The target is hypnotized into a deep sleep.
GSC May put the foe to sleep.
RSEColo.XD A hypnotizing move that may induce sleep.
FRLG Hypnotic suggestion is used to make the foe fall into a deep sleep.
PMDRB Makes the target go to sleep, causing it to be incapable of action.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2Conq
XY
The user employs hypnotic suggestion to make the target fall into a deep sleep.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
060 Poliwag Poliwag Water Water 16 7 7 8 8 8
061 Poliwhirl Poliwhirl Water Water --, 16 --, 7 --, 7 --, 8 --, 8 --, 8
062 Poliwrath Poliwrath Water Fighting --, 16 --, 7 --, 7 --, 8 -- --
092 Gastly Gastly Ghost Poison 27 -- -- -- -- --
093 Haunter Haunter Ghost Poison 29 -- -- -- -- --
094 Gengar Gengar Ghost Poison 29 -- -- -- -- --
096 Drowzee Drowzee Psychic Psychic -- -- -- -- -- --
097 Hypno Hypno Psychic Psychic -- -- -- -- -- --
102 Exeggcute Exeggcute Grass Psychic -- -- -- -- -- --
103 Exeggutor Exeggutor Grass Psychic -- -- -- -- -- --
163 Hoothoot Hoothoot Normal Flying   16 16 5 9 5 5
164 Noctowl Noctowl Normal Flying   16 16 --, 5 --, 9 --, 5 --, 5
186 Politoed Politoed Water Water   -- -- -- -- --
193 Yanma Yanma Bug Flying       23 38 38 38
234 Stantler Stantler Normal Water   15 19 17 10 10 10
280 Ralts Ralts Psychic Fairy     41 43 45 45
281 Kirlia Kirlia Psychic Fairy     47 50 53 53
282 Gardevoir Gardevoir Psychic Fairy     51 60 65 65
327 Spinda Spinda Normal Normal     23 23 23 23
337 Lunatone Lunatone Rock Psychic     19 12 12 9 9
431 Glameow Glameow Normal Normal       13 13 13
432 Purugly Purugly Normal Normal       13 13 13
436 Bronzor Bronzor Steel Psychic       7 7 5 5
437 Bronzong Bronzong Steel Psychic       --, 7 --, 7 --, 5 --, 5
442 Spiritomb Spiritomb Ghost Dark       13 13 13
491 Darkrai Darkrai Dark Dark       20 20 20
504 Patrat Patrat Normal Normal         18 18
505 Watchog Watchog Normal Normal         18 18
517 Munna Munna Psychic Normal         19 19
518 Musharna Musharna Psychic Psychic         -- --
561 Sigilyph Sigilyph Psychic Flying         4 4
686 Inkay Inkay Dark Psychic           18
687 Malamar Malamar Dark Psychic           18
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
037 Vulpix Vulpix Fire Fire Stantler StantlerSpinda StantlerSpindaGlameowPurugly StantlerSpindaGlameowPuruglyPatratWatchogMunnaMusharna StantlerSpindaGlameowPuruglyPatratWatchogMunnaMusharna
041 Zubat Zubat Poison Flying     HoothootNoctowl HoothootNoctowlSigilyph HoothootNoctowlSigilyph
052 Meowth Meowth Normal Normal Stantler StantlerSpinda StantlerSpindaGlameowPurugly StantlerSpindaGlameowPuruglyPatratWatchogMunnaMusharna StantlerSpindaGlameowPuruglyPatratWatchogMunnaMusharna
054 Psyduck Psyduck Water Water PoliwagPoliwhirlPoliwrathPolitoedStantler PoliwagPoliwhirlPoliwrathPolitoedStantlerSpinda PoliwagPoliwhirlPoliwrathPolitoedStantlerSpindaGlameowPurugly PoliwagPoliwhirlPoliwrathPolitoedStantlerSpindaGlameowPuruglyPatratWatchogMunnaMusharna PoliwagPoliwhirlPoliwrathPolitoedStantlerSpindaGlameowPuruglyPatratWatchogMunnaMusharnaInkayMalamar
077 Ponyta Ponyta Fire Fire Stantler StantlerSpinda StantlerSpindaGlameowPurugly StantlerSpindaGlameowPuruglyPatratWatchogMunnaMusharna StantlerSpindaGlameowPuruglyPatratWatchogMunnaMusharna
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime Psychic Fairy DrowzeeHypno DrowzeeHypnoSpinda DrowzeeHypnoSpinda DrowzeeHypnoSpinda DrowzeeHypnoSpinda
349 Feebas Feebas Water Water   PoliwagPoliwhirlPoliwrathPolitoed PoliwagPoliwhirlPoliwrathPolitoed PoliwagPoliwhirlPoliwrathPolitoed PoliwagPoliwhirlPoliwrathPolitoedInkayMalamar
358 Chimecho Chimecho Psychic Psychic   GastlyHaunterGengarRaltsKirliaGardevoir GastlyHaunterGengarRaltsKirliaGardevoirSpiritomb GastlyHaunterGengarRaltsKirliaGardevoirSpiritomb GastlyHaunterGengarRaltsKirliaGardevoirSpiritomb
425 Drifloon Drifloon Ghost Flying     GastlyHaunterGengarRaltsKirliaGardevoirSpiritomb GastlyHaunterGengarRaltsKirliaGardevoirSpiritomb GastlyHaunterGengarRaltsKirliaGardevoirSpiritomb
433 Chingling Chingling Psychic Psychic     GastlyHaunterGengarRaltsKirliaGardevoirSpiritomb GastlyHaunterGengarRaltsKirliaGardevoirSpiritomb GastlyHaunterGengarRaltsKirliaGardevoirSpiritomb
439 Mime Jr. Mime Jr. Psychic Fairy     DrowzeeHypnoSpinda DrowzeeHypnoSpinda DrowzeeHypnoSpinda
519 Pidove Pidove Normal Flying       HoothootNoctowlSigilyph HoothootNoctowlSigilyph
653 Fennekin Fennekin Fire Fire         StantlerSpindaGlameowPuruglyPatratWatchogMunnaMusharna
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Type Game
FRLG E XD
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
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 IV

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
151 151 Mew Psychic My Pokémon Ranch
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
041 041 Zubat Poison Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
052 052 Meowth Normal Dream World - Spooky Manor
358 358 Chimecho Psychic Dream World - Spooky Manor
425 425 Drifloon Ghost Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
519 519 Pidove Normal Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
561 561 Sigilyph Psychic Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
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
200 200 Misdreavus Ghost New York City 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 VI

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
686 686 InkayLv.10 Dark Psychic Pokémon Center Tokyo Bay Inkay
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 Conquest

Hypnosis is the only move of Munna.

In the anime


In the manga

In the Be a Master!! Pokémon BW manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In the Pokémon Gold and Silver: The Golden Boys manga


In the Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All manga


In the Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!! manga


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga


In the Pokémon Try Adventure manga


In other generations

Hypnosis I.png Hypnosis II.png Hypnosis III.png Hypnosis IV.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 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
Hypnosis 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 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
Hypnosis Stadium.png Hypnosis 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 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

Trivia

  • Hypnosis is the only move whose accuracy changed between games of the same generation.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 催眠術 Cuīmiánshù
Denmark Flag.png Danish Hypnose
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Hypnose
Finland Flag.png Finnish Hypnoosi
France Flag.png French Hypnose
Germany Flag.png German Hypnose
Greece Flag.png Greek Ύπνωση
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Hipnotis
Italy Flag.png Italian Ipnosi
South Korea Flag.png Korean 최면술 Choemyeon Sul
Poland Flag.png Polish Hipnoza
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Hipnose
Romania Flag.png Romanian Hipnoză
Russia Flag.png Russian Гипноз Gipnoz
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Hipnoza
Spain Flag.png Spanish Hipnosis


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