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Power Swap (move)

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Power Swap
パワースワップ Power Swap
Power Swap V.png
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Type  Psychic
Category  Status
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  0  
Raises the score if the Voltage is low.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Power Swap (Japanese: パワースワップ Power Swap) is a non-damaging Psychic-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Power Swap switches any changes to the user's Attack stat and Special Attack stat with any changes to the target's Attack stat and Special Attack stat. The stat stage changes provided by Power Swap may be Baton Passed.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS The user employs its psychic power to switch changes to its Attack and Sp. Atk with the foe.
BWB2W2 The user employs its psychic power to switch changes to its Attack and Sp. Atk with the target.
XY The user employs its psychic power to switch changes to its Attack and Sp. Atk stats with the target.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime Psychic Fairy -- -- --
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo Psychic Psychic 64 57 43
177 Natu Natu Psychic Flying 44 47 47
178 Xatu Xatu Psychic Flying 54 54 54
196 Espeon Espeon Psychic Psychic   78 78 45 45
203 Girafarig Girafarig Normal Psychic -- -- --
617 Accelgor Accelgor Bug Bug   52 --, 52
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   EspeonGirafarig EspeonGirafarig EspeonGirafarig
102 Exeggcute Exeggcute* Grass Psychic   Seedot Seedot Seedot
114 Tangela Tangela* Grass Grass   Seedot Seedot Seedot
240 Magby Magby Fire Fire no no Mr. Mime
273 Seedot Seedot Grass Grass   EspeonGirafarig EspeonGirafarig EspeonGirafarig
307 Meditite Meditite Fighting Psychic Mr. Mime Mr. Mime Mr. Mime
333 Swablu Swablu Normal Flying   NatuXatu NatuXatu NatuXatu
605 Elgyem Elgyem Psychic Psychic no Mr. Mime Mr. Mime
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Power Swap 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 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 力量交換 Lìliàng Jiāohuàn
France Flag.png French Permuforce
Germany Flag.png German Krafttausch
Greece Flag.png Greek Ανταλλαγή Δυνάμεων
Italy Flag.png Italian Barattoforza
South Korea Flag.png Korean 파워스웹 Power Swap
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Kraftbytte
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Troca de Poderes
Spain Flag.png Spanish Cambia Fuerza*
Cambia Fue.*


Variations of the move Skill Swap
Status Skill SwapHeart SwapPower SwapGuard Swap


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