Lucky Chant (move)

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Lucky Chant
おまじない Good Luck Charm
Lucky Chant.png
Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  30 (max. 48)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user and all allies
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Following Pokémon can not raise any voltage in that turn
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going up in the same turn.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Lucky Chant (Japanese: おまじない Good Luck Charm) is a Normal-type move introduced in Generation IV.


Generation IV

Lucky Chant prevents opponents from landing critical hits on the user's party for five turns.

Generation V

Lucky Chant can now be affected by Snatch.


Games Description
The user chants an incantation toward the sky, preventing the foe from landing critical hits.
The user chants an incantation toward the sky, preventing opposing Pokémon from landing critical hits.
PMDTDS Gives the user and team members in the room with a Lucky Chant status, which blocks the Pokémon from taking critical hits.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
035 Clefairy Clefairy Normal Normal 28 31 37 '
043 Oddish Oddish Grass Poison 25 25 '
044 Gloom Gloom Grass Poison 29 29 '
177 Natu Natu Psychic Flying 12 12 '
178 Xatu Xatu Psychic Flying 12 12 '
222 Corsola Corsola Water Rock 28 28 23 '
238 Smoochum Smoochum Ice Psychic 28 31 '
280 Ralts Ralts Psychic Psychic 17 17 '
281 Kirlia Kirlia Psychic Psychic 17 17 '
370 Luvdisc Luvdisc Water Water 17 17 '
420 Cherubi Cherubi Grass Grass 40 40 '
421 Cherrim Cherrim Grass Grass 48 48 '
429 Mismagius Mismagius Ghost Ghost -- -- '
481 Mesprit Mesprit Psychic Psychic 31 31 '
492 Shaymin Shaymin Grass Grass 91   '
517 Munna Munna Psychic Psychic   5 '
518 Musharna Musharna 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.

By breeding

# Pokémon Type Father
102 Exeggcute Exeggcute Grass Psychic OddishGloomCherubiCherrim OddishGloomCherubiCherrim
172 Pichu Pichu Electric Electric no ClefairyCherubiCherrimMunnaMusharna
175 Togepi Togepi Normal Normal NatuXatu NatuXatu
311 Plusle Plusle Electric Electric no ClefairyCherubiCherrim
312 Minun Minun Electric Electric no ClefairyCherubiCherrim
325 Spoink Spoink Psychic Psychic no MunnaMusharna
351 Castform Castform Normal Normal ClefairyRaltsKirliaMismagius ClefairyRaltsKirliaMismagius
519 Pidove Pidove Normal Flying no NatuXatu
531 Audino Audino Normal Normal no ClefairyCherubiCherrim
580 Ducklett Ducklett Water Flying no CorsolaNatuXatu
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

By event

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
175 175 Togepi Normal Dream World - Dream Park
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 the anime

Zoey Mismagius Lucky Chant.png Zoey Mismagius Lucky Chant prepare.png Zoey Mismagius.png None.png
Mismagius controls the tentacles Mismagius recites a spell Mismagius's orb glows
Mysterious tentacles prevent the user from being attacked.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
429 Mismagius Mismagius puts one of the extensions hanging down from its body to its forehead and chants over and over again. Then, the gems on Mismagius's body starts glowing pink and magical crimson tentacles come out of the gems. Mismagius then hits the opponent with them.
Zoey's Mismagius Coming Full - Festival Circle! Debut

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In other generations

Lucky Chant IV.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
Generation I
Generation II Generation II
Generation II
Crystal Generation III Generation III
Generation III
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
Generation IV
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
Generation V
Generation VI XY ORAS 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 幸運咒語 Xìngyùn Zhòuyǔ
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Bezwering
France Flag.png French Air Veinard
Germany Flag.png German Beschwörung
Greece Flag.png Greek Ψαλμός Καλοτυχίας
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Mantra
Italy Flag.png Italian Fortuncanto
South Korea Flag.png Korean 주술 Jusul
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Golpe de Sorte
Spain Flag.png Spanish Conjuro

Variations of the move Safeguard
Status Lucky ChantMistSafeguard

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