Ally Switch (move)

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Ally Switch
サイドチェンジ Side Change
Ally Switch VI.png
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Type  Psychic
Category  Status
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  +2
  • 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 the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Condition  Clever
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Scrambles the order in which Pokémon will move on the next turn.

Ally Switch (Japanese: サイドチェンジ Side Change) is a non-damaging Psychic-type move introduced in Generation V. It was TM51 in Generation V.

Effect

Generation V-VI

Ally Switch causes the user to switch places with the ally opposite to itself, and is an increased-priority move. It will fail if the user is in the middle of the field in a Triple Battle, if the user has no ally opposite it, or if used in a Single Battle, Multi Battle, Rotation Battle, or Horde Encounter.

If a Pokémon targeted an ally with a move, but as a result of Ally Switch the Pokémon is now targeting itself when it would execute the move, the move will fail (even if the move is Acupressure).

Ally Switch does not trigger Pursuit.

Generation VII

Ally Switch had its priority increased to +2.

If powered up by a Psychium Z into Z-Ally Switch, the user's Speed stat rises by two stages.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 The user teleports using a strange power and switches its place with one of its allies.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
The user teleports using a strange power and switches places with one of its allies.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
064 Kadabra Kadabra
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 24 24XY
36ORAS
36
065 Alakazam Alakazam
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 24 24XY
36ORAS
36
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Confined
PsychicIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Unbound
PsychicIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1ORAS 1
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
063 Abra Abra
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
077 Ponyta Ponyta
FireIC Big.png Field Field
098 Krabby Krabby
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
177 Natu Natu
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
280 Ralts Ralts
PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
562 Yamask Yamask
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
566 Archen Archen
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3
605 Elgyem Elgyem
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
619 Mienfoo Mienfoo
FightingIC Big.png Field Human-Like
701 Hawlucha Hawlucha
FightingIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
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
TM51
VI
--
VII
--
063 Abra Abra
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
064 Kadabra Kadabra
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
065 Alakazam Alakazam
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
177 Natu Natu
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
178 Xatu Xatu
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
280 Ralts Ralts
PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
281 Kirlia Kirlia
PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
282 Gardevoir Gardevoir
PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
343 Baltoy Baltoy
GroundIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
344 Claydol Claydol
GroundIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
386 Deoxys Deoxys
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
475 Gallade Gallade
PsychicIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
605 Elgyem Elgyem
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
606 Beheeyem Beheeyem
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
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 Types Egg Groups Game
SM USUM
026 Raichu Raichu
Alola Form
ElectricIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Fairy
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff
NormalIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Fairy
040 Wigglytuff Wigglytuff
NormalIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Fairy
063 Abra Abra
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
064 Kadabra Kadabra
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
065 Alakazam Alakazam
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
075 Graveler Graveler
Alola Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
076 Golem Golem
Alola Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
077 Ponyta Ponyta
FireIC Big.png Field Field
078 Rapidash Rapidash
FireIC Big.png Field Field
092 Gastly Gastly
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
093 Haunter Haunter
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
094 Gengar Gengar
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
096 Drowzee Drowzee
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
097 Hypno Hypno
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
098 Krabby Krabby
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
099 Kingler Kingler
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
105 Marowak Marowak
Alola Form
FireIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Monster Monster
113 Chansey Chansey
NormalIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
121 Starmie Starmie
WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime
PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
124 Jynx Jynx
IceIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
137 Porygon Porygon
NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
177 Natu Natu
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
178 Xatu Xatu
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
196 Espeon Espeon
PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
199 Slowking Slowking
WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
203 Girafarig Girafarig
NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
205 Forretress Forretress
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
233 Porygon2 Porygon2
NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
242 Blissey Blissey
NormalIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
251 Celebi Celebi
PsychicIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
280 Ralts Ralts
PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
281 Kirlia Kirlia
PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
282 Gardevoir Gardevoir
PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
292 Shedinja Shedinja
BugIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
302 Sableye Sableye
DarkIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
325 Spoink Spoink
PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
326 Grumpig Grumpig
PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
337 Lunatone Lunatone
RockIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
338 Solrock Solrock
RockIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
343 Baltoy Baltoy
GroundIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
344 Claydol Claydol
GroundIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
353 Shuppet Shuppet
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
354 Banette Banette
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
355 Duskull Duskull
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
356 Dusclops Dusclops
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
358 Chimecho Chimecho
PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
375 Metang Metang
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
376 Metagross Metagross
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
380 Latias Latias
DragonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
381 Latios Latios
DragonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Normal Forme
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Attack Forme
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Defense Forme
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Speed Forme
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Plant Cloak
BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Bug
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
BugIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Bug Bug
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Trash Cloak
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
425 Drifloon Drifloon
GhostIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
426 Drifblim Drifblim
GhostIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
429 Mismagius Mismagius
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
433 Chingling Chingling
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
436 Bronzor Bronzor
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
437 Bronzong Bronzong
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
439 Mime Jr. Mime Jr.
PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
442 Spiritomb Spiritomb
GhostIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
462 Magnezone Magnezone
ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
474 Porygon-Z Porygon-Z
NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
475 Gallade Gallade
PsychicIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
476 Probopass Probopass
RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
478 Froslass Froslass
IceIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Fairy Mineral
479 Rotom Rotom
ElectricIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
480 Uxie Uxie
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
481 Mesprit Mesprit
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
482 Azelf Azelf
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
488 Cresselia Cresselia
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
517 Munna Munna
PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
518 Musharna Musharna
PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
523 Zebstrika Zebstrika
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
527 Woobat Woobat
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Flying
528 Swoobat Swoobat
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Flying
531 Audino Audino
NormalIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
562 Yamask Yamask
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
563 Cofagrigus Cofagrigus
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
566 Archen Archen
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3
567 Archeops Archeops
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3
574 Gothita Gothita
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
575 Gothorita Gothorita
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
576 Gothitelle Gothitelle
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
577 Solosis Solosis
PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
578 Duosion Duosion
PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
579 Reuniclus Reuniclus
PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
582 Vanillite Vanillite
IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
583 Vanillish Vanillish
IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
584 Vanilluxe Vanilluxe
IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
600 Klang Klang
SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
601 Klinklang Klinklang
SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
605 Elgyem Elgyem
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
606 Beheeyem Beheeyem
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
607 Litwick Litwick
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
608 Lampent Lampent
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
609 Chandelure Chandelure
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
619 Mienfoo Mienfoo
FightingIC Big.png Field Human-Like
620 Mienshao Mienshao
FightingIC Big.png Field Human-Like
622 Golett Golett
GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
623 Golurk Golurk
GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
648 Meloetta Meloetta
NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
649 Genesect Genesect
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
654 Braixen Braixen
FireIC Big.png Field Field
655 Delphox Delphox
FireIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
669 Flabébé Flabébé
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
670 Floette Floette
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
671 Florges Florges
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
677 Espurr Espurr
PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
678 Meowstic Meowstic
Male
PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
678 Meowstic Meowstic
Female
PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
682 Spritzee Spritzee
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
683 Aromatisse Aromatisse
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
686 Inkay Inkay
DarkIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 2
687 Malamar Malamar
DarkIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 2
694 Helioptile Helioptile
ElectricIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
695 Heliolisk Heliolisk
ElectricIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
701 Hawlucha Hawlucha
FightingIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
702 Dedenne Dedenne
ElectricIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy
703 Carbink Carbink
RockIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Mineral
708 Phantump Phantump
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
709 Trevenant Trevenant
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
710 Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
711 Gourgeist Gourgeist
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
PsychicIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
PsychicIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
742 Cutiefly Cutiefly
BugIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Bug Fairy
743 Ribombee Ribombee
BugIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Bug Fairy
764 Comfey Comfey
FairyIC Big.png Grass Grass
765 Oranguru Oranguru
NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
779 Bruxish Bruxish
WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
781 Dhelmise Dhelmise
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
786 Tapu Lele Tapu Lele
PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
793 Nihilego Nihilego
RockIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
800 Necrozma Necrozma
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
800 Necrozma Necrozma
Dusk Mane
PsychicIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
800 Necrozma Necrozma
Dawn Wings
PsychicIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
800 Necrozma Necrozma
Ultra Necrozma
PsychicIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
804 Naganadel Naganadel
PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
805 Stakataka Stakataka
RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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 switches the positions of you and your teammate.

In other generations

Ally Switch 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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
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
Chinese Cantonese 交換場地 Gāauwuhn Chèuhngdeih
Mandarin 交換場地 / 交换场地 Jiāohuàn Chǎngdì
France Flag.png French Interversion
Germany Flag.png German Seitentausch
Italy Flag.png Italian Cambiaposto
South Korea Flag.png Korean 사이드체인지 Side Change
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Troca de Aliado
Spain Flag.png Spanish Cambio Banda



Generation V TMs
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Generation V HMs
010203040506

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