Genesis Supernova (move)

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Genesis Supernova
オリジンズスーパーノヴァ Origins Supernova
Genesis Supernova VII.png
Genesis Supernova VII 2.png
Type  Psychic
Category  Special
PP  — (max. —)
Power  185
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VII
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Genesis Supernova (Japanese: オリジンズスーパーノヴァ Origins Supernova) is a damage-dealing Psychic-type Z-Move introduced in Generation VII. It is the exclusive Z-Move of Mew and an upgraded version of its Psychic.


Generation VII

Genesis Supernova deals damage and causes the battlefield to become Psychic Terrain for five turns.

Generation VIII onwards

Genesis Supernova cannot be selected in a battle.


Games Description
SMUSUM After obtaining Z-Power, the user, Mew, attacks the target with full force. The terrain will be charged with psychic energy.
This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.


Mew, or a Pokémon transformed into Mew, can use Genesis Supernova if it knows Psychic, holds Mewnium Z, and if its Trainer wears a Z-RingSM or Z-Power RingUSUM. Mew cannot use Genesis Supernova if it is transformed into a Pokémon other than Mew.




  • Genesis Supernova is the only Z-Move that sets terrain of any kind.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 起源超新星大爆炸 Héiyùhn Chīusānsēng Daaihbaauja
Mandarin 起源超新星大爆炸 Qǐyuán Chāoxīnxīng Dàbàozhà
France Flag.png French Supernova Originelle
Germany Flag.png German Supernova des Ursprungs
Italy Flag.png Italian Supernova delle Origini
South Korea Flag.png Korean 오리진즈슈퍼노바 Orijinjeusyupeonoba
Spain Flag.png Spanish Supernova Original

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Continental CrushSavage Spin-OutNever-Ending NightmareCorkscrew Crash
Inferno OverdriveHydro VortexBloom DoomGigavolt HavocShattered Psyche
Subzero SlammerDevastating DrakeBlack Hole EclipseTwinkle Tackle
Species-based Z-Moves
Catastropika10,000,000 Volt ThunderboltStoked SparksurferExtreme Evoboost
Pulverizing PancakeGenesis SupernovaSinister Arrow RaidMalicious Moonsault
Oceanic OperettaSplintered StormshardsLet's Snuggle ForeverClangorous Soulblaze
Guardian of AlolaSearing Sunraze SmashMenacing Moonraze Maelstrom
Light That Burns the SkySoul-Stealing 7-Star Strike

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