Imprison (move)

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Imprison
ふういん Seal
Imprison IX.png
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Type  Psychic
Category  Status
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • 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 III
Condition  Smart
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Worsens the condition of those that made appeals.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  1
Earn +3 if two Pokémon raise the Voltage in a row.
Condition  Clever
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Temporarily stops the crowd from growing excited.

Imprison (Japanese: ふういん Seal) is a non-damaging Psychic-type move introduced in Generation III. It was TM44 in Pokémon Sword and Shield, and is TM092 in Generation IX.

Effect

As long as the user remains in battle, opponents cannot use any move which is also known by the user. This includes opponents switched in after the move was used, and non-adjacent opponents in Triple Battles.

Imprison applies only to the user's current moveset, including any new moves learned when leveling up in battle, or any moves acquired in battle by using Mimic, Sketch, or Transform.

A Pokémon will use Struggle if it has no other available moves with PP remaining besides moves blocked by Imprison. Similarly, it will use Struggle if it is forced to use a single move by Encore or a held choice item but that move is blocked by Imprison.

On the turn that Imprison is used, if an opposing Pokémon would move after Imprison is used and it selected a move the user knows that turn, it will be unable to use that move and will make no action that turn (i.e. PP for that move is not consumed). In this case, the affected Pokémon will not use Struggle.

A move blocked by Imprison can still be called by Assist, Me First, Metronome, or Sleep Talk. However, Instruct fails when attempting to force a Pokémon to use a move blocked by Imprison.

Imprison is unable to prevent opponents from using Struggle. Even though Imprison can be used in Max Raid Battles and Tera Raid Battles, the raid boss is immune to Imprison's effect. Imprison cannot be passed by Baton Pass.

If powered up by a Psychium Z into Z-Imprison, the user's Special Defense stat is raised by two stages.

Generations III and IV

Imprison fails if no opponent possesses a move the user knows at the time Imprison is used.

Imprison cannot be stolen by Snatch.

Generation V onwards

Imprison still works even if no opponent has a move the user knows. Although Imprison has no immediate effect in such a case, if the user or opponents change the moves they know (e.g. Mimic, Sketch, Transform, or learning a new move by leveling up) or a different opposing Pokémon enters the battle, it will be prevented from using the user's moves.

Imprison can now be stolen by Snatch.

Description

Games Description
RSE Prevents foes from using moves known by the user.
FRLG Prevents foes from using any move that is also known by the user.
ColoXD Prevents target from using moves known by the user.
DPPtHGSSPBR If the foe knows any move also known by the user, the foe is prevented from using it.
BWB2W2 If the opponents know any move also known by the user, the opponents are prevented from using it.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSPLA
SV
If opposing Pokémon know any move also known by the user, they are prevented from using it.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0037 Vulpix FireIC Big.png Field Field 25 21 21BW
18B2W2
18XY
39ORAS
39 36 36 36
0037 Vulpix
Vulpix
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png Field Field 39 36 36
0038 Ninetales FireIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1 1 Rem.
0038 Ninetales
Ninetales
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Field 1 1 1
0151 Mew PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 70 70 70
0234 Stantler NormalIC Big.png Field Field 43 49 49 49 49 49
0280 Ralts PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Human-Like Amorphous 31 32 34 34XY
29ORAS
29
0281 Kirlia PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Human-Like Amorphous 33 36 39 39XY
33ORAS
33
0282 Gardevoir PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Human-Like Amorphous 33 40 45 45XY
35ORAS
35
0343 Baltoy GroundIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 43 ORAS 43 21 21
0344 Claydol GroundIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 52 ORAS 52 21 21
0436 Bronzor SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 12 12BW
9B2W2
9 9 12 12 12
0437 Bronzong SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 1, 12 1, 12 BW
1, 9 B2W2
1, 9 1, 9 12 12 12
0475 Gallade PsychicIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Amorphous 1 1 1
0480 Uxie PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 6 6 6 6 28 28 28
0481 Mesprit PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 6 6 6 6 28 28 28
0482 Azelf PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 6 6 6 6 28 28 28
0517 Munna PsychicIC Big.png Field Field 13 13 13 12
0518 Musharna PsychicIC Big.png Field Field 1
0527 Woobat PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Flying 19 19 19 20
0528 Swoobat PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Flying 19 19 19 20
0570 Zorua DarkIC Big.png Field Field 53 53 53 36 36
0571 Zoroark DarkIC Big.png Field Field 59 1, 59 1, 59 40 40
0605 Elgyem PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 25 25 25 6
0606 Beheeyem PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 25 25 25 1
0607 Litwick GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 24 24 24 44 44
0608 Lampent GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 24 24 24 46 46
0609 Chandelure GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1
0643 Reshiram DragonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 8, 64 8, 64 8, 64SM
8USUM
72 72
0644 Zekrom DragonIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 8, 64 8, 64 8, 64SM
8USUM
72 72
0645 Landorus
Landorus
All available forms
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 7 7 1 30 30
0646 Kyurem
Kyurem
All available forms
DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 8, 64 8, 64 8, 64SM
8USUM
64 64
0678 Meowstic PsychicIC Big.png Field Field 45 45 44 44
0707 Klefki SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 36 36 32 32
0772 Type: Null NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 15 1
0773 Silvally
Silvally
All forms
NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 1
0899 Wyrdeer NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field 49
0905 Enamorus
Enamorus
All forms
FairyIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 30
1010 Iron Leaves GrassIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 70
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Compatibility
0035 Clefairy FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0036 Clefable FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0037 Vulpix FireIC Big.png Field Field
0037 Vulpix
Vulpix
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png Field Field
0038 Ninetales FireIC Big.png Field Field
0038 Ninetales
Ninetales
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Field
0065 Alakazam PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0077 Ponyta
Ponyta
Galarian Form
PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
0078 Rapidash
Rapidash
Galarian Form
PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Field
0079 Slowpoke WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0079 Slowpoke
Slowpoke
Galarian Form
PsychicIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0080 Slowbro WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0080 Slowbro
Slowbro
Galarian Form
PoisonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0088 Grimer PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0088 Grimer
Grimer
Alolan Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0089 Muk PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0089 Muk
Muk
Alolan Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0092 Gastly GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0093 Haunter GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0094 Gengar GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0096 Drowzee PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0097 Hypno PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0102 Exeggcute GrassIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0103 Exeggutor GrassIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0103 Exeggutor
Exeggutor
Alolan Form
GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0105 Marowak
Marowak
Alolan Form
FireIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0144 Articuno
Articuno
Galarian Form
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0146 Moltres
Moltres
Galarian Form
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0150 Mewtwo PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0151 Mew PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0163 Hoothoot NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0164 Noctowl NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0176 Togetic FairyIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Fairy
0177 Natu PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0178 Xatu PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0196 Espeon PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
0199 Slowking WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0199 Slowking
Slowking
Galarian Form
PoisonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0200 Misdreavus GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0203 Girafarig NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
0234 Stantler NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0249 Lugia PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0250 Ho-Oh FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0251 Celebi PsychicIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0275 Shiftry GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass
0280 Ralts PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Human-Like Amorphous
0281 Kirlia PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Human-Like Amorphous
0282 Gardevoir PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Human-Like Amorphous
0302 Sableye DarkIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0307 Meditite FightingIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0308 Medicham FightingIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0325 Spoink PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
0326 Grumpig PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
0343 Baltoy GroundIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0344 Claydol GroundIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0350 Milotic WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon
0353 Shuppet GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0354 Banette GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0355 Duskull GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0356 Dusclops GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0358 Chimecho PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0385 Jirachi SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0386 Deoxys
Deoxys
All forms
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0425 Drifloon GhostIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0426 Drifblim GhostIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0429 Mismagius GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0436 Bronzor SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0437 Bronzong SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0442 Spiritomb GhostIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0468 Togekiss FairyIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Fairy
0475 Gallade PsychicIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Amorphous
0477 Dusknoir GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0478 Froslass IceIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Fairy Mineral
0480 Uxie PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0481 Mesprit PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0482 Azelf PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0493 Arceus
Arceus
All forms
NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0517 Munna PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
0518 Musharna PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
0527 Woobat PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Field
0528 Swoobat PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Field
0561 Sigilyph PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0562 Yamask GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
0562 Yamask
Yamask
Galarian Form
GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous
0563 Cofagrigus GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
0570 Zorua DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0570 Zorua
Zorua
Hisuian Form
NormalIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Field Field
0571 Zoroark DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0571 Zoroark
Zoroark
Hisuian Form
NormalIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Field Field
0574 Gothita PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0575 Gothorita PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0576 Gothitelle PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0577 Solosis PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0578 Duosion PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0579 Reuniclus PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0582 Vanillite IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0583 Vanillish IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0584 Vanilluxe IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0592 Frillish
Frillish
All forms
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0593 Jellicent
Jellicent
All forms
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0605 Elgyem PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0606 Beheeyem PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0607 Litwick GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0608 Lampent GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0609 Chandelure GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0622 Golett GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0623 Golurk GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0643 Reshiram DragonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0644 Zekrom DragonIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0645 Landorus
Landorus
All forms
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0646 Kyurem
Kyurem
All forms
DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0653 Fennekin FireIC Big.png Field Field
0654 Braixen FireIC Big.png Field Field
0655 Delphox FireIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
0678 Meowstic PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
0707 Klefki SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0708 Phantump GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
0709 Trevenant GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
0710 Pumpkaboo
Pumpkaboo
All forms
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0711 Gourgeist
Gourgeist
All forms
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0724 Decidueye GrassIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0742 Cutiefly BugIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Bug Fairy
0743 Ribombee BugIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Bug Fairy
0765 Oranguru NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
0769 Sandygast GhostIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0770 Palossand GhostIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0772 Type: Null NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0773 Silvally
Silvally
All forms
NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0800 Necrozma
Necrozma
All forms
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0801 Magearna
Magearna
All forms
SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0825 Dottler BugIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0826 Orbeetle BugIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0854 Sinistea
Sinistea
All forms
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
0855 Polteageist
Polteageist
All forms
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
0856 Hatenna PsychicIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0857 Hattrem PsychicIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0858 Hatterene PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Fairy
0860 Morgrem DarkIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Human-Like
0861 Grimmsnarl DarkIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Human-Like
0867 Runerigus GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous
0869 Alcremie
Alcremie
All forms
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Amorphous
0873 Frosmoth IceIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0874 Stonjourner RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0876 Indeedee
Indeedee
All forms
PsychicIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Fairy Fairy
0888 Zacian
Zacian
All forms
FairyIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0889 Zamazenta
Zamazenta
All forms
FightingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0898 Calyrex
Calyrex
All forms
PsychicIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0899 Wyrdeer NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
0905 Enamorus
Enamorus
All forms
FairyIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0911 Skeledirge FireIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Field Field
0954 Rabsca BugIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0981 Farigiraf NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
0985 Scream Tail FairyIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0987 Flutter Mane GhostIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1006 Iron Valiant FairyIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1010 Iron Leaves GrassIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1012 Poltchageist
Poltchageist
All forms
GrassIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous
1013 Sinistcha
Sinistcha
All forms
GrassIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous
1015 Munkidori PoisonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1025 Pecharunt PoisonIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Egg Move
0088 Grimer PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0088 Grimer
Grimer
Alolan Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0200 Misdreavus GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0302 Sableye DarkIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0353 Shuppet GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0355 Duskull GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0442 Spiritomb GhostIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0562 Yamask GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
0577 Solosis PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0582 Vanillite IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0708 Phantump GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


Special move

Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0355 Duskull GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous Pokéwalker - Winner's Path
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0578 Duosion PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous Dream World - Spooky Manor
0583 Vanillish IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral Dream World - Icy Cave
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


By event

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0575 Gothorita PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like Japanese Global Link
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In the Rescue Team and Explorers series, Imprison targets the enemy in front, and inflicts the Paused status condition on target for 5-12 turns, making them incapable of action.

From Gates to Infinity onward, Imprison targets all enemy Pokémon on the floor and prevents them from using any move which is also known by the user.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDRB - - 15 - 100% - Front Enemy No
MDTDS - - 15 - 100% - Front Enemy No
BSL - - 15 - 100% - Front Enemy No
MDGtI - - 20 99 —% - Entire floor Enemy -
SMD - - 20 99 —% - Entire floor Enemy -
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts the Paused status on the target, making it incapable of action.
MDTDS Afflicts the targeted enemy with a Paused status condition. A Pokémon with the Paused status is incapable of action.
BSL てきポケモンを ようすみじょうたいにかえる ようすみじょうたいの ポケモンは こうどうできない
MDGtI If enemies on the same floor know any moves also known by you, it seals them and prevents all enemies from using the moves.
SMD If enemies on the same floor know any moves you also know, it has them sealed, preventing all enemies from using the moves.


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

  • The kanji featured in Imprison's Japanese animations is , which is the first kanji of 封印 (ふういん Fūin (Seal)), which is its Japanese name.
  • In Generation III, the status screen erroneously states that the move has 100% accuracy, even though it targets the user (thus it ignores accuracy and evasion checks).

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 封印 Fūngyan
Mandarin 封印 Fēngyìn
France Flag.png French Possessif
Germany Flag.png German Begrenzer
Greece Flag.png Greek Επισφράγιση
Italy Flag.png Italian Esclusiva
South Korea Flag.png Korean 봉인 Bong-in
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Aprisionar
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Zatvaranje
Spain Flag.png Spanish Sellar*
Cerca*
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Phong Ấn


Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
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BDSP
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Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
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Generation IX TMs
SV
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Added in SV 2.0.1
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Added in SV 3.0.0
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