Lunar Blessing (move)

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Lunar Blessing
みかづきのいのり Crescent Prayer
Lunar Blessing IX.png
Lunar Blessing IX 2.png
Type  Psychic
Category  Status
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  0
  • 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
Opponent Opponent Opponent
Self Ally Ally
Your Party: Affects the user and all allies
Introduced  Generation VIII
Condition  [[(condition)|]]
Condition  [[(condition)|]]
Condition  [[(condition)|]]

Lunar Blessing (Japanese: みかづきのいのり Crescent Prayer) is a non-damaging Psychic-type move introduced in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. It is one of the signature moves of Cresselia.


Generation VIII

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Lunar Blessing heals the user of any status conditions and restores a variable quantity of the user's maximum HP. It also obscures the user, making attacks more likely to miss.

Category  Status
PP  10
Agile Strong
Power  —  —  —
Accuracy  —%  —%  —%
Action speed modifier
Self  0  -3  +5
Target  ?  ?  ?
Additional effect
Heal  50%  30%  70%
Turns  4  3  5
   ?  ?
Heals the user by a percentage of its maximum HP
Obscures the user
Cures the user of status conditions

Generation IX

Lunar Blessing's PP was reduced to 5. Lunar Blessing restores the HP of the user and its allies by 25% of their maximum HP, and heals any non-volatile status conditions they may have.


Games Description
LA The user heals its own status conditions and restores its HP. Incoming moves also become more likely to miss.
SV The user receives a blessing from the crescent moon, restoring HP and curing status conditions for itself and its ally Pokémon currently in the battle.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0488 Cresselia PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 57 72
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 generations

Core series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 新月祈禱 Sānyuht Kèihtóu
Mandarin 新月祈禱 / 新月祈祷 Xīnyuè Qídǎo
France Flag.png French Prière Lunaire
Germany Flag.png German Lunargebet
Italy Flag.png Italian Invocaluna
South Korea Flag.png Korean 초승달의기도 Choseungdaruigido
Spain Flag.png Spanish Plegaria Lunar

Variations of the move Jungle Healing
StatusIC HOME.png Jungle HealingLunar Blessing

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