Spotlight (move)

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Spotlight redirects here. For the Accessory in the Generation IV games, see Accessory → Misc.

Spotlight
スポットライト Spotlight
Spotlight VII.png
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Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  +3
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Spotlight (Japanese: スポットライト Spotlight) is a non-damaging Normal-type move introduced in Generation VII.

Effect

Spotlight causes the move's target to become the center of attention, forcing all attacks from the target's foes to target it instead of their intended target.

If powered up by a Normalium Z into Z-Spotlight, the user's Special Defense stat rises by 1 stage.

Description

Games Description
SM The user shines a spotlight on the target so that only the target will be attacked during the turn.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
035 Clefairy Clefairy
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy 1
036 Clefable Clefable
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy 1
121 Starmie Starmie
WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 1
171 Lanturn Lanturn
WaterIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 1USUM
755 Morelull Morelull
GrassIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Grass Grass 46
756 Shiinotic Shiinotic
GrassIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Grass Grass 53
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
327 Spinda Spinda
NormalIC Big.png Field 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.


Trivia

  • The German name of the move Follow Me is Spotlight, which exists as a loanword from English. This move is named Rampenlicht instead, which is a translation of the same term.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 聚光燈 Jeuihgwōngdāng
Mandarin 聚光燈 / 聚光灯 Jùguāngdēng
France Flag.png French Projecteur
Germany Flag.png German Rampenlicht
Italy Flag.png Italian Riflettore
South Korea Flag.png Korean 스포트라이트 Spotlight
Spain Flag.png Spanish Foco


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