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Amnesia PE.png
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Psychic.gif
Category: Type Status.gif
Accuracy: —%
PP: 20 (Max. 32)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0
Ups the user's condition. Helps prevent nervousness.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 0
Earn double the score the next turn.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0
Prevents the user from being startled until the next turn ends.

Amnesia is a Psychic-type move introduced in Generation I.


Games Description
GSC Sharply raises the user's SPCL.DEF.
RSEFRLG Forgets about something and sharply raises SP. DEF.
The user temporarily empties its mind to forger its concerns. It sharply raises the user's Sp. Def stat.
The user temporarily empties its mind to forger its concerns. This sharply raises the user's Sp. Def stat.


In battle

Amnesia raises the user's Special Defense by 2 stages.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
054.png Psyduck Water
055.png Golduck Water
060.png Poliwag Water 38
061.png Poliwhirl Water 41
079.png Slowpoke Water/Psychic 40 43 (RSE) 43
(FRLG) 36
080.png Slowbro Water/Psychic 44 46 (RSE) 46
(FRLG) 36
143.png Snorlax Normal 1 8 (RSE) 6
(FRLG) 5
150.png Mewtwo Psychic 81 77 (RSE) 77
(FRLG) 99
151.png Mew Psychic
161.png Sentret Normal 41 49
162.png Furret Normal 48 59
194.png Wooper Water/Ground 21 21
195.png Quagsire Water/Ground 23 23
218.png Slugma Fire 29 29
219.png Magcargo Fire/Rock 29 29
220.png Swinub Ice/Ground (C) 55 55
221.png Piloswine Ice/Ground (C) 70 70
287.png Slakoth Normal 25
289.png Slaking Normal 25
316.png Gulpin Poison 17
317.png Swalot Poison 17
320.png Wailmer Water 46
321.png Wailord Water 52
322.png Numel Fire/Ground 31
323.png Camerupt Fire/Ground 31
324.png Torkoal Fire 49
339.png Barboach Water/Ground 21
340.png Whiscash Water/Ground 21
345.png Lileep Rock/Grass 36
346.png Cradily Rock/Grass 36
368.png Gorebyss Water 26
378.png Regice Ice 41
379.png Registeel Steel 41
386.png Deoxys Psychic 35
399.png Bidoof Normal
400.png Bibarel Normal/Water
425.png Drifloon Ghost/Flying
426.png Drifblim Ghost/Flying
446.png Munchlax Normal
480.png Uxie Psychic
513.png Pansear Fire
527.png Woobat Psychic/Flying
528.png Swoobat Psychic/Flying
568.png Trubbish Poison
569.png Garbodor Poison
631.png Heatmor Fire
636.png Larvesta Bug/Fire
637.png Volcarona Bug/Fire
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By breeding

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Main games

Main series

Pokémon Adventures