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Baton Pass
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Baton Touch
Generation: II
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal.gif
Category Status
Power: N/A
Accuracy: N/A
PP: 40, max: 64
Affects: User
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Cute
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Cute
Appeal: 0
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Cute

Baton Pass (バトンタッチ, Baton Touch) is a Normal-type move introduced in Generation II.


Games Description
GSC Switches while keeping effects.
RSE Switches out the user while keeping effects in play.
FRLG The user switches out, passing along any stat changes to the new battler.
The user switches places with a party Pokémon in waiting, passing along any stat changes.
The user switches places with a party Pokémon in waiting and passes along any stat changes.


In Battle

It switches out the user and transfers all the effects of moves, such as stat increases and reductions, status effects, Substitute status, Lock-On, Mind Reader stats, and Charge effects, to the Pokémon that replaces it.


Makes the Pokémon who appeals after the user's turn nervous.

Super Contests

Raises the score if the Voltage is low.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
122.png Mr. Mime psychic/fairy Human-Like 41 49RSE
46 46 46 46SMUSUM 1
122A.png Mr. Mime ice/psychic Human-Like 1
133.png Eevee normal Field 36C 36 36 36BW
33 33SMUSUM 35
134.png Vaporeon water Field 1
135.png Jolteon electric Field 1
136.png Flareon fire Field 1
151.png Mew psychic Field 80 80 80 80SMUSUM 20
161.png Sentret normal Field 39 39 39 39
162.png Furret normal Field 46 46 46 46
165.png Ledyba bug/flying Bug 29 29 22 22 22 26
166.png Ledian bug/flying Bug 33 33 24 24 24 29
175.png Togepi fairy Undiscovered 41FRLG 42 41 41 41 44
176.png Togetic fairy/flying Flying/Fairy 41FRLG 42 41 41 41 44
190.png Aipom normal Field 12 18 11 11 11 11
196.png Espeon psychic Field 1
197.png Umbreon dark Field 1
203.png Girafarig normal/psychic Field 30 37 23 23 23XY
251.png Celebi psychic/grass Undiscovered 40 40 37 37 37 37 20
283.png Surskit bug/water Water 1/Bug 43 43 43XY
291.png Ninjask bug/flying Bug 45 45 45 45XY
35 1
303.png Mawile steel/fairy Field/Fairy 31 31 31 31XY
25 8
311.png Plusle electric Fairy 40 42 44 44XY
312.png Minun electric Fairy 40 42 44 44XY
367.png Huntail water Water 1 43 33 33 33XY
368.png Gorebyss water Water 1 43 33 33 33XY
424.png Ambipom normal Field 11 11 11 11
425.png Drifloon ghost/flying Amorphous 33 38BW
44 44 36
426.png Drifblim ghost/flying Amorphous 37 44BW
52 52 42
427.png Buneary normal Field/Human-Like 26 26 26 26 28
428.png Lopunny normal Field/Human-Like 26 26 26 26 28
439.png Mime Jr. psychic/fairy Undiscovered 46 46 46 46 4
468.png Togekiss fairy/flying Flying/Fairy 1
470.png Leafeon grass Field 1
471.png Glaceon ice Field 1
504.png Patrat normal Field 33 33 38
505.png Watchog normal Field 39 39 46
545.png Scolipede bug/poison Bug 30 30 1, Evo. 1
700.png Sylveon fairy Field 1
741.png Oricorio fire/flying Flying 16
771.png Pyukumuku water Water 1 1 1
866.png Mr. Rime ice/psychic Human-Like 1
876A.png Indeedee psychic/normal Fairy 1
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
012.png Butterfree bug/flying Bug TR29
035.png Clefairy fairy Fairy TR29
036.png Clefable fairy Fairy TR29
039.png Jigglypuff normal/fairy Fairy TR29
040.png Wigglytuff normal/fairy Fairy TR29
078.png Rapidash fire Field TR29
078A.png Rapidash psychic/fairy Field TR29
083.png Farfetch'd normal/flying Field/Flying TR29
122.png Mr. Mime psychic/fairy Human-Like TR29
122A.png Mr. Mime ice/psychic Human-Like TR29
123.png Scyther bug/flying Bug TR29
133.png Eevee normal Field TR29
134.png Vaporeon water Field TR29
135.png Jolteon electric Field TR29
136.png Flareon fire Field TR29
145.png Zapdos electric/flying Undiscovered TR29
151.png Mew psychic Undiscovered TR29
175.png Togepi fairy Undiscovered TR29
176.png Togetic fairy/flying Flying/Fairy TR29
177.png Natu psychic/flying Flying TR29
178.png Xatu psychic/flying Flying TR29
182.png Bellossom grass Grass TR29
196.png Espeon psychic Field TR29
197.png Umbreon dark Field TR29
206.png Dunsparce normal Field TR29
212.png Scizor bug/steel Bug TR29
225.png Delibird ice/flying Water 1/Field TR29
251.png Celebi psychic/grass Undiscovered TR29
255.png Torchic fire Field TR29
256.png Combusken fire/fighting Field TR29
257.png Blaziken fire/fighting Field TR29
291.png Ninjask bug/flying Bug TR29
303.png Mawile steel/fairy Field/Fairy TR29
337.png Lunatone rock/psychic Mineral TR29
338.png Solrock rock/psychic Mineral TR29
359.png Absol dark Field TR29
380.png Latias dragon/psychic Undiscovered TR29
381.png Latios dragon/psychic Undiscovered TR29
385.png Jirachi steel/psychic Undiscovered TR29
425.png Drifloon ghost/flying Amorphous TR29
426.png Drifblim ghost/flying Amorphous TR29
427.png Buneary normal Field/Human-Like TR29
428.png Lopunny normal Field/Human-Like TR29
439.png Mime Jr. psychic/fairy Undiscovered TR29
453.png Croagunk poison/fighting Human-Like TR29
454.png Toxicroak poison/fighting Human-Like TR29
468.png Togekiss fairy/flying Flying/Fairy TR29
470.png Leafeon grass Field TR29
471.png Glaceon ice Field TR29
480.png Uxie psychic Undiscovered TR29
481.png Mesprit psychic Undiscovered TR29
482.png Azelf psychic Undiscovered TR29
494.png Victini psychic/fire Undiscovered TR29
509.png Purrloin dark Field TR29
510.png Liepard dark Field TR29
527.png Woobat psychic/flying Field/Flying TR29
528.png Swoobat psychic/flying Field/Flying TR29
545.png Scolipede bug/poison Bug TR29
587.png Emolga electric/flying Field TR29
616.png Shelmet bug Bug TR29
617.png Accelgor bug Bug TR29
619.png Mienfoo fighting Field/Human-Like TR29
620.png Mienshao fighting Field/Human-Like TR29
632.png Durant bug/steel Bug TR29
686.png Inkay dark/psychic Water 1/Water 2 TR29
687.png Malamar dark/psychic Water 1/Water 2 TR29
700.png Sylveon fairy Field TR29
701.png Hawlucha fighting/flying Flying/Human-Like TR29
719.png Diancie rock/fairy Undiscovered TR29
722.png Rowlet grass/flying Flying TR29
723.png Dartrix grass/flying Flying TR29
724.png Decidueye grass/ghost Flying TR29
742.png Cutiefly bug/fairy Bug/Fairy TR29
743.png Ribombee bug/fairy Bug/Fairy TR29
771.png Pyukumuku water Water 1 TR29
801.png Magearna steel/fairy Undiscovered TR29
813.png Scorbunny fire Field/Human-Like TR29
814.png Raboot fire Field/Human-Like TR29
815.png Cinderace fire Field/Human-Like TR29
816.png Sobble water Water 1/Field TR29
817.png Drizzile water Water 1/Field TR29
818.png Inteleon water Water 1/Field TR29
826.png Orbeetle bug/psychic Bug TR29
827.png Nickit dark Field TR29
828.png Thievul dark Field TR29
832.png Dubwool normal Field TR29
854.png Sinistea ghost Mineral/Amorphous TR29
855.png Polteageist ghost Mineral/Amorphous TR29
856.png Hatenna psychic Fairy TR29
857.png Hattrem psychic Fairy TR29
858.png Hatterene psychic/fairy Fairy TR29
863.png Perrserker steel Field TR29
866.png Mr. Rime ice/psychic Human-Like TR29
876A.png Indeedee psychic/normal Fairy TR29
885.png Dreepy dragon/ghost Amorphous/Dragon TR29
886.png Drakloak dragon/ghost Amorphous/Dragon TR29
887.png Dragapult dragon/ghost Amorphous/Dragon TR29
898.png Calyrex psychic/grass Undiscovered TR29
898I.png Calyrex psychic/ice Undiscovered TR29
898S.png Calyrex psychic/ghost Undiscovered TR29
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

Special move

Generation II

Generation III

Generation IV

Generation V


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