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Hypnosis
さいみんじゅつ Hypnosis
Hypnosis PE.png
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Psychic.gif
Category: Type Status.gif
Power: N/A
Accuracy: 60%[1]
PP: 20, max: 32
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: Yes
Magic Bounce: Yes
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 1
Jam: 3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles those that have made appeals.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Clever
Appeal: 1
Jam: 3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles all of the Pokémon to act before the user.

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

Description

Games Description
GSC May put the foe to sleep.
RSE A hypnotizing move that may induce sleep.
FRLG Hypnotic suggestion is used to make the foe fall into a deep sleep.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
The user employs hypnotic suggestion to make the target fall into a deep sleep.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
The user employs hypnotic suggestion to make the target fall into a deep sleep.

Effect

In battle

Hypnosis causes the target to fall asleep. In a Double Battle, Hypnosis can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Hypnosis can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user. Hypnosis will have no effect on Pokémon with Insomnia or Vital Spirit.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
VII VIII
060.png Poliwag water 16 7 7
061.png Poliwhirl water 1, 16 1, 7 1, 7
062.png Poliwrath water/fighting 1, 16 1, 7 1, 7
092.png Gastly ghost/poison 27 1 1
093.png Haunter ghost/poison 29 1 1
094.png Gengar ghost/poison 29 1 1
096.png Drowzee psychic 1 1 1
097.png Hypno psychic 1 1 1
102.png Exeggcute grass/psychic 1 1 1
103.png Exeggutor grass/psychic 1 1 1
163.png Hoothoot normal/flying 16 16
164.png Noctowl normal/flying 16 16
186.png Politoed water 1 1
193.png Yanma bug/flying 23 (FRLG)
234.png Stantler normal 15 19 (RSE)
17 (FRLG)
280.png Ralts psychic/fairy 41
281.png Kirlia psychic/fairy 47
282.png Gardevoir psychic/fairy 51
327.png Spinda normal 23
337.png Lunatone rock/psychic 19
431.png Glameow normal
432.png Purugly normal
436.png Bronzor steel/psychic
437.png Bronzong steel/psychic
442.png Spiritomb ghost/dark
491.png Darkrai dark
504.png Patrat normal
505.png Watchog normal
517.png Munna psychic
518.png Musharna psychic
561.png Sigilyph psychic/flying
686.png Inkay dark/psychic
687.png Malamar dark/psychic
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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Gallery

Main games

Main series

Pokémon Adventures

References

  1. ^ Hypnosis has an accuracy of 60% in all games but Diamond and Pearl, with the latter instead having an accuracy of 70%
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