Sun & Moon New Moves & Z-Moves

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Attacks

Attacks are listed with their type, damage-category (physical or special), base power and accuracy

  • Accelerock | Rock/Phys/40/100% – The user smashes into the target at high speed. This move always goes first
  • Anchor Shot | Steel/Phys/80/100% – The user entangles the target with its anchor chain while attacking. The target becomes unable to flee
  • Beak Blast | Flying/Phys/100/100% – The user first heats up its beak, and then it attacks the target. Making direct contact with the Pokémon while it’s heating up its beak results in a burn
  • Brutal Swing | Dark/Phys/60/100% – The user swings its body around violently to inflict damage on everything in its vicinity
  • Burn Up | Fire/Spec/130/100% – To inflict massive damage, the user burns itself out. After using this move, the user will no longer be Fire type
  • Clanging Scales | Dragon/Spec/110/100% – The user rubs the scales on its entire body and makes a huge noise to attack the opposing Pokémon. The user’s Defense stat goes down after the attack
  • Core Enforcer | Dragon/Spec/100/100% – If the Pokémon the user has inflicted damage on have already used their moves, this move eliminates the effect of the target’s Ability
  • Darkest Lariat | Dark/Phys/85/100% – The user swings both arms and hits the target. The target’s stat changes don’t affect this attack’s damage
  • Dragon Hammer | Dragon/Phys/90/100% – The user uses its body like a hammer to attack the target and inflict damage
  • Fire Lash | Fire/Phys/80/100% – The user strikes the target with a burning lash. This also lowers the target’s Defense stat
  • First Impression | Bug/Phys/90/100% – Although this move has great power, it only works the first turn the user is in battle 
  • Fleur Cannon | Fairy/Spec/130/90% – The user unleashes a strong beam. The attack’s recoil harshly lowers the user’s Sp. Atk stat
  • Ice Hammer | Ice/Phys/100/90% – The user swings and hits with its strong, heavy fist. It lowers the user’s Speed, however
  • High Horsepower | Ground/Phys/95/95% – The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body
  • Leafage | Grass/Phys/40/100% – The user attacks by pelting the target with leaves
  • Liquidation Water/Phys/85/100% – The user slams into the target using a full-force blast of water. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat
  • Lunge | Bug/Phys/80/100% – The user makes a lunge at the target, attacking with full force. This also lowers the target’s Attack stat
  • Moongeist Beam | Ghost/Spec/100/100% – The user emits a sinister ray to attack the target. This move can be used on the target regardless of its Abilities
  • Multi-Attack | Normal/Phys/90/100% – Cloaking itself in high energy, the user slams into the target. The memory held determines the move’s type
  • Pollen Puff | Bug/Spec/90/100% – The user attacks the enemy with a pollen puff that explodes. If the target is an ally, it gives the ally a pollen puff that restores its HP instead
  • Power Trip | Dark/Phys/20/100% – The user boasts its strength and attacks the target. The more the user’s stats are raised, the greater the move’s power
  • Prismatic Laser | Psychic/Spec/160/100% – The user shoots powerful lasers using the power of a prism. The user can’t move on the next turn
  • Psychic Fangs | Psychic/Phys/85/100% – The user bites the target with its psychic capabilities. This can also destroy Light Screen and Reflect
  • Smart Strike | Steel/Phys/80/* – The user stabs the target with a sharp horn. This attack never misses
  • Revelation Dance | Normal/Spec/90/100% – The user attacks the target by dancing very hard. The user’s type determines the type of this move
  • Shadow Bone | Ghost/Phys/85/100% – The user attacks by beating the target with a bone that contains a spirit. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat
  • Shell Trap | Fire/Spec/150/100% – The user sets a shell trap. If the user is hit by a physical move, the trap will explode and inflict damage on the opposing Pokémon
  • Solar Blade | Grass/Phys/125/100% – In this two-turn attack, the user gathers light and fills a blade with the light’s energy, attacking the target on the next turn
  • Sparkling Aria | Water/Spec/90/100% – The user bursts into song, emitting many bubbles. Any Pokémon suffering from a burn will be healed by the touch of these bubbles
  • Spectral Thief | Ghost/Phys/90/100% – The user hides in the target’s shadow, steals the target’s stat boosts, and then attacks
  • Spirit Shackle | Ghost/Phys/80/100% – The user attacks while simultaneously stitching the target’s shadow to the ground to prevent the target from escaping
  • Stomping Tantrum | Ground/Phys/75/100% – Driven by frustration, the user attacks the target. If the user’s previous move has failed, the power of this move doubles
  • Sunsteel Strike | Steel/Phys/100/100% – The user slams into the target with the force of a meteor. This move can be used on the target regardless of its Abilities
  • Throat Chop | Dark/Phys/80/100% – The user attacks the target’s throat, and the resultant suffering prevents the target from using moves that emit sound for two turns
  • Trop Kick | Grass/Phys/70/100% – The user lands an intense kick of tropical origins on the target. This also lowers the target’s Attack stat
  • Zing Zap | Electric/Phys/80/100% – A strong electric blast crashes down on the target, giving it an electric shock. This may also make the target flinch

Status Moves

  • Aurora VeilThis move reduces damage from physical and special moves for five turns. This can be used only in a hailstorm
  • Baneful BunkerIn addition to protecting the user from attacks, this move also poisons any attacker that makes direct contact
  • Floral HealingThe user restores the target’s HP by up to half of its max HP. It restores more HP when the terrain is grass
  • Gear Up The user engages its gears to raise the Attack and Sp. Atk stats of ally Pokémon with the Plus or Minus Ability
  • InstructThe user instructs the target to use the target’s last move again
  • Laser Focus – The user concentrates intensely. The attack on the next turn always results in a crticial hit
  • Nature’s MadnessThe user hits the target with the force of nature. It halves the target’s HP 
  • Psychic TerrainThis protects Pokémon on the ground from priority moves and powers up Psychic-type moves for five turns
  • PurifyThe user heals the target’s status condition. If the move succeeds, it also restores the user’s own HP
  • Shore UpThe user regains up to half of its max HP. It restores more HP in a sandstorm. 
  • Spotlight The user shines a spotlight on the target so that only the target will be attacked during the turn
  • Speed SwapThe user exchanges Speed stats with the target
  • Strength SapThe user restores its HP by the same amount as the target’s Attack stat. It also lowers the target’s Attack stat
  • Tearful LookThe user gets teary eyed to make the target lose its combative spirit. This lowers the target’s Attack and Sp. Atk stats
  • Toxic ThreadThe user shoots poisonous threads to poison the target and lower the target’s Speed stat

General Z-Moves

  • Acid Downpour (Poison)
  • All Out Pummeling (Fighting)
  • Black Hole Eclipse (Dark)
  • Bloom Doom (Grass)
  • Breakneck Blitz (Normal)
  • Continental Crush (Rock)
  • Corkscrew Crash (Steel)
  • Devastating Drake (Dragon)
  • Gigavolt Havoc (Electric)
  • Hydro Vortex (Water)
  • Inferno Overdrive (Fire)
  • Never Ending Nightmare (Ghost)
  • Savage Spin Out (Bug)
  • Shattered Psyche (Psychic)
  • Subzero Slammer (Ice)
  • Supersonic Skystrike (Flying)
  • Tectonic Rage (Ground)
  • Twinkle Tackle (Fairy)

Pokémon-specific Z-Moves

  • 10,000,000 Volt Thunderbolt (Exclusive to Ash’s Pikachu)
  • Catastropika (Exclusive to Pikachu)
  • Extreme Evoboost (Exclusive to Eevee)
  • Genesis Supernova (Exclusive to Mew)
  • Guardian of Alola (Excluisve to all four Tapus)
  • Malicious Moonsault (Exclusive to Inceneroar)
  • Oceanic Operetta (Exclusive to Primarina)
  • Pulverizing Pancake (Exclusive to Snorlax)
  • Sinister Arrow Raid (Exclusive to Decidueye)
  • Soul-Stealing 7-Star Strike (Exclusive to Marshadow)
  • Stoked Sparksurfer (Exclusive to Alolan Raichu)