Zen Headbutt
Type  Psychic
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  80
Accuracy  90%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat or Magic Bounce
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe
Self Ally
May affect anyone but the user
  • Move Tutor

Zen Headbutt is a damage-dealing Psychic-type move.


Zen Headbutt inflicts damage and has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.


The user focuses its willpower to its head and attacks the target. It may also make the target flinch.


By leveling up[]

# Pokémon Type Level
017 Fawning Fawning Normal Normal 39
018 Llamarsh Llamarsh Normal Normal 45
019 Buckston Buckston Normal Normal 47
033 Taomarin Taomarin Normal Normal 38
034 Orangutao Orangutao Normal Normal 39
082 Psybex Psybex Psychic Psychic 43
083 Gnuru Gnuru Psychic Psychic 44
091 Chlorofin Chlorofin Water Grass 33
108 Boarealis Boarealis Dark Psychic 44
136 Indrolith Indrolith Rock Ground 50
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

By Move Tutor[]

# Pokémon Type Tutor
004 Kidling Kidling Fire Unknown
005 Pyroat Pyroat Fire Rock
006 Flairees Flairees Fire Rock
008 Iguadium Iguadium Water Fighting
009 Aguanaut Aguanaut Water Fighting
017 Fawning Fawning Normal Unknown
018 Llamarsh Llamarsh Normal Unknown
019 Buckston Buckston Normal Unknown
020 Pengliff Pengliff Ice Unknown
021 Penglacier Penglacier Ice Rock
033 Taomarin Taomarin Normal Unknown
034 Orangutao Orangutao Normal Unknown
046 Dreamdery Dreamdery Psychic Unknown
047 Macabra Macabra Dark Unknown
057 Neureka Neureka Psychic Electric
058 Cerebrulb Cerebrulb Psychic Electric
061 Scovalope Scovalope Grass Fire
080 Shibalbat Shibalbat Rock Fire
081 Nobunata Nobunata Normal Unknown
082 Psybex Psybex Psychic Unknown
083 Gnuru Gnuru Psychic Unknown
087 Magowl Magowl Psychic Unknown
091 Chlorofin Chlorofin Water Grass
095 Sedirrot Sedirrot Rock Flying
096 Condesa Condesa Rock Flying
099 Skurrow Skurrow Ground Unknown
104 Atomite Atomite Normal Electric
105 Orbatom Orbatom Normal Electric
108 Boarealis Boarealis Dark Psychic
109 Chelonite Chelonite Psychic Rock
110 Galaxagos Galaxagos Psychic Rock
121 Cairup Cairup Ground Unknown
122 Kairoglyph Kairoglyph Ground Psychic
123 Necronite Necronite Rock Psychic
124 Gravollum Gravollum Rock Psychic
133 Dinkywink Dinkywink Water Rock
134 Dunkywunkr Dunkywunkr Water Rock
135 Calphite Calphite Rock Ground
136 Indrolith Indrolith Rock Ground
145 Chegrin Chegrin Dark Psychic
146 Cheshade Cheshade Dark Psychic
147 Doppole Doppole Normal Unknown
148 Artifish Artifish Normal Unknown
153 Erycoon Erycoon Normal Unknown
154 Leukoon Leukoon Ghost Normal
160 Viipii Viipii Normal Unknown
161 Chilloth Chilloth Water Unknown
162 Soakoth Soakoth Water Unknown
164 Macuarrior Macuarrior Fighting Unknown
165 Ocerumi Ocerumi Fighting Unknown
167 Oarwish Oarwish Water Psychic
183 Enigmantis Enigmantis Bug Psychic
206 Eluchadon Eluchadon Fighting Electric
207 Grolem Grolem Rock Grass
208 Comossus Comossus Rock Grass
227 Quetzar Quetzar
Statue Forme
Dragon Rock
227 Quetzar Quetzar
Space Forme
Dragon Psychic
228 Xochi Xochi Psychic Fire
229 Xotec Xotec Psychic Steel
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 Type Father
Direct Chain
081 Nobunata Nobunata Normal Normal KidlingPyroatFlaireesFawningLlamarshBuckstonPengliffPenglacierTaomarinOrangutaoDreamderyMacabraScovalopePsybexGnuruMagowlSkurrowBoarealisCairupKairoglyphCalphiteIndrolithChegrinCheshadeDoppoleArtifishErycoonLeukoonViipiiEluchadon IguadiumAguanautShibalbatChlorofinSedirrotCondesaCheloniteGalaxagosDinkywinkDunkywunkrChillothSoakothMacuarriorOarwish
109 Chelonite Chelonite Psychic Rock IguadiumAguanautPengliffPenglacierMacabraShibalbatSedirrotCondesaGalaxagosCairupKairoglyphDinkywinkDunkywunkrCalphiteIndrolithDoppoleArtifishViipii KidlingPyroatFlaireesFawningLlamarshBuckstonTaomarinOrangutaoDreamderyScovalopeNobunataPsybexGnuruMagowlChlorofinSkurrowBoarealisChegrinCheshadeErycoonLeukoonChillothSoakothMacuarriorOarwishEluchadon
133 Dinkywink Dinkywink Water Rock IguadiumAguanautMacabraChlorofinCheloniteGalaxagosCairupKairoglyphDunkywunkrCalphiteIndrolithDoppoleArtifishViipiiOarwish KidlingPyroatFlaireesFawningLlamarshBuckstonPengliffPenglacierTaomarinOrangutaoDreamderyScovalopeShibalbatNobunataPsybexGnuruMagowlSedirrotCondesaSkurrowBoarealisChegrinCheshadeErycoonLeukoonChillothSoakothMacuarriorEluchadon
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

Free Move Tutors
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Battle Point Move Tutors
Quaver Town: MetronomeMimicPay DaySecret PowerSnore
Andante Bay: Acid RainBraceBug BiteElectrowebGastro AcidIcy WindKnock Off
Magnet RiseRecycleRoostSpiteSynthesisWorry Seed
Staccato Cliffs: Fire PunchGravityHelping HandIce PunchMudslideNull RoomRole Play
Seismic TossSingularitySteel WingTailwindTempestThunder PunchTrick
Fugue Town: Dragon PulseFrost SlashHeal BellHyper VoiceIron DefenseIron HeadMagic Coat
Ominous WindPain SplitSeed BombSignal BeamSnatchStealth RockSuper Fang
Coda Peak: Aqua TailAsteroid ShotAvalancheDouble-EdgeEarth PowerFoul PlayGunk Shot
Heat WaveIron TailMegahornOutragePower WhipSky AttackSuperpower
TerrorizeZap CannonZen Headbutt