Alakazam

Alakazam
フーディン
Alakazam.png
Kadabra < Alakazam > Mega Alakazam
Species
Type
Psi Pokémon
Psychic.gif
Number
Ability
#65
Height
Weight
4’11" (1.5m)
105.8 lbs. (48kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 75%
Female: 25%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
Egg Group
Catch Rate
50
Tier
EV Yield
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Alakazam (フーディン) is the 65th Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Psychic-Type, and is known as the Psi Pokémon.

Alakazam can use one of two Abilities: Synchronize, which afflicts a Pokémon with Paralysis, Poison or a Burn should it receive one of these Status Conditions, barring immunities; or Inner Focus, which protects it from Flinching unless it tries to use Focus Punch. Its Hidden Ability is Magic Guard, which prevents all forms of indirect damage, only allowing it to take damage from attacks.

Abra can evolve into Kadabra at Level 16, and evolves into Alakazam by trading it to another game.

Alakazam is in the Human-Like Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Alakazam 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Alakazam has a human-like body figure. Through evolution it hasn't changed hugely, though there is many differences. It has gotten a lot more taller, and its head is larger due to a large brain. Its mustache is longer now than it was prior to evolution. Alakazam's main coloration is still yellow, though it has some more brown areas which are on the knees and forearms. Instead of one silver spoon, it is typically seen holding two. It now does not have a star on its forehead or lines below its stomach.

Gender Differences

The male and female Alakazam's mustache has a huge size difference, the male's being twice as long.

Game Information

Original Games

In most games, the only way to obtain an Alakazam was to evolve a Kadabra, which involved trading it to another game. In Black 2 and White 2, a trainer will want to trade with you not once, but twice. After doing the first trade, then battling her, she'll offer a second trade: a Hippowdon in exchange for her Alakazam.

Spin-Off Games

Alakazam makes appearances at Endless Level 81, Pair Trozei and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

The only way to obtain an Alakazam in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games is to evolve a Kadabra. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Alakazam can be found at Treeshroud Forest 10F-20F. Alakazam is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Mystery Meadow 14F-19F and the following floors of Legendary Mountains: 26, 28, 30 & 31, 34-36, 38, and 40-46.

Alakazam can be found within Altru Tower in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, its only appearance in the Pokémon Ranger subseries as of writing.

Alakazam can be found at Challengers' Ground Tower 1-4 in Pokémon Rumble Blast after completing the game.

The only way to obtain an Alakazam in Pokémon Conquest is to evolve a Kadabra.

Trading Card Game

Alakazam is listed in eight different sets. It is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Rising Rivals set; and as a Rare Card in the Base, Team Rocket (2), Gym Challenge, Expedition (2), Skyridge and Mysterious Treasures sets. Alakazam is listed as a Shiny Rare Card in the Crystal Guardians set, and as a Secret Rare Lv. X Card in the Rising Rivals set.

Anime/Manga

Anime

A ginormous Alakazam was awakened in The Ancient Puzzle of Pokemopolis, which did battle with an equally ginormous Gengar, only to be put asleep by an oversized Jigglypuff that was awakened by a Jigglypuff using Sing.

Ash would battle against Luana's Alakazam in Pokémon Double Trouble, which featured the first Double Battle in the series. Pikachu and Charizard would defeat the team of Marowak and Alakazam to win the Jade Star Badge. This wouldn't be the only time that Ash faced an Alakazam in a Challenge match: he would go against Anabel's Alakazam in Talking A Good Game and Second Time's the Charm, beating Anabel the second time around.

Eusine would use his own Alakazam in For Ho-oh the Bells Toll and Legend of Thunder.

Gary was revealed to have an Alakazam in The Ties That Bind, but it wasn't used in battle. The only other notable Alakazam cameo: Vito Winstrate, who used his Alakazam's Rain Dance to calm down an enraged Camerupt in Candid Camerupt!

Movies

Wild Alakazam make an appearance in The Power of One and "Pikachu's Summer Festival".

Manga

Red would rescue the Kanto Pokémon Fan Club President's Abra from Lieutenant Surge in Chapter 11, but it had evolved into an Alakazam by the time the rescue was complete.

Sabrina would use her own Alakazam in Chapters 65, 66, 69, 70, 73, 83, 84 & 89, most notably in a battle against Lorelei on Cerise Island.

Blue would capture his own Alakazam, which he would use at the Gymleaders' Exhibition Battle and to take on challengers at Viridian Gym, making appearances in Chapters 116, 161 & 287.

An Alakazam that Crystal caught for Professor Oak in Chapter 121 would later be lent to Emerald. This was done so he could challenge the Battle Dome and Battle Pyramid, battles that took place in Chapters 311, 312 & 323.

Mira uses her own Alakazam to take on Team Galactic within the Distortion World in Chapters 417, 432, 437, 439 & 440.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

In Generation VI, Alakazam is a part of the Borderline (BL) tier of competitive battling, meaning that it is banned from the Underused (UU) tier but not used enough to be a part of the Overused (OU) tier. While somewhat overshadowed by its Mega form, base form Alakazam is a decent Pokémon with certain merits that Mega Alakazam lacks. For instance, Alakazam has a great ability in Magic Guard which leaves it immune to any indirect damage like Toxic damage, damage from entry hazards, and Life Orb recoil. The ability to hold an item is huge for Alakazam in comparison to its Mega form, as it can run a Life Orb set which hits ridiculously hard or a Focus Sash set that guarantees that Alakazam can take a hit and revenge kill certain threats. For set-up sweepers that Alakazam cannot revenge kill easily like Mega Charizard X or Mega Altaria, Alakazam can effectively cripple them with Thunder Wave and prevent them from tearing apart one's team. Alakazam's biggest flaw lies in its paper-thin defenses that allow for many Pokémon to tear it apart rather easily, especially the Life Orb set that lacks a defensive crutch in Focus Sash.

Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Red/Blue/Yellow None Evolve Kadabra
Gold/Silver/Crystal None Evolve Kadabra
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Evolve Kadabra
FireRed/LeafGreen None Evolve Kadabra
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Evolve Kadabra
Heart Gold/Soul Silver None Evolve Kadabra
Black None Transfer or Trade
White None Evolve Kadabra
Black 2/White 2 Only One Accumula Town: In Game Trade
X/Y None Evolve Kadabra
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire None Evolve Kadabra
Sun/Moon None Evolve Kadabra

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red Its brain can outperform a super-computer. Its intelligence quotient is said to be 5,000.
Blue Its brain can outperform a super-computer. Its intelligence quotient is said to be 5,000.
Yellow A Pokémon that can memorize anything. It never forgets what it learns -- that's why this Pokémon is smart.
II Gold Closing both its eyes heightens all its other senses. This enables it to use its abilities to their extremes.
Silver Its brain cells multiply continually until it dies. As a result, it remembers everything.
Crystal It has an IQ of 5000. It calculates many things in order to gain the edge in every battle.
III Ruby Alakazam's brain continually grows, making its head far too heavy to support with its neck. This Pokémon holds its head up using its psychokinetic power instead.
Sapphire Alakazam's brain continually grows, infinitely multiplying brain cells. This amazing brain gives this Pokémon an astoundingly high IQ of 5,000. It has a thorough memory of everything that has occurred in the world.
Emerald While it has strong psychic abilities and high intelligence, an Alakazam's muscles are very weak. It uses psychic power to move its body.
FireRed It does not like physical attacks very much. Instead, it freely uses extra-sensory powers to defeat foes.
LeafGreen Its brain can outperform a supercomputer. Its IQ (intelligence quotient) is said to be around 5,000.
IV Diamond Its superb memory lets it recall everything it has experienced from birth. Its IQ exceeds 5,000.
Pearl Its highly developed brain is on par with a supercomputer. It can use all forms of psychic abilities.
Platinum The spoons clutched in its hands are said to have been created by its psychic powers.
HeartGold Closing both its eyes heightens all its other senses. This enables it to use its abilities to their extremes.
SoulSilver Its brain cells multiply continually until it dies. As a result, it remembers everything.
V Black The spoons clutched in its hands are said to have been created by its psychic powers.
White The spoons clutched in its hands are said to have been created by its psychic powers.
Black 2 The spoons clutched in its hands are said to have been created by its psychic powers.
White 2 The spoons clutched in its hands are said to have been created by its psychic powers.
VI X Its brain cells multiply continually until it dies. As a result, it remembers everything.
Y Its brain can outperform a super-computer. Its intelligence quotient is said to be 5,000.
Omega Ruby Alakazam's brain continually grows, making its head far too heavy to support with its neck. This Pokémon holds its head up using its psychokinetic power instead.
Alpha Sapphire Alakazam's brain continually grows, infinitely multiplying brain cells. This amazing brain gives this Pokémon an astoundingly high IQ of 5,000. It has a thorough memory of everything that has occurred in the world.
VII Sun It is said to have an IQ of approximately 5,000. Its overflowing psychokinetic powers cause headaches to anyone nearby.
Moon Its brain cells continue to increase in number until its death. The older the Alakazam, the larger its head.

Pokéathlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Power
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Technique
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Stamina
Full.png
Jump
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Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
55
. 220 314 .
Atk
50
94 105 199 218
Def
45
85 95 189 207
Sp. Atk
135
247 275 369 405
Sp. Def
95
175 195 289 317
Speed
120
220 245 339 372

Moves

For learnsets from previous generations, see here

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Evolve Kinesis Psychic.gif -- 80 Other.png
Start Teleport Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Start Confusion Psychic.gif 50 100 Special.png
16 Confusion Psychic.gif 50 100 Special.png
18 Disable Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
21 Psybeam Psychic.gif 65 100 Special.png
23 Miracle Eye Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
26 Reflect Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
28 Psycho Cut Psychic.gif 70 100 Physical.png
31 Recover Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
33 Telekinesis Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
36 Ally Switch Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
38 Psychic Psychic.gif 90 100 Special.png
41 Calm Mind Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
43 Future Sight Psychic.gif 120 100 Special.png
46 Trick Psychic.gif -- 100 Other.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 7
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM03 Psyshock Psychic.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM04 Calm Mind Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM12 Taunt Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM20 Safeguard Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM29 Psychic Psychic.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM33 Reflect Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM41 Torment Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM46 Thief Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.gif 120 70 Special.png
TM53 Energy Ball Grass.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM57 Charge Beam Electric.gif 50 90 Special.png
TM63 Embargo Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM73 Thunder Wave Electric.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM77 Psych Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM85 Dream Eater Psychic.gif 100 100 Special.png
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM92 Trick Room Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM99 Dazzling Gleam Fairy.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Ally Switch Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Barrier Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Encore Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Fire Punch Fire.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Guard Split Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Guard Swap Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Ice Punch Ice.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Knock Off Dark.gif 65 100 Physical.png
Power Trick Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Psycho Shift Psychic.gif -- 100 Other.png
Skill Swap Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Thunder Punch Electric.gif 75 100 Physical.png

Kadabra Exclusive Moves

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
41 Role Play Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 200*/200* -- Physical.png Special.png
All-Out Pummeling Fighting.gif 190 -- Special.png
Never-Ending Nightmare Ghost.gif 160 -- Special.png
Inferno Overdrive Fire.gif 140 -- Physical.png
Bloom Doom Grass.gif 175 -- Special.png
Gigavolt Havoc Electric.gif 140*/100* -- Physical.png Special.png
Shattered Psyche Psychic.gif 140*/190* -- Physical.png Special.png
Subzero Slammer Ice.gif 140 -- Physical.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 120 -- Physical.png
Twinkle Tackle Fairy.gif 160 -- Special.png

Transfer Only Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
All-Out Pummeling Fighting.gif 200 -- Physical.png
Savage Spin-Out Bug.gif 140 -- Special.png
Corkscrew Crash Steel.gif 180 -- Physical.png
Gigavolt Havoc Electric.gif 120 -- Special.png
Shattered Psyche Psychic.gif 160 -- Physical.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 175 -- Physical.png

Evolution Line

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Level 16
Trade
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Alakazam

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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