Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat or Magic Bounce
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe
Self Ally
Affects the user
  • Not a TM, HM or Move Tutor move.

Minimize is a non-damaging Normal-type move.


Minimize raises the user's evasion by two stages.

Pokémon that have used Minimize will receive double damage from Stomp and Steamroller.


The user compresses its body to make itself look smaller, which sharply raises its evasiveness.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
039 039MS Musburry Normal Grass 13
040 040MS Musbushel Normal Grass 13
104 104MS Atomite Normal Electric 6
105 105MS Orbatom Normal Electric 6
106 106MS Squink Poison Poison 15
107 107MS Squidrift Poison Flying 15
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

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