The user attacks with a prehistoric power. It may also raise all the user's stats at once.
Move Type RockRock
Category SpecialSpecial
Power points 5 (max. 8)
Power 60
Accuracy 100%
Introduced Second generation

Ancient Power (げんしのちから, Primeval Power) is a damage-dealing Rock-type move introduced in the second generation.


Battle Effect

It has a 10% chance to raise the user's Attack, Defense, Special Attack, Special Defense, and Speed by one stage each. In Generation III, it made contact but, every generation after that, it didn't make contact with the opponent.

Contest Effect

Outside Effect

To evolve the Pokémon, Tangela, Yanma and Piloswine into Tangrowth, Yanmega and Mamoswine respectively, they needed to level up with the move Ancient Power as one of their moves.


By leveling up

By Leveling Up
Pokémon Type Level
Heatran Fire/Steel 1
* Bold indicates a Pokémon which receives STAB from this move

By breeding

By move tutor

By event


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