Mean Look is an iconic move in the Pokemon games because it prevents Pokemon from fleeing battles. If you’re trying to capture Pokemon like Abra, Cresselia, and Mesprit, Mean Look is going to make your life a lot easier in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl (BDSP).
Here’s all you need to know about Mean Look including where to get it and which Pokemon learn it.
Mean Look Overview
Here’s the basic overview of Mean Look. One thing to note is that Pokemon affected by Mean Look can switch out if they use the U-Turn Move.
|Description||The use pins the target with a dark, arresting look. The target becomes unable to flee.|
Where to get the Mean Look TM
Mean Look is not available as a TM in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. It can only be learned by Pokemon when they reach a specific level or passed on through breed as an Egg Move.
Pokemon that learn Mean Look by leveling up
The table below shows the Pokemon that naturally learn Mean Look by reaching a specific level.
|Pokemon||Pokemon Location||Mean Look Level Learned|
|Zubat||Route 203, 204, 206, 207||10|
|Golbat||Evolves from Zubat at Level 22||1|
|Crobat||Evolves from Golbat with high Friendship||1|
|Gastly||Route 209, Old Chateau, Lost Tower, Grand Underground||8|
|Haunter||Evolves from Gastly at level 25||1|
|Smoochum||Lake Acuity, Grand Underground||40|
|Jynx||Evolves from Smoochum at level 30||46|
|Umbreon||Evolves from Eevee (at max happiness during night time)||50|
|Honchkrow||Evolves from Murkrow with Dusk Stone||1|
|Murkrow||Eterna Forest, Lost Tower, Grand Underground (Exclusive to Brilliant Diamond)||41|
|Misdreavus||Eterna Forest, Lost Tower, Grand Underground (Exclusive to Shining Pearl)||19|
|Mismagius||Evolve Misdreavus with Dusk Stone||1|
|Sableye||Grand Underground (Shining Pearl exclusive)||36|
|Duskull||Route 224, Grand Underground||28|
|Dusclops||Evolves from Duskull at level 37||28|
|Dusknoir||Trade Dusclops with Reaper Cloth||28|
Pokemon that learn Mean Look from Egg Moves
Pokemon can learn Mean Look from Egg Moves. This means if their base form is bred with a Pokemon that knows Mean Look, they can learn the move as well.
The Pokemon that learn Mean Look from Egg Moves include:
Pokemon that learn Mean Look from the Move Tutor
There are no Pokemon that can learn Mean Look from the Move Tutor.