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Metronome Randomizer

Last Updated November 18 2016

The Metronome Randomizer mimics the attack "Metronome" in the Pokémon games, choosing a series of random attacks. This script offers three different flavors of metronome--"True Metronome," which adheres to the mechanics of the attack in the main-series games; "All Attacks," which picks any non-Z-move attack; and "All With Z-Moves," which may generate a Z-move, even though Z-moves aren't really the same as ordinary attacks and definitely can't be called by metronome. True Metronome will never select Counter, Mimic, Metronome, Mirror Move, Transform, Struggle, Sketch, Thief, Snore, Protect, Destiny Bond, Detect, Endure, Sleep Talk, Mirror Coat, Focus Punch, Follow Me, Nature Power, Helping Hand, Trick, Assist, Snatch, Covet, Feint, Me First, Copycat, Switcheroo, Chatter, Wide Guard, Rage Powder, After You, Quick Guard, Quash, Bestow, Techno Blast, Relic Song, Secret Sword, Freeze Shock, Ice Burn, Snarl, or V-create. If you are concerned with strict adherence to game mechanics, you should also take into account the fact that Metronome will also never pick any of the user's other three attacks, either, so you may need to re-randomize.

Because the mechanics of metronome haven't yet been extensively explored for Gen VII (and likely won't be for a while), the "True Metronome" setting currently chooses any attack that could be called in the fifth generation and any attack introduced in the sixth or seventh generation, since it's not currently known which of them are actually callable.


Number of Attacks:

All Attacks:
All With Z-Moves:
True Metronome:


Nothing Im none

&Sablye] KNOWS Body Slam, Incinerate, Spark, After You



I know that people have already said this, but this is super helpful for RPs where some of the Pokémon have Metronome.


Negrek Admin

Website: Thousand Roads

Thanks! I made it for an RP in the first place, so I'm glad other people find it useful for that, too.



Luv this! 10 Moves Fissure Shadow Sneak Nature's Madness Me First Inferno Slack Off Extrasensory Powder Snow (also got: Mind Reader, Hypno Cannon)



I think Menacing Moonrze Maelstrom is really Menacing Moonraze Maelstrom.



Eevee is the best



I'm using this for an RP... Playing a Smeargle that happens to use Metronome for a bit. They're being quite a troublemaker...






Um,so add new options,type restrictions


Negrek Admin

Website: Thousand Roads

Yeah! This is something I've been wanting to do for a while, and have actually started, but haven't finished. The page also generally needs a facelift and better interface. Can't promise when I'll get this done, but it's on my radar!



I love this tool. I don't think anything else on the web offers this functionality.


Danny Lopez

Hello my guy. mew mewtwo zygrade


Febas Support Group

You spelt ‘Zygarde’ wrong... zygarde




darkrai knows belly drum, recover, v create, struggle


Amagawa Setsuko

In Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, Metronome can only select moves introduced in Generation I. It can select any move introduced in Generation I, except itself and the following moves: Counter, Mimic, Mirror Move, Struggle, and Transform.


Amagawa Setsuko

Metronome can select any move except itself, a Z-Move, or any of the following moves: After You, Assist, Baneful Bunker, Beak Blast, Belch, Bestow, Celebrate, Chatter, Copycat, Counter, Covet, Crafty Shield, Destiny Bond, Detect, Diamond Storm, Endure, Feint, Fleur Cannon, Focus Punch, Follow Me, Freeze Shock, Helping Hand, Hold Hands, Hyperspace Fury, Hyperspace Hole, Ice Burn, Instruct, King's Shield, Light of Ruin, Mat Block, Me First, Mimic, Mind Blown, Mirror Coat, Mirror Move, Nature Power, Photon Geyser, Plasma Fists, Protect, Quash, Quick Guard, Rage Powder, Relic Song, Secret Sword, Shell Trap, Sketch, Sleep Talk, Snarl, Snatch, Snore, Spectral Thief, Spiky Shield, Spotlight, Steam Eruption, Struggle, Switcheroo, Techno Blast, Thousand Arrows, Thousand Waves, Thief, Transform, Trick, V-Create, and Wide Guard

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