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Dark Pulse

Categoryspecial
Power80
Accuracy100%
PP15 (max 24)
Priority0
IntroducedGeneration IV

Machines

Let's Go Pikachu / Let's Go Eevee
TM20dark
Diamond / Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold / Soul Silver
TM79dark
X / Y
Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire
TM97dark
Sun / Moon
Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon
TM97dark
Sword / Shield
TR58dark
Legends: Arceus
TM94dark

Descriptions

Diamond / Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold / Soul Silver
The user releases a horrible aura imbued with dark thoughts. It may also make the target flinch.
Black / White
Black 2 / White 2
The user releases a horrible aura imbued with dark thoughts. It may also make the target flinch.
X / Y
Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire
The user releases a horrible aura imbued with dark thoughts. This may also make the target flinch.
Sun / Moon
Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon
Let's Go Pikachu / Let's Go Eevee
The user releases a horrible aura imbued with dark thoughts. This may also make the target flinch.
Sword / ShieldThe user releases a horrible aura imbued with dark thoughts. This may also make the target flinch.

Target

This move targets one other Pokémon on the field, selected by the trainer.

Foe
front view of Gardevoir
Foe
front view of Gengar
Foe
front view of Moltres
Back view of Current Pokemon
User
front view of Charizard
Ally
front view of Electrivire
Ally

Stat Changes

Dark Pulse doesn't affect any stats when used.

Effect Entries

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Version Changes

No changes in previous Generations.

Contests

Dark Pulse has the Cool contest type.

Super Contests

Appeal2

Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.


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