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* Polish: '''{{tt|Liczydło|This is a mistranslation; this refers to a person who counts and not a counterattack.}}'''
 
* Polish: '''{{tt|Liczydło|This is a mistranslation; this refers to a person who counts and not a counterattack.}}'''
 
* Spanish: '''{{tt|Contador|This is a mistranslation; this refers to a person who counts and not a counterattack.}}''' (games), '''{{tt|Contraataque|This is properly translated as "counterattack".}}''' (anime)
 
* Spanish: '''{{tt|Contador|This is a mistranslation; this refers to a person who counts and not a counterattack.}}''' (games), '''{{tt|Contraataque|This is properly translated as "counterattack".}}''' (anime)
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* Portuguese(Brazilian):'''Contra-Dano/Contra-Ataque'''
 
* Serbian: '''Protiv-Napad'''
 
* Serbian: '''Protiv-Napad'''
   

Revision as of 15:15, 4 January 2011

Counter
カウンター Counter
Counter V.png
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Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  Varies
Accuracy  100%
Priority  -5
  • Makes contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Prevents user from receiving counter appeal points once during the current round.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earns double the score on the final performance.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Counter (Japanese: カウンター Counter) is a damage-dealing Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Generation I

If the last amount of damage done before the use of Counter is greater than 0 and was dealt by a Template:Type2 or Template:Type2 attack, Counter will do twice as much damage to the opponent. Although Counter deals Fighting-type damage, its type does not alter the amount of damage it inflicts; however, it does not work against Template:Type2s which are immune to Fighting-type attacks.

Counter is a decreased priority move. If the opponent does not use a decreased priority move during the round that it is used, Counter will go last regardless of the user's or opponent's speed. If the opponent also uses a decreased priority move during the same round, the attack order of the users will be determined normally. If the user is put to sleep or is frozen during the round that Counter is (or attempts to be) used, Counter's decreased speed priority will not be reset. Subsequently, it will only be reset on the turn after the user wakes up or is defrosted, or if the user switches out.

Counter can cause a critical hit, but the actual amount of damage dealt by it will not be altered by a critical hit. Counter will only counter the last hit of a multi-hit move and the last attack of a partial trapping move. Counter will always miss if called by Metronome.

Switching, full paralysis, and using a multi-turn move will not reset the last amount of damage done, allowing Counter to counter itself as well as self-inflicted recoil damage. However, if both active Pokémon use Counter during the same round, both attacks will fail. An attack absorbed by a Substitute can be countered for the amount of damage it would have done to the user had the user not had a substitute.

If an HP-restoring item is used on the opponent during the same round that Counter is used, Counter will counter the item.

In Stadium, switching, full paralysis, and using a multi-turn move reset the last amount of damage done, so Counter can't counter itself or self-inflicted recoil damage if the opponent does not make a move on its following turn.

Generation II and on

Counter counters all physical moves for twice the damage done to the user. Counter no longer counters a move that hits a substitute.

Learnset

Generation I

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
107 107 Hitmonchan Fighting 53
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By TM18

#   Pokémon Type
004 004 Charmander Fire
005 005 Charmeleon Fire
006 006 Charizard Fire Flying
007 007 Squirtle Water
008 008 Wartortle Water
009 009 Blastoise Water
031 031 Nidoqueen Poison Ground
034 034 Nidoking Poison Ground
035 035 Clefairy Normal
036 036 Clefable Normal
039 039 Jigglypuff Normal
040 040 Wigglytuff Normal
054 054 Psyduck Water
055 055 Golduck Water
056 056 Mankey Fighting
057 057 Primeape Fighting
061 061 Poliwhirl Water
062 062 Poliwrath Water Fighting
063 063 Abra Psychic
064 064 Kadabra Psychic
065 065 Alakazam Psychic
066 066 Machop Fighting
067 067 Machoke Fighting
068 068 Machamp Fighting
074 074 Geodude Rock Ground
075 075 Graveler Rock Ground
076 076 Golem Rock Ground
080 080 Slowbro Water Psychic
094 094 Gengar Ghost Poison
096 096 Drowzee Psychic
097 097 Hypno Psychic
104 104 Cubone Ground
105 105 Marowak Ground
106 106 Hitmonlee Fighting
107 107 Hitmonchan Fighting
108 108 Lickitung Normal
112 112 Rhydon Rock Ground
113 113 Chansey Normal
115 115 Kangaskhan Normal
122 122 Mr. Mime Psychic
124 124 Jynx Ice Psychic
125 125 Electabuzz Electric
126 126 Magmar Fire
143 143 Snorlax Normal
150 150 Mewtwo Psychic
151 151 Mew Psychic
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation II

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
107 107 Hitmonchan Fighting 50
202 202 Wobbuffet Psychic --
214 214 Heracross Bug Fighting 27
237 237 Hitmontop Fighting 31
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By breeding

Template:Breedlist

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 019 | style="background: #FFF" | 019 | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Sandshrew, Sandslash
Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Mankey, Primeape
Rhyhorn, Rhydon
Aipom
Sneasel
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Houndour, Houndoom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 027 | style="background: #FFF" | 027 | style="background: #FFF" | Sandshrew | colspan="2" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Mankey, Primeape
Rhyhorn, Rhydon
Aipom
Sneasel
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Houndour, Houndoom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 029 | style="background: #FFF" | 029 | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♀ | colspan="2" style="background:#A040A0; text-align:center" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Mankey, Primeape
Rhyhorn, Rhydon
Aipom
Sneasel
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Houndour, Houndoom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 032 | style="background: #FFF" | 032 | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♂ | colspan="2" style="background:#A040A0; text-align:center" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Mankey, Primeape
Rhyhorn, Rhydon
Aipom
Sneasel
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Houndour, Houndoom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 046 | style="background: #FFF" | 046 | style="background: #FFF" | Paras | colspan="1" style="background:#A8B820; text-align:center" | Bug || style="background:#78C850" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Grass | style="background: #FFF" | Heracross

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 056 | style="background: #FFF" | 056 | style="background: #FFF" | Mankey | colspan="2" style="background:#C03028; text-align:center" | Fighting | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Rhyhorn, Rhydon
Aipom
Sneasel
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Houndour, Houndoom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 111 | style="background: #FFF" | 111 | style="background: #FFF" | Rhyhorn | colspan="1" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground || style="background:#B8A038" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Rock | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Mankey, Primeape
Rhyhorn, Rhydon
Aipom
Sneasel
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Houndour, Houndoom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 123 | style="background: #FFF" | 123 | style="background: #FFF" | Scyther | colspan="1" style="background:#A8B820; text-align:center" | Bug || style="background:#A890F0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Flying | style="background: #FFF" | Heracross

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 152 | style="background: #FFF" | 152 | style="background: #FFF" | Chikorita | colspan="2" style="background:#78C850; text-align:center" | Grass | style="background: #FFF" | Rhyhorn, Rhydon
Kangaskhan

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 190 | style="background: #FFF" | 190 | style="background: #FFF" | Aipom | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Rhyhorn, Rhydon
Wooper, Quagsire
Sneasel
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 207 | style="background: #FFF" | 207 | style="background: #FFF" | Gligar | colspan="1" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground || style="background:#A890F0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Flying | style="background: #FFF" | Heracross

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 215 | style="background: #FFF" | 215 | style="background: #FFF" | Sneasel | colspan="1" style="background:#705848; text-align:center" | Dark || style="background:#98D8D8" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Ice | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Aipom
Wooper, Quagsire
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Swinub, Piloswine
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 216 | style="background: #FFF" | 216 | style="background: #FFF" | Teddiursa | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Aipom
Wooper, Quagsire
Sneasel
Swinub, Piloswine
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 228 | style="background: #FFF" | 228 | style="background: #FFF" | Houndour | colspan="1" style="background:#705848; text-align:center" | Dark || style="background:#F08030" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Fire | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Mankey, Primeape
Rhyhorn, Rhydon
Aipom
Sneasel
Teddiursa, Ursaring

|- | colspan="6" | Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution gets STAB from this move.
*Indicates Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding.
|} |}

Generation III

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
107 107 Hitmonchan Fighting 50
202 202 Wobbuffet Psychic --
214 214 Heracross Bug Fighting 30
237 237 Hitmontop Fighting 31
286 286 Breloom Grass Fighting 28
287 287 Slakoth Normal 37
288 288 Vigoroth Normal 37
289 289 Slaking Normal 37
360 360 Wynaut Psychic 15
386 386D Deoxys
Defense Forme
Psychic 50LG
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By breeding

Template:Breedlist

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 019 | style="background: #FFF" | 019 | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 027 | style="background: #FFF" | 027 | style="background: #FFF" | Sandshrew | colspan="2" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 029 | style="background: #FFF" | 029 | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♀ | colspan="2" style="background:#A040A0; text-align:center" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 032 | style="background: #FFF" | 032 | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♂ | colspan="2" style="background:#A040A0; text-align:center" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 046 | style="background: #FFF" | 046 | style="background: #FFF" | Paras | colspan="1" style="background:#A8B820; text-align:center" | Bug || style="background:#78C850" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Grass | style="background: #FFF" | Heracross
Breloom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 056 | style="background: #FFF" | 056 | style="background: #FFF" | Mankey | colspan="2" style="background:#C03028; text-align:center" | Fighting | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 111 | style="background: #FFF" | 111 | style="background: #FFF" | Rhyhorn | colspan="1" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground || style="background:#B8A038" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Rock | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 115 | style="background: #FFF" | 115 | style="background: #FFF" | Kangaskhan | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Rhyhorn, Rhydon
Chikorita, Bayleef, Meganium

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 123 | style="background: #FFF" | 123 | style="background: #FFF" | Scyther | colspan="1" style="background:#A8B820; text-align:center" | Bug || style="background:#A890F0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Flying | style="background: #FFF" | Heracross

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 152 | style="background: #FFF" | 152 | style="background: #FFF" | Chikorita | colspan="2" style="background:#78C850; text-align:center" | Grass | style="background: #FFF" | Rhyhorn, Rhydon
Kangaskhan
Mudkip, Marshtomp, Swampert
Breloom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 190 | style="background: #FFF" | 190 | style="background: #FFF" | Aipom | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Rhyhorn, Rhydon
Wooper, Quagsire
Sneasel
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan
Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken
Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Zangoose

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 207 | style="background: #FFF" | 207 | style="background: #FFF" | Gligar | colspan="1" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground || style="background:#A890F0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Flying | style="background: #FFF" | Heracross

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 215 | style="background: #FFF" | 215 | style="background: #FFF" | Sneasel | colspan="1" style="background:#705848; text-align:center" | Dark || style="background:#98D8D8" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Ice | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Aipom
Wooper, Quagsire
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Swinub, Piloswine
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan
Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken
Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Zangoose

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 216 | style="background: #FFF" | 216 | style="background: #FFF" | Teddiursa | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Aipom
Wooper, Quagsire
Sneasel
Swinub, Piloswine
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan
Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken
Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Zangoose

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 228 | style="background: #FFF" | 228 | style="background: #FFF" | Houndour | colspan="1" style="background:#705848; text-align:center" | Dark || style="background:#F08030" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Fire | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 231 | style="background: #FFF" | 231 | style="background: #FFF" | Phanpy | colspan="2" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 255 | style="background: #FFF" | 255 | style="background: #FFF" | Torchic | colspan="2" style="background:#F08030; text-align:center" | Fire | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 296 | style="background: #FFF" | 296 | style="background: #FFF" | Makuhita | colspan="2" style="background:#C03028; text-align:center" | Fighting | style="background: #FFF" | Hitmonchan
Hitmontop

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 331 | style="background: #FFF" | 331 | style="background: #FFF" | Cacnea | colspan="2" style="background:#78C850; text-align:center" | Grass | style="background: #FFF" | Hitmonchan
Hitmontop
Breloom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 335 | style="background: #FFF" | 335 | style="background: #FFF" | Zangoose | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Aipom
Wooper, Quagsire
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Sneasel
Swinub, Piloswine
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan
Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken
Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking

|- | colspan="6" | Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution gets STAB from this move.
*Indicates Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding.
|} |}

By move tutor

In Pokémon FireRed, LeafGreen, and Emerald
#   Pokémon Type
004 004 Charmander Fire
005 005 Charmeleon Fire
006 006 Charizard Fire Flying
007 007 Squirtle Water
008 008 Wartortle Water
009 009 Blastoise Water
019 019 Rattata Normal
020 020 Raticate Normal
025 025 Pikachu Electric
026 026 Raichu Electric
027 027 Sandshrew Ground
028 028 Sandslash Ground
029 029 Nidoran♀ Poison
030 030 Nidorina Poison
031 031 Nidoqueen Poison Ground
032 032 Nidoran♂ Poison
033 033 Nidorino Poison
034 034 Nidoking Poison Ground
035 035 Clefairy Normal
036 036 Clefable Normal
039 039 Jigglypuff Normal
040 040 Wigglytuff Normal
046 046 Paras Bug Grass
047 047 Parasect Bug Grass
054 054 Psyduck Water
055 055 Golduck Water
056 056 Mankey Fighting
057 057 Primeape Fighting
060 060 Poliwag Water
061 061 Poliwhirl Water
062 062 Poliwrath Water Fighting
063 063 Abra Psychic
064 064 Kadabra Psychic
065 065 Alakazam Psychic
066 066 Machop Fighting
067 067 Machoke Fighting
068 068 Machamp Fighting
074 074 Geodude Rock Ground
075 075 Graveler Rock Ground
076 076 Golem Rock Ground
080 080 Slowbro Water Psychic
094 094 Gengar Ghost Poison
096 096 Drowzee Psychic
097 097 Hypno Psychic
104 104 Cubone Ground
105 105 Marowak Ground
106 106 Hitmonlee Fighting
107 107 Hitmonchan Fighting
108 108 Lickitung Normal
111 111 Rhyhorn Ground Rock
112 112 Rhydon Ground Rock
113 113 Chansey Normal
115 115 Kangaskhan Normal
122 122 Mr. Mime Psychic
123 123 Scyther Bug Flying
124 124 Jynx Ice Psychic
125 125 Electabuzz Electric
126 126 Magmar Fire
143 143 Snorlax Normal
150 150 Mewtwo Psychic
151 151 Mew Psychic
152 152 Chikorita Grass
153 153 Bayleef Grass
154 154 Meganium Grass
157 157 Typhlosion Fire
158 158 Totodile Water
159 159 Croconaw Water
160 160 Feraligatr Water
172 172 Pichu Electric
173 173 Cleffa Normal
174 174 Igglybuff Normal
175 175 Togepi Normal
176 176 Togetic Normal Flying
180 180 Flaaffy Electric
181 181 Ampharos Electric
185 185 Sudowoodo Rock
186 186 Politoed Water
190 190 Aipom Normal
195 195 Quagsire Water Ground
199 199 Slowking Water Psychic
204 204 Pineco Bug
205 205 Forretress Bug Steel
206 206 Dunsparce Normal
207 207 Gligar Ground Flying
209 209 Snubbull Normal
210 210 Granbull Normal
212 212 Scizor Bug Steel
214 214 Heracross Bug Fighting
215 215 Sneasel Dark Ice
216 216 Teddiursa Normal
217 217 Ursaring Normal
225 225 Delibird Ice Flying
227 227 Skarmory Steel Flying
228 228 Houndour Dark Fire
229 229 Houndoom Dark Fire
231 231 Phanpy Ground
232 232 Donphan Ground
236 236 Tyrogue Fighting
237 237 Hitmontop Fighting
238 238 Smoochum Ice Psychic
239 239 Elekid Electric
240 240 Magby Fire
241 241 Miltank Normal
242 242 Blissey Normal
248 248 Tyranitar Rock Dark
252 252 Treecko Grass
253 253 Grovyle Grass
254 254 Sceptile Grass
255 255 Torchic Fire
256 256 Combusken Fire Fighting
257 257 Blaziken Fire Fighting
259 259 Marshtomp Water Ground
260 260 Swampert Water Ground
261 261 Poochyena Dark
262 262 Mightyena Dark
272 272 Ludicolo Water Grass
277 277 Swellow Normal Flying
286 286 Breloom Grass Fighting
287 287 Slakoth Normal
288 288 Vigoroth Normal
289 289 Slaking Normal
293 293 Whismur Normal
294 294 Loudred Normal
295 295 Exploud Normal
296 296 Makuhita Fighting
297 297 Hariyama Fighting
302 302 Sableye Dark Ghost
303 303 Mawile Steel
306 306 Aggron Steel Rock
307 307 Meditite Fighting Psychic
308 308 Medicham Fighting Psychic
311 311 Plusle Electric
312 312 Minun Electric
313 313 Volbeat Bug
314 314 Illumise Bug
316 316 Gulpin Poison
317 317 Swalot Poison
326 326 Grumpig Psychic
327 327 Spinda Normal
331 331 Cacnea Grass
332 332 Cacturne Grass Dark
335 335 Zangoose Normal
341 341 Corphish Water
342 342 Crawdaunt Water Dark
352 352 Kecleon Normal
356 356 Dusclops Ghost
359 359 Absol Dark
377 377 Regirock Rock
378 378 Regice Ice
379 379 Registeel Steel
383 383 Groudon Ground
386 386A Deoxys
Attack Forme
Psychic
386 386D Deoxys
Defense Forme
Psychic
386 386S Deoxys
Speed Forme
Psychic
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation IV

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
107 107 Hitmonchan Fighting 51
202 202 Wobbuffet Psychic --
214 214 Heracross Bug Fighting 25
237 237 Hitmontop Fighting 28
286 286 Breloom Grass Fighting 25
287 287 Slakoth Normal 37
288 288 Vigoroth Normal 37
289 289 Slaking Normal 37
360 360 Wynaut Psychic 15
386 386D Deoxys
Defense Forme
Psychic 97
447 447 Riolu Fighting 6
448 448 Lucario Fighting Steel 6
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By breeding

Template:Breedlist

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 004 | style="background: #FFF" | 004 | style="background: #FFF" | Charmander* | colspan="2" style="background:#F08030; text-align:center" | Fire | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior
Chikorita, Bayleef, MeganiumHGSS

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 019 | style="background: #FFF" | 019 | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 027 | style="background: #FFF" | 027 | style="background: #FFF" | Sandshrew | colspan="2" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 029 | style="background: #FFF" | 029 | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♀ | colspan="2" style="background:#A040A0; text-align:center" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 032 | style="background: #FFF" | 032 | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♂ | colspan="2" style="background:#A040A0; text-align:center" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 046 | style="background: #FFF" | 046 | style="background: #FFF" | Paras | colspan="1" style="background:#A8B820; text-align:center" | Bug || style="background:#78C850" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Grass | style="background: #FFF" | Heracross
Breloom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 056 | style="background: #FFF" | 056 | style="background: #FFF" | Mankey | colspan="2" style="background:#C03028; text-align:center" | Fighting | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 066 | style="background: #FFF" | 066 | style="background: #FFF" | Machop | colspan="2" style="background:#C03028; text-align:center" | Fighting | style="background: #FFF" | Hitmonchan
Hitmontop
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 111 | style="background: #FFF" | 111 | style="background: #FFF" | Rhyhorn | colspan="1" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground || style="background:#B8A038" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Rock | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 113 | style="background: #FFF" | 113 | style="background: #FFF" | Chansey | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Breloom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 115 | style="background: #FFF" | 115 | style="background: #FFF" | Kangaskhan* | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior
Chikorita, Bayleef, Meganium
Mudkip, Marshtomp, Swampert

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 123 | style="background: #FFF" | 123 | style="background: #FFF" | Scyther | colspan="1" style="background:#A8B820; text-align:center" | Bug || style="background:#A890F0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Flying | style="background: #FFF" | Heracross

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 152 | style="background: #FFF" | 152 | style="background: #FFF" | Chikorita | colspan="2" style="background:#78C850; text-align:center" | Grass | style="background: #FFF" | Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior
Kangaskhan
Mudkip, Marshtomp, Swampert
Breloom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 190 | style="background: #FFF" | 190 | style="background: #FFF" | Aipom | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior
Wooper, Quagsire
Sneasel, Weavile
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan
Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken
Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Zangoose
Chimchar, Monferno, Infernape
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 194 | style="background: #FFF" | 194 | style="background: #FFF" | Wooper | colspan="1" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water || style="background:#E0C068" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Ground | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Aipom, Ambipom
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Sneasel, Weavile
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan
Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken
Mudkip, Marshtomp, Swampert
Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Zangoose
Chimchar, Monferno, Infernape
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 204 | style="background: #FFF" | 204 | style="background: #FFF" | Pineco | colspan="2" style="background:#A8B820; text-align:center" | Bug | style="background: #FFF" | Heracross

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 207 | style="background: #FFF" | 207 | style="background: #FFF" | Gligar | colspan="1" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground || style="background:#A890F0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Flying | style="background: #FFF" | Heracross

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 215 | style="background: #FFF" | 215 | style="background: #FFF" | Sneasel | colspan="1" style="background:#705848; text-align:center" | Dark || style="background:#98D8D8" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Ice | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Aipom, Ambipom
Wooper, Quagsire
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan
Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken
Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Zangoose
Chimchar, Monferno, Infernape
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 216 | style="background: #FFF" | 216 | style="background: #FFF" | Teddiursa | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Aipom, Ambipom
Wooper, Quagsire
Sneasel, Weavile
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan
Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken
Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Zangoose
Chimchar, Monferno, Infernape
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 228 | style="background: #FFF" | 228 | style="background: #FFF" | Houndour | colspan="1" style="background:#705848; text-align:center" | Dark || style="background:#F08030" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Fire | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 231 | style="background: #FFF" | 231 | style="background: #FFF" | Phanpy | colspan="2" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 236 | style="background: #FFF" | 236 | style="background: #FFF" | Tyrogue | colspan="2" style="background:#C03028; text-align:center" | Fighting | style="background: #FFF" | Hitmonchan
Hitmontop

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 255 | style="background: #FFF" | 255 | style="background: #FFF" | Torchic | colspan="2" style="background:#F08030; text-align:center" | Fire | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 258 | style="background: #FFF" | 258 | style="background: #FFF" | Mudkip* | colspan="2" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior
Chikorita, Bayleef, Meganium
Wooper, Quagsire
Shellos, Gastrodon

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 296 | style="background: #FFF" | 296 | style="background: #FFF" | Makuhita | colspan="2" style="background:#C03028; text-align:center" | Fighting | style="background: #FFF" | Hitmonchan
Hitmontop
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 270 | style="background: #FFF" | 270 | style="background: #FFF" | Lotad* | colspan="1" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water || style="background:#78C850" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Grass | style="background: #FFF" | Paras, Parasect
Chikorita, Bayleef, Meganium
Wooper, Quagsire
Cacnea, Cacturne
Shellos, GastrodonHGSS

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 331 | style="background: #FFF" | 331 | style="background: #FFF" | Cacnea | colspan="2" style="background:#78C850; text-align:center" | Grass | style="background: #FFF" | Hitmonchan
Hitmontop
Breloom
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 335 | style="background: #FFF" | 335 | style="background: #FFF" | Zangoose | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Aipom, Ambipom
Wooper, Quagsire
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Sneasel, Weavile
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan
Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken
Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Chimchar, Monferno, Infernape
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 390 | style="background: #FFF" | 390 | style="background: #FFF" | Chimchar | colspan="2" style="background:#F08030; text-align:center" | Fire | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Machop, Machoke, Machamp
Hitmonlee, Hitmonchan, Hitmontop
Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior
Aipom, Ambipom
Wooper, Quagsire
Sneasel, Weavile
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan
Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken
Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Makuhita, Hariyama
Cacnea, Cacturne
Zangoose
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 410 | style="background: #FFF" | 410 | style="background: #FFF" | Shieldon* | colspan="1" style="background:#B8A038; text-align:center" | Rock || style="background:#B8B8D0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Steel | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior
Chikorita, Bayleef, MeganiumHGSS

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 422 | style="background: #FFF" | 422 | style="background: #FFF" | Shellos
West Sea | colspan="2" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water | style="background: #FFF" | Wooper, Quagsire
Wobbuffet
Mudkip, Marshtomp, Swampert

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 422 | style="background: #FFF" | 422E | style="background: #FFF" | Shellos
East Sea | colspan="2" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water | style="background: #FFF" | Wooper, Quagsire
Wobbuffet
Mudkip, Marshtomp, Swampert

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 440 | style="background: #FFF" | 440 | style="background: #FFF" | Happiny | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Breloom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 446 | style="background: #FFF" | 446 | style="background: #FFF" | Munchlax* | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior
Chikorita, Bayleef, MeganiumHGSS

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 453 | style="background: #FFF" | 453 | style="background: #FFF" | Croagunk | colspan="1" style="background:#A040A0; text-align:center" | Poison || style="background:#C03028" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Fighting | style="background: #FFF" | Hitmonchan
Hitmontop
LucarioHGSS

|- | colspan="6" | Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution gets STAB from this move.
*Indicates Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding.
|} |}

Generation V

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
107 107 Hitmonchan Fighting 61
202 202 Wobbuffet Psychic --
214 214 Heracross Bug Fighting 25
237 237 Hitmontop Fighting 28
286 286 Breloom Grass Fighting 25
287 287 Slakoth Normal 43
288 288 Vigoroth Normal 37
289 289 Slaking Normal 43
360 360 Wynaut Psychic 15
386 386D Deoxys
Defense Forme
Psychic 97
447 447 Riolu Fighting 6
448 448 Lucario Fighting Steel 6
539 539 Dageki Fighting 21
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By breeding

Template:Breedlist

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 004 | style="background: #FFF" | 004 | style="background: #FFF" | Charmander* | colspan="2" style="background:#F08030; text-align:center" | Fire | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior
Chikorita, Bayleef, Meganium

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 019 | style="background: #FFF" | 019 | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 027 | style="background: #FFF" | 027 | style="background: #FFF" | Sandshrew | colspan="2" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 029 | style="background: #FFF" | 029 | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♀ | colspan="2" style="background:#A040A0; text-align:center" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 032 | style="background: #FFF" | 032 | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♂ | colspan="2" style="background:#A040A0; text-align:center" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 046 | style="background: #FFF" | 046 | style="background: #FFF" | Paras | colspan="1" style="background:#A8B820; text-align:center" | Bug || style="background:#78C850" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Grass | style="background: #FFF" | Heracross
Breloom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 056 | style="background: #FFF" | 056 | style="background: #FFF" | Mankey | colspan="2" style="background:#C03028; text-align:center" | Fighting | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 066 | style="background: #FFF" | 066 | style="background: #FFF" | Machop | colspan="2" style="background:#C03028; text-align:center" | Fighting | style="background: #FFF" | Hitmonchan
Hitmontop
Lucario
Dageki

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 111 | style="background: #FFF" | 111 | style="background: #FFF" | Rhyhorn | colspan="1" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground || style="background:#B8A038" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Rock | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 113 | style="background: #FFF" | 113 | style="background: #FFF" | Chansey | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Breloom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 115 | style="background: #FFF" | 115 | style="background: #FFF" | Kangaskhan* | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior
Chikorita, Bayleef, Meganium
Mudkip, Marshtomp, Swampert

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 123 | style="background: #FFF" | 123 | style="background: #FFF" | Scyther | colspan="1" style="background:#A8B820; text-align:center" | Bug || style="background:#A890F0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Flying | style="background: #FFF" | Heracross

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 152 | style="background: #FFF" | 152 | style="background: #FFF" | Chikorita | colspan="2" style="background:#78C850; text-align:center" | Grass | style="background: #FFF" | Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior
Kangaskhan
Mudkip, Marshtomp, Swampert
Breloom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 190 | style="background: #FFF" | 190 | style="background: #FFF" | Aipom | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior
Wooper, Quagsire
Sneasel, Weavile
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan
Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken
Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Zangoose
Chimchar, Monferno, Infernape
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 194 | style="background: #FFF" | 194 | style="background: #FFF" | Wooper | colspan="1" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water || style="background:#E0C068" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Ground | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Aipom, Ambipom
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Sneasel, Weavile
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan
Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken
Mudkip, Marshtomp, Swampert
Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Zangoose
Chimchar, Monferno, Infernape
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 204 | style="background: #FFF" | 204 | style="background: #FFF" | Pineco | colspan="2" style="background:#A8B820; text-align:center" | Bug | style="background: #FFF" | Heracross

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 207 | style="background: #FFF" | 207 | style="background: #FFF" | Gligar | colspan="1" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground || style="background:#A890F0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Flying | style="background: #FFF" | Heracross

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 215 | style="background: #FFF" | 215 | style="background: #FFF" | Sneasel | colspan="1" style="background:#705848; text-align:center" | Dark || style="background:#98D8D8" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Ice | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Aipom, Ambipom
Wooper, Quagsire
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan
Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken
Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Zangoose
Chimchar, Monferno, Infernape
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 216 | style="background: #FFF" | 216 | style="background: #FFF" | Teddiursa | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Aipom, Ambipom
Wooper, Quagsire
Sneasel, Weavile
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan
Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken
Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Zangoose
Chimchar, Monferno, Infernape
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 228 | style="background: #FFF" | 228 | style="background: #FFF" | Houndour | colspan="1" style="background:#705848; text-align:center" | Dark || style="background:#F08030" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Fire | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 231 | style="background: #FFF" | 231 | style="background: #FFF" | Phanpy | colspan="2" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 236 | style="background: #FFF" | 236 | style="background: #FFF" | Tyrogue | colspan="2" style="background:#C03028; text-align:center" | Fighting | style="background: #FFF" | Hitmonchan
Hitmontop

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 255 | style="background: #FFF" | 255 | style="background: #FFF" | Torchic | colspan="2" style="background:#F08030; text-align:center" | Fire | style="background: #FFF" | Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 258 | style="background: #FFF" | 258 | style="background: #FFF" | Mudkip* | colspan="2" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior
Chikorita, Bayleef, Meganium
Wooper, Quagsire
Shellos, Gastrodon

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 296 | style="background: #FFF" | 296 | style="background: #FFF" | Makuhita | colspan="2" style="background:#C03028; text-align:center" | Fighting | style="background: #FFF" | Hitmonchan
Hitmontop
Lucario
Dageki

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 270 | style="background: #FFF" | 270 | style="background: #FFF" | Lotad* | colspan="1" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water || style="background:#78C850" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Grass | style="background: #FFF" | Paras, Parasect
Chikorita, Bayleef, Meganium
Wooper, Quagsire
Cacnea, Cacturne
Shellos, Gastrodon

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 331 | style="background: #FFF" | 331 | style="background: #FFF" | Cacnea | colspan="2" style="background:#78C850; text-align:center" | Grass | style="background: #FFF" | Hitmonchan
Hitmontop
Breloom
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 335 | style="background: #FFF" | 335 | style="background: #FFF" | Zangoose | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Aipom, Ambipom
Wooper, Quagsire
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Sneasel, Weavile
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan
Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken
Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Chimchar, Monferno, Infernape
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 390 | style="background: #FFF" | 390 | style="background: #FFF" | Chimchar | colspan="2" style="background:#F08030; text-align:center" | Fire | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Machop, Machoke, Machamp
Hitmonlee, Hitmonchan, Hitmontop
Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior
Aipom, Ambipom
Wooper, Quagsire
Sneasel, Weavile
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan
Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken
Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Makuhita, Hariyama
Cacnea, Cacturne
Zangoose
Lucario
Dageki

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 410 | style="background: #FFF" | 410 | style="background: #FFF" | Shieldon* | colspan="1" style="background:#B8A038; text-align:center" | Rock || style="background:#B8B8D0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Steel | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior
Chikorita, Bayleef, Meganium

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 422 | style="background: #FFF" | 422 | style="background: #FFF" | Shellos
West Sea | colspan="2" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water | style="background: #FFF" | Wooper, Quagsire
Wobbuffet
Mudkip, Marshtomp, Swampert

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 422 | style="background: #FFF" | 422E | style="background: #FFF" | Shellos
East Sea | colspan="2" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water | style="background: #FFF" | Wooper, Quagsire
Wobbuffet
Mudkip, Marshtomp, Swampert

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 440 | style="background: #FFF" | 440 | style="background: #FFF" | Happiny | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Breloom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 446 | style="background: #FFF" | 446 | style="background: #FFF" | Munchlax* | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior
Chikorita, Bayleef, Meganium

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 453 | style="background: #FFF" | 453 | style="background: #FFF" | Croagunk | colspan="1" style="background:#A040A0; text-align:center" | Poison || style="background:#C03028" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Fighting | style="background: #FFF" | Hitmonchan
Hitmontop
Lucario
Dageki

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 532 | style="background: #FFF" | 532 | style="background: #FFF" | Dokkora | colspan="2" style="background:#C03028; text-align:center" | Fighting | style="background: #FFF" | Hitmonchan
Hitmontop
Lucario
Dageki

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 551 | style="background: #FFF" | 551 | style="background: #FFF" | Sandile | colspan="1" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground || style="background:#705848" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Dark | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Aipom, Ambipom
Wooper, Quagsire
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan
Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken
Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Zangoose
Chimchar, Monferno, Infernape
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 557 | style="background: #FFF" | 557 | style="background: #FFF" | Ishizumai | colspan="1" style="background:#A8B820; text-align:center" | Bug || style="background:#B8A038" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Rock | style="background: #FFF" | Heracross

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 570 | style="background: #FFF" | 570 | style="background: #FFF" | Zorua | colspan="2" style="background:#705848; text-align:center" | Dark | style="background: #FFF" | Rattata, Raticate
Sandshrew, Sandslash
Mankey, Primeape
Aipom, Ambipom
Wooper, Quagsire
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Houndour, Houndoom
Phanpy, Donphan
Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken
Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking
Zangoose
Chimchar, Monferno, Infernape
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 588 | style="background: #FFF" | 588 | style="background: #FFF" | Kaburumo | colspan="2" style="background:#A8B820; text-align:center" | Bug | style="background: #FFF" | Heracross

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 610 | style="background: #FFF" | 610 | style="background: #FFF" | Kibago* | colspan="2" style="background:#7038F8; text-align:center" | Dragon | style="background: #FFF" | Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior
Chikorita, Bayleef, Meganium

|- | colspan="6" | Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution gets STAB from this move.
*Indicates Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding.
|} |}

By event

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
032 032 Nidoran♂ Poison Dream World
115 115 Kangaskhan Normal Dream World
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In the anime

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Koffing Wobbuffet Houndoom Slakoth
A retaliation move that counters any physical attack, inflicting double the damage taken.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
109 Koffing Koffing charges at the opponent when the foe uses an attack and collides with it.
James's Koffing Clefairy and the Moon Stone Debut
Dub only
Koffing cannot legally learn Counter.
120 Staryu Staryu charges at the opponent, spinning around.
Misty's Staryu The Water Flowers of Cerulean City Staryu cannot legally learn Counter.
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo sticks out its hand when a attack comes near it. The attack bounces off and is sent back to the opponent.
Mewtwo (anime) Mewtwo Strikes Back None
202 Wobbuffet Wobbuffet raises its tail and becomes outlined in pink or orange. Any attack that hits it is sent flying back to the opponent.
Jessie's Wobbuffet The Tricks of the Trade None
Lulu's Wobbuffet Wobbu-Palooza! None
360 Wynaut Wynaut's body becomes outlined in orange. Any attack that hits it is sent flying back to the opponent.
A wild Wynaut Why? Why Not! None
A wild Wynaut Who, What, When Where, Wynaut? None
229 Houndoom Houndoom's body becomes outlined in orange. Any attack that hits it is sent flying back to the opponent.
Harrison's Houndoom Playing with Fire! None
287 Slakoth Slakoth's body becomes outlined in orange. Any attacks they hits it is sent flying back to the opponent.
Marcel's Slakoth The Garden of Eatin' None

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Trivia

  • In the Spanish version of the games, this move was translated as Contador (meaning accountant, or someone or something that counts - a "counter"). However, in the anime dub, this move was properly translated as Contraataque (counter-attack).
    • In addition, the Polish dub of the anime committed the same error.
  • In the anime, Ash's Caterpie attempted to use Counter, but it is impossible for it to learn it in the games (however, it failed to work). This also applies to Misty's Staryu, who used Counter in her battle with Ash, and to James's Koffing. However, these may just mean a basic counter-attack, rather than the move itself.
  • Both Counter and its counterpart Mirror Coat do not affect one type of Pokémon each; Counter does not affect Ghost types and Mirror Coat does not affect Dark types. Ironically, if Counter and Mirror Coat's types were swapped, they would deal super-effective damage.

In other languages

  • Chinese: 返拳 Fǎnquán
  • Finnish: Vastaisku
  • French: Riposte
  • German: Konter
  • Greek: Αντίκρουση
  • Italian: Contatore
  • Korean: 카운터 Counter
  • Polish: Liczydło
  • Spanish: Contador (games), Contraataque (anime)
  • Portuguese(Brazilian):Contra-Dano/Contra-Ataque
  • Serbian: Protiv-Napad


Variations of the move Counter
Physical Counter
Special Mirror Coat


Generation I TMs
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Generation I HMs
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