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Frustration (move)

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やつあたり Angry Outburst
Type  Normal
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  Varies
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Introduced  Generation II
Condition  Cute
Appeal  1
Jam  0  
An appeal that excites the audience in any Contest.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Frustration (Japanese: やつあたり Angry Outburst) is a damage-dealing Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation II.


Frustration inflicts damage and has no secondary effect. The base power of Frustration is dependant on the user's Happiness. The lower the user's Happiness is, the greater the base power of Frustration. The base power can be calculated using the following formula:

Power = (255 - Happiness) / 2.5

The power of Frustration varies between 0 (maximum Happiness) and 102 (minimum Happiness).


Generation II

By TM21

All Pokémon that can learn TMs in Generation II can learn Frustration.

Generation III

By TM21

All Pokémon that can learn TMs in Generation III can learn Frustration.

Generation IV

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
427 427 Buneary Normal 13
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 TM21

All Pokémon that can learn TMs in Generation IV can learn Frustration.

In the anime

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Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
354 Banette Banette acts as though it has a tantrum, hitting anything near it.
Harley's Banette Going for Choke! Debut

In other languages

  • Spanish: Frustración
  • Italian: Frustrazione
  • German: Frustration

Variations of the move Frustration
Physical FrustrationReturn

Generation II TMs
Generation II HMs
Generation III TMs
Generation III HMs
Generation IV TMs
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
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