Nasty Plot (move)

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Nasty Plot
わるだくみ Sinister Plot
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Type  Dark
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Points of next appeal doubles
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Earn double the score in the next turn.
Condition  Clever
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Gets the Pokémon pumped up. Helps prevent nervousness, too.

Nasty Plot (Japanese: わるだくみ Sinister Plot) is a non-damaging Dark-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Contents

Effect

Nasty Plot raises the user's Special Attack stat by two stages.

If powered up by a Darkinium Z into Z-Nasty Plot, all of the user's lowered stats are reset.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. It sharply raises the user's Sp. Atk.
XYORAS The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. This sharply raises the user's Sp. Atk.
SM The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. This sharply raises the user's Sp. Atk stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
038 Ninetales Ninetales
Field Field 1 1 1
052 Meowth Meowth
Field Field 38 38 38
053 Persian Persian
Field Field 44 44 44
096 Drowzee Drowzee
Human-Like Human-Like 43 53 53
097 Hypno Hypno
Human-Like Human-Like 55 53 1, 53
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered 90 90 90
172 Pichu Pichu
Undiscovered Undiscovered 18 18 18XY
13ORAS
190 Aipom Aipom
Field Field 39 39 39
199 Slowking Slowking
Monster Water 1 39 36 36
203 Girafarig Girafarig
Field Field 46ORAS
228 Houndour Houndour
Field Field 53 52 52
229 Houndoom Houndoom
Field Field 60 60 1, 60
275 Shiftry Shiftry
Field Grass 1 1 1
311 Plusle Plusle
Fairy Fairy 51 56 1, 56XY
46ORAS
312 Minun Minun
Fairy Fairy 51 56 1, 56XY
46ORAS
390 Chimchar Chimchar
Field Human-Like 23 23 23
424 Ambipom Ambipom
Field Field 39 39 39
430 Honchkrow Honchkrow
Flying Flying 35 35 35
442 Spiritomb Spiritomb
Amorphous Amorphous 37 37 37
447 Riolu Riolu
Undiscovered Undiscovered 47 47
453 Croagunk Croagunk
Human-Like Human-Like 36 38 38
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak
Human-Like Human-Like 36 41 41
461 Weavile Weavile
Field Field 24 24BW
20B2W2
20
474 Porygon-Z Porygon-Z
Mineral Mineral 1 1 1
482 Azelf Azelf
Undiscovered Undiscovered 46 46 46
491 Darkrai Darkrai
Undiscovered Undiscovered 75PtHGSS 75 75
509 Purrloin Purrloin
Field Field 42 42
510 Liepard Liepard
Field Field 50 50
570 Zorua Zorua
Field Field 49 49
571 Zoroark Zoroark
Field Field 54 54
629 Vullaby Vullaby
Flying Flying 14 14
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz
Flying Flying 14 14
642 Thundurus Thundurus
Undiscovered Undiscovered 61 1, 61
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Confined
Undiscovered Undiscovered 68ORAS
724 Decidueye Decidueye
Flying Flying 60
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Egg Groups Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
041 Zubat Zubat
Flying Flying
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime
Human-Like Human-Like HGSS
175 Togepi Togepi
Undiscovered Undiscovered
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus
Amorphous Amorphous HGSS
228 Houndour Houndour
Field Field
238 Smoochum Smoochum
Undiscovered Undiscovered HGSS
273 Seedot Seedot
Field Grass
302 Sableye Sableye
Human-Like Human-Like
331 Cacnea Cacnea
Grass Human-Like HGSS
352 Kecleon Kecleon
Field Field
439 Mime Jr. Mime Jr.
Undiscovered Undiscovered HGSS
441 Chatot Chatot
Flying Flying
511 Pansage Pansage
Field Field
513 Pansear Pansear
Field Field
515 Panpour Panpour
Field Field
562 Yamask Yamask
Mineral Amorphous
605 Elgyem Elgyem
Human-Like Human-Like
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation V

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
441 Chatot Chatot
Flying Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
605 Elgyem Elgyem
Human-Like Human-Like Dream World - Spooky Manor
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation IV

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
251 Celebi Celebi
Undiscovered Undiscovered Cinema Celebi
Winter 2011 Celebi
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
052 Meowth MeowthLv. 15
Field Field Team Rocket Meowth
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Undiscovered Undiscovered Masuda Deoxys
Team Plasma Deoxys
Plasma Deoxys
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VI

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
571 Zoroark ZoroarkLv. 45
Field Field Pokémon EXPO Gym Zoroark
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 詭計 Gwáigai
Mandarin 詭計 / 诡计 Guǐjì
France Flag.png French Machination
Germany Flag.png German Ränkeschmied
Greece Flag.png Greek Μηχανορραφία
Italy Flag.png Italian Congiura
South Korea Flag.png Korean 나쁜음모 Nappeun Eummo
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Conspiração
Trama Maldosa (TCG)
Spain Flag.png Spanish Maquinación


Variations of the move Acid Armor
Status Acid ArmorAmnesiaAutotomizeBarrierIron DefenseNasty PlotRock PolishSwords Dance
Formerly a variation
Status Minimize


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