Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are coming this November!
Check BNN and Bulbanews for up-to-date Pokémon news and discuss it on the forums or in our IRC channel.
The Bulbapedia mobile skin is currently in open alpha. If you run into any issues using the skin, please report them on the forums.

Assurance (move)

From Bulbapedia, the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia.
Jump to: navigation, search
Spr 1g 006.png The picture used in this article is unsatisfactory.
Reason: Should be replaced with Generation VI images
Please feel free to replace it so it conforms to Bulbapedia conventions.

Assurance
ダメおし Make Sure
Assurance V.png
[[File:|center]]
Type  Dark
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  60
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Points double if last to appeal.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earns double the score on the final performance.

Assurance (Japanese: ダメおし Make Sure) is a damage-dealing Dark-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Generations IV and V

Assurance inflicts damage and will deal double damage if the target has already received damage on the turn it is used. This includes self-inflicted and indirect damage, such as the recoil damage from Brave Bird or a Life Orb.

Generation VI

Assurance's power changed from 50 to 60.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS If the foe has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack’s power is doubled.
PMDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It will inflict double damage if the target's HP is down to half or lower.
BWB2W2Conq
XY
If the target has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack's power is doubled.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
015 Beedrill Beedrill Bug Poison 34 34 34
019 Rattata Rattata Normal Normal 25 25 25
020 Raticate Raticate Normal Normal 29 29 29
021 Spearow Spearow Normal Flying 29 29 29
022 Fearow Fearow Normal Flying 35 35 35
052 Meowth Meowth Normal Normal 41 41 41
053 Persian Persian Normal Normal 49 49 49
056 Mankey Mankey Fighting Fighting 25 25 25
057 Primeape Primeape Fighting Fighting 25 25 25
109 Koffing Koffing Poison Poison 15 15 12 12
110 Weezing Weezing Poison Poison 15 15 12 12
197 Umbreon Umbreon Dark Dark 43 43 25 25
198 Murkrow Murkrow Dark Flying 25 25 25
203 Girafarig Girafarig Normal Psychic 28 28 28
232 Donphan Donphan Ground Ground 31 31 31
261 Poochyena Poochyena Dark Dark 29 29 29
262 Mightyena Mightyena Dark Dark 32 32 32
318 Carvanha Carvanha Water Dark 26 26 26
319 Sharpedo Sharpedo Water Dark 26 26 26
408 Cranidos Cranidos Rock Rock 24 24 24
409 Rampardos Rampardos Rock Rock 24 24 24
461 Weavile Weavile Dark Ice -- -- --
498 Tepig Tepig Fire Fire   31 31
499 Pignite Pignite Fire Fighting   36 36
500 Emboar Emboar Fire Fighting   38 38
509 Purrloin Purrloin Dark Dark   28 28
510 Liepard Liepard Dark Dark   31 31
527 Woobat Woobat Psychic Flying   12 12
528 Swoobat Swoobat Psychic Flying   --, 12 --, 12
551 Sandile Sandile Ground Dark   16 16
552 Krokorok Krokorok Ground Dark   16 16
553 Krookodile Krookodile Ground Dark   16 16
610 Axew Axew Dragon Dragon   7 7
611 Fraxure Fraxure Dragon Dragon   --, 7 --, 7
612 Haxorus Haxorus Dragon Dragon   --, 7 --, 7
624 Pawniard Pawniard Dark Steel   33 33
625 Bisharp Bisharp Dark Steel   33 33
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 Type Father
II III IV V VI
084 Doduo Doduo Normal Flying no SpearowFearowMurkrowWoobatSwoobat SpearowFearowMurkrowWoobatSwoobat
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl Rock Flying SpearowFearowMurkrow SpearowFearowMurkrowWoobatSwoobat SpearowFearowMurkrowWoobatSwoobat
198 Murkrow Murkrow Dark Flying no SpearowFearowMurkrowWoobatSwoobat SpearowFearowMurkrowWoobatSwoobat
227 Skarmory Skarmory Steel Flying SpearowFearowMurkrow SpearowFearowMurkrowWoobatSwoobat SpearowFearowMurkrowWoobatSwoobat
246 Larvitar Larvitar Rock Ground CranidosRampardos CranidosRampardosAxewFraxureHaxorus CranidosRampardosAxewFraxureHaxorus
336 Seviper Seviper Poison Poison RattataRaticateMeowthPersianMankeyPrimeapeUmbreonGirafarigDonphanPoochyenaMightyenaWeavile RattataRaticateMeowthPersianMankeyPrimeapeUmbreonGirafarigDonphanPoochyenaMightyenaWeavileTepigPigniteEmboarPurrloinLiepardWoobatSwoobatSandileKrokorokKrookodileAxewFraxureHaxorus RattataRaticateMeowthPersianMankeyPrimeapeUmbreonGirafarigDonphanPoochyenaMightyenaWeavileTepigPigniteEmboarPurrloinLiepardWoobatSwoobatSandileKrokorokKrookodileAxewFraxureHaxorus
359 Absol Absol Dark Dark RattataRaticateMeowthPersianMankeyPrimeapeUmbreonGirafarigDonphanPoochyenaMightyenaWeavile RattataRaticateMeowthPersianMankeyPrimeapeUmbreonGirafarigDonphanPoochyenaMightyenaWeavileTepigPigniteEmboarPurrloinLiepardWoobatSwoobatSandileKrokorokKrookodile RattataRaticateMeowthPersianMankeyPrimeape
UmbreonGirafarigDonphanPoochyenaMightyenaWeavile
TepigPigniteEmboarPurrloinLiepardWoobat
SwoobatSandileKrokorokKrookodile
431 Glameow Glameow Normal Normal RattataRaticateMeowthPersianMankeyPrimeapeUmbreonGirafarigDonphanPoochyenaMightyenaWeavile RattataRaticateMeowthPersianMankeyPrimeapeUmbreonGirafarigDonphanPoochyenaMightyenaWeavileTepigPigniteEmboarPurrloinLiepardWoobatSwoobatSandileKrokorokKrookodile RattataRaticateMeowthPersianMankeyPrimeapeUmbreonGirafarigDonphanPoochyenaMightyenaWeavileTepigPigniteEmboarPurrloinLiepardWoobatSwoobatSandileKrokorokKrookodile
501 Oshawott Oshawott Water Water no RattataRaticateMeowthPersianMankeyPrimeapeUmbreonGirafarigDonphanPoochyenaMightyenaWeavileTepigPigniteEmboarPurrloinLiepardWoobatSwoobatSandileKrokorokKrookodile RattataRaticateMeowthPersianMankeyPrimeapeUmbreonGirafarigDonphanPoochyenaMightyenaWeavileTepigPigniteEmboarPurrloinLiepardWoobatSwoobatSandileKrokorokKrookodile
504 Patrat Patrat Normal Normal no RattataRaticateMeowthPersianMankeyPrimeapeUmbreonGirafarigDonphanPoochyenaMightyenaWeavileTepigPigniteEmboarPurrloinLiepardWoobatSwoobatSandileKrokorokKrookodile RattataRaticateMeowthPersianMankeyPrimeapeUmbreonGirafarigDonphanPoochyenaMightyenaWeavileTepigPigniteEmboarPurrloinLiepardWoobatSwoobatSandileKrokorokKrookodile
613 Cubchoo Cubchoo Ice Ice no RattataRaticateMeowthPersianMankeyPrimeapeUmbreonGirafarigDonphanPoochyenaMightyenaWeavileTepigPigniteEmboarPurrloinLiepardWoobatSwoobatSandileKrokorokKrookodile RattataRaticateMeowthPersianMankeyPrimeapeUmbreonGirafarigDonphanPoochyenaMightyenaWeavileTepigPigniteEmboarPurrloinLiepardWoobatSwoobatSandileKrokorokKrookodile
633 Deino Deino Dark Dragon no AxewFraxureHaxorus AxewFraxureHaxorus
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 Type Obtained with
142 142 Aerodactyl Rock Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
431 431 Glameow Normal Dream World - Pleasant Forest
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 other games

Pokémon Rumble Blast

All Pokémon in front of the user will be hit by Assurance. When the user hits a blown-back foe, Assurance does more damage.

Pokémon Conquest

Assurance is the only move of Umbreon and Pawniard. It deals double damage if another Pokémon attacked the target in the same turn.

     
     
     
  ^  
     
★★★
Orange squares indicate hit area.
Blue squares indicate area Pokémon the Pokémon will need to move to perform the move.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
Table assumes the Pokémon is in the square marked by ^.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure manga


In other generations

Assurance IV.png Assurance V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 再三囑咐‎ Zàisān Zhǔfù
France Flag.png French Assurance
Germany Flag.png German Gewissheit
Greece Flag.png Greek Διασφάλιση
Italy Flag.png Italian Garanzia
South Korea Flag.png Korean 승부굳히기 Seungbu Gutigi
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Garantia
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Uverenje
Spain Flag.png Spanish Buena Baza


Project Moves and Abilities logo.png This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.