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Charm (move)

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Charm
あまえる Spoiled Pout
Charm V.png
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Type  Fairy
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation II
Category  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  1
Startles Pokémon that made a same-type appeal.
Category  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.

Charm (Japanese: あまえる Spoiled Pout) is a non-damaging Fairy-type move introduced in Generation II. Prior to Generation VI, it was a Normal-type move.

Effect

Charm lowers the Attack stat of the target by two stages.

Description

Games Description
Stad2 A move that charms the target into complacency, sharply reducing its Attack power.
GSC Sharply lowers the foe's Attack.
RSE Charms the foe and sharply reduces its Attack.
FRLG The foe is charmed by the user’s cute appeals, sharply cutting its Attack.
Colo.XD Charms the target, sharply reducing its Attack.
DPPtHGSS The user charmingly stares at the foe, making it less wary. The target’s Attack is sharply lowered.
BWB2W2 The user gazes at the target rather charmingly, making it less wary. The target's Attack is harshly lowered.
XY The user gazes at the target rather charmingly, making it less wary. This harshly lowers its Attack stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
133 Eevee Eevee Normal Normal         29 29
172 Pichu Pichu Electric Electric -- -- -- -- --
173 Cleffa Cleffa Fairy Fairy -- -- -- -- --
174 Igglybuff Igglybuff Normal Fairy -- -- -- -- --
175 Togepi Togepi Fairy Fairy -- -- -- -- --
176 Togetic Togetic Fairy Flying -- -- -- -- --
209 Snubbull Snubbull Fairy Fairy -- -- -- -- --
210 Granbull Granbull Fairy Fairy -- -- -- -- --
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa Normal Normal     36 36 36
231 Phanpy Phanpy Ground Ground     33 33 33
280 Ralts Ralts Psychic Fairy     39 43 43
281 Kirlia Kirlia Psychic Fairy     45 50 50
298 Azurill Azurill Normal Fairy   3 2 2 10 10
300 Skitty Skitty Normal Normal   25 22 25 25 25
312 Minun Minun Electric Electric   28 21 21 21
314 Illumise Illumise Bug Bug   9 9 9 9
360 Wynaut Wynaut Psychic Psychic   -- -- -- --
370 Luvdisc Luvdisc Water Water   4 4 4 4
380 Latias Latias Dragon Psychic   50 55 55 '
417 Pachirisu Pachirisu Electric Electric     9 9 9
427 Buneary Buneary Normal Normal     43 46 '
428 Lopunny Lopunny Normal Normal     43 46 46
431 Glameow Glameow Normal Normal     25 25 25
432 Purugly Purugly Normal Normal     25 25 '
440 Happiny Happiny Normal Normal     -- -- --
481 Mesprit Mesprit Psychic Psychic     46 46 '
489 Phione Phione Water Water     9 9 9
490 Manaphy Manaphy Water Water     9 9 9
546 Cottonee Cottonee Grass Fairy       28 28
572 Minccino Minccino Normal Normal       27 27
574 Gothita Gothita Psychic Psychic       46 46
575 Gothorita Gothorita Psychic Psychic       50 50
576 Gothitelle Gothitelle Psychic Psychic       54 54
577 Solosis Solosis Psychic Psychic       19 19
578 Duosion Duosion Psychic Psychic       19 19
579 Reuniclus Reuniclus Psychic Psychic       19 19
585 Deerling Deerling Normal Grass       36 36
586 Sawsbuck Sawsbuck Normal Grass       36 36
613 Cubchoo Cubchoo Ice Ice       29 29
676 Furfrou Furfrou Normal Normal         38
678 Meowstic Meowstic Psychic Psychic         28
682 Spritzee Spritzee Fairy Fairy         35
683 Aromatisse Aromatisse Fairy Fairy         35
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt Rock Dragon         20
697 Tyrantrum Tyrantrum Rock Dragon         20
702 Dedenne Dedenne Electric Fairy         14
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
001 Bulbasaur Bulbasaur* Grass Poison 000 Shroomish Shroomish Cottonee CottoneeTyruntTyrantrum
029 Nidoran♀ Nidoran♀ Poison Poison SnubbullGranbull SnubbullGranbullSkitty SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPurugly SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchooFurfrouMeowsticTyruntTyrantrumDedenne
043 Oddish Oddish* Grass Poison 000 Shroomish Shroomish Cottonee Cottonee
052 Meowth Meowth Normal Normal SnubbullGranbull SnubbullGranbullSkitty SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPurugly SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchooFurfrouMeowsticDedenne
077 Ponyta Ponyta Fire Fire SnubbullGranbull SnubbullGranbullSkitty SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPurugly SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchooFurfrouMeowsticDedenne
133 Eevee Eevee Normal Normal SnubbullGranbull SnubbullGranbullSkitty SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPurugly SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchooFurfrouMeowsticDedenne
143 Snorlax Snorlax* Normal Normal 000 Bulbasaur Bulbasaur Bulbasaur TyruntTyrantrum
161 Sentret Sentret Normal Normal     SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPurugly SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchooFurfrouMeowsticDedenne
263 Zigzagoon Zigzagoon Normal Normal   SnubbullGranbullSkitty SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPurugly SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchooFurfrouMeowsticDedenne
285 Shroomish Shroomish Grass Grass   SnubbullGranbullSkittyMinun SnubbullGranbullSkittyMinunPachirisu SnubbullGranbullSkittyMinunPachirisuCottonee SnubbullGranbullSkittyMinunPachirisuCottoneeSpritzeeAromatisseDedenne
439 Mime Jr. Mime Jr. Psychic Fairy     BunearyLopunny BunearyLopunnyGothitaGothoritaGothitelle BunearyLopunnyGothitaGothoritaGothitelle
446 Munchlax Munchlax* Normal Normal     Bulbasaur Bulbasaur TyruntTyrantrum
456 Finneon Finneon Water Water     Luvdisc Luvdisc Luvdisc
506 Lillipup Lillipup Normal Normal       SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchooFurfrouMeowsticDedenne
509 Purrloin Purrloin Dark Dark       SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchooFurfrouMeowsticDedenne
527 Woobat Woobat Psychic Flying       TogeticSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeTogeticSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchooFurfrouMeowsticDedenne
548 Petilil Petilil Grass Grass       Cottonee Cottonee
587 Emolga Emolga Electric Flying       SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchoo EeveeSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaPhanpySkittyPachirisuBunearyLopunnyGlameowPuruglyMinccinoDeerlingSawsbuckCubchooFurfrouMeowsticDedenne
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 III

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
037 037 Vulpix Fire Purified in XD: Gale of Darkness
051 051 Dugtrio Ground Purified in XD: Gale of Darkness
055 055 Golduck Water Purified in XD: Gale of Darkness
058 058 Growlithe Fire Purified in XD: Gale of Darkness
220 220 Swinub Ice Ground Purified in XD: Gale of Darkness
228 228 Houndour Dark Fire Purified in XD: Gale of Darkness
322 322 Numel Fire Ground Purified in XD: Gale of Darkness
363 363 Spheal Ice Water Purified in XD: Gale of Darkness
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

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
427 427 BunearyLv.16 Normal My Pokémon Ranch
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 V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
133 133 Eevee Normal Dream World - Pokémon Café Forest and Dream Park
202 202 Wobbuffet Psychic Dream World - Spooky Manor
548 548 Petilil Grass Dream World - Pleasant Forest
587 587 Emolga Electric Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
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 event

Generation III

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
280 280 Ralts Psychic Pokémon Center 5th Anniversary
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

Ursaring Charm.png Gigglybiff and Gigglybuff Charm.png Togepi Charm.png Teddiursa Charm.png
Ursaring Igglybuff Togepi Teddiursa
The user charmingly stares at the foe, making it less wary.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
175 Togepi Togepi, surrounded by pink hearts, spreads its arms out and makes a cute face at its opponent, or Togepi cries and looks cutely at the opponent.
Misty's Togepi The Totodile Duel Debut
A wild Togepi Where No Togepi Has Gone Before! None
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa makes a cute face, puts its paw in its mouth, and it widens its eyes.
A wild Teddiursa UnBEARable Teddiursa could not legally learn Charm at that time
217 Ursaring Ursaring puts its paw in its mouth and widens its eyes.
A wild Ursaring UnBEARable Ursaring could not legally learn Charm at that time
174 Igglybuff Igglybuff hugs the opponent.
Brittany's Gigglybiff Same Old Song and Dance None
Brittany's Gigglybuff Same Old Song and Dance None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In the Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys manga


In other generations

Charm II.png Charm III.png Charm IV.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 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
Charm Stad2.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 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

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 撒嬌 Sājiāo*
寵愛 Chǒng'ài*
France Flag.png French Charme
Germany Flag.png German Charme
Greece Flag.png Greek Γοητεία
Italy Flag.png Italian Fascino
South Korea Flag.png Korean 애교부리기 Aegyo Burigi
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Charme
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Šarmiranje
Spain Flag.png Spanish Encanto



Variations of the move Charm
Status CaptivateCharmEerie ImpulseFake TearsFeather Dance


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