Embargo (move)

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Embargo
さしおさえ Seize
Embargo VI.png
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Type  Dark
Category  Status
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  —
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
The following Pokémon can not raise any voltage in that turn.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going up in the same turn.
Condition  Clever
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Brings down the energy of any Pokémon that have already used a move this turn.

Embargo (Japanese: さしおさえ Seize) is a non-damaging Dark-type move introduced in Generation IV. It has been TM63 since Generation IV.

Effect

151Mew.png This move effect may be in need of research.
Reason: Effect on Lucky Egg in Generation IV and V
You can discuss this on the talk page.

Generation IV

The target is unable to use its held item and the Trainer is also unable to use items on that Pokémon for five turns. The effect wears off if the Pokémon switches out.

A Pokémon under the effect of Embargo cannot use Fling.

Generation V

Embargo can now be reflected with Magic Coat.

Generation VI onward

Embargo does not prevent the use of Mega Stones when Mega Evolving a Pokémon, nor the experience boost from Lucky Egg.

If powered up by a Darkinium Z into Z-Embargo, the user's Special Attack stat raises one stage.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS It prevents the foe from using its held item. Its Trainer is also prevented from using items on it.
PBR It prevents the foe from using its held item.
BWB2W2 It prevents the target from using its held item. Its Trainer is also prevented from using items on it.
XYORAS This move prevents the target from using its held item. Its Trainer is also prevented from using items on it.
SM This move prevents the target from using its held item for five turns. Its Trainer is also prevented from using items on it.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
228 Houndour Houndour
DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field 40 37 37 37
229 Houndoom Houndoom
DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field 44 41 41 41
261 Poochyena Poochyena
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 41 41 41XY
28ORAS
28
262 Mightyena Mightyena
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 47 47 47XY
32ORAS
32
335 Zangoose Zangoose
NormalIC Big.png Field Field 27 27BW
19B2W2
19XY
33ORAS
33
337 Lunatone Lunatone
RockIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 31 31BW
21B2W2
21XY
17ORAS
17
338 Solrock Solrock
RockIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 31 31BW
21B2W2
21XY
17ORAS
17
353 Shuppet Shuppet
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 38 43BW
38B2W2
38XY
34ORAS
34
354 Banette Banette
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 42 51BW
40B2W2
40XY
34ORAS
34
461 Weavile Weavile
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field 1 1 1 1
474 Porygon-Z Porygon-Z
NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 34 34 34 34
491 Darkrai Darkrai
DarkIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 75DP
551 Sandile Sandile
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field 22 22 22
552 Krokorok Krokorok
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field 22 22 22
553 Krookodile Krookodile
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field 22 22 22
570 Zorua Zorua
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 41 41 41
571 Zoroark Zoroark
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 44 44 44
574 Gothita Gothita
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 19 19 19
575 Gothorita Gothorita
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 19 19 19
576 Gothitelle Gothitelle
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 19 19 19
624 Pawniard Pawniard
DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like 41 41 41
625 Bisharp Bisharp
DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like 41 41 41
629 Vullaby Vullaby
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 50 50 50
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 50 50 50
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
[[|]]
II
[[|]]
III
--
IV
TM63
V
TM63
VI
TM63
VII
TM63
019 Rattata Rattata
Alola Form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
020 Raticate Raticate
Alola Form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
052 Meowth Meowth
Alola Form
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
053 Persian Persian
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
053 Persian Persian
Alola Form
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
063 Abra Abra
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
064 Kadabra Kadabra
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
065 Alakazam Alakazam
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
088 Grimer Grimer
Alola Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
089 Muk Muk
Alola Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
092 Gastly Gastly
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
093 Haunter Haunter
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
094 Gengar Gengar
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
198 Murkrow Murkrow
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
215 Sneasel Sneasel
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field
228 Houndour Houndour
DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field
229 Houndoom Houndoom
DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field
261 Poochyena Poochyena
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
262 Mightyena Mightyena
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
274 Nuzleaf Nuzleaf
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass
275 Shiftry Shiftry
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass
302 Sableye Sableye
DarkIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
303 Mawile Mawile
SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy
332 Cacturne Cacturne
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Grass Human-Like
335 Zangoose Zangoose
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
337 Lunatone Lunatone
RockIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
338 Solrock Solrock
RockIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
353 Shuppet Shuppet
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
354 Banette Banette
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
355 Duskull Duskull
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
356 Dusclops Dusclops
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
425 Drifloon Drifloon
GhostIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
426 Drifblim Drifblim
GhostIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
429 Mismagius Mismagius
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
430 Honchkrow Honchkrow
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
442 Spiritomb Spiritomb
GhostIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
453 Croagunk Croagunk
PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak
PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
461 Weavile Weavile
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field
474 Porygon-Z Porygon-Z
NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
478 Froslass Froslass
IceIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Fairy Mineral
491 Darkrai Darkrai
DarkIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
494 Victini Victini
PsychicIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
509 Purrloin Purrloin
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
510 Liepard Liepard
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
527 Woobat Woobat
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Flying
528 Swoobat Swoobat
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Flying
551 Sandile Sandile
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
552 Krokorok Krokorok
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
553 Krookodile Krookodile
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
562 Yamask Yamask
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
563 Cofagrigus Cofagrigus
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
570 Zorua Zorua
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
571 Zoroark Zoroark
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
574 Gothita Gothita
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
575 Gothorita Gothorita
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
576 Gothitelle Gothitelle
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
577 Solosis Solosis
PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
578 Duosion Duosion
PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
579 Reuniclus Reuniclus
PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
605 Elgyem Elgyem
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
606 Beheeyem Beheeyem
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
607 Litwick Litwick
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
608 Lampent Lampent
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
609 Chandelure Chandelure
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
624 Pawniard Pawniard
DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
625 Bisharp Bisharp
DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
629 Vullaby Vullaby
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
641 Tornadus Tornadus
FlyingIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
642 Thundurus Thundurus
ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
648 Meloetta Meloetta
NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
653 Fennekin Fennekin
FireIC Big.png Field Field
654 Braixen Braixen
FireIC Big.png Field Field
655 Delphox Delphox
FireIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
675 Pangoro Pangoro
FightingIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
686 Inkay Inkay
DarkIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 2
687 Malamar Malamar
DarkIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 2
688 Binacle Binacle
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
717 Yveltal Yveltal
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Confined
PsychicIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Unbound
PsychicIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
727 Incineroar Incineroar
FireIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
741 Oricorio Oricorio
FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
765 Oranguru Oranguru
NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
770 Palossand Palossand
GhostIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
778 Mimikyu Mimikyu
GhostIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
779 Bruxish Bruxish
WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
781 Dhelmise Dhelmise
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
800 Necrozma Necrozma
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
801 Magearna Magearna
SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Afflicts the targeted enemy with an Embargo status condition. A Pokémon with the Embargo status can't use items.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga


In other generations

Core series games

Embargo IV.png Embargo 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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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

Spin-off series games

Embargo PBR.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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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

Embargo ending in Battle Revolution.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 查封 Chàhfūng *
徵收 Jīngsāu *
Mandarin 查封 Cháfēng *
徵收 Zhēngshōu *
France Flag.png French Embargo
Germany Flag.png German Itemsperre
Greece Flag.png Greek Απαγόρευση
Italy Flag.png Italian Divieto
South Korea Flag.png Korean 금제 Geumje
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Confiscar
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Zaplena
Spain Flag.png Spanish Embargo


Variations of the move Disable
Status DisableEmbargoHeal BlockTauntTorment


Generation IV TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 959697
9899100
Generation VI HMs
010203040506ORAS07ORAS
Generation VII TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100


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