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Flatter (move)

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Flatter
おだてる Flatter
Flatter V.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 III
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Makes all Pokémon after the user nervous.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Flatter (Japanese: おだてる Flatter) is a non-damaging Dark-type move introduced in Generation III. It is similar to Swagger.

Effect

Flatter raises the target's Special Attack by one stage and then confuses it. Even if the target is already confused or protected by Safeguard, its Special Attack will still be raised.

Description

Games Description
RSE Confuses the foe, but raises its Sp. Atk.
FRLG Flattery is used to confuse the foe, but its Sp. Atk also rises.
Colo.XD Confuses the foe, but raises its Sp. Atk.
DPPtHGSS Flattery is used to confuse the foe. However, it also raises the target’s Sp. Atk stat.
BWB2W2 Flattery is used to confuse the target. However, it also raises the target's Sp. Atk stat.
XY Flattery is used to confuse the target. However, this also raises the target's Sp. Atk stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
029 Nidoran♀ Nidoran♀ Poison Poison 38 33 33 33
030 Nidorina Nidorina Poison Poison 43 38 38 38
032 Nidoran♂ Nidoran♂ Poison Poison 38 33 33 33
033 Nidorino Nidorino Poison Poison 43 38 38 38
314 Illumise Illumise Bug Bug 29 29 29 29
453 Croagunk Croagunk Poison Fighting   45 50 50
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak Poison Fighting   54 62 62
574 Gothita Gothita Psychic Psychic     28 28
575 Gothorita Gothorita Psychic Psychic     28 28
576 Gothitelle Gothitelle Psychic Psychic     28 28
629 Vullaby Vullaby Dark Flying     19 19
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz Dark Flying     19 19
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
096 Drowzee Drowzee Psychic Psychic   CroagunkToxicroak CroagunkToxicroakGothitaGothoritaGothitelle CroagunkToxicroakGothitaGothoritaGothitelle
158 Totodile Totodile Water Water       Nidoran♂Nidorino
179 Mareep Mareep Electric Electric   Nidoran♂Nidorino Nidoran♂Nidorino Nidoran♂Nidorino
198 Murkrow Murkrow* Dark Flying       Woobat
302 Sableye Sableye Dark Ghost   CroagunkToxicroak CroagunkToxicroakGothitaGothoritaGothitelle CroagunkToxicroakGothitaGothoritaGothitelle
417 Pachirisu Pachirisu Electric Electric   Nidoran♂Nidorino Nidoran♂Nidorino Nidoran♂Nidorino
527 Woobat Woobat Psychic Flying     Nidoran♂Nidorino Nidoran♂Nidorino
686 Inkay Inkay* Dark Psychic       Totodile
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 anime

None.png Caitlin Gothitelle Flatter.png None.png None.png
Gothitelle
The user creates red waves that confuse the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
576 Gothitelle Gothitelle waves its arms creating red waves that confuse the opponent.
Caitlin's Gothitelle Jostling for the Junior Cup! Debut

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Flatter III.png Flatter 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 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
Flatter PMD RB.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 煽惑 Shānhuò
France Flag.png French Flatterie
Germany Flag.png German Schmeichler
Greece Flag.png Greek Κολακεία
Italy Flag.png Italian Adulazione
South Korea Flag.png Korean 부추기기 Buchugigi
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Comemoração
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Laskanje
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Halago
Spain Flag.png Spain Camelo


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