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Forest's Curse (move)

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Forest's Curse
もりののろい Forest's Curse
Forest's Curse 2.png
Forest's Curse.png
Type  Grass
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VI
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Condition  Clever
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  1
Badly startles all Pokémon that successfully showed their appeal.

Forest's Curse (Japanese: もりののろい Forest's Curse) is a non-damaging Grass-type move introduced in Generation VI. It is the signature move of Phantump and Trevenant.


Forest's Curse adds the Grass type to the target, in addition to the Pokémon's original type(s). If it is used against a dual-type Pokémon, that Pokémon will have three types at once. If the target already has an additional type added to it by Trick-or-Treat, that type is replaced with the Grass type.

Forest's Curse will fail if the target Pokémon is already Grass-type.


Games Description
XYORAS The user puts a forest curse on the target. Afflicted targets are now Grass type as well.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
708 Phantump Phantump Ghost Grass 35
709 Trevenant Trevenant Ghost Grass 35
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


  • If a Dragon/Ice-type Pokémon (such as Kyurem) is affected by Forest's Curse, it becomes weak to 10 types, the most of any possible type combination outside of Inverse Battles.

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Maléfice Sylvain
Germany Flag.png German Waldesfluch
Italy Flag.png Italian Boscomalocchio
South Korea Flag.png Korean 숲의저주 Sup-yi Jeoju
Spain Flag.png Spanish Condena Silvana

Variations of the move Forest's Curse
Status Forest's CurseTrick-or-Treat

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