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Frustration (move)

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Frustration
やつあたり Angry Outburst
Frustration.png
Frustration 2.png
Type  Normal
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  Varies
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation II
Condition  Cute
Appeal  1
Jam  0  
An appeal that excites the audience in any contest.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  3 ♥♥♥
Startles the last Pokémon to act before the user.

Frustration (Japanese: やつあたり Angry Outburst) is a damage-dealing Normal-type move introduced in Generation II. It has been TM21 since Generation II.

Effect

Frustration inflicts damage and has no secondary effect. The base power of Frustration is dependant on the user's friendship. The lower the user's friendship is, the greater the base power of Frustration. The base power can be calculated using the following formula:

Power = (255 - Friendship) / 2.5

The power of Frustration varies between 1 (maximum friendship) and 102 (minimum friendship). The base power is set to 1 if the formula outputs 0. If the user's friendship is 128 or more, Return is stronger than Frustration.

Description

Games Description
Stad2 A Normal-type attack. The more the user dislikes its trainer, the more powerful the move.
GSC An attack based on lack of loyalty.
RSE An attack that is stronger if the Trainer is disliked.*
The less the user likes you, the more powerful this move.*
FRLG This attack move grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.
Colo.XD An attack that is stronger if the Trainer is disliked.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
427 Buneary Buneary Normal Normal     13 13 13
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 Type Machine
I
--
II
TM21
III
TM21
IV
TM21
V
TM21
VI
TM21
All Pokémon that can learn TMs can learn Frustration except Wobbuffet, Wynaut, Kricketot, Burmy, Tynamo, and Spewpa.
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

Mystery Dungeon series

Frustration does damage depending on the Pokémon's IQ. At no IQ, it does 45 damage. The damage is lowered by 5 after reaching 50 and 100 IQ, and every 100IQ after that, until it deals 5 damage. Although not possible under normal gameplay, IQ of 1000 or higher makes attack deal 1 damage, while negative IQ makes the attack instantly KO.

In the anime

None.png Harley Banette Frustration.png Jessie Pumpkaboo Frustration.png None.png
Banette Pumpkaboo
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
354 Banette Banette has a temper tantrum, hitting the opponent with its arms, smacking it with its head, and stomping or kicking it with its legs.
Harley's Banette Going for Choke! Debut
710 Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo's body and eyes glow bright red and puffs out white smoke. It then charges at the opponent.
Jessie's Pumpkaboo A PokéVision of Things to Come! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Frustration II.png Frustration III 31-99.png Frustration IV.png Frustration 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
Frustration 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

Trivia

  • In Generation III, Frustration has 4 different attack animations depending on the power of the move.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 牽連 Qiānlián
乱发脾气 Luànfā Píqì*
Denmark Flag.png Danish Frustration
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Frustratie
France Flag.png French Frustration
Germany Flag.png German Frustration
Greece Flag.png Greek Απογοήτευση
Italy Flag.png Italian Frustrazione
South Korea Flag.png Korean 화풀이 Hwapul'i
Poland Flag.png Polish Frustracja
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Frustração
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Frustracija
Spain Flag.png Spanish Frustración



Variations of the move Frustration
Physical FrustrationReturn


Generation II TMs
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Generation II HMs
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Generation III TMs
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Generation III HMs
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Generation IV TMs
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Generation IV HMs
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Generation V TMs
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Generation V HMs
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Generation VI TMs
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Generation VI HMs
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