Infestation (move)

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Infestation
まとわりつく Follow About
Infestation.png
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Type  Bug
Category  Special
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  20
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VI
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Condition  Cute
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Temporarily stops the crowd from growing excited.

Infestation (Japanese: まとわりつく Follow About) is a damage-dealing Bug-type move introduced in Generation VI. It is TM83 as of Generation VI.

Effect

Infestation inflicts 1/8 of the target's maximum HP as damage per turn for four to five turns upon use, in addition to the damage dealt when it is used. It also traps the target, preventing switching and escape. The quote "<target> has been afflicted with an infestation by <user>!" will appear. If a trapped Pokémon uses Rapid Spin, it will be freed.

If a wild Pokémon uses Infestation on the player's Pokémon, the player may escape if the affected Pokémon has Run Away or is holding a Smoke Ball. However, these do not allow the player to switch the Pokémon out. If an affected Pokémon is holding a Shed Shell, it can switch out.

If the user of Infestation is holding a Grip Claw, the duration will always be 7 turns. If a Binding Band is held by the user, the damage done at the end of each turn will increase from 1/8 of the target's maximum HP to 1/6.

Description

Games Description
XYORAS
SM
The target is infested and attacked for four to five turns. The target can't flee during this time.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
167 Spinarak Spinarak
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug 8
168 Ariados Ariados
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug 8
313 Volbeat Volbeat
BugIC Big.png Bug Human-Like 50
314 Illumise Illumise
BugIC Big.png Bug Human-Like 50
751 Dewpider Dewpider
WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug 5
752 Araquanid Araquanid
WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug 1, 5
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
--
V
--
VI
TM83
VII
TM83
012 Butterfree Butterfree
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
015 Beedrill Beedrill
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
023 Ekans Ekans
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
024 Arbok Arbok
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
043 Oddish Oddish
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
044 Gloom Gloom
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
045 Vileplume Vileplume
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
048 Venonat Venonat
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
049 Venomoth Venomoth
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
069 Bellsprout Bellsprout
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
070 Weepinbell Weepinbell
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
071 Victreebel Victreebel
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
072 Tentacool Tentacool
WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel
WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
088 Grimer Grimer
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
088 Grimer Grimer
Alola Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
089 Muk Muk
PoisonIC 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
102 Exeggcute Exeggcute
GrassIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Grass Grass
103 Exeggutor Exeggutor
GrassIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Grass Grass
103 Exeggutor Exeggutor
Alola Form
GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
109 Koffing Koffing
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
110 Weezing Weezing
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
114 Tangela Tangela
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime
PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
165 Ledyba Ledyba
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
166 Ledian Ledian
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
167 Spinarak Spinarak
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
168 Ariados Ariados
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
182 Bellossom Bellossom
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
187 Hoppip Hoppip
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Fairy Grass
188 Skiploom Skiploom
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Fairy Grass
189 Jumpluff Jumpluff
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Fairy Grass
194 Wooper Wooper
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
195 Quagsire Quagsire
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
213 Shuckle Shuckle
BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Bug
218 Slugma Slugma
FireIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
219 Magcargo Magcargo
FireIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
267 Beautifly Beautifly
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
269 Dustox Dustox
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
283 Surskit Surskit
BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug
284 Masquerain Masquerain
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug
313 Volbeat Volbeat
BugIC Big.png Bug Human-Like
314 Illumise Illumise
BugIC Big.png Bug Human-Like
316 Gulpin Gulpin
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
317 Swalot Swalot
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
336 Seviper Seviper
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
345 Lileep Lileep
RockIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
346 Cradily Cradily
RockIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
354 Banette Banette
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
355 Duskull Duskull
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
356 Dusclops Dusclops
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
367 Huntail Huntail
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1
368 Gorebyss Gorebyss
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1
402 Kricketune Kricketune
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Plant Cloak
BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Bug
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
BugIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Bug Bug
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Trash Cloak
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
414 Mothim Mothim
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
416 Vespiquen Vespiquen
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
422 Shellos Shellos
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Amorphous
423 Gastrodon Gastrodon
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Amorphous
439 Mime Jr. Mime Jr.
PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
442 Spiritomb Spiritomb
GhostIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
451 Skorupi Skorupi
PoisonIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
452 Drapion Drapion
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
455 Carnivine Carnivine
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
465 Tangrowth Tangrowth
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
535 Tympole Tympole
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1
536 Palpitoad Palpitoad
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
537 Seismitoad Seismitoad
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
543 Venipede Venipede
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
544 Whirlipede Whirlipede
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
545 Scolipede Scolipede
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
562 Yamask Yamask
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
563 Cofagrigus Cofagrigus
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
568 Trubbish Trubbish
PoisonIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
569 Garbodor Garbodor
PoisonIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
577 Solosis Solosis
PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
578 Duosion Duosion
PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
579 Reuniclus Reuniclus
PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
588 Karrablast Karrablast
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
589 Escavalier Escavalier
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
595 Joltik Joltik
BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
596 Galvantula Galvantula
BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
616 Shelmet Shelmet
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
617 Accelgor Accelgor
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
618 Stunfisk Stunfisk
GroundIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Water 1 Amorphous
649 Genesect Genesect
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
666 Vivillon Vivillon
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
675 Pangoro Pangoro
FightingIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
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
704 Goomy Goomy
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
705 Sliggoo Sliggoo
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
706 Goodra Goodra
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
742 Cutiefly Cutiefly
BugIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Bug Fairy
743 Ribombee Ribombee
BugIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Bug Fairy
747 Mareanie Mareanie
PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
748 Toxapex Toxapex
PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
751 Dewpider Dewpider
WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug
752 Araquanid Araquanid
WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug
769 Sandygast Sandygast
GhostIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
770 Palossand Palossand
GhostIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
778 Mimikyu Mimikyu
GhostIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
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

Pokémon GO

Infestation
Fast Attack
Type Bug
Power 10
Energy boost 14%
Duration 1.1 seconds
Eligible Pokémon:
BeedrillVenomothMukKoffingWeezingTangela
AriadosJumpluff
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 21, 2017, Infestation had a duration of 1.55 seconds.

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 死纏爛打 Séichìhnlaahndá
Mandarin 死纏爛打 / 死缠烂打 Sǐchánlàndǎ
France Flag.png French Harcèlement
Germany Flag.png German Plage
Italy Flag.png Italian Assillo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 엉겨붙기 Eonggyeobutgi
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Infestação
Spain Flag.png Spanish Acoso


Generation VI TMs
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9899100
Generation VI HMs
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Generation VII TMs
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