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Nasty Plot (move)

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Nasty Plot
わるだくみ Sinister Plot
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Type  Dark
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Points of next appeal doubles
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Earn double the score in the next turn.

Nasty Plot (Japanese: わるだくみ Sinister Plot) is a non-damaging Dark-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Nasty Plot raises the user's Special Attack stat by two stages.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. It sharply raises the user’s Sp. Atk.
XY The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. This sharply raises the user’s Sp. Atk.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
038 Ninetales Ninetales Fire Fire -- -- --
052 Meowth Meowth Normal Normal 38 38 38
053 Persian Persian Normal Normal 44 44 44
096 Drowzee Drowzee Psychic Psychic 43 53 53
097 Hypno Hypno Psychic Psychic 55 53 --, 53
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic 90 90 90
172 Pichu Pichu Electric Electric 18 18 18
190 Aipom Aipom Normal Normal 39 39 39
199 Slowking Slowking Water Psychic 39 36 36
228 Houndour Houndour Dark Fire 53 52 52
229 Houndoom Houndoom Dark Fire 60 60 --, 60
275 Shiftry Shiftry Grass Dark -- -- --
311 Plusle Plusle Electric Electric 51 56 --, 56
312 Minun Minun Electric Electric 51 56 --, 56
390 Chimchar Chimchar Fire Fire 23 23 23
424 Ambipom Ambipom Normal Normal 39 39 39
430 Honchkrow Honchkrow Dark Flying 35 35 35
442 Spiritomb Spiritomb Ghost Dark 37 37 37
447 Riolu Riolu Fighting Fighting   47 47
453 Croagunk Croagunk Poison Fighting 36 38 38
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak Poison Fighting 36 41 41
461 Weavile Weavile Dark Ice 24 24 20 20
474 Porygon-Z Porygon-Z Normal Normal -- -- --
482 Azelf Azelf Psychic Psychic 46 46 46
491 Darkrai Darkrai Dark Dark   75 75 75
509 Purrloin Purrloin Dark Dark   42 42
510 Liepard Liepard Dark Dark   50 50
570 Zorua Zorua Dark Dark   49 49
571 Zoroark Zoroark Dark Dark   54 54
629 Vullaby Vullaby Dark Flying   14 14
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz Dark Flying   14 14
642 Thundurus Thundurus Electric Flying   61 --, 61
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
041 Zubat Zubat Poison Flying Honchkrow Honchkrow Honchkrow
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime Psychic Fairy   DrowzeeHypnoChimcharCroagunkToxicroak DrowzeeHypnoChimcharCroagunkToxicroak DrowzeeHypnoChimcharCroagunkToxicroak
175 Togepi Togepi Fairy Fairy PlusleMinunHonchkrow PlusleMinunHonchkrow PlusleMinunHonchkrow
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus Ghost Ghost   Spiritomb Spiritomb Spiritomb
228 Houndour Houndour Dark Fire NinetalesMeowthPersianAipomAmbipomHoundourHoundoomShiftryChimcharWeavile NinetalesMeowthPersianAipomAmbipomHoundourHoundoomShiftryChimcharWeavilePurrloinLiepardZoruaZoroark NinetalesMeowthPersianAipomAmbipomHoundourHoundoomShiftryChimcharWeavilePurrloinLiepardZoruaZoroark
238 Smoochum Smoochum Ice Psychic   DrowzeeHypnoChimcharCroagunkToxicroak DrowzeeHypnoChimcharCroagunkToxicroak DrowzeeHypnoChimcharCroagunkToxicroak
273 Seedot Seedot Grass Grass NinetalesMeowthPersianAipomAmbipomHoundourHoundoomShiftryChimcharWeavile NinetalesMeowthPersianAipomAmbipomHoundourHoundoomShiftryChimcharWeavilePurrloinLiepardZoruaZoroark NinetalesMeowthPersianAipomAmbipomHoundourHoundoomShiftryChimcharWeavilePurrloinLiepardZoruaZoroark
302 Sableye Sableye Dark Ghost DrowzeeHypnoChimcharCroagunkToxicroak DrowzeeHypnoChimcharCroagunkToxicroak DrowzeeHypnoChimcharCroagunkToxicroak
331 Cacnea Cacnea Grass Grass   DrowzeeHypnoChimcharCroagunkToxicroak DrowzeeHypnoChimcharCroagunkToxicroak DrowzeeHypnoChimcharCroagunkToxicroak
352 Kecleon Kecleon Normal Normal NinetalesMeowthPersianAipomAmbipomHoundourHoundoomShiftryChimcharWeavile NinetalesMeowthPersianAipomAmbipomHoundourHoundoomShiftryChimcharWeavilePurrloinLiepardZoruaZoroark NinetalesMeowthPersianAipomAmbipomHoundourHoundoomShiftryChimcharWeavilePurrloinLiepardZoruaZoroark
439 Mime Jr. Mime Jr. Psychic Fairy   DrowzeeHypnoChimcharCroagunkToxicroak DrowzeeHypnoChimcharCroagunkToxicroak DrowzeeHypnoChimcharCroagunkToxicroak
441 Chatot Chatot Normal Flying Honchkrow Honchkrow Honchkrow
511 Pansage Pansage Grass Grass no NinetalesMeowthPersianAipomAmbipomHoundourHoundoomShiftryChimcharWeavilePurrloinLiepardZoruaZoroark NinetalesMeowthPersianAipomAmbipomHoundourHoundoomShiftryChimcharWeavilePurrloinLiepardZoruaZoroark
513 Pansear Pansear Fire Fire no NinetalesMeowthPersianAipomAmbipomHoundourHoundoomShiftryChimcharWeavilePurrloinLiepardZoruaZoroark NinetalesMeowthPersianAipomAmbipomHoundourHoundoomShiftryChimcharWeavilePurrloinLiepardZoruaZoroark
515 Panpour Panpour Water Water no NinetalesMeowthPersianAipomAmbipomHoundourHoundoomShiftryChimcharWeavilePurrloinLiepardZoruaZoroark NinetalesMeowthPersianAipomAmbipomHoundourHoundoomShiftryChimcharWeavilePurrloinLiepardZoruaZoroark
562 Yamask Yamask Ghost Ghost no Spiritomb Spiritomb
605 Elgyem Elgyem Psychic Psychic no DrowzeeHypnoChimcharCroagunkToxicroak DrowzeeHypnoChimcharCroagunkToxicroak
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
441 441 Chatot Normal Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
605 605 Elgyem Psychic Dream World - Spooky Manor
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By event

Generation IV

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
251 251 Celebi Psychic Grass 13th Movie Celebi
Winter 2011 Celebi
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
052 052 MeowthLv.15 Normal Team Rocket Meowth
386 386 Deoxys Psychic Masuda Deoxys
Team Plasma Deoxys
Plasma Deoxys
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Nasty Plot 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

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 詭計 Guǐjì
France Flag.png French Machination
Germany Flag.png German Ränkeschmied
Greece Flag.png Greek Μηχανορραφία
Italy Flag.png Italian Congiura
South Korea Flag.png Korean 나쁜음모 Nappeun Eummo
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Conspiração
Spain Flag.png Spanish Maquinación


Variations of the move Acid Armor
Status Acid ArmorAmnesiaAutotomizeBarrierIron DefenseNasty PlotRock PolishSwords Dance
Formerly a variation
Status Minimize


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