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Trick-or-Treat (Japanese: ハロウィン Halloween) is a non-damaging Ghost-type move introduced in Generation VI. It is the signature move of Pumpkaboo and Gourgeist.
Trick-or-Treat adds the Ghost 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 Forest's Curse, that type is replaced with the Ghost type.
Trick-or-Treat will fail if the target Pokémon is already Ghost-type.
|| The user takes the target trick-or-treating. This adds Ghost type to the target's type.
|| 6, 23, 40
|| 6, 23, 40, 63
|Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.|
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
- Using Trick-or-Treat on a pure Normal-type or a Normal/Psychic-type Pokémon is the only way for a Pokémon to have a sole weakness to the Dark type.
- Using Trick-or-Treat on a Normal/Fairy-type Pokémon is the only way for a Pokémon to have a sole weakness to the Steel type.
- Unlike Forest's Curse, a Pokémon affected by this move cannot have an 8× weakness, as each of the two types the Ghost type is weak to is strong against only one other type.
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