Curse (move)

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のろい Curse
Type  ???
Category  Status
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Does not affect any Pokémon*
Introduced  [[Generation {{{gen}}}]]
Condition  Tough
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
The next appeal can be made later next turn.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Earn a higher score the later the Pokémon performs.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Curse is a non-damaging typeless move introduced in Generation II.


Generation II

When used by a Ghost-type Pokémon, the user will lose half of its maximum HP and put a curse on the foe. A cursed Pokémon will lose 1/4 of its maximum HP at the end of each turn.

When used by a non-Ghost Pokémon, the user's Speed will drop by 1 stage and its Attack and Defense will rise 1 stage each.


Generation II

By leveling up

By TM03

All Pokémon that can learn TMs in Generation II can learn Curse.

Generation III

By leveling up

Generation IV

By leveling up

In other languages

German: Fluch, Italian: Maledizione, Spanish: Maldición, Polish: Opętanie.

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Generation II TMs
Generation II HMs