Night Daze (move)

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Night Daze
ナイトバースト Night Burst
Night Daze VI.png
Type  Dark
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  85
Accuracy  95%
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Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation V
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
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Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Night Daze (Japanese: ナイトバースト Night Burst) is a damage-dealing Dark-type move introduced in Generation V. It is the signature move of Zorua and Zoroark.


Night Daze deals damage and has a 40% chance of lowering the foe's accuracy by one stage.


Games Description
Conq The user lets loose a pitch-black shock wave at its target. It may also lower the target's accuracy.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
570 Zorua Zorua Dark Dark 57 ''''
571 Zoroark Zoroark Dark Dark 64 ''''
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

In the anime

None.png Zoroark Night Daze.png Luke Zorua Night Daze.png None.png
Zoroark Zorua
The user creates a shock wave.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
571 Zoroark Zoroark's eyes glow light blue and its body becomes surrounded by a crimson aura. It then raises its arms above its head. When it does, the aura around its forearms gets thicker. It then slams its arms down into the ground. A pink and crimson glowing forcefield of energy appears from the aura around Zoroark's arms and grows larger, spreading all around it. The thicker the aura is around Zoroark's arms, the more powerful the attack becomes.
Zoroark (M13) Zoroark: Master of Illusions Debut
570 Zorua Zorua's eyes glow light blue and it raises its front two paws into the air. Its body then becomes surrounded in a crimson aura. Zorua then brings its paws down to the ground and a pink and crimson forcefield of energy appears around Zorua's body and expands outwards throughout the whole battlefield.
Luke's Zorua Movie Time! Zorua in "The Legend of the Pokémon Knight"! None


  • Night Daze, Seed Flare, and Smog are the only moves with a 40% chance of a secondary effect happening.
    • Coincidentally, both Night Daze and Seed Flare are signature moves and debuted in anime movies.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 黑夜爆裂 Hēiyè Bàoliè
France Flag.png French Explonuit
Germany Flag.png German Nachtflut
Italy Flag.png Italian Urtoscuro
South Korea Flag.png Korean 나이트버스트 Night Burst
Poland Flag.png Polish Błysk Nocy
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Confusão Noturna
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Aturdimiento Nocturno
Spain Flag.png Spain Pulso Noche

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