Screech (move)

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Screech
いやなおと Unpleasant Tone
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Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  40 (max. 64)
Power  —
Accuracy  85%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
  • Is a sound-based move
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Does not affect any Pokémon*
Availability
Introduced  [[Generation {{{gen}}}]]
Condition  Smart
Appeal  1
Jam  3 ♥♥♥
 ???
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Lowers the Voltage of all Judges by one each.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Screech is a mostly accurate non-damaging Normal-type move introduced in Generation I.

Other languages

Spanish: Chirrido.

Effect

Generation I

Screech decreases the opponent's defense by 2 levels.

Screech will do nothing if the opponent's attack has reached a level of -6 or a value of 1, and will fail if the opponent has a substitute or is under the effect of Mist. The effect of Screech is ignored by critical hits.

Learnset

Generation III

By leveling up

By breeding

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