Assurance (move)

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Assurance
ダメおし Make Sure
Assurance VIII.png
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Type  Dark
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  60
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Points double if last to appeal.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earns double the score on the final performance.
Condition  Clever
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Works better the later it is used in a turn.

Assurance (Japanese: ダメおし Make Sure) is a damage-dealing Dark-type move introduced in Generation IV. It is TM58 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Generations IV and V

Assurance inflicts damage and will deal double damage if the target has already received damage on the turn it is used. This includes self-inflicted and indirect damage, such as damage from a Life Orb, recoil, or hurting itself in confusion.

Generation VI onward

Assurance's power changed from 50 to 60.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR If the foe has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack's power is doubled.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
If the target has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack's power is doubled.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
015 Beedrill Beedrill
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug 34 34 34 26SMUSUM
019 Rattata Rattata
NormalIC Big.png Field Field 25 25 25 19SMUSUM
019 Rattata Rattata
Alolan form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field 19SMUSUM
020 Raticate Raticate
NormalIC Big.png Field Field 29 29 29 19SMUSUM
020 Raticate Raticate
Alolan form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field 19SMUSUM
021 Spearow Spearow
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 29 29 29 22SMUSUM
022 Fearow Fearow
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 35 35 35 23SMUSUM
052 Meowth Meowth
NormalIC Big.png Field Field 41 41 41 41SMUSUM 24
052 Meowth Meowth
Alolan form
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 41SMUSUM 24
053 Persian Persian
NormalIC Big.png Field Field 49 49 49 49SMUSUM 24
053 Persian Persian
Alolan form
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 49SMUSUM 24
056 Mankey Mankey
FightingIC Big.png Field Field 25 25 25 26SMUSUM
057 Primeape Primeape
FightingIC Big.png Field Field 25 25 25 26SMUSUM
109 Koffing Koffing
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 15 15BW
12B2W2
12 12SMUSUM 16
110 Weezing Weezing
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 15 15BW
12B2W2
12 12SMUSUM 16
110 Weezing Weezing
Galarian form
PoisonIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 16
197 Umbreon Umbreon
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 43 43BW
25B2W2
25 25 25
198 Murkrow Murkrow
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 25 25 25 25
203 Girafarig Girafarig
NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field 28 28 28XY
10ORAS
10
232 Donphan Donphan
GroundIC Big.png Field Field 31 31 31XY
15ORAS
15
261 Poochyena Poochyena
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 29 29 29XY
22ORAS
22
262 Mightyena Mightyena
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 32 32 32XY
24ORAS
24
318 Carvanha Carvanha
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 26 26 26XY
15ORAS
15
319 Sharpedo Sharpedo
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 26 26 26XY
15ORAS
15
408 Cranidos Cranidos
RockIC Big.png Monster Monster 24 24 24 24
409 Rampardos Rampardos
RockIC Big.png Monster Monster 24 24 24 24
461 Weavile Weavile
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1
498 Tepig Tepig
FireIC Big.png Field Field 31 31 31
499 Pignite Pignite
FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field 36 36 36
500 Emboar Emboar
FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field 38 38 38
509 Purrloin Purrloin
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 28 28 28 21
510 Liepard Liepard
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 31 31 31 23
527 Woobat Woobat
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Flying 12 12 12 25
528 Swoobat Swoobat
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Flying 1, 12 1, 12 1, 12 25
551 Sandile Sandile
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field 16 16 16
552 Krokorok Krokorok
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field 16 16 16
553 Krookodile Krookodile
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field 16 16 16
610 Axew Axew
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon 7 7 7 9
611 Fraxure Fraxure
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 9
612 Haxorus Haxorus
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 9
624 Pawniard Pawniard
DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like 33 33 33 25
625 Bisharp Bisharp
DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like 33 33 33 25
633 Deino Deino
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 16
634 Zweilous Zweilous
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 16
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 16
802 Marshadow Marshadow
FightingIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 36
827 Nickit Nickit
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 16
828 Thievul Thievul
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 16
859 Impidimp Impidimp
DarkIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Human-Like 16
860 Morgrem Morgrem
DarkIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Human-Like 16
861 Grimmsnarl Grimmsnarl
DarkIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Human-Like 16
886 Drakloak Drakloak
DragonIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Dragon 12
887 Dragapult Dragapult
DragonIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Dragon 12
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TM58
050 Diglett Diglett
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
050 Diglett Diglett
Alolan Form
GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
051 Dugtrio Dugtrio
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
051 Dugtrio Dugtrio
Alolan Form
GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
052 Meowth Meowth
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
052 Meowth Meowth
Alolan Form
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
052 Meowth Meowth
Galarian Form
SteelIC Big.png Field Field
053 Persian Persian
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
053 Persian Persian
Alolan Form
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
068 Machamp Machamp
FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
Galarian Form
FightingIC Big.png Flying Field
109 Koffing Koffing
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
110 Weezing Weezing
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
110 Weezing Weezing
Galarian Form
PoisonIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
197 Umbreon Umbreon
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish
WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
223 Remoraid Remoraid
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 2
224 Octillery Octillery
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 2
225 Delibird Delibird
IceIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Flying
226 Mantine Mantine
WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
246 Larvitar Larvitar
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster
247 Pupitar Pupitar
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar
RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster
263 Zigzagoon Zigzagoon
Galarian Form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
264 Linoone Linoone
Galarian Form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
274 Nuzleaf Nuzleaf
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass
275 Shiftry Shiftry
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass
303 Mawile Mawile
SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy
416 Vespiquen Vespiquen
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
434 Stunky Stunky
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
435 Skuntank Skuntank
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
451 Skorupi Skorupi
PoisonIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
452 Drapion Drapion
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
453 Croagunk Croagunk
PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak
PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
461 Weavile Weavile
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field
509 Purrloin Purrloin
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
510 Liepard Liepard
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
527 Woobat Woobat
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Flying
528 Swoobat Swoobat
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Flying
550 Basculin Basculin
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
556 Maractus Maractus
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
559 Scraggy Scraggy
DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon
560 Scrafty Scrafty
DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon
597 Ferroseed Ferroseed
GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn
GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral
599 Klink Klink
SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
600 Klang Klang
SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
601 Klinklang Klinklang
SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
610 Axew Axew
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
611 Fraxure Fraxure
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
612 Haxorus Haxorus
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
613 Cubchoo Cubchoo
IceIC Big.png Field Field
614 Beartic Beartic
IceIC Big.png Field Field
624 Pawniard Pawniard
DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
625 Bisharp Bisharp
DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
627 Rufflet Rufflet
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
628 Braviary Braviary
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
629 Vullaby Vullaby
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
633 Deino Deino
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
634 Zweilous Zweilous
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
688 Binacle Binacle
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
701 Hawlucha Hawlucha
FightingIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Human-Like
706 Goodra Goodra
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
727 Incineroar Incineroar
FireIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
766 Passimian Passimian
FightingIC Big.png Field Field
767 Wimpod Wimpod
BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
768 Golisopod Golisopod
BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
777 Togedemaru Togedemaru
ElectricIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy
781 Dhelmise Dhelmise
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
802 Marshadow Marshadow
FightingIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
807 Zeraora Zeraora
ElectricIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
810 Grookey Grookey
GrassIC Big.png Field Grass
811 Thwackey Thwackey
GrassIC Big.png Field Grass
812 Rillaboom Rillaboom
GrassIC Big.png Field Grass
813 Scorbunny Scorbunny
FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like
814 Raboot Raboot
FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like
815 Cinderace Cinderace
FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like
819 Skwovet Skwovet
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
820 Greedent Greedent
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
821 Rookidee Rookidee
FlyingIC Big.png Flying Flying
822 Corvisquire Corvisquire
FlyingIC Big.png Flying Flying
823 Corviknight Corviknight
FlyingIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Flying Flying
827 Nickit Nickit
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
828 Thievul Thievul
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
833 Chewtle Chewtle
WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
834 Drednaw Drednaw
WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
845 Cramorant Cramorant
FlyingIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Flying
846 Arrokuda Arrokuda
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
847 Barraskewda Barraskewda
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
859 Impidimp Impidimp
DarkIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Human-Like
860 Morgrem Morgrem
DarkIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Human-Like
861 Grimmsnarl Grimmsnarl
DarkIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Human-Like
862 Obstagoon Obstagoon
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
863 Perrserker Perrserker
SteelIC Big.png Field Field
865 Sirfetch'd Sirfetch'd
FightingIC Big.png Flying Field
870 Falinks Falinks
FightingIC Big.png Fairy Mineral
871 Pincurchin Pincurchin
ElectricIC Big.png Water 1 Amorphous
874 Stonjourner Stonjourner
RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
877 Morpeko Morpeko
ElectricIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Fairy
886 Drakloak Drakloak
DragonIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Dragon
887 Dragapult Dragapult
DragonIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Dragon
888 Zacian Zacian
FairyIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
890 Eternatus Eternatus
PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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 Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
084 Doduo Doduo
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
088 Grimer Grimer
Alolan form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
198 Murkrow Murkrow
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
227 Skarmory Skarmory
SteelIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
246 Larvitar Larvitar
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster
336 Seviper Seviper
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
359 Absol Absol
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
431 Glameow Glameow
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
501 Oshawott Oshawott
WaterIC Big.png Field Field
504 Patrat Patrat
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
613 Cubchoo Cubchoo
IceIC Big.png Field Field
633 Deino Deino
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
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 Types Egg Groups Obtained with
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
431 Glameow Glameow
NormalIC Big.png Field Field Dream World - Pleasant Forest
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
633 Deino Deino
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon Island Scan - Ten Carat HillSM
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Unlike the core series games, Assurance acts like Brine and doubles damage when the target's HP is half or lower than half its max HP.

Pokémon Rumble Blast

All Pokémon in front of the user will be hit by Assurance. When the user hits a blown-back foe, Assurance does more damage.

Pokémon Conquest

 
>
 
Stars: ★★★
Power: 31
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: It deals double damage if another Pokémon attacked the target in the same turn.
Users: Umbreon   Pawniard
Grid assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It will inflict double damage if the target's HP is down to half or lower.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる あいての HPが はんぶんいかの ときには ダメージが 2ばいになる
Conq. If the target has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack's power is doubled.
MDGtI
SMD
It damages an enemy. It will cause more damage if the enemy's HP is down to half or lower.

In the manga

In the Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~ manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure manga


In other generations

Core series games

Assurance IV.png Assurance V.png Assurance VI.png Assurance VII.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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Generation VII SMUSUM LGPE Generation VIII 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

Side series games

Assurance PBR.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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Generation VII SMUSUM LGPE Generation VIII 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
Chinese Cantonese 惡意追擊 Okyi Jēuigīk *
再三囑咐‎ Joisāam Jūkfu *
Mandarin 惡意追擊 / 恶意追击 Èyì Zhuījí / Èyì Zhuījī *
再三囑咐‎ Zàisān Zhǔfù *
France Flag.png French Assurance
Germany Flag.png German Gewissheit
Greece Flag.png Greek Διασφάλιση Diasfalise
Italy Flag.png Italian Garanzia
South Korea Flag.png Korean 승부굳히기 Seungbu Gutigi
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Garantia
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Uverenje
Spain Flag.png Spanish Buena Baza
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Xác Nhận


Generation VIII TMs
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75767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899
Generation VIII TRs
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75767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899


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