Bitter Malice (move)

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Bitter Malice
うらみつらみ Bitter Grudge
Bitter Malice LA.png
Bitter Malice LA 2.png
Type  Ghost
Category  Special
PP  15 (max. 15)
Power  60
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VIII
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Bitter Malice (Japanese: うらみつらみ Bitter Grudge) is a damage-dealing Ghost-type move introduced in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. It is the signature move of Hisuian Zorua and Zoroark.

Effect

Bitter Malice inflicts damage and has a 30% chance (Standard Style) or 50% chance (Strong Style) to leave the target with frostbite. The move's power is doubled if the target has a status condition.

Category  Special
PP  15
Agile Strong
Power  60  45  75
Accuracy  100%  100%  100%
Action speed modifier
Self  0  0  +5
Target  0  +3  0
Additional effect
Chance  30%  30%  50%
Turns  3  2  4
   ?  ?
May inflict the target with frostbite
Power is doubled if the target has a status condition

Description

Games Description
LA The user attacks its target with spine-chilling resentment. This may also leave the target with frostbite. This move's power is doubled if the target has a status condition.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
570 Zorua Zorua
Hisuian Form
NormalIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Field Field 18LA
571 Zoroark Zoroark
Hisuian Form
NormalIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Field Field 18LA
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 languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 冤冤相報 Yūnyūnsēungbou
Mandarin 冤冤相報 / 冤冤相报 Yuānyuānxiāngbào
France Flag.png French Cœur de Rancœur
Germany Flag.png German Niedertracht
Italy Flag.png Italian Livore
South Korea Flag.png Korean 천추지한 Cheonchujihan
Spain Flag.png Spanish Rencor Reprimido


Variations of the move Barb Barrage
PhysicalIC.png Barb Barrage
SpecialIC.png Bitter MaliceInfernal Parade



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