Night Daze (move)

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Night Daze
ナイトバースト Night Burst
Night Daze VII.png
Night Daze VII 2.png
Type  Dark
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  85
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
An appealing move that can be used repeatedly without boring the audience.

Night Daze (Japanese: ナイトバースト Night Burst) is a damage-dealing Dark-type move introduced in Generation V. Prior to Generation VII, it was the signature move of Zorua and Zoroark. In Generation VIII, it is one of the signature moves of Lunala.

Effect

Generations V to VII

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

Generation VIII

When Night Daze plays its animation and damages its target, and the target does not faint, the HP bar does not visibly change until the end of the turn or something else changes its HP.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 The user lets loose a pitch-black shock wave at its target. It may also lower the target's accuracy.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user lets loose a pitch-black shock wave at its target. This may also lower the target's accuracy.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
570 Zorua Zorua
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 57 57 57
571 Zoroark Zoroark
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 64 1, 64 1, 64
792 Lunala Lunala
PsychicIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 37 42
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 Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★★
Power: 42
Accuracy: 95%
Effect: Has a 40% chance of lowering each target's accuracy.
Users: Zoroark
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
Conq. The user lets loose a pitch-black shock wave at its target. It may also lower the target's accuracy.

It damages nearby enemies. It could also lower their accuracy.

MDGtI It damages nearby enemies. It could also lower their accuracy.
SMD It damages enemies. It could lower their accuracy.*
It damages nearby enemies. It could also lower their accuracy.*

In the anime

Gladion Zoroark Night Daze Illusion Lycanroc.png Zoroark Night Daze.png Luke Zorua Night Daze.png Gladion Zoroark Night Daze.png
Gladion's Zoroark
(disguised as Lycanroc)
Zoroark (M13) Zorua Gladion's Zoroark
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
Gladion's Zoroark Enter the Champion! None
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
745Mn Zoroark While disguised as Lycanroc, Zoroark's eyes glow red and it raises its front two paws into the air. Its body then becomes surrounded in a crimson aura. Zoroark then brings its paws down to the ground and a pink and crimson forcefield of energy appears around Zoroark's body and expands outwards throughout the whole battlefield.
Gladion's Zoroark Final Rivals! While disguised as Lycanroc

In other generations

Night Daze BW.png Night Daze B2W2.png Night Daze VI.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 BW 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 暗黑爆破 Amhāk Baaupo *
黑夜爆裂 Hāakyeh Baauliht *
Mandarin 暗黑爆破 Ànhēi Bàopò *
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
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Confusão Noturna
Ofuscamento Noturno (TCG)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Ofuscação Noturna
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Aturdimiento Nocturno
Spain Flag.png Spain Pulso Noche


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