Shadow Panic (move)

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Shadow Panic
ダークパニック Dark Panic
Shadow Panic.png
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Type  Shadow
Category  Status
PP  N/A (max. N/A)
Power  —
Accuracy  60%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
  • Is a sound-based move
Foe Foe
Self Ally
Affects all foes
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Shadow Panic (Japanese: ダークパニック Dark Panic) is one of several Shadow moves available only in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness. Like other Shadow moves, it is forgotten and replaced with another move once the Pokémon is purified.


Shadow Panic confuses all opponents. It does not affect those with the Own Tempo or Soundproof Abilities.

As Shadow Pokémon cannot be traded, and since Pokémon Contests do not exist in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, Shadow Panic cannot be used in Contests.


Games Description
XD A shadowy aura emanates to cause a confuse condition.


# Pokémon Type Game
017 Pidgeotto Pidgeotto Normal Flying
021 Spearow Spearow Normal Flying
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd Normal Flying
100 Voltorb Voltorb Electric Electric
105 Marowak Marowak Ground Ground
108 Lickitung Lickitung Normal Normal
112 Rhydon Rhydon Ground Rock
338 Solrock Solrock Rock Psychic
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


  • Shadow Panic is the only Shadow move to be a sound-based move.

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Folie Noire
Germany Flag.png German Cryptochaos
Italy Flag.png Italian Ombropanico
Spain Flag.png Spanish Miedo Oscuro

Shadow moves
Physical Shadow BlastShadow BlitzShadow BreakShadow EndShadow Rush
Special Shadow BoltShadow ChillShadow Fire
Shadow RaveShadow StormShadow Wave
Status Shadow DownShadow HalfShadow Hold
Shadow MistShadow PanicShadow ShedShadow Sky

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