Essentials

Foul Play

Dark physical

Generation 5

Summary

Calculates damage with the target's attacking stat.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark ½
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy ½
  • Fighting ½
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 2
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 2
  • Rock 1
  • Steel 1
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
95; percentile 77.0
Accuracy
100%
PP
15, up to 24 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Damage is calculated using the target's attacking stat rather than the user's.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user turns the target’s power against it. The higher the target’s Attack stat, the greater the damage.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user turns the target’s power against it. The higher the target’s Attack stat, the greater the move’s power.

Foreign Names

Japanese
イカサマ (ikasama)
Korean
속임수
French
Tricherie
German
Schmarotzer
Spanish
Juego Sucio
Italian
Ripicca

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Foul Play.

Pokémon

Dark Pokémon get STAB, and have their types highlighted in green.

Pokémon with higher Attack are more suited to Foul Play's physical damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
45 45 Murkrow Dark Flying Insomnia
Super Luck
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 85 42 85 42 91 405
45 45 Honchkrow Dark Flying Insomnia
Super Luck
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Flying 100 125 52 105 52 71 505
40 40 Houndour Dark Fire Early Bird
Flash Fire
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 45 60 30 80 50 65 330
45 45 Houndoom Dark Fire Early Bird
Flash Fire
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 75 90 50 110 80 95 500
45 Mega Houndoom Mega Houndoom Dark Fire Solar Power ½ male, ½ female Field 75 90 90 140 90 115 600
50 50 Sableye Dark Ghost Keen Eye
Stall
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 50 75 75 65 65 50 380
37 37 Sandile Ground Dark Intimidate
Moxie
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 50 72 35 35 35 65 292
40 40 Krokorok Ground Dark Intimidate
Moxie
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 60 82 45 45 45 74 351
42 42 Krookodile Ground Dark Intimidate
Moxie
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 95 117 80 65 70 92 519
29 29 Zorua Dark Illusion ⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 40 65 40 80 40 65 330
29 29 Zoroark Dark Illusion ⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 60 105 60 120 60 105 510
8 Inkay Dark Psychic Contrary
Suction Cups
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
53 54 53 37 46 45 288
8 Malamar Dark Psychic Contrary
Suction Cups
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
86 92 88 68 75 73 482
27 Klefki Steel Fairy Prankster
Magician
½ male, ½ female Mineral 57 80 91 80 87 75 470
51 Yveltal Dark Flying Dark Aura genderless Undiscovered 126 131 95 131 98 99 680
Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • Meowth Normal Pickup
Technician
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 40 45 35 40 40 90 290
• • Seedot Grass Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
40 40 50 30 30 30 220
• • Kecleon Normal Color Change
Protean
½ male, ½ female Field 60 90 70 60 120 40 440
• • Stunky Poison Dark Stench
Aftermath
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Field 63 63 47 41 41 74 329
• Spiritomb Ghost Dark Pressure
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 92 108 92 108 35 485
• • Purrloin Dark Limber
Unburden
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Field 41 50 37 50 37 66 281
• Vullaby Dark Flying Big Pecks
Overcoat
Weak Armor
always female Flying 70 55 75 45 65 60 370
• Pancham Fighting Iron Fist
Mold Breaker
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
67 82 62 46 48 43 348
Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Black 2, White 2 Vulpix Fire Flash Fire
Drought
¼ male, ¾ female Field 38 41 40 50 65 65 299
Black 2, White 2 Ninetales Fire Flash Fire
Drought
¼ male, ¾ female Field 73 76 75 81 100 100 505
Black 2, White 2 Meowth Normal Pickup
Technician
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 40 45 35 40 40 90 290
Black 2, White 2 Persian Normal Limber
Technician
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 65 70 60 65 65 115 440
Black 2, White 2 Abra Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 25 20 15 105 55 90 310
Black 2, White 2 Kadabra Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 40 35 30 120 70 105 400
Black 2, White 2 Alakazam Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 55 50 45 135 95 120 500
Black 2, White 2 Slowbro Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 110 100 80 30 490
Black 2, White 2 Slowking Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 80 100 110 30 490
Black 2, White 2 Gastly Ghost Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 30 35 30 100 35 80 310
Black 2, White 2 Haunter Ghost Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 50 45 115 55 95 405
Black 2, White 2 Gengar Ghost Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 65 60 130 75 110 500
Black 2, White 2 Drowzee Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 48 45 43 90 42 328
Black 2, White 2 Hypno Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 85 73 70 73 115 67 483
Black 2, White 2 Voltorb Electric Soundproof
Static
Aftermath
genderless Mineral 40 30 50 55 55 100 330
Black 2, White 2 Electrode Electric Soundproof
Static
Aftermath
genderless Mineral 60 50 70 80 80 140 480
Black 2, White 2 Mr. Mime Psychic Fairy Soundproof
Filter
Technician
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 40 45 65 100 120 90 460
Black 2, White 2 Umbreon Dark Synchronize
Inner Focus
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 95 65 110 60 130 65 525
Black 2, White 2 Porygon Normal Trace
Download
Analytic
genderless Mineral 65 60 70 85 75 40 395
Black 2, White 2 Porygon2 Normal Trace
Download
Analytic
genderless Mineral 85 80 90 105 95 60 515
Black 2, White 2 Porygon-Z Normal Adaptability
Download
Analytic
genderless Mineral 85 80 70 135 75 90 535
Black 2, White 2 Mewtwo Psychic Pressure
Unnerve
genderless Undiscovered 106 110 90 154 90 130 680
Black 2, White 2 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
Black 2, White 2 Spinarak Bug Poison Swarm
Insomnia
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Bug 40 60 40 40 40 30 250
Black 2, White 2 Ariados Bug Poison Swarm
Insomnia
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 90 70 60 60 40 390
Black 2, White 2 Xatu Psychic Flying Synchronize
Early Bird
Magic Bounce
½ male, ½ female Flying 65 75 70 95 70 95 470
Black 2, White 2 Bonsly Rock Sturdy
Rock Head
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 50 80 95 10 45 10 290
Black 2, White 2 Sudowoodo Rock Sturdy
Rock Head
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Mineral 70 100 115 30 65 30 410
Black 2, White 2 Aipom Normal Run Away
Pickup
Skill Link
½ male, ½ female Field 55 70 55 40 55 85 360
Black 2, White 2 Ambipom Normal Technician
Pickup
Skill Link
½ male, ½ female Field 75 100 66 60 66 115 482
Black 2, White 2 Murkrow Dark Flying Insomnia
Super Luck
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 85 42 85 42 91 405
Black 2, White 2 Honchkrow Dark Flying Insomnia
Super Luck
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Flying 100 125 52 105 52 71 505
Black 2, White 2 Misdreavus Ghost Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 60 60 85 85 85 435
Black 2, White 2 Mismagius Ghost Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 60 60 105 105 105 495
Black 2, White 2 Girafarig Normal Psychic Inner Focus
Early Bird
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Field 70 80 65 90 65 85 455
Black 2, White 2 Sneasel Dark Ice Inner Focus
Keen Eye
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field 55 95 55 35 75 115 430
Black 2, White 2 Weavile Dark Ice Pressure
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field 70 120 65 45 85 125 510
Black 2, White 2 Houndour Dark Fire Early Bird
Flash Fire
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 45 60 30 80 50 65 330
Black 2, White 2 Houndoom Dark Fire Early Bird
Flash Fire
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 75 90 50 110 80 95 500
Black 2, White 2 Tyranitar Rock Dark Sand Stream
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Monster 100 134 110 95 100 61 600
Black 2, White 2 Poochyena Dark Run Away
Quick Feet
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Field 35 55 35 30 30 35 220
Black 2, White 2 Mightyena Dark Intimidate
Quick Feet
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Field 70 90 70 60 60 70 420
Black 2, White 2 Seedot Grass Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
40 40 50 30 30 30 220
Black 2, White 2 Nuzleaf Grass Dark Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
70 70 40 60 40 60 340
Black 2, White 2 Shiftry Grass Dark Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
90 100 60 90 60 80 480
Black 2, White 2 Sableye Dark Ghost Keen Eye
Stall
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 50 75 75 65 65 50 380
Black 2, White 2 Mawile Steel Fairy Hyper Cutter
Intimidate
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
50 85 85 55 55 50 380
Black 2, White 2 Cacturne Grass Dark Sand Veil
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Grass
Human-Like
70 115 60 115 60 55 475
Black 2, White 2 Kecleon Normal Color Change
Protean
½ male, ½ female Field 60 90 70 60 120 40 440
Black 2, White 2 Shuppet Ghost Insomnia
Frisk
Cursed Body
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 44 75 35 63 33 45 295
Black 2, White 2 Banette Ghost Insomnia
Frisk
Cursed Body
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 64 115 65 83 63 65 455
Black 2, White 2 Absol Dark Pressure
Super Luck
Justified
½ male, ½ female Field 65 130 60 75 60 75 465
Black 2, White 2 Glameow Normal Limber
Own Tempo
Keen Eye
¼ male, ¾ female Field 49 55 42 42 37 85 310
Black 2, White 2 Purugly Normal Thick Fat
Own Tempo
Defiant
¼ male, ¾ female Field 71 82 64 64 59 112 452
Black 2, White 2 Stunky Poison Dark Stench
Aftermath
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Field 63 63 47 41 41 74 329
Black 2, White 2 Skuntank Poison Dark Stench
Aftermath
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Field 103 93 67 71 61 84 479
Black 2, White 2 Spiritomb Ghost Dark Pressure
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 92 108 92 108 35 485
Black 2, White 2 Croagunk Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 48 61 40 61 40 50 300
Black 2, White 2 Toxicroak Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 83 106 65 86 65 85 490
Black 2, White 2 Uxie Psychic Levitate genderless Undiscovered 75 75 130 75 130 95 580
Black 2, White 2 Darkrai Dark Bad Dreams genderless Undiscovered 70 90 90 135 90 125 600
Black 2, White 2 Purrloin Dark Limber
Unburden
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Field 41 50 37 50 37 66 281
Black 2, White 2 Liepard Dark Limber
Unburden
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Field 64 88 50 88 50 106 446
Black 2, White 2 Sandile Ground Dark Intimidate
Moxie
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 50 72 35 35 35 65 292
Black 2, White 2 Krokorok Ground Dark Intimidate
Moxie
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 60 82 45 45 45 74 351
Black 2, White 2 Krookodile Ground Dark Intimidate
Moxie
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 95 117 80 65 70 92 519
Black 2, White 2 Scraggy Dark Fighting Shed Skin
Moxie
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
50 75 70 35 70 48 348
Black 2, White 2 Scrafty Dark Fighting Shed Skin
Moxie
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
65 90 115 45 115 58 488
Black 2, White 2 Zorua Dark Illusion ⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 40 65 40 80 40 65 330
Black 2, White 2 Zoroark Dark Illusion ⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 60 105 60 120 60 105 510
Black 2, White 2 Gothita Psychic Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag
¼ male, ¾ female Human-Like 45 30 50 55 65 45 290
Black 2, White 2 Gothorita Psychic Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag
¼ male, ¾ female Human-Like 60 45 70 75 85 55 390
Black 2, White 2 Gothitelle Psychic Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag
¼ male, ¾ female Human-Like 70 55 95 95 110 65 490
Black 2, White 2 Foongus Grass Poison Effect Spore
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 69 55 45 55 55 15 294
Black 2, White 2 Amoonguss Grass Poison Effect Spore
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 114 85 70 85 80 30 464
Black 2, White 2 Stunfisk Ground Electric Static
Limber
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
109 66 84 81 99 32 471
Black 2, White 2 Pawniard Dark Steel Defiant
Inner Focus
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 45 85 70 40 40 60 340
Black 2, White 2 Bisharp Dark Steel Defiant
Inner Focus
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 65 125 100 60 70 70 490
Black 2, White 2 Vullaby Dark Flying Big Pecks
Overcoat
Weak Armor
always female Flying 70 55 75 45 65 60 370
Black 2, White 2 Mandibuzz Dark Flying Big Pecks
Overcoat
Weak Armor
always female Flying 110 65 105 55 95 80 510
Black 2, White 2 Incarnate Tornadus Flying Prankster
Defiant
always male Undiscovered 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
Black 2, White 2 Therian Tornadus Therian Tornadus Flying Regenerator always male Undiscovered 79 100 80 110 90 121 580
Black 2, White 2 Incarnate Thundurus Electric Flying Prankster
Defiant
always male Undiscovered 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
Black 2, White 2 Therian Thundurus Therian Thundurus Electric Flying Volt Absorb always male Undiscovered 79 105 70 145 80 101 580

90 Pokémon

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