Essentials

Luster Purge

Psychic special

Generation 3

Summary

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 0
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 2
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 2
  • Psychic ½
  • Rock 1
  • Steel ½
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
70; percentile 48.9
Accuracy
100%
PP
5, up to 8 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
50
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Attacks with a burst of light. May lower SP. DEF.

FireRed, LeafGreen

A burst of light injures the foe. It may also lower the foe’s SP. DEF.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user looses a damaging burst of light. It may also reduce the target’s Sp. Def stat.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user lets loose a damaging burst of light. It may also reduce the target’s Sp. Def stat.

Foreign Names

Italian
Abbagliante
German
Scheinwerfer
Spanish
Resplandor
French
Lumi-Éclat
Czech
Očistná záře
Japanese
ラスターパージ (rasutaapaaji)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
♡♡
Jam
♥♥♥
Flavor text
Startles the Pokémon that appealed before the user.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Earn +3 if the Pokémon that just went hit max Voltage.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Luster Purge.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Acid Poison special 30 40 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Psychic Psychic special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Shadow Ball Ghost special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Bug Buzz Bug special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Focus Blast Fighting special 5 120 70%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Energy Ball Grass special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Earth Power Ground special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Flash Cannon Steel special 10 80 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Pokémon

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

Pokémon with higher Special Attack are more suited to Luster Purge's special damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Generation 3 Generation 4 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.
35 35 35 35 Latios Dragon Psychic Levitate always male Undiscovered 80 90 80 130 110 110 600

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