Essentials

Mist Ball

Psychic special

Generation 3

Summary

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Special Attack 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 Attack 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 flurry of down. May lower SP. ATK.

FireRed, LeafGreen

A flurry of down hits the foe. It may also lower the foe’s SP. ATK.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

A mistlike flurry of down envelops and damages the foe. It may also lower the target’s Sp. Atk.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

A mistlike flurry of down envelops and damages the target. It may also lower the target’s Sp. Atk.

Foreign Names

French
Ball'Brume
Spanish
Bola Neblina
Italian
Foschisfera
German
Nebelball
Czech
Mlhová koule
Japanese
ミストボール (misutobooru)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
Jam
♥♥♥♥
Flavor text
Badly startles the Pokémon in front.
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 Mist Ball.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Struggle Bug Bug special 20 50 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

Snarl Dark special 15 55 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

Moonblast Fairy special 15 95 100%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

Mystical Fire Fire special 10 65 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

Pokémon

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

Pokémon with higher Special Attack are more suited to Mist Ball'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 Latias Dragon Psychic Levitate always female Undiscovered 80 80 90 110 130 110 600

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