Essentials

Nasty Plot

Dark status

Generation 4

Summary

Raises the user's Special Attack by two stages.

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
— (no damage)
Accuracy
— (cannot miss)
PP
20, up to 32 with PP Up PP Up
Target
User
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

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

Effect

Raises the user's Special Attack by two stages.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. It sharply raises the user’s Sp. Atk.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. It sharply raises the user’s Sp. Atk.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. This sharply raises the user’s Sp. Atk.

Foreign Names

Japanese
わるだくみ (warudakumi)
Korean
나쁜음모
French
Machination
German
Ränkeschmied
Spanish
Maquinación
Italian
Congiura
Czech
Intrika

Contests

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cute
Appeal
Flavor text
Earn double the score in the next turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Nasty Plot.

Pokémon

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 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.
18 18 18 18 18 18 Pichu Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 20 40 15 35 35 60 205
Ninetales Fire Flash Fire
Drought
¼ male, ¾ female Field 73 76 75 81 100 100 505
38 38 38 38 38 38 Meowth Normal Pickup
Technician
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 40 45 35 40 40 90 290
44 44 44 44 44 44 Persian Normal Limber
Technician
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 65 70 60 65 65 115 440
39 39 39 36 36 36 Slowking Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 80 100 110 30 490
43 43 43 53 53 53 Drowzee Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 48 45 43 90 42 328
55 55 55 53 53 Hypno Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 85 73 70 73 115 67 483
Porygon-Z Normal Adaptability
Download
Analytic
genderless Mineral 85 80 70 135 75 90 535
90 90 90 90 90 90 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
39 39 39 39 39 39 Aipom Normal Run Away
Pickup
Skill Link
½ male, ½ female Field 55 70 55 40 55 85 360
39 39 39 39 39 39 Ambipom Normal Technician
Pickup
Skill Link
½ male, ½ female Field 75 100 66 60 66 115 482
35 35 35 35 35 35 Honchkrow Dark Flying Insomnia
Super Luck
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Flying 100 125 52 105 52 71 505
24 24 24 24 20 20 Weavile Dark Ice Pressure
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field 70 120 65 45 85 125 510
53 53 53 52 52 52 Houndour Dark Fire Early Bird
Flash Fire
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 45 60 30 80 50 65 330
60 60 60 60 60 Houndoom Dark Fire Early Bird
Flash Fire
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 75 90 50 110 80 95 500
Mega Houndoom Mega Houndoom Dark Fire Solar Power ½ male, ½ female Field 75 90 90 140 90 115 600
Shiftry Grass Dark Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
90 100 60 90 60 80 480
51 51 51 56 56 Plusle Electric Plus
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Fairy 60 50 40 85 75 95 405
51 51 51 56 56 Minun Electric Minus
Volt Absorb
½ male, ½ female Fairy 60 40 50 75 85 95 405
23 23 23 23 23 23 Chimchar Fire Blaze
Iron Fist
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
44 58 44 58 44 61 309
37 37 37 37 37 37 Spiritomb Ghost Dark Pressure
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 92 108 92 108 35 485
47 47 47 Riolu Fighting Steadfast
Inner Focus
Prankster
⅞ male, ⅛ female Undiscovered 40 70 40 35 40 60 285
36 36 36 38 38 38 Croagunk Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 48 61 40 61 40 50 300
36 36 36 41 41 41 Toxicroak Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 83 106 65 86 65 85 490
46 46 46 46 46 46 Azelf Psychic Levitate genderless Undiscovered 75 125 70 125 70 115 580
75 75 75 75 75 Darkrai Dark Bad Dreams genderless Undiscovered 70 90 90 135 90 125 600
42 42 42 Purrloin Dark Limber
Unburden
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Field 41 50 37 50 37 66 281
50 50 50 Liepard Dark Limber
Unburden
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Field 64 88 50 88 50 106 446
49 49 49 Zorua Dark Illusion ⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 40 65 40 80 40 65 330
54 54 54 Zoroark Dark Illusion ⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 60 105 60 120 60 105 510
14 14 14 Vullaby Dark Flying Big Pecks
Overcoat
Weak Armor
always female Flying 70 55 75 45 65 60 370
14 14 14 Mandibuzz Dark Flying Big Pecks
Overcoat
Weak Armor
always female Flying 110 65 105 55 95 80 510
61 61 Incarnate Thundurus Electric Flying Prankster
Defiant
always male Undiscovered 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
61 Therian Thundurus Therian Thundurus Electric Flying Volt Absorb always male Undiscovered 79 105 70 145 80 101 580
Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 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.
• • • • • • Zubat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 45 35 30 40 55 245
• • • • • • Drowzee Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 48 45 43 90 42 328
• • • • Mime Jr. Psychic Fairy Soundproof
Filter
Technician
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 20 25 45 70 90 60 310
• • • • Mr. Mime Psychic Fairy Soundproof
Filter
Technician
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 40 45 65 100 120 90 460
• • • • Smoochum Ice Psychic Oblivious
Forewarn
Hydration
always female Undiscovered 45 30 15 85 65 65 305
• • • • • • Togepi Fairy Hustle
Serene Grace
Super Luck
⅞ male, ⅛ female Undiscovered 35 20 65 40 65 20 245
• • • • Misdreavus Ghost Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 60 60 85 85 85 435
• • • • • • Houndour Dark Fire Early Bird
Flash Fire
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 45 60 30 80 50 65 330
• • • • • • Seedot Grass Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
40 40 50 30 30 30 220
• • • • • • Sableye Dark Ghost Keen Eye
Stall
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 50 75 75 65 65 50 380
• • • • Cacnea Grass Sand Veil
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Grass
Human-Like
50 85 40 85 40 35 335
• • • • • • Kecleon Normal Color Change
Protean
½ male, ½ female Field 60 90 70 60 120 40 440
• • • • • • Chatot Normal Flying Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
½ male, ½ female Flying 76 65 45 92 42 91 411
• • • Pansage Grass Gluttony
Overgrow
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
• • • Pansear Fire Gluttony
Blaze
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
• • • Panpour Water Gluttony
Torrent
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
• • • Yamask Ghost Mummy ½ male, ½ female Mineral
Amorphous
38 30 85 55 65 30 303
• • • Elgyem Psychic Telepathy
Synchronize
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 55 55 55 85 55 30 335

50 Pokémon

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