Essentials

Shadow Force

Ghost physical

Generation 4

Summary

User vanishes, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn. Hits through Protect and Detect.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
120; percentile 88.7
Accuracy
100%
PP
5, up to 8 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

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

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. User vanishes for one turn, becoming immune to attack, and hits on the second turn.

This move ignores the effects of Detect and Protect.

This move cannot be selected by Sleep Talk.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum

The user disappears, then strikes the foe on the second turn. It hits even if the foe used Protect.

HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user disappears, then strikes the foe on the second turn. It hits even if the foe protects itself.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user disappears, then strikes the target on the second turn. It hits even if the target protects itself.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user disappears, then strikes the target on the next turn. This move hits even if the target protects itself.

Foreign Names

Japanese
シャドーダイブ (shadoodaibu)
Korean
섀도다이브
French
Revenant
German
Schemenkraft
Spanish
Golpe Umbrío
Italian
Oscurotuffo
Czech
Potopení do stínů

Contests

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 Shadow Force.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Phantom Force Ghost physical 10 90 100%

User vanishes, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn. Hits through Protect and Detect.

Pokémon

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

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

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver 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.
40 40 46 46 46 Altered Giratina Ghost Dragon Pressure
Telepathy
genderless Undiscovered 150 100 120 100 120 90 680
40 46 46 46 Origin Giratina Origin Giratina Ghost Dragon Levitate genderless Undiscovered 150 120 100 120 100 90 680

2 Pokémon

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