Essentials

Trump Card

Normal special

Generation 4

Summary

Power increases when this move has less PP, up to a maximum of 200.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
* (no fixed power)
Accuracy
— (cannot miss)
PP
5, up to 8 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Flags

Machines

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

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Power is determined by the PP remaining for this move, after its PP cost is deducted. Ignores accuracy and evasion modifiers.

PP remaining Power
4 or more 40
3 50
2 60
1 80
0 200

If this move is activated by another move, the activating move's PP is used to calculate power.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The fewer PP this move has, the more power it has for attack.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The fewer PP this move has, the greater its attack power.

Foreign Names

Italian
Asso
Czech
Trumf
French
Atout
Spanish
As Oculto
German
Trumpfkarte
Japanese
きりふだ (kirifuda)

Contests

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
Flavor text
Earn a higher score the later the Pokémon performs.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Trump Card.

Pokémon

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

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

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.
53 53 49 49 49 Slowking Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 80 100 110 30 490
57 57 57 45 45 Eevee Normal Run Away
Adaptability
Anticipation
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 55 55 50 45 65 55 325
48 48 51 51 51 Minun Electric Minus
Volt Absorb
½ male, ½ female Fairy 60 40 50 75 85 95 405
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.
• • • Farfetch'd Normal Flying Keen Eye
Inner Focus
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
52 65 55 58 62 60 352
• • • Kangaskhan Normal Early Bird
Scrappy
Inner Focus
always female Monster 105 95 80 40 80 90 490
• Kangaskhan Mega Kangaskhan Normal Parental Bond always female Monster 105 125 100 60 100 100 590
• • • • • Dunsparce Normal Serene Grace
Run Away
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Field 100 70 70 65 65 45 415
• • • Corphish Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
43 80 65 50 35 35 308
• • • • Shellos Water Sticky Hold
Storm Drain
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
76 48 48 57 62 34 325
• • • Oshawott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 55 55 45 63 45 45 308

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