Essentials

Assurance

Dark physical

Generation 4

Summary

Power is doubled if the target has already received damage this turn.

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
60; percentile 34.1
Accuracy
100%
PP
10, up to 16 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. If the target takes damage this turn for any reason before this move is used, this move has double power.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

If the foe has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack’s power is doubled.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

If the target has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack’s power is doubled.

Generation 6
X, Y

If the target has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack’s power is doubled.

Foreign Names

Czech
Ujištění
Spanish
Buena Baza
French
Assurance
German
Gewissheit
Italian
Garanzia
Japanese
ダメおし (dameoshi)

Contests

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Earns double the score on the final performance.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Assurance.

Pokémon

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

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

Generation 4 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.
34 34 34 34 Beedrill Bug Poison Swarm
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 90 40 45 80 75 395
25 25 25 25 Rattata Normal Run Away
Guts
Hustle
½ male, ½ female Field 30 56 35 25 35 72 253
29 29 29 29 Raticate Normal Run Away
Guts
Hustle
½ male, ½ female Field 55 81 60 50 70 97 413
29 29 29 29 Spearow Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 60 30 31 31 70 262
35 35 35 35 Fearow Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Flying 65 90 65 61 61 100 442
41 41 41 41 Meowth Normal Pickup
Technician
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 40 45 35 40 40 90 290
49 49 49 49 Persian Normal Limber
Technician
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 65 70 60 65 65 115 440
25 25 25 25 Mankey Fighting Vital Spirit
Anger Point
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Field 40 80 35 35 45 70 305
25 25 25 25 Primeape Fighting Vital Spirit
Anger Point
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Field 65 105 60 60 70 95 455
15 15 12 12 Koffing Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 40 65 95 60 45 35 340
15 15 12 12 Weezing Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 90 120 85 70 60 490
43 43 25 25 Umbreon Dark Synchronize
Inner Focus
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 95 65 110 60 130 65 525
25 25 25 25 Murkrow Dark Flying Insomnia
Super Luck
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 85 42 85 42 91 405
28 28 28 28 Girafarig Normal Psychic Inner Focus
Early Bird
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Field 70 80 65 90 65 85 455
Weavile Dark Ice Pressure
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field 70 120 65 45 85 125 510
31 31 31 31 Donphan Ground Sturdy
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Field 90 120 120 60 60 50 500
29 29 29 29 Poochyena Dark Run Away
Quick Feet
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Field 35 55 35 30 30 35 220
32 32 32 32 Mightyena Dark Intimidate
Quick Feet
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Field 70 90 70 60 60 70 420
26 26 26 26 Carvanha Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 45 90 20 65 20 65 305
26 26 26 26 Sharpedo Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 70 120 40 95 40 95 460
24 24 24 24 Cranidos Rock Mold Breaker
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 67 125 40 30 30 58 350
24 24 24 24 Rampardos Rock Mold Breaker
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 97 165 60 65 50 58 495
31 31 31 Tepig Fire Blaze
Thick Fat
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 63 45 45 45 45 308
36 36 36 Pignite Fire Fighting Blaze
Thick Fat
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 90 93 55 70 55 55 418
38 38 38 Emboar Fire Fighting Blaze
Reckless
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 110 123 65 100 65 65 528
28 28 28 Purrloin Dark Limber
Unburden
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Field 41 50 37 50 37 66 281
31 31 31 Liepard Dark Limber
Unburden
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Field 64 88 50 88 50 106 446
12 12 12 Woobat Psychic Flying Unaware
Klutz
Simple
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
55 45 43 55 43 72 313
Swoobat Psychic Flying Unaware
Klutz
Simple
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
67 57 55 77 55 114 425
16 16 16 Sandile Ground Dark Intimidate
Moxie
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 50 72 35 35 35 65 292
16 16 16 Krokorok Ground Dark Intimidate
Moxie
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 60 82 45 45 45 74 351
16 16 16 Krookodile Ground Dark Intimidate
Moxie
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 95 117 80 65 70 92 519
7 7 7 Axew Dragon Rivalry
Mold Breaker
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
46 87 60 30 40 57 320
Fraxure Dragon Rivalry
Mold Breaker
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
66 117 70 40 50 67 410
Haxorus Dragon Rivalry
Mold Breaker
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
76 147 90 60 70 97 540
33 33 33 Pawniard Dark Steel Defiant
Inner Focus
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 45 85 70 40 40 60 340
33 33 33 Bisharp Dark Steel Defiant
Inner Focus
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 65 125 100 60 70 70 490
Generation 4 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.
• • • Doduo Normal Flying Run Away
Early Bird
Tangled Feet
½ male, ½ female Flying 35 85 45 35 35 75 310
• • • • Aerodactyl Rock Flying Rock Head
Pressure
Unnerve
⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying 80 105 65 60 75 130 515
• Aerodactyl Mega Aerodactyl Rock Flying Tough Claws ⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying 80 135 85 70 95 150 615
• • • Murkrow Dark Flying Insomnia
Super Luck
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 85 42 85 42 91 405
• • • • Skarmory Steel Flying Keen Eye
Sturdy
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Flying 65 80 140 40 70 70 465
• • • • Larvitar Rock Ground Guts
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Monster 50 64 50 45 50 41 300
• • • • Seviper Poison Shed Skin
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
73 100 60 100 60 65 458
• • • • Absol Dark Pressure
Super Luck
Justified
½ male, ½ female Field 65 130 60 75 60 75 465
• Absol Mega Absol Dark Magic Bounce ½ male, ½ female Field 65 150 60 115 60 115 565
• • • • Glameow Normal Limber
Own Tempo
Keen Eye
¼ male, ¾ female Field 49 55 42 42 37 85 310
• • • Oshawott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 55 55 45 63 45 45 308
• • • Patrat Normal Run Away
Keen Eye
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Field 45 55 39 35 39 42 255
• • • Cubchoo Ice Snow Cloak
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Field 55 70 40 60 40 40 305
• • • Deino Dark Dragon Hustle ½ male, ½ female Dragon 52 65 50 45 50 38 300

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