Essentials

Charm

Fairy status

Generation 2

Summary

Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
— (no damage)
Accuracy
100%
PP
20, up to 32 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 2
Not a TM
Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Sharply lowers the foe's ATTACK.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Charms the foe and sharply reduces its ATTACK.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The foe is charmed by the user’s cute appeals, sharply cutting its ATTACK.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user charmingly stares at the foe, making it less wary. The target’s Attack is sharply lowered.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user gazes at the target rather charmingly, making it less wary. The target’s Attack is harshly lowered.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user gazes at the target rather charmingly, making it less wary. This harshly lowers its Attack stat.

Foreign Names

German
Charme
French
Charme
Italian
Fascino
Czech
Šarm
Spanish
Encanto
Japanese
あまえる (amaeru)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Cute
Appeal
♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
Startles Pokémon that made a same-type appeal.
Use after
None
Use before

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cute
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Charm.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Feather Dance Flying status 15 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.

Eerie Impulse Electric status 15 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.

Pokémon

Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 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.
Pichu Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 20 40 15 35 35 60 205
Cleffa Fairy Cute Charm
Magic Guard
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Undiscovered 50 25 28 45 55 15 218
Igglybuff Normal Fairy Cute Charm
Competitive
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Undiscovered 90 30 15 40 20 15 210
Happiny Normal Natural Cure
Serene Grace
Friend Guard
always female Undiscovered 100 5 5 15 65 30 220
29 29 Eevee Normal Run Away
Adaptability
Anticipation
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 55 55 50 45 65 55 325
Togepi Fairy Hustle
Serene Grace
Super Luck
⅞ male, ⅛ female Undiscovered 35 20 65 40 65 20 245
Togetic Fairy Flying Hustle
Serene Grace
Super Luck
⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying
Fairy
55 40 85 80 105 40 405
3 2 2 2 10 10 Azurill Normal Fairy Thick Fat
Huge Power
Sap Sipper
¼ male, ¾ female Undiscovered 50 20 40 20 40 20 190
Wynaut Psychic Shadow Tag
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 95 23 48 23 48 23 260
8 8 8 Snubbull Fairy Intimidate
Run Away
Rattled
¼ male, ¾ female Field
Fairy
60 80 50 40 40 30 300
8 8 8 Granbull Fairy Intimidate
Quick Feet
Rattled
¼ male, ¾ female Field
Fairy
90 120 75 60 60 45 450
36 36 36 36 36 Teddiursa Normal Pickup
Quick Feet
Honey Gather
½ male, ½ female Field 60 80 50 50 50 40 330
33 33 33 33 33 Phanpy Ground Pickup
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Field 90 60 60 40 40 40 330
39 39 43 43 43 Ralts Psychic Fairy Synchronize
Trace
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 28 25 25 45 35 40 198
45 45 50 50 50 Kirlia Psychic Fairy Synchronize
Trace
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 38 35 35 65 55 50 278
25 22 25 25 25 25 Skitty Normal Cute Charm
Normalize
Wonder Skin
¼ male, ¾ female Field
Fairy
50 45 45 35 35 50 260
28 21 21 21 21 21 Minun Electric Minus
Volt Absorb
½ male, ½ female Fairy 60 40 50 75 85 95 405
9 9 9 9 9 9 Illumise Bug Oblivious
Tinted Lens
Prankster
always female Bug
Human-Like
65 47 55 73 75 85 400
4 4 4 4 4 4 Luvdisc Water Swift Swim
Hydration
¼ male, ¾ female Water 2 43 30 55 40 65 97 330
50 55 55 55 55 Latias Dragon Psychic Levitate always female Undiscovered 80 80 90 110 130 110 600
9 9 9 9 9 Pachirisu Electric Run Away
Pickup
Volt Absorb
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
60 45 70 45 90 95 405
43 43 46 46 46 Buneary Normal Run Away
Klutz
Limber
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
55 66 44 44 56 85 350
43 43 46 46 46 Lopunny Normal Cute Charm
Klutz
Limber
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
65 76 84 54 96 105 480
25 25 25 25 25 Glameow Normal Limber
Own Tempo
Keen Eye
¼ male, ¾ female Field 49 55 42 42 37 85 310
25 25 25 25 25 Purugly Normal Thick Fat
Own Tempo
Defiant
¼ male, ¾ female Field 71 82 64 64 59 112 452
46 46 46 46 46 Mesprit Psychic Levitate genderless Undiscovered 80 105 105 105 105 80 580
9 9 9 9 9 Phione Water Hydration genderless Water 1
Fairy
80 80 80 80 80 80 480
9 9 9 9 9 Manaphy Water Hydration genderless Water 1
Fairy
100 100 100 100 100 100 600
28 28 28 Cottonee Grass Fairy Prankster
Infiltrator
Chlorophyll
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
40 27 60 37 50 66 280
27 27 27 Minccino Normal Cute Charm
Technician
Skill Link
¼ male, ¾ female Field 55 50 40 40 40 75 300
46 46 46 Gothita Psychic Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag
¼ male, ¾ female Human-Like 45 30 50 55 65 45 290
50 50 50 Gothorita Psychic Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag
¼ male, ¾ female Human-Like 60 45 70 75 85 55 390
54 54 54 Gothitelle Psychic Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag
¼ male, ¾ female Human-Like 70 55 95 95 110 65 490
19 19 19 Solosis Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 30 40 105 50 20 290
19 19 19 Duosion Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 40 50 125 60 30 370
19 19 19 Reuniclus Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 110 65 75 125 85 30 490
36 36 36 Deerling Normal Grass Chlorophyll
Sap Sipper
Serene Grace
½ male, ½ female Field 60 60 50 40 50 75 335
36 36 36 Sawsbuck Normal Grass Chlorophyll
Sap Sipper
Serene Grace
½ male, ½ female Field 80 100 70 60 70 95 475
29 29 29 Cubchoo Ice Snow Cloak
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Field 55 70 40 60 40 40 305
38 Furfrou Normal Fur Coat ½ male, ½ female Field 75 80 60 65 90 102 472
28 Male Meowstic Psychic Keen Eye
Infiltrator
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Field 74 48 76 83 81 104 466
35 Spritzee Fairy Healer
Aroma Veil
½ male, ½ female Fairy 78 52 60 63 65 23 341
35 Aromatisse Fairy Healer
Aroma Veil
½ male, ½ female Fairy 101 72 72 99 89 29 462
20 Tyrunt Rock Dragon Strong Jaw
Rock Head
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
58 89 77 45 45 48 362
20 Tyrantrum Rock Dragon Strong Jaw
Rock Head
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
82 121 119 69 59 71 521
14 Dedenne Electric Fairy Cheek Pouch
Pickup
Plus
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
67 58 57 81 67 101 431
Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 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.
• • • • • • • Bulbasaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
45 49 49 65 65 45 318
• • • • • • • • Nidoran♀ Poison Poison Point
Rivalry
Hustle
always female Monster
Field
55 47 52 40 40 41 275
• • • • • • • Oddish Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Run Away
½ male, ½ female Grass 45 50 55 75 65 30 320
• • • • • • • • Meowth Normal Pickup
Technician
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 40 45 35 40 40 90 290
• • • • • • • • Ponyta Fire Run Away
Flash Fire
Flame Body
½ male, ½ female Field 50 85 55 65 65 90 410
• • • • • Mime Jr. Psychic Fairy Soundproof
Filter
Technician
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 20 25 45 70 90 60 310
• • • • • • • • Eevee Normal Run Away
Adaptability
Anticipation
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 55 55 50 45 65 55 325
• • • • • Munchlax Normal Pickup
Thick Fat
Gluttony
⅞ male, ⅛ female Undiscovered 135 85 40 40 85 5 390
• • • • • • • Snorlax Normal Immunity
Thick Fat
Gluttony
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 160 110 65 65 110 30 540
• • • • • Sentret Normal Run Away
Keen Eye
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Field 35 46 34 35 45 20 215
• • • • • • Zigzagoon Normal Pickup
Gluttony
Quick Feet
½ male, ½ female Field 38 30 41 30 41 60 240
• • • • • • Shroomish Grass Effect Spore
Poison Heal
Quick Feet
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
60 40 60 40 60 35 295
• • • • • Finneon Water Swift Swim
Storm Drain
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 2 49 49 56 49 61 66 330
• • • Lillipup Normal Vital Spirit
Pickup
Run Away
½ male, ½ female Field 45 60 45 25 45 55 275
• • • Purrloin Dark Limber
Unburden
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Field 41 50 37 50 37 66 281
• • • Woobat Psychic Flying Unaware
Klutz
Simple
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
55 45 43 55 43 72 313
• • • Petilil Grass Chlorophyll
Own Tempo
Leaf Guard
always female Grass 45 35 50 70 50 30 280
• • • Emolga Electric Flying Static
Motor Drive
½ male, ½ female Field 55 75 60 75 60 103 428

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