Essentials

Punishment

Dark physical

Generation 4

Summary

Power increases against targets with more raised stats, up to a maximum of 200.

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 fixed power)
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. Power starts at 60 and is increased by 20 for every stage any of the target's stats has been raised, capping at 200. Accuracy and evasion modifiers do not increase this move's power.

Meta

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

History

Before Black, White
Has 60 power.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

This attack’s power increases the more the foe has powered up with stat changes.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

This attack’s power increases the more the target has powered up with stat changes.

Generation 6
X, Y

The more the target has powered up with stat changes, the greater the move’s power.

Foreign Names

Japanese
おしおき (oshioki)
Korean
혼내기
French
Punition
German
Strafattacke
Spanish
Castigo
Italian
Punizione
Czech
Co proto

Contests

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
Flavor text
Earn +3 if the Pokémon gets the lowest score.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Punishment.

Pokémon

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

Pokémon with higher Attack are more suited to Punishment's physical 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.
45 45 45 45 45 Mankey Fighting Vital Spirit
Anger Point
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Field 40 80 35 35 45 70 305
53 53 53 53 53 Primeape Fighting Vital Spirit
Anger Point
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Field 65 105 60 60 70 95 455
44 44 Sneasel Dark Ice Inner Focus
Keen Eye
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field 55 95 55 35 75 115 430
44 44 Weavile Dark Ice Pressure
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field 70 120 65 45 85 125 510
71 50 50 50 50 Lugia Psychic Flying Pressure
Multiscale
genderless Undiscovered 106 90 130 90 154 110 680
71 50 50 50 50 Ho-Oh Fire Flying Pressure
Regenerator
genderless Undiscovered 106 130 90 110 154 90 680
55 55 61 61 Slaking Normal Truant ½ male, ½ female Field 150 160 100 95 65 100 670
36 36 36 36 36 Sableye Dark Ghost Keen Eye
Stall
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 50 75 75 65 65 50 380
33 33 29 29 29 Infernape Fire Fighting Blaze
Iron Fist
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
76 104 71 104 71 108 534
Arceus Normal Multitype genderless Undiscovered 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
45 45 45 Zorua Dark Illusion ⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 40 65 40 80 40 65 330
49 49 49 Zoroark Dark Illusion ⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 60 105 60 120 60 105 510
28 28 28 Vullaby Dark Flying Big Pecks
Overcoat
Weak Armor
always female Flying 70 55 75 45 65 60 370
28 28 28 Mandibuzz Dark Flying Big Pecks
Overcoat
Weak Armor
always female Flying 110 65 105 55 95 80 510
13 13 13 Incarnate Landorus Ground Flying Sand Force
Sheer Force
always male Undiscovered 89 125 90 115 80 101 600
13 13 Landorus Therian Landorus Ground Flying Intimidate always male Undiscovered 89 145 90 105 80 91 600
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.
• • • Igglybuff Normal Fairy Cute Charm
Competitive
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Undiscovered 90 30 15 40 20 15 210
• • • • • Meowth Normal Pickup
Technician
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 40 45 35 40 40 90 290
• • • • • Sneasel Dark Ice Inner Focus
Keen Eye
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field 55 95 55 35 75 115 430
• • • • • Houndour Dark Fire Early Bird
Flash Fire
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 45 60 30 80 50 65 330
• • • • • Miltank Normal Thick Fat
Scrappy
Sap Sipper
always female Field 95 80 105 40 70 100 490
• • • • • Mawile Steel Fairy Hyper Cutter
Intimidate
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
50 85 85 55 55 50 380
• Mawile Mega Mawile Steel Fairy Huge Power ½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
50 105 125 55 95 50 480
• • • 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
• • • • • Stunky Poison Dark Stench
Aftermath
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Field 63 63 47 41 41 74 329

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