Assist (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

In a Double Battle, user randomly attacks with a partner's move.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Attacks randomly with one of the partner’s moves.
FireRed/LeafGreen The user randomly picks and uses a move of an allied POKéMON.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user hurriedly and randomly uses a move among those known by other Pokémon in the party.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user hurriedly and randomly uses a move among those known by other Pokémon in the party.
X/Y The user hurriedly and randomly uses a move among those known by other Pokémon in the party.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Assist at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Skitty
#300 / Normal
Level 22
Glameow
#431 / Normal
Level 29
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Level 29
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Level 6
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Level 1
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Level 6

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Assist as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Meowth
#052 / Normal
Field
Persian
#053 / Normal
Field
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Human-Like
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Human-Like
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Field
Furret
#162 / Normal
Field
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Field
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Field, Human-Like
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Field, Human-Like
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Field, Human-Like
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Field, Human-Like
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Field
Espurr
#677 / Psychic
Field
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Field