Assurance (move)

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Move data

Type Dark
Category Physical Physical
Power 60
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Assurance deals damage, and if the target has already taken damage in this turn its power doubles to 120.

Changes

In Generations 4-5, Assurance has base power 50.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
If the foe has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack’s power is doubled.
Black/White If the target has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack’s power is doubled.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Assurance at the level specified. The level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Level 34
Rattata
#019 / Normal
Level 25
Raticate
#020 / Normal
Level 29
Spearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Level 29
Fearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Level 35
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Level 41
Persian
#053 / Normal
Level 49
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Level 25
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Level 25
Koffing
#109 / Poison
Level 12
Weezing
#110 / Poison
Level 12
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Level 25
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Level 25
Girafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Level 28
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Level 31
Poochyena
#261 / Dark
Level 29
Mightyena
#262 / Dark
Level 32
Carvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Level 26
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Level 26
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Level 24
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Level 24
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Level 1
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Level 31
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Level 36
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Level 38
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Level 28
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Level 31
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Level 12
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Level 12
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Level 16
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Level 16
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Level 16
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Level 7
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Level 1
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Level 7
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Level 33
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 33

Learnt by breeding

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

Doduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Dodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Flying
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Flying
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Flying
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Monster
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Monster
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Monster
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Field, Dragon
Absol
#359 / Dark
Field
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Flying
Glameow
#431 / Normal
Field
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Field
Oshawott
#501 / Water
Field
Dewott
#502 / Water
Field
Samurott
#503 / Water
Field
Patrat
#504 / Normal
Field
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Field
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Field
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Field
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon