Charm (move)

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Move data

Type Fairy
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

Charm lowers the target's Attack by two stages.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Changes

In Generations 2-5, Charm is a Normal type move.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Sharply lowers the foe’s ATTACK.
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.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user charmingly stares at the foe, making it less wary. The target’s Attack is sharply lowered.
Black/White The user gazes at the target rather charmingly, making it less wary. The target’s Attack is harshly lowered.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Charm 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.

Eevee
#133 / Normal
Level 29
Pichu
#172 / Electric
Level 1
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Level 1
Igglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Level 1
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Level 1
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Level 1
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Level 1
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Level 1
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Level 36
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Level 33
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 43
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 50
Azurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
Level 10
Skitty
#300 / Normal
Level 25
Minun
#312 / Electric
Level 21
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Level 9
Wynaut
#360 / Psychic
Level 1
Luvdisc
#370 / Water
Level 4
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 55
Pachirisu
#417 / Electric
Level 9
Buneary
#427 / Normal
Level 46
Lopunny
#428 / Normal
Level 46
Glameow
#431 / Normal
Level 25
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Level 25
Happiny
#440 / Normal
Level 1
Mesprit
#481 / Psychic
Level 46
Phione
#489 / Water
Level 9
Manaphy
#490 / Water
Level 9
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Level 28
Minccino
#572 / Normal
Level 27
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Level 46
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Level 50
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Level 54
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Level 19
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 19
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 19
Deerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
Level 36
Sawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
Level 36
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Level 29
Furfrou
#676 / Normal
Level 38
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Level 28
Spritzee
#682 / Fairy
Level 35
Aromatisse
#683 / Fairy
Level 35
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Level 20
Tyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Level 20
Dedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
Level 14

Learnt by breeding

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

Bulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Monster, Grass
Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Monster, Grass
Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Monster, Grass
Nidoran♀
#029 / Poison
Monster, Field
Nidorina
#030 / Poison
Undiscovered
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Undiscovered
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Grass
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Grass
Vileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
Grass
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Field
Persian
#053 / Normal
Field
Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Field
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Field
Eevee
#133 / Normal
Field
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Field
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Field
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Field
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Monster
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Field
Furret
#162 / Normal
Field
Bellossom
#182 / Grass
Grass
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Field
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Field
Zigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Field
Linoone
#264 / Normal
Field
Shroomish
#285 / Grass
Fairy, Grass
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Fairy, Grass
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Undiscovered
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Undiscovered
Finneon
#456 / Water
Water 2
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Water 2
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Field
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Field
Lillipup
#506 / Normal
Field
Herdier
#507 / Normal
Field
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Field
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Field
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Field
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Flying, Field
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Flying, Field
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Grass
Lilligant
#549 / Grass
Grass
Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Field
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Field