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
Black 2/White 2
The user gazes at the target rather charmingly, making it less wary. The target’s Attack is harshly lowered.
X/Y The user gazes at the target rather charmingly, making it less wary. This harshly lowers its Attack stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Charm at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

EeveeEevee
#133 / Normal
Level 29
PichuPichu
#172 / Electric
Level 1
CleffaCleffa
#173 / Fairy
Level 1
IgglybuffIgglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Level 1
TogepiTogepi
#175 / Fairy
Level 1
TogeticTogetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Level 1
SnubbullSnubbull
#209 / Fairy
Level 1
GranbullGranbull
#210 / Fairy
Level 1
TeddiursaTeddiursa
#216 / Normal
Level 36
PhanpyPhanpy
#231 / Ground
Level 33
RaltsRalts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 34
KirliaKirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 40
AzurillAzurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
Level 10
SkittySkitty
#300 / Normal
Level 25
PluslePlusle
#311 / Electric
Level 25
IllumiseIllumise
#314 / Bug
Level 9
WynautWynaut
#360 / Psychic
Level 1
LuvdiscLuvdisc
#370 / Water
Level 1
LatiasLatias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 7
PachirisuPachirisu
#417 / Electric
Level 9
BunearyBuneary
#427 / Normal
Level 46
LopunnyLopunny
#428 / Normal
Level 46
GlameowGlameow
#431 / Normal
Level 25
PuruglyPurugly
#432 / Normal
Level 25
HappinyHappiny
#440 / Normal
Level 1
MespritMesprit
#481 / Psychic
Level 46
PhionePhione
#489 / Water
Level 9
ManaphyManaphy
#490 / Water
Level 9
CottoneeCottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Level 28
MinccinoMinccino
#572 / Normal
Level 27
GothitaGothita
#574 / Psychic
Level 46
GothoritaGothorita
#575 / Psychic
Level 50
GothitelleGothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Level 54
SolosisSolosis
#577 / Psychic
Level 19
DuosionDuosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 19
ReuniclusReuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 19
DeerlingDeerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
Level 36
SawsbuckSawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
Level 36
CubchooCubchoo
#613 / Ice
Level 29
FurfrouFurfrou
#676 / Normal
Level 38
Meowstic (Male)Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Level 28
SpritzeeSpritzee
#682 / Fairy
Level 35
AromatisseAromatisse
#683 / Fairy
Level 35
TyruntTyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Level 20
TyrantrumTyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Level 20
DedenneDedenne
#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.

BulbasaurBulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Grass, Monster
IvysaurIvysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Grass, Monster
VenusaurVenusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Grass, Monster
Nidoran♀Nidoran♀
#029 / Poison
Field, Monster
NidorinaNidorina
#030 / Poison
Undiscovered
NidoqueenNidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Undiscovered
OddishOddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Grass
GloomGloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Grass
VileplumeVileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
Grass
MeowthMeowth
#052 / Normal
Field
PersianPersian
#053 / Normal
Field
PonytaPonyta
#077 / Fire
Field
RapidashRapidash
#078 / Fire
Field
Mr. MimeMr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Human-Like
EeveeEevee
#133 / Normal
Field
VaporeonVaporeon
#134 / Water
Field
JolteonJolteon
#135 / Electric
Field
FlareonFlareon
#136 / Fire
Field
SnorlaxSnorlax
#143 / Normal
Monster
SentretSentret
#161 / Normal
Field
FurretFurret
#162 / Normal
Field
BellossomBellossom
#182 / Grass
Grass
EspeonEspeon
#196 / Psychic
Field
UmbreonUmbreon
#197 / Dark
Field
ZigzagoonZigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Field
LinooneLinoone
#264 / Normal
Field
ShroomishShroomish
#285 / Grass
Fairy, Grass
BreloomBreloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Fairy, Grass
PluslePlusle
#311 / Electric
Fairy
MinunMinun
#312 / Electric
Fairy
Mime Jr.Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Undiscovered
MunchlaxMunchlax
#446 / Normal
Undiscovered
FinneonFinneon
#456 / Water
Water 2
LumineonLumineon
#457 / Water
Water 2
LeafeonLeafeon
#470 / Grass
Field
GlaceonGlaceon
#471 / Ice
Field
LillipupLillipup
#506 / Normal
Field
HerdierHerdier
#507 / Normal
Field
StoutlandStoutland
#508 / Normal
Field
PurrloinPurrloin
#509 / Dark
Field
LiepardLiepard
#510 / Dark
Field
WoobatWoobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Field, Flying
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Field, Flying
PetililPetilil
#548 / Grass
Grass
LilligantLilligant
#549 / Grass
Grass
EmolgaEmolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Field
SylveonSylveon
#700 / Fairy
Field