Destiny Bond (move)

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Move data

Type Ghost
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

If the user faints, the opponent also faints.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
The foe faints if the user does.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
If the user faints, the foe is also made to faint.
FireRed/LeafGreen If the user faints, the foe delivering the final hit also faints.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
When this move is used, if the user faints, the foe that landed the knockout hit also faints.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
When this move is used, if the user faints, the Pokémon that landed the knockout hit also faints.
X/Y When this move is used, if the user faints, the Pokémon that landed the knockout hit also faints.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Destiny Bond 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.

Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Level 40
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Level 50
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Level 50
Koffing
#109 / Poison
Level 40
Weezing
#110 / Poison
Level 46
Wobbuffet
#202 / Psychic
Level 1
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Level 1
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Level 53
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Level 57
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Level 1
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Level 71
Wynaut
#360 / Psychic
Level 15
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Level 53
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Level 1
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Level 59
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Level 24
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Level 49
Cofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Level 57
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Level 39
Trevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Level 39
Hoopa
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

Koffing
#109 / Poison
Amorphous
Weezing
#110 / Poison
Amorphous
Misdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Amorphous
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Field, Water 1
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Field
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Field
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Amorphous
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Amorphous
Carvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Water 2
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Water 2
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Amorphous
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Amorphous
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Amorphous
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Amorphous
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Amorphous
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Amorphous
Mismagius
#429 / Ghost
Amorphous
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Amorphous
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Amorphous
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Amorphous
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Mineral
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Mineral
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Mineral
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Water 1, Water 2
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Water 1, Water 2
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Amorphous
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Amorphous