Endeavor (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Physical Physical
Power -
Accuracy 100
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Endeavor reduces the opponent's HP to equal the user's. (It fails if the user's HP is higher than the target's.)

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Gains power if the user’s HP is lower than the foe’s HP.
FireRed/LeafGreen Gains power the fewer HP the user has compared with the foe.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
An attack move that cuts down the foe’s HP to equal the user’s HP.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
An attack move that cuts down the target’s HP to equal the user’s HP.
X/Y An attack move that cuts down the target’s HP to equal the user’s HP.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Endeavor 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.

Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Level 40
Rattata
#019 / Normal
Level 34
Raticate
#020 / Normal
Level 44
Doduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Level 46
Dodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Level 54
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Level 41
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Level 49
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Level 25
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Level 46
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Level 1
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Level 60
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Level 46
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Level 53
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Level 61
Taillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Level 26
Swellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 28
Starly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Level 17
Staravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Level 18
Staraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Level 18
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Level 30
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Level 47
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Level 47
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Level 44
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Level 38
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Level 40
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Level 28
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 28
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 28
Kyurem
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 71
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 71
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 71
Litleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Level 28
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Level 28
Swirlix
#684 / Fairy
Level 21
Slurpuff
#685 / Fairy
Level 21
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Level 36

Learnt by breeding

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

Poliwag
#060 / Water
Water 1
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Water 1
Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Water 1
Doduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Dodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Grass
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Monster
Politoed
#186 / Water
Water 1
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Field
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Field
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Dragon, Monster
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Dragon, Monster
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Dragon, Monster
Whismur
#293 / Normal
Field, Monster
Loudred
#294 / Normal
Field, Monster
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Field, Monster
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Monster
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Monster
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Monster
Corphish
#341 / Water
Water 1, Water 3
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Water 1, Water 3
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Grass
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Field
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Field
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Field
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Dragon, Monster
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Dragon, Monster
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Dragon, Monster

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Endeavor in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Gen 4 — Pre-evolution
Raichu
#026 / Electric
Gen 4 — Pre-evolution
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Pichu
#172 / Electric
Gen 4 — Special
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Igglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kricketot
#401 / Bug
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kricketune
#402 / Bug
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Combee
#415 / Bug · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Buneary
#427 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Lopunny
#428 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Happiny
#440 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Patrat
#504 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Panpour
#515 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Simipour
#516 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Tympole
#535 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Palpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Seismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Venipede
#543 / Bug · Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Whirlipede
#544 / Bug · Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Basculin
#550 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Maractus
#556 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Ducklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Ferroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Ferrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Stunfisk
#618 / Electric · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor