Infestation (move)

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Move data

Type Bug
Category Special Special
Power 20
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 6

Technical/Hidden Machine

X/Y TM83

Effects

Infestation inflicts damage on the first turn then traps the opponent, causing them to lose 116 of their maximum HP after each turn, for 4-5 turns. If the user holds a Grip Claw then it is always 5 turns.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

X/Y The target is infested and attacked for four to five turns. The target can’t flee during this time.

Learnt by TM

Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Ekans
#023 / Poison
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Vileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
Venonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Bellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Weepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Victreebel
#071 / Grass · Poison
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Muk
#089 / Poison
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Exeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Koffing
#109 / Poison
Weezing
#110 / Poison
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Spinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Bellossom
#182 / Grass
Hoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Skiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Jumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Beautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Surskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Huntail
#367 / Water
Gorebyss
#368 / Water
Kricketune
#402 / Bug
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Shellos
#422 / Water
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Carnivine
#455 / Grass
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Tympole
#535 / Water
Palpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
Seismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Venipede
#543 / Bug · Poison
Whirlipede
#544 / Bug · Poison
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Cofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Trubbish
#568 / Poison
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Karrablast
#588 / Bug
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Galvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Shelmet
#616 / Bug
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Stunfisk
#618 / Electric · Ground
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Vivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Goomy
#704 / Dragon
Sliggoo
#705 / Dragon
Goodra
#706 / Dragon