Last Resort (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Physical Physical
Power 140
Accuracy 100
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Last Resort deals high damage, but will fail if the user has not used each of its other moves at least once (or has no other moves). If the user switches out, the move gets reset and when it switches back in, will need to use each of its other moves at least once in order to use Last Resort again.

Changes

In Generations 1-4, Last Resort has a base power of 130.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
This move can be used only after the user has used all the other moves it knows in the battle.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
This move can be used only after the user has used all the other moves it knows in the battle.
X/Y This move can be used only after the user has used all the other moves it knows in the battle.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Last Resort 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.

Eevee
#133 / Normal
Level 41
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 41
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Level 41
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Level 41
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Level 49
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Level 49
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Level 43
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Level 41
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Level 41
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Level 37
Plusle
#311 / Electric
Level 50
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Level 65
Pachirisu
#417 / Electric
Level 45
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Level 43
Chingling
#433 / Psychic
Level 22
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 1
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 57
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Level 41
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 41
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Level 1
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Level 61
Lillipup
#506 / Normal
Level 36
Herdier
#507 / Normal
Level 42
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 51
Audino
#531 / Normal
Level 1
Audino
#531 / Normal
Level 55
Minccino
#572 / Normal
Level 45
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Level 41

Learnt by breeding

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

Rattata
#019 / Normal
Field
Raticate
#020 / Normal
Field
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Fairy
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Fairy
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Field
Persian
#053 / Normal
Field
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Fairy
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Field
Furret
#162 / Normal
Field
Igglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Undiscovered
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Fairy
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Field
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Field
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Field
Skitty
#300 / Normal
Fairy, Field
Delcatty
#301 / Normal
Fairy, Field
Glameow
#431 / Normal
Field
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Field
Happiny
#440 / Normal
Undiscovered

Learnt in previous generations only

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

Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Stantler
#234 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Zigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Linoone
#264 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Minun
#312 / Electric
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Castform
#351 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Bidoof
#399 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Buneary
#427 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Lopunny
#428 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Phione
#489 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Manaphy
#490 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Patrat
#504 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Deerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Sawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor