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 Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire 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 40
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Level 65
Pachirisu
#417 / Electric
Level 45
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Level 43
Chingling
#433 / Psychic
Level 16
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 53
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 by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Last Resort by the various move tutors in the games.

Rattata
#019 / Normal
Raticate
#020 / Normal
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Persian
#053 / Normal
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Eevee
#133 / Normal
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Furret
#162 / Normal
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Igglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Stantler
#234 / Normal
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Zigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Linoone
#264 / Normal
Skitty
#300 / Normal
Delcatty
#301 / Normal
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Plusle
#311 / Electric
Minun
#312 / Electric
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Castform
#351 / Normal
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Bidoof
#399 / Normal
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Pachirisu
#417 / Electric
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Buneary
#427 / Normal
Lopunny
#428 / Normal
Glameow
#431 / Normal
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Chingling
#433 / Psychic
Happiny
#440 / Normal
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Phione
#489 / Water
Manaphy
#490 / Water
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Patrat
#504 / Normal
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Lillipup
#506 / Normal
Herdier
#507 / Normal
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Audino
#531 / Normal
Minccino
#572 / Normal
Cinccino
#573 / Normal
Deerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
Sawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Bunnelby
#659 / Normal
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Furfrou
#676 / Normal
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Dedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark