Pay Day (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Physical Physical
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 1

Technical/Hidden Machine

Red/Blue
Yellow
TM16

Effects

A small amount of money is gained after the battle resolves.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Throws coins. Gets them back later.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Throws coins at the foe. Money is recovered after.
FireRed/LeafGreen Numerous coins are hurled at the foe. Money is earned after battle.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
Numerous coins are hurled at the foe to inflict damage. Money is earned after battle.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
Numerous coins are hurled at the target to inflict damage. Money is earned after the battle.
X/Y Numerous coins are hurled at the target to inflict damage. Money is earned after the battle.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Pay Day 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.

Meowth
#052 / Normal
Level 30

Learnt by breeding

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

Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Field
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Field