Play Nice (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 6

Effects

Play Nice lowers the target's Attack by one stage. The move always hits, even if the target used a Protect-like move.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

X/Y The user and the target become friends, and the target loses its will to fight. This lowers the target’s Attack stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Play Nice 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.

Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Level 7
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Level 10
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Level 25
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Level 25
Plusle
#311 / Electric
Level 1
Plusle
#311 / Electric
Level 21
Minun
#312 / Electric
Level 1
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Level 1
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Level 1
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Level 1
Panpour
#515 / Water
Level 1
Audino
#531 / Normal
Level 1
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Level 8
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Level 1
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Level 1
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Level 15
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Level 9
Swirlix
#684 / Fairy
Level 8
Slurpuff
#685 / Fairy
Level 8