Spite (move)

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Move data

Type Ghost
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

The opponent's last move loses 2-5 PP.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Cuts the PP of the foe's last move.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Spitefully cuts the PP of the foe’s last move.
FireRed/LeafGreen A move that cuts 2 to 5 PP from the move last used by the foe.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user looses its grudge on the move last used by the foe by cutting 4 PP from it.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user unleashes its grudge on the move last used by the target by cutting 4 PP from it.
X/Y The user unleashes its grudge on the move last used by the target by cutting 4 PP from it.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Spite 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.

Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Level 5
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Level 1
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Level 5
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Level 1
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Level 5
Misdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Level 5
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Level 7
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Level 25
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Level 10
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Level 10
Mismagius
#429 / Ghost
Level 1
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

Ekans
#023 / Poison
Dragon, Field
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Dragon, Field
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Field
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Field
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Field
Persian
#053 / Normal
Field
Koffing
#109 / Poison
Amorphous
Weezing
#110 / Poison
Amorphous
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Field
Misdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Amorphous
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Field
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Field
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Field
Stantler
#234 / Normal
Field
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Field
Mismagius
#429 / Ghost
Amorphous
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Field
Stunfisk
#618 / Electric · Ground
Amorphous, Water 1

Learnt in previous generations only

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

Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Totodile
#158 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Poochyena
#261 / Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mightyena
#262 / Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Nincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Carvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Corphish
#341 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Absol
#359 / Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Trubbish
#568 / Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Chandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Gen 5 — Move tutor