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 level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Level 5
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Level 1
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Level 5
Misdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Level 5
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Level 20
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Level 25
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Level 10
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Level 16
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
Field, Dragon
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Field, Dragon
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
Water 1, Amorphous

Learnt by move tutor

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

Ekans
#023 / Poison
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Persian
#053 / Normal
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Koffing
#109 / Poison
Weezing
#110 / Poison
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Totodile
#158 / Water
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Misdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Stantler
#234 / Normal
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Poochyena
#261 / Dark
Mightyena
#262 / Dark
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Nincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Carvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Corphish
#341 / Water
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Absol
#359 / Dark
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Mismagius
#429 / Ghost
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Cofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Trubbish
#568 / Poison
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Chandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
Stunfisk
#618 / Electric · Ground
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon

Learnt by Move Tutor (Generation 4)

Ekans
#023 / Poison
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Persian
#053 / Normal
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Koffing
#109 / Poison
Weezing
#110 / Poison
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Totodile
#158 / Water
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Misdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Stantler
#234 / Normal
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Poochyena
#261 / Dark
Mightyena
#262 / Dark
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Nincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Carvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Corphish
#341 / Water
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Absol
#359 / Dark
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Mismagius
#429 / Ghost
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Darkrai
#491 / Dark