Taunt (move)

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Move data

Type Dark
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 3

Technical/Hidden Machine

Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
TM12
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM12
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM12
X/Y TM12

Effects

Opponent can only use moves that attack.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Taunts the foe into only using attack moves.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for two to four turns.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.
X/Y The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Taunt 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 25
Persian
#053 / Normal
Level 25
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Level 31
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Level 1
Poochyena
#261 / Dark
Level 37
Mightyena
#262 / Dark
Level 42
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Level 1
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Level 40
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Level 40
Corphish
#341 / Water
Level 32
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Level 34
Absol
#359 / Dark
Level 1
Absol
#359 / Dark
Level 17
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 25
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Level 9
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Level 9
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Level 1
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Level 9
Kricketune
#402 / Bug
Level 38
Shieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Level 6
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Level 1
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Level 6
Chatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
Chatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Level 25
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Level 10
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Level 10
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Level 1
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Level 38
Panpour
#515 / Water
Level 25
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Level 25
Tranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Level 27
Unfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Level 27
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Level 35
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Level 39
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Level 25
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Level 25
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Level 22
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Level 22
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Level 22
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Level 36
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Level 36
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Level 36
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Level 65
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Level 1

Learnt by TM

Rattata
#019 / Normal
Raticate
#020 / Normal
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Persian
#053 / Normal
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Dodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Muk
#089 / Poison
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Voltorb
#100 / Electric
Electrode
#101 / Electric
Koffing
#109 / Poison
Weezing
#110 / Poison
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Misdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Poochyena
#261 / Dark
Mightyena
#262 / Dark
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Loudred
#294 / Normal
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Carvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Corphish
#341 / Water
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
Absol
#359 / Dark
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Bidoof
#399 / Normal
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Kricketune
#402 / Bug
Shieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Floatzel
#419 / Water
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Mismagius
#429 / Ghost
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Glameow
#431 / Normal
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Chingling
#433 / Psychic
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Chatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Electivire
#466 / Electric
Magmortar
#467 / Fire
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Servine
#496 / Grass
Serperior
#497 / Grass
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Oshawott
#501 / Water
Dewott
#502 / Water
Samurott
#503 / Water
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Panpour
#515 / Water
Simipour
#516 / Water
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Tranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Unfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Timburr
#532 / Fighting
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Basculin
#550 / Water
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Chandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Mandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Quilladin
#651 / Grass
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Froakie
#656 / Water
Frogadier
#657 / Water
Greninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Fletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Fletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Litleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Hoopa
#721 / Psychic · Ghost