Torment (move)

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Move data

Type Dark
Category Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 3

Technical/Hidden Machine

Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
TM41
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM41
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM41
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM41
Sun/Moon TM41

Effects

Opponent cannot use the same move in a row.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Darkinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Torment turns into Z-Torment and raises Defense one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Torments the foe and stops successive use of a move.
FireRed/LeafGreen It enrages the foe, making it incapable of using the same move successively.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user torments and enrages the foe, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user torments and enrages the target, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user torments and enrages the target, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
Sun/Moon The user torments and enrages the target, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Torment at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Level 61
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Level 16
ChimcharChimchar
#390 / Fire
Level 25
MonfernoMonferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Level 29
PurrloinPurrloin
#509 / Dark
Level 19
LiepardLiepard
#510 / Dark
Level 19
PansagePansage
#511 / Grass
Level 25
SandileSandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Level 10
KrokorokKrokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Level 10
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Level 10
ZoruaZorua
#570 / Dark
Level 33
ZoroarkZoroark
#571 / Dark
Level 34
PawniardPawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Level 14
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 1
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 14
KlefkiKlefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Level 32

Learnt by TM

EkansEkans
#023 / Poison
ArbokArbok
#024 / Poison
NidoqueenNidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
NidokingNidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
ZubatZubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
GolbatGolbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
MeowthMeowth
#052 / Normal
PersianPersian
#053 / Normal
AbraAbra
#063 / Psychic
KadabraKadabra
#064 / Psychic
AlakazamAlakazam
#065 / Psychic
DodrioDodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
GrimerGrimer
#088 / Poison
MukMuk
#089 / Poison
CloysterCloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
GastlyGastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
HaunterHaunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
GengarGengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
OnixOnix
#095 / Rock · Ground
DrowzeeDrowzee
#096 / Psychic
HypnoHypno
#097 / Psychic
VoltorbVoltorb
#100 / Electric
ElectrodeElectrode
#101 / Electric
KoffingKoffing
#109 / Poison
WeezingWeezing
#110 / Poison
Mr. MimeMr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
JynxJynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
GyaradosGyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
AerodactylAerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
CrobatCrobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
SudowoodoSudowoodo
#185 / Rock
UmbreonUmbreon
#197 / Dark
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
MisdreavusMisdreavus
#200 / Ghost
GligarGligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
SteelixSteelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
SnubbullSnubbull
#209 / Fairy
GranbullGranbull
#210 / Fairy
SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
TeddiursaTeddiursa
#216 / Normal
UrsaringUrsaring
#217 / Normal
SkarmorySkarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
HoundourHoundour
#228 / Dark · Fire
HoundoomHoundoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
LarvitarLarvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
PupitarPupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
PoochyenaPoochyena
#261 / Dark
MightyenaMightyena
#262 / Dark
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
ShiftryShiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
RaltsRalts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
KirliaKirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
GardevoirGardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
LoudredLoudred
#294 / Normal
ExploudExploud
#295 / Normal
NosepassNosepass
#299 / Rock
SableyeSableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
MawileMawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
CarvanhaCarvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
SharpedoSharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
SpoinkSpoink
#325 / Psychic
GrumpigGrumpig
#326 / Psychic
ShuppetShuppet
#353 / Ghost
BanetteBanette
#354 / Ghost
DuskullDuskull
#355 / Ghost
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
ChimechoChimecho
#358 / Psychic
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
GlalieGlalie
#362 / Ice
Deoxys (Normal Forme)Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Attack Forme)Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Defense Forme)Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Speed Forme)Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
ChimcharChimchar
#390 / Fire
MonfernoMonferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
InfernapeInfernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
ShieldonShieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
BastiodonBastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
FloatzelFloatzel
#419 / Water
MismagiusMismagius
#429 / Ghost
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
GlameowGlameow
#431 / Normal
PuruglyPurugly
#432 / Normal
ChinglingChingling
#433 / Psychic
StunkyStunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
SkuntankSkuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Mime Jr.Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
ChatotChatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
SpiritombSpiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
SkorupiSkorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
DrapionDrapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
CroagunkCroagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
ToxicroakToxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
ElectivireElectivire
#466 / Electric
MagmortarMagmortar
#467 / Fire
GliscorGliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
ProbopassProbopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
FroslassFroslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
AzelfAzelf
#482 / Psychic
HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
DarkraiDarkrai
#491 / Dark
SnivySnivy
#495 / Grass
ServineServine
#496 / Grass
SerperiorSerperior
#497 / Grass
PurrloinPurrloin
#509 / Dark
LiepardLiepard
#510 / Dark
PansagePansage
#511 / Grass
SimisageSimisage
#512 / Grass
PansearPansear
#513 / Fire
SimisearSimisear
#514 / Fire
PanpourPanpour
#515 / Water
SimipourSimipour
#516 / Water
MunnaMunna
#517 / Psychic
MusharnaMusharna
#518 / Psychic
WoobatWoobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
SandileSandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
KrokorokKrokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Darmanitan (Standard Mode)Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
ScraggyScraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
ScraftyScrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
ArchenArchen
#566 / Rock · Flying
ArcheopsArcheops
#567 / Rock · Flying
ZoruaZorua
#570 / Dark
ZoroarkZoroark
#571 / Dark
GothitaGothita
#574 / Psychic
GothoritaGothorita
#575 / Psychic
GothitelleGothitelle
#576 / Psychic
DruddigonDruddigon
#621 / Dragon
PawniardPawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
VullabyVullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
MandibuzzMandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
DeinoDeino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
ZweilousZweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Tornadus (Incarnate Forme)Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Thundurus (Incarnate Forme)Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
BunnelbyBunnelby
#659 / Normal
DiggersbyDiggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
PanchamPancham
#674 / Fighting
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
EspurrEspurr
#677 / Psychic
Meowstic (Male)Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic (Female)Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
SpritzeeSpritzee
#682 / Fairy
AromatisseAromatisse
#683 / Fairy
InkayInkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
MalamarMalamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
BinacleBinacle
#688 / Rock · Water
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
KlefkiKlefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
NoibatNoibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
NoivernNoivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
YveltalYveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Hoopa (Hoopa Confined)Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa (Hoopa Unbound)Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark