Assurance (move)

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Move data

Type Dark
Category Physical
Power 60
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Assurance deals damage, and if the target has already taken damage in this turn its power doubles to 120.

Changes

In Generations 4-5, Assurance has base power 50.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Darkinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Assurance turns into Black Hole Eclipse and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
If the foe has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack’s power is doubled.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
If the target has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack’s power is doubled.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
If the target has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack’s power is doubled.
Sun/Moon If the target has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack’s power is doubled.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Assurance at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

BeedrillBeedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Level 26
RattataRattata
#019 / Normal
Level 19
Alolan RattataRattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Level 19
RaticateRaticate
#020 / Normal
Level 19
Alolan RaticateRaticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Level 19
SpearowSpearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Level 22
FearowFearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Level 23
MeowthMeowth
#052 / Normal
Level 41
Alolan MeowthMeowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Level 41
PersianPersian
#053 / Normal
Level 49
Alolan PersianPersian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Level 49
MankeyMankey
#056 / Fighting
Level 26
PrimeapePrimeape
#057 / Fighting
Level 26
KoffingKoffing
#109 / Poison
Level 12
WeezingWeezing
#110 / Poison
Level 12
UmbreonUmbreon
#197 / Dark
Level 25
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Level 25
GirafarigGirafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Level 10
DonphanDonphan
#232 / Ground
Level 15
PoochyenaPoochyena
#261 / Dark
Level 22
MightyenaMightyena
#262 / Dark
Level 24
CarvanhaCarvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Level 15
SharpedoSharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Level 15
CranidosCranidos
#408 / Rock
Level 24
RampardosRampardos
#409 / Rock
Level 24
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Level 1
TepigTepig
#498 / Fire
Level 31
PignitePignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Level 36
EmboarEmboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Level 38
PurrloinPurrloin
#509 / Dark
Level 28
LiepardLiepard
#510 / Dark
Level 31
WoobatWoobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Level 12
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Level 1
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Level 12
SandileSandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Level 16
KrokorokKrokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Level 16
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Level 16
AxewAxew
#610 / Dragon
Level 7
FraxureFraxure
#611 / Dragon
Level 1
FraxureFraxure
#611 / Dragon
Level 7
HaxorusHaxorus
#612 / Dragon
Level 1
HaxorusHaxorus
#612 / Dragon
Level 7
PawniardPawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Level 33
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 33
MarshadowMarshadow
#802 / Fighting · Ghost
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

DoduoDoduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Flying
DodrioDodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Alolan GrimerGrimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Amorphous
Alolan MukMuk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Amorphous
AerodactylAerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Flying
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Flying
SkarmorySkarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Flying
LarvitarLarvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Monster
PupitarPupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Monster
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Monster
SeviperSeviper
#336 / Poison
Dragon, Field
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
Field
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Flying
GlameowGlameow
#431 / Normal
Field
PuruglyPurugly
#432 / Normal
Field
OshawottOshawott
#501 / Water
Field
DewottDewott
#502 / Water
Field
SamurottSamurott
#503 / Water
Field
PatratPatrat
#504 / Normal
Field
WatchogWatchog
#505 / Normal
Field
CubchooCubchoo
#613 / Ice
Field
BearticBeartic
#614 / Ice
Field
DeinoDeino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon
ZweilousZweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon