Charm (move)

Move data

Type Fairy
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 2

Machine/Record

Sword​/​Shield TM29

Effects

Charm lowers the target's Attack by two stages.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Changes

In Generations 2-5, Charm is a Normal type move.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Fairium Z and uses its Z-Power, Charm turns into Z-Charm 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 Pokémon.

Other languages

English Charm
Japanese あまえる (Amaeru)
German Charme
French Charme
Italian Fascino
Spanish Encanto

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Sharply lowers the foe’s ATTACK.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Charms the foe and sharply reduces its ATTACK.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The foe is charmed by the user’s cute appeals, sharply cutting its ATTACK.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user charmingly stares at the foe, making it less wary. The target’s Attack is sharply lowered.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user gazes at the target rather charmingly, making it less wary. The target’s Attack is harshly lowered.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user gazes at the target rather charmingly, making it less wary. This harshly lowers its Attack stat.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user gazes at the target rather charmingly, making it less wary. This harshly lowers its Attack stat.
Sword​/​Shield The user gazes at the target rather charmingly, making it less wary. This harshly lowers the target’s Attack stat.

Learnt by level up

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

Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Level 1
Raichu
#026 / Electric
Level 1
Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Level 1
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Level 1
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Level 1
Eevee
#133 / Normal
Level 45
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 1
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Level 1
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Level 1
Pichu
#172 / Electric
Level 20
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Level 20
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Level 12
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Level 12
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Level 1
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Level 1
Wobbuffet
#202 / Psychic
Level 1
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 24
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 28
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 1
Wynaut
#360 / Psychic
Level 1
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Level 1
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Level 1
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 1
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Level 1
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Level 27
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Level 1
Minccino
#572 / Normal
Level 16
Cinccino
#573 / Normal
Level 1
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Level 16
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Level 16
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Level 16
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Level 16
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 16
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 16
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Level 27
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Level 1
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Level 15
Spritzee
#682 / Fairy
Level 30
Aromatisse
#683 / Fairy
Level 30
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Level 1
Mimikyu
#778 / Ghost · Fairy
Level 48
Yamper
#835 / Electric
Level 26
Boltund
#836 / Electric
Level 28

Learnt by TM

Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Ponyta
Galarian Ponyta
#077 / Psychic
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Rapidash
Galarian Rapidash
#078 / Psychic · Fairy
Mr. Mime
Galarian Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Ice
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Eevee
#133 / Normal
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Swirlix
#684 / Fairy
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Popplio
#728 / Water
Brionne
#729 / Water
Cutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
Steenee
#762 / Grass
Mimikyu
#778 / Ghost · Fairy
Mr. Rime
#866 / Psychic · Ice
Milcery
#868 / Fairy