Confide (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 20  (max. 32)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 6

Machine/Record

X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM100
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM100

Effects

Confide lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

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

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Confide turns into Z-Confide and raises Special 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 Confide
Japanese ないしょばなし (Naisho-banashi)
German Vertrauenssache
French Confidence
Italian Confidenza
Spanish Confidencia

Game descriptions

X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user tells the target a secret, and the target loses its ability to concentrate. This lowers the target’s Sp. Atk stat.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user tells the target a secret, and the target loses its ability to concentrate. This lowers the target’s Sp. Atk stat.
Sword​/​Shield The user tells the target a secret, and the target loses its ability to concentrate. This lowers the target’s Sp. Atk stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Confide 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.

Impidimp
#859 / Dark · Fairy
Level 1
Morgrem
#860 / Dark · Fairy
Level 1
Grimmsnarl
#861 / Dark · Fairy
Level 1