Endeavor (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Physical
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 5  (max. 8)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Endeavor reduces the opponent's HP to equal the user's. (It fails if the user's HP is higher than the target's.)

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Endeavor turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Endeavor
Japanese がむしゃら (Gamushara)
German Notsituation
French Effort
Italian Rimonta
Spanish Esfuerzo

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Gains power if the user’s HP is lower than the foe’s HP.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen Gains power the fewer HP the user has compared with the foe.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
An attack move that cuts down the foe’s HP to equal the user’s HP.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
An attack move that cuts down the target’s HP to equal the user’s HP.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
An attack move that cuts down the target’s HP to equal the user’s HP.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
This attack move cuts down the target’s HP to equal the user’s HP.
Sword​/​Shield This attack move cuts down the target’s HP to equal the user’s HP.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Endeavor 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.

Cubone
#104 / Ground
Level 36
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Level 42
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Level 42
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Level 56
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Level 44
Corphish
#341 / Water
Level 48
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Level 58
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Level 10
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Level 1
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Level 42
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Level 1
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Level 8
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 1
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 1
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 16
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 16
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 16
Swirlix
#684 / Fairy
Level 39
Slurpuff
#685 / Fairy
Level 39
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Level 52
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Level 40
Salandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
Level 60
Salazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
Level 1
Marshadow
#802 / Fighting · Ghost
Level 90
Grookey
#810 / Grass
Level 36
Thwackey
#811 / Grass
Level 48
Rillaboom
#812 / Grass
Level 54

Learnt by breeding

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

Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Water 2
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Field
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Field
Toxtricity
Low Key Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Human-Like
Toxtricity
Amped Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Human-Like