Endeavor (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Physical
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 5  (max. 8)
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.

Learnt by level up

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

Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Level 41
Rattata
#019 / Normal
Level 34
Rattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Level 34
Raticate
#020 / Normal
Level 44
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Level 44
Doduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Level 47
Dodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Level 52
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Level 41
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Level 49
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Level 49
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Level 25
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Level 41
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Level 1
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Level 60
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Level 45
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Level 44
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Level 52
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Level 56
Taillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Level 37
Swellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 45
Starly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Level 17
Staravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Level 18
Staraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Level 18
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Level 1
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Level 47
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Level 47
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Level 44
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Level 38
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Level 40
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Level 28
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 28
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 28
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 71
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 71
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 71
Litleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Level 28
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Level 28
Swirlix
#684 / Fairy
Level 21
Slurpuff
#685 / Fairy
Level 21
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Level 36
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Level 49
Marshadow
#802 / Fighting · Ghost
Level 60

Learnt by breeding

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

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Endeavor from a move tutor in the games.

Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Rattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Poliwag
#060 / Water
Doduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Dodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Starly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Kricketot
#401 / Bug
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Combee
#415 / Bug · Flying
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Patrat
#504 / Normal
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Panpour
#515 / Water
Tympole
#535 / Water
Venipede
#543 / Bug · Poison
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Vivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
Litleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Floette
#670 / Fairy
Florges
#671 / Fairy
Swirlix
#684 / Fairy
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Litten
#725 / Fire
Torracat
#726 / Fire
Incineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Rockruff
#744 / Rock
Rockruff
Own Tempo Rockruff
#744 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Steenee
#762 / Grass
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Minior
Meteor Form
#774 / Rock · Flying
Komala
#775 / Normal
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Endeavor in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Gen 4 — Pre-evolution
Raichu
#026 / Electric
Gen 4 — Pre-evolution
Pichu
#172 / Electric
Gen 4 — Special