Feint Attack (move)

Move data

Type Dark
Category   Physical
Power 60
Accuracy
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

Feint Attack deals damage and ignores changes to the Accuracy and Evasion stats. However, it will not hit Pokémon during the invulnerable stage of Bounce, Dig, Dive, Fly, Shadow Force or Sky Drop.

Changes

In Generations 2-5, this move's name was spelled Faint Attack.

Z-Move effects

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

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Feint Attack
Japanese だましうち (Damashiuchi)
German Finte
French Feinte
Italian Finta
Spanish Finta

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
An attack that never misses.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Draws the foe close, then strikes without fail.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The user draws up close to the foe disarmingly, then hits without fail.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user draws up to the foe disarmingly, then throws a sucker punch. It hits without fail.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user approaches the target disarmingly, then throws a sucker punch. It hits without fail.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user approaches the target disarmingly, then throws a sucker punch. This attack never misses.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user approaches the target disarmingly, then throws a sucker punch. This attack never misses.
Sword​/​Shield This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.