Grudge (move)

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Move data

Type Ghost
Category Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

If the users faints after using this move, the PP for the opponent's last move is depleted.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Ghostium Z and uses its Z-Power, Grudge turns into Z-Grudge and makes the Pokémon become the center of attention, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire If the user faints, deletes the PP of the final move.
FireRed/LeafGreen If the user faints, this move deletes the PP of the move that finished it.
Emerald If the user faints, deletes all PP of foe’s last move.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
If the user faints, the user’s grudge fully depletes the PP of the foe’s move that knocked it out.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
If the user faints, the user’s grudge fully depletes the PP of the opponent’s move that knocked it out.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
If the user faints, the user’s grudge fully depletes the PP of the opponent’s move that knocked it out.
Sun/Moon If the user faints, the user’s grudge fully depletes the PP of the opponent’s move that knocked it out.

Learnt by level up

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

VulpixVulpix
#037 / Fire
Level 44
Alolan VulpixVulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Level 44
MisdreavusMisdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Level 50
ShedinjaShedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Level 37
ShuppetShuppet
#353 / Ghost
Level 46
BanetteBanette
#354 / Ghost
Level 52
YamaskYamask
#562 / Ghost
Level 41
CofagrigusCofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Level 45

Learnt by breeding

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

GastlyGastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Amorphous
HaunterHaunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Amorphous
GengarGengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Amorphous
KoffingKoffing
#109 / Poison
Amorphous
WeezingWeezing
#110 / Poison
Amorphous
RaltsRalts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
KirliaKirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
GardevoirGardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Amorphous
DuskullDuskull
#355 / Ghost
Amorphous
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
Amorphous
SpiritombSpiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Amorphous
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Amorphous
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Amorphous
PhantumpPhantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Amorphous, Grass
TrevenantTrevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Amorphous, Grass
MimikyuMimikyu
#778 / Ghost · Fairy
Amorphous