Infestation (move)

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Move data

Type Bug
Category Special
Power 20
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 6

Technical/Hidden Machine

X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM83
Sun/Moon TM83

Effects

Infestation inflicts damage on the first turn then traps the opponent, causing them to lose 116 of their maximum HP after each turn, for 4-5 turns. If the user holds a Grip Claw then it is always 5 turns.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Buginium Z and uses its Z-Power, Infestation turns into Savage Spin-Out and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The target is infested and attacked for four to five turns. The target can’t flee during this time.
Sun/Moon The target is infested and attacked for four to five turns. The target can’t flee during this time.

Learnt by TM

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#094 / Ghost · Poison
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#102 / Grass · Psychic
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#103 / Grass · Psychic
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#182 / Grass
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#187 / Grass · Flying
SkiploomSkiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
JumpluffJumpluff
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SwalotSwalot
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CarnivineCarnivine
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