Last Resort (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Physical
Power 140
Accuracy 100
PP 5  (max. 8)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Last Resort deals high damage, but will fail if the user has not used each of its other moves at least once (or has no other moves). If the user switches out, the move gets reset and when it switches back in, will need to use each of its other moves at least once in order to use Last Resort again.

Changes

In Generations 1-4, Last Resort has a base power of 130.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Last Resort turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 200.

When Eevee is holding Eevium Z and uses its Z-Power, Last Resort turns into Extreme Evoboost.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Last Resort
Japanese とっておき (Totteoki)
German Zuflucht
French Dernier Recours
Italian Ultimascelta
Spanish Última Baza

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
This move can be used only after the user has used all the other moves it knows in the battle.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
This move can be used only after the user has used all the other moves it knows in the battle.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
This move can be used only after the user has used all the other moves it knows in the battle.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
This move can be used only after the user has used all the other moves it knows in the battle.
Sword​/​Shield This move can be used only after the user has used all the other moves it knows in the battle.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Last Resort 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.

Chansey
#113 / Normal
Level 48
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Level 52
Eevee
#133 / Normal
Level 55
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 55
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Level 55
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Level 55
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Level 1
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Level 48
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Level 48
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Level 55
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Level 55
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Level 48
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Level 91
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 52
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Level 1
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Level 55
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 55
Lillipup
#506 / Normal
Level 44
Herdier
#507 / Normal
Level 60
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 70
Minccino
#572 / Normal
Level 48
Cinccino
#573 / Normal
Level 1
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Level 55
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Level 52
Dubwool
#832 / Normal
Level 56
Indeedee
Male
#876 / Psychic · Normal
Level 55
Drakloak
#886 / Dragon · Ghost
Level 72
Dragapult
#887 / Dragon · Ghost
Level 78

Learnt by breeding

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

Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Field
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Field