Parting Shot (move)

Move data

Type Dark
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 6

Effects

Parting Shot lowers the opponent's Attack and Special Attack by one stage each, then the user switches out of battle.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Darkinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Parting Shot turns into Z-Parting Shot and fully restores the HP of the Pokémon switching in, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
With a parting threat, the user lowers the target’s Attack and Sp. Atk stats. Then it switches with a party Pokémon.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
With a parting threat, the user lowers the target’s Attack and Sp. Atk stats. Then it switches with a party Pokémon.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Parting Shot 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.

Pancham
#674 / Fighting
Level 45
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Level 48
Silvally
#773 / Normal
Level 85

Learnt by breeding

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

Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Field
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Field