Parting Shot (move)

Move data

Type Dark
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Makes contact? No
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 Pokémon.

Other languages

English Parting Shot
Japanese すてゼリフ (Sute Zerifu)
German Abgangstirade
French Dernier Mot
Italian Monito
Spanish Última Palabra

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.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Pancham
#674 / Fighting
Level 40
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Level 46
Silvally
#773 / Normal
Level 60
Thievul
#828 / Dark
Level 52

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
Zigzagoon
Galarian Zigzagoon
#263 / Dark · Normal
Field
Linoone
Galarian Linoone
#264 / Dark · Normal
Field
Morpeko
Full Belly Mode
#877 / Electric · Dark
Fairy, Field