Pay Day (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Physical
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 1

Machine/Record

Red​/​Blue
Yellow
TM16
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee TM57
Sword​/​Shield TM02

Effects

A small amount of money is gained after the battle resolves.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Pay Day turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Pay Day
Japanese ネコにこばん (Neko ni Koban)
German Zahltag
French Jackpot
Italian Giornopaga
Spanish Día de Pago

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Throws coins. Gets them back later.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Throws coins at the foe. Money is recovered after.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen Numerous coins are hurled at the foe. Money is earned after battle.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
Numerous coins are hurled at the foe to inflict damage. Money is earned after battle.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
Numerous coins are hurled at the target to inflict damage. Money is earned after the battle.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
Numerous coins are hurled at the target to inflict damage. Money is earned after the battle.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
Numerous coins are hurled at the target to inflict damage. Money is earned after the battle.
Sword​/​Shield Numerous coins are hurled at the target to inflict damage. Money is earned after the battle.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Pay Day 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.

Meowth
#052 / Normal
Level 12
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Level 12
Meowth
Galarian Meowth
#052 / Steel
Level 12
Persian
#053 / Normal
Level 12
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Level 12
Perrserker
#863 / Steel
Level 12

Learnt by TM

Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Meowth
Galarian Meowth
#052 / Steel
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Golduck
#055 / Water
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Rapidash
Galarian Rapidash
#078 / Psychic · Fairy
Slowpoke
Galarian Slowpoke
#079 / Psychic
Slowbro
Galarian Slowbro
#080 / Poison · Psychic
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Eevee
#133 / Normal
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Slowking
Galarian Slowking
#199 / Poison · Psychic
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Litten
#725 / Fire
Torracat
#726 / Fire
Incineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Indeedee
Male
#876 / Psychic · Normal
Indeedee
Female
#876 / Psychic · Normal
Calyrex
Ice Rider
#898 / Psychic · Ice
Calyrex
Shadow Rider
#898 / Psychic · Ghost