Pay Day (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Physical
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 1

Technical/Hidden Machine

Red​/​Blue
Yellow
TM16
Let's Go Pikachu​/​Let's Go Eevee TM57

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
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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Meowth
#052 / Normal
Level 30
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Level 30

Learnt by breeding

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

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Pay Day in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Gen 1 — TM
Raichu
#026 / Electric
Gen 1 — TM
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Gen 1 — TM
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Gen 1 — TM
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Gen 1 — TM
Golduck
#055 / Water
Gen 1 — TM
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Gen 1 — TM
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Gen 1 — TM
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Gen 1 — TM
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Gen 1 — TM
Seel
#086 / Water
Gen 1 — TM
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Gen 1 — TM
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Gen 1 — TM
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Gen 1 — TM
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Gen 1 — TM
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 1 — TM
Hoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Gen 2 — Breeding
Skiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Gen 2 — Breeding
Jumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Gen 2 — Breeding