Payback (move)

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Move data

Type Dark
Category   Physical
Power 50
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM66
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM66
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM66
Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
TM66

Effects

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Darkinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Payback turns into Black Hole Eclipse and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
If the user can use this attack after the foe attacks, its power is doubled.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
If the user moves after the target, this attack’s power will be doubled.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user stores power, then attacks. If the user moves after the target, this attack’s power will be doubled.
Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
The user stores power, then attacks. If the user moves after the target, this attack’s power will be doubled.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Payback at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

VulpixVulpix
#037 / Fire
Level 18
Alolan VulpixVulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Level 18
GastlyGastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Level 26
HaunterHaunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Level 28
GengarGengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Level 28
TaurosTauros
#128 / Normal
Level 24
MisdreavusMisdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Level 37
PinecoPineco
#204 / Bug
Level 31
ForretressForretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
Level 32
SnubbullSnubbull
#209 / Fairy
Level 43
GranbullGranbull
#210 / Fairy
Level 51
LarvitarLarvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Level 37
PupitarPupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Level 41
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Level 41
PelipperPelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 19
SpoinkSpoink
#325 / Psychic
Level 40
GrumpigGrumpig
#326 / Psychic
Level 46
CacneaCacnea
#331 / Grass
Level 26
CacturneCacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Level 26
DuskullDuskull
#355 / Ghost
Level 49
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
Level 57
DrifloonDrifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Level 16
DrifblimDrifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Level 16
BronzorBronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
Level 41
BronzongBronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Level 46
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Level 57
RegigigasRegigigas
#486 / Normal
Level 65
ScraggyScraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Level 20
ScraftyScrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Level 20
FerroseedFerroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Level 47
FerrothornFerrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Level 53
InkayInkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Level 27
MalamarMalamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Level 27
CrabrawlerCrabrawler
#739 / Fighting
Level 29
StuffulStufful
#759 / Normal · Fighting
Level 23
BewearBewear
#760 / Normal · Fighting
Level 23

Learnt by TM

BeedrillBeedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
EkansEkans
#023 / Poison
ArbokArbok
#024 / Poison
VulpixVulpix
#037 / Fire
Alolan VulpixVulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
NinetalesNinetales
#038 / Fire
Alolan NinetalesNinetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
ZubatZubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
GolbatGolbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
MeowthMeowth
#052 / Normal
Alolan MeowthMeowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
PersianPersian
#053 / Normal
Alolan PersianPersian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
MankeyMankey
#056 / Fighting
PrimeapePrimeape
#057 / Fighting
PoliwrathPoliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
MachopMachop
#066 / Fighting
MachokeMachoke
#067 / Fighting
MachampMachamp
#068 / Fighting
TentacoolTentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
TentacruelTentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
DodrioDodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
GrimerGrimer
#088 / Poison
Alolan GrimerGrimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
MukMuk
#089 / Poison
Alolan MukMuk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
ShellderShellder
#090 / Water
CloysterCloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
GastlyGastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
HaunterHaunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
GengarGengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
OnixOnix
#095 / Rock · Ground
KoffingKoffing
#109 / Poison
WeezingWeezing
#110 / Poison
RhyhornRhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
RhydonRhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Mr. MimeMr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
JynxJynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
TaurosTauros
#128 / Normal
GyaradosGyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
AerodactylAerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
CrobatCrobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
PolitoedPolitoed
#186 / Water
AipomAipom
#190 / Normal
UmbreonUmbreon
#197 / Dark
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
MisdreavusMisdreavus
#200 / Ghost
PinecoPineco
#204 / Bug
ForretressForretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
GligarGligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
SteelixSteelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
SnubbullSnubbull
#209 / Fairy
GranbullGranbull
#210 / Fairy
QwilfishQwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
TeddiursaTeddiursa
#216 / Normal
UrsaringUrsaring
#217 / Normal
OctilleryOctillery
#224 / Water
SkarmorySkarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
HoundourHoundour
#228 / Dark · Fire
HoundoomHoundoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
SmoochumSmoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
LarvitarLarvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
PupitarPupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
PoochyenaPoochyena
#261 / Dark
MightyenaMightyena
#262 / Dark
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
ShiftryShiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
PelipperPelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
HariyamaHariyama
#297 / Fighting
SkittySkitty
#300 / Normal
DelcattyDelcatty
#301 / Normal
SableyeSableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
MawileMawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
AggronAggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
CarvanhaCarvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
SharpedoSharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
SpoinkSpoink
#325 / Psychic
GrumpigGrumpig
#326 / Psychic
CacneaCacnea
#331 / Grass
CacturneCacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
SeviperSeviper
#336 / Poison
CorphishCorphish
#341 / Water
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
ShuppetShuppet
#353 / Ghost
BanetteBanette
#354 / Ghost
DuskullDuskull
#355 / Ghost
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
GlalieGlalie
#362 / Ice
CranidosCranidos
#408 / Rock
RampardosRampardos
#409 / Rock
FloatzelFloatzel
#419 / Water
AmbipomAmbipom
#424 / Normal
DrifloonDrifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
DrifblimDrifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
MismagiusMismagius
#429 / Ghost
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
GlameowGlameow
#431 / Normal
PuruglyPurugly
#432 / Normal
StunkyStunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
SkuntankSkuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
BronzorBronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
BronzongBronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
RioluRiolu
#447 / Fighting
LucarioLucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
SkorupiSkorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
DrapionDrapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
CroagunkCroagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
ToxicroakToxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
CarnivineCarnivine
#455 / Grass
FinneonFinneon
#456 / Water
LumineonLumineon
#457 / Water
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
RhyperiorRhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
TangrowthTangrowth
#465 / Grass
GliscorGliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
FroslassFroslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
AzelfAzelf
#482 / Psychic
HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
RegigigasRegigigas
#486 / Normal
Giratina (Altered Forme)Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
DarkraiDarkrai
#491 / Dark
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
HerdierHerdier
#507 / Normal
StoutlandStoutland
#508 / Normal
PurrloinPurrloin
#509 / Dark
LiepardLiepard
#510 / Dark
PansagePansage
#511 / Grass
SimisageSimisage
#512 / Grass
PansearPansear
#513 / Fire
SimisearSimisear
#514 / Fire
PanpourPanpour
#515 / Water
SimipourSimipour
#516 / Water
TimburrTimburr
#532 / Fighting
GurdurrGurdurr
#533 / Fighting
ConkeldurrConkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
SeismitoadSeismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
ThrohThroh
#538 / Fighting
SawkSawk
#539 / Fighting
SewaddleSewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
SwadloonSwadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
LeavannyLeavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
VenipedeVenipede
#543 / Bug · Poison
WhirlipedeWhirlipede
#544 / Bug · Poison
ScolipedeScolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
SandileSandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
KrokorokKrokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Darmanitan (Standard Mode)Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
ScraggyScraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
ScraftyScrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
YamaskYamask
#562 / Ghost
CofagrigusCofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
TrubbishTrubbish
#568 / Poison
GarbodorGarbodor
#569 / Poison
ZoruaZorua
#570 / Dark
ZoroarkZoroark
#571 / Dark
GothitaGothita
#574 / Psychic
GothoritaGothorita
#575 / Psychic
GothitelleGothitelle
#576 / Psychic
FoongusFoongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
AmoongussAmoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
FerroseedFerroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
FerrothornFerrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
LitwickLitwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
LampentLampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
ChandelureChandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
AxewAxew
#610 / Dragon
FraxureFraxure
#611 / Dragon
HaxorusHaxorus
#612 / Dragon
StunfiskStunfisk
#618 / Ground · Electric
MienfooMienfoo
#619 / Fighting
MienshaoMienshao
#620 / Fighting
DruddigonDruddigon
#621 / Dragon
PawniardPawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
BouffalantBouffalant
#626 / Normal
VullabyVullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
MandibuzzMandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Tornadus (Incarnate Forme)Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Thundurus (Incarnate Forme)Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
ReshiramReshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
ZekromZekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Landorus (Incarnate Forme)Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
KyuremKyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (Black Kyurem)Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (White Kyurem)Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Meloetta (Aria Forme)Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
ChespinChespin
#650 / Grass
QuilladinQuilladin
#651 / Grass
ChesnaughtChesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
BunnelbyBunnelby
#659 / Normal
DiggersbyDiggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
LitleoLitleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
PyroarPyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
SkiddoSkiddo
#672 / Grass
GogoatGogoat
#673 / Grass
PanchamPancham
#674 / Fighting
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
EspurrEspurr
#677 / Psychic
Meowstic (Male)Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic (Female)Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
InkayInkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
MalamarMalamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
BinacleBinacle
#688 / Rock · Water
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
YungoosYungoos
#734 / Normal
GumshoosGumshoos
#735 / Normal
CrabrawlerCrabrawler
#739 / Fighting
CrabominableCrabominable
#740 / Fighting · Ice
MareanieMareanie
#747 / Poison · Water
ToxapexToxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
MudbrayMudbray
#749 / Ground
MudsdaleMudsdale
#750 / Ground
FomantisFomantis
#753 / Grass
LurantisLurantis
#754 / Grass
SalanditSalandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
SalazzleSalazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
StuffulStufful
#759 / Normal · Fighting
BewearBewear
#760 / Normal · Fighting
SteeneeSteenee
#762 / Grass
TsareenaTsareena
#763 / Grass
OranguruOranguru
#765 / Normal · Psychic
PassimianPassimian
#766 / Fighting
GolisopodGolisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Type: NullType: Null
#772 / Normal
SilvallySilvally
#773 / Normal
KomalaKomala
#775 / Normal
TurtonatorTurtonator
#776 / Fire · Dragon
TogedemaruTogedemaru
#777 / Electric · Steel
MimikyuMimikyu
#778 / Ghost · Fairy
BruxishBruxish
#779 / Water · Psychic
DhelmiseDhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Jangmo-oJangmo-o
#782 / Dragon
Hakamo-oHakamo-o
#783 / Dragon · Fighting
Kommo-oKommo-o
#784 / Dragon · Fighting
Tapu BuluTapu Bulu
#787 / Grass · Fairy
BuzzwoleBuzzwole
#794 / Bug · Fighting
GuzzlordGuzzlord
#799 / Dark · Dragon
MarshadowMarshadow
#802 / Fighting · Ghost