Powder (move)

Move data

Type Bug
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Priority +1
Introduced Generation 6

Effects

Powder moves with priority and covers the target in a powder that lasts for the rest of the current turn only. It damages the target if they use a Fire type move in that turn, and prevents the Fire move from working.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Buginium Z and uses its Z-Power, Powder turns into Z-Powder and raises Special Defense two stages, 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
The user covers the target in a powder that explodes and damages the target if it uses a Fire-type move.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user covers the target in a combustible powder. If the target uses a Fire-type move, the powder explodes and damages the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Powder 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.

Vivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Vivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
Level 55

Learnt by breeding

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