Retaliate (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Physical
Power 70
Accuracy 100
PP 5  (max. 8)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 5

Machine/Record

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM67
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM67
Sword​/​Shield TM79

Effects

Inflicts double damage if a teammate fainted on the last turn.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Retaliate turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 140.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Retaliate
Japanese かたきうち (Katakiuchi)
German Heimzahlung
French Vengeance
Italian Nemesi
Spanish Represalia

Game descriptions

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user gets revenge for a fainted ally. If an ally fainted in the previous turn, this attack’s damage increases.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user gets revenge for a fainted ally. If an ally fainted in the previous turn, this move becomes more powerful.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user gets revenge for a fainted ally. If an ally fainted in the previous turn, this move’s power is increased.
Sword​/​Shield The user gets revenge for a fainted ally. If an ally fainted in the previous turn, this move’s power is increased.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Retaliate 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.

Growlithe
#058 / Fire
Level 28
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Level 1
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Level 16
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Level 16
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Level 1
Lillipup
#506 / Normal
Level 12
Herdier
#507 / Normal
Level 12
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 12
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Level 30
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 28
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Level 28
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Level 28
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Level 28
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Level 28
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Level 28
Aegislash
Shield Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1

Learnt by TM

Meowth
#052 / Normal
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Meowth
Galarian Meowth
#052 / Steel
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Farfetch'd
Galarian Farfetch'd
#083 / Fighting
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Eevee
#133 / Normal
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Zigzagoon
Galarian Zigzagoon
#263 / Dark · Normal
Linoone
Galarian Linoone
#264 / Dark · Normal
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Carvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash
Shield Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Impidimp
#859 / Dark · Fairy
Morgrem
#860 / Dark · Fairy
Zacian
Crowned Sword
#888 / Fairy · Steel
Zamazenta
Crowned Shield
#889 / Fighting · Steel
Urshifu
Single Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Dark
Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Water