Retaliate (move)

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Move data

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

Technical/Hidden Machine

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM67
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM67

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 Pokemon.

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

GrowlitheGrowlithe
#058 / Fire
Level 32
CuboneCubone
#104 / Ground
Level 47
MarowakMarowak
#105 / Ground
Level 59
Alolan MarowakMarowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Level 59
OshawottOshawott
#501 / Water
Level 37
DewottDewott
#502 / Water
Level 45
SamurottSamurott
#503 / Water
Level 51
LillipupLillipup
#506 / Normal
Level 29
HerdierHerdier
#507 / Normal
Level 33
StoutlandStoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 36
SawkSawk
#539 / Fighting
Level 29
CobalionCobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 19
TerrakionTerrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Level 19
VirizionVirizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Level 19
Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Level 31
FurfrouFurfrou
#676 / Normal
Level 33
HonedgeHonedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Level 26
DoubladeDoublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Level 26