Spectral Thief (move)

Move data

Type Ghost
Category   Physical
Power 90
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 7

Effects

The user hides in the target’s shadow, steals the target’s stat boosts, and then attacks.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Ghostium Z and uses its Z-Power, Spectral Thief turns into Never-Ending Nightmare and has base power 175.

When Marshadow is holding Marshadium Z and uses its Z-Power, Spectral Thief turns into Soul-Stealing 7-Star Strike and has base power 195.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Spectral Thief
Japanese シャドースチール (Shadow Steal)
German Diebesschatten
French Clepto-Mânes
Italian Ombrafurto
Spanish Robasombra

Game descriptions

Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user hides in the target’s shadow, steals the target’s stat boosts, and then attacks.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Spectral Thief 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.

Marshadow
#802 / Fighting · Ghost
Level 45