Spite (move)

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Move data

Type Ghost
Category Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

The opponent's last move loses 2-5 PP.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Ghostium Z and uses its Z-Power, Spite turns into Z-Spite and fully restores the user's HP, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Cuts the PP of the foe's last move.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Spitefully cuts the PP of the foe’s last move.
FireRed/LeafGreen A move that cuts 2 to 5 PP from the move last used by the foe.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user looses its grudge on the move last used by the foe by cutting 4 PP from it.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user unleashes its grudge on the move last used by the target by cutting 4 PP from it.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user unleashes its grudge on the move last used by the target by cutting 4 PP from it.
Sun/Moon The user unleashes its grudge on the move last used by the target by cutting 4 PP from it.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Spite at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

GastlyGastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Level 5
HaunterHaunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Level 1
HaunterHaunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Level 5
GengarGengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Level 1
GengarGengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Level 5
MisdreavusMisdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Level 5
DunsparceDunsparce
#206 / Normal
Level 7
ShedinjaShedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Level 17
ShuppetShuppet
#353 / Ghost
Level 10
BanetteBanette
#354 / Ghost
Level 1
BanetteBanette
#354 / Ghost
Level 10
MismagiusMismagius
#429 / Ghost
Level 1
SpiritombSpiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

EkansEkans
#023 / Poison
Dragon, Field
ArbokArbok
#024 / Poison
Dragon, Field
VulpixVulpix
#037 / Fire
Field
NinetalesNinetales
#038 / Fire
Field
MeowthMeowth
#052 / Normal
Field
PersianPersian
#053 / Normal
Field
KoffingKoffing
#109 / Poison
Amorphous
WeezingWeezing
#110 / Poison
Amorphous
AipomAipom
#190 / Normal
Field
MisdreavusMisdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Amorphous
SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Field
HoundourHoundour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Field
HoundoomHoundoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Field
StantlerStantler
#234 / Normal
Field
AmbipomAmbipom
#424 / Normal
Field
MismagiusMismagius
#429 / Ghost
Amorphous
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Field
StunfiskStunfisk
#618 / Ground · Electric
Amorphous, Water 1

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Spite by the various move tutors in the games.

EkansEkans
#023 / Poison
ArbokArbok
#024 / Poison
VulpixVulpix
#037 / Fire
NinetalesNinetales
#038 / Fire
MeowthMeowth
#052 / Normal
PersianPersian
#053 / Normal
MankeyMankey
#056 / Fighting
PrimeapePrimeape
#057 / Fighting
GastlyGastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
HaunterHaunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
GengarGengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
KoffingKoffing
#109 / Poison
WeezingWeezing
#110 / Poison
RhyhornRhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
RhydonRhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
KangaskhanKangaskhan
#115 / Normal
TaurosTauros
#128 / Normal
GyaradosGyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
TotodileTotodile
#158 / Water
CroconawCroconaw
#159 / Water
FeraligatrFeraligatr
#160 / Water
AipomAipom
#190 / Normal
UmbreonUmbreon
#197 / Dark
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
MisdreavusMisdreavus
#200 / Ghost
DunsparceDunsparce
#206 / Normal
SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
HoundourHoundour
#228 / Dark · Fire
HoundoomHoundoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
StantlerStantler
#234 / Normal
LarvitarLarvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
PupitarPupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
PoochyenaPoochyena
#261 / Dark
MightyenaMightyena
#262 / Dark
SeedotSeedot
#273 / Grass
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
ShiftryShiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
NincadaNincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
NinjaskNinjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
ShedinjaShedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
SableyeSableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
AronAron
#304 / Steel · Rock
LaironLairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
AggronAggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
CarvanhaCarvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
SharpedoSharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
CacneaCacnea
#331 / Grass
CacturneCacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
CorphishCorphish
#341 / Water
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
ShuppetShuppet
#353 / Ghost
BanetteBanette
#354 / Ghost
DuskullDuskull
#355 / Ghost
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
SnoruntSnorunt
#361 / Ice
GlalieGlalie
#362 / Ice
CranidosCranidos
#408 / Rock
RampardosRampardos
#409 / Rock
AmbipomAmbipom
#424 / Normal
DrifloonDrifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
DrifblimDrifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
MismagiusMismagius
#429 / Ghost
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
SpiritombSpiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
CroagunkCroagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
ToxicroakToxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
RhyperiorRhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
FroslassFroslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
RotomRotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Rotom (Heat Rotom)Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Rotom (Wash Rotom)Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Rotom (Frost Rotom)Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Rotom (Fan Rotom)Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Rotom (Mow Rotom)Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Giratina (Altered Forme)Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
DarkraiDarkrai
#491 / Dark
PurrloinPurrloin
#509 / Dark
LiepardLiepard
#510 / Dark
SandileSandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
KrokorokKrokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
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
FrillishFrillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
JellicentJellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
LitwickLitwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
LampentLampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
ChandelureChandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
StunfiskStunfisk
#618 / Ground · Electric
PawniardPawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
DeinoDeino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
ZweilousZweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
FroakieFroakie
#656 / Water
FrogadierFrogadier
#657 / Water
GreninjaGreninja
#658 / Water · Dark
PanchamPancham
#674 / Fighting
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
HonedgeHonedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
DoubladeDoublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash (Blade Forme)Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
InkayInkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
MalamarMalamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
PhantumpPhantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
TrevenantTrevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo (Average Size)Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist (Average Size)Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Zygarde (50% Forme)Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground