Spite (move)

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Move data

Type Ghost
Category Status  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
Ultra Sun/Ultra 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 Sun & Moon 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 6
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
GolisopodGolisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Level 13

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
Alolan VulpixVulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Field
NinetalesNinetales
#038 / Fire
Field
Alolan NinetalesNinetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Field
MeowthMeowth
#052 / Normal
Field
Alolan MeowthMeowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Field
PersianPersian
#053 / Normal
Field
Alolan PersianPersian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Field
Alolan GrimerGrimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Amorphous
Alolan MukMuk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Amorphous
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