Sweet Kiss (move)

Move data

Type Fairy
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy 75
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

Sweet Kiss causes the target to become confused. Confused Pokémon have a 33% chance of hurting themselves each turn, for 1-4 attacking turns (50% chance in Generations 1-6). The damage received is as if the Pokémon attacks itself with a typeless 40 base power Physical attack.

Pokémon with the ability Own Tempo or those behind a Substitute cannot be confused.

Changes

Prior to Generation 6, Sweet Kiss is a Normal type move.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Fairium Z and uses its Z-Power, Sweet Kiss turns into Z-Sweet Kiss and raises Special Attack one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Sweet Kiss
Japanese てんしのキッス (Tenshi no Kiss)
German Bitterkuss
French Doux Baiser
Italian Dolcebacio
Spanish Beso Dulce

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
A move that causes confusion.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Demands a kiss with a cute look. May cause confusion.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The user kisses the foe with sweet cuteness that causes confusion.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user kisses the foe with a sweet, angelic cuteness that causes confusion.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user kisses the target with a sweet, angelic cuteness that causes confusion.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user kisses the target with a sweet, angelic cuteness that causes confusion.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user kisses the target with a sweet, angelic cuteness that causes confusion.
Sword​/​Shield The user kisses the target with a sweet, angelic cuteness that causes confusion.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Sweet Kiss 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.

Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Level 1
Raichu
#026 / Electric
Level 1
Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Level 1
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Level 1
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Level 1
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Level 1
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Level 1
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Level 1
Pichu
#172 / Electric
Level 8
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Level 8
Igglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Level 8
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Level 4
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Level 1
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Level 1
Happiny
#440 / Normal
Level 8
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Level 1
Spritzee
#682 / Fairy
Level 3
Aromatisse
#683 / Fairy
Level 1
Comfey
#764 / Fairy
Level 27
Milcery
#868 / Fairy
Level 5
Alcremie
#869 / Fairy
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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