Tar Shot (move)

Move data

Type Rock
Category Status  Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 8

Effects

Lowers the opponent's Speed and makes them weaker to Fire-type moves. (100% chance)

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Tar Shot
Japanese タールショット
German Teerschuss
French Goudronnage
Italian Colpocatrame
Spanish Alquitranazo

Game descriptions

Sword​/​Shield The user pours sticky tar over the target, lowering the target’s Speed stat. The target becomes weaker to Fire-type moves.
B.Diamond​/​S.Pearl This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Tar Shot 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.

Coalossal
#839 / Rock · Fire
Level 1