Taunt (move)

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Move data

Type Dark
Category Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 3

Technical/Hidden Machine

Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
TM12
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM12
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM12
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM12
Sun/Moon TM12

Effects

Opponent can only use moves that attack.

Z-Move effects

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

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Taunts the foe into only using attack moves.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for two to four turns.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.
Sun/Moon The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Taunt 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.

MeowthMeowth
#052 / Normal
Level 25
PersianPersian
#053 / Normal
Level 25
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Level 31
SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Level 1
PoochyenaPoochyena
#261 / Dark
Level 31
MightyenaMightyena
#262 / Dark
Level 36
MawileMawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Level 1
SharpedoSharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Level 56
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
Level 43
CorphishCorphish
#341 / Water
Level 34
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Level 36
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
Level 13
Deoxys (Attack Forme)Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 19
ChimcharChimchar
#390 / Fire
Level 9
MonfernoMonferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Level 9
InfernapeInfernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Level 1
InfernapeInfernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Level 9
KricketuneKricketune
#402 / Bug
Level 38
ShieldonShieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Level 6
BastiodonBastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Level 1
BastiodonBastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Level 6
ChatotChatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
ChatotChatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Level 25
CroagunkCroagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Level 10
ToxicroakToxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Level 10
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Level 1
LiepardLiepard
#510 / Dark
Level 38
PanpourPanpour
#515 / Water
Level 25
PidovePidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Level 25
TranquillTranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Level 27
UnfezantUnfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Level 27
DarumakaDarumaka
#554 / Fire
Level 35
Darmanitan (Standard Mode)Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Level 39
ZoruaZorua
#570 / Dark
Level 25
ZoroarkZoroark
#571 / Dark
Level 25
VanilliteVanillite
#582 / Ice
Level 22
VanillishVanillish
#583 / Ice
Level 22
VanilluxeVanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Level 22
AxewAxew
#610 / Dragon
Level 36
FraxureFraxure
#611 / Dragon
Level 36
HaxorusHaxorus
#612 / Dragon
Level 36
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Level 65
YveltalYveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Level 1

Learnt by TM

RattataRattata
#019 / Normal
RaticateRaticate
#020 / Normal
NidoqueenNidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
NidokingNidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
ZubatZubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
GolbatGolbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
MeowthMeowth
#052 / Normal
PersianPersian
#053 / Normal
MankeyMankey
#056 / Fighting
PrimeapePrimeape
#057 / Fighting
AbraAbra
#063 / Psychic
KadabraKadabra
#064 / Psychic
AlakazamAlakazam
#065 / Psychic
DodrioDodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
GrimerGrimer
#088 / Poison
MukMuk
#089 / Poison
GastlyGastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
HaunterHaunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
GengarGengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
OnixOnix
#095 / Rock · Ground
DrowzeeDrowzee
#096 / Psychic
HypnoHypno
#097 / Psychic
VoltorbVoltorb
#100 / Electric
ElectrodeElectrode
#101 / Electric
KoffingKoffing
#109 / Poison
WeezingWeezing
#110 / Poison
Mr. MimeMr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
JynxJynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
GyaradosGyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
AerodactylAerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
CrobatCrobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
SudowoodoSudowoodo
#185 / Rock
AipomAipom
#190 / Normal
UmbreonUmbreon
#197 / Dark
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
MisdreavusMisdreavus
#200 / Ghost
GligarGligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
SteelixSteelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
SnubbullSnubbull
#209 / Fairy
GranbullGranbull
#210 / Fairy
QwilfishQwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
TeddiursaTeddiursa
#216 / Normal
UrsaringUrsaring
#217 / Normal
SkarmorySkarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
HoundourHoundour
#228 / Dark · Fire
HoundoomHoundoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
LarvitarLarvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
PupitarPupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
PoochyenaPoochyena
#261 / Dark
MightyenaMightyena
#262 / Dark
RaltsRalts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
KirliaKirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
GardevoirGardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
VigorothVigoroth
#288 / Normal
SlakingSlaking
#289 / Normal
LoudredLoudred
#294 / Normal
ExploudExploud
#295 / Normal
NosepassNosepass
#299 / Rock
SableyeSableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
MawileMawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
AggronAggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
CarvanhaCarvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
SharpedoSharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
SpoinkSpoink
#325 / Psychic
GrumpigGrumpig
#326 / Psychic
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
SeviperSeviper
#336 / Poison
CorphishCorphish
#341 / Water
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
ShuppetShuppet
#353 / Ghost
BanetteBanette
#354 / Ghost
DuskullDuskull
#355 / Ghost
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
ChimechoChimecho
#358 / Psychic
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
GlalieGlalie
#362 / Ice
Deoxys (Normal Forme)Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Attack Forme)Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Defense Forme)Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Speed Forme)Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
ChimcharChimchar
#390 / Fire
MonfernoMonferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
InfernapeInfernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
BidoofBidoof
#399 / Normal
BibarelBibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
KricketuneKricketune
#402 / Bug
ShieldonShieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
BastiodonBastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
FloatzelFloatzel
#419 / Water
AmbipomAmbipom
#424 / Normal
MismagiusMismagius
#429 / Ghost
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
GlameowGlameow
#431 / Normal
PuruglyPurugly
#432 / Normal
ChinglingChingling
#433 / Psychic
StunkyStunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
SkuntankSkuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Mime Jr.Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
ChatotChatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
SpiritombSpiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
SkorupiSkorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
DrapionDrapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
CroagunkCroagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
ToxicroakToxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
ElectivireElectivire
#466 / Electric
MagmortarMagmortar
#467 / Fire
GliscorGliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
ProbopassProbopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
FroslassFroslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
AzelfAzelf
#482 / Psychic
HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
DarkraiDarkrai
#491 / Dark
VictiniVictini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
SnivySnivy
#495 / Grass
ServineServine
#496 / Grass
SerperiorSerperior
#497 / Grass
TepigTepig
#498 / Fire
PignitePignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
EmboarEmboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
OshawottOshawott
#501 / Water
DewottDewott
#502 / Water
SamurottSamurott
#503 / Water
PurrloinPurrloin
#509 / Dark
LiepardLiepard
#510 / Dark
PansagePansage
#511 / Grass
SimisageSimisage
#512 / Grass
PansearPansear
#513 / Fire
SimisearSimisear
#514 / Fire
PanpourPanpour
#515 / Water
SimipourSimipour
#516 / Water
PidovePidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
TranquillTranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
UnfezantUnfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
WoobatWoobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
TimburrTimburr
#532 / Fighting
GurdurrGurdurr
#533 / Fighting
ConkeldurrConkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
ThrohThroh
#538 / Fighting
SawkSawk
#539 / Fighting
CottoneeCottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
WhimsicottWhimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
BasculinBasculin
#550 / Water
SandileSandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
KrokorokKrokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
DarumakaDarumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan (Standard Mode)Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
ScraggyScraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
ScraftyScrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
ArchenArchen
#566 / Rock · Flying
ArcheopsArcheops
#567 / Rock · Flying
ZoruaZorua
#570 / Dark
ZoroarkZoroark
#571 / Dark
GothitaGothita
#574 / Psychic
GothoritaGothorita
#575 / Psychic
GothitelleGothitelle
#576 / Psychic
VanilliteVanillite
#582 / Ice
VanillishVanillish
#583 / Ice
VanilluxeVanilluxe
#584 / Ice
EmolgaEmolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
FrillishFrillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
JellicentJellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
LitwickLitwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
LampentLampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
ChandelureChandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
AxewAxew
#610 / Dragon
FraxureFraxure
#611 / Dragon
HaxorusHaxorus
#612 / Dragon
BearticBeartic
#614 / Ice
MienfooMienfoo
#619 / Fighting
MienshaoMienshao
#620 / Fighting
DruddigonDruddigon
#621 / Dragon
PawniardPawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
BouffalantBouffalant
#626 / Normal
VullabyVullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
MandibuzzMandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
HeatmorHeatmor
#631 / Fire
DeinoDeino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
ZweilousZweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
CobalionCobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
TerrakionTerrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
VirizionVirizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Tornadus (Incarnate Forme)Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Thundurus (Incarnate Forme)Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
ChespinChespin
#650 / Grass
QuilladinQuilladin
#651 / Grass
ChesnaughtChesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
FroakieFroakie
#656 / Water
FrogadierFrogadier
#657 / Water
GreninjaGreninja
#658 / Water · Dark
FletchlingFletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
FletchinderFletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
TalonflameTalonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
LitleoLitleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
PyroarPyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
InkayInkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
MalamarMalamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
BinacleBinacle
#688 / Rock · Water
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
NoibatNoibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
NoivernNoivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
YveltalYveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Hoopa (Hoopa Confined)Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa (Hoopa Unbound)Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark