Torment (move)

Move data

Type Dark
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 3

Technical/Hidden Machine

Ruby​/​Sapphire
FireRed​/​LeafGreen
Emerald
TM41
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM41
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM41
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM41
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM41

Effects

Opponent cannot use the same move in a row.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Darkinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Torment turns into Z-Torment and raises Defense 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 Torment
Japanese いちゃもん (Ichamon)
German Folterknecht
French Tourmente
Italian Attaccalite
Spanish Tormento

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Torments the foe and stops successive use of a move.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen It enrages the foe, making it incapable of using the same move successively.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user torments and enrages the foe, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user torments and enrages the target, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user torments and enrages the target, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user torments and enrages the target, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
Sword​/​Shield The user torments and enrages the target, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Torment at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Level 61
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Level 9
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Level 25
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Level 29
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Level 19
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Level 19
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Level 25
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Level 10
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Level 10
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Level 10
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Level 33
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Level 34
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Level 14
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 1
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 14
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Level 32
Salazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
Level 1

Learnt by TM

Rattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Ekans
#023 / Poison
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Dodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Grimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Muk
#089 / Poison
Muk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Carvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Absol
#359 / Dark
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Shieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Chatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Servine
#496 / Grass
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Panpour
#515 / Water
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark
Litten
#725 / Fire
Torracat
#726 / Fire
Incineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Salandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
Salazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire