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 Pokemon.

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.

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
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Grimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Muk
#089 / Poison
Muk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
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
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Deino
#633 / 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
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark
Litten
#725 / Fire