Torment (move)

Move data

Type Dark
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 3

Machine/Record

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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Level 1
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Level 1
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Level 16
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Level 16
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Level 15
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 15
Salazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
Level 1
Impidimp
#859 / Dark · Fairy
Level 28
Morgrem
#860 / Dark · Fairy
Level 28
Grimmsnarl
#861 / Dark · Fairy
Level 28
Morpeko
Full Belly Mode
#877 / Electric · Dark
Level 35

Learnt by breeding

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