Work Up (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 30  (max. 48)
Introduced Generation 5

Technical/Hidden Machine

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM83
Sun/Moon TM01

Effects

Work Up raises the user's Attack and Special Attack by one stage each.

Stats can be raised to a maximum of +6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

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

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user is roused, and its Attack and Sp. Atk stats increase.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user is roused, and its Attack and Sp. Atk stats increase.
Sun/Moon The user is roused, and its Attack and Sp. Atk stats increase.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Work Up 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.

TaurosTauros
#128 / Normal
Level 29
PatratPatrat
#504 / Normal
Level 26
LillipupLillipup
#506 / Normal
Level 19
HerdierHerdier
#507 / Normal
Level 20
StoutlandStoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 20
DarumakaDarumaka
#554 / Fire
Level 25
Darmanitan (Standard Mode)Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Level 25
DeinoDeino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Level 38
ZweilousZweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Level 38
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Level 38
CobalionCobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 1
CobalionCobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 61
TerrakionTerrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Level 1
TerrakionTerrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Level 61
VirizionVirizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Level 1
VirizionVirizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Level 61
Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Level 61
LitleoLitleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Level 8
PyroarPyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Level 8
PanchamPancham
#674 / Fighting
Level 10
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Level 10

Learnt by breeding

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

FurfrouFurfrou
#676 / Normal
Field

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Work Up in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

PidgeyPidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
PidgeottoPidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
PidgeotPidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
RattataRattata
#019 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
RaticateRaticate
#020 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
SpearowSpearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
FearowFearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
ClefairyClefairy
#035 / Fairy
Gen 5 — TM
ClefableClefable
#036 / Fairy
Gen 5 — TM
JigglypuffJigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 5 — TM
WigglytuffWigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 5 — TM
MeowthMeowth
#052 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
PersianPersian
#053 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
MankeyMankey
#056 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
PrimeapePrimeape
#057 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
PoliwrathPoliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
MachopMachop
#066 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
MachokeMachoke
#067 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
MachampMachamp
#068 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
Farfetch'dFarfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
DoduoDoduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
DodrioDodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
HitmonleeHitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
HitmonchanHitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
LickitungLickitung
#108 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
ChanseyChansey
#113 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
KangaskhanKangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
EeveeEevee
#133 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
VaporeonVaporeon
#134 / Water
Gen 5 — TM
JolteonJolteon
#135 / Electric
Gen 5 — TM
FlareonFlareon
#136 / Fire
Gen 5 — TM
SnorlaxSnorlax
#143 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 5 — TM
SentretSentret
#161 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
FurretFurret
#162 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
HoothootHoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
NoctowlNoctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
CleffaCleffa
#173 / Fairy
Gen 5 — TM
IgglybuffIgglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 5 — TM
TogepiTogepi
#175 / Fairy
Gen 5 — TM
TogeticTogetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
MarillMarill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Gen 5 — TM
AzumarillAzumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Gen 5 — TM
AipomAipom
#190 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
EspeonEspeon
#196 / Psychic
Gen 5 — TM
UmbreonUmbreon
#197 / Dark
Gen 5 — TM
GirafarigGirafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Gen 5 — TM
SnubbullSnubbull
#209 / Fairy
Gen 5 — TM
GranbullGranbull
#210 / Fairy
Gen 5 — TM
HeracrossHeracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
TeddiursaTeddiursa
#216 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
UrsaringUrsaring
#217 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
StantlerStantler
#234 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
TyrogueTyrogue
#236 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
HitmontopHitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
MiltankMiltank
#241 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
BlisseyBlissey
#242 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
CombuskenCombusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
BlazikenBlaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
ZigzagoonZigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
LinooneLinoone
#264 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
TaillowTaillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
SwellowSwellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
BreloomBreloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
SlakothSlakoth
#287 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
VigorothVigoroth
#288 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
SlakingSlaking
#289 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
WhismurWhismur
#293 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
LoudredLoudred
#294 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
ExploudExploud
#295 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
MakuhitaMakuhita
#296 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
HariyamaHariyama
#297 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
AzurillAzurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 5 — TM
SkittySkitty
#300 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
DelcattyDelcatty
#301 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
MedititeMeditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Gen 5 — TM
MedichamMedicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Gen 5 — TM
SpindaSpinda
#327 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
CastformCastform
#351 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
KecleonKecleon
#352 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
MonfernoMonferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
InfernapeInfernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
StarlyStarly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
StaraviaStaravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
StaraptorStaraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
BidoofBidoof
#399 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
BibarelBibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Gen 5 — TM
AmbipomAmbipom
#424 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
BunearyBuneary
#427 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
LopunnyLopunny
#428 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
GlameowGlameow
#431 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
PuruglyPurugly
#432 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
HappinyHappiny
#440 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
ChatotChatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
MunchlaxMunchlax
#446 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
RioluRiolu
#447 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
LucarioLucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Gen 5 — TM
CroagunkCroagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
ToxicroakToxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
LickilickyLickilicky
#463 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
TogekissTogekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
LeafeonLeafeon
#470 / Grass
Gen 5 — TM
GlaceonGlaceon
#471 / Ice
Gen 5 — TM
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
VictiniVictini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Gen 5 — TM
PignitePignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
EmboarEmboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
PansagePansage
#511 / Grass
Gen 5 — TM
SimisageSimisage
#512 / Grass
Gen 5 — TM
PansearPansear
#513 / Fire
Gen 5 — TM
SimisearSimisear
#514 / Fire
Gen 5 — TM
PanpourPanpour
#515 / Water
Gen 5 — TM
SimipourSimipour
#516 / Water
Gen 5 — TM
PidovePidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
TranquillTranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
UnfezantUnfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
AudinoAudino
#531 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
TimburrTimburr
#532 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
GurdurrGurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
ConkeldurrConkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
ThrohThroh
#538 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
SawkSawk
#539 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
ScraggyScraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
ScraftyScrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
MinccinoMinccino
#572 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
CinccinoCinccino
#573 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
DeerlingDeerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
Gen 5 — TM
SawsbuckSawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
Gen 5 — TM
MienfooMienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
MienshaoMienshao
#620 / Fighting
Gen 5 — TM
BouffalantBouffalant
#626 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
RuffletRufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
BraviaryBraviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Meloetta (Aria Forme)Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Gen 5 — TM