Assurance (Japanese: ダメおし Make Sure) is a damage-dealing Dark-type move introduced in Generation IV.
Assurance inflicts damage upon the target by slapping them on the back. If the foe has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack's power is doubled.
Earns double the score on the final performance.
Assurance and Paybackshare the same Dark type attacks. Assurance become powerful if a foe has taken some serious damage and Payback become powerful if a foe attacks the user hard.