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(ほしがる Covet)
Generation: III
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal
Category Type Physical
Power: 60(Gen. V-)
40(Gen. III-IV)
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 25(Max. 40/Gen. V-)
40(Max. 60/Gen. III-IV)
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: Takes foe's held item
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
BrightPowder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Type Cute
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Type Cute
Appeal: 0
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Type Cute
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0

Covet (ほしがる Covet) is a Normal-type physical move introduced in Generation III.


The user endearingly approaches the target and cutely executes an attack.


In Battle

The user will also steal the foe's held item if holding one. Up until Generation V, Covet permenately steals a held item of a trainer's Pokémon.


Makes the appeal as good as those before it.

Super Contests

The user steals the voltage of the previous Pokémon.

Contest Spectaculars

Shows off the Pokémon's appeal about as well as the move used before it.


By Leveling Up

By Leveling Up
Pokémon Type Level
056 Mankey fighting 1 1 1
133 Eevee normal 21 (B2W2) 23
143 Snorlax normal 42 (RSE)
45 (FRLG)
216 Teddiursa normal 1 1 1
217 Ursaring normal 1 1 1
263 Zigzagoon normal 29 29 29 29 (XY)
23 (ORAS)
264 Linoone normal 35 35 35 35 (XY)
24 (ORAS)
287 Slakoth normal 31 31 31 31 (XY)
22 (ORAS)
289 Slaking normal 31 31 31 31 (XY)
23 (ORAS)
300 Skitty normal 31 32 (DP)
36 (PtHGSS)
36 36 (XY)
34 (ORAS)
314 Illumise bug 37 45 45 45 (XY)
47 (ORAS)
677 Espurr psychic 5
678 Meowstic psychic 5
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By Breeding

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