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Covet
(ほしがる Covet)
Introduced: Generation III
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal
Category: Type Physical
Power: 60[1]
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 25 (Max. 40)[2]
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0
Makes the appeal as good as those before it.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 0
The user steals the voltage of the previous Pokémon.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0
Shows off the Pokémon's appeal about as well as the move used before it.

Covet is a Normal-type move introduced in Generation III.

Description

Games Description
RSE Cutely begs to obtain an item held by the foe.
FRLG A cutely executed attack that also steals the foe's hold item.
DPPtHGSS The user endearingly approaches the foe, then steals the item the foe is holding.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
The user endearingly approaches the target, then steals the item the foe is holding.
SM The user endearingly approaches the opponent, then steals their held item.

Effect

In battle

Covet does damage and steals the target's held item. From Generation III to Generation IV, Covet permanently steals the held item of a trainer's Pokémon. In a Double Battle, Covet can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Covet can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
III IV V VI VII
056 Mankey fighting 1 1 1 1
133 Eevee normal 21 (B2W2) 23 1
143 Snorlax normal 42 (RSE)
45 (FRLG)
216 Teddiursa normal 1 1 1 1
217 Ursaring normal 1 1 1 1
263 Zigzagoon normal 29 29 29 29 (XY)
23 (ORAS)
23
264 Linoone normal 35 35 35 35 (XY)
24 (ORAS)
24
287 Slakoth normal 31 31 31 31 (XY)
22 (ORAS)
22
289 Slaking normal 31 31 31 31 (XY)
23 (ORAS)
23
300 Skitty normal 31 32 (DP)
36 (PtHGSS)
36 36 (XY)
34 (ORAS)
34
314 Illumise bug 37 45 45 45 (XY)
47 (ORAS)
47
677 Espurr psychic 5 1,5
678 Meowstic psychic 5 1,5
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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Gallery

Main article: Covet/Gallery

References

  1. ^ As of Generation V, Covet has a base power of 60, which prior to that had a base power of 40
  2. ^ As of Generation V, Covet has a base pp of 25 and could be raised to a maximum of 40, which prior to that had a base pp of 40 and could be raised to a maximum of 60

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