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This article is about the move Curse (move). For other uses, see Curse (Status).

Curse (move)
(のろい Noroi)
Generation: II
Battle Data
Type: Type Ghost
Category Type Status
Power:
Accuracy: —%
PP: 10*
Affects: Both Foes
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
BrightPowder: No
Protect/Detect: No
Snatch: No
King's Rock: No
Contest data
Pokémon Contests (RSE)
Type: Type Tough
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Type Tough
Appeal: 0

Curse (Japanese: のろい Noroi) is a Ghost move that has a different effect for Ghost-type Pokémon. Before Generation V, it was a ???-type move, and the only move of that type.

Effect

In Battle

Non Ghost-type

When Curse is used by a non-Ghost-type Pokémon, the user's Speed Stat will drop and in turn raise their Attack Stat and Defense Stat.

Ghost-type

When Curse is used by a Ghost-type Pokémon, the user will lose half of their max HP and in turn will place a curse on the opponent. This curse will cause the afflicted Pokémon to lose 1/4 of their max HP at the end of every turn, unless switched out. When combined with Mean Look or Block, it can be a destructive combination. It is much like burn.

Trivia

With the exception of Hidden Power, Curse is the only move that has effects that vary depending on its user.

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