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Flatter
BW Flatter
(おだてるFlatter)
Generation: III
Battle Data
Type: Type Dark
Category Type Status
Power:
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 15*
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: Confuses the target
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: Yes
Bright Powder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Type Smart
Appeal:
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Type Smart
Appeal:
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Type Smart
Appeal: 1
Jam: 1

Flatter (おだてる Flatter) Dark-type move introduced in Generation III.

Description

Games Description
RSE Confuses the foe, but raises its Sp. Atk.
FRLG Flattery is used to confuse the foe, but its Sp. Atk also rises.
DPPtHGSS Flattery is used to confuse the foe. However, it also raises the target's Sp. Atk stat.
BWB2W2 Flattery is used to confuse the target. However, it also raises the target's Sp. Atk stat.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
Flattery is used to confuse the target. However, this also raises the target's Sp. Atk stat.

Effect

In Battle

Flattery is used to confuse the foe. However, it also raises the target's Sp. Atk stat.

Contest

Makes all Pokémon after the user nervous.

Super Contests

Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.

Learnset

Generation III

By Leveling Up

By Leveling Up
Pokémon type Level
Nidoran♀ Poison 38
Nidorina Poison 43
Nidoran♂ Poison 38
Nidorino Poison 43
Illumise Bug 29
* Bold indicates a Pokémon which receives STAB from this move

Generation IV

By Leveling Up

By Leveling Up
Pokémon type Level
Nidoran♀ Poison 33
Nidorina Poison 38
Nidoran♂ Poison 33
Nidorino Poison 38
Illumise Bug 29
Croagunk Poison/Fighting 45
Toxicroak Poison/Fighting 54
* Bold indicates a Pokémon which receives STAB from this move

By Breeding

By Breeding
Pokémon type Father
Drowzee Psychic Croagunk, Toxicroak
Mareep Electric Nidoran♂, Nidorino
Sableye Dark/Ghost Croagunk, Toxicroak
Pachirisu Electric Nidoran♂, Nidorino
* Bold indicates a Pokémon which receives STAB from this move
* indicates a Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding

Generation V

By Leveling Up

By Leveling Up
Pokémon type Level
Nidoran♀ Poison 33
Nidorina Poison 38
Nidoran♂ Poison 33
Nidorino Poison 38
Illumise Bug 29
Croagunk Poison/Fighting 50
Toxicroak Poison/Fighting 62
Gothita Psychic 28
Gothorita Psychic 28
Gothitelle Psychic 28
Vullaby Dark/Flying 19
Mandibuzz Dark/Flying 19
* Bold indicates a Pokémon which receives STAB from this move

By Breeding

By Breeding
Pokémon type Father
Drowzee Psychic Croagunk, Toxicroak
Gothita, Gothorita, Gothitelle
Mareep Electric Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Sableye Dark/Ghost Croagunk, Toxicroak
Gothita, Gothorita, Gothitelle
Pachirisu Electric Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
Woobat Psychic/Flying Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking
* Bold indicates a Pokémon which receives STAB from this move
* indicates a Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding

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