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Night Shade
(ナイトヘッド Night Head)
Night Shade VI
Night Shade VI-2
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Ghost
Category: Type Special
Power: Varies
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 15 (Max. 24)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 1
Startles Pokémon that made a same-type appeal.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Clever
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
An appealing move that can used repeatedly without boring the audience.

Night Shade is a Ghost-type special move introduced in Generation I. It was the signature move of the Gastly evolutionary line in Generation I.

Description

Games Description
GSC The user's level equals damage HP.
RSE Inflicts damage indentical to the user's level.
FRLG An attack with a mirage that inflicts damage matching the user's level.
DPPtHGSS The user makes the foe see a mirage. It inflicts damage matching the user's level.
BWB2W2 The user makes the target see a frightening mirage. It inflicts damage matching the user's level.
XYORAS The user makes the target see a frightening mirage. It inflicts damage equal to the user's level.

Effect

In Battle

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Night Shade can target any Pokémon adjacent to the user. Night Shade does damage to the target that is equal to the user's level.

Learnset

By Leveling Up

Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI VII
092 Gasty ghost/poison 1 21 21 (RSE)
16 (FRLG)
15 15 15 TBA
093 Haunter ghost/poison 1 21 21 (RSE)
16 (FRLG)
15 15 15 TBA
094 Gengar ghost/poison 1 21 21 (RSE)
16 (FRLG)
15 15 15 TBA
167 Spinarak bug/poison 17 17 15 15 15 TBA
168 Ariados bug/poison 17 17 15 15 15 TBA
177 Natu psychic/flying 10 10 6 6 6 TBA
178 Xatu psychic/flying 1, 10 10 6 6 6 (XY)
1, 6 (ORAS)
TBA
198 Murkrow dark/flying 26 27 21 21 21 TBA
302 Sableye dark/ghost 9 8 8 8 (XY)
6 (ORAS)
TBA
353 Shuppet ghost 13 8 8 (BW)
7 (B2W2)
7 TBA
354 Banette ghost 1, 13 1, 5 1, 8 (BW)
1, 7 (B2W2)
1, 7 TBA
355 Duskull ghost 1 1 1 1 TBA
356 Dusclops ghost 1 1 1 1 TBA
386 Deoxys psychic 5 9 9 9 (XY)
7 (ORAS)
TBA
477 Dusknoir ghost 1 1 1 TBA
491 Darkrai dark 1 (DP) TBA
562 Yamask ghost 13 13 TBA
563 Cofagrigus ghost 13 13 TBA
592 Frillish water/ghost 9 9 TBA
593 Jellicent water/ghost 1, 9 1, 9 TBA
607 Litwick ghost/fire 13 13 TBA
608 Lampent ghost/fire 13 13 TBA
622 Golett ground/ghost 35 35 TBA
623 Golurk ground/ghost 35 35 TBA
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

Pokémon Type Father
IV V VI VII
163 Hoothoot normal/flying 177178198 177178198 177178198 TBA
441 Chatot normal/flying 177178198 177178198 177178198 TBA
577 Solosis psychic 092093094
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356477562
563592593
607608
092093094
353354355
356477562
563592593
607608
TBA
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Gallery

Night Shade depicted in the anime
Giant Gengar Night Shade
Giant Gengar using Night Shade
Oakley Ariados Night Shade
Oakley's Ariados using Night Shade
Butler Dusclops Night Shade
Butler's Dusclops using Night Shade
Fantina Gengar Night Shade
Fantina's Gengar using Night Shade
Conley Banette Night Shade
Conley's Banette using Night Shade

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