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Night Shade
Night Shade VI
Night Shade VI-2
(ナイトヘッド Night Head)
Generation: I
Battle Data
Type: Type Ghost
Category Type Special
Power: Varies
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 15 (Max. 24)
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
BrightPowder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Type Smart
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 1
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Type Smart
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Type Smart
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0

Night Shade is a Ghost-type move that was introduced in Generation I. This move inflicts damage to the player's opponent equal to the player's Pokémon level regardless of the level of the Pokémon or the stats. Until Generation II, Night Shade was the Signature Move of Gastly and its evolutions.


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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