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Pursuit
(おいうち Pursuing Attack)
Pursuit VI
Introduced: Generation II
Battle Data
Type: Type Dark
Category: Type Physical
Power: 40
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 20 (Max. 32)
Priority: 0[1]
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 1
Badly startles all Pokémon that made good appeals.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 1
Earn +3 if two Pokémon raise the Voltage in a row.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Clever
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 1
Badly startles Pokémon that used a move of the same type.

Pursuit is a Dark-type move introduced in Generation II.

Description

Games Description
GSC Heavily strikes switching Pokémon.
RSE Inflicts bad damage if used on a foe switching out.
FRLG An attack move that works especially well against a foe that is switching out.
DPPtHGSS An attack move that inflicts double the damage if used on a foe that is switching out of battle.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
An attack move that inflicts double the damage if used on a target that is switching out of battle.

Effect

In battle

Pursuit does damage to the target. If the target is about the switch out, Pursuit will be executed first, and will be doubled in power. In a Double Battle, Pursuit can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Pursuit can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
II III IV V VI VII
015 Beedrill bug/poison 30 30 22 22 22 TBA
019 Rattata normal 27 27 13 13 13 TBA
020 Raticate normal 30 30 13 13 13 TBA
021 Spearow normal/flying 25 19 13 13 13 TBA
022 Fearow normal/flying 26 26 13 13 13 TBA
084 Doduo normal/flying 19 9 19 19 19 (XY)
17 (ORAS)
TBA
085 Dodrio normal/flying 1, 19 1, 9 1, 19 1, 19 1, 19 (XY)
1, 17 (ORAS)
TBA
107 Hitmonchan fighting 13 13 11 11 11 TBA
123 Scyther bug/flying 12 11 9 9 9 TBA
128 Tauros normal 26 26 (RSE)
19 (FRLG)
15 15 15 TBA
193 Yanma bug/flying 30 30 30 TBA
197 Umbreon dark 16 16 15 15 (BW)
9 (B2W2)
9 TBA
198 Murkrow dark/flying 11 14 14 14 5 TBA
206 Dunsparce normal 26 24 (RSE)
31 (FRLG)
25 15 (BW)
10 (B2W2)
15 TBA
212 Scizor bug/steel 12 11 9 9 9 TBA
237 Hitmontop fighting 13 13 10 10 10 TBA
252 Treecko grass 16 16 16 16 (XY)
17 (ORAS)
TBA
253 Grovyle grass 17 17 17 17 (XY)
18 (ORAS)
TBA
254 Sceptile grass 17 17 17 17 (XY)
18 (ORAS)
TBA
278 Wingull water/flying 43 34 34 (BW)
30 (B2W2)
30 (XY)
26 (ORAS)
TBA
335 Zangoose normal 25 22 22 (BW)
12 (B2W2)
12 TBA
355 Duskull ghost 27 25 25 25 (XY)
22 (ORAS)
TBA
356 Dusclops ghost 27 25 25 (BW)
22 (B2W2)
22 TBA
359 Absol dark 20 20 (BW)
12 (B2W2)
12 (XY)
10 (ORAS)
TBA
375 Metang steel/psychic 32 28 28 (BW)
23 (B2W2)
23 TBA
376 Metagross steel/psychic 32 28 28 (BW)
23 (B2W2)
23 TBA
386 Deoxys psychic 20 33 33 33 (XY)
25 (ORAS)
TBA
386B Deoxys psychic 20 33 33 33 (XY)
25 (ORAS)
TBA
386D Deoxys psychic 20 33 33 33 (XY)
25 (ORAS)
TBA
408 Cranidos rock 10 10 10 TBA
409 Rampardos rock 10 10 10 TBA
416 Vespiquen bug/flying 15 15 (BW)
9 (B2W2)
9 TBA
418 Buizel water 10 10 (BW)
18 (B2W2)
18 TBA
419 Floatzel water 10 10 (BW)
18 (B2W2)
18 TBA
430 Honchkrow dark/flying 1 1 1 TBA
442 Spiritomb ghost/dark 1 1 1 TBA
451 Skorupi poison/bug 16 (B2W2) 16 TBA
452 Drapion poison/dark 16 (B2W2) 16 TBA
453 Croagunk poison/fighting 15 15 15 TBA
454 Toxicroak poison/fighting 15 15 15 TBA
469 Yanmega bug/flying 30 30 30 TBA
477 Dusknoir ghost 25 25 25 (XY)
22 (ORAS)
TBA
491 Darkrai dark 29 (DP) TBA
509 Purrloin dark 15 15 TBA
510 Liepard dark 15 15 TBA
522 Blitzle electric 22 22 TBA
523 Zebstrika electric 22 22 TBA
543 Venipede bug/poison 12 12 TBA
544 Whirlipede bug/poison 12 12 TBA
545 Scolipede bug/poison 12 12 TBA
570 Zorua dark 5 5 TBA
571 Zoroark dark 1, 5 1, 5 TBA
587 Emolga electric/flying 16 16 TBA
626 Bouffalant normal 1 1 TBA
587 Emolga electric/flying 16 16 TBA
679 Honedge steel/ghost 13 TBA
680 Doublade steel/ghost 13 TBA
681 Aegislash steel/ghost 1 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

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Gallery

Main article: Pursuit/Gallery

References

  1. ^ Pursuit's priorty is normally 0, however if the target is about to switch out, its priority becomes +7

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