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Screech Move Game
(いやなおと Unpleasant Tone)
Generation: I
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal
Category Type Status
Accuracy: 85%
PP: 40*
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: None
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: 1
Jam: 3 ♥♥♥
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Type Smart
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Type Smart
Appeal: 1
Jam: 1

Screech (いやなおと Unpleasant Tone) is a status-affecting Normal-type support move introduced in Generation I.


An earsplitting screech is emitted to sharply reduce the foe's Defense stat.

Pokémon who can learn it


Screech depicted in the anime
Koga Golbat Screech
Koga's Golbat using Screech
Wattson Voltorb Screech
Wattson's Voltorb using Screech
Ash Gliscor Screech
Ash's Gliscor using Screech
Venipede's Screech
Venipede using Screech
Noibat's Screech
Noibat using Screech

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