Leer (move)

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Leer
にらみつける Glare
Leer.png
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Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  30 (max. 48)
Power  —
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all adjacent foes, but not allies
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Temporarily stops the crowd from growing excited.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  1
Badly startles the Pokémon that the audience has high expectations of.

Leer (Japanese: にらみつける Glare) is a non-damaging Normal-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Generation II

Leer decreases the target's Defense stat by one stage.

Generations III and IV

Leer hits both opponents in a Double Battle.

Generation V onward

In a Triple Battle, Leer will only hit opposing adjacent Pokémon.

If powered up by a Normalium Z into Z-Leer, the user's Attack stat raises one stage.

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 A technique that lowers the target's Defense. Useful against tough, armored Pokémon.
GSC Reduces the foe's Defense.
RSEColo.XD Frightens the foe with a leer to lower Defense.
FRLG The foe is given an intimidating look that lowers its Defense stat.
DPPtHGSS The foe is given an intimidating leer with sharp eyes. The target's Defense stat is reduced.
BW The opposing team gains an intimidating leer with sharp eyes. The opposing team's Defense stats are reduced.
B2W2 The user gains an intimidating leer with sharp eyes. The opposing team's Defense stats are reduced.
XYORAS
SM
The user gives opposing Pokémon an intimidating leer that lowers the Defense stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
004 Charmander Charmander
Monster Dragon 15
005 Charmeleon Charmeleon
Monster Dragon 15
006 Charizard Charizard
Monster Dragon 1, 15
021 Spearow Spearow
Flying Flying 9 7 7 5 5 5 4
022 Fearow Fearow
Flying Flying 1, 9 1, 7 1, 7 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5 1, 4
023 Ekans Ekans
Field Dragon 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
024 Arbok Arbok
Field Dragon 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
032 Nidoran♂ Nidoran♂
Monster Field 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
033 Nidorino Nidorino
Monster Field 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
056 Mankey Mankey
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
057 Primeape Primeape
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
058 Growlithe Growlithe
Field Field 23 18 13 9 9BW
8B2W2
8 8
059 Arcanine Arcanine
Field Field 1 1
066 Machop Machop
Human-Like Human-Like 25 1 1 1 1 1 1
067 Machoke Machoke
Human-Like Human-Like 1, 25 1 1 1 1 1 1
068 Machamp Machamp
Human-Like Human-Like 1, 25 1 1 1 1 1 1
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
Flying Field 7 13 1 1 1 1 1
090 Shellder Shellder
Water 3 Water 3 39 33 33RSE
36FRLG
20 20 20 20
098 Krabby Krabby
Water 3 Water 3 1 5 5 9 9 9 9
099 Kingler Kingler
Water 3 Water 3 1 1, 5 1, 5 9 1, 9 1, 9 1, 9
104 Cubone Cubone
Monster Monster 25 17 17 13 13 13 13
105 Marowak Marowak
Monster Monster 1, 25RGB
25Y
17 17 13 13 13 13
105 Marowak Marowak
Alola Form
Monster Monster 13
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn
Monster Field 50
112 Rhydon Rhydon
Monster Field 55
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan
Monster Monster 41 7 1 1 1 1 1
116 Horsea Horsea
Water 1 Dragon 24 15 15 8 8 8XY
9ORAS
9
117 Seadra Seadra
Water 1 Dragon 24 1, 15 1, 15 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8XY
1, 9ORAS
1, 9
123 Scyther Scyther
Bug Bug 17 1 1 1 1 1 1
125 Electabuzz Electabuzz
Human-Like Human-Like 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
126 Magmar Magmar
Human-Like Human-Like 36 1, 7 1, 7 1 1 1 1
128 Tauros Tauros
Field Field 35
130 Gyarados Gyarados
Water 2 Dragon 1, 32RGB
32Y
30 30 26 26 26 21
136 Flareon Flareon
Field Field 42RGB
47Y
47 47
138 Omanyte Omanyte
Water 1 Water 3 39 31 31 19 19 19 19
139 Omastar Omastar
Water 1 Water 3 39 31 31 19 19 19 19
140 Kabuto Kabuto
Water 1 Water 3 44 19 19 11 11 11 11
141 Kabutops Kabutops
Water 1 Water 3 46 19 19RSE
1, 19FRLG
11DP
1, 11PtHGSS
1, 11 1, 11 1, 11
146 Moltres Moltres
Undiscovered Undiscovered 51
147 Dratini Dratini
Water 1 Dragon 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
148 Dragonair Dragonair
Water 1 Dragon 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
149 Dragonite Dragonite
Water 1 Dragon 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
155 Cyndaquil Cyndaquil
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1
156 Quilava Quilava
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1
157 Typhlosion Typhlosion
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1
158 Totodile Totodile
Monster Water 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
159 Croconaw Croconaw
Monster Water 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr
Monster Water 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
177 Natu Natu
Flying Flying 1 1 1 1 1 1
178 Xatu Xatu
Flying Flying 1 1 1 1 1 1
212 Scizor Scizor
Bug Bug 1 1 1 1 1 1
214 Heracross Heracross
Bug Bug 1 1 1 1 1 1
215 Sneasel Sneasel
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa
Field Field 1 1 1 1
217 Ursaring Ursaring
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1
227 Skarmory Skarmory
Flying Flying 1 1 1 1 1 1
228 Houndour Houndour
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1
229 Houndoom Houndoom
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1
230 Kingdra Kingdra
Water 1 Dragon 1, 15 1, 15 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8XY
1, 9ORAS
1, 9
234 Stantler Stantler
Field Field 8 7 3 3 3 3
239 Elekid Elekid
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1 1 1 1
240 Magby Magby
Undiscovered Undiscovered 7 7 7 7BW
1B2W2
1 1
243 Raikou Raikou
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1 1 1 1
244 Entei Entei
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1 1 1 1
245 Suicune Suicune
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1 1 1 1
246 Larvitar Larvitar
Monster Monster 1 1 1 1 1 1
247 Pupitar Pupitar
Monster Monster 1 1 1 1 1 1
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar
Monster Monster 1 1 1 1 1 1
252 Treecko Treecko
Monster Dragon 1 1 1 1 1
253 Grovyle Grovyle
Monster Dragon 1 1 1 1 1
254 Sceptile Sceptile
Monster Dragon 1 1 1 1 1
302 Sableye Sableye
Human-Like Human-Like 1 1 1 1 1
309 Electrike Electrike
Field Field 9 9 9 9XY
4ORAS
4
310 Manectric Manectric
Field Field 1, 9 1, 9 1, 9 1, 9XY
1, 4ORAS
1, 4
318 Carvanha Carvanha
Water 2 Water 2 1 1 1 1 1
319 Sharpedo Sharpedo
Water 2 Water 2 1 1 1 1 1
331 Cacnea Cacnea
Grass Human-Like 1 1 1 1 1
332 Cacturne Cacturne
Grass Human-Like 1 1 1 1 1
335 Zangoose Zangoose
Field Field 4 1 1 1 1
341 Corphish Corphish
Water 1 Water 3 13 13 13 13XY
10ORAS
10
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt
Water 1 Water 3 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13XY
1, 10ORAS
1, 10
355 Duskull Duskull
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 1 1
356 Dusclops Dusclops
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 1 1
357 Tropius Tropius
Monster Grass 1 1 1 1 1
359 Absol Absol
Field Field 5 4 4 4XY
1, 4ORAS
1, 4
361 Snorunt Snorunt
Fairy Mineral 1 1 1 1 1
362 Glalie Glalie
Fairy Mineral 1 1 1 1 1
371 Bagon Bagon
Dragon Dragon 9 10 10 10XY
7ORAS
7
372 Shelgon Shelgon
Dragon Dragon 1, 9 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10XY
1, 7ORAS
1, 7
373 Salamence Salamence
Dragon Dragon 1, 9 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10XY
1, 7ORAS
1, 7
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1 1 1
390 Chimchar Chimchar
Field Human-Like 1 1 1 1
391 Monferno Monferno
Field Human-Like 1 1 1 1
392 Infernape Infernape
Field Human-Like 1 1 1 1
403 Shinx Shinx
Field Field 5 5 5 5
404 Luxio Luxio
Field Field 5 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5
405 Luxray Luxray
Field Field 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5
408 Cranidos Cranidos
Monster Monster 1 1 1 1
409 Rampardos Rampardos
Monster Monster 1 1 1 1
451 Skorupi Skorupi
Bug Water 3 6DP
1PtHGSS
1 1 1
452 Drapion Drapion
Bug Water 3 1, 6DP
1PtHGSS
1 1 1
459 Snover Snover
Monster Grass 1 1 1 1
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow
Monster Grass 1 1 1 1
461 Weavile Weavile
Field Field 1 1 1 1
466 Electivire Electivire
Human-Like Human-Like 1 1 1 1
467 Magmortar Magmortar
Human-Like Human-Like 1 1 1 1
475 Gallade Gallade
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 1
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 1
478 Froslass Froslass
Fairy Mineral 1 1 1 1
485 Heatran Heatran
Undiscovered Undiscovered 9 9 9 9
495 Snivy Snivy
Field Field 4 4 4
496 Servine Servine
Field Field 1, 4 1, 4 1, 4
497 Serperior Serperior
Field Field 1, 4 1, 4 1, 4
504 Patrat Patrat
Field Field 3 3 3
505 Watchog Watchog
Field Field 1, 3 1, 3 1, 3
506 Lillipup Lillipup
Field Field 1 1 1
507 Herdier Herdier
Field Field 1 1 1
508 Stoutland Stoutland
Field Field 1 1 1
511 Pansage Pansage
Field Field 4 4 4
512 Simisage Simisage
Field Field 1 1 1
513 Pansear Pansear
Field Field 4 4 4
514 Simisear Simisear
Field Field 1 1 1
515 Panpour Panpour
Field Field 4 4 4
516 Simipour Simipour
Field Field 1 1 1
519 Pidove Pidove
Flying Flying 8 8 8
520 Tranquill Tranquill
Flying Flying 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
521 Unfezant Unfezant
Flying Flying 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
532 Timburr Timburr
Human-Like Human-Like 1 1 1
533 Gurdurr Gurdurr
Human-Like Human-Like 1 1 1
534 Conkeldurr Conkeldurr
Human-Like Human-Like 1 1 1
538 Throh Throh
Human-Like Human-Like 1 1 1
539 Sawk Sawk
Human-Like Human-Like 1 1 1
551 Sandile Sandile
Field Field 1 1 1
552 Krokorok Krokorok
Field Field 1 1 1
553 Krookodile Krookodile
Field Field 1 1 1
559 Scraggy Scraggy
Field Dragon 1 1 1
560 Scrafty Scrafty
Field Dragon 1 1 1
566 Archen Archen
Flying Water 3 1 1 1
567 Archeops Archeops
Flying Water 3 1 1 1
570 Zorua Zorua
Field Field 1 1 1
571 Zoroark Zoroark
Field Field 1 1 1
588 Karrablast Karrablast
Bug Bug 4 4 4
589 Escavalier Escavalier
Bug Bug 1, 4 1, 4 1, 4
610 Axew Axew
Monster Dragon 4 4 4
611 Fraxure Fraxure
Monster Dragon 1, 4 1, 4 1, 4
612 Haxorus Haxorus
Monster Dragon 1, 4 1, 4 1, 4
621 Druddigon Druddigon
Dragon Monster 1 1 1
624 Pawniard Pawniard
Human-Like Human-Like 6 6 6
625 Bisharp Bisharp
Human-Like Human-Like 1, 6 1, 6 1, 6
626 Bouffalant Bouffalant
Field Field 1 1 1
627 Rufflet Rufflet
Flying Flying 1 1 1
628 Braviary Braviary
Flying Flying 1 1 1
629 Vullaby Vullaby
Flying Flying 1 1 1
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz
Flying Flying 1 1 1
638 Cobalion Cobalion
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1
639 Terrakion Terrakion
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1
640 Virizion Virizion
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1
647 Keldeo Keldeo
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1
659 Bunnelby Bunnelby
Field Field 1 1
660 Diggersby Diggersby
Field Field 1 1
667 Litleo Litleo
Field Field 1 1
668 Pyroar Pyroar
Field Field 1 1
674 Pancham Pancham
Field Human-Like 1 1
675 Pangoro Pangoro
Field Human-Like 1 1
677 Espurr Espurr
Field Field 1 1
678 Meowstic Meowstic
Male
Field Field 1 1
678 Meowstic Meowstic
Female
Field Field 1 1
725 Litten Litten
Field Field 11
726 Torracat Torracat
Field Field 11
727 Incineroar Incineroar
Field Field 11
734 Yungoos Yungoos
Field Field 3
735 Gumshoos Gumshoos
Field Field 1, 3
739 Crabrawler Crabrawler
Water 3 Water 3 9
740 Crabominable Crabominable
Water 3 Water 3 1, 9
744 Rockruff Rockruff
Field Field 1
745 Lycanroc Lycanroc
Midday Form
Field Field 1
745 Lycanroc Lycanroc
Midnight Form
Field Field 1
759 Stufful Stufful
Field Field 1
760 Bewear Bewear
Field Field 1
766 Passimian Passimian
Field Field 4
782 Jangmo-o Jangmo-o
Dragon Dragon 5
783 Hakamo-o Hakamo-o
Dragon Dragon 1, 5
784 Kommo-o Kommo-o
Dragon Dragon 1, 5
795 Pheromosa Pheromosa
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Egg Groups Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
209 Snubbull Snubbull
Field Fairy
261 Poochyena Poochyena
Field Field
408 Cranidos Cranidos
Monster Monster
434 Stunky Stunky
Field Field
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Description

Games Description
MDRB Lowers the target's Defense by one level.
MDTDS Reduces the target's Defense by 1 level.

In the anime

Ash Krabby Leer.png Houndour Leer.png Trip Serperior Leer.png Poacher Glalie Leer.png
Krabby Houndour Serperior Glalie
The foe is given an intimidating leer with sharp eyes.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
104 Cubone Cubone glares at the opponent.
Giselle's Cubone The School of Hard Knocks Debut
004 Charmander Charmander glares at the opponent.
Ash's Charmander The Tower of Terror None
136 Flareon Flareon glares at the opponent and its eyes glow yellow.
Pokémon League entrance exam instructor's Flareon The Ultimate Test None
098 Krabby Krabby glares at the opponent and its eyes glow light blue.
Ash's Krabby Round One - Begin! None
214 Heracross Heracross glares at the opponent and its eyes glow red.
Ash's Heracross Wired for Battle None
228 Houndour Houndour glares at the opponent and its eyes glow red.
Multiple wild Houndour Hour of the Houndour None
025 Pikachu Pikachu glares at the opponent and yellow electric sparks come out of its cheeks.
Ash's Pikachu Hour of the Houndour Pikachu cannot legally learn Leer
362 Glalie Glalie stares at the opponent and its eyes glow red. When the opponent sees it, its body slumps over and it loses all of its energy.
A Pokémon Poacher's Glalie The Drifting Snorunt! None
559 Scraggy Scraggy looks at the opponent and glares at it with an intimidating look on its face.
Ash's Scraggy Scraggy-Hatched to be Wild! None
560 Scrafty Scrafty glares at the opponent and stares at it with an intimidating look on its face.
A wild Scrafty Meowth's Scrafty Tactics! None
497 Serperior Serperior's eyes glow red. Its red outline heads towards the opponent, and when it hits, the eye outline disappears and the same red outline surrounds the opponent, dropping its defenses.
Trip's Serperior Jostling for the Junior Cup! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys manga


In the Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure


In the Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!! manga


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga


In other generations

Leer I.png Leer II.png Leer III.png Leer IV.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Leer V.png Leer PMD RB.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Leer Stad.png Leer Stad2.png Leer Colo.png Leer XD.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Trivia

  • Leer's Japanese name can be translated to mean glare, which is the English name of another move.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 瞪眼 Dèngyǎn
Denmark Flag.png Danish Skule
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Sluwe Blik
Lonk (Aanval)
Finland Flag.png Finnish Tuijotus
Virnuilu*
France Flag.png French Groz'Yeux
Germany Flag.png German Silberblick
Greece Flag.png Greek Λοξοκοίταγμα Loxokoítagma
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Mata Marah
Italy Flag.png Italian Fulmisguardo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 째려보기 Jjaeryeobogi
Poland Flag.png Polish Spojrzenie
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Encarar
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Olhar Suspeito
Romania Flag.png Romanian Privirea
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Oštar pogled
Spain Flag.png Spanish Malicioso
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Flin attack
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Yan Bakma
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Trấn Áp Tinh Thần


Variations of the move Leer
Status LeerTail Whip


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