Payback (move)

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Payback
しっぺがえし Retribution
Payback.png
Payback 2.png
Type  Dark
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  50
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
+3 if appeals to the same judge with different Pokémon.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  1
Earn +3 if no other Pokémon has chosen the same Judge.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  0  
Works great if the user goes last this turn.

Payback (Japanese: しっぺがえし Retribution) is a damage-dealing Dark-type move introduced in Generation IV. It has been TM66 since Generation IV.

Effect

Generation IV

Payback inflicts damage. Its power doubles to 100 if the user moves after the target, if the target switches out, or if the opponent uses an item.

Generation V

Payback no longer deals double damage if the target switches out.

Generation VI

Payback inflicts double damage if the target switches out for a maximum of 100.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS If the user can use this attack after the foe attacks, its power is doubled.*
The user stores power, then attacks. If the user can use this attack after the foe, its power is doubled.*
BWB2W2 If the user moves after the target, this attack's power will be doubled.*
The user stores power, then attacks. If the user can use this attack after the target, its power is doubled.*
XYORAS
SM
The user stores power, then attacks. If the user moves after the target, this attack's power will be doubled.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Field Field 31 34BW
31B2W2
31XY
18ORAS
18
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Alola Form
Field Field 18
092 Gastly Gastly
Amorphous Amorphous 26 26 26 26
093 Haunter Haunter
Amorphous Amorphous 28 28 28 28
094 Gengar Gengar
Amorphous Amorphous 28 28 28 28
128 Tauros Tauros
Field Field 24 24 24 24
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus
Amorphous Amorphous 32 37 37 37
204 Pineco Pineco
Bug Bug 28DP
31PtHGSS
31 31 31
205 Forretress Forretress
Bug Bug 28DP
33PtHGSS
36 36 32
209 Snubbull Snubbull
Field Fairy 43 43 43 43
210 Granbull Granbull
Field Fairy 51 51 51 51
246 Larvitar Larvitar
Monster Monster 32 37 37 37
247 Pupitar Pupitar
Monster Monster 34 41 41 41
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar
Monster Monster 34 41 41 41
279 Pelipper Pelipper
Water 1 Flying 24 24BW
22B2W2
22XY
19ORAS
19
325 Spoink Spoink
Field Field 34 41BW
40B2W2
40 40
326 Grumpig Grumpig
Field Field 37 47BW
46B2W2
46 46
331 Cacnea Cacnea
Grass Human-Like 41 41 41XY
26ORAS
26
332 Cacturne Cacturne
Grass Human-Like 47 47 47XY
26ORAS
26
355 Duskull Duskull
Amorphous Amorphous 41 46 46XY
49ORAS
49
356 Dusclops Dusclops
Amorphous Amorphous 51 58 58XY
57ORAS
57
425 Drifloon Drifloon
Amorphous Amorphous 17 17BW
16B2W2
16 16
426 Drifblim Drifblim
Amorphous Amorphous 17 17BW
16B2W2
16 16
436 Bronzor Bronzor
Mineral Mineral 49 49BW
41B2W2
41 41
437 Bronzong Bronzong
Mineral Mineral 61 61BW
46B2W2
46 46
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir
Amorphous Amorphous 51 58 58XY
57ORAS
57
486 Regigigas Regigigas
Undiscovered Undiscovered 65 65 65
559 Scraggy Scraggy
Field Dragon 23 23 20
560 Scrafty Scrafty
Field Dragon 23 23 20
597 Ferroseed Ferroseed
Grass Mineral 47 47 47
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn
Grass Mineral 53 53 53
686 Inkay Inkay
Water 1 Water 2 27 27
687 Malamar Malamar
Water 1 Water 2 27 27
739 Crabrawler Crabrawler
Water 3 Water 3 29
759 Stufful Stufful
Field Field 23
760 Bewear Bewear
Field Field 23
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
353 Shuppet Shuppet
Amorphous Amorphous
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
TM66
V
TM66
VI
TM66
VII
TM66
015 Beedrill Beedrill
Bug Bug
023 Ekans Ekans
Field Dragon
024 Arbok Arbok
Field Dragon
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Field Field
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Alola Form
Field Field
038 Ninetales Ninetales
Field Field
038 Ninetales Ninetales
Alola Form
Field Field
041 Zubat Zubat
Flying Flying
042 Golbat Golbat
Flying Flying
052 Meowth Meowth
Field Field
052 Meowth Meowth
Alola Form
Field Field
053 Persian Persian
Field Field
053 Persian Persian
Alola Form
Field Field
056 Mankey Mankey
Field Field
057 Primeape Primeape
Field Field
062 Poliwrath Poliwrath
Water 1 Water 1
066 Machop Machop
Human-Like Human-Like
067 Machoke Machoke
Human-Like Human-Like
068 Machamp Machamp
Human-Like Human-Like
072 Tentacool Tentacool
Water 3 Water 3
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel
Water 3 Water 3
085 Dodrio Dodrio
Flying Flying
088 Grimer Grimer
Amorphous Amorphous
088 Grimer Grimer
Alola Form
Amorphous Amorphous
089 Muk Muk
Amorphous Amorphous
089 Muk Muk
Alola Form
Amorphous Amorphous
090 Shellder Shellder
Water 3 Water 3
091 Cloyster Cloyster
Water 3 Water 3
092 Gastly Gastly
Amorphous Amorphous
093 Haunter Haunter
Amorphous Amorphous
094 Gengar Gengar
Amorphous Amorphous
095 Onix Onix
Mineral Mineral
109 Koffing Koffing
Amorphous Amorphous
110 Weezing Weezing
Amorphous Amorphous
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn
Monster Field
112 Rhydon Rhydon
Monster Field
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime
Human-Like Human-Like
124 Jynx Jynx
Human-Like Human-Like
128 Tauros Tauros
Field Field
130 Gyarados Gyarados
Water 2 Dragon
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl
Flying Flying
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
169 Crobat Crobat
Flying Flying
186 Politoed Politoed
Water 1 Water 1
190 Aipom Aipom
Field Field
197 Umbreon Umbreon
Field Field
198 Murkrow Murkrow
Flying Flying
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus
Amorphous Amorphous
204 Pineco Pineco
Bug Bug
205 Forretress Forretress
Bug Bug
207 Gligar Gligar
Bug Bug
208 Steelix Steelix
Mineral Mineral
209 Snubbull Snubbull
Field Fairy
210 Granbull Granbull
Field Fairy
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish
Water 2 Water 2
215 Sneasel Sneasel
Field Field
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa
Field Field
217 Ursaring Ursaring
Field Field
224 Octillery Octillery
Water 1 Water 2
227 Skarmory Skarmory
Flying Flying
228 Houndour Houndour
Field Field
229 Houndoom Houndoom
Field Field
238 Smoochum Smoochum
Undiscovered Undiscovered
246 Larvitar Larvitar
Monster Monster
247 Pupitar Pupitar
Monster Monster
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar
Monster Monster
261 Poochyena Poochyena
Field Field
262 Mightyena Mightyena
Field Field
274 Nuzleaf Nuzleaf
Field Grass
275 Shiftry Shiftry
Field Grass
279 Pelipper Pelipper
Water 1 Flying
297 Hariyama Hariyama
Human-Like Human-Like
300 Skitty Skitty
Field Fairy
301 Delcatty Delcatty
Field Fairy
302 Sableye Sableye
Human-Like Human-Like
303 Mawile Mawile
Field Fairy
306 Aggron Aggron
Monster Monster
318 Carvanha Carvanha
Water 2 Water 2
319 Sharpedo Sharpedo
Water 2 Water 2
325 Spoink Spoink
Field Field
326 Grumpig Grumpig
Field Field
331 Cacnea Cacnea
Grass Human-Like
332 Cacturne Cacturne
Grass Human-Like
335 Zangoose Zangoose
Field Field
336 Seviper Seviper
Field Dragon
341 Corphish Corphish
Water 1 Water 3
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt
Water 1 Water 3
353 Shuppet Shuppet
Amorphous Amorphous
354 Banette Banette
Amorphous Amorphous
355 Duskull Duskull
Amorphous Amorphous
356 Dusclops Dusclops
Amorphous Amorphous
359 Absol Absol
Field Field
362 Glalie Glalie
Fairy Mineral
408 Cranidos Cranidos
Monster Monster
409 Rampardos Rampardos
Monster Monster
419 Floatzel Floatzel
Water 1 Field
424 Ambipom Ambipom
Field Field
425 Drifloon Drifloon
Amorphous Amorphous
426 Drifblim Drifblim
Amorphous Amorphous
429 Mismagius Mismagius
Amorphous Amorphous
430 Honchkrow Honchkrow
Flying Flying
431 Glameow Glameow
Field Field
432 Purugly Purugly
Field Field
434 Stunky Stunky
Field Field
435 Skuntank Skuntank
Field Field
436 Bronzor Bronzor
Mineral Mineral
437 Bronzong Bronzong
Mineral Mineral
447 Riolu Riolu
Undiscovered Undiscovered
448 Lucario Lucario
Field Human-Like
451 Skorupi Skorupi
Bug Water 3
452 Drapion Drapion
Bug Water 3
453 Croagunk Croagunk
Human-Like Human-Like
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak
Human-Like Human-Like
455 Carnivine Carnivine
Grass Grass
456 Finneon Finneon
Water 2 Water 2
457 Lumineon Lumineon
Water 2 Water 2
461 Weavile Weavile
Field Field
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior
Monster Field
465 Tangrowth Tangrowth
Grass Grass
472 Gliscor Gliscor
Bug Bug
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir
Amorphous Amorphous
478 Froslass Froslass
Fairy Mineral
482 Azelf Azelf
Undiscovered Undiscovered
485 Heatran Heatran
Undiscovered Undiscovered
486 Regigigas Regigigas
Undiscovered Undiscovered
487 Giratina Giratina
Undiscovered Undiscovered
491 Darkrai Darkrai
Undiscovered Undiscovered
493 Arceus Arceus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
507 Herdier Herdier
Field Field
508 Stoutland Stoutland
Field Field
509 Purrloin Purrloin
Field Field
510 Liepard Liepard
Field Field
511 Pansage Pansage
Field Field
512 Simisage Simisage
Field Field
513 Pansear Pansear
Field Field
514 Simisear Simisear
Field Field
515 Panpour Panpour
Field Field
516 Simipour Simipour
Field Field
532 Timburr Timburr
Human-Like Human-Like
533 Gurdurr Gurdurr
Human-Like Human-Like
534 Conkeldurr Conkeldurr
Human-Like Human-Like
537 Seismitoad Seismitoad
Water 1 Water 1
538 Throh Throh
Human-Like Human-Like
539 Sawk Sawk
Human-Like Human-Like
540 Sewaddle Sewaddle
Bug Bug
541 Swadloon Swadloon
Bug Bug
542 Leavanny Leavanny
Bug Bug
543 Venipede Venipede
Bug Bug
544 Whirlipede Whirlipede
Bug Bug
545 Scolipede Scolipede
Bug Bug
551 Sandile Sandile
Field Field
552 Krokorok Krokorok
Field Field
553 Krookodile Krookodile
Field Field
555 Darmanitan Darmanitan
Field Field
559 Scraggy Scraggy
Field Dragon
560 Scrafty Scrafty
Field Dragon
562 Yamask Yamask
Mineral Amorphous
563 Cofagrigus Cofagrigus
Mineral Amorphous
568 Trubbish Trubbish
Mineral Mineral
569 Garbodor Garbodor
Mineral Mineral
570 Zorua Zorua
Field Field
571 Zoroark Zoroark
Field Field
574 Gothita Gothita
Human-Like Human-Like
575 Gothorita Gothorita
Human-Like Human-Like
576 Gothitelle Gothitelle
Human-Like Human-Like
590 Foongus Foongus
Grass Grass
591 Amoonguss Amoonguss
Grass Grass
597 Ferroseed Ferroseed
Grass Mineral
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn
Grass Mineral
607 Litwick Litwick
Amorphous Amorphous
608 Lampent Lampent
Amorphous Amorphous
609 Chandelure Chandelure
Amorphous Amorphous
610 Axew Axew
Monster Dragon
611 Fraxure Fraxure
Monster Dragon
612 Haxorus Haxorus
Monster Dragon
618 Stunfisk Stunfisk
Water 1 Amorphous
619 Mienfoo Mienfoo
Field Human-Like
620 Mienshao Mienshao
Field Human-Like
621 Druddigon Druddigon
Dragon Monster
624 Pawniard Pawniard
Human-Like Human-Like
625 Bisharp Bisharp
Human-Like Human-Like
626 Bouffalant Bouffalant
Field Field
629 Vullaby Vullaby
Flying Flying
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz
Flying Flying
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon
Dragon Dragon
641 Tornadus Tornadus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
642 Thundurus Thundurus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
643 Reshiram Reshiram
Undiscovered Undiscovered
644 Zekrom Zekrom
Undiscovered Undiscovered
645 Landorus Landorus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
646 Kyurem Kyurem
Normal Kyurem
Undiscovered Undiscovered
646 Kyurem Kyurem
Black Kyurem
Undiscovered Undiscovered B2W2
646 Kyurem Kyurem
White Kyurem
Undiscovered Undiscovered B2W2
648 Meloetta Meloetta
Undiscovered Undiscovered
650 Chespin Chespin
Field Field
651 Quilladin Quilladin
Field Field
652 Chesnaught Chesnaught
Field Field
659 Bunnelby Bunnelby
Field Field
660 Diggersby Diggersby
Field Field
667 Litleo Litleo
Field Field
668 Pyroar Pyroar
Field Field
672 Skiddo Skiddo
Field Field
673 Gogoat Gogoat
Field Field
674 Pancham Pancham
Field Human-Like
675 Pangoro Pangoro
Field Human-Like
677 Espurr Espurr
Field Field
678 Meowstic Meowstic
Male
Field Field
678 Meowstic Meowstic
Female
Field Field
686 Inkay Inkay
Water 1 Water 2
687 Malamar Malamar
Water 1 Water 2
688 Binacle Binacle
Water 3 Water 3
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle
Water 3 Water 3
701 Hawlucha Hawlucha
Human-Like Human-Like
734 Yungoos Yungoos
Field Field
735 Gumshoos Gumshoos
Field Field
739 Crabrawler Crabrawler
Water 3 Water 3
740 Crabominable Crabominable
Water 3 Water 3
747 Mareanie Mareanie
Water 1 Water 1
748 Toxapex Toxapex
Water 1 Water 1
749 Mudbray Mudbray
Field Field
750 Mudsdale Mudsdale
Field Field
753 Fomantis Fomantis
Grass Grass
754 Lurantis Lurantis
Grass Grass
757 Salandit Salandit
Monster Dragon
758 Salazzle Salazzle
Monster Dragon
759 Stufful Stufful
Field Field
760 Bewear Bewear
Field Field
762 Steenee Steenee
Grass Grass
763 Tsareena Tsareena
Grass Grass
765 Oranguru Oranguru
Field Field
766 Passimian Passimian
Field Field
768 Golisopod Golisopod
Bug Water 3
772 Type: Null Type: Null
Undiscovered Undiscovered
773 Silvally Silvally
Undiscovered Undiscovered
775 Komala Komala
Field Field
776 Turtonator Turtonator
Monster Dragon
777 Togedemaru Togedemaru
Field Fairy
778 Mimikyu Mimikyu
Amorphous Amorphous
779 Bruxish Bruxish
Water 2 Water 2
781 Dhelmise Dhelmise
Mineral Mineral
782 Jangmo-o Jangmo-o
Dragon Dragon
783 Hakamo-o Hakamo-o
Dragon Dragon
784 Kommo-o Kommo-o
Dragon Dragon
787 Tapu Bulu Tapu Bulu
Undiscovered Undiscovered
794 Buzzwole Buzzwole
Undiscovered Undiscovered
799 Guzzlord Guzzlord
Undiscovered Undiscovered
802 Marshadow Marshadow
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Similar to the Generation III effect of Counter, the user will counter any attack from certain types that was classified as physical moves before Generation IV; in this case, Normal, Fighting, Poison, Ground, Flying, Bug, Rock, Ghost, and Steel-type. The move will fail against any other type or if the user faints.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Gives the user a Counter status, which reflects damage from certain types of moves or a regular attack to the attacking enemy.

In the anime

In Pokémon Generations

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The user stores power while taking damage and then unleashes an energy burst.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
486 Regigigas Regigigas puts his hands together and a black energy sphere with white lines starts to expand around them until hits the opponent.
A wild Regigigas The Adventure Debut

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In other generations

Payback IV.png Payback V.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

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 報復 Bàofù*
復仇 Fùchóu*
France Flag.png French Représailles
Germany Flag.png German Gegenstoß
Greece Flag.png Greek Αντίποινα
Italy Flag.png Italian Rivincita
South Korea Flag.png Korean 보복 Bobok
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Revide (TCG)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Retribuição
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Uzvraćanje
Spain Flag.png Spanish Vendetta
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Trả Đũa

Generation IV TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 959697
9899100
Generation VI HMs
010203040506ORAS07ORAS
Generation VII TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
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