Assurance (move)

Assurance
ダメおし Make Sure
Assurance VIII.png
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Type  Dark
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  60
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Points double if last to appeal.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earns double the score on the final performance.
Condition  Clever
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Works better the later it is used in a turn.

Assurance (Japanese: ダメおし Make Sure) is a damage-dealing Dark-type move introduced in Generation IV. It is TM58 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Generations IV and V

Assurance inflicts damage and will deal double damage if the target has already received damage on the turn it is used. This includes self-inflicted and indirect damage, such as damage from a Life Orb, recoil, crash damage, or hurting itself in confusion.

Generation VI onward

Assurance's power changed from 50 to 60.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR If the foe has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack's power is doubled.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
If the target has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack's power is doubled.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
015   Beedrill
 
 
Bug Bug 34 34 34 26SMUSUM
019   Rattata
  Field Field 25 25 25 19SMUSUM
019   Rattata
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field 19SMUSUM
020   Raticate
  Field Field 29 29 29 19SMUSUM
020   Raticate
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field 19SMUSUM
021   Spearow
 
 
Flying Flying 29 29 29 22SMUSUM
022   Fearow
 
 
Flying Flying 35 35 35 23SMUSUM
052   Meowth
  Field Field 41 41 41 41SMUSUM 24
052   Meowth
Alolan Form
  Field Field 41SMUSUM 24
053   Persian
  Field Field 49 49 49 49SMUSUM 24
053   Persian
Alolan Form
  Field Field 49SMUSUM 24
056   Mankey
  Field Field 25 25 25 26SMUSUM
057   Primeape
  Field Field 25 25 25 26SMUSUM
109   Koffing
  Amorphous Amorphous 15 15BW
12B2W2
12 12SMUSUM 16
110   Weezing
  Amorphous Amorphous 15 15BW
12B2W2
12 12SMUSUM 16
110   Weezing
Galarian Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 16
128   Tauros
  Field Field 15
197   Umbreon
  Field Field 43 43BW
25B2W2
25 25 25
198   Murkrow
 
 
Flying Flying 25 25 25 25
203   Girafarig
 
 
Field Field 28 28 28XY
10ORAS
10
232   Donphan
  Field Field 31 31 31XY
15ORAS
15
252   Treecko
  Monster Dragon 18
253   Grovyle
  Monster Dragon 20
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon 20
261   Poochyena
  Field Field 29 29 29XY
22ORAS
22
262   Mightyena
  Field Field 32 32 32XY
24ORAS
24
318   Carvanha
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 26 26 26XY
15ORAS
15
319   Sharpedo
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 26 26 26XY
15ORAS
15
408   Cranidos
  Monster Monster 24 24 24 24
409   Rampardos
  Monster Monster 24 24 24 24
461   Weavile
 
 
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1
498   Tepig
  Field Field 31 31 31
499   Pignite
 
 
Field Field 36 36 36
500   Emboar
 
 
Field Field 38 38 38
509   Purrloin
  Field Field 28 28 28 21
510   Liepard
  Field Field 31 31 31 23
527   Woobat
 
 
Field Flying 12 12 12 25
528   Swoobat
 
 
Field Flying 1, 12 1, 12 1, 12 25
551   Sandile
 
 
Field Field 16 16 16
552   Krokorok
 
 
Field Field 16 16 16
553   Krookodile
 
 
Field Field 16 16 16
610   Axew
  Monster Dragon 7 7 7 9
611   Fraxure
  Monster Dragon 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 9
612   Haxorus
  Monster Dragon 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 9
624   Pawniard
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 33 33 33 25
625   Bisharp
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 33 33 33 25
633   Deino
 
 
Dragon Dragon 16
634   Zweilous
 
 
Dragon Dragon 16
635   Hydreigon
 
 
Dragon Dragon 16
802   Marshadow
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 36
827   Nickit
  Field Field 16
828   Thievul
  Field Field 16
859   Impidimp
 
 
Fairy Human-Like 16
860   Morgrem
 
 
Fairy Human-Like 16
861   Grimmsnarl
 
 
Fairy Human-Like 16
886   Drakloak
 
 
Amorphous Dragon 12
887   Dragapult
 
 
Amorphous Dragon 12
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 Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TM58
041   Zubat
 
 
Flying Flying
042   Golbat
 
 
Flying Flying
050   Diglett
  Field Field
050   Diglett
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
051   Dugtrio
  Field Field
051   Dugtrio
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
052   Meowth
  Field Field
052   Meowth
Alolan Form
  Field Field
052   Meowth
Galarian Form
  Field Field
053   Persian
  Field Field
053   Persian
Alolan Form
  Field Field
068   Machamp
  Human-Like Human-Like
083   Farfetch'd
Galarian Form
  Flying Field
109   Koffing
  Amorphous Amorphous
110   Weezing
  Amorphous Amorphous
110   Weezing
Galarian Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
115   Kangaskhan
  Monster Monster
123   Scyther
 
 
Bug Bug
128   Tauros
  Field Field
142   Aerodactyl
 
 
Flying Flying
145   Zapdos
Galarian Form
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
146   Moltres
Galarian Form
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
169   Crobat
 
 
Flying Flying
197   Umbreon
  Field Field
211   Qwilfish
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
212   Scizor
 
 
Bug Bug
214   Heracross
 
 
Bug Bug
223   Remoraid
  Water 1 Water 2
224   Octillery
  Water 1 Water 2
225   Delibird
 
 
Water 1 Flying
226   Mantine
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
227   Skarmory
 
 
Flying Flying
246   Larvitar
 
 
Monster Monster
247   Pupitar
 
 
Monster Monster
248   Tyranitar
 
 
Monster Monster
252   Treecko
  Monster Dragon
253   Grovyle
  Monster Dragon
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon
255   Torchic
  Field Field
256   Combusken
 
 
Field Field
257   Blaziken
 
 
Field Field
263   Zigzagoon
Galarian Form
 
 
Field Field
264   Linoone
Galarian Form
 
 
Field Field
274   Nuzleaf
 
 
Field Grass
275   Shiftry
 
 
Field Grass
303   Mawile
 
 
Field Fairy
318   Carvanha
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
319   Sharpedo
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
359   Absol
  Field Field
416   Vespiquen
 
 
Bug Bug
427   Buneary
  Field Human-Like
428   Lopunny
  Field Human-Like
434   Stunky
 
 
Field Field
435   Skuntank
 
 
Field Field
451   Skorupi
 
 
Bug Water 3
452   Drapion
 
 
Bug Water 3
453   Croagunk
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
454   Toxicroak
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
461   Weavile
 
 
Field Field
482   Azelf
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
509   Purrloin
  Field Field
510   Liepard
  Field Field
527   Woobat
 
 
Field Flying
528   Swoobat
 
 
Field Flying
545   Scolipede
 
 
Bug Bug
550   Basculin
  Water 2 Water 2
551   Sandile
 
 
Field Field
552   Krokorok
 
 
Field Field
553   Krookodile
 
 
Field Field
556   Maractus
  Grass Grass
559   Scraggy
 
 
Field Dragon
560   Scrafty
 
 
Field Dragon
566   Archen
 
 
Flying Water 3
567   Archeops
 
 
Flying Water 3
570   Zorua
  Field Field
571   Zoroark
  Field Field
597   Ferroseed
 
 
Grass Mineral
598   Ferrothorn
 
 
Grass Mineral
599   Klink
  Mineral Mineral
600   Klang
  Mineral Mineral
601   Klinklang
  Mineral Mineral
610   Axew
  Monster Dragon
611   Fraxure
  Monster Dragon
612   Haxorus
  Monster Dragon
613   Cubchoo
  Field Field
614   Beartic
  Field Field
620   Mienshao
  Field Human-Like
624   Pawniard
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
625   Bisharp
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
627   Rufflet
 
 
Flying Flying
628   Braviary
 
 
Flying Flying
629   Vullaby
 
 
Flying Flying
630   Mandibuzz
 
 
Flying Flying
633   Deino
 
 
Dragon Dragon
634   Zweilous
 
 
Dragon Dragon
635   Hydreigon
 
 
Dragon Dragon
641   Tornadus
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
642   Thundurus
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
649   Genesect
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
688   Binacle
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
689   Barbaracle
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
696   Tyrunt
 
 
Monster Dragon
697   Tyrantrum
 
 
Monster Dragon
701   Hawlucha
 
 
Flying Human-Like
706   Goodra
  Dragon Dragon
727   Incineroar
 
 
Field Field
745   Lycanroc
Midday Form
  Field Field
766   Passimian
  Field Field
767   Wimpod
 
 
Bug Water 3
768   Golisopod
 
 
Bug Water 3
777   Togedemaru
 
 
Field Fairy
781   Dhelmise
 
 
Mineral Mineral
785   Tapu Koko
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
795   Pheromosa
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
802   Marshadow
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
804   Naganadel
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
807   Zeraora
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
810   Grookey
  Field Grass
811   Thwackey
  Field Grass
812   Rillaboom
  Field Grass
813   Scorbunny
  Field Human-Like
814   Raboot
  Field Human-Like
815   Cinderace
  Field Human-Like
819   Skwovet
  Field Field
820   Greedent
  Field Field
821   Rookidee
  Flying Flying
822   Corvisquire
  Flying Flying
823   Corviknight
 
 
Flying Flying
827   Nickit
  Field Field
828   Thievul
  Field Field
833   Chewtle
  Monster Water 1
834   Drednaw
 
 
Monster Water 1
845   Cramorant
 
 
Water 1 Flying
846   Arrokuda
  Water 2 Water 2
847   Barraskewda
  Water 2 Water 2
859   Impidimp
 
 
Fairy Human-Like
860   Morgrem
 
 
Fairy Human-Like
861   Grimmsnarl
 
 
Fairy Human-Like
862   Obstagoon
 
 
Field Field
863   Perrserker
  Field Field
865   Sirfetch'd
  Flying Field
870   Falinks
  Fairy Mineral
871   Pincurchin
  Water 1 Amorphous
874   Stonjourner
  Mineral Mineral
877   Morpeko
 
 
Field Fairy
886   Drakloak
 
 
Amorphous Dragon
887   Dragapult
 
 
Amorphous Dragon
888   Zacian
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
890   Eternatus
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
892   Urshifu
Single Strike Style
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
893   Zarude
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
894   Regieleki
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
896   Glastrier
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
897   Spectrier
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
898   Calyrex
Ice Rider
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
898   Calyrex
Shadow Rider
 
 
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.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
084   Doduo
 
 
Flying Flying
088   Grimer
Alolan Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
142   Aerodactyl
 
 
Flying Flying
198   Murkrow
 
 
Flying Flying
227   Skarmory
 
 
Flying Flying
246   Larvitar
 
 
Monster Monster
336   Seviper
  Field Dragon
359   Absol
  Field Field
431   Glameow
  Field Field
501   Oshawott
  Field Field
504   Patrat
  Field Field
613   Cubchoo
  Field Field
633   Deino
 
 
Dragon Dragon
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
142   Aerodactyl
 
 
Flying Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
431   Glameow
  Field Field Dream World - Pleasant Forest
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
633   Deino
 
 
Dragon Dragon Island Scan - Ten Carat HillSM
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

In Explorers of Time and Darkness and Sky, Assurance is a move with 9 base power, 12PP and 88% accuracy. The user targets enemy in front, dealing double damage if their HP is at half or below.

Pokémon Rumble Blast

All Pokémon in front of the user will be hit by Assurance. When the user hits a blown-back foe, Assurance does more damage.

Pokémon Conquest

 
>
 
Stars: ★★★
Power: 31
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: It deals double damage if another Pokémon attacked the target in the same turn.
Users:      
Grid assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It will inflict double damage if the target's HP is down to half or lower.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる あいての HPが はんぶんいかの ときには ダメージが 2ばいになる
Conq. If the target has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack's power is doubled.
MDGtI
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy. It will cause more damage if the enemy's HP is down to half or lower.


In the manga

Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~


Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 惡意追擊 Okyi Jēuigīk *
再三囑咐‎ Joisāam Jūkfu *
Mandarin 惡意追擊 / 恶意追击 Èyì Zhuījí / Èyì Zhuījī *
再三囑咐‎ Zàisān Zhǔfù *
  French Assurance
  German Gewissheit
  Greek Διασφάλιση Diasfalise
  Italian Garanzia
  Korean 승부굳히기 Seungbu Gutigi
  Brazilian Portuguese Garantia
  Serbian Uverenje
  Spanish Buena Baza
  Vietnamese Xác Nhận



Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs
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