Play Rough (move)

Play Rough
じゃれつく Frolic
Play Rough VIII.png
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Type  Fairy
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  90
Accuracy  90%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VI
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Condition  Cute
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Brings down the energy of any Pokémon that have already used a move this turn.

Play Rough (Japanese: じゃれつく Frolic) is a damage-dealing Fairy-type move introduced in Generation VI. It was TM44 in Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!. It is TR90 in Generation VIII.

In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, it can be upgraded to the special Z-Move Let's Snuggle Forever by Mimikyu holding Mimikium Z.

Effect

Play Rough inflicts damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Attack stat by one stage.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Category  Physical
PP  10
Agile Strong
Power  85  65  105
Accuracy  90%  90%  100%
Action speed modifier
Self  0  0  +5
Target  0  +3  0
Additional effect
Chance  20%  20%  40%
Turns  3  2  4
   ?  ?
May lower the target's offensive stats.

Description

Games Description
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSP
The user plays rough with the target and attacks it. This may also lower the target's Attack stat.
LA The user plays rough with the target and attacks it. This may also lower the target’s offensive stats.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
039   Jigglypuff
 
 
Fairy Fairy 40
040   Wigglytuff
 
 
Fairy Fairy 1 1SMUSUM 1
052   Meowth
  Field Field 35PE 44
052   Meowth
Alolan Form
  Field Field 35PE 44
053   Persian
  Field Field 1 1SMUSUM
47PE
54
053   Persian
Alolan Form
  Field Field 1SMUSUM
47PE
54
058   Growlithe
  Field Field 35PE 48
059   Arcanine
  Field Field 1
183   Marill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy 45XY
23ORAS
23 21
184   Azumarill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy 50XY
25ORAS
25 25
209   Snubbull
  Field Fairy 37 37 37BDSP
210   Granbull
  Field Fairy 43 43 43BDSP
216   Teddiursa
  Field Field 25LA
217   Ursaring
  Field Field 25LA
241   Miltank
  Field Field 45
261   Poochyena
  Field Field 46 46BDSP
262   Mightyena
  Field Field 56 56BDSP
264   Linoone
  Field Field 1 1
287   Slakoth
  Field Field 38ORAS 38 38BDSP
288   Vigoroth
  Field Field 1BDSP
289   Slaking
  Field Field 1BDSP
300   Skitty
  Field Fairy 49XY
46ORAS
46 46BDSP
301   Delcatty
  Field Fairy 1BDSP
303   Mawile
 
 
Field Fairy 1, 60XY
1, 49ORAS
1, 49 48
313   Volbeat
  Bug Human-Like 43ORAS 43 43BDSP
314   Illumise
  Bug Human-Like 43ORAS 43 43BDSP
427   Buneary
  Field Human-Like 31LA
428   Lopunny
  Field Human-Like 31LA
431   Glameow
  Field Field 50 50 50BDSP
31LA
432   Purugly
  Field Field 1BDSP
31LA
441   Chatot
 
 
Flying Flying 43LA
506   Lillipup
  Field Field 45 45 20
507   Herdier
  Field Field 52 52 24
508   Stoutland
  Field Field 63 63 24
509   Purrloin
  Field Field 49 49 40
510   Liepard
  Field Field 58 58 52
684   Swirlix
  Fairy Fairy 49 49 33
685   Slurpuff
  Fairy Fairy 49 49 33
700   Sylveon
  Field Field 25LA
702   Dedenne
 
 
Field Fairy 42 42 45
707   Klefki
 
 
Mineral Mineral 43 43 40
764   Comfey
  Grass Grass 49 39
778   Mimikyu
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 46 54
835   Yamper
  Field Field 45
836   Boltund
  Field Field 55
859   Impidimp
 
 
Fairy Human-Like 40
860   Morgrem
 
 
Fairy Human-Like 46
861   Grimmsnarl
 
 
Fairy Human-Like 48
878   Cufant
  Field Mineral 45
879   Copperajah
  Field Mineral 51
901   Ursaluna
 
 
Field Field 25LA
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/TR

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
TM44
VIII
TR90
025   Pikachu
  Field Fairy
026   Raichu
  Field Fairy
026   Raichu
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Fairy
035   Clefairy
  Fairy Fairy PE
036   Clefable
  Fairy Fairy PE
039   Jigglypuff
 
 
Fairy Fairy PE
040   Wigglytuff
 
 
Fairy Fairy PE
052   Meowth
  Field Field PE
052   Meowth
Alolan Form
  Field Field PE
052   Meowth
Galarian Form
  Field Field
053   Persian
  Field Field PE
053   Persian
Alolan Form
  Field Field PE
058   Growlithe
  Field Field PE
059   Arcanine
  Field Field PE
077   Ponyta
  Field Field
077   Ponyta
Galarian Form
  Field Field
078   Rapidash
  Field Field
078   Rapidash
Galarian Form
 
 
Field Field
110   Weezing
Galarian Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
151   Mew
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered PE
172   Pichu
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
173   Cleffa
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
174   Igglybuff
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
175   Togepi
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
176   Togetic
 
 
Flying Fairy
182   Bellossom
  Grass Grass
183   Marill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy
184   Azumarill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy
241   Miltank
  Field Field
264   Linoone
  Field Field
303   Mawile
 
 
Field Fairy
333   Swablu
 
 
Flying Dragon
334   Altaria
 
 
Flying Dragon
359   Absol
  Field Field
385   Jirachi
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
403   Shinx
  Field Field
404   Luxio
  Field Field
405   Luxray
  Field Field
421   Cherrim
  Fairy Grass
427   Buneary
  Field Human-Like
428   Lopunny
  Field Human-Like
434   Stunky
 
 
Field Field
435   Skuntank
 
 
Field Field
468   Togekiss
 
 
Flying Fairy
480   Uxie
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
481   Mesprit
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
482   Azelf
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
506   Lillipup
  Field Field
507   Herdier
  Field Field
508   Stoutland
  Field Field
509   Purrloin
  Field Field
510   Liepard
  Field Field
547   Whimsicott
 
 
Grass Fairy
572   Minccino
  Field Field
573   Cinccino
  Field Field
613   Cubchoo
  Field Field
614   Beartic
  Field Field
677   Espurr
  Field Field
678   Meowstic
Male
  Field Field
678   Meowstic
Female
  Field Field
684   Swirlix
  Fairy Fairy
685   Slurpuff
  Fairy Fairy
690   Skrelp
 
 
Water 1 Dragon
691   Dragalge
 
 
Water 1 Dragon
696   Tyrunt
 
 
Monster Dragon
697   Tyrantrum
 
 
Monster Dragon
700   Sylveon
  Field Field
702   Dedenne
 
 
Field Fairy
707   Klefki
 
 
Mineral Mineral
716   Xerneas
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
719   Diancie
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
728   Popplio
  Water 1 Field
729   Brionne
  Water 1 Field
730   Primarina
 
 
Water 1 Field
742   Cutiefly
 
 
Bug Fairy
743   Ribombee
 
 
Bug Fairy
744   Rockruff
  Field Field
745   Lycanroc
Midday Form
  Field Field
745   Lycanroc
Midnight Form
  Field Field
745   Lycanroc
Dusk Form
  Field Field
761   Bounsweet
  Grass Grass
762   Steenee
  Grass Grass
763   Tsareena
  Grass Grass
764   Comfey
  Grass Grass
778   Mimikyu
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
780   Drampa
 
 
Monster Dragon
786   Tapu Lele
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
788   Tapu Fini
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
807   Zeraora
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
827   Nickit
  Field Field
828   Thievul
  Field Field
835   Yamper
  Field Field
836   Boltund
  Field Field
856   Hatenna
  Fairy Fairy
857   Hattrem
  Fairy Fairy
858   Hatterene
 
 
Fairy Fairy
859   Impidimp
 
 
Fairy Human-Like
860   Morgrem
 
 
Fairy Human-Like
861   Grimmsnarl
 
 
Fairy Human-Like
863   Perrserker
  Field Field
869   Alcremie
  Fairy Amorphous
873   Frosmoth
 
 
Bug Bug
876   Indeedee
Male
 
 
Fairy Fairy
876   Indeedee
Female
 
 
Fairy Fairy
878   Cufant
  Field Mineral
879   Copperajah
  Field Mineral
888   Zacian
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
889   Zamazenta
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Game
SwSh SwSh
EP
BDSP LA
025   Pikachu
  Field Fairy
026   Raichu
  Field Fairy
035   Clefairy
  Fairy Fairy
036   Clefable
  Fairy Fairy
058   Growlithe
Hisuian Form
 
 
Field Field
059   Arcanine
Hisuian Form
 
 
Field Field
172   Pichu
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
173   Cleffa
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
175   Togepi
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
176   Togetic
 
 
Flying Fairy
216   Teddiursa
  Field Field
217   Ursaring
  Field Field
403   Shinx
  Field Field
404   Luxio
  Field Field
405   Luxray
  Field Field
417   Pachirisu
  Field Fairy
421   Cherrim
  Fairy Grass
427   Buneary
  Field Human-Like
428   Lopunny
  Field Human-Like
431   Glameow
  Field Field
432   Purugly
  Field Field
434   Stunky
 
 
Field Field
435   Skuntank
 
 
Field Field
441   Chatot
 
 
Flying Flying
468   Togekiss
 
 
Flying Fairy
480   Uxie
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
481   Mesprit
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
482   Azelf
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
492   Shaymin
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
700   Sylveon
  Field Field
901   Ursaluna
 
 
Field Field
905   Enamorus
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
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
216   Teddiursa
  Field Field BDSP
231   Phanpy
  Field Field BDSP
261   Poochyena
  Field Field BDSP
333   Swablu
 
 
Flying Dragon USUM BDSP
359   Absol
  Field Field BDSP
434   Stunky
 
 
Field Field BDSP
613   Cubchoo
  Field Field
690   Skrelp
 
 
Water 1 Dragon
761   Bounsweet
  Grass Grass
775   Komala
  Field Field
780   Drampa
 
 
Monster Dragon
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation VI

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
385   Jirachi
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 2015 Tanabata Jirachi
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 Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 3 111 133 90% An opponent Has a chance (10%) of lowering the target's Attack by one stat rank.

Past Description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Has a very small chance of lowering the target's Attack.

Pokémon GO

  Play Rough
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 90
Energy cost 50  
Duration 2.9 seconds
Damage window 1.3 - 2.7 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 90
Energy cost 60  
Secondary effect ?
Effect chance ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
                               
By Elite Charged TM
 
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 50 → 55
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 55 → 90

Description

Games Description
SMD It damages an enemy. It could lower the enemy's Attack.*
It damages an enemy. It could also lower the enemy's Attack.*


In the anime

       
Mimikyu Mega Altaria
The user plays rough with the target and attacks it.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Mimikyu Mimikyu jumps towards the opponent and cloaks it with a thick, white smoke surrounded by stars. It then hits the opponent multiple times with its stick.
Jessie's Mimikyu Loading the Dex! Debut
  Altaria Mega Altaria flies at the opponent and surrounds them with its wings and plumage. It then hits the opponent with its wings. Yellow sparks of energy appear around Mega Altaria as the opponent takes damage.
Drasna's Altaria JN104 None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 嬉鬧 Hēinaauh
Mandarin 嬉鬧 / 嬉闹 Xīnào
  Dutch Ruw spel
  French Câlinerie
  German Knuddler
  Italian Carineria
  Korean 치근거리기 Chigeungeoligi
  Polish Szorstka Gra
  Brazilian Portuguese Jogo Duro
  Russian Жёсткая Игра Zhyostkaya igra
  Spanish Carantoña
  Thai คลอเคลีย



Generation VII TMs
SMUSUM
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PE
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Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
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BDSP
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Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
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