Ruination (move)

カタストロフィ Catastrophe
Ruination IX.png
Ruination IX 2.png
Type  Dark
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  —
Accuracy  90%
Priority  0
Opponent Opponent Opponent
Self Ally Ally
Normal: May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation IX
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Ruination (Japanese: カタストロフィ Catastrophe) is a damage-dealing Dark-type move introduced in Generation IX. It is the signature move of the treasures of ruin.


Ruination deals damage equal to 50% of the opponent's remaining HP, rounded down. It always deals at least 1 HP of damage.


Games Description
SV The user summons a ruinous disaster. This cuts the target’s HP in half.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 50
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 50
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 50
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 50
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 大災難 Daaih Jōinaahn
Mandarin 大災難 / 大灾难 Dà Zāinàn
  French Cataclysme
  German Verderben
  Italian Catastrofe
  Korean 카타스트로피 Catastrophe
  Spanish Calamidad

Variations of the move Super Fang
  Super Fang
  Nature's MadnessRuination

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