Assist
AssistVII.png
ねこのて Cat's Paw
Generation: III
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal.gif
Category Status
Power:
Accuracy: -%
PP: 20
Affects: User
Secondary Effect:
Priority:
Contact: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Cute
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Cute
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Cute
Appeal:
Jam:

Assist (ねこのて Cat's Paw) is a non-damaging Normal-type move introduced in Generation III.

Description

Games Description
RSE Attacks randomly with one of the partner's moves.
FRLG The user randomly picks and uses a move of an allied Pokémon.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
The user hurriedly and randomly uses a move among those known by other Pokémon in the party.
SMUSUM The user hurriedly and randomly uses a move among those known by ally Pokémon.

Effect

In Battle

Assist uses a move known by any Pokémon in the user's party. There are some moves that cannot be used by Assist; if all moves cannot be used by Assist, Assist fails.

Contests

Changes the appeal points to 1, 2, 4, 6, or 8.

Super Contests

Make the order of contestants random in the next turn.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
V VI VII VIII
300.png Skitty Normal 19 19 (DP)
22 (Pt)
19 22 (XY)
31 (ORAS)
31
431.png Glameow Normal 29 29 29 29
432.png Purugly Normal 29 29 29 29
509.png Purrloin Dark 6 6 6
510.png Liepard Dark 6 6 6
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By breeding

Pokémon Type Egg Groups Father
V VI VII VIII
052.png Meowth 300.png301.png 300.png301.png431.png432.png 300.png301.png431.png432.png
096.png Drowzee* 327.png 327.png 327.png
161.png Sentret 300.png301.png 300.png301.png431.png432.png 300.png301.png431.png432.png
327.png Spinda 300.png301.png 300.png301.png431.png432.png 300.png301.png431.png432.png
215.png Sneasel 300.png301.png431.png432.png (HGSS) 300.png301.png431.png432.png
390.png Chimchar 300.png301.png431.png432.png (HGSS) 300.png301.png431.png432.png
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates a Pokémon that can only learn this move through chain breeding.

Gallery

Main games

Main series

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