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ダメおし Make Sure
Assurance V.png
Introduced: Generation IV
Battle Data
Type: Type Dark.gif
Category: Type Physical.gif
Power: 60[1]
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 10, max: 16
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Beauty
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Earns double the score on the final performance.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Beautiful
Appeal: 1
Jam: 1
Works better the later it is used in a turn.

Assurance is a Dark-type move introduced in Generation IV.


Games Description
DPPtHGSS If the foe has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack's power is doubled.
If the target has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack's power is doubled.


In battle

Assurance does damage to the target. If the target has already taken damage in the same turn, Assurance will do double the damage. In a Double Battle, Assurance can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Assurance can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
015.png Beedrill bug/poison Bug 34 34 34 26SMUSUM
019.png Rattata normal Field 25 25 25 19SMUSUM
019A.png Rattata dark/normal Field 19SMUSUM
020.png Raticate normal Field 29 29 29 19SMUSUM
020A.png Raticate dark/normal Field 19SMUSUM
021.png Spearow normal/flying Flying 29 29 29 22SMUSUM
022.png Fearow normal/flying Flying 35 35 35 23SMUSUM
052.png Meowth normal Field 41 41 41 41SMUSUM 24
052A.png Meowth dark Field 41SMUSUM 24
053.png Persian normal Field 49 49 49 49SMUSUM 24
053A.png Persian dark Field 49SMUSUM 24
056.png Mankey fighting Field 25 25 25 26SMUSUM
057.png Primeape fighting Field 25 25 25 26SMUSUM
109.png Koffing poison Amorphous 15 15BW
12 12SMUSUM 16
110.png Weezing poison Amorphous 15 15BW
12 12SMUSUM 16
110A.png Koffing poison/fairy Amorphous 16
128.png Tauros normal Field 15
197.png Umbreon dark Field 43 43BW
25 25 25
198.png Murkrow dark/flying Flying 25 25 25 25
203.png Girafarig normal/psychic Field 28 28 28XY
232.png Donphan ground Field 31 31 31XY
252.png Treecko grass Monster/Dragon 18
253.png Grovyle grass Monster/Dragon 20
254.png Sceptile grass Monster/Dragon 20
261.png Poochyena dark Field 29 29 29XY
262.png Mightyena dark Field 32 32 32XY
318.png Carvanha water/dark Water 2 26 26 26XY
319.png Sharpedo water/dark Water 2 26 26 26XY
408.png Cranidos rock Monster 24 24 24 24
409.png Rampardos rock Monster 24 24 24 24
461.png Weavile dark/ice Field 1 1 1 1 1
498.png Tepig fire Field 31 31 31
499.png Pignite fire/fighting Field 36 36 36
500.png Emboar fire/fighting Field 38 38 38
509.png Purrloin dark Field 28 28 28 21
510.png Liepard dark Field 31 31 31 23
527.png Woobat psychic/flying Field/Flying 12 12 12 25
528.png Swoobat psychic/flying Field/Flying 1, 12 1, 12 1, 12 25
551.png Sandile ground/dark Field 16 16 16
552.png Krokorok ground/dark Field 16 16 16
553.png Krookodile ground/dark Field 16 16 16
610.png Axew dragon Monster/Dragon 7 7 7 9
611.png Fraxure dragon Monster/Dragon 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 9
612.png Haxorus dragon Monster/Dragon 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 9
624.png Pawniard dark/steel Human-Like 33 33 33 25
625.png Bisharp dark/steel Human-Like 33 33 33 25
633.png Deino dark/dragon Dragon 16
634.png Zweilous dark/dragon Dragon 16
635.png Hydreigon dark/dragon Dragon 16
802.png Marshadow fighting/ghost Undiscovered 1 36
827.png Nickit dark Field 16
828.png Thievul dark Field 16
859.png Impidimp dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like 16
860.png Morgrem dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like 16
861.png Grimmsnarl dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like 16
886.png Drakloak dragon/ghost Amorphous/Dragon 12
887.png Dragapult dragon/ghost Amorphous/Dragon 12
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
041.png Zubat poison/flying Flying TM58
042.png Golbat poison/flying Flying TM58
050.png Diglett ground Field TM58
050A.png Diglett ground/steel Field TM58
051.png Dugtrio ground Field TM58
051A.png Dugtrio ground/steel Field TM58
052.png Meowth normal Field TM58
052A.png Meowth dark Field TM58
052B.png Meowth steel Field TM58
053.png Persian normal Field TM58
053A.png Persian dark Field TM58
068.png Machamp fighting Human-Like TM58
083A.png Farfetch'd fighting Flying/Field TM58
109.png Koffing poison Amorphous TM58
110.png Weezing poison Amorphous TM58
110A.png Weezing poison/fairy Amorphous TM58
115.png Kangaskhan normal Monster TM58
123.png Scyther bug/flying Bug TM58
128.png Tauros normal Field TM58
142.png Aerodactyl rock/flying Flying TM58
145A.png Zapdos fighting/flying Undiscovered TM58
146A.png Moltres dark/flying Undiscovered TM58
151.png Mew psychic Undiscovered TM58
169.png Crobat poison/flying Flying TM58
197.png Umbreon dark Field TM58
211.png Qwilfish water/poison Water 2 TM58
212.png Scizor bug/steel Bug TM58
214.png Heracross bug/fighting Bug TM58
223.png Remoraid water Water 1/Water 2 TM58
224.png Octillery water Water 1/Water 2 TM58
225.png Delibird ice/flying Water 1/Field TM58
226.png Mantine water/flying Water 1 TM58
227.png Skarmory steel/flying Flying TM58
246.png Larvitar rock/ground Monster TM58
247.png Pupitar rock/ground Monster TM58
248.png Tyranitar rock/dark Monster TM58
252.png Treecko grass Monster/Dragon TM58
253.png Grovyle grass Monster/Dragon TM58
254.png Sceptile grass Monster/Dragon TM58
255.png Torchic fire Field TM58
256.png Combusken fire/fighting Field TM58
257.png Blaziken fire/fighting Field TM58
263A.png Zigzagoon dark/normal Field TM58
264A.png Linoone dark/normal Field TM58
274.png Nuzleaf grass/dark Field/Grass TM58
275.png Shiftry grass/dark Field/Grass TM58
303.png Mawile steel/fairy Field/Fairy TM58
318.png Carvanha water/dark Water 2 TM58
319.png Sharpedo water/dark Water 2 TM58
359.png Absol dark Field TM58
416.png Vespiquen bug/flying Bug TM58
427.png Buneary normal Field/Human-Like TM58
428.png Lopunny normal Field/Human-Like TM58
434.png Stunky poison/dark Field TM58
435.png Skuntank poison/dark Field TM58
451.png Skorupi poison/bug Bug/Water 3 TM58
452.png Drapion poison/dark Bug/Water 3 TM58
453.png Croagunk poison/fighting Human-Like TM58
454.png Toxicroak poison/fighting Human-Like TM58
461.png Weavile dark/ice Field TM58
482.png Azelf psychic Undiscovered TM58
509.png Purrloin dark Field TM58
510.png Liepard dark Field TM58
527.png Woobat psychic/flying Field/Flying TM58
528.png Swoobat psychic/flying Field/Flying TM58
545.png Scolipede bug/poison Bug TM58
550.png Basculin water Water 2 TM58
551.png Sandile ground/dark Field TM58
552.png Krokorok ground/dark Field TM58
553.png Krookodile ground/dark Field TM58
556.png Maractus grass Grass TM58
559.png Scraggy dark/fighting Field/Dragon TM58
560.png Scrafty dark/fighting Field/Dragon TM58
566.png Archen rock/flying Flying/Water 3 TM58
567.png Archeops rock/flying Flying/Water 3 TM58
570.png Zorua dark Field TM58
571.png Zoroark dark Field TM58
597.png Ferroseed grass/steel Grass/Mineral TM58
598.png Ferrothorn grass/steel Grass/Mineral TM58
599.png Klink steel Mineral TM58
600.png Klang steel Mineral TM58
601.png Klinklang steel Mineral TM58
610.png Axew dragon Monster/Dragon TM58
611.png Fraxure dragon Monster/Dragon TM58
612.png Haxorus dragon Monster/Dragon TM58
613.png Cubchoo ice Field TM58
614.png Beartic ice Field TM58
620.png Mienshao fighting Field/Human-Like TM58
624.png Pawniard dark/steel Human-Like TM58
625.png Bisharp dark/steel Human-Like TM58
627.png Rufflet normal/flying Flying TM58
628.png Braviary normal/flying Flying TM58
629.png Vullaby dark/flying Flying TM58
630.png Mandibuzz dark/flying Flying TM58
633.png Deino dark/dragon Dragon TM58
634.png Zweilous dark/dragon Dragon TM58
635.png Hydreigon dark/dragon Dragon TM58
641.png Tornadus flying Undiscovered TM58
642.png Thundurus electric/flying Undiscovered TM58
649.png Genesect bug/steel Undiscovered TM58
688.png Binacle rock/water Water 3 TM58
689.png Barbaracle rock/water Water 3 TM58
696.png Tyrunt rock/dragon Monster/Dragon TM58
697.png Tyrantrum rock/dragon Monster/Dragon TM58
701.png Hawlucha fighting/flying Flying/Human-Like TM58
706.png Goodra dragon Dragon TM58
727.png Incineroar fire/dark Field TM58
745.png Lycanroc rock Field TM58
766.png Passimian fighting Field TM58
767.png Wimpod bug/water Bug/Water 3 TM58
768.png Golisopod bug/water Bug/Water 3 TM58
777.png Togedemaru electric/steel Field/Fairy TM58
781.png Dhelmise ghost/grass Mineral TM58
785.png Tapu Koko electric/fairy Undiscovered TM58
795.png Pheromosa bug/fighting Undiscovered TM58
802.png Marshadow fighting/ghost Undiscovered TM58
804.png Naganadel poison/dragon Undiscovered TM58
807.png Zeraora electric Undiscovered TM58
810.png Grookey grass Field/Grass TM58
811.png Thwackey grass Field/Grass TM58
812.png Rillaboom grass Field/Grass TM58
813.png Scorbunny fire Field/Human-Like TM58
814.png Raboot fire Field/Human-Like TM58
815.png Cinderace fire Field/Human-Like TM58
819.png Skwovet normal Field TM58
820.png Greedent normal Field TM58
821.png Rookidee flying Flying TM58
822.png Corvisquire flying Flying TM58
823.png Corviknight flying/steel Flying TM58
827.png Nickit dark Field TM58
828.png Thievul dark Field TM58
833.png Chewtle water Monster/Water 1 TM58
834.png Drednaw water/rock Monster/Water 1 TM58
845.png Cramorant flying/water Water 1/Flying TM58
846.png Arrokuda water Water 2 TM58
847.png Barraskewda water Water 2 TM58
859.png Impidimp dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like TM58
860.png Morgrem dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like TM58
861.png Grimmsnarl dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like TM58
862.png Obstagoon dark/normal Field TM58
863.png Perrserker steel Field TM58
865.png Sirfetch'd fighting Flying/Field TM58
870.png Falinks fighting Fairy/Mineral TM58
871.png Pincurchin electric Water 1/Amorphous TM58
874.png Stonjourner rock Mineral TM58
877.png Morpeko electric/dark Field/Fairy TM58
886.png Drakloak dragon/ghost Amorphous/Dragon TM58
887.png Dragapult dragon/ghost Amorphous/Dragon TM58
888A.png Zacian fairy Undiscovered TM58
890.png Eternatus poison/dragon Undiscovered TM58
892SingleStrike.png Urshifu fighting/dark Undiscovered TM58
893.png Zarude dark/grass Undiscovered TM58
894.png Regieleki electric Undiscovered TM58
896.png Glastrier ice Undiscovered TM58
897.png Spectrier ghost Undiscovered TM58
898I.png Calyrex psychic/ice Undiscovered TM58
898S.png Calyrex psychic/ghost Undiscovered TM58
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

Special move

Generation V

Generation VII


Main games

Pokémon Adventures

Other manga series


Main games


  1. ^ As of Generation VI, Assurance has a base power of 60, which prior to that had a base power of 50