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Covet
ほしがる Covet
Introduced: Generation III
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal.gif
Category: Type Physical.gif
Power: 60[1]
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 25 (Max. 40)[2]
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0
Makes the appeal as good as those before it.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 0
The user steals the voltage of the previous Pokémon.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0
Shows off the Pokémon's appeal about as well as the move used before it.

Covet is a Normal-type move introduced in Generation III.

Description

Games Description
RSE Cutely begs to obtain an item held by the foe.
FRLG A cutely executed attack that also steals the foe's hold item.
DPPtHGSS The user endearingly approaches the foe, then steals the item the foe is holding.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
The user endearingly approaches the target, then steals the item the foe is holding.
SMUSUM The user endearingly approaches the opponent, then steals their held item.

Effect

In battle

Covet does damage and steals the target's held item. From Generation III to Generation IV, Covet permanently steals the held item of a trainer's Pokémon. In a Double Battle, Covet can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Covet can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
V VI VII VIII
056.png Mankey fighting 1 1 1 1
133.png Eevee normal 21 (B2W2) 23 1
143.png Snorlax normal 42 (RSE)
45 (FRLG)
216.png Teddiursa normal 1 1 1 1
217.png Ursaring normal 1 1 1 1
263.png Zigzagoon normal 29 29 29 29 (XY)
23 (ORAS)
23
264.png Linoone normal 35 35 35 35 (XY)
24 (ORAS)
24
287.png Slakoth normal 31 31 31 31 (XY)
22 (ORAS)
22
289.png Slaking normal 31 31 31 31 (XY)
23 (ORAS)
23
300.png Skitty normal 31 32 (DP)
36 (PtHGSS)
36 36 (XY)
34 (ORAS)
34
314.png Illumise bug 37 45 45 45 (XY)
47 (ORAS)
47
677.png Espurr psychic 5 1,5
678.png Meowstic psychic 5 1,5
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

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References

  1. ^ As of Generation V, Covet has a base power of 60, which prior to that had a base power of 40
  2. ^ As of Generation V, Covet has a base pp of 25 and could be raised to a maximum of 40, which prior to that had a base pp of 40 and could be raised to a maximum of 60


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