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Scary Face
Scary Face VIII.png
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Scary Face
Generation: II
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal.gif
Category Status
Power: N/A
Accuracy: 100
PP: 10, max: ?
Affects: All
Secondary Effect: Lowers speed by 2.
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: Yes
Magic Bounce: Yes
Bright Powder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 1
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Cool
Appeal:
Jam:
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Scary Face is a Normal-type move introduced in Generation II that stats the skill move that decreases the foe's speed. Some Pokémon in the anime are shown using this, but it only carries the effect to scaring the opponent and thus delaying their attack.

Description

Games Description
GSC Sharply reduces the foe's Speed.
RSE Frightens with a scary face to sharply reduce Speed.
FRLG Frightens the foe with a scary face to sharply reduce its Speed.
DPPtHGSS The user frightens the foe with a scary face to sharply reduce its Speed stat.
BWB2W2 The user frightens the target with a scary face to harshly reduce its Speed stat.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SWSH
The user frightens the target with a scary face to harshly lower its Speed stat.

Effects

Scary Face rapidly decreases the opponent's speed when it becomes frightened by the enemy's intimidating appearance.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
II III IV V VI VII VIII
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 TM

Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
II III IV V VI VII VIII
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

By event

Generation II

Trivia

In Generation II, III and IV Scary Face had 90% Accuracy.

Gallery

Main games

Main series

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