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Shadow Ball
(シャドーボール Shadow Ball)
Shadow Ball(Let's Go)
Introduced: Generation II
Battle Data
Type: Type Ghost
Category: Type Special
Power: 80
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 15 (max. 24)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
King's Rock: Yes
Magic Coat: No
Snatch: No
Contest Data
Contests
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Scrambles up the order of appeals on the next turn.
Super Contests
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Contest Spectaculars
Condition: Clever
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Quite an appealing move.

Shadow Ball (シャドーボール Shadow Ball) is a Ghost-type move introduced in Generation II. It has been available as TM30 since Generation II.

Description

Games Description
GS / C An attack that may lower SPCL. DEF.
RS / E Hurls a black blob that may lower SP. DEF.
FRLG A shadowy blob is hurled at the foe. May also lower the foe's SP. DEF.
DP / Pt / HGSS The user hurls a shadowy blob at the foe. It may also lower the foe's Sp. Def stat.
BW / B2W2 The user hurls a shadowy blob at the target. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
XY / ORAS The user hurls a shadowy blob at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
SM / USUM / PE The user throws a shadowy blob at the opponent. It may lower the opponent's Sp. Def stat.

Effect

In battle

Foe Foe Foe
User Ally Ally

Shadow Ball deals damage and has a 20% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by 1 stage.

In a Double Battle, Shadow Ball can target any Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Learnset


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V
092 Gastly Type Ghost
Type Poison
36FRLG 29 29
093 Haunter Type Ghost
Type Poison
45FRLG 33 33
094 Gengar Type Ghost
Type Poison
45FRLG 33 33
200 Misdreavus Type Ghost 37 41
292 Shedinja Type Bug
Type Ghost
38 59 59
302 Sableye Type Dark
Type Ghost
41 53 57
353 Shuppet Type Ghost 41 31 35BW
30B2W2
354 Banette Type Ghost 48 31 35BW
30B2W2
425 Drifloon Type Ghost
Type Flying
38 43BW
36B2W2
426 Drifblim Type Ghost
Type Flying
44 51BW
40B2W2
562 Yamask Type Ghost 37
563 Cofagrigus Type Ghost 39
607 Litwick Type Ghost
Type Fire
49
608 Lampent Type Ghost
Type Fire
53
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 Level
VI VII VIII
092 Gastly Type Ghost
Type Poison
29 29SMUSUM
26PE
TBA
093 Haunter Type Ghost
Type Poison
33 33SMUSUM
30PE
TBA
094 Gengar Type Ghost
Type Poison
33 33SMUSUM
30PE
TBA
200 Misdreavus Type Ghost 41 41 TBA
292 Shedinja Type Bug
Type Ghost
59XY
33ORAS
33 TBA
302 Sableye Type Dark
Type Ghost
57XY
39ORAS
39 TBA
353 Shuppet Type Ghost 30 30 TBA
354 Banette Type Ghost 30 30 TBA
355 Duskull Type Ghost 41ORAS 41 TBA
356 Dusclops Type Ghost 45ORAS 45 TBA
425 Drifloon Type Ghost
Type Flying
36 36 TBA
426 Drifblim Type Ghost
Type Flying
40 40 TBA
477 Dusknoir Type Ghost 45ORAS 45 TBA
478 Froslass Type Ice
Type Ghost
42ORAS 42 TBA
562 Yamask Type Ghost 37 37 TBA
563 Cofagrigus Type Ghost 39 39 TBA
607 Litwick Type Ghost
Type Fire
40 40 TBA
608 Lampent Type Ghost
Type Fire
53 53 TBA
655 Delphox Type Fire
Type Psychic
1 1 TBA
678A Meowstic
Female
Type Psychic 31 31 TBA
710 Pumpkaboo Type Ghost
Type Grass
36 36 TBA
711 Gourgeist Type Ghost
Type Grass
36, 70 36 TBA
720 Hoopa
Confined
Type Psychic
Type Ghost
68XY
55ORAS
55 TBA
769 Sandygast Type Ghost
Type Ground
41 TBA
770 Palossand Type Ghost
Type Ground
41 TBA
781 Dhelmise Type Ghost
Type Grass
36 TBA
792 Lunala Type Psychic
Type Ghost
23 TBA
806 Blacephalon Type Ghost
Type Fire
41USUM TBA
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

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