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Shadow Ball
(シャドーボール Shadow Ball)
Shadow Ball(Let's Go).PNG
Introduced: Generation II
Battle Data
Type: Type Ghost.gif
Category: Type Special.gif
Power: 80
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 15 (max. 24)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
King's Rock: No
Magic Bounce: No
Magic Coat: No
Mirror Move: Yes
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 aa damage dealing Ghost-type move introduced in Generation II. It has been available as TM30 since Generation II. In Generation VIII it is TM33.

Description

Games Description
GSC An attack that may lower SPCL. DEF.
RSE 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.
DPPtHGSS The user hurls a shadowy blob at the foe. It may also lower the foe's Sp. Def stat.
BWB2W2 The user hurls a shadowy blob at the target. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SWSH
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.

Pokemon with Bulletproof are unaffected by Shadow Ball

Learnset


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V
092.png Gastly Type Ghost.gif
Type Poison.gif
36FRLG 29 29
093.png Haunter Type Ghost.gif
Type Poison.gif
45FRLG 33 33
094.png Gengar Type Ghost.gif
Type Poison.gif
45FRLG 33 33
200.png Misdreavus Type Ghost.gif 37 41
292.png Shedinja Type Bug.gif
Type Ghost.gif
38 59 59
302.png Sableye Type Dark.gif
Type Ghost.gif
41 53 57
353.png Shuppet Type Ghost.gif 41 31 35BW
30B2W2
354.png Banette Type Ghost.gif 48 31 35BW
30B2W2
425.png Drifloon Type Ghost.gif
Type Flying.gif
38 43BW
36B2W2
426.png Drifblim Type Ghost.gif
Type Flying.gif
44 51BW
40B2W2
562.png Yamask Type Ghost.gif 37
563.png Cofagrigus Type Ghost.gif 39
607.png Litwick Type Ghost.gif
Type Fire.gif
49
608.png Lampent Type Ghost.gif
Type Fire.gif
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.png Gastly Type Ghost.gif
Type Poison.gif
29 29SMUSUM
26PE
48
093.png Haunter Type Ghost.gif
Type Poison.gif
33 33SMUSUM
30PE
48
094.png Gengar Type Ghost.gif
Type Poison.gif
33 33SMUSUM
30PE
48
200.png Misdreavus Type Ghost.gif 41 41
292.png Shedinja Type Bug.gif
Type Ghost.gif
59XY
33ORAS
33 50
302.png Sableye Type Dark.gif
Type Ghost.gif
57XY
39ORAS
39 45
353.png Shuppet Type Ghost.gif 30 30
354.png Banette Type Ghost.gif 30 30
355.png Duskull Type Ghost.gif 41ORAS 41 40
356.png Dusclops Type Ghost.gif 45ORAS 45 42
425.png Drifloon Type Ghost.gif
Type Flying.gif
36 36 20
426.png Drifblim Type Ghost.gif
Type Flying.gif
40 40 20
477.png Dusknoir Type Ghost.gif 45ORAS 45 42
478.png Froslass Type Ice.gif
Type Ghost.gif
42ORAS 42 61
562.png Yamask Type Ghost.gif 37 37 40
562A.png Yamask Type Ground.gif
Type Ghost.gif
40
563.png Cofagrigus Type Ghost.gif 39 39 48
592.png Frillish Type Water.gif
Type Ghost.gif
32
593.png Jellicent Type Water.gif
Type Ghost.gif
32
607.png Litwick Type Ghost.gif
Type Fire.gif
40 40 36
608.png Lampent Type Ghost.gif
Type Fire.gif
53 53 36
609.png Chandelure Type Ghost.gif
Type Fire.gif
53 53 1
622.png Golett Type Ground.gif
Type Ghost.gif
36
623.png Golurk Type Ground.gif
Type Ghost.gif
36
655.png Delphox Type Fire.gif
Type Psychic.gif
1 1
678A.png Meowstic
Female
Type Psychic.gif 31 31 49
710.png Pumpkaboo Type Ghost.gif
Type Grass.gif
36 36 36
711.png Gourgeist Type Ghost.gif
Type Grass.gif
36, 70 36 36
720.png Hoopa
Confined
Type Psychic.gif
Type Ghost.gif
68XY
55ORAS
55
769.png Sandygast Type Ghost.gif
Type Ground.gif
41
770.png Palossand Type Ghost.gif
Type Ground.gif
41
781.png Dhelmise Type Ghost.gif
Type Grass.gif
36 44
792.png Lunala Type Psychic.gif
Type Ghost.gif
23 23
806.png Blacephalon Type Ghost.gif
Type Fire.gif
41USUM
854.png Sinistea Type Ghost.gif 48
855.png Polteageist Type Ghost.gif 48
867.png Runerigus Type Ground.gif
Type Ghost.gif
44
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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