Taunt VIII.png
ちょうはつ Taunt
Generation: III
Battle Data
Type: Type Dark.gif
Category Status
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 20 (max. 32)
Affects: Both foes
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Smart
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Smart
Appeal: 0
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Smart

Taunt is a non-damaging Dark-type move introduced in Generation III. In Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, it is available as TM02.


The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.


The Pokémon can only use attacking moves for the turns that Taunt is in effect. In Generation III, Taunt lasts 1 turn after its use. In Generation IV, the move lasts between 2 and 4 turns. In Generation V, it lasts 3.


Main games

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