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トリック Trick
Trick VI.png
Introduced: Generation III
Battle Data
Type: Type Psychic.gif
Category: Type Status.gif
Power: --
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 10 (Max. 16)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 0
Works well if it's the same type as the one before.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 0
Steals the voltage of the Pokémon that just went.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Clever
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 1
Badly startles Pokémon that used a move of the same type.

Trick is a Psychic-type move introduced in Generation III.


Games Description
RSE Tricks the foe into trading held items.
FRLG A move that tricks the foe into trading held items with the user.
DPPtHGSS The user catches the foe off guard and swaps the foe's held item with its own.
The user catches the target off guard and swaps its held item with its own.


In battle

Trick switches the user's held item with the target's held item. If the user isn't holding an item, but the target is, the user will just take the target's held item. Prior to Generation V, Trick permanately switched held items with the target if it was a trainer's Pokémon. In a Double Battle, Trick can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Trick can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
064.png Kadabra psychic 43 46 52 52 (XY)
46 (ORAS)
065.png Alakazam psychic 43 46 52 52 (XY)
46 (ORAS)
122.png Mr. Mime psychic 37 (RSE)
36 (FRLG)
36 36 36 36
353.png Shuppet ghost 50 55 (BW)
50 (B2W2)
50 50
354.png Banette ghost 66 75 (BW)
58 (B2W2)
58 58
439.png Mime Jr. psychic/fairy 36 36 36 36
479.png Rotom electric/ghost 1 1 1 1
710.png Pumpkaboo ghost/grass 1 1
711.png Gourgeist ghost/grass 1 1
720.png Hoopa psychic/ghost 1 1
720U.png Hoopa psychic/dark 1 1
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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Main games

Main series

See also

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