Captivate

(move)
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Type:

Normal

Category:

Status

Power:

__

Accuracy: 100%

PP:

20  (max. 32)

Introduced

Generation 4

TM/HM

Diamond/Pearl Platinum HeartGold/SoulSilver: TM78

Effects

Captivate lowers the Special Attack of the target by two stages, if they are of the opposite gender to the user. Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each. Captivate will fail if both Pokemon are the same gender, either Pokemon is genderless, or the target has the ability Oblivious.

Move target

Foe   Foe   Foe
         
Self   Ally   Ally
Affects all adjacent foes, but not allies

Game descriptions

If it is the opposite gender of the user, the foe is charmed into sharply lowering its Sp. Atk stat
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target is charmed into harshly lowering its Sp. Atk stat
If any opposing Pokémon is the opposite gender of the user, it is charmed, which harshly lowers its Sp. Atk stat.

Learnset

 

By Breeding

#
Pokemon
Type
037 Vulpix Fire
077 Ponyta Fire
133 Eevee Normal
161 Sentret Normal
174 Igglybuff Normal Fairy
238 Smoochum [!] Ice Psychic
300 Skitty Normal
302 Sableye [!] Dark Ghost
303 Mawile Steel Fairy
314 Illumise Bug
349 Feebas Water
370 Luvdisc Water
442 Spiritomb Ghost Dark
495 Snivy Grass
527 Woobat Psychic Flying
546 Cottonee Grass Fairy
570 Zorua Dark
574 Gothita [!] Psychic
607 Litwick Ghost Fire
669 Flabébé Fairy
676 Furfrou Normal
682 Spritzee Fairy

By TM

#
Pokemon
Type
All Pokémon who can learn TMs and have Genders can learn Captivate except Nincada. Mew can also learn Captivate, despite being genderless.

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