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Payback

Type Power Accuracy PP Priority Damage Target
Dark 50 100% 10 0 Physical Single non-user

Description

Deals damage. If the target has already moved, this move's Base Power is doubled. Does not double if the target switched.

Competitive Use

Payback is an incredible move for Pokemon with low base Speed, high base Attack stats, and good bulk. This is because the Base Power of Payback is doubled if the user goes after the target--traits required are exactly those listed above. Conkeldurr is a fine example of a Pokemon that utilizes Payback excellently. Since most of the sets it will be running are completely walled by Ghost- and Psychic-type Pokemon, Payback is a great move to take care of such Pokemon. Forretress is another notable mention, as it can utilize Payback to damage of spinblockers.

Related Moves

Assurance is a similar move, but it only doubles in power when the target has been damaged earlier in the turn.

Avalanche is an Ice-type equivalent with slightly higher Base Power.

Revenge is a Fighting-type equivalent with slightly higher Base Power.

Pokémon Type Tier Abilities HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spe BST
Absol Dark RU Pressure / Super Luck / Justified 65 130 60 75 60 75 465
Aerodactyl Rock / Flying RU Rock Head / Pressure / Unnerve 80 105 65 60 75 130 515
Aggron Steel / Rock RU Sturdy / Rock Head / Heavy Metal 70 110 180 60 60 50 530
Aipom Normal LC Run Away / Pickup / Skill Link 55 70 55 40 55 85 360
Ambipom Normal UU Technician / Pickup / Skill Link 75 100 66 60 66 115 482
Amoonguss Grass / Poison RU Effect Spore / Regenerator 114 85 70 85 80 30 464
Arbok Poison NU Intimidate / Shed Skin / Unnerve 60 85 69 65 79 80 438
Arceus-Bug Bug Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Dark Dark Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Dragon Dragon Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Electric Electric Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Fighting Fighting Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Fire Fire Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Flying Flying Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Ghost Ghost Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Grass Grass Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Ground Ground Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Ice Ice Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Normal Normal Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Poison Poison Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Psychic Psychic Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Rock Rock Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Steel Steel Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Water Water Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Axew Dragon LC Rivalry / Mold Breaker / Unnerve 46 87 60 30 40 57 320
Azelf Psychic UU Levitate 75 125 70 125 70 115 580
Banette Ghost NU Insomnia / Frisk / Cursed Body 64 115 65 83 63 65 455
Beedrill Bug / Poison NU Swarm / Sniper 65 80 40 45 80 75 385
Bisharp Dark / Steel UU Defiant / Inner Focus / Pressure 65 125 100 60 70 70 490
Bouffalant Normal RU Reckless / Sap Sipper / Soundproof 95 110 95 40 95 55 490
Bronzong Steel / Psychic UU Levitate / Heatproof / Heavy Metal 67 89 116 79 116 33 500
Bronzor Steel / Psychic LC Levitate / Heatproof / Heavy Metal 57 24 86 24 86 23 300
Cacnea Grass LC Sand Veil / Water Absorb 50 85 40 85 40 35 335
Cacturne Grass / Dark NU Sand Veil / Water Absorb 70 115 60 115 60 55 475
Carnivine Grass NU Levitate 74 100 72 90 72 46 454
Chandelure Ghost / Fire UU Flash Fire / Flame Body / Shadow Tag 60 55 90 145 90 80 520
Cloyster Water / Ice OU Shell Armor / Skill Link / Overcoat 50 95 180 85 45 70 525
Cofagrigus Ghost UU Mummy 58 50 145 95 105 30 483
Conkeldurr Fighting OU Guts / Sheer Force / Iron Fist 105 140 95 55 65 45 505
Corphish Water LC Hyper Cutter / Shell Armor / Adaptability 43 80 65 50 35 35 308
Cranidos Rock LC Mold Breaker / Sheer Force 67 125 40 30 30 58 350
Crawdaunt Water / Dark RU Hyper Cutter / Shell Armor / Adaptability 63 120 85 90 55 55 468
Croagunk Poison / Fighting LC Anticipation / Dry Skin / Poison Touch 48 61 40 61 40 50 300
Crobat Poison / Flying UU Inner Focus / Infiltrator 85 90 80 70 80 130 535
Darkrai Dark Uber Bad Dreams 70 90 90 135 90 125 600
Darmanitan Fire UU Sheer Force / Zen Mode 105 140 55 30 55 95 480
Darmanitan-Z Fire / Psychic Limbo Sheer Force / Zen Mode 105 30 105 140 105 55 540
Delcatty Normal NU Cute Charm / Normalize / Wonder Skin 70 65 65 55 55 70 380
Dodrio Normal / Flying NU Run Away / Early Bird / Tangled Feet 60 110 70 60 60 100 460
Drapion Poison / Dark RU Battle Armor / Sniper / Keen Eye 70 90 110 60 75 95 500
Drifblim Ghost / Flying NU Aftermath / Unburden / Flare Boost 150 80 44 90 54 80 498
Drifloon Ghost / Flying LC Aftermath / Unburden / Flare Boost 90 50 34 60 44 70 348
Druddigon Dragon RU Rough Skin / Sheer Force / Mold Breaker 77 120 90 60 90 48 485
Dusclops Ghost UU Pressure 40 70 130 60 130 25 455
Dusknoir Ghost RU Pressure 45 100 135 65 135 45 525
Duskull Ghost LC Levitate 20 40 90 30 90 25 295
Ekans Poison LC Intimidate / Shed Skin / Unnerve 35 60 44 40 54 55 288
Ferroseed Grass / Steel RU Iron Barbs 44 50 91 24 86 10 305
Ferrothorn Grass / Steel OU Iron Barbs 74 94 131 54 116 20 489
Finneon Water LC Swift Swim / Storm Drain / Water Veil 49 49 56 49 61 66 330
Floatzel Water NU Swift Swim / Water Veil 85 105 55 85 50 115 495
Foongus Grass / Poison LC Effect Spore / Regenerator 69 55 45 55 55 15 294
Forretress Bug / Steel OU Sturdy / Overcoat 75 90 140 60 60 40 465
Fraxure Dragon NU Rivalry / Mold Breaker / Unnerve 66 117 70 40 50 67 410
Froslass Ice / Ghost BL Snow Cloak / Cursed Body 70 80 70 80 70 110 480
Garbodor Poison NU Stench / Weak Armor / Aftermath 80 95 82 60 82 75 474
Gastly Ghost / Poison LC Levitate 30 35 30 100 35 80 310
Gengar Ghost / Poison OU Levitate 60 65 60 130 75 110 500
Giratina Ghost / Dragon Uber Pressure / Telepathy 150 100 120 100 120 90 680
Giratina-O Ghost / Dragon Uber Levitate / Levitate 150 120 100 120 100 90 680
Glalie Ice NU Inner Focus / Ice Body / Moody 80 80 80 80 80 80 480
Glameow Normal LC Limber / Own Tempo / Keen Eye 49 55 42 42 37 85 310
Gligar Ground / Flying UU Hyper Cutter / Sand Veil / Immunity 65 75 105 35 65 85 430
Gliscor Ground / Flying OU Hyper Cutter / Sand Veil / Poison Heal 75 95 125 45 75 95 510
Golbat Poison / Flying NU Inner Focus / Infiltrator 75 80 70 65 75 90 455
Gothita Psychic LC Frisk / Shadow Tag 45 30 50 55 65 45 290
Gothitelle Psychic BL Frisk / Shadow Tag 70 55 95 95 110 65 490
Gothorita Psychic NU Frisk / Shadow Tag 60 45 70 75 85 55 390
Granbull Normal NU Intimidate / Quick Feet / Rattled 90 120 75 60 60 45 450
Grimer Poison LC Stench / Sticky Hold / Poison Touch 80 80 50 40 50 25 325
Grumpig Psychic NU Thick Fat / Own Tempo / Gluttony 80 45 65 90 110 80 470
Gurdurr Fighting NU Guts / Sheer Force / Iron Fist 85 105 85 40 50 40 405
Gyarados Water / Flying OU Intimidate / Moxie 95 125 79 60 100 81 540
Hariyama Fighting RU Thick Fat / Guts / Sheer Force 144 120 60 40 60 50 474
Haunter Ghost / Poison NU Levitate 45 50 45 115 55 95 405
Haxorus Dragon OU Rivalry / Mold Breaker / Unnerve 76 147 90 60 70 97 540
Heatran Fire / Steel OU Flash Fire / Flame Body 91 90 106 130 106 77 600
Honchkrow Dark / Flying UU Insomnia / Super Luck / Moxie 100 125 52 105 52 71 505
Houndoom Dark / Fire UU Early Bird / Flash Fire / Unnerve 75 90 50 110 80 95 500
Houndour Dark / Fire LC Early Bird / Flash Fire / Unnerve 45 60 30 80 50 65 330
Hydreigon Dark / Dragon OU Levitate 92 105 90 125 90 98 600
Jynx Ice / Psychic NU Oblivious / Forewarn / Dry Skin 65 50 35 115 95 95 455
Koffing Poison LC Levitate 40 65 95 60 45 35 340
Krookodile Ground / Dark UU Intimidate / Moxie / Anger Point 95 117 70 65 70 92 509
Kyurem Dragon / Ice BL Pressure 125 130 90 130 90 95 660
Lampent Ghost / Fire NU Flash Fire / Flame Body / Shadow Tag 60 40 60 95 60 55 370
Landorus Ground / Flying Uber Sand Force / Sheer Force 89 125 90 115 80 101 600
Larvitar Rock / Ground LC Guts / Sand Veil 50 64 50 45 50 41 300
Leavanny Bug / Grass NU Swarm / Chlorophyll / Overcoat 75 103 80 70 70 92 490
Liepard Dark NU Limber / Unburden / Prankster 64 88 50 88 50 106 446
Litwick Ghost / Fire LC Flash Fire / Flame Body / Shadow Tag 50 30 55 65 55 20 275
Lucario Fighting / Steel OU Steadfast / Inner Focus / Justified 70 110 70 115 70 90 525
Lumineon Water NU Swift Swim / Storm Drain / Water Veil 69 69 76 69 86 91 460
Machamp Fighting UU Guts / No Guard / Steadfast 90 130 80 65 85 55 505
Machoke Fighting NU Guts / No Guard / Steadfast 80 100 70 50 60 45 405
Machop Fighting LC Guts / No Guard / Steadfast 70 80 50 35 35 35 305
Mandibuzz Dark / Flying NU Big Pecks / Overcoat / Weak Armor 110 65 105 55 95 80 510
Mankey Fighting LC Vital Spirit / Anger Point / Defiant 40 80 35 35 45 70 305
Mawile Steel NU Hyper Cutter / Intimidate / Sheer Force 50 85 85 55 55 50 380
Meloetta Normal / Psychic UU Serene Grace 100 77 77 128 128 90 600
Meloetta-P Normal / Fighting UU Serene Grace 100 128 90 77 77 128 600
Meowth Normal LC Pickup / Technician / Unnerve 40 45 35 40 40 90 290
Mew Psychic UU Synchronize 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
Mienfoo Fighting LC Inner Focus / Regenerator / Reckless 45 85 50 55 50 65 350
Mienshao Fighting UU Inner Focus / Regenerator / Reckless 65 125 60 95 60 105 510
Mightyena Dark NU Intimidate / Quick Feet / Moxie 70 90 70 60 60 70 420
Misdreavus Ghost NU Levitate 60 60 60 85 85 85 435
Mismagius Ghost UU Levitate 60 60 60 105 105 105 495
Mr. Mime Psychic NU Soundproof / Filter / Technician 40 45 65 100 120 90 460
Muk Poison NU Stench / Sticky Hold / Poison Touch 105 105 75 65 100 50 500
Murkrow Dark / Flying NU Insomnia / Super Luck / Prankster 60 85 42 85 42 91 405
Ninetales Fire OU Flash Fire / Drought 73 76 75 81 100 100 505
Octillery Water NU Suction Cups / Sniper / Moody 75 105 75 105 75 45 480
Onix Rock / Ground LC Rock Head / Sturdy / Weak Armor 35 45 160 30 45 70 385
Panpour Water LC Gluttony / Torrent 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
Pansage Grass LC Gluttony / Overgrow 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
Pansear Fire LC Gluttony / Blaze 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
Pawniard Dark / Steel LC Defiant / Inner Focus / Pressure 45 85 70 40 40 60 340
Pelipper Water / Flying NU Keen Eye / Rain Dish 60 50 100 85 70 65 430
Persian Normal NU Limber / Technician / Unnerve 65 70 60 65 65 115 440
Pineco Bug LC Sturdy / Overcoat 50 65 90 35 35 15 290
Politoed Water OU Water Absorb / Damp / Drizzle 90 75 75 90 100 70 500
Poliwrath Water / Fighting RU Water Absorb / Damp / Swift Swim 90 85 95 70 90 70 500
Poochyena Dark LC Run Away / Quick Feet / Rattled 35 55 35 30 30 35 220
Primeape Fighting NU Vital Spirit / Anger Point / Defiant 65 105 60 60 70 95 455
Purrloin Dark LC Limber / Unburden / Prankster 41 50 37 50 37 66 281
Purugly Normal NU Thick Fat / Own Tempo / Defiant 71 82 64 64 59 112 452
Qwilfish Water / Poison RU Poison Point / Swift Swim / Intimidate 65 95 75 55 55 85 430
Rampardos Rock NU Mold Breaker / Sheer Force 97 165 60 65 50 58 495
Regigigas Normal NU Slow Start 110 160 110 80 110 100 670
Reshiram Dragon / Fire Uber Turboblaze 100 120 100 150 120 90 680
Rhydon Ground / Rock RU Lightningrod / Rock Head / Reckless 105 130 120 45 45 40 485
Rhyhorn Ground / Rock LC Lightningrod / Rock Head / Reckless 80 85 95 30 30 25 345
Rhyperior Ground / Rock UU Lightningrod / Solid Rock / Reckless 115 140 130 55 55 40 535
Riolu Fighting LC Steadfast / Inner Focus / Prankster 40 70 40 35 40 60 285
Sableye Dark / Ghost UU Keen Eye / Stall / Prankster 50 75 75 65 65 50 380
Sandile Ground / Dark LC Intimidate / Moxie / Anger Point 50 72 35 35 35 65 292
Sawk Fighting NU Sturdy / Inner Focus / Mold Breaker 75 125 75 30 75 85 465
Scolipede Bug / Poison NU Poison Point / Swarm / Quick Feet 60 90 89 55 69 112 475
Scrafty Dark / Fighting UU Shed Skin / Moxie / Intimidate 65 90 115 45 115 58 488
Scraggy Dark / Fighting LC Shed Skin / Moxie / Intimidate 50 75 70 35 70 48 348
Seismitoad Water / Ground NU Swift Swim / Poison Touch / Water Absorb 105 85 75 85 75 74 499
Seviper Poison NU Shed Skin / Infiltrator 73 100 60 100 60 65 458
Sewaddle Bug / Grass LC Swarm / Chlorophyll / Overcoat 45 53 70 40 60 42 310
Sharpedo Water / Dark UU Rough Skin / Speed Boost 70 120 40 95 40 95 460
Shellder Water LC Shell Armor / Skill Link / Overcoat 30 65 100 45 25 40 305
Shiftry Grass / Dark NU Chlorophyll / Early Bird / Pickpocket 90 100 60 90 60 80 480
Shuppet Ghost LC Insomnia / Frisk / Cursed Body 44 75 35 63 33 45 295
Simipour Water NU Gluttony / Torrent 75 98 63 98 63 101 498
Simisage Grass NU Gluttony / Overgrow 75 98 63 98 63 101 498
Simisear Fire NU Gluttony / Blaze 75 98 63 98 63 101 498
Skarmory Steel / Flying OU Keen Eye / Sturdy / Weak Armor 65 80 140 40 70 70 465
Skitty Normal LC Cute Charm / Normalize / Wonder Skin 50 45 45 35 35 50 260
Skorupi Poison / Bug LC Battle Armor / Sniper / Keen Eye 40 50 90 30 55 65 330
Skuntank Poison / Dark NU Stench / Aftermath / Keen Eye 103 93 67 71 61 84 479
Smoochum Ice / Psychic LC Oblivious / Forewarn / Hydration 45 30 15 85 65 65 305
Sneasel Dark / Ice NU Inner Focus / Keen Eye / Pickpocket 55 95 55 35 75 115 430
Snubbull Normal LC Intimidate / Run Away / Rattled 60 80 50 40 40 30 300
Spoink Psychic LC Thick Fat / Own Tempo / Gluttony 60 25 35 70 80 60 330
Steelix Steel / Ground RU Rock Head / Sturdy / Sheer Force 75 85 200 55 65 30 510
Stoutland Normal NU Intimidate / Sand Rush / Scrappy 85 100 90 45 90 80 490
Stunfisk Ground / Electric NU Static / Limber / Sand Veil 109 66 84 81 99 32 471
Stunky Poison / Dark LC Stench / Aftermath / Keen Eye 63 63 47 41 41 74 329
Tangrowth Grass RU Chlorophyll / Leaf Guard / Regenerator 100 100 125 110 50 50 535
Tauros Normal NU Intimidate / Anger Point / Sheer Force 75 100 95 40 70 110 490
Teddiursa Normal LC Pickup / Quick Feet / Honey Gather 60 80 50 50 50 40 330
Tentacool Water / Poison LC Clear Body / Liquid Ooze / Rain Dish 40 40 35 50 100 70 335
Tentacruel Water / Poison OU Clear Body / Liquid Ooze / Rain Dish 80 70 65 80 120 100 515
Throh Fighting NU Guts / Inner Focus / Mold Breaker 120 100 85 30 85 45 465
Thundurus Electric / Flying Uber Prankster / Defiant 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
Timburr Fighting LC Guts / Sheer Force / Iron Fist 75 80 55 25 35 35 305
Tornadus Flying UU Prankster / Defiant 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
Toxicroak Poison / Fighting OU Anticipation / Dry Skin / Poison Touch 83 106 65 86 65 85 490
Trubbish Poison LC Stench / Sticky Hold / Aftermath 50 50 62 40 62 65 329
Tyranitar Rock / Dark OU Sand Stream / Unnerve 100 134 110 95 100 61 600
Umbreon Dark UU Synchronize / Inner Focus 95 65 110 60 130 65 525
Ursaring Normal NU Guts / Quick Feet / Unnerve 90 130 75 75 75 55 500
Venipede Bug / Poison LC Poison Point / Swarm / Quick Feet 30 45 59 30 39 57 260
Vullaby Dark / Flying LC Big Pecks / Overcoat / Weak Armor 70 55 75 45 65 60 370
Weavile Dark / Ice UU Pressure / Pickpocket 70 120 65 45 85 125 510
Weezing Poison NU Levitate 65 90 120 85 70 60 490
Yamask Ghost LC Mummy 38 30 85 55 65 30 303
Zangoose Normal NU Immunity / Toxic Boost 73 115 60 60 60 90 458
Zekrom Dragon / Electric Uber Teravolt 100 150 120 120 100 90 680
Zoroark Dark UU Illusion 60 105 60 120 60 105 510
Zorua Dark LC Illusion 40 65 40 80 40 65 330
Zubat Poison / Flying LC Inner Focus / Infiltrator 40 45 35 30 40 55 245