Scary Face
Scary Face
The user frightens the target with a scary face to harshly reduce its speed stat.
Move Type NormalNormal
Category StatusStatus
Power points 10 (max. 16)
Accuracy 100%
Introduced Second generation

Scary Face (こわいかお, Scary Face) is a non-damaging Normal-type move introduced in the second generation.


Scary Face lowers the target's speed stat by two stages. In Generation V, Scary Face's accuracy changed from 90% to 100%.


By leveling up

By Leveling Up
Pokémon Type Level
Charmander Fire 19
Charmeleon Fire 21
Charizard Fire/Flying 21
Raticate Normal 20
Machop Fighting 43
Machoke Fighting 53
Machamp Fighting 53
Rhyhorn Ground/Rock 9
Rhyhorn Ground/Rock 9
Tauros Normal 11
Flareon Fire 29
Aerodactyl Rock/Flying 1
Totodile Water 15
Croconaw Water 15
Feraligatr Water 15
Spinarak Bug/Poison 5
Ariados Bug/Poison 1
Snubbull Normal 1
Granbull Normal 1
Ursaring Normal 38
Donphan Ground 37
Larvitar Rock/Ground 23
Pupitar Rock/Ground 23
Tyranitar Rock/Dark 23
Poochyena Dark 25
Mightyena Dark 28
Masquerain Bug/Flying 22
Carvanha Water/Dark 29
Huntail Water 9
Bagon Dragon 39
Shelgon Dragon 42
Salamence Dragon/Flying 42
Metang Steel/Psychic 35
Metagross Steel/Psychic 35
Kyogre Water 5
Groudon Ground 5
Rayquaza Dragon/Flying 5
Shinx Electric 37
Luxio Electric 43
Luxray Electric 49
Cranidos Rock 19
Rampardos Rock 19
Skorupi Poison/Bug 41
Drapion Poison/Dark 43
Rhyperior Ground/Rock 1
Mamoswine Ice/Ground 1
Dialga Steel/Dragon 1
Palkia Water/Dragon 1
Heatran Fire/Steel 41
Giratina Ghost/Dragon 1
* Bold indicates a Pokémon which receives STAB from this move

By breeding

By event

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