Play Nice

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Play Nice
(なかよくする Make Friends)
General Information
Type: Type Normal.gif
Generation: VI
Battle Data
Category Status
Power: -
Accuracy: -
PP: 20*
Effects: Adjacent target
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: None
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: No
Protect/Detect: No
Snatch: No
King's Rock: No

Play Nice (Japanese: なかよくする Make Friends) is a Normal-type move introduced in the Generation VI games, Pokémon X and Y.

Game info[edit | edit source]

Effect[edit | edit source]

In battle[edit | edit source]

Play Nice lowers the targeted Pokémon's Attack by one (1) stage. Its accuracy and evasion can never be modified. It bypasses and hits Pokémon that uses the move Protect, Detect, or Spiky Shield. However, this move will fail if the targeted Pokémon uses the move Crafty Shield.

Outside of battle[edit | edit source]

Play Nice has no affect outside of battle.

Description[edit | edit source]

Version(s) Description
X/Y The user and the target become friends, and the target loses its will to fight. This lowers the target's Attack stat.

Learnset[edit | edit source]

By leveling[edit | edit source]

Sprite Pokémon Type Level
025.png Pikachu Electric 7
039.png Jigglypuff Normal/Fairy 10
216.png Teddiursa Normal 25
217.png Ursaring Normal 25
311.png Plusle Electric --, 21
312.png Minun Electric --
314.png Illumise Bug --
511.png Pansage Grass --
513.png Pansear Fire --
531.png Audino Normal --
574.png Gothita Psychic 8
575.png Gothorita Psychic --
576.png Gothitelle Psychic --
613.png Cubchoo Ice 15
684.png Swirlix Fairy 8
685.png Slurpuff Fairy 8
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

In the anime[edit | edit source]

Play Nice has not yet appeared in the anime.

In the manga[edit | edit source]

Play Nice has not yet appeared in the manga.