Worst Pokemon Moves Ever

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41 Poison Sting

It's better than Toxic and Poison Powder combined! (Okay, maybe not combined, but half bined. I just made up a word.) My Dustox knows it, and I use it quite the lot!

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42 Synchronoise

Imagine if there was a type that worked against one or two other types but was utterly useless against all the rest. You'd never want to attack with it, right? Well, Synchronoise is basically that, only hitting Pokemon of the same type as the user.

Even with the boost to its power, it's so useless. The only Pokemon who really want to use it are Fighting types who have bad Sp. Attack, or Poison types. There are no poison types who learn it, and only Gallade gets it for fighting types - and if you are even considering special surprise Gallade, Psychic is better for the general STAB on non-fighting types. The only other use I could possibly think of is Conversion(2) or Camouflage, and those moves are unusable as it is.

The most hilarious thing about this move is that Umbreon, a pure dark type who is thus immune to psychic move, can learn it.

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43 Tail Whip

You'd think it would be slapping an enemy with your tail, but really it's just wiggling your butt.

That's exactly what I though at first! But no

Yeah why not be an attack move its dumb

The only damage it'll be doing is when the pokemon farts in the foes face

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44 Final Gambit

Ridiculous. Explosion and Self Destruct can be used when you have low health and obviously won't live. This does almost nothing if you are low on health. You have to commit poke-suicide at full health to do big damage.

Explosion and self destruct are better suicide moves

It's actually pretty good if you use it on a Shedinja.

Weak. Pokemon. Use. It. With. Them.

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45 Magnetic Flux

This move is only for allies with certain abilities. The pokemon with these abilities are Klink/Klang/Klinklang, Plusle and Minun. Or, with a hidden ability, are Electrike/Manectric, Mareep/Flaffy/Apmharos, and Dedenne. So yeah, literally useless unless you have a level 76 klinklang and another level 76 klinklang. Which I really hope nobody has.

46 Sweet Scent

Only good for catching shiny Pokemon

47 Flower Shield

Honestly I didn't even know this move existed

48 Thief

It is good in ORAS to get items from the wild Pokemon without fainting them

I think it's a very good move. In earlier generations, I think it's just as useful as bite.

If your battling a pokemon that can mega evolve you can take its stone

I mean catching them

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49 Roar of Time

Roar of time is BADASS move why should it be on here!?!

What the fudge it's the most powerful dragon type move

Whoever did this does not know about pokemon

Same thing I said about hyper beam. This move takes 2 turns, so it effectively has 75 BP per turn. @ dragon pulses in a row will do far more damage, and prevents you from being set up on.

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50 Swords Dance

What no this move is my jam. That and moves like Dragon Dance on a brick Pokemon while my opponent struggles to bring my 'mon's HP down in the mean time has always been a good way to beat a physically stronger opponent. Takes a bit of patience, but that's what Defense 'mons are all about

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51 Bubble

Yep, because blowing bubbles at the opponent is definitely going hurt them -_-

This move in real-life would only hurt if you decided to eat soap, and aimed for the eyes So every time a 6 year old swears, he can use bubble on his bully brother

This move is useless. Its base power is 20?! This move sucks. - Goatworlds

Bubbles can go in their eyes so that hurts them

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52 Magnet Rise

Hilarious on sturdy magnezone

This is OP for Metagross. - GREATEST

53 Metronome

It's not that bad. "Togepi uses Roar of Time". Greatest moment in Pokemon Soul Silver.

Bad things about it is that your Pokemon might use memento and you don't even know it is coming, or something like high jump kick against ghost types

I swear if it says "Clefairy used Final gambit! " "Togepi used Helping hand! " At least I don't have bad luck with the move. - Goatworlds

This is actually good,maybe not a competitive move,but still fun to use. - Villainnumberone

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54 False Swipe

This is a great move it makes completing your poked ex way easier but at the same time it's terrible in a battle

This is useful for catching Pokemon. Couple with slew powder or stun spore! - GREATEST

At first, I thought it would decrease maybe 10 HP. Nope. Like, 5 hp. The only reason I even need my Nincada(sorry if you like Nincada, but I'm not a huge fan) is so it can evolve into the great Ninjask.

55 Bide

Hm...it is not terrible, but it could be much better. Honestly, I don't think it's bad at all!

Worst reward for beating a gym ever. - Zach808

I can just knock you out before bide even activates

Stupid move that isn't even strong

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56 Gravity

So what you can hit flying types wit ground moves just teach it rock ice electric moves

It makes the enemy 100 hit able with any move...

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57 Swallow

It sucks I left Pokemon at daycare and it had stockpile and swallow and stored energy all having to do with stockpile and they took my epic moves

It's actually a very good combination with Spit and Stockpile. I guess it works better with bulky Pokemon (high HP, Defense, Special Defense, etc..)

It only works if you have stockpile on.
Even worse. If your Pokémon hasn't learned stockpile. Nothing happens. USELESS. - aarond90

58 Swagger

It can be good and bad it's Topy-Turvy But Prankster Swagger Foul play or without Prankster

59 Hold Hands

Come on, guys, this move is far worse than Splash. All it does is play a useless animation. But unlike Splash, it can only be used in DOUBLE battles, and at least you can even use Splash in single battles. It takes up a useless move space. Magikarp's splash is at least a detriment to filter out the lazy from getting the almighty Gyarados, while Hold Hands is just nothing.

60 Simple Beam

This may help in Double Battles when used on a Dragon Dance ally, but I'm not sure.

And simple is great for Dragon Dancers. This should be at least number 5!

It changes the opponents ability who cares

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