Type  Dark
Category  Physical
Power  60
Accuracy  100%
PP  25 (max. 40)
Priority  {{{priority}}}
The user attacks and steals the target's held item simultaneously. The user can't steal anything if it already holds an item.
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe
Self Ally
May affect anyone but the user

Thief is an offensive Dark-type move. It is contained in TM46, and is located in Auklet Library.

Thief cannot steal Mail, Mega Stones that can Mega Evolve the user or target, nor can it permanently steal a Trainer's Pokémon's items. However, a wild Pokémon's item will be permanently stolen by the player.

Pokémon that learn Thief

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
#088 Ambloot Ambloot Bug Dark 7
#089 Whippoach Whippoach Bug Dark 7

Via TM

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#011 011MS Aerivore
Electric Flying
#017 017MS Eearr
Normal Normal
#018 018MS Feyel
Normal Psychic
#047 047MS Fuegruff
Fire Fire
#048 Monglare Monglare
Fire Dark
#053 053MS Jinkai
Ghost Fairy