electric

Thunder

Categoryspecial
Power110
Accuracy70%
PP10 (max 16)
Priority0
IntroducedGeneration I

Machines

Red / Blue
Yellow
TM25electric
Gold / Silver
Crystal
TM25electric
Ruby / Sapphire
Emerald
Fire Red / Leaf Green
TM25electric
Diamond / Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold / Soul Silver
TM25electric
Black / White
Black 2 / White 2
TM25electric
X / Y
Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire
TM25electric
Sun / Moon
Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon
TM25electric
Let's Go Pikachu / Let's Go Eevee
TM38electric
Sword / Shield
TR09electric

Descriptions

Gold / Silver
Crystal
An attack that may cause paralysis.
Ruby / Sapphire
Emerald
A lightning attack that may cause paralysis.
Fire Red / Leaf GreenA brutal lightning attack that may also leave the foe paralyzed.
Diamond / Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold / Soul Silver
A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the foe to inflict damage. It may also leave the target paralyzed.
Black / White
Black 2 / White 2
A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the target to inflict damage. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
X / Y
Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire
A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the target to inflict damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Sun / Moon
Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon
Let's Go Pikachu / Let's Go Eevee
A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the target to inflict damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Sword / ShieldA wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the target to inflict damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

Target

This move targets one other Pokémon on the field, selected by the trainer.

Foe
front view of Gardevoir
Foe
front view of Gengar
Foe
front view of Moltres
Back view of Current Pokemon
User
front view of Charizard
Ally
front view of Electrivire
Ally

Stat Changes

Thunder doesn't affect any stats when used.

Effect Entries

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target. During rain dance, this move has 100% accuracy. It also has a (100 - accuracy)% chance to break through the protection of protect and detect. During sunny day, this move has 50% accuracy.

Version Changes

Prior to Generation II, Thunder does not hit pokémon under the effects of fly.

Prior to Generation VI, Thunder has 120 Power.

Contests

Thunder has the Cool contest type.

Appeal2
Jam2

Startles all Pokémon that have done their appeals.

Combo: If Lock On, Rain Dance or Charge is used before Thunder, the user gains 4 appeal points instead of 2.

Super Contests

Appeal2

Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.


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