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Revision as of 19:59, 23 July 2011

Crunch
かみくだく Crunch
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Type  Dark
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation II
Condition  Tough
Appeal  1
Jam  4 ♥♥♥♥
Badly startles the Pokémon in front.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Crunch (Japanese: かみくだく Crunch) is a damage-dealing Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation II. It can be seen as a more powerful version of Bite.

Effect

Generation II and III

Crunch does damage and has a 20% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense stat by one stage.

Generation IV

Crunch does damage and has a 20% chance of lowering the target's Defense stat by one stage.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red and Blue Rescue Teams

Crunch has a 40% chance of making its opponent cringe.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
019 Rattata Rattata Normal Normal     22 22 '
020 Raticate Raticate Normal Normal     24 24 '
024 Arbok Arbok Poison Poison     22 22 '
029 Nidoran♀ Nidoran♀ Poison Poison   47 47 47 '
030 Nidorina Nidorina Poison Poison   53 53 53 '
058 Growlithe Growlithe Fire Fire     42 42 '
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan Normal Normal     31 37 '
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl Rock Flying     33 33 '
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal     44 49 '
158 Totodile Totodile Water Water     27 27 '
159 Croconaw Croconaw Water Water     30 30 '
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr Water Water     32 32 '
203 Girafarig Girafarig Normal Psychic 54 49 46 46 '
208 Steelix Steelix Steel Ground 49 49 52 41 46 46 '
209 Snubbull Snubbull Normal Normal   53 49 49 '
210 Granbull Granbull Normal Normal   61 59 59 '
228 Houndour Houndour Dark Fire 43 49 48 48 ''''
229 Houndoom Houndoom Dark Fire 52 59 54 54 ''''
243 Raikou Raikou Electric Electric 61 61 43 43 '
246 Larvitar Larvitar Rock Ground 43 43 37 37 '''
247 Pupitar Pupitar Rock Ground 47 47 41 41 '''
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar Rock Dark 47 47 41 41 ''''
261 Poochyena Poochyena Dark Dark   41 53 53 ''''
262 Mightyena Mightyena Dark Dark   47   '''' '
295 Exploud Exploud Normal Normal     40 40 '
303 Mawile Mawile Steel Steel   36 36 36 '
318 Carvanha Carvanha Water Dark   22 28 28 ''''
319 Sharpedo Sharpedo Water Dark   22 28 28 ''''
328 Trapinch Trapinch Ground Ground   33 33 33 '
329 Vibrava Vibrava Ground Dragon   33   ' '
330 Flygon Flygon Ground Dragon   33   ' '
336 Seviper Seviper Poison Poison   28 28 28 '
341 Corphish Corphish Water Water   43 47 47 '
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt Water Dark   51 57 57 ''''
361 Snorunt Snorunt Ice Ice   28 31 31 '
362 Glalie Glalie Ice Ice   28 31 31 '
365 Walrein Walrein Ice Water     -- -- '
367 Huntail Huntail Water Water   36 42 42 '
371 Bagon Bagon Dragon Dragon   41 46 46 '
372 Shelgon Shelgon Dragon Dragon   56 50 50 '
373 Salamence Salamence Dragon Flying   61 53 53 '
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza Dragon Flying   35 35 35 '
387 Turtwig Turtwig Grass Grass     37 37 '
388 Grotle Grotle Grass Grass     42 42 '
389 Torterra Torterra Grass Ground     45 45 '
403 Shinx Shinx Electric Electric     29 33 33 '
404 Luxio Luxio Electric Electric     33 38 38 '
405 Luxray Luxray Electric Electric     35 42 42 '
419 Floatzel Floatzel Water Water     26 26 '
445 Garchomp Garchomp Dragon Ground     48 48 '
449 Hippopotas Hippopotas Ground Ground     31 31 '
450 Hippowdon Hippowdon Ground Ground     31 31 '
451 Skorupi Skorupi Poison Bug     45 56 '''
452 Drapion Drapion Poison Dark     49 65 ''''
455 Carnivine Carnivine Grass Grass     37 41 '
485 Heatran Heatran Fire Steel     33 33 '
504 Patrat Patrat Normal Normal       16 '
505 Watchog Watchog Normal Normal       16 '
506 Lillipup Lillipup Normal Normal       22 '
507 Herdier Herdier Normal Normal       24 '
508 Stoutland Stoutland Normal Normal       24 '
511 Pansage Pansage Grass Grass       43 '
513 Pansear Pansear Fire Fire       43 '
515 Panpour Panpour Water Water       43 '
550 Basculin Basculin Water Water       24 '
551 Sandile Sandile Ground Dark       28 ''''
552 Krokorok Krokorok Ground Dark       28 ''''
553 Krookodile Krookodile Ground Dark       28 ''''
559 Scraggy Scraggy Dark Fighting       38 ''''
560 Scrafty Scrafty Dark Fighting       38 ''''
564 Tirtouga Tirtouga Water Rock       21 '
565 Carracosta Carracosta Water Rock       21 '
566 Archen Archen Rock Flying       35 '
567 Archeops Archeops Rock Flying       35 '
603 Eelektrik Eelektrik Electric Electric       39 '
604 Eelektross Eelektross Electric Electric       -- '
621 Druddigon Druddigon Dragon Dragon       25 '
632 Durant Durant Bug Steel       31 '
633 Deino Deino Dark Dragon       25 ''''
634 Zweilous Zweilous Dark Dragon       25 ''''
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon Dark Dragon       25 ''''
641 Tornadus Tornadus Flying Flying       49 '
642 Thundurus Thundurus Electric Flying       49 '
643 Reshiram Reshiram Dragon Fire       71 '
644 Zekrom Zekrom Dragon Electric       71 '
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Type Father
II III IV V VI
004 Charmander Charmander Fire Fire     ArbokSnorlaxTotodileCroconawFeraligatrLarvitarPupitarTyranitarExploudSeviperBagonShelgonSalamenceTurtwigGrotleTorterraGarchomp ArbokSnorlaxTotodileCroconawFeraligatrLarvitarPupitarTyranitarExploudSeviperBagonShelgonSalamenceTurtwigGrotleTorterraGarchompScraggyScraftyDruddigonDeinoZweilousHydreigon
023 Ekans Ekans Poison Poison   GirafarigHoundourHoundoom      
058 Growlithe Growlithe Fire Fire GirafarigHoundourHoundoom GirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaMawileSeviper RattataRaticateArbokGrowlitheArcanineGirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaExploudMawileSeviperWalreinShinxLuxioLuxrayFloatzelHippopotasHippowdon RattataRaticateArbokGrowlitheArcanineGirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaExploudMawileSeviperWalreinShinxLuxioLuxrayFloatzelHippopotasHippowdonPatratWatchogLillipupHerdierStoutlandPansageSimisagePansearSimisearPanpourSimipourSandileKrokorokKrookodileScraggyScrafty
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn Ground Rock GirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomLarvitarPupitarTyranitar GirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomLarvitarPupitarTyranitarPoochyenaMightyenaMawileSeviper RattataRaticateGrowlitheArcanineSnorlaxTotodileCroconawFeraligatrGirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomLarvitarPupitarTyranitarPoochyenaMightyenaExploudMawileSeviperWalreinTurtwigGrotleTorterraShinxLuxioLuxrayGarchompHippopotasHippowdon RattataRaticateArbokGrowlitheArcanineSnorlaxTotodileCroconawFeraligatrGirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomLarvitarPupitarTyranitarPoochyenaMightyenaExploudMawileSeviperWalreinTurtwigGrotleTorterraShinxLuxioLuxrayFloatzelGarchompHippopotasHippowdonPatratWatchogLillipupHerdierStoutlandPansageSimisagePansearSimisearPanpourSimipourSandileKrokorokKrookodileScraggyScraftyDruddigon
158 Totodile Totodile Water Water RhyhornRhydonLarvitarPupitarTyranitar LarvitarPupitarTyranitarHuntail SnorlaxTotodileCroconawFeraligatrLarvitarPupitarTyranitarExploudCorphishCrawdauntWalreinHuntailTurtwigGrotleTorterraFloatzelGarchomp SnorlaxTotodileCroconawFeraligatrLarvitarPupitarTyranitarExploudCorphishCrawdauntWalreinHuntailTurtwigGrotleTorterraFloatzelGarchompTirtougaCarracostaDruddigon
209 Snubbull Snubbull Normal Normal ArbokGrowlitheArcanineRhyhornRhydonGirafarigTeddiursaUrsaringHoundourHoundoom   RattataRaticateGrowlitheArcanineGirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaExploudMawileSeviperSnoruntGlalieWalreinShinxLuxioLuxrayHippopotasHippowdon RattataRaticateArbokGrowlitheArcanineGirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaExploudMawileSeviperSnoruntGlalieWalreinShinxLuxioLuxrayFloatzelHippopotasHippowdonPatratWatchogLillipupHerdierStoutlandPansageSimisagePansearSimisearPanpourSimipourSandileKrokorokKrookodileScraggyScrafty
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa Normal Normal ArbokGrowlitheArcanineRhyhornRhydonGirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoom GirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaMawileSeviper RattataRaticateGrowlitheArcanineGirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaExploudMawileSeviperWalreinShinxLuxioLuxrayHippopotasHippowdon RattataRaticateArbokGrowlitheArcanineGirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaExploudMawileSeviperWalreinShinxLuxioLuxrayFloatzelHippopotasHippowdonPatratWatchogLillipupHerdierStoutlandPansageSimisagePansearSimisearPanpourSimipourSandileKrokorokKrookodileScraggyScrafty
252 Treecko Treecko Grass Grass   LarvitarPupitarTyranitarSeviperBagonShelgonSalamence ArbokSnorlaxTotodileCroconawFeraligatrLarvitarPupitarTyranitarExploudSeviperBagonShelgonSalamenceTurtwigGrotleTorterraGarchomp ArbokSnorlaxTotodileCroconawFeraligatrLarvitarPupitarTyranitarExploudSeviperBagonShelgonSalamenceTurtwigGrotleTorterraGarchompScraggy
ScraftyDruddigonDeinoZweilousHydreigon
309 Electrike Electrike Electric Electric   GirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaMawileSeviper RattataRaticateGrowlitheArcanineGirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaExploudMawileSeviperWalreinShinxLuxioLuxrayFloatzelHippopotasHippowdon RattataRaticateArbokGrowlitheArcanineGirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaExploudMawileSeviperWalreinShinxLuxioLuxrayFloatzelHippopotasHippowdonPatratWatchogLillipupHerdierStoutlandPansageSimisagePansearSimisearPanpourSimipourSandileKrokorokKrookodileScraggyScrafty
408 Cranidos Cranidos Rock Rock     CharmanderCharmeleonCharizardRhyhornRhydonSnorlaxTotodileCroconawFeraligatrLarvitarPupitarTyranitarTreeckoGrovyleSceptileExploudTurtwigGrotleTorterraGarchompRhyperior SnorlaxTotodileCroconawFeraligatrLarvitarPupitarTyranitarExploudTurtwigGrotleTorterraGarchompDruddigon
434 Stunky Stunky Poison Dark     RattataRaticateArbokGrowlitheArcanineRhyhornRhydonGirafarigSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaUrsaringHoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaExploudMawileSeviperWalreinShinxLuxioLuxrayFloatzelHippopotasHippowdonRhyperior RattataRaticateArbokGrowlitheArcanineGirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaExploudMawileSeviperWalreinShinxLuxioLuxrayFloatzelHippopotasHippowdonPatratWatchogLillipupHerdierStoutlandPansageSimisagePansearSimisearPanpourSimipourSandileKrokorokKrookodileScraggyScrafty
447 Riolu Riolu Fighting Fighting     RattataRaticateGrowlitheArcanineGirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaExploudMawileSeviperWalreinShinxLuxioLuxrayHippopotasHippowdon RattataRaticateArbokGrowlitheArcanineGirafarigSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaExploudMawileSeviperWalreinShinxLuxioLuxrayFloatzelHippopotasHippowdonPatratWatchogLillipupHerdierStoutlandPansageSimisagePansearSimisearPanpourSimipourSandileKrokorokKrookodileScraggyScrafty
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation II

By event

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
004 004 Charmander Fire New York City Pokémon Center
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In the anime

150px Jasmine Steelix Crunch.png 150px None.png
Torterra Steelix Shinx
The user crunches up the foe with sharp fangs.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
208 Steelix Steelix bites down hard on the opponent with its mouth.
Jasmine's Steelix Nerves of Steelix! Debut
Hun's Steelix The Legend of Thunder! None
Harrison's Steelix Playing with Fire! None
403 Shinx Shinx bites down on the opponent using its mouth.
Angie's Shinx If the Scarf Fits, Wear It! None
389 Torterra Torterra bites down on the opponent with its mouth.
Paul's Torterra Pedal to the Mettle! None
158 Totodile Totodile's teeth glow white and it bites down on the opponent with its powerful jaw.
Khoury's Totodile A Rivalry to Gible On! None

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other languages

Language Title
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Knars
France Flag.png French Machouille
Germany Flag.png German Knirscher
Greece Flag.png Greek Τραγάνισμα
India Flag.png Hindi Kuchalne Ka Haml
Italy Flag.png Italian Sgranocchio
South Korea Flag.png Korean 깨물어부수기 Kkaemul'eobusugi
Poland Flag.png Polish Chrupanie
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Mordidona
Mordida Selvagem (Anime)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Esmagar
Ataque Rosca (Pokémon Chronicles)
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Drobljenje
Spain Flag.png Spanish Triturar



Variations of the move Crunch
Physical Crunch
Special Shadow BallFlash Cannon
Formerly a variation
Special Energy Ball


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