Please remember to follow the manual of style and code of conduct at all times.
Check BNN and Bulbanews for up-to-date Pokémon news and discuss it on the forums or in our IRC channel #bulbagarden on irc.systemnet.info.

Difference between revisions of "Lick (move)"

From Bulbapedia, the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia.
Jump to: navigation, search
m (fix: "pokemon")
(Effect: The fact that Lick didn't affect Psychic-types in Gen. I should be on the pages about the Ghost and Psychic types. Not here.)
Line 36: Line 36:
 
==Effect==
 
==Effect==
 
Lick inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of {{status|Paralysis|paralyzing}} the target. Lick cannot paralyze a target that has a {{m|Substitute}} or already has a major status ailment.
 
Lick inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of {{status|Paralysis|paralyzing}} the target. Lick cannot paralyze a target that has a {{m|Substitute}} or already has a major status ailment.
 
===In Generation I===
 
Lick, regardless of any battle conditions, cannot damage a Psychic type Pokémon. This means that there are no moves Super Effective against [[Psychic (type)|Psychic]] type Pokémon.
 
 
===In Generations II-IV===
 
Lick functions properly, damaging Psychic types for Super Effective damage.
 
   
 
==Learnset==
 
==Learnset==

Revision as of 16:26, 13 July 2010

Lick
したでなめる Tongue Lick
Lick.png
[[File:|center]]
Type  Ghost
Category  Physical
PP  30 (max. 48)
Power  20
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 but the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Tough
Appeal  1
Jam  4 ♥♥♥♥
Badly startles the Pokémon in front.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Raises the score if the Voltage is low.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Lick (Japanese: したでなめる Tongue Lick) is a damage-dealing Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Lick inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target. Lick cannot paralyze a target that has a Substitute or already has a major status ailment.

Learnset

Generation I

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
092 092 Gastly Ghost Poison --
093 093 Haunter Ghost Poison --
094 094 Gengar Ghost Poison --
124 124 Jynx Ice Psychic --
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation II

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
092 092 Gastly Ghost Poison --
093 093 Haunter Ghost Poison --
094 094 Gengar Ghost Poison --
108 108 Lickitung Normal --
124 124 Jynx Ice Psychic --
209 209 Snubbull Normal 19
210 210 Granbull Normal 19
216 216 Teddiursa Normal 8
217 217 Ursaring Normal --
8
238 238 Smoochum Ice Psychic --
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By breeding

Template:Breedlist

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 086 | style="background: #FFF" | 086 | style="background: #FFF" | Seel | colspan="2" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water | style="background: #FFF" | Snubbull, Granbull
Teddiursa, Ursaring

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 088 | style="background: #FFF" | 088 | style="background: #FFF" | Grimer | colspan="2" style="background:#A040A0; text-align:center" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Gastly, Haunter, Gengar

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 143 | style="background: #FFF" | 143 | style="background: #FFF" | Snorlax | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Lickitung

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 209 | style="background: #FFF" | 209 | style="background: #FFF" | Snubbull | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Snubbull, Granbull
Teddiursa, Ursaring

|- | colspan="6" | Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution gets STAB from this move.
*Indicates Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding.
|} |}

Generation III

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
092 092 Gastly Ghost Poison --
093 093 Haunter Ghost Poison --
094 094 Gengar Ghost Poison --
108 108 Lickitung Normal --
124 124 Jynx Ice Psychic --
209 209 Snubbull Normal 19
210 210 Granbull Normal 19
216 216 Teddiursa Normal 7
217 217 Ursaring Normal --
7
238 238 Smoochum Ice Psychic --
336 336 Seviper Poison 7
352 352 Kecleon Normal --
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By breeding

Template:Breedlist

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 086 | style="background: #FFF" | 086 | style="background: #FFF" | Seel | colspan="2" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water | style="background: #FFF" | Snubbull, Granbull
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Seviper
Kecleon

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 088 | style="background: #FFF" | 088 | style="background: #FFF" | Grimer | colspan="2" style="background:#A040A0; text-align:center" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Gastly, Haunter, Gengar

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 143 | style="background: #FFF" | 143 | style="background: #FFF" | Snorlax | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Lickitung

|- | colspan="6" | Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution gets STAB from this move.
*Indicates Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding.
|} |}

Generation IV

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
092 092 Gastly Ghost Poison --
093 093 Haunter Ghost Poison --
094 094 Gengar Ghost Poison --
108 108 Lickitung Normal --
124 124 Jynx Ice Psychic --
5
143 143 Snorlax Normal 12
209 209 Snubbull Normal 13
210 210 Granbull Normal 13
216 216 Teddiursa Normal 7
217 217 Ursaring Normal --
7
238 238 Smoochum Ice Psychic 5
336 336 Seviper Poison 7
352 352 Kecleon Normal --
446 446 Munchlax Normal 12
463 463 Lickilicky Normal --
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By breeding

Template:Breedlist

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 086 | style="background: #FFF" | 086 | style="background: #FFF" | Seel | colspan="2" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water | style="background: #FFF" | Snubbull, Granbull
Teddiursa, Ursaring
Seviper
Kecleon

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 088 | style="background: #FFF" | 088 | style="background: #FFF" | Grimer | colspan="2" style="background:#A040A0; text-align:center" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Gastly, Haunter, Gengar

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 143 | style="background: #FFF" | 143 | style="background: #FFF" | Snorlax | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Lickitung, Lickilicky

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 446 | style="background: #FFF" | 446 | style="background: #FFF" | Munchlax | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Lickitung, Lickilicky

|- | colspan="6" | Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution gets STAB from this move.
*Indicates Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding.
|} |}

In the anime

150px 150px 150px Sableye Lick.png
Haunter Lickitung Lickilicky Sableye
The foe is licked with a long tongue.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
093 Haunter Haunter extends its tongue and licks the opponent, usually causing paralysis.
Sabrina's Haunter The Tower of Terror Debut
Morty's Haunter From Ghost to Ghost None
108 Lickitung Lickitung licks the opponent with its long tongue, usually causing paralysis.
Jessie's Lickitung Princess vs. Princess None
094 Gengar Gengar licks the opponent with its incredibly long tongue.
A giant Gengar The Ancient Puzzle of Pokémopolis None
Morty's Gengar A Ghost of a Chance None
092 Gastly Gastly extends its tongue to an incredible length and strikes the opponent with it.
Captain's Gastly A Shipful of Shivers None
Morty's Gastly From Ghost to Ghost None
352 Kecleon Kecleon extends its long tongue and licks the opponent. It can also use its tongue to hold or catch objects.
Madison's Reddy The Kecleon Caper None
Alexa's Greeny The Kecleon Caper None
302 Sableye Sableye licks the opponent with its slimy tongue.
A wild Sableye Ready, Willing, and Sableye Sableye cannot legally learn Lick.
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky sticks out its long tongue and licks the opponent.
Baron Alberto The Rise of Darkrai None
Baron Alberto's Lickilicky The Rise of Darkrai None
Unknown Trainer's Lickilicky If the Scarf Fits, Wear it! None

Trivia

  • Lick is the only Ghost move in Generation I that is affected by type match-ups.

In other languages

  • French: Léchouille
  • German: Schlecker
  • Italian: Leccata
  • Portuguese (Brazilian): Lambida
  • Spanish: Lengüetazo

Template:Project MoveDex notice