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Pound (Japanese: はたく Strike) is a damage-dealing Normal-type move introduced in Generation I.
Pound inflicts damage and has no secondary effect.
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|| A Normal-type attack. Slightly stronger than Tackle. Many Pokémon know this move.
|| Pounds with forelegs or tail.
|| Pounds the foe with forelegs or tail.
|| A physical attack delivered with a long tail or a foreleg, etc.
|| Pounds the target with forelegs or tail.
|| The foe is physically pounded with a long tail or a foreleg, etc.
|| The target is physically pounded with a long tail or a foreleg, etc.
- Jigglypuff uses Pound as its B attack in Super Smash Bros. From Super Smash Bros. Melee onwards, Pound became its side B attack. It is mainly used as an alternate recovery move, since its up B attack, Sing, does not help Jigglypuff recover.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga
In other generations
- Pound has an index number of 1, making it the first move in the game data.
- All Pokémon able to learn this move learn it at level 1, except Igglybuff and Jigglypuff, who both learn it at level 9.
- All dual-type Pokémon able to learn this move are members of two-part evolutionary families.
In other languages