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==Trivia==
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*Every Grass-type Pokémon, besides Wormadam's Plant Cloak, can learn Swords Dance.
   
 
==In other languages==
 
==In other languages==

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Swords Dance
つるぎのまい Swords Dance
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Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  30 (max. 48)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  1
Jam  0  
Ups the user's condition and helps prevent nervousness.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  0  
Earn double the score in the next turn.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Swords Dance (Japanese: つるぎのまい Swords Dance) is a non-damaging Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Swords Dance increases the user's Attack stat by two stages. Swords Dance will do nothing if the user's Attack stat has reached a stage of +6 or a value of 999.

Learnset

Generation I

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
083 083 Farfetch'd Normal Flying 23
123 123 Scyther Bug Flying 35
127 127 Pinsir Bug 54
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 TM03

#   Pokémon Type
001 001 Bulbasaur Grass Poison
002 002 Ivysaur Grass Poison
003 003 Venusaur Grass Poison
004 004 Charmander Fire
005 005 Charmeleon Fire
006 006 Charizard Fire Flying
015 015 Beedrill Bug Poison
016 016 Pidgey Normal Flying
017 017 Pidgeotto Normal Flying
018 018 Pidgeot Normal Flying
027 027 Sandshrew Ground
028 028 Sandslash Ground
043 043 Oddish Grass Poison
044 044 Gloom Grass Poison
045 045 Vileplume Grass Poison
046 046 Paras Bug Grass
047 047 Parasect Bug Grass
069 069 Bellsprout Grass Poison
070 070 Weepinbell Grass Poison
071 071 Victreebel Grass Poison
072 072 Tentacool Water Poison
073 073 Tentacruel Water Poison
083 083 Farfetch'd Normal Flying
098 098 Krabby Water
099 099 Kingler Water
108 108 Lickitung Normal
114 114 Tangela Grass
123 123 Scyther Bug Flying
127 127 Pinsir Bug
140 140 Kabuto Rock Water
141 141 Kabutops Rock Water
151 151 Mew 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
083 083 Farfetch'd Normal Flying 25
123 123 Scyther Bug Flying 42
127 127 Pinsir Bug 43
212 212 Scizor Bug Steel 42
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" | 043 | style="background: #FFF" | 043 | style="background: #FFF" | Oddish | colspan="1" style="background:#78C850; text-align:center" | Grass || style="background:#A040A0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Bulbasaur, Ivysaur, Venusaur
Paras, Parasect
Exeggcute, Exeggutor
Tangela
Chikorita, Bayleef, Meganium
Bellossom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 069 | style="background: #FFF" | 069 | style="background: #FFF" | Bellsprout | colspan="1" style="background:#78C850; text-align:center" | Grass || style="background:#A040A0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Bulbasaur, Ivysaur, Venusaur
Paras, Parasect
Exeggcute, Exeggutor
Tangela
Chikorita, Bayleef, Meganium
Bellossom

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 104 | style="background: #FFF" | 104 | style="background: #FFF" | Cubone* | colspan="2" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground | style="background: #FFF" | Charmander, Charmeleon, Charizard
Rhyhorn, RhydonC

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 152 | style="background: #FFF" | 152 | style="background: #FFF" | Chikorita | colspan="2" style="background:#78C850; text-align:center" | Grass | style="background: #FFF" | Bulbasaur, Ivysaur, Venusaur
Paras, Parasect
Exeggcute, Exeggutor
Tangela
BellossomC

|- | 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
083 083 Farfetch'd Normal Flying 31
123 123 Scyther Bug Flying 36
127 127 Pinsir Bug 49
212 212 Scizor Bug Steel 36
291 291 Ninjask Bug Flying 25
335 335 Zangoose Normal 10
341 341 Corphish Water 38RSE
341 341 Corphish Water 37FRLG
342 342 Crawdaunt Water Dark 44RSE
342 342 Crawdaunt Water Dark 43FRLG
359 359 Absol Dark 26
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" | 004 | style="background: #FFF" | 004 | style="background: #FFF" | Charmander | colspan="2" style="background:#F08030; text-align:center" | Fire | style="background: #FFF" | Cubone, Marowak
Rhyhorn, Rhydon

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 027 | style="background: #FFF" | 027 | style="background: #FFF" | Sandshrew | colspan="2" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground | style="background: #FFF" | Raticate
Farfetch'd
Zangoose
Absol

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 043 | style="background: #FFF" | 043 | style="background: #FFF" | Oddish | colspan="1" style="background:#78C850; text-align:center" | Grass || style="background:#A040A0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Bulbasaur, Ivysaur, Venusaur
Paras, Parasect
Exeggcute, Exeggutor
Tangela
Chikorita, Bayleef, Meganium
Bellossom
Hoppip, Skiploom, Jumpluff
Sunkern, Sunflora
Lotad, Lombre, Ludicolo
Seedot, Nuzleaf, Shiftry
Shroomish, Breloom
Roselia
Cacnea, Cacturne
Tropius

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 069 | style="background: #FFF" | 069 | style="background: #FFF" | Bellsprout | colspan="1" style="background:#78C850; text-align:center" | Grass || style="background:#A040A0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Bulbasaur, Ivysaur, Venusaur
Paras, Parasect
Exeggcute, Exeggutor
Tangela
Chikorita, Bayleef, Meganium
Bellossom
Hoppip, Skiploom, Jumpluff
Sunkern, Sunflora
Lotad, Lombre, Ludicolo
Seedot, Nuzleaf, Shiftry
Shroomish, Breloom
Roselia
Cacnea, Cacturne
Tropius

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 098 | style="background: #FFF" | 098 | style="background: #FFF" | Krabby | colspan="2" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water | style="background: #FFF" | Corphish, Crawdaunt

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 104 | style="background: #FFF" | 104 | style="background: #FFF" | Cubone | colspan="2" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground | style="background: #FFF" | Charmander, Charmeleon, Charizard
Rhyhorn, Rhydon

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 111 | style="background: #FFF" | 111 | style="background: #FFF" | Rhyhorn | colspan="1" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground || style="background:#B8A038" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Rock | style="background: #FFF" | Raticate
Farfetch'd
Zangoose
Absol

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 303 | style="background: #FFF" | 303 | style="background: #FFF" | Mawile | colspan="2" style="background:#B8B8D0; text-align:center" | Steel | style="background: #FFF" | Raticate
Farfetch'd
Zangoose
Absol

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 347 | style="background: #FFF" | 347 | style="background: #FFF" | Anorith | colspan="1" style="background:#B8A038; text-align:center" | Rock || style="background:#A8B820" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Bug | style="background: #FFF" | Corphish, Crawdaunt

|- | 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.
|} |}

By move tutor

In Pokémon FireRed, LeafGreen, and Emerald
#   Pokémon Type
001 001 Bulbasaur Grass Poison
002 002 Ivysaur Grass Poison
003 003 Venusaur Grass Poison
004 004 Charmander Fire
005 005 Charmeleon Fire
006 006 Charizard Fire Flying
015 015 Beedrill Bug Poison
027 027 Sandshrew Ground
028 028 Sandslash Ground
043 043 Oddish Grass Poison
044 044 Gloom Grass Poison
045 045 Vileplume Grass Poison
046 046 Paras Bug Grass
047 047 Parasect Bug Grass
069 069 Bellsprout Grass Poison
070 070 Weepinbell Grass Poison
071 071 Victreebel Grass Poison
072 072 Tentacool Water Poison
073 073 Tentacruel Water Poison
083 083 Farfetch'd Normal Flying
098 098 Krabby Water
099 099 Kingler Water
104 104 Cubone Ground
105 105 Marowak Ground
108 108 Lickitung Normal
111 111 Rhyhorn Ground Rock
112 112 Rhydon Ground Rock
114 114 Tangela Grass
123 123 Scyther Bug Flying
127 127 Pinsir Bug
141 141 Kabutops Water Rock
151 151 Mew Psychic
152 152 Chikorita Grass
153 153 Bayleef Grass
154 154 Meganium Grass
158 158 Totodile Water
159 159 Croconaw Water
160 160 Feraligatr Water
165 165 Ledyba Bug Flying
166 166 Ledian Bug Flying
182 182 Bellossom Grass
187 187 Hoppip Grass Flying
188 188 Skiploom Grass Flying
189 189 Jumpluff Grass Flying
191 191 Sunkern Grass
192 192 Sunflora Grass
207 207 Gligar Ground Flying
211 211 Qwilfish Water Flying
212 212 Scizor Bug Steel
214 214 Heracross Bug Fighting
215 215 Sneasel Dark Ice
216 216 Teddiursa Normal
217 217 Ursaring Normal
251 251 Celebi Psychic Grass
252 252 Treecko Grass
253 253 Grovyle Grass
254 254 Sceptile Grass
255 255 Torchic Fire
256 256 Combusken Fire Fighting
257 257 Blaziken Fire Fighting
270 270 Lotad Water Grass
271 271 Lombre Water Grass
272 272 Ludicolo Water Grass
273 273 Seedot Grass
274 274 Nuzleaf Grass Dark
275 275 Shiftry Grass Dark
285 285 Shroomish Grass
286 286 Breloom Grass Fighting
291 291 Ninjask Bug Flying
303 303 Mawile Steel
315 315 Roselia Grass Poison
331 331 Cacnea Grass
332 332 Cacturne Grass Dark
335 335 Zangoose Normal
341 341 Corphish Water
342 342 Crawdaunt Water Dark
347 347 Anorith Rock Bug
348 348 Armaldo Rock Bug
357 357 Tropius Grass Flying
359 359 Absol Dark
383 383 Groudon Ground
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 IV

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
020 020 Raticate Normal --
083 083 Farfetch'd Normal Flying 25
123 123 Scyther Bug Flying 57
127 127 Pinsir Bug 38
207 207 Gligar Ground Flying 34
212 212 Scizor Bug Steel 57
291 291 Ninjask Bug Flying 25
335 335 Zangoose Normal 9
341 341 Corphish Water 44
342 342 Crawdaunt Water Dark 52
359 359 Absol Dark 25
395 395 Empoleon Water Steel 11
448 448 Lucario Fighting Steel 33
470 470 Leafeon Grass 78Pt
472 472 Gliscor Ground Flying 34
475 475 Gallade Psychic Fighting 25
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 TM75

#   Pokémon Type
001 001 Bulbasaur Grass Poison
002 002 Ivysaur Grass Poison
003 003 Venusaur Grass Poison
004 004 Charmander Fire
005 005 Charmeleon Fire
006 006 Charizard Fire Flying
015 015 Beedrill Bug Poison
020 020 Raticate Normal
027 027 Sandshrew Ground
028 028 Sandslash Ground
043 043 Oddish Grass Poison
044 044 Gloom Grass Poison
045 045 Vileplume Grass Poison
046 046 Paras Bug Grass
047 047 Parasect Bug Grass
069 069 Bellsprout Grass Poison
070 070 Weepinbell Grass Poison
071 071 Victreebel Grass Poison
072 072 Tentacool Water Poison
073 073 Tentacruel Water Poison
083 083 Farfetch'd Normal Flying
098 098 Krabby Water
099 099 Kingler Water
102 102 Exeggcute Grass Psychic
103 103 Exeggutor Grass Psychic
104 104 Cubone Ground
105 105 Marowak Ground
108 108 Lickitung Normal
111 111 Rhyhorn Ground Rock
112 112 Rhydon Ground Rock
114 114 Tangela Grass
123 123 Scyther Bug Flying
127 127 Pinsir Bug
141 141 Kabutops Rock Water
151 151 Mew Psychic
152 152 Chikorita Grass
153 153 Bayleef Grass
154 154 Meganium Grass
158 158 Totodile Water
159 159 Croconaw Water
160 160 Feraligatr Water
165 165 Ledyba Bug Flying
166 166 Ledian Bug Flying
182 182 Bellossom Grass
187 187 Hoppip Grass Flying
188 188 Skiploom Grass Flying
189 189 Jumpluff Grass Flying
191 191 Sunkern Grass
207 207 Gligar Ground Flying
212 212 Scizor Bug Steel
213 213 Shuckle Bug Rock
214 214 Heracross Bug Fighting
215 215 Sneasel Dark Ice
216 216 Teddiursa Normal
217 217 Ursaring Normal
227 227 Skarmory Steel Flying
251 251 Celebi Grass Psychic
252 252 Treecko Grass
253 253 Grovyle Grass
254 254 Sceptile Grass
255 255 Torchic Fire
256 256 Combusken Fire Fighting
257 257 Blaziken Fire Fighting
270 270 Lotad Water Grass
271 271 Lombre Water Grass
272 272 Ludicolo Water Grass
273 273 Seedot Grass
274 274 Nuzleaf Grass Dark
275 275 Shiftry Grass Dark
285 285 Shroomish Grass
286 286 Breloom Grass Fighting
291 291 Ninjask Bug Flying
303 303 Mawile Steel
315 315 Roselia Grass Poison
331 331 Cacnea Grass
332 332 Cacturne Grass Dark
335 335 Zangoose Normal
341 341 Corphish Water
342 342 Crawdaunt Water Dark
345 345 Lileep Rock Grass
346 346 Cradily Rock Grass
347 347 Anorith Rock Bug
348 348 Armaldo Rock Bug
357 357 Tropius Grass Flying
359 359 Absol Dark
383 383 Groudon Ground
384 384 Rayquaza Dragon Flying
387 387 Turtwig Grass
388 388 Grotle Grass
389 389 Torterra Grass Ground
390 390 Chimchar Fire
391 391 Monferno Fire Fighting
392 392 Infernape Fire Fighting
395 395 Empoleon Water Steel
402 402 Kricketune Bug
406 406 Budew Grass Poison
407 407 Roserade Grass Poison
408 408 Cranidos Rock
409 409 Rampardos Rock
420 420 Cherubi Grass
421 421 Cherrim
Overcast Form
Grass
445 445 Garchomp Dragon Ground
447 447 Riolu Fighting
448 448 Lucario Fighting Steel
451 451 Skorupi Poison Bug
452 452 Drapion Poison Dark
454 454 Toxicroak Poison Fighting
455 455 Carnivine Grass
459 459 Snover Grass Ice
460 460 Abomasnow Grass Ice
461 461 Weavile Dark Ice
463 463 Lickilicky Normal
464 464 Rhyperior Ground Rock
465 465 Tangrowth Grass
470 470 Leafeon Grass
472 472 Gliscor Ground Flying
475 475 Gallade Psychic Fighting
491 491 Darkrai Dark
492 492 Shaymin
Land Forme
Grass
492 492S Shaymin
Sky Forme
Grass Flying
493 493 Arceus Grass
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" | 004 | style="background: #FFF" | 004 | style="background: #FFF" | Charmander | colspan="2" style="background:#F08030; text-align:center" | Fire | style="background: #FFF" | Cubone, Marowak
Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 027 | style="background: #FFF" | 027 | style="background: #FFF" | Sandshrew | colspan="2" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground | style="background: #FFF" | Raticate
Farfetch'd
Zangoose
Absol
Empoleon
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 043 | style="background: #FFF" | 043 | style="background: #FFF" | Oddish | colspan="1" style="background:#78C850; text-align:center" | Grass || style="background:#A040A0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Bulbasaur, Ivysaur, Venusaur
Paras, Parasect
Exeggcute, Exeggutor
Tangela
Chikorita, Bayleef, Meganium
Bellossom
Hoppip, Skiploom, Jumpluff
Sunkern, Sunflora
Lotad, Lombre, Ludicolo
Seedot, Nuzleaf, Shiftry
Shroomish, Breloom
Roselia
Cacnea, Cacturne
Tropius
Tangrowth

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 069 | style="background: #FFF" | 069 | style="background: #FFF" | Bellsprout | colspan="1" style="background:#78C850; text-align:center" | Grass || style="background:#A040A0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Bulbasaur, Ivysaur, Venusaur
Paras, Parasect
Exeggcute, Exeggutor
Tangela
Chikorita, Bayleef, Meganium
Bellossom
Hoppip, Skiploom, Jumpluff
Sunkern, Sunflora
Lotad, Lombre, Ludicolo
Seedot, Nuzleaf, Shiftry
Shroomish, Breloom
Roselia
Cacnea, Cacturne
Tropius
Tangrowth

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 098 | style="background: #FFF" | 098 | style="background: #FFF" | Krabby | colspan="2" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water | style="background: #FFF" | Corphish, Crawdaunt

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 104 | style="background: #FFF" | 104 | style="background: #FFF" | Cubone | colspan="2" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground | style="background: #FFF" | Charmander, Charmeleon, Charizard
Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 111 | style="background: #FFF" | 111 | style="background: #FFF" | Rhyhorn | colspan="1" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground || style="background:#B8A038" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Rock | style="background: #FFF" | Raticate
Farfetch'd
Zangoose
Absol
Empoleon
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 303 | style="background: #FFF" | 303 | style="background: #FFF" | Mawile | colspan="2" style="background:#B8B8D0; text-align:center" | Steel | style="background: #FFF" | Raticate
Farfetch'd
Zangoose
Absol
Empoleon
Lucario

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 347 | style="background: #FFF" | 347 | style="background: #FFF" | Anorith | colspan="1" style="background:#B8A038; text-align:center" | Rock || style="background:#A8B820" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Bug | style="background: #FFF" | Corphish, Crawdaunt

|- | 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

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Scyther Weavile
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
123 Scyther Scyther crosses its claws across its chest and spins rapidly.
Yas Gym Leader's Scyther Showdown at Dark City Debut
Tracey's Scyther Tracey Gets Bugged None
071 Victreebel Victreebel uses its large leaves as swords and repeatedly swipes at the opponent.
James's Victreebel Flower Power None
461 Weavile Weavile's claws grow longer and glow purple, increasing its attack power.
Paul's Weavile DP131 None

Trivia

  • Every Grass-type Pokémon, besides Wormadam's Plant Cloak, can learn Swords Dance.

In other languages

  • French: Danse-lames
  • German: Schwerttanz
  • Italian: Danzaspada
  • Spanish: Danza Espada

Template:Acid Armor

Generation I TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation I HMs
0102030405
Generation IV TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
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