Thunder Fang (move)

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Thunder Fang
かみなりのキバ Thunder Fang
Thunder Fang.png
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Type  Electric
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  65
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Smart
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Thunder Fang (Japanese: かみなりのキバ Thunder Fang) is a damage-dealing Electric-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Contents

Effect

Thunder Fang deals damage and has a 10% chance of paralyzing the opponent. It also has a 10% chance of causing the target to flinch, if the user attacks before the target.

Thunder Fang can also be used as part of a Contest Spectacular combination, with the user gaining an extra three appeal points if the move Charge was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The user bites with electrified fangs. It may also make the foe flinch or become paralyzed.
BWB2W2 The user bites with electrified fangs. It may also make the target flinch or leave it with paralysis.
XYORAS
SM
The user bites with electrified fangs. This may also make the target flinch or leave it with paralysis.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
024 Arbok Arbok
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon 1 1 1 1
059 Arcanine Arcanine
FireIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1 1
135 Jolteon Jolteon
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 43 43BW
21B2W2
20 20
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 1 1 1 1
208 Steelix Steelix
SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 1 1 1 1
209 Snubbull Snubbull
FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy 1 1 1 1
210 Granbull Granbull
FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy 1 1 1 1
229 Houndoom Houndoom
DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field 1 1 1 1
232 Donphan Donphan
GroundIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1 1
243 Raikou Raikou
ElectricIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 50 50 50 50
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar
RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster 1 1 1 1
262 Mightyena Mightyena
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 1
295 Exploud Exploud
NormalIC Big.png Monster Field 1 1 1 1
309 Electrike Electrike
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 33 33 33XY
19ORAS
19
310 Manectric Manectric
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 37 37 37XY
19ORAS
19
373 Salamence Salamence
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 1 1 1 1
403 Shinx Shinx
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 33DP
29PtHGSS
29 29 29
404 Luxio Luxio
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 38DP
33PtHGSS
33 33 33
405 Luxray Luxray
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 42DP
35PtHGSS
35 35 35
450 Hippowdon Hippowdon
GroundIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1 1
452 Drapion Drapion
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3 1 1 1 1
472 Gliscor Gliscor
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1 1 1 1
508 Stoutland Stoutland
NormalIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1
644 Zekrom Zekrom
DragonIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1
773 Silvally Silvally
NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 1
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 Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn
GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
209 Snubbull Snubbull
FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy
228 Houndour Houndour
DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field
261 Poochyena Poochyena
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
303 Mawile Mawile
SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy
309 Electrike Electrike
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
403 Shinx Shinx
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
506 Lillipup Lillipup
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
551 Sandile Sandile
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
621 Druddigon Druddigon
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Monster
632 Durant Durant
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
633 Deino Deino
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt
RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
744 Rockruff Rockruff
RockIC Big.png Field Field
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn
GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field HeartGold and SoulSilver - Brock's Rhyhorn
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
632 Durant Durant
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug Dream World - Rugged Mountain
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It also may afflict the targeted enemy with a Paralysis status condition or Cringe status condition.

In the anime

Burgundy Stoutland Thunder Fang.png Angie Shinx Thunder Fang.png Clemont Luxray Thunder Fang.png Cheren Herdier Thunder Fang.png
Stoutland Shinx Luxray Herdier
Its teeth charge with electricity. It then bites down on its foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
405 Luxray Luxray's fangs glow yellow and sparks of yellow electricity surround them. It then bites down on the opponent, and they become surrounded in yellow sparks or sparks of yellow electricity forms inside Luxray's mouth, then the sparks grow, form into four fang shaped sparks, and stretch to the outside of its mouth and then it bites down onto its opponent with the four electrical fangs.
Marble's Luxray Luxray Vision Debut
Volkner's Luxray The Eighth Wonder of the Sinnoh World! None
Clemont's Luxray The Moment of Lumiose Truth! None
403 Shinx Shinx's fangs glow light blue and spark with light blue electricity. It then bites down on the opponent.
Angie's Shinx Ghoul Daze! None
229 Houndoom Houndoom's fangs glow yellow and sparks of yellow electricity surround them. Houndoom then bites down on the opponent.
Proprietor's Houndoom Flint Sparks the Fire! None
508 Stoutland Stoutland jumps forward and charges at the opponent. As it approaches the opponent, it opens its mouth and yellow sparks of electricity appear around its mouth. It then bites down on the opponent. When it does, both its body and the opponent become surrounded in yellow electricity.
Burgundy's Stoutland Reunion Battles In Nimbasa! None
507 Herdier Herdier's mouth becomes surrounded with yellow sparks of electricity. It then opens its mouth and four fang-shaped bolts of yellow electricity form in front of its mouth. It then uses the bolts to bite down on the opponent. When it does, both its body and the opponent become surrounded in yellow electricity.
Cheren's Herdier There's a New Gym Leader in Town! None
404 Luxio Luxio's fangs glow yellow and sparks of yellow electricity surround them. It then bites down on the opponent.
Clemont's Luxio A Campus Reunion! None
209 Snubbull Snubbull's fangs glow yellow and sparks of yellow electricity surround them. It then bites down on the opponent, and they become surrounded in yellow sparks.
Carl's Snubbull When Light and Dark Collide! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In other generations

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 雷電牙 Lèuihdihn Ngàh *
雷牙 Lèuingàh *
Mandarin 雷電牙 / 雷电牙 Léidiàn Yá *
雷牙 Léiyá *
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Dondertand
France Flag.png French Crocs Éclair
Germany Flag.png German Donnerzahn
Greece Flag.png Greek Κεραυνόδοντες
India Flag.png Hindi बिजली के दांत Bijali Ke Daant
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Taring Halilintar
Italy Flag.png Italian Fulmindenti
South Korea Flag.png Korean 번개엄니 Beongae Eomni
Poland Flag.png Polish Piorunowy Kieł
Kieł Pioruna (season 11)
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Presa do Trovão
Presa Trovejante (XY series and TCG)
Ferrão Venenoso (XY114)*
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Presa Trovão
Romania Flag.png Romanian Capcana Electrică
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Colmillo de Trueno (DP059-DP090, BW039)
Colmillo Trueno (DP179, BW111)
Spain Flag.png Spain Colmillo Rayo*
Colm. Rayo*
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Yıldırım Dişi
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Răng Nanh Sấm Sét


Variations of the move Fire Fang
Physical Fire FangIce FangThunder Fang


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