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Thunder Wave (move)

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Thunder Wave
でんじは Electromagnetic Wave
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Type  Electric
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  1
Badly startles all Pokémon that made good appeals.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Thunder Wave (Japanese: でんじは Electromagnetic Wave) is a non-damaging Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation I. It is TM45 in Generation I and TM73 in Generation IV.

Effect

Generation I to IV

Thunder Wave paralyzes the target. Thunder Wave can't affect a target that already has a major status ailment, and will not work against Template:Type2s or Pokémon that have Motor Drive or Volt Absorb.

From Stadium onwards, Thunder Wave can't affect a target that has a Substitute.

Generation V

Thunder Wave now is able to hit Ground-type pokémons.

Learnset

Generation I

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
025 025 Pikachu Electric 8Y
025 025 Pikachu Electric 9RGB
026 026 Raichu Electric --
081 081 Magnemite Electric 35
082 082 Magneton Electric 38
135 135 Jolteon Electric 40RGB
135 135 Jolteon Electric 42Y
147 147 Dratini Dragon 10
148 148 Dragonair Dragon --
10
149 149 Dragonite Dragon Flying --
10
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 TM45

#   Pokémon Type
025 025 Pikachu Electric
026 026 Raichu Electric
035 035 Clefairy Normal
036 036 Clefable Normal
039 039 Jigglypuff Normal
040 040 Wigglytuff Normal
063 063 Abra Psychic
064 064 Kadabra Psychic
065 065 Alakazam Psychic
079 079 Slowpoke Water Psychic
080 080 Slowbro Water Psychic
081 081 Magnemite Electric
082 082 Magneton Electric
096 096 Drowzee Psychic
097 097 Hypno Psychic
100 100 Voltorb Electric
101 101 Electrode Electric
113 113 Chansey Normal
120 120 Staryu Water
121 121 Starmie Water Psychic
122 122 Mr. Mime Psychic
125 125 Electabuzz Electric
135 135 Jolteon Electric
137 137 Porygon Normal
145 145 Zapdos Electric Flying
147 147 Dratini Dragon
148 148 Dragonair Dragon
149 149 Dragonite Dragon Flying
150 150 Mewtwo Psychic
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
025 025 Pikachu Electric 8
081 081 Magnemite Electric Steel 21
082 082 Magneton Electric Steel 21
135 135 Jolteon Electric 42
145 145 Zapdos Electric Flying 13
147 147 Dratini Dragon 8
148 148 Dragonair Dragon --
8
149 149 Dragonite Dragon Flying --
8
170 170 Chinchou Water Electric --
171 171 Lanturn Water Electric --
172 172 Pichu Electric 8
179 179 Mareep Electric 16
180 180 Flaaffy Electric 18
181 181 Ampharos Electric --
18
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 III

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
025 025 Pikachu Electric 8
081 081 Magnemite Electric Steel 21
082 082 Magneton Electric Steel 21
135 135 Jolteon Electric 42
145 145 Zapdos Electric Flying 13
147 147 Dratini Dragon 8
148 148 Dragonair Dragon --
8
149 149 Dragonite Dragon Flying --
8
170 170 Chinchou Water Electric --
171 171 Lanturn Water Electric --
172 172 Pichu Electric 8
179 179 Mareep Electric 16
180 180 Flaaffy Electric 18
181 181 Ampharos Electric --
18
299 299 Nosepass Rock 22
309 309 Electrike Electric 4
310 310 Manectric Electric --
4
311 311 Plusle Electric 4
312 312 Minun Electric 4
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" | 223 | style="background: #FFF" | 223 | style="background: #FFF" | Remoraid | colspan="2" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water | style="background: #FFF" | Slowpoke, Slowbro, Slowking
Gyarados
Dratini, Dragonair, Dragonite
Chinchou, Lanturn
Qwilfish

|- | 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, Emerald, and XD: Gale of Darkness
#   Pokémon Type
019 019 Rattata Normal
020 020 Raticate Normal
025 025 Pikachu Electric
026 026 Raichu Electric
035 035 Clefairy Normal
036 036 Clefable Normal
039 039 Jigglypuff Normal
040 040 Wigglytuff Normal
063 063 Abra Psychic
064 064 Kadabra Psychic
065 065 Alakazam Psychic
079 079 Slowpoke Water Psychic
080 080 Slowbro Water Psychic
081 081 Magnemite Electric Steel
082 082 Magneton Electric Steel
096 096 Drowzee Psychic
097 097 Hypno Psychic
100 100 Voltorb Electric
101 101 Electrode Electric
113 113 Chansey Normal
120 120 Staryu Water
121 121 Starmie Water Psychic
122 122 Mr. Mime Psychic
125 125 Electabuzz Electric
130 130 Gyarados Water Flying
135 135 Jolteon Electric
137 137 Porygon Normal
145 145 Zapdos Electric Flying
147 147 Dratini Dragon
148 148 Dragonair Dragon
149 149 Dragonite Dragon Flying
150 150 Mewtwo Psychic
151 151 Mew Psychic
170 170 Chinchou Water Electric
171 171 Lanturn Water Electric
172 172 Pichu Electric
173 173 Cleffa Normal
174 174 Igglybuff Normal
175 175 Togepi Normal
176 176 Togetic Normal Flying
177 177 Natu Psychic Flying
178 178 Xatu Psychic Flying
179 179 Mareep Electric
180 180 Flaaffy Electric
181 181 Ampharos Electric
190 190 Aipom Normal
198 198 Murkrow Dark Flying
199 199 Slowking Water Psychic
200 200 Misdreavus Ghost
203 203 Girafarig Normal Psychic
206 206 Dunsparce Normal
209 209 Snubbull Normal
210 210 Granbull Normal
211 211 Qwilfish Water Poison
223 223 Remoraid Water
224 224 Octillery Water
233 233 Porygon2 Normal
234 234 Stantler Normal
239 239 Elekid Electric
241 241 Miltank Normal
242 242 Blissey Normal
243 243 Raikou Electric
248 248 Tyranitar Rock Dark
249 249 Lugia Psychic Flying
250 250 Ho-Oh Fire Flying
263 263 Zigzagoon Normal
264 264 Linoone Normal
280 280 Ralts Psychic
281 281 Kirlia Psychic
282 282 Gardevoir Psychic
299 299 Nosepass Rock
300 300 Skitty Normal
301 301 Delcatty Normal
306 306 Aggron Steel Rock
309 309 Electrike Electric
310 310 Manectric Electric
311 311 Plusle Electric
312 312 Minun Electric
313 313 Volbeat Bug
314 314 Illumise Bug
335 335 Zangoose Normal
351 351 Castform
Normal
Normal
351 351S Castform
Sunny Form
Fire
351 351R Castform
Rainy Form
Water
351 351H Castform
Hail Form
Ice
352 352 Kecleon Normal
353 353 Shuppet Ghost
354 354 Banette Ghost
359 359 Absol Dark
377 377 Regirock Rock
378 378 Regice Ice
379 379 Registeel Steel
380 380 Latias Dragon Psychic
381 381 Latios Dragon Psychic
382 382 Kyogre Water
383 383 Groudon Ground
384 384 Rayquaza Dragon Flying
385 385 Jirachi Steel Psychic
386 386 Deoxys
Normal Forme
Psychic
386 386A Deoxys
Attack Forme
Psychic
386 386D Deoxys
Defense Forme
Psychic
386 386S Deoxys
Speed Forme
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 IV

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
025 025 Pikachu Electric 10
081 081 Magnemite Electric Steel 17
082 082 Magneton Electric Steel 17
135 135 Jolteon Electric 57
145 145 Zapdos Electric Flying 8
147 147 Dratini Dragon 5
148 148 Dragonair Dragon --
5
149 149 Dragonite Dragon Flying --
5
170 170 Chinchou Water Electric 6
171 171 Lanturn Water Electric --
6
172 172 Pichu Electric 10
179 179 Mareep Electric 14
180 180 Flaaffy Electric 14
181 181 Ampharos Electric --
14
299 299 Nosepass Rock 25
309 309 Electrike Electric 4
310 310 Manectric Electric --
311 311 Plusle Electric 4
312 312 Minun Electric 4
462 462 Magnezone Electric Steel 17
476 476 Probopass Rock Steel 25
479 479 Rotom
Normal Rotom
Electric Ghost --
479 479O Rotom
Heat Rotom
Electric Ghost --PtHGSS
479 479W Rotom
Wash Rotom
Electric Ghost --PtHGSS
479 479R Rotom
Frost Rotom
Electric Ghost --PtHGSS
479 479F Rotom
Fan Rotom
Electric Ghost --PtHGSS
479 479L Rotom
Mow Rotom
Electric Ghost --PtHGSS
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 TM73

#   Pokémon Type
019 019 Rattata Normal
020 020 Raticate Normal
025 025 Pikachu Electric
026 026 Raichu Electric
035 035 Clefairy Normal
036 036 Clefable Normal
039 039 Jigglypuff Normal
040 040 Wigglytuff Normal
063 063 Abra Psychic
064 064 Kadabra Psychic
065 065 Alakazam Psychic
079 079 Slowpoke Water Psychic
080 080 Slowbro Water Psychic
081 081 Magnemite Electric Steel
082 082 Magneton Electric Steel
096 096 Drowzee Psychic
097 097 Hypno Psychic
100 100 Voltorb Electric
101 101 Electrode Electric
113 113 Chansey Normal
120 120 Staryu Water
121 121 Starmie Water Psychic
122 122 Mr. Mime Psychic
125 125 Electabuzz Electric
130 130 Gyarados Water Flying
135 135 Jolteon Electric
137 137 Porygon Normal
145 145 Zapdos Electric Flying
147 147 Dratini Dragon
148 148 Dragonair Dragon
149 149 Dragonite Dragon Flying
150 150 Mewtwo Psychic
151 151 Mew Psychic
170 170 Chinchou Water Electric
171 171 Lanturn Water Electric
172 172 Pichu Electric
173 173 Cleffa Normal
174 174 Igglybuff Normal
175 175 Togepi Normal
176 176 Togetic Normal Flying
177 177 Natu Psychic Flying
178 178 Xatu Psychic Flying
179 179 Mareep Electric
180 180 Flaaffy Electric
181 181 Ampharos Electric
190 190 Aipom Normal
198 198 Murkrow Dark Flying
199 199 Slowking Water Psychic
200 200 Misdreavus Ghost
203 203 Girafarig Normal Psychic
206 206 Dunsparce Normal
209 209 Snubbull Normal
210 210 Granbull Normal
211 211 Qwilfish Water Poison
223 223 Remoraid Water
224 224 Octillery Water
233 233 Porygon2 Normal
234 234 Stantler Normal
239 239 Elekid Electric
241 241 Miltank Normal
242 242 Blissey Normal
243 243 Raikou Electric
248 248 Tyranitar Rock Dark
249 249 Lugia Psychic Flying
250 250 Ho-Oh Fire Flying
251 251 Celebi Psychic Grass
263 263 Zigzagoon Normal
264 264 Linoone Normal
280 280 Ralts Psychic
281 281 Kirlia Psychic
282 282 Gardevoir Psychic
299 299 Nosepass Rock
300 300 Skitty Normal
301 301 Delcatty Normal
306 306 Aggron Steel Rock
309 309 Electrike Electric
310 310 Manectric Electric
311 311 Plusle Electric
312 312 Minun Electric
313 313 Volbeat Bug
314 314 Illumise Bug
325 325 Spoink Psychic
326 326 Grumpig Psychic
351 351 Castform
Normal
Normal
351 351S Castform
Sunny Form
Fire
351 351R Castform
Rainy Form
Water
351 351H Castform
Hail Form
Ice
352 352 Kecleon Normal
353 353 Shuppet Ghost
354 354 Banette Ghost
358 358 Chimecho Psychic
359 359 Absol Dark
377 377 Regirock Rock
378 378 Regice Ice
379 379 Registeel Steel
380 380 Latias Dragon Psychic
381 381 Latios Dragon Psychic
382 382 Kyogre Water
383 383 Groudon Ground
384 384 Rayquaza Dragon Flying
385 385 Jirachi Steel Psychic
386 386 Deoxys
Normal Forme
Psychic
386 386A Deoxys
Attack Forme
Psychic
386 386D Deoxys
Defense Forme
Psychic
386 386S Deoxys
Speed Forme
Psychic
399 399 Bidoof Normal
400 400 Bibarel Normal Water
403 403 Shinx Electric
404 404 Luxio Electric
405 405 Luxray Electric
417 417 Pachirisu Electric
424 424 Ambipom Normal
425 425 Drifloon Ghost Flying
426 426 Drifblim Ghost Flying
427 427 Buneary Normal
428 428 Lopunny Normal
429 429 Mismagius Ghost
430 430 Honchkrow Dark Flying
433 433 Chingling Psychic
439 439 Mime Jr. Psychic
440 440 Happiny Normal
462 462 Magnezone Electric Steel
466 466 Electivire Electric
468 468 Togekiss Normal Flying
474 474 Porygon-Z Normal
475 475 Gallade Psychic Fighting
476 476 Probopass Rock Steel
478 478 Froslass Ice Ghost
479 479 Rotom
Normal Rotom
Electric Ghost
479 479O Rotom
Heat Rotom
Electric Ghost
479 479W Rotom
Wash Rotom
Electric Ghost
479 479R Rotom
Frost Rotom
Electric Ghost
479 479F Rotom
Fan Rotom
Electric Ghost
479 479L Rotom
Mow Rotom
Electric Ghost
480 480 Uxie Psychic
481 481 Mesprit Psychic
482 482 Azelf Psychic
483 483 Dialga Steel Dragon
484 484 Palkia Water Dragon
486 486 Regigigas Normal
487 487 Giratina
Altered Forme
Ghost Dragon
487 487O Giratina
Origin Forme
Ghost Dragon
488 488 Cresselia Psychic
491 491 Darkrai Dark
493 493 Arceus Dragon
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" | 223 | style="background: #FFF" | 223 | style="background: #FFF" | Remoraid | colspan="2" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water | style="background: #FFF" | Slowpoke, Slowbro, Slowking
Gyarados
Dratini, Dragonair, Dragonite
Chinchou, Lanturn
Qwilfish
Bidoof, Bibarel

|- | 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 150px
Dragonite Aggron Magnemite Mismagius
The user releases a charge of electricity at the opponent which causes paralysis if it hits.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
135 Jolteon Yellow or blue sparks surround Jolteon's body.
Ethan's Jolteon Get Along, Little Pokémon Debut
Satsuki's Jolteon Trouble's Brewing None
170 Chinchou Chinchou releases a thin stream of electricity from its antennae orbs at the opponent, or Chinchou's antennae light up and its body becomes surrounded in yellow sparks.
Dayton's Bright Takin' it on the Chinchou None
Multiple wild Chinchou Takin' it on the Chinchou None
081 Magnemite Magnemite releases light blue electricity from its body at the opponent, or Magnemite releases blue static electricity from the tips of its magnets at the opponent. The electricity can hold the opponent in the air.
Jasmine's Magnemite Nerves of Steelix! None
Multiple wild Magnemite All Torkoal, No Play None
149 Dragonite Dragonite releases a stream of blue electricty from the ends of its antennae at the opponent.
Lance's Dragonite Rage of Innocence None
148 Dragonair Dragonair releases a blue stream of electricity from its horn that wraps around the opponent like a rope.
Clair's Dragonair Great Bowls of Fire! None
082 Magneton Magneton releases blue bolts of electricity from the ends of the magnets on its body. The electricity curves around and ties around the opponent, preventing it from moving.
Jackson's Magneton Tie One On! None
299 Nosepass Nosepass's nose glows white and it becomes surrounded in static. It then fires a massive blast of white electricity at the opponent, or Nosepass's body becomes surrounded by blue electricity and it fires static shock waves at the opponent, paralyzing it.
Roxanne's Nosepass A Winner by a Nosepass None
Hank's Nosepass Aipom and Circumstance! None
309 Electrike Blue sparks surround Electrike's body, or Electrike releases multiple blue bolts of lightning at the opponent.
Wattson's Electrike Watt's with Wattson None
310 Manectric The top of Manectric's head sparks with blue electricity, then it releases multiple blue bolts of lightning at the oppponent. When Manectric is charged up, yellow electricity rises from the yellow fur on its body and forms together in the air to form a blue ball of electricity that fires as a beam at the opponent.
Wattson's Manectric Manectric Charge None
306 Aggron Aggron's claw becomes surrounded in sparks of yellow electricity.
A mirage Aggron The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon None
311 Plusle Plusle releases bolts of yellow electricity from its body at the opponent.
Solana's Plusle The Green Guardian None
429 Mismagius Yellow sparks come off Mismagius's face and forms a light blue ball of electricity in front of it. Then, light blue electricity shoots out from the ball at the opponent, or a light blue ball of energy appears in front of Mismagius's body and it creates a spiderweb-like shield in front of its body.
Zoey's Mismagius Coming Full - Festival Circle! None

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other languages

  • Dutch: Donder Golf
  • French: Cage-éclair
  • German: Donnerwelle
  • Greek: Κύμα Ηλεκτρομαγνητισμού
  • Italian: Tuononda
  • Korean: 전기자석파 Jeongi Jaseokpa
  • Norwegian: Tordenbølge
  • Portuguese: Onda do Trovão
  • Spanish: Onda Trueno


Generation I TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation I HMs
0102030405
Generation IV TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
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