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Thunderbolt (move)

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Thunderbolt
10まんボルト 100,000 Volts
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Type  Electric
Category  Special
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  95
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make 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
Does not affect any Pokémon*
Availability
Introduced  [[Generation {{{gen}}}]]
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  0  
A highly appealing move.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Thunderbolt (Japanese: 10まんボルト 100,000 Volts) is a very damaging Electric-type move introduced in Generation I.

In the anime

Thunderbolt is seen in many episodes mostly caused by Ash's Pikachu.

Effect

Generation I

Thunderbolt does damage and has a 9.8% chance of paralyzing the opponent.

Thunderbolt can't paralyze an opponent that has a substitute or already has a major status ailment.

Learnset

Generation I

By leveling up

Generation II

By leveling up

By move tutor

Generation III

By leveling up

By TM24

Generation IV

By leveling up

By TM24

In other languages

French: Tonnerre, German: Donnerblitz, Italian: Fulmine (Superfulmine in the anime), Spanish: Rayo, Dutch: Bliksemstraal, Portuguese: Relâmpago, Polish: Sto Tysięcy Volt.

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Variations of the move Flamethrower
Special FlamethrowerIce BeamThunderbolt


Generation I TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation I HMs
0102030405
Generation III TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation III HMs
0102030405060708RSE
Generation IV TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708