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Head Charge (move)

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Head Charge
アフロブレイク Afro Break
Head Charge B2W2.png
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Type  Normal
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  120
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  

Head Charge (Japanese: アフロブレイク Afro Break) is a damage-dealing Normal-type move introduced in Generation V. It is the signature move of Bouffalant.

Effect

Head Charge inflicts damage and the user receives recoil damage equal to 25% of the damage done to the target.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 The user charges its head into its target, using its powerful guard hair. It also damages the user a little.
XY The user charges its head into its target, using its powerful guard hair. This also damages the user a little.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
626 Bouffalant Bouffalant Normal Normal 31 31
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In the anime

None.png Alder Bouffalant Head Charge.png None.png None.png
Bouffalant
The user charges head-first into the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
626 Bouffalant Bouffalant charges at the opponent and the afro on its head glows red. The front of it also glows yellow. It then slams the yellow part of its afro into the opponent.
Alder's Bouffalant Ash and Trip's Third Battle! Debut

In the manga

In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Head Charge BW.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 爆爆頭突擊 Bàobàotóu Tújí
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Kop Charge
France Flag.png French Peignée
Germany Flag.png German Steinschädel
Italy Flag.png Italian Ricciolata
South Korea Flag.png Korean 아프로브레이크 Afro Break
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Impacto Bruto
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Carga de Cabeza
Spain Flag.png Spain Ariete


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