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Body Slam (Japanese: のしかかり Lean On) is a damage-dealing Normal-type move introduced in Generation I. It was TM08 in Generation I.
Body Slam inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target. It cannot paralyze Normal-type Pokémon.
Generations II to V
Body Slam can now paralyze Normal-type Pokémon.
If the target has used Minimize, Body Slam will now never miss and its base power is doubled to 170.
|| A Normal-type attack. Has a one-in-three chance of paralyzing the target if it connects.
|| A Normal-type attack. Has a one-in-three chance of paralyzing the target if it hits.
|| An attack that may cause paralysis.
|| A full-body slam that may cause paralysis.
|| The user drops its full body on the foe. It may leave the foe paralyzed.
|| Inflicts damage on the target. It may also cause paralysis and prevent any attacks or moves.
|| The user drops onto the foe with its full body weight. It may leave the foe paralyzed.
|| The user drops onto the target with its full body weight. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
|| The user drops onto the target with its full body weight. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
In other games
Body Slam only has a 15% chance of paralysis.
Body Slam is the only move of Snorlax. It has a chance to paralyze the target.
|Orange squares indicate hit area.|
Blue squares indicate area Pokémon the Pokémon will need to move to perform the move.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
Table assumes the Pokémon is in the square marked by ^.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Ash and Pikachu manga
In the How I Became a Pokémon Card manga
In the Magical Pokémon Journey manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In the Pokémon Battle Frontier manga
In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga
In other generations
|Warning: The original animation from Pokémon Red, Green, and Blue contains several short flashes capable of causing epileptic seizures.