Please remember to follow the manual of style and code of conduct at all times.
Check BNN and Bulbanews for up-to-date Pokémon news and discuss it on the forums or in our IRC channel #bulbagarden on

Bulldoze (move)

From Bulbapedia, the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia.
Jump to: navigation, search
じならし Smooth Over
Type  Ground
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  60
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all Pokémon adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  2 ♥♥
Startles all of the Pokémon to act before the user.

Bulldoze (Japanese: じならし Smooth Over) is a damage-dealing Ground-type move introduced in Generation V. It is TM78 as of Generation V.


Generation V

Bulldoze inflicts damage and lowers the target's Speed stat by one stage. In Double Battles, it strikes both the opponents and the user's partner. In Triple Battles, it strikes all adjacent Pokémon.

Generation VI

If Grassy Terrain is in effect, Bulldoze deals only half the usual damage.


Games Description
BWB2W2 The user stomps down on the ground and attacks everything in the area. Hit Pokémon's Speed stat is reduced.
Conq The user stomps down on the ground and attacks everything in the area. Hit Pokémon's Speed is reduced.
XYORAS The user strikes everything around it by stomping down on the ground. This lowers the Speed stat of those hit.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
050 Diglett Diglett Ground Ground 18 18
051 Dugtrio Dugtrio Ground Ground 18 18
074 Geodude Geodude Rock Ground 32 32
075 Graveler Graveler Rock Ground 36 36
076 Golem Golem Rock Ground 36 36
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn Ground Rock 30 30
112 Rhydon Rhydon Ground Rock 30 30
232 Donphan Donphan Ground Ground -- --
328 Trapinch Trapinch Ground Ground   21 21
329 Vibrava Vibrava Ground Dragon   21 21
330 Flygon Flygon Ground Dragon   21 21
377 Regirock Regirock Rock Rock   --, 19
378 Regice Regice Ice Ice   --, 19
379 Registeel Registeel Steel Steel   --, 19
645 Landorus Landorus Ground Flying 19 19
660 Diggersby Diggersby Normal Ground   --
672 Skiddo Skiddo Grass Grass   26
673 Gogoat Gogoat Grass Grass   26
694 Helioptile Helioptile Electric Normal   35
718 Zygarde Zygarde Dragon Ground   --
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


# Pokémon Type Machine
003 Venusaur Venusaur Grass Poison
006 Charizard Charizard Fire Flying
009 Blastoise Blastoise Water Water
023 Ekans Ekans Poison Poison
024 Arbok Arbok Poison Poison
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew Ground Ground
028 Sandslash Sandslash Ground Ground
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen Poison Ground
034 Nidoking Nidoking Poison Ground
050 Diglett Diglett Ground Ground
051 Dugtrio Dugtrio Ground Ground
056 Mankey Mankey Fighting Fighting
057 Primeape Primeape Fighting Fighting
059 Arcanine Arcanine Fire Fire
061 Poliwhirl Poliwhirl Water Water
062 Poliwrath Poliwrath Water Fighting
066 Machop Machop Fighting Fighting
067 Machoke Machoke Fighting Fighting
068 Machamp Machamp Fighting Fighting
074 Geodude Geodude Rock Ground
075 Graveler Graveler Rock Ground
076 Golem Golem Rock Ground
079 Slowpoke Slowpoke Water Psychic
080 Slowbro Slowbro Water Psychic
095 Onix Onix Rock Ground
104 Cubone Cubone Ground Ground
105 Marowak Marowak Ground Ground
106 Hitmonlee Hitmonlee Fighting Fighting
107 Hitmonchan Hitmonchan Fighting Fighting
108 Lickitung Lickitung Normal Normal
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn Ground Rock
112 Rhydon Rhydon Ground Rock
113 Chansey Chansey Normal Normal
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan Normal Normal
127 Pinsir Pinsir Bug Bug
128 Tauros Tauros Normal Normal
130 Gyarados Gyarados Water Flying
131 Lapras Lapras Water Ice
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl Rock Flying
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal
149 Dragonite Dragonite Dragon Flying
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo Psychic Psychic
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
154 Meganium Meganium Grass Grass
157 Typhlosion Typhlosion Fire Fire
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr Water Water
181 Ampharos Ampharos Electric Electric
184 Azumarill Azumarill Water Fairy
185 Sudowoodo Sudowoodo Rock Rock
186 Politoed Politoed Water Water
194 Wooper Wooper Water Ground
195 Quagsire Quagsire Water Ground
199 Slowking Slowking Water Psychic
203 Girafarig Girafarig Normal Psychic
204 Pineco Pineco Bug Bug
205 Forretress Forretress Bug Steel
206 Dunsparce Dunsparce Normal Normal
207 Gligar Gligar Ground Flying
208 Steelix Steelix Steel Ground
209 Snubbull Snubbull Fairy Fairy
210 Granbull Granbull Fairy Fairy
213 Shuckle Shuckle Bug Rock
214 Heracross Heracross Bug Fighting
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa Normal Normal
217 Ursaring Ursaring Normal Normal
219 Magcargo Magcargo Fire Rock
220 Swinub Swinub Ice Ground
221 Piloswine Piloswine Ice Ground
222 Corsola Corsola Water Rock
226 Mantine Mantine Water Flying
231 Phanpy Phanpy Ground Ground
232 Donphan Donphan Ground Ground
234 Stantler Stantler Normal Normal
236 Tyrogue Tyrogue Fighting Fighting
237 Hitmontop Hitmontop Fighting Fighting
241 Miltank Miltank Normal Normal
242 Blissey Blissey Normal Normal
243 Raikou Raikou Electric Electric
244 Entei Entei Fire Fire
245 Suicune Suicune Water Water
246 Larvitar Larvitar Rock Ground
247 Pupitar Pupitar Rock Ground
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar Rock Dark
249 Lugia Lugia Psychic Flying
250 Ho-Oh Ho-Oh Fire Flying
254 Sceptile Sceptile Grass Grass
257 Blaziken Blaziken Fire Fighting
259 Marshtomp Marshtomp Water Ground
260 Swampert Swampert Water Ground
288 Vigoroth Vigoroth Normal Normal
289 Slaking Slaking Normal Normal
294 Loudred Loudred Normal Normal
295 Exploud Exploud Normal Normal
296 Makuhita Makuhita Fighting Fighting
297 Hariyama Hariyama Fighting Fighting
299 Nosepass Nosepass Rock Rock
304 Aron Aron Steel Rock
305 Lairon Lairon Steel Rock
306 Aggron Aggron Steel Rock
317 Swalot Swalot Poison Poison
319 Sharpedo Sharpedo Water Dark
320 Wailmer Wailmer Water Water
321 Wailord Wailord Water Water
322 Numel Numel Fire Ground
323 Camerupt Camerupt Fire Ground
324 Torkoal Torkoal Fire Fire
326 Grumpig Grumpig Psychic Psychic
328 Trapinch Trapinch Ground Ground
329 Vibrava Vibrava Ground Dragon
330 Flygon Flygon Ground Dragon
334 Altaria Altaria Dragon Flying
336 Seviper Seviper Poison Poison
337 Lunatone Lunatone Rock Psychic
338 Solrock Solrock Rock Psychic
339 Barboach Barboach Water Ground
340 Whiscash Whiscash Water Ground
343 Baltoy Baltoy Ground Psychic
344 Claydol Claydol Ground Psychic
346 Cradily Cradily Rock Grass
348 Armaldo Armaldo Rock Bug
350 Milotic Milotic Water Water
356 Dusclops Dusclops Ghost Ghost
357 Tropius Tropius Grass Flying
362 Glalie Glalie Ice Ice
363 Spheal Spheal Ice Water
364 Sealeo Sealeo Ice Water
365 Walrein Walrein Ice Water
369 Relicanth Relicanth Water Rock
373 Salamence Salamence Dragon Flying
375 Metang Metang Steel Psychic
376 Metagross Metagross Steel Psychic
377 Regirock Regirock Rock Rock
378 Regice Regice Ice Ice
379 Registeel Registeel Steel Steel
380 Latias Latias Dragon Psychic
381 Latios Latios Dragon Psychic
382 Kyogre Kyogre Water Water
383 Groudon Groudon Ground Ground
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza Dragon Flying
389 Torterra Torterra Grass Ground
392 Infernape Infernape Fire Fighting
395 Empoleon Empoleon Water Steel
400 Bibarel Bibarel Normal Water
408 Cranidos Cranidos Rock Rock
409 Rampardos Rampardos Rock Rock
410 Shieldon Shieldon Rock Steel
411 Bastiodon Bastiodon Rock Steel
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
Bug Ground
423 Gastrodon Gastrodon Water Ground
432 Purugly Purugly Normal Normal
436 Bronzor Bronzor Steel Psychic
437 Bronzong Bronzong Steel Psychic
443 Gible Gible Dragon Ground
444 Gabite Gabite Dragon Ground
445 Garchomp Garchomp Dragon Ground
446 Munchlax Munchlax Normal Normal
447 Riolu Riolu Fighting Fighting
448 Lucario Lucario Fighting Steel
449 Hippopotas Hippopotas Ground Ground
450 Hippowdon Hippowdon Ground Ground
452 Drapion Drapion Poison Dark
453 Croagunk Croagunk Poison Fighting
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak Poison Fighting
458 Mantyke Mantyke Water Flying
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow Grass Ice
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky Normal Normal
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior Ground Rock
465 Tangrowth Tangrowth Grass Grass
466 Electivire Electivire Electric Electric
467 Magmortar Magmortar Fire Fire
472 Gliscor Gliscor Ground Flying
473 Mamoswine Mamoswine Ice Ground
475 Gallade Gallade Psychic Fighting
476 Probopass Probopass Rock Steel
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir Ghost Ghost
483 Dialga Dialga Steel Dragon
484 Palkia Palkia Water Dragon
485 Heatran Heatran Fire Steel
486 Regigigas Regigigas Normal Normal
487 Giratina Giratina Ghost Dragon
493 Arceus Arceus Normal Normal
499 Pignite Pignite Fire Fighting
500 Emboar Emboar Fire Fighting
524 Roggenrola Roggenrola Rock Rock
525 Boldore Boldore Rock Rock
526 Gigalith Gigalith Rock Rock
529 Drilbur Drilbur Ground Ground
530 Excadrill Excadrill Ground Steel
534 Conkeldurr Conkeldurr Fighting Fighting
536 Palpitoad Palpitoad Water Ground
537 Seismitoad Seismitoad Water Ground
538 Throh Throh Fighting Fighting
539 Sawk Sawk Fighting Fighting
545 Scolipede Scolipede Bug Poison
551 Sandile Sandile Ground Dark
552 Krokorok Krokorok Ground Dark
553 Krookodile Krookodile Ground Dark
555 Darmanitan Darmanitan Fire Fire
557 Dwebble Dwebble Bug Rock
558 Crustle Crustle Bug Rock
564 Tirtouga Tirtouga Water Rock
565 Carracosta Carracosta Water Rock
566 Archen Archen Rock Flying
567 Archeops Archeops Rock Flying
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn Grass Steel
612 Haxorus Haxorus Dragon Ice
614 Beartic Beartic Ice Ice
618 Stunfisk Stunfisk Ground Electric
621 Druddigon Druddigon Dragon Dragon
622 Golett Golett Ground Ghost
623 Golurk Golurk Ground Ghost
626 Bouffalant Bouffalant Normal Normal
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon Dark Dragon
639 Terrakion Terrakion Rock Fighting
645 Landorus Landorus Ground Flying
650 Chespin Chespin Grass Grass
651 Quilladin Quilladin Grass Grass
652 Chesnaught Chesnaught Grass Fighting
659 Bunnelby Bunnelby Normal Normal
660 Diggersby Diggersby Normal Ground
667 Litleo Litleo Fire Normal
668 Pyroar Pyroar Fire Normal
672 Skiddo Skiddo Grass Grass
673 Gogoat Gogoat Grass Grass
674 Pancham Pancham Fighting Fighting
675 Pangoro Pangoro Fighting Dark
688 Binacle Binacle Rock Water
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle Rock Water
694 Helioptile Helioptile Electric Normal
695 Heliolisk Heliolisk Electric Normal
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt Rock Dragon
697 Tyrantrum Tyrantrum Rock Dragon
698 Amaura Amaura Rock Ice
699 Aurorus Aurorus Rock Ice
706 Goodra Goodra Dragon Dragon
708 Phantump Phantump Ghost Grass
709 Trevenant Trevenant Ghost Grass
713 Avalugg Avalugg Ice Ice
718 Zygarde Zygarde Dragon Ground
721 Volcanion Volcanion Fire Water
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

Pokémon Conquest

Bulldoze is the only move of Rhyhorn. It reduces the target's Speed.

Power ★★★
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

None.png Clemont Heliolisk Bulldoze.png None.png None.png
The user stomps down on the ground and creates a shock wave on the ground crashing towards the target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
695 Heliolisk Heliolisk stomps down on the ground and creates a shock wave on the ground. The shock wave then crashes towards the opponent.
Clemont's Heliolisk Clemont's Got a Secret! Debut

In the manga

In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In other generations

Bulldoze V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
Generation I
Generation II Generation II
Generation II
Crystal Generation III Generation III
Generation III
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
Generation IV
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
Generation V
XY ORAS 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 整地 Zhěngdì
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Bulldozer
France Flag.png French Piétisol
Germany Flag.png German Dampfwalze
Italy Flag.png Italian Battiterra
South Korea Flag.png Korean 땅고르기 Ttang Goreugi
Poland Flag.png Polish Buldożer
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Escavadeira
Spain Flag.png Spanish Terratemblor

Generation V TMs
Generation V HMs
Generation VI TMs
767778798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 959697
Generation VI HMs

Project Moves and Abilities logo.png This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.