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Dizzy Punch (move)

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Dizzy Punch
ピヨピヨパンチ Chirp Chirp Punch
Dizzy Punch V.png
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Type  Normal
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  70
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes 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
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Cool
Appeal  1
Jam  4 ♥♥♥♥
Badly startles the Pokémon in front.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Raises the score if the Voltage is low.

Dizzy Punch (Japanese: ピヨピヨパンチ Chirp Chirp Punch) is a damage-dealing Normal-type move introduced in Generation I. Its Japanese name refers to the tweeting of birds associated with "cartoon" dizziness. Prior to Generation III, it was the signature move of Kangaskhan.

Effect

Generation I

Dizzy Punch inflicts damage and has no secondary effects.

Generation II and on

Dizzy Punch now has a 20% chance of confusing the target.

Description

Games Description
Stad A Normal-type attack. The punch is relatively strong and highly accurate.
Stad2 A Normal-type attack. Has a one-in-five chance of leaving the target confused.
GSC An attack that may cause confusion.
RSE A rhythmic punch that may confuse the foe.
FRLG The foe is hit with a rhythmic punch that may leave it confused.
Colo.XD A rhythmic punch that may confuse the target.
DPPtHGSS The foe is hit with rhythmically launched punches that may also leave it confused.
BWB2W2 The target is hit with rhythmically launched punches that may also leave it confused.
XY The target is hit with rhythmically launched punches. This may also leave the target confused.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan Normal Normal 46 43 43 25 34 34
327 Spinda Spinda Normal Normal     27 28 28 28
427 Buneary Buneary Normal Normal       36 36 36
428 Lopunny Lopunny Normal Normal       36 36 36
486 Regigigas Regigigas Normal Normal         -- -- --
579 Reuniclus Reuniclus Psychic Psychic         41 41
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Type Father
II III IV V VI
165 Ledyba Ledyba* Bug Flying       Volbeat Volbeat
241 Miltank Miltank Normal Normal     SpindaBunearyLopunny SpindaBunearyLopunny SpindaBunearyLopunny
313 Volbeat Volbeat Bug Bug       SpindaBunearyLopunny SpindaBunearyLopunny
352 Kecleon Kecleon Normal Normal     SpindaBunearyLopunny SpindaBunearyLopunny SpindaBunearyLopunny
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation II

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
172 172 Pichu Electric Pokémon Crystal
173 173 Cleffa Normal Pokémon Crystal
174 174 Igglybuff Normal Pokémon Crystal
236 236 Tyrogue Fighting Pokémon Crystal
238 238 Smoochum Ice Psychic Pokémon Crystal
239 239 Elekid Electric Pokémon Crystal
240 240 Magby Fire Pokémon Crystal
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 event

Generation II

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
161 161 Sentret Normal New York Pokémon Center
172 172 Pichu Electric New York Pokémon Center
183 183 Marill Water New York Pokémon Center
239 239 Elekid Electric New York Pokémon Center
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In the anime

Kangaskhan Dizzy Punch.png Dawn Buneary Dizzy Punch.png Claire Spinda Dizzy Punch.png None.png
Kangaskhan Buneary Spinda
The user punches the opponent, causing confusion.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan holds its arms out in a 'T' formation, spins around, and hits the opponent, or Kangaskhan punches the opponent and the opponent becomes confused.
A wild Kangaskhan The Kangaskhan Kid Debut
A wild Kangaskhan An EGG-sighting Adventure! None
327 Spinda A rainbow colored orb appears around Spinda's fist and it punches the opponent, confusing it.
Claire and Kain's Spinda Going for a Spinda None
427 Buneary Buneary punches the opponent with both of its ears, causing it to become confused. Sometimes, the fluff on Buneary's ears glow multicolored.
Dawn's Buneary Setting the World on its Buneary! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Dizzy Punch I.png Dizzy Punch II.png Dizzy Punch III.png Dizzy Punch IV.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
Dizzy Punch PMD RB.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
Dizzy Punch Stad.png Dizzy Punch Stad2.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 迷昏拳 Míhūn Quán
Denmark Flag.png Danish Kæberasler
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Duizelslag
Finland Flag.png Finnish Huippausisku
France Flag.png French Uppercut
Germany Flag.png German Irrschlag
Greece Flag.png Greek Γροθιά Ζαλάδας
India Flag.png Hindi चकराने वाला मुक्का Chakraane Wala Mukka
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Pukulan Memusingkan
Italy Flag.png Italian Stordipugno
South Korea Flag.png Korean 잼잼펀치 Jaemjaem Punch
Poland Flag.png Polish Błędny Cios
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Soco Atordoante
Romania Flag.png Romanian Lovitura Amețitoare
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Vrtoglavi Udarac
Spain Flag.png Spanish Puño-Mareo (Gen I-II)
Puño Mareo (Gen III-present)


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