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Dragon Dance (move)

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Dragon Dance
りゅうのまい Dragon Dance
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Type  Dragon
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Cool
Appeal  1
Jam  0  
Ups the user's condition. Helps prevent nervousness.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Earn double the score in the next turn.

Dragon Dance (Japanese: りゅうのまい Dragon Dance) is a non-damaging Dragon-type move introduced in Generation III.

Effect

Dragon Dance raises the user's Attack stat and Speed stat by one stage each.

Description

Games Description
RSE A mystical dance that ups Attack and Speed.
FRLG A mystic, powerful dance that boosts the user’s Attack and Speed stats.
Colo.XD A mystical dance that ups Attack and Speed.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XY
The user vigorously performs a mystic, powerful dance that boosts its Attack and Speed stats.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
116 Horsea Horsea Water Water 50 38 38 38
117 Seadra Seadra Water Water 62 48 48 48
130 Gyarados Gyarados Water Flying 50 44 44 44
147 Dratini Dratini Dragon Dragon   45 51 51
148 Dragonair Dragonair Dragon Dragon   53 61 61
149 Dragonite Dragonite Dragon Flying   53 61 61
230 Kingdra Kingdra Water Dragon 62 48 48 48
334 Altaria Altaria Dragon Flying 40 39 39 34 34
381 Latios Latios Dragon Psychic 50 55 55 --, 55
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza Dragon Flying 30 30 60 60 60
610 Axew Axew Dragon Dragon     32 32
611 Fraxure Fraxure Dragon Dragon     32 32
612 Haxorus Haxorus Dragon Dragon     32 32
718 Zygarde Zygarde Dragon Ground       72
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
004 Charmander Charmander Fire Fire HorseaSeadraKingdraGyaradosAltaria HorseaSeadraKingdraGyaradosDratiniDragonairDragoniteAltaria HorseaSeadraKingdraGyaradosDratiniDragonairDragoniteAltariaAxewFraxureHaxorus HorseaSeadraKingdraGyaradosDratiniDragonair
DragoniteAltariaAxewFraxureHaxorus
131 Lapras Lapras Water Ice HorseaSeadraKingdra HorseaSeadraKingdraDratiniDragonairDragonite HorseaSeadraKingdraDratiniDragonairDragonite HorseaSeadraKingdraDratiniDragonairDragonite
147 Dratini Dratini Dragon Dragon HorseaSeadraKingdraGyaradosAltaria HorseaSeadraKingdraGyaradosDratiniDragonairDragoniteAltaria HorseaSeadraKingdraGyaradosDratiniDragonairDragoniteAltariaAxewFraxureHaxorus HorseaSeadraKingdraGyaradosDratiniDragonairDragoniteAltariaAxewFraxureHaxorus
158 Totodile Totodile Water Water   HorseaSeadraKingdraDratiniDragonairDragonite HorseaSeadraKingdraDratiniDragonairDragoniteAxewFraxureHaxorus HorseaSeadraKingdraDratiniDragonairDragoniteAxewFraxureHaxorus
246 Larvitar Larvitar* Rock Ground CharmanderLapras CharmanderLaprasTotodile AxewFraxureHaxorus AxewFraxureHaxorus
339 Barboach Barboach Water Ground     Gyarados Gyarados Gyarados
341 Corphish Corphish Water Water     HorseaSeadraKingdraDratiniDragonairDragonite HorseaSeadraKingdraDratiniDragonairDragonite HorseaSeadraKingdraDratiniDragonairDragonite
357 Tropius Tropius* Grass Flying     CharmanderLaprasTotodile AxewFraxureHaxorus AxewFraxureHaxorus
371 Bagon Bagon Dragon Dragon HorseaSeadraKingdraGyaradosAltaria HorseaSeadraKingdraGyaradosDratiniDragonairDragoniteAltaria HorseaSeadraKingdraGyaradosDratiniDragonairDragoniteAltariaAxewFraxureHaxorus HorseaSeadraKingdraGyaradosDratiniDragonairDragoniteAltariaAxewFraxureHaxorus
559 Scraggy Scraggy Dark Fighting     HorseaSeadraKingdraGyaradosDratiniDragonairDragoniteAltariaAxewFraxureHaxorus HorseaSeadraKingdraGyaradosDratiniDragonairDragoniteAltariaAxewFraxureHaxorus
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt Rock Dragon       HorseaSeadraKingdraGyaradosDratiniDragonairDragoniteAltariaAxewFraxureHaxorus
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 V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
371 371 Bagon Dragon Dream World - Rugged Mountain
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 IV

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
149 149 DragoniteLv.50 Dragon Flying Strongest Dragonite
Toys "R" Us Dragonite
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
373 373 Salamence Dragon Flying JR Kyushu Event
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 manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In other generations

Dragon Dance III.png Dragon Dance 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 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

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 龍之舞 Lóng-zhī Wǔ
France Flag.png French Danse Draco
Germany Flag.png German Drachentanz
Greece Flag.png Greek Χορός Δράκου
India Flag.png Hindi द्रगों का नाच Dragon ka nach
Italy Flag.png Italian Dragodanza
South Korea Flag.png Korean 용의춤 Yong-yi Chum
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Dança do Dragão
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Dança do Dragão
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Zmajev Ples
Spain Flag.png Spanish Danza del Dragón


Variations of the move Bulk Up
Status Bulk UpCalm MindCosmic Power
Dragon DanceHone ClawsStockpile


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