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Dragon Rush (move)

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Dragon Rush
ドラゴンダイブ Dragon Dive
Dragon Rush V.png
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Type  Dragon
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  100
Accuracy  75%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.

Dragon Rush (Japanese: ドラゴンダイブ Dragon Dive) is a damage-dealing Dragon-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Generation IV to V

Dragon Rush inflicts damage and has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.

Generation VI

If the target has used Minimize, Dragon Rush will never miss and its base power is doubled.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS The user tackles the foe while exhibiting overwhelming menace. It may also make the target flinch.
BWB2W2Conq The user tackles the target while exhibiting overwhelming menace. It may also make the target flinch.
XY The user tackles the target while exhibiting overwhelming menace. This may also make the target flinch.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
147 Dratini Dratini Dragon Dragon 35 41 41
148 Dragonair Dragonair Dragon Dragon 39 47 47
149 Dragonite Dragonite Dragon Flying 39 47 47
249 Lugia Lugia Psychic Flying   15 15 15
443 Gible Gible Dragon Ground 37 37 37
444 Gabite Gabite Dragon Ground 49 49 49
445 Garchomp Garchomp Dragon Ground 55 55 55
633 Deino Deino Dark Dragon   42 42
634 Zweilous Zweilous Dark Dragon   42 42
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon Dark Dragon   42 42
717 Yveltal Yveltal Dark Flying     63
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 DratiniDragonairDragoniteGibleGabiteGarchomp DratiniDragonairDragoniteGibleGabiteGarchompDeinoZweilousHydreigon DratiniDragonairDragoniteGibleGabiteGarchomp
DeinoZweilousHydreigon
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn Ground Rock GibleGabiteGarchomp GibleGabiteGarchomp GibleGabiteGarchomp
147 Dratini Dratini Dragon Dragon no DratiniDragonairDragoniteGibleGabiteGarchompDeinoZweilousHydreigon DratiniDragonairDragoniteGibleGabiteGarchompDeinoZweilousHydreigon
304 Aron Aron Steel Rock GibleGabiteGarchomp GibleGabiteGarchomp GibleGabiteGarchomp
333 Swablu Swablu Normal Flying DratiniDragonairDragoniteGibleGabiteGarchomp DratiniDragonairDragoniteGibleGabiteGarchompDeinoZweilousHydreigon DratiniDragonairDragoniteGibleGabiteGarchompDeinoZweilousHydreigon
371 Bagon Bagon Dragon Dragon DratiniDragonairDragoniteGibleGabiteGarchomp DratiniDragonairDragoniteGibleGabiteGarchompDeinoZweilousHydreigon DratiniDragonairDragoniteGibleGabiteGarchompDeinoZweilousHydreigon
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

Dragon Rush is the only move of Dragonite and Garchomp.

In the anime

Cameron Hydreigon Dragon Rush.png Cynthia Garchomp Dragon Rush.png Provo Dragonite Dragon Rush.png Remo Mega Garchomp Dragon Rush.png
Hydreigon Garchomp Dragonite Mega Garchomp
The user's head glows blue and its body is enveloped in a blue light. It then charges at the foe at great speed.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
445 Garchomp Garchomp flies at the opponent and the two appendages on its head glow light blue. Then, its body becomes enveloped in a light blue aura with the same color streaks and it slams into the opponent, or the appendages on its head glow blue and it releases a dragon-shaped energy that covers its body. It then slams into the opponent with full force.
Cynthia's Garchomp Top-Down Training! Debut
149 Dragonite Dragonite's body becomes surrounded in a light blue orb with white streaks or its horn glows blue and releases a dragon-shaped energy that covers its body. It then slams into the opponent with full force.
Provo's Dragonite Pursuing a Lofty Goal! None
Iris's Dragonite Battling Authority Once Again! None
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon releases a dragon-shaped energy that covers its body. It then slams into the opponent with full force.
Shannon's Hydreigon A Village Homecoming! None
Cameron's Hydreigon Cameron's Secret Weapon! None
445M Garchomp Mega Garchomp flies into the air and the appendages on its head glow blue. It then releases a dragon-shaped energy that covers its body and slams into the opponent with full force.
Remo's Garchoo Mega Evolution Special I None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Dragon Rush 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

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 龍神俯衝 Lóng​shén​ Fǔ​chōng*
神龍俯衝 ​Shénlóng​ Fǔ​chōng​*
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Draken Storm
France Flag.png French Dracocharge
Germany Flag.png German Drachenstoß
Greece Flag.png Greek Ορμή Δράκου
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Dragon Dive
Italy Flag.png Italian Dragofuria
South Korea Flag.png Korean 드래곤다이브 Dragon Dive
Poland Flag.png Polish Bieg Smoka
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Investida do Dragão
Romania Flag.png Romanian Saltul Dragonului
Spain Flag.png Spanish Carga Dragón


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