Energy Ball (move)

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Energy Ball
エナジーボール Energy Ball
Energy Ball.png
Energy Ball 2.png
Type  Grass
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  90
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make 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 IV
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
+2 if first to appeal
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Energy Ball (Japanese: エナジーボール Energy Ball) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation IV. It has been TM53 since Generation IV.

Effect

Generations IV and V

Energy Ball damages the opponent and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Generation VI

Energy Ball's power changed from 80 to 90. Additionally, it does not affect targets with Bulletproof.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS The user draws power from nature and fires it at the foe. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def.
BWB2W2 The user draws power from nature and fires it at the target. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def.
XYORAS The user draws power from nature and fires it at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def.
SM The user draws power from nature and fires it at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
252 Treecko Treecko
Monster Dragon 51 51 50XY
37ORAS
37
270 Lotad Lotad
Water 1 Grass 43DP
45PtHGSS
45 45XY
36ORAS
36
331 Cacnea Cacnea
Grass Human-Like 42ORAS 42
332 Cacturne Cacturne
Grass Human-Like 44ORAS 44
345 Lileep Lileep
Water 3 Water 3 50 50 50XY
41ORAS
41
346 Cradily Cradily
Water 3 Water 3 56 56 56XY
44ORAS
44
492 Shaymin Shaymin
Land Forme
Undiscovered Undiscovered 73 73 73 73
492 Shaymin Shaymin
Sky Forme
Undiscovered Undiscovered 73PtHGSS 73 73 73
546 Cottonee Cottonee
Grass Fairy 35 35 35
548 Petilil Petilil
Grass Grass 35 35 35
585 Deerling Deerling
Field Field 32 32 32
586 Sawsbuck Sawsbuck
Field Field 32 32 32
684 Swirlix Swirlix
Fairy Fairy 36 36
685 Slurpuff Slurpuff
Fairy Fairy 36 36
781 Dhelmise Dhelmise
Mineral Mineral 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 Egg Groups Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Field Field
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Egg Groups Machine
I
[[|]]
II
[[|]]
III
[[|]]
IV
TM53
V
TM53
VI
TM53
VII
TM53
001 Bulbasaur Bulbasaur
Monster Grass
002 Ivysaur Ivysaur
Monster Grass
003 Venusaur Venusaur
Monster Grass
012 Butterfree Butterfree
Bug Bug
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Field Field
038 Ninetales Ninetales
Field Field
043 Oddish Oddish
Grass Grass
044 Gloom Gloom
Grass Grass
045 Vileplume Vileplume
Grass Grass
046 Paras Paras
Bug Grass
047 Parasect Parasect
Bug Grass
049 Venomoth Venomoth
Bug Bug
063 Abra Abra
Human-Like Human-Like
064 Kadabra Kadabra
Human-Like Human-Like
065 Alakazam Alakazam
Human-Like Human-Like
069 Bellsprout Bellsprout
Grass Grass
070 Weepinbell Weepinbell
Grass Grass
071 Victreebel Victreebel
Grass Grass
092 Gastly Gastly
Amorphous Amorphous
093 Haunter Haunter
Amorphous Amorphous
094 Gengar Gengar
Amorphous Amorphous
102 Exeggcute Exeggcute
Grass Grass
103 Exeggutor Exeggutor
Grass Grass
103 Exeggutor Exeggutor
Alola Form
Grass Grass
114 Tangela Tangela
Grass Grass
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime
Human-Like Human-Like
124 Jynx Jynx
Human-Like Human-Like
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo
Undiscovered Undiscovered
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
152 Chikorita Chikorita
Monster Grass
153 Bayleef Bayleef
Monster Grass
154 Meganium Meganium
Monster Grass
182 Bellossom Bellossom
Grass Grass
187 Hoppip Hoppip
Fairy Grass
188 Skiploom Skiploom
Fairy Grass
189 Jumpluff Jumpluff
Fairy Grass
191 Sunkern Sunkern
Grass Grass
192 Sunflora Sunflora
Grass Grass
203 Girafarig Girafarig
Field Field
224 Octillery Octillery
Water 1 Water 2
234 Stantler Stantler
Field Field
251 Celebi Celebi
Undiscovered Undiscovered
252 Treecko Treecko
Monster Dragon
253 Grovyle Grovyle
Monster Dragon
254 Sceptile Sceptile
Monster Dragon
267 Beautifly Beautifly
Bug Bug
269 Dustox Dustox
Bug Bug
270 Lotad Lotad
Water 1 Grass
271 Lombre Lombre
Water 1 Grass
272 Ludicolo Ludicolo
Water 1 Grass
273 Seedot Seedot
Field Grass
274 Nuzleaf Nuzleaf
Field Grass
275 Shiftry Shiftry
Field Grass
282 Gardevoir Gardevoir
Amorphous Amorphous
284 Masquerain Masquerain
Water 1 Bug
285 Shroomish Shroomish
Fairy Grass
286 Breloom Breloom
Fairy Grass
308 Medicham Medicham
Human-Like Human-Like
315 Roselia Roselia
Fairy Grass
326 Grumpig Grumpig
Field Field
331 Cacnea Cacnea
Grass Human-Like
332 Cacturne Cacturne
Grass Human-Like
345 Lileep Lileep
Water 3 Water 3
346 Cradily Cradily
Water 3 Water 3
351 Castform Castform
Fairy Amorphous
357 Tropius Tropius
Monster Grass
358 Chimecho Chimecho
Amorphous Amorphous
380 Latias Latias
Undiscovered Undiscovered
381 Latios Latios
Undiscovered Undiscovered
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza
Undiscovered Undiscovered
385 Jirachi Jirachi
Undiscovered Undiscovered
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Undiscovered Undiscovered
387 Turtwig Turtwig
Monster Grass
388 Grotle Grotle
Monster Grass
389 Torterra Torterra
Monster Grass
406 Budew Budew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
407 Roserade Roserade
Fairy Grass
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Plant Cloak
Bug Bug
414 Mothim Mothim
Bug Bug
420 Cherubi Cherubi
Fairy Grass
421 Cherrim Cherrim
Fairy Grass
429 Mismagius Mismagius
Amorphous Amorphous
455 Carnivine Carnivine
Grass Grass
459 Snover Snover
Monster Grass
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow
Monster Grass
465 Tangrowth Tangrowth
Grass Grass
470 Leafeon Leafeon
Field Field
480 Uxie Uxie
Undiscovered Undiscovered
481 Mesprit Mesprit
Undiscovered Undiscovered
482 Azelf Azelf
Undiscovered Undiscovered
487 Giratina Giratina
Undiscovered Undiscovered
488 Cresselia Cresselia
Undiscovered Undiscovered
490 Manaphy Manaphy
Water 1 Fairy
492 Shaymin Shaymin
Land Forme
Undiscovered Undiscovered
492 Shaymin Shaymin
Sky Forme
Undiscovered Undiscovered PtHGSS
493 Arceus Arceus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
494 Victini Victini
Undiscovered Undiscovered
495 Snivy Snivy
Field Field
496 Servine Servine
Field Field
497 Serperior Serperior
Field Field
511 Pansage Pansage
Field Field
512 Simisage Simisage
Field Field
517 Munna Munna
Field Field
518 Musharna Musharna
Field Field
527 Woobat Woobat
Field Flying
528 Swoobat Swoobat
Field Flying
540 Sewaddle Sewaddle
Bug Bug
541 Swadloon Swadloon
Bug Bug
542 Leavanny Leavanny
Bug Bug
546 Cottonee Cottonee
Grass Fairy
547 Whimsicott Whimsicott
Grass Fairy
548 Petilil Petilil
Grass Grass
549 Lilligant Lilligant
Grass Grass
556 Maractus Maractus
Grass Grass
561 Sigilyph Sigilyph
Flying Flying
562 Yamask Yamask
Mineral Amorphous
563 Cofagrigus Cofagrigus
Mineral Amorphous
574 Gothita Gothita
Human-Like Human-Like
575 Gothorita Gothorita
Human-Like Human-Like
576 Gothitelle Gothitelle
Human-Like Human-Like
577 Solosis Solosis
Amorphous Amorphous
578 Duosion Duosion
Amorphous Amorphous
579 Reuniclus Reuniclus
Amorphous Amorphous
585 Deerling Deerling
Field Field
586 Sawsbuck Sawsbuck
Field Field
588 Karrablast Karrablast
Bug Bug
589 Escavalier Escavalier
Bug Bug
590 Foongus Foongus
Grass Grass
591 Amoonguss Amoonguss
Grass Grass
592 Frillish Frillish
Amorphous Amorphous
593 Jellicent Jellicent
Amorphous Amorphous
595 Joltik Joltik
Bug Bug
596 Galvantula Galvantula
Bug Bug
597 Ferroseed Ferroseed
Grass Mineral
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn
Grass Mineral
605 Elgyem Elgyem
Human-Like Human-Like
606 Beheeyem Beheeyem
Human-Like Human-Like
607 Litwick Litwick
Amorphous Amorphous
608 Lampent Lampent
Amorphous Amorphous
609 Chandelure Chandelure
Amorphous Amorphous
616 Shelmet Shelmet
Bug Bug
617 Accelgor Accelgor
Bug Bug
632 Durant Durant
Bug Bug
640 Virizion Virizion
Undiscovered Undiscovered
648 Meloetta Meloetta
Undiscovered Undiscovered
649 Genesect Genesect
Undiscovered Undiscovered
650 Chespin Chespin
Field Field
651 Quilladin Quilladin
Field Field
652 Chesnaught Chesnaught
Field Field
666 Vivillon Vivillon
Bug Bug
669 Flabébé Flabébé
Fairy Fairy
670 Floette Floette
Fairy Fairy
670 Floette Floette
Eternal Flower
Fairy Fairy
671 Florges Florges
Fairy Fairy
672 Skiddo Skiddo
Field Field
673 Gogoat Gogoat
Field Field
677 Espurr Espurr
Field Field
678 Meowstic Meowstic
Male
Field Field
678 Meowstic Meowstic
Female
Field Field
682 Spritzee Spritzee
Fairy Fairy
683 Aromatisse Aromatisse
Fairy Fairy
684 Swirlix Swirlix
Fairy Fairy
685 Slurpuff Slurpuff
Fairy Fairy
708 Phantump Phantump
Grass Amorphous
709 Trevenant Trevenant
Grass Amorphous
710 Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo
Amorphous Amorphous
711 Gourgeist Gourgeist
Amorphous Amorphous
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Confined
Undiscovered Undiscovered
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Unbound
Undiscovered Undiscovered
722 Rowlet Rowlet
Flying Flying
723 Dartrix Dartrix
Flying Flying
724 Decidueye Decidueye
Flying Flying
730 Primarina Primarina
Water 1 Field
738 Vikavolt Vikavolt
Bug Bug
742 Cutiefly Cutiefly
Bug Fairy
743 Ribombee Ribombee
Bug Fairy
753 Fomantis Fomantis
Grass Grass
754 Lurantis Lurantis
Grass Grass
755 Morelull Morelull
Grass Grass
756 Shiinotic Shiinotic
Grass Grass
761 Bounsweet Bounsweet
Grass Grass
762 Steenee Steenee
Grass Grass
763 Tsareena Tsareena
Grass Grass
764 Comfey Comfey
Grass Grass
765 Oranguru Oranguru
Field Field
766 Passimian Passimian
Field Field
769 Sandygast Sandygast
Amorphous Amorphous
770 Palossand Palossand
Amorphous Amorphous
780 Drampa Drampa
Monster Dragon
781 Dhelmise Dhelmise
Mineral Mineral
786 Tapu Lele Tapu Lele
Undiscovered Undiscovered
787 Tapu Bulu Tapu Bulu
Undiscovered Undiscovered
796 Xurkitree Xurkitree
Undiscovered Undiscovered
797 Celesteela Celesteela
Undiscovered Undiscovered
801 Magearna Magearna
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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 IV

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Field Field My Pokémon Ranch
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

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also reduce the target's Special Defense by 1 level.

In the anime

Zoey Leafeon Energy Ball.png Ash Torterra Energy Ball.png Cher Roserade Energy Ball.png Miette Slurpuff Energy Ball.png
Leafeon Torterra Roserade Slurpuff
The Pokémon charges and then fires a ball of greenish-blue energy.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
286 Breloom Breloom opens its mouth and a green energy ball appears in front of it. It then fires the ball at the opponent. When it hits the opponent, it explodes on impact.
Kenny's Breloom Journey to the Unown! Debut
387 Turtwig The leaves on Turtwig's head start to glow light green and it forms a green energy ball in front of its mouth. It then fires it at the opponent. The ball explodes on impact.
Ash's Turtwig Team Shocker! Mastered in Riding the Winds of Change!
492S Shaymin Shaymin opens its mouth and forms a green ball of energy in front of its mouth and fires it at the opponent.
Shaymin (M11) Giratina and the Sky Warrior None
346 Cradily Cradily puts its tentacles together in front of its face and forms a green ball of energy in between them. It then fires the ball at the opponent.
Canalave Gym's Cradily Dealing With Defensive Types! None
388 Grotle The bushes on Grotle's back glow light green or white and it forms a green ball of energy in front of its mouth. Grotle then fires the ball at the opponent.
Ash's Grotle The Lonely Snover! None
253 Grovyle Grovyle puts its hands together and forms a green ball of energy in between them. Grovyle then brings its hands forward and fires the ball at the opponent.
Grovyle (Explorers of Time, Darkness, and Sky) Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky - Beyond Time & Darkness None
389 Torterra Torterra opens its mouth and fires a green ball of energy from its mouth at the opponent.
Ash's Torterra Keeping in Top Forme! None
470 Leafeon The leaf on Leafeon's head glow white and it forms a green ball of energy in front of its mouth. It then fires the ball at the opponent.
Zoey's Leafeon Coming Full Festival Circle! None
A wild Leafeon Eevee & Friends None
541 Swadloon Swadloon opens its mouth and the two leaves on the top of its head glow light green. They also become surrounded by light green sparkles. A light green orb of energy then forms in front of its mouth and Swadloon fires it at the opponent.
Ash's Swadloon Battling For The Love of Bug-Types! None
546 Cottonee The leaves on the side of Cottonee's body start to glow and sparkle light green. A light green orb of energy then appears in front of Cottonee's face and it fires the orb at the opponent.
Four wild Cottonee Cottonee in Love! None
497 Serperior Serperior opens its mouth and forms a light green energy ball in front of its mouth. It then fires the energy ball from its mouth at the opponent.
Mako's Serperior White—Victini and Zekrom
Black—Victini and Reshiram
None
Trip's Serperior Mission: Defeat Your Rival! None
576 Gothitelle Gothitelle puts its hands together in front of it and a light green orb of energy forms in between them. As the orb grows bigger, Gothitelle crosses its arms behind the orb, then opens them up like a 'T', firing the orb at the opponent.
Damon's Gothitelle Black—Victini and Reshiram None
589 Escavalier Escavalier forms an orb of light green energy between its lances. It the fires the orb at the opponent.
Unknown Trainer's Escavalier Movie Time! Zorua in "The Legend of the Pokémon Knight"! None
Dirk's two Escavalier Mewtwo — Prologue to Awakening None
606 Beheeyem A light green sparkle appears in the corner of one of Beheeyem's eyes and it reaches one of its arms out. A light green orb of energy forms in front of Beheeyem's hand and it fires it at the opponent.
Leon's Beheeyem Beheeyem, Duosion, and the Dream Thief! None
616 Shelmet A small light green orb of energy forms in front of Shelmet's mouth. It then fires the orb of energy at the opponent. It then fires two more orbs of energy at the opponent, one after the other.
Bianca's Shelmet Enter Elesa, Electrifying Gym Leader! None
542 Leavanny Leavanny opens its mouth and its antennae glow light green. They also become surrounded by light green sparkles. A light green orb of energy then forms in front of its mouth and Leavanny fires it at the opponent.
Ash's Leavanny Battling the Leaf Thieves! None
549 Lilligant Lilligant fires an orb of light green energy at the opponent in front of its body.
Mona's Lilligant Beauties Battling for Pride and Prestige! None
A wild Lilligant Team Plasma's Pokémon Power Plot! None
407 Roserade Roserade opens its mouth and a light green orb of energy forms in front of it, which Roserade fires at the opponent.
Cher's Roserade Beauties Battling for Pride and Prestige! None
556 Maractus Maractus fires an orb of light green energy at the opponent in front of its body.
A wild Maractus Team Plasma's Pokémon Power Plot! None
585S Deerling Deerling fires an orb of light green energy at the opponent in front of its body.
Two wild Deerling Team Plasma's Pokémon Power Plot! None
574 Gothita Gothita fires an orb of light green energy at the opponent from between its hands.
A wild Gothita Eevee & Friends None
038 Ninetales Ninetales fires an orb of light green energy at the opponent in front of its body.
A wild Ninetales Mystery on a Deserted Island! None
685 Slurpuff Slurpuff fires three orbs of light green energy at the opponent in front of its body.
Miette's Slurpuff A Battle by Any Other Name! None
Sawyer's Slurpuff Valuable Experience for All! None
001 Bulbasaur Bulbasaur fires an orb of light green energy at the opponent in front of its body.
Shauna's Bulbasaur Summer of Discovery! None
678 Meowstic Meowstic forms up to three orbs of light green energy from the end of its hands and fires it at the opponent.
Blake's Meowstic Splitting Heirs! None
270 Lotad Lotad forms an orb of light green energy from its mouth and fires it at the opponent.
Multiple wild Lotad One for the Goomy! None
002 Ivysaur Ivysaur fires an orb of light green energy at the opponent in front of its body.
Shauna's Ivysaur Tag Team Battle Inspiration! None
708 Phantump Phantump fires an orb of light green energy at the opponent in front of its body.
Multiple wild Phantump Making Friends and Influencing Villains! None
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow forms an orb of light green energy from between its hands and then it fires the orb at the opponent
Wulfric's Abomasnow A Real Icebreaker! None
671W Florges Florges forms an orb of light green energy from in front of its mouth and then it fires the orb at the opponent.
Trevor's Florges A League of His Own! None
666 Vivillon Vivillon forms an orb of light green energy from in front of its mouth and then it fires the orb at the opponent.
Alva's Vivillon Battling with a Clean Slate! None

In the manga

In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Energy Ball IV.png Energy Ball V.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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI 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

Trivia

In other languages

Doll Meowth III.png This article has information requiring translation. If you are able to translate Greek and would like to help, please add the English translation to the section or sections in Greek.
Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 能源球 Néngyuán Qiú
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Energiebal
France Flag.png French Éco-Sphère*
Eco-Sphère*
Germany Flag.png German Energieball
Greece Flag.png Greek Ενεργειακή Σφαίρα
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Bola Energi
Italy Flag.png Italian Energipalla
South Korea Flag.png Korean 에너지볼 Energy Ball
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Energiball
Poland Flag.png Polish Kula energii
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Bola de Energia
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Energibola
Romania Flag.png Romanian Energy Ball
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Bola de Energía
Spain Flag.png Spain Energibola
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Quả Cầu Năng Lượng


Variations of the move Psychic
Special PsychicBug BuzzEarth PowerEnergy Ball


Variations of the move Crunch
Physical Crunch
Special Shadow BallFlash Cannon
Formerly a variation
Special Energy Ball


Generation IV TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 959697
9899100
Generation VI HMs
010203040506ORAS07ORAS
Generation VII TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100


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