Spark (move)

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Spark
スパーク Spark
Spark.png
Spark 2.png
Type  Electric
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  65
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation II
Condition  Cool
Appeal  1
Jam  4 ♥♥♥♥
Badly startles the Pokémon in front.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Spark (Japanese: スパーク Spark) is a damage dealing Electric-type move introduced in Generation II.

Effect

Spark inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target.

Spark can be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining an extra appeal point if Charge was used in the prior turn. It is also part of a Contest Spectacular combination, with the user gaining an extra three appeal points if Charge was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
Stad2 An Electric-type attack. Has a one-in-three chance of paralyzing the target.
GSC An attack that may cause paralysis.
RSE An electrified tackle that may paralyze the foe.
FRLG An electrically charged tackle that may also paralyze the foe.
Colo.XD An electrified tackle that may paralyze the target.
DPPtHGSSPBR The user throws an electrically charged tackle at the foe. It may also leave the target paralyzed.
BWB2W2 The user throws an electrically charged tackle at the target. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
XYORAS
SM
The user throws an electrically charged tackle at the target. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
025 Pikachu Pikachu
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy 26ORAS 26
074 Geodude Geodude
Alola Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 12
075 Graveler Graveler
Alola Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 12
076 Golem Golem
Alola Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 12
081 Magnemite Magnemite
ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 26 22 22BW
21B2W2
21XY
19ORAS
19
082 Magneton Magneton
ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 26 22 22BW
21B2W2
21XY
19ORAS
19
100 Voltorb Voltorb
ElectricIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 21 12 12 12XY
9ORAS
9
101 Electrode Electrode
ElectricIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 21 1, 12 1, 12 1, 12XY
1, 9ORAS
9
170 Chinchou Chinchou
WaterIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 25 20 20 20 20XY
23ORAS
23
171 Lanturn Lanturn
WaterIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 25 25 20 20 20XY
23ORAS
23
243 Raikou Raikou
ElectricIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 41 41 29 29 29 29
299 Nosepass Nosepass
RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 25B2W2 25XY
19ORAS
19
309 Electrike Electrike
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 20 20 20 20XY
13ORAS
13
310 Manectric Manectric
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 20 20 20 20XY
13ORAS
13
311 Plusle Plusle
ElectricIC Big.png Fairy Fairy 19 15 15 15XY
7ORAS
7
312 Minun Minun
ElectricIC Big.png Fairy Fairy 19 15 15 15XY
7ORAS
7
403 Shinx Shinx
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 17DP
13PtHGSS
13 13 13
404 Luxio Luxio
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 18DP
13PtHGSS
13 13 13
405 Luxray Luxray
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 18DP
13PtHGSS
13 13 13
417 Pachirisu Pachirisu
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy 13 13 13 13
462 Magnezone Magnezone
ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 22 22BW
21B2W2
21XY
19ORAS
19
476 Probopass Probopass
RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 25B2W2 25XY
19ORAS
19
522 Blitzle Blitzle
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 25 25 25
523 Zebstrika Zebstrika
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 25 25 25
587 Emolga Emolga
ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Field 13 13 13
602 Tynamo Tynamo
ElectricIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1
603 Eelektrik Eelektrik
ElectricIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1
736 Grubbin Grubbin
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug 16
737 Charjabug Charjabug
BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug 16
738 Vikavolt Vikavolt
BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug 16
777 Togedemaru Togedemaru
ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Fairy 17
785 Tapu Koko Tapu Koko
ElectricIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 8
796 Xurkitree Xurkitree
ElectricIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 1
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 Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
339 Barboach Barboach
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
618 Stunfisk Stunfisk
GroundIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Water 1 Amorphous
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 Types Egg Groups Obtained with
339 Barboach Barboach
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 Dream World - Sparkling Sea
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

 
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Table assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.
★★★
Power = 39 | Accuracy = 100% | Effect = Has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target
Used by : Shinx   Blitzle

Pokémon GO

Spark
Fast Attack
Type Electric
Power 6
Energy boost 9%
Duration 0.7 seconds
Eligible Pokémon:
RaichuMagnemiteMagnetonVoltorbElectrodeChinchou
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, 2016, Spark had an energy gain of 4%.
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 16, 2017, Spark had a power of 7 and a duration of 0.7 seconds.
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 21, 2017, Spark had a power of 8, an energy gain of 8%, and a duration of 1.2 seconds.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It may also cause paralysis and prevent any attacks or moves.
Conq. Charge the target while shrouded in electricity, with a potential to inflict paralysis. The user is weakened for 1 turn.

In the anime

Angie Shinx Spark.png Dawn Pachirisu Spark.png Ursula Plusle Minun Spark.png Volkner Luxray Spark.png
Shinx Pachirisu Plusle and Minun Luxray
The user throws an electrically charged tackle at the foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
170 Chinchou The orbs at the end of Chinchou's antennae glow yellow and it releases an electrical blast from them, or Chinchou's body becomes surrounded in light blue electricity and it releases multiple electrical blasts from it at the opponent.
Dayton's Bright Takin' it on the Chinchou Debut
Multiple wild Chinchou Takin' it on the Chinchou None
Trinity's Chinchou The Perfect Match! None
A wild Chinchou As Clear as Crystal None
Multiple wild Chinchou Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea None
171 Lanturn Lanturn releases a blast of blue electricity from the front orb on its head at the opponent.
Dorian's Lanturn Just Add Water None
310 Manectric Yellow sparks surround Manectric's body and it tackles the opponent. When the opponent gets hit, they become surrounded in electricity.
A Lady's Manectric Jirachi: Wish Maker None
311 Plusle Plusle's body becomes surrounded in blue electricity and it tackles the opponent, or one of Plusle's hands becomes surrounded by an orb of yellow electricity. Then, the ball fades and Plusle's body glows white or yellow with electricity. Plusle then tackles the opponent. While powered up, Plusle can shoot through the air.
Thatcher's Plusle A Different Kind of Misty None
Ursula's Plusle Playing the Performance Encore! None
312 Minun Minun's body becomes surrounded in blue electricity and it tackles the opponent, or one of Minun's hands becomes surrounded by an orb of light blue electricity. Then, the ball fades and Minun's body glows white or light blue with electricity. Minun then tackles the opponent. When powered up, Minun can shoot through the air.
Thatcher's Minun A Different Kind of Misty None
Ursula's Minun Playing the Performance Encore! None
403 Shinx Shinx's body becomes surrounded in blue electricity and it tackles the opponent.
Landis's Shinx Not on My Watch Ya Don't! None
Angie's Shinx Camping it Up! None
417 Pachirisu Blue sparks appear on Pachirisu's cheeks. Then, it becomes surrounded by light blue electricity and it tackles the opponent.
Dawn's Pachirisu Twice Smitten, Once Shy! None
405 Luxray Light blue sparks of electricity appear around Luxray's body. Then, its body becomes surrounded by light blue electricity and it slams its body into the opponent.
Volkner's Luxray The Fleeing Tower of Sunyshore! None

In the manga

In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In the Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys manga


In the Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All manga


In the Pokémon Try Adventure manga


In other generations

Core series games

Spark II.png Spark III.png Spark IV.png Spark 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

Spin-off series games

Spark Stad2.png Spark Colo.png Spark XD.png Spark PBR.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
Spark 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)
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

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 電光 Dihngwōng *
閃電 Símdihn *
Mandarin 電光 / 电光 Diànguāng *
閃電 / 闪电 Shǎndiàn *
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Vonk
France Flag.png French Étincelle*
Etincelle*
Germany Flag.png German Funkensprung
Greece Flag.png Greek Σπινθήρας
India Flag.png Hindi चमक दमक Chamak Damak
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Percikan Listrik
Italy Flag.png Italian Scintilla
South Korea Flag.png Korean 스파크 Spark
Poland Flag.png Polish Iskra
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Faísca
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Faísca
Romania Flag.png Romanian Scânteie
Russia Flag.png Russian Искра Iskra
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Varnice
Spain Flag.png Spanish Chispa
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Tia Chớp Điện


Variations of the move Aurora Beam
Physical Spark
Special Aurora BeamBubble BeamSludgePsybeam


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