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Supersonic (move)

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Supersonic
ちょうおんぱ Ultrasound
Supersonic.png
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Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  55%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Smart
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Scramble the order of appeal on the next turn.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Supersonic (Japanese: ちょうおんぱ Ultrasound) is a non-damaging Normal-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Generations I and II

Supersonic causes the target to become confused. Supersonic will fail if the target has a substitute or is already confused.

Generations III to V

Supersonic will fail if the target has the Ability Soundproof or Own Tempo.

Generation VI

Supersonic will now hit opponents behind a substitute.

Description

Games Description
Stad A special Normal-type technique. Supersonic sound waves are used to confuse the target.
Stad2 A special Normal-type move. Supersonic sound waves are used to confuse the target.
GSC Sound waves that cause confusion.
RSE Emits bizarre sound waves that may confuse the foe.
Colo.XD Emits bizarre sound waves that may cause confusion.
FRLG The user generates odd sound waves. It may confuse the foe.
PMDRB Inflicts the Confused status on the target, making its attacks and movements erratic.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
The user generates odd sound waves from its body. It may confuse the target.
XYORAS The user generates odd sound waves from its body that confuse the target.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
012 Butterfree Butterfree Bug Flying 21 18 18 18 18 18 18
041 Zubat Zubat Poison Flying 10 6 6 11 5 5 4 4
5
042 Golbat Golbat Poison Flying --, 10 --, 6 --, 6 --, 11 --, 5 --, 5 --, 4 --, 4
--, 5
048 Venonat Venonat Bug Poison   11 9 9 5 5 5
049 Venomoth Venomoth Bug Poison   -- --, 9 --, 9 --, 5 --, 5 --, 5
072 Tentacool Tentacool Water Poison 7 6 6 5 5 5
4
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel Water Poison --, 7 --, 6 --, 6 --, 5 --, 5 --, 5
--, 4
081 Magnemite Magnemite Electric Steel 29 11 11 11 11 4 4
082 Magneton Magneton Electric Steel --, 29 --, 11 --, 11 --, 11 --, 11 --, 4 --, 4
090 Shellder Shellder Water Water 18 9 9 15 8 8 8
091 Cloyster Cloyster Water Ice -- -- -- -- -- --
108 Lickitung Lickitung Normal Normal -- 7 7 5 5 5
118 Goldeen Goldeen Water Water 19 10 10 7 7 7
119 Seaking Seaking Water Water --, 19 --, 10 --, 10 --, 7 --, 7 --, 7
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl Rock Flying 33 22 22 -- -- --
165 Ledyba Ledyba Bug Flying   8 8 6 6 6
166 Ledian Ledian Bug Flying   --, 8 --, 8 --, 6 --, 6 --, 6
169 Crobat Crobat Poison Flying   --, 6 --, 6 --, 11 --, 5 --, 5 --, 4 --, 4
--, 5
170 Chinchou Chinchou Water Electric   5 5 -- -- --
171 Lanturn Lanturn Water Electric   --, 5 --, 5 -- -- --
193 Yanma Yanma Bug Flying   31 31 45 22 22 22
226 Mantine Mantine Water Flying   10 8 --, 4 --, 4 --, 3 --, 3
278 Wingull Wingull Water Flying     7 6 6 6
279 Pelipper Pelipper Water Flying     7 6 6 6
293 Whismur Whismur Normal Normal     21 21 21 21
294 Loudred Loudred Normal Normal     23 23 23 23
295 Exploud Exploud Normal Normal     23 23 23 23
329 Vibrava Vibrava Ground Dragon       33 33 29 29
330 Flygon Flygon Ground Dragon       33 33 29 29
458 Mantyke Mantyke Water Flying       4 4 3 3
462 Magnezone Magnezone Electric Steel       --, 11 --, 11 --, 4 --, 4
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky Normal Normal       5 5 5
469 Yanmega Yanmega Bug Flying       22 22 22
489 Phione Phione Water Water       16 16 16
490 Manaphy Manaphy Water Water       16 16 16
535 Tympole Tympole Water Water         5 5
536 Palpitoad Palpitoad Water Ground         --, 5 --, 5
537 Seismitoad Seismitoad Water Ground         --, 5 --, 5
666 Vivillon Vivillon Bug Flying           21
714 Noibat Noibat Flying Dragon           --
715 Noivern Noivern Flying Dragon           --
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
029 Nidoran♀ Nidoran♀ Poison Poison Lickitung LickitungWhismurLoudredExploud LickitungLickilickyWhismurLoudredExploud LickitungLickilickyWhismurLoudredExploud LickitungLickilickyWhismurLoudredExploud
032 Nidoran♂ Nidoran♂ Poison Poison Lickitung LickitungWhismurLoudredExploud LickitungLickilickyWhismurLoudredExploud LickitungLickilickyWhismurLoudredExploud LickitungLickilickyWhismurLoudredExploud
084 Doduo Doduo Normal Flying ZubatGolbatCrobatAerodactyl ZubatGolbatCrobatAerodactylWingullPelipper ZubatGolbatCrobatAerodactylWingullPelipper ZubatGolbatCrobatAerodactylWingullPelipper ZubatGolbatCrobatAerodactylWingullPelipperNoibatNoivern
120 Staryu Staryu* Water Water 000      
138 Omanyte Omanyte Rock Water TentacoolTentacruelShellderCloysterMantine TentacoolTentacruelShellderCloysterMantineWingullPelipper TentacoolTentacruelShellderCloysterMantineWingullPelipper TentacoolTentacruelShellderCloysterMantineWingullPelipperTympolePalpitoadSeismitoad TentacoolTentacruelShellderCloysterMantineWingullPelipperTympolePalpitoadSeismitoad
147 Dratini Dratini Dragon Dragon Mantine MantineWingullPelipper MantineWingullPelipper MantineWingullPelipperTympolePalpitoadSeismitoad MantineWingullPelipperTympolePalpitoadSeismitoad
163 Hoothoot Hoothoot Normal Flying ZubatGolbatCrobatAerodactyl ZubatGolbatCrobatAerodactylWingullPelipper ZubatGolbatCrobatAerodactylWingullPelipper ZubatGolbatCrobatAerodactylWingullPelipper ZubatGolbatCrobatAerodactylWingullPelipperNoibatNoivern
170 Chinchou Chinchou Water Electric GoldeenSeakingChinchouLanturn        
183 Marill Marill Water Fairy Mantine MantineWingullPelipper MantineWingullPelipper MantineWingullPelipper MantineWingullPelipper
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish Water Poison GoldeenSeakingChinchouLanturn GoldeenSeakingChinchouLanturn GoldeenSeakingChinchouLanturn GoldeenSeakingChinchouLanturnTympolePalpitoadSeismitoad GoldeenSeakingChinchouLanturnTympolePalpitoadSeismitoad
223 Remoraid Remoraid Water Water GoldeenSeakingChinchouLanturnMantine GoldeenSeakingChinchouLanturnMantineWingullPelipper GoldeenSeakingChinchouLanturnMantineWingullPelipper GoldeenSeakingChinchouLanturnMantineWingullPelipperTympolePalpitoadSeismitoad GoldeenSeakingChinchouLanturnMantineWingullPelipperTympolePalpitoadSeismitoad
276 Taillow Taillow Normal Flying   ZubatGolbatCrobatAerodactylWingullPelipper ZubatGolbatCrobatAerodactylWingullPelipper ZubatGolbatCrobatAerodactylWingullPelipper ZubatGolbatCrobatAerodactylWingullPelipperNoibatNoivern
366 Clamperl Clamperl Water Water   MantineWingullPelipper MantineWingullPelipper MantineWingullPelipperTympolePalpitoadSeismitoad MantineWingullPelipperTympolePalpitoadSeismitoad
370 Luvdisc Luvdisc Water Water   GoldeenSeakingChinchouLanturn GoldeenSeakingChinchouLanturn GoldeenSeakingChinchouLanturn GoldeenSeakingChinchouLanturn
393 Piplup Piplup Water Water     MantineWingullPelipperWhismurLoudredExploud MantineWingullPelipperWhismurLoudredExploudTympolePalpitoadSeismitoad MantineWingullPelipperWhismurLoudredExploudTympolePalpitoadSeismitoad
441 Chatot Chatot Normal Flying     ZubatGolbatCrobatWingullPelipper ZubatGolbatCrobatWingullPelipper ZubatGolbatCrobatAerodactylWingullPelipperNoibatNoivern
527 Woobat Woobat Psychic Flying       ZubatGolbatCrobatAerodactylWingullPelipperWhismurLoudredExploud ZubatGolbatCrobatAerodactylWingullPelipperWhismurLoudredExploudNoibatNoivern
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In the anime

Tympole Supersonic.png Magnezone Supersonic.png Ledian Comet Punch.png Aya Venonat Supersonic.png
Tympole Magnezone Venomoth Venonat
The user generates odd sound waves from its body.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
041 Zubat Zubat releases small blue or yellow circles from its mouth at the opponent. The circles grow in size as they reach the opponent.
Brock's Zubat Clefairy and the Moon Stone Debut
Dr. Anna's Mimi Hassle in the Castle None
A wild Zubat A Six Pack Attack! None
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel raises its tentacles into the air and gets a flaming blue aura. The opponent is then hit with invisible waves of energy and a loud sound fills their ears, or the middle red gem on Tentacruel forehead glows red and releases multiple red circles that expand outward with a piercing ringing sound.
Captain Crook's Tentacruel Viva Las Lapras None
A wild Tentacruel The Joy of Water Pokémon None
108 Lickitung Thin blue circles are emitted from Lickitung's mouth at the opponent. The circles move and expand outward with a piercing ringing sound.
Jessie's Lickitung The Whistle Stop None
042 Golbat One big blue circle is released from Golbat's mouth. The circle then grows in size and flies towards the opponent, or Golbat releases multiple light blue or red circles from its mouth that reflect an opponent's attack back at it, or Golbat releases multiple transparent circles from its mouth at the opponent, confusing it.
Brock's Golbat Hassle in the Castle None
Agatha's Golbat The Scheme Team None
J's henchmen's Golbat Mutiny in the Bounty! None
Galactic Grunt's multiple Golbat The Needs of Three! None
048 Venonat Venonat jumps up and points the top of its head towards the opponent. Thin blue circles are then released from the top of its head at the opponent, or Venonat releases one large transparent wave from its body at the opponent.
Aya's Venonat Ariados, Amigos None
A Venonat Conway used briefly Camping it Up! None
169 Crobat Crobat releases multiple thin light blue circles from its mouth at the opponent, causing it to hold its ears in pain.
Brock's Crobat Plant It Now... Diglett Later None
171 Lanturn The orb on Lanturn's head glows yellow or white and it releases light blue circles at the opponent.
Dorian's Lanturn Just Add Water None
Naomi's Lanturn Lapras of Luxury None
118 Goldeen Goldeen's horn glows light blue and it releases thin blue circles from it at the opponent.
Misty's Goldeen Just Add Water None
226 Mantine A blue orb appears in between Mantine's ears and the orb releases thin blue circles from it at the opponent.
Dorian's Mantine Just Add Water None
293 Whismur Whismur releases multiple blue energy disks from its mouth at the opponent.
Alanna's Whismur A Poké-BLOCK Party None
294 Loudred The insides of Loudred's ears glow blue. Then, it releases multiple blue soundwaves from its ears at the opponent in pairs.
Guy's Loudred Exploud and Clear None
329 Vibrava Vibrava flaps its wings fast, making a large blue circle appear in front of them and fires it at the opponent.
Multiple wild Vibrava Beg, Burrow, and Steal None
049 Venomoth Venomoth's eyes glow blue and it releases blue circles from its body at the opponent.
Katie's Venomoth A Judgment Brawl None
A Team Rocket Grunt's Venomoth The Ole' Berate and Switch! None
012 Butterfree Butterfree releases light blue circles from its mouth at the opponent, confusing it.
Xander's Butterfree Caterpie's Big Dilemma None
414 Mothim Mothim releases multiple large transparent circles from its mouth at the opponent, confusing it.
Cheryl's Mothim An Angry Combeenation! Mothim cannot legally learn Supersonic
489 Phione Phione releases multiple transparent circles from its mouth at the opponent.
A wild Phione Hold the Phione! None
462 Magnezone Magnezone releases multiple transparent rings from its eye at the opponent. Sometimes, its middle eye glows red.
A wild Magnezone Regaining the Home Advantage! None
Barret's Magnezone Meowth, Colress and Team Rivalry! None
535 Tympole Tympole releases several sound waves at the opponent. When it hits the opponent, it explodes on impact, making the opponent confused.
Multiple wild Tympole Facing Fear with Eyes Wide Open! None
536 Palpitoad Palpitoad releases several sound waves from its mouth, causing pain in its opponent's ears.
Ash's Palpitoad Facing Fear with Eyes Wide Open! None

In the manga

In the Ash and Pikachu manga


In the How I Became a Pokémon Card manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All manga


In the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blazing Exploration Team manga


In other generations

Supersonic I.png Supersonic II.png Supersonic III.png Supersonic 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
Supersonic V.png Supersonic 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
Supersonic 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

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 超音波 Chāoyīnbō
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Nadzvukový útok
Denmark Flag.png Danish Overlyd
Supersonisk
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Geluidsgolven
Supersonisch
Finland Flag.png Finnish Yliääni
France Flag.png French Ultrason
Germany Flag.png German Superschall
Greece Flag.png Greek Υπέρηχος
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Supersonik
Italy Flag.png Italian Supersuono
South Korea Flag.png Korean 초음파 Cho-Eumpa
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Supersonisk
Poland Flag.png Polish Superdźwięk
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Supersônico
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Supersônico
Romania Flag.png Romanian Supersonic
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Supersonični Napad
Spain Flag.png Spanish Supersónico


Variations of the move Sing
Status Grass WhistleSingSupersonic


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