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Teeter Dance (move)

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Teeter Dance
フラフラダンス Dizzy Dance
Teeter Dance V.png
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Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
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
Affects all Pokémon adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Cute
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jams the others, and misses one turn of appeals.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Makes the order of contestants random in the next turn.

Teeter Dance (Japanese: フラフラダンス Dizzy Dance) is a non-damaging Normal-type move introduced in Generation III.

Effect

Teeter Dance confuses all Pokémon adjacent to the user.

Description

Games Description
RSE Confuses all Pokémon on the scene.
FRLG A wobbly dance that confuses all the Pokémon in battle.
Colo.XD Confuses all Pokémon on the scene except the user.
DPPtHGSS The user performs a wobbly dance that confuses all the Pokémon in battle.
BWB2W2
XY
The user performs a wobbly dance that confuses the Pokémon around it.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
327 Spinda Spinda Normal Normal 34 37 37 37
549 Lilligant Lilligant Grass Grass     10 10
648 Meloetta Meloetta Normal Psychic     21 21
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
043 Oddish Oddish* Grass Poison     Cacnea Cacnea Cacnea
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime Psychic Fairy   Spinda Spinda Spinda
270 Lotad Lotad* Water Grass     Cacnea Cacnea
331 Cacnea Cacnea Grass Grass Spinda Spinda Spinda Spinda
427 Buneary Buneary Normal Normal       Spinda
439 Mime Jr. Mime Jr. Psychic Fairy   Spinda Spinda Spinda
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
043 043 Oddish Grass Poison Dream World - Pleasant Forest
122 122 Mr. Mime Psychic Dream World - Spooky Manor
331 331 Cacnea Grass 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 III

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
069 069 Bellsprout Grass Poison Egg Pokémon Present
172 172 Pichu Electric Pokémon Center 5th Anniversary
Pokémon Stamp Ruby and Sapphire Contest Pichu
293 293 Whismur Normal PokéPark Eggs
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
025 025 Pikachu Electric Singing Pikachu
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 anime

Clefable Teeter Dance.png James Mime Jr Teeter Dance.png James Mime Jr Teeter Dance effect.png Claire Spinda Teeter Dance.png
Clefable Mime Jr. Being confused Spinda
The user performs a wobbly dance that confuses all the Pokémon in battle.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
327 Spinda Spinda starts dancing by jumping from one leg to the other. The opponent then starts to dance the same dance uncontrollably.
Claire and Kain's Spinda Going for a Spinda Debut
036 Clefable Clefable dances by jumping back and forth, making the opponent do a hula dance.
Multiple wild Clefable A Real Cleffa-Hanger Used via Metronome
439 Mime Jr. Mime Jr. does a hula-like dance, making everyone around it, people and Pokémon, do the same dance. Sometimes its body becomes outlined in light blue while it is dancing. When it does, the opponent also becomes outlined in light blue when affected. Sometimes, instead of dancing, the opponent becomes outlined in light blue and becomes dazed and disoriented, or Mime Jr. does a hula-like dance. When it does, its body becomes outlined in light purple and it releases waves of light purple from its body all around it. When the opponent is hit by the waves, its body becomes outlined in light purple and it jumps back and forth uncontrollably.
James's Mime Jr. King and Queen for a Day! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Teeter Dance III.png Teeter 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 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 搖晃舞 Yáohuàng Wǔ
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Waggeldans
Finland Flag.png Finnish Hoippumistanssi
France Flag.png French Danse-Folle
Germany Flag.png German Taumeltanz
Greece Flag.png Greek Χορός Ζάλης
Italy Flag.png Italian Strampadanza
South Korea Flag.png Korean 흔들흔들댄스 Heundeulheundeul Dance
Poland Flag.png Polish Taniec Chaosu
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Dança da Confusão
Romania Flag.png Romanian Dansul Balansoar
Russia Flag.png Russian Пьяный танец
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Teturajući Ples
Spain Flag.png Spanish Danza Caos


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