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
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • 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.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  4 ♥♥♥♥
Startles all other Pokémon. User cannot act 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. Prior to Generation V, it was the signature move of Spinda.

Effect

Generation III

Teeter Dance confuses all Pokémon adjacent to the user.

Generation IV onward

Teeter Dance can now be copied by Mirror Move.

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.
DPPtHGSSPBR The user performs a wobbly dance that confuses all the Pokémon in battle.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SM
The user performs a wobbly dance that confuses the Pokémon around it.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
326 Grumpig Grumpig
PsychicIC Big.png Field Field 32ORAS 1, Evo.
327 Spinda Spinda
NormalIC Big.png Field Human-Like 34 37 37 37XY
32ORAS
32
549 Lilligant Lilligant
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 10 10 10
648 Meloetta Meloetta
NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 21 21 21
741 Oricorio Oricorio
FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 26
761 Bounsweet Bounsweet
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 25
762 Steenee Steenee
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 25
763 Tsareena Tsareena
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 25
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
043 Oddish Oddish
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass HGSS
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime
PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
270 Lotad Lotad
WaterIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Water 1 Grass
331 Cacnea Cacnea
GrassIC Big.png Grass Human-Like
427 Buneary Buneary
NormalIC Big.png Field Human-Like
439 Mime Jr. Mime Jr.
PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
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
043 Oddish Oddish
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass Dream World - Pleasant Forest
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like Dream World - Spooky Manor
331 Cacnea Cacnea
GrassIC Big.png Grass Human-Like Dream World - Rugged Mountain
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation III

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
069 Bellsprout Bellsprout
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass Egg Pokémon Present
172 Pichu Pichu
ElectricIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered Pokémon Center 5th Anniversary
Pokémon Stamp Ruby and Sapphire Contest Pichu
293 Whismur Whismur
NormalIC Big.png Monster Field PokéPark Eggs
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
025 Pikachu Pikachu
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy Singing Pikachu
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VI

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
025 Pikachu Pikachu
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy Yokohama Pikachu
Beginner Trainer Pikachu
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

Clefable Teeter Dance.png James Mime Jr Teeter Dance.png Hobbes Oricorio Teeter Dance.png Claire Spinda Teeter Dance.png
Clefable Mime Jr. Pom-Pom Style Oricorio 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
741Po Oricorio Oricorio dances and creates waves of pink mist which spreads outwards and hits the opponent. The opponent then becomes confused.
Hobbes's Oricorio Lillie's Egg-xhilarating Challenge! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Core series games

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)
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

Teeter Dance Colo.png Teeter Dance XD.png Teeter Dance 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
Teeter Dance 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 搖晃舞 Yìuhfóng Móuh
Mandarin 搖晃舞 / 摇晃舞 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
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Dança da Confusão
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Dança Caótica
Romania Flag.png Romanian Dansul Balansoar
Russia Flag.png Russian Пьяный танец
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Teturajući ples
Spain Flag.png Spanish Danza Caos
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Vũ Điệu Choáng Váng


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