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Thunder Fang (move)

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Thunder Fang
かみなりのキバ Thunder Fang
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Type  Electric
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  65
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
No additional effect
Condition  Smart
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.

Thunder Fang (Japanese: かみなりのキバ Thunder Fang) is a damage-dealing Electric-type move introduced in Generation IV that may cause paralysis and flinching.

Effect

Thunder Fang deals damage and has a 10% chance of paralyzing the opponent. It also has a 10% chance of causing the target to flinch, if the user attacks before the target.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS The user bites with electrified fangs. It may also make the foe flinch or become paralyzed.
PMDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It also may afflict the targeted enemy with a Paralysis status condition or Cringe status condition.
BWB2W2 The user bites with electrified fangs. It may also make the target flinch or leave it with paralysis.
XY The user bites with electrified fangs. This may also make the target flinch or leave it with paralysis.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
024 Arbok Arbok Poison Poison -- -- --
059 Arcanine Arcanine Fire Fire -- -- --
135 Jolteon Jolteon Electric Electric 43 43 21 20
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl Rock Flying -- -- --
208 Steelix Steelix Steel Ground -- -- --
209 Snubbull Snubbull Fairy Fairy -- -- --
210 Granbull Granbull Fairy Fairy -- -- --
229 Houndoom Houndoom Dark Fire -- -- --
232 Donphan Donphan Ground Ground -- -- --
243 Raikou Raikou Electric Electric 50 50 50
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar Rock Dark -- -- --
295 Exploud Exploud Normal Normal -- -- --
309 Electrike Electrike Electric Electric 33 33 33
310 Manectric Manectric Electric Electric 37 37 37
373 Salamence Salamence Dragon Flying -- -- --
403 Shinx Shinx Electric Electric 33 29 29 29
404 Luxio Luxio Electric Electric 38 33 33 33
405 Luxray Luxray Electric Electric 42 35 35 35
450 Hippowdon Hippowdon Ground Ground -- -- --
452 Drapion Drapion Poison Dark -- -- --
472 Gliscor Gliscor Ground Flying -- -- --
508 Stoutland Stoutland Normal Normal   -- --
644 Zekrom Zekrom Dragon Electric   -- --
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
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn Ground Rock ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanTyranitarExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdon ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanTyranitarExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdonStoutland ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanTyranitarExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdonStoutland
209 Snubbull Snubbull Fairy Fairy ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdon ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdonStoutland ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdonStoutland
228 Houndour Houndour Dark Fire ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdon ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdonStoutland ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdonStoutland
261 Poochyena Poochyena Dark Dark ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdon ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdonStoutland ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdonStoutland
303 Mawile Mawile Steel Fairy ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdon ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdonStoutland ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxio
LuxrayHippowdonStoutland
309 Electrike Electrike Electric Electric ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdon ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdonStoutland ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdonStoutland
403 Shinx Shinx Electric Electric ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdon ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdonStoutland ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdonStoutland
506 Lillipup Lillipup Normal Normal no ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdonStoutland ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdonStoutland
551 Sandile Sandile Ground Dark no ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdonStoutland ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoomDonphanExploudElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayHippowdonStoutland
621 Druddigon Druddigon Dragon Dragon no ArbokTyranitarExploudSalamence ArbokTyranitarExploudSalamence
632 Durant Durant Bug Steel no DrapionGliscor DrapionGliscor
633 Deino Deino Dark Dragon no ArbokSalamence ArbokSalamence
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt Rock Dragon no no ArbokTyranitarExploudSalamence
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 Type Obtained with
111 111 Rhyhorn Ground Rock HeartGold and SoulSilver - Brock's Rhyhorn
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
632 632 Durant Bug Steel 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.

In the anime

Burgundy Stoutland Thunder Fang.png Angie Shinx Thunder Fang.png Volkner Luxray Thunder Fang.png Cheren Herdier Thunder Fang.png
Stoutland Shinx Luxray Herdier
Its teeth charge with electricity. It then bites down on its foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
405 Luxray Luxray's fangs glow yellow and sparks of yellow electricity surround them. It then bites down on the opponent, and they become surrounded in yellow sparks.
Marble's Luxray Luxray Vision Debut
Volkner's Luxray The Eighth Wonder of the Sinnoh World! None
403 Shinx Shinx's fangs glow light blue and spark with light blue electricity. It then bites down on the opponent.
Angie's Shinx Ghoul Daze! None
229 Houndoom Houndoom's fangs glow yellow and sparks of yellow electricity surround them. Houndoom then bites down on the opponent.
Proprietor's Houndoom Flint Sparks the Fire! None
508 Stoutland Stoutland jumps forward and charges at the opponent. As it approaches the opponent, it opens its mouth and yellow sparks of electricity appear around its mouth. It then bites down on the opponent. When it does, both its body and the opponent become surrounded in yellow electricity.
Burgundy's Stoutland Reunion Battles In Nimbasa! None
507 Herdier Herdier's mouth becomes surrounded with yellow sparks of electricity. It then opens its mouth and four fang-shaped bolts of yellow electricity form in front of its mouth. It then uses the bolts to bite down on the opponent. When it does, both its body and the opponent become surrounded in yellow electricity.
Cheren's Herdier There's a New Gym Leader in Town! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In other generations

Thunder Fang 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 雷牙 Léiyá
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Dondertand
France Flag.png French Crocs Éclair
Germany Flag.png German Donnerzahn
Greece Flag.png Greek Κεραυνόδοντες
India Flag.png Hindi बिजली के दांत Bijali Ke Daant
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Taring Halilintar
Italy Flag.png Italian Fulmindenti
South Korea Flag.png Korean 번개엄니 Beongae Eomni
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Presa do Trovão
Romania Flag.png Romanian Capcana Electrică
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Colmillo Trueno
Spain Flag.png Spain Colm. Rayo
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Yıldırım Dişi


Variations of the move Fire Fang
Physical Fire FangIce FangThunder Fang


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