Bolt Beak (move)

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Bolt Beak
でんげきくちばし Electrical Shock Beak
Bolt Beak VIII.png
Bolt Beak VIII 2.png
Type  Electric
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  85
Accuracy  100%
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Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VIII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
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Jamming  0  

Bolt Beak (Japanese: でんげきくちばし Electrical Shock Beak) is a damage-dealing Electric-type move introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature move of the Fossilized Bird Pokémon.


Bolt Beak deals damage. If the user attacks before the target, or if the target switches in during the turn that Bolt Beak is used, its base power doubles to 170.


Games Description
SwSh The user stabs the target with its electrified beak. If the user attacks before the target, the power of this move is doubled.
BDSP This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
880 Dracozolt Dracozolt
ElectricIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 63SwSh
881 pikachu [[pikachu


ElectricIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 63SwSh
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

None.png Goh Arctozolt Bolt Beak.png None.png None.png
The user stabs the opponent with its electrified beak.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
881 Arctozolt Arctozolt's beak becomes covered in yellow electricity and it hits the opponent with it.
Goh's Arctozolt A Pinch of This, a Pinch of That! Debut

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 電喙 Dihn Fui
Mandarin 電喙 / 电喙 Diàn Huì
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Elektrický Zobák
France Flag.png French Prise de Bec
Germany Flag.png German Schockschnabel
Italy Flag.png Italian Beccoshock
South Korea Flag.png Korean 전격부리
Spain Flag.png Spanish Electropico

Variations of the move Bolt Beak
PhysicalIC.png Bolt BeakFishious Rend

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