Boomburst (move)

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ばくおんぱ Sound Wave Explosion
XY Prerelease Noivern Boomburst.png
Type  Normal
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  140
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by King's Rock
  • Is a sound-based move
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all Pokémon adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VI
Condition  Tough
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  4 ♥♥♥♥
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +3 if the Pokémon that just went hit max Voltage.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  4 ♥♥♥♥
Startles all other Pokémon. User cannot act in the next turn.

Boomburst (Japanese: ばくおんぱ Sound Wave Explosion) is a damage-dealing Normal-type move introduced in Generation VI.


Boomburst does damage to all adjacent Pokémon, including allies. Pokémon with the Ability Soundproof are not affected by this move.


Games Description
XYORAS The user attacks everything around it with the destructive power of a terrible, explosive sound.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
295 Exploud Exploud Normal Normal 1, 85
1, 58
329 Vibrava Vibrava Ground Dragon 47
715 Noivern Noivern Flying Dragon 1, 75
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
276 Taillow Taillow Normal Flying Noivern
441 Chatot Chatot Normal Flying Noivern
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 Alexa Noivern Boomburst.png Ash Noivern Boomburst.png None.png
Alexa's Noivern Ash's Noivern
The user attacks with powerful sound waves.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
715 Noivern The insides of Noivern's ears glow light blue. It then fires a blast of powerful sound waves from them at the opponent.
Alexa's Noivern Celebrating the Hero's Comet! Debut
Ash's Noivern XY109 None


  • Boomburst has the highest base power of all moves with no negative effects on the user.

In other languages

Language Title
Cantonese Chinese 爆音波 Baauyāmbō
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Knalbarst
France Flag.png French Bang Sonique
Germany Flag.png German Überschallknall
Italy Flag.png Italian Ondaboato
South Korea Flag.png Korean 폭음파 Pok'eumpa
Poland Flag.png Polish Boom Wybuch
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Rajada Explosiva
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Rajada Estrondo
Spain Flag.png Spanish Estruendo

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