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Shock Wave
でんげきは Electric Shock Wave
Shock Wave V.png
Type  Electric
Category  Special
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  60
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
The appeal works great if performed first.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Shock Wave (Japanese: でんげきは Electrical Shock Wave) is a damage-dealing Electric-type move introduced in Generation III. It was TM34 from Generation III to Generation IV.


Shock Wave inflicts damage and is unaffected by modifications to the accuracy stat and evasion stat. It will not hit a Pokémon during the semi-invulnerable turn of moves such as Dig, Fly and Dive.


Games Description
RSE A fast and unavoidable electric attack.*
Zaps the foe with a jolt of electricity that never misses.*
FRLG A rapid jolt of electricity strikes the foe. It can't be evaded.
A fast and unavoidable electric attack.*
Zaps the target with a jolt of electricity that never misses.*
The user strikes the foe with a quick jolt of electricity. This attack cannot be evaded.
The user strikes the target with a quick jolt of electricity. This attack cannot be evaded.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
125 Electabuzz Electabuzz Electric Electric   19 21 15 '
239 Elekid Elekid Electric Electric   19 21 15 '
466 Electivire Electivire Electric Electric   19 21 15 '
479 Rotom Rotom Electric Ghost   22 22 '
522 Blitzle Blitzle Electric Electric     11 '
523 Zebstrika Zebstrika Electric Electric     11 '
587 Emolga Emolga Electric Flying     22 '
642 Thundurus Thundurus Electric Flying     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 Type Father
170 Chinchou Chinchou* Water Electric ChinchouLanturnQwilfish
309 Electrike Electrike Electric Electric BlitzleZebstrikaEmolga
403 Shinx Shinx Electric Electric BlitzleZebstrikaEmolga
522 Blitzle Blitzle Electric Electric BlitzleZebstrikaEmolga
587 Emolga Emolga Electric Flying BlitzleZebstrikaEmolga
618 Stunfisk Stunfisk* Ground Electric GrimerMukKoffingWeezingLaprasDratiniDragonairDragoniteMisdreavusMismagiusWingullPelipperRaltsKirliaGardevoirGalladeGulpinSwalotCastformShuppetBanetteChimechoBidoofBibarelDrifloonDrifblimSpiritomb
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


# Pokémon Type Machine
019 Rattata Rattata Normal Normal
020 Raticate Raticate Normal Normal
025 Pikachu Pikachu Electric Electric
026 Raichu Raichu Electric Electric
029 Nidoran♀ Nidoran♀ Poison Poison
030 Nidorina Nidorina Poison Poison
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen Poison Ground
032 Nidoran♂ Nidoran♂ Poison Poison
033 Nidorino Nidorino Poison Poison
034 Nidoking Nidoking Poison Ground
035 Clefairy Clefairy Normal Normal
036 Clefable Clefable Normal Normal
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff Normal Normal
040 Wigglytuff Wigglytuff Normal Normal
052 Meowth Meowth Normal Normal
053 Persian Persian Normal Normal
063 Abra Abra Psychic Psychic
064 Kadabra Kadabra Psychic Psychic
065 Alakazam Alakazam Psychic Psychic
081 Magnemite Magnemite Electric Steel
082 Magneton Magneton Electric Steel
088 Grimer Grimer Poison Poison
089 Muk Muk Poison Poison
100 Voltorb Voltorb Electric Electric
101 Electrode Electrode Electric Electric
108 Lickitung Lickitung Normal Normal
109 Koffing Koffing Poison Poison
110 Weezing Weezing Poison Poison
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn Ground Rock
112 Rhydon Rhydon Ground Rock
113 Chansey Chansey Normal Normal
114 Tangela Tangela Grass Grass
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan Normal Normal
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime Psychic Psychic
125 Electabuzz Electabuzz Electric Electric
128 Tauros Tauros Normal Normal
131 Lapras Lapras Water Ice
135 Jolteon Jolteon Electric Electric
137 Porygon Porygon Normal Normal
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal
145 Zapdos Zapdos Electric Flying
147 Dratini Dratini Dragon Dragon
148 Dragonair Dragonair Dragon Dragon
149 Dragonite Dragonite Dragon Flying
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo Psychic Psychic
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
161 Sentret Sentret Normal Normal
162 Furret Furret Normal Normal
170 Chinchou Chinchou Water Electric
171 Lanturn Lanturn Water Electric
172 Pichu Pichu Electric Electric
173 Cleffa Cleffa Normal Normal
174 Igglybuff Igglybuff Normal Normal
175 Togepi Togepi Normal Normal
176 Togetic Togetic Normal Flying
179 Mareep Mareep Electric Electric
180 Flaaffy Flaaffy Electric Electric
181 Ampharos Ampharos Electric Electric
190 Aipom Aipom Normal Normal
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus Ghost Ghost
203 Girafarig Girafarig Normal Psychic
206 Dunsparce Dunsparce Normal Normal
209 Snubbull Snubbull Normal Normal
210 Granbull Granbull Normal Normal
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish Water Poison
233 Porygon2 Porygon2 Normal Normal
234 Stantler Stantler Normal Normal
239 Elekid Elekid Electric Electric
241 Miltank Miltank Normal Normal
242 Blissey Blissey Normal Normal
243 Raikou Raikou Electric Electric
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar Rock Dark
249 Lugia Lugia Psychic Flying
250 Ho-Oh Ho-Oh Fire Flying
251 Celebi Celebi Psychic Grass
263 Zigzagoon Zigzagoon Normal Normal
264 Linoone Linoone Normal Normal
278 Wingull Wingull Water Flying
279 Pelipper Pelipper Water Flying
280 Ralts Ralts Psychic Psychic
281 Kirlia Kirlia Psychic Psychic
282 Gardevoir Gardevoir Psychic Psychic
287 Slakoth Slakoth Normal Normal
288 Vigoroth Vigoroth Normal Normal
289 Slaking Slaking Normal Normal
293 Whismur Whismur Normal Normal
294 Loudred Loudred Normal Normal
295 Exploud Exploud Normal Normal
299 Nosepass Nosepass Rock Rock
300 Skitty Skitty Normal Normal
301 Delcatty Delcatty Normal Normal
302 Sableye Sableye Dark Ghost
304 Aron Aron Steel Rock
305 Lairon Lairon Steel Rock
306 Aggron Aggron Steel Rock
309 Electrike Electrike Electric Electric
310 Manectric Manectric Electric Electric
311 Plusle Plusle Electric Electric
312 Minun Minun Electric Electric
313 Volbeat Volbeat Bug Bug
314 Illumise Illumise Bug Bug
316 Gulpin Gulpin Poison Poison
317 Swalot Swalot Poison Poison
325 Spoink Spoink Psychic Psychic
326 Grumpig Grumpig Psychic Psychic
327 Spinda Spinda Normal Normal
335 Zangoose Zangoose Normal Normal
351 Castform Castform Normal Normal
352 Kecleon Kecleon Normal Normal
353 Shuppet Shuppet Ghost Ghost
354 Banette Banette Ghost Ghost
359 Absol Absol Dark Dark
377 Regirock Regirock Rock Rock
378 Regice Regice Ice Ice
379 Registeel Registeel Steel Steel
380 Latias Latias Dragon Psychic
381 Latios Latios Dragon Psychic
382 Kyogre Kyogre Water Water
383 Groudon Groudon Ground Ground
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza Dragon Flying
385 Jirachi Jirachi Steel Psychic
386 Deoxys Deoxys Psychic Psychic
399 Bidoof Bidoof Normal Normal
400 Bibarel Bibarel Normal Water
403 Shinx Shinx Electric Electric
404 Luxio Luxio Electric Electric
405 Luxray Luxray Electric Electric
408 Cranidos Cranidos Rock Rock
409 Rampardos Rampardos Rock Rock
410 Shieldon Shieldon Rock Steel
411 Bastiodon Bastiodon Rock Steel
417 Pachirisu Pachirisu Electric Electric
424 Ambipom Ambipom Normal Normal
425 Drifloon Drifloon Ghost Flying
426 Drifblim Drifblim Ghost Flying
427 Buneary Buneary Normal Normal
428 Lopunny Lopunny Normal Normal
429 Mismagius Mismagius Ghost Ghost
431 Glameow Glameow Normal Normal
432 Purugly Purugly Normal Normal
433 Chingling Chingling Psychic Psychic
439 Mime Jr. Mime Jr. Psychic Psychic
440 Happiny Happiny Normal Normal
442 Spiritomb Spiritomb Ghost Dark
446 Munchlax Munchlax Normal Normal
462 Magnezone Magnezone Electric Steel
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky Normal Normal
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior Ground Rock
465 Tangrowth Tangrowth Grass Grass
466 Electivire Electivire Electric Electric
468 Togekiss Togekiss Normal Flying
474 Porygon-Z Porygon-Z Normal Normal
475 Gallade Gallade Psychic Fighting
476 Probopass Probopass Rock Steel
478 Froslass Froslass Ice Ghost
479 Rotom Rotom Electric Ghost
480 Uxie Uxie Psychic Psychic
481 Mesprit Mesprit Psychic Psychic
482 Azelf Azelf Psychic Psychic
483 Dialga Dialga Steel Dragon
484 Palkia Palkia Water Dragon
486 Regigigas Regigigas Normal Normal
487 Giratina Giratina Ghost Dragon
491 Darkrai Darkrai Dark Dark
493 Arceus Arceus Normal Normal
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
025 025 Pikachu Electric Pokéwalker - Yellow Forest
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 V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
170 170 Chinchou Water Electric Dream World - Sparkling Sea
179 179 Mareep Electric Dream World - Pleasant Forest
278 278 Wingull Water Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
417 417 Pachirisu Electric Dream World - Pleasant Forest
479 479 RotomLv.10 Electric Ghost Dream World - Spooky Manor
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

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In other generations

Shock Wave III.png Shock Wave IV.png Shock Wave V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
Generation I
Generation II Generation II
Generation II
Crystal Generation III Generation III
Generation III
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
Generation IV
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
Generation V
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
Mandarin Chinese 電擊波 Diànjī Bō
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Schokgolf
Finland Flag.png Finnish Shokkiaalto (AG078)
Paineaalto (AG127)
France Flag.png French Onde de Choc
Germany Flag.png German Schockwelle
Greece Flag.png Greek Κύμα Καταπληξίας
India Flag.png Hindi झटकों की तरंगे Zatkon ki Tarangé
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Gelombang Listrik
Gelombang Kilat
Italy Flag.png Italian Ondashock
South Korea Flag.png Korean 전격파 Jeongyeokpa
Poland Flag.png Polish Fala szoku
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Onda de Choque
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Onda de Choque
Romania Flag.png Romanian Unda de Șoc
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Šok Talas
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Onda de choque
Spain Flag.png Spain Onda Voltio

Variations of the move Swift
Physical Feint AttackAerial AceShadow PunchMagnet Bomb
Special SwiftMagical LeafShock Wave
Generation III TMs
Generation III HMs
Generation IV TMs
Generation IV HMs
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