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Thunder (Japanese: かみなり Thunder) is a damage-dealing Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation I and has been TM25 since its introduction.
Thunder deals damage and has a 10% chance of paralyzing the target.
Thunder can't paralyze a target that has a Substitute or already has a major status ailment.
Thunder has 100% accuracy when used during heavy rain, and has 50% accuracy if used during bright sunlight. It also has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target. It can hit a Pokémon during the semi-invulnerable turn of Fly.
Same as previous generations, but also deals double damage on a Pokémon using Bounce.
Diamond and Pearl
Same as previous generations, but if used in heavy rain, it can penetrate through Protect or Detect.
Platinum, HeartGold and SoulSilver
The ability for Thunder to penetrate Protect and Detect is not present anymore in Pokémon Platinum or Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver.
In the anime
In the manga
| The opponent is hit by a massive lightning beam from the the user.
|| First Chapter Used In
|| Groudon fires electric bolts into the air from the spikes on its back and forms a ball of bright electricity into the sky. It then absorbs the electricity and fires it as a massive electric blast from between its hands.
| A wild Groudon
|| VS. Kyogre & Groudon VIII
In other languages
- Dutch: Donder
- Finnish: Ukkonen / Salama
- French: Fatal-foudre
- German: Donner
- Italian: Tuono
- Norwegian: Torden
- Spanish: Trueno
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