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Bug Buzz (Japanese: むしのさざめき Insect Noise) is a damage-dealing Bug-type move introduced in Generation IV. It is TR61 in Generation VIII.
Bug Buzz does damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense by one stage. Pokémon with the Ability Soundproof are not affected by this move.
Bug Buzz will become a Water-type move when used by a Pokémon with the Ability Liquid Voice. If the user is affected by Throat Chop, it will be unable to use this move for two turns.
Bug Buzz will have its power boosted by 30% when used by a Pokémon with the Ability Punk Rock. The damage dealt by Bug Buzz will also be halved when used against a Pokémon with Punk Rock.
If the user is holding a Throat Spray, the item will be consumed and the user's Special Attack stat will be raised by one stage.
|| The user vibrates its wings to generate a damaging sound wave. It may also lower the foe's Sp. Def stat.
|| The user vibrates its wings to generate a damaging sound wave. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
|| The user vibrates its wings to generate a damaging sound wave. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
| The user generates a damaging sound wave by vibration. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
In other games
In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Bug Buzz is a move with 16 base power, 77.44% accuracy and 10PP. The user attacks all adjacent enemies, possibly lowering their Special Defense by one level. Being a sound-based move, it is blocked by Soundproof.
- Gyms & Raids
- July 30, 2016
- February 16, 2017
- Power: 75 → 90
- Duration: 4.25 → 3.7 seconds
- Damage window: 2.6 - 4.1 → 2 - 3.1 seconds
- Trainer Battles
|| Inflicts damage on enemies within a 1-tile range. It may also reduce their Special Defense by 1 level.
|| まわりの てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかも いっていのかくりつで とくぼうを １だんかいさげる
|| It damages nearby enemies. It could also lower their Special Defense.
|| It damages nearby enemies. It could also lower their Sp. Def.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In other generations
Core series games
Side series games
- Bug Buzz is the only Bug-type sound-based move.
- Despite the descriptions of this move stating that the usage of wings is required, Pokémon that lack wings can still use this attack.
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