Crunch (move)

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Crunch
かみくだく Crunch
Crunch IX.png
Type  Dark
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  0
Range
Opponent Opponent Opponent
Self Ally Ally
Normal: May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation II
Condition  Tough
Appeal  1
Jam  4 ♥♥♥♥
Badly startles the Pokémon in front.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  1
Jamming  4 ♥♥♥♥
Badly startles the last Pokémon to act before the user.

Crunch (Japanese: かみくだく Crunch) is a damage-dealing Dark-type move introduced in Generation II. It was TR32 in Generation VIII, and is TM108 in Generation IX.

Effect

Generations II and III

Crunch does damage and has a 20% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense stat by one stage.

Crunch can be used as the second move of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining 1 bonus appeal point if Scary Face was used in the previous turn.

Generation IV onwards

Crunch now has a 20% chance of lowering the target's Defense stat by one stage.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Crunch's PP has been reduced to 10 and has a 20% chance of lowering the target's defensive stats.

Category  Physical
PP  10
Agile Strong
Power  80  60  100
Accuracy  100%  100%  100%
Action speed modifier
Self  0  0  +5
Target  0  +3  0
Additional effect
Chance  20%  20%  40%
Turns  3  2  4
   ?  ?
May lower the target's defensive stats

Description

Games Description
Stad2 A Dark-type attack. Has a one-in-five chance of reducing the target's Spcl.Def.
GSC An attack that may lower Spcl.Def.
RSEColoXD Crunches with sharp fangs. May lower Sp. Def.
FRLG The foe is crunched with sharp fangs. It may lower the foe's Sp. Def.
DPPtHGSSPBR The user crunches up the foe with sharp fangs. It may also lower the target's Defense stat.
BWB2W2 The user crunches up the target with sharp fangs. It may also lower the target's Defense stat.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSP
SV
The user crunches up the target with sharp fangs. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.
LA The user crunches up the target with sharp fangs. This may also lower the target's defensive stats.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0006 Charizard FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 1
0019 Rattata NormalIC Big.png Field Field 22 22 22 22 18 22
0019 Rattata
Rattata
Alolan Form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field 22 18
0020 Raticate NormalIC Big.png Field Field 24 24 24 24 18 24
0020 Raticate
Raticate
Alolan Form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field 24 18
0024 Arbok PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon 22 22 22 1, Evo. 1, Evo. 1, Evo. Evo.
0029 Nidoran♀ PoisonIC Big.png Monster Field 47 37 37 37 37 24 50 50
0030 Nidorina PoisonIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 53 43 43 43 43 39 64 64
0031 Nidoqueen PoisonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 1
0042 Golbat PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 1, Evo.
0058 Growlithe FireIC Big.png Field Field 42 45BW
39B2W2
39 39 28 32 32 32
0058 Growlithe
Growlithe
Hisuian Form
FireIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Field Field 29 32
0059 Arcanine FireIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1
0059 Arcanine
Arcanine
Hisuian Form
FireIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Field Field 29 1
0088 Grimer
Grimer
Alolan Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 32 36 32
0089 Muk
Muk
Alolan Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 32 36 32
0112 Rhydon GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field 1
0115 Kangaskhan NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster 31 37 37 37 39 36 36
0130 Gyarados WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 2 Dragon 41ORAS 39 36 24 24 21 24
0139 Omastar RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3 1, Evo. 1, Evo.
0142 Aerodactyl RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 33 33 33 33 35 30 30
0143 Snorlax NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster 44 49 49 49 58 24 24 35 24
0158 Totodile WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1 27 27 27 27 27 27
0159 Croconaw WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1 30 30 30 30 30 30
0160 Feraligatr WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1 32 32 32 32 32 32
0203 Girafarig NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field 54 49 46 46 46XY
37ORAS
37 37 37
0208 Steelix SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 49 49RSE
52FRLG
41DP
46PtHGSS
54BW
37B2W2
37 37 1 1
0209 Snubbull FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy 53 49 49 49 49 49 49
0210 Granbull FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy 61 59 59 59 59 59 59
0211 Qwilfish
Qwilfish
Hisuian Form
DarkIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 48
0228 Houndour DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field 43 49 48 49 49 49 49 49
0229 Houndoom DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field 52 59 54 56 56 56 56 56
0243 Raikou ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 61 61 43 43 43 43 42 42 42
0244 Entei FireIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 42 42 42
0245 Suicune WaterIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 42 42 42
0246 Larvitar RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster 43 43 37 41 41 41 27 27 27
0247 Pupitar RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster 47 47 41 47 47 47 27 27 27
0248 Tyranitar RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster 47 47 41 47 47 47 27 27 27
0261 Poochyena DarkIC Big.png Field Field 41 53 53 53XY
37ORAS
34 34 31
0262 Mightyena DarkIC Big.png Field Field 47 1, 65XY
1, 44ORAS
1, 40 1, 40 1
0295 Exploud NormalIC Big.png Monster Field 40 40 40 1, Evo. 1, Evo. 1, Evo.
0303 Mawile SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy 36 36 36 36XY
29ORAS
29 28 28
0318 Carvanha WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 22 28 28 28XY
36ORAS
36 32 32
0319 Sharpedo WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 22 28 28 28XY
40ORAS
40 34 34
0328 Trapinch GroundIC Big.png Bug Dragon 33 33 33BW
34B2W2
34XY
22ORAS
22 28 28 28
0329 Vibrava GroundIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Bug Dragon 33 1 1 Rem.
0330 Flygon GroundIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Bug Dragon 33 1 1 Rem.
0336 Seviper PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon 28 28 28BW
45B2W2
45XY
40ORAS
39 39 39
0341 Corphish WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3 43FRLG 47 47 47XY
39ORAS
39 40 40 40
0342 Crawdaunt WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3 51FRLG 57 57 57XY
43ORAS
43 46 46 46
0361 Snorunt IceIC Big.png Fairy Mineral 28 31 31 31XY
41ORAS
41 55 55 25 55
0362 Glalie IceIC Big.png Fairy Mineral 28 31 31 31XY
41ORAS
41 61 61 25 61
0365 Walrein IceIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Field 1 1 1 1 1 1
0367 Huntail WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1 36 42 42 42XY
34ORAS
34 34
0371 Bagon DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon 41 46 46 46XY
25ORAS
25 25 25 25
0372 Shelgon DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon 56 50 50 50XY
25ORAS
25 25 25 25
0373 Salamence DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 61 53 53 53XY
25ORAS
25 25 25 25
0384 Rayquaza DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 35 35DPPt
15HGSS
15 15XY
20ORAS
20 9 9 9
0387 Turtwig GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass 37 37 37 37 37 37
0388 Grotle GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass 42 42 42 42 42 42
0389 Torterra GrassIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Grass 45 45 45 45 45 45
0399 Bidoof NormalIC Big.png Water 1 Field 25 25 23
0400 Bibarel NormalIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Field 28 28 23
0403 Shinx ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 29DP
33PtHGSS
33 33 33 36 36 29 36
0404 Luxio ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 33DP
38PtHGSS
38 38 38 48 48 29 48
0405 Luxray ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 35DP
42PtHGSS
42 42 42 56 56 29 56
0408 Cranidos RockIC Big.png Monster Monster 29
0409 Rampardos RockIC Big.png Monster Monster 29
0417 Pachirisu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy 29
0419 Floatzel WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field 26 26BW
1B2W2
1 1 1 30 1
0445 Garchomp DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 48 48 48 1, Evo. 1, Evo. 1, Evo. Evo.
0447 Riolu FightingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 29
0448 Lucario FightingIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Human-Like 29
0449 Hippopotas GroundIC Big.png Field Field 31 31 31 31 20 20 25 20
0450 Hippowdon GroundIC Big.png Field Field 31 31 31 31 20 20 25 20
0451 Skorupi PoisonIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Water 3 45 56BW
45B2W2
45 45 48 48 43
0452 Drapion PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3 49 65BW
49B2W2
49 49 54 54 43
0455 Carnivine GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 37 41 41 41 41 25
0469 Yanmega BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug 43
0478 Froslass IceIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Fairy Mineral 1 1 25 1
0485 Heatran FireIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 33 33 33 33 36 36 36 36
0504 Patrat NormalIC Big.png Field Field 16 16 16
0505 Watchog NormalIC Big.png Field Field 16 16 16
0506 Lillipup NormalIC Big.png Field Field 22 22 22 24
0507 Herdier NormalIC Big.png Field Field 24 24 24 30
0508 Stoutland NormalIC Big.png Field Field 24 24 24 30
0511 Pansage GrassIC Big.png Field Field 43 43 43
0513 Pansear FireIC Big.png Field Field 43 43 43
0515 Panpour WaterIC Big.png Field Field 43 43 43
0550 Basculin
Basculin
Red- and
Blue-Striped Forms
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2 24 24 17 32 32
0550 Basculin
Basculin
White-Striped Form
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2 32
0551 Sandile GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field 28 28 28 27 27
0552 Krokorok GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field 28 28 28 27 27
0553 Krookodile GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field 28 28 28 27 27
0559 Scraggy DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon 38 38 38 40 40
0560 Scrafty DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon 38 38 38 42 42
0564 Tirtouga WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3 21 21 21 27
0565 Carracosta WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3 21 21 21 27
0566 Archen RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3 35 35 35 30
0567 Archeops RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3 35 35 35 30
0603 Eelektrik ElectricIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 39 39 1, Evo. Evo.
0604 Eelektross ElectricIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 1
0610 Axew DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon 24 24
0611 Fraxure DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon 24 24
0612 Haxorus DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon 24 24
0621 Druddigon DragonIC Big.png Dragon Monster 25 25 25 40
0632 Durant BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug 31 31 21 36
0633 Deino DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 25 25 25 32 32
0634 Zweilous DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 25 25 25 32 32
0635 Hydreigon DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 25 25 25 32 32
0641 Tornadus
Tornadus
All available forms
FlyingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 49 49 43 40 41 40
0642 Thundurus
Thundurus
All available forms
ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 49 49 43 40 41 40
0643 Reshiram DragonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 71 71 71 16 16
0644 Zekrom DragonIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 71 71 71 16 16
0645 Landorus
Landorus
All forms
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 41
0667 Litleo FireIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field 39 39 39
0668 Pyroar
Pyroar
All forms
FireIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field 42 42 42
0674 Pancham FightingIC Big.png Field Human-Like 39 39 33
0675 Pangoro FightingIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Human-Like 42 42 35
0696 Tyrunt RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 34 34 32
0697 Tyrantrum RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 34 34 32
0712 Bergmite IceIC Big.png Monster Mineral 33 29 33
0713 Avalugg IceIC Big.png Monster Mineral 1, 65 1, 65 33 33
0713 Avalugg
Avalugg
Hisuian Form
IceIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Mineral 29 33
0718 Zygarde
Zygarde
All available forms
DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 51 51 32
0734 Yungoos NormalIC Big.png Field Field 34 34
0735 Gumshoos NormalIC Big.png Field Field 39 39
0736 Grubbin BugIC Big.png Bug Bug 22 35 35
0737 Charjabug BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug 25 43 43
0738 Vikavolt BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1 1
0744 Rockruff RockIC Big.png Field Field 40 36 36
0745 Lycanroc
Lycanroc
Midday Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field 40 42 42
0745 Lycanroc
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field 40 42 42
0745 Lycanroc
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field 40USUM 42 42
0751 Dewpider WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug 32 24 24
0752 Araquanid WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug 38 26 26
0773 Silvally
Silvally
All forms
NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 50 45
0779 Bruxish WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 28 28
0791 Solgaleo PsychicIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 37 42 42
0799 Guzzlord DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 37 30
0834 Drednaw WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Water 1 1 1
0835 Yamper ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 30
0836 Boltund ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 34
0846 Arrokuda WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2 36 36
0847 Barraskewda WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2 40 40
0850 Sizzlipede FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug 40
0851 Centiskorch FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug 46
0877 Morpeko ElectricIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Fairy 50 50
0882 Dracovish WaterIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 56
0883 Arctovish WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 56
0888 Zacian
Zacian
All forms
FairyIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 55 55
0889 Zamazenta
Zamazenta
All forms
FightingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 55 55
0895 Regidrago DragonIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 30 30
0902 Basculegion
Basculegion
All forms
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 25 32
0904 Overqwil DarkIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 48
0905 Enamorus
Enamorus
All forms
FairyIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 41
0926 Fidough FairyIC Big.png Field Mineral 40
0927 Dachsbun FairyIC Big.png Field Mineral 47
0942 Maschiff DarkIC Big.png Field Field 31
0943 Mabosstiff DarkIC Big.png Field Field 34
0951 Capsakid GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 38
0952 Scovillain GrassIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Grass Grass 38
0971 Greavard GhostIC Big.png Field Field 28
0972 Houndstone GhostIC Big.png Field Field 28
0976 Veluza WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 50
0981 Farigiraf NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field 37
0985 Scream Tail FairyIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 63
0993 Iron Jugulis DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 35
0996 Frigibax DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Dragon Mineral 44
0997 Arctibax DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Dragon Mineral 50
0998 Baxcalibur DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Dragon Mineral 55
1014 Okidogi PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 56
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


By TM/TR

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Compatibility
0004 Charmander FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0005 Charmeleon FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0006 Charizard FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0009 Blastoise WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0023 Ekans PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
0024 Arbok PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
0029 Nidoran♀ PoisonIC Big.png Monster Field
0030 Nidorina PoisonIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0031 Nidoqueen PoisonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0041 Zubat PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0042 Golbat PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0052 Meowth
Meowth
Galarian Form
SteelIC Big.png Field Field
0058 Growlithe FireIC Big.png Field Field
0058 Growlithe
Growlithe
Hisuian Form
FireIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Field Field
0059 Arcanine FireIC Big.png Field Field
0059 Arcanine
Arcanine
Hisuian Form
FireIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Field Field
0088 Grimer
Grimer
Alolan Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0089 Muk
Muk
Alolan Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0111 Rhyhorn GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
0112 Rhydon GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
0115 Kangaskhan NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
0130 Gyarados WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 2 Dragon
0139 Omastar RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0142 Aerodactyl RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0143 Snorlax NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
0151 Mew PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0158 Totodile WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0159 Croconaw WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0160 Feraligatr WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0169 Crobat PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0197 Umbreon DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0203 Girafarig NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
0207 Gligar GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0208 Steelix SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0209 Snubbull FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy
0210 Granbull FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy
0211 Qwilfish WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
0211 Qwilfish
Qwilfish
Hisuian Form
DarkIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
0216 Teddiursa NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0217 Ursaring NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0228 Houndour DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field
0229 Houndoom DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field
0243 Raikou ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0244 Entei FireIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0245 Suicune WaterIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0246 Larvitar RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0247 Pupitar RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0248 Tyranitar RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0252 Treecko GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0253 Grovyle GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0254 Sceptile GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0295 Exploud NormalIC Big.png Monster Field
0303 Mawile SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy
0306 Aggron SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0309 Electrike ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0310 Manectric ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0318 Carvanha WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
0319 Sharpedo WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
0328 Trapinch GroundIC Big.png Bug Dragon
0329 Vibrava GroundIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Bug Dragon
0330 Flygon GroundIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Bug Dragon
0336 Seviper PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
0341 Corphish WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3
0342 Crawdaunt WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0361 Snorunt IceIC Big.png Fairy Mineral
0362 Glalie IceIC Big.png Fairy Mineral
0365 Walrein IceIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
0371 Bagon DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
0372 Shelgon DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
0373 Salamence DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0383 Groudon GroundIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0384 Rayquaza DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0387 Turtwig GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass
0388 Grotle GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass
0389 Torterra GrassIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Grass
0403 Shinx ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0404 Luxio ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0405 Luxray ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0408 Cranidos RockIC Big.png Monster Monster
0409 Rampardos RockIC Big.png Monster Monster
0418 Buizel WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field
0419 Floatzel WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field
0434 Stunky PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0435 Skuntank PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0444 Gabite DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0445 Garchomp DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0446 Munchlax NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0447 Riolu FightingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0448 Lucario FightingIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
0449 Hippopotas GroundIC Big.png Field Field
0450 Hippowdon GroundIC Big.png Field Field
0451 Skorupi PoisonIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
0452 Drapion PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
0464 Rhyperior GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
0469 Yanmega BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0472 Gliscor GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0478 Froslass IceIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Fairy Mineral
0485 Heatran FireIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0506 Lillipup NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0507 Herdier NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0508 Stoutland NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0550 Basculin
Basculin
Red- and
Blue-Striped Forms
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
0550 Basculin
Basculin
White-Striped Form
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
0551 Sandile GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0552 Krokorok GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0553 Krookodile GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0559 Scraggy DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon
0560 Scrafty DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon
0564 Tirtouga WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0565 Carracosta WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0566 Archen RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3
0567 Archeops RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3
0571 Zoroark DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0571 Zoroark
Zoroark
Hisuian Form
NormalIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Field Field
0603 Eelektrik ElectricIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0604 Eelektross ElectricIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0610 Axew DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0611 Fraxure DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0612 Haxorus DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0618 Stunfisk
Stunfisk
Galarian Form
GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Water 1 Amorphous
0621 Druddigon DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0632 Durant BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0633 Deino DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0634 Zweilous DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0635 Hydreigon DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0641 Tornadus
Tornadus
All forms
FlyingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0642 Thundurus
Thundurus
All forms
ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0643 Reshiram DragonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0644 Zekrom DragonIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0645 Landorus
Landorus
All forms
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0652 Chesnaught GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
0667 Litleo FireIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0668 Pyroar
Pyroar
All forms
FireIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0674 Pancham FightingIC Big.png Field Human-Like
0675 Pangoro FightingIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
0696 Tyrunt RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0697 Tyrantrum RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0712 Bergmite IceIC Big.png Monster Mineral
0713 Avalugg IceIC Big.png Monster Mineral
0713 Avalugg
Avalugg
Hisuian Form
IceIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Mineral
0718 Zygarde
Zygarde
All forms
DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0725 Litten FireIC Big.png Field Field
0726 Torracat FireIC Big.png Field Field
0727 Incineroar FireIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0734 Yungoos NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0735 Gumshoos NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0736 Grubbin BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
0737 Charjabug BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0738 Vikavolt BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0744 Rockruff RockIC Big.png Field Field
0745 Lycanroc
Lycanroc
Midday Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field
0745 Lycanroc
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field
0745 Lycanroc
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field
0751 Dewpider WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug
0752 Araquanid WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug
0773 Silvally
Silvally
All forms
NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0779 Bruxish WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
0791 Solgaleo PsychicIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0799 Guzzlord DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0819 Skwovet NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0820 Greedent NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0828 Thievul DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0833 Chewtle WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0834 Drednaw WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0835 Yamper ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0836 Boltund ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0846 Arrokuda WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
0847 Barraskewda WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
0850 Sizzlipede FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0851 Centiskorch FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0861 Grimmsnarl DarkIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Human-Like
0863 Perrserker SteelIC Big.png Field Field
0877 Morpeko ElectricIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Fairy
0882 Dracovish WaterIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0883 Arctovish WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0888 Zacian
Zacian
All forms
FairyIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0889 Zamazenta
Zamazenta
All forms
FightingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0892 Urshifu
Urshifu
Single Strike Style
FightingIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0893 Zarude
Zarude
All forms
DarkIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0895 Regidrago DragonIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0896 Glastrier IceIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0897 Spectrier GhostIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0898 Calyrex
Calyrex
Ice Rider
PsychicIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0898 Calyrex
Calyrex
Shadow Rider
PsychicIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0901 Ursaluna GroundIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0901 Ursaluna
Ursaluna
Bloodmoon
GroundIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0902 Basculegion
Basculegion
All forms
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
0904 Overqwil DarkIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
0909 Fuecoco FireIC Big.png Field Field
0910 Crocalor FireIC Big.png Field Field
0911 Skeledirge FireIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Field Field
0921 Pawmi ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0922 Pawmo ElectricIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
0923 Pawmot ElectricIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
0924 Tandemaus NormalIC Big.png Field Fairy
0925 Maushold
Maushold
All forms
NormalIC Big.png Field Fairy
0926 Fidough FairyIC Big.png Field Mineral
0927 Dachsbun FairyIC Big.png Field Mineral
0942 Maschiff DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0943 Mabosstiff DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0951 Capsakid GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
0952 Scovillain GrassIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0967 Cyclizar DragonIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0971 Greavard GhostIC Big.png Field Field
0972 Houndstone GhostIC Big.png Field Field
0976 Veluza WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
0977 Dondozo WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
0981 Farigiraf NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
0985 Scream Tail FairyIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0986 Brute Bonnet GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0993 Iron Jugulis DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0995 Iron Thorns RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0996 Frigibax DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Dragon Mineral
0997 Arctibax DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Dragon Mineral
0998 Baxcalibur DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Dragon Mineral
1002 Chien-Pao DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1004 Chi-Yu DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1005 Roaring Moon DragonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1007 Koraidon FightingIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1008 Miraidon ElectricIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1009 Walking Wake WaterIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1014 Okidogi PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1020 Gouging Fire FireIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1021 Raging Bolt ElectricIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1024 Terapagos NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Egg Move
0004 Charmander FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0023 Ekans PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon C
0058 Growlithe FireIC Big.png Field Field
0111 Rhyhorn GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
0158 Totodile WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0209 Snubbull FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy
0216 Teddiursa NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0252 Treecko GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0309 Electrike ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0408 Cranidos RockIC Big.png Monster Monster
0434 Stunky PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0447 Riolu FightingIC Big.png Field Human-Like
0725 Litten FireIC Big.png Field Field
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


Special move

Generation III

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0158 Totodile WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1 Mt. Battle TotodileXD
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0216 Teddiursa NormalIC Big.png Field Field Dream World - Rugged Mountain
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


Generation IX

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0996 Frigibax
FrigibaxLv. 40
DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Dragon Mineral Wild Tera Pokémon - Glaseado MountainSV
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


By event

Generation II

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0004 Charmander FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon Pokémon Center Mystery Egg #3
New York Pokémon Center
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0059 Arcanine FireIC Big.png Field Field Battle Series 2009 Arcanine
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0408 Cranidos RockIC Big.png Monster Monster Pokémon Adventure Camp Cranidos
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Crunch inflicts damage and may lower the enemy's Defense by one stage (previously Sp. Defense in the Rescue Team series). This move is affected by the Muzzled status condition.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDRB 16 - 13 - 88% - Front Enemy No
MDTDS 16 - 13 - 88% - Front Enemy No
BSL 16 - 13 - 88% - Front Enemy No
MDGtI 15 99 15 50 95% 98% Front Enemy No
SMD 15 99 15 30 95% 98% Front Enemy No
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★★
Power: 43
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Has a 20% chance of lowering the target's Defense.
Users: Krookodile   Zweilous
Grid assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.

Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Crunch is a Charged Attack that has been available since February 16, 2017.

GO Dark.png Crunch
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 70
Energy cost 33
Duration 3.2 seconds
Damage window 1.3 - 3 seconds
Crunch GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 70
Energy cost 45
Secondary effect GO drop arrow.png 1 Opponent Defense
Effect chance 30%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
Rattata (Alolan Form)Raticate (Alolan Form)Growlithe (Hisuian Form)ArcanineArcanine (Hisuian Form)Grimer (Alolan Form)KangaskhanGyaradosTotodileCroconawFeraligatrSteelixSnubbullGranbullTeddiursaHoundourHoundoomLarvitarPupitarTyranitarPoochyenaMightyenaExploudCarvanhaSharpedoTrapinchSeviperHuntailBagonBidoofLuxioLuxrayStunkySkuntankDrapionCarnivineFroslassWatchogStoutlandPansageSimisagePansearSimisearPanpourSimipourSandileKrokorokKrookodileArchenArcheopsEelektrikEelektrossDeinoThundurus (Incarnate Forme)ReshiramZekromLitleoPanchamTyrantrumBergmiteAvaluggAvalugg (Hisuian Form)ZygardeLittenTorracatGrubbinCharjabugVikavoltRockruffLycanroc (Midday Form)Lycanroc (Midnight Form)Lycanroc (Dusk Form)BruxishGuzzlordSkwovetGreedentZamazentaFuecocoCrocalorSkeledirge
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
Smeargle
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Trainer Battles
  • August 30, 2021
    • Secondary effect added

Pokémon Rumble Rush

DarkIC RR.png Crunch
★★★★
Attack power 21.48749
Charge time 0.62 seconds
Range type Arc (melee)
Number of hits 2
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect May lower foe's Defense
Crunch Rumble Rush.png

Pokémon Masters EX

Name Category Move gauge cost MP
(uses)
Base power Max power Accuracy Target Effect tag(s) Description Playable sync pair(s)
Crunch Physical 3 99 118 100% An opponent Has a chance (20%) of lowering the target's Defense by one stat rank. Cheren & Stoutland
Hilbert (Fall 2020) & Mightyena
Marnie (Summer 2021) & Grimmsnarl
Zinnia (Special Costume) & Thievul
Selene & Umbreon
Sync move(s)
Name Category State Base power Max power Target Effect tag Description Playable sync pair
Bump-in-the-Night Crunch Physical Default
6★ EX
250 300 An opponent
All opponents
Raises the user's critical-hit rate by 1 stat rank. Hilbert (Fall 2020) & Mightyena

Notes:

  • Crunch:
    • Description prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Has a small chance of lowering the target's Defense.
  • Bump-in-the-Night Crunch:
    • Description of 6★ EX effect prior to Version 2.18.5 (from March 15, 2022): "Additional Effects: Sync move targets all opponents."

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It may also lower the target's Special Defense by one level.
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also reduce the target's Defense by 1 level.
BSL 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 ぼうぎょを 1だんかいさげる
Conq. The user crunches up the target with sharp fangs. It may also lower the target's Defense stat.
MDGtI It damages an enemy. It could also lower its Defense.
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy. It could also lower the enemy's Defense.


In the anime

Main series

Paul Torterra Crunch.png
Torterra
Ash Krookodile Crunch.png
Krookodile
Misty Mega Gyarados Crunch.png
Mega Gyarados
Raihan Flygon Crunch.png
Flygon
The user crunches up the foe with sharp fangs.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Steelix Steelix bites down hard on the opponent with its mouth.
Jasmine's Steelix Nerves of Steelix! Debut
Hun's Steelix The Legend of Thunder! Initially incorrectly referred to as Bite in the English dub
Harrison's Steelix Playing with Fire! None
Shinx Shinx bites down on the opponent using its mouth.
Angie's Shinx If the Scarf Fits, Wear It! None
Torterra Torterra bites down on the opponent with its mouth.
Paul's Torterra Pedal to the Mettle! None
Totodile Totodile's teeth glow white and it bites down on the opponent with its powerful jaw.
Khoury's Totodile A Rivalry to Gible On! None
Krokorok Krokorok's teeth glow white and it bites down on the opponent with its powerful jaw.
Ash's Krokorok Battling the Bully! None
Krookodile Krookodile's teeth glow white and it bites down on the opponent with its powerful jaw; or, Krookodile opens its mouth and creates a white jaw-shaped mass of energy, which then bites down on the opponent.
Ash's Krookodile Ash, Iris, and Trip: Then There Were Three! None
Mantle's Krookodile Rotom's Wish! None
Nanu's Krookodile Tough Guy Trials! None
Watchog Watchog's teeth glow white and it bites down on the opponent with them.
Mikael's Watchog Curtain Up, Unova League! None
Eelektross Eelektross's teeth glow white and it bites down on the opponent with them.
Kendrick's Eelektross Mission: Defeat Your Rival! None
Tyrunt Tyrunt's teeth glow white and it bites down on the opponent with them.
Grant's Tyrunt Climbing the Walls! None
A Scientist's Tyrunt The Tiny Caretaker! None
Exploud Exploud's teeth glow white and it bites down on the opponent with them.
Blake and Heath's father's Exploud Splitting Heirs! None
Tyrantrum Tyrantrum's bites down on the opponent with its teeth.
A Scientist's Tyrantrum The Tiny Caretaker! None
Houndoom Mega Houndoom's teeth glow orange and it bites down on the opponent with them.
Malva's Houndoom Mega Evolution Special IV None
Tyranitar Tyranitar's teeth glow white and it then bites down on the opponent with its teeth.
Alain's Tyranitar Finals Not for the Faint-Hearted! None
Lycanroc Midnight Form Lycanroc bites down hard on the opponent.
Gladion's Lycanroc A Glaring Rivalry! None
Gyarados Mega Gyarados bites the opponent with its teeth.
Misty's Gyarados When Regions Collide! None
Gyarados Gyarados bites the opponent with its teeth.
A Trainer's Gyarados Battle Royal 151! None
Mightyena Mightyena opens its mouth and creates a yellow aura shaped like a set of teeth, which then bites down on the opponent.
Hodge's Mightyena Serving Up the Flute Cup! None
Houndoom Houndoom opens its mouth and creates a yellow aura shaped like a set of teeth, which then bites down on the opponent.
Pokémon hunters' boss's Houndoom Healing the Healer! None
Flygon Flygon opens its mouth and creates a yellow aura shaped like a pair of curved fangs, which then bites down on the opponent.
Raihan's Flygon Aim For The Eight! None
Hydreigon Hydreigon opens its mouth and creates a dark purple aura shaped like a set of teeth, which then bites down on the opponent.
A Pokémon hunter's Hydreigon Ash and Latios None
Glalie Glalie bites the opponent with its teeth.
Coral's Glalie HZ043 None


Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

Cheren Stoutland Masters Crunch.png
Stoutland


The user crunches up the opponent with sharp fangs.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Stoutland Stoutland opens its mouth and creates a red and black aura shaped like a set of teeth, which then bites down on the opponent.
Cheren's Stoutland Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer None


Pokémon: Twilight Wings

In the manga

Be the Best! Pokémon B+W


Let's Play the Pokémon Card Game XY!


Pokémon Adventures


Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure


Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!!


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 咬碎 Ngáauhseui
Mandarin 咬碎 Yǎosuì
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Drtivý útok
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Kraak
Finland Flag.png Finnish Puristus*
France Flag.png French Mâchouille
Germany Flag.png German Knirscher
Greece Flag.png Greek Τραγάνισμα
India Flag.png Hindi कुचलने का हमला Kuchalne Ka Hamla
Hungary Flag.png Hungarian Ropogtatás
Italy Flag.png Italian Sgranocchio
South Korea Flag.png Korean 깨물어부수기 Kkaemureobusugi
Poland Flag.png Polish Chrupanie
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Mastigada (Pokémon GO, BW103-present, TCG)
Mordida Selvagem (DP098-BW092)
Mastigação (EP271)
Triturar (The Legend of Thunder!)
Mordida* (EP224, The Legend of Thunder!*)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Esmagar
Triturar
Ataque Rosca (Pokémon Chronicles)
Romania Flag.png Romanian Scârțâitul
Russia Flag.png Russian Хруст Khrust
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Drobljenje
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Mordida*
Triturar
Spain Flag.png Spain Triturar
Thailand Flag.png Thai กัดขย้ำ
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Cắn Chặt


Spin-off series games

Pokémon Masters EX

Bump-in-the-Night Crunch

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 夜を楽しむ かみくだく Yoru o Tanoshimu Kamikudaku
Mandarin Chinese 享受夜晚之 咬碎 Xiǎngshòu Yèwǎn zhī Yǎosuì
France Flag.png French Je serai courageux ! Mâchouille !
Germany Flag.png German Knirscher des Nachtwandlers
Italy Flag.png Italian Sgranocchio per godersi la notte
South Korea Flag.png Korean 밤을 즐기는 깨물어부수기 Bameul Jeulgineun Kkaemureobusugi
Spain Flag.png Spanish Triturar Apacible a la Luz de la Luna


Variations of the move Crunch
PhysicalIC HOME.png Crunch
SpecialIC HOME.png Shadow BallFlash Cannon
Formerly a variation