Dragon Dance (move)

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Dragon Dance
りゅうのまい Dragon Dance
Dragon Dance VIII.png
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Type  Dragon
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Cool
Appeal  1
Jam  0  
Ups the user's condition. Helps prevent nervousness.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Earn double the score in the next turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Gets the Pokémon pumped up. Helps prevent nervousness, too.

Dragon Dance (Japanese: りゅうのまい Dragon Dance) is a non-damaging Dragon-type move introduced in Generation III. It is TR51 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Dragon Dance raises the user's Attack stat and Speed stat by one stage each.

If powered up by a Dragonium Z into Z-Dragon Dance, all of the user's lowered stats are reset.

Dragon Dance can be used as the first move of a Pokémon Contest combination, causing Dragon Claw, Dragon Rage, and DragonBreath to score double the normal appeal if used in the next turn. It can also be used to finish a combination, with the user gaining 1 bonus appeal point if Dragon Rage or DragonBreath was used in the previous turn.

Description

Games Description
RSEColo.XD A mystical dance that ups Attack and Speed.
FRLG A mystic, powerful dance that boosts the user's Attack and Speed stats.
DPPtHGSSPBR
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
The user vigorously performs a mystic, powerful dance that boosts its Attack and Speed stats.
SwShBDSPLA The user vigorously performs a mystic, powerful dance that raises its Attack and Speed stats.
SV The user vigorously performs a mystic, powerful dance that boosts its Attack and Speed stats.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX
116 Horsea Horsea
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon 50 38 38 38XY
46ORAS
46SMUSUM 50
117 Seadra Seadra
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon 62 48 48 48XY
52ORAS
52SMUSUM 58
130 Gyarados Gyarados
WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 2 Dragon 50 44 44 44XY
47ORAS
45SMUSUM 36 36
147 Dratini Dratini
DragonIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon 45 51 51 51SMUSUM 50 50
148 Dragonair Dragonair
DragonIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon 53 61 61 61SMUSUM 60 60
149 Dragonite Dragonite
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon 53 61 61 61SMUSUM 62 62
230 Kingdra Kingdra
WaterIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon 62 48 48 48XY
52ORAS
52 58
330 Flygon Flygon
GroundIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Bug Dragon 1 1
334 Altaria Altaria
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Dragon 40 39 39BW
34B2W2
34XY
30ORAS
30
357 Tropius Tropius
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Grass 30BDSP
381 Latios Latios
DragonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 50 55 55 1, 55XY
7ORAS
7 1
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 30 30DPPt
60HGSS
60 60 60 18 18
610 Axew Axew
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon 32 32 32 27SwSh 27
611 Fraxure Fraxure
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon 32 32 32 27SwSh 27
612 Haxorus Haxorus
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon 32 32 32 27SwSh 27
718 Zygarde Zygarde
DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 72
782 Jangmo-o Jangmo-o
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon 49 40SwSh
783 Hakamo-o Hakamo-o
DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 53 44SwSh
784 Kommo-o Kommo-o
DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 59 44SwSh
841 Flapple Flapple
GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Dragon 24SwSh 24
886 Drakloak Drakloak
DragonIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Dragon 42SwSh 42
887 Dragapult Dragapult
DragonIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Dragon 42SwSh 42
890 Eternatus Eternatus
PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 24SwSh 24
895 Regidrago Regidrago
DragonIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 48SwSh 48
Roaring Moon Roaring Moon
DragonIC Big.png
DarkIC 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.


By TR

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TR51
IX
TM100
004 Charmander Charmander
FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon SwSh
005 Charmeleon Charmeleon
FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon SwSh
006 Charizard Charizard
FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Dragon SwSh
095 Onix Onix
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral SwSh
116 Horsea Horsea
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon SwSh
117 Seadra Seadra
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon SwSh
130 Gyarados Gyarados
WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 2 Dragon SwSh
131 Lapras Lapras
WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Water 1 SwSh
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying SwSh
147 Dratini Dratini
DragonIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon SwSh
148 Dragonair Dragonair
DragonIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon SwSh
149 Dragonite Dragonite
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon SwSh
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
208 Steelix Steelix
SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral SwSh
230 Kingdra Kingdra
WaterIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon SwSh
246 Larvitar Larvitar
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster SwSh
247 Pupitar Pupitar
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster SwSh
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar
RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster SwSh
254 Sceptile Sceptile
GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon SwSh
330 Flygon Flygon
GroundIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Bug Dragon SwSh
334 Altaria Altaria
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Dragon SwSh
339 Barboach Barboach
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 SwSh
340 Whiscash Whiscash
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 SwSh
341 Corphish Corphish
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3 SwSh
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3 SwSh
350 Milotic Milotic
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon SwSh
357 Tropius Tropius
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Grass
371 Bagon Bagon
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon SwSh
372 Shelgon Shelgon
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon SwSh
373 Salamence Salamence
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon SwSh
380 Latias Latias
DragonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
381 Latios Latios
DragonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
493 Arceus Arceus
NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
559 Scraggy Scraggy
DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon SwSh
560 Scrafty Scrafty
DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon SwSh
610 Axew Axew
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon SwSh
611 Fraxure Fraxure
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon SwSh
612 Haxorus Haxorus
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon SwSh
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon SwSh
643 Reshiram Reshiram
DragonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
644 Zekrom Zekrom
DragonIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
646 Kyurem Kyurem
DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
646 Kyurem Kyurem
Black Kyurem
DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
646 Kyurem Kyurem
White Kyurem
DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt
RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon SwSh
697 Tyrantrum Tyrantrum
RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon SwSh
715 Noivern Noivern
FlyingIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Flying Dragon SwSh
718 Zygarde Zygarde
DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
758 Salazzle Salazzle
PoisonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon SwSh
780 Drampa Drampa
NormalIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon SwSh
782 Jangmo-o Jangmo-o
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon SwSh
783 Hakamo-o Hakamo-o
DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon SwSh
784 Kommo-o Kommo-o
DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon SwSh
800 Necrozma Necrozma
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
800 Necrozma Necrozma
Dusk Mane
PsychicIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
800 Necrozma Necrozma
Dawn Wings
PsychicIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
804 Naganadel Naganadel
PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
841 Flapple Flapple
GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Dragon SwSh
886 Drakloak Drakloak
DragonIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Dragon SwSh
887 Dragapult Dragapult
DragonIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Dragon SwSh
890 Eternatus Eternatus
PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
895 Regidrago Regidrago
DragonIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
Baxcalibur Baxcalibur
DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Dragon Mineral
Tatsugiri Tatsugiri
DragonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
Roaring Moon Roaring Moon
DragonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
Iron Thorns Iron Thorns
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC 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.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII IX
004 Charmander Charmander
FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon BDSP
131 Lapras Lapras
WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Water 1 BDSP
147 Dratini Dratini
DragonIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon BDSP
158 Totodile Totodile
WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1 BDSP
246 Larvitar Larvitar
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster BDSP
339 Barboach Barboach
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 HGSS BDSP
341 Corphish Corphish
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3 HGSS BDSP
357 Tropius Tropius
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Grass HGSS BDSP
371 Bagon Bagon
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon BDSP
559 Scraggy Scraggy
DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt
RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
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 III

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
149 Dragonite Dragonite
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon Purified Shadow PokémonXD
246 Larvitar Larvitar
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster Duking's Larvitar (Trade)XD
373 Salamence Salamence
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon Purified Shadow PokémonXD
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
371 Bagon Bagon
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon 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.


Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
718 Zygarde Zygarde
DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Zygarde Cube
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
149 Dragonite DragoniteLv. 50
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon Strongest Dragonite
Toys "R" Us Dragonite
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
373 Salamence Salamence
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon JR Kyushu Train Station Salamence
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
006 Charizard Charizard
FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Dragon Bullseye Charizard
718 Zygarde Zygarde
DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Legendary Pokémon Celebration Shiny Zygarde
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team and Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Dragon Dance is a move with 22PP. The user raises its Attack and Movement Speed by one stage each. This move is affected by Snatch and Taunt.

Pokémon UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, Dragon Dance is Dragonite's first move. It is obtained by evolving into Dragonair at level 5 and upgrading Twister into it instead of Extreme Speed. The user dashes in a designated direction, alternating each use between a left arc, right arc and a direct dash. After using this move, the move grants a buff increasing attack speed of the next 3 basic attacks, increasing movement speed, increasing Attack by 8% (capping at 24%), as well as increasing the stage of Hyper Beam. This buff stacks up to 3 times, and the duration is reset to full on reuse. All stacks are removed after a few seconds. Basic attacks reduce the cooldown of this ability by 1s. At level 11, the move further increases the user's movement speed if there are enemies nearby when the dance ends.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Boosts the user's Attack and Movement Speed by one level.
MDTDS Boosts the user's Attack and Movement Speed by 1 level.
BSL じぶんの こうげき いどうそくどを 1だんかいあげる
MDGtI It boosts your Attack and Travel Speed. (The stat changes return to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a IconTileGTI.pngWonder Tile.)
SMD It boosts your Attack and Travel Speed. The stats return to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a IconTileSMD.pngWonder Tile.


In the anime

Lance Gyarados Dragon Dance.png Amelia Dragonair Dragon Dance.png Ash Dragonair Dragon Dance.png Ash Dragonite Dragon Dance.png
Gyarados Shiny Dragonair Dragonair Dragonite
The user dances around and becomes surrounded in a glowing aura, enhancing its physical abilities.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Dragonair Dragonair Dragonair's body becomes surrounded in a light blue or red and pink aura, and it flies around in circles in the air.
Amelia's Dragonair Master Class Choices! Debut
Three wild Dragonair A Test in Paradise! None
A wild Dragonair A Test in Paradise! None
Gyarados Gyarados Gyarados's body becomes surrounded in swirling purple clouds of energy and it spins around several times. Orange energy then shoots up from the ground around Gyarados, enhancing its attack power and speed.
Lance's Gyarados Flash of the Titans! None
Dragonite Dragonite Dragonite's body becomes surrounded in orange energy and it spins around several times, enhancing its attack power and speed.
Ash's Dragonite A Festival Reunion! None


Pokédex entries

Episode Subject Source Entry
JN010 Dragon Dance Goh's Rotom Phone Dragon Dance, a move that combines concentration and rhythmic movement to increase the physical skills of a Pokémon.

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 龍之舞 Lùhng-jī Móuh
Mandarin 龍之舞 / 龙之舞 Lóng-zhī Wǔ
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Drakendans
France Flag.png French Danse Draco
Germany Flag.png German Drachentanz
Greece Flag.png Greek Χορός Δράκου Horós Drakou
India Flag.png Hindi द्रगों का नाच Dragon ka nach
Italy Flag.png Italian Dragodanza
South Korea Flag.png Korean 용의춤 Yong-uichum
Poland Flag.png Polish Taniec Smoka
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Dança do Dragão
Russia Flag.png Russian Танец Дракона Tanec Drakona
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Zmajev ples
Spain Flag.png Spanish Danza Dragón
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Vũ Điệu Của Rồng



Variations of the move Bulk Up
StatusIC.png Bulk UpCalm MindCosmic Power
Dragon DanceGrowthHone ClawsStockpileWork Up



Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
00010203040506070809101112131415161718192021222324
25262728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849
50515253545556575859606162636465666768697071727374
75767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899
BDSP
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
00010203040506070809101112131415161718192021222324
25262728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849
50515253545556575859606162636465666768697071727374
75767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899
Generation IX TMs
001002003004005006007008009010011012013014015016017018019020021022023024025026027028029
030031032033034035036037038039040041042043044045046047048049050051052053054055056057058
059060061062063064065066067068069070071072073074075076077078079080081082083084085086087
088089090091092093094095096097098099100101102103104105106107108109110111112113114115116
117118119120121122123124125126127128129130131132133134135136137138139140141142143144145
146147148149150151152153154155156157158159160161162163164165166167168169170171


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