Drum Beating (move)

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Drum Beating
ドラムアタック Drum Attack
Drum Beating VIII.png
Drum Beating VIII 2.png
Type  Grass
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
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Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VIII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Drum Beating (Japanese: ドラムアタック Drum Attack) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature move of Rillaboom.


Drum Beating inflicts damage and lowers the target's Speed stat by one stage.


Games Description
SwShLA The user plays its drum, controlling the drum's roots to attack the target. This also lowers the target's Speed stat.
BDSP This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
812 Rillaboom Rillaboom
GrassIC Big.png Field Grass 1, Evo.SwSh
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 languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 鼓擊 Gúgīk
Mandarin 鼓擊 / 鼓击 Gǔjí / Gǔjī
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Bubnový Útok
France Flag.png French Tambour Battant
Germany Flag.png German Trommelschläge
Italy Flag.png Italian Tamburattacco
South Korea Flag.png Korean 드럼어택 Deureom Eotaek
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Toque do Tambor
Spain Flag.png Spanish Batería Asalto

Variations of the move Lunge
PhysicalIC.png LungeFire LashDrum BeatingGrav Apple
SpecialIC.png Apple Acid

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