Electro Ball (move)

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Electro Ball
エレキボール Elecball
Electro Ball IX.png
Electro Ball IX 2.png
Type  Electric
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  —
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Excites the audience a lot if used first.

Electro Ball (Japanese: エレキボール Elecball) is a damage-dealing Electric-type move introduced in Generation V. It was TR80 in Pokémon Sword and Shield, and is TM072 in Generation IX.

Effect

Electro Ball inflicts more damage the faster the user is compared to the target.

Electro Ball's power is calculated as follows:

Target's Speed Power
More than 100%, or exactly 0 40
50.01% - 100% 60
33.34% - 50% 80
25.01% - 33.33% 120
0.01% - 25% 150


The Speed values used take all modifiers into account (including stat stages, paralysis, held items such as the Iron Ball, and Abilities such as Slush Rush).

Electro Ball has no effect on Pokémon with Bulletproof.

Electro Ball can also be used as part of a Contest Spectacular combination, with the user gaining extra three appeal points if a certain move (Agility, Autotomize, Calm Mind, Charge, Rock Polish, or Shell Smash) was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 The user hurls an electric orb at the target. The faster the user is than the target, the greater the damage.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSPLA
SV
The user hurls an electric orb at the target. The faster the user is than the target, the greater the move's power.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0025 Pikachu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy 18 18XY
13ORAS
13 12 12 12
0026 Raichu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy 1 1 1
0026 Raichu
Raichu
Alolan Form
ElectricIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Fairy 1 1
0081 Magnemite ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 27BW
32B2W2
32XY
29ORAS
29 12 12 12
0082 Magneton ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 27BW
34B2W2
34XY
29ORAS
29 12 12 12
0100 Voltorb ElectricIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 29 29XY
22ORAS
22 22 22
0100 Voltorb
Voltorb
Hisuian Form
ElectricIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 22
0101 Electrode ElectricIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 29 29XY
22ORAS
22 22 22
0101 Electrode
Electrode
Hisuian Form
ElectricIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 22
0125 Electabuzz ElectricIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 32BW
22B2W2
22 29
0170 Chinchou WaterIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 28 28XY
9ORAS
9 4 4 4
0171 Lanturn WaterIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 30 30XY
1, 9ORAS
1, 9 1 1 1
0179 Mareep ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field 28BW
22B2W2
22 22 22 22
0180 Flaaffy ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field 31BW
25B2W2
25 25 25 25
0181 Ampharos ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field 33BW
25B2W2
25 25 25 25
0239 Elekid ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 31BW
22B2W2
22 22
0311 Plusle ElectricIC Big.png Fairy Fairy 29 29XY
19ORAS
19 19 19
0312 Minun ElectricIC Big.png Fairy Fairy 29 29XY
19ORAS
19 19 19
0417 Pachirisu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy 25 25 25 25 25
0462 Magnezone ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 27BW
34B2W2
34XY
29ORAS
29 12 12 12
0466 Electivire ElectricIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 32BW
22B2W2
22 22
0479 Rotom
Rotom
All forms
ElectricIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 43 43 43 20 20 20
0587 Emolga ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Field 26 26 26
0595 Joltik BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug 29 29 29 20 20
0596 Galvantula BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug 29 29 29 20 20
0785 Tapu Koko ElectricIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 58
0941 Kilowattrel ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Flying Evo.
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
0025 Pikachu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy
0026 Raichu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy
0026 Raichu
Raichu
Alolan Form
ElectricIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Fairy
0081 Magnemite ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0082 Magneton ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0100 Voltorb ElectricIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0100 Voltorb
Voltorb
Hisuian Form
ElectricIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0101 Electrode ElectricIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0101 Electrode
Electrode
Hisuian Form
ElectricIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0125 Electabuzz ElectricIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0135 Jolteon ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0145 Zapdos ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0150 Mewtwo PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0151 Mew PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0170 Chinchou WaterIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
0171 Lanturn WaterIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
0172 Pichu ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0179 Mareep ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field
0180 Flaaffy ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field
0181 Ampharos ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field
0239 Elekid ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0243 Raikou ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0309 Electrike ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0310 Manectric ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0311 Plusle ElectricIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0312 Minun ElectricIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0403 Shinx ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0404 Luxio ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0405 Luxray ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0417 Pachirisu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy
0462 Magnezone ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0466 Electivire ElectricIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0479 Rotom
Rotom
All forms
ElectricIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0522 Blitzle ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0523 Zebstrika ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0587 Emolga ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Field
0595 Joltik BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0596 Galvantula BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0603 Eelektrik ElectricIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0604 Eelektross ElectricIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0642 Thundurus
Thundurus
All forms
ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0644 Zekrom DragonIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0694 Helioptile ElectricIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0695 Heliolisk ElectricIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0702 Dedenne ElectricIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy
0737 Charjabug BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0738 Vikavolt BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0777 Togedemaru ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Fairy
0785 Tapu Koko ElectricIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0796 Xurkitree ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0801 Magearna
Magearna
All forms
SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0807 Zeraora ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0813 Scorbunny FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like
0814 Raboot FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like
0815 Cinderace FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like
0831 Wooloo NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0832 Dubwool NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0835 Yamper ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0836 Boltund ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0849 Toxtricity
Toxtricity
All forms
ElectricIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0871 Pincurchin ElectricIC Big.png Water 1 Amorphous
0877 Morpeko ElectricIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Fairy
0880 Dracozolt ElectricIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0881 Arctozolt ElectricIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0894 Regieleki ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
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
0938 Tadbulb ElectricIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1
0939 Bellibolt ElectricIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1
0940 Wattrel ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Flying
0941 Kilowattrel ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Flying
0954 Rabsca BugIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0989 Sandy Shocks ElectricIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0990 Iron Treads GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0995 Iron Thorns RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1000 Gholdengo SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1008 Miraidon ElectricIC 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
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
0309 Electrike ElectricIC 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.


By event

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0150 Mewtwo PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Pokémon Smash! Mewtwo
February 2012 Mewtwo
Strongest Return Mewtwo
Spring 2012 Mewtwo
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

Electro Ball inflicts damage depending on the user and target's Speed stats; the higher the user's Speed is compared to the target's, the more damage it does. In Gates to Infinity, as the Speed stat does not exist, the difference between the user's Travel Speed and the target's Travel Speed affects the damage inflicted. From Super Mystery Dungeon onward, it compares the Speed stats between the user and the target.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDGtI 4 99 17 50 95% 98% Front Enemy Yes
SMD 4 99 17 30 95% 98% Front Enemy Yes
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★
Power: 26
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Inflicts more damage the faster the user is compared to the target.
Users: Joltik
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 Rumble Rush

ElectricIC RR.png Electro Ball
★★★
Attack power 33.82897
Charge time 0.58 seconds
Range type Projectile
Number of hits 1
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect None
Electro Ball Rumble Rush.png

Pokémon UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, Electro Ball is Pikachu's first move obtained at level 4 by upgrading Thunder Shock into it instead of Thunder. The user hurls an electric orb at the targeted enemy, damaging and slowing down all enemies in a small radius around the target upon impact by paralyzing them. The move deals bonus damage based on the enemy's missing HP. At level 11, its damage is increased.

Description

Games Description
Conq. The user hurls an electric orb at the target. The faster the user is than the target, the greater the damage.
MDGtI It damages an enemy. The faster your Travel Speed than that of the enemy, the greater the damage it causes.
SMD It damages an enemy. The faster your Speed compared to that of the enemy, the greater the damage caused.
MDRTDX It damages an enemy. The higher your Speed compared to that of the enemy, the greater the damage caused.


In the anime

Main series

Galvantula Electro Ball.png
Galvantula
Weston Rotom Electro Ball.png
Rotom
Ash Pikachu Electro Ball.png
Pikachu
Tony Electabuzz Electro Ball.png
Electabuzz
The user fires a ball of electricity at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Galvantula Galvantula forms an orb of yellow and orange electricity with yellow electric sparks around it in front of its mouth. It then fires the orb at the opponent. The orb explodes when it hits the opponent, which leaves behind yellow electric sparks in the dust and smoke.
A wild Galvantula Scraggy—Hatched to be Wild! Debut
A wild Galvantula Team Plasma's Pokémon Power Plot! None
A wild Galvantula Team Rocket's Shocking Recruit! None
Pikachu Pikachu's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Pikachu's body. All the electricity then condenses at Pikachu's tail and forms into an orange-yellow orb of electricity with sparks of yellow electricity coming off it. Pikachu then jumps into the air and flings the orb at the opponent.
Ash's Pikachu Dancing With the Ducklett Trio! None
Frank's Pikachu Lights! Camera! Pika! None
Pikala's Bolt Battle Royal 151! None
Emolga Multiple sparks of yellow electricity appear at the end of Emolga's tail and an orange-yellow orb of electrical energy, releasing yellow electricity forms from the sparks. Emolga then jumps into the air and flips forward, firing the orb from its tail at the opponent.
Elesa's Emolga Dazzling the Nimbasa Gym! None
Magneton Magneton's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Magneton's body. All the electricity then condenses in the middle of Magneton's body and forms into an orange-yellow orb of electricity with sparks of yellow electricity coming off it. Magneton then fires the orb of electricity at the opponent.
Belmondo's Magneton Confronting the Darkness! None
Spinel's Magneton Fly! Wattrel!! None
Magnezone Magnezone's body becomes surrounded by yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Magnezone's body. All the electricity then condenses in front of Magnezone's body and forms into three orange-yellow orbs of electricity with sparks of yellow electricity coming off them. Magnezone then fires the orbs of electricity at the opponent.
Belmondo's Magnezone Confronting the Darkness! None
Slurpuff Slurpuff's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Slurpuff's body. All the electricity then condenses in front of Slurpuff's body and forms into an orange-yellow orb of electricity with sparks of yellow electricity coming off it. Slurpuff then fires the orb of electricity at the opponent.
Sawyer's Slurpuff Rivals: Today and Tomorrow! Slurpuff cannot legally learn Electro Ball.
Rotom Rotom's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Rotom's body. All the electricity then condenses in front of Rotom's body and forms into an orange-yellow orb of electricity with sparks of yellow electricity coming off it. Rotom then fires the orb of electricity at the opponent.
Weston's Rotom Rotom's Wish! None
Magnemite Magnemite's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Magneton's body. All the electricity then condenses in the middle of Magnemite's body and forms into an orange-yellow orb of electricity with sparks of yellow electricity coming off it. Magnemite then fires the orb of electricity at the opponent.
Clemont's Magnemite Battling with a Clean Slate! None
Electabuzz Electabuzz forms an orb of yellow and orange electricity with yellow electric sparks and two yellow rings of electricity around it in between its horns. It then fires the orb at the opponent.
Tony's Electabuzz Betrayed, Bothered, and Beleaguered! None


Pokémon Generations

Red Pikachu Electro Ball PG.png
Pikachu


The user fires a ball of electricity at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Pikachu Pikachu's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Pikachu's body. All the electricity then condenses at Pikachu's tail and forms into an yellow-white orb of electricity with sparks of blue electricity coming off it. Pikachu then attacks with the orb and its tail.
Red's Pikachu The Adventure Debut


In the manga

Be the Best! Pokémon B+W


Movie adaptations


Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 電球 Dihnkàuh
Mandarin 電球 / 电球 Diànqiú
Croatia Flag.png Croatian Elektro Kugla
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Elektrobal
France Flag.png French Boule Élek
Germany Flag.png German Elektroball
Israel Flag.png Hebrew כדור חשמל Kadur Khashmal
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Bola Listrik
Italy Flag.png Italian Energisfera
South Korea Flag.png Korean 일렉트릭볼 Illekteurikbol
Poland Flag.png Polish Elektrokula
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Bola Elétrica (UNITE, BW122–present, TCG, manga)
Esfera Elétrica (BW020BW112)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Eletrobola
Russia Flag.png Russian Электро Шар Elektro Shar
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Electrobola
Spain Flag.png Spain Bola Voltio
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Elektro Top
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Quả Bóng Điện*
Quả Cầu Điện Khí*


Variations of the move Gyro Ball
PhysicalIC HOME.png Gyro Ball
SpecialIC HOME.png Electro Ball


Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
0001020304050607080910111213141516171819
2021222324252627282930313233343536373839
4041424344454647484950515253545556575859
6061626364656667686970717273747576777879
8081828384858687888990919293949596979899
BDSP
0102030405060708091011121314151617181920
2122232425262728293031323334353637383940
4142434445464748495051525354555657585960
6162636465666768697071727374757677787980
81828384858687888990919293949596979899100
Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
0001020304050607080910111213141516171819
2021222324252627282930313233343536373839
4041424344454647484950515253545556575859
6061626364656667686970717273747576777879
8081828384858687888990919293949596979899
Generation IX TMs
SV
001002003004005006007008009010011012013014015016017018019
020021022023024025026027028029030031032033034035036037038
039040041042043044045046047048049050051052053054055056057
058059060061062063064065066067068069070071072073074075076
077078079080081082083084085086087088089090091092093094095
096097098099100101102103104105106107108109110111112113114
115116117118119120121122123124125126127128129130131132133
134135136137138139140141142143144145146147148149150151152
153154155156157158159160161162163164165166167168169170171
Added in SV 2.0.1
172173174175176177178179180181182183184185186
187188189190191192193194195196197198199200201
Added in SV 3.0.0
202203204205206207208209210211212213214215216
217218219220221222223224225226227228229


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