Gyro Ball (move)

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Gyro Ball
ジャイロボール Gyro Ball
Gyro Ball VI.png
Gyro Ball VI 2.png
Type  Steel
Category  Physical
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  Varies
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Points double if last to appeal.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earns double the score on the final performance.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Works better the later it is used in a turn.

Gyro Ball (Japanese: ジャイロボール Gyro Ball) is a damage-dealing Steel-type move introduced in Generation IV. It has been TM74 since Generation IV.

Effect

Gyro Ball inflicts more damage the slower the user is compared to the target. Therefore, the larger the relative difference between the user's and target's Speed stat, the greater the damage. The base power is calculated by the following formula:

Base Power = 25 × (Target's Current Speed / User's Current Speed)

The maximum base power that can be reached with Gyro Ball is 150.

Gyro Ball does no damage to opponents with Bulletproof.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS The user tackles the foe with a high-speed spin. The slower the user, the greater the damage.*
The user tackles the foe from a high-speed spin. The slower the user, the greater the damage.*
PBR The user tackles the foe with a high-speed spin. The slower the user, the greater the damage.
BWB2W2 The user tackles the target with a high-speed spin. The slower the user, the greater the damage.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
The user tackles the target with a high-speed spin. The slower the user compared to the target, the greater the move's power.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew
GroundIC Big.png Field Field 33 33BW
34B2W2
34 34
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew
Alola Form
IceIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field 34
028 Sandslash Sandslash
GroundIC Big.png Field Field 45 45BW
34B2W2
34XY
38ORAS
38
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff
NormalIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Fairy 33 37 37XY
40ORAS
35
081 Magnemite Magnemite
ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 49 54BW
53B2W2
53XY
47ORAS
47
082 Magneton Magneton
ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 54 60BW
67B2W2
67XY
59ORAS
59
095 Onix Onix
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 20 20
100 Voltorb Voltorb
ElectricIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 40 43 43XY
46ORAS
46
101 Electrode Electrode
ElectricIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 46 51 51XY
54ORAS
54
109 Koffing Koffing
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 33 37BW
29B2W2
29 29
110 Weezing Weezing
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 29
120 Staryu Staryu
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 37 37BW
30B2W2
30XY
24ORAS
24
157 Typhlosion Typhlosion
FireIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1 1
204 Pineco Pineco
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug 39DP
42PtHGSS
42 42 42
205 Forretress Forretress
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug 45DP
50PtHGSS
50 50 46
208 Steelix Steelix
SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 20 20
237 Hitmontop Hitmontop
FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 42 42 42 42
241 Miltank Miltank
NormalIC Big.png Field Field 41 41 41 41
436 Bronzor Bronzor
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 35 35 35 35
437 Bronzong Bronzong
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 38 38BW
36B2W2
36 36
462 Magnezone Magnezone
ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 54 60BW
67B2W2
67XY
59ORAS
59
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky
NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster 57 61 61 61
597 Ferroseed Ferroseed
GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral 21 21 21
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn
GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral 21 21 21
781 Dhelmise Dhelmise
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 14
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
TM74
V
TM74
VI
TM74
VII
TM74
007 Squirtle Squirtle
WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
008 Wartortle Wartortle
WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
009 Blastoise Blastoise
WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew
Alola Form
IceIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
028 Sandslash Sandslash
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
028 Sandslash Sandslash
Alola Form
IceIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff
NormalIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Fairy
040 Wigglytuff Wigglytuff
NormalIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Fairy
074 Geodude Geodude
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
074 Geodude Geodude
Alola Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
075 Graveler Graveler
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
075 Graveler Graveler
Alola Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
076 Golem Golem
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
076 Golem Golem
Alola Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
081 Magnemite Magnemite
ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
082 Magneton Magneton
ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
095 Onix Onix
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
100 Voltorb Voltorb
ElectricIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
101 Electrode Electrode
ElectricIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
109 Koffing Koffing
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
110 Weezing Weezing
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
120 Staryu Staryu
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
121 Starmie Starmie
WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
138 Omanyte Omanyte
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
139 Omastar Omastar
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
157 Typhlosion Typhlosion
FireIC Big.png Field Field
204 Pineco Pineco
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
205 Forretress Forretress
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
206 Dunsparce Dunsparce
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
208 Steelix Steelix
SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish
WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
213 Shuckle Shuckle
BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Bug
219 Magcargo Magcargo
FireIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
232 Donphan Donphan
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
237 Hitmontop Hitmontop
FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
241 Miltank Miltank
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
324 Torkoal Torkoal
FireIC Big.png Field Field
337 Lunatone Lunatone
RockIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
338 Solrock Solrock
RockIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
343 Baltoy Baltoy
GroundIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
344 Claydol Claydol
GroundIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
362 Glalie Glalie
IceIC Big.png Fairy Mineral
375 Metang Metang
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
376 Metagross Metagross
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Trash Cloak
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
425 Drifloon Drifloon
GhostIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
426 Drifblim Drifblim
GhostIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
436 Bronzor Bronzor
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
437 Bronzong Bronzong
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
462 Magnezone Magnezone
ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky
NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
498 Tepig Tepig
FireIC Big.png Field Field
499 Pignite Pignite
FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
500 Emboar Emboar
FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
517 Munna Munna
PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
518 Musharna Musharna
PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
527 Woobat Woobat
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Flying
528 Swoobat Swoobat
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Flying
543 Venipede Venipede
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
544 Whirlipede Whirlipede
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
545 Scolipede Scolipede
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
554 Darumaka Darumaka
FireIC Big.png Field Field
555 Darmanitan Darmanitan
FireIC Big.png Field Field
577 Solosis Solosis
PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
578 Duosion Duosion
PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
579 Reuniclus Reuniclus
PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
597 Ferroseed Ferroseed
GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn
GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral
622 Golett Golett
GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
623 Golurk Golurk
GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
650 Chespin Chespin
GrassIC Big.png Field Field
651 Quilladin Quilladin
GrassIC Big.png Field Field
652 Chesnaught Chesnaught
GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
679 Honedge Honedge
SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
680 Doublade Doublade
SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
681 Aegislash Aegislash
SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
682 Spritzee Spritzee
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
683 Aromatisse Aromatisse
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
703 Carbink Carbink
RockIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Mineral
710 Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
711 Gourgeist Gourgeist
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
712 Bergmite Bergmite
IceIC Big.png Monster Monster
713 Avalugg Avalugg
IceIC Big.png Monster Monster
719 Diancie Diancie
RockIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
721 Volcanion Volcanion
FireIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
766 Passimian Passimian
FightingIC Big.png Field Field
774 Minior Minior
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
777 Togedemaru Togedemaru
ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Fairy
781 Dhelmise Dhelmise
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
791 Solgaleo Solgaleo
PsychicIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
794 Buzzwole Buzzwole
BugIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
797 Celesteela Celesteela
SteelIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
799 Guzzlord Guzzlord
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
800 Necrozma Necrozma
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
800 Necrozma Necrozma
Dusk Mane
PsychicIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered USUM
800 Necrozma Necrozma
Dawn Wings
PsychicIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered USUM
800 Necrozma Necrozma
Ultra Necrozma
PsychicIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered USUM
801 Magearna Magearna
SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
805 Stakataka Stakataka
RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered USUM
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 Conquest

 
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Table 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.
Power = 18 | Accuracy = 100% | Effect = Deals more damage the slower the user is compared to the target.
Used by : Forretress

Pokémon GO

Gyro Ball
Special Attack
Type Steel
Power 80
Energy bar 2
Duration 3.3 seconds
Critical rate 5%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
JigglypuffVoltorbPinecoShuckleHitmontopMiltank

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target and double damage on a target if the user has a Half Speed status.
Conq. The user tackles the target with a high-speed spin. The slower the user, the greater the damage.
SMD It becomes more powerful if you are slower than the enemy.*
It damages an enemy. The slower your Speed compared to your enemy's, the greater the damage caused by the move.*

In the anime

Valerie Spritzee Gyro Ball.png Brock Steelix Gyro Ball.png Luke Golett Gyro Ball.png Ursula Jigglypuff Gyro Ball.png
Spritzee Steelix Golett Jigglypuff
The user tackles the foe with a high-speed spin.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
437 Bronzong Bronzong holds out its arms and white balls of energy appear at the ends of them. Bronzong then spins around quickly and it slams into the opponent.
Lucian's Bronzong An Elite Meet and Greet! Debut
A Coordinator's Bronzong Old Rivals, New Tricks! None
Marcus's Bronzong Arceus and the Jewel of Life None
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky spins at a high speed and spins into the opponent.
Baron Alberto's Lickilicky The Rise of Darkrai None
Baron Alberto The Rise of Darkrai None
109 Koffing Koffing spins forward at a fast speed and a purple ring surrounds its body vertically, or Koffing spins around and its body becomes surrounded by a light blue aura. It then spins into the opponent.
Giant's Koffing Tag! We're It...! None
Roxie's Koffing Rocking the Virbank Gym! Part 1 None
436 Bronzor Bronzor spins at a fast speed and three light blue rings surround Bronzor's body. Bronzor then spins into the opponent, hitting the opponent with the top of its head.
Byron's Bronzor Dealing With Defensive Types! None
362 Glalie Two light blue orbs appear at the end of Glalie's horns and it spins around quickly, slamming into the opponent.
A Pokémon Poacher's Glalie The Drifting Snorunt! None
376 Metagross Metagross pulls its arms back and light blue orbs appear at the end of its four claws. Metagross then spins rapidly and slams into the opponent.
A wild Metagross Noodles! Roamin' Off! None
039 Jigglypuff Light blue orbs appear at the end of Jigglypuff's hands, and its body becomes surrounded by light blue sparkles. Jigglypuff then begins to spin rapidly and slams into the opponent.
Ursula's Jigglypuff Yes in Dee Dee, It's Dawn! None
343 Baltoy Two light blue orbs appear at the end of Baltoy's arms and it spins rapidly. It then repeatedly floats into the opponent.
Buck's Baltoy Bucking the Treasure Trend! None
213 Shuckle Shuckle pulls its head into its shell and its arms and legs glow light blue. It then spins its body rapidly and can float into the air. It then spins into the opponent.
Conway's Shuckle Working on a Right Move! None
623 Golurk Golurk flies towards the opponent and holds its arms out like a 'T'. It then starts to spin its body and a line of bright orange energy appears over its fists, and Golurk flies into the opponent.
Juanita's Golurk Black—Victini and Reshiram None
622 Golett Golett's arms and legs glow light blue and it pulls its head and limbs into its body. It then starts spinning around in the air, then floats down and rolls into the opponent.
Luke's Golett The Club Battle Finale: A Heroes Outcome! None
462 Magnezone Mangezone's magnets glow light blue, and it starts spinning around rapidly. It then spins into the opponent.
Barret's Magnezone Meowth, Colress and Team Rivalry! None
682 Spritzee Spritzee spins around rapidly into the opponent. While spinning, a light pink aura shines around it.
Valerie's Spritzee Fairy-Type Trickery! None
713 Avalugg Avalugg spins in a fast counter-clockwise rotation and as its spinning and as it spins a light-blue aura surrounds it, with a bright white light runnings horizontally across the light-blue aura surround Avalugg.
Wulfric's Avalugg All Hail the Ice Battlefield! None
362M Glalie Four light blue orbs appear at the end of each of Mega Glalie's horns and it spins around quickly, causing two blue rings to form around its body, and slams into the opponent.
Levi's Glalie Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel None
074 Geodude Geodude's hands glow light blue and it spins around fast, with a light-blue ring surrounding it. It then spins into the opponent.
Brock's Geodude When Regions Collide! None
208 Steelix Some of Steelix's spikes glow light blue and spin around fast, with a light-blue ring surrounding Steelix.
Brock's Steelix When Regions Collide! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In other generations

Core series games

Gyro Ball IV.png Gyro Ball V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Spin-off series games

Gyro Ball PBR.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 陀螺球 Tòhlòh Kàuh *
迴轉球 Wùihjyún Kàuh *
螺旋波 Lòhsyùhn Bō *
Mandarin 陀螺球 Tuóluó Qiú *
迴轉球 Huízhuǎn Qiú *
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Gyrobal
France Flag.png French Gyroballe
Germany Flag.png German Gyroball
Greece Flag.png Greek Περιστρόσφαιρα
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Gyro Ball
Italy Flag.png Italian Vortexpalla
South Korea Flag.png Korean 자이로볼 Gyroball
Poland Flag.png Polish Żyroskop
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Girobola
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Giro Bola
Romania Flag.png Romanian Gyro Ball
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Žiro lopta
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Giro Bola (DP035-BW119)
Gira Bola (XY074-present)
Spain Flag.png Spain Giro Bola
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Quả Cầu Quay


Generation IV TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 959697
9899100
Generation VI HMs
010203040506ORAS07ORAS
Generation VII TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100


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