Lunge (move)

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Lunge
とびかかる Lunge
Lunge IX.png
Lunge IX 2.png
Type  Bug
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VII
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
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Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Lunge (Japanese: とびかかる Lunge) is a damage-dealing Bug-type move introduced in Generation VII.

Effect

Lunge inflicts damage and lowers the target's Attack stat by one stage.

Description

Games Description
SMUSUM
SwShBDSPLA
SV
The user makes a lunge at the target, attacking with full force. This also lowers the target's Attack stat.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX
084 Doduo Doduo
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 40BDSP
085 Dodrio Dodrio
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 43BDSP
234 Stantler Stantler
NormalIC Big.png Field Field 43BDSP
414 Mothim Mothim
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug 47 47BDSP
751 Dewpider Dewpider
WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug 37 36
752 Araquanid Araquanid
WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug 45 44
794 Buzzwole Buzzwole
BugIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 53 40
795 Pheromosa Pheromosa
BugIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 47 45
850 Sizzlipede Sizzlipede
FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug 50
851 Centiskorch Centiskorch
FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug 60
920 Lokix Lokix
BugIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Bug Evo.
953 Rellor Rellor
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug 35
954 Rabsca Rabsca
BugIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Bug Bug 35
988 Slither Wing Slither Wing
BugIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 42
994 Iron Moth Iron Moth
FireIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 28
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
167 Spinarak Spinarak
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug USUM BDSP
283 Surskit Surskit
BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug BDSP
313 Volbeat Volbeat
BugIC Big.png Bug Human-Like USUM BDSP
595 Joltik Joltik
BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug USUM
917 Tarountula Tarountula
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
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 VIII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
851 Centiskorch CentiskorchLv.35
FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug ★Sgr6859 Gigantamax Centiskorch
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 GO

Lunge is a Charged Attack in Pokémon GO that has been available since September 14, 2020.

GO Bug.png Lunge
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 55
Energy cost 33
Duration 2.9 seconds
Damage window 2.4 - 2.7 seconds
Trainer Battles
Power 60
Energy cost 45
Secondary effect GO drop arrow.png 1 Opponent Attack
Effect chance 100%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
AriadosMasquerainGalvantulaBuzzwolePheromosa
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
Smeargle
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Pokémon Rumble Rush

BugIC RR.png Lunge
★★★★
Attack power 91.49512
Charge time 1.32 seconds
Range type Dash
Number of hits 1
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect Lowers the foe's Attack
Lunge Rumble Rush.png

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Physical 3 80 96 100% An opponent Lowers the target's Attack by one stat rank. Lusamine & Pheromosa
  • Description prior to Version 2.10.0*: Lowers the target's Attack.

In other generations

Core series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 猛撲 Máahngpok
Mandarin 猛撲 / 猛扑 Měngpū
France Flag.png French Furie-Bond
Germany Flag.png German Anfallen
Italy Flag.png Italian Assalto
South Korea Flag.png Korean 덤벼들기 Deombyeodeulgi
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Estocada
Spain Flag.png Spanish Plancha
Thailand Flag.png Thai กระโจนใส่



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