Thousand Waves (move)

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Thousand Waves
サウザンウェーブ Thousand Waves
Thousand Waves VII.png
Thousand Waves VII 2.png
Type  Ground
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  90
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all adjacent foes, but not allies
Availability
Introduced  Generation VI
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Condition  Tough
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Brings down the energy of any Pokémon that have already used a move this turn.

Thousand Waves (Japanese: サウザンウェーブ Thousand Waves) is a damage-dealing Ground-type move introduced in Generation VI. It was not legitimately available until Generation VII. It is one of the signature moves of Zygarde.

Effect

Thousand Waves inflicts damage and prevents foes from fleeing or switching out as long as the user remains in battle. Ghost-type Pokémon cannot be trapped by this move.

Description

Games Description
XYORAS
SMUSUM
The user attacks with a wave that crawls along the ground. Those hit can't flee from battle.

Learnset

Special move

Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
718 Zygarde Zygarde
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Undiscovered Undiscovered 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.


In other generations

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Thousand Waves 2.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 Generation VII 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 千波激盪 Chīnbō Gīkdohng
Mandarin 千波激盪 / 千波激荡 Qiānbō Jīdàng
France Flag.png French Myria-Vagues
Germany Flag.png German Tausend Wellen
Italy Flag.png Italian Mille Onde
South Korea Flag.png Korean 사우전드웨이브 Thousand Waves
Poland Flag.png Polish Tysiąc Fal
Russia Flag.png Russian Тысячи Волн Tysyachi Voln
Spain Flag.png Spanish Mil Temblores


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