Thunder Fang (move)

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Thunder Fang
かみなりのキバ Thunder Fang
Thunder Fang IX.png
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Type  Electric
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  65
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Smart
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Thunder Fang (Japanese: かみなりのキバ Thunder Fang) is a damage-dealing Electric-type move introduced in Generation IV. It was TM66 in Pokémon Sword and Shield. It is TM009 in Generation IX.

It can be thought of as a counterpart to Ice Fang and Fire Fang, having similar names and effects.

Effect

Generation IV

Thunder Fang deals damage and has a 10% chance of paralyzing the opponent. It also has an independent 10% chance of causing the target to flinch, if the user attacks before the target.

Generation V onwards

Thunder Fang can also be used as part of a Contest Spectacular combination, with the user gaining an extra three appeal points if the move Charge was used in the prior turn.

Thunder Fang is no longer affected by King's Rock.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Thunder Fang has a 20% chance of paralyzing the target. It also lowers the target's action speed.

Category  Physical
PP  15
Agile Strong
Power  65  50  80
Accuracy  95%  95%  100%
Action speed modifier
Self  0  0  +5
Target  +3  +5  +3
Additional effect
Chance  20%  20%  40%
Turns  3  2  4
   ?  ?
May inflict the target with paralysis
Lowers the target's action speed

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The user bites with electrified fangs. It may also make the foe flinch or become paralyzed.
BWB2W2 The user bites with electrified fangs. It may also make the target flinch or leave it with paralysis.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwShBDSP
SV
The user bites with electrified fangs. This may also make the target flinch or leave it with paralysis.
LA The user bites the target with electrified fangs to deal damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0024 Arbok PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon 1 1 1 1 1 1
0059 Arcanine FireIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1 1 - - -
0135 Jolteon ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 43 43BW
21B2W2
20 20 30 30 - 30
0142 Aerodactyl RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 1 1 1 1 - -
0208 Steelix SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 1 1 1 1 1 1 -
0209 Snubbull FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy 1 1 1 1 1 1
0210 Granbull FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy 1 1 1 1 1 1
0229 Houndoom DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1
0232 Donphan GroundIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1
0243 Raikou ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 50 50 50 50 30 30 30
0248 Tyranitar RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
0262 Mightyena DarkIC Big.png Field Field - - - 1 1 1
0295 Exploud NormalIC Big.png Monster Field 1 1 1 1 1 1
0309 Electrike ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 33 33 33XY
19ORAS
19 24 24
0310 Manectric ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 37 37 37XY
19ORAS
19 24 24
0373 Salamence DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 1 1 1 1 - - -
0403 Shinx ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 33DP
29PtHGSS
29 29 29 - - 15 -
0404 Luxio ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 38DP
33PtHGSS
33 33 33 - - 15 -
0405 Luxray ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 42DP
35PtHGSS
35 35 35 - - 15 -
0450 Hippowdon GroundIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1 - 1
0452 Drapion PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 -
0472 Gliscor GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1 1 1 1 1 - 1
0508 Stoutland NormalIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1 1
0644 Zekrom DragonIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 1 1 1 1
0773 Silvally
Silvally
All forms
NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 1
0995 Iron Thorns RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1
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/Move Tutor

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Compatibility
0024 Arbok PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
0058 Growlithe FireIC Big.png Field Field -
0058 Growlithe
Growlithe
Hisuian Form
FireIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Field Field -
0059 Arcanine FireIC Big.png Field Field
0059 Arcanine
Arcanine
Hisuian Form
FireIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Field Field
0111 Rhyhorn GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
0112 Rhydon GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
0135 Jolteon ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0142 Aerodactyl RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0151 Mew PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0207 Gligar GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug -
0208 Steelix SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0209 Snubbull FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy
0210 Granbull FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy
0228 Houndour DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field
0229 Houndoom DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field
0232 Donphan GroundIC Big.png Field Field
0243 Raikou ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0248 Tyranitar RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0261 Poochyena DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0262 Mightyena DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0295 Exploud NormalIC Big.png Monster Field
0303 Mawile SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy
0309 Electrike ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0310 Manectric ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0336 Seviper PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
0371 Bagon DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon -
0372 Shelgon DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon -
0373 Salamence DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
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 -
0443 Gible DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon - -
0444 Gabite DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon - -
0445 Garchomp DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon - -
0449 Hippopotas GroundIC Big.png Field Field - -
0450 Hippowdon GroundIC Big.png Field Field
0452 Drapion PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3 -
0464 Rhyperior GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
0472 Gliscor GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0506 Lillipup NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0507 Herdier NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0508 Stoutland NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0551 Sandile GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0552 Krokorok GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0553 Krookodile GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0603 Eelektrik ElectricIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0604 Eelektross ElectricIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0621 Druddigon DragonIC Big.png Dragon Monster
0632 Durant BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0633 Deino DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0634 Zweilous DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0635 Hydreigon DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0644 Zekrom DragonIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0667 Litleo FireIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0668 Pyroar
Pyroar
All forms
FireIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0696 Tyrunt RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0697 Tyrantrum RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0721 Volcanion FireIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0734 Yungoos NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0735 Gumshoos NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0744 Rockruff RockIC Big.png Field Field
0745 Lycanroc
Lycanroc
Midday Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field
0745 Lycanroc
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field
0745 Lycanroc
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field
0773 Silvally
Silvally
All forms
NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0820 Greedent NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0828 Thievul DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0835 Yamper ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0836 Boltund ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0844 Sandaconda GroundIC Big.png Field Dragon -
0849 Toxtricity
Toxtricity
All forms
ElectricIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like -
0851 Centiskorch FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug
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
0888 Zacian
Zacian
All forms
FairyIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0889 Zamazenta
Zamazenta
All forms
FightingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0895 Regidrago DragonIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0909 Fuecoco FireIC Big.png Field Field
0910 Crocalor FireIC Big.png Field Field
0911 Skeledirge FireIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Field Field
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
0926 Fidough FairyIC Big.png Field Mineral
0927 Dachsbun FairyIC Big.png Field Mineral
0942 Maschiff DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0943 Mabosstiff DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0967 Cyclizar DragonIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0971 Greavard GhostIC Big.png Field Field
0972 Houndstone GhostIC Big.png Field Field
0984 Great Tusk GroundIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0985 Scream Tail FairyIC Big.png
PsychicIC 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
0998 Baxcalibur DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Dragon Mineral
1005 Roaring Moon DragonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1007 Koraidon FightingIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1014 Okidogi PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1020 Gouging Fire FireIC 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.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Egg Move
0111 Rhyhorn GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field -
0209 Snubbull FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy -
0228 Houndour DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field
0261 Poochyena DarkIC Big.png Field Field -
0303 Mawile SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy
0309 Electrike ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0403 Shinx ElectricIC Big.png Field Field -
0506 Lillipup NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0551 Sandile GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field -
0621 Druddigon DragonIC Big.png Dragon Monster
0632 Durant BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0633 Deino DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon -
0696 Tyrunt RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0734 Yungoos NormalIC Big.png Field Field USUM
0744 Rockruff RockIC 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.


Special move

Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0111 Rhyhorn GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field Brock's RhyhornHGSS
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0632 Durant BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug Dream World - Rugged Mountain
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0744 Rockruff RockIC Big.png Field Field Dusk RockruffUM
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 Mystery Dungeon series

Thunder Fang inflicts damage and may paralyze or flinch the enemy. This move is affected by the Muzzled status condition.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDTDS 12 - 15 - 88% - Front Enemy No
BSL 12 - 15 - 88% - Front Enemy No
MDGtI 10 99 15 50 90% 98% Front Enemy No
SMD 10 99 15 30 90% 98% Front Enemy No
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Thunder Fang is a Fast Attack that has been available since September 27, 2019.

GO Electric.png Thunder Fang
Fast Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 12
Energy boost 16
Duration 1.2 seconds
Damage window 0.4 - 0.9 seconds
Thunder Fang GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 8
Energy boost 5
Turns 2
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
ArcanineSteelixMightyenaManectricHippowdon
By Elite Fast TM
By GO Snapshot
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None


Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Physical 2 47 56 95 An opponent Has a chance (10%) of making the target flinch. Has a chance (10%) of leaving the target paralyzed. Volkner & Luxray
  • Description prior to Version 2.10.0*: Has a very small chance of making the target flinch or leaving the target paralyzed.

Pokémon Rumble Rush

ElectricIC RR.png Thunder Fang
★★★
Attack power 30.59765
Charge time 0.5 seconds
Range type Arc (melee)
Number of hits 1
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect 42
Thunder Fang Rumble Rush.png


Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It also may afflict the targeted enemy with a Paralysis status condition or Cringe status condition.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかも いっていのかくりつで まひじょうたい ひるみじょうたいに かえる
MDGtI It damages an enemy. It could also cause the Paralysis or Cringe status condition.
SMD It damages an enemy. It could also cause paralysis or make the enemy flinch.

In the anime

Burgundy Stoutland Thunder Fang.png
Stoutland
Angie Shinx Thunder Fang.png
Shinx
Clemont Luxray Thunder Fang.png
Luxray
Cheren Herdier Thunder Fang.png
Herdier
The user's teeth becomes charged with electricity. It then bites down on the target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Luxray Luxray's fangs glow yellow and sparks of yellow electricity surround them. It then bites down on the opponent, and they become surrounded in yellow sparks; or, sparks of yellow electricity form inside Luxray's mouth. The sparks grow, forming into four fang-shaped, electric masses, and they stretch to the outside of its mouth. Luxray then bites down onto its opponent with the four electrical fangs.
Marble's Luxray Luxray Vision Debut
Volkner's Luxray The Eighth Wonder of the Sinnoh World! None
Clemont's Luxray The Moment of Lumiose Truth! None
Shinx Shinx's fangs glow light blue and spark with light blue electricity. It then bites down on the opponent.
Angie's Shinx Ghoul Daze! None
Houndoom Houndoom's fangs glow yellow and sparks of yellow electricity surround them. Houndoom then bites down on the opponent.
Proprietor's Houndoom Flint Sparks the Fire! None
Stoutland Stoutland jumps forward and charges at the opponent. As it approaches the opponent, it opens its mouth and yellow sparks of electricity appear around its mouth. It then bites down on the opponent. When it does, both its body and the opponent become surrounded in yellow electricity.
Burgundy's Stoutland Reunion Battles In Nimbasa! None
Herdier Herdier's mouth becomes surrounded with yellow sparks of electricity. It then opens its mouth and four fang-shaped bolts of yellow electricity form in front of its mouth. It then uses the bolts to bite down on the opponent. When it does, both its body and the opponent become surrounded in yellow electricity.
Cheren's Herdier There's a New Gym Leader in Town! None
Luxio Luxio's fangs glow yellow and sparks of yellow electricity surround them. It then bites down on the opponent, and they become surrounded in yellow sparks.
Clemont's Luxio A Campus Reunion! None
Snubbull Snubbull's fangs glow yellow and sparks of yellow electricity surround them. It then bites down on the opponent, and they become surrounded in yellow sparks.
Carl's Snubbull When Light and Dark Collide! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 雷電牙 Lèuihdihn Ngàh *
雷牙 Lèuingàh *
Mandarin 雷電牙 / 雷电牙 Léidiàn Yá *
雷牙 Léiyá *
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Dondertand
France Flag.png French Crocs Éclair
Germany Flag.png German Donnerzahn
Greece Flag.png Greek Κεραυνόδοντες
India Flag.png Hindi बिजली के दांत Bijali Ke Daant
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Taring Halilintar
Italy Flag.png Italian Fulmindenti
South Korea Flag.png Korean 번개엄니 Beon-gae-eomni
Poland Flag.png Polish Piorunowy Kieł*
Kieł Pioruna*
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Presa Trovejante (Pokémon GO, BW111-present, TCG)
Presa Trovão (DP059-BW039)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Presa Trovão
Romania Flag.png Romanian Capcana Electrică
Russia Flag.png Russian Клык Грома Klyk Groma
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Colmillo de Trueno (DP059-DP090, BW039)
Colmillo Trueno (DP179, BW111)
Spain Flag.png Spain Colmillo Rayo*
Colm. Rayo*
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Yıldırım Dişi
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Răng Nanh Sấm Sét


Variations of the move Fire Fang
PhysicalIC HOME.png Thunder FangIce FangFire Fang


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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