Thunder Fang (move)

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Thunder Fang
かみなりのキバ Thunder Fang
Thunder Fang VIII.png
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Type  Electric
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  65
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
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 is TM66 in Pokémon Sword and Shield.

Effect

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.

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.

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
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
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
024 Arbok Arbok
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon 1 1 1 1SMUSUM 1BDSP
059 Arcanine Arcanine
FireIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1 1SMUSUM
135 Jolteon Jolteon
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 43 43BW
21B2W2
20 20SMUSUM 30SwShBDSP
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 1 1 1 1SMUSUM
208 Steelix Steelix
SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 1 1 1 1 1SwShBDSP
209 Snubbull Snubbull
FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy 1 1 1 1 1BDSP
210 Granbull Granbull
FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy 1 1 1 1 1BDSP
229 Houndoom Houndoom
DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1BDSP
232 Donphan Donphan
GroundIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1 1 1BDSP
243 Raikou Raikou
ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 50 50 50 50 30
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar
RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster 1 1 1 1 1
262 Mightyena Mightyena
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 1 1BDSP
295 Exploud Exploud
NormalIC Big.png Monster Field 1 1 1 1 1
309 Electrike Electrike
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 33 33 33XY
19ORAS
19 24
310 Manectric Manectric
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 37 37 37XY
19ORAS
19 24
373 Salamence Salamence
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 1 1 1 1
403 Shinx Shinx
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 33DP
29PtHGSS
29 29 29 15LA
404 Luxio Luxio
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 38DP
33PtHGSS
33 33 33 15LA
405 Luxray Luxray
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 42DP
35PtHGSS
35 35 35 15LA
450 Hippowdon Hippowdon
GroundIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1 1 1SwShBDSP
452 Drapion Drapion
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3 1 1 1 1 1SwShBDSP
472 Gliscor Gliscor
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1 1 1 1 1BDSP
508 Stoutland Stoutland
NormalIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1 1
644 Zekrom Zekrom
DragonIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 1 1 1
773 Silvally Silvally
NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 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

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TM66
059 Arcanine Arcanine
FireIC Big.png Field Field
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn
GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
112 Rhydon Rhydon
GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
135 Jolteon Jolteon
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
208 Steelix Steelix
SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
243 Raikou Raikou
ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar
RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster
295 Exploud Exploud
NormalIC Big.png Monster Field
303 Mawile Mawile
SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy
309 Electrike Electrike
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
310 Manectric Manectric
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
373 Salamence Salamence
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
403 Shinx Shinx
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
404 Luxio Luxio
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
405 Luxray Luxray
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
450 Hippowdon Hippowdon
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
452 Drapion Drapion
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior
GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
506 Lillipup Lillipup
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
507 Herdier Herdier
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
508 Stoutland Stoutland
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
551 Sandile Sandile
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
552 Krokorok Krokorok
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
553 Krookodile Krookodile
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
621 Druddigon Druddigon
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Monster
632 Durant Durant
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
633 Deino Deino
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
634 Zweilous Zweilous
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
644 Zekrom Zekrom
DragonIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt
RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
697 Tyrantrum Tyrantrum
RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
721 Volcanion Volcanion
FireIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
744 Rockruff Rockruff
RockIC Big.png Field Field
745 Lycanroc Lycanroc
Midday Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field
745 Lycanroc Lycanroc
Midnight Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field
745 Lycanroc Lycanroc
Dusk Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field
773 Silvally Silvally
NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
820 Greedent Greedent
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
828 Thievul Thievul
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
835 Yamper Yamper
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
836 Boltund Boltund
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
851 Centiskorch Centiskorch
FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug
877 Morpeko Morpeko
ElectricIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Fairy
880 Dracozolt Dracozolt
ElectricIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
881 Arctozolt Arctozolt
ElectricIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
888 Zacian Zacian
FairyIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
889 Zamazenta Zamazenta
FightingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
895 Regidrago Regidrago
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 Move Tutor

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Game
SwSh SwSh
EP
BDSP LA
059 Arcanine Arcanine
Hisuian Form
FireIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Field Field
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn
GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
112 Rhydon Rhydon
GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
135 Jolteon Jolteon
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
208 Steelix Steelix
SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
403 Shinx Shinx
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
404 Luxio Luxio
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
405 Luxray Luxray
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
450 Hippowdon Hippowdon
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
452 Drapion Drapion
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior
GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
472 Gliscor Gliscor
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC 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.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn
GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field BDSP
209 Snubbull Snubbull
FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy BDSP
228 Houndour Houndour
DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field BDSP
261 Poochyena Poochyena
DarkIC Big.png Field Field BDSP
303 Mawile Mawile
SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy BDSP
309 Electrike Electrike
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field BDSP
403 Shinx Shinx
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field BDSP
506 Lillipup Lillipup
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
551 Sandile Sandile
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
621 Druddigon Druddigon
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Monster
632 Durant Durant
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
633 Deino Deino
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt
RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
734 Yungoos Yungoos
NormalIC Big.png Field Field USUM
744 Rockruff 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
111 Rhyhorn 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
632 Durant 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
744 Rockruff 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

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Thunder Fang is a move with 12 base power, 88% accuracy, and 15 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front, possibly inflicting paralysis and/or cringing on the target. This move is affected by Muzzled status condition.

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.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
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.

Past Description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Has a very small chance of making the target flinch or leaving the target paralyzed.

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


In the anime

Burgundy Stoutland Thunder Fang.png Angie Shinx Thunder Fang.png Clemont Luxray Thunder Fang.png Cheren Herdier Thunder Fang.png
Stoutland Shinx Luxray Herdier
The user's teeth becomes charged with electricity. It then bites down on the target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
405 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
403 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
229 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
508 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
507 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
404 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
209 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 Beongae Eomni
Poland Flag.png Polish Piorunowy Kieł*
Kieł Pioruna*
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Presa Trovejante (games, Pokémon the Series: XY-present, TCG)
Presa do Trovão
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.png Fire FangIce FangThunder Fang


Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
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BDSP
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Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
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