Thunderbolt (move)

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Thunderbolt
10まんボルト 100,000 Volts
Thunderbolt IX.png
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Type  Electric
Category  Special
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  90
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make 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 I
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  0  
A highly appealing move.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Thunderbolt (Japanese: 10まんボルト 100,000 Volts) is a damage-dealing Electric-type move introduced in Generation I.

It is:

It can be upgraded to the special Z-Move Stoked Sparksurfer by Alolan Raichu holding Aloraichium Z, and to the special Z-Move 10,000,000 Volt Thunderbolt by Pikachu in a cap holding Pikashunium Z.

Effect

Generation I

Thunderbolt does damage and has a 10% chance of paralyzing the target. Thunderbolt cannot paralyze Electric-type Pokémon.

Generation II to V

Thunderbolt can now paralyze Electric-type Pokémon.

Thunderbolt can be used as the second move of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining 4 bonus appeal points if Charge was used in the previous turn.

Generation VI onwards

Thunderbolt's power was decreased from 95 to 90. It can no longer paralyze Electric-type Pokémon once again, due to them now being immune to paralysis.

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

Generation VIII

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Category  Special
PP  10
Agile Strong
Power  80  60  100
Accuracy  100%  100%  100%
Action speed modifier
Self  0  0  +5
Target  0  +3  0
Additional effect
Chance  20%  20%  40%
Turns  3  2  4
   ?  ?
Inflicts the target with paralysis

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 An Electric-type attack. Has a one-in-ten chance of paralyzing the target.
GSC An attack that may cause paralysis.
RSEColoXD A strong electrical attack that may paralyze the foe.RSE*
A strong electrical attack. It may paralyze the target.ColoXD*
A powerful electric attack that may cause paralysis.*
FRLG A strong electrical attack that may also leave the foe paralyzed.
DPPtHGSSPBR A strong electric blast is loosed at the foe. It may also leave the foe paralyzed.
BWB2W2 A strong electric blast is loosed at the target. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSP
A strong electric blast crashes down on the target. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
LA
SV
The user attacks the target with a strong electric blast. This may also leave the target with paralysis.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0025 Pikachu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy 26Y 26 26 26 29 29XY
42ORAS
42 21 36 36 29 36
0026 Raichu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 29 5
0026 Raichu
Raichu
Alolan Form
ElectricIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Fairy 1 1 5
0081 Magnemite ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 26 34
0082 Magneton ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 26 34
0100 Voltorb ElectricIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 31
0100 Voltorb
Voltorb
Hisuian Form
ElectricIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 29
0101 Electrode ElectricIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 36
0101 Electrode
Electrode
Hisuian Form
ElectricIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 29
0125 Electabuzz ElectricIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 47 47 43 50BW
49B2W2
49 49 44 46 46 34 46
0135 Jolteon ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 25
0137 Porygon NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 29
0145 Zapdos ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 32
0233 Porygon2 NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 29
0239 Elekid ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 41 41 37 46BW
40B2W2
40 40 40 40 34 40
0466 Electivire ElectricIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 43 50BW
49B2W2
49 49 46 46 34 46
0474 Porygon-Z NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 29
0479 Rotom
Rotom
All forms
ElectricIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 34
0603 Eelektrik ElectricIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 44 44 44 44
0618 Stunfisk GroundIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Water 1 Amorphous 45 45 45
0644 Zekrom DragonIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 22 22 22 40 40
0694 Helioptile ElectricIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 49 49
0695 Heliolisk ElectricIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 1
0738 Vikavolt BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1, Evo. 1, Evo. Evo.
0796 Xurkitree ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 37 55
0894 Regieleki ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 42 42
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


By TM/TR/Move Tutor

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Compatibility
TM24
0019 Rattata NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0020 Raticate NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0025 Pikachu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy
0026 Raichu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy
0026 Raichu
Raichu
Alolan Form
ElectricIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Fairy
0029 Nidoran♀ PoisonIC Big.png Monster Field
0030 Nidorina PoisonIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0031 Nidoqueen PoisonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0032 Nidoran♂ PoisonIC Big.png Monster Field
0033 Nidorino PoisonIC Big.png Monster Field
0034 Nidoking PoisonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Field
0035 Clefairy FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0036 Clefable FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0039 Jigglypuff NormalIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Fairy
0040 Wigglytuff NormalIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Fairy
0052 Meowth NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0052 Meowth
Meowth
Alolan Form
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0052 Meowth
Meowth
Galarian Form
SteelIC Big.png Field Field
0053 Persian NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0053 Persian
Persian
Alolan Form
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0056 Mankey FightingIC Big.png Field Field
0057 Primeape FightingIC Big.png Field Field
0074 Geodude
Geodude
Alolan Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0075 Graveler
Graveler
Alolan Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0076 Golem
Golem
Alolan Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0081 Magnemite ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0082 Magneton ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0088 Grimer PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0088 Grimer
Grimer
Alolan Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0089 Muk PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0089 Muk
Muk
Alolan Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0092 Gastly GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0093 Haunter GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0094 Gengar GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0100 Voltorb ElectricIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0100 Voltorb
Voltorb
Hisuian Form
ElectricIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0101 Electrode ElectricIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0101 Electrode
Electrode
Hisuian Form
ElectricIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0105 Marowak
Marowak
Alolan Form
FireIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0108 Lickitung NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
0109 Koffing PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0110 Weezing PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0110 Weezing
Weezing
Galarian Form
PoisonIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0111 Rhyhorn GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
0112 Rhydon GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
0113 Chansey NormalIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0115 Kangaskhan NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
0120 Staryu WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
0121 Starmie WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
0122 Mr. Mime PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0122 Mr. Mime
Mr. Mime
Galarian Form
IceIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0125 Electabuzz ElectricIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0128 Tauros NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0130 Gyarados WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 2 Dragon
0131 Lapras WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0135 Jolteon ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0137 Porygon NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0143 Snorlax NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
0145 Zapdos ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0147 Dratini DragonIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon
0148 Dragonair DragonIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon
0149 Dragonite DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
0150 Mewtwo PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0151 Mew PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0161 Sentret NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0162 Furret NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0170 Chinchou WaterIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
0171 Lanturn WaterIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
0172 Pichu ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0179 Mareep ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field
0180 Flaaffy ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field
0181 Ampharos ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field
0190 Aipom NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0200 Misdreavus GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0203 Girafarig NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
0206 Dunsparce NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0209 Snubbull FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy
0210 Granbull FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy
0233 Porygon2 NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0234 Stantler NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0239 Elekid ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0241 Miltank NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0242 Blissey NormalIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0243 Raikou ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0248 Tyranitar RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0249 Lugia PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0250 Ho-Oh FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0263 Zigzagoon NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0263 Zigzagoon
Zigzagoon
Galarian Form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0264 Linoone NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0264 Linoone
Linoone
Galarian Form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0280 Ralts PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Human-Like Amorphous
0281 Kirlia PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Human-Like Amorphous
0282 Gardevoir PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Human-Like Amorphous
0287 Slakoth NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0288 Vigoroth NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0289 Slaking NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0299 Nosepass RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0300 Skitty NormalIC Big.png Field Fairy
0301 Delcatty NormalIC Big.png Field Fairy
0306 Aggron SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0309 Electrike ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0310 Manectric ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0311 Plusle ElectricIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0312 Minun ElectricIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0313 Volbeat BugIC Big.png Bug Human-Like
0314 Illumise BugIC Big.png Bug Human-Like
0335 Zangoose NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0351 Castform NormalIC Big.png Fairy Amorphous
0352 Kecleon NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0353 Shuppet GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0354 Banette GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0359 Absol DarkIC Big.png Field Field
0377 Regirock RockIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0378 Regice IceIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0379 Registeel SteelIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0380 Latias DragonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0381 Latios DragonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0382 Kyogre WaterIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0383 Groudon GroundIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0384 Rayquaza DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0385 Jirachi SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0386 Deoxys
Deoxys
All forms
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0399 Bidoof NormalIC Big.png Water 1 Field
0400 Bibarel NormalIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
0403 Shinx ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0404 Luxio ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0405 Luxray ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0408 Cranidos RockIC Big.png Monster Monster
0409 Rampardos RockIC Big.png Monster Monster
0410 Shieldon RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0411 Bastiodon RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0417 Pachirisu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy
0424 Ambipom NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0425 Drifloon GhostIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0426 Drifblim GhostIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0427 Buneary NormalIC Big.png Field Human-Like
0428 Lopunny NormalIC Big.png Field Human-Like
0429 Mismagius GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0431 Glameow NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0432 Purugly NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0439 Mime Jr. PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0446 Munchlax NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0462 Magnezone ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0463 Lickilicky NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
0464 Rhyperior GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
0466 Electivire ElectricIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0467 Magmortar FireIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0474 Porygon-Z NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0475 Gallade PsychicIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Amorphous
0476 Probopass RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0478 Froslass IceIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Fairy Mineral
0479 Rotom
Rotom
All forms
ElectricIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0480 Uxie PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0481 Mesprit PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0482 Azelf PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0483 Dialga
Dialga
All available forms
SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0484 Palkia
Palkia
All available forms
WaterIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0486 Regigigas NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0487 Giratina
Giratina
All available forms
GhostIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0488 Cresselia PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0491 Darkrai DarkIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0493 Arceus
Arceus
All available forms
NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0494 Victini PsychicIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0504 Patrat NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0505 Watchog NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0506 Lillipup NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0507 Herdier NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0508 Stoutland NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0522 Blitzle ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0523 Zebstrika ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0531 Audino NormalIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0569 Garbodor PoisonIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0572 Minccino NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0573 Cinccino NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0574 Gothita PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0575 Gothorita PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0576 Gothitelle PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0587 Emolga ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Field
0595 Joltik BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0596 Galvantula BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0597 Ferroseed GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral
0598 Ferrothorn GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral
0599 Klink SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0600 Klang SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0601 Klinklang SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0603 Eelektrik ElectricIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0604 Eelektross ElectricIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0605 Elgyem PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0606 Beheeyem PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0618 Stunfisk GroundIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Water 1 Amorphous
0623 Golurk GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0642 Thundurus
Thundurus
All available forms
ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0644 Zekrom DragonIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0648 Meloetta NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0649 Genesect
Genesect
All forms
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0677 Espurr PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
0678 Meowstic
Meowstic
All forms
PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
0682 Spritzee FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0683 Aromatisse FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0684 Swirlix FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0685 Slurpuff FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0686 Inkay DarkIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 2
0687 Malamar DarkIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 2
0690 Skrelp PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
0691 Dragalge PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
0694 Helioptile ElectricIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0695 Heliolisk ElectricIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0698 Amaura RockIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0699 Aurorus RockIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0702 Dedenne ElectricIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy
0704 Goomy DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
0705 Sliggoo DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
0705 Sliggoo
Sliggoo
Hisuian Form
SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0706 Goodra DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
0706 Goodra
Goodra
Hisuian Form
SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0716 Xerneas FairyIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0720 Hoopa
Hoopa
All available forms
PsychicIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0736 Grubbin BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
0737 Charjabug BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0738 Vikavolt BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0765 Oranguru NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
0773 Silvally
Silvally
All forms
NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0777 Togedemaru ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Fairy
0778 Mimikyu GhostIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0780 Drampa NormalIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0785 Tapu Koko ElectricIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0786 Tapu Lele PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0791 Solgaleo PsychicIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0792 Lunala PsychicIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0793 Nihilego RockIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0796 Xurkitree ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0801 Magearna
Magearna
All forms
SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0804 Naganadel PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered USUM
0807 Zeraora ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered USUM
0808 Meltan SteelIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0809 Melmetal SteelIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0835 Yamper ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0836 Boltund ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
0849 Toxtricity
Toxtricity
All forms
ElectricIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0862 Obstagoon DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0863 Perrserker SteelIC Big.png Field Field
0866 Mr. Rime IceIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0871 Pincurchin ElectricIC Big.png Water 1 Amorphous
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
0884 Duraludon SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Mineral Dragon
0886 Drakloak DragonIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Dragon
0887 Dragapult DragonIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Dragon
0894 Regieleki ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0899 Wyrdeer NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC 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
0938 Tadbulb ElectricIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1
0939 Bellibolt ElectricIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1
0940 Wattrel ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Flying
0941 Kilowattrel ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Flying
0967 Cyclizar DragonIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0979 Annihilape FightingIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Field Field
0981 Farigiraf NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
0982 Dudunsparce
Dudunsparce
All forms
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0985 Scream Tail FairyIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0987 Flutter Mane GhostIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0989 Sandy Shocks ElectricIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0992 Iron Hands FightingIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0995 Iron Thorns RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1000 Gholdengo SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1006 Iron Valiant FairyIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1008 Miraidon ElectricIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1018 Archaludon SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Mineral Dragon
1021 Raging Bolt ElectricIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1024 Terapagos NormalIC 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.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Egg Move
0179 Mareep ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


Special move

Generation IX

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0135 Jolteon ElectricIC Big.png Field Field Wild Tera Pokémon - West Province (Area One)SV
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Thunderbolt inflicts damage and may leave the target paralyzed.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDRB 18 - 10 - 84% - 1 tile around user Enemy Yes
MDTDS 18 - 10 - 73.92% - 1 tile around user Enemy Yes
BSL 18 - 10 - 73.92% - 1 tile around user Enemy Yes
MDGtI 25 99 15 50 80% 98% 1 tile around user Enemy Yes
SMD 25 50 15 30 80% 98% 1 tile around user Enemy Yes
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★★
Power: 45
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Has a 10% chance of paralyzing each target.
Users: Pikachu   Jolteon
Grid 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.

Pokémon GO

GO Electric.png Thunderbolt
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 80
Energy cost 50
Duration 2.5 seconds
Damage window 1.8 - 2.3 seconds
Thunderbolt GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 90
Energy cost 55
Secondary effect ?
Effect chance ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
PikachuNidorinaGeodude (Alolan Form)Graveler (Alolan Form)MagnemiteVoltorbVoltorb (Hisuian Form)ElectrodeWeezingElectabuzzJolteonZapdosMewtwoMewChinchouLanturnPichuMareepFlaaffyGirafarigMiltankRaikouZigzagoonZigzagoon (Galarian Form)NosepassElectrikePlusleMinunVolbeatDeoxysDeoxysDeoxysShinxLuxioPachirisuGlameowProbopassRotomRotom (Heat Rotom)Rotom (Wash Rotom)Rotom (Frost Rotom)Rotom (Mow Rotom)Rotom (Fan Rotom)LillipupHerdierBlitzleMinccinoCinccinoEmolgaKlangEelektrikEelektrossThundurus (Therian Form)Meloetta (Aria Forme)MeowsticSpritzeeAromatisseHelioptileHelioliskAmauraAurorusTapu KokoMeltanMelmetalPawmiPawmoPawmot
By Elite Charged TM
ElekidMagmortar
By GO Snapshot
Smeargle
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 50 → 55
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 55 → 80
    • Duration: 2.7 → 2.5 seconds
    • Damage window: 1.9 - 2.7 → 1.8 - 2.3 seconds

Pokémon Masters EX

Name Action Class Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Thunderbolt Regular Move Special 2 47 56 100% An opponent Has a chance (10%) of leaving the target paralyzed. Lt. Surge & Voltorb/Electrode
Scottie/Bettie & Pikachu
Scottie/Bettie & Support Voltorb/Electrode Egg
Scottie/Bettie & Support Tauros Egg
Scottie/Bettie & Pichu/Pikachu/Raichu Egg
Scottie/Bettie & Tyranitar (in Victory Road)
Best Buddies Thunderbolt* Buddy Move Special 1 400 480 —% An opponent Sure Hit; Quick Move Activation Condition: When the user uses any moves three times.

Deactivation Condition: Cannot be deactivated.

Never misses. Uses a maximum of six slots of the user’s move gauge. The more amount used, the greater the power of this attack.

Ash & Pikachu
  • Description prior to Version 2.10.0*: Has a very small chance of leaving the target paralyzed.

In-depth description of Best Buddies Thunderbolt

For used every slot of the user's move gauge, this attack move's power increases by 25%. This happens before power increases from skills apply.[1]

Here are the details in a table:

Number of Slots Used from the User's Move Gauge Power Boost Before Other Skills Apply Best Buddies Thunderbolt's Power (T) Before Other Skills Apply Example without Other Skills if Best Buddies Thunderbolt's Power is 400 Example with Minimum Boost from Kanto Spirit (×1.2) if Best Buddies Thunderbolt's Power is 400
1 25% T × 1.25 500 600
2 50% T × 1.50 600 720
3 75% T × 1.75 700 840
4 100% T × 2 800 960
5 125% T × 2.25 900 1080
6 150% T × 2.5 1000 1200

Pokémon Rumble Rush

ElectricIC RR.png Thunderbolt
★★★★
Attack power 27.27639
Charge time 1.1 seconds
Range type Circular (ranged)
Number of hits 3
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect May paralyze the foe
Thunderbolt Rumble Rush.png

Pokémon UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, Thunderbolt is Pikachu's second move obtained at level 6 by upgrading Electroweb into it instead of Volt Tackle. The user attacks with a strong electric blast at a designated area; damaging and stunning enemies in the area for 1.1s. At level 13, its damage is increased.

Monopoly: Pokémon Exclusive Kanto Edition

In the exclusive edition of Monopoly: Pokémon Kanto Edition, Thunderbolt is the Power Card belonging to Pikachu. Once per game, the player using Pikachu may move every other player's token to Zapdos, then roll the dice, receiving quadruple the number rolled in Pokémon Dollars from each player, regardless of whether or not they own Zapdos. If Zapdos is not owned by any player, the player using Pikachu is additionally given the opportunity to purchase it from the bank.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Damages all foes around the user. It may also cause paralysis and prevent any attacks or moves.
MDTDS Inflicts damage on all enemies within a 1-tile range. It may also afflict the enemies within a 1-tile range with a Paralysis status condition. A Pokémon with the Paralysis status has slowed movement and is incapable of action.
BSL まわりの 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 まひじょうたいにかえる まひじょうたいのポケモンは わざがだせない
Conq. A strong electric blast is loosed at the target. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
MDGtI It damages nearby enemies. It could also cause the Paralysis status condition. With the Paralysis status, their Travel Speed goes down and they can't attack or use moves.
SMD It damages nearby enemies. It could also cause paralysis.
Monopoly: Pokémon Exclusive Kanto Edition Move all opponents to Zapdos, roll the dice, and no matter who owns it, they all pay you 4 times the amount rolled. Also, if Zapdos is unowned, you may buy it from the bank.


In the anime

Main series


Pokémon Origins


Pokémon Generations


Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer


Pokémon Evolutions


In the manga

Ash & Pikachu


The Electric Tale of Pikachu


Movie adaptations


Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Battrio: Aim to be Battrio Master!


Pokémon Colosseum Snatchers


Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl


Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys


Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All


Pokémon Pocket Monsters


Pokémon Zensho


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 十萬伏特 Sahpmaahn Fuhkdahk *
十萬伏特電擊 Sahpmaahn Fuhkdahk Dihngīk *
10萬伏特 Sahpmaahn Fuhkdahk *
十萬Watt電力 Sahpmaahn Watt Dihnlihk *
Mandarin 十萬伏特 / 十万伏特 Shíwàn Fútè *
10萬伏特 Shíwàn Fútè *
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Bleskový útok
Denmark Flag.png Danish Tordenkile
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Bliksemstraal
Finland Flag.png Finnish Ukkosisku*
Salamaisku (original series)
Salamapallo (M05-M07)
France Flag.png French Tonnerre
Germany Flag.png German Donnerblitz
Greece Flag.png Greek 100,000 Βόλτ Vólt
Israel Flag.png Hebrew מכת ברק Makat Barak
Hungary Flag.png Hungarian Mennykőcsapás
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Seratus Ribu Volt
Italy Flag.png Italian Fulmine
Superfulmine (anime, season 1-10)