Thunderous Kick (move)

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Thunderous Kick
らいめいげり Thunder Kick
SwShCT Prerelease Thunderous Kick.png
SwShCT Prerelease Thunderous Kick 2.png
Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  90
Accuracy  100%
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Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VIII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
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Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Thunderous Kick (Japanese: らいめいげり Thunder Kick) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature move of Galarian Zapdos.


Generation VIII

Pokémon Sword and Shield

Thunderous Kick inflicts damage and lowers the target's Defense stat.

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Thunderous Kick cannot be selected in a battle.


Games Description
SwShLA The user overwhelms the target with lightning-like movement before delivering a kick. This also lowers the target's Defense stat.
BDSP This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
145 Zapdos Zapdos
Galarian Form
FightingIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 45SwSh
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 languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 雷鳴蹴擊 Lèuihmìhng Jūkgīk
Mandarin 雷鳴蹴擊 / 雷鸣蹴击 Léimíng Cùjí / Léimíng Cùjī
France Flag.png French Coup Fulgurant
Germany Flag.png German Donnernder Tritt
Italy Flag.png Italian Calcio Tonante
South Korea Flag.png Korean 천둥차기 Cheondung Chagi
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Chute Trovejante
Russia Flag.png Russian Молниеносный Пинок Molniyenosnyy Pinok
Spain Flag.png Spanish Patada Relámpago

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