Wave Crash (move)

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Wave Crash
ウェーブタックル Wave Tackle
Wave Crash IX.png
Wave Crash IX 2.png
Type  Water
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  120
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VIII
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Wave Crash (Japanese: ウェーブタックル Wave Tackle) is a damage-dealing Water-type move introduced in Pokémon Legends: Arceus.

Effect

Generation VIII

Wave Crash inflicts damage and the user receives recoil damage equal to 33% of the damage done to the target and raises the user's action speed.

Category  Physical
PP  10
Agile Strong
Power  75  60  90
Accuracy  100%  100%  100%
Action speed modifier
Self  -4  -4  +2
Target  0  +3  0
Additional effect
Recoil  33%  33%  50%
   ?  ?
   ?  ?
Damages the user by a percentage of damage dealt
Raises the user's action speed

Generation IX

Wave Crash's power was increased to 120.

Description

Games Description
LA The user shrouds itself in water and slams into the target with its whole body to inflict damage. This also damages the user and raises the user’s action speed.
SV The user shrouds itself in water and slams into the target with its whole body to inflict damage. This also damages the user quite a lot.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0007 Squirtle WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1 36
0008 Wartortle WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1 50
0009 Blastoise WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1 56
0128 Tauros
Tauros
Paldean Form
(Aqua Breed)
FightingIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Field Field 55
0230 Kingdra WaterIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon 72
0395 Empoleon WaterIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Water 1 Field 57 66
0418 Buizel WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field - 49
0419 Floatzel WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field - 62
0550 Basculin
Basculin
Red- and
Blue-Striped Forms
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2 44
0550 Basculin
Basculin
White-Striped Form
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2 34 44
0779 Bruxish WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 44
0902 Basculegion
Basculegion
All forms
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 34 44
0914 Quaquaval WaterIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Flying Water 1 64
0964 Palafin WaterIC Big.png Field Water 2 61
0977 Dondozo WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2 65
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

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 波動衝 Bōduhng Chūng
Mandarin 波動衝 / 波动冲 Bōdòng Chōng
France Flag.png French Aquatacle
Germany Flag.png German Wellentackle
Italy Flag.png Italian Ondaschianto
South Korea Flag.png Korean 웨이브태클 Weibeutaekeul
Spain Flag.png Spanish Envite Acuático


Variations of the move Double-Edge
PhysicalIC HOME.png Double-EdgeVolt TackleFlare BlitzBrave BirdWood HammerWave Crash


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