Bite
Bite VIII.png
かみつく Bite
Generation: I
Battle Data
Type: Type Dark.gif
Category Physical
Power: 60
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 25*
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: May cause flinching
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Tough
Appeal: 1
Jam: 3 ♥♥♥
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Tough
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Tough
Appeal:
Jam:

Bite is a former Normal-type move introduced in Generation I. With the introduction of Dark and Steel-type Pokémon and moves, it was converted to a Dark-type move starting in Generation II.

Description

Games Description
STADSTA2 A bite made using sharp fangs. This may cause the opponent to flinch, and it might not attack.
GSC An attack that may cause flinching.
RSECOLXD Bites with vicious fangs. May cause flinching.
FRLG The user bites with vicious fangs. It may make the foe flinch.
DPPtHGSS The foe is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. It may make the target flinch.
BWB2W2 The target is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. It may make the target flinch.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
The target is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. This may also make the target flinch.

Effect

In Battle

The foe is bitten with viciously-sharp fangs. It may make the target flinch.

Contests

Badly startles those that have made appeals.

Super Contests

A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
VII VIII
007.png Squirtle water 22 18 18
008.png Wartortle water 24 19 19
023.png Ekans poison 17 15 13
029.png Nidoran♀ poison 29 (RB)
30 (Y)
30 20
030.png Nidorina poison 32 (RB)
36 (Y)
36 22
041.png Zubat poison/flying 15 12 16
052.png Meowth normal 12 11 11 (RSE)
10 (FRLG)
058.png Growlithe fire 1 1 1
115.png Kangaskhan normal 26 13 7
130.png Gyarados water/flying 20 20 20
133.png Eevee normal 37 30 30
134.png Vaporeon water 40 (RB)
30 (Y)
30 30
136.png Flareon fire 40 (RB)
30 (Y)
30 30
138.png Omanyte rock/water 13
142.png Aerodactyl rock/flying 38 15 15
158.png Totodile Water 20 20
159.png Croconaw Water 21 21
209.png Snubbull Fairy 13 13
228.png Houndour Dark/Fire 20 25
229.png Houndoom Dark/Fire 27
243.png Raikou Electric 1 1
244.png Entei Fire 1 1
245.png Suicune Water 1 1
246.png Larvitar Rock/Ground 1 1
261.png Poochyena Dark 13
303.png Mawile Steel/Fairy 11
309.png Electrike Electric 33
310.png Manectric Electric 39
318.png Carvanha Water/Dark 1
328.png Trapinch Ground 1
336.png Seviper Poison 10
359.png Absol Dark 21
361.png Snorunt Ice 10
367.png Huntail Water 8
371.png Bagon Dragon 5
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By breeding

Pokémon Type Egg Groups Father
VI VII VIII
004.png Charmander fire 007.png008.png009.png
023.png024.png130.png
158.png159.png160.png
246.png247.png248.png
007.png008.png009.png
023.png024.png130.png
158.png159.png160.png
246.png247.png248.png336.png
371.png372.png373.png
019.png Rattata Normal 023.png024.png052.png053.png058.png059.png133.png134.png135.png136.png209.png210.png228.png229.png 023.png024.png052.png053.png058.png059.png133.png134.png135.png136.png209.png210.png228.png229.png261.png262.png294.png295.png303.png
309.png310.png336.png359.png
206.png Dunsparce Normal
215.png Sneasel Dark/Ice
220.png Swinub Ice/Ground
234.png Stantler Normal
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates a Pokémon that can only learn this move through chain breeding.

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