Block
とおせんぼう Block
BlockVII.png
Introduced: Generation III
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal.gif
Category: Type Status.gif
Power: --
Accuracy: --%
PP: 5 (Max. 8)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: Yes
Magic Bounce: Yes
Bright Powder: No
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 0
Makes all Pokémon after the user nervous.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going up in the same turn.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 0
Makes the remaining Pokémon nervous.

Block is a normal-type move introduced in Generation III.

Description

Games Description
RSE Block's the foe's way to prevent escape.
FRLG
DPPtHGSS
The user block's the foe's way with arms spread wide open to prevent escaping.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
The user block's the target's way with arms spread wide open to prevent escaping.

Effect

In battle

Block prevents a Pokémon from fleeing or switching out from battle. In a Double Battle, Block can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Block can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
V VI VII VIII
143.png Snorlax normal 37 (RSE)
41 (FRLG)
36 41 41 TBA
185.png Sudowoodo rock 33 22 22 (BW)
26 (B2W2)
26 TBA
299.png Nosepass rock 16 19 19 (BW)
8 (B2W2)
8 (XY)
7 (ORAS)
TBA
411.png Bastiodon rock/steel 30 30 30 TBA
437.png Bronzong steel/psychic 33 33 33 TBA
438.png Bonsly rock 22 22 (BW)
26 (B2W2)
26 TBA
465.png Tangrowth grass 57 57 (BW)
56 (B2W2)
1, 56 TBA
476.png Probopass rock/steel 1, 19 1, 19 (BW)
1, 8 (B2W2)
1, 8 (XY)
1, 9 (ORAS)
TBA
645.png Landorus ground/flying 1 1 TBA
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

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