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Bounce
とびはねる Bounce
Bounce VII.png
Introduced: Generation III
Battle Data
Type: Type Flying.gif
Category: Type Physical.gif
Power: 85
Accuracy: 85%
PP: 5 (Max. 8)
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0
Can avoid being startled by others.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 1
Earn +3 if no other Pokémon has chosen the same Judge.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0
Prevents the user from being startled until the turn ends.

Bounce is a Flying-type move introduced in Generation III.

Description

Games Description
RSE Bounces up, then down the next turn. May paralyze.
FRLG The user bounces on the foe on the 2nd turn. It may paralyze the foe.
DPPtHGSS The user bounces up high, then drops on the foe on the second turn. It may also paralyze the foe.
BWB2W2 The user bounces up high, then drops on the target on the second turn. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SWSH
The user bounces up high, then drops on the target on the second turn. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

Effect

In battle

The user jumps high into the air on the first turn, then on the second turn, drops down onto the target, dealing damage and having a 30% chance to paralyze the target. In a Double Battle, Bounce can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Bounce can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
V VI VII VIII
077.png Ponyta fire 45 (DP)
44
(PtHGSS) 42
45 45 45
078.png Rapidash fire 50 (DP)
49
(PtHGSS) 47
45 45 45
186.png Politoed water (DP)
43
(PtHGSS) 37
37 37 37
187.png Hoppip grass/flying 40 46 46 46
188.png Skiploom grass/flying 48 56 56 56
189.png Jumpluff grass/flying 48 64 64 64
226.png Mantine water/flying 40 (BW) 40
(B2W2) 46
46 46
298.png Azurill normal/fairy (B2W2) 23 23 23
320.png Wailmer water 44 44 (XY) 44
(ORAS) 45
45
321.png Wailord water 54 54 (XY) 54
(ORAS) 51
51
325.png Spoink psychic 43 48 (BW) 53
(B2W2) 50
50 50
326.png Grumpig psychic 53 60 (BW) 68
(B2W2) 60
60 60
427.png Buneary normal 46 56 56 56
428.png Lopunny normal 46 56 56 1, 56
456.png Finneon water 45 45 45 45
457.png Lumineon water 53 53 53 53
458.png Mantyke water/flying 40 (BW) 40
(B2W2) 46
46 46
618.png Stunfisk ground/electric 35 35 35
619.png Mienfoo fighting 49 49 49
620.png Mienshao fighting 49 49 49
656.png Froakie water 39 39
657.png Frogadier water 44 45
659.png Bunnelby normal 38 38
660.png Diggersby normal/ground 42 43
701.png Hawlucha fighting/flying 32 32
795.png Pheromosa bug/fighting 29
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
IV V VI VII VIII
190.png Aipom normal 077.png078.png320.png
321.png325.png326.png
427.png428.png
077.png078.png320.png
321.png325.png326.png
427.png428.png
077.png078.png320.png
321.png325.png326.png
427.png428.png659.png
660.png
077.png078.png320.png
321.png325.png326.png
427.png428.png659.png
660.png
556.png Maractus grass 187.png188.png189.png 187.png188.png189.png 187.png188.png189.png
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.

Gallery

Main series

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