Bug Bite
むしくい Bug Bite
300px-Bug Bite VIII.png
Introduced: Generation IV
Battle Data
Type: Type Bug.gif
Category: Type Physical.gif
Power: 60
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 20 (Max. 32)
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Contest Data
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Tough
Appeal: 0
Steals the Voltage of the Pokémon that just went.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Tough
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Brings down the energy of any Pokémon that have already used a move in the turn.

Bug Bite is a Bug-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS The user bites the foe. If the foe is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
The user bites the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.

Effect

In battle

Bug Bite does damage and takes the target's berry if it is holding one, gaining its effects. In a Double Battle, Bug Bite can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Bug Bite can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
IV V VI VII VIII
010.png Caterpie bug 15 (PtHGSS) 15 15 9 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
013.png Weedle bug/poison 15 (PtHGSS) 15 15 9 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
168.png Ariados bug/poison 1 1 1 1 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
204.png Pineco bug 9 (PtHGSS) 9 9 T9 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
205.png Forretress bug/steel 1, 9 (PtHGSS) 1, 9 1 1, 9 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
213.png Shuckle bug/rock 40 (PtHGSS) 40 (BW)
42 (B2W2)
42 42 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
265.png Wurmple bug 15 (PtHGSS) 15 15 15 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
291.png Ninjask bug/flying 1 1 1 1 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
347.png Anorith rock/bug 25 (ORAS) 25 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
401.png Kricketot bug 16 (PtHGSS) 16 16 16 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
412.png Burmy bug 15 (PtHGSS) 15 15 15 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
413.png Wormadam bug/grass 15 (PtHGSS) 15 15 1, 15 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
414.png Mothim bug/flying 15 (PtHGSS) 15 15 1, 15 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
415.png Combee bug/flying 13 (PtHGSS) 13 13 13 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
451.png Skorupi poison/bug 34 (PtHGSS) 34 (BW)
20 (B2W2)
20 20 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
452.png Drapion poison/dark 15 (PtHGSS) 34 (BW)
20 (B2W2)
20 20 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
469.png Yanmega bug/flying 1 1 1 1 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
540.png Sewaddle bug/grass 8 8 8 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
541.png Swadloon bug/grass 1 1 1 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
542.png Leavanny bug/grass 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
543.png Venipede bug/poison 22 22 22 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
544.png Whirlipede bug/poison 23 23 23 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
545.png Scolipede bug/poison 23 23 23 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
557.png Dwebble bug/rock 23 23 23 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
558.png Crustle bug/rock 23 23 23 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
595.png Joltik bug/electric 18 18 18 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
596.png Galvantula bug/electric 18 18 18 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
631.png Heartmor fire 36 36 36 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
632.png Durant bug/steel 26 26 16 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
636.png Larvesta bug/fire 26 26 40 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
664.png Scatterbug bug 15 15 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
736.png Grubbin bug 13 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
737.png Charjabug bug/electric 13 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
738.png Vikavolt bug/electric 13 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
751.png Dewpider water/bug 13 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
752.png Araquanid water/bug 1, 13 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
768.png Golisopod bug/water 10 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

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