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Bulk Up
Bulk Up VIII.png
ビルドアップ Build-up
Generation: III
Battle Data
Type: Type Fighting.gif
Category Status
Power:
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 20*
Affects: User
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Beauty
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Beauty
Appeal: 0
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Beauty
Appeal:
Jam:

Bulk Up is a status-affecting Fighting-type move introduced in Generation III.

Description

Games Description
RSE Bulks up the body to boost both Attack and Defense.
FRLG The user bulks up its body to boost both its Attack and Defense stats.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
The user tenses its muscles to bulk up its body, boosting both its Attack and Defense stats.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SWSH
The user tenses its muscles to bulk up its body, raising both its Attack and Defense stats.

Effect

The user tenses its muscles to bulk up its body, boosting both its Attack and Defense stats by one stage.

When paired with a Fightinium Z, it will boost its Attack by another stage.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
III IV V VI VII VIII
062.png Poliwrath water/fighting Water 1 1PE
066.png Machop fighting Human-Like 37ORAS 37SMUSUM
31PE
36
067.png Machoke fighting Human-Like 43ORAS 43SMUSUM
37PE
42
068.png Machamp fighting Human-Like 43ORAS 43SMUSUM
37PE
42
145A.png Zapdos fighting/flying Undiscovered 50
256.png Combusken fire/fighting Field 28 28 28 28XY
31ORAS
31 45
257.png Blaziken fire/fighting Field 28 28 28 28XY
31ORAS
31 49
383.png Groudon ground Undiscovered 30 30DPPt
60HGSS
60 60XY
50ORAS
50 18
532.png Timburr fighting Human-Like 28 28 28 16
533.png Gurdurr fighting Human-Like 29 29 29 16
534.png Conkeldurr fighting Human-Like 29 29 29 16
538.png Throh fighting Human-Like 33 33 25 25
539.png Sawk fighting Human-Like 33 33 25 25
650.png Chespin grass Field 39 39
651.png Quilladin grass Field 44 44
652.png Chesnaught grass/fighting Field 44 48
672.png Skiddo grass Field 34 34
673.png Gogoat grass Field 34 34
727.png Incineroar fire/dark Field 1 1
766.png Passimian fighting Field 32 35
794.png Buzzwole bug/fighting Undiscovered 13 20
852.png Clobbopus fighting Water 1/Human-Like 25
853.png Grapploct fighting Water 1/Human-Like 25
861.png Grimmsnarl dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like 1
870.png Falinks fighting Fairy/Mineral 20
891.png Kubfu fighting Undiscovered 32
892.png Urshifu fighting/dark Undiscovered 32
892.png Urshifu fighting/water Undiscovered 32
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 TM/TR

Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
III IV V VI VII VIII
020A.png Raticate dark/normal Field TM08SMUSUM
TM30PE
056.png Mankey fighting Field TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08SMUSUM
TM30PE
057.png Primeape fighting Field TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08SMUSUM
TM30PE
062.png Poliwrath water/fighting Water 1 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08SMUSUM
TM30PE
TR48
066.png Machop fighting Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08SMUSUM
TM30PE
TR48
067.png Machoke fighting Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08SMUSUM
TM30PE
TR48
068.png Machamp fighting Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08SMUSUM
TM30PE
TR48
106.png Hitmonlee fighting Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08SMUSUM
TM30PE
TR48
107.png Hitmonchan fighting Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08SMUSUM
TM30PE
TR48
127.png Pinsir bug Bug TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08SMUSUM
TM30PE
TR48
145A.png Zapdos fighting/flying Undiscovered TR48
150.png Mewtwo psychic Undiscovered TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08SMUSUM
TM30PE
TR48
151.png Mew psychic Undiscovered TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08SMUSUM
TM30PE
TR48
209.png Snubbull fairy Field/Fairy TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08
210.png Granbull fairy Field/Fairy TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08
214.png Heracross bug/fighting Bug TM08 TM08 TM08B2W2 TM08 TM08 TR48
216.png Teddiursa normal Field TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08
217.png Ursaring normal Field TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08
236.png Tyrogue fighting Undiscovered TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
237.png Hitmontop fighting Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
256.png Combusken fire/fighting Field TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
257.png Blaziken fire/fighting Field TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
260.png Swampert water/ground Monster/Water 1 TR48
286.png Breloom grass/fighting Fairy/Grass TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08
287.png Slakoth normal Field TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08
288.png Vigoroth normal Field TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08
289.png Slaking normal Field TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08
296.png Makuhita fighting Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08
297.png Hariyama fighting Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08
307.png Meditite fighting/psychic Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08
308.png Medicham fighting/psychic Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08
383.png Groudon ground Undiscovered TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
384.png Rayquaza dragon/flying Undiscovered TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
390.png Chimchar fire Field/Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08
391.png Monferno fire/fighting Field/Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08
392.png Infernape fire/fighting Field/Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08
418.png Buizel water Water 1/Field TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08
419.png Floatzel water Water 1/Field TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08
447.png Riolu fighting Undiscovered TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
448.png Lucario fighting/steel Field/Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
453.png Croagunk poison/fighting Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
454.png Toxicroak poison/fighting Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
475.png Gallade psychic/fighting Human-Like/Amorphous TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
483.png Dialga steel/dragon Undiscovered TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
484.png Palkia water/dragon Undiscovered TM08 TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
500.png Emboar fire/fighting Field TM08 TM08 TM08
532.png Timburr fighting Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
533.png Gurdurr fighting Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
534.png Conkeldurr fighting Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
538.png Throh fighting Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
539.png Sawk fighting Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
553.png Krookodile ground/dark Field TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
555.png Darmanitan fire Field TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
555B.png Darmanitan ice Field TR48
559.png Scraggy dark/fighting Field/Dragon TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
560.png Scrafty dark/fighting Field/Dragon TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
614.png Beartic ice Field TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
619.png Mienfoo fighting Field/Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
620.png Mienshao fighting Field/Human-Like TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
627.png Rufflet normal/flying Flying TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
628.png Braviary normal/flying Flying TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
641.png Tornadus flying Undiscovered TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
642.png Thundurus electric/flying Undiscovered TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
645.png Landorus ground/flying Undiscovered TM08 TM08 TM08 TR48
650.png Chespin grass Field TM08 TM08
651.png Quilladin grass Field TM08 TM08
652.png Chesnaught grass/fighting Field TM08 TM08
659.png Bunnelby normal Field TM08 TM08 TR48
660.png Diggersby normal/ground Field TM08 TM08 TR48
663.png Talonflame fire/flying Flying TM08 TM08 TR48
672.png Skiddo grass Field TM08 TM08
673.png Gogoat grass Field TM08 TM08
674.png Pancham fighting Field/Human-Like TM08 TM08 TR48
675.png Pangoro fighting/dark Field/Human-Like TM08 TM08 TR48
689.png Barbaracle rock/water Water 3 TM08 TM08 TR48
701.png Hawlucha fighting/flying Flying/Human-Like TM08 TM08 TR48
725.png Litten fire Field TM08 TR48
726.png Torracat fire Field TM08 TR48
727.png Incineroar fire/dark Field TM08 TR48
739.png Crabrawler fighting Water 3 TM08
740.png Crabominable fighting/ice Water 3 TM08
745.png Lycanroc rock Field TM08 TR48
745Mn.png Lycanroc rock Field TM08 TR48
745Du.png Lycanroc rock Field TM08USUM TR48
759.png Stufful normal/fighting Field TM08 TR48
760.png Bewear normal/fighting Field TM08 TR48
766.png Passimian fighting Field TM08 TR48
768.png Golisopod bug/water Bug/Water 3 TM08 TR48
775.png Komala normal Field TM08
776.png Turtonator fire/dragon Monster/Dragon TM08 TR48
778.png Mimikyu ghost/fairy Amorphous TM08 TR48
779.png Bruxish water/psychic Water 2 TM08
782.png Jangmo-o dragon Dragon TM08 TR48
783.png Hakamo-o dragon/fighting Dragon TM08 TR48
784.png Kommo-o dragon/fighting Dragon TM08 TR48
787.png Tapu Bulu grass/fairy Undiscovered TM08 TR48
794.png Buzzwole bug/fighting Undiscovered TM08 TR48
802.png Marshadow fighting/ghost Undiscovered TM08 TR48
807.png Zeraora electric Undiscovered TM08USUM TR48
812.png Rillaboom grass Field/Grass TR48
814.png Raboot fire Field/Human-Like TR48
815.png Cinderace fire Field/Human-Like TR48
823.png Corviknight flying/steel Flying TR48
836.png Boltund electric Field TR48
852.png Clobbopus fighting Water 1/Human-Like TR48
853.png Grapploct fighting Water 1/Human-Like TR48
861.png Grimmsnarl dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like TR48
862.png Obstagoon dark/normal Field TR48
870.png Falinks fighting Fairy/Mineral TR48
891.png Kubfu fighting Undiscovered TR48
892.png Urshifu fighting/dark Undiscovered TR48
892.png Urshifu fighting/water Undiscovered TR48
893.png Zarude dark/grass Undiscovered TR48
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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