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じしん Earthquake
Earthquake VIII.png
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Ground.gif
Category: Type Physical.gif
Power: 100
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 10 (Max. 16)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
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: Tough
Appeal: 1
Jam: 3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles those that have made appeals.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Tough
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémom performs last in the turn.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Tough
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 1
Badly startles Pokémon that successfully showed their appeal.

Earthquake is Ground-type move introduced in Generation I. It has been TM26 since Generation I. In Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, it is available as TM41.


Games Description
GSC Tough but useless vs. flying foes.
RSE A powerful quake, but has no effect on flying foes.
FRLG An earthquake that strikes all Pokémon in battle excluding the user.
DPPtHGSS The user sets off an earthquake that hits all Pokémon in battle.
BWB2W2 The user sets off an earthquake that strikes those around it.
XYORAS The user sets off an earthquake that strikes every Pokémon around it.
SMUSUMPE The user sets off a powerful strike, hitting all the Pokémon around it.


In battle

Earthquake does damage to the target. If Earthquake is used and the target is underground due to using Dig, Earthquake will do double the damage. If Grassy Terrain is in effect, Earthquake's damage will be cut in half. In a Double Battle, Earthquake targets all Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Earthquake only targets Pokémon that are adjacent to the user. Earthquake has no effect on Flying-type Pokémon and Pokémon with the ability Levitate.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
027.png Sandshrew ground
028.png Sandslash ground
050.png Diglett ground 40 41 41
051.png Dugtrio ground 47 48 51
074.png Geodude rock/ground 31 36 36
075.png Graveler rock/ground 36 41 45
076.png Golem rock/ground 36 41 45
111.png Rhyhorn ground/rock 55 52
112.png Rhydon ground/rock 65 58
194.png Wooper water/ground 31 36
195.png Quagsire water/ground 35 42
220.png Swinub ice/ground
221.png Piloswine ice/ground
232.png Donphan ground 49 49
246.png Larvitar rock/ground 50 50
247.png Pupitar rock/ground 56 56
248.png Tyranitar rock/dark 62 61
259.png Marshtomp water/ground 46
260.png Swampert water/ground 52
322.png Numel fire/ground 35
323.png Camerupt fire/ground 37
328.png Trapinch ground
329.png Vibrava dragon/ground
330.png Flygon dragon/ground
339.png Barboach water/ground 31
340.png Whiscash water/ground 36
383.png Groudon ground 35
389.png Torterra grass/ground
449.png Hippopotas ground
450.png Hippowdon ground
464.png Rhyperior ground/rock
473.png Mamoswine ice/ground
529.png Drilbur ground
530.png Excadrill ground/steel
551.png Sandile ground/dark
552.png Krokorok ground/dark
553.png Krookodile ground/dark
622.png Golett ground/ghost
623.png Golurk ground/ghost
645.png Landorus ground/flying
659.png Bunnelby normal
660.png Diggersby normal/ground
673.png Gogoat grass
696.png Tyrunt rock/dragon
697.png Tyrantrum rock/dragon
718.png Zygarde dragon/ground
749.png Mudbray ground
750.png Mudsdale ground
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
324.png Torkoal fire 050.png051.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.


Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
003.png Venusaur grass/poison TM26
006.png Charizard fire/flying TM26 TM26 TM26
009.png Blastoise water TM26 TM26 TM26
023.png Ekans poison TM26 TM26 TM26
024.png Arbok poison TM26 TM26 TM26
027.png Sandshrew ground TM26 TM26 TM26
027A.png Sandshrew ice/steel
028.png Sandslash ground TM26 TM26 TM26
028A.png Sandshrew ice/steel
031.png Nidoqueen poison/ground TM26 TM26 TM26
034.png Nidoking poison/ground TM26 TM26 TM26
050.png Diglett ground TM26 TM26 TM26
050A.png Diglett ground/steel
051.png Dugtrio ground TM26 TM26 TM26
051A.png Dugtrio ground/steel
056.png Mankey fighting TM26
057.png Primeape fighting TM26
061.png Poliwhirl water TM26 TM26 TM26
062.png Poliwrath water/fighting TM26 TM26 TM26
066.png Machop fighting TM26 TM26 TM26
067.png Machoke fighting TM26 TM26 TM26
068.png Machamp fighting TM26 TM26 TM26
074.png Geodude rock/ground TM26 TM26 TM26
074A.png Geodude rock/electric
075.png Graveler rock/ground TM26 TM26 TM26
075A.png Graveler rock/electric
076.png Golem rock/ground TM26 TM26 TM26
076A.png Golem rock/electric
079.png Slowpoke water/psychic TM26 TM26 TM26
080.png Slowbro water/psychic TM26 TM26 TM26
095.png Onix rock/ground TM26 TM26 TM26
103A.png Exeggutor grass/dragon
104.png Cubone ground TM26 TM26 TM26
105.png Marowak ground TM26 TM26 TM26
105A.png Marowak fire/ghost
106.png Hitmonlee fighting TM26
107.png Hitmonchan fighting TM26
108.png Lickitung normal TM26 TM26 TM26
111.png Rhyhorn ground/rock TM26 TM26 TM26
112.png Rhydon ground/rock TM26 TM26 TM26
113.png Chansey normal TM26
115.png Kangaskhan normal TM26 TM26 TM26
127.png Pinsir bug TM26
128.png Tauros normal TM26 TM26 TM26
130.png Gyarados water/flying TM26
142.png Aerodactyl rock/flying TM26 TM26
143.png Snorlax normal TM26 TM26 TM26
149.png Dragonite dragon/flying TM26
150.png Mewtwo psychic TM26
151.png Mew psychic TM26 TM26 TM26
154.png Meganium grass TM26 TM26
157.png Typhlosion fire TM26 TM26
160.png Feraligatr water TM26 TM26
185.png Sudowoodo rock TM26 TM26
186.png Politoed water TM26 TM26
194.png Wooper water/ground TM26 TM26
195.png Quagsire water/ground TM26 TM26
199.png Slowking water/psychic TM26 TM26
203.png Girafarig normal/psychic TM26 TM26
204.png Pineco bug TM26
205.png Forretress bug/steel TM26
206.png Dunsparce normal TM26
207.png Gligar ground/flying TM26
208.png Steelix steel/ground TM26 TM26
209.png Snubbull fairy TM26
210.png Granbull fairy TM26
213.png Shuckle bug/rock TM26 TM26
214.png Heracross bug/fighting TM26 TM26
216.png Teddiursa normal TM26 TM26
217.png Ursaring normal TM26 TM26
219.png Magcargo fire/rock TM26 TM26
220.png Swinub ice/ground TM26 TM26
221.png Piloswine ice/ground TM26 TM26
222.png Corsola water TM26 TM26
226.png Mantine water/flying TM26
231.png Phanpy ground TM26 TM26
232.png Donphan ground TM26 TM26
234.png Stantler normal TM26 TM26
236.png Tyrogue fighting TM26
237.png Hitmontop fighting TM26
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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