(ほっぺすりすり Cheek Rub)
Nuzzle VIII
Introduced: Generation VI
Battle Data
Type: Type Electric
Category: Type Physical
Power: 20
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 20 (Max. 48)
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
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 1
Badly startles Pokémon that used a move of the same type.

Nuzzle is an Electric-type move introduced in Generation VI.


Games Description
XYORAS The user attacks by nuzzling its electrified cheeks against the target. This also leaves the target with paralysis.
SMUSUM The user nuzzles its cheeks on the target. In addition, it may leave the target with paralysis.


In battle

Nuzzle does damage and paralyzes the target. In a Double Battle, Nuzzle can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Nuzzle can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
025 Pikachu electric 23 (XY)
29 (ORAS)
311 Plusle electric 1 1
312 Minun electric 1 1
417 Pachirisu electric 19 19
587 Emolga electric/flying 15 15
702 Dedenne electric/fairy 20 20
777 Togedemaru electric/steel 21
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


Main games

Main series

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