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Throat Chop
Throat Chop VII.png
Generation: VII
Battle Data
Type: Type Dark.gif
Category Physical
Power: 80
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 15, max: ?
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: No
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
{[[Category:{{{contesttype}}}-type moves]]

Throat Chop is a Dark-type move introduced in Generation VII.


Games Description
The user attacks the target's throat, and the resultant suffering prevents the target from using moves that emit sound for two turns.


This move inflicts damage and prevents the target from using sound-based moves for two turns. Only status Z-Moves are unaffected by this effect.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
214.png Heracross bug/fighting Bug 40
626.png Bouffalant normal Field 35
727.png Incineroar fire/dark Field 1 1
847.png Barraskewda water Water 2 1
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
027.png Sandshrew ground Field TR95
027A.png Sandshrew ice/steel Field TR95
028.png Sandslash ground Field TR95
028A.png Sandslash ice/steel Field TR95
031.png Nidoqueen poison/ground Undiscovered TR95
034.png Nidoking poison/ground Monster/Field TR95
052.png Meowth normal Field TR95
052A.png Meowth dark Field TR95
052B.png Meowth steel Field TR95
053.png Persian normal Field TR95
053A.png Persian dark Field TR95
062.png Poliwrath water/fighting Water 1 TR95
068.png Machamp fighting Human-Like TR95
078.png Rapidash fire Field TR95
083.png Farfetch'd normal/flying Flying/Field TR95
083A.png Farfetch'd fighting Flying/Field TR95
105.png Marowak ground Monster TR95
105A.png Marowak fire/ghost Flying/Field TR95
106.png Hitmonlee fighting Human-Like TR95
107.png Hitmonchan fighting Human-Like TR95
118.png Goldeen water Water 2 TR95
119.png Seaking water Water 2 TR95
127.png Pinsir bug Bug TR95
128.png Tauros normal Field TR95
145A.png Zapdos fighting/flying Undiscovered TR95
151.png Mew psychic Undiscovered TR95
197.png Umbreon dark Field TR95
211.png Qwilfish water/poison Water 2 TR95
214.png Heracross bug/fighting Bug TR95
215.png Sneasel dark/ice Field TR95
222.png Corsola water/rock Water 1/Water 3 TR95
222A.png Corsola ghost Water 1/Water 3 TR95
243.png Raikou electric Undiscovered TR95
254.png Sceptile grass Monster/Dragon TR95
264.png Linoone normal Field TR95
264A.png Linoone dark/normal Field TR95
275.png Shiftry grass/dark Field/Grass TR95
329.png Vibrava ground/dragon Bug/Dragon TR95
330.png Flygon ground/dragon Bug/Dragon TR95
405.png Luxray electric Field TR95
434.png Stunky poison/dark Field TR95
435.png Skuntank poison/dark Field TR95
452.png Drapion poison/dark Bug/Water 3 TR95
454.png Toxicroak poison/fighting Human-Like TR95
461.png Weavile dark/ice Field TR95
475.png Gallade psychic/fighting Human-Like/Amorphous TR95
510.png Liepard dark Field TR95
526.png Gigalith rock Mineral TR95
531.png Audino normal Fairy TR95
539.png Sawk fighting Human-Like TR95
545.png Scolipede bug/poison Bug TR95
553.png Krookodile ground/dark Field TR95
556.png Maractus grass Grass TR95
560.png Scrafty dark/fighting Field/Dragon TR95
571.png Zoroark dark Field TR95
596.png Galvantula bug/electric Bug TR95
614.png Beartic ice Field TR95
625.png Bisharp dark/steel Human-Like TR95
626.png Bouffalant normal Field TR95
631.png Heatmor fire Field TR95
635.png Hydreigon dark/dragon Dragon TR95
675.png Pangoro fighting/dark Field/Human-Like TR95
687.png Malamar dark/psychic Water 1/Water 2 TR95
701.png Hawlucha fighting/flying Flying/Human-Like TR95
727.png Incineroar fire/dark Field TR95
745Mn.png Lycanroc rock Field TR95
768.png Golisopod bug/water Bug/Water 3 TR95
795.png Pheromosa bug/fighting Undiscovered TR95
802.png Marshadow fighting/ghost Undiscovered TR95
804.png Naganadel poison/dragon Undiscovered TR95
807.png Zeraora electric Undiscovered TR95
834.png Drednaw water/rock Monster/Water 1 TR95
845.png Cramorant flying/water Water 1/Flying TR95
846.png Arrokuda water Water 2 TR95
847.png Barraskewda water Water 2 TR95
849.png Toxtricity electric/poison Human-Like TR95
849A.png Toxtricity electric/poison Human-Like TR95
860.png Morgrem dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like TR95
861.png Grimmsnarl dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like TR95
862.png Obstagoon dark/normal Field TR95
863.png Perrserker steel Field TR95
864.png Cursola ghost Water 1/Water 3 TR95
865.png Sirfetch'd fighting Flying/Field TR95
870.png Falinks fighting Fairy/Mineral TR95
871.png Pincurchin electric Water 1/Amorphous TR95
892.png Urshifu fighting/dark Undiscovered TR95
893.png Zarude dark/grass Undiscovered TR95
896.png Glastrier ice Undiscovered TR95
898I.png Calyrex psychic/ice Undiscovered TR95
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

By Move Tutor

Pokémon Type Egg groups Games
015.png Beedrill bug/poison Bug USUM
020.png Raticate normal Field USUM
020A.png Raticate dark/normal Field USUM
022.png Fearow normal/flying Flying USUM
024.png Arbok poison Field/Dragon USUM
027A.png Sandshrew ice/steel Field USUM
028A.png Sandslash ice/steel Field USUM
031.png Nidoqueen poison/ground Undiscovered USUM
034.png Nidoking poison/ground Monster/Field USUM
047.png Parasect bug/grass Bug USUM
052.png Meowth normal Field USUM
052A.png Meowth dark Field USUM
053.png Persian normal Field USUM
053A.png Persian dark Field USUM
057.png Primeape fighting Field USUM
062.png Poliwrath water/fighting Water 1 USUM
068.png Machamp fighting Human-Like USUM
078.png Rapidash fire Field USUM
083.png Farfetch'd normal/flying Flying/Field USUM
105.png Marowak ground Monster USUM
105A.png Marowak fire/ghost Monster USUM
107.png Hitmonchan fighting Human-Like USUM
118.png Goldeen water Water 2 USUM
119.png Seaking water Water 2 USUM
127.png Pinsir bug Bug USUM
151.png Mew psychic Undiscovered USUM
157.png Typhlosion fire Field USUM
168.png Ariados bug/poison Bug USUM
197.png Umbreon dark Field USUM
207.png Gligar ground/flying Bug USUM
211.png Qwilfish water/poison Water 2 USUM
214.png Heracross bug/fighting Bug USUM
215.png Sneasel dark/ice Field USUM
217.png Ursaring normal Field USUM
222.png Corsola water/rock Water 1/Water 3 USUM
229.png Houndoom dark/fire Field USUM
234.png Stantler normal Field USUM
243.png Raikou electric Undiscovered USUM
254.png Sceptile grass Monster/Dragon USUM
262.png Mightyena dark Field USUM
264.png Linoone normal Field USUM
275.png Shiftry grass/dark Field/Grass USUM
297.png Hariyama fighting Human-Like USUM
329.png Vibrava ground/dragon Bug/Dragon USUM
330.png Flygon ground/dragon Bug/Dragon USUM
335.png Zangoose normal Field USUM
336.png Seviper poison Field/Dragon USUM
354.png Banette ghost Amorphous USUM
359.png Absol dark Field USUM
386.png Deoxys psychic Undiscovered USUM
386A.png Deoxys psychic Undiscovered USUM
386B.png Deoxys psychic Undiscovered USUM
386C.png Deoxys psychic Undiscovered USUM
395.png Empoleon water/steel Water 1/Field USUM
402.png Kricketune bug Bug USUM
405.png Luxray electric Field USUM
432.png Purugly normal Field USUM
434.png Stunky poison/dark Field USUM
435.png Skuntank poison/dark Field USUM
452.png Drapion poison/dark Bug/Water 3 USUM
454.png Toxicroak poison/fighting Human-Like USUM
472.png Gliscor ground/flying Bug USUM
475.png Gallade psychic/fighting Human-Like/Amorphous USUM
491.png Darkrai dark Undiscovered USUM
510.png Liepard dark Field USUM
512.png Simisage grass Field USUM
514.png Simisear fire Field USUM
516.png Simipour water Field USUM
526.png Gigalith rock Mineral USUM
531.png Audino normal Fairy USUM
539.png Sawk fighting Human-Like USUM
542.png Leavanny bug/grass Bug USUM
545.png Scolipede bug/poison Bug USUM
553.png Krookodile ground/dark Field USUM
556.png Maractus grass Grass USUM
560.png Scrafty dark/fighting Field/Dragon USUM
571.png Zoroark dark Field USUM
596.png Galvantula bug/electric Bug USUM
603.png Eelektrik electric Amorphous USUM
604.png Eelektross electric Amorphous USUM
614.png Beartic ice Field USUM
625.png Bisharp dark/steel Human-Like USUM
631.png Heatmor fire Field USUM
635.png Hydreigon dark/dragon Dragon USUM
675.png Pangoro fighting/dark Field/Human-Like USUM
687.png Malamar dark/psychic Water 1/Water 2 USUM
701.png Hawlucha fighting/flying Human-Like/Flying USUM
720.png Hoopa psychic/ghost Undiscovered USUM
720U.png Hoopa psychic/dark Undiscovered USUM
727.png Incineroar fire/dark Field USUM
745Mn.png Lycanroc rock Field USUM
768.png Golisopod bug/water Bug/Water 3 USUM
795.png Pheromosa bug/fighting Undiscovered USUM
802.png Marshadow fighting/ghost Undiscovered USUM
804.png Naganadel poison/dragon Undiscovered USUM
807.png Zeraora electric Undiscovered USUM
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


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