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Thunder Punch
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かみなりパンチ
Thunder Punch
Generation: I
Battle Data
Type: Type Electric.gif
Category Physical
Power: 75
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: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Cool
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Cool
Appeal:
Jam:
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Thunder Punch is an Electric-type move introduced in Generation I that after making contact, may cause paralysis. It is a physical type move with 75 power and 100% accuracy.

Description

Games Description
GSC An electric punch. It may paralyze.
RSE An electrified punch that may paralyze the foe.
FRLG The foe is punched with an electrified fist. It may leave the foe paralyzed.
DPPtHGSS The foe is punched with an electrified fist. It may leave the target with paralysis.
BWB2W2 The target is punched with an electrified fist. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SWSH
The target is punched with an electrified fist. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

Effects

Thunder Punch has a 10% chance of paralyzing the opponent.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
026.png Raichu electric Field/Fairy 1, Evo.PE 1, Evo.
074A.png Geodude rock/electric Mineral 22SMUSUM
27PE
075A.png Graveler rock/electric Mineral 22SMUSUM
31PE
076A.png Golem rock/electric Mineral 22SMUSUM
31PE
107.png Hitmonchan fighting Human-Like 43 26 26 31 36 36 36SMUSUM
30PE
24
125.png Electabuzz electric Human-Like 42 1, 9 1, 9 28 38BW
29B2W2
29 29SMUSUM
33PE
28
149.png Dragonite dragon/flying Water 1/Dragon 1 1 1 1 1
181.png Ampharos electric Monster/Field 30 30 30 30 30 1, Evo.
239.png Elekid electric Undiscovered 9 9 28 38BW
29B2W2
29 29 28
308.png Medicham fighting/psychic Human-Like 1 1 1 1 1
356.png Dusclops ghost Amorphous 1 1 1 1 1
466.png Electivire electric Human-Like 28 38BW
29B2W2
29 29 28
467.png Magmortar fire Human-Like 1 1 1 1
477.png Dusknoir ghost Amorphous 1 1 1 1 1
486.png Regigigas normal Undiscovered 1 1 1 1
794.png Buzzwole bug/fighting Undiscovered 1
796.png Xurkitree electric Undiscovered 23 40
802.png Marshadow fighting/ghost Undiscovered 1 1
807.png Zeraora electric Undiscovered 29USUM 1
809.png Melmetal steel Undiscovered 1, Evo.PE 1, Evo.
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

Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
004.png Charmander fire Monster/Dragon TM23PE TM05
005.png Charmeleon fire Monster/Dragon TM23PE TM05
006.png Charizard fire/flying Monster/Dragon TM23PE TM05
025.png Pikachu electric Field/Fairy TM41 TM23PE TM05
026.png Raichu electric Field/Fairy TM41 TM23PE TM05
026A.png Raichu electric/psychic Field/Fairy TM23PE TM05
031.png Nidoqueen poison/ground Undiscovered TM41 TM23PE TM05
034.png Nidoking poison/ground Monster/Field TM41 TM23PE TM05
035.png Clefairy fairy Fairy TM41 TM23PE TM05
036.png Clefable fairy Fairy TM41 TM23PE TM05
039.png Jigglypuff normal/fairy Fairy TM41 TM23PE TM05
040.png Wigglytuff normal/fairy Fairy TM41 TM23PE TM05
056.png Mankey fighting Field TM41 TM23PE
057.png Primeape fighting Field TM41 TM23PE
063.png Abra psychic Human-Like TM41 TM23PE TM05
064.png Kadabra psychic Human-Like TM41 TM23PE TM05
065.png Alakazam psychic Human-Like TM41 TM23PE TM05
066.png Machop fighting Human-Like TM41 TM23PE TM05
067.png Machoke fighting Human-Like TM41 TM23PE TM05
068.png Machamp fighting Human-Like TM41 TM23PE TM05
074.png Geodude rock/ground Mineral TM23PE
074A.png Geodude rock/electric Mineral TM23PE
075.png Graveler rock/ground Mineral TM23PE
075A.png Graveler rock/electric Mineral TM23PE
076.png Golem rock/ground Mineral TM23PE
076A.png Golem rock/electric Mineral TM23PE
088.png Grimer poison Amorphous TM41 TM23PE
088A.png Grimer poison/dark Amorphous TM23PE
089.png Muk poison Amorphous TM41 TM23PE
089A.png Muk poison/dark Amorphous TM23PE
092.png Gastly ghost/poison Amorphous TM23PE TM05
093.png Haunter ghost/poison Amorphous TM23PE TM05
094.png Gengar ghost/poison Amorphous TM41 TM23PE TM05
096.png Drowzee psychic Human-Like TM41 TM23PE
097.png Hypno psychic Human-Like TM41 TM23PE
104.png Cubone ground Monster TM41 TM23PE TM05
105.png Marowak ground Monster TM41 TM23PE TM05
105A.png Marowak fire/ghost Monster TM23PE TM05
107.png Hitmonchan fighting Human-Like TM41 TM23PE TM05
108.png Lickitung normal Monster TM41 TM23PE TM05
112.png Rhydon ground/rock Monster/Field TM41 TM23PE TM05
113.png Chansey normal Fairy TM23PE TM05
115.png Kangaskhan normal Monster TM41 TM23PE TM05
122.png Mr. Mime psychic/fairy Human-Like TM41 TM23PE TM05
125.png Electabuzz electric Human-Like TM41 TM23PE TM05
126.png Magmar fire Human-Like TM41 TM23PE TM05
143.png Snorlax normal Monster TM41 TM23PE TM05
149.png Dragonite dragon/flying Water 1/Dragon TM41 TM23PE TM05
150.png Mewtwo psychic Undiscovered TM41 TM23PE TM05
151.png Mew psychic Undiscovered TM41 TM23PE TM05
157.png Typhlosion fire Field TM41
161.png Sentret normal Field TM41
162.png Furret normal Field TM41
165.png Ledyba bug/flying Bug TM41
166.png Ledian bug/flying Bug TM41
172.png Pichu electric Undiscovered TM05
180.png Flaaffy electric Monster/Field TM41
181.png Ampharos electric Monster/Field TM41
185.png Sudowoodo rock Mineral TM41 TM05
190.png Aipom normal Field TM41
209.png Snubbull fairy Field/Fairy TM41
210.png Granbull fairy Field/Fairy TM41
216.png Teddiursa normal Field TM41
217.png Ursaring normal Field TM41
239.png Elekid electric Undiscovered TM41 TM05
240.png Magby fire Undiscovered TM41 TM05
241.png Miltank normal Field TM41 TM05
242.png Blissey normal Fairy TM05
248.png Tyranitar rock/dark Monster TM05
252.png Treecko grass Monster/Dragon TM05
253.png Grovyle grass Monster/Dragon TM05
254.png Sceptile grass Monster/Dragon TM05
256.png Combusken fire/fighting Field TM05
257.png Blaziken fire/fighting Field TM05
271.png Lombre water/grass Water 1/Grass TM05
272.png Ludicolo water/grass Water 1/Grass TM05
280.png Ralts psychic/fairy Human-Like/Amorphous TM05
281.png Kirlia psychic/fairy Human-Like/Amorphous TM05
282.png Gardevoir psychic/fairy Human-Like/Amorphous TM05
293.png Whismur normal Monster/Field TM05
294.png Loudred normal Monster/Field TM05
295.png Exploud normal Monster/Field TM05
302.png Sableye dark/ghost Human-Like TM05
303.png Mawile steel/fairy Field/Fairy TM05
306.png Aggron steel/rock Monster TM05
330.png Flygon ground/dragon Bug/Dragon TM05
356.png Dusclops ghost Amorphous TM05
375.png Metang steel/psychic Mineral TM05
376.png Metagross steel/psychic Mineral TM05
377.png Regirock rock Undiscovered TM05
378.png Regice ice Undiscovered TM05
379.png Registeel steel Undiscovered TM05
383.png Groudon ground Undiscovered TM05
385.png Jirachi steel/psychic Undiscovered TM05
427.png Buneary normal Field/Human-Like TM05
428.png Lopunny normal Field/Human-Like TM05
446.png Munchlax normal Undiscovered TM05
447.png Riolu fighting Undiscovered TM05
448.png Lucario fighting/steel Field/Human-Like TM05
453.png Croagunk poison/fighting Human-Like TM05
454.png Toxicroak poison/fighting Human-Like TM05
463.png Lickilicky normal Monster TM05
464.png Rhyperior ground/rock Monster/Field TM05
466.png Electivire electric Human-Like TM05
467.png Magmortar fire Human-Like TM05
475.png Gallade psychic/fighting Human-Like/Amorphous TM05
477.png Dusknoir ghost Amorphous TM05
480.png Uxie psychic Undiscovered TM05
481.png Mesprit psychic Undiscovered TM05
482.png Azelf psychic Undiscovered TM05
486.png Regigigas normal Undiscovered TM05
494.png Victini psychic/fire Undiscovered TM05
531.png Audino normal Fairy TM05
532.png Timburr fighting Human-Like TM05
533.png Gurdurr fighting Human-Like TM05
534.png Conkeldurr fighting Human-Like TM05
538.png Throh fighting Human-Like TM05
539.png Sawk fighting Human-Like TM05
559.png Scraggy dark/fighting Field/Dragon TM05
560.png Scrafty dark/fighting Field/Dragon TM05
579.png Reuniclus psychic Amorphous TM05
621.png Druddigon dragon Dragon/Monster TM05
622.png Golett ground/ghost Mineral TM05
623.png Golurk ground/ghost Mineral TM05
631.png Heatmor fire Field TM05
642.png Thundurus electric/flying Undiscovered TM05
644.png Zekrom dragon/electric Undiscovered TM05
660.png Diggersby normal/ground Field TM05
674.png Pancham fighting Field/Human-Like TM05
675.png Pangoro fighting/dark Field/Human-Like TM05
695.png Heliolisk electric/normal Monster/Dragon TM05
701.png Hawlucha fighting/flying Flying/Human-Like TM05
702.png Dedenne electric/fairy Field/Fairy TM05
706.png Goodra dragon Dragon TM05
727.png Incineroar fire/dark Field TM05
745Mn.png Lycanroc rock Field TM05
759.png Stufful normal/fighting Field TM05
760.png Bewear normal/fighting Field TM05
784.png Kommo-o dragon/fighting Dragon TM05
785.png Tapu Koko electric/fairy Undiscovered TM05
794.png Buzzwole bug/fighting Undiscovered TM05
796.png Xurkitree electric Undiscovered TM05
802.png Marshadow fighting/ghost Undiscovered TM05
807.png Zeraora electric Undiscovered TM05
809.png Melmetal steel Undiscovered TM23PE TM05
849.png Toxtricity electric/poison Human-Like TM05
849A.png Toxtricity electric/poison Human-Like TM05
861.png Grimmsnarl dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like TM05
862.png Obstagoon dark/normal Field TM05
877.png Morpeko electric/dark Field/Fairy TM05
880.png Dracozolt electric/dragon Undiscovered TM05
881.png Arctozolt electric/ice Undiscovered TM05
891.png Kubfu fighting Undiscovered TM05
892SingleStrike.png Urshifu fighting/dark Undiscovered TM05
892SingleStrike.png Urshifu fighting/water Undiscovered TM05
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

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Pokémon Type Egg groups Games
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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