Tri Attack
トライアタック Tri Attack
Tri Attack PE.png
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal.gif
Category: Type Special.gif
Power: 80
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: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Beauty
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 2 ♥♥
Startles all Pokémon that have done their appeals.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Beauty
Appeal: 1
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Beautiful
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0
Effectiveness varies depending on when it is used.

Tri Attack is a Normal-type move introduced in Generation I. It was TM49 in Generation I. In Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, it is available as TM28.

Description

Games Description
GSC Fires three kinds of beams at once.
RSE Fires three types of beams at the same time.
FRLG A simultaneous 3-beam attack that may paralyze, burn, or freeze the foe.
DPPtHGSS The user strikes with a simultaneous three-beam attack. May also paralyze, burn, or freeze the target.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
The user strikes with a simultaneous three-beam attack. May also burn, freeze, or leave the target with paralysis.

Effect

In battle

Tri Attack does damage and has a 20% chance to either burn, freeze or paralyze the target. As of Generation III, Tri Attack cannot burn fire-type Pokémon or freeze ice-type Pokémon. As of Generation VI, Tri Attack cannot paralyze electric-type Pokémon. In a Double Battle, Tri Attack can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Tri Attack can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
VII VIII
051.png Dugtrio ground 1 (C) 1
051A.png Dugtrio ground/steel
082.png Magneton electric/steel 35 (C) 44
084.png Doduo normal/flying 40 21 21
085.png Dodrio normal/flying 45 21 21
137.png Porygon normal 42 36 36
233.png Porygon2 normal 36 36
462.png Magnezone electric/steel
474.png Porygon-Z normal
635.png Hydreigon dark/dragon
649.png Genesect bug/steel
772.png Type: Null normal
773.png Silvally normal
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
VI VII VIII
021.png Spearow normal/flying 084.png085.png 084.png085.png 085.png 085.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.

By TM

Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
VII VIII
035.png Clefairy normal TM49
036.png Clefable normal TM49
039.png Jigglypuff normal TM49
040.png Wigglytuff normal TM49
063.png Abra psychic TM49
064.png Kadabra psychic TM49
065.png Alakazam psychic TM49
079.png Slowpoke water/psychic TM49
080.png Slowbro water/psychic TM49
084.png Doduo normal/flying TM49
085.png Dodrio normal/flying TM49
090.png Shellder water TM49
091.png Cloyster water/ice TM49
096.png Drowzee psychic TM49
097.png Hypno psychic TM49
113.png Chansey normal TM49
120.png Staryu water TM49
121.png Starmie water/psychic TM49
137.png Porygon normal TM49
150.png Mewtwo psychic TM49
151.png Mew psychic TM49
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Gallery

Main games

Main series

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