Bite (move)

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Bite
かみつく Bite
Bite VI.png
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Type  Dark
Category  Physical
PP  25 (max. 40)
Power  60
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Tough
Appeal  1
Jam  3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles those that have made appeals.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  3 ♥♥♥
Startles the last Pokémon to act before the user.

Bite (Japanese: かみつく Bite) is a damage-dealing Dark-type move introduced in Generation I. Prior to Generation II, it was a Normal-type move.

Effect

Generation I

Bite is a Normal-type move in this generation.

Bite inflicts damage and has a 10% chance of causing the target to flinch.

Generation II onward

Bite is now a Dark-type move and has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 A bite made using sharp fangs. This may cause the opponent to flinch, and it might not attack.
GSC An attack that may cause flinching.
RSEColo.XD Bites with vicious fangs. May cause flinching.
FRLG The user bites with vicious fangs. It may make the foe flinch.
DPPtHGSS The foe is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. It may make the target flinch.
BWB2W2 The target is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. It may make the target flinch.
XYORAS
SM
The target is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. This may also make the target flinch.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
007 Squirtle Squirtle
Monster Water 1 22 18 18 16 16 16 16
008 Wartortle Wartortle
Monster Water 1 24 19 19 16 16 16 17
009 Blastoise Blastoise
Monster Water 1 24 19 19 16 16 16 17
019 Rattata Rattata
Field Field 10 10 10 10
019 Rattata Rattata
Alola Form
Field Field 10
020 Raticate Raticate
Field Field 10 10 10 10
020 Rattata Rattata
Alola Form
Field Field 10
023 Ekans Ekans
Field Dragon 17 15 13 9 9 9 9
024 Arbok Arbok
Field Dragon 17 1, 15 1, 13 1,9 1, 9 1, 9 1, 9
029 Nidoran♀ Nidoran♀
Monster Field 29RGB
30Y
30 20 21 21 21 21
030 Nidorina Nidorina
Undiscovered Undiscovered 32RGB
36Y
32 22 23 23 23 23
041 Zubat Zubat
Flying Flying 15 12 16 13 13BW
12B2W2
12XY
11ORAS
11
042 Golbat Golbat
Flying Flying 1, 15 12 16 13 13BW
12B2W2
12XY
1, 11ORAS
1, 11
052 Meowth Meowth
Field Field 12 11 11RSE
10FRLG
6 6 6 6
052 Meowth Meowth
Alola Form
Field Field 6
053 Persian Persian
Field Field 1, 12 1, 11 1, 11RSE
1, 10FRLG
1, 6 1, 6 1, 6 1, 6
053 Persian Persian
Alola Form
Field Field 1, 6
058 Growlithe Growlithe
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
059 Arcanine Arcanine
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1
088 Grimer Grimer
Alola Form
Amorphous Amorphous 7
089 Muk Muk
Alola Form
Amorphous Amorphous 1, 7
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan
Monster Monster 26 13 7 13 13 13 13
130 Gyarados Gyarados
Water 2 Dragon 1, 20RGB
20Y
20 20 20 20 20 1
133 Eevee Eevee
Field Field 37RGB
30Y
30 30 29 29BW
17B2W2
17 17
134 Vaporeon Vaporeon
Field Field 40RGB
30Y
30 30 29 29BW
136 Flareon Flareon
Field Field 40RGB
30Y
30 30 29 29BW
17B2W2
17 17
138 Omanyte Omanyte
Water 1 Water 3 13 13 7 7 7 7
139 Omastar Omastar
Water 1 Water 3 1, 13 1, 13 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl
Flying Flying 38 45 15 1 1 1 1
158 Totodile Totodile
Monster Water 1 20 20 13 13 13 13
159 Croconaw Croconaw
Monster Water 1 21 21 13 13 13 13
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr
Monster Water 1 21 21 13 13 13 13
169 Crobat Crobat
Flying Flying 12 16 13 13BW
12B2W2
12XY
1, 11ORAS
1, 11
209 Snubbull Snubbull
Field Fairy 13 13 7 7 7 7
210 Granbull Granbull
Field Fairy 13 13 7 7 7 7
228 Houndour Houndour
Field Field 20 25 17 16 16 16
229 Houndoom Houndoom
Field Field 20 27 17 16 16 16
243 Raikou Raikou
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1 1 1 1
244 Entei Entei
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1 1 1 1
245 Suicune Suicune
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1 1 1 1
246 Larvitar Larvitar
Monster Monster 1 1 1 1 1 1
247 Pupitar Pupitar
Monster Monster 1 1 1 1 1 1
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar
Monster Monster 1 1 1 1 1 1
261 Poochyena Poochyena
Field Field 13 13 13 13XY
10ORAS
10
262 Mightyena Mightyena
Field Field 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13XY
1, 10ORAS
1, 10
294 Loudred Loudred
Monster Field 20 20 20 1
295 Exploud Exploud
Monster Field 20 20 20 1
303 Mawile Mawile
Field Fairy 11 11 11 11XY
9ORAS
9
309 Electrike Electrike
Field Field 33 28 28 28XY
24ORAS
24
310 Manectric Manectric
Field Field 39 30 30 30XY
24ORAS
24
318 Carvanha Carvanha
Water 2 Water 2 1 1 1 1 1
319 Sharpedo Sharpedo
Water 2 Water 2 1 1 1 1 1
328 Trapinch Trapinch
Bug Bug 1 1 1 1 1
329 Vibrava Vibrava
Bug Bug 1
330 Flygon Flygon
Bug Bug 1
336 Seviper Seviper
Field Dragon 10 10 10BW
5B2W2
5XY
4ORAS
4
359 Absol Absol
Field Field 21 28 28BW
20B2W2
20XY
16ORAS
16
361 Snorunt Snorunt
Fairy Mineral 10 10 10 10XY
19ORAS
19
362 Glalie Glalie
Fairy Mineral 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10XY
19ORAS
19
367 Huntail Huntail
Water 1 Water 1 8 6 6 6XY
1ORAS
1
371 Bagon Bagon
Dragon Dragon 5 5 5 5XY
10ORAS
10
372 Shelgon Shelgon
Dragon Dragon 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5XY
1, 10ORAS
1, 10
373 Salamence Salamence
Dragon Dragon 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5XY
1, 10ORAS
1, 10
387 Turtwig Turtwig
Monster Grass 21 21 21 21
388 Grotle Grotle
Monster Grass 21 21 22 22
389 Torterra Torterra
Monster Grass 22 22 22 22
403 Shinx Shinx
Field Field 13DP
17PtHGSS
17 17 17
404 Luxio Luxio
Field Field 13DP
18PtHGSS
18 18 18
405 Luxray Luxray
Field Field 13DP
18PtHGSS
18 18 18
434 Stunky Stunky
Field Field 21
435 Skuntank Skuntank
Field Field 21
449 Hippopotas Hippopotas
Field Field 7 7 7 7
450 Hippowdon Hippowdon
Field Field 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7
451 Skorupi Skorupi
Bug Water 3 1 1 1 1
452 Drapion Drapion
Bug Water 3 1 1 1 1
455 Carnivine Carnivine
Grass Grass 7 7 7 7
471 Glaceon Glaceon
Field Field 29 29BW
17B2W2
17 17
504 Patrat Patrat
Field Field 6 6 6
505 Watchog Watchog
Field Field 1, 6 1, 6 1, 6
506 Lillipup Lillipup
Field Field 8 8 8
507 Herdier Herdier
Field Field 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
508 Stoutland Stoutland
Field Field 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
511 Pansage Pansage
Field Field 19 19 19
513 Pansear Pansear
Field Field 19 19 19
515 Panpour Panpour
Field Field 19 19 19
550 Basculin Basculin
Water 2 Water 2 10 10 7
551 Sandile Sandile
Field Field 4 4 4
552 Krokorok Krokorok
Field Field 1 1, 4 1, 4
553 Krookodile Krookodile
Field Field 1 1, 4 1, 4
564 Tirtouga Tirtouga
Water 1 Water 3 8 8 8
565 Carracosta Carracosta
Water 1 Water 3 8 8 8
621 Druddigon Druddigon
Dragon Monster 9 9 9
632 Durant Durant
Bug Bug 11 11 1
633 Deino Deino
Dragon Dragon 9 9 9
634 Zweilous Zweilous
Dragon Dragon 1 1, 9 1, 9
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon
Dragon Dragon 1 1, 9 1, 9
641 Tornadus Tornadus
Undiscovered Undiscovered 13 13 7
642 Thundurus Thundurus
Undiscovered Undiscovered 13 13 7
650 Chespin Chespin
Field Field 11 11
651 Quilladin Quilladin
Field Field 11 11
652 Chesnaught Chesnaught
Field Field 11 11
676 Furfrou Furfrou
Field Field 22 22
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt
Monster Dragon 17 17
697 Tyrantrum Tyrantrum
Monster Dragon 17 17
712 Bergmite Bergmite
Monster Monster 1 1
713 Avalugg Avalugg
Monster Monster 1 1
714 Noibat Noibat
Flying Flying 13 13
715 Noivern Noivern
Flying Flying 13 13
718 Zygarde Zygarde
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1
725 Litten Litten
Field Field 22
726 Torracat Torracat
Field Field 24
727 Incineroar Incineroar
Field Field 24
734 Yungoos Yungoos
Field Field 19
735 Gumshoos Gumshoos
Field Field 19
736 Grubbin Grubbin
Bug Bug 10
737 Charjabug Charjabug
Bug Bug 1, 10
738 Vikavolt Vikavolt
Bug Bug 1, 10
744 Rockruff Rockruff
Field Field 7
745 Lycanroc Lycanroc
Midday Form
Field Field 1, 7
745 Lycanroc Lycanroc
Midnight Form
Field Field 1, 7
747 Mareanie Mareanie
Water 1 Water 1 9
748 Mareanie Mareanie
Water 1 Water 1 1, 9
751 Dewpider Dewpider
Water 1 Bug 21
752 Araquanid Araquanid
Water 1 Bug 21
773 Silvally Silvally
Undiscovered Undiscovered 15
779 Bruxish Bruxish
Water 2 Water 2 12
799 Guzzlord Guzzlord
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Egg Groups Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
004 Charmander Charmander
Monster Dragon
019 Rattata Rattata
Field Field
206 Dunsparce Dunsparce
Field Field
215 Sneasel Sneasel
Field Field
220 Swinub Swinub
Field Field
234 Stantler Stantler
Field Field
258 Mudkip Mudkip
Monster Water 1
417 Pachirisu Pachirisu
Field Fairy
431 Glameow Glameow
Field Field
447 Riolu Riolu
Undiscovered Undiscovered
566 Archen Archen
Flying Water 3
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation III

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
133 Eevee EeveeLv. 10
Field Field XD: Gale of Darkness Starter Pokémon
197 Umbreon Umbreon
Field Field Colosseum Starter Pokémon
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation II

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
131 Lapras Lapras
Monster Water 1 New York Pokémon Center
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Table assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.
★★★
Power = 36 | Accuracy = 100% | Effect = Has a 30% chance of making the target flinch.
Used by : Krokorok

Pokémon GO

Bite
Fast Attack
Type Dark
Power 6
Energy boost 7%
Duration 0.5 seconds
Eligible Pokémon:
WartortleBlastoiseRaticateArbokNidoran♀Nidorina
NidoqueenZubatGolbatMeowthGrowlitheArcanine
GyaradosAerodactyl

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It may also cause the target to cringe, making it incapable of action.
MDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also afflict the targeted enemy with a Cringe status, making its actions fail.
Conq. The target is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. It may make the target flinch.

In the anime

In the main series


In Pokémon Origins


In the manga

In the Aim to Be a Card Master!! manga


In the How I Became a Pokémon Card manga


In the Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~ manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In the Pokémon Battrio: Aim to be Battrio Master manga


In the Pocket Monsters BW: The Heroes of Fire and Thunder manga


In the Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys manga


In the Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure manga


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga


In other generations

Bite I.png Bite Stad.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Bite II.png Bite III.png Bite IV.png Bite V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Bite PMD RB.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Bite Stad2.png Bite Colo.png Bite XD.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 咬住 Ngáauhjyuh *
咬咬 Ngáauhngáauh *
咬咬功 Ngáauhngáauhgūng *
Mandarin 咬住 Yǎozhù *
咬咬 Yǎoyǎo *
咬咬功 Yǎoyǎogōng *
Denmark Flag.png Danish Bide
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Beet
Finland Flag.png Finnish Puraisu
Purenta
France Flag.png French Morsure
Germany Flag.png German Biss
Greece Flag.png Greek Δάγκωμα Dágkuma
India Flag.png Hindi काटने का हमला Katne Ka Hamla
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Gigit
Italy Flag.png Italian Morso
South Korea Flag.png Korean 물기 Mulgi
Poland Flag.png Polish Gryzienie
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Mordida
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Dentada (until DP Series)
Morder (Diamond and Pearl Series)
Romania Flag.png Romanian Mușcătura
Russia Flag.png Russian Укус Ukus
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Ugriz
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Mordida
Spain Flag.png Spain Mordisco
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Bit
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Isırık
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Cắn


Variations of the move Bite
Physical BiteHeart Stamp


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