Lick (move)

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Lick
したでなめる Tongue Lick
Lick.png
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Type  Ghost
Category  Physical
PP  30 (max. 48)
Power  30
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  4 ♥♥♥♥
Badly startles the Pokémon in front.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Raises the score if the Voltage is low.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  3 ♥♥♥
Startles the last Pokémon to act before the user.

Lick (Japanese: したでなめる Tongue Lick) is a damage-dealing Ghost-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Generation I

Lick inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target. Lick cannot paralyze Ghost-type Pokémon.

Generations II to V

Lick can now paralyze Ghost-type Pokémon.

Generation VI

Lick's power is raised from 20 to 30.

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 A Ghost-type attack. Has a one-in-three chance of leaving the target with paralysis.
GSC An attack that may cause paralysis.
RSEColo.XD Licks with a long tongue to injure. May also paralyze.
FRLG The foe is licked and hit with a long tongue. It may also paralyze.
DPPtHGSSPBR The foe is licked with a long tongue, causing damage. It may also paralyze the target.
BWB2W2 The target is licked with a long tongue, causing damage. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
XYORAS
SM
The target is licked with a long tongue, causing damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
092 Gastly Gastly
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
093 Haunter Haunter
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
094 Gengar Gengar
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
108 Lickitung Lickitung
NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster 1 1 1 1 1 1
124 Jynx Jynx
IceIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like 18 1 1 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5
143 Snorlax Snorlax
NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster 12 12 12 12
209 Snubbull Snubbull
FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy 19 19 13 13 13 13
210 Granbull Granbull
FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy 19 19 13 13 13 13
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa
NormalIC Big.png Field Field 8 7 1 1 1 1
217 Ursaring Ursaring
NormalIC Big.png Field Field 1, 8 1, 7 1 1 1 1
238 Smoochum Smoochum
IceIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 5 5 5 5
336 Seviper Seviper
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon 7 7 7BW
1B2W2
9XY
7ORAS
6
352 Kecleon Kecleon
NormalIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1 1 1
446 Munchlax Munchlax
NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 12 12 1, 12 1, 12
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky
NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster 1 1 1 1
511 Pansage Pansage
GrassIC Big.png Field Field 7 7 7
512 Simisage Simisage
GrassIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1
513 Pansear Pansear
FireIC Big.png Field Field 7 7 7
514 Simisear Simisear
FireIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1
515 Panpour Panpour
WaterIC Big.png Field Field 7 7 7
516 Simipour Simipour
WaterIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1
631 Heatmor Heatmor
FireIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1
656 Froakie Froakie
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1 10 10
657 Frogadier Frogadier
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1 10 10
658 Greninja Greninja
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1 10 10
725 Litten Litten
FireIC Big.png Field Field 8
726 Torracat Torracat
FireIC Big.png Field Field 1, 8
727 Incineroar Incineroar
FireIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field 1, 8
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 Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
086 Seel Seel
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field
088 Grimer Grimer
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
143 Snorlax Snorlax
NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
209 Snubbull Snubbull
FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy
446 Munchlax Munchlax
NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
506 Lillipup Lillipup
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
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 = 14 | Accuracy = 100% | Effect = Has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target.
Used by : Gastly

Pokémon GO

Lick
Fast Attack
Type Ghost
Power 5
Energy boost 6%
Duration 0.5 seconds
Eligible Pokémon:
SeelMukGastlyHaunterLickitungSnorlax
Teddiursa
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, 2016, Lick had a power of 10 and an energy gain of 7%.
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 16, 2017, Lick had a duration of 0.5 seconds.
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 21, 2017, Lick had a duration of 1 second.

Muk and Haunter may only know this move if they were obtained before February 16, 2017.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It may also cause paralysis and prevent any attacks or moves.
Conq. Aggressively lick the enemy. It may also cause the target to flinch.

In the anime

Captain Gastly Lick.png Sableye Lick.png Conway Lickilicky Lick.png Morty Gengar Lick.png
Gastly Sableye Lickilicky Gengar
The foe is hit and licked with a long tongue.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
093 Haunter Haunter extends its tongue and licks the opponent, usually causing paralysis.
A wild Haunter The Tower of Terror Debut
Morty's Haunter From Ghost to Ghost None
Lon's Haunter Scary Hospitality! None
108 Lickitung Lickitung licks the opponent with its long tongue, usually causing paralysis or dizziness. It could also use its tongue to push and hold things.
A wild Lickitung Pikachu's Ghost Carnival None
094 Gengar Gengar licks the opponent with its incredibly long tongue.
A giant Gengar The Ancient Puzzle of Pokémopolis None
Morty's Gengar A Ghost of a Chance None
092 Gastly Gastly extends its long tongue and licks the opponent, which the slobber causes paralysis, or Gastly extends its tongue to an incredible length and slaps the opponent with it.
Captain's Gastly A Shipful of Shivers None
Morty's Gastly From Ghost to Ghost None
352P Kecleon Kecleon extends its long tongue and licks the opponent, causing dizziness and confusion. It can also use its tongue to hold, catch or throw objects.
Madison's Reddy The Kecleon Caper None
352 Kecleon Kecleon extends its long tongue and licks the opponent, causing dizziness and confusion. It can also use its tongue to hold, catch or throw objects.
Alexa's Greeny The Kecleon Caper None
Harrison's Kecleon Playing with Fire! None
302 Sableye Sableye licks the opponent with its slimy tongue leaving saliva on the target, which can cause confusion.
A wild Sableye Ready, Willing, and Sableye Sableye cannot legally learn Lick
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky extends its long tongue and licks the opponent, sometimes paralyzing, or Lickilicky starts to rub its tongue all over the opponent's body, confusing them.
Baron Alberto transformed as Lickilicky The Rise of Darkrai None
Baron Alberto's Lickilicky The Rise of Darkrai None
Unknown Trainer's Lickilicky If the Scarf Fits, Wear it! None
Conway's Lickilicky Working on a Right Move! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Try Adventure manga


In other generations

Core series games

Lick I.png Lick II.png Lick III.png Lick IV.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
Lick 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

Spin-off series games

Lick Stad.png Lick Stad2.png Lick Colo.png Lick 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
Lick PBR.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
Lick 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

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 舌舔 Sihttím
Mandarin 舌舔 Shétiǎn *
舔舌頭 Tiǎn Shétou *
Denmark Flag.png Danish Smaske
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Lik
Finland Flag.png Finnish Lipaisu
Kielihyökkäys*
France Flag.png French Léchouille
Germany Flag.png German Schlecker
Greece Flag.png Greek Γλείψιμο
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Jilat
Italy Flag.png Italian Leccata
South Korea Flag.png Korean 핥기 Hatgi
Poland Flag.png Polish Lizanie
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Lambida (anime, TCG)
Lamber (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Lizanje
Spain Flag.png Spanish Lengüetazo
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Slickattack
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Liếm Láp


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