Magnet Bomb (move)

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Magnet Bomb
マグネットボム Magnet Bomb
Magnet Bomb.png
Type  Steel
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  60
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  0  
Works great if the user goes first this turn.

Magnet Bomb (Japanese: マグネットボム Magnet Bomb) is a damage-dealing Steel-type move introduced in Generation IV.


Magnet Bomb inflicts damage and bypasses accuracy checks to always hit, unless the opponent is in the semi-invulnerable turn of a move such as Dig or Fly.

Generation VI

Magnet Bomb no longer does damage to targets with Bulletproof.


Games Description
DPPtHGSS The user launches a steel bomb that sticks to the target. This attack will not miss.
BWB2W2 The user launches steel bombs that stick to the target. This attack will not miss.
XYORAS The user launches steel bombs that stick to the target. This attack never misses.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
081 Magnemite Magnemite Electric Steel 30 33 18 18
082 Magneton Magneton Electric Steel 30 34 18 18
462 Magnezone Magnezone Electric Steel 30 34 18 18
476 Probopass Probopass Rock Steel 1, 13 1, 13 1, 11 1, 11
1, 10
649 Genesect Genesect Bug Steel   22 22
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

By events

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
649 649 GenesectLv.15 Bug Steel European language Plasma Genesect
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In other games

Pokémon GO

Magnet Bomb
Special Attack
Type Steel
Power 30
Energy bar 4
Duration 2.8 seconds
Critical rate 5%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:

Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, Magnet Bomb had a power of 25.


Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It never misses.

In the anime

None.png Alan Probopass Magnet Bomb.png Barret Magnezone Magnet Bomb.png None.png
Probopass Magnezone
The user fires magnetic balls at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
476 Probopass A silver orb appears in front of Probopass's nose. It then fires the ball at the opponent. The ball explodes on impact.
Alan's Probopass Nosing 'Round the Mountain! Debut
462 Magnezone Magnezone's body becomes surrounded by sparks of light blue electricity. Its magnets then flash light blue, firing multiple light blue orbs of energy from them at the opponent.
Barret's Magnezone Secrets From Out of the Fog! None

In the manga

In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In other generations

Magnet Bomb IV.png Magnet Bomb V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
Generation I
Generation II Generation II
Generation II
Crystal Generation III Generation III
Generation III
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
Generation IV
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
Generation V
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

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 磁鐵爆彈 Cítiě Bàodàn
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Magneet Bom
France Flag.png French Bombaimant
Germany Flag.png German Magnetbombe
Greece Flag.png Greek Μαγνητοβόμβα
Italy Flag.png Italian Bombagnete
South Korea Flag.png Korean 마그넷봄 Magnet Bomb
Poland Flag.png Polish Magnetyczna Bomba
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Bomba Magnética
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Bomba Magnética
Romania Flag.png Romanian Bomba Magnetică
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Magneto Bomba
Spain Flag.png Spain Bomba Imán

Variations of the move Swift
Physical Feint AttackAerial AceShadow PunchMagnet Bomb
Special SwiftMagical LeafShock Wave

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