Swords Dance (move)

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Swords Dance
つるぎのまい Swords Dance
Swords Dance 2.png
Swords Dance.png
Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  1
Jam  0  
Ups the user's condition and helps prevent nervousness.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  0  
Earn double the score in the next turn.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Gets the Pokémon pumped up. Helps prevent nervousness too.

Swords Dance (Japanese: つるぎのまい Swords Dance) is a non-damaging Normal-type move introduced in Generation I. It was TM03 in Generation I and is TM75 in Generation IV onwards.

Effect

Generations I to V

Swords Dance increases the user's Attack stat by two stages.

Generation VI

Swords Dance's PP changed from 30 to 20.

Generation VII

If powered up by a Normalium Z into Z-Swords Dance, all of the user's lowered stats are reset.

Description

Games Description
Stad A special move that greatly boosts the user's Attack power. Can normally be used up to three times.
Stad2 A special move that boosts the user's Attack power. Normally used up to three times.
GSC A dance that increases Attack.
RSEColo.XD A fighting dance that sharply raises Attack.
FRLG A frenetic dance of fighting. It sharply raises the Attack stat.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
A frenetic dance to uplift the fighting spirit. It sharply raises the user's Attack stat.
XYORAS
SM
A frenetic dance to uplift the fighting spirit. This sharply raises the user's Attack stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
020 Raticate Raticate
Field Field 1 1 1 1
020 Raticate Raticate
Alola Form
Field Field 1 1 1 1
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew
Field Field 38B2W2 38 38
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew
Alola Form
Field Field 38
028 Sandslash Sandslash
Field Field 38B2W2 38XY
43ORAS
43
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
Flying Field 23 25 31 25 25 25 25
084 Doduo Doduo
Flying Flying 36
085 Dodrio Dodrio
Flying Flying 38
123 Scyther Scyther
Bug Bug 35 42 36 57 57 57 57
127 Pinsir Pinsir
Bug Bug 54 43 49 38 38BW
40B2W2
40 40
168 Ariados Ariados
Bug Bug Evo.
207 Gligar Gligar
Bug Bug 34 38BW
50B2W2
50 50
212 Scizor Scizor
Bug Bug 42 36 57 57 57 57
291 Ninjask Ninjask
Bug Bug 25 25 25 25XY
41ORAS
41
335 Zangoose Zangoose
Field Field 10 9 9BW
43B2W2
43XY
47ORAS
47
336 Seviper Seviper
Field Dragon 36
341 Corphish Corphish
Water 1 Water 3 38RSE
37FRLG
44 44 44XY
37ORAS
37
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt
Water 1 Water 3 44RSE
43FRLG
52 52 52XY
40ORAS
40
359 Absol Absol
Field Field 26 25 25BW
33B2W2
33XY
25ORAS
25
395 Empoleon Empoleon
Water 1 Field 11 11 11 11
399 Bidoof Bidoof
Water 1 Field 37
400 Bibarel Bibarel
Water 1 Field 43
448 Lucario Lucario
Field Human-Like 33 37 19 19
470 Leafeon Leafeon
Field Field 78PtHGSS 78BW
29B2W2
29 29
472 Gliscor Gliscor
Bug Bug 34 38BW
50B2W2
50 50
475 Gallade Gallade
Amorphous Amorphous 25 31 31XY
26ORAS
26
501 Oshawott Oshawott
Field Field 41 41 41
502 Dewott Dewott
Field Field 49 49 50
503 Samurott Samurott
Field Field 57 57 58
529 Drilbur Drilbur
Field Field 36 36 36
530 Excadrill Excadrill
Field Field 42 42 42
542 Leavanny Leavanny
Bug Bug 46 46 46
588 Karrablast Karrablast
Bug Bug 52 52 52
589 Escavalier Escavalier
Bug Bug 52 52 52
610 Axew Axew
Monster Dragon 46 46 46
611 Fraxure Fraxure
Monster Dragon 48 48 48
612 Haxorus Haxorus
Monster Dragon 50 50 50
624 Pawniard Pawniard
Human-Like Human-Like 57 57 57
625 Bisharp Bisharp
Human-Like Human-Like 63 63 63
626 Bouffalant Bouffalant
Field Field 56 56 56
638 Cobalion Cobalion
Undiscovered Undiscovered 49 49 37
639 Terrakion Terrakion
Undiscovered Undiscovered 49 49 37
640 Virizion Virizion
Undiscovered Undiscovered 49 49 37
645 Landorus Landorus
Undiscovered Undiscovered 37 37 31
647 Keldeo Keldeo
Undiscovered Undiscovered 49 49 49
660 Diggersby Diggersby
Field Field 1 1
679 Honedge Honedge
Mineral Mineral 1 1
680 Doublade Doublade
Mineral Mineral 1 1
681 Aegislash Aegislash
Mineral Mineral 1 1
692 Clauncher Clauncher
Water 1 Water 3 25 25
693 Clawitzer Clawitzer
Water 1 Water 3 25 25
701 Hawlucha Hawlucha
Human-Like Human-Like 60 60
768 Golisopod Golisopod
Bug Water 3 16
798 Kartana Kartana
Undiscovered Undiscovered 37
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
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew
Field Field
043 Oddish Oddish
Grass Grass
069 Bellsprout Bellsprout
Grass Grass
098 Krabby Krabby
Water 3 Water 3
104 Cubone Cubone
Monster Monster C
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn
Monster Field
152 Chikorita Chikorita
Monster Grass C
303 Mawile Mawile
Field Fairy
347 Anorith Anorith
Water 3 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.


By TM

# Pokémon Egg Groups Machine
I
TM03
II
--
III
--
IV
TM75
V
TM75
VI
TM75
VII
TM75
001 Bulbasaur Bulbasaur
Monster Grass
002 Ivysaur Ivysaur
Monster Grass
003 Venusaur Venusaur
Monster Grass
004 Charmander Charmander
Monster Dragon
005 Charmeleon Charmeleon
Monster Dragon
006 Charizard Charizard
Monster Dragon
015 Beedrill Beedrill
Bug Bug
020 Raticate Raticate
Field Field
020 Raticate Raticate
Alola Form
Field Field
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew
Field Field
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew
Alola Form
Field Field
028 Sandslash Sandslash
Field Field
028 Sandslash Sandslash
Alola Form
Field Field
043 Oddish Oddish
Grass Grass
044 Gloom Gloom
Grass Grass
045 Vileplume Vileplume
Grass Grass
046 Paras Paras
Bug Grass
047 Parasect Parasect
Bug Grass
069 Bellsprout Bellsprout
Grass Grass
070 Weepinbell Weepinbell
Grass Grass
071 Victreebel Victreebel
Grass Grass
072 Tentacool Tentacool
Water 3 Water 3
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel
Water 3 Water 3
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
Field Flying
084 Doduo Doduo
Flying Flying
085 Dodrio Dodrio
Flying Flying
098 Krabby Krabby
Water 3 Water 3
099 Kingler Kingler
Water 3 Water 3
102 Exeggcute Exeggcute
Grass Grass
103 Exeggutor Exeggutor
Grass Grass
103 Exeggutor Exeggutor
Alola Form
Grass Grass
104 Cubone Cubone
Monster Monster
105 Marowak Marowak
Monster Monster
105 Marowak Marowak
Alola Form
Monster Monster
108 Lickitung Lickitung
Monster Monster
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn
Monster Field
112 Rhydon Rhydon
Monster Field
114 Tangela Tangela
Grass Grass
123 Scyther Scyther
Bug Bug
127 Pinsir Pinsir
Bug Bug
141 Kabutops Kabutops
Water 1 Water 3
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
152 Chikorita Chikorita
Monster Grass
153 Bayleef Bayleef
Monster Grass
154 Meganium Meganium
Monster Grass
158 Totodile Totodile
Monster Water 1
159 Croconaw Croconaw
Monster Water 1
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr
Monster Water 1
165 Ledyba Ledyba
Bug Bug
166 Ledian Ledian
Bug Bug
168 Ariados Ariados
Bug Bug
182 Bellossom Bellossom
Grass Grass
187 Hoppip Hoppip
Fairy Grass
188 Skiploom Skiploom
Fairy Grass
189 Jumpluff Jumpluff
Fairy Grass
191 Sunkern Sunkern
Grass Grass
192 Sunflora Sunflora
Grass Grass
207 Gligar Gligar
Bug Bug
212 Scizor Scizor
Bug Bug
214 Heracross Heracross
Bug Bug
215 Sneasel Sneasel
Field Field
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa
Field Field
217 Ursaring Ursaring
Field Field
227 Skarmory Skarmory
Flying Flying
251 Celebi Celebi
Undiscovered Undiscovered
252 Treecko Treecko
Monster Dragon
253 Grovyle Grovyle
Monster Dragon
254 Sceptile Sceptile
Monster Dragon
255 Torchic Torchic
Field Field
256 Combusken Combusken
Field Field
257 Blaziken Blaziken
Field Field
270 Lotad Lotad
Water 1 Grass
271 Lombre Lombre
Water 1 Grass
272 Ludicolo Ludicolo
Water 1 Grass
273 Seedot Seedot
Field Grass
274 Nuzleaf Nuzleaf
Field Grass
275 Shiftry Shiftry
Field Grass
285 Shroomish Shroomish
Fairy Grass
286 Breloom Breloom
Fairy Grass
291 Ninjask Ninjask
Bug Bug
303 Mawile Mawile
Field Fairy
315 Roselia Roselia
Fairy Grass
331 Cacnea Cacnea
Human-Like Grass
332 Cacturne Cacturne
Grass Human-Like
335 Zangoose Zangoose
Field Field
336 Seviper Seviper
Field Dragon
341 Corphish Corphish
Water 1 Water 3
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt
Water 1 Water 3
345 Lileep Lileep
Water 3 Water 3
346 Cradily Cradily
Water 3 Water 3
347 Anorith Anorith
Water 3 Water 3
348 Armaldo Armaldo
Water 3 Water 3
357 Tropius Tropius
Monster Grass
359 Absol Absol
Field Field
383 Groudon Groudon
Undiscovered Undiscovered
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza
Undiscovered Undiscovered
387 Turtwig Turtwig
Monster Grass
388 Grotle Grotle
Monster Grass
389 Torterra Torterra
Monster Grass
390 Chimchar Chimchar
Field Human-Like
391 Monferno Monferno
Field Human-Like
392 Infernape Infernape
Field Human-Like
395 Empoleon Empoleon
Water 1 Field
399 Bidoof Bidoof
Water 1 Field
400 Bibarel Bibarel
Water 1 Field
402 Kricketune Kricketune
Bug Bug
406 Budew Budew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
407 Roserade Roserade
Fairy Grass
408 Cranidos Cranidos
Monster Monster
409 Rampardos Rampardos
Monster Monster
420 Cherubi Cherubi
Fairy Grass
421 Cherrim Cherrim
Fairy Grass
445 Garchomp Garchomp
Monster Dragon
447 Riolu Riolu
Undiscovered Undiscovered
448 Lucario Lucario
Field Human-Like
451 Skorupi Skorupi
Water 3 Bug
452 Drapion Drapion
Bug Water 3
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak
Human-Like Human-Like
455 Carnivine Carnivine
Grass Grass
459 Snover Snover
Monster Grass
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow
Monster Grass
461 Weavile Weavile
Field Field
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky
Monster Monster
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior
Monster Field
465 Tangrowth Tangrowth
Grass Grass
470 Leafeon Leafeon
Field Field
472 Gliscor Gliscor
Bug Bug
475 Gallade Gallade
Amorphous Amorphous
491 Darkrai Darkrai
Undiscovered Undiscovered
492 Shaymin Shaymin
Land Forme
Undiscovered Undiscovered
492 Shaymin Shaymin
Sky Forme
Undiscovered Undiscovered PtHGSS
493 Arceus Arceus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
495 Snivy Snivy
Field Grass
496 Servine Servine
Field Grass
497 Serperior Serperior
Field Grass
501 Oshawott Oshawott
Field Field
502 Dewott Dewott
Field Field
503 Samurott Samurott
Field Field
504 Patrat Patrat
Field Field
505 Watchog Watchog
Field Field
529 Drilbur Drilbur
Field Field
530 Excadrill Excadrill
Field Field
542 Leavanny Leavanny
Bug Bug
545 Scolipede Scolipede
Bug Bug
549 Lilligant Lilligant
Grass Grass
557 Dwebble Dwebble
Bug Mineral
558 Crustle Crustle
Bug Mineral
570 Zorua Zorua
Field Field
571 Zoroark Zoroark
Field Field
586 Sawsbuck Sawsbuck
Field Field
588 Karrablast Karrablast
Bug Bug
589 Escavalier Escavalier
Bug Bug
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn
Grass Mineral
610 Axew Axew
Monster Dragon
611 Fraxure Fraxure
Monster Dragon
612 Haxorus Haxorus
Monster Dragon
614 Beartic Beartic
Field Field
619 Mienfoo Mienfoo
Field Human-Like
620 Mienshao Mienshao
Field Human-Like
624 Pawniard Pawniard
Human-Like Human-Like
625 Bisharp Bisharp
Human-Like Human-Like
626 Bouffalant Bouffalant
Field Field
638 Cobalion Cobalion
Undiscovered Undiscovered
639 Terrakion Terrakion
Undiscovered Undiscovered
640 Virizion Virizion
Undiscovered Undiscovered
645 Landorus Landorus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
647 Keldeo Keldeo
Undiscovered Undiscovered
650 Chespin Chespin
Field Field
651 Quilladin Quilladin
Field Field
652 Chesnaught Chesnaught
Field Field
660 Diggersby Diggersby
Field Field
661 Fletchling Fletchling
Flying Flying
662 Fletchinder Fletchinder
Flying Flying
663 Talonflame Talonflame
Flying Flying
674 Pancham Pancham
Field Human-Like
675 Pangoro Pangoro
Field Human-Like
679 Honedge Honedge
Mineral Mineral
680 Doublade Doublade
Mineral Mineral
681 Aegislash Aegislash
Mineral Mineral
688 Binacle Binacle
Water 3 Water 3
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle
Water 3 Water 3
692 Clauncher Clauncher
Water 1 Water 3
693 Clawitzer Clawitzer
Water 1 Water 3
701 Hawlucha Hawlucha
Human-Like Human-Like
722 Rowlet Rowlet
Flying Flying
723 Dartrix Dartrix
Flying Flying
724 Decidueye Decidueye
Flying Flying
725 Litten Litten
Field Field
726 Torracat Torracat
Field Field
727 Incineroar Incineroar
Field Field
731 Pikipek Pikipek
Flying Flying
732 Trumbeak Trumbeak
Flying Flying
733 Toucannon Toucannon
Flying Flying
741 Oricorio Oricorio
Flying Flying
745 Lycanroc Lycanroc
Field Field
745 Lycanroc Lycanroc
Midnight Form
Field Field
753 Fomantis Fomantis
Grass Grass
754 Lurantis Lurantis
Grass Grass
759 Stufful Stufful
Field Field
760 Bewear Bewear
Field Field
768 Golisopod Golisopod
Bug Water 3
772 Type: Null Type: Null
Undiscovered Undiscovered
773 Silvally Silvally
Undiscovered Undiscovered
775 Komala Komala
Field Field
778 Mimikyu Mimikyu
Amorphous Amorphous
779 Bruxish Bruxish
Water 2 Water 2
781 Dhelmise Dhelmise
Mineral Mineral
782 Jangmo-o Jangmo-o
Dragon Dragon
783 Hakamo-o Hakamo-o
Dragon Dragon
784 Kommo-o Kommo-o
Dragon Dragon
787 Tapu Bulu Tapu Bulu
Undiscovered Undiscovered
798 Kartana Kartana
Undiscovered Undiscovered
800 Necrozma Necrozma
Undiscovered Undiscovered
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Egg Groups Game
FRLG E XD
001 Bulbasaur Bulbasaur
Monster Grass
002 Ivysaur Ivysaur
Monster Grass
003 Venusaur Venusaur
Monster Grass
004 Charmander Charmander
Monster Dragon
005 Charmeleon Charmeleon
Monster Dragon
006 Charizard Charizard
Monster Dragon
015 Beedrill Beedrill
Bug Bug
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew
Field Field
028 Sandslash Sandslash
Field Field
043 Oddish Oddish
Grass Grass
044 Gloom Gloom
Grass Grass
045 Vileplume Vileplume
Grass Grass
046 Paras Paras
Bug Grass
047 Parasect Parasect
Bug Grass
069 Bellsprout Bellsprout
Grass Grass
070 Weepinbell Weepinbell
Grass Grass
071 Victreebel Victreebel
Grass Grass
072 Tentacool Tentacool
Water 3 Water 3
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel
Water 3 Water 3
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
Field Flying
098 Krabby Krabby
Water 3 Water 3
099 Kingler Kingler
Water 3 Water 3
104 Cubone Cubone
Monster Monster
105 Marowak Marowak
Monster Monster
108 Lickitung Lickitung
Monster Monster
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn
Monster Field
112 Rhydon Rhydon
Monster Field
114 Tangela Tangela
Grass Grass
123 Scyther Scyther
Bug Bug
127 Pinsir Pinsir
Bug Bug
141 Kabutops Kabutops
Water 1 Water 3
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
152 Chikorita Chikorita
Monster Grass
153 Bayleef Bayleef
Monster Grass
154 Meganium Meganium
Monster Grass
158 Totodile Totodile
Monster Water 1
159 Croconaw Croconaw
Monster Water 1
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr
Monster Water 1
165 Ledyba Ledyba
Bug Bug
166 Ledian Ledian
Bug Bug
182 Bellossom Bellossom
Grass Grass
187 Hoppip Hoppip
Fairy Grass
188 Skiploom Skiploom
Fairy Grass
189 Jumpluff Jumpluff
Fairy Grass
191 Sunkern Sunkern
Grass Grass
192 Sunflora Sunflora
Grass Grass
207 Gligar Gligar
Bug Bug
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish
Water 2 Water 2
212 Scizor Scizor
Bug Bug
214 Heracross Heracross
Bug Bug
215 Sneasel Sneasel
Field Field
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa
Field Field
217 Ursaring Ursaring
Field Field
251 Celebi Celebi
Undiscovered Undiscovered
252 Treecko Treecko
Monster Dragon
253 Grovyle Grovyle
Monster Dragon
254 Sceptile Sceptile
Monster Dragon
255 Torchic Torchic
Field Field
256 Combusken Combusken
Field Field
257 Blaziken Blaziken
Field Field
270 Lotad Lotad
Water 1 Grass
271 Lombre Lombre
Water 1 Grass
272 Ludicolo Ludicolo
Water 1 Grass
273 Seedot Seedot
Field Grass
274 Nuzleaf Nuzleaf
Field Grass
275 Shiftry Shiftry
Field Grass
285 Shroomish Shroomish
Fairy Grass
286 Breloom Breloom
Fairy Grass
291 Ninjask Ninjask
Bug Bug
303 Mawile Mawile
Field Fairy
315 Roselia Roselia
Fairy Grass
331 Cacnea Cacnea
Human-Like Grass
332 Cacturne Cacturne
Grass Human-Like
335 Zangoose Zangoose
Field Field
341 Corphish Corphish
Water 1 Water 3
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt
Water 1 Water 3
347 Anorith Anorith
Water 3 Water 3
348 Armaldo Armaldo
Water 3 Water 3
357 Tropius Tropius
Monster Grass
359 Absol Absol
Field Field
383 Groudon Groudon
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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 II

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'dLv. 5
Field Flying Pokémon Stadium 2
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation IV

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
108 Lickitung Lickitung
Monster Monster My Pokémon Ranch
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
118 Goldeen Goldeen
Water 2 Water 2 New York City 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

Description

Games Description
MDRB
MDTDS
Boosts the user's Attack by two levels.

In the anime

Farfetch'd Swords Dance.png Tracey Scyther Swords Dance.png Paul Weavile Swords Dance.png Korrina Lucario Swords Dance.png
Farfetch'd Scyther Weavile Lucario
A frenetic dance to uplift the fighting spirit.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
123 Scyther Scyther crosses its claws across its chest and spins rapidly.
Yas's Scyther Showdown at Dark City Debut
Tracey's Scyther Tracey Gets Bugged None
Bugsy's Scyther Gettin' the Bugs Out None
071 Victreebel Victreebel uses the large leaves on the side of its body as swords and repeatedly swipes at the opponent with them.
James's Victreebel Flower Power None
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd flies into the air and spins rapidly.
A Coordinator's Farfetch'd Weekend Warrior None
402 Kricketune Kricketune crosses its scythes and they glow blue and slightly thicker blocking it from attacks.
Nando's Kricketune Dawn's Early Night! None
461 Weavile Weavile's claws glow purple, and they grow longer. It then swings them around, making it stronger.
Paul's Weavile Pedal to the Mettle! None
475 Gallade Gallade's forearms glow light purple and the backs grow longer. Then, it moves them around in a hypnotizing way, making it stronger.
Zoey's Gallade A Grand Fight for Winning! None
448 Lucario Lucario closes its eyes and meditates. Several blue glowing swords circle Lucario and cross together. Lucario then glows red, raising its Attack.
Korrina's Lucario Mega Revelations! None
681B Aegislash Twelve blue glowing swords circle around Aegislash. Red and orange lights shoot upwards in front of it and then balls of the same colored aura appear in front of Aegislash, before disappearing, raising its attack.
Sawyer's Aegislash Valuable Experience for All! None

Pokédex entries

Episode Subject Source Entry
EP097 Swords Dance Ash's Pokédex Swords Dance, Scyther's special attack. Scyther spins furiously to focus its energy and increase its attack power.
This concludes the entries from the original series.

In the manga

In The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga


In the Pokémon - The Legend of the Dragon King manga

050Diglett.png This section is incomplete.
Please feel free to edit this section to add missing information and complete it.
Reason: description of the move.

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Swords Dance I.png Swords Dance II.png Swords Dance III.png Swords Dance 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
Swords Dance V.png Swords Dance 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
Swords Dance Stad.png Swords Dance Stad2.png Swords Dance Colo.png Battle CD 07 Machamp Swords Dance 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
Mandarin Chinese 劍舞 Jiànwǔ
Denmark Flag.png Danish Sværddans
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Zwaarddans
Finland Flag.png Finnish Miekkatanssi
France Flag.png French Danse-Lames
Germany Flag.png German Schwerttanz
Greece Flag.png Greek Χορός Σπαθιών
India Flag.png Hindi तलवार का नाच Talwaar Ka Naach
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Tarian Pedang
Italy Flag.png Italian Danzaspada
South Korea Flag.png Korean 칼춤 Kalchum
Poland Flag.png Polish Taniec Szabli
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Dança das Espadas
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Dança das Espadas
Romania Flag.png Romanian Dansul Săbiilor
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Ples mačeva
Spain Flag.png Spanish Danza Espada*
Danza-Espada*
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Kılıç Dansı
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Múa Kiếm


Variations of the move Acid Armor
Status Acid ArmorAmnesiaAutotomizeBarrierIron DefenseNasty PlotRock PolishSwords Dance
Formerly a variation
Status Minimize


Generation I TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation I HMs
0102030405
Generation IV TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 959697
9899100
Generation VI HMs
010203040506ORAS07ORAS
Generation VII TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100


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