Dragon Pulse (move)

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Dragon Pulse redirects here. For the energy from White—Victini and Zekrom and Black—Victini and Reshiram known as "Dragon Pulse" in Japanese, see Dragon Force.

Dragon Pulse
りゅうのはどう Dragon Pulse
Dragon Pulse.png
Dragon Pulse 2.png
Type  Dragon
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  85
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Increases judge's voltage by 2
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Judge's Voltage goes up.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Dragon Pulse (Japanese: りゅうのはどう Dragon Pulse) is a damage-dealing Dragon-type move introduced in Generation IV. It was TM59 in Generation IV.

Effect

Generation IV

Dragon Pulse inflicts damage and has no secondary effect.

Generation V

Dragon Pulse can hit non-adjacent opponents in Triple Battles.

Generation VI

Dragon Pulse's base power is reduced from 90 to 85. Additionally, its power is boosted by 50% if the user has the Ability Mega Launcher.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS The foe is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user's gaping mouth.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SM
The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user's gaping mouth.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
116 Horsea Horsea
Water 1 Dragon 42 42 42XY
41ORAS
41
117 Seadra Seadra
Water 1 Dragon 57 57 57XY
45ORAS
45
181 Ampharos Ampharos
Monster Field 1, 65 1, 65
230 Kingdra Kingdra
Water 1 Dragon 57 57 1, 57XY
45ORAS
45
333 Swablu Swablu
Flying Dragon 45 50BW
42B2W2
42XY
38ORAS
38
334 Altaria Altaria
Flying Dragon 54 62BW
48B2W2
48XY
40ORAS
40
380 Latias Latias
Undiscovered Undiscovered 70 80 1, 80XY
56ORAS
56
381 Latios Latios
Undiscovered Undiscovered 70 80 1, 80XY
56ORAS
56
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza
Undiscovered Undiscovered 75DPPt
90HGSS
90 90XY
50ORAS
50
448 Lucario Lucario
Field Human-Like 47 60 1, 60 60
610 Axew Axew
Monster Dragon 41 41 41
611 Fraxure Fraxure
Monster Dragon 42 42 42
612 Haxorus Haxorus
Monster Dragon 42 42 42
633 Deino Deino
Dragon Dragon 32 32 32
634 Zweilous Zweilous
Dragon Dragon 32 32 32
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon
Dragon Dragon 32 32 32
643 Reshiram Reshiram
Undiscovered Undiscovered 54 54 54
646 Kyurem Kyurem
Undiscovered Undiscovered 57 57 57
646 Kyurem Kyurem
Black Kyurem
Undiscovered Undiscovered 57 57 57
646 Kyurem Kyurem
White Kyurem
Undiscovered Undiscovered 57 57 57
690 Skrelp Skrelp
Water 1 Dragon 49 49
691 Dragalge Dragalge
Water 1 Dragon 53 53
693 Clawitzer Clawitzer
Water 1 Water 3 1, 63 1
704 Goomy Goomy
Dragon Dragon 42 42
705 Sliggoo Sliggoo
Dragon Dragon 47 47
706 Goodra Goodra
Dragon Dragon 47 47
715 Noivern Noivern
Flying Flying 1, 70 1, 70
718 Zygarde Zygarde
Undiscovered Undiscovered 63 63
757 Salandit Salandit
Monster Dragon 48
758 Salazzle Salazzle
Monster Dragon 56
776 Turtonator Turtonator
Monster Dragon 41
780 Drampa Drampa
Monster Dragon 41
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
007 Squirtle Squirtle
Monster Water 1
131 Lapras Lapras
Monster Water 1
147 Dratini Dratini
Water 1 Dragon
349 Feebas Feebas
Water 1 Dragon
371 Bagon Bagon
Dragon Dragon
566 Archen Archen
Water 3 Flying
610 Axew Axew
Monster Dragon
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
--
II
--
III
--
IV
TM59
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
006 Charizard Charizard
Monster Dragon
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen
Undiscovered Undiscovered
034 Nidoking Nidoking
Monster Field
059 Arcanine Arcanine
Field Field
095 Onix Onix
Mineral Mineral
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn
Monster Field
112 Rhydon Rhydon
Monster Field
116 Horsea Horsea
Water 1 Dragon
117 Seadra Seadra
Water 1 Dragon
130 Gyarados Gyarados
Water 2 Dragon
131 Lapras Lapras
Monster Water 1
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl
Flying Flying
147 Dratini Dratini
Water 1 Dragon
148 Dragonair Dragonair
Water 1 Dragon
149 Dragonite Dragonite
Water 1 Dragon
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr
Monster Water 1
208 Steelix Steelix
Mineral Mineral
230 Kingdra Kingdra
Water 1 Dragon
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar
Monster Monster
249 Lugia Lugia
Undiscovered Undiscovered
254 Sceptile Sceptile
Monster Dragon
306 Aggron Aggron
Monster Monster
329 Vibrava Vibrava
Bug Bug
330 Flygon Flygon
Bug Bug
333 Swablu Swablu
Dragon Flying
334 Altaria Altaria
Dragon Flying
350 Milotic Milotic
Water 1 Dragon
371 Bagon Bagon
Dragon Dragon
372 Shelgon Shelgon
Dragon Dragon
373 Salamence Salamence
Dragon Dragon
380 Latias Latias
Undiscovered Undiscovered
381 Latios Latios
Undiscovered Undiscovered
383 Groudon Groudon
Undiscovered Undiscovered
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza
Undiscovered Undiscovered
408 Cranidos Cranidos
Monster Monster
409 Rampardos Rampardos
Monster Monster
443 Gible Gible
Monster Dragon
444 Gabite Gabite
Monster Dragon
445 Garchomp Garchomp
Monster Dragon
448 Lucario Lucario
Field Human-Like
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior
Monster Field
483 Dialga Dialga
Undiscovered Undiscovered
484 Palkia Palkia
Undiscovered Undiscovered
485 Heatran Heatran
Undiscovered Undiscovered
487 Giratina Giratina
Undiscovered Undiscovered
493 Arceus Arceus
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
BW B2W2 XY ORAS
004 Charmander Charmander
Monster Dragon
005 Charmeleon Charmeleon
Monster Dragon
006 Charizard Charizard
Monster Dragon
007 Squirtle Squirtle
Monster Water 1
008 Wartortle Wartortle
Monster Water 1
009 Blastoise Blastoise
Monster Water 1
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen
Undiscovered Undiscovered
034 Nidoking Nidoking
Monster Field
059 Arcanine Arcanine
Field Field
095 Onix Onix
Mineral Mineral
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn
Monster Field
112 Rhydon Rhydon
Monster Field
116 Horsea Horsea
Water 1 Dragon
117 Seadra Seadra
Water 1 Dragon
130 Gyarados Gyarados
Water 2 Dragon
131 Lapras Lapras
Monster Water 1
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl
Flying Flying
147 Dratini Dratini
Water 1 Dragon
148 Dragonair Dragonair
Water 1 Dragon
149 Dragonite Dragonite
Water 1 Dragon
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr
Monster Water 1
181 Ampharos Ampharos
Monster Field
208 Steelix Steelix
Mineral Mineral
230 Kingdra Kingdra
Water 1 Dragon
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar
Monster Monster
249 Lugia Lugia
Undiscovered Undiscovered
254 Sceptile Sceptile
Monster Dragon
306 Aggron Aggron
Monster Monster
329 Vibrava Vibrava
Bug Bug
330 Flygon Flygon
Bug Bug
333 Swablu Swablu
Dragon Flying
334 Altaria Altaria
Dragon Flying
349 Feebas Feebas
Water 1 Dragon
350 Milotic Milotic
Water 1 Dragon
357 Tropius Tropius
Monster Grass
371 Bagon Bagon
Dragon Dragon
372 Shelgon Shelgon
Dragon Dragon
373 Salamence Salamence
Dragon Dragon
380 Latias Latias
Undiscovered Undiscovered
381 Latios Latios
Undiscovered Undiscovered
383 Groudon Groudon
Undiscovered Undiscovered
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza
Undiscovered Undiscovered
408 Cranidos Cranidos
Monster Monster
409 Rampardos Rampardos
Monster Monster
443 Gible Gible
Monster Dragon
444 Gabite Gabite
Monster Dragon
445 Garchomp Garchomp
Monster Dragon
448 Lucario Lucario
Field Human-Like
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior
Monster Field
483 Dialga Dialga
Undiscovered Undiscovered
484 Palkia Palkia
Undiscovered Undiscovered
485 Heatran Heatran
Undiscovered Undiscovered
487 Giratina Giratina
Altered
Undiscovered Undiscovered
487 Giratina Giratina
Origin
Undiscovered Undiscovered
493 Arceus Arceus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
497 Serperior Serperior
Field Grass
553 Krookodile Krookodile
Field Field
559 Scraggy Scraggy
Field Dragon
560 Scrafty Scrafty
Field Dragon
566 Archen Archen
Water 3 Flying
567 Archeops Archeops
Water 3 Flying
604 Eelektross Eelektross
Amorphous Amorphous
610 Axew Axew
Monster Dragon
611 Fraxure Fraxure
Monster Dragon
612 Haxorus Haxorus
Monster Dragon
621 Druddigon Druddigon
Monster Dragon
633 Deino Deino
Dragon Dragon
634 Zweilous Zweilous
Dragon Dragon
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon
Dragon Dragon
643 Reshiram Reshiram
Undiscovered Undiscovered
644 Zekrom Zekrom
Undiscovered Undiscovered
646 Kyurem Kyurem
Undiscovered Undiscovered
690 Skrelp Skrelp
Water 1 Dragon
691 Dragalge Dragalge
Water 1 Dragon
692 Clauncher Clauncher
Water 1 Water 3
693 Clawitzer Clawitzer
Water 1 Water 3
695 Heliolisk Heliolisk
Monster Dragon
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt
Monster Dragon
697 Tyrantrum Tyrantrum
Monster Dragon
704 Goomy Goomy
Dragon Dragon
705 Sliggoo Sliggoo
Dragon Dragon
706 Goodra Goodra
Dragon Dragon
714 Noibat Noibat
Flying Flying
715 Noivern Noivern
Flying Flying
718 Zygarde Zygarde
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 event

Generation V

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
230 Kingdra KingdraLv. 50
Water 1 Dragon Yamamoto's Tournament KingdraBW
254 Sceptile Sceptile
Monster Dragon JR Kyushu Event
384 Rayquaza RayquazaLv. 70
Undiscovered Undiscovered Nobunaga's Black Rayquaza
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 = 44 | Accuracy = 100%
Used by : Rayquaza  Hydreigon

Super Smash Bros. series

In Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Dragon Pulse is one of the attacks Rayquaza can use when it is fought, fired in the form of red and white energy balls of electricity.

Pokémon GO

Dragon Pulse
Special Attack
Type Dragon
Power 65
Energy bar 2
Duration 3.6 seconds
Critical rate 5%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
HorseaSeadraGyaradosLaprasDragonairDragonite
Mew

Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, Dragon Pulse had a power of 50.

Description

Games Description
Conq. The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user's gaping mouth.

In the anime

In the main series

Nurse Joy Latias Dragon Pulse.png Siebold Mega Blastoise Dragon Pulse.png Kyurem Dragon Pulse.png Cameron Hydreigon Dragon Pulse.png
Latias Blastoise Kyurem Hydreigon
The user fires a green ball of light or a multicolored dragon-shaped beam at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
350 Milotic Milotic's body becomes outlined in light green and it releases a pulse off its body that pushes back anything around it.
Wallace's Milotic Our Cup Runneth Over! Debut
149 Dragonite Dragonite opens its mouth and a turquoise energy ball appears in front of it. It then fires the ball at the opponent.
Provo's Dragonite Pursuing a Lofty Goal! None
373 Salamence Salamence opens its mouth and a turquoise ball appears in front of it. It then fires the ball at the opponent. Or Salamence opens its mouth and a purple-black ball appears in front of it. It then shoots black beam with purple zigzags surrounding it at the opponent.
J's Salamence Pillars of Friendship! None
443 Gible Gible opens its mouth and a turquoise ball of energy appears in front of it. It then fires the ball at the opponent.
Ash's Gible A Meteoric Rise to Excellence! None
380 Latias Latias puts its hands together and a turquoise ball of energy appears between them. It then fires the ball at the opponent, or Latias fires a multicolored dragon-shaped beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent.
Nurse Joy's Latias SS025 None
A Latias summoned by Hoopa Hoopa and the Clash of Ages None
646 Kyurem Kyurem forms a swirling ball of orange flames inside of its mouth. It then fires a beam of orange flames from its mouth at the opponent.
Kyurem (M15) Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice None
646W Kyurem Kyurem forms a swirling ball of orange flames inside of its mouth. It then fires a beam of orange flames from its mouth at the opponent. Or, Kyurem fires a multicolored dragon-shaped beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent.
Kyurem (M15) Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice None
A Kyurem summoned by Hoopa Hoopa and the Clash of Ages None
646B Kyurem Kyurem forms a swirling ball of orange flames inside of its mouth. It then fires a beam of orange flames from its mouth at the opponent.
Kyurem (M15) Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice None
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon opens its middle head mouth and a turquoise energy ball appears in front of it. It then fires the ball at the opponent.
Cameron's Hydreigon Cameron's Secret Weapon! None
715 Noivern Noivern opens its mouth and a turquoise energy ball appears in front of it. It then fires the ball at the opponent.
Alexa's Noivern Celebrating the Hero's Comet! None
009M Blastoise Mega Blastoise fires three differently colored beams from its three cannons. The beams then combine into a giant multi-colored energy dragon which chomps the opponent with its jaws, causing a large explosion.
Siebold's Blastoise Mega Evolution Special I Enhanced by Mega Launcher
330 Flygon Flygon fires a multicolored beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent.
Multiple wild Flygon The Clumsy Crier Quiets the Chaos! None
384M Rayquaza Mega Rayquaza fires a giant multicolored dragon-shaped energy from its mouth at the opponent.
A wild Rayquaza Mega Evolution Special II None
A Rayquaza summoned by Hoopa Hoopa and the Clash of Ages None
706 Goodra Goodra fires a multicolored dragon-shaped beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent.
Ash's Goodra Good Friends, Great Training! None
381 Latios Latios fires a multicolored dragon-shaped beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent.
A Latios summoned by Hoopa Hoopa and the Clash of Ages None
384s Rayquaza Rayquaza fires a multicolored dragon-shaped energy from its mouth at the opponent.
A Rayquaza summoned by Hoopa Hoopa and the Clash of Ages None
381M Latios Mega Latios fires a multicolored dragon-shaped beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent.
A Latios summoned by Hoopa Hoopa and the Clash of Ages None
380M Latias Mega Latias fires a multicolored dragon-shaped beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent.
A Latias summoned by Hoopa Hoopa and the Clash of Ages None
484 Palkia Palkia fires a multicolored dragon-shaped beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent.
A Palkia summoned by Hoopa Hoopa and the Clash of Ages None
254 Sceptile Sceptile fires a multicolored dragon-shaped beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent.
Sawyer's Sceptile A Meeting of Two Journeys! None
621 Druddigon Druddigon forms ball of multicolored energy inside its mouth and it then fires a multicolored dragon-shaped beam of energy from the ball at the opponent.
Aliana's Druddigon An Explosive Operation! None
718T Zygarde Zygarde 10% Forme forms a massive ball of multicolored energy in front of its mouth and fires a multicolored dragon-shaped beam of energy from it at the opponent.
Z2 An Explosive Operation! None
Squishy A Towering Takeover! None
718 Zygarde Zygarde 50% Forme forms a massive ball of multicolored energy in front of its mouth and fires a three-headed multicolored dragon-shaped beam of energy from it at the opponent.
Z2 An Explosive Operation! None
Squishy The Right Hero for the Right Job! None
693 Clawitzer Clawitzer forms a massive ball of multicolored energy in its large claw and fires a multicolored dragon-shaped beam of energy from it at the opponent.
Sawyer's Clawitzer A Full-Strength Battle Surprise! Enhanced by Mega Launcher
334 Altaria Altaria forms a massive ball of multicolored energy in its mouth and fires a multicolored dragon-shaped beam of energy from it at the opponent.
Titus's Altartia A League of His Own! None
718C Zygarde The mouth in one of Zygarde Complete Forme's wings forms a massive ball of multicolored energy in front of it and and then a multicolored dragon-shaped beam of energy is fired from the ball at the opponent.
Squishy Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel None
Z2 Forming a More Perfect Union! None
445M Garchomp Mega Garchomp forms a massive ball of multicolored energy in its mouth and fires a multicolored dragon-shaped beam of energy from it at the opponent.
Professor Sycamore's Garchomp Rocking Kalos Defenses! None

In Pokémon Generations

None.png Noivern Dragon Pulse PG.png None.png None.png
Noivern
The user fires a purple beam at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
715 Noivern Noivern opens its mouth and fires a purple beam of energy at the opponent.
A wild Noivern The Adventure Debut
612 Haxorus Haxorus opens its mouth and fires an orange, dragon-shaped beam of energy from it at the opponent.
Drayden's Haxorus The Frozen World None

In the manga

In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga


In the Let's Play the Pokémon Card Game XY! manga


In the movie adaptations


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Battrio: Aim to be Battrio Master manga


In the Pokémon Try Adventure manga

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Reason: description of the move.

In other generations

Dragon Pulse IV.png Dragon Pulse 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
Dragon Pulse XY.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

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 龍波動 Lóng Bō​dòng
Croatia Flag.png Croatian Zmajev puls
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Drakenpuls
France Flag.png French Dracochoc
Germany Flag.png German Drachenpuls
Greece Flag.png Greek Παλμός Δράκου
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Gelombang Naga
Detak Naga
Italy Flag.png Italian Dragopulsar
South Korea Flag.png Korean 용의파동 Yong-yi Padong
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Dragetrykk
Poland Flag.png Polish Puls Smoka
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Vibração do Dragão
Pulso do Dragão (XY series-present, TCG, and manga)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Pulsar Dragão
Romania Flag.png Romanian Dragon Puls
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Pulso de Dragón
Spain Flag.png Spain Pulso Dragón


Generation IV TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708


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