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Energy Ball (move)

Energy Ball
エナジーボール Energy Ball
Energy Ball.png
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Type  Grass
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  90
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
+2 if first to appeal
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Energy Ball (Japanese: エナジーボール Energy Ball) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation IV. It has been TM53 since Generation IV.

Effect

Generations IV and V

Energy Ball damages the opponent and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Generation VI

Energy Ball's power changed from 80 to 90.

Description

Games Description
PMDTDS Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also reduce the target's Special Defense by 1 level.
DPPtHGSS The user draws power from nature and fires it at the foe. It may also lower the target’s Sp. Def.
BWB2W2 The user draws power from nature and fires it at the target. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def.
XY The user draws power from nature and fires it at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
252 Treecko Treecko Grass Grass 51 51 50
270 Lotad Lotad Water Grass 43 45 45 45
345 Lileep Lileep Rock Grass 50 50 50
346 Cradily Cradily Rock Grass 56 56 56
492 Shaymin Shaymin Grass Grass 73 73 73
492 Shaymin Shaymin
Sky Forme
Grass Flying   73 73 73
546 Cottonee Cottonee Grass Fairy   35 35
548 Petilil Petilil Grass Grass   35 35
585 Deerling Deerling Normal Grass   32 32
586 Sawsbuck Sawsbuck Normal Grass   32 32
684 Swirlix Swirlix Fairy Fairy     36
685 Slurpuff Slurpuff Fairy Fairy     36
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 Type Father
II III IV V VI
037 Vulpix Vulpix* Fire Fire GirafarigStantlerSeedotNuzleafShiftryGrumpigLeafeon no
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 Type Machine
I
[[|]]
II
[[|]]
III
[[|]]
IV
TM53
V
TM53
VI
TM53
001 Bulbasaur Bulbasaur Grass Poison
002 Ivysaur Ivysaur Grass Poison
003 Venusaur Venusaur Grass Poison
012 Butterfree Butterfree Bug Flying
037 Vulpix Vulpix Fire Fire
038 Ninetales Ninetales Fire Fire
043 Oddish Oddish Grass Poison
044 Gloom Gloom Grass Poison
045 Vileplume Vileplume Grass Poison
046 Paras Paras Bug Grass
047 Parasect Parasect Bug Grass
049 Venomoth Venomoth Bug Poison
063 Abra Abra Psychic Psychic
064 Kadabra Kadabra Psychic Psychic
065 Alakazam Alakazam Psychic Psychic
069 Bellsprout Bellsprout Grass Poison
070 Weepinbell Weepinbell Grass Poison
071 Victreebel Victreebel Grass Poison
092 Gastly Gastly Ghost Poison
093 Haunter Haunter Ghost Poison
094 Gengar Gengar Ghost Poison
102 Exeggcute Exeggcute Grass Psychic
103 Exeggutor Exeggutor Grass Psychic
114 Tangela Tangela Grass Grass
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime Psychic Fairy
124 Jynx Jynx Ice Psychic
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo Psychic Psychic
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
152 Chikorita Chikorita Grass Grass
153 Bayleef Bayleef Grass Grass
154 Meganium Meganium Grass Grass
182 Bellossom Bellossom Grass Grass
187 Hoppip Hoppip Grass Flying
188 Skiploom Skiploom Grass Flying
189 Jumpluff Jumpluff Grass Flying
191 Sunkern Sunkern Grass Grass
192 Sunflora Sunflora Grass Grass
203 Girafarig Girafarig Normal Psychic
224 Octillery Octillery Water Water
234 Stantler Stantler Normal Normal
251 Celebi Celebi Psychic Grass
252 Treecko Treecko Grass Grass
253 Grovyle Grovyle Grass Grass
254 Sceptile Sceptile Grass Grass
267 Beautifly Beautifly Bug Flying
269 Dustox Dustox Bug Poison
270 Lotad Lotad Water Grass
271 Lombre Lombre Water Grass
272 Ludicolo Ludicolo Water Grass
273 Seedot Seedot Grass Grass
274 Nuzleaf Nuzleaf Grass Dark
275 Shiftry Shiftry Grass Dark
282 Gardevoir Gardevoir Psychic Fairy
284 Masquerain Masquerain Bug Flying
285 Shroomish Shroomish Grass Grass
286 Breloom Breloom Grass Fighting
308 Medicham Medicham Fighting Psychic
315 Roselia Roselia Grass Poison
326 Grumpig Grumpig Psychic Psychic
331 Cacnea Cacnea Grass Grass
332 Cacturne Cacturne Grass Dark
345 Lileep Lileep Rock Grass
346 Cradily Cradily Rock Grass
351 Castform Castform Normal Normal
357 Tropius Tropius Grass Flying
358 Chimecho Chimecho Psychic Psychic
380 Latias Latias Psychic Dragon
381 Latios Latios Psychic Dragon
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza Dragon Flying
385 Jirachi Jirachi Steel Psychic
386 Deoxys Deoxys Psychic Psychic
387 Turtwig Turtwig Grass Grass
388 Grotle Grotle Grass Grass
389 Torterra Torterra Grass Ground
406 Budew Budew Grass Poison
407 Roserade Roserade Grass Poison
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Plant Cloak
Bug Grass
414 Mothim Mothim Bug Flying
420 Cherubi Cherubi Grass Grass
421 Cherrim Cherrim Grass Grass
429 Mismagius Mismagius Ghost Ghost
455 Carnivine Carnivine Grass Grass
459 Snover Snover Grass Ice
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow Grass Ice
465 Tangrowth Tangrowth Grass Grass
470 Leafeon Leafeon Grass Grass
480 Uxie Uxie Psychic Psychic
481 Mesprit Mesprit Psychic Psychic
482 Azelf Azelf Psychic Psychic
487 Giratina Giratina Ghost Dragon
488 Cresselia Cresselia Psychic Psychic
490 Manaphy Manaphy Water Water
492 Shaymin Shaymin Grass Grass
493 Arceus Arceus Normal Normal
494 Victini Victini Psychic Fire
495 Snivy Snivy Grass Grass
496 Servine Servine Grass Grass
497 Serperior Serperior Grass Grass
511 Pansage Pansage Grass Grass
512 Simisage Simisage Grass Grass
517 Munna Munna Psychic Psychic
518 Musharna Musharna Psychic Psychic
527 Woobat Woobat Psychic Flying
528 Swoobat Swoobat Psychic Flying
540 Sewaddle Sewaddle Bug Grass
541 Swadloon Swadloon Bug Grass
542 Leavanny Leavanny Bug Grass
546 Cottonee Cottonee Grass Fairy
547 Whimsicott Whimsicott Grass Fairy
548 Petilil Petilil Grass Grass
549 Lilligant Lilligant Grass Grass
556 Maractus Maractus Grass Grass
561 Sigilyph Sigilyph Psychic Flying
562 Yamask Yamask Ghost Ghost
563 Cofagrigus Cofagrigus Ghost Ghost
574 Gothita Gothita Psychic Psychic
575 Gothorita Gothorita Psychic Psychic
576 Gothitelle Gothitelle Psychic Psychic
577 Solosis Solosis Psychic Psychic
578 Duosion Duosion Psychic Psychic
579 Reuniclus Reuniclus Psychic Psychic
585 Deerling Deerling Normal Grass
586 Sawsbuck Sawsbuck Normal Grass
588 Karrablast Karrablast Bug Bug
589 Escavalier Escavalier Bug Steel
590 Foongus Foongus Grass Poison
591 Amoonguss Amoonguss Grass Poison
592 Frillish Frillish Water Ghost
593 Jellicent Jellicent Water Ghost
595 Joltik Joltik Bug Electric
596 Galvantula Galvantula Bug Electric
597 Ferroseed Ferroseed Grass Steel
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn Grass Steel
605 Elgyem Elgyem Psychic Psychic
606 Beheeyem Beheeyem Psychic Psychic
607 Litwick Litwick Ghost Fire
608 Lampent Lampent Ghost Fire
609 Chandelure Chandelure Ghost Fire
616 Shelmet Shelmet Bug Bug
617 Accelgor Accelgor Bug Bug
632 Durant Durant Bug Steel
640 Virizion Virizion Grass Fighting
648 Meloetta Meloetta Normal Psychic
649 Genesect Genesect Bug Steel
650 Chespin Chespin Grass Grass
651 Quilladin Quilladin Grass Grass
652 Chesnaught Chesnaught Grass Fighting
666 Vivillon Vivillon Bug Flying
669 Flabébé Flabébé Fairy Fairy
670 Floette Floette Fairy Fairy
671 Florges Florges Fairy Fairy
672 Skiddo Skiddo Grass Grass
673 Gogoat Gogoat Grass Grass
677 Espurr Espurr Psychic Psychic
678 Meowstic Meowstic Psychic Psychic
682 Spritzee Spritzee Fairy Fairy
683 Aromatisse Aromatisse Fairy Fairy
684 Swirlix Swirlix Fairy Fairy
685 Slurpuff Slurpuff Fairy Fairy
708 Phantump Phantump Ghost Grass
709 Trevenant Trevenant Ghost Grass
710 Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass
711 Gourgeist Gourgeist Ghost Grass
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 IV

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
037 037 Vulpix Fire My Pokémon Ranch
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 the anime

Zoey Leafeon Energy Ball.png Ash Torterra Energy Ball.png Cher Roserade Energy Ball.png Ash Leavanny Energy Ball.png
Leafeon Torterra Roserade Leavanny
The Pokémon charges and then fires a ball of greenish-blue energy.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
286 Breloom Breloom opens its mouth and a green energy ball appears in front of it. It then fires the ball at the opponent. When it hits the opponent, it explodes on impact.
Kenny's Breloom Journey to the Unown! Debut
387 Turtwig The leaves on Turtwig's head start to glow light green and it forms a green energy ball in front of its mouth. It then fires it at the opponent. The ball explodes on impact.
Ash's Turtwig Tanks for the Memories! Mastered in Riding the Winds of Change!
492S Shaymin Shaymin opens its mouth and forms a green ball of energy in front of its mouth and fires it at the opponent.
Shaymin (M11) Giratina and the Sky Warrior None
346 Cradily Cradily puts its tentacles together in front of its face and forms a green ball of energy in between them. It then fires the ball at the opponent.
Canalave Gym's Cradily Dealing With Defensive Types! None
388 Grotle The bushes on Grotle's back glow light green or white and it forms a green ball of energy in front of its mouth. Grotle then fires the ball at the opponent.
Ash's Grotle The Lonely Snover! None
253 Grovyle Grovyle puts its hands together and forms a green ball of energy in between them. Grovyle then brings its hands forward and fires the ball at the opponent.
Grovyle (Explorers of Time, Darkness, and Sky) Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky - Beyond Time & Darkness None
389 Torterra Torterra opens its mouth and fires a green ball of energy from its mouth at the opponent.
Ash's Torterra Keeping in Top Forme! None
470 Leafeon The leaf on Leafeon's head glow white and it forms a green ball of energy in front of its mouth. It then fires the ball at the opponent.
Zoey's Leafeon Coming Full Festival Circle! None
A wild Leafeon Eevee & Friends None
541 Swadloon Swadloon opens its mouth and the two leaves on the top of its head glow light green. They also become surrounded by light green sparkles. A light green orb of energy then forms in front of its mouth and Swadloon fires it at the opponent.
Ash's Swadloon Battling For The Love of Bug-Types! None
546 Cottonee The leaves on the side of Cottonee's body start to glow and sparkle light green. A light green orb of energy then appears in front of Cottonee's face and it fires the orb at the opponent.
Four wild Cottonee Cottonee in Love! None
497 Serperior Serperior opens its mouth and forms a light green energy ball in front of its mouth. It then fires the energy ball from its mouth at the opponent.
Mako's Serperior White—Victini and Zekrom
Black—Victini and Reshiram
None
Trip's Serperior Mission: Defeat Your Rival! None
576 Gothitelle Gothitelle puts its hands together in front of it and a light green orb of energy forms in between them. As the orb grows bigger, Gothitelle crosses its arms behind the orb, then opens them up like a 'T', firing the orb at the opponent.
Damon's Gothitelle Black—Victini and Reshiram None
589 Escavalier Escavalier forms an orb of light green energy between its lances. It the fires the orb at the opponent.
Unknown Trainer's Escavalier Movie Time! Zorua in "The Legend of the Pokémon Knight"! None
Dirk's two Escavalier Mewtwo — Prologue to Awakening None
606 Beheeyem A light green sparkle appears in the corner of one of Beheeyem's eyes and it reaches one of its arms out. A light green orb of energy forms in front of Beheeyem's hand and it fires it at the opponent.
Leon's Beheeyem Beheeyem, Duosion, and the Dream Thief! None
616 Shelmet A small light green orb of energy forms in front of Shelmet's mouth. It then fires the orb of energy at the opponent. It then fires two more orbs of energy at the opponent, one after the other.
Bianca's Shelmet Enter Elesa, Electrifying Gym Leader! None
542 Leavanny Leavanny opens its mouth and its antennae glow light green. They also become surrounded by light green sparkles. A light green orb of energy then forms in front of its mouth and Leavanny fires it at the opponent.
Ash's Leavanny Battling the Leaf Thieves! None
549 Lilligant Lilligant fires an orb of light green energy at the opponent in front of its body.
Mona's Lilligant Beauties Battling for Pride and Prestige! None
A wild Lilligant Team Plasma's Pokémon Power Plot! None
407 Roserade Roserade opens its mouth and a light green orb of energy forms in front of it, which Roserade fires at the opponent.
Cher's Roserade Beauties Battling for Pride and Prestige! None
556 Maractus Maractus fires an orb of light green energy at the opponent in front of its body.
A wild Maractus Team Plasma's Pokémon Power Plot! None
585S Deerling Deerling fires an orb of light green energy at the opponent in front of its body.
Two wild Deerling Team Plasma's Pokémon Power Plot! None
574 Gothita Gothita fires an orb of light green energy at the opponent from between its hands.
A wild Gothita Eevee & Friends None
038 Ninetales Ninetales fires an orb of light green energy at the opponent in front of its body.
A wild Ninetales Mystery on a Deserted Island! None
685 Slurpuff Slurpuff fires three orbs of light green energy at the opponent in front of its body.
Miette's Slurpuff A Battle by Any Other Name! None
001 Bulbasaur Bulbasaur fires an orb of light green energy at the opponent in front of its body.
Shauna's Bulbasaur Summer of Discovery! None
678 Meowstic Meowstic forms up to three orbs of light green energy from the end of its hands and fires it at the opponent.
Blake's Meowstic Splitting Heirs! None

In the manga

In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Energy Ball IV.png Energy Ball 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)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
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 能源球 Néngyuán Qiú
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Energie Bal
France Flag.png French Éco-Sphère*
Eco-Sphère*
Germany Flag.png German Energieball
Greece Flag.png Greek Ενεργειακή Σφαίρα
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Bola Energi
Italy Flag.png Italian Energipalla
South Korea Flag.png Korean 에너지볼 Energy Ball
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Energiball
Poland Flag.png Polish Kula energii
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Esfera de Energia
Romania Flag.png Romanian Energy Ball
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Bola de Energía
Spain Flag.png Spain Energibola


Variations of the move Psychic
Special PsychicBug BuzzEarth PowerEnergy Ball


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
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
Generation VI HMs
0102030405


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Last modified on 23 November 2014, at 14:53