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Lick (move)

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Lick
したでなめる Tongue Lick
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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
  • 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.

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

Effect

Generation I-V

Lick inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target.

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.
PMDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It may also cause paralysis and prevent any attacks or moves.
DPPtHGSS 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.
Conq Aggressively lick the enemy. It may also cause the target to flinch.
XY The target is licked with a long tongue, causing damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
092 Gastly Gastly Ghost Poison -- -- -- -- -- --
093 Haunter Haunter Ghost Poison -- -- -- -- -- --
094 Gengar Gengar Ghost Poison -- -- -- -- -- --
108 Lickitung Lickitung Normal Normal   -- -- -- -- --
124 Jynx Jynx Ice Psychic 18 -- -- --, 5 --, 5 --, 5
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal       12 12 12
209 Snubbull Snubbull Fairy Fairy   19 19 13 13 13
210 Granbull Granbull Fairy Fairy   19 19 13 13 13
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa Normal Normal   8 7 -- -- --
217 Ursaring Ursaring Normal Normal   --, 8 --, 7 -- -- --
238 Smoochum Smoochum Ice Psychic   -- -- 5 5 5
336 Seviper Seviper Poison Poison     7 7 7 -- 9
352 Kecleon Kecleon Normal Normal     -- -- -- --
446 Munchlax Munchlax Normal Normal       12 12 --, 12
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky Normal Normal       -- -- --
511 Pansage Pansage Grass Grass         7 7
512 Simisage Simisage Grass Grass         -- --
513 Pansear Pansear Fire Fire         7 7
514 Simisear Simisear Fire Fire         -- --
515 Panpour Panpour Water Water         7 7
516 Simipour Simipour Water Water         -- --
631 Heatmor Heatmor Fire Fire         -- --
656 Froakie Froakie Water Water           10
657 Frogadier Frogadier Water Water           10
658 Greninja Greninja Water Dark           10
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
086 Seel Seel Water Water SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaUrsaring SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaUrsaringSeviperKecleon SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaUrsaringSeviperKecleon SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaUrsaringSeviperKecleonPansageSimisagePansearSimisearPanpourSimipourHeatmor SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaUrsaringSeviperKecleonPansageSimisagePansearSimisearPanpourSimipourHeatmorFroakieFrogadierGreninja
088 Grimer Grimer Poison Poison GastlyHaunterGengar GastlyHaunterGengar GastlyHaunterGengar GastlyHaunterGengar GastlyHaunterGengar
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal Lickitung Lickitung LickitungLickilickySnorlax LickitungLickilickySnorlax LickitungLickilickySnorlax
209 Snubbull Snubbull Fairy Fairy SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaUrsaring      
446 Munchlax Munchlax Normal Normal     LickitungLickilickySnorlax LickitungLickilickySnorlax LickitungLickilickySnorlax
506 Lillipup Lillipup Normal Normal       SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaUrsaringSeviperKecleon SnubbullGranbullTeddiursaUrsaringSeviperKecleon
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

Lick is the only move of Gastly.

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.
Sabrina's Haunter The Tower of Terror Debut
Morty's Haunter From Ghost to Ghost 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
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.
Madison's Reddy The Kecleon Caper None
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 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 other generations

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)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 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 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 Liźnięcie
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Lambida
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Lizanje
Spain Flag.png Spanish Lengüetazo


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Last modified on 14 July 2014, at 14:09