Bite (move)

Bite
かみつく Bite
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Type  Dark
Category  Physical
PP  25 (max. 40)
Power  60
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • 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  3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles those that have made appeals.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  3 ♥♥♥
Startles the last Pokémon to act before the user.

Bite (Japanese: かみつく Bite) is a damage-dealing Dark-type move introduced in Generation I. Prior to Generation II, it was a Normal-type move.

Effect

Generation I

Bite is a Normal-type move in this generation.

Bite inflicts damage and has a 10% chance of causing the target to flinch.

Generation II onward

Bite is now a Dark-type move and has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.

Bite can also be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining an extra appeal point if either the move Leer or Scary Face was used in the prior turn.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Category  Physical
PP  20
Agile Strong
Power  60  45  75
Accuracy  100%  100%  100%
Action speed modifier
Self  0  0  +5
Target  +3  +5  +3
Additional effect
   ?  ?
   ?  ?
   ?  ?
None

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 A bite made using sharp fangs. This may cause the opponent to flinch, and it might not attack.
GSC An attack that may cause flinching.
RSEColo.XD Bites with vicious fangs. May cause flinching.
FRLG The user bites with vicious fangs. It may make the foe flinch.
DPPtHGSSPBR The foe is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. It may make the target flinch.
BWB2W2 The target is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. It may make the target flinch.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSP
The target is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. This may also make the target flinch.
LA The user bites the target with viciously sharp fangs to inflict damage.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
007   Squirtle
  Monster Water 1 22 18 18 16 16 16 16SMUSUM
23PE
12SwShBDSP
008   Wartortle
  Monster Water 1 24 19 19 16 16 16 17SMUSUM
27PE
12SwShBDSP
009   Blastoise
  Monster Water 1 24 19 19 16 16 16 17SMUSUM
27PE
12SwShBDSP
019   Rattata
  Field Field 10 10 10 10SMUSUM
12PE
10BDSP
019   Rattata
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field 10SMUSUM
12PE
020   Raticate
  Field Field 10 10 10 10SMUSUM
12PE
10BDSP
020   Raticate
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field 10SMUSUM
12PE
023   Ekans
  Field Dragon 17 15 13 9 9 9 9SMUSUM
12PE
9BDSP
024   Arbok
  Field Dragon 17 1, 15 1, 13 1,9 1, 9 1, 9 1, 9SMUSUM
12PE
1, 9BDSP
029   Nidoran♀
  Monster Field 29RGB
30Y
30 20 21 21 21 21SMUSUM
12PE
30SwShBDSP
030   Nidorina
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 32RGB
36Y
36 22 23 23 23 23SMUSUM
12PE
36SwShBDSP
031   Nidoqueen
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1SwShBDSP
041   Zubat
 
 
Flying Flying 15 12 16 13 13BW
12B2W2
12XY
11ORAS
11SMUSUM
9PE
30SwShBDSP
11LA
042   Golbat
 
 
Flying Flying 1, 15 12 16 13 13BW
12B2W2
12XY
1, 11ORAS
1, 11SMUSUM
1, 8PE
34SwShBDSP
11LA
052   Meowth
  Field Field 12 11 11RSE
10FRLG
6 6 6 6SMUSUM
1, 3PE
16SwShBDSP
052   Meowth
Alolan Form
  Field Field 6SMUSUM
1, 3PE
16SwSh
053   Persian
  Field Field 1, 12 1, 11 1, 11RSE
1, 10FRLG
1, 6 1, 6 1, 6 1, 6SMUSUM
1, 3PE
16SwShBDSP
053   Persian
Alolan Form
  Field Field 1, 6SMUSUM
1, 3PE
16SwSh
058   Growlithe
  Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8SwShBDSP
058   Growlithe
Hisuian Form
 
 
Field Field 9LA
059   Arcanine
  Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1SwShBDSP
059   Arcanine
Hisuian Form
 
 
Field Field 9LA
088   Grimer
Alolan Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 7SMUSUM
24PE
089   Muk
Alolan Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 1, 7SMUSUM
24PE
115   Kangaskhan
  Monster Monster 26 13 7 13 13 13 13SMUSUM
17PE
12SwShBDSP
130   Gyarados
 
 
Water 2 Dragon 1, 20RGB
20Y
20 20 20 20 20 1, Evo. 1, Evo.SwShBDSP
9LA
133   Eevee
  Field Field 37RGB
30Y
30 30 29 29BW
17B2W2
17 17 25SwShBDSP
134   Vaporeon
  Field Field 40RGB
30Y
30 30 29 29BW 1SwShBDSP
135   Jolteon
  Field Field 1SwShBDSP
136   Flareon
  Field Field 40RGB
30Y
30 30 29 29BW
17B2W2
17 17SMUSUM 25SwShBDSP
138   Omanyte
 
 
Water 1 Water 3 13 13 7 7 7 7SMUSUM
22PE
139   Omastar
 
 
Water 1 Water 3 1, 13 1, 13 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7SMUSUM
22PE
142   Aerodactyl
 
 
Flying Flying 38 15 15 1 1 1 1 1SwShBDSP
143   Snorlax
  Monster Monster 16SwShBDSP
21LA
158   Totodile
  Monster Water 1 20 20 13 13 13 13 13BDSP
159   Croconaw
  Monster Water 1 21 21 13 13 13 13 13BDSP
160   Feraligatr
  Monster Water 1 21 21 13 13 13 13 13BDSP
169   Crobat
 
 
Flying Flying 12 16 13 13BW
12B2W2
12XY
1, 11ORAS
1, 11 34SwShBDSP
11LA
196   Espeon
  Field Field 1SwShBDSP
197   Umbreon
  Field Field 1SwShBDSP
209   Snubbull
  Field Fairy 13 13 7 7 7 7 7BDSP
210   Granbull
  Field Fairy 13 13 7 7 7 7 7BDSP
228   Houndour
 
 
Field Field 20 25 17 16 16 16 16BDSP
229   Houndoom
 
 
Field Field 20 27 17 16 16 16 16BDSP
243   Raikou
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 1 1 1 1 1 12SwShBDSP
244   Entei
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 1 1 1 1 1 12SwShBDSP
245   Suicune
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 1 1 1 1 1 12SwShBDSP
246   Larvitar
 
 
Monster Monster 1 1 1 1 1 1 9SwShBDSP
247   Pupitar
 
 
Monster Monster 1 1 1 1 1 1 9SwShBDSP
248   Tyranitar
 
 
Monster Monster 1 1 1 1 1 1 9SwShBDSP
261   Poochyena
  Field Field 13 13 13 13XY
10ORAS
10 10BDSP
262   Mightyena
  Field Field 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13XY
1, 10ORAS
1, 10 1, 10BDSP
294   Loudred
  Monster Field 20 20 20 1, Evo. 1, Evo.SwShBDSP
295   Exploud
  Monster Field 20 20 20 1 1SwShBDSP
303   Mawile
 
 
Field Fairy 11 11 11 11XY
9ORAS
9 12SwShBDSP
309   Electrike
  Field Field 33 28 28 28XY
24ORAS
24 20SwShBDSP
310   Manectric
  Field Field 39 30 30 30XY
24ORAS
24 20SwShBDSP
318   Carvanha
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 1 1 1 1 1 16SwShBDSP
319   Sharpedo
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 1 1 1 1 1 16SwShBDSP
328   Trapinch
  Bug Dragon 1 1 1 1 1 8SwShBDSP
329   Vibrava
 
 
Bug Dragon 1 1SwShBDSP
330   Flygon
 
 
Bug Dragon 1 1SwShBDSP
336   Seviper
  Field Dragon 10 10 10BW
5B2W2
5XY
4ORAS
4 4BDSP
359   Absol
  Field Field 21 28 28BW
20B2W2
20XY
16ORAS
16
361   Snorunt
  Fairy Mineral 10 10 10 10XY
19ORAS
19 35SwShBDSP
11LA
362   Glalie
  Fairy Mineral 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10XY
19ORAS
19 35SwShBDSP
11LA
367   Huntail
  Water 1 Water 1 8 6 6 6XY
1ORAS
1 1BDSP
371   Bagon
  Dragon Dragon 5 5 5 5XY
10ORAS
10 5SwShBDSP
372   Shelgon
  Dragon Dragon 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5XY
1, 10ORAS
1, 10 1SwShBDSP
373   Salamence
 
 
Dragon Dragon 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5XY
1, 10ORAS
1, 10 1SwShBDSP
387   Turtwig
  Monster Grass 21 21 21 21 21BDSP
11LA
388   Grotle
  Monster Grass 22 22 22 22 22BDSP
11LA
389   Torterra
 
 
Monster Grass 22 22 22 22 22BDSP
11LA
399   Bidoof
  Water 1 Field 10LA
400   Bibarel
 
 
Water 1 Field 10LA
403   Shinx
  Field Field 13DP
17PtHGSS
17 17 17 12SwShBDSP
9LA
404   Luxio
  Field Field 13DP
18PtHGSS
18 18 18 12SwShBDSP
9LA
405   Luxray
  Field Field 13DP
18PtHGSS
18 18 18 12SwShBDSP
9LA
408   Cranidos
  Monster Monster 9LA
409   Rampardos
  Monster Monster 9LA
417   Pachirisu
  Field Fairy 9LA
418   Buizel
  Water 1 Field 18BDSP
419   Floatzel
  Water 1 Field 18BDSP
434   Stunky
 
 
Field Field 21 18
435   Skuntank
 
 
Field Field 21 18
443   Gible
 
 
Monster Dragon 25SwShBDSP
444   Gabite
 
 
Monster Dragon 27SwShBDSP
445   Garchomp
 
 
Monster Dragon 27SwShBDSP
446   Munchlax
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 16SwShBDSP
21LA
447   Riolu
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 9LA
448   Lucario
 
 
Field Human-Like 9LA
449   Hippopotas
  Field Field 7 7 7 7 4SwShBDSP
11LA
450   Hippowdon
  Field Field 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1SwShBDSP
11LA
451   Skorupi
 
 
Bug Water 3 1 1 1 1 12SwShBDSP
6LA
452   Drapion
 
 
Bug Water 3 1 1 1 1 12SwShBDSP
6LA
455   Carnivine
  Grass Grass 7 7 7 7 7BDSP
11LA
470   Leafeon
  Field Field 1SwShBDSP
471   Glaceon
  Field Field 29 29BW
17B2W2
17 17 25SwShBDSP
478   Froslass
 
 
Fairy Mineral 1SwShBDSP
11LA
504   Patrat
  Field Field 6 6 6
505   Watchog
  Field Field 1, 6 1, 6 1, 6
506   Lillipup
  Field Field 8 8 8 8SwSh
507   Herdier
  Field Field 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8 1SwSh
508   Stoutland
  Field Field 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8 1SwSh
511   Pansage
  Field Field 19 19 19
513   Pansear
  Field Field 19 19 19
515   Panpour
  Field Field 19 19 19
550   Basculin
  Water 2 Water 2 10 10 7 16SwSh
550   Basculin
White-Striped Form
  Water 2 Water 2 11LA
551   Sandile
 
 
Field Field 4 4 4 15SwSh
552   Krokorok
 
 
Field Field 1, 4 1, 4 1, 4 15SwSh
553   Krookodile
 
 
Field Field 1, 4 1, 4 1, 4 15SwSh
554   Darumaka
  Field Field 8SwSh
554   Darumaka
Galarian Form
  Field Field 8SwSh
555   Darmanitan
  Field Field 1SwSh
555   Darmanitan
Galarian Form
  Field Field 1SwSh
564   Tirtouga
 
 
Water 1 Water 3 8 8 8 15SwSh
565   Carracosta
 
 
Water 1 Water 3 8 8 8 15SwSh
610   Axew
  Monster Dragon 3SwSh
611   Fraxure
  Monster Dragon 1SwSh
612   Haxorus
  Monster Dragon 1SwSh
621   Druddigon
  Dragon Monster 9 9 9 5SwSh
632   Durant
 
 
Bug Bug 11 11 1 20SwSh
633   Deino
 
 
Dragon Dragon 9 9 9 8SwSh
634   Zweilous
 
 
Dragon Dragon 1, 9 1, 9 1, 9 1SwSh
635   Hydreigon
 
 
Dragon Dragon 1, 9 1, 9 1, 9 1SwSh
641   Tornadus
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 13 13 7 15SwSh
7LA
642   Thundurus
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 13 13 7 15SwSh
7LA
645   Landorus
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 7LA
650   Chespin
  Field Field 11 11
651   Quilladin
  Field Field 11 11
652   Chesnaught
 
 
Field Field 11 11
676   Furfrou
  Field Field 22 22
696   Tyrunt
 
 
Monster Dragon 17 17 16SwSh
697   Tyrantrum
 
 
Monster Dragon 17 17 16SwSh
700   Sylveon
  Field Field 1SwSh
712   Bergmite
  Monster Mineral 1 1 21SwSh
15LA
713   Avalugg
  Monster Mineral 1 1 21SwSh
713   Avalugg
Hisuian Form
 
 
Monster Mineral 15LA
714   Noibat
 
 
Flying Dragon 13 13 20SwSh
715   Noivern
 
 
Flying Dragon 13 13 20SwSh
718   Zygarde
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 1 1SwSh
725   Litten
  Field Field 22 15SwSh
726   Torracat
  Field Field 24 15SwSh
727   Incineroar
 
 
Field Field 24 15SwSh
734   Yungoos
  Field Field 19
735   Gumshoos
  Field Field 19
736   Grubbin
  Bug Bug 10 15SwSh
737   Charjabug
 
 
Bug Bug 1, 10 15SwSh
738   Vikavolt
 
 
Bug Bug 1, 10 15SwSh
744   Rockruff
  Field Field 7 20SwSh
745   Lycanroc
Midday Form
  Field Field 1, 7 20SwSh
745   Lycanroc
Midnight Form
  Field Field 1, 7 20SwSh
745   Lycanroc
Dusk Form
  Field Field 1, 7USUM 20SwSh
747   Mareanie
 
 
Water 1 Water 1 9 10SwSh
748   Toxapex
 
 
Water 1 Water 1 1, 9 1SwSh
751   Dewpider
 
 
Water 1 Bug 21 8SwSh
752   Araquanid
 
 
Water 1 Bug 21 1SwSh
773   Silvally
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 15 1SwSh
779   Bruxish
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 12
799   Guzzlord
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 1SwSh
819   Skwovet
  Field Field 5SwSh
820   Greedent
  Field Field 1SwSh
833   Chewtle
  Monster Water 1 7SwSh
834   Drednaw
 
 
Monster Water 1 1SwSh
835   Yamper
  Field Field 10SwSh
836   Boltund
  Field Field 1SwSh
846   Arrokuda
  Water 2 Water 2 12SwSh
847   Barraskewda
  Water 2 Water 2 1SwSh
850   Sizzlipede
 
 
Bug Bug 10SwSh
851   Centiskorch
 
 
Bug Bug 1SwSh
859   Impidimp
 
 
Fairy Human-Like 4SwSh
860   Morgrem
 
 
Fairy Human-Like 1SwSh
861   Grimmsnarl
 
 
Fairy Human-Like 1SwSh
877   Morpeko
 
 
Field Fairy 25SwSh
882   Dracovish
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 28SwSh
883   Arctovish
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 28SwSh
885   Dreepy
 
 
Amorphous Dragon 1SwSh
886   Drakloak
 
 
Amorphous Dragon 1SwSh
887   Dragapult
 
 
Amorphous Dragon 1SwSh
888   Zacian
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1SwSh
889   Zamazenta
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1SwSh
893   Zarude
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 42SwSh
895   Regidrago
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 6SwSh
902   Basculegion
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 11LA
905   Enamorus
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 7LA
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 Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
004   Charmander
  Monster Dragon
019   Rattata
  Field Field BDSP
138   Omanyte
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
206   Dunsparce
  Field Field
215   Sneasel
 
 
Field Field
220   Swinub
 
 
Field Field
234   Stantler
  Field Field BDSP
258   Mudkip
  Monster Water 1
359   Absol
  Field Field
417   Pachirisu
  Field Fairy BDSP
431   Glameow
  Field Field BDSP
447   Riolu
  Field Human-Like
543   Venipede
 
 
Bug Bug SwSh
566   Archen
 
 
Flying Water 3 SwSh
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 III

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
133   EeveeLv. 10
  Field Field Starter PokémonXD
197   Umbreon
  Field Field Starter PokémonColo
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 Types Egg Groups Obtained with
131   Lapras
 
 
Monster Water 1 New York 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

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, and Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Bite is a move with 7 base power, 90% accuracy, and 19 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front, possibly causing them to cringe. This move is affected by Muzzled status condition.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★
Power: 36
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Has a 30% chance of making the target flinch.
Users:  
Grid 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.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Users
Physical 2 42 50 100% An opponent Has a chance (30%) of making the target flinch. Karen and Houndoom (before Mega Evolving)
Nanu and Persian

Past Description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Has a moderate chance of making the target flinch.

Pokémon GO

  Bite
Fast Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 6
Energy boost 4
Duration 0.5 seconds
Damage window 0.3 - 0.5 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 4
Energy boost 2
Turns 1
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
                                                                    
By Elite Fast TM
 
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
 
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 6 → 10
    • Energy boost: 7 → 6
    • Duration: 0.5 → 1 seconds
  • February 21, 2017
    • Power: 10 → 6
    • Energy boost: 6 → 4
    • Duration: 1 → 0.5 seconds

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It may also cause the target to cringe, making it incapable of action.
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also afflict the targeted enemy with a Cringe status, making its actions fail.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかも いっていのかくりつで ひるみじょうたいにして わざや こうげきを だせなくする
Conq. The target is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. It may make the target flinch.
MDGtI It damages an enemy. It could also cause the Cringe status condition, which makes the enemy unable to attack or use moves.
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy. It could also make the enemy flinch.


In the anime

Main series


Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 Animated Trailer


Pokémon Origins


In the manga

Aim to Be a Card Master!!


How I Became a Pokémon Card


Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~


Pokémon Adventures


  • In PASS15, Casey's Arrokuda, Kilo, was mentioned to know Bite. However, it has never been seen using the move.
  • Red's Eevee, Vee, was revealed to know Bite on the official website, but he was never shown using the move.

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


Pokémon Battrio: Aim to be Battrio Master!


Pocket Monsters BW: The Heroes of Fire and Thunder


Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys


Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure


Pokémon Pocket Monsters


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games