Bulldoze (move)

Bulldoze
じならし Smooth Over
Bulldoze VIII.png
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Type  Ground
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  60
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all Pokémon adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  2 ♥♥
Startles all of the Pokémon to act before the user.

Bulldoze (Japanese: じならし Smooth Over) is a damage-dealing Ground-type move introduced in Generation V. It was TM78 from Generation V to Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. It is TM81 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Bulldoze inflicts damage and lowers the target's Speed stat by one stage. In Double Battles, it strikes both the opponents and the user's partner. In Triple Battles, it strikes all adjacent Pokémon.

If Grassy Terrain is in effect, Bulldoze deals only half the usual damage.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 The user stomps down on the ground and attacks everything in the area. Hit Pokémon's Speed stat is reduced.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
The user strikes everything around it by stomping down on the ground. This lowers the Speed stat of those hit.
SwSh The user strikes everything around it by stomping down on the ground. This lowers the Speed stats of those hit.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
027   Sandshrew
  Field Field 18
028   Sandslash
  Field Field 18
050   Diglett
  Field Field 18 18 18 16
050   Diglett
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field 18 16
051   Dugtrio
  Field Field 18 18 18 16
051   Dugtrio
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field 18 16
074   Geodude
 
 
Mineral Mineral 32 32XY
22ORAS
22
075   Graveler
 
 
Mineral Mineral 36 36XY
22ORAS
22
076   Golem
 
 
Mineral Mineral 36 36XY
22ORAS
22
111   Rhyhorn
 
 
Monster Field 30 30XY
21ORAS
21 10
112   Rhydon
 
 
Monster Field 30 30XY
21ORAS
21 1
232   Donphan
  Field Field 1 1 1
328   Trapinch
  Bug Dragon 21B2W2 21XY
8ORAS
8 20
329   Vibrava
 
 
Bug Dragon 21B2W2 21XY
8ORAS
8 1
330   Flygon
 
 
Bug Dragon 21B2W2 21XY
8ORAS
8 1
377   Regirock
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 1, 19ORAS 1, 19 6
378   Regice
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 1, 19ORAS 1, 19 6
379   Registeel
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 1, 19ORAS 1, 19 6
443   Gible
 
 
Monster Dragon 18
444   Gabite
 
 
Monster Dragon 18
445   Garchomp
 
 
Monster Dragon 18
464   Rhyperior
 
 
Monster Field 21ORAS 21 1
645   Landorus
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 19 19 13 15
659   Bunnelby
  Field Field 21
660   Diggersby
 
 
Field Field 1 1 23
672   Skiddo
  Field Field 26 26
673   Gogoat
  Field Field 26 26
694   Helioptile
 
 
Monster Dragon 35 35 20
695   Heliolisk
 
 
Monster Dragon 1
718   Zygarde
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1
749   Mudbray
  Field Field 10 12
750   Mudsdale
  Field Field 1, 10 12
769   Sandygast
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 23 25
770   Palossand
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 23 25
843   Silicobra
  Field Dragon 15
844   Sandaconda
  Field Dragon 15
878   Cufant
  Field Mineral 15
879   Copperajah
  Field Mineral 15
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 Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
TM78
VI
TM78
VII
TM78
VIII
TM81
003   Venusaur
 
 
Monster Grass
006   Charizard
 
 
Monster Dragon
009   Blastoise
  Monster Water 1
023   Ekans
  Field Dragon
024   Arbok
  Field Dragon
027   Sandshrew
  Field Field
027   Sandshrew
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
028   Sandslash
  Field Field
028   Sandslash
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
031   Nidoqueen
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
034   Nidoking
 
 
Monster Field
050   Diglett
  Field Field
050   Diglett
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
051   Dugtrio
  Field Field
051   Dugtrio
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
056   Mankey
  Field Field
057   Primeape
  Field Field
059   Arcanine
  Field Field
060   Poliwag
  Water 1 Water 1
061   Poliwhirl
  Water 1 Water 1
062   Poliwrath
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
066   Machop
  Human-Like Human-Like
067   Machoke
  Human-Like Human-Like
068   Machamp
  Human-Like Human-Like
074   Geodude
 
 
Mineral Mineral
074   Geodude
Alolan Form
 
 
Mineral Mineral
075   Graveler
 
 
Mineral Mineral
075   Graveler
Alolan Form
 
 
Mineral Mineral
076   Golem
 
 
Mineral Mineral
076   Golem
Alolan Form
 
 
Mineral Mineral
079   Slowpoke
 
 
Monster Water 1
079   Slowpoke
Galarian Form
  Monster Water 1
080   Slowbro
 
 
Monster Water 1
080   Slowbro
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1
095   Onix
 
 
Mineral Mineral
103   Exeggutor
 
 
Grass Grass
103   Exeggutor
Alolan Form
 
 
Grass Grass
104   Cubone
  Monster Monster
105   Marowak
  Monster Monster
105   Marowak
Alolan Form
 
 
Monster Monster
106   Hitmonlee
  Human-Like Human-Like
107   Hitmonchan
  Human-Like Human-Like
108   Lickitung
  Monster Monster
111   Rhyhorn
 
 
Monster Field
112   Rhydon
 
 
Monster Field
113   Chansey
  Fairy Fairy
115   Kangaskhan
  Monster Monster
127   Pinsir
  Bug Bug
128   Tauros
  Field Field
130   Gyarados
 
 
Water 2 Dragon
131   Lapras
 
 
Monster Water 1
142   Aerodactyl
 
 
Flying Flying
143   Snorlax
  Monster Monster
149   Dragonite
 
 
Water 1 Dragon
150   Mewtwo
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
154   Meganium
  Monster Grass
157   Typhlosion
  Field Field
160   Feraligatr
  Monster Water 1
181   Ampharos
  Monster Field
184   Azumarill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy
185   Sudowoodo
  Mineral Mineral
186   Politoed
  Water 1 Water 1
194   Wooper
 
 
Water 1 Field
195   Quagsire
 
 
Water 1 Field
199   Slowking
 
 
Monster Water 1
199   Slowking
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1
203   Girafarig
 
 
Field Field
204   Pineco
  Bug Bug
205   Forretress
 
 
Bug Bug
206   Dunsparce
  Field Field
207   Gligar
 
 
Bug Bug
208   Steelix
 
 
Mineral Mineral
209   Snubbull
  Field Fairy
210   Granbull
  Field Fairy
213   Shuckle
 
 
Bug Bug
214   Heracross
 
 
Bug Bug
216   Teddiursa
  Field Field
217   Ursaring
  Field Field
219   Magcargo
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
220   Swinub
 
 
Field Field
221   Piloswine
 
 
Field Field
222   Corsola
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
222   Corsola
Galarian Form
  Water 1 Water 3
226   Mantine
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
231   Phanpy
  Field Field
232   Donphan
  Field Field
234   Stantler
  Field Field
236   Tyrogue
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
237   Hitmontop
  Human-Like Human-Like
241   Miltank
  Field Field
242   Blissey
  Fairy Fairy
243   Raikou
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
244   Entei
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
245   Suicune
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
246   Larvitar
 
 
Monster Monster
247   Pupitar
 
 
Monster Monster
248   Tyranitar
 
 
Monster Monster
249   Lugia
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
250   Ho-Oh
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon
257   Blaziken
 
 
Field Field
259   Marshtomp
 
 
Monster Water 1
260   Swampert
 
 
Monster Water 1
288   Vigoroth
  Field Field
289   Slaking
  Field Field
294   Loudred
  Monster Field
295   Exploud
  Monster Field
296   Makuhita
  Human-Like Human-Like
297   Hariyama
  Human-Like Human-Like
299   Nosepass
  Mineral Mineral
304   Aron
 
 
Monster Monster
305   Lairon
 
 
Monster Monster
306   Aggron
 
 
Monster Monster
317   Swalot
  Amorphous Amorphous
319   Sharpedo
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
320   Wailmer
  Field Water 2
321   Wailord
  Field Water 2
322   Numel
 
 
Field Field
323   Camerupt
 
 
Field Field
324   Torkoal
  Field Field
326   Grumpig
  Field Field
328   Trapinch
  Bug Dragon
329   Vibrava
 
 
Bug Dragon
330   Flygon
 
 
Bug Dragon
334   Altaria
 
 
Flying Dragon
336   Seviper
  Field Dragon
337   Lunatone
 
 
Mineral Mineral
338   Solrock
 
 
Mineral Mineral
339   Barboach
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
340   Whiscash
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
343   Baltoy
 
 
Mineral Mineral
344   Claydol
 
 
Mineral Mineral
346   Cradily
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
348   Armaldo
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
350   Milotic
  Water 1 Dragon
356   Dusclops
  Amorphous Amorphous
357   Tropius
 
 
Monster Grass
362   Glalie
  Fairy Mineral
363   Spheal
 
 
Water 1 Field
364   Sealeo
 
 
Water 1 Field
365   Walrein
 
 
Water 1 Field
369   Relicanth
 
 
Water 1 Water 2
373   Salamence
 
 
Dragon Dragon
375   Metang
 
 
Mineral Mineral
376   Metagross
 
 
Mineral Mineral
377   Regirock
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
378   Regice
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
379   Registeel
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
380   Latias
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
381   Latios
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
382   Kyogre
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
383   Groudon
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
384   Rayquaza
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
389   Torterra
 
 
Monster Grass
392   Infernape
 
 
Field Human-Like
395   Empoleon
 
 
Water 1 Field
400   Bibarel
 
 
Water 1 Field
408   Cranidos
  Monster Monster
409   Rampardos
  Monster Monster
410   Shieldon
 
 
Monster Monster
411   Bastiodon
 
 
Monster Monster
413   Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
 
 
Bug Bug
423   Gastrodon
 
 
Water 1 Amorphous
432   Purugly
  Field Field
436   Bronzor
 
 
Mineral Mineral
437   Bronzong
 
 
Mineral Mineral
443   Gible
 
 
Monster Dragon
444   Gabite
 
 
Monster Dragon
445   Garchomp
 
 
Monster Dragon
446   Munchlax
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
447   Riolu
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
448   Lucario
 
 
Field Human-Like
449   Hippopotas
  Field Field
450   Hippowdon
  Field Field
452   Drapion
 
 
Bug Water 3
453   Croagunk
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
454   Toxicroak
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
458   Mantyke
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
460   Abomasnow
 
 
Monster Grass
463   Lickilicky
  Monster Monster
464   Rhyperior
 
 
Monster Field
465   Tangrowth
  Grass Grass
466   Electivire
  Human-Like Human-Like
467   Magmortar
  Human-Like Human-Like
472   Gliscor
 
 
Bug Bug
473   Mamoswine
 
 
Field Field
475   Gallade
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous
476   Probopass
 
 
Mineral Mineral
477   Dusknoir
  Amorphous Amorphous
483   Dialga
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
484   Palkia
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
485   Heatran
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
486   Regigigas
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
487   Giratina
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
493   Arceus
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
499   Pignite
 
 
Field Field
500   Emboar
 
 
Field Field
524   Roggenrola
  Mineral Mineral
525   Boldore
  Mineral Mineral
526   Gigalith
  Mineral Mineral
529   Drilbur
  Field Field
530   Excadrill
 
 
Field Field
534   Conkeldurr
  Human-Like Human-Like
536   Palpitoad
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
537   Seismitoad
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
538   Throh
  Human-Like Human-Like
539   Sawk
  Human-Like Human-Like
545   Scolipede
 
 
Bug Bug
551   Sandile
 
 
Field Field
552   Krokorok
 
 
Field Field
553   Krookodile
 
 
Field Field
555   Darmanitan
  Field Field
555   Darmanitan
Galarian Form
  Field Field
557   Dwebble
 
 
Bug Mineral
558   Crustle
 
 
Bug Mineral
564   Tirtouga
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
565   Carracosta
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
566   Archen
 
 
Flying Water 3
567   Archeops
 
 
Flying Water 3
598   Ferrothorn
 
 
Grass Mineral
612   Haxorus
  Monster Dragon
614   Beartic
  Field Field
618   Stunfisk
 
 
Water 1 Amorphous
618   Stunfisk
Galarian Form
 
 
Water 1 Amorphous
621   Druddigon
  Dragon Monster
622   Golett
 
 
Mineral Mineral
623   Golurk
 
 
Mineral Mineral
626   Bouffalant
  Field Field
635   Hydreigon
 
 
Dragon Dragon
639   Terrakion
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
645   Landorus
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
650   Chespin
  Field Field
651   Quilladin
  Field Field
652   Chesnaught
 
 
Field Field
659   Bunnelby
  Field Field
660   Diggersby
 
 
Field Field
667   Litleo
 
 
Field Field
668   Pyroar
 
 
Field Field
672   Skiddo
  Field Field
673   Gogoat
  Field Field
674   Pancham
  Field Human-Like
675   Pangoro
 
 
Field Human-Like
688   Binacle
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
689   Barbaracle
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
694   Helioptile
 
 
Monster Dragon
695   Heliolisk
 
 
Monster Dragon
696   Tyrunt
 
 
Monster Dragon
697   Tyrantrum
 
 
Monster Dragon
698   Amaura
 
 
Monster Monster
699   Aurorus
 
 
Monster Monster
706   Goodra
  Dragon Dragon
708   Phantump
 
 
Grass Amorphous
709   Trevenant
 
 
Grass Amorphous
713   Avalugg
  Monster Mineral
718   Zygarde
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
721   Volcanion
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
727   Incineroar
 
 
Field Field
735   Gumshoos
  Field Field
739   Crabrawler
  Water 3 Water 3
740   Crabominable
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
746   Wishiwashi
  Water 2 Water 2
749   Mudbray
  Field Field
750   Mudsdale
  Field Field
759   Stufful
 
 
Field Field
760   Bewear
 
 
Field Field
765   Oranguru
 
 
Field Field
766   Passimian
  Field Field
769   Sandygast
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
770   Palossand
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
774   Minior
 
 
Mineral Mineral
775   Komala
  Field Field
776   Turtonator
 
 
Monster Dragon
780   Drampa
 
 
Monster Dragon
781   Dhelmise
 
 
Mineral Mineral
782   Jangmo-o
  Dragon Dragon
783   Hakamo-o
 
 
Dragon Dragon
784   Kommo-o
 
 
Dragon Dragon
791   Solgaleo
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
794   Buzzwole
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
797   Celesteela
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
799   Guzzlord
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
800   Necrozma
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
800   Necrozma
Dusk Mane
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered USUM
800   Necrozma
Dawn Wings
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered USUM
805   Stakataka
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered USUM
812   Rillaboom
  Field Grass
834   Drednaw
 
 
Monster Water 1
839   Coalossal
 
 
Mineral Mineral
842   Appletun
 
 
Grass Dragon
843   Silicobra
  Field Dragon
844   Sandaconda
  Field Dragon
864   Cursola
  Water 1 Water 3
867   Runerigus
 
 
Mineral Amorphous
874   Stonjourner
  Mineral Mineral
878   Cufant
  Field Mineral
879   Copperajah
  Field Mineral
880   Dracozolt
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
881   Arctozolt
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
882   Dracovish
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
896   Glastrier
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
897   Spectrier
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
898   Calyrex
Ice Rider
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
898   Calyrex
Shadow Rider
 
 
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.


In other games

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★
Power: 33
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Lowers each target's range by one tile.
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
Physical 3 80 96 100% All opponents Lowers the target's Speed by one stat rank*.

Past Description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Lowers the target's Speed.

Pokémon GO

  Bulldoze
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 80
Energy cost 50  
Duration 3.5 seconds
Damage window 2.6 - 3.1 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 80
Energy cost 60  
Secondary effect ?
Effect chance ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
                         
By Elite Charged TM
 
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 30 → 35
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 35 → 80
    • Energy cost: 25 → 50
    • Duration: 3.4 → 3.5 seconds
    • Damage window: 1.9 - 3 → 2.6 - 3.1 seconds

Description

Games Description
Conq. The user stomps down on the ground and attacks everything in the area. Hit Pokémon's Speed is reduced.
MDGtI
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages nearby enemies. It also lowers their Travel Speed.


In the anime

       
Dugtrio Heliolisk Mudsdale
The user stomps down on the ground and creates a shock wave on the ground crashing towards the target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Heliolisk Heliolisk stomps down on the ground and creates a shock wave on the ground. The shock wave then crashes towards the opponent.
Clemont's Heliolisk Clemont's Got a Secret! Debut
  Mudsdale Mudsdale's body becomes surrounded in an orange aura and it stands on its hind legs. It them stomps its front two feet on the ground and creates an orange ring of aura pulsating from where it stomped, causing the ground to shake.
Hapu's Mudsdale A Grand Debut! None
  Dugtrio Dugtrio releases a shockwave that causes the ground to shake.
Laxton's Dugtrio How Are You Gonna Keep 'Em Off of the Farm? None


In the manga

Be the Best! Pokémon B+W


Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 重踏 Chúhngdaahp *
整地 Jíngdeih *
Mandarin 重踏 Zhòngtà *
整地 Zhěngdì *
  Dutch Bulldozer
  French Piétisol
  German Dampfwalze
  Italian Battiterra
  Korean 땅고르기 Ttanggoreugi
  Polish Buldożer
Portuguese   Brazil Tremor
  Portugal Arrasar
  Russian Бульдозер Bul'dozer
  Spanish Terratemblor
  Thai ปรับพื้นราบ
  Vietnamese Mặt Đất Vang Rền



Variations of the move Bulldoze
  BulldozeBreaking Swipe



Generation V TMs
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Generation V HMs
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Generation VI TMs
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Generation VI HMs
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Generation VII TMs
Alola
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Kanto
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Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs
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