Crunch (move)

Crunch
かみくだく Crunch
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Type  Dark
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  80
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 II
Condition  Tough
Appeal  1
Jam  4 ♥♥♥♥
Badly startles the Pokémon in front.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  1
Jamming  4 ♥♥♥♥
Badly startles the last Pokémon to act before the user.

Crunch (Japanese: かみくだく Crunch) is a damage-dealing Dark-type move introduced in Generation II. It is TR32 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Generations II and III

Crunch does damage and has a 20% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense stat by one stage.

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

Generation IV onward

Crunch now has a 20% chance of lowering the target's Defense stat by one stage.

Description

Games Description
Stad2 A Dark-type attack. Has a one-in-five chance of reducing the target's Spcl.Def.
GSC An attack that may lower Spcl.Def.
RSEColo.XD Crunches with sharp fangs. May lower Sp. Def.
FRLG The foe is crunched with sharp fangs. It may lower the foe's Sp. Def.
DPPtHGSSPBR The user crunches up the foe with sharp fangs. It may also lower the target's Defense stat.
BWB2W2 The user crunches up the target with sharp fangs. It may also lower the target's Defense stat.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwSh
The user crunches up the target with sharp fangs. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
006   Charizard
 
 
Monster Dragon 1PE
019   Rattata
  Field Field 22 22 22 22SMUSUM
18PE
019   Rattata
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field 22SMUSUM
18PE
020   Raticate
  Field Field 24 24 24 24SMUSUM
18PE
020   Raticate
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field 24SMUSUM
18PE
024   Arbok
  Field Dragon 22 22 22 1, Evo.
029   Nidoran♀
  Monster Field 47 37 37 37 37SMUSUM
24PE
50
030   Nidorina
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 53 43 43 43 43SMUSUM
39PE
64
031   Nidoqueen
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1
042   Golbat
 
 
Flying Flying 1, Evo.PE
058   Growlithe
  Field Field 42 45BW
39B2W2
39 39SMUSUM
28PE
32
059   Arcanine
  Field Field 1
088   Grimer
Alolan Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 32SMUSUM
36PE
089   Muk
Alolan Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 32SMUSUM
36PE
112   Rhydon
 
 
Monster Field 1PE
115   Kangaskhan
  Monster Monster 31 37 37 37SMUSUM
39PE
36
130   Gyarados
 
 
Water 2 Dragon 41ORAS 39SMUSUM
36PE
24
139   Omastar
 
 
Water 1 Water 3 1, Evo.
142   Aerodactyl
 
 
Flying Flying 33 33 33 33SMUSUM
35PE
30
143   Snorlax
  Monster Monster 44 49 49 49SMUSUM
58PE
24
158   Totodile
  Monster Water 1 27 27 27 27
159   Croconaw
  Monster Water 1 30 30 30 30
160   Feraligatr
  Monster Water 1 32 32 32 32
203   Girafarig
 
 
Field Field 54 49 46 46 46XY
37ORAS
37
208   Steelix
 
 
Mineral Mineral 49 49RSE
52FRLG
41DP
46PtHGSS
54BW
37B2W2
37 37 1
209   Snubbull
  Field Fairy 53 49 49 49 49
210   Granbull
  Field Fairy 61 59 59 59 59
228   Houndour
 
 
Field Field 43 49 48 49 49 49
229   Houndoom
 
 
Field Field 52 59 54 56 56 56
243   Raikou
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 61 61 43 43 43 43 42
244   Entei
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 42
245   Suicune
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 42
246   Larvitar
 
 
Monster Monster 43 43 37 41 41 41 27
247   Pupitar
 
 
Monster Monster 47 47 41 47 47 47 27
248   Tyranitar
 
 
Monster Monster 47 47 41 47 47 47 27
261   Poochyena
  Field Field 41 53 53 53XY
37ORAS
34
262   Mightyena
  Field Field 47 1, 65XY
1, 44ORAS
1, 40
295   Exploud
  Monster Field 40 40 40 1, Evo. 1, Evo.
303   Mawile
 
 
Field Fairy 36 36 36 36XY
29ORAS
29 28
318   Carvanha
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 22 28 28 28XY
36ORAS
36 32
319   Sharpedo
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 22 28 28 28XY
40ORAS
40 34
328   Trapinch
  Bug Dragon 33 33 33BW
34B2W2
34XY
22ORAS
22 28
329   Vibrava
 
 
Bug Dragon 33 1
330   Flygon
 
 
Bug Dragon 33 1
336   Seviper
  Field Dragon 28 28 28BW
45B2W2
45XY
40ORAS
39
341   Corphish
  Water 1 Water 3 43FRLG 47 47 47XY
39ORAS
39 40
342   Crawdaunt
 
 
Water 1 Water 3 51FRLG 57 57 57XY
43ORAS
43 46
361   Snorunt
  Fairy Mineral 28 31 31 31XY
41ORAS
41 55
362   Glalie
  Fairy Mineral 28 31 31 31XY
41ORAS
41 61
365   Walrein
 
 
Water 1 Field 1 1 1 1 1
367   Huntail
  Water 1 Water 1 36 42 42 42XY
34ORAS
34
371   Bagon
  Dragon Dragon 41 46 46 46XY
25ORAS
25 25
372   Shelgon
  Dragon Dragon 56 50 50 50XY
25ORAS
25 25
373   Salamence
 
 
Dragon Dragon 61 53 53 53XY
25ORAS
25 25
384   Rayquaza
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 35 35DPPt
15HGSS
15 15XY
20ORAS
20 9
387   Turtwig
  Monster Grass 37 37 37 37
388   Grotle
  Monster Grass 42 42 42 42
389   Torterra
 
 
Monster Grass 45 45 45 45
399   Bidoof
  Water 1 Field 25
400   Bibarel
 
 
Water 1 Field 28
403   Shinx
  Field Field 29DP
33PtHGSS
33 33 33 36
404   Luxio
  Field Field 33DP
38PtHGSS
38 38 38 48
405   Luxray
  Field Field 35DP
42PtHGSS
42 42 42 56
419   Floatzel
  Water 1 Field 26 26BW
1B2W2
1 1
445   Garchomp
 
 
Monster Dragon 48 48 48 1, Evo. 1, Evo.
449   Hippopotas
  Field Field 31 31 31 31 20
450   Hippowdon
  Field Field 31 31 31 31 20
451   Skorupi
 
 
Bug Water 3 45 56BW
45B2W2
45 45 48
452   Drapion
 
 
Bug Water 3 49 65BW
49B2W2
49 49 54
455   Carnivine
  Grass Grass 37 41 41 41
478   Froslass
 
 
Fairy Mineral 1
485   Heatran
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 33 33 33 33 36
504   Patrat
  Field Field 16 16 16
505   Watchog
  Field Field 16 16 16
506   Lillipup
  Field Field 22 22 22 24
507   Herdier
  Field Field 24 24 24 30
508   Stoutland
  Field Field 24 24 24 30
511   Pansage
  Field Field 43 43 43
513   Pansear
  Field Field 43 43 43
515   Panpour
  Field Field 43 43 43
550   Basculin
  Water 2 Water 2 24 24 17 32
551   Sandile
 
 
Field Field 28 28 28 27
552   Krokorok
 
 
Field Field 28 28 28 27
553   Krookodile
 
 
Field Field 28 28 28 27
559   Scraggy
 
 
Field Dragon 38 38 38 40
560   Scrafty
 
 
Field Dragon 38 38 38 42
564   Tirtouga
 
 
Water 1 Water 3 21 21 21 27
565   Carracosta
 
 
Water 1 Water 3 21 21 21 27
566   Archen
 
 
Flying Water 3 35 35 35 30
567   Archeops
 
 
Flying Water 3 35 35 35 30
603   Eelektrik
  Amorphous Amorphous 39 39 1, Evo.
604   Eelektross
  Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1
610   Axew
  Monster Dragon 24
611   Fraxure
  Monster Dragon 24
612   Haxorus
  Monster Dragon 24
621   Druddigon
  Dragon Monster 25 25 25 40
632   Durant
 
 
Bug Bug 31 31 21 36
633   Deino
 
 
Dragon Dragon 25 25 25 32
634   Zweilous
 
 
Dragon Dragon 25 25 25 32
635   Hydreigon
 
 
Dragon Dragon 25 25 25 32
641   Tornadus
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 49 49 43 40
642   Thundurus
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 49 49 43 40
643   Reshiram
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 71 71 71 16
644   Zekrom
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 71 71 71 16
667   Litleo
 
 
Field Field 39 39
668   Pyroar
 
 
Field Field 42 42
674   Pancham
  Field Human-Like 39 39 33
675   Pangoro
 
 
Field Human-Like 42 42 35
696   Tyrunt
 
 
Monster Dragon 34 34 32
697   Tyrantrum
 
 
Monster Dragon 34 34 32
712   Bergmite
  Monster Mineral 33
713   Avalugg
  Monster Mineral 1, 65 1, 65 33
718   Zygarde
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 51 51 32
734   Yungoos
  Field Field 34
735   Gumshoos
  Field Field 39
736   Grubbin
  Bug Bug 22 35
737   Charjabug
 
 
Bug Bug 25 43
738   Vikavolt
 
 
Bug Bug 1
744   Rockruff
  Field Field 40 36
745   Lycanroc
Midday Form
  Field Field 40 42
745   Lycanroc
Midnight Form
  Field Field 40 42
745   Lycanroc
Dusk Form
  Field Field 40USUM 42
751   Dewpider
 
 
Water 1 Bug 32 24
752   Araquanid
 
 
Water 1 Bug 38 26
773   Silvally
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 50 45
779   Bruxish
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 28
791   Solgaleo
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 37 42
799   Guzzlord
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 37 30
834   Drednaw
 
 
Monster Water 1 1
835   Yamper
  Field Field 30
836   Boltund
  Field Field 34
846   Arrokuda
  Water 2 Water 2 36
847   Barraskewda
  Water 2 Water 2 40
850   Sizzlipede
 
 
Bug Bug 40
851   Centiskorch
 
 
Bug Bug 46
877   Morpeko
 
 
Field Fairy 50
882   Dracovish
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 56
883   Arctovish
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 56
888   Zacian
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 55
889   Zamazenta
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 55
895   Regidrago
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 30
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TR

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TR32
004   Charmander
  Monster Dragon
005   Charmeleon
  Monster Dragon
006   Charizard
 
 
Monster Dragon
009   Blastoise
  Monster Water 1
029   Nidoran♀
  Monster Field
030   Nidorina
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
031   Nidoqueen
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
041   Zubat
 
 
Flying Flying
042   Golbat
 
 
Flying Flying
052   Meowth
Galarian Form
  Field Field
058   Growlithe
  Field Field
059   Arcanine
  Field Field
111   Rhyhorn
 
 
Monster Field
112   Rhydon
 
 
Monster Field
115   Kangaskhan
  Monster Monster
130   Gyarados
 
 
Water 2 Dragon
139   Omastar
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
142   Aerodactyl
 
 
Flying Flying
143   Snorlax
  Monster Monster
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
169   Crobat
 
 
Flying Flying
197   Umbreon
  Field Field
208   Steelix
 
 
Mineral Mineral
243   Raikou
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
244   Entei
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
245   Suicune
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
246   Larvitar
 
 
Monster Monster
247   Pupitar
 
 
Monster Monster
248   Tyranitar
 
 
Monster Monster
252   Treecko
  Monster Dragon
253   Grovyle
  Monster Dragon
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon
295   Exploud
  Monster Field
303   Mawile
 
 
Field Fairy
306   Aggron
 
 
Monster Monster
309   Electrike
  Field Field
310   Manectric
  Field Field
318   Carvanha
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
319   Sharpedo
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
328   Trapinch
  Bug Dragon
329   Vibrava
 
 
Bug Dragon
330   Flygon
 
 
Bug Dragon
341   Corphish
  Water 1 Water 3
342   Crawdaunt
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
361   Snorunt
  Fairy Mineral
362   Glalie
  Fairy Mineral
365   Walrein
 
 
Water 1 Field
371   Bagon
  Dragon Dragon
372   Shelgon
  Dragon Dragon
373   Salamence
 
 
Dragon Dragon
384   Rayquaza
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
403   Shinx
  Field Field
404   Luxio
  Field Field
405   Luxray
  Field Field
434   Stunky
 
 
Field Field
435   Skuntank
 
 
Field Field
445   Garchomp
 
 
Monster Dragon
447   Riolu
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
448   Lucario
 
 
Field Human-Like
449   Hippopotas
  Field Field
450   Hippowdon
  Field Field
451   Skorupi
 
 
Bug Water 3
452   Drapion
 
 
Bug Water 3
464   Rhyperior
 
 
Monster Field
478   Froslass
 
 
Fairy Mineral
485   Heatran
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
506   Lillipup
  Field Field
507   Herdier
  Field Field
508   Stoutland
  Field Field
550   Basculin
  Water 2 Water 2
551   Sandile
 
 
Field Field
552   Krokorok
 
 
Field Field
553   Krookodile
 
 
Field Field
559   Scraggy
 
 
Field Dragon
560   Scrafty
 
 
Field Dragon
564   Tirtouga
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
565   Carracosta
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
566   Archen
 
 
Flying Water 3
567   Archeops
 
 
Flying Water 3
610   Axew
  Monster Dragon
611   Fraxure
  Monster Dragon
612   Haxorus
  Monster Dragon
618   Stunfisk
Galarian Form
 
 
Water 1 Amorphous
621   Druddigon
  Monster Dragon
632   Durant
 
 
Bug Bug
633   Deino
 
 
Dragon Dragon
634   Zweilous
 
 
Dragon Dragon
635   Hydreigon
 
 
Dragon Dragon
641   Tornadus
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
642   Thundurus
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
643   Reshiram
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
644   Zekrom
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
674   Pancham
  Field Human-Like
675   Pangoro
 
 
Field Human-Like
696   Tyrunt
 
 
Monster Dragon
697   Tyrantrum
 
 
Monster Dragon
712   Bergmite
  Monster Mineral
713   Avalugg
  Monster Mineral
718   Zygarde
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
725   Litten
  Field Field
726   Torracat
  Field Field
727   Incineroar
 
 
Field Field
736   Grubbin
  Bug Bug
737   Charjabug
 
 
Bug Bug
738   Vikavolt
 
 
Bug Bug
744   Rockruff
  Field Field
745   Lycanroc
Midday Form
  Field Field
745   Lycanroc
Midnight Form
  Field Field
745   Lycanroc
Dusk Form
  Field field
751   Dewpider
 
 
Water 1 Bug
752   Araquanid
 
 
Water 1 Bug
773   Silvally
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
791   Solgaleo
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
799   Guzzlord
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
819   Skwovet
  Field Field
820   Greedent
  Field Field
828   Thievul
  Field Field
834   Drednaw
 
 
Monster Water 1
835   Yamper
  Field Field
836   Boltund
  Field Field
846   Arrokuda
  Water 2 Water 2
847   Barraskewda
  Water 2 Water 2
850   Sizzlipede
 
 
Bug Bug
851   Centiskorch
 
 
Bug Bug
861   Grimmsnarl
 
 
Fairy Human-Like
863   Perrserker
  Field Field
877   Morpeko
 
 
Field Fairy
882   Dracovish
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
883   Arctovish
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
888   Zacian
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
889   Zamazenta
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
892   Urshifu
Single Strike Style
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
893   Zarude
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
895   Regidrago
  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.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
004   Charmander
  Monster Dragon
023   Ekans
  Field Dragon C
058   Growlithe
  Field Field
111   Rhyhorn
 
 
Monster Field
158   Totodile
  Monster Water 1
209   Snubbull
  Field Fairy
216   Teddiursa
  Field Field
252   Treecko
  Monster Dragon
309   Electrike
  Field Field
408   Cranidos
  Monster Monster
434   Stunky
 
 
Field Field
447   Riolu
  Field Human-Like
725   Litten
  Field Field
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
158   Totodile
  Monster Water 1 Mt. Battle TotodileXD
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
216   Teddiursa
  Field Field Dream World - Rugged Mountain
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
004   Charmander
  Monster Dragon Pokémon Center Mystery Egg #3
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.


Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
059   Arcanine
  Field Field Battle Series 2009 Arcanine
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
408   Cranidos
  Monster Monster Pokémon Adventure Camp Cranidos
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, Crunch is a move with 16 base power, 88% accuracy, and 13 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front, possibly lowering their Special Defense by one level. This move is affected by Muzzled status condition.

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, the move now lowers Defense due to being reclassified as a physical move.

Pokémon Conquest

 
>
 
Stars: ★★★★
Power: 43
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Has a 20% chance of lowering the target's Defense.
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 99 118 100% An opponent Has a chance (20%) of lowering the target's Defense by one stat rank.

Past Description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Has a small chance of lowering the target's Defense.

Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Crunch is a Charged Attack that has been available since February 16, 2017.

  Crunch
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 70
Energy cost 33  
Duration 3.2 seconds
Damage window 1.3 - 3 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 70
Energy cost 45  
Secondary effect ?
Effect chance ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
                                                         
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It may also lower the target's Special Defense by one level.
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also reduce the target's Defense by 1 level.
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 ぼうぎょを 1だんかいさげる
Conq. The user crunches up the target with sharp fangs. It may also lower the target's Defense stat.
MDGtI It damages an enemy. It could also lower its Defense.
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy. It could also lower the enemy's Defense.


In the anime

Main series

       
Shinx Mega Gyarados Krokorok Tyrunt
The user crunches up the foe with sharp fangs.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Steelix Steelix bites down hard on the opponent with its mouth.
Jasmine's Steelix Nerves of Steelix! Debut
Hun's Steelix The Legend of Thunder! Initially referred as Bite in the English dub
Harrison's Steelix Playing with Fire! None
  Shinx Shinx bites down on the opponent using its mouth.
Angie's Shinx If the Scarf Fits, Wear It! None
  Torterra Torterra bites down on the opponent with its mouth.
Paul's Torterra Pedal to the Mettle! None
  Totodile Totodile's teeth glow white and it bites down on the opponent with its powerful jaw.
Khoury's Totodile A Rivalry to Gible On! None
  Krokorok Krokorok's teeth glow white and it bites down on the opponent with its powerful jaw.
Ash's Krokorok Battling the Bully! None
  Krookodile Krookodile's teeth glow white and it bites down on the opponent with its powerful jaw or it opens its mouth and creates a white colored pair of sharp teeth in front of the opponent and then the teeth bites them.
Ash's Krookodile Ash, Iris, and Trip: Then There Were Three! None
Mantle's Krookodile Rotom's Wish! None
Nanu's Krookodile Tough Guy Trials! None
  Watchog Watchog's teeth glow white and it bites down on the opponent with them.
Mikael's Watchog Curtain Up, Unova League! None
  Eelektross Eelektross's teeth glow white and it bites down on the opponent with them.
Kendrick's Eelektross Mission: Defeat Your Rival! None
  Tyrunt Tyrunt's teeth glow white and it bites down on the opponent with them.
Grant's Tyrunt Climbing the Walls! None
A Scientist's Tyrunt The Tiny Caretaker! None
  Exploud Exploud's teeth glow white and it bites down on the opponent with them.
Blake and Heath's father's Exploud Splitting Heirs! None
  Tyrantrum Tyrantrum's bites down on the opponent with its teeth.
A Scientist's Tyrantrum The Tiny Caretaker! None
  Houndoom Mega Houndoom's teeth glow orange and bites down on the opponent with its teeth.
Malva's Houndoom Mega Evolution Special IV None
  Tyranitar Tyranitar's teeth glow white and it then bites down on the opponent with its teeth.
Alain's Tyranitar Finals Not for the Faint-Hearted! None
  Lycanroc Midnight Form Lycanroc bites down hard on the opponent.
Gladion's Lycanroc A Glaring Rivalry! None
  Gyarados Mega Gyarados bites the opponent with its teeth.
Misty's Gyarados When Regions Collide! None
  Gyarados Gyarados bites the opponent with its teeth.
A Trainer's Gyarados Battle Royal 151! None
  Mightyena Mightyena opens its mouth and creates a yellow aura shaped like a set of teeth, which then bites down on the opponent.
Hodge's Mightyena Serving Up the Flute Cup! None
  Houndoom Houndoom opens its mouth and creates a yellow aura shaped like a set of teeth, which then bites down on the opponent.
Pokémon hunters' boss's Houndoom Healing the Healer! None


Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

       
Stoutland
The user crunches up the opponent with sharp fangs.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Stoutland Stoutland opens its mouth and creates a red and black aura shaped like a set of teeth, which then bites down on the opponent.
Cheren's Stoutland Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer None


Pokémon: Twilight Wings

In the manga

Be the Best! Pokémon B+W


Let's Play the Pokémon Card Game XY!


Pokémon Adventures


Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure


Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!!


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 咬碎 Ngáauhseui
Mandarin 咬碎 Yǎosuì
  Dutch Kraak
  Finnish Puristus*
  French Mâchouille
  German Knirscher
  Greek Τραγάνισμα
  Hindi कुचलने का हमला Kuchalne Ka Hamla
  Hungarian Ropogtatás
  Italian Sgranocchio
  Korean 깨물어부수기 Kkaemul'eobusugi
  Polish Chrupanie*
Atak Kruszący*
Atak Zgniatania/Cios*
Portuguese   Brazil Mastigada (games, BW103-present, TCG)
Mordida Selvagem (early anime)
  Portugal Esmagar
Triturar
Ataque Rosca (Pokémon Chronicles)
  Romanian Scârțâitul
  Russian Хруст Khrust
  Serbian Drobljenje
Spanish   Latin America Mordida*
Triturar
  Spain Triturar
  Thai กัดขย้ำ
  Vietnamese Cắn Chặt




Variations of the move Crunch
  Crunch
  Shadow BallFlash Cannon
Formerly a variation
  Energy Ball


Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs
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