Electro Ball (move)

Electro Ball
エレキボール Elecball
Electro Ball VIII.png
Electro Ball VIII 2.png
Type  Electric
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  —
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Excites the audience a lot if used first.

Electro Ball (Japanese: エレキボール Elecball) is a damage-dealing Electric-type move introduced in Generation V. It is TR80 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Electro Ball inflicts more damage the faster the user is compared to the target.

Electro Ball's power is calculated as follows:

Target's Speed Power
More than 100%, or exactly 0 40
50.01% - 100% 60
33.34% - 50% 80
25.01% - 33.33% 120
0.01% - 25% 150


The Speed values used take all modifiers into account (including stat stages, paralysis, held items such as the Iron Ball, and Abilities such as Slush Rush).

Electro Ball has no effect on Pokémon with Bulletproof.

Electro Ball can also be used as part of a Contest Spectacular combination, with the user gaining extra three appeal points if a certain move (Agility, Autotomize, Calm Mind, Charge, Rock Polish, or Shell Smash) was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 The user hurls an electric orb at the target. The faster the user is than the target, the greater the damage.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user hurls an electric orb at the target. The faster the user is than the target, the greater the move's power.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
025   Pikachu
  Field Fairy 18 18XY
13ORAS
13SMUSUM 12
026   Raichu
  Field Fairy 1
026   Raichu
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Fairy 1
081   Magnemite
 
 
Mineral Mineral 27BW
32B2W2
32XY
29ORAS
29SMUSUM 12
082   Magneton
 
 
Mineral Mineral 27BW
34B2W2
34XY
29ORAS
29SMUSUM 12
100   Voltorb
  Mineral Mineral 29 29XY
22ORAS
22SMUSUM
101   Electrode
  Mineral Mineral 29 29XY
22ORAS
22SMUSUM
125   Electabuzz
  Human-Like Human-Like 32BW
22B2W2
22 29SMUSUM
170   Chinchou
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 28 28XY
9ORAS
9 4
171   Lanturn
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 30 30XY
1, 9ORAS
1, 9 1
179   Mareep
  Monster Field 28BW
22B2W2
22 22
180   Flaaffy
  Monster Field 31BW
25B2W2
25 25
181   Ampharos
  Monster Field 33BW
25B2W2
25 25
239   Elekid
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 31BW
22B2W2
22 22
311   Plusle
  Fairy Fairy 29 29XY
19ORAS
19
312   Minun
  Fairy Fairy 29 29XY
19ORAS
19
417   Pachirisu
  Field Fairy 25 25 25
462   Magnezone
 
 
Mineral Mineral 27BW
34B2W2
34XY
29ORAS
29 12
466   Electivire
  Human-Like Human-Like 32BW
22B2W2
22 22
479   Rotom
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 43 43 43 20
587   Emolga
 
 
Field Field 26 26 26
595   Joltik
 
 
Bug Bug 29 29 29 20
596   Galvantula
 
 
Bug Bug 29 29 29 20
785   Tapu Koko
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 58
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
TR80
025   Pikachu
  Field Fairy
026   Raichu
  Field Fairy
026   Raichu
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Fairy
081   Magnemite
 
 
Mineral Mineral
082   Magneton
 
 
Mineral Mineral
125   Electabuzz
  Human-Like Human-Like
135   Jolteon
  Field Field
150   Mewtwo
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
170   Chinchou
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
171   Lanturn
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
239   Elekid
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
309   Electrike
  Field Field
310   Manectric
  Field Field
403   Shinx
  Field Field
404   Luxio
  Field Field
405   Luxray
  Field Field
462   Magnezone
 
 
Mineral Mineral
466   Electivire
  Human-Like Human-Like
479   Rotom
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
587   Emolga
 
 
Field Field
595   Joltik
 
 
Bug Bug
596   Galvantula
 
 
Bug Bug
642   Thundurus
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
644   Zekrom
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
694   Helioptile
 
 
Monster Dragon
695   Heliolisk
 
 
Monster Dragon
702   Dedenne
 
 
Field Fairy
737   Charjabug
 
 
Bug Bug
738   Vikavolt
 
 
Bug Bug
777   Togedemaru
 
 
Field Fairy
785   Tapu Koko
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
796   Xurkitree
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
801   Magearna
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
807   Zeraora
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
813   Scorbunny
  Field Human-Like
814   Raboot
  Field Human-Like
815   Cinderace
  Field Human-Like
831   Wooloo
  Field Field
832   Dubwool
  Field Field
835   Yamper
  Field Field
836   Boltund
  Field Field
849   Toxtricity
Amped Form
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
849   Toxtricity
Low Key Form
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
877   Morpeko
 
 
Field Fairy
880   Dracozolt
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
881   Arctozolt
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
894   Regieleki
  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
309   Electrike
  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.


By event

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
150   Mewtwo
  Undiscovered Undiscovered Pokémon Smash! Mewtwo
February 2012 Mewtwo
Strongest Return Mewtwo
Spring 2012 Mewtwo
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 Gates to Infinity, as the Speed stat does not exist in the game, the difference of the user's Travel Speed and the target's Travel Speed affects damage inflicted to the target. The faster the user is (comparing Travel Speed), the more damage it does.

From Super Mystery Dungeon onward, it compares the Speed stats between the user and the target. The higher the user's Speed stat is compared to the target's, the more damage it does.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★
Power: 26
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Inflicts more damage the faster the user is compared to the target.
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.

Description

Games Description
Conq. The user hurls an electric orb at the target. The faster the user is than the target, the greater the damage.
MDGtI It damages an enemy. The faster your Travel Speed than that of the enemy, the greater the damage it causes.
SMD It damages an enemy. The faster your Speed compared to that of the enemy, the greater the damage caused.
MDRTDX It damages an enemy. The higher your Speed compared to that of the enemy, the greater the damage caused.


In the anime

Main series

       
Electabuzz Galvantula Pikachu Slurpuff
The user fires a ball of electricity at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Galvantula Galvantula forms an orb of yellow and orange electricity with yellow electric sparks around it in front of its mouth. It then fires the orb at the opponent. The orb explodes when it hits the opponent, which leaves behind yellow electric sparks in the dust and smoke.
A wild Galvantula Scraggy-Hatched to be Wild! Debut
A wild Galvantula Team Plasma's Pokémon Power Plot! None
A wild Galvantula Team Rocket's Shocking Recruit! None
  Pikachu Pikachu's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Pikachu's body. All the electricity then condenses at Pikachu's tail and forms into an orange-yellow orb of electricity with sparks of yellow electricity coming off it. Pikachu then jumps into the air and flings the orb at the opponent.
Ash's Pikachu Dancing With the Ducklett Trio! None
Frank's Pikachu Lights! Camera! Pika! None
Pikala's Bolt Battle Royal 151! None
  Emolga Multiple sparks of yellow electricity appear at the end of Emolga's tail and an orange-yellow orb of electrical energy, releasing yellow electricity forms from the sparks. Emolga then jumps into the air and flips forward, firing the orb from its tail at the opponent.
Elesa's Emolga Dazzling the Nimbasa Gym! None
  Magneton Magneton's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Magneton's body. All the electricity then condenses in the middle of Magneton's body and forms into an orange-yellow orb of electricity with sparks of yellow electricity coming off it. Magneton then fires the orb of electricity at the opponent.
Belmondo's Magneton Confronting the Darkness! None
  Magnezone Magnezone's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Magnezone's body. All the electricity then condenses in front of Magnezone's body and forms into three orange-yellow orbs of electricity with sparks of yellow electricity coming off them. Magnezone then fires the orbs of electricity at the opponent.
Belmondo's Magnezone Confronting the Darkness! None
  Slurpuff Slurpuff's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Slurpuff's body. All the electricity then condenses in front of Slurpuff's body and forms into an orange-yellow orb of electricity with sparks of yellow electricity coming off it. Slurpuff then fires the orb of electricity at the opponent.
Sawyer's Slurpuff Rivals: Today and Tomorrow! Slurpuff cannot legally learn Electro Ball.
  Rotom Rotom's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Rotom's body. All the electricity then condenses in front of Rotom's body and forms into an orange-yellow orb of electricity with sparks of yellow electricity coming off it. Rotom then fires the orb of electricity at the opponent.
Weston's Rotom Rotom's Wish! None
  Magnemite Magnemite's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Magneton's body. All the electricity then condenses in the middle of Magnemite's body and forms into an orange-yellow orb of electricity with sparks of yellow electricity coming off it. Magnemite then fires the orb of electricity at the opponent.
Clemont's Magnemite Battling with a Clean Slate! None
  Electabuzz Electabuzz forms an orb of yellow and orange electricity with yellow electric sparks and two yellow rings of electricity around it in between its horns. It then fires the orb at the opponent.
Tony's Electabuzz Betrayed, Bothered, and Beleaguered! None


Pokémon Generations

       
Pikachu
The user fires a ball of electricity at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Pikachu Pikachu's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Pikachu's body. All the electricity then condenses at Pikachu's tail and forms into an yellow-white orb of electricity with sparks of blue electricity coming off it. Pikachu then attacks with the orb and its tail.
Red's Pikachu The Adventure Debut


In the manga

Be the Best! Pokémon B+W


Movie adaptations


Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

  • Electro Ball can have the highest base power of any Electric-type move (150).

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 電球 Dihnkàuh
Mandarin 電球 / 电球 Diànqiú
  Croatian Elektro Kugla
  Dutch Elektrobal
  French Boule Élek
  German Elektroball
  Hebrew כדור חשמל Kadur Khashmal
  Indonesian Bola Listrik
  Italian Energisfera
  Korean 일렉트릭볼 Electric Ball
  Polish Elektrokula
Portuguese   Brazil Esfera Elétrica
Bola Elétrica (Adventures in Unova-present, TCG, and manga)
  Portugal Eletro Bola
  Russian Электро Шар Elektro Shar
Spanish   Latin America Electrobola
  Spain Bola Voltio
  Turkish Elektro Top
  Vietnamese Quả Bóng Điện*
Quả Cầu Điện Khí*



Variations of the move Gyro Ball
  Gyro Ball
  Electro Ball


Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs
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