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Lunge
とびかかる Lunge
Lunge VIII.png
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Type  Bug
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VII
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Lunge (Japanese: とびかかる Lunge) is a damage-dealing Bug-type move introduced in Generation VII.

Contents

Effect

Lunge does damage and lowers the target's Attack stat by one stage.

Description

Games Description
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user makes a lunge at the target, attacking with full force. This also lowers the target's Attack stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
414 Mothim Mothim
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug 47
751 Dewpider Dewpider
WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug 37 36
752 Araquanid Araquanid
WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug 45 44
794 Buzzwole Buzzwole
BugIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 53 40
795 Pheromosa Pheromosa
BugIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 47 45
850 Sizzlipede Sizzlipede
FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug 50
851 Centiskorch Centiskorch
FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug 60
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
167 Spinarak Spinarak
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug USUM
283 Surskit Surskit
BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug
313 Volbeat Volbeat
BugIC Big.png Bug Human-Like USUM
595 Joltik Joltik
BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug USUM
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 VIII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
851 Centiskorch CentiskorchLv.35
FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug ★Sgr6859 Gigantamax Centiskorch
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 GO

Lunge is a Charged Attack in Pokémon GO that has been available since September 14, 2020.

GO Bug.png Lunge
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 55
Energy cost 33 33
Duration 2.9 seconds
Damage window 2.4 - 2.7 seconds
Trainer Battles
Power 60
Energy cost 45 45
Secondary effect GO drop arrow.png 1 Opponent Attack
Effect chance 100%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility

Masquerain

Galvantula
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

In other generations

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 猛撲 Máahngpok
Mandarin 猛撲 / 猛扑 Měngpū
France Flag.png French Furie-Bond
Germany Flag.png German Anfallen
Italy Flag.png Italian Assalto
South Korea Flag.png Korean 덤벼들기 Deombyeodeulgi
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Estocada
Spain Flag.png Spanish Plancha


Variations of the move Lunge
Physical LungeFire LashDrum BeatingGrav Apple
Special Apple Acid
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