Pounce (move)

Pounce
とびつく Pounce
Pounce IX.png
Pounce IX 2.png
Type  Bug
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  50
Accuracy  100%
Priority  0
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IX
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Pounce (Japanese: とびつく Pounce) is a damage-dealing Bug-type move introduced in Generation IX. It is TM021 in Generation IX.

Effect

Pounce inflicts damage and lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Description

Games Description
SV The user attacks by pouncing on the target. This also lowers the target's Speed stat.


Learnset

By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
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III
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IV
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V
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VI
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VIII
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IX
TM021
0048   Venonat
 
 
Bug Bug
0049   Venomoth
 
 
Bug Bug
0069   Bellsprout
 
 
Grass Grass
0070   Weepinbell
 
 
Grass Grass
0071   Victreebel
 
 
Grass Grass
0123   Scyther
 
 
Bug Bug
0151   Mew
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0167   Spinarak
 
 
Bug Bug
0168   Ariados
 
 
Bug Bug
0193   Yanma
 
 
Bug Bug
0204   Pineco
  Bug Bug
0205   Forretress
 
 
Bug Bug
0206   Dunsparce
  Field Field
0212   Scizor
 
 
Bug Bug
0214   Heracross
 
 
Bug Bug
0283   Surskit
 
 
Water 1 Bug
0284   Masquerain
 
 
Water 1 Bug
0285   Shroomish
  Fairy Grass
0286   Breloom
 
 
Fairy Grass
0289   Slaking
  Field Field
0313   Volbeat
  Bug Human-Like
0314   Illumise
  Bug Human-Like
0336   Seviper
  Field Dragon
0353   Shuppet
  Amorphous Amorphous
0354   Banette
  Amorphous Amorphous
0402   Kricketune
  Bug Bug
0416   Vespiquen
 
 
Bug Bug
0469   Yanmega
 
 
Bug Bug
0485   Heatran
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0540   Sewaddle
 
 
Bug Bug
0541   Swadloon
 
 
Bug Bug
0542   Leavanny
 
 
Bug Bug
0636   Larvesta
 
 
Bug Bug
0637   Volcarona
 
 
Bug Bug
0664   Scatterbug
  Bug Bug
0665   Spewpa
  Bug Bug
0666   Vivillon
 
 
Bug Bug
0692   Clauncher
  Water 1 Water 3
0693   Clawitzer
  Water 1 Water 3
0736   Grubbin
  Bug Bug
0737   Charjabug
 
 
Bug Bug
0738   Vikavolt
 
 
Bug Bug
0742   Cutiefly
 
 
Bug Fairy
0743   Ribombee
 
 
Bug Fairy
0747   Mareanie
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
0748   Toxapex
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
0778   Mimikyu
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
0840   Applin
 
 
Grass Dragon
0841   Flapple
 
 
Grass Dragon
0842   Appletun
 
 
Grass Dragon
0845   Cramorant
 
 
Water 1 Flying
0872   Snom
 
 
Bug Bug
0873   Frosmoth
 
 
Bug Bug
0886   Drakloak
 
 
Amorphous Dragon
0887   Dragapult
 
 
Amorphous Dragon
0900   Kleavor
 
 
Bug Bug
0917   Tarountula
  Bug Bug
0918   Spidops
  Bug Bug
0919   Nymble
  Bug Bug
0920   Lokix
 
 
Bug Bug
0931   Squawkabilly
 
 
Flying Flying
0944   Shroodle
 
 
Field Field
0945   Grafaiai
 
 
Field Field
0946   Bramblin
 
 
Grass Grass
0947   Brambleghast
 
 
Grass Grass
0953   Rellor
  Bug Bug
0954   Rabsca
 
 
Bug Bug
0955   Flittle
  Flying Flying
0956   Espathra
  Flying Flying
0957   Tinkatink
 
 
Fairy Fairy
0958   Tinkatuff
 
 
Fairy Fairy
0959   Tinkaton
 
 
Fairy Fairy
0973   Flamigo
 
 
Flying Flying
0982   Dudunsparce
  Field Field
0994   Iron Moth
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1011   Dipplin
 
 
Grass Dragon
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 蟲撲 Chùhng Pūk
Mandarin 蟲撲 / 虫扑 Chóng Pū
  French Bond
  German Anspringen
  Italian Balzo
  Korean 달려들기 Dallyeodeulgi
  Spanish Brinco


Variations of the move Flame Charge
  Flame ChargePounceTrailblaze
  Struggle BugChilling Water



Generation IX TMs
SV
001002003004005006007008009010011012013014015016017018019
020021022023024025026027028029030031032033034035036037038
039040041042043044045046047048049050051052053054055056057
058059060061062063064065066067068069070071072073074075076
077078079080081082083084085086087088089090091092093094095
096097098099100101102103104105106107108109110111112113114
115116117118119120121122123124125126127128129130131132133
134135136137138139140141142143144145146147148149150151152
153154155156157158159160161162163164165166167168169170171
Added in SV 2.0.1
172173174175176177178179180181182183184185186
187188189190191192193194195196197198199200201


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