Slam (move)

Slam
たたきつける Slam
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Type  Normal
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  80
Accuracy  75%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  1
Startles Pokémon that made a same-type appeal.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Slam (Japanese: たたきつける Slam) is a damage-dealing Normal-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Slam inflicts damage and has no secondary effect.

Slam can also be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining two extra appeal points if Pound was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
Stad A Normal-type attack move. The attacker uses an appendage (e.g. tail) to slam the target hard.
Stad2 A Normal-type attack move. The attacker uses an appendage to slam the target hard.
GSC Slams the foe with a tail, vine, etc.
RSEColo.XD Slams the foe with a long tail, vine, etc.
FRLG The foe is struck with a long tail, vines, etc.
DPPtHGSSPBR The foe is slammed with a long tail, vines, etc., to inflict damage.
BWB2W2 The target is slammed with a long tail, vines, etc., to inflict damage.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSPLA
The target is slammed with a long tail, vines, or the like to inflict damage.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
023   Ekans
  Field Dragon 28PE
024   Arbok
  Field Dragon 36PE
025   Pikachu
  Field Fairy 20Y 20 20 21 26 26XY
37ORAS
37SMUSUM
24PE
28
026   Raichu
  Field Fairy 1
026   Raichu
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Fairy 1SwSh
069   Bellsprout
 
 
Grass Grass 42 45 45 41 41 41 47SMUSUM
30PE
47BDSP
070   Weepinbell
 
 
Grass Grass 49 54 54 41 41 41 54SMUSUM
45PE
54BDSP
071   Victreebel
 
 
Grass Grass 1BDSP
083   Farfetch'd
Galarian Form
  Flying Field 50SwSh
095   Onix
 
 
Mineral Mineral 33 40 37RSE
41FRLG
25 33BW
28B2W2
28 28SMUSUM
25PE
36
098   Krabby
  Water 3 Water 3 35 35 35 35SMUSUM
32PE
36
099   Kingler
  Water 3 Water 3 44 44 44 44SMUSUM
37PE
42
108   Lickitung
  Monster Monster 31 37 40 29 29 29 29SMUSUM
30PE
48
114   Tangela
  Grass Grass 45 40 40 43 43 41 41SMUSUM
44PE
40
147   Dratini
  Water 1 Dragon 30 29 29 21 21 21 21SMUSUM
35PE
25
148   Dragonair
  Water 1 Dragon 35 29 29 21 21 21 21SMUSUM
40PE
25
149   Dragonite
 
 
Water 1 Dragon 35 29 29 21 21 21 21SMUSUM
40PE
25
161   Sentret
  Field Field 25 24 25 25 25 25 25BDSP
162   Furret
  Field Field 28 28 28 28 28 28 28BDSP
183   Marill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy 12
184   Azumarill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy 12
185   Sudowoodo
  Mineral Mineral 46 49 38 38BW
15B2W2
15 1, Evo. 1, Evo.
194   Wooper
 
 
Water 1 Field 11 11 15 15 15 15 16
195   Quagsire
 
 
Water 1 Field 11 11 15 15 15 15 16
208   Steelix
 
 
Mineral Mineral 40 37RSE
41FRLG
25 33BW
28B2W2
28 28 36
231   Phanpy
  Field Field 24 24 24 24 24BDSP
232   Donphan
  Field Field 24 24 24 24 24BDSP
252   Treecko
  Monster Dragon 36 36 36 36XY
29ORAS
29 24
253   Grovyle
  Monster Dragon 41 41 41 41XY
33ORAS
33 30
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon 43 43 43 43XY
33ORAS
33 30
298   Azurill
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 15 15 15BW
20B2W2
20 20 12
438   Bonsly
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 38 38BW
15B2W2
463   Lickilicky
  Monster Monster 29 29 29 29 48
465   Tangrowth
  Grass Grass 43 43 43 43 40
495   Snivy
  Field Grass 25 25 25
496   Servine
  Field Grass 28 28 28
497   Serperior
  Field Grass 28 28 28
504   Patrat
  Field Field 36 36 41
505   Watchog
  Field Field 43 43 50
532   Timburr
  Human-Like Human-Like 24SwSh
533   Gurdurr
  Human-Like Human-Like 24SwSh
534   Conkeldurr
  Human-Like Human-Like 24SwSh
562   Yamask
Galarian Form
 
 
Mineral Amorphous 32SwSh
572   Minccino
  Field Field 37 37 37 40SwSh
573   Cinccino
  Field Field 1SwSh
633   Deino
 
 
Dragon Dragon 28 28 28 28SwSh
634   Zweilous
 
 
Dragon Dragon 28 28 28 28SwSh
635   Hydreigon
 
 
Dragon Dragon 28 28 28 28SwSh
775   Komala
  Field Field 21
781   Dhelmise
 
 
Mineral Mineral 45 40SwSh
810   Grookey
  Field Grass 24SwSh
811   Thwackey
  Field Grass 30SwSh
812   Rillaboom
  Field Grass 30SwSh
843   Silicobra
  Field Dragon 40SwSh
844   Sandaconda
  Field Dragon 42SwSh
850   Sizzlipede
 
 
Bug Bug 30SwSh
851   Centiskorch
 
 
Bug Bug 32SwSh
865   Sirfetch'd
  Flying Field 50SwSh
867   Runerigus
 
 
Mineral Amorphous 32SwSh
880   Dracozolt
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 49SwSh
881   Arctozolt
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 49SwSh
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
023   Ekans
  Field Dragon BDSP
086   Seel
  Water 1 Field BDSP
098   Krabby
  Water 3 Water 3 BDSP
138   Omanyte
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
183   Marill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy BDSP
190   Aipom
  Field Field BDSP
226   Mantine
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
298   Azurill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy BDSP
303   Mawile
 
 
Field Fairy
357   Tropius
 
 
Monster Grass BDSP
408   Cranidos
  Monster Monster BDSP
455   Carnivine
  Grass Grass BDSP
458   Mantyke
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
564   Tirtouga
 
 
Water 1 Water 3 SwSh
878   Cufant
  Field Mineral SwSh
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, Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Slam is a move with 16 base power, 78% accuracy and 12PP. The user damages enemy in the front.

Description

Games Description
MDRB
MDTDS
Inflicts damage on the target.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる
Conq. Slams the target with a long tail, vine, etc.
MDGtI
SMD
It damages an enemy.


In the anime

Main series

       
Watchog Sudowoodo Weepinbell Onix
The user slams the foe into the ground, or hits the foe with a long appendage such as a tongue or tail.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Bellsprout Bellsprout grabs the opponent with the two leaves on the side of its body and repeatedly slams it into the ground, or Bellsprout slams its vine-like leg down on the opponent.
Jeanette Fisher's Bellsprout The Fourth Round Rumble Debut
  Dragonite Dragonite grabs the opponent and slams it into the ground.
Drake's Dragonite Enter the Dragonite None
  Lickitung Lickitung grabs the opponent with its tongue and slams it into the ground.
Jessie's Lickitung Ignorance is Blissey None
  Wooper Wooper grabs the opponent with its tail and slams them into the ground repeatedly.
Olesia's Wooper No Big Woop! None
  Onix Onix slams its tail into the opponent.
Brock's Onix A Family That Battles Together Stays Together! None
Roark's Onix Shapes of Things to Come! None
  Sudowoodo Sudowoodo grabs the opponent and slams it into the ground.
A wild Sudowoodo Type Casting None
  Furret Furret slams the opponent with its tail.
Julie's Furret Game Winning Assist None
  Lickilicky Lickilicky grabs the opponent with its tongue and tosses it to the ground.
Unnamed Trainer's Lickilicky If the Scarf Fits, Wear It! None
  Watchog Watchog grabs the opponent with its hands and tosses it to the ground.
Kylan's Watchog Evolution by Fire! None
  Azumarill Azumarill hits the opponent with its tail.
Officer Jenny's Azumarill The Pirates of Decolore! None
  Weepinbell Weepinbell grabs the opponent with one of its leaves and tosses it to the ground.
Ramos's Weepinbell The Green, Green Grass Types of Home! None


Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 Animated Trailer

       
Serperior
The user throws the opponent into the ground.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Serperior Serperior coils itself around the opponent and throws them into the ground.
Rosa's Serperior Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 Animated Trailer None


In the manga

Aim to Be a Card Master!!


Be the Best! Pokémon B+W


The Electric Tale of Pikachu


Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All


Pokémon Pocket Monsters


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

  • If Secret Power is used on ordinary terrain in the Generation III games, it will have the animation of Slam.
  • In the Spanish versions of the Generation I to V games, Slam is mistranslated as Portazo, meaning "Door-Slam." In Generation VI, this was corrected to Atizar.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 摔打 Sēutdá *
叩打 Kaudá *
叩擊 Kaugīk *
Mandarin 摔打 Shuāida *
叩打 Kòudǎ *
  Czech Zavalení
  Danish Smæld
  Dutch Smijt
  Finnish Läimäys
Lämäri (EP162)
  French Souplesse
  German Slam
  Greek Κρότος Krótos
  Hindi पटक दो Patak do
  Italian Schianto
  Korean 힘껏치기 Himkkeotchigi
  Polish Klaps*
Cios Ogona*
Miażdżący Atak*
Portuguese   Brazil Pancada Brusca (games, Pokémon the Series: XY-present, Dragon Vault-present, manga)
Cacetada Violenta (Diamond & Pearl, BW Promo)
Pancada (Undaunted-Next Destinies, The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Paulada (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Bater (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Pancada com a Cauda (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
  Portugal Batida
  Romanian Izbitura
  Serbian Tresak
Spanish   Latin America "Azotalo" (EP112)
"Ataca" (EP129)
Bofetón (EP148)
Azote* (EP162)
Golpe de Cola* (HS01)
Portazo (AG053)
Plancha (DP015-DP018)
Lanzada (DP098)
Golpazo (BW077-present)
  Spain Atizar*
Portazo*
  Swedish Smäll
Kroppssmäll*
  Thai ฟาดผัวะ
  Turkish Çarpma
  Vietnamese Húc



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