Slam (move)

Slam
たたきつける Slam
Slam IX.png
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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 be used as the second move of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining 2 bonus appeal points if Pound was used in the previous 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
SV
The target is slammed with a long tail, vines, or the like to inflict damage.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0023     Field Dragon - - - - - - - 28 - -
0024     Field Dragon - - - - - - - 36 - -
0025     Field Fairy 20Y 20 20 21 26 26XY
37ORAS
37 24 28 28 -
0026     Field Fairy - - - - - - - - 1 1 -
0026  
Raichu
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Fairy - - 1 -
0069    
 
Grass Grass 42 45 45 41 41 41 47 30 47 47
0070    
 
Grass Grass 49 54 54 41 41 41 54 45 54 54
0071    
 
Grass Grass - - - - - - - - 1 -
0083  
Farfetch'd
Galarian Form
  Flying Field 50
0095    
 
Mineral Mineral 33 40 37RSE
41FRLG
25 33BW
28B2W2
28 28 25 36 36
0098     Water 3 Water 3 - - - 35 35 35 35 32 36 36
0099     Water 3 Water 3 - - - 44 44 44 44 37 42 42
0108     Monster Monster 31 37 40 29 29 29 29 30 48 48
0114     Grass Grass 45 40 40 43 43 41 41 44 40 40
0147     Water 1 Dragon 30 29 29 21 21 21 21 35 25 25 25
0148     Water 1 Dragon 35 29 29 21 21 21 21 40 25 25 25
0149    
 
Water 1 Dragon 35 29 29 21 21 21 21 40 25 25 25
0161     Field Field 25 24 25 25 25 25 25 25
0162     Field Field 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28
0183    
 
Water 1 Fairy - - - - - - 12 12 12
0184    
 
Water 1 Fairy - - - - - - 12 12 12
0185     Mineral Mineral 46 49 38 38BW
15B2W2
15 1, Evo. 1, Evo. 1, Evo. Evo.
0194    
 
Water 1 Field 11 11 15 15 15 15 16 16 16
0194  
Wooper
Paldean Form
 
 
Water 1 Field 16
0195    
 
Water 1 Field 11 11 15 15 15 15 16 16 16
0208    
 
Mineral Mineral 40 37RSE
41FRLG
25 33BW
28B2W2
28 28 36 36
0231     Field Field - - 24 24 24 24 24 24
0232     Field Field - - 24 24 24 24 24 24
0252     Monster Dragon 36 36 36 36XY
29ORAS
29 24 24 24
0253     Monster Dragon 41 41 41 41XY
33ORAS
33 30 30 30
0254     Monster Dragon 43 43 43 43XY
33ORAS
33 30 30 30
0298    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 15 15 15BW
20B2W2
20 20 12 12 12
0408     Monster Monster - - - - - 28
0409     Monster Monster - - - - - 28
0438     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 38 38BW
15B2W2
- - - - -
0463     Monster Monster 29 29 29 29 48 48
0465     Grass Grass 43 43 43 43 40 40
0495     Field Grass 25 25 25 25
0496     Field Grass 28 28 28 28
0497     Field Grass 28 28 28 28
0504     Field Field 36 36 41
0505     Field Field 43 43 50
0532     Human-Like Human-Like - - - 24 24
0533     Human-Like Human-Like - - - 24 24
0534     Human-Like Human-Like - - - 24 24
0562  
Yamask
Galarian Form
 
 
Mineral Amorphous 32
0572     Field Field 37 37 37 40 40
0573     Field Field - - - 1 Rem.
0633    
 
Dragon Dragon 28 28 28 28 28
0634    
 
Dragon Dragon 28 28 28 28 28
0635    
 
Dragon Dragon 28 28 28 28 28
0739     Water 3 Water 3 - 25
0740    
 
Water 3 Water 3 - 25
0775     Field Field 21 21
0781    
 
Mineral Mineral 45 40
0810     Field Grass 24 24
0811     Field Grass 30 30
0812     Field Grass 30 30
0843     Field Dragon 40 40
0844     Field Dragon 42 42
0850    
 
Bug Bug 30
0851    
 
Bug Bug 32
0865     Flying Field 50
0867    
 
Mineral Amorphous 32
0880    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 49
0881    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 49
0921     Field Field 35
0922    
 
Field Field 32
0923    
 
Field Field 33
0957    
 
Fairy Fairy 27
0958    
 
Fairy Fairy 27
0959    
 
Fairy Fairy 27
0960     Water 3 Water 3 20
0961     Water 3 Water 3 16
0980    
 
Water 1 Field 16
0992    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 28
1017  
Ogerpon
All forms
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 18
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 Egg Groups Egg Move
0023     Field Dragon -
0086     Water 1 Field -
0098     Water 3 Water 3 -
0138    
 
Water 1 Water 3
0190     Field Field
0226    
 
Water 1 Water 1
0298    
 
Water 1 Fairy - -
0303    
 
Field Fairy - -
0357    
 
Monster Grass
0408     Monster Monster -
0455     Grass Grass
0458    
 
Water 1 Water 1
0564    
 
Water 1 Water 3
0878     Field Mineral
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

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDRB 16 - 12 - 78% - Front Enemy No
MDTDS 16 - 12 - 78% - Front Enemy No
BSL 16 - 12 - 78% - Front Enemy No
MDGtI 17 99 17 50 85% 98% Front Enemy No
SMD 17 99 17 40 85% 98% Front Enemy No
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon Rumble Rush

  Slam
★★★★
Attack power 40.2024
Charge time 0.58 seconds
Range type Arc (melee)
Number of hits 1
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect None

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
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 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 grabs the opponent and slams it into the ground.
Drake's Dragonite Enter the Dragonite None
  Lickitung grabs the opponent with its tongue and slams it into the ground.
Jessie's Lickitung Ignorance is Blissey None
  Wooper grabs the opponent with its tail and slams them into the ground repeatedly.
Olesia's Wooper No Big Woop! None
  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 grabs the opponent and slams it into the ground.
A wild Sudowoodo Type Casting None
  Furret slams the opponent with its tail.
Julie's Furret Game Winning Assist None
  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 grabs the opponent with its hands and tosses it to the ground.
Kylan's Watchog Evolution by Fire! None
  Azumarill hits the opponent with its tail.
Officer Jenny's Azumarill The Pirates of Decolore! None
  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 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
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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