Sound-based move

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A sound-based move is any move that uses sound. Sound-based moves have a variety of unique properties and effects.

In the games

In the core series games, sound-based moves have the following effects:

While not an inherent property of sound-based moves, from Generation VI onward, all sound-based moves (except Howl) can hit Pokémon behind a substitute regardless of the substitute.

List of sound-based moves

Move Type Cat.
Growl  Normal  Status {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Roar  Normal  Status {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Sing  Normal  Status {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Supersonic  Normal  Status {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Screech  Normal  Status {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Snore  Normal  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Perish Song  Normal  Status {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Heal Bell  Normal  Status {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Uproar  Normal  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Hyper Voice  Normal  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Metal Sound  Steel  Status {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Grass Whistle  Grass  Status {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Howl  Normal  Status {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Bug Buzz  Bug  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Chatter  Flying  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Round  Normal  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Echoed Voice  Normal  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Relic Song  Normal  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Snarl  Dark  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Noble Roar  Normal  Status {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Disarming Voice  Fairy  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Parting Shot  Dark  Status {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Boomburst  Normal  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Confide  Normal  Status {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Sparkling Aria  Water  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Clanging Scales  Dragon  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Clangorous Soulblaze  Dragon  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Clangorous Soul  Dragon  Status {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Overdrive  Electric  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Eerie Spell  Psychic  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Torch Song  Fire  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Alluring Voice  Fairy  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}
Psychic Noise  Psychic  Special {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}

List of sound-based Shadow moves

Move Type Cat.
Shadow Panic  Shadow  Status {{{3}}} {{{4}}} {{{5}}} {{{6}}}

Effects involving sound-based moves

Moves

Name Effect
Throat Chop Prevents the target from using sound-based moves for two turns.

Abilities

Name Effect
Soundproof Grants immunity to sound-based moves.
Liquid Voice Has all of the Pokémon's sound-based moves become Water-type.
Punk Rock Boosts the Pokémon's sound-based moves by 30%, and halves the damage it takes from sound-based moves.

Items

Name Effect
  Throat Spray Raises the Pokémon's Special Attack after using a sound-based move.


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