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In the anime
In the {{pkmn|anime}}, moves don't seem to have a set power, and can be affected through various factors, such as the Pokémon having received a power boost of some sort, or even through concious choice. Examples of the former can be seen in [[M14|''White—Victini and Zekrom'' and ''Black—Victini and Reshiram'']], where [[Ash's Tepig]] and {{AP|Scraggy}} were able to defeat fully evolved opponents with moves that had previously done almost no damage to them after receiving a power boost from {{OBP|Victini|M14}}, while examples of the latter can be seen in ''[[EP044|The Problem with Paras]]'' and ''[[EP241|Hocus Pokémon]]'', where [[Ash's Pikachu]] purposefully weakened the power of his own {{t|Electric}} moves against opponents that {{Ash}} wanted to avoid hurting too much.
In addition, some moves have been shown to have much higher power in the anime than in the {{pkmn|games}}, such as in ''[[EP063|The Battle Of The Badge]]'', where {{Gary}}'s {{p|Nidoking}} was able to knock out {{an|Giovanni}}'s {{p|Golem}} with a single {{m|Tackle}}. There are also examples of [[status move]]s being capable of having the equivalent of a base power in the anime, like in ''[[AG189|Gathering the Gang of Four!]]'', where {{FB|Pyramid King|Brandon}}'s {{p|Dusclops}}'s {{m|Will-O-Wisp}} was shown to be equal in power compared to [[Ash's Charizard]]'s {{m|Flamethrower}}.
==In the manga==