Teeter Dance (move)

Teeter Dance
フラフラダンス Dizzy Dance
Teeter Dance VIII.png
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Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all Pokémon adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Cute
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jams the others, and misses one turn of appeals.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Makes the order of contestants random in the next turn.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  4 ♥♥♥♥
Startles all other Pokémon. User cannot act in the next turn.

Teeter Dance (Japanese: フラフラダンス Dizzy Dance) is a non-damaging Normal-type move introduced in Generation III. Prior to Generation V, it was the signature move of Spinda.

Effect

Generation III

Teeter Dance confuses all Pokémon adjacent to the user.

Generation IV onward

Teeter Dance can now be copied by Mirror Move.

If powered up by a Normalium Z into Z-Teeter Dance, the user's Special Attack stat rises by one stage.

Description

Games Description
RSE Confuses all Pokémon on the scene.
FRLG A wobbly dance that confuses all the Pokémon in battle.
Colo.XD Confuses all Pokémon on the scene except the user.
DPPtHGSSPBR The user performs a wobbly dance that confuses all the Pokémon in battle.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwShBDSPLA
The user performs a wobbly dance that confuses the Pokémon around it.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
122   Mr. Mime
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 52
122   Mr. Mime
Galarian Form
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 52SwSh
271   Lombre
 
 
Water 1 Grass 1
272   Ludicolo
 
 
Water 1 Grass 1
326   Grumpig
  Field Field 32ORAS 1, Evo. 1, Evo.BDSP
327   Spinda
  Field Human-Like 34 37 37 37XY
32ORAS
32 10, 32BDSP
439   Mime Jr.
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 52
549   Lilligant
  Grass Grass 10 10 10 1SwSh
648   Meloetta
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 21 21 21
741   Oricorio
 
 
Flying Flying 26
761   Bounsweet
  Grass Grass 25 28SwSh
762   Steenee
  Grass Grass 25 34SwSh
763   Tsareena
  Grass Grass 25 34SwSh
866   Mr. Rime
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 52SwSh
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
043   Oddish
 
 
Grass Grass HGSS
122   Mr. Mime
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like BDSP
270   Lotad
 
 
Water 1 Grass
331   Cacnea
  Grass Human-Like BDSP
427   Buneary
  Field Human-Like
439   Mime Jr.
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like BDSP
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
043   Oddish
 
 
Grass Grass Dream World - Pleasant Forest
122   Mr. Mime
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like Dream World - Spooky Manor
331   Cacnea
  Grass Human-Like Dream World - Rugged Mountain
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation III

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
069   Bellsprout
 
 
Grass Grass Egg Pokémon Present
172   Pichu
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Pokémon Center 5th Anniversary
Pokémon Stamp Ruby and Sapphire Contest Pichu
293   Whismur
  Monster Field PokéPark Eggs
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
025   Pikachu
  Field Fairy Singing Pikachu
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VI

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
025   Pikachu
  Field Fairy Yokohama Pikachu
Beginner Trainer Pikachu
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
025   Pikachu
  Field Fairy Carnival Pikachu
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, Teeter Dance is a move with 15 PP and 100% accuracy. It targets all Pokémon on the floor, including user, and inflicts confusion on them, if possible. This move is affected by Taunt.

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, the move now only targets Pokémon in the same room - targeting Pokémon up two tiles away (or one in one-tile darkness) when in hallways. This move can now be bounced back by Magic Coat.

From Gates to Infinity onward, it will not affect the user.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Status 2 100% All opponents Leaves the target confused.*

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts the Confused status on all Pokémon on the floor, making their attacks and movements erratic.
MDTDS Afflicts all the Pokémon in the room with a Confused status condition. A Pokémon with the Confused status will find that its movements and attacks go astray.
BSL おなじへやの すべてのポケモンを こんらんじょうたいにかえる こんらんじょうたいに なると こうげきや わざを へんなほうこうに くりだしてしまう
MDGtI It causes the Confused status condition to all Pokémon in the same room except you. The Confused status impairs their sense of direction.
SMD It makes Pokémon in the same room confused except for you.


In the anime

       
Clefable Mime Jr. Pom-Pom Style Oricorio Spinda
The user performs a wobbly dance that confuses all the Pokémon in battle.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Spinda Spinda starts dancing by jumping from one leg to the other. The opponent then starts to dance the same dance uncontrollably.
Claire and Kain's Spinda Going for a Spinda Debut
  Clefable Clefable dances by jumping back and forth, making the opponent do a hula dance.
Multiple wild Clefable A Real Cleffa-Hanger Used via Metronome
  Mime Jr. Mime Jr. does a hula-like dance, making everyone around it, people and Pokémon, do the same dance. Sometimes its body becomes outlined in light blue while it is dancing. When it does, the opponent also becomes outlined in light blue when affected. Sometimes, instead of dancing, the opponent becomes outlined in light blue and becomes dazed and disoriented, or Mime Jr. does a hula-like dance. When it does, its body becomes outlined in light purple and it releases waves of light purple from its body all around it. When the opponent is hit by the waves, its body becomes outlined in light purple and it jumps back and forth uncontrollably.
James's Mime Jr. King and Queen for a Day! None
  Oricorio Pom-Pom Style Oricorio dances and creates waves of pink mist which spreads outwards and hits the opponent. The opponent then becomes confused.
Hobbes's Oricorio Lillie's Egg-xhilarating Challenge! None
  Lilligant Lilligant dances and creates waves of pink mist which spreads outwards and hits the opponent. The opponent then becomes confused.
Lusamine's Lilligant Rescuing the Unwilling!‎ None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 搖晃舞 Yìuhfóng Móuh
Mandarin 搖晃舞 / 摇晃舞 Yáohuàng Wǔ
  Dutch Waggeldans
  Finnish Hoippumistanssi
  French Danse Folle*
Danse-Folle*
  German Taumeltanz
  Greek Χορός Ζάλης
  Italian Strampadanza
  Korean 흔들흔들댄스 Heundeulheundeul Dance
  Polish Taniec Chaosu
Portuguese   Brazil Dança da Confusão
  Portugal Dança Caótica
  Romanian Dansul Balansoar
  Russian Пьяный танец
  Serbian Teturajući ples
Spanish   Latin America Baile Caos
  Spain Danza Caos
  Vietnamese Vũ Điệu Choáng Váng



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