Thousand Waves (move)

Thousand Waves
サウザンウェーブ Thousand Waves
Thousand Waves VIII.png
Thousand Waves VIII 2.png
Type  Ground
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  90
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all adjacent foes, but not allies
Availability
Introduced  Generation VI
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
Condition  Tough
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Brings down the energy of any Pokémon that have already used a move this turn.

Thousand Waves (Japanese: サウザンウェーブ Thousand Waves) is a damage-dealing Ground-type move introduced in Generation VI. It was not legitimately available until Generation VII. It is one of the signature moves of Zygarde.

Effect

Thousand Waves inflicts damage and prevents foes from fleeing or switching out as long as the user remains in battle. Ghost-type Pokémon cannot be trapped by this move.

Description

Games Description
XYORAS
SMUSUM
The user attacks with a wave that crawls along the ground. Those hit can't flee from battle.
SwSh The user attacks with a wave that crawls along the ground. Those it hits can't flee from battle.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
718   Zygarde
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1
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 VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
718   Zygarde
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered Zygarde Cube
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 千波激盪 Chīnbō Gīkdohng
Mandarin 千波激盪 / 千波激荡 Qiānbō Jīdàng
  French Myria-Vagues
  German Tausend Wellen
  Italian Mille Onde
  Korean 사우전드웨이브 Thousand Waves
  Russian Тысячи Волн Tysyachi Voln
  Spanish Mil Temblores



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