Thunder Fang (move)

Thunder Fang
かみなりのキバ Thunder Fang
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Type  Electric
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  65
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Smart
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Thunder Fang (Japanese: かみなりのキバ Thunder Fang) is a damage-dealing Electric-type move introduced in Generation IV. In Generation VIII, it is TM66.

Effect

Thunder Fang deals damage and has a 10% chance of paralyzing the opponent. It also has an independent 10% chance of causing the target to flinch, if the user attacks before the target.

Thunder Fang can also be used as part of a Contest Spectacular combination, with the user gaining an extra three appeal points if the move Charge was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The user bites with electrified fangs. It may also make the foe flinch or become paralyzed.
BWB2W2 The user bites with electrified fangs. It may also make the target flinch or leave it with paralysis.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user bites with electrified fangs. This may also make the target flinch or leave it with paralysis.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
024   Arbok
  Field Dragon 1 1 1 1
059   Arcanine
  Field Field 1 1 1 1
135   Jolteon
  Field Field 43 43BW
21B2W2
20 20 30
142   Aerodactyl
 
 
Flying Flying 1 1 1 1
208   Steelix
 
 
Mineral Mineral 1 1 1 1 1
209   Snubbull
  Field Fairy 1 1 1 1
210   Granbull
  Field Fairy 1 1 1 1
229   Houndoom
 
 
Field Field 1 1 1 1
232   Donphan
  Field Field 1 1 1 1
243   Raikou
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 50 50 50 50 30
248   Tyranitar
 
 
Monster Monster 1 1 1 1 1
262   Mightyena
  Field Field 1
295   Exploud
  Monster Field 1 1 1 1 1
309   Electrike
  Field Field 33 33 33XY
19ORAS
19 24
310   Manectric
  Field Field 37 37 37XY
19ORAS
19 24
373   Salamence
 
 
Dragon Dragon 1 1 1 1
403   Shinx
  Field Field 33DP
29PtHGSS
29 29 29
404   Luxio
  Field Field 38DP
33PtHGSS
33 33 33
405   Luxray
  Field Field 42DP
35PtHGSS
35 35 35
450   Hippowdon
  Field Field 1 1 1 1 1
452   Drapion
 
 
Bug Water 3 1 1 1 1 1
472   Gliscor
 
 
Bug Bug 1 1 1 1
508   Stoutland
  Field Field 1 1 1 1
644   Zekrom
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1 1
773   Silvally
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TM66
059   Arcanine
  Field Field
111   Rhyhorn
 
 
Monster Field
112   Rhydon
 
 
Monster Field
135   Jolteon
  Field Field
142   Aerodactyl
 
 
Flying Flying
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
208   Steelix
 
 
Mineral Mineral
243   Raikou
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
248   Tyranitar
 
 
Monster Monster
295   Exploud
  Monster Field
303   Mawile
 
 
Field Fairy
309   Electrike
  Field Field
310   Manectric
  Field Field
373   Salamence
 
 
Dragon Dragon
403   Shinx
  Field Field
404   Luxio
  Field Field
405   Luxray
  Field Field
450   Hippowdon
  Field Field
452   Drapion
 
 
Bug Water 3
464   Rhyperior
 
 
Monster Field
506   Lillipup
  Field Field
507   Herdier
  Field Field
508   Stoutland
  Field Field
551   Sandile
 
 
Field Field
552   Krokorok
 
 
Field Field
553   Krookodile
 
 
Field Field
621   Druddigon
  Dragon Monster
632   Durant
 
 
Bug Bug
633   Deino
 
 
Dragon Dragon
634   Zweilous
 
 
Dragon Dragon
635   Hydreigon
 
 
Dragon Dragon
644   Zekrom
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
696   Tyrunt
 
 
Monster Dragon
697   Tyrantrum
 
 
Monster Dragon
721   Volcanion
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
744   Rockruff
  Field Field
745   Lycanroc
Midday Form
  Field Field
745   Lycanroc
Midnight Form
  Field Field
745   Lycanroc
Dusk Form
  Field Field
773   Silvally
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
820   Greedent
  Field Field
828   Thievul
  Field Field
835   Yamper
  Field Field
836   Boltund
  Field Field
851   Centiskorch
 
 
Bug Bug
877   Morpeko
 
 
Field Fairy
880   Dracozolt
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
881   Arctozolt
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
888   Zacian
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
889   Zamazenta
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
895   Regidrago
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
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
111   Rhyhorn
 
 
Monster Field
209   Snubbull
  Field Fairy
228   Houndour
 
 
Field Field
261   Poochyena
  Field Field
303   Mawile
 
 
Field Fairy
309   Electrike
  Field Field
403   Shinx
  Field Field
506   Lillipup
  Field Field
551   Sandile
 
 
Field Field
621   Druddigon
  Dragon Monster
632   Durant
 
 
Bug Bug
633   Deino
 
 
Dragon Dragon
696   Tyrunt
 
 
Monster Dragon
734   Yungoos
  Field Field USUM
744   Rockruff
  Field Field
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 IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
111   Rhyhorn
 
 
Monster Field Brock's RhyhornHGSS
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
632   Durant
 
 
Bug Bug 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 VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
744   Rockruff
  Field Field Dusk RockruffUM
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 Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Thunder Fang is a move with 12 base power, 88% accuracy, and 15 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front, possibly inflicting paralysis and/or cringing on the target. This move is affected by Muzzled status condition.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It also may afflict the targeted enemy with a Paralysis status condition or Cringe status condition.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかも いっていのかくりつで まひじょうたい ひるみじょうたいに かえる
MDGtI It damages an enemy. It could also cause the Paralysis or Cringe status condition.
SMD It damages an enemy. It could also cause paralysis or make the enemy flinch.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 2 47 56 95 An opponent Has a chance (10%) of making the target flinch. Has a chance (10%) of leaving the target paralyzed.

Past Description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Has a very small chance of making the target flinch or leaving the target paralyzed.

Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Thunder Fang is a Fast Attack that has been available since September 27, 2019.

  Thunder Fang
Fast Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 12
Energy boost 16
Duration 1.2 seconds
Damage window 0.4 - 0.9 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 8
Energy boost 5
Turns 2
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
    
By Elite Fast TM
By GO Snapshot
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None


In the anime

       
Stoutland Shinx Luxray Herdier
Its teeth charge with electricity. It then bites down on its foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Luxray Luxray's fangs glow yellow and sparks of yellow electricity surround them. It then bites down on the opponent, and they become surrounded in yellow sparks or sparks of yellow electricity forms inside Luxray's mouth, then the sparks grow, form into four fang shaped sparks, and stretch to the outside of its mouth and then it bites down onto its opponent with the four electrical fangs.
Marble's Luxray Luxray Vision Debut
Volkner's Luxray The Eighth Wonder of the Sinnoh World! None
Clemont's Luxray The Moment of Lumiose Truth! None
  Shinx Shinx's fangs glow light blue and spark with light blue electricity. It then bites down on the opponent.
Angie's Shinx Ghoul Daze! None
  Houndoom Houndoom's fangs glow yellow and sparks of yellow electricity surround them. Houndoom then bites down on the opponent.
Proprietor's Houndoom Flint Sparks the Fire! None
  Stoutland Stoutland jumps forward and charges at the opponent. As it approaches the opponent, it opens its mouth and yellow sparks of electricity appear around its mouth. It then bites down on the opponent. When it does, both its body and the opponent become surrounded in yellow electricity.
Burgundy's Stoutland Reunion Battles In Nimbasa! None
  Herdier Herdier's mouth becomes surrounded with yellow sparks of electricity. It then opens its mouth and four fang-shaped bolts of yellow electricity form in front of its mouth. It then uses the bolts to bite down on the opponent. When it does, both its body and the opponent become surrounded in yellow electricity.
Cheren's Herdier There's a New Gym Leader in Town! None
  Luxio Luxio's fangs glow yellow and sparks of yellow electricity surround them. It then bites down on the opponent.
Clemont's Luxio A Campus Reunion! None
  Snubbull Snubbull's fangs glow yellow and sparks of yellow electricity surround them. It then bites down on the opponent, and they become surrounded in yellow sparks.
Carl's Snubbull When Light and Dark Collide! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 雷電牙 Lèuihdihn Ngàh *
雷牙 Lèuingàh *
Mandarin 雷電牙 / 雷电牙 Léidiàn Yá *
雷牙 Léiyá *
  Dutch Dondertand
  French Crocs Éclair
  German Donnerzahn
  Greek Κεραυνόδοντες
  Hindi बिजली के दांत Bijali Ke Daant
  Indonesian Taring Halilintar
  Italian Fulmindenti
  Korean 번개엄니 Beongae Eomni
  Polish Piorunowy Kieł*
Kieł Pioruna*
Portuguese   Brazil Presa Trovejante (Pokémon GO, Pokémon the Series: XY-present, TCG)
Presa do Trovão
Ferrão Venenoso (XY114)*
  Portugal Presa Trovão
  Romanian Capcana Electrică
  Russian Клык Грома Klyk Groma
Spanish   Latin America Colmillo de Trueno (DP059-DP090, BW039)
Colmillo Trueno (DP179, BW111)
  Spain Colmillo Rayo*
Colm. Rayo*
  Turkish Yıldırım Dişi
  Vietnamese Răng Nanh Sấm Sét



Variations of the move Fire Fang
  Fire FangIce FangThunder Fang


Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs
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