Thunderous Kick (move)
らいめいげり Thunder Kick
Thunderous Kick (Japanese: らいめいげり Thunder Kick) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature move of Galarian Zapdos.
Thunderous Kick inflicts damage and lowers the target's Defense stat.
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
Thunderous Kick cannot be selected in a battle.
By leveling up
||No Eggs Discovered||45SwSh||45|
|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 Masters EX
|Name||Category||Slots of move gauge||MP
|Base power||Max power||Accuracy||Target||Effect tag(s)||Description||Playable sync pair|
|Thunderous Kick||Physical||4||—||140||168||100%||An opponent||—||Lowers the target’s Defense by one stat rank.||Hop (Champion) & Zapdos (Galarian Form)|
|B Thunderous Kick||Physical||—||—||200||240||—||An opponent||Quick Move; Sure Hit||Activation Condition: When your team’s sync move countdown is reduced by six while this move is deactivated.
Deactivation Condition: When this move is used.
Never misses. Ignores passive skills that would reduce the damage of this attack. Ignores passive skills that would protect the target against a critical hit. Ignores the target’s Enduring effect. Lowers the target’s Defense and Speed by three stat ranks.
|Hop (Champion) & Zapdos (Galarian Form)|
|Strongest Professor Thunderous Kick||Physical||Default
|An opponent||—||The more the target’s Defense is lowered, the greater the power of this attack.||Hop (Champion) & Zapdos (Galarian Form)|
In other generations
Core series games
Spin-off series games
In other languages
B Thunderous Kick
Strongest Professor Thunderous Kick
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