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Crunch
Crunch
(かみくだく Crunch)
Generation: II
Battle Data
Type: Type Dark
Category Type Physical
Power: 80
Accuracy: 100
PP: 15(Max. 24)
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: May lower foe's Defense
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
BrightPowder: No
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Type Tough
Appeal: 1
Jam: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Type Tough
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Type Tough
Appeal: 1
Jam: 4 ♥♥♥♥

Crunch is a Dark-type physical move introduced in Generation II.

Description

The user crunches on the target with its sharp fangs.

Effect

In battle

Up until Generation IV, the move had a 20% chance to lower an opponent's Special Defense by 1 stage where it now has a 20% chance to lower the opponent's Defense by 1 stage instead.

Contests

Badly startles the Pokémon in front.

Super Contests

Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.

Contest Spectaculars

Badly startles the last Pokémon to act before the user.

Learnset

By Leveling Up

By Leveling Up
Pokémon Type Level
II III IV V VI
019 Rattata normal 22 22 22
020 Raticate normal 24 24 24
024 Arbok poison 24 24 24
029 Nidoran♀ poison 47 37 37 37
030 Nidorina poison 53 43 43 43
058 Growlithe fire 42 42 (BW)
39 (B2W2)
39
115 Kangaskhan normal 31 37 37
130 Gyrados water/flying 41
142 Aerodactyl rock/flying 33 33 33
143 Snorlax normal 44 49 49
158 Totodile water 27 27 27
159 Croconaw water 30 30 30
160 Feraligatr water 32 32 32
203 Girafarig normal/psychic 59 49 46 46 46 (XY)
37 (ORAS)
208 Steelix steel/ground 49 49 (RSE)
52 (FRLG)
41 (DP)
46 (PtHGSS)
46 (BW)
37 (B2W2)
37
209 Snubbull fairy 53 49 49 49
210 Grandbull fairy 61 59 59 59
228 Houndour dark/fire 43 40 48 49 49
229 Houndoom dark/fire 52 59 54 56 56
243 Raikou electric 61 61 43 43 43
246 Larvitar ground/dark 43 43 37 37 41
247 Pupitar ground/dark 47 47 41 47 47
248 Tyranitar ground/dark 47 47 41 47 47
261 Poochyena dark 41 53 53 53 (XY)
37 (ORAS)
262 Mightyena dark 47 1, 61 (XY)
1, 44 (ORAS)
295 Exploud normal 40 40 40
303 Mawile steel/fairy 36 36 36 36 (XY)
39 (ORAS)
318 Carvanha water/dark 22 28 28 28 (XY)
36 (ORAS)
319 Sharpedo water/dark 22 28 28 28 (XY)
40 (ORAS)
328 Trapinch ground 33 33 33 (BW)
34 (B2W2)
34 (XY)
22 (ORAS)
329 Vibrava ground/dragon 33
330 Flygon ground/dragon 33
336 Seviper poison 28 28 28 (BW)
45 (B2W2)
45 (XY)
40 (ORAS)
341 Corphish water 43 (FRLG) 47 47 47 (XY)
39 (ORAS)
342 Crawdaunt water/dark 51 (FRLG) 57 57 57 (XY)
43 (ORAS)
361 Snorunt ice 28 31 31 31 (XY)
41 (ORAS)
362 Glalie ice 28 31 31 31 (XY)
41 (ORAS)
365 Walrein ice/water 1 1 1
367 Huntail water 36 42 42 42 (XY)
34 (ORAS)
371 Bagon dragon 41 46 46 46 (XY)
25 (ORAS)
372 Shellgon dragon 56 50 50 50 (XY)
25 (ORAS)
373 Salamence dragon/flying 61 53 53 53 (XY)
25 (ORAS)
384 Rayquaza dragon 35 35 (DPPt)
15 (HGSS)
15 15 (XY)
20 (ORAS)
387 Turtwig grass 37 37 37
388 Grotle grass 42 42 42
389 Torterra grass/ground 45 45 45
403 Shinx electric 29 (DP)
33 (PtHGSS)
33 33
404 Luxio electric 33 (DP)
38 (PtHGSS)
38 38
405 Luxray electric 38 (DP)
42 (PtHGSS)
42 42
419 Floatzel water 26 26 (BW)
1 (B2W2)
1
445 Garchomp dragon/ground 48 48 48
449 Hippopotas ground 31 31 31
450 Hippowdon ground 31 31 31
451 Skorupi poison/bug 45 56 (BW)
45 (B2W2)
45
452 Drapion poison/dark 49 65 (BW)
49 (B2W2)
49
455 Carnivine grass 37 41 41
485 Heatran fire/steel 33 33 33
504 Patrat normal 16 16
505 Watchog normal 16 16
506 Lillipup normal 22 22
507 Herdier normal 24 24
508 Stoutland normal 24 24
511 Pansage grass 43 43
513 Pansear fire 43 43
515 Panpour water 43 43
551 Sandile ground/dark 28 28
552 Krokorok ground/dark 28 28
553 Krookodile ground/dark 28 28
559 Scraggy dark/fighting 38 38
560 Scrafty dark/fighting 38 38
564 Tirtouga rock/water 21 21
565 Carracosta rock/water 21 21
565 Archen rock/flying 35 35
566 Archeops rock/flying 35 35
603 Eelektrik electric 39 39
604 Eelektross electric 1 1
621 Druddigon dragon 25 25
632 Durant bug/steel 31 31
633 Deino dark/dragon 25 25
634 Zweilous dark/dragon 25 25
635 Hydreigon dark/dragon 25 25
641 Tornadus flying 49 49
642 Thunderus electric/flying 49 49
643 Reshiram dragon/fire 71 71
644 Zekrom dragon/electric 71 71
667 Litleo normal/fire 39
668 Pyroar normal/fire 42
674 Pancham fighting 39
675 Pangoro fighting/dark 42
694 Tyrunt rock/dragon 34
695 Tyrantrum rock/dragon 34
713 Avalugg ice 1, 65
718 Zygarde dragon/ground 51
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By Breeding

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Gallery

Moves in the anime
Jasmine Steelix Crunch
Jasmine's Steelix using Crunch
Paul Torterra Crunch
Paul's Torterra using Crunch
Mikael Watchog Crunch
Mikael's Watchog using Crunch
Mantle Krookodile Crunch
Mantle's Krookodile using Crunch


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