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Pound VII
(はたく Strike)
Generation: I
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal
Category Type Physical
Power: 40
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 35*
Affects: Selected Target
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Type Tough
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Type Tough
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Type Tough
Appeal: 1
Jam: 1

Pound is a Normal-type move that was introduced in Generation I and many Pokémon can learn it at a low level. The user pounds the opponent with their tail, legs, body, etc.


Pound inflicts damage and has no secondary effect.


The target is physically pounded with a long tail or a foreleg, etc.


Pound depicted in previous generations
Pound I
Generation I
Pound II
Generation II
160px-Pound III
Generation III
160px-Pound IV
Generation IV
Generation V
Pound depicted in the anime (main series)
Jigglypuff Pound
Jigglypuff using Pound
Ash Sceptile Pound
Ash's Sceptile using Pound
Brock Happiny Pound
Brock's Happiny using Pound
Delbert Mienshao Pound
Delbert's Mienshao using Pound
Ash Froakie Pound
Ash's Froakie using Pound
Pound depicted in the anime (trailers)
Brendan's Sceptile using Pound as Treeko
Brendan's Treecko using Pound

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