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Roar
Roar VII
(ほえる Bark)
Generation: I
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal
Category Type Status
Power: --
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 20
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: Ends wild battles. Switches Pokémon in trainer battles.
Priority: -6
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: Yes
Bright Powder: No
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Type Cool
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Type Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Type Cool
Appeal: 1
Jam: 1

Roar in a Normal-type move introduced in Generation I.

Description

Games Description
GSC Scares wild foes to end battle.
RSE Makes the foe flee to end the battle.
FRLG The foe is made to switch out with an ally. In the wild, the battle ends.
DPPtHGSS The foe is scared off, to be replaced by another Pokémon in its party. In the wild, the battle ends.
BW The target is scared off and replaced by another Pokémon in its party. In the wild, the battle ends.
B2W2 The target is scared off and switched. In the wild, a battle against a single Pokémon ends.
XYORAS The target is scared off and a different Pokémon is dragged out. In the wild, this ends a battle against a single Pokémon.
SMUSUM The target is scared off, and a different Pokémon is dragged out. In the wild, this ends a battle against a single Pokémon.

Effect

The target is scared off and replaced by another Pokémon in its party. In the wild, the battle ends.

The user lets out a loud roar that causes wild Pokémon to flee (in a Trainer battle it forces the opposing Trainer to switch out their current Pokémon for another Pokémon choose at random, from their party.

Pokémon with the Soundproof ability are immune to the effects of Roar (as it is a sound-based move).

Roar can be taught via TM05.

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