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|(じばく Suicide Bombing)|
|Secondary Effect:||User faints|
Self-Destruct, formerly known as Selfdestruct prior to Generation VI, is a Normal-type move introduced in Generation I. Pokémon that can learn this booming move are Geodude, Graveler, Golem, Voltorb, Electrode, Koffing, Weezing, Pineco, Forretress, Baltoy, Claydol, and Mew.
It has a more powerful version called Explosion.
|GSC||Powerful but makes the user faint.|
|RSE||Inflicts severe damage but makes the user faint.|
|FRLG||The user blows up to inflict severe damage, even making itself faint|
|DPPtHGSS||The user blows up to inflict damage on all Pokémon in battle. The user faints upon using this move.|
|The user attacks everything around it by causing an explosion. The user faints upon using this move.|
As the name states, the user explodes, causing he/she to die. This attack can cause massive amounts of damage to every other Pokémon on the field.
Only Ghost-type Pokémon are immune to the move.
Super Smash Bros. series
In the Super Smash Bros. series Pokémon appear in battles as items in the form of Poké Balls. In S.S.B.B. (Brawl) Electrode will use self-destruct. Electrode's body will have start becoming red indicating it's about to blow, however it can only be picked up when it's about to explode meaning it is hard to throw it. Sometimes it will even short-circuit, making steam come from it, after this it will start again and explode much faster.
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