|(じばく Suicide Bombing)|
|Secondary Effect:||User faints|
Self-Destruct (Japanese: じばく Suicide Bombing), formerly known as Selfdestruct prior to Generation VI, is a -type move introduced in Generation I. Pokémon that can learn this booming move are Geodude, Graveler, Golem, Voltorb, Electrode, Koffing, Weezing, Pineco, Forretress, Baltoy, and Claydol.
It has a more powerful version called Explosion.
As the name states, the user explodes, causing he/she to faint. This attack can cause massive amounts of damage to every other Pokémon on the field.
Only-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 pokeballs. In S.S.B.B. (Brawl) Eelectrode 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 wil even short-circuit, making steam come from it, after this it wil start again and explode much faster.
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