Thunder Wave
Thunder Wave VII
(でんじは Electromagnetic Wave)
Generation: I
Battle Data
Type: Type Electric
Category Type Status
Power: -
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 20
Affects: Anyone but user
Secondary Effect:
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: Yes
Bright Powder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Type Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 1
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Type Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Type Cool
Appeal: 1
Jam: 1

Thunder Wave is an Electric-type move introduced in Generation I that many Electric-type Pokémon can learn. It paralyzes the opponent with a jolt of electricity.


Generation VI

Original series (Kanto & Orange Islands)

Original series (Johto)

Pokémon: Advanced Generation

Pokémon: XY

Side games

  • Thunder Wave depicted in XD

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