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Pikachu's Thunderbolt
(10まんボルト 100,000 Volts)
Generation: I
Battle Data
Type: Type Electric
Category Type Special
Power: 90*
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 15*
Affects: Selected Target
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
BrightPowder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: No
Contest data
Pokémon Contest Spectacular (RSEORAS)
Type: Type Cool
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Type Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥

Thunderbolt is an Electric-type move with a power of 90, an accuracy of 100, and 15 PP. It has a 10% chance of paralyzing the target.


In Battle

The user sends a speedy electric shock which jolts the opponent. Ground type Pokémon will absorb the shock and remain unaffected.


Super Contests



Thunderbolt is a famous move in the anime and it is known by Ash's Pikachu. He often uses it outside of battle, usually against Team Rocket that results in them being blasted off.


Moves in the anime
Vincent Magneton Thunderbolt
Vincent's Magneton using Thunderbolt
Tyson Meowth Thunderbolt
Tyson's Meowth using Thunderbolt
Paul Nidoking Thunderbolt
Paul's Nidoking using Thunderbolt
Ash Pikachu Thunderbolt
Ash's Pikachu using Thunderbolt
Tierno Raichu Thunderbolt
Tierno's Raichu using Thunderbolt

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