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Twineedle
Twineedle V
(ダブルニードル Double Needle)
Generation: I
Battle Data
Type: Type Bug
Category Type Physical
Power: 25
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 20*
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: May cause Poisoning
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Type Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 3 ♥♥♥
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Type Cool
Appeal: 1
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Type Cool
Appeal: 1
Jam: 1

Twineedle is a Bug-type move introduced in Generation I. It was Beedrill's signature move until Generation V.

Description

Games Description
GSC Jabs the foe twice using stingers.
RSE Stingers on the forelegs jab the foe twice.
FRLG The foe is stabbed twice with foreleg stingers. It may poison the foe.
DPPtHGSS The foe is stabbed twice by a pair of stingers. It may also poison the target.
BWB2W2 The user damages the target twice in succession by jabbing it with two spikes. It may also poison the target.
XYORAS
SM
The user damages the target twice in succession by jabbing it with two spikes. This may also poison the target.

Effect

In battle

The foe is stabbed twice by a pair of stingers. It may also poison the target.

Contests

Startles the Pokémon that has the Judge's attention.

Super Contests

Allows performance of the same move twice in a row.

Learnset

By Leveling Up

Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI VII
015 Beedrill bug/poison 20 20 20 16 16 16 16
589 Escavalier bug/steel 1, 13 13 13
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By Breeding

By Breeding
Pokémon type Father
Shellder* Water Skorupi, Drapion
Spinarak Bug/Poison Beedrill
Escavalier
Skorupi Poison/Bug Beedrill
Escavalier
Venipede Bug/Poison Beedrill
Escavalier
* Bold indicates a Pokémon which receives STAB from this move
* indicates a Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding

Gallery

Original series (Kanto & Orange Islands)

Original series (Johto)

Pokémon: Advanced Generation

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Spin-off anime

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