Essentials

Bug Buzz

Bug special

Generation 4

Summary

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 2
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy ½
  • Fighting ½
  • Fire ½
  • Flying ½
  • Ghost ½
  • Grass 2
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison ½
  • Psychic 2
  • Rock 1
  • Steel ½
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
90; percentile 73.1
Accuracy
100%
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
10
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user vibrates its wings to generate a damaging sound wave. It may also lower the foe’s Sp. Def stat.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user vibrates its wings to generate a damaging sound wave. It may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user vibrates its wings to generate a damaging sound wave. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.

Foreign Names

German
Käfergebrumm
French
Bourdon
Czech
Zabzučení
Italian
Ronzio
Spanish
Zumbido
Japanese
むしのさざめき (mushinosazameki)

Contests

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cute
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Earn +2 if the Judge's Voltage goes up.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Bug Buzz.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Acid Poison special 30 40 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Psychic Psychic special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Shadow Ball Ghost special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Luster Purge Psychic special 5 70 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Focus Blast Fighting special 5 120 70%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Energy Ball Grass special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Earth Power Ground special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Flash Cannon Steel special 10 80 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Pokémon

Bug Pokémon get STAB, and have their types highlighted in green.

Pokémon with higher Special Attack are more suited to Bug Buzz's special damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
40 40 42 42 42 Butterfree Bug Flying Compound Eyes
Tinted Lens
½ male, ½ female Bug 60 45 50 90 80 70 395
59 59 59 59 Venomoth Bug Poison Shield Dust
Tinted Lens
Wonder Skin
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 65 60 90 75 90 450
41 41 41 41 41 Ledyba Bug Flying Swarm
Early Bird
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Bug 40 20 30 40 80 55 265
53 53 53 53 53 Ledian Bug Flying Swarm
Early Bird
Iron Fist
½ male, ½ female Bug 55 35 50 55 110 85 390
57 57 57 57 57 Yanma Bug Flying Speed Boost
Compound Eyes
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 65 45 75 45 95 390
54 57 57 57 Yanmega Bug Flying Speed Boost
Tinted Lens
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Bug 86 76 86 116 56 95 515
41 41 41 41 41 Beautifly Bug Flying Swarm
Rivalry
½ male, ½ female Bug 60 70 50 100 50 65 395
41 41 41 41 41 Dustox Bug Poison Shield Dust
Compound Eyes
½ male, ½ female Bug 60 50 70 50 90 65 385
61 61 61 61 Masquerain Bug Flying Intimidate
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Bug
70 60 62 80 82 60 414
41 41 41 41 41 Volbeat Bug Illuminate
Swarm
Prankster
always male Bug
Human-Like
65 73 55 47 75 85 400
41 41 41 41 41 Illumise Bug Oblivious
Tinted Lens
Prankster
always female Bug
Human-Like
65 47 55 73 75 85 400
34 46 46 46 46 Kricketune Bug Swarm
Technician
½ male, ½ female Bug 77 85 51 55 51 65 384
47 47 47 47 47 Mothim Bug Flying Swarm
Tinted Lens
always male Bug 70 94 50 94 50 66 424
29 29 Combee Bug Flying Honey Gather
Hustle
⅞ male, ⅛ female Bug 30 30 42 30 42 70 244
36 36 36 Sewaddle Bug Grass Swarm
Chlorophyll
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 45 53 70 40 60 42 310
28 28 28 Karrablast Bug Swarm
Shed Skin
No Guard
½ male, ½ female Bug 50 75 45 40 45 60 315
28 28 28 Escavalier Bug Steel Swarm
Shell Armor
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 135 105 60 105 20 495
48 48 48 Joltik Bug Electric Compound Eyes
Unnerve
Swarm
½ male, ½ female Bug 50 47 50 57 50 65 319
60 60 60 Galvantula Bug Electric Compound Eyes
Unnerve
Swarm
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 77 60 97 60 108 472
44 44 44 Shelmet Bug Hydration
Shell Armor
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 50 40 85 40 65 25 305
44 44 44 Accelgor Bug Hydration
Sticky Hold
Unburden
½ male, ½ female Bug 80 70 40 100 60 145 495
70 70 70 Larvesta Bug Fire Flame Body
Swarm
½ male, ½ female Bug 55 85 55 50 55 60 360
70 70 Volcarona Bug Fire Flame Body
Swarm
½ male, ½ female Bug 85 60 65 135 105 100 550
55 55 55 Genesect Bug Steel Download genderless Undiscovered 71 120 95 120 95 99 600
35 Vivillon Bug Flying Compound Eyes
Shield Dust
Friend Guard
½ male, ½ female Bug 80 52 50 90 50 89 411
Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • • • • Scyther Bug Flying Swarm
Technician
Steadfast
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 110 80 55 80 105 500
• • • • • Ledyba Bug Flying Swarm
Early Bird
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Bug 40 20 30 40 80 55 265
• • • • • Nincada Bug Ground Compound Eyes
Run Away
½ male, ½ female Bug 31 45 90 30 30 40 266
• • • • • Volbeat Bug Illuminate
Swarm
Prankster
always male Bug
Human-Like
65 73 55 47 75 85 400
• • • • • Illumise Bug Oblivious
Tinted Lens
Prankster
always female Bug
Human-Like
65 47 55 73 75 85 400

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