Essentials

Dragon Dance

Dragon status

Generation 3

Summary

Raises the user's Attack and Speed by one stage.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 2
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 0
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 1
  • Steel ½
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
— (no damage)
Accuracy
— (cannot miss)
PP
20, up to 32 with PP Up PP Up
Target
User
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Raises the user's Attack and Speed by one stage each.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

A mystical dance that ups ATTACK and SPEED.

FireRed, LeafGreen

A mystic, powerful dance that boosts the user’s ATTACK and SPEED stats.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user vigorously performs a mystic, powerful dance that boosts its Attack and Speed stats.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user vigorously performs a mystic, powerful dance that boosts its Attack and Speed stats.

Foreign Names

Spanish
Danza Dragón
German
Drachentanz
Czech
Dračí tanec
French
Danse Draco
Italian
Dragodanza
Japanese
りゅうのまい (ryuunomai)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
Jam
Flavor text
Ups the user's condition. Helps prevent nervousness.
Use after
Use before

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
Flavor text
Earn double the score in the next turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Dragon Dance.

Pokémon

Generation 3 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.
50 38 38 38 38 38 Horsea Water Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
30 40 70 70 25 60 295
62 48 48 48 48 48 Seadra Water Poison Point
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
55 65 95 95 45 85 440
62 48 48 48 48 48 Kingdra Water Dragon Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
75 95 95 95 95 85 540
50 44 44 44 44 44 Gyarados Water Flying Intimidate
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Water 2
Dragon
95 125 79 60 100 81 540
44 Gyarados Mega Gyarados Water Dark Mold Breaker ½ male, ½ female Water 2
Dragon
95 155 109 70 130 81 640
45 45 51 51 51 Dratini Dragon Shed Skin
Marvel Scale
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
41 64 45 50 50 50 300
53 53 61 61 61 Dragonair Dragon Shed Skin
Marvel Scale
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
61 84 65 70 70 70 420
53 53 61 61 61 Dragonite Dragon Flying Inner Focus
Multiscale
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
91 134 95 100 100 80 600
40 39 39 39 34 34 Altaria Dragon Flying Natural Cure
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Flying
Dragon
75 70 90 70 105 80 490
50 55 55 55 55 Latios Dragon Psychic Levitate always male Undiscovered 80 90 80 130 110 110 600
30 30 60 60 60 60 Rayquaza Dragon Flying Air Lock genderless Undiscovered 105 150 90 150 90 95 680
32 32 32 Axew Dragon Rivalry
Mold Breaker
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
46 87 60 30 40 57 320
32 32 32 Fraxure Dragon Rivalry
Mold Breaker
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
66 117 70 40 50 67 410
32 32 32 Haxorus Dragon Rivalry
Mold Breaker
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
76 147 90 60 70 97 540
72 Zygarde Dragon Ground Aura Break genderless Undiscovered 108 100 121 81 95 95 600
Generation 3 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.
• • • • • • Charmander Fire Blaze
Solar Power
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
39 52 43 60 50 65 309
• • • • • • Lapras Water Ice Water Absorb
Shell Armor
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
130 85 80 85 95 60 535
• • • • • • Dratini Dragon Shed Skin
Marvel Scale
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
41 64 45 50 50 50 300
• • • • • Totodile Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
50 65 64 44 48 43 314
• • • • • • Larvitar Rock Ground Guts
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Monster 50 64 50 45 50 41 300
• • • • Barboach Water Ground Oblivious
Anticipation
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 2 50 48 43 46 41 60 288
• • • • Corphish Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
43 80 65 50 35 35 308
• • • • Tropius Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Monster
Grass
99 68 83 72 87 51 460
• • • • • • Bagon Dragon Rock Head
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Dragon 45 75 60 40 30 50 300
• • • Scraggy Dark Fighting Shed Skin
Moxie
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
50 75 70 35 70 48 348
• Tyrunt Rock Dragon Strong Jaw
Sturdy
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
58 89 77 45 45 48 362

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