Essentials

Head Charge

Normal physical

Generation 5

Summary

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
120; percentile 88.8
Accuracy
100%
PP
15, up to 24 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Flags

Machines

Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. User takes 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user charges its head into its target, using its powerful guard hair. It also damages the user a little.

Foreign Names

French
Peignée
German
Steinschädel
Spanish
Ariete
Italian
Ricciolata
Japanese
アフロブレイク (afurobureiku)

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Head Charge.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

Submission Fighting physical 25 80 80%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

Wild Charge Electric physical 15 90 100%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

Pokémon

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

Pokémon with higher Attack are more suited to Head Charge's physical damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Generation 5 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.
31 31 Bouffalant Normal Reckless
Sap Sipper
Soundproof
½ male, ½ female Field 95 110 95 40 95 55 490

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