Essentials

Lick

Ghost physical

Generation 1

Summary

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
30; percentile 8.8
Accuracy
100%
PP
30, up to 48 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
30
Priority
0 (normal)

Flags

Machines

Generation 1
Not a TM
Generation 2
Not a TM
Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

An attack that may cause paralysis.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Licks with a long tongue to injure. May also paralyze.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The foe is licked and hit with a long tongue. It may also paralyze.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The foe is licked with a long tongue, causing damage. It may also paralyze the target.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The target is licked with a long tongue, causing damage. It may also leave the target with paralysis.

Generation 6
X, Y

The target is licked with a long tongue, causing damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

Foreign Names

French
Léchouille
Italian
Leccata
German
Schlecker
Czech
Oblíznutí
Spanish
Lengüetazo
Japanese
したでなめる (shitadenameru)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
Jam
♥♥♥♥
Flavor text
Badly startles the Pokémon in front.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
Flavor text
Raises the score if the Voltage is low.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Lick.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Thunder Punch Electric physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Thunder Shock Electric special 30 40 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Thunderbolt Electric special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Zap Cannon Electric special 5 120 50%

Has a 100% chance to paralyze the target.

Spark Electric physical 20 65 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Dragon Breath Dragon special 20 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Force Palm Fighting physical 10 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Discharge Electric special 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Bolt Strike Electric physical 5 130 85%

Has a 20% chance to paralyze the target.

Nuzzle Electric physical 20 20 100%

Has a 100% chance to paralyze the target.

Shadow Bolt Shadow special 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Pokémon

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

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

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 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.
Gastly Ghost Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 30 35 30 100 35 80 310
Haunter Ghost Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 50 45 115 55 95 405
Gengar Ghost Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 65 60 130 75 110 500
Gengar Mega Gengar Ghost Poison Shadow Tag ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 65 80 170 95 130 600
Lickitung Normal Own Tempo
Oblivious
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Monster 90 55 75 60 75 30 385
Lickilicky Normal Own Tempo
Oblivious
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Monster 110 85 95 80 95 50 515
5 5 5 5 Smoochum Ice Psychic Oblivious
Forewarn
Hydration
always female Undiscovered 45 30 15 85 65 65 305
18 Jynx Ice Psychic Oblivious
Forewarn
Dry Skin
always female Human-Like 65 50 35 115 95 95 455
12 12 12 Munchlax Normal Pickup
Thick Fat
Gluttony
⅞ male, ⅛ female Undiscovered 135 85 40 40 85 5 390
12 12 12 12 Snorlax Normal Immunity
Thick Fat
Gluttony
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 160 110 65 65 110 30 540
19 19 13 13 13 13 Snubbull Fairy Intimidate
Run Away
Rattled
¼ male, ¾ female Field
Fairy
60 80 50 40 40 30 300
19 19 13 13 13 13 Granbull Fairy Intimidate
Quick Feet
Rattled
¼ male, ¾ female Field
Fairy
90 120 75 60 60 45 450
8 7 Teddiursa Normal Pickup
Quick Feet
Honey Gather
½ male, ½ female Field 60 80 50 50 50 40 330
Ursaring Normal Guts
Quick Feet
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 90 130 75 75 75 55 500
7 7 7 Seviper Poison Shed Skin
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
73 100 60 100 60 65 458
Kecleon Normal Color Change
Protean
½ male, ½ female Field 60 90 70 60 120 40 440
7 7 7 Pansage Grass Gluttony
Overgrow
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
Simisage Grass Gluttony
Overgrow
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 75 98 63 98 63 101 498
7 7 7 Pansear Fire Gluttony
Blaze
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
Simisear Fire Gluttony
Blaze
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 75 98 63 98 63 101 498
7 7 7 Panpour Water Gluttony
Torrent
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
Simipour Water Gluttony
Torrent
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 75 98 63 98 63 101 498
Heatmor Fire Gluttony
Flash Fire
White Smoke
½ male, ½ female Field 85 97 66 105 66 65 484
10 Froakie Water Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 41 56 40 62 44 71 314
10 Frogadier Water Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 54 63 52 83 56 97 405
10 Greninja Water Dark Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 72 95 67 103 71 122 530
Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 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.
• • • • • • Seel Water Thick Fat
Hydration
Ice Body
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
65 45 55 45 70 45 325
• • • • • • Grimer Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 80 80 50 40 50 25 325
• • • • Munchlax Normal Pickup
Thick Fat
Gluttony
⅞ male, ⅛ female Undiscovered 135 85 40 40 85 5 390
• • • • • • Snorlax Normal Immunity
Thick Fat
Gluttony
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 160 110 65 65 110 30 540
• Snubbull Fairy Intimidate
Run Away
Rattled
¼ male, ¾ female Field
Fairy
60 80 50 40 40 30 300
• • • Lillipup Normal Vital Spirit
Pickup
Run Away
½ male, ½ female Field 45 60 45 25 45 55 275

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