Essentials

Metal Burst

Steel physical

Generation 4

Summary

Strikes back at the last Pokémon to hit the user this turn with 1.5× the damage.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
* (no fixed power)
Accuracy
100%
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Specific move
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

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

Effect

Targets the last opposing Pokémon to hit the user with a damaging move this turn. Inflicts 1.5× the damage that move did to the user. If there is no eligible target, this move will fail. Type immunity applies, but other type effects are ignored.

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 retaliates against the foe that last inflicted damage on it with much greater power.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user retaliates with much greater power against the target that last inflicted damage on it.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user retaliates with much greater power against the target that last inflicted damage on it.

Foreign Names

Japanese
メタルバースト (metarubaasuto)
Korean
메탈버스트
French
Fulmifer
German
Metallstoß
Spanish
Represión Metal
Italian
Metalscoppio
Czech
Ocelový výbuch

Contests

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Earns double the score on the final performance.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Metal Burst.

Pokémon

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

Pokémon with higher Attack are more suited to Metal Burst's physical 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.
46 46 53 50 50 Aron Steel Rock Sturdy
Rock Head
Heavy Metal
½ male, ½ female Monster 50 70 100 40 40 30 330
56 56 67 62 62 Lairon Steel Rock Sturdy
Rock Head
Heavy Metal
½ male, ½ female Monster 60 90 140 50 50 40 430
65 65 82 74 74 Aggron Steel Rock Sturdy
Rock Head
Heavy Metal
½ male, ½ female Monster 70 110 180 60 60 50 530
74 Aggron Mega Aggron Steel Filter ½ male, ½ female Monster 70 140 230 60 80 50 630
37 37 37 37 37 Shieldon Rock Steel Sturdy
Soundproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 30 42 118 42 88 30 350
43 43 43 43 43 Bastiodon Rock Steel Sturdy
Soundproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 60 52 168 47 138 30 495
24 24 24 24 Dialga Steel Dragon Pressure
Telepathy
genderless Undiscovered 100 120 120 150 100 90 680
Bisharp Dark Steel Defiant
Inner Focus
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 65 125 100 60 70 70 490
67 67 Cobalion Steel Fighting Justified genderless Undiscovered 91 90 129 90 72 108 580
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.
• Rhyhorn Ground Rock Lightning Rod
Rock Head
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
80 85 95 30 30 25 345
• • • Sableye Dark Ghost Keen Eye
Stall
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 50 75 75 65 65 50 380
• • • Mawile Steel Fairy Hyper Cutter
Intimidate
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
50 85 85 55 55 50 380
• Mawile Mega Mawile Steel Fairy Huge Power ½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
50 105 125 55 95 50 480

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