Essentials

Tri Attack

Normal special

Generation 1

Summary

Has a 20% chance to burn, freeze, or paralyze the target.

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
80; percentile 62.0
Accuracy
100%
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
20
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 1
TM49
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 20% chance to burn, freeze, or paralyze the target. One of these effects is selected at random; they do not each have independent chances to occur.

Meta

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

History

Before Gold, Silver
Effect is: Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Fires three kinds of beams at once.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Fires three types of beams at the same time.

FireRed, LeafGreen

A simultaneous 3-beam attack that may paralyze, burn, or freeze the foe.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user strikes with a simultaneous three-beam attack. May also paralyze, burn, or freeze the target.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user strikes with a simultaneous three-beam attack. May also burn, freeze, or leave the target with paralysis.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user strikes with a simultaneous three-beam attack. May also burn, freeze, or leave the target with paralysis.

Foreign Names

German
Triplette
French
Triplattaque
Italian
Tripletta
Czech
Trojitý útok
Spanish
Triataque
Japanese
トライアタック (toraiatakku)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡
Jam
♥♥
Flavor text
Startles all Pokémon that have done their appeals.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡♡
Flavor text
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Tri Attack.

Pokémon

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

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

Generation 1 Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Generation 4 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.
Dugtrio Ground Sand Veil
Arena Trap
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Field 35 80 50 50 70 120 405
35 44 Magneton Electric Steel Magnet Pull
Sturdy
Analytic
genderless Mineral 50 60 95 120 70 70 465
40 21 21 21 Doduo Normal Flying Run Away
Early Bird
Tangled Feet
½ male, ½ female Flying 35 85 45 35 35 75 310
45 21 21 21 34 34 34 Dodrio Normal Flying Run Away
Early Bird
Tangled Feet
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 110 70 60 60 100 460
42 36 36 36 51 51 50 Porygon Normal Trace
Download
Analytic
genderless Mineral 65 60 70 85 75 40 395
36 36 36 51 51 50 Porygon2 Normal Trace
Download
Analytic
genderless Mineral 85 80 90 105 95 60 515
51 51 50 Porygon-Z Normal Adaptability
Download
Analytic
genderless Mineral 85 80 70 135 75 90 535
Hydreigon Dark Dragon Levitate ½ male, ½ female Dragon 92 105 90 125 90 98 600
44 44 Genesect Bug Steel Download genderless Undiscovered 71 120 95 120 95 99 600
Generation 1 Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 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.
• • • • • • Spearow Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 60 30 31 31 70 262
Generation 1 Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
49 Clefairy Fairy Cute Charm
Magic Guard
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 70 45 48 60 65 35 323
49 Clefable Fairy Cute Charm
Magic Guard
Unaware
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 95 70 73 95 90 60 483
49 Jigglypuff Normal Fairy Cute Charm
Competitive
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 115 45 20 45 25 20 270
49 Wigglytuff Normal Fairy Cute Charm
Competitive
Frisk
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 140 70 45 85 50 45 435
49 Abra Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 25 20 15 105 55 90 310
49 Kadabra Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 40 35 30 120 70 105 400
49 Alakazam Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 55 50 45 135 95 120 500
49 Slowpoke Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
90 65 65 40 40 15 315
49 Slowbro Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 110 100 80 30 490
49 Doduo Normal Flying Run Away
Early Bird
Tangled Feet
½ male, ½ female Flying 35 85 45 35 35 75 310
49 Dodrio Normal Flying Run Away
Early Bird
Tangled Feet
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 110 70 60 60 100 460
49 Shellder Water Shell Armor
Skill Link
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Water 3 30 65 100 45 25 40 305
49 Cloyster Water Ice Shell Armor
Skill Link
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Water 3 50 95 180 85 45 70 525
49 Drowzee Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 48 45 43 90 42 328
49 Hypno Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 85 73 70 73 115 67 483
49 Chansey Normal Natural Cure
Serene Grace
Healer
always female Fairy 250 5 5 35 105 50 450
49 Staryu Water Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 30 45 55 70 55 85 340
49 Starmie Water Psychic Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 60 75 85 100 85 115 520
49 Porygon Normal Trace
Download
Analytic
genderless Mineral 65 60 70 85 75 40 395
49 Mewtwo Psychic Pressure
Unnerve
genderless Undiscovered 106 110 90 154 90 130 680
49 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600

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