Essentials

Volt Tackle

Electric physical

Generation 3

Summary

User takes 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil. Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
120; percentile 88.8
Accuracy
100%
PP
15, up to 24 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
10
Priority
0 (normal)

Flags

Machines

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

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. User takes 1/3 the damage it inflicts in recoil. Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

A life-risking tackle that slightly hurts the user.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The user throws an electrified tackle. It hurts the user a little.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user electrifies itself, then charges at the foe. It causes considerable damage to the user as well.

Generation 5
Black, White

The user electrifies itself, then charges. It causes considerable damage to the user and may leave the target with paralysis.

Black 2, White 2

The user electrifies itself, then charges. It causes considerable damage to the user and may leave the target with paralysis.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user electrifies itself, then charges. This also damages the user quite a lot. This may leave the target with paralysis.

Foreign Names

Italian
Locomovolt
French
Électacle
German
Volttackle
Czech
Voltonáraz
Spanish
Placaje Eléc
Japanese
ボルテッカー (borutekkaa)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
♡♡♡♡♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
After this move, the user is more easily startled.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Earn +3 if the Pokémon that just went hit max Voltage.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Volt Tackle.

Pokémon

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

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

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.
• Pichu Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 20 40 15 35 35 60 205
Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Volt Tackle Pichu: Appears on a Pichu whose mother was holding a Light Ball. The father cannot be Ditto.
Pichu Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 20 40 15 35 35 60 205

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