Essentials

Bind

Normal physical

Generation 1

Summary

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

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
15; percentile 1.7
Accuracy
85% ≈ 12.8 power
PP
20, up to 32 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
100
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. For the next 2–5 turns, the target cannot leave the field and is damaged for 1/16 its max HP at the end of each turn. The user continues to use other moves during this time. If the user leaves the field, this effect ends.

Has a 3/8 chance each to hit 2 or 3 times, and a 1/8 chance each to hit 4 or 5 times. Averages to 3 hits per use.

Rapid Spin cancels this effect.

Meta

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

History

Before Black, White
Has 75% accuracy.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Binds the target for 2-5 turns.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Binds and squeezes the foe for 2 to 5 turns.

FireRed, LeafGreen

A long body or tentacles are used to bind the foe for two to five turns.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

A long body or tentacles are used to bind and squeeze the foe for two to five turns.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

Things such as long bodies or tentacles are used to bind and squeeze the target for four to five turns.

Generation 6
X, Y

Things such as long bodies or tentacles are used to bind and squeeze the target for four to five turns.

Foreign Names

French
Étreinte
Spanish
Atadura
Czech
Omotání
Italian
Legatutto
German
Klammergriff
Japanese
しめつける (shimetsukeru)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
♡♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
Temporarily stops the crowd from getting excited.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
Flavor text
Earn a higher score the later the Pokémon performs.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Bind.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Wrap Normal physical 20 15 90%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

Fire Spin Fire special 15 35 85%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

Clamp Water physical 15 35 85%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

Sand Tomb Ground physical 15 35 85%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

Magma Storm Fire special 5 100 75%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

Infestation Bug special 20 20 100%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

Pokémon

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

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

Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen 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.
15 15 10 9 8 Onix Rock Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Mineral 35 45 160 30 45 70 385
10 9 8 Steelix Steel Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 75 85 200 55 65 30 510
24 25 28 28 22 22 17 17 Tangela Grass Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 65 55 115 100 40 60 435
22 22 17 17 Tangrowth Grass Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 100 100 125 110 50 50 535
21 13 7 7 4 4 4 4 Pinsir Bug Hyper Cutter
Mold Breaker
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 125 100 55 70 85 500
4 Pinsir Mega Pinsir Bug Flying Aerilate ½ male, ½ female Bug 65 155 120 65 90 105 600
4 4 4 4 4 4 Kecleon Normal Color Change
Protean
½ male, ½ female Field 60 90 70 60 120 40 440
Dusclops Ghost Pressure
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 40 70 130 60 130 25 455
Dusknoir Ghost Pressure
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 100 135 65 135 45 525
Carnivine Grass Levitate ½ male, ½ female Grass 74 100 72 90 72 46 454
Throh Fighting Guts
Inner Focus
Mold Breaker
always male Human-Like 120 100 85 30 85 45 465
21 21 21 Klink Steel Plus
Minus
Clear Body
genderless Mineral 40 55 70 45 60 30 300
21 21 21 Klang Steel Plus
Minus
Clear Body
genderless Mineral 60 80 95 70 85 50 440
21 21 21 Klinklang Steel Plus
Minus
Clear Body
genderless Mineral 60 100 115 70 85 90 520
9 9 9 Eelektrik Electric Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 85 70 75 70 40 405
Cryogonal Ice Levitate genderless Mineral 70 50 30 95 135 105 485
11 11 11 Heatmor Fire Gluttony
Flash Fire
White Smoke
½ male, ½ female Field 85 97 66 105 66 65 484
Zygarde Dragon Ground Aura Break genderless Undiscovered 108 100 121 81 95 95 600
Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Emerald
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Black 2, White 2 Bulbasaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
45 49 49 65 65 45 318
Black 2, White 2 Ivysaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
60 62 63 80 80 60 405
Black 2, White 2 Venusaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 82 83 100 100 80 525
Black 2, White 2 Ekans Poison Intimidate
Shed Skin
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
35 60 44 40 54 55 288
Black 2, White 2 Arbok Poison Intimidate
Shed Skin
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
60 85 69 65 79 80 438
Black 2, White 2 Bellsprout Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 50 75 35 70 30 40 300
Black 2, White 2 Weepinbell Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 65 90 50 85 45 55 390
Black 2, White 2 Victreebel Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 80 105 65 100 70 70 490
Black 2, White 2 Tentacool Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 40 40 35 50 100 70 335
Black 2, White 2 Tentacruel Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 80 70 65 80 120 100 515
Black 2, White 2 Onix Rock Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Mineral 35 45 160 30 45 70 385
Black 2, White 2 Steelix Steel Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 75 85 200 55 65 30 510
Black 2, White 2 Lickitung Normal Own Tempo
Oblivious
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Monster 90 55 75 60 75 30 385
Black 2, White 2 Lickilicky Normal Own Tempo
Oblivious
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Monster 110 85 95 80 95 50 515
Black 2, White 2 Tangela Grass Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 65 55 115 100 40 60 435
Black 2, White 2 Tangrowth Grass Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 100 100 125 110 50 50 535
Black 2, White 2 Pinsir Bug Hyper Cutter
Mold Breaker
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 125 100 55 70 85 500
Black 2, White 2 Omanyte Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
35 40 100 90 55 35 355
Black 2, White 2 Omastar Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
70 60 125 115 70 55 495
Black 2, White 2 Dratini Dragon Shed Skin
Marvel Scale
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
41 64 45 50 50 50 300
Black 2, White 2 Dragonair Dragon Shed Skin
Marvel Scale
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
61 84 65 70 70 70 420
Black 2, White 2 Dragonite Dragon Flying Inner Focus
Multiscale
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
91 134 95 100 100 80 600
Black 2, White 2 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
Black 2, White 2 Dunsparce Normal Serene Grace
Run Away
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Field 100 70 70 65 65 45 415
Black 2, White 2 Shuckle Bug Rock Sturdy
Gluttony
Contrary
½ male, ½ female Bug 20 10 230 10 230 5 505
Black 2, White 2 Octillery Water Suction Cups
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
75 105 75 105 75 45 480
Black 2, White 2 Seviper Poison Shed Skin
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
73 100 60 100 60 65 458
Black 2, White 2 Lileep Rock Grass Suction Cups
Storm Drain
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 66 41 77 61 87 23 355
Black 2, White 2 Cradily Rock Grass Suction Cups
Storm Drain
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 86 81 97 81 107 43 495
Black 2, White 2 Milotic Water Marvel Scale
Competitive
Cute Charm
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
95 60 79 100 125 81 540
Black 2, White 2 Kecleon Normal Color Change
Protean
½ male, ½ female Field 60 90 70 60 120 40 440
Black 2, White 2 Dusclops Ghost Pressure
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 40 70 130 60 130 25 455
Black 2, White 2 Dusknoir Ghost Pressure
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 100 135 65 135 45 525
Black 2, White 2 Chingling Psychic Levitate ½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 45 30 50 65 50 45 285
Black 2, White 2 Chimecho Psychic Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 50 70 95 80 65 425
Black 2, White 2 Huntail Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1 55 104 105 94 75 52 485
Black 2, White 2 Gorebyss Water Swift Swim
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 1 55 84 105 114 75 52 485
Black 2, White 2 Rayquaza Dragon Flying Air Lock genderless Undiscovered 105 150 90 150 90 95 680
Black 2, White 2 Normal Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 150 50 150 50 150 600
Black 2, White 2 Deoxys Attack Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 180 20 180 20 150 600
Black 2, White 2 Deoxys Defense Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 70 160 70 160 90 600
Black 2, White 2 Deoxys Speed Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 95 90 95 90 180 600
Black 2, White 2 Drifloon Ghost Flying Aftermath
Unburden
Flare Boost
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 90 50 34 60 44 70 348
Black 2, White 2 Drifblim Ghost Flying Aftermath
Unburden
Flare Boost
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 150 80 44 90 54 80 498
Black 2, White 2 Carnivine Grass Levitate ½ male, ½ female Grass 74 100 72 90 72 46 454
Black 2, White 2 Snivy Grass Overgrow
Contrary
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Grass
45 45 55 45 55 63 308
Black 2, White 2 Servine Grass Overgrow
Contrary
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Grass
60 60 75 60 75 83 413
Black 2, White 2 Serperior Grass Overgrow
Contrary
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Grass
75 75 95 75 95 113 528
Black 2, White 2 Throh Fighting Guts
Inner Focus
Mold Breaker
always male Human-Like 120 100 85 30 85 45 465
Black 2, White 2 Frillish Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 55 40 50 65 85 40 335
Black 2, White 2 Jellicent Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 100 60 70 85 105 60 480
Black 2, White 2 Klink Steel Plus
Minus
Clear Body
genderless Mineral 40 55 70 45 60 30 300
Black 2, White 2 Klang Steel Plus
Minus
Clear Body
genderless Mineral 60 80 95 70 85 50 440
Black 2, White 2 Klinklang Steel Plus
Minus
Clear Body
genderless Mineral 60 100 115 70 85 90 520
Black 2, White 2 Eelektrik Electric Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 85 70 75 70 40 405
Black 2, White 2 Eelektross Electric Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 85 115 80 105 80 50 515
Black 2, White 2 Cryogonal Ice Levitate genderless Mineral 70 50 30 95 135 105 485
Black 2, White 2 Heatmor Fire Gluttony
Flash Fire
White Smoke
½ male, ½ female Field 85 97 66 105 66 65 484

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