Essentials

Bite

Dark physical

Generation 1

Summary

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
60; percentile 34.1
Accuracy
100%
PP
25, up to 40 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 make the target flinch.

Meta

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

History

Before Gold, Silver
Type is Normal. Effect chance is 10.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

An attack that may cause flinching.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Bites with vicious fangs. May cause flinching.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The user bites with vicious fangs. It may make the foe flinch.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The foe is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. It may make the target flinch.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The target is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. It may make the target flinch.

Generation 6
X, Y

The target is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. This may also make the target flinch.

Foreign Names

Japanese
かみつく (kamitsuku)
Korean
물기
French
Morsure
German
Biss
Spanish
Mordisco
Italian
Morso
Czech
Kousnutí

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
Jam
♥♥♥
Flavor text
Badly startles those that have made appeals.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

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

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Bite.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Rolling Kick Fighting physical 15 60 85%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Bone Club Ground physical 20 65 85%

Has a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

Waterfall Water physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Hyper Fang Normal physical 15 80 90%

Has a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

Iron Head Steel physical 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Needle Arm Grass physical 15 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Astonish Ghost physical 15 30 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Extrasensory Psychic special 20 80 100%

Has a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Air Slash Flying special 15 75 95%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Dragon Rush Dragon physical 10 100 75%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Heart Stamp Psychic physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Icicle Crash Ice physical 10 85 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Pokémon

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

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

Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen 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.
22 22 18 18 18 16 16 16 16 16 Squirtle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
44 48 65 50 64 43 314
24 24 19 19 19 16 16 16 16 16 Wartortle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
59 63 80 65 80 58 405
24 24 19 19 19 16 16 16 16 16 Blastoise Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 83 100 85 105 78 530
16 Blastoise Mega Blastoise Water Mega Launcher ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 103 120 135 115 78 630
10 10 10 10 10 Rattata Normal Run Away
Guts
Hustle
½ male, ½ female Field 30 56 35 25 35 72 253
10 10 10 10 10 Raticate Normal Run Away
Guts
Hustle
½ male, ½ female Field 55 81 60 50 70 97 413
17 17 15 13 13 9 9 9 9 9 Ekans Poison Intimidate
Shed Skin
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
35 60 44 40 54 55 288
17 17 Arbok Poison Intimidate
Shed Skin
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
60 85 69 65 79 80 438
29 30 30 20 20 21 21 21 21 21 Nidoran♀ Poison Poison Point
Rivalry
Hustle
always female Monster
Field
55 47 52 40 40 41 275
32 36 36 22 22 23 23 23 23 23 Nidorina Poison Poison Point
Rivalry
Hustle
always female Undiscovered 70 62 67 55 55 56 365
15 15 12 16 16 13 13 13 12 12 Zubat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 45 35 30 40 55 245
12 16 16 13 13 13 12 12 Golbat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 75 80 70 65 75 90 455
12 16 16 13 13 13 12 12 Crobat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 85 90 80 70 80 130 535
12 12 11 11 10 6 6 6 6 6 Meowth Normal Pickup
Technician
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 40 45 35 40 40 90 290
Persian Normal Limber
Technician
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 65 70 60 65 65 115 440
Growlithe Fire Intimidate
Flash Fire
Justified
¾ male, ¼ female Field 55 70 45 70 50 60 350
Arcanine Fire Intimidate
Flash Fire
Justified
¾ male, ¼ female Field 90 110 80 100 80 95 555
26 26 13 7 7 13 13 13 13 13 Kangaskhan Normal Early Bird
Scrappy
Inner Focus
always female Monster 105 95 80 40 80 90 490
13 Kangaskhan Mega Kangaskhan Normal Parental Bond always female Monster 105 125 100 60 100 100 590
20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 Gyarados Water Flying Intimidate
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Water 2
Dragon
95 125 79 60 100 81 540
20 Gyarados Mega Gyarados Water Dark Mold Breaker ½ male, ½ female Water 2
Dragon
95 155 109 70 130 81 640
37 30 30 30 30 29 29 29 17 17 Eevee Normal Run Away
Adaptability
Anticipation
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 55 55 50 45 65 55 325
40 30 30 30 30 29 29 29 Vaporeon Water Water Absorb
Hydration
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 130 65 60 110 95 65 525
40 30 30 30 30 29 29 29 17 17 Flareon Fire Flash Fire
Guts
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 130 60 95 110 65 525
29 29 29 17 17 Glaceon Ice Snow Cloak
Ice Body
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 60 110 130 95 65 525
13 13 13 7 7 7 7 7 Omanyte Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
35 40 100 90 55 35 355
Omastar Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
70 60 125 115 70 55 495
38 38 15 15 15 Aerodactyl Rock Flying Rock Head
Pressure
Unnerve
⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying 80 105 65 60 75 130 515
Aerodactyl Mega Aerodactyl Rock Flying Tough Claws ⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying 80 135 85 70 95 150 615
20 20 20 13 13 13 13 13 Totodile Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
50 65 64 44 48 43 314
21 21 21 13 13 13 13 13 Croconaw Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
65 80 80 59 63 58 405
21 21 21 13 13 13 13 13 Feraligatr Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
85 105 100 79 83 78 530
13 13 13 7 7 7 7 7 Snubbull Fairy Intimidate
Run Away
Rattled
¼ male, ¾ female Field
Fairy
60 80 50 40 40 30 300
13 13 13 7 7 7 7 7 Granbull Fairy Intimidate
Quick Feet
Rattled
¼ male, ¾ female Field
Fairy
90 120 75 60 60 45 450
20 25 25 17 17 16 16 16 Houndour Dark Fire Early Bird
Flash Fire
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 45 60 30 80 50 65 330
20 27 27 17 17 16 16 16 Houndoom Dark Fire Early Bird
Flash Fire
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 75 90 50 110 80 95 500
16 Houndoom Mega Houndoom Dark Fire Solar Power ½ male, ½ female Field 75 90 90 140 90 115 600
Raikou Electric Pressure
Volt Absorb
genderless Undiscovered 90 85 75 115 100 115 580
Entei Fire Pressure
Flash Fire
genderless Undiscovered 115 115 85 90 75 100 580
Suicune Water Pressure
Water Absorb
genderless Undiscovered 100 75 115 90 115 85 580
Larvitar Rock Ground Guts
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Monster 50 64 50 45 50 41 300
Pupitar Rock Ground Shed Skin ½ male, ½ female Monster 70 84 70 65 70 51 410
Tyranitar Rock Dark Sand Stream
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Monster 100 134 110 95 100 61 600
Tyranitar Mega Tyranitar Rock Dark Sand Stream ½ male, ½ female Monster 100 164 150 95 120 71 700
13 13 13 13 13 13 13 Poochyena Dark Run Away
Quick Feet
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Field 35 55 35 30 30 35 220
Mightyena Dark Intimidate
Quick Feet
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Field 70 90 70 60 60 70 420
20 20 20 20 20 Loudred Normal Soundproof
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
84 71 43 71 43 48 360
20 20 20 20 20 Exploud Normal Soundproof
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
104 91 63 91 73 68 490
11 11 11 11 11 11 11 Mawile Steel Fairy Hyper Cutter
Intimidate
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
50 85 85 55 55 50 380
11 Mawile Mega Mawile Steel Fairy Huge Power ½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
50 105 125 55 95 50 480
33 33 28 28 28 28 28 Electrike Electric Static
Lightning Rod
Minus
½ male, ½ female Field 40 45 40 65 40 65 295
39 39 30 30 30 30 30 Manectric Electric Static
Lightning Rod
Minus
½ male, ½ female Field 70 75 60 105 60 105 475
30 Manectric Mega Manectric Electric Intimidate ½ male, ½ female Field 70 75 80 135 80 135 575
Carvanha Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 45 90 20 65 20 65 305
Sharpedo Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 70 120 40 95 40 95 460
Trapinch Ground Hyper Cutter
Arena Trap
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Bug 45 100 45 45 45 10 290
Vibrava Ground Dragon Levitate ½ male, ½ female Bug 50 70 50 50 50 70 340
Flygon Ground Dragon Levitate ½ male, ½ female Bug 80 100 80 80 80 100 520
10 10 10 10 10 5 5 Seviper Poison Shed Skin
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
73 100 60 100 60 65 458
21 21 28 28 28 20 20 Absol Dark Pressure
Super Luck
Justified
½ male, ½ female Field 65 130 60 75 60 75 465
20 Absol Mega Absol Dark Magic Bounce ½ male, ½ female Field 65 150 60 115 60 115 565
10 10 10 10 10 10 10 Snorunt Ice Inner Focus
Ice Body
Moody
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Mineral
50 50 50 50 50 50 300
Glalie Ice Inner Focus
Ice Body
Moody
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Mineral
80 80 80 80 80 80 480
8 8 6 6 6 6 6 Huntail Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1 55 104 105 94 75 52 485
5 5 5 5 5 5 5 Bagon Dragon Rock Head
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Dragon 45 75 60 40 30 50 300
Shelgon Dragon Rock Head
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Dragon 65 95 100 60 50 50 420
Salamence Dragon Flying Intimidate
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Dragon 95 135 80 110 80 100 600
21 21 21 21 21 Turtwig Grass Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
55 68 64 45 55 31 318
22 22 22 22 22 Grotle Grass Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
75 89 85 55 65 36 405
22 22 22 22 22 Torterra Grass Ground Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
95 109 105 75 85 56 525
13 17 17 17 17 Shinx Electric Rivalry
Intimidate
Guts
½ male, ½ female Field 45 65 34 40 34 45 263
13 18 18 18 18 Luxio Electric Rivalry
Intimidate
Guts
½ male, ½ female Field 60 85 49 60 49 60 363
13 18 18 18 18 Luxray Electric Rivalry
Intimidate
Guts
½ male, ½ female Field 80 120 79 95 79 70 523
7 7 7 7 7 Hippopotas Ground Sand Stream
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Field 68 72 78 38 42 32 330
Hippowdon Ground Sand Stream
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Field 108 112 118 68 72 47 525
Skorupi Poison Bug Battle Armor
Sniper
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Bug
Water 3
40 50 90 30 55 65 330
Drapion Poison Dark Battle Armor
Sniper
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Bug
Water 3
70 90 110 60 75 95 500
7 7 7 7 7 Carnivine Grass Levitate ½ male, ½ female Grass 74 100 72 90 72 46 454
6 6 6 Patrat Normal Run Away
Keen Eye
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Field 45 55 39 35 39 42 255
Watchog Normal Illuminate
Keen Eye
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Field 60 85 69 60 69 77 420
8 8 8 Lillipup Normal Vital Spirit
Pickup
Run Away
½ male, ½ female Field 45 60 45 25 45 55 275
Herdier Normal Intimidate
Sand Rush
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Field 65 80 65 35 65 60 370
Stoutland Normal Intimidate
Sand Rush
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Field 85 110 90 45 90 80 500
19 19 19 Pansage Grass Gluttony
Overgrow
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
19 19 19 Pansear Fire Gluttony
Blaze
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
19 19 19 Panpour Water Gluttony
Torrent
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
10 10 10 Red-Striped Basculin Water Reckless
Adaptability
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Water 2 70 92 65 80 55 98 460
10 10 10 Basculin Blue-Striped Basculin Water Rock Head
Adaptability
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Water 2 70 92 65 80 55 98 460
4 4 4 Sandile Ground Dark Intimidate
Moxie
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 50 72 35 35 35 65 292
Krokorok Ground Dark Intimidate
Moxie
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 60 82 45 45 45 74 351
Krookodile Ground Dark Intimidate
Moxie
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 95 117 80 65 70 92 519
8 8 8 Tirtouga Water Rock Solid Rock
Sturdy
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
54 78 103 53 45 22 355
8 8 8 Carracosta Water Rock Solid Rock
Sturdy
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
74 108 133 83 65 32 495
9 9 9 Druddigon Dragon Rough Skin
Sheer Force
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
77 120 90 60 90 48 485
11 11 11 Durant Bug Steel Swarm
Hustle
Truant
½ male, ½ female Bug 58 109 112 48 48 109 484
9 9 9 Deino Dark Dragon Hustle ½ male, ½ female Dragon 52 65 50 45 50 38 300
Zweilous Dark Dragon Hustle ½ male, ½ female Dragon 72 85 70 65 70 58 420
Hydreigon Dark Dragon Levitate ½ male, ½ female Dragon 92 105 90 125 90 98 600
13 13 13 Incarnate Tornadus Flying Prankster
Defiant
always male Undiscovered 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
13 13 Tornadus Therian Tornadus Flying Regenerator always male Undiscovered 79 100 80 110 90 121 580
13 13 13 Incarnate Thundurus Electric Flying Prankster
Defiant
always male Undiscovered 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
13 13 Thundurus Therian Thundurus Electric Flying Volt Absorb always male Undiscovered 79 105 70 145 80 101 580
11 Chespin Grass Overgrow
Bulletproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 56 61 65 48 45 38 313
11 Quilladin Grass Overgrow
Bulletproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 61 78 95 56 58 57 405
11 Chesnaught Grass Fighting Overgrow
Bulletproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 88 107 122 74 75 64 530
22 Furfrou Normal Fur Coat ½ male, ½ female Field 75 80 60 65 90 102 472
17 Tyrunt Rock Dragon Strong Jaw
Sturdy
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
58 89 77 45 45 48 362
17 Tyrantrum Rock Dragon Strong Jaw
Rock Head
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
82 121 119 69 59 71 521
Bergmite Ice Own Tempo
Ice Body
Sturdy
½ male, ½ female Monster 55 69 85 32 35 28 304
Avalugg Ice Own Tempo
Ice Body
Sturdy
½ male, ½ female Monster 95 117 184 44 46 28 514
13 Noibat Flying Dragon Frisk
Infiltrator
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 30 35 45 40 55 245
13 Noivern Flying Dragon Frisk
Infiltrator
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Flying 85 70 80 97 80 123 535
Zygarde Dragon Ground Aura Break genderless Undiscovered 108 100 121 81 95 95 600
Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
FireRed, LeafGreen 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.
• • • • • • • • Charmander Fire Blaze
Solar Power
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
39 52 43 60 50 65 309
• • • • • • • • Rattata Normal Run Away
Guts
Hustle
½ male, ½ female Field 30 56 35 25 35 72 253
• • • • • • • • Dunsparce Normal Serene Grace
Run Away
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Field 100 70 70 65 65 45 415
• • • • • • • • Sneasel Dark Ice Inner Focus
Keen Eye
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field 55 95 55 35 75 115 430
• • • • • • • • Swinub Ice Ground Oblivious
Snow Cloak
Thick Fat
½ male, ½ female Field 50 50 40 30 30 50 250
• • • • • • • • Stantler Normal Intimidate
Frisk
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Field 73 95 62 85 65 85 465
• • • • • Mudkip Water Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
50 70 50 50 50 40 310
• • • • • Pachirisu Electric Run Away
Pickup
Volt Absorb
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
60 45 70 45 90 95 405
• • • • • Glameow Normal Limber
Own Tempo
Keen Eye
¼ male, ¾ female Field 49 55 42 42 37 85 310
• • • • • Riolu Fighting Steadfast
Inner Focus
Prankster
⅞ male, ⅛ female Undiscovered 40 70 40 35 40 60 285
• • • Archen Rock Flying Defeatist ⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying
Water 3
55 112 45 74 45 70 401

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