Essentials

Pound

Normal physical

Generation 1

Summary

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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
40; percentile 16.0
Accuracy
100%
PP
35, up to 56 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
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.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Pounds with forelegs or tail.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Pounds the foe with forelegs or tail.

FireRed, LeafGreen

A physical attack delivered with a long tail or a foreleg, etc.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The foe is physically pounded with a long tail or a foreleg, etc.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The target is physically pounded with a long tail or a foreleg, etc.

Generation 6
X, Y

The target is physically pounded with a long tail, a foreleg, or the like.

Foreign Names

German
Pfund
Italian
Botta
Spanish
Destructor
French
Écras'Face
Czech
Facka
Japanese
はたく (hataku)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
♡♡♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
A highly appealing move.
Use after
None
Use before

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 Pound.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Mega Punch Normal physical 20 80 85%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Scratch Normal physical 35 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Vice Grip Normal physical 30 55 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Cut Normal physical 30 50 95%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Wing Attack Flying physical 35 60 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Slam Normal physical 20 80 75%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Vine Whip Grass physical 25 45 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Mega Kick Normal physical 5 120 75%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Horn Attack Normal physical 25 65 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Tackle Normal physical 35 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Water Gun Water special 25 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Hydro Pump Water special 5 110 80%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Peck Flying physical 35 35 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Drill Peck Flying physical 20 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Strength Normal physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Rock Throw Rock physical 15 50 90%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Egg Bomb Normal physical 10 100 75%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Megahorn Bug physical 10 120 85%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Hyper Voice Normal special 10 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Dragon Claw Dragon physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Aqua Tail Water physical 10 90 90%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Seed Bomb Grass physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

X-Scissor Bug physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Dragon Pulse Dragon special 10 85 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Power Gem Rock special 20 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Power Whip Grass physical 10 120 85%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Petal Blizzard Grass physical 15 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Fairy Wind Fairy special 30 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Boomburst Normal special 10 140 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Dazzling Gleam Fairy special 10 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Land's Wrath Ground physical 10 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Shadow Blitz Shadow physical 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Shadow Break Shadow physical 75 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Shadow Rave Shadow special 70 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Shadow Storm Shadow special 95 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Shadow Wave Shadow special 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Pokémon

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

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

Generation 1 Generation 2 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.
Cleffa Fairy Cute Charm
Magic Guard
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Undiscovered 50 25 28 45 55 15 218
Clefairy Fairy Cute Charm
Magic Guard
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 70 45 48 60 65 35 323
9 9 9 9 9 Igglybuff Normal Fairy Cute Charm
Competitive
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Undiscovered 90 30 15 40 20 15 210
9 9 9 9 9 7 Jigglypuff Normal Fairy Cute Charm
Competitive
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 115 45 20 45 25 20 270
Grimer Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 80 80 50 40 50 25 325
Muk Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 105 105 75 65 100 50 500
Drowzee Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 48 45 43 90 42 328
Hypno Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 85 73 70 73 115 67 483
Happiny Normal Natural Cure
Serene Grace
Friend Guard
always female Undiscovered 100 5 5 15 65 30 220
Chansey Normal Natural Cure
Serene Grace
Healer
always female Fairy 250 5 5 35 105 50 450
Blissey Normal Natural Cure
Serene Grace
Healer
always female Fairy 255 10 10 75 135 55 540
Smoochum Ice Psychic Oblivious
Forewarn
Hydration
always female Undiscovered 45 30 15 85 65 65 305
Jynx Ice Psychic Oblivious
Forewarn
Dry Skin
always female Human-Like 65 50 35 115 95 95 455
Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
Sunflora Grass Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Early Bird
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 75 55 105 85 30 425
Treecko Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
40 45 35 65 55 70 310
Grovyle Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
50 65 45 85 65 95 405
Sceptile Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
70 85 65 105 85 120 530
Nuzleaf Grass Dark Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
70 70 40 60 40 60 340
Shiftry Grass Dark Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
90 100 60 90 60 80 480
Whismur Normal Soundproof
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
64 51 23 51 23 28 240
Loudred Normal Soundproof
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
84 71 43 71 43 48 360
Exploud Normal Soundproof
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
104 91 63 91 73 68 490
Gulpin Poison Liquid Ooze
Sticky Hold
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 70 43 53 43 53 40 302
Swalot Poison Liquid Ooze
Sticky Hold
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 100 73 83 73 83 55 467
Piplup Water Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
53 51 53 61 56 40 314
Buneary Normal Run Away
Klutz
Limber
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
55 66 44 44 56 85 350
Lopunny Normal Cute Charm
Klutz
Limber
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
65 76 84 54 96 105 480
Finneon Water Swift Swim
Storm Drain
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 2 49 49 56 49 61 66 330
Lumineon Water Swift Swim
Storm Drain
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 2 69 69 76 69 86 91 460
Audino Normal Healer
Regenerator
Klutz
½ male, ½ female Fairy 103 60 86 60 86 50 445
Timburr Fighting Guts
Sheer Force
Iron Fist
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 75 80 55 25 35 35 305
Gurdurr Fighting Guts
Sheer Force
Iron Fist
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 85 105 85 40 50 40 405
Conkeldurr Fighting Guts
Sheer Force
Iron Fist
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 105 140 95 55 65 45 505
Trubbish Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Aftermath
½ male, ½ female Mineral 50 50 62 40 62 65 329
Garbodor Poison Stench
Weak Armor
Aftermath
½ male, ½ female Mineral 80 95 82 60 82 75 474
Minccino Normal Cute Charm
Technician
Skill Link
¼ male, ¾ female Field 55 50 40 40 40 75 300
Gothita Psychic Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag
¼ male, ¾ female Human-Like 45 30 50 55 65 45 290
Gothorita Psychic Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag
¼ male, ¾ female Human-Like 60 45 70 75 85 55 390
Gothitelle Psychic Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag
¼ male, ¾ female Human-Like 70 55 95 95 110 65 490
Alomomola Water Healer
Hydration
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
165 75 80 40 45 65 470
Mienfoo Fighting Inner Focus
Regenerator
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
45 85 50 55 50 65 350
Mienshao Fighting Inner Focus
Regenerator
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
65 125 60 95 60 105 510
Golett Ground Ghost Iron Fist
Klutz
No Guard
genderless Mineral 59 74 50 35 50 35 303
Golurk Ground Ghost Iron Fist
Klutz
No Guard
genderless Mineral 89 124 80 55 80 55 483
Froakie Water Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 41 56 40 62 44 71 314
Frogadier Water Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 54 63 52 83 56 97 405
Greninja Water Dark Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 72 95 67 103 71 122 530
Helioptile Electric Normal Sand Veil
Dry Skin
Solar Power
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
44 38 33 61 43 70 289

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