Essentials

Spark

Electric physical

Generation 2

Summary

Has a 30% 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
65; percentile 42.5
Accuracy
100%
PP
20, up to 32 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
30
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

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 paralyze the target.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

An attack that may cause paralysis.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

An electrified tackle that may paralyze the foe.

FireRed, LeafGreen

An electrically charged tackle that may also paralyze the foe.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user throws an electrically charged tackle at the foe. It may also leave the target paralyzed.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user throws an electrically charged tackle at the target. It may also leave the target with paralysis.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user throws an electrically charged tackle at the target. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

Foreign Names

Japanese
スパーク (supaaku)
Korean
스파크
French
Étincelle
German
Funkensprung
Spanish
Chispa
Italian
Scintilla
Czech
Jiskra

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
Jam
♥♥♥♥
Flavor text
Badly startles the Pokémon in front.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cool
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 Spark.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Thunder Punch Electric physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Thunder Shock Electric special 30 40 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Thunderbolt Electric special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Lick Ghost physical 30 30 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Zap Cannon Electric special 5 120 50%

Has a 100% chance to paralyze the target.

Dragon Breath Dragon special 20 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Force Palm Fighting physical 10 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Discharge Electric special 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Bolt Strike Electric physical 5 130 85%

Has a 20% chance to paralyze the target.

Nuzzle Electric physical 20 20 100%

Has a 100% chance to paralyze the target.

Shadow Bolt Shadow special 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Pokémon

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

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

Generation 2 Generation 3 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.
26 22 22 22 21 21 Magnemite Electric Steel Magnet Pull
Sturdy
Analytic
genderless Mineral 25 35 70 95 55 45 325
26 22 22 22 21 21 Magneton Electric Steel Magnet Pull
Sturdy
Analytic
genderless Mineral 50 60 95 120 70 70 465
22 22 22 21 21 Magnezone Electric Steel Magnet Pull
Sturdy
Analytic
genderless Mineral 70 70 115 130 90 60 535
21 12 12 12 12 12 Voltorb Electric Soundproof
Static
Aftermath
genderless Mineral 40 30 50 55 55 100 330
21 Electrode Electric Soundproof
Static
Aftermath
genderless Mineral 60 50 70 80 80 140 480
25 25 20 20 20 20 20 Chinchou Water Electric Volt Absorb
Illuminate
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 2 75 38 38 56 56 67 330
25 25 20 20 20 20 20 Lanturn Water Electric Volt Absorb
Illuminate
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 2 125 58 58 76 76 67 460
41 41 29 29 29 29 29 Raikou Electric Pressure
Volt Absorb
genderless Undiscovered 90 85 75 115 100 115 580
25 25 Nosepass Rock Sturdy
Magnet Pull
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 30 45 135 45 90 30 375
25 25 Probopass Rock Steel Sturdy
Magnet Pull
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 60 55 145 75 150 40 525
20 20 20 20 20 20 Electrike Electric Static
Lightning Rod
Minus
½ male, ½ female Field 40 45 40 65 40 65 295
20 20 20 20 20 20 Manectric Electric Static
Lightning Rod
Minus
½ male, ½ female Field 70 75 60 105 60 105 475
20 Manectric Mega Manectric Electric Intimidate ½ male, ½ female Field 70 75 80 135 80 135 575
19 15 15 15 15 15 Plusle Electric Plus
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Fairy 60 50 40 85 75 95 405
19 15 15 15 15 15 Minun Electric Minus
Volt Absorb
½ male, ½ female Fairy 60 40 50 75 85 95 405
17 13 13 13 13 Shinx Electric Rivalry
Intimidate
Guts
½ male, ½ female Field 45 65 34 40 34 45 263
18 13 13 13 13 Luxio Electric Rivalry
Intimidate
Guts
½ male, ½ female Field 60 85 49 60 49 60 363
18 13 13 13 13 Luxray Electric Rivalry
Intimidate
Guts
½ male, ½ female Field 80 120 79 95 79 70 523
13 13 13 13 13 Pachirisu Electric Run Away
Pickup
Volt Absorb
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
60 45 70 45 90 95 405
25 25 25 Blitzle Electric Lightning Rod
Motor Drive
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Field 45 60 32 50 32 76 295
25 25 25 Zebstrika Electric Lightning Rod
Motor Drive
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Field 75 100 63 80 63 116 497
13 13 13 Emolga Electric Flying Static
Motor Drive
½ male, ½ female Field 55 75 60 75 60 103 428
Tynamo Electric Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 35 55 40 45 40 60 275
Eelektrik Electric Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 85 70 75 70 40 405
Generation 2 Generation 3 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.
• • • • • • Barboach Water Ground Oblivious
Anticipation
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 2 50 48 43 46 41 60 288
• • • Stunfisk Ground Electric Static
Limber
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
109 66 84 81 99 32 471

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