Essentials

Thunder Shock

Electric special

Generation 1

Summary

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
40; percentile 14.1
Accuracy
100%
PP
30, up to 48 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
10
Priority
0 (normal)

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
Generation 7
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. 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 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

An attack that may cause paralysis.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

An electrical attack that may paralyze the foe.

FireRed, LeafGreen

An electric shock attack that may also leave the foe paralyzed.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

A jolt of electricity is hurled at the foe to inflict damage. It may also leave the foe paralyzed.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

A jolt of electricity is hurled at the target to inflict damage. It may also leave the target with paralysis.

Generation 6
X, Y, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire

A jolt of electricity crashes down on the target to inflict damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

Generation 7
Sun, Moon

A jolt of electricity crashes down on the target to inflict damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

Foreign Names

Japanese
でんきショック (denkishokku)
でんきショック
Korean
전기쇼크
Chinese
電擊
电击
French
Éclair
German
Donnerschock
Spanish
Impactrueno
Italian
Tuonoshock
Czech
Bleskový šok

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
♡♡♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
A highly appealing move.
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 Thunder Shock.

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.

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.

Spark Electric physical 20 65 100%

Has a 30% 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.

Stoked Sparksurfer Electric special 1 175

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 Special Attack are more suited to Thunder Shock's special damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Generation 7 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Pichu Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 20 40 15 35 35 60 205
Pikachu Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
35 55 40 50 50 90 320
Cosplay Pikachu Cosplay Pikachu Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
35 55 40 50 50 90 320
Original Cap Pikachu Original Cap Pikachu Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
35 55 40 50 50 90 320
Hoenn Cap Pikachu Hoenn Cap Pikachu Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
35 55 40 50 50 90 320
Pikachu Rock Star Pikachu Rock Star Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
35 55 40 50 50 90 320
Sinnoh Cap Pikachu Sinnoh Cap Pikachu Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
35 55 40 50 50 90 320
Pikachu Belle Pikachu Belle Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
35 55 40 50 50 90 320
Pikachu Pop Star Pikachu Pop Star Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
35 55 40 50 50 90 320
Unova Cap Pikachu Unova Cap Pikachu Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
35 55 40 50 50 90 320
Pikachu Ph.D. Pikachu Ph.D. Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
35 55 40 50 50 90 320
Kalos Cap Pikachu Kalos Cap Pikachu Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
35 55 40 50 50 90 320
Pikachu Libre Pikachu Libre Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
35 55 40 50 50 90 320
Alola Cap Pikachu Alola Cap Pikachu Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
35 55 40 50 50 90 320
Raichu Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
60 90 55 90 80 110 485
Alolan Raichu Alolan Raichu Electric Psychic Surge Surfer ½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
60 85 50 95 85 110 485
25 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 5 Magnemite Electric Steel Magnet Pull
Sturdy
Analytic
genderless Mineral 25 35 70 95 55 45 325
Magneton Electric Steel Magnet Pull
Sturdy
Analytic
genderless Mineral 50 60 95 120 70 70 465
7 Magnezone Electric Steel Magnet Pull
Sturdy
Analytic
genderless Mineral 70 70 115 130 90 60 535
7 7 6 5 5 5 5 Elekid Electric Static
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Undiscovered 45 63 37 65 55 95 360
34 Electabuzz Electric Static
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 65 83 57 95 85 105 490
Electivire Electric Motor Drive
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 75 123 67 95 85 95 540
16 16 15 15 15 9 9 9 0 Jolteon Electric Volt Absorb
Quick Feet
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 65 60 110 95 130 525
Zapdos Electric Flying Pressure
Static
genderless Undiscovered 90 90 85 125 90 100 580
9 9 10 10 10 8 8 8 8 Mareep Electric Static
Plus
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
55 40 40 65 45 35 280
Flaaffy Electric Static
Plus
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
70 55 55 80 60 45 365
Ampharos Electric Static
Plus
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
90 75 85 115 90 55 510
Mega Ampharos Mega Ampharos Electric Dragon Mold Breaker ½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
90 95 105 165 110 45 610
11 11 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 Raikou Electric Pressure
Inner Focus
genderless Undiscovered 90 85 75 115 100 115 580
Rotom Electric Ghost Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 50 77 95 77 91 440
Heat Rotom Heat Rotom Electric Fire Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
Wash Rotom Wash Rotom Electric Water Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
Frost Rotom Frost Rotom Electric Ice Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
Fan Rotom Fan Rotom Electric Flying Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
Mow Rotom Mow Rotom Electric Grass Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
Emolga Electric Flying Static
Motor Drive
½ male, ½ female Field 55 75 60 75 60 103 428
11 11 11 11 11 Klink Steel Plus
Minus
Clear Body
genderless Mineral 40 55 70 45 60 30 300
Klang Steel Plus
Minus
Clear Body
genderless Mineral 60 80 95 70 85 50 440
Klinklang Steel Plus
Minus
Clear Body
genderless Mineral 60 100 115 70 85 90 520
9 9 9 9 9 Stunfisk Ground Electric Static
Limber
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
109 66 84 81 99 32 471
Incarnate Thundurus Electric Flying Prankster
Defiant
always male Undiscovered 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
Therian Thundurus Therian Thundurus Electric Flying Volt Absorb always male Undiscovered 79 105 70 145 80 101 580
6 6 6 Helioptile Electric Normal Dry Skin
Sand Veil
Solar Power
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
44 38 33 61 43 70 289
7 7 7 Dedenne Electric Fairy Cheek Pouch
Pickup
Plus
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
67 58 57 81 67 101 431
Togedemaru Electric Steel Iron Barbs
Lightning Rod
Sturdy
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
65 98 63 40 73 96 435
Tapu Koko Electric Fairy Electric Surge
Telepathy
genderless Undiscovered 70 115 85 95 75 130 570
Xurkitree Electric Beast Boost genderless Undiscovered 83 89 71 173 71 83 570
Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Generation 7 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Form Change: Appears when Rotom or Cosplay Pikachu changes form. Disappears if the Pokémon becomes another form and this move can only be learned by form change.
Rotom Electric Ghost Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 50 77 95 77 91 440

47 Pokémon

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