Avalanche (move)

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Move data

Type Ice
Category Physical Physical
Power 60
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Priority -4
Introduced Generation 4

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM72

Effects

Power doubles if user took damage first.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
An attack move that inflicts double the damage if the user has been hurt by the foe in the same turn.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
An attack move that inflicts double the damage if the user has been hurt by the target in the same turn.
X/Y An attack move that inflicts double the damage if the user has been hurt by the target in the same turn.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Avalanche at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Level 39
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Level 35
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Level 19
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Level 19
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Level 19
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Level 34
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Level 34
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Level 39
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Level 42

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Avalanche as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Shellder
#090 / Water
Water 3
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Water 3
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Monster, Water 1
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Field
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Field
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Field
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Monster, Water 1
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Monster, Water 1
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Fairy, Mineral
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Fairy, Mineral
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Grass, Monster
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Grass, Monster
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Field
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Field
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Fairy, Mineral
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Field
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Field

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Avalanche in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Blastoise
#009 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Gen 4 — TM
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Gen 4 — TM
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Gen 4 — TM
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Gen 4 — TM
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Gen 4 — TM
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Gen 4 — TM
Starmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Gen 4 — TM
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Gen 4 — TM
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 4 — TM
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Gen 4 — TM
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Gen 4 — TM
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Gen 4 — TM
Suicune
#245 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Gen 4 — TM
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Gen 4 — TM
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Gen 4 — TM
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Gen 4 — TM
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Wailord
#321 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Gen 4 — TM
Milotic
#350 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Castform
#351 / Normal
Gen 4 — TM
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Gen 4 — TM
Regice
#378 / Ice
Gen 4 — TM
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 4 — TM
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 4 — TM
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 4 — TM
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 4 — TM
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Gen 4 — TM
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Gen 4 — TM
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Gen 4 — TM
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Gen 4 — TM
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Gen 4 — TM
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Gen 4 — TM
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Gen 4 — TM
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Gen 4 — TM