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 level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page 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
Monster, Grass
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Monster, Grass
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 by Machine (Generation 4)

Blastoise
#009 / Water
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Starmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Suicune
#245 / Water
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Wailord
#321 / Water
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Milotic
#350 / Water
Castform
#351 / Normal
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Regice
#378 / Ice
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Arceus
#493 / Normal