Belly Drum (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

User loses 50% of its max HP, but Attack raises to maximum.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Reduces own HP to maximize ATTACK.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Maximizes ATTACK while sacrificing HP.
FireRed/LeafGreen The user maximizes its ATTACK stat at the cost of half its full HP.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
Black/White
The user maximizes its Attack stat in exchange for HP equal to half its max HP.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Belly Drum 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.

Poliwag
#060 / Water
Level 31
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Level 37
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Level 44
Zigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Level 45
Linoone
#264 / Normal
Level 59
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Level 25
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Level 27
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 44
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Level 30
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Level 30
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

Charmander
#004 / Fire
Monster, Dragon
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Monster, Dragon
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Monster, Dragon
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Fairy
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Fairy
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Monster, Water 1
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Monster, Water 1
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Monster
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Monster
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Monster
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Human-Like
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Undiscovered
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Water 1, Fairy
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Water 1, Fairy
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Monster, Water 1
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Field
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Field
Magby
#240 / Fire
Undiscovered
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Water 1, Field
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Monster
Magmortar
#467 / Fire
Human-Like
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Field
Swirlix
#684 / Fairy
Fairy
Slurpuff
#685 / Fairy
Fairy