Block (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Opponent cannot flee or switch.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Blocks the foe’s way to prevent escape.
FireRed/LeafGreen
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user blocks the foe’s way with arms spread wide to prevent escape.
Black/White The user blocks the target’s way with arms spread wide to prevent escape.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Block 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.

Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Level 41
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Level 22
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Level 19
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Level 30
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Level 33
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Level 22
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Level 1
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Level 1
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Mineral
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Mineral
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Mineral
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Monster, Water 1
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Monster, Water 1
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Mineral
Exeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
Grass
Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Grass
Totodile
#158 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Monster, Water 1
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Mineral
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Mineral
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Grass, Human-Like
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Grass, Human-Like
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Fairy, Mineral
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Fairy, Mineral
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Mineral
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Fairy, Mineral
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Bug, Mineral
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Bug, Mineral

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Block by the various move tutors in the games.

Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Muk
#089 / Poison
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Exeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Totodile
#158 / Water
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Forretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Wailord
#321 / Water
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Regice
#378 / Ice
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Samurott
#503 / Water
Roggenrola
#524 / Rock
Boldore
#525 / Rock
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Timburr
#532 / Fighting
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Cofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Mandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying

Learnt by Move Tutor (Generation 4)

Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Muk
#089 / Poison
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Forretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Wailord
#321 / Water
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Regice
#378 / Ice
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Regigigas
#486 / Normal