Body Slam (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Physical Physical
Power 85
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 1

Technical/Hidden Machine

Red/Blue
Yellow
TM08

Effects

Body Slam deals damage and has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target.

Electric type Pokémon, those with the ability Limber or those behind a Substitute cannot be paralyzed.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
An attack that may cause paralysis.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A full-body slam that may cause paralysis.
FireRed/LeafGreen The user drops its full body on the foe. It may leave the foe paralyzed.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user drops onto the foe with its full body weight. It may leave the foe paralyzed.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user drops onto the target with its full body weight. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
X/Y The user drops onto the target with its full body weight. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Body Slam 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.

Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Level 35
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Level 40
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Level 33
Poliwag
#060 / Water
Level 21
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Level 21
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Level 44
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Level 18
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Level 25
Chikorita
#152 / Grass
Level 34
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Level 40
Meganium
#154 / Grass
Level 46
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Level 46
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Level 52
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Level 24
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Level 26
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Level 33
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Level 37
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Level 19
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Level 19
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Level 19
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Level 15
Shellos
#422 / Water
Level 29
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Level 29
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Level 45
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 25
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Level 29
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Level 25
Shelmet
#616 / Bug
Level 40
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Level 48
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Level 48
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Level 48
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Level 42
Quilladin
#651 / Grass
Level 48
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Level 48
Pancham
#674 / Fighting
Level 33
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Level 35
Goomy
#704 / Dragon
Level 32
Sliggoo
#705 / Dragon
Level 32
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Level 32
Volcanion
#720 / Fire · Water
Level 46

Learnt by breeding

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

Growlithe
#058 / Fire
Field
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Field
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Monster
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Water 2
Seaking
#119 / Water
Water 2
Chikorita
#152 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Meganium
#154 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Mareep
#179 / Electric
Field, Monster
Flaaffy
#180 / Electric
Field, Monster
Ampharos
#181 / Electric
Field, Monster
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Fairy, Water 1
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Fairy, Water 1
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Field, Water 1
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Field, Water 1
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Field
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Field
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Field
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Field
Slakoth
#287 / Normal
Field
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Field
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Field
Azurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
Undiscovered
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Monster
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Monster
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Monster
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Field, Water 2
Wailord
#321 / Water
Field, Water 2
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Field
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Field
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Dragon, Field
Corphish
#341 / Water
Water 1, Water 3
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Water 1, Water 3
Clamperl
#366 / Water
Water 1
Huntail
#367 / Water
Water 1
Gorebyss
#368 / Water
Water 1
Turtwig
#387 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Grass, Monster
Shieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Monster
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Monster
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Amorphous
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Amorphous
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Dragon, Monster
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Dragon, Monster
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Dragon, Monster
Hippopotas
#449 / Ground
Field
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Field
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Monster
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Field
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Field
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Field
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Field
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Water 1, Water 3
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Water 1, Water 3
Foongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Grass
Amoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
Grass
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Field

Learnt in previous generations only

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

Bulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Charmander
#004 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Squirtle
#007 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Rattata
#019 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Raticate
#020 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Ekans
#023 / Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Raichu
#026 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Nidoran♀
#029 / Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Nidorina
#030 / Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Nidorino
#033 / Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Vileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Diglett
#050 / Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Persian
#053 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Golduck
#055 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Victreebel
#071 / Grass · Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Doduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Dodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Seel
#086 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Muk
#089 / Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Krabby
#098 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Kingler
#099 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Electabuzz
#125 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Eevee
#133 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Dratini
#147 / Dragon
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Dragonair
#148 / Dragon
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Cyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Totodile
#158 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Furret
#162 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Spinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Pichu
#172 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Igglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Girafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Pineco
#204 / Bug
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Forretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Stantler
#234 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Tyrogue
#236 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Elekid
#239 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Magby
#240 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Raikou
#243 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Entei
#244 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Suicune
#245 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Poochyena
#261 / Dark
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Mightyena
#262 / Dark
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Zigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Linoone
#264 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Shroomish
#285 / Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Whismur
#293 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Loudred
#294 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Skitty
#300 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Delcatty
#301 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Electrike
#309 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Manectric
#310 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Plusle
#311 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Minun
#312 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Trapinch
#328 / Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Milotic
#350 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Castform
#351 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Absol
#359 / Dark
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Shelgon
#372 / Dragon
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Regice
#378 / Ice
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor