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 The user drops onto the target with its full body weight. It may also leave the target with paralysis.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Body Slam 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.

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 36
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 36
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

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
Monster, Grass
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Monster, Grass
Meganium
#154 / Grass
Monster, Grass
Mareep
#179 / Electric
Monster, Field
Flaaffy
#180 / Electric
Monster, Field
Ampharos
#181 / Electric
Monster, Field
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Water 1, Fairy
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Water 1, Fairy
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Water 1, Field
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Water 1, Field
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
Field, Dragon
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
Monster, Grass
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Monster, Grass
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Monster, Grass
Shieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Monster
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Monster
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Amorphous
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Amorphous
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Monster, Dragon
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Monster, Dragon
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Monster, Dragon
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