Bug Buzz (move)

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Move data

Type Bug
Category Special
Power 90
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Bug Buzz deals damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Buginium Z and uses its Z-Power, Bug Buzz turns into Savage Spin-Out and has base power 175.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user vibrates its wings to generate a damaging sound wave. It may also lower the foe’s Sp. Def stat.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user vibrates its wings to generate a damaging sound wave. It may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user vibrates its wings to generate a damaging sound wave. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.
Sun/Moon The user generates a damaging sound wave by vibration. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Bug Buzz at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

ButterfreeButterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Level 42
VenomothVenomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Level 1
VenomothVenomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Level 59
LedybaLedyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Level 41
LedianLedian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Level 53
YanmaYanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Level 57
BeautiflyBeautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Level 35
DustoxDustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Level 35
MasquerainMasquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
MasquerainMasquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 42
VolbeatVolbeat
#313 / Bug
Level 40
IllumiseIllumise
#314 / Bug
Level 40
VibravaVibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Level 29
KricketuneKricketune
#402 / Bug
Level 46
MothimMothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Level 47
CombeeCombee
#415 / Bug · Flying
Level 29
YanmegaYanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
YanmegaYanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Level 57
SewaddleSewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Level 36
KarrablastKarrablast
#588 / Bug
Level 28
EscavalierEscavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 28
JoltikJoltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Level 48
GalvantulaGalvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Level 60
ShelmetShelmet
#616 / Bug
Level 44
AccelgorAccelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 44
LarvestaLarvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Level 70
VolcaronaVolcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Level 1
VolcaronaVolcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Level 70
GenesectGenesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Level 55
VivillonVivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
Level 35

Learnt by breeding

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

ScytherScyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Bug
LedybaLedyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Bug
LedianLedian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Bug
ScizorScizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Bug
NincadaNincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Bug
NinjaskNinjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Bug
ShedinjaShedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Mineral
VolbeatVolbeat
#313 / Bug
Bug, Human-Like
IllumiseIllumise
#314 / Bug
Bug, Human-Like