Bug Buzz (move)

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Move data

Type Bug
Category Special 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.

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 The user vibrates its wings to generate a damaging sound wave. 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 X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Level 42
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Level 1
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Level 59
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Level 41
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Level 53
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Level 57
Beautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Level 41
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Level 41
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 61
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Level 41
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Level 41
Kricketune
#402 / Bug
Level 46
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Level 47
Combee
#415 / Bug · Flying
Level 29
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Level 57
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Level 36
Karrablast
#588 / Bug
Level 28
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 28
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Level 48
Galvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Level 60
Shelmet
#616 / Bug
Level 44
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 44
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Level 70
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Level 1
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Level 70
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Level 55
Vivillon
#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.

Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Bug
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Bug
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Bug
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Bug
Nincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Bug
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Bug
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Mineral
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Bug, Human-Like
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Bug, Human-Like