Discharge (move)

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Move data

Type Electric
Category Special Special
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Discharge deals damage and has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target(s).

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 all adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A flare of electricity is loosed to strike all Pokémon in battle. It may also cause paralysis.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
A flare of electricity is loosed to strike the area around the user. It may also cause paralysis.
X/Y The user strikes everything around it by letting loose a flare of electricity. This may also cause paralysis.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Discharge 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.

Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Level 42
Magnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
Level 43
Magneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Level 51
Electabuzz
#125 / Electric
Level 36
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Level 37
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Level 40
Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Level 50
Chinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
Level 39
Lanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Level 47
Mareep
#179 / Electric
Level 32
Flaaffy
#180 / Electric
Level 38
Ampharos
#181 / Electric
Level 40
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Level 40
Elekid
#239 / Electric
Level 33
Raikou
#243 / Electric
Level 1
Raikou
#243 / Electric
Level 57
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Level 39
Electrike
#309 / Electric
Level 41
Manectric
#310 / Electric
Level 49
Shinx
#403 / Electric
Level 41
Luxio
#404 / Electric
Level 48
Luxray
#405 / Electric
Level 56
Pachirisu
#417 / Electric
Level 41
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Level 51
Electivire
#466 / Electric
Level 36
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Level 40
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Level 39
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Level 1
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Level 64
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Level 1
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Level 64
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Level 1
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Level 64
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Level 1
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Level 64
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Level 1
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Level 64
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Level 1
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Level 64
Blitzle
#522 / Electric
Level 32
Zebstrika
#523 / Electric
Level 36
Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Level 50
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Level 45
Galvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Level 54
Klink
#599 / Steel
Level 42
Klang
#600 / Steel
Level 44
Klinklang
#601 / Steel
Level 44
Eelektrik
#603 / Electric
Level 29
Eelektross
#604 / Electric
Level 1
Stunfisk
#618 / Electric · Ground
Level 25
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Level 43
Dedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
Level 50

Learnt by breeding

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

Electrike
#309 / Electric
Field
Manectric
#310 / Electric
Field
Plusle
#311 / Electric
Fairy
Minun
#312 / Electric
Fairy
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Monster
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Monster