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 A flare of electricity is loosed to strike the area around the user. It may also cause paralysis.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Discharge 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.

Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Level 42
Magnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
Level 43
Magneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Level 51
Electabuzz
#125 / Electric
Level 44
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Level 78
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 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 64
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Level 1
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Level 64
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Level 64
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Level 64
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Level 1
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