Dragon Dance (move)

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Move data

Type Dragon
Category Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Dragon Dance raises the user's Attack and Speed by one stage each.

Stats can be raised to a maximum of +6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Dragonium Z and uses its Z-Power, Dragon Dance turns into Z-Dragon Dance and eliminates any stat drops applied to the user, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A mystical dance that ups ATTACK and SPEED.
FireRed/LeafGreen A mystic, powerful dance that boosts the user’s ATTACK and SPEED stats.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user vigorously performs a mystic, powerful dance that boosts its Attack and Speed stats.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user vigorously performs a mystic, powerful dance that boosts its Attack and Speed stats.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user vigorously performs a mystic, powerful dance that raises its Attack and Speed stats.
Sun/Moon The user vigorously performs a mystic, powerful dance that raises its Attack and Speed stats.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Dragon Dance 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.

HorseaHorsea
#116 / Water
Level 46
SeadraSeadra
#117 / Water
Level 52
GyaradosGyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Level 47
DratiniDratini
#147 / Dragon
Level 51
DragonairDragonair
#148 / Dragon
Level 61
DragoniteDragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Level 61
KingdraKingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Level 52
AltariaAltaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Level 30
LatiosLatios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 7
RayquazaRayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Level 60
AxewAxew
#610 / Dragon
Level 32
FraxureFraxure
#611 / Dragon
Level 32
HaxorusHaxorus
#612 / Dragon
Level 32
Zygarde (50% Forme)Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Level 72

Learnt by breeding

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

CharmanderCharmander
#004 / Fire
Dragon, Monster
CharmeleonCharmeleon
#005 / Fire
Dragon, Monster
CharizardCharizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Dragon, Monster
LaprasLapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Monster, Water 1
DratiniDratini
#147 / Dragon
Dragon, Water 1
DragonairDragonair
#148 / Dragon
Dragon, Water 1
DragoniteDragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Dragon, Water 1
TotodileTotodile
#158 / Water
Monster, Water 1
CroconawCroconaw
#159 / Water
Monster, Water 1
FeraligatrFeraligatr
#160 / Water
Monster, Water 1
LarvitarLarvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Monster
PupitarPupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Monster
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Monster
BarboachBarboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Water 2
WhiscashWhiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Water 2
CorphishCorphish
#341 / Water
Water 1, Water 3
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Water 1, Water 3
TropiusTropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Grass, Monster
BagonBagon
#371 / Dragon
Dragon
ShelgonShelgon
#372 / Dragon
Dragon
SalamenceSalamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Dragon
ScraggyScraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Dragon, Field
ScraftyScrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Dragon, Field
TyruntTyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Dragon, Monster
TyrantrumTyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Dragon, Monster