Dragon Pulse (move)

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Move data

Type Dragon
Category Special Special
Power 85
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM59

Effects

Dragon Pulse deals damage with no additional effect.

Changes

In Generations 4-5, Dragon Pulse has base power 90.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets any single Pokemon on the field including non-adjacent ones.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth.
X/Y The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Dragon Pulse 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.

Horsea
#116 / Water
Level 42
Seadra
#117 / Water
Level 57
Ampharos
#181 / Electric
Level 1
Ampharos
#181 / Electric
Level 65
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Level 1
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Level 57
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Level 42
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Level 48
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 1
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 80
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 1
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 80
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Level 90
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Level 1
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Level 60
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Level 41
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Level 42
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Level 42
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Level 32
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Level 32
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Level 32
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Level 54
Kyurem
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 57
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 57
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 57
Skrelp
#690 / Poison · Water
Level 49
Dragalge
#691 / Poison · Dragon
Level 53
Clawitzer
#693 / Water
Level 1
Clawitzer
#693 / Water
Level 63
Goomy
#704 / Dragon
Level 42
Sliggoo
#705 / Dragon
Level 47
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Level 47
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Level 1
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Level 70
Zygarde
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Level 63

Learnt by breeding

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

Charmander
#004 / Fire
Dragon, Monster
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Dragon, Monster
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Dragon, Monster
Squirtle
#007 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Monster, Water 1
Dratini
#147 / Dragon
Dragon, Water 1
Dragonair
#148 / Dragon
Dragon, Water 1
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Dragon, Water 1
Feebas
#349 / Water
Dragon, Water 1
Milotic
#350 / Water
Dragon, Water 1
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Dragon
Shelgon
#372 / Dragon
Dragon
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Dragon
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Flying, Water 3
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Flying, Water 3
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Dragon, Monster
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Dragon, Monster
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Dragon, Monster