Electro Ball (move)

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Move data

Type Electric
Category Special Special
Power -
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 5

Effects

Ratio (r) Power
4 ≤ r         150
3 ≤ r < 4 120
2 ≤ r < 3 80
1 ≤ r < 2 60
r < 1 40

Electro Ball inflicts more damage the faster the user is compared to the opponent. The table to the right shows the different base powers for each ratio, where r = UserSpeed ÷ TargetSpeed

For example, if the user's Speed is at least 3 times more than the target but less than 4 times, Electro Ball hits with 120 base power.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user hurls an electric orb at the target. The faster the user is than the target, the greater the damage.
X/Y The user hurls an electric orb at the target. The faster the user is than the target, the greater the move’s power.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Electro Ball 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 18
Magnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
Level 32
Magneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Level 34
Voltorb
#100 / Electric
Level 29
Electrode
#101 / Electric
Level 29
Electabuzz
#125 / Electric
Level 22
Chinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
Level 28
Lanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Level 30
Mareep
#179 / Electric
Level 28
Flaaffy
#180 / Electric
Level 25
Ampharos
#181 / Electric
Level 25
Elekid
#239 / Electric
Level 31
Plusle
#311 / Electric
Level 29
Minun
#312 / Electric
Level 29
Pachirisu
#417 / Electric
Level 25
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Level 34
Electivire
#466 / Electric
Level 22
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Level 43
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Level 43
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Level 43
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Level 43
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Level 43
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Level 43
Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Level 26
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Level 29
Galvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Level 29

Learnt by breeding

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

Electrike
#309 / Electric
Field
Manectric
#310 / Electric
Field

Special/Event moves

Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Nintendo WFC event