|PP||5 (max. 8)|
Targets all adjacent Pokemon.
Explosion deals high damage, but causes the user to faint.
In Generations 1-4, the opponent's defense stat is temporarily halved when calculating the damage. This gives Explosion an effective power of 500.
In Generation 1, Explosion has a base power of 170 (doubled to 340 with the defense-halving).
TM47 in Generation 1
TM64 in Generation 4, 5
|Inflicts severe damage but makes the user faint.|
|Very powerful but makes user faint.|
|FireRed/LeafGreen||The user explodes to inflict terrible damage even while fainting itself.|
|The user explodes to inflict damage on all Pokémon in battle. The user faints upon using this move.|
|Black/White||The user explodes to inflict damage on those around it. The user faints upon using this move.|
These pokemon learn Explosion at the level specified. The level numbers given are for Pokemon Black & White and may vary in other games; check the pokemon's dex page for details.
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