Seismic Toss (move)

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Move data

Type Fighting
Category Physical Physical
Power -
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 1

Technical/Hidden Machine

Red/Blue
Yellow
TM19

Effects

The damage of Seismic Toss is equal to the user's level. So at level 100 the Pokémon will inflict 100 HP damage.

Changes

In Generation 1 Seismic Toss can hit Ghost-type Pokémon despite their immunity to Fighting-type attacks.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
The user's level equals damage HP.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Inflicts damage identical to the user’s level.
FireRed/LeafGreen A gravity-fed throw that causes damage matching the user’s level.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is thrown using the power of gravity. It inflicts damage equal to the user’s level.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target is thrown using the power of gravity. It inflicts damage equal to the user’s level.
X/Y The target is thrown using the power of gravity. It inflicts damage equal to the user’s level.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Seismic Toss 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.

Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Level 17
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Level 17
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Level 22
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Level 22
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Level 22
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Level 8
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Level 31
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Level 37
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Level 1
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Level 13

Learnt by breeding

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

Chansey
#113 / Normal
Fairy
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Bug
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Field
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Field
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Field
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Fairy
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Fairy, Field
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Bug, Human-Like

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Seismic Toss in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Charmander
#004 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Squirtle
#007 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Raichu
#026 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Golduck
#055 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Electabuzz
#125 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Totodile
#158 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Pichu
#172 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Igglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Flaaffy
#180 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Ampharos
#181 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Politoed
#186 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Octillery
#224 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Tyrogue
#236 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Elekid
#239 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Magby
#240 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Slakoth
#287 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Whismur
#293 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Loudred
#294 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Plusle
#311 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Minun
#312 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Regice
#378 / Ice
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor