Volt Switch (move)

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Move data

Type Electric
Category Special Special
Power 70
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 5

Technical/Hidden Machine

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM72
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM72

Effects

User must switch out after attacking.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
X/Y After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Volt Switch 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.

EmolgaEmolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Level 42
HelioptileHelioptile
#694 / Electric · Normal
Level 40
DedenneDedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
Level 26

Learnt by TM

PikachuPikachu
#025 / Electric
RaichuRaichu
#026 / Electric
MagnemiteMagnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
MagnetonMagneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
VoltorbVoltorb
#100 / Electric
ElectrodeElectrode
#101 / Electric
ElectabuzzElectabuzz
#125 / Electric
JolteonJolteon
#135 / Electric
ZapdosZapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
ChinchouChinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
LanturnLanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
PichuPichu
#172 / Electric
FlaaffyFlaaffy
#180 / Electric
AmpharosAmpharos
#181 / Electric
ForretressForretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
ElekidElekid
#239 / Electric
RaikouRaikou
#243 / Electric
NosepassNosepass
#299 / Rock
ElectrikeElectrike
#309 / Electric
ManectricManectric
#310 / Electric
PluslePlusle
#311 / Electric
MinunMinun
#312 / Electric
ShinxShinx
#403 / Electric
LuxioLuxio
#404 / Electric
LuxrayLuxray
#405 / Electric
PachirisuPachirisu
#417 / Electric
MagnezoneMagnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
ElectivireElectivire
#466 / Electric
ProbopassProbopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
RotomRotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Rotom (Heat Rotom)Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Rotom (Wash Rotom)Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Rotom (Frost Rotom)Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Rotom (Fan Rotom)Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Rotom (Mow Rotom)Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
BlitzleBlitzle
#522 / Electric
ZebstrikaZebstrika
#523 / Electric
EmolgaEmolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
JoltikJoltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
GalvantulaGalvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
KlinkKlink
#599 / Steel
KlangKlang
#600 / Steel
KlinklangKlinklang
#601 / Steel
EelektrikEelektrik
#603 / Electric
EelektrossEelektross
#604 / Electric
CobalionCobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Thundurus (Incarnate Forme)Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
ZekromZekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
HelioptileHelioptile
#694 / Electric · Normal
HelioliskHeliolisk
#695 / Electric · Normal
DedenneDedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy