Avalanche (move)

Move data

Type Ice
Category   Physical
Power 60
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Priority -4
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 4

Machine/Record

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM72
Sword​/​Shield TM64

Effects

Power doubles if user took damage first.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Icium Z and uses its Z-Power, Avalanche turns into Subzero Slammer and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Avalanche
Japanese ゆきなだれ (Yuki Nadare)
German Lawine
French Avalanche
Italian Slavina
Spanish Alud

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
An attack move that inflicts double the damage if the user has been hurt by the foe in the same turn.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
An attack move that inflicts double the damage if the user has been hurt by the target in the same turn.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
An attack move that inflicts double the damage if the user has been hurt by the target in the same turn.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The power of this attack move is doubled if the user has been hurt by the target in the same turn.
Sword​/​Shield The power of this attack move is doubled if the user has been hurt by the target in the same turn.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Avalanche at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Darumaka
Galarian Darumaka
#554 / Ice
Level 12
Darmanitan
Galarian Standard Mode
#555 / Ice
Level 12
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Level 16
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Level 16
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Level 16
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Level 18
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Level 18
Arctozolt
#881 / Electric · Ice
Level 35
Glastrier
#896 / Ice
Level 12
Calyrex
Ice Rider
#898 / Psychic · Ice
Level 1

Learnt by TM

Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Slowbro
Galarian Slowbro
#080 / Poison · Psychic
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Mr. Mime
Galarian Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Ice
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Slowking
Galarian Slowking
#199 / Poison · Psychic
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Suicune
#245 / Water
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Wailord
#321 / Water
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Milotic
#350 / Water
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Regice
#378 / Ice
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Darumaka
Galarian Darumaka
#554 / Ice
Darmanitan
Galarian Standard Mode
#555 / Ice
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Mr. Rime
#866 / Psychic · Ice
Frosmoth
#873 / Ice · Bug
Eiscue
Ice Face
#875 / Ice
Arctovish
#883 / Water · Ice
Glastrier
#896 / Ice
Calyrex
Ice Rider
#898 / Psychic · Ice