Body Slam (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Physical
Power 85
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 1

Machine/Record

Red​/​Blue
Yellow
TM08
Sword​/​Shield TR01

Effects

Body Slam deals damage and has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target.

Electric type Pokémon, those with the ability Limber or those behind a Substitute cannot be paralyzed.

If the target has used Minimize, Body Slam ignores accuracy and deals double damage.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, the Minimize effect did not occur.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Body Slam turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Body Slam
Japanese のしかかり (Noshikakari)
German Bodyslam
French Plaquage
Italian Corposcontro
Spanish Golpe Cuerpo

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
An attack that may cause paralysis.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
A full-body slam that may cause paralysis.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The user drops its full body on the foe. It may leave the foe paralyzed.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user drops onto the foe with its full body weight. It may leave the foe paralyzed.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user drops onto the target with its full body weight. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user drops onto the target with its full body weight. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The user drops onto the target with its full body weight. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Sword​/​Shield The user drops onto the target with its full body weight. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Body Slam 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.

Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Level 24
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Level 1
Poliwag
#060 / Water
Level 30
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Level 32
Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Level 1
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Level 40
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Level 28
Politoed
#186 / Water
Level 1
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Level 32
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Level 40
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Level 36
Wailord
#321 / Water
Level 36
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Level 32
Shellos
#422 / Water
Level 25
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Level 25
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 28
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Level 24
Shelmet
#616 / Bug
Level 36
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 1
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Level 44
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Level 44
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Level 44
Pancham
#674 / Fighting
Level 36
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Level 40
Goomy
#704 / Dragon
Level 45
Sliggoo
#705 / Dragon
Level 49
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Level 49
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Level 1
Turtonator
#776 / Fire · Dragon
Level 32
Skwovet
#819 / Normal
Level 20
Greedent
#820 / Normal
Level 20
Chewtle
#833 / Water
Level 49
Drednaw
#834 / Water · Rock
Level 57
Appletun
#842 / Grass · Dragon
Level 32
Stonjourner
#874 / Rock
Level 42

Learnt by TR

Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Meowth
Galarian Meowth
#052 / Steel
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Golduck
#055 / Water
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Poliwag
#060 / Water
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Ponyta
Galarian Ponyta
#077 / Psychic
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Rapidash
Galarian Rapidash
#078 / Psychic · Fairy
Slowpoke
Galarian Slowpoke
#079 / Psychic
Slowbro
Galarian Slowbro
#080 / Poison · Psychic
Farfetch'd
Galarian Farfetch'd
#083 / Fighting
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Krabby
#098 / Water
Kingler
#099 / Water
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Seaking
#119 / Water
Mr. Mime
Galarian Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Ice
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Eevee
#133 / Normal
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Corsola
Galarian Corsola
#222 / Ghost
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Zigzagoon
Galarian Zigzagoon
#263 / Dark · Normal
Linoone
Galarian Linoone
#264 / Dark · Normal
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Azurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Wailord
#321 / Water
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Milotic
#350 / Water
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Shellos
#422 / Water
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Darmanitan
Galarian Standard Mode
#555 / Ice
Foongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Shelmet
#616 / Bug
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Goomy
#704 / Dragon
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Litten
#725 / Fire
Torracat
#726 / Fire
Incineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Chewtle
#833 / Water
Drednaw
#834 / Water · Rock
Coalossal
#839 / Rock · Fire
Cursola
#864 / Ghost
Mr. Rime
#866 / Psychic · Ice
Cufant
#878 / Steel
Arctovish
#883 / Water · Ice
Urshifu
Single Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Dark
Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Water
Zarude
#893 / Dark · Grass