Body Slam (move)

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Move data

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

Technical/Hidden Machine

Red/Blue
Yellow
TM08

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.

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 Pokemon.

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 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 Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

NidoqueenNidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Level 35
ClefairyClefairy
#035 / Fairy
Level 40
JigglypuffJigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Level 32
PoliwagPoliwag
#060 / Water
Level 21
PoliwhirlPoliwhirl
#061 / Water
Level 21
JynxJynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Level 44
LaprasLapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Level 18
SnorlaxSnorlax
#143 / Normal
Level 25
ChikoritaChikorita
#152 / Grass
Level 34
BayleefBayleef
#153 / Grass
Level 40
MeganiumMeganium
#154 / Grass
Level 46
DunsparceDunsparce
#206 / Normal
Level 18
SlugmaSlugma
#218 / Fire
Level 41
MagcargoMagcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Level 43
MiltankMiltank
#241 / Normal
Level 24
SwalotSwalot
#317 / Poison
Level 1
TorkoalTorkoal
#324 / Fire
Level 27
TropiusTropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Level 41
SphealSpheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Level 26
SealeoSealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Level 26
WalreinWalrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Level 25
KyogreKyogre
#382 / Water
Level 20
ShellosShellos
#422 / Water
Level 29
GastrodonGastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Level 29
PuruglyPurugly
#432 / Normal
Level 45
MunchlaxMunchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 25
ThrohThroh
#538 / Fighting
Level 21
GarbodorGarbodor
#569 / Poison
Level 25
ShelmetShelmet
#616 / Bug
Level 40
DeinoDeino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Level 48
ZweilousZweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Level 48
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Level 48
ChespinChespin
#650 / Grass
Level 42
QuilladinQuilladin
#651 / Grass
Level 48
ChesnaughtChesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Level 54
PanchamPancham
#674 / Fighting
Level 33
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Level 35
GoomyGoomy
#704 / Dragon
Level 32
SliggooSliggoo
#705 / Dragon
Level 32
GoodraGoodra
#706 / Dragon
Level 32
AvaluggAvalugg
#713 / Ice
Level 1
VolcanionVolcanion
#721 / Fire · Water
Level 46
TurtonatorTurtonator
#776 / Fire · Dragon
Level 33

Learnt by breeding

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

GrowlitheGrowlithe
#058 / Fire
Field
ArcanineArcanine
#059 / Fire
Field
LickitungLickitung
#108 / Normal
Monster
GoldeenGoldeen
#118 / Water
Water 2
SeakingSeaking
#119 / Water
Water 2
ChikoritaChikorita
#152 / Grass
Grass, Monster
BayleefBayleef
#153 / Grass
Grass, Monster
MeganiumMeganium
#154 / Grass
Grass, Monster
MareepMareep
#179 / Electric
Field, Monster
FlaaffyFlaaffy
#180 / Electric
Field, Monster
AmpharosAmpharos
#181 / Electric
Field, Monster
MarillMarill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Fairy, Water 1
AzumarillAzumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Fairy, Water 1
WooperWooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Field, Water 1
QuagsireQuagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Field, Water 1
SwinubSwinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Field
PiloswinePiloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Field
PhanpyPhanpy
#231 / Ground
Field
DonphanDonphan
#232 / Ground
Field
SlakothSlakoth
#287 / Normal
Field
VigorothVigoroth
#288 / Normal
Field
SlakingSlaking
#289 / Normal
Field
AzurillAzurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
Undiscovered
AronAron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Monster
LaironLairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Monster
AggronAggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Monster
WailmerWailmer
#320 / Water
Field, Water 2
WailordWailord
#321 / Water
Field, Water 2
NumelNumel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Field
CameruptCamerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Field
SeviperSeviper
#336 / Poison
Dragon, Field
CorphishCorphish
#341 / Water
Water 1, Water 3
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Water 1, Water 3
ClamperlClamperl
#366 / Water
Water 1
HuntailHuntail
#367 / Water
Water 1
GorebyssGorebyss
#368 / Water
Water 1
TurtwigTurtwig
#387 / Grass
Grass, Monster
GrotleGrotle
#388 / Grass
Grass, Monster
TorterraTorterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Grass, Monster
ShieldonShieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Monster
BastiodonBastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Monster
DrifloonDrifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Amorphous
DrifblimDrifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Amorphous
GibleGible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Dragon, Monster
GabiteGabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Dragon, Monster
GarchompGarchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Dragon, Monster
HippopotasHippopotas
#449 / Ground
Field
HippowdonHippowdon
#450 / Ground
Field
LickilickyLickilicky
#463 / Normal
Monster
MamoswineMamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Field
TepigTepig
#498 / Fire
Field
PignitePignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Field
EmboarEmboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Field
TirtougaTirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Water 1, Water 3
CarracostaCarracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Water 1, Water 3
FoongusFoongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Grass
AmoongussAmoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
Grass
HeatmorHeatmor
#631 / Fire
Field
LittenLitten
#725 / Fire
Field
TorracatTorracat
#726 / Fire
Field
IncineroarIncineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Field
MudbrayMudbray
#749 / Ground
Field
MudsdaleMudsdale
#750 / Ground
Field