Bug Buzz (move)

Move data

Type Bug
Category   Special
Power 90
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Bug Buzz deals damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Buginium Z and uses its Z-Power, Bug Buzz turns into Savage Spin-Out and has base power 175.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Bug Buzz
Japanese むしのさざめき (Mushi no Sazameki)
German Käfergebrumm
French Bourdon
Italian Ronzio
Spanish Zumbido

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user vibrates its wings to generate a damaging sound wave. It may also lower the foe’s Sp. Def stat.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user vibrates its wings to generate a damaging sound wave. It may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user vibrates its wings to generate a damaging sound wave. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user generates a damaging sound wave by vibration. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Bug Buzz at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Level 31
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Level 1
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Level 59
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Level 33
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Level 38
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Level 57
Beautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Level 35
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Level 35
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 42
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Level 40
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Level 40
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Level 29
Kricketune
#402 / Bug
Level 46
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Level 50
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Level 50
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Level 50
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Level 50
Combee
#415 / Bug · Flying
Level 29
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Level 57
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Level 36
Karrablast
#588 / Bug
Level 28
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 28
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Level 48
Galvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Level 60
Shelmet
#616 / Bug
Level 44
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 44
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Level 70
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Level 1
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Level 70
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Level 55
Vivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
Level 35
Vikavolt
#738 / Bug · Electric
Level 31
Cutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
Level 26
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
Level 28
Pheromosa
#795 / Bug · Fighting
Level 53

Learnt by breeding

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