Bug Buzz (move)

Move data

Type Bug
Category   Special
Power 90
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 4

Machine/Record

Sword​/​Shield TR61

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
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The user generates a damaging sound wave by vibration. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Level 32
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Level 28
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Level 28
Karrablast
#588 / Bug
Level 44
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 44
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Level 48
Galvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Level 56
Shelmet
#616 / Bug
Level 44
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 44
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Level 42
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Level 42
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Level 56
Vikavolt
#738 / Bug · Electric
Level 36
Cutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
Level 48
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
Level 56
Pheromosa
#795 / Bug · Fighting
Level 60
Orbeetle
#826 / Bug · Psychic
Level 28
Frosmoth
#873 / Ice · Bug
Level 32

Learnt by TR

Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Nincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Combee
#415 / Bug · Flying
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Shelmet
#616 / Bug
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Cutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
Dewpider
#751 / Water · Bug
Araquanid
#752 / Water · Bug
Wimpod
#767 / Bug · Water
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Dottler
#825 / Bug · Psychic
Orbeetle
#826 / Bug · Psychic
Sizzlipede
#850 / Fire · Bug
Centiskorch
#851 / Fire · Bug
Snom
#872 / Ice · Bug
Frosmoth
#873 / Ice · Bug