Discharge (move)

Move data

Type Electric
Category   Special
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Discharge deals damage and has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target(s).

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

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Electrium Z and uses its Z-Power, Discharge turns into Gigavolt Havoc and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
A flare of electricity is loosed to strike all Pokémon in battle. It may also cause paralysis.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
A flare of electricity is loosed to strike the area around the user. It may also cause paralysis.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user strikes everything around it by letting loose a flare of electricity. This may also cause paralysis.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user strikes everything around it by letting loose a flare of electricity. This may also cause paralysis.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Discharge 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.

Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Level 34
Geodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
Level 34
Graveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
Level 40
Golem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
Level 40
Magnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
Level 37
Magneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Level 43
Voltorb
#100 / Electric
Level 37
Electrode
#101 / Electric
Level 41
Electabuzz
#125 / Electric
Level 36
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Level 37
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Level 40
Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Level 50
Chinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
Level 34
Lanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Level 37
Mareep
#179 / Electric
Level 32
Flaaffy
#180 / Electric
Level 38
Ampharos
#181 / Electric
Level 40
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Level 40
Elekid
#239 / Electric
Level 33
Raikou
#243 / Electric
Level 1
Raikou
#243 / Electric
Level 57
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Level 31
Electrike
#309 / Electric
Level 29
Manectric
#310 / Electric
Level 30
Plusle
#311 / Electric
Level 31
Minun
#312 / Electric
Level 31
Shinx
#403 / Electric
Level 41
Luxio
#404 / Electric
Level 48
Luxray
#405 / Electric
Level 56
Pachirisu
#417 / Electric
Level 41
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Level 43
Electivire
#466 / Electric
Level 36
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Level 40
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Level 31
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Level 1
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Level 64
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Level 1
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Level 64
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Level 1
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Level 64
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Level 1
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Level 64
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Level 1
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Level 64
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Level 1
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Level 64
Blitzle
#522 / Electric
Level 32
Zebstrika
#523 / Electric
Level 36
Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Level 50
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Level 45
Galvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Level 54
Klink
#599 / Steel
Level 42
Klang
#600 / Steel
Level 44
Klinklang
#601 / Steel
Level 44
Eelektrik
#603 / Electric
Level 29
Eelektross
#604 / Electric
Level 1
Stunfisk
#618 / Ground · Electric
Level 25
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Level 37
Dedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
Level 50
Charjabug
#737 / Bug · Electric
Level 43
Togedemaru
#777 / Electric · Steel
Level 29
Tapu Koko
#785 / Electric · Fairy
Level 48
Xurkitree
#796 / Electric
Level 47
Zeraora
#807 / Electric
Level 50

Learnt by breeding

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