Discharge (move)

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

PikachuPikachu
#025 / Electric
Level 34
Alolan GeodudeGeodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
Level 34
Alolan GravelerGraveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
Level 40
Alolan GolemGolem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
Level 40
MagnemiteMagnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
Level 37
MagnetonMagneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Level 43
VoltorbVoltorb
#100 / Electric
Level 37
ElectrodeElectrode
#101 / Electric
Level 41
ElectabuzzElectabuzz
#125 / Electric
Level 36
JolteonJolteon
#135 / Electric
Level 37
PorygonPorygon
#137 / Normal
Level 40
ZapdosZapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Level 50
ChinchouChinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
Level 34
LanturnLanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Level 37
MareepMareep
#179 / Electric
Level 32
FlaaffyFlaaffy
#180 / Electric
Level 38
AmpharosAmpharos
#181 / Electric
Level 40
Porygon2Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Level 40
ElekidElekid
#239 / Electric
Level 33
RaikouRaikou
#243 / Electric
Level 1
RaikouRaikou
#243 / Electric
Level 57
NosepassNosepass
#299 / Rock
Level 31
ElectrikeElectrike
#309 / Electric
Level 29
ManectricManectric
#310 / Electric
Level 30
PluslePlusle
#311 / Electric
Level 31
MinunMinun
#312 / Electric
Level 31
ShinxShinx
#403 / Electric
Level 41
LuxioLuxio
#404 / Electric
Level 48
LuxrayLuxray
#405 / Electric
Level 56
PachirisuPachirisu
#417 / Electric
Level 41
MagnezoneMagnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Level 43
ElectivireElectivire
#466 / Electric
Level 36
Porygon-ZPorygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Level 40
ProbopassProbopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Level 31
RotomRotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Level 1
RotomRotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Level 64
Rotom (Heat Rotom)Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Level 1
Rotom (Heat Rotom)Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Level 64
Rotom (Wash Rotom)Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Level 1
Rotom (Wash Rotom)Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Level 64
Rotom (Frost Rotom)Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Level 1
Rotom (Frost Rotom)Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Level 64
Rotom (Fan Rotom)Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Level 1
Rotom (Fan Rotom)Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Level 64
Rotom (Mow Rotom)Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Level 1
Rotom (Mow Rotom)Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Level 64
BlitzleBlitzle
#522 / Electric
Level 32
ZebstrikaZebstrika
#523 / Electric
Level 36
EmolgaEmolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Level 50
JoltikJoltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Level 45
GalvantulaGalvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Level 54
KlinkKlink
#599 / Steel
Level 42
KlangKlang
#600 / Steel
Level 44
KlinklangKlinklang
#601 / Steel
Level 44
EelektrikEelektrik
#603 / Electric
Level 29
EelektrossEelektross
#604 / Electric
Level 1
StunfiskStunfisk
#618 / Ground · Electric
Level 25
Thundurus (Incarnate Forme)Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Level 37
DedenneDedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
Level 50
CharjabugCharjabug
#737 / Bug · Electric
Level 43
TogedemaruTogedemaru
#777 / Electric · Steel
Level 29
Tapu KokoTapu Koko
#785 / Electric · Fairy
Level 48
XurkitreeXurkitree
#796 / Electric
Level 47

Learnt by breeding

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

ElectrikeElectrike
#309 / Electric
Field
ManectricManectric
#310 / Electric
Field
PluslePlusle
#311 / Electric
Fairy
MinunMinun
#312 / Electric
Fairy
AmauraAmaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Monster
AurorusAurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Monster