Double-Edge (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Physical
Power 120
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 1

Machine/Record

Red​/​Blue
Yellow
TM10

Effects

Double-Edge deals damage, but the user receives 13 of the damage it inflicted in recoil. In other words, if the attack does 90 HP damage to the opponent, the user will lose 30 HP.

Changes

In Generations 1-2, the recoil is 14 of the damage inflicted.

In Generation 1, Double-Edge has a base power of 100.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Double-Edge turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 190.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Double-Edge
Japanese すてみタックル (Sutemi Tackle)
German Risikotackle
French Damoclès
Italian Sdoppiatore
Spanish Doble Filo

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
A tackle that also hurts the user.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
A life-risking tackle that also hurts the user.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen A reckless, life-risking tackle that also hurts the user a little.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
A reckless, life-risking tackle. It also damages the user by a fairly large amount, however.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
A reckless, life-risking tackle. It also damages the user by a fairly large amount, however.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
A reckless, life-risking tackle. This also damages the user quite a lot.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
A reckless, life-risking tackle. This also damages the user quite a lot.
Sword​/​Shield A reckless, life-risking tackle in which the user rushes the target. This also damages the user quite a lot.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Double-Edge 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.

Bulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Level 33
Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Level 45
Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Level 51
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Level 44
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Level 1
Poliwag
#060 / Water
Level 54
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Level 66
Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Level 1
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Level 52
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Level 66
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Level 66
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Level 56
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Level 48
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Level 60
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Level 1
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Level 40
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Level 55
Eevee
#133 / Normal
Level 50
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 1
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Level 1
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Level 1
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Level 32
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Level 32
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Level 33
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Level 45
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Level 44
Politoed
#186 / Water
Level 1
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Level 1
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Level 1
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Level 52
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Level 56
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Level 40
Zigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Level 36
Zigzagoon
Galarian Zigzagoon
#263 / Dark · Normal
Level 36
Linoone
#264 / Normal
Level 48
Linoone
Galarian Linoone
#264 / Dark · Normal
Level 48
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Level 56
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Level 70
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Level 80
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Level 50
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Level 55
Shelgon
#372 / Dragon
Level 67
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Level 73
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Level 81
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Level 77
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Level 44
Hippopotas
#449 / Ground
Level 44
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Level 50
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Level 1
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Level 1
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 1
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Level 70
Audino
#531 / Normal
Level 48
Venipede
#543 / Bug · Poison
Level 44
Whirlipede
#544 / Bug · Poison
Level 56
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Level 66
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Level 52
Karrablast
#588 / Bug
Level 48
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 1
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Level 60
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Level 1
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Level 1
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Level 42
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Level 46
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Level 48
Stufful
#759 / Normal · Fighting
Level 44
Bewear
#760 / Normal · Fighting
Level 54
Passimian
#766 / Fighting
Level 45
Type: Null
#772 / Normal
Level 55
Silvally
#773 / Normal
Level 55
Celesteela
#797 / Steel · Flying
Level 65
Stakataka
#805 / Rock · Steel
Level 70
Scorbunny
#813 / Fire
Level 36
Raboot
#814 / Fire
Level 48
Cinderace
#815 / Fire
Level 54
Wooloo
#831 / Normal
Level 40
Dubwool
#832 / Normal
Level 50
Arrokuda
#846 / Water
Level 48
Barraskewda
#847 / Water
Level 56
Obstagoon
#862 / Dark · Normal
Level 56
Drakloak
#886 / Dragon · Ghost
Level 66
Dragapult
#887 / Dragon · Ghost
Level 70
Glastrier
#896 / Ice
Level 66
Spectrier
#897 / Ghost
Level 66
Calyrex
Ice Rider
#898 / Psychic · Ice
Level 1
Calyrex
Shadow Rider
#898 / Psychic · Ghost
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

Meowth
Galarian Meowth
#052 / Steel
Field
Ponyta
Galarian Ponyta
#077 / Psychic
Field
Rapidash
Galarian Rapidash
#078 / Psychic · Fairy
Field
Farfetch'd
Galarian Farfetch'd
#083 / Fighting
Field, Flying
Shelmet
#616 / Bug
Bug
Eiscue
Ice Face
#875 / Ice
Field, Water 1