Double-Edge (move)

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Move data

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

Technical/Hidden Machine

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 Pokemon.

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 A reckless, life-risking tackle. 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 Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

BulbasaurBulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Level 27
IvysaurIvysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Level 31
VenusaurVenusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Level 31
RattataRattata
#019 / Normal
Level 31
Alolan RattataRattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Level 31
RaticateRaticate
#020 / Normal
Level 39
Alolan RaticateRaticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Level 39
JigglypuffJigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Level 45
WigglytuffWigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Level 1
GeodudeGeodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Level 40
Alolan GeodudeGeodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
Level 40
GravelerGraveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Level 50
Alolan GravelerGraveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
Level 50
GolemGolem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Level 50
Alolan GolemGolem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
Level 50
OnixOnix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Level 49
CuboneCubone
#104 / Ground
Level 43
MarowakMarowak
#105 / Ground
Level 53
ChanseyChansey
#113 / Normal
Level 1
ChanseyChansey
#113 / Normal
Level 54
EeveeEevee
#133 / Normal
Level 37
CyndaquilCyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Level 55
QuilavaQuilava
#156 / Fire
Level 64
TyphlosionTyphlosion
#157 / Fire
Level 1
TyphlosionTyphlosion
#157 / Fire
Level 69
LedybaLedyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Level 40
LedianLedian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Level 47
TogepiTogepi
#175 / Fairy
Level 45
TogeticTogetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Level 45
MarillMarill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Level 37
AzumarillAzumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Level 42
SudowoodoSudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Level 43
SunkernSunkern
#191 / Grass
Level 37
SunfloraSunflora
#192 / Grass
Level 37
PinecoPineco
#204 / Bug
Level 45
ForretressForretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
Level 50
DunsparceDunsparce
#206 / Normal
Level 36
SteelixSteelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Level 49
PhanpyPhanpy
#231 / Ground
Level 42
BlisseyBlissey
#242 / Normal
Level 1
BlisseyBlissey
#242 / Normal
Level 54
LinooneLinoone
#264 / Normal
Level 35
SkittySkitty
#300 / Normal
Level 40
AronAron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Level 40
LaironLairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Level 43
AggronAggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Level 45
VolbeatVolbeat
#313 / Bug
Level 47
NumelNumel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Level 47
SpindaSpinda
#327 / Normal
Level 46
ChimechoChimecho
#358 / Psychic
Level 42
RelicanthRelicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Level 50
BagonBagon
#371 / Dragon
Level 49
ShelgonShelgon
#372 / Dragon
Level 56
SalamenceSalamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Level 63
KyogreKyogre
#382 / Water
Level 80
JirachiJirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Level 40
BonslyBonsly
#438 / Rock
Level 43
HippopotasHippopotas
#449 / Ground
Level 44
HippowdonHippowdon
#450 / Ground
Level 50
VictiniVictini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Level 65
AudinoAudino
#531 / Normal
Level 49
VenipedeVenipede
#543 / Bug · Poison
Level 43
WhirlipedeWhirlipede
#544 / Bug · Poison
Level 50
ScolipedeScolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Level 55
BasculinBasculin
#550 / Water
Level 26
DeerlingDeerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
Level 46
SawsbuckSawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
Level 52
KarrablastKarrablast
#588 / Bug
Level 56
EscavalierEscavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 1
LarvestaLarvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Level 50
SkiddoSkiddo
#672 / Grass
Level 38
GogoatGogoat
#673 / Grass
Level 40
BergmiteBergmite
#712 / Ice
Level 49
AvaluggAvalugg
#713 / Ice
Level 56
Wishiwashi (Solo Form)Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Level 41
StuffulStufful
#759 / Normal · Fighting
Level 46
BewearBewear
#760 / Normal · Fighting
Level 56
PassimianPassimian
#766 / Fighting
Level 36
Type: NullType: Null
#772 / Normal
Level 80
SilvallySilvally
#773 / Normal
Level 80
Minior (Meteor Form)Minior
Meteor Form
#774 / Rock · Flying
Level 43
CelesteelaCelesteela
#797 / Steel · Flying
Level 73

Learnt by breeding

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

GrowlitheGrowlithe
#058 / Fire
Field
ArcanineArcanine
#059 / Fire
Field
PonytaPonyta
#077 / Fire
Field
RapidashRapidash
#078 / Fire
Field
KangaskhanKangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Monster
SnorlaxSnorlax
#143 / Normal
Monster
CyndaquilCyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Field
QuilavaQuilava
#156 / Fire
Field
TyphlosionTyphlosion
#157 / Fire
Field
SentretSentret
#161 / Normal
Field
FurretFurret
#162 / Normal
Field
HoppipHoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Fairy, Grass
SkiploomSkiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Fairy, Grass
JumpluffJumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Fairy, Grass
YanmaYanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Bug
PinecoPineco
#204 / Bug
Bug
ForretressForretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
Bug
GligarGligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Bug
SnubbullSnubbull
#209 / Fairy
Fairy, Field
GranbullGranbull
#210 / Fairy
Fairy, Field
HeracrossHeracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Bug
TeddiursaTeddiursa
#216 / Normal
Field
UrsaringUrsaring
#217 / Normal
Field
SwinubSwinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Field
PiloswinePiloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Field
MiltankMiltank
#241 / Normal
Field
MudkipMudkip
#258 / Water
Monster, Water 1
MarshtompMarshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Monster, Water 1
SwampertSwampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Monster, Water 1
NosepassNosepass
#299 / Rock
Mineral
CarvanhaCarvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Water 2
SharpedoSharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Water 2
WailmerWailmer
#320 / Water
Field, Water 2
WailordWailord
#321 / Water
Field, Water 2
CorphishCorphish
#341 / Water
Water 1, Water 3
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Water 1, Water 3
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
Field
TurtwigTurtwig
#387 / Grass
Grass, Monster
GrotleGrotle
#388 / Grass
Grass, Monster
TorterraTorterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Grass, Monster
StarlyStarly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Flying
StaraviaStaravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Flying
StaraptorStaraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Flying
BidoofBidoof
#399 / Normal
Field, Water 1
BibarelBibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Field, Water 1
CranidosCranidos
#408 / Rock
Monster
RampardosRampardos
#409 / Rock
Monster
ShieldonShieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Monster
BastiodonBastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Monster
StunkyStunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Field
SkuntankSkuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Field
GibleGible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Dragon, Monster
GabiteGabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Dragon, Monster
GarchompGarchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Dragon, Monster
MunchlaxMunchlax
#446 / Normal
Undiscovered
SnoverSnover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Grass, Monster
AbomasnowAbomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Grass, Monster
YanmegaYanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Bug
GliscorGliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Bug
MamoswineMamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Field
ProbopassProbopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Mineral
BlitzleBlitzle
#522 / Electric
Field
ZebstrikaZebstrika
#523 / Electric
Field
SandileSandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Field
KrokorokKrokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Field
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Field
ShelmetShelmet
#616 / Bug
Bug
AccelgorAccelgor
#617 / Bug
Bug
MudbrayMudbray
#749 / Ground
Field
MudsdaleMudsdale
#750 / Ground
Field