Dragon Dance (move)

Move data

Type Dragon
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Dragon Dance raises the user's Attack and Speed by one stage each.

Stats can be raised to a maximum of +6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Dragonium Z and uses its Z-Power, Dragon Dance turns into Z-Dragon Dance and eliminates any stat drops applied to the user, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Other languages

English Dragon Dance
Japanese りゅうのまい (Ryū no Mai)
German Drachentanz
French Danse Draco
Italian Dragodanza
Spanish Danza Dragón

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
A mystical dance that ups ATTACK and SPEED.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen A mystic, powerful dance that boosts the user’s ATTACK and SPEED stats.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user vigorously performs a mystic, powerful dance that boosts its Attack and Speed stats.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user vigorously performs a mystic, powerful dance that boosts its Attack and Speed stats.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user vigorously performs a mystic, powerful dance that raises its Attack and Speed stats.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user vigorously performs a mystic, powerful dance that raises its Attack and Speed stats.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Dragon Dance 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.

Horsea
#116 / Water
Level 46
Seadra
#117 / Water
Level 52
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Level 45
Dratini
#147 / Dragon
Level 51
Dragonair
#148 / Dragon
Level 61
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Level 61
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Level 52
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Level 1
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Level 30
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 7
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Level 60
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Level 32
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Level 32
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Level 32
Jangmo-o
#782 / Dragon
Level 49
Hakamo-o
#783 / Dragon · Fighting
Level 53
Kommo-o
#784 / Dragon · Fighting
Level 59

Learnt by breeding

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

Special/Event moves

Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
From Zygarde Cube