Dragon Dance (move)

Move data

Type Dragon
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 20  (max. 32)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 3

Machine/Record

Sword​/​Shield TR51

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.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Horsea
#116 / Water
Level 50
Seadra
#117 / Water
Level 58
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Level 36
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Level 58
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Level 1
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Level 27
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Level 27
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Level 27
Jangmo-o
#782 / Dragon
Level 40
Hakamo-o
#783 / Dragon · Fighting
Level 44
Kommo-o
#784 / Dragon · Fighting
Level 44
Flapple
#841 / Grass · Dragon
Level 24
Drakloak
#886 / Dragon · Ghost
Level 42
Dragapult
#887 / Dragon · Ghost
Level 42
Eternatus
#890 / Poison · Dragon
Level 24

Learnt by TR

Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Horsea
#116 / Water
Seadra
#117 / Water
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Milotic
#350 / Water
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Salazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Flapple
#841 / Grass · Dragon