Head Charge (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Physical
Power 120
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 5

Effects

Head Charge deals damage, but the user receives 14 of the damage it inflicts in recoil. In other words, if the attack does 100 HP damage to the opponent, the user will lose 25 HP.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Head Charge 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 Head Charge
Japanese アフロブレイク (Afro Break)
German Steinschädel
French Peignée
Italian Ricciolata
Spanish Ariete

Game descriptions

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user charges its head into its target, using its powerful guard hair. It also damages the user a little.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user charges its head into its target, using its powerful guard hair. This also damages the user a little.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user charges its head into its target, using its powerful guard hair. This also damages the user a little.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Head Charge 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.

Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Level 31