Lunge (move)

Move data

Type Bug
Category   Physical
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 7

Effects

The user makes a lunge at the target, attacking with full force. This also lowers the target’s Attack stat.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Buginium Z and uses its Z-Power, Lunge turns into Savage Spin-Out and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Lunge
Japanese とびかかる (Tobikakaru)
German Anfallen
French Furie-Bond
Italian Assalto
Spanish Plancha

Game descriptions

Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user makes a lunge at the target, attacking with full force. This also lowers the target’s Attack stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Lunge 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.

Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Level 47
Dewpider
#751 / Water · Bug
Level 37
Araquanid
#752 / Water · Bug
Level 45
Buzzwole
#794 / Bug · Fighting
Level 53
Pheromosa
#795 / Bug · Fighting
Level 47

Learnt by breeding

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