Lunge (move)

Move data

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

Effects

The user makes a lunge at the target, attacking with full force. This also lowers the target's Attack stat. (100% chance)

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

Dewpider
#751 / Water · Bug
Level 36
Araquanid
#752 / Water · Bug
Level 44
Sizzlipede
#850 / Fire · Bug
Level 50
Centiskorch
#851 / Fire · Bug
Level 60

Learnt by breeding

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