Pound (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category   Physical
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 35  (max. 56)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Pound deals damage with no additional effect.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Pound turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Pounds with forelegs or tail.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Pounds the foe with forelegs or tail.
FireRed/LeafGreen A physical attack delivered with a long tail or a foreleg, etc.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is physically pounded with a long tail or a foreleg, etc.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target is physically pounded with a long tail or a foreleg, etc.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The target is physically pounded with a long tail, a foreleg, or the like.
Sun/Moon The target is physically pounded with a long tail, a foreleg, or the like.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Pound at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

ClefairyClefairy
#035 / Fairy
Level 1
JigglypuffJigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Level 5
GrimerGrimer
#088 / Poison
Level 1
Alolan GrimerGrimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Level 1
MukMuk
#089 / Poison
Level 1
Alolan MukMuk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Level 1
DrowzeeDrowzee
#096 / Psychic
Level 1
HypnoHypno
#097 / Psychic
Level 1
ChanseyChansey
#113 / Normal
Level 1
JynxJynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Level 1
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
Level 1
CleffaCleffa
#173 / Fairy
Level 1
IgglybuffIgglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Level 5
SunfloraSunflora
#192 / Grass
Level 1
SmoochumSmoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Level 1
BlisseyBlissey
#242 / Normal
Level 1
TreeckoTreecko
#252 / Grass
Level 1
GrovyleGrovyle
#253 / Grass
Level 1
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
Level 1
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Level 1
WhismurWhismur
#293 / Normal
Level 1
LoudredLoudred
#294 / Normal
Level 1
ExploudExploud
#295 / Normal
Level 1
GulpinGulpin
#316 / Poison
Level 1
SwalotSwalot
#317 / Poison
Level 1
PiplupPiplup
#393 / Water
Level 1
BunearyBuneary
#427 / Normal
Level 1
LopunnyLopunny
#428 / Normal
Level 1
HappinyHappiny
#440 / Normal
Level 1
FinneonFinneon
#456 / Water
Level 1
LumineonLumineon
#457 / Water
Level 1
AudinoAudino
#531 / Normal
Level 1
TimburrTimburr
#532 / Fighting
Level 1
GurdurrGurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Level 1
ConkeldurrConkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Level 1
TrubbishTrubbish
#568 / Poison
Level 1
GarbodorGarbodor
#569 / Poison
Level 1
MinccinoMinccino
#572 / Normal
Level 1
GothitaGothita
#574 / Psychic
Level 1
GothoritaGothorita
#575 / Psychic
Level 1
GothitelleGothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Level 1
AlomomolaAlomomola
#594 / Water
Level 1
MienfooMienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Level 1
MienshaoMienshao
#620 / Fighting
Level 1
GolettGolett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Level 1
GolurkGolurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Level 1
FroakieFroakie
#656 / Water
Level 1
FrogadierFrogadier
#657 / Water
Level 1
GreninjaGreninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Level 1
Greninja (Ash-Greninja)Greninja
Ash-Greninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Level 1
HelioptileHelioptile
#694 / Electric · Normal
Level 1
PopplioPopplio
#728 / Water
Level 1
BrionneBrionne
#729 / Water
Level 1
PrimarinaPrimarina
#730 / Water · Fairy
Level 1
Oricorio (Baile Style)Oricorio
Baile Style
#741 / Fire · Flying
Level 1
SalazzleSalazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
Level 1
NihilegoNihilego
#793 / Rock · Poison
Level 1