Slam (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Physical
Power 80
Accuracy 75
PP 20  (max. 32)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Slam deals damage with no additional effect.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Slam turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Slam
Japanese たたきつける (Tatakitsukeru)
German Slam
French Souplesse
Italian Schianto
Spanish Atizar

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Slams the foe with a tail, vine, etc.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Slams the foe with a long tail, vine, etc.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The foe is struck with a long tail, vines, etc.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The foe is slammed with a long tail, vines, etc., to inflict damage.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The target is slammed with a long tail, vines, etc., to inflict damage.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The target is slammed with a long tail, vines, or the like to inflict damage.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The target is slammed with a long tail, vines, or the like to inflict damage.
Sword​/​Shield The target is slammed with a long tail, vines, or the like to inflict damage.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Slam 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.

Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Level 28
Raichu
#026 / Electric
Level 1
Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Level 1
Farfetch'd
Galarian Farfetch'd
#083 / Fighting
Level 50
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Level 36
Krabby
#098 / Water
Level 36
Kingler
#099 / Water
Level 42
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Level 48
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Level 40
Dratini
#147 / Dragon
Level 25
Dragonair
#148 / Dragon
Level 25
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Level 25
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Level 12
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Level 12
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Level 1
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Level 16
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Level 16
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Level 36
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Level 24
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Level 30
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Level 30
Azurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
Level 12
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Level 48
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Level 40
Timburr
#532 / Fighting
Level 24
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Level 24
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Level 24
Yamask
Galarian Yamask
#562 / Ground · Ghost
Level 32
Minccino
#572 / Normal
Level 40
Cinccino
#573 / Normal
Level 1
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Level 28
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Level 28
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Level 28
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Level 40
Grookey
#810 / Grass
Level 24
Thwackey
#811 / Grass
Level 30
Rillaboom
#812 / Grass
Level 30
Silicobra
#843 / Ground
Level 40
Sandaconda
#844 / Ground
Level 42
Sizzlipede
#850 / Fire · Bug
Level 30
Centiskorch
#851 / Fire · Bug
Level 32
Sirfetch'd
#865 / Fighting
Level 50
Runerigus
#867 / Ground · Ghost
Level 32
Dracozolt
#880 / Electric · Dragon
Level 49
Arctozolt
#881 / Electric · Ice
Level 49

Learnt by breeding

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