Slam (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Physical
Power 80
Accuracy 75
PP 20  (max. 32)
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 Pokemon.

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
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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Level 37
Bellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Level 47
Weepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Level 54
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Level 28
Krabby
#098 / Water
Level 35
Kingler
#099 / Water
Level 44
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Level 29
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Level 41
Dratini
#147 / Dragon
Level 21
Dragonair
#148 / Dragon
Level 21
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Level 21
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Level 25
Furret
#162 / Normal
Level 28
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Level 1
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Level 15
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Level 15
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Level 28
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Level 24
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Level 24
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Level 29
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Level 33
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Level 33
Azurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
Level 20
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Level 29
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Level 43
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Level 25
Servine
#496 / Grass
Level 28
Serperior
#497 / Grass
Level 28
Patrat
#504 / Normal
Level 41
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Level 50
Minccino
#572 / Normal
Level 37
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Level 28
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Level 28
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Level 28
Komala
#775 / Normal
Level 21
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Level 45

Learnt by breeding

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

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Slam in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Gen 5 — Level up