Spark (move)

Move data

Type Electric
Category   Physical
Power 65
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

Spark deals damage and has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target.

Electric type Pokémon, those with the ability Limber or those behind a Substitute cannot be paralyzed.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Electrium Z and uses its Z-Power, Spark turns into Gigavolt Havoc and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Spark
Japanese スパーク (Spark)
German Funkensprung
French Étincelle
Italian Scintilla
Spanish Chispa

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
An attack that may cause paralysis.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
An electrified tackle that may paralyze the foe.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen An electrically charged tackle that may also paralyze the foe.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user throws an electrically charged tackle at the foe. It may also leave the target paralyzed.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user throws an electrically charged tackle at the target. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user throws an electrically charged tackle at the target. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user throws an electrically charged tackle at the target. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Sword​/​Shield The user throws an electrically charged tackle at the target. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Spark 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 20
Raichu
#026 / Electric
Level 1
Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Level 1
Magnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
Level 20
Magneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Level 20
Chinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
Level 20
Lanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Level 20
Shinx
#403 / Electric
Level 16
Luxio
#404 / Electric
Level 18
Luxray
#405 / Electric
Level 18
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Level 20
Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Level 30
Grubbin
#736 / Bug
Level 21
Charjabug
#737 / Bug · Electric
Level 23
Vikavolt
#738 / Bug · Electric
Level 23
Togedemaru
#777 / Electric · Steel
Level 25
Zeraora
#807 / Electric
Level 1
Yamper
#835 / Electric
Level 20
Boltund
#836 / Electric
Level 20
Toxtricity
Low Key Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Level 1
Toxtricity
Amped Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Level 1
Pincurchin
#871 / Electric
Level 20
Morpeko
Full Belly Mode
#877 / Electric · Dark
Level 30

Learnt by breeding

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