Throat Chop (move)

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Move data

Type Dark
Category Physical  Physical
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 7

Effects

Throat Chop deals damage and prevents the target from using sound-based moves such as Hyper Voice for two turns.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Darkinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Throat Chop turns into Black Hole Eclipse and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
The user attacks the target’s throat, and the resultant suffering prevents the target from using moves that emit sound for two turns.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Throat Chop 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.

IncineroarIncineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Field
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Field

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Throat Chop by the various move tutors in the games.

BeedrillBeedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
RaticateRaticate
#020 / Normal
Alolan RaticateRaticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
FearowFearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
ArbokArbok
#024 / Poison
Alolan SandshrewSandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Alolan SandslashSandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
NidoqueenNidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
NidokingNidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
ParasectParasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
MeowthMeowth
#052 / Normal
Alolan MeowthMeowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
PersianPersian
#053 / Normal
Alolan PersianPersian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
PrimeapePrimeape
#057 / Fighting
PoliwrathPoliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
MachampMachamp
#068 / Fighting
RapidashRapidash
#078 / Fire
Farfetch'dFarfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
MarowakMarowak
#105 / Ground
Alolan MarowakMarowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
HitmonchanHitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
GoldeenGoldeen
#118 / Water
SeakingSeaking
#119 / Water
PinsirPinsir
#127 / Bug
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
TyphlosionTyphlosion
#157 / Fire
AriadosAriados
#168 / Bug · Poison
UmbreonUmbreon
#197 / Dark
GligarGligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
QwilfishQwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
HeracrossHeracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
UrsaringUrsaring
#217 / Normal
CorsolaCorsola
#222 / Water · Rock
HoundoomHoundoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
StantlerStantler
#234 / Normal
RaikouRaikou
#243 / Electric
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
MightyenaMightyena
#262 / Dark
LinooneLinoone
#264 / Normal
ShiftryShiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
HariyamaHariyama
#297 / Fighting
VibravaVibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
FlygonFlygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
SeviperSeviper
#336 / Poison
BanetteBanette
#354 / Ghost
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
Deoxys (Normal Forme)Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Attack Forme)Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Defense Forme)Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Speed Forme)Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
EmpoleonEmpoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
KricketuneKricketune
#402 / Bug
LuxrayLuxray
#405 / Electric
PuruglyPurugly
#432 / Normal
StunkyStunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
SkuntankSkuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
DrapionDrapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
ToxicroakToxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
CarnivineCarnivine
#455 / Grass
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
GliscorGliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
DarkraiDarkrai
#491 / Dark
LiepardLiepard
#510 / Dark
SimisageSimisage
#512 / Grass
SimisearSimisear
#514 / Fire
SimipourSimipour
#516 / Water
GigalithGigalith
#526 / Rock
AudinoAudino
#531 / Normal
SawkSawk
#539 / Fighting
LeavannyLeavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
ScolipedeScolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
MaractusMaractus
#556 / Grass
ScraftyScrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
ZoroarkZoroark
#571 / Dark
GalvantulaGalvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
EelektrikEelektrik
#603 / Electric
EelektrossEelektross
#604 / Electric
BearticBeartic
#614 / Ice
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
HeatmorHeatmor
#631 / Fire
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
MalamarMalamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Hoopa (Hoopa Confined)Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa (Hoopa Unbound)Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark
IncineroarIncineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Lycanroc (Midnight Form)Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
GolisopodGolisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
PheromosaPheromosa
#795 / Bug · Fighting
MarshadowMarshadow
#802 / Fighting · Ghost
NaganadelNaganadel
#804 / Poison · Dragon
ZeraoraZeraora
#807 / Electric