Thunder Fang (move)

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Move data

Type Electric
Category Physical
Power 65
Accuracy 95
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Thunder Fang deals damage, has a 10% chance of paralyzing the target, and has a 10% chance of causing the target to flinch (if the target has not yet moved).

Electric type Pokémon, those with the ability Limber or those behind a Substitute cannot be paralyzed. Pokémon with the ability Inner Focus or those behind a Substitute cannot be made to flinch.

Z-Move effects

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

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user bites with electrified fangs. It may also make the foe flinch or become paralyzed.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user bites with electrified fangs. It may also make the target flinch or leave it with paralysis.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user bites with electrified fangs. This may also make the target flinch or leave it with paralysis.
Sun/Moon The user bites with electrified fangs. This may also make the target flinch or leave it with paralysis.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Thunder Fang at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

ArbokArbok
#024 / Poison
Level 1
ArcanineArcanine
#059 / Fire
Level 1
JolteonJolteon
#135 / Electric
Level 20
AerodactylAerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Level 1
SteelixSteelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Level 1
SnubbullSnubbull
#209 / Fairy
Level 1
GranbullGranbull
#210 / Fairy
Level 1
HoundoomHoundoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Level 1
DonphanDonphan
#232 / Ground
Level 1
RaikouRaikou
#243 / Electric
Level 50
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Level 1
ExploudExploud
#295 / Normal
Level 1
ElectrikeElectrike
#309 / Electric
Level 19
ManectricManectric
#310 / Electric
Level 19
SalamenceSalamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Level 1
ShinxShinx
#403 / Electric
Level 29
LuxioLuxio
#404 / Electric
Level 33
LuxrayLuxray
#405 / Electric
Level 35
HippowdonHippowdon
#450 / Ground
Level 1
DrapionDrapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Level 1
GliscorGliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Level 1
StoutlandStoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 1
ZekromZekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

RhyhornRhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Field, Monster
RhydonRhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Field, Monster
SnubbullSnubbull
#209 / Fairy
Fairy, Field
GranbullGranbull
#210 / Fairy
Fairy, Field
HoundourHoundour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Field
HoundoomHoundoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Field
PoochyenaPoochyena
#261 / Dark
Field
MightyenaMightyena
#262 / Dark
Field
MawileMawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Fairy, Field
ElectrikeElectrike
#309 / Electric
Field
ManectricManectric
#310 / Electric
Field
ShinxShinx
#403 / Electric
Field
LuxioLuxio
#404 / Electric
Field
LuxrayLuxray
#405 / Electric
Field
RhyperiorRhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Field, Monster
LillipupLillipup
#506 / Normal
Field
HerdierHerdier
#507 / Normal
Field
StoutlandStoutland
#508 / Normal
Field
SandileSandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Field
KrokorokKrokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Field
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Field
DruddigonDruddigon
#621 / Dragon
Dragon, Monster
DurantDurant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Bug
DeinoDeino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon
ZweilousZweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon
TyruntTyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Dragon, Monster
TyrantrumTyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Dragon, Monster