Thunder Fang (move)

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 Pokémon.

Other languages

English Thunder Fang
Japanese かみなりのキバ (Kaminari no Kiba)
German Donnerzahn
French Crocs Éclair
Italian Fulmindenti
Spanish Colmillo Rayo

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

Arbok
#024 / Poison
Level 1
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Level 1
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Level 20
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Level 1
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Level 1
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Level 1
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Level 1
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Level 1
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Level 1
Raikou
#243 / Electric
Level 50
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Level 1
Mightyena
#262 / Dark
Level 1
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Level 1
Electrike
#309 / Electric
Level 19
Manectric
#310 / Electric
Level 19
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Level 1
Shinx
#403 / Electric
Level 29
Luxio
#404 / Electric
Level 33
Luxray
#405 / Electric
Level 35
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Level 1
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Level 1
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Level 1
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 1
Zekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Level 1
Silvally
#773 / Normal
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

Rockruff
Own Tempo Rockruff
#744 / Rock
Field
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Field
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Field
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Field