Thunder Fang (move)

Move data

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

Machine/Record

Sword​/​Shield TM66

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.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Level 30
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Level 1
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Level 1
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Level 1
Electrike
#309 / Electric
Level 24
Manectric
#310 / Electric
Level 24
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Level 1
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Level 1
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 1
Zekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Level 1
Silvally
#773 / Normal
Level 1

Learnt by TM

Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Rockruff
#744 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Thievul
#828 / Dark
Centiskorch
#851 / Fire · Bug
Morpeko
Full Belly Mode
#877 / Electric · Dark
Zacian
Crowned Sword
#888 / Fairy · Steel
Zamazenta
Crowned Shield
#889 / Fighting · Steel