Tri Attack (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Special
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 1

Machine/Record

Red​/​Blue
Yellow
TM49
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee TM28
Sword​/​Shield TR19

Effects

Tri Attack deals damage and has a 20% chance of paralyzing, burning or freezing the target - i.e. a 6.67% chance of each status condition.

Fire type Pokémon, those with the ability Water Veil or those behind a Substitute cannot be burned. Electric type Pokémon, those with the ability Limber or those behind a Substitute cannot be paralyzed. Ice type Pokémon, those with the ability Magma Armor or those behind a Substitute cannot be frozen.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Tri Attack turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Tri Attack
Japanese トライアタック (Tri Attack)
German Triplette
French Triplattaque
Italian Tripletta
Spanish Triataque

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Fires three kinds of beams at once.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Fires three types of beams at the same time.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen A simultaneous 3-beam attack that may paralyze, burn, or freeze the foe.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user strikes with a simultaneous three-beam attack. May also paralyze, burn, or freeze the target.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user strikes with a simultaneous three-beam attack. May also burn, freeze, or leave the target with paralysis.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user strikes with a simultaneous three-beam attack. May also burn, freeze, or leave the target with paralysis.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The user strikes with a simultaneous three-beam attack. May also burn, freeze, or paralyze the target.
Sword​/​Shield The user strikes with a simultaneous three-beam attack. This may also burn, freeze, or paralyze the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Tri Attack 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.

Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Level 1
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Level 1
Magneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Level 1
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Level 45
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Level 45
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Level 1
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Level 1
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Level 45
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Level 1
Type: Null
#772 / Normal
Level 35
Silvally
#773 / Normal
Level 35

Learnt by TR

Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Slowpoke
Galarian Slowpoke
#079 / Psychic
Slowbro
Galarian Slowbro
#080 / Poison · Psychic
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Staryu
#120 / Water
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Slowking
Galarian Slowking
#199 / Poison · Psychic
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Magearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
Indeedee
Male
#876 / Psychic · Normal
Calyrex
Ice Rider
#898 / Psychic · Ice
Calyrex
Shadow Rider
#898 / Psychic · Ghost

Usable via Nature Power

These Pokémon can use Tri Attack through Nature Power on certain terrain. See the Nature Power movedex for more details.

Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Corsola
Galarian Corsola
#222 / Ghost
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Grookey
#810 / Grass
Cursola
#864 / Ghost