Tri Attack (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Special
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 1

Technical/Hidden Machine

Red/Blue
Yellow
TM49

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 Pokemon.

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 The user strikes with a simultaneous three-beam attack. 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 Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

DugtrioDugtrio
#051 / Ground
Level 1
Alolan DugtrioDugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Level 1
MagnetonMagneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Level 1
DodrioDodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
PorygonPorygon
#137 / Normal
Level 50
Porygon2Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Level 50
MagnezoneMagnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Level 1
Porygon-ZPorygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Level 50
ProbopassProbopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Level 1
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Level 1
GenesectGenesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Level 44
Type: NullType: Null
#772 / Normal
Level 75
SilvallySilvally
#773 / Normal
Level 75

Learnt by breeding

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

SpearowSpearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Flying
XerneasXerneas
#716 / Fairy

Usable via Nature Power

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

BulbasaurBulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
IvysaurIvysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
VenusaurVenusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
OddishOddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
GloomGloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
VileplumeVileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
ParasParas
#046 / Bug · Grass
ParasectParasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
BellsproutBellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
WeepinbellWeepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
VictreebelVictreebel
#071 / Grass · Poison
GeodudeGeodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Alolan GeodudeGeodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
GravelerGraveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Alolan GravelerGraveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
GolemGolem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Alolan GolemGolem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
OnixOnix
#095 / Rock · Ground
ExeggcuteExeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
ExeggutorExeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Alolan ExeggutorExeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
TangelaTangela
#114 / Grass
KabutopsKabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
ChikoritaChikorita
#152 / Grass
BayleefBayleef
#153 / Grass
MeganiumMeganium
#154 / Grass
CyndaquilCyndaquil
#155 / Fire
QuilavaQuilava
#156 / Fire
TyphlosionTyphlosion
#157 / Fire
BellossomBellossom
#182 / Grass
SudowoodoSudowoodo
#185 / Rock
SunkernSunkern
#191 / Grass
SunfloraSunflora
#192 / Grass
SteelixSteelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
SlugmaSlugma
#218 / Fire
MagcargoMagcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
CorsolaCorsola
#222 / Water · Rock
CelebiCelebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
TreeckoTreecko
#252 / Grass
GrovyleGrovyle
#253 / Grass
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
LotadLotad
#270 / Water · Grass
LombreLombre
#271 / Water · Grass
LudicoloLudicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
SeedotSeedot
#273 / Grass
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
ShiftryShiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
RoseliaRoselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
NumelNumel
#322 / Fire · Ground
CameruptCamerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
TorkoalTorkoal
#324 / Fire
CacneaCacnea
#331 / Grass
CacturneCacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
TropiusTropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
TurtwigTurtwig
#387 / Grass
GrotleGrotle
#388 / Grass
TorterraTorterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
BudewBudew
#406 / Grass · Poison
RoseradeRoserade
#407 / Grass · Poison
CherubiCherubi
#420 / Grass
CherrimCherrim
#421 / Grass
BonslyBonsly
#438 / Rock
CarnivineCarnivine
#455 / Grass
FinneonFinneon
#456 / Water
TangrowthTangrowth
#465 / Grass
LeafeonLeafeon
#470 / Grass
HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
RegigigasRegigigas
#486 / Normal
Shaymin (Land Forme)Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin (Sky Forme)Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
SnivySnivy
#495 / Grass
ServineServine
#496 / Grass
SerperiorSerperior
#497 / Grass
PansagePansage
#511 / Grass
SimisageSimisage
#512 / Grass
RoggenrolaRoggenrola
#524 / Rock
BoldoreBoldore
#525 / Rock
GigalithGigalith
#526 / Rock
SewaddleSewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
SwadloonSwadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
LeavannyLeavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
CottoneeCottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
WhimsicottWhimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
PetililPetilil
#548 / Grass
LilligantLilligant
#549 / Grass
MaractusMaractus
#556 / Grass
DwebbleDwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
CrustleCrustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
DeerlingDeerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
SawsbuckSawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
FoongusFoongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
AmoongussAmoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
FerroseedFerroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
FerrothornFerrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
VirizionVirizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
ChespinChespin
#650 / Grass
QuilladinQuilladin
#651 / Grass
ChesnaughtChesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
BunnelbyBunnelby
#659 / Normal
DiggersbyDiggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
FlabébéFlabébé
#669 / Fairy
FloetteFloette
#670 / Fairy
FlorgesFlorges
#671 / Fairy
SkiddoSkiddo
#672 / Grass
GogoatGogoat
#673 / Grass
BinacleBinacle
#688 / Rock · Water
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
AmauraAmaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
AurorusAurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
CarbinkCarbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
PhantumpPhantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
TrevenantTrevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo (Average Size)Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist (Average Size)Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
XerneasXerneas
#716 / Fairy
DiancieDiancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
RowletRowlet
#722 / Grass · Flying
DartrixDartrix
#723 / Grass · Flying
DecidueyeDecidueye
#724 / Grass · Ghost
RibombeeRibombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
FomantisFomantis
#753 / Grass
LurantisLurantis
#754 / Grass
MorelullMorelull
#755 / Grass · Fairy
ShiinoticShiinotic
#756 / Grass · Fairy
BounsweetBounsweet
#761 / Grass
SteeneeSteenee
#762 / Grass
TsareenaTsareena
#763 / Grass
ComfeyComfey
#764 / Fairy
OranguruOranguru
#765 / Normal · Psychic
DrampaDrampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Tapu KokoTapu Koko
#785 / Electric · Fairy
Tapu LeleTapu Lele
#786 / Psychic · Fairy
Tapu BuluTapu Bulu
#787 / Grass · Fairy
Tapu FiniTapu Fini
#788 / Water · Fairy
XurkitreeXurkitree
#796 / Electric