Volt Switch (move)

Move data

Type Electric
Category   Special
Power 70
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 5

Technical/Hidden Machine

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM72
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM72
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM72

Effects

User must switch out after attacking.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Electrium Z and uses its Z-Power, Volt Switch turns into Gigavolt Havoc and has base power 140.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Volt Switch 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.

Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Level 42
Helioptile
#694 / Electric · Normal
Level 40
Dedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
Level 26
Zeraora
#807 / Electric
Level 15

Learnt by TM

Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Geodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
Graveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
Golem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Klink
#599 / Steel
Klang
#600 / Steel
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Grubbin
#736 / Bug