Electro Ball (move)

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Electro Ball
エレキボール Elecball
Type  Electric
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  —
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Excites the audience a lot if used first.

Electro Ball (Japanese: エレキボール Elecball) is a damage-dealing Electric-type move introduced in Generation V. It is TR80 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Electro Ball inflicts more damage the faster the user is compared to the target.

Electro Ball's power is calculated as follows:

Target's Speed Power
More than 100%, or exactly 0 40
50.01% - 100% 60
33.34% - 50% 80
25.01% - 33.33% 120
0.01% - 25% 150


The Speed values used take all modifiers into account (including stat stages, paralysis, held items such as the Iron Ball, and Abilities such as Slush Rush).

Electro Ball has no effect on Pokémon with Bulletproof.

Electro Ball can also be used as part of a Contest Spectacular combination, with the user gaining extra three appeal points if a certain move (Agility, Autotomize, Calm Mind, Charge, Rock Polish, or Shell Smash) was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 The user hurls an electric orb at the target. The faster the user is than the target, the greater the damage.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user hurls an electric orb at the target. The faster the user is than the target, the greater the move's power.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
025 Pikachu Pikachu
File:ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy 18 18XY
13ORAS
13SMUSUM 12
026 Raichu Raichu
File:ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy 1
026 Raichu Raichu
Alolan Form
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:PsychicIC Big.png
Field Fairy 1SwSh
081 Magnemite Magnemite
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 27BW
32B2W2
32XY
29ORAS
29SMUSUM 12
082 Magneton Magneton
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 27BW
34B2W2
34XY
29ORAS
29SMUSUM 12
100 Voltorb Voltorb
File:ElectricIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 29 29XY
22ORAS
22SMUSUM 22BDSP
101 Electrode Electrode
File:ElectricIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 29 29XY
22ORAS
22SMUSUM 22BDSP
125 Electabuzz Electabuzz
File:ElectricIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 32BW
22B2W2
22 29SMUSUM
170 Chinchou Chinchou
File:WaterIC Big.png
File:ElectricIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 28 28XY
9ORAS
9 4
171 Lanturn Lanturn
File:WaterIC Big.png
File:ElectricIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 30 30XY
1, 9ORAS
1, 9 1
179 Mareep Mareep
File:ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field 28BW
22B2W2
22 22 22BDSP
180 Flaaffy Flaaffy
File:ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field 31BW
25B2W2
25 25 25BDSP
181 Ampharos Ampharos
File:ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field 33BW
25B2W2
25 25 25BDSP
239 Elekid Elekid
File:ElectricIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 31BW
22B2W2
22 22
311 Plusle Plusle
File:ElectricIC Big.png Fairy Fairy 29 29XY
19ORAS
19 19BDSP
312 Minun Minun
File:ElectricIC Big.png Fairy Fairy 29 29XY
19ORAS
19 19BDSP
417 Pachirisu Pachirisu
File:ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy 25 25 25 25BDSP
462 Magnezone Magnezone
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 27BW
34B2W2
34XY
29ORAS
29 12
466 Electivire Electivire
File:ElectricIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 32BW
22B2W2
22 22
479 Rotom Rotom
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 43 43 43 20
587 Emolga Emolga
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Field Field 26 26 26
595 Joltik Joltik
File:BugIC Big.png
File:ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug 29 29 29 20SwSh
596 Galvantula Galvantula
File:BugIC Big.png
File:ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug 29 29 29 20SwSh
785 Tapu Koko Tapu Koko
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:FairyIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 58
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TR

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TR80
025 Pikachu Pikachu
File:ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy SwSh
026 Raichu Raichu
File:ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy SwSh
026 Raichu Raichu
Alolan Form
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:PsychicIC Big.png
Field Fairy SwSh
081 Magnemite Magnemite
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral SwSh
082 Magneton Magneton
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral SwSh
125 Electabuzz Electabuzz
File:ElectricIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like SwSh
135 Jolteon Jolteon
File:ElectricIC Big.png Field Field SwSh
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo
File:PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered SwSh
151 Mew Mew
File:PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered SwSh
170 Chinchou Chinchou
File:WaterIC Big.png
File:ElectricIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 SwSh
171 Lanturn Lanturn
File:WaterIC Big.png
File:ElectricIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 SwSh
239 Elekid Elekid
File:ElectricIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered SwSh
309 Electrike Electrike
File:ElectricIC Big.png Field Field SwSh
310 Manectric Manectric
File:ElectricIC Big.png Field Field SwSh
403 Shinx Shinx
File:ElectricIC Big.png Field Field SwSh
404 Luxio Luxio
File:ElectricIC Big.png Field Field SwSh
405 Luxray Luxray
File:ElectricIC Big.png Field Field SwSh
462 Magnezone Magnezone
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral SwSh
466 Electivire Electivire
File:ElectricIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like SwSh
479 Rotom Rotom
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous SwSh
587 Emolga Emolga
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Field Field SwSh
595 Joltik Joltik
File:BugIC Big.png
File:ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug SwSh
596 Galvantula Galvantula
File:BugIC Big.png
File:ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug SwSh
642 Thundurus Thundurus
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered SwSh
644 Zekrom Zekrom
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:ElectricIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered SwSh
694 Helioptile Helioptile
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:NormalIC Big.png
Monster Dragon SwSh
695 Heliolisk Heliolisk
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:NormalIC Big.png
Monster Dragon SwSh
702 Dedenne Dedenne
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy SwSh
737 Charjabug Charjabug
File:BugIC Big.png
File:ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug SwSh
738 Vikavolt Vikavolt
File:BugIC Big.png
File:ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug SwSh
777 Togedemaru Togedemaru
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:SteelIC Big.png
Field Fairy SwSh
785 Tapu Koko Tapu Koko
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:FairyIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered SwSh
796 Xurkitree Xurkitree
File:ElectricIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered SwSh
801 Magearna Magearna
File:SteelIC Big.png
File:FairyIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered SwSh
807 Zeraora Zeraora
File:ElectricIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered SwSh
813 Scorbunny Scorbunny
File:FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like SwSh
814 Raboot Raboot
File:FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like SwSh
815 Cinderace Cinderace
File:FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like SwSh
831 Wooloo Wooloo
File:NormalIC Big.png Field Field SwSh
832 Dubwool Dubwool
File:NormalIC Big.png Field Field SwSh
835 Yamper Yamper
File:ElectricIC Big.png Field Field SwSh
836 Boltund Boltund
File:ElectricIC Big.png Field Field SwSh
849 Toxtricity Toxtricity
Amped Form
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:PoisonIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like SwSh
849 Toxtricity Toxtricity
Low Key Form
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:PoisonIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like SwSh
877 Morpeko Morpeko
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:DarkIC Big.png
Field Fairy SwSh
880 Dracozolt Dracozolt
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered SwSh
881 Arctozolt Arctozolt
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:IceIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered SwSh
894 Regieleki Regieleki
File:ElectricIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered SwSh
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
309 Electrike Electrike
File:ElectricIC Big.png Field Field BDSP
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo
File:PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered Pokémon Smash! Mewtwo
February 2012 Mewtwo
Strongest Return Mewtwo
Spring 2012 Mewtwo
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Gates to Infinity, as the Speed stat does not exist in the game, the difference of the user's Travel Speed and the target's Travel Speed affects damage inflicted to the target. The faster the user is (comparing Travel Speed), the more damage it does.

From Super Mystery Dungeon onward, it compares the Speed stats between the user and the target. The higher the user's Speed stat is compared to the target's, the more damage it does.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★
Power: 26
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Inflicts more damage the faster the user is compared to the target.
Users: Joltik
Grid assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.

Description

Games Description
Conq. The user hurls an electric orb at the target. The faster the user is than the target, the greater the damage.
MDGtI It damages an enemy. The faster your Travel Speed than that of the enemy, the greater the damage it causes.
SMD It damages an enemy. The faster your Speed compared to that of the enemy, the greater the damage caused.
MDRTDX It damages an enemy. The higher your Speed compared to that of the enemy, the greater the damage caused.


In the anime

Main series

150px 150px 150px 150px
Electabuzz Galvantula Pikachu Rotom
The user fires a ball of electricity at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
596 Galvantula Galvantula forms an orb of yellow and orange electricity with yellow electric sparks around it in front of its mouth. It then fires the orb at the opponent. The orb explodes when it hits the opponent, which leaves behind yellow electric sparks in the dust and smoke.
A wild Galvantula Scraggy—Hatched to be Wild! Debut
A wild Galvantula Team Plasma's Pokémon Power Plot! None
A wild Galvantula Team Rocket's Shocking Recruit! None
025 Pikachu Pikachu's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Pikachu's body. All the electricity then condenses at Pikachu's tail and forms into an orange-yellow orb of electricity with sparks of yellow electricity coming off it. Pikachu then jumps into the air and flings the orb at the opponent.
Ash's Pikachu Dancing With the Ducklett Trio! None
Frank's Pikachu Lights! Camera! Pika! None
Pikala's Bolt Battle Royal 151! None
587 Emolga Multiple sparks of yellow electricity appear at the end of Emolga's tail and an orange-yellow orb of electrical energy, releasing yellow electricity forms from the sparks. Emolga then jumps into the air and flips forward, firing the orb from its tail at the opponent.
Elesa's Emolga Dazzling the Nimbasa Gym! None
082 Magneton Magneton's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Magneton's body. All the electricity then condenses in the middle of Magneton's body and forms into an orange-yellow orb of electricity with sparks of yellow electricity coming off it. Magneton then fires the orb of electricity at the opponent.
Belmondo's Magneton Confronting the Darkness! None
462 Magnezone Magnezone's body becomes surrounded by yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Magnezone's body. All the electricity then condenses in front of Magnezone's body and forms into three orange-yellow orbs of electricity with sparks of yellow electricity coming off them. Magnezone then fires the orbs of electricity at the opponent.
Belmondo's Magnezone Confronting the Darkness! None
685 Slurpuff Slurpuff's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Slurpuff's body. All the electricity then condenses in front of Slurpuff's body and forms into an orange-yellow orb of electricity with sparks of yellow electricity coming off it. Slurpuff then fires the orb of electricity at the opponent.
Sawyer's Slurpuff Rivals: Today and Tomorrow! Slurpuff cannot legally learn Electro Ball.
479 Rotom Rotom's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Rotom's body. All the electricity then condenses in front of Rotom's body and forms into an orange-yellow orb of electricity with sparks of yellow electricity coming off it. Rotom then fires the orb of electricity at the opponent.
Weston's Rotom Rotom's Wish! None
081 Magnemite Magnemite's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Magneton's body. All the electricity then condenses in the middle of Magnemite's body and forms into an orange-yellow orb of electricity with sparks of yellow electricity coming off it. Magnemite then fires the orb of electricity at the opponent.
Clemont's Magnemite Battling with a Clean Slate! None
125 Electabuzz Electabuzz forms an orb of yellow and orange electricity with yellow electric sparks and two yellow rings of electricity around it in between its horns. It then fires the orb at the opponent.
Tony's Electabuzz Betrayed, Bothered, and Beleaguered! None


Pokémon Generations

110px 150px 110px 110px
Pikachu
The user fires a ball of electricity at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
025 Pikachu Pikachu's body becomes surrounded in yellow electricity and multiple yellow sparks come off Pikachu's body. All the electricity then condenses at Pikachu's tail and forms into an yellow-white orb of electricity with sparks of blue electricity coming off it. Pikachu then attacks with the orb and its tail.
Red's Pikachu The Adventure Debut


In the manga

Be the Best! Pokémon B+W


Movie adaptations


Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

  • Electro Ball can have the highest base power of any Electric-type move (150).

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 電球 Dihnkàuh
Mandarin 電球 / 电球 Diànqiú
20px Croatian Elektro Kugla
20px Dutch Elektrobal
20px French Boule Élek
20px German Elektroball
20px Hebrew כדור חשמל Kadur Khashmal
20px Indonesian Bola Listrik
20px Italian Energisfera
20px Korean 일렉트릭볼 Electric Ball
20px Polish Elektrokula
Portuguese 20px Brazil Esfera Elétrica
Bola Elétrica (Adventures in Unova-present, TCG, and manga)
20px Portugal Eletro Bola
20px Russian Электро Шар Elektro Shar
Spanish 20px Latin America Electrobola
20px Spain Bola Voltio
20px Turkish Elektro Top
20px Vietnamese Quả Bóng Điện*
Quả Cầu Điện Khí*



Variations of the move Gyro Ball
Physical Gyro Ball
Special Electro Ball


Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
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75767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899
BDSP
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
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75767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899


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