Bug Buzz
Type  Bug
Category  Special
Power  90
Accuracy  100%
PP  10 (max. 16)
Priority  {{{priority}}}
The user vibrates its wings to generate a damaging sound wave. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by King's Rock
  • Is a sound-based move
Foe Foe
Self Ally
May affect anyone but the user

Bug Buzz is a sound-base, offensive Bug-type move.


Bug Buzz inflicts damage and has a 10% chance of reducing the target's Special Defense by one stage.

As a sound-based move, it deals no damage to Pokémon with Soundproof and gains a 30% power boost when used by Pokémon with Sound Boost. Bug Buzz bypasses substitutes.

Pokémon that learn Bug Buzz

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
#048 Icon048 Sponee Bug Unknown 53
#049 Icon049 Sponaree Bug Water 49
#108 Icon108 Harptera Bug Flying 47
#154 Icon154 Frosthra Bug Ice 73

Via a prior evolution

Pokémon Type Father
#190 Icon190 Seikamater Bug Normal Icon048

By breeding

Pokémon Type Father
#152 Icon152 Colarva Bug Ice Icon048Icon108
#153 Icon153 Frosulo Bug Ice
#154 Icon154 Frosthra Bug Ice
  • For clarity, only the lowest stage possible of every compatible evolutionary line are listed as fathers.
  • When Ratsy (Icon139*) is listed as a father, it means that the move must be acquired via Sketch beforehand.
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