Electric (type)

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Types
Normal Fire
Fighting Water
Flying Grass
Poison Electric
Ground Psychic
Rock Ice
Bug Dragon
Ghost Dark
Steel Fairy
Nuclear

The Electric type is one of the nineteen types.

Battle properties

Offensive ElectricIC Big.png Defensive
Power Types   Power Types
FlyingIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
NuclearIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
NuclearIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png None

Electric-type Pokémon cannot be paralyzed.

Pokémon

There are currently 22 Electric-type Pokémon, which is 11% of all Pokémon (counting forms that change typing as different Pokémon).

Pure Electric-type Pokémon

Dex no. Pokémon Type
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Electric Electric
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Electric Electric
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Electric Electric
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Electric Electric
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Electric Electric

Half Electric-type Pokémon

Primary Electric-type Pokémon

Dex no. Pokémon Type
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Electric Ground
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Nuclear Jerbolta
Electric Nuclear
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Electric Rock
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Electric Rock
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Electric Flying
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Electric Flying
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Electric Dragon
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Electric Ice

Secondary Electric-type Pokémon

Dex no. Pokémon Type
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Water Electric
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Water Electric
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Normal Electric
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Bug Electric
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Grass Electric
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Grass Electric
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Poison Electric
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Poison Electric
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Psychic Electric
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Psychic Electric

Moves

Move Category Power Accuracy PP Target Description
Charge Status 000 000% 2020 (max 32)
   
   
Self
The user boosts the power of the Electric move it uses next. It also raises the user's Sp.Def stat.
Charge Beam Special 05050 09090% 1010 (max 16)
   
   
Anyone
The user fires a concentrated bundle of electricity. It may also raise the user's Sp.Atk stat.
Discharge Special 08080 100100% 1515 (max 24)
   
   
All but user
A flare of electricity is loosed to strike the area around the user. It may also cause paralysis.
Electric Terrain Status 000 000% 1010 (max 16)
   
   
All Pokémon
The user electrifies the ground under everyone's feet for five turns. Pokémon on the ground no longer fall asleep.
Electro Ball Special VariesVaries 100100% 1010 (max 16)
   
   
Anyone
The user hurls an electric orb at the foe. It does more damage the faster the user is.
Electroweb Special 05555 09595% 1515 (max 24)
   
   
All foes
The user attacks and captures opposing Pokémon by using an electric net. This lowers their Speed stat.
Ion Deluge Status 000 000% 2525 (max 40)
   
   
All Pokémon
The user disperses electrically charged particles, which changes Normal-type moves to Electric-type moves.
Magnet Rise Status 000 000% 1010 (max 16)
   
   
Self
The user levitates using electrically generated magnetism for five turns.
Nuzzle Physical 02020 100100% 2020 (max 32)
   
   
Anyone
The user attacks by nuzzling its electrified cheeks against the target. This also leaves the target with paralysis.
Parabolic Charge Special 05050 100100% 2020 (max 32)
   
   
All but user
The user attacks everything around it. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by those hit.
Shock Wave Special 06060 000% 2020 (max 32)
   
   
Anyone
The user strikes the target with a quick jolt of electricity. This attack never misses.
Spark Physical 06565 100100% 2020 (max 32)
   
   
Anyone
The user throws an electrically charged tackle at the target. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
Thunder Special 110110 07070% 1010 (max 16)
   
   
Anyone
A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the target to inflict damage. It may also inflict paralysis.
Thunder Fang Physical 06565 09595% 1515 (max 24)
   
   
Anyone
The user bites with electrified fangs. This may also make the target flinch or leave it with paralysis.
Thunder Punch Physical 07575 100100% 1515 (max 24)
   
   
Anyone
The target is punched with an electrified fist. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
Thunder Shock Special 04040 100100% 3030 (max 48)
   
   
Anyone
A jolt of electricity is hurled at the target to inflict damage. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
Thunder Wave Status 000 100100% 2020 (max 32)
   
   
Anyone
The user launches a weak jolt of electricity that paralyzes the target.
Thunderbolt Special 09090 100100% 1515 (max 24)
   
   
Anyone
A strong electric blast crashes down on the target. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Thunderstorm Status 000 000% 1010 (max 16)
   
   
All Pokémon
Summons a five-turn thunderstorm to hurt all combatants except the Ground and Electric types every other turn.
Volt Switch Special 07070 100100% 2020 (max 32)
   
   
Anyone
After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
Volt Tackle Physical 120120 100100% 1515 (max 24)
   
   
Anyone
The user electrifies itself, then charges. This also damages the user quite a lot. This may leave the target with paralysis.
Wild Charge Physical 09090 100100% 1515 (max 24)
   
   
Anyone
The user shrouds itself in electricity and smashes into its target. This also damages the user a little.
Zap Cannon Special 120120 05050% 055 (max 8)
   
   
Anyone
The user fires an electric blast like a cannon to inflict damage and cause paralysis.

Exclusive Abilities

Note: This list does not include Signature Abilities

Ability Description Bearers
Static Contact with the Pokémon may cause paralysis. Icon005.gif Icon006.gif Icon057.gif Icon058.gif Icon059.gif
Volt Absorb Restores HP if hit by an Electric-type move. Icon053.gif Icon064.gif Icon131.gif Icon184.gif Icon185.gif

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