PP:5 (max. 8)
Red/Blue Yellow: TM47
Diamond/Pearl Platinum HeartGold/SoulSilver: TM64
Black/White Black 2/White 2: TM64
X/Y, Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire: TM64
ChangesIn Generations 1-4, the opponent’s defense stat is temporarily halved when calculating the damage. This gives Explosion an effective power of 500. In Generation 1, Explosion has a base power of 170 (doubled to 340 with the defense-halving).
|Affects all Pokémon adjacent to the user|
Very powerful but makes user faint
Inflicts severe damage but makes the user faint
The user explodes to inflict terrible damage even while fainting itself
The user explodes to inflict damage on all Pokémon in battle. The user faints upon using this move
The user explodes to inflict damage on those around it. The user faints upon using this move
The user attacks everything around it by causing a tremendous explosion. The user faints upon using this move.