Skull Bash

(move)
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Type:

Normal

Category:

Physical

Power: 130

Accuracy: 100%

PP:

10  (max. 16)

Introduced

Generation 1

TM/HM

Red/Blue Yellow: TM40

Effects

The user of Skull Bash will tuck in its head on the first turn and raise its Defense by one stage. On the second turn, Skull Bash deals damage. If the user is holding a Power Herb, Skull Bash executes in one turn.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, Skull Bash has base power 100 and 15 PP. In Generation 1, Skull Bash does not raise the user’s Defense.

Move target

Foe   Foe   Foe
         
Self   Ally   Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user

Game descriptions

1st turn: Prepare 2nd turn: Attack
Tucks in the head, then attacks on the next turn
The user raises its DEFENSE in the 1st turn, then attacks in the 2nd turn
The user tucks in its head to raise its Defense in the first turn, then rams the foe on the next turn
The user tucks in its head to raise its Defense in the first turn, then rams the target on the next turn
The user tucks in its head to raise its Defense in the first turn, then rams the target on the next turn.

Learnset

 

By leveling up

#
Pokemon
Type
007 Squirtle Water
008 Wartortle Water
009 Blastoise Water
319 Sharpedo Water Dark
689 Barbaracle Rock Water
713 Avalugg Ice

By TM

#
Pokemon
Type
004 Charmander Fire
005 Charmeleon Fire
006 Charizard Fire Flying
007 Squirtle Water
008 Wartortle Water
009 Blastoise Water
015 Beedrill Bug Poison
019 Rattata Normal
020 Raticate Normal
023 Ekans Poison
024 Arbok Poison
025 Pikachu Electric
026 Raichu Electric
027 Sandshrew Ground
028 Sandslash Ground
029 Nidoran Poison
030 Nidorina Poison
031 Nidoqueen Poison Ground
032 Nidoran♂ Poison
033 Nidorino Poison
034 Nidoking Poison Ground
035 Clefairy Normal
036 Clefable Normal
037 Vulpix Fire
038 Ninetales Fire
039 Jigglypuff Normal
040 Wigglytuff Normal
046 Paras Bug Grass
047 Parasect Bug Grass
052 Meowth Normal
053 Persian Normal
054 Psyduck Water
055 Golduck Water
056 Mankey Fighting
057 Primeape Fighting
058 Growlithe Fire
059 Arcanine Fire
060 Poliwag Water
061 Poliwhirl Water
062 Poliwrath Water Fighting
063 Abra Psychic
064 Kadabra Psychic
065 Alakazam Psychic
066 Machop Fighting
067 Machoke Fighting
068 Machamp Fighting
072 Tentacool Water Poison
073 Tentacruel Water Poison
077 Ponyta Fire
078 Rapidash Fire
079 Slowpoke Water Psychic
080 Slowbro Water Psychic
083 Farfetch’d Normal Flying
084 Doduo Normal Flying
085 Dodrio Normal Flying
086 Seel Water
087 Dewgong Water Ice
094 Gengar Ghost Poison
095 Onix Rock Ground
096 Drowzee Psychic
097 Hypno Psychic
101 Electrode Electric
104 Cubone Ground
105 Marowak Ground
106 Hitmonlee Fighting
107 Hitmonchan Fighting
108 Lickitung Normal
111 Rhyhorn Ground Rock
112 Rhydon Ground Rock
113 Chansey Normal
114 Tangela Grass
115 Kangaskhan Normal
116 Horsea Water
117 Seadra Water
118 Goldeen Water
119 Seaking Water
120 Staryu Water
121 Starmie Water Psychic
122 Mr. Mime Psychic
123 Scyther Bug Flying
124 Jynx Ice Psychic
125 Electabuzz Electric
126 Magmar Fire
128 Tauros Normal
130 Gyarados Water Flying
131 Lapras Water Ice
133 Eevee Normal
134 Vaporeon Water
135 Jolteon Electric
136 Flareon Fire
137 Porygon Normal
139 Omastar Rock Water
141 Kabutops Rock Water
143 Snorlax Normal
147 Dratini Dragon
148 Dragonair Dragon
149 Dragonite Dragon Flying
150 Mewtwo Psychic
151 Mew Psychic

By Breeding

#
Pokemon
Type
001 Bulbasaur Grass Poison
029 Nidoran Poison
104 Cubone Ground
111 Rhyhorn Ground Rock
118 Goldeen Water
324 Torkoal [!] Fire
369 Relicanth Water Rock
399 Bidoof Normal
459 Snover Grass Ice
529 Drilbur [!] Ground
626 Bouffalant [!] Normal

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