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Skull Bash
Battles
Type  Normal
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  100
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat or Magic Bounce
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe
Self Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
  • Not a TM, HM or Move Tutor move.

Skull Bash is a damage-dealing Normal-type move.

Effect

Skull Bash raises the user's Defense by one stage on the turn it is selected. On the following turn, Skull Bash will do damage. Once Skull Bash is selected, the user won't be able to switch out until it is disrupted or fully executed.

If a Power Herb is held by the user, Skull Bash can be executed in one turn.

Description

Description
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

# Pokémon Type Level
004 004MS Kidling Fire Fire 52
005 005MS Pyroat Fire Rock 66
088 088MS Craliber Water Steel 34
127 127MS Ignishell Fire Fire 30
134 134MS Dunkywunkr Water Rock 71
147 147MS Doppole Normal Normal 65
157 157MS Orett Steel Steel 36
158 158MS Anvelid Steel Steel 37
159 159MS Magroplex Steel Steel 37
196 196MS Ankillosore Poison Ground Start
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 Type Father
Direct Chain
099 099MS Skurrow Ground Ground 004MS005MS157MS158MS159MS
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

By a prior evolution

# Pokémon Type Prior evolution
006 006MS Flairees Fire Rock 004MS005MS
089 089MS Crawglock Water Steel 088MS
128 128MS Shelosene Fire Steel 127MS
129 129MS Flarrapin Fire Steel 127MS
148 148MS Artifish Normal Normal 147MS
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

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