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Bulk Up
Type  Fighting
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  --
Accuracy  --%
Priority  0
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat or Magic Bounce
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe
Self Ally
Affects the user
  • TM08

Bulk Up is a Fighting-type status move that increases the users stats. It is TM08 and is given to you in Waytide City.


Bulk Up raises the user's Attack stat and Defense stat by one stage each.


The user tenses its muscles to bulk up its body, raising both its Attack and Defense stats.

Pokémon that can learn Bulk Up

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
051 Fighting Aquad Fighting Water 32
052 Fighting Smaqua Fighting Water 33
128 Fighting Bulker Fighting Fighting Start,15
145 Fire Kidlit Fire Fire 53
146 Fire Billaze Fire Fire 57
187 Water Tidude Water Fighting 57
240 Normal Yayak Normal Water 40
241 Normal Yakkle Normal Water 41
267 Grass Groilla Grass Fighting 52
268 Grass Groillum Grass Fighting 55
269 Grass Kongrilla Grass Fighting 57
306 Ice Rinolar Ice Ground 51
307 Ice Rinotic Ice Ground 52
311 Normal Apein Normal Dark 42
312 Normal Sascrush Normal Dark 42
311 Ice Apein Ice Dark 42
312 Ice Sascrush Ice Dark 42
349 Fire Tigacore Fire Fire 84
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


# Pokémon Type TM08
018 Stickut Stickut Bug Grass
025 Lunape Lunape Psychic Unknown
038 Casspring Casspring Bug Flying
049 Rubball Rubball Normal Unknown
050 Rubbunny Rubbunny Normal Unknown
051 Aquad Aquad Fighting Water
052 Smaqua Smaqua Fighting Water
074 Platyplash Platyplash Ground Water
077 Dinomite Dinomite Fighting Unknown
078 Dinopion Dinopion Fighting Dragon
091 Pupool Pupool Water Unknown
092 Pooldog Pooldog Water Unknown
102 Spony Spony Grass Unknown
103 Horshush Horshush Grass Unknown
115 Roobeo Roobeo Fighting Ground
116 Roobeop Roobeop Fighting Ground
127 Weakid Weakid Fighting Unknown
128 Bulker Bulker Fighting Unknown
131 Deerbie Deerbie Fire Normal
132 Deerash Deerash Fire Normal
133 Deerferno Deerferno Fire Normal
143 Moostone Moostone Normal Rock
144 Moostrike Moostrike Normal Steel
145 Kidlit Kidlit Fire Unknown
146 Billaze Billaze Fire Unknown
149 Cuburn Cuburn Fire Unknown
150 Grizzler Grizzler Fire Fighting
151 Magrizzly Magrizzly Fire Fighting
186 Surfide Surfide Water Unknown
187 Tidude Tidude Water Fighting
198 Toxitoad Toxitoad Poison Unknown
203 Kapplash Kapplash Water Psychic
205 Trollerk Trollerk Dark Fairy
206 Trollger Trollger Dark Fairy
210 Dozand Dozand Ghost Ground
219 Mersidon Mersidon Water Electric
232 Baablock Baablock Normal Rock
240 Yayak Yayak Normal Water
241 Yakkle Yakkle Normal Water
248 Bullson Bullson Normal Unknown
267 Groilla Groilla Grass Fighting
268 Groillum Groillum Grass Fighting
269 Kongrilla Kongrilla Grass Fighting
272 Wingon Wingon Dragon Flying
273 Aerogon Aerogon Dragon Flying
279 Brachio Brachio Grass Ground
280 Brachiodon Brachiodon Grass Ground
287 Lazloth Lazloth Normal Unknown
290 Arctichare Arctichare Ice Fairy
303 Colcub Colcub Ice Unknown
304 Subearo Subearo Ice Fighting
305 Polarpow Polarpow Ice Fighting
306 Rinolar Rinolar Ice Ground
307 Rinotic Rinotic Ice Ground
311 Apein Apein Normal Dark
312 Sascrush Sascrush Normal Dark
348 Terradon Terradon Ground Unknown
349 Tigacore Tigacore Fire Unknown
356 Healthia Healthia Fairy Grass
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


TM/HM list and HM items
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