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Rain Dance
Battles
Type  Water
Category  Status
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  -
Accuracy  -%
Priority  0
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat or Magic Bounce
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe
Self Ally
Affects all Pokémon on the field
Availability
  • TM18

Rain Dance is a Water-type status move that summons rain onto the battlefield. It is TM18 and can be obtained in Rassic City by completing a quest. This quest needs you to catch a Nawale, which can be found in Sailport Town by surfing.

Effect

When this move is used, a rainfall will start on the field which will last for five turns. This clears any other weather. Rain Dance will fail if it's already raining.

Additionally, Weather Ball become Water-type.

While Rain Dance is in effect, the base damage of Water-type moves will be increased by 50%, whereas the base damage of Solar Beam and Fire-type moves will be decreased by 50%. Additionally, SynthesisMorning Sun, and Moonlight will recover only half as much HP as under clear conditions. Thunder and Hurricane ignores accuracy and evasion under the effect of Rain Dance.

If a Damp Rock is held when Rain Dance is used, the duration of rainfall is lengthened from 5 to 8 turns. Additionally, the following Abilities will have the effects listed while the rain is falling:

  • Pokémon with Rain Dish will restore 1/8 of its maximum HP to itself after every turn.
  • Pokémon with Swift Swim will be twice as fast in the rain
  • Pokémon with the Dry Skin Ability will regain ⅛ of their maximum HP at the end of each turn
  • Pokémon with Hydration will have their existing status conditions cured at the end of each turn.

Description

Description
The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type moves. It lowers the power of Fire-type moves.

Pokémon that can learn Rain Dance

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
007 Water Salatad Water Water 42
008 Water Salanip Water Poison 50
009 Water Salaslam Water Poison 54
026 Poison Tadart Poison Grass 22
027 Poison Dartoad Poison Grass 22
039 Flying Flowby Flying Flying 8
040 Flying Nimblow Flying Flying 8
041 Flying Cirribus Flying Flying Start
051 Fighting Aquad Fighting Water 7
052 Fighting Smaqua Fighting Water 7
104 Bug Gworm Bug Ground 22
105 Bug Wormune Bug Ground 22
106 Bug Wormole Bug Ground 22
134 Water Shrubsea Water Grass 32
135 Water Kahula Water Grass Start
136 Water Weedsea Water Grass 32
137 Water Kelpula Water Grass Start
200 Bug Mosliquo Bug Water 20
203 Water Kapplash Water Psychic 16
230 Normal Baabble Normal Water 11
238 Fairy Puplash Fairy Water 55
243 Normal Flapinko Normal Flying 15
342 Dragon Strikon Dragon Electric 17
343 Dragon Strikloud Dragon Electric 17
344 Dragon Strikyon Dragon Electric 17
350 Water Searine Water Water 77
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

By TM

# Pokémon Type TM18
007 Salatad Salatad Water Unknown
008 Salanip Salanip Water Poison
009 Salaslam Salaslam Water Poison
026 Tadart Tadart Poison Grass
027 Dartoad Dartoad Poison Grass
033 Glowing Glowing Bug Electric
039 Flowby Flowby Flying Unknown
040 Nimblow Nimblow Flying Unknown
041 Cirribus Cirribus Flying Unknown
044 Ugling Ugling Water Flying
045 Swellegant Swellegant Water Flying
046 Angling Angling Water Unknown
047 Angelish Angelish Water Unknown
048 Angelight Angelight Water Unknown
051 Aquad Aquad Fighting Water
052 Smaqua Smaqua Fighting Water
053 Vennap Vennap Grass Dark
054 Monstrap Monstrap Grass Dark
060 Geckone Geckone Psychic Unknown
065 Rushot Rushot Electric Unknown
068 Snazap Snazap Poison Electric
069 Cobolta Cobolta Poison Electric
073 Platyplat Platyplat Ground Water
074 Platyplash Platyplash Ground Water
075 Terraz Terraz Electric Flying
076 Terravolt Terravolt Electric Flying
080 Raizid Raizid Electric Ground
081 Raizodon Raizodon Electric Ground
091 Pupool Pupool Water Unknown
092 Pooldog Pooldog Water Unknown
097 Paracaw Paracaw Normal Flying
098 Paraful Paraful Normal Flying
099 Parabow Parabow Normal Flying
104 Gworm Gworm Bug Ground
105 Wormune Wormune Bug Ground
106 Wormole Wormole Bug Ground
120 Stegron Stegron Rock Steel
121 Stegasteel Stegasteel Rock Steel
122 Atomix Atomix Electric Steel
123 Atomotro Atomotro Electric Steel
124 Atomotrix Atomotrix Electric Steel
125 Skrabble Skrabble Bug Rock
126 Jeweltal Jeweltal Bug Rock
134 Shrubsea Shrubsea Water Grass
135 Kahula Kahula Water Grass
136 Weedsea Weedsea Water Grass
137 Kelpula Kelpula Water Grass
163 Psytric Psytric Psychic Electric
166 Porfin Porfin Water Unknown
167 Doflap Doflap Water Unknown
168 Shrimpet Shrimpet Water Bug
169 Shrimpoon Shrimpoon Water Fire
170 Sharko Sharko Water Electric
171 Markrush Markrush Water Electric
172 Kinip Kinip Poison Water
173 Guppish Guppish Water Unknown
174 Eqwater Eqwater Water Grass
175 Glydfin Glydfin Water Flying
176 Seagic Seagic Water Fairy
177 Orcail Orcail Water Ice
178 Jellitot♂ Jellitot♂ Water Unknown
179 Jellitic Jellitic Water Ice
180 Jelliking Jelliking Water Ice
181 Jellitot♀ Jellitot♀ Water Unknown
182 Jellinip Jellinip Water Poison
183 Jelliqueen Jelliqueen Water Poison
184 Parasea Parasea Water Grass
185 Paradiso Paradiso Water Grass
186 Surfide Surfide Water Unknown
187 Tidude Tidude Water Fighting
188 Crablue Crablue Water Unknown
189 Rockster Rockster Water Rock
192 Holloweed Holloweed Ghost Bug
193 Hollowkin Hollowkin Ghost Bug
194 Rottoween Rottoween Ghost Bug
195 Swampheap Swampheap Dark Grass
196 Purpole Purpole Poison Unknown
197 Frogoo Frogoo Poison Unknown
198 Toxitoad Toxitoad Poison Unknown
199 Aqlarva Aqlarva Bug Water
200 Mosliquo Mosliquo Bug Water
201 Slibloo Slibloo Poison Unknown
202 Fungerm Fungerm Poison Unknown
203 Kapplash Kapplash Water Psychic
207 Skeledeep Skeledeep Water Ghost
214 Finflix Finflix Water Dragon
215 Finndra Finndra Water Dragon
216 Hydrogon Hydrogon Water Dragon
217 Merkid Merkid Water Unknown
218 Mermarine Mermarine Water Fairy
219 Mersidon Mersidon Water Electric
220 Corrine Corrine Water Rock
221 Coralush Coralush Water Rock
222 Coraltle Coraltle Water Rock
230 Baabble Baabble Normal Water
238 Puplash Puplash Fairy Water
240 Yayak Yayak Normal Water
241 Yakkle Yakkle Normal Water
243 Flapinko Flapinko Normal Flying
244 Rollie Rollie Ground Unknown
245 Elestomp Elestomp Ground Unknown
250 Hippond Hippond Water Ground
251 Hippotone Hippotone Water Ground
252 Cheetric Cheetric Electric Dark
255 Syrill Syrill Ghost Flying
256 Cycrill Cycrill Ghost Flying
257 Syphoon Syphoon Ghost Flying
260 Nawale Nawale Ice Water
261 Whaley Whaley Water Unknown
262 Humbreech Humbreech Water Unknown
263 Squidart Squidart Dark Water
264 Lisquid Lisquid Dark Water
265 Hamawl Hamawl Steel Water
266 Silvicious Silvicious Steel Water
277 Cryodro Cryodro Ice Dragon
278 Cryodra Cryodra Ice Dragon
285 Sluggah Sluggah Bug Unknown
286 Mossnail Mossnail Bug Rock
288 Mystablet Mystablet Steel Psychic
302 Aurorai Aurorai Electric Ice
308 Noseal Noseal Ice Water
309 Isealcle Isealcle Ice Water
310 Sealberg Sealberg Ice Water
322 Pinglett Pinglett Water Ice
323 Pinglade Pinglade Water Ice
326 Eelect Eelect Water Electric
327 Chamelec Chamelec Electric Unknown
328 Chamelectro Chamelectro Electric Unknown
331 Sealug Sealug Water Unknown
332 Nembroslug Nembroslug Water Poison
339 Pinkmee Pinkmee Dragon Water
340 Valure Valure Dragon Water
341 Beautifin Beautifin Dragon Water
342 Strikon Strikon Dragon Electric
343 Strikloud Strikloud Dragon Electric
344 Strikyon Strikyon Dragon Electric
345 Fayely Fayely Dragon Fairy
346 Fayegon Fayegon Dragon Fairy
347 Fayedra Fayedra Dragon Fairy
350 Searine Searine Water Unknown
351 Tornadowl Tornadowl Flying Unknown
352 Aethera Aethera Electric Unknown
354 Lunaro Lunaro Dark Psychic
355 Cellance Cellance Normal Psychic
356 Healthia Healthia Fairy Grass
358 Gemmany Gemmany Rock Fairy
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

Trivia


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